Ancient Shard

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Ancient ShardStack Size: 20A stack of 20 shards becomes an Ancient Orb.
Shift click to unstack.
Ancient Shard inventory icon.png
Acquisition
Level: 35
DROP RESTRICTED
Can drop from Harbingers.
Sell Price
1x Scroll Fragment
Miscellaneous
Item class: Stackable Currency
Metadata ID: Metadata/Items/Currency/CurrencyRerollUniqueShard

Ancient Shard is a currency item. A full stack will be combined into an Ancient OrbAncient OrbStack Size: 20Reforges a unique item as another of the same item classRight click this item then left click a unique item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
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Item acquisition
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Can drop from Harbingers.

Upgrade paths

This item can be acquired through the following upgrade paths or vendor recipes:

AmountIngredientGeneral
Notes
Type
1Foreboding IncubatorForeboding IncubatorAdds incubated valuable Currency Shards or a Harbinger item to an equippable item
Item drops after killing # monsters
valuable Currency Shards or Harbinger ItemRight click this item then left click an item to apply it. The Incubated item drops after killing a specific number of monsters.
Valuable Currency Shards or Harbinger Item (random)Manual
1Foreboding Delirium OrbForeboding Delirium OrbStack Size: 10Modifies a Map item adding layers of Delirium with the Harbinger Items reward typeRight click this item then left click a Map item to apply it. Can apply up to 5 to a single Map item.
Shift click to unstack.
Add Harbinger Items reward type Delirium to a map (random)Manual

Usage in upgrade paths

This item is used by upgrade paths or vendor recipes to create the following items:

OutcomeAmountIngredientType
Ancient OrbAncient OrbStack Size: 20Reforges a unique item as another of the same item classRight click this item then left click a unique item to apply it.
Shift click to unstack.
20Ancient ShardAncient ShardStack Size: 20A stack of 20 shards becomes an Ancient Orb.
Shift click to unstack.
Manual

Ancient Shard drops from Harbinger, which is not yet added to core mechanic. However, using Ominous Arrival atlas passive, Harbinger can be spawned in Valdo's Rest atlas region. Harbinger can also appears in Delve, from Zana crafted map mod, from map that used along with Harbinger Scarab, etc.

Ancient Shard can also drop from heist chest. Either the Currency chest or the Harbinger chest can drop Ancient Shards.

There may be additional former league mechanic that also drops Harbinger currencies, but not yet confirmed, such as Blight and Legion.

Version history

Version Changes
3.13.0
3.12.0
  • (Not in patch note) Can now drop in Heist.
3.4.0
  • (Not in patch note) Can now drop in Delve.
3.1.0
  • Harbinger league is not added to the core game. However, it can be encountered in certain way.
3.0.0
  • Introduced to the game as Harbinger exclusive currency.