shards to crystals

#1Clerix12Posted 9/8/2010 11:54:01 PM
how do you convert shards to crystals. anyone know? also, in the forest town, what does one reccomend i become a crafter in?
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#2TraurnPosted 9/8/2010 11:55:07 PM

You need to be alchemist rank 8 to do it, besides that same way as crystals -> shards :) Atleast thats what the databases say. I'll be sure of it in a day or two when I actually reach that rank ^^

#3ShibutoPosted 9/8/2010 11:57:17 PM
Alchemist

but you cant convert shards to crystals, only crystals to shards

http://ffxiv.yg.com/item/water-crystal?id=1000014
#4Clerix12(Topic Creator)Posted 9/9/2010 12:04:49 AM
so whats the use of shards then?
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#5ShibutoPosted 9/9/2010 12:06:47 AM
They're materials for Alchemist recipes

http://ffxiv.yg.com/recipes?c=35
#6ShibutoPosted 9/9/2010 12:07:13 AM
all recipes use shards not crystals
#7askpeeviesPosted 9/9/2010 12:09:16 AM
some recipes require crystals
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#8ShibutoPosted 9/9/2010 12:10:05 AM

From: askpeevies | #007
some recipes require crystals


The ones that are used to make shards yes...but other than that no...
#9Clerix12(Topic Creator)Posted 9/9/2010 12:10:07 AM
ohhhhh ok that makes sense, awsome :) and peeves, do you reccomend a certain craft for the wood area?
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#10dellsharpiePosted 9/9/2010 12:13:18 AM
Making a Marbled eye uses a Wind Crystal, not a Wind Shard, its not only for alchemy.