This article is for Odd Shards guide in Xenoblade Chronicles 3 (XC3). See where & how to use Origin Shards, where to get, map location, weapon upgrade, & more for Odd Shards!
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Odd Shards - Where & How To Use
Weapon Upgrade Material
The Odd Shards is used as a weapon upgrade material of characters. Weapon Upgrade is available after clearing the Uniting The Seven Nopon quest. Upgrading weapon requires a lot of Odd Shards to it is close to an end-game content.Uniting the Seven Nopons Quest Guide - All Nopon Locations
The Name Changes After Uniting The Seven Nopon
Odd Shards → Origin Shard
The progress of Uniting The Seven Nopon quest reveals that the Odd Shard is the Origin Shard and all Odd Shards gets renamed to Origin Shard afterwards.
Click to EnlargeTalk to Samon at the Sentridge Harbor Control in Cadensia Region
The Shape Changes Too
Besides the name change, the shape of Odd Shard changes as well. Please refer to the table below:
|Odd Shard||Origin Shard|
|Odd Ringlike Shard||Round Origin Shard|
|Odd Round Shard||Toroidal Origin Shard|
|Odd Pointy Shard||Rhomboid Origin Shard|
|Odd Triangular Shard||Trigonal Origin Shard|
|Odd Six-Angled Shard||Hexagonal Origin Shard|
|Odd Oblong Shard||Rectangular Origin Shard|
|Odd Square Shard||Square Origin Shard|
Collect During The First New Game
The Odd Shard that is used to upgrade the weapon of all characters can be collected during your first playthrough by defeating all unique monsters.
Get From Unique Monsters In Different Locations
Origin Shards can be obtained by defeating unique monsters that are located in different locations and by picking up those that are scattered in the area. It is recommended to defeat all unique monsters during your first New Game.
Helpful For Beginners
|DLC & Expansion Pass||How Long To Beat & Game Length|