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Stardew Valley Prismatic Shard Guide: Locations, Drop Chances, How to Get, and All Uses

Posted on by justin
Introduced all the way back in Stardew Valley's initial release, the Prismatic Shard is one of the rarest and most valuable minerals players can acquire in Stardew Valley. Various NPCs get a considerable boost in their bond with your character if presented with this item, and it also has a great selling price. But that's far from the only use you can get out of these shards. Here we'll cover how to get Prismatic Shards in Stardew Valley and all of the many uses you can find for this rare mineral.

How to Get a Prismatic Shard in Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley Prismatic Shard With good reason, the Prismatic Shard in Stardew Valley is among the rarest minerals in the game. Often, you can only get this material by chance after completing specific objectives. There is one Prismatic Shard atop the Volcano Dungeon in Ginger Island, but you can only get this item from that location once. Other ways to get the Prismatic Shard in Stardew Valley include the following:
  • Mine from a Mystic Stone in the Quarry, Skull Cavern, or The Mines (25% chance)
  • Mine from an Iridium Node in the Quarry, Skull Cavern, or Volcano Dungeon (4% chance)
  • Spawns from a Treasure Room in the Skull Cavern (3.8% chance)
  • Acquire from breaking an Omni Geode at the Blacksmith (0.4% chance)
  • Fished a Treasure Chest (0.01% chance)
  • Dropped from Mummies and Serpents (0.1% chance), and Shadow Brutes and Shadow Shamans (0.5% chance)
  • Dropped from any enemy at the bottom of The Mines (0.05% chance)
  • Harvested from a Fish Pond with at least nine Rainbow Trout (0.09% chance)
  • Interact with the Statue of True Perfection once per day (100% chance)

What is the Prismatic Shard Used For?

As mentioned earlier, give a Prismatic Shard to any NPC (except Hailey) and you'll boost your friendship level with them. Beyond being a good gift, here are other uses for Prismatic Shards in Stardew Valley:
  • Take 1x Prismatic Shard to the Three Pillars in the Desert to obtain the Galaxy Sword
  • Offer 1x Prismatic Shard to the Dark Shrine of Selfishness to transform children into doves permanently
  • Trade 3x Prismatic Shard to the Desert Trader on a Thursday for 1x Magic Rock Candy
  • Use 1x Prismatic Shard and 20x Cinder Shard at the Volcano Dungeon Forge to enchant a weapon
  • Place 1x Prismatic Shard at the Junimo Hut to cause the Junimo to change colors
  • Donate 1x Prismatic Shard at the Museum
  • Use 1x Prismatic Shard as a spool in the Sewing Machine to generate a random piece of Prismatic clothing
  • Use 1x Prismatic Shard to craft a Wedding Ring to propose to another player (multiplayer only)
  • Donate 1x Prismatic Shard to The Missing Bundle at the Abandoned JojaMart to unlock the Movie Theater
  • Give 4x Prismatic Shard to Mr. Qi to complete his Four Precious Stones quest
  • Sell 1x Prismatic Shard for 2,000 gold pieces (2,600 gold pieces with the Gemologist Profession)
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