Obsidian Shard

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Obsidian Shard

Item type
Crafting material
Material type
Rare material
Mat. storage
Advanced Crafting Materials
Disciplines used by
Armorsmith tango icon 20px.png 450
Artificer tango icon 20px.png 450
Chef tango icon 20px.png 425
Huntsman tango icon 20px.png 450
Leatherworker tango icon 20px.png 450
Tailor tango icon 20px.png 450
Weaponsmith tango icon 20px.png 450
Rarity
Legendary
Binding
Account Bound
Game link
API
API

Obsidian Shards are high level crafting materials. They are used to create Mystic Clovers and 250 Obsidian Shards are required for the Gift of Mastery to create a first generation legendary weapon.

Acquisition[edit]

Gathered from[edit]

The only Ore Synthesizer from which Obsidian Shards may be gathered is Guild Ore Synthesizer in the Windswept Haven and Isle of Reflection guild halls.

Sold by[edit]

Vendor Area Zone Cost Notes
BUY-4373 BUY-4373 Mistlock Observatory
Mistlock Sanctuary
Fractals of the Mists
Mistlock Sanctuary
30 Fractal Relic.png + 96 Copper coin
Crystal Bloom Quartermaster Crystal Bloom Quartermaster Pact Command Dragonfall 96 Copper coin + 100 Volatile Magic.png Requires the achievement Putting Out Fires.
Exalted Mastery Vendor Exalted Mastery Vendor Noble Ledges
Tarir, the Forgotten City
Verdant Brink
Auric Basin
25 Lump of Aurillium.png + 1,050 Karma.png Requires the mastery Exalted Acceptance.
Exalted Mastery Vendor Exalted Mastery Vendor Noble Ledges
Tarir, the Forgotten City
Verdant Brink
Auric Basin
5 for 125 Lump of Aurillium.png + 5,250 Karma.png Requires the mastery Exalted Acceptance.
Fractal Reliquary Fractal Reliquary 3 for 25 Fractal Relic.png
Guest Elder (Laurel Merchant) Guest Elder Thousand Seas Pavilion Thousand Seas Pavilion 3 for 3 Laurel.png
Itzel Mastery Vendor Itzel Mastery Vendor Jaka Itzel
Tarir, the Forgotten City
Maguuma's Breach
Verdant Brink
Auric Basin
Verdant Brink
25 Airship Part.png + 1,050 Karma.png Requires the mastery Itzel Language.
Itzel Mastery Vendor Itzel Mastery Vendor Jaka Itzel
Tarir, the Forgotten City
Maguuma's Breach
Verdant Brink
Auric Basin
Verdant Brink
5 for 125 Airship Part.png + 5,250 Karma.png Requires the mastery Itzel Language.
Jocasta Jocasta Hall of Memories Heart of the Mists 3 for 3 Laurel.png
Kynon Kynon The Forge Thunderhead Peaks 96 Copper coin + 100 Volatile Magic.png
Nalar Nalar Allied Encampment Domain of Kourna 96 Copper coin + 100 Volatile Magic.png
Natto Natto Pride of the Pact Bloodstone Fen 96 Copper coin + 100 Unbound Magic.png
Priory Historian (bandit crest collector) Priory Historian Camp Resolve The Silverwastes 50 Bandit Crest.png + 96 Copper coin
Priory Historian (bandit crest collector) Priory Historian Camp Resolve The Silverwastes 5 for 250 Bandit Crest.png + Silver coin 80 Copper coin
Provisioner Anlana Provisioner Anlana Bloated Beach Siren's Landing 96 Copper coin + 100 Unbound Magic.png
Quartermaster Ferraro Quartermaster Ferraro   Northwestern Silverwastes 50 Bandit Crest.png + 96 Copper coin
Quartermaster Ferraro Quartermaster Ferraro   Northwestern Silverwastes 5 for 250 Bandit Crest.png + Silver coin 80 Copper coin
Quartermaster Hitchens Quartermaster Hitchens Doric's Landing Lake Doric 96 Copper coin + 100 Unbound Magic.png
Quartermaster Melyn Quartermaster Melyn Southeastern Silverwastes The Silverwastes 50 Bandit Crest.png + 96 Copper coin
Quartermaster Melyn Quartermaster Melyn Southeastern Silverwastes The Silverwastes 5 for 250 Bandit Crest.png + Silver coin 80 Copper coin
Quartermaster Munitius Quartermaster Munitius   Southwestern Silverwastes 50 Bandit Crest.png + 96 Copper coin
Quartermaster Munitius Quartermaster Munitius   Southwestern Silverwastes 5 for 250 Bandit Crest.png + Silver coin 80 Copper coin
Quartermaster Seppa Quartermaster Seppa Central Silverwastes The Silverwastes 50 Bandit Crest.png + 96 Copper coin
Quartermaster Seppa Quartermaster Seppa Central Silverwastes The Silverwastes 5 for 250 Bandit Crest.png + Silver coin 80 Copper coin
Rally Provisioner Rally Provisioner Lower Blood Keep
The Ooze Pit
Grothmar Valley
Grothmar Valley
96 Copper coin + 100 Volatile Magic.png
Sigurlina Jonsdottir Sigurlina Jonsdottir  
 
 
 
Gilded Hollow
Lost Precipice
Windswept Haven
Isle of Reflection
5 for Guild Commendation (consumable).png
Skirmish Supervisor Skirmish Supervisor  
 
 
 
 
 
Eternal Battlegrounds
Blue Alpine Borderlands
Green Alpine Borderlands
Obsidian Sanctum (zone)
Edge of the Mists
Red Desert Borderlands
15 for 20 Memory of Battle.png + 45 WvW Tournament Claim Ticket.png
Slooshoo Slooshoo Sorrow's Eclipse Sanctuary Bitterfrost Frontier 96 Copper coin + 100 Unbound Magic.png
Supplymaster Hanjo Supplymaster Hanjo Mariner Landing Draconis Mons 96 Copper coin + 100 Unbound Magic.png
Tactician Deathstrider Tactician Deathstrider Cathedral of Glorious Victory Straits of Devastation 2,100 Karma.png
Tactician Deathstrider Tactician Deathstrider Cathedral of Glorious Victory Straits of Devastation 10 for 21,000 Karma.png
Tenoch Tenoch Teku Nuhoch Tangled Depths 25 Ley Line Crystal.png + 1,050 Karma.png Requires the mastery Nuhoch Language.
Tenoch Tenoch Teku Nuhoch Tangled Depths 5 for 125 Ley Line Crystal.png + 5,250 Karma.png Requires the mastery Nuhoch Language.
Trader Hyacinth Trader Hyacinth Yatendi Village Jahai Bluffs 96 Copper coin + 100 Volatile Magic.png
Xochitl Xochitl Teku Nuhoch Tangled Depths 25 Airship Part.png + 1,050 Karma.png Requires the mastery Itzel Language.
Xochitl Xochitl Teku Nuhoch Tangled Depths 5 for 125 Airship Part.png + 5,250 Karma.png Requires the mastery Itzel Language.
Lionguard Belongings Collector Lionguard Belongings Collector (vendor currently unavailable) Stormbluff Isle
Vigilant Hills
Bouldermouth Vale
Bloodtide Coast
Gendarran Fields
Lornar's Pass
50 Found Belonging.png + Silver coin

Contained in[edit]

Reward tracks[edit]

  • Tier 1,
5th reward. 5th of total. (4)
  • Tier 4,
5th reward. 20th of total. (4)
  • Tier 7,
5th reward. 35th of total. (4)
  • Tier 3,
5th reward. 15th of total. (15)

Recipe[edit]

Obsidian Shard
Source
Mystic Forge
Output qty.
3 – 15
Ingredients

Note: The Mini Risen Priest of Balthazar Mystic Forge recipe has an estimated 12% chance to yield 5 shards, and a 3% chance to yield 15 shards, instead of the normal 3 shards.[1]

Map Bonus Reward[edit]

It is currently Week 5.

Rewarded by[edit]

Used in[edit]

Mystic Forge

Item Rarity Ingredients
Gift of Runes.png Gift of Runes Legendary
Gift of Sigils.png Gift of Sigils Legendary
Gift of War Prowess.png Gift of War Prowess Legendary
Mystic Clover.png Mystic Clover Legendary
Mystic Clover.png Mystic Clover Legendary
Mystic Clover.png Mystic Clover (x10) Legendary
Obsidian Shard.png Obsidian Shard (x3) Legendary

Multiple disciplines

Item Rarity Discipline(s) Rating Ingredients
Bloodstone Brick.png Bloodstone Brick Ascended ArtificerArtificer tango icon 20px.pngArmorsmithArmorsmith tango icon 20px.pngHuntsmanHuntsman tango icon 20px.pngLeatherworkerLeatherworker tango icon 20px.pngTailorTailor tango icon 20px.pngWeaponsmithWeaponsmith tango icon 20px.png 450
Dragonite Ingot.png Dragonite Ingot Ascended ArtificerArtificer tango icon 20px.pngArmorsmithArmorsmith tango icon 20px.pngHuntsmanHuntsman tango icon 20px.pngLeatherworkerLeatherworker tango icon 20px.pngTailorTailor tango icon 20px.pngWeaponsmithWeaponsmith tango icon 20px.png 450
Fulgurite.png Fulgurite Ascended ArtificerArtificer tango icon 20px.pngArmorsmithArmorsmith tango icon 20px.pngHuntsmanHuntsman tango icon 20px.pngLeatherworkerLeatherworker tango icon 20px.pngTailorTailor tango icon 20px.pngWeaponsmithWeaponsmith tango icon 20px.png 500

Chef tango icon 20px.png Chef

Item Rarity Rating Ingredients
Bloodstone Brick.png Bloodstone Brick Ascended 425
Dragonite Ingot.png Dragonite Ingot Ascended 425

Guild upgrades[edit]

Upgrade Guild Level AetheriumAetherium FavorFavor Materials
Arena Ring-Out Barrier Arena Ring-Out Barrier 23 3,000 200
Guild Enhancement: Karma Guild Enhancement: Karma 1 50
Mission Slot: PvE Mission Slot: PvE 4 500 100
Scribing: Guild Heroes Banner Scribing: Guild Heroes Banner 37 5,000 400
Scribing: Guild Karma and Experience Banner Scribing: Guild Karma and Experience Banner 25 5,000 300
Scribing: Guild Karma Banner Scribing: Guild Karma Banner 5 500 150
Tavern Restoration 1 Tavern Restoration 1 1 100
Tavern Restoration 2 Tavern Restoration 2 19 5,000 500

Currency for[edit]

Item Level Vendor Area Zone Cost
Funerary Incense.png Funerary Incense Primeval Steward Primeval Steward Tomb of the Primeval Kings Desert Highlands Amalgamated Gemstone.png + Glob of Ectoplasm.png + Obsidian Shard.png + 100 Trade Contract.png
Funerary Incense.png Funerary Incense Primeval Steward Primeval Steward Tomb of the Primeval Kings Desert Highlands Amalgamated Gemstone.png + Glob of Ectoplasm.png + Obsidian Shard.png + Elegy Mosaic.png
Gift of Prowess.png Gift of Prowess Qadim's Portable Magnetite Shard Exchange/Exchanges Qadim's Portable Magnetite Shard Exchange Cube of Stabilized Dark Energy.png + Eldritch Scroll.png + 25 Legendary Insight.png + 50 Obsidian Shard.png
Gift of Prowess.png Gift of Prowess Scholar Glenna (Bastion of the Penitent) Scholar Glenna - Bastion of the Penitent Cube of Stabilized Dark Energy.png + Eldritch Scroll.png + 25 Legendary Insight.png + 50 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Axe Edition.png Old World Magics: Axe Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Axe Edition Vol. 2.png Old World Magics: Axe Edition Vol. 2 Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Dagger Edition.png Old World Magics: Dagger Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Daysword Edition.png Old World Magics: Daysword Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Focus Edition.png Old World Magics: Focus Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Hammer Edition.png Old World Magics: Hammer Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Harpoon Gun Edition.png Old World Magics: Harpoon Gun Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Longbow Edition.png Old World Magics: Longbow Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Mace Edition.png Old World Magics: Mace Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Nightsword Edition.png Old World Magics: Nightsword Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Pistol Edition.png Old World Magics: Pistol Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Pistol Edition Vol. 2.png Old World Magics: Pistol Edition Vol. 2 Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Rifle Edition.png Old World Magics: Rifle Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Scepter Edition.png Old World Magics: Scepter Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Shield Edition.png Old World Magics: Shield Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Short Bow Edition.png Old World Magics: Short Bow Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Short-Bow Edition Vol. 2.png Old World Magics: Short-Bow Edition Vol. 2 Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Spear Edition.png Old World Magics: Spear Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Staff Edition.png Old World Magics: Staff Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Staff Edition Vol. 2.png Old World Magics: Staff Edition Vol. 2 Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Sword Edition.png Old World Magics: Sword Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Torch Edition.png Old World Magics: Torch Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Trident Edition.png Old World Magics: Trident Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png
Old World Magics- Warhorn Edition.png Old World Magics: Warhorn Edition Scholar Mossi Scholar Mossi (Obsidian Shards) Trader's Forum Lion's Arch 100 Obsidian Shard.png

Trivia[edit]

Gwwlogo.png The Guild Wars Wiki has an article on Obsidian Shard.
  • This was the first crafting material of legendary rarity.

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Drop rate research found at Talk:Mini Risen Priest of Balthazar

See also[edit]