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Large Hardstone Shard

Material Hardstone
Usage Used to upgrade equipment

Large Hardstone Shard is an Upgrade Material in Demon's Souls and Demon's Souls RemakeUpgrade Materials are items that are used to strengthen the statistical value and to increase the effect of a certain piece of equipment.


Hard ore. Enhances straight swords, axes, hammers, and so on.

A basic ore that evenly increases the power of a weapon. Weapons can be strengthened by hardstones up to a maximum of level 10.



Large Hardstone Shard Location:

  • Included as a Digital Deluxe Edition bonus.


Gates of Boletaria

  • Dropped by Hoplite
  • Dropped by Crystal Lizard. Side passage left at the starting Archstone. (To reach this area you require Pure Black or Pure White Tendency).


The Lord's Path


Smithing Grounds


The Tunnel City

  • Dropped by Crystal Lizard. From the start point, you start through a tunnel, there is a Scale Miner on your right and a Crystal Lizard a little further.
  • Dropped by Crystal Lizard. From the archstone. go right along the tunnel. Once you reach the end, turn right, go through the narrow passage. You will have to start dropping from scaffolding to scaffolding. On the third one, turn to your right and drop on the narrow wooden beam. Go across it and enter the cave. At the end of it, you will find two Crystal Lizards.
  • Dropped by Crystal Lizard. After the archstone, go left. cross the platform at the  upper level, and go through a passage. The Lizard is hiding behind a pile of debris on the left. 
  • Dropped by Crystal Lizards. Take the moving platform and venture to the lower level.  You will find 2 Crystal Lizards in this room, and they will lead you towards their nest.
  • Dropped by Crystal Lizard. There is one after the 3 Rock Worms, just before reaching the Filthy Man.
  • Dropped by Crystal Lizards. In the lava area, near the exit passage towards the boss. There are 2 Crystal Lizards in the room behind the one with a Large Bearbug.
  • Dropped by Crystal Lizard. Just before you jump down on the 3 Rock Worms, you can reach another Crystal Lizard by a ladder. It is located on an upper wooden plank.
  • Can be bought from the Filthy Man for 1500 souls each in Armor Spider Archstone
  • From where Patches, the Hyena is, take the tunnel entrance on the left and go straight. You'll find a body that you can loot along the way that's on the right side. Video Location: Shown in our walkthrough video N7 at 8:00. Click here to watch it.


Large Hardstone Compatible Equipments


Large Hardstone Shard Notes and Tips

  • Other notes, tips, & trivia go here
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Bladestone  ♦  Clearstone  ♦  Cloudstone  ♦  Dragonstone  ♦  Faintstone  ♦  Greystone  ♦  Hardstone  ♦  Large Sharpstone Shard  ♦  Marrowstone  ♦  Mercurystone  ♦  Moonlightstone  ♦  Pure Bladestone  ♦  Pure Clearstone  ♦  Pure Cloudstone  ♦  Pure Dragonstone  ♦  Pure Faintstone  ♦  Pure Greystone  ♦  Pure Hardstone  ♦  Pure Marrowstone  ♦  Pure Mercurystone  ♦  Pure Moonlightstone  ♦  Pure Sharpstone  ♦  Pure Spiderstone  ♦  Pure Suckerstone  ♦  Sharpstone  ♦  Spiderstone  ♦  Suckerstone

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    • Anonymous

      After the spider, go left and down on the scaffolding on the left side by the flying bugs, the merchant is there.

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