Obsidian Shard

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Obsidian Shard.png

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
Huntsman tango icon 20px.png 450
Leatherworker tango icon 20px.png 450
Tailor tango icon 20px.png 450
Weaponsmith tango icon 20px.png 400
Rarity
HLegendary
Binding
Account Bound
Game link
API
API
Obsidian Shards are high level crafting materials and used to create Mystic Clovers. 250 Obsidian Shards are required for the Gift of Mastery to create a 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 guild hall.

Map Bonus Reward[edit]

It is currently Week 2.

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)

Sold by[edit]

Vendor Area Zone Cost
Alaleh Alaleh Chalon Docks Domain of Istan
100 Volatile Magic.png
 + 96 Copper coin
BUY-4373 BUY-4373 Mistlock Observatory
-
Fractals of the Mists
Mistlock Sanctuary
30 Fractal Relic.png
 + 96 Copper coin
Crystal Bloom Quartermaster Crystal Bloom Quartermaster Pact Command Dragonfall
100 Volatile Magic.png
 + 96 Copper coin
Ethall Ethall Atholma Sandswept Isles
100 Volatile Magic.png
 + 96 Copper coin
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
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
Festival Rewards Vendor (Festival Rewards) Festival Rewards Vendor Bazaar Docks
-
Hooligan's Route
Labyrinthine Cliffs
The Crown Pavilion (zone)
Lion's Arch
100 Festival Token.png
Fractal Reliquary Fractal Reliquary 3 for 
25 Fractal Relic.png
Itzel Mastery Vendor Itzel Mastery Vendor Maguuma's Breach
Tarir, the Forgotten City
Jaka Itzel
Verdant Brink
Auric Basin
Verdant Brink
25 Airship Part.png
 + 1,050 Karma.png
Itzel Mastery Vendor Itzel Mastery Vendor Maguuma's Breach
Tarir, the Forgotten City
Jaka Itzel
Verdant Brink
Auric Basin
Verdant Brink
5 for 
125 Airship Part.png
 + 5,250 Karma.png
Jale Jale Bay of Elon Crystal Oasis 3 for 3 Laurel.png
Jocasta Jocasta Hall of Memories Heart of the Mists 3 for 3 Laurel.png
Kynon Kynon The Forge Thunderhead Peaks
100 Volatile Magic.png
 + 96 Copper coin
Laurel Merchant Laurel Merchant Commodore's Quarter
Fort Marriner
The Upper City
Creator's Commons
Garden of Dusk
Memorial Quadrant
The Great Lodge
Havoc's Heir
Mistlock Observatory
Hall of Memories
Lion's Arch
Lion's Arch
Divinity's Reach
Rata Sum
The Grove
Black Citadel
Hoelbrak
Gendarran Fields
Fractals of the Mists
Heart of the Mists
3 for 3 Laurel.png
Mercenary (Skirmish Merchant) Mercenary - Armistice Bastion 15 for 
45 WvW Tournament Claim Ticket.png
 + 
20 Memory of Battle.png
Merit Professor Rizzak Merit Professor Rizzak - Mistlock Sanctuary 3 for 3 Laurel.png
Nalar Nalar Allied Encampment Domain of Kourna
100 Volatile Magic.png
 + 96 Copper coin
Natto Natto Pride of the Pact Bloodstone Fen
100 Unbound Magic.png
 + 96 Copper coin
Nicola (laurel merchant) Nicola Champion's Rest Heart of the Mists 3 for 3 Laurel.png
Nuhoch Mastery Vendor Nuhoch Mastery Vendor Jaka Itzel
Tarir, the Forgotten City
Tangled Descent
Teku Nuhoch
Verdant Brink
Auric Basin
Tangled Depths
Tangled Depths
25 Ley Line Crystal.png
 + 1,050 Karma.png
Nuhoch Mastery Vendor Nuhoch Mastery Vendor Jaka Itzel
Tarir, the Forgotten City
Tangled Descent
Teku Nuhoch
Verdant Brink
Auric Basin
Tangled Depths
Tangled Depths
5 for 
125 Ley Line Crystal.png
 + 5,250 Karma.png
Priory Historian (bandit crest collector) Priory Historian Camp Resolve The Silverwastes 96 Copper coin + 
50 Bandit Crest.png
Priory Historian (bandit crest collector) Priory Historian Camp Resolve The Silverwastes 5 for Silver coin 80 Copper coin + 
250 Bandit Crest.png
Provisioner Anlana Provisioner Anlana Bloated Beach Siren's Landing
100 Unbound Magic.png
 + 96 Copper coin
Quartermaster Ferraro Quartermaster Ferraro Northwestern Silverwastes The Silverwastes 96 Copper coin + 
50 Bandit Crest.png
Quartermaster Ferraro Quartermaster Ferraro Northwestern Silverwastes The Silverwastes 5 for Silver coin 80 Copper coin + 
250 Bandit Crest.png
Quartermaster Hitchens Quartermaster Hitchens Doric's Landing Lake Doric
100 Unbound Magic.png
 + 96 Copper coin
Quartermaster Melyn Quartermaster Melyn Southeastern Silverwastes The Silverwastes 96 Copper coin + 
50 Bandit Crest.png
Quartermaster Melyn Quartermaster Melyn Southeastern Silverwastes The Silverwastes 5 for Silver coin 80 Copper coin + 
250 Bandit Crest.png
Quartermaster Munitius Quartermaster Munitius Southwestern Silverwastes The Silverwastes 96 Copper coin + 
50 Bandit Crest.png
Quartermaster Munitius Quartermaster Munitius Southwestern Silverwastes The Silverwastes 5 for Silver coin 80 Copper coin + 
250 Bandit Crest.png
Quartermaster Seppa Quartermaster Seppa Central Silverwastes The Silverwastes 96 Copper coin + 
50 Bandit Crest.png
Quartermaster Seppa Quartermaster Seppa Central Silverwastes The Silverwastes 5 for Silver coin 80 Copper coin + 
250 Bandit Crest.png
Rally Provisioner Rally Provisioner Lower Blood Keep
The Ooze Pit
Grothmar Valley
Grothmar Valley
100 Volatile Magic.png
 + 96 Copper coin
Sigurlina Jonsdottir Sigurlina Jonsdottir -
-
-
Lost Precipice
Gilded Hollow
Windswept Haven
5 for 
Guild Commendation.png
Skirmish Supervisor Skirmish Supervisor -
-
-
-
-
-
-
Eternal Battlegrounds
Blue Alpine Borderlands
Green Alpine Borderlands
Red Desert Borderlands
Edge of the Mists
Obsidian Sanctum (zone)
Armistice Bastion
15 for 
45 WvW Tournament Claim Ticket.png
 + 
20 Memory of Battle.png
Slooshoo Slooshoo Sorrow's Eclipse Sanctuary Bitterfrost Frontier
100 Unbound Magic.png
 + 96 Copper coin
Super Adventure Box Trader Super Adventure Box Trader Creator's Commons
Hub
Rata Sum
Super Adventure Box
Bauble Bubble.png
 + 24 Silver coin
Supplymaster Hanjo Supplymaster Hanjo Mariner Landing Draconis Mons
100 Unbound Magic.png
 + 96 Copper coin
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
Tenoch Tenoch Teku Nuhoch Tangled Depths 5 for 
125 Ley Line Crystal.png
 + 5,250 Karma.png
Trader Hyacinth Trader Hyacinth Yatendi Village Jahai Bluffs
100 Volatile Magic.png
 + 96 Copper coin
Varka Varka Lava Lounge Ember Bay 3 for 3 Laurel.png
Xochitl Xochitl Teku Nuhoch Tangled Depths
25 Airship Part.png
 + 1,050 Karma.png
Xochitl Xochitl Teku Nuhoch Tangled Depths 5 for 
125 Airship Part.png
 + 5,250 Karma.png
Battle Historian Battle Historian -
-
-
-
-
Eternal Battlegrounds
Edge of the Mists
Red Alpine Borderlands
Blue Alpine Borderlands
Green Alpine Borderlands
15 for 
50 WvW Tournament Claim Ticket.png
Lionguard Belongings Collector Lionguard Belongings Collector Vigilant Hills
Stormbluff Isle
Bouldermouth Vale
Gendarran Fields
Bloodtide Coast
Lornar's Pass
50 Found Belonging.png
 + Silver coin

Contained in[edit]

Recipe[edit]

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

Used in[edit]

Note: The Risen Priest of Balthazar (mini) 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].

Mystic Forge

Item Rarity Ingredients
Cragstone.png Cragstone FExotic
Gift of Competitive Prowess.png Gift of Competitive Prowess HLegendary
Gift of Mastery.png Gift of Mastery HLegendary
Gift of Prowess.png Gift of Prowess FExotic
Gift of Runes.png Gift of Runes HLegendary
Gift of Sigils.png Gift of Sigils HLegendary
Gift of War Prowess.png Gift of War Prowess HLegendary
Magnanimous Obsidian Crystal.png Magnanimous Obsidian Crystal ERare
Magnanimous Obsidian Crystal.png Magnanimous Obsidian Crystal ERare
Mini Baron von Scrufflebutt.png Mini Baron von Scrufflebutt FExotic
Mini Mister Mittens.png Mini Mister Mittens FExotic
Mini Snuggles.png Mini Snuggles FExotic
Mystic Clover.png Mystic Clover HLegendary
Mystic Clover.png Mystic Clover HLegendary
Mystic Clover.png Mystic Clover (x10) HLegendary
Obsidian Shard.png Obsidian Shard (x3) HLegendary

General

Item Rarity Discipline(s) Rating Ingredients
Bloodstone Brick.png Bloodstone Brick GAscended ArmorsmithArmorsmith tango icon 20px.pngArtificerArtificer 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 GAscended ArmorsmithArmorsmith tango icon 20px.pngArtificerArtificer tango icon 20px.pngHuntsmanHuntsman tango icon 20px.pngLeatherworkerLeatherworker tango icon 20px.pngTailorTailor tango icon 20px.pngWeaponsmithWeaponsmith tango icon 20px.png 450
Empyreal Star.png Empyreal Star GAscended ArmorsmithArmorsmith tango icon 20px.pngArtificerArtificer tango icon 20px.pngHuntsmanHuntsman tango icon 20px.pngLeatherworkerLeatherworker tango icon 20px.pngTailorTailor tango icon 20px.pngWeaponsmithWeaponsmith tango icon 20px.png 450
Fulgurite.png Fulgurite GAscended ArtificerArtificer tango icon 20px.pngHuntsmanHuntsman tango icon 20px.pngWeaponsmithWeaponsmith tango icon 20px.pngLeatherworkerLeatherworker tango icon 20px.pngArmorsmithArmorsmith tango icon 20px.pngTailorTailor tango icon 20px.png 500

Weaponsmith tango icon 20px.png Weaponsmith

Item Rarity Rating Ingredients
Gloominator.png Gloominator
(Learned from: Recipe: Gloominator)
FExotic 400
Obsidian Magma Container.png Obsidian Magma Container
(Learned from: Recipe: Heat Containment Units)
FExotic 450

Guild upgrades[edit]

Upgrade Guild Level AetheriumAetherium Favor
Favor
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 Banner Scribing: Guild Karma Banner 5 500 150
Scribing: Guild Karma and Experience Banner Scribing: Guild Karma and Experience Banner 25 5,000 300
Tavern Restoration 1 Tavern Restoration 1 1 100
Tavern Restoration 2 Tavern Restoration 2 19 5,000 500

Vendors[edit]

Item Vendor Area Zone Cost
Funerary Incense.png Funerary Incense Amusement Adjunct Cagri Amusement Adjunct Cagri Garden of Seborhin Domain of Vabbi
Trade Contract.png
 + 
Amalgamated Gemstone.png
 + 
Obsidian Shard.png
 + 
Glob of Ectoplasm.png
Funerary Incense.png Funerary Incense Awakened Servant Tooraj Awakened Servant Tooraj Vehjin Mines Domain of Vabbi
Trade Contract.png
 + 
Amalgamated Gemstone.png
 + 
Obsidian Shard.png
 + 
Glob of Ectoplasm.png
Funerary Incense.png Funerary Incense Director Abioye Bayu Director Abioye Bayu Garden of Seborhin Domain of Vabbi
Trade Contract.png
 + 
Amalgamated Gemstone.png
 + 
Obsidian Shard.png
 + 
Glob of Ectoplasm.png
Funerary Incense.png Funerary Incense Distinguished Professor Nazimi Distinguished Professor Nazimi Vehtendi Academy Domain of Vabbi
Trade Contract.png
 + 
Amalgamated Gemstone.png
 + 
Obsidian Shard.png
 + 
Glob of Ectoplasm.png
Funerary Incense.png Funerary Incense Embalmer Boran Embalmer Boran The Necropolis Domain of Vabbi
Trade Contract.png
 + 
Amalgamated Gemstone.png
 + 
Obsidian Shard.png
 + 
Glob of Ectoplasm.png
Funerary Incense.png Funerary Incense Fallen Awakened Soldier Fallen Awakened Soldier The Foundry Domain of Vabbi
Trade Contract.png
 + 
Amalgamated Gemstone.png
 + 
Obsidian Shard.png
 + 
Glob of Ectoplasm.png
Funerary Incense.png Funerary Incense Primeval Steward Primeval Steward Tomb of the Primeval Kings Desert Highlands
Elegy Mosaic.png
 + 
Amalgamated Gemstone.png
 + 
Obsidian Shard.png
 + 
Glob of Ectoplasm.png
Funerary Incense.png Funerary Incense Primeval Steward Primeval Steward Tomb of the Primeval Kings Desert Highlands
100 Trade Contract.png
 + 
Amalgamated Gemstone.png
 + 
Obsidian Shard.png
 + 
Glob of Ectoplasm.png
Funerary Incense.png Funerary Incense Prince Bakkal Prince Bakkal Vehjin Palace Domain of Vabbi
Trade Contract.png
 + 
Amalgamated Gemstone.png
 + 
Obsidian Shard.png
 + 
Glob of Ectoplasm.png
Funerary Incense.png Funerary Incense Supreme Training Specialist Tozan Supreme Training Specialist Tozan The Necropolis Domain of Vabbi
Trade Contract.png
 + 
Amalgamated Gemstone.png
 + 
Obsidian Shard.png
 + 
Glob of Ectoplasm.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
Provisioner Token.png Provisioner Token Ash Legion Provisioner Ash Legion Provisioner Memorial Quadrant Black Citadel
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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Drop rate research found at Talk:Risen Priest of Balthazar (mini)

See also[edit]