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Shimmering Crystal

Item type
Crafting material
Mat. storage
Intermediate Crafting Materials
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 450
Account Bound
16 Copper coin
Game link

Created by ore synthesizers in Lost Precipice. Used to craft guild weapons and armor.

— In-game description

Shimmering Crystals are crafting materials used to craft a new tier of guild Shimmering weapons and armor. They are one of two unique materials that may only be obtained in guild halls.


Gathered from[edit]

Sold by[edit]

Vendor Location Cost
Sigurlina Jonsdottir Lost Precipice; Gilded Hollow; Windswept Haven
Guild Commendation.png

Used in[edit]


Item Rarity Discipline(s) Rating Ingredients
Guild Insignia.png Guild Insignia CFine ArmorsmithArmorsmith tango icon 20px.pngLeatherworkerLeatherworker tango icon 20px.pngTailorTailor tango icon 20px.png 450

Artificer tango icon 20px.png Artificer

Item Rarity Rating Ingredients
Shimmering Focus.png Shimmering Focus FExotic 450
Shimmering Scepter.png Shimmering Scepter FExotic 450
Shimmering Staff.png Shimmering Staff FExotic 450

Huntsman tango icon 20px.png Huntsman

Item Rarity Rating Ingredients
Shimmering Longbow.png Shimmering Longbow FExotic 450
Shimmering Pistol.png Shimmering Pistol FExotic 450
Shimmering Rifle.png Shimmering Rifle FExotic 450
Shimmering Short Bow.png Shimmering Short Bow FExotic 450
Shimmering Torch.png Shimmering Torch FExotic 450
Shimmering Warhorn.png Shimmering Warhorn FExotic 450

Weaponsmith tango icon 20px.png Weaponsmith

Item Rarity Rating Ingredients
Shimmering Axe.png Shimmering Axe FExotic 450
Shimmering Dagger.png Shimmering Dagger FExotic 450
Shimmering Greatsword.png Shimmering Greatsword FExotic 450
Shimmering Hammer.png Shimmering Hammer FExotic 450
Shimmering Mace.png Shimmering Mace FExotic 450
Shimmering Shield.png Shimmering Shield FExotic 450
Shimmering Sword.png Shimmering Sword FExotic 450


  • The Ore Synthesizer has a rare chance to grant 10 Crystals per harvest.
  • You will need 226 Crystals to unlock the skins for all of the weapons and armor.
Players who do not have the Heart of Thorns expansion may still receive Shimmering Crystals from the synthesizer.

See also[edit]

Common crafting materials
Tier Scrap Bolt Section Square Ore Ingot Log Plank
1 Jute Scrap.png Jute Bolt of Jute.png Jute Rawhide Leather Section.png Rawhide Stretched Rawhide Leather Square.png Rawhide Copper Ore.png Copper
Lump of Tin.png Tin
Copper Ingot.png Copper
Bronze Ingot.png Bronze
Green Wood Log.png Green Green Wood Plank.png Green
2 Wool Scrap.png Wool Bolt of Wool.png Wool Thin Leather Section.png Thin Cured Thin Leather Square.png Thin Silver Ore.png Silver
Iron Ore.png Iron
Silver Ingot.png Silver
Iron Ingot.png Iron
Soft Wood Log.png Soft Soft Wood Plank.png Soft
3 Cotton Scrap.png Cotton Bolt of Cotton.png Cotton Coarse Leather Section.png Coarse Cured Coarse Leather Square.png Coarse Gold Ore.png Gold
Lump of Coal.png Coal
Gold Ingot.png Gold
Steel Ingot.png Steel
Seasoned Wood Log.png Seasoned Seasoned Wood Plank.png Seasoned
4 Linen Scrap.png Linen Bolt of Linen.png Linen Rugged Leather Section.png Rugged Cured Rugged Leather Square.png Rugged Platinum Ore.png Platinum
Lump of Coal.png Primordium
Platinum Ingot.png Platinum
Darksteel Ingot.png Darksteel
Hard Wood Log.png Hard Hard Wood Plank.png Hard
5 Silk Scrap.png Silk Bolt of Silk.png Silk Thick Leather Section.png Thick Cured Thick Leather Square.png Thick Mithril Ore.png Mithril Mithril Ingot.png Mithril Elder Wood Log.png Elder Elder Wood Plank.png Elder
6 Gossamer Scrap.png Gossamer Bolt of Gossamer.png Gossamer Hardened Leather Section.png Hardened Cured Hardened Leather Square.png Hardened Orichalcum Ore.png Orichalcum Orichalcum Ingot.png Orichalcum Ancient Wood Log.png Ancient Ancient Wood Plank.png Ancient
7 Spool of Silk Weaving Thread.png Thread Bolt of Damask.png Damask Spool of Thick Elonian Cord.png Elonian Elonian Leather Square.png Elonian Lump of Mithrillium.png Mithrillium
Crystalline Ore.png Crystalline
Deldrimor Steel Ingot.png Deldrimor
Crystalline Ingot.png Crystalline
Xunlai Electrum Ingot.png Xunlai
Glob of Elder Spirit Residue.png Residue Spiritwood Plank.png Spiritwood
None Crafter's Backpack Frame.png Frame Pile of Flax Seeds.png Flax Seeds Milling Stone.png Milling Stone Shimmering Crystal.png Shimmering Tenebrous Crystal.png Tenebrous