Large Hardstone Shard
|Usage||Used to upgrade equipment|
Large Hardstone Shard is an Upgrade Material in Demon's Souls and Demon's Souls Remake. Upgrade 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.
- 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).
- Dropped by Hoplite.
- Dropped by Crystal Lizard. Before the fight with the Tower Knight, there is a staircase on the right, the Crystal Lizard can be found upstairs.
- Dropped by Crystal Lizard. There is one inside the prison where Biorr, of the Twin Fangs is being held. You must have acquired the Iron Key Ring to access the prison.
- Dropped by Scale Miners in Smithing Grounds side passage left at the starting Archstone. (To reach this area you require Pure Black or Pure White Tendency).
- Dropped by Crystal Lizard in Smithing Grounds. At the start of the area, on the left side. Can be visible from the stairs you have to ascend from the archstone.
- Video Location: Shown in our walkthrough video at 17:07. Click here to watch it
- Video Location: Shown in our walkthrough video at 32:54. Click here to watch it
- 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
- For a +10 weapon, you need 35 Hardstone Shards, 18 Large Hardstone Shards, 9 Hardstone Chunk, and 1 Pure Hardstone.
- Other notes, tips, & trivia go here