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Prismarine Shard

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Prismarine Shard
Prismarine Shard.png


Raw materials






Yes (64)

First appearances

See History

Data value

dec: 409 hex: 199 bin: 110011001


JE: prismarine_shard
BE: prismarineshard

Prismarine shards are items obtained by defeating guardians or elder guardians.

Obtaining[edit | edit source]

Prismarine shards are dropped upon death of guardians or elder guardians. 0–2 shards are dropped each time. This can be increased to a maximum of 5 with the Looting enchantment.

Usage[edit | edit source]

Crafting ingredient[edit | edit source]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe
Dark Prismarine Prismarine Shard +
Ink Sac

Prismarine Prismarine Shard

Prismarine Bricks Prismarine Shard

Sea Lantern Prismarine Shard +
Prismarine Crystals

Sea Lantern

History[edit | edit source]

Official release
1.8 14w25a Added prismarine shards.
Pocket Edition Alpha
0.16.0 build 1 Added prismarine shards.
Legacy Console Edition
TU31 CU19 1.22 Patch 3 Added prismarine shards.

Issues[edit | edit source]

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