Shards of Life are a currency added in the [Refresh Update|Menu Refresh Update].
Shards are obtained by skipping lives when rebirthing. The shards are calculated by 1/2 of lives skipped, rounded up. For example, if 11 lives are skipped, 5 1/2 shards would be rounded up to 6.
Currently, shards can be used to buy certain Reborn-tier items ([Resetter|Tesla Resetter]), [Boxes#Spectral Box|Spectral Box], [Conveyor|Unstable Conveyor]s from [], or the [] in the [Heights Update|New Heights Update]. These shards can also be used to forge [] Items from [Craftsman|The Craftsman].
- Someone on twitter asked [] about the [Shrine|Crystal Shrine]. He originally claimed that it will cost 300 Shards of Life. This was not the case, and eventually became an [Reborn|Advanced Reborn].
- According to one of [Draed|Mr. Draed]'s Miners, the meteor that they're mining is made of Shards of Life.
- On [Third Sacrifice|The Third Sacrifice] (announced by [] in a future update), you will lose your Shards Of Life.
- After release [Update|Reincarnation Update] shards will no longer be Sacrifice-Proof.