Spirit Shards are a system of equippable upgrades found in Ori and the Will of the Wisps. Many are found by exploring Niwen, others can be purchased from Twillen, or or received as rewards for completing certain side quests.

Once found/purchased, some spirit shards can be upgraded to higher levels, providing more benefits.

Ori can only equip as many shards as they have Shard Slots. These too can be found throughout the game world, through completing Combat Shrines. Initially, the player can equip three Spirit Shards.

There are a total of 31 Spirit Shards for players to collect.

Lupo sells a Shard map for 4,000 Light which highlights the locations of all the remaining Spirit Shards on your map. Collecting all the Spirit Shards will unlock the Shard Hunter achievement.

Spirit Shards

+ indicates the Spirit Shard can be upgraded. Need about 13000 light total to upgrade all upgradeable Spirit Shards.

List of Spirit ShardsEdit

Shard In-game description Location
Splinter Shard Splinter Spirit Arc shots split into (3/4/5) short-range shots, dealing 50% damage each Kwolok's Hollow
Quickshot Shard Quickshot Spirit Arc fires 25% faster Kwolok's Hollow
Arcing Shard Arcing Spirit Arc shots also hit nearby enemies Wellspring Glades
(Twillen's shop)
Vitality Shard Vitality Gain (1/2/3) additional Life cell(s) Wellspring Glades
(Twillen's shop)
Energy Shard Energy Gain (1/2/3) additional Energy cell(s) Wellspring Glades
(Twillen's shop)
Life Harvest Shard Life Harvest Enemies drop more Life orbs The Wellspring
Light Harvest Shard Light Harvest Enemies drop (2/3/4) extra Spirit Light orbs MediumExperiencePickup Wellspring Glades
(Twillen's shop)
Energy Harvest Shard Energy Harvest Enemies drop more Energy orbs Luma Pools
Lifeforce Shard Lifeforce (10/20/30)% bonus damage when above half life Baur's Reach
Last Stand Shard Last Stand Deal 20% more damage when below 15% Life Windswept Wastes
Reckless Shard Reckless Increase damage dealt and taken by (15/25/35)% Inkwater Marsh
Life Pact Shard Life Pact Spend Life to cast spells when out of Energy Inkwater Marsh
Overcharge Shard Overcharge Reduce Energy costs by 50% and increase damage taken by 100% Wellspring Glades
(Twillen's shop)
Swap Shard Swap Swap maximum Life and Energy Wellspring Glades
(Twillen's shop)
Magnet Shard Magnet Orbs float to Ori from further away Inkwater Marsh
Overflow Shard Overflow Convert excess Energy to Life and excess Life to Energy Silent Woods
Finesse Shard Finesse (10/20)% chance to deal 50% bonus damage Wellspring Glades
(Twillen's shop)
Spirit Surge Shard Spirit Surge Spirit Light grants bonus damage. Caps at (3000/6000) Spirit Light MediumExperiencePickup Mouldwood Depths
Thorn Shard Thorn Deal (25/50)% of melee damage taken back to enemies The Wellspring
Resilience Shard Resilience Take (15/20/25/30)% less damage Inkwater Marsh
Deflector Shard Deflector Melee attacks deflect projectiles Midnight Burrows
Turmoil Shard Turmoil Enemies respawn faster Windswept Wastes
Bounty Shard Bounty Enemies have 70% more Life and deal 70% more damage, but drop double Spirit Light MediumExperiencePickup Wellspring Glades
Catalyst Shard Catalyst Replenish some Energy when dealing melee damage Baur's Reach
Fracture Shard Fracture Detonate to split Light Burst into three smaller bursts Baur's Reach
Ultra Bash Shard Ultra Bash Bash deals damage Luma Pools
Wingclip Shard Wingclip Deal bonus damage to flying enemies Wellspring Glades
(Twillen's shop)
Ultra Grapple Shard Ultra Grapple Grapple (1/2) enemy per jump (and deal damage) The Wellspring
Triple Jump Shard Triple Jump Jump twice midair before landing Wellspring Glades
(Twillen's shop)
Sticky Shard Sticky Stick and climb on walls Inkwater Marsh
Secret Shard Secret Secret walls become semi-transparent Wellspring Glades
(Complete the "A Diamond in the Rough" Side Quest)
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