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Desert Quartz
Stack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.pngStack digit 9.png
Desert Quartz inventory icon
Type Crafting material
Tooltip 'Rough and sharp'
Rarity Rarity Level: 5
Sell 5 Silver Coin
Dropped by
Entity Quantity Rate
Sand Sharks 1-3 100%

Desert Quartz is a Hardmode crafting material dropped by Sand Sharks during a Sandstorm.

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Result IngredientsCrafting Station
Wind Resistance Potion.png Bottled Water.pngBottled Water
Bottle (crafting station).png Placed
Alchemy Table.png Alchemy
Forbidden Fragment.pngForbidden Fragment
Desert Quartz.pngDesert Quartz
Cairo Crusader Turban.png Forbidden Fragment.pngForbidden Fragment Mythril Anvil.png Mythril Anvil /
Orichalcum Anvil.png Orichalcum Anvil
Desert Quartz.pngDesert Quartz (15)
Ancient Cloth.pngAncient Cloth (2)
Hallowed Bar.pngHallowed Bar (10)
Cairo Crusader Robe.png Forbidden Fragment.pngForbidden Fragment
Desert Quartz.pngDesert Quartz (25)
Ancient Cloth.pngAncient Cloth (5)
Hallowed Bar.pngHallowed Bar (15)
Cairo Crusader Faulds.png Forbidden Fragment.pngForbidden Fragment
Desert Quartz.pngDesert Quartz (20)
Ancient Cloth.pngAncient Cloth (3)
Hallowed Bar.pngHallowed Bar (5)
Forgotten Insignia.png Forgotten Crown.pngForgotten Crown
Forgotten Tablet.pngForgotten Tablet
Forgotten Crystal Battery.pngForgotten Crystal Battery
Lihzahrd Bar.pngLihzahrd Bar (2)
Desert Quartz.pngDesert Quartz (3)
Sandstorm Medallion.png Forbidden Fragment.pngForbidden Fragment
Desert Quartz.pngDesert Quartz (4)
Soul of Night.pngSoul of Night (2)
Soul of Light.pngSoul of Light (2)
Forbidden Sceptre.png Hallowed Bar.pngHallowed Bar (20)
Forbidden Fragment.pngForbidden Fragment (5)
Desert Quartz.pngDesert Quartz (20)
Soul of Night.pngSoul of Night (10)
Soul of Light.pngSoul of Light (10)


  • It is advised to farm this once you are in hardmode, as it allows to craft very helpful items.
    • A good method would be having a row of platforms over a flat desert with some rope hanging on some places and a ranged/magic weapons to kill all the Sand Sharks that jump up.


  • 1.1.1: Now has a 100% drop rate.
  • 0.15.0: Introduced.
Consumables: Mega Healing Potion.png Potions ( Wind Resistance Potion.png Buff Potions) • Flarium Bullet.png Ammunition • Vial of Fiery Blood.png Materials ( Asthraltite Shards.png Drops • Oblivion Shard.png Ores • Oblivion Bar.png Bars) • Asthraltite Plating.png Other