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Prismarine Shard
Prismarine Shard JE2 BE2.png
Rarity color

Common

Renewable

Yes

Stackable

Yes (64)

A prismarine shard is an item obtained by defeating guardians or elder guardians. It can be used to craft various prismarine blocks as well as sea lanterns.

Obtaining[]

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

Usage[]

Crafting ingredient[]

Name Ingredients Crafting recipe Description
Dark Prismarine Prismarine Shard +
Ink Sac

[Bedrock and Education editions only]
Dark Prismarine Prismarine Shard +
Black Dye

Prismarine Prismarine Shard

Prismarine
Prismarine Bricks Prismarine Shard

Sea Lantern Prismarine Shard +
Prismarine Crystals

Sea Lantern

Data values[]

ID[]

Java Edition:

NameResource locationFormTranslation key
Prismarine Shardprismarine_shardItemitem.minecraft.prismarine_shard

Bedrock Edition:

NameResource locationAlias ID (BE)Numeric ID FormTranslation key
Prismarine Shardprismarine_shardprismarineshard490Itemitem.prismarine_shard.name

History[]

Java Edition
1.814w25aPrismarine Shard JE1 BE1.png Added prismarine shards.
1.1317w47aPrior to The Flattening, this item's numeral ID was 409.
1.1418w43aPrismarine Shard JE2 BE2.png The texture of prismarine shards has now been changed.
Pocket Edition Alpha
v0.16.0build 1Prismarine Shard JE1 BE1.png Added prismarine shards.
Bedrock Edition
1.10.0beta 1.10.0.3Prismarine Shard JE2 BE2.png The texture of prismarine shards has now been changed.
Legacy Console Edition
TU31CU19 1.22 Patch 3Prismarine Shard JE1 BE1.png Added prismarine shards.
1.90 Prismarine Shard JE2 BE2.png The texture of prismarine shards has now been changed.
New Nintendo 3DS Edition
1.3.12Prismarine Shard JE1 BE1.png Added prismarine shards.

Issues[]

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