The Shards of Life is a currency added on the Menu Refresh Update.
Shards are obtained by skipping lives when rebirthing. The shards are calculated by 1/2 of lives skipped, rounded up.
Shards are Reborn and Sacrifice Proof.
Currently, shards can be used to buy Reborn-tier items (Tesla Resetter) and other items such as the Sword God Shrine (Collectible) or Spectral Box (Mystery Box) or Ore Tracker (Contraband) from Merchants. These shards can also be used to purchase Enchanted Items from the Craftsman.
- Someone on twitter asked Berezaa about the Crystal Shrine. He originally claimed that it will cost 300 Shards of Life. This was not the case and it was an Advanced Reborn.