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 Knight's health by one.

With a total of 16 Mask Shards in the game, the Knight can increase their health by 4, for a maximum of 9 health, not counting bonuses from Charms and Lifeblood Cocoons.



There is a total of 16 Masks Shards to be found in the game:

Source Conditions / Requirements
1. Bought from Sly in Dirtmouth for Geo‍150
2. Bought from Sly in Dirtmouth for Geo‍500
3. Bought from Sly in Dirtmouth for Geo‍800 Requires Shopkeeper's Key
4. Bought from Sly in Dirtmouth for Geo‍1500 Requires Shopkeeper's Key
5. Found in Bretta's house in Dirtmouth Requires rescuing Bretta from Fungal Wastes
6. Found in Deepnest through Fungal Core, near Mantis Lords Requires Monarch Wings
7. In Queen's Station, near right side Requires Mantis Claw
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) Mantis Claw recommended
11. Given by Grubfather Requires rescuing 5 Grubs
12. Reward from Crystal Guardian (second encounter) Requires Monarch Wings
13. Royal Waterways NW section, swim left under main path
14. Given by the Seer Requires collecting 1500 Essence
15. Found in Greenpath, Stone Sanctuary Lumafly Lantern recommended
16. Forgotten Crossroads under False Knight where the Goams are Mantis Claw recommended