Earth Shard

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Earth Shard

Item type
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A tiny crystalline manifestation of aetheric earth energy.

— In-game description

Earth Shards are crystals made up of aetheric earth-aspected energy. Like all crystals, they are used by crafting classes as a catalyst to synthesize items.



Dropped By

Creature Level Race Location
Earth Sprite 4-49 Elemental Western Thanalan (22.4,26.2)
The Sunken Temple of Qarn [[]]
The Sunken Temple of Qarn [[]]
The Sunken Temple of Qarn [[]]
The Sunken Temple of Qarn [[]]

Quest Reward

Quest Type Level Quest Giver
Spirithold Broken Main Scenario quest 9 Galfrid
Takin' What They're Givin' Main Scenario quest 10 Momodi

And Thanks for All the Fish Daily quest 6 Rozol Cattlan the Prudent
Left-wing Aeronautics Daily quest 10 Tazel Meyean the Lettered
Making a Name Sidequest 1 Niniya
The Right Price Sidequest 1 Swozblaet
Much Ado About Dodos Sidequest 6 Moegramm
Extending Fences Sidequest 11 Luquelot
Parsemontrenomics Sidequest 2 Parsemontret
Drink Your Beans, Dear Sidequest 8 Dametta
Way of the Blacksmith Class quest 1 Randwulf
My First Cross-pein Hammer Class quest 1 Brithael
Hammer Time Class quest 5 Brithael
Riveting Ramblings Class quest 10 Brithael
Way of the Armorer Feature quest 1 G'wahnako
My First Doming Hammer Class quest 1 H'naanza
From Thigh to Neck Class quest 5 H'naanza
The Base Fundamentals Class quest 10 H'naanza
Way of the Leatherworker Feature quest 1 Randall
My First Head Knife Class quest 1 Geva
A Test of Technique Class quest 5 Geva
Geva's Gambit Class quest 10 Geva


Vendor Location / Coordinates Cost
Dreamer (2016) Old Gridania (10.3, 9.1) Fortune egg icon1.png 2

Used For

Crystals are used as catalysts in every crafting recipe. Not every single recipe will use Earth Shards, but those that do are too numerous to list.