A shard of an ancient mask, worn to protect oneself from harm.
Collect more to strengthen your shell and protect yourself from damage.
Mask Shards are part of Ancient Masks. 4 Mask Shards are needed to complete an Ancient Mask, which increases the player's health by one.
With a total of 16 Mask Shards in the game, the player can increase their health by 4, for a maximum of 9 health, not counting bonuses from Charms.
There is a total of 16 Masks Shards to be found in the game:
|Source||Conditions / Requirements|
|1. Bought from Sly in Dirtmouth for 150|
|2. Bought from Sly in Dirtmouth for 500|
|3. Bought from Sly in Dirtmouth for 800||Requires Shopkeeper's Key|
|4. Bought from Sly in Dirtmouth for 1500||Requires Shopkeeper's Key|
|5. Found in Bretta's house in Dirtmouth||Requires rescuing Bretta from Fungal Wastes|
|6. Found in Deepnest near Mantis Lords||Requires Monarch Wings|
|7. In Queen's Station, near right side||Requires Mothwing Cloak|
|8. Given by Grey Mourner in Resting Grounds||Requires completing the Delicate Flower quest|
|9. Found behind a wall in The Hive||Requires baiting a Hive Guardian into breaking a wall|
|10. Dropped by Brooding Mawlek optional boss|
|11. Given by Grubfather||Requires rescuing 5 Grubs|
|12. Reward from Crystal Guardian (second encounter)||Requires Monarch Wings|
|13. Found in Royal Waterways||Requires Isma's Tear|
|14. Given by the Seer||Requires collecting 1300 Essence|
|15. Found in Greenpath, Stone Sanctuary||Requires Lumafly Lantern|
|16. Forgotten Crossroads under False Knight where the Goams are|