God of War Ragnarok: How to Get Purified Crystalline

Here is how to extract Purified Crystalline from Crystalline Shards and Fragments.

Purified crystalline is a crafting material, serving as a crucial prerequisite to upgrade several items in the God of War: Ragnarök. Despite its significance, the game provides minimal guidance on where to find this crafting material.

As players embark on their journey to master the art of war, the quest for purified crystalline becomes a difficult puzzle, requiring strategic exploration and resourcefulness to unlock its potential. The mysteries surrounding this vital upgrade ingredient add an extra layer of challenge, compelling players to navigate the realms in search of the coveted purified crystalline to empower their arsenal and confront the challenges that lie ahead.

This guide will explain the location of Purified Crystalline and how to get them in GOW Ragnarok.

What is Purified Crystalline in Ragnarok?

If you have been trying to upgrade the blade of chaos, Draupnir Spear, shield, or any of your gears and armor. You may have noticed that you need 20 to 40 Purified Crystallines for pretty much every upgrade you want to get to level 8 or 9.

The game never really shows a specific way to get Purified Crystalls. But you may have noticed that you are picking the Crystalls by breaking these yellow rocks located all over the crater.

So any time you are in the crater location and in the jungle as well. If you see these yellow crystals. Use your spear to break them it will shatter and drop the Crystalline fragments. You can’t do anything with the fragments unless you purify them first. Then you will be able to use them to upgrade your armor and weapons.

How to Find Purified Crystalline in God of War: Ragnarok

First, you need to finish Favor: Scent of Survival to unlock the Wishing Well then go to the Vanaheim > The Plains.

You may have seen the yellow crystals during Vanaheim quests destroy them throughout the Crater area of Vanaheim. All the crystals that you have picked up in the story and side quests take them to the Wishing Well.

How to Find Purified Crystalline in God of War: Ragnarok

At The Wishing Well, you will see an interaction point used to throw in crystals so that they can be purified.

At The Wishing Well, you will see an interaction point used to throw in crystals so that they can be purified.

So, when you come to the wishing well you will begin to throw the crystals in the water depending on everything in your inventory. Not only it’s going to drop the purified crystals it will also give you the Palckart armor which is one of the best armor in God of War Ragnarok. It will reduce the damage taken while using the runic attacks.

What are Crystalline Shards and Crystalline Fragments in God of War: Ragnarok?

Crystalline shards and fragments are a unique, raw material that can only be discovered in a particular area of Vanaheim.

You’ll find them inside big orange crystal-like formations, and Kratos can extract them using the explosive feature of his Draupnir Spear.

Where to Find Crystalline Shards and Fragments

You can find these orange growths in the new part of Vanaheim after saving Freyr from the Einherjar. Start the “Scent of Survival” quest to get to this area, starting with the Crater region. You’ll see these crystal growths all around.

Make sure to look everywhere when you’re searching for shards and fragments because some of the growths are in weird places.

There are three sizes of crystal growth – small, medium, and large. Only the big ones have fragments, and when you throw them into the wishing well, you usually get better rewards.

How to Use the Wishing Well in God of War: Ragnarök

To use the Wishing Well, Kratos needs to remove the crystal growths around its outer edge. After finishing this task, Kratos’ companion will recommend trying to throw one of the shards into the water. A prompt will show up when Kratos is in the correct spot.

Rewards from the Wishing Well

Besides purified crystalline, which the Wishing Well generously provides, collecting crystalline shards and fragments offers various other valuable rewards. These include:

  1. Armor of Fallen Stars (Chest, Waist, Wrist)
  2. Runic Hailstone Knob (Axe)
  3. Celestial Panacea (Amulet)
  4. Gleaming + Shining Crystal
  5. Large amounts of Petrified Bone, Asgardian Ingot, Luminous Alloy
  6. Large amounts of Hacksilver

So, exploring and gathering crystalline shards not only enhances Kratos’s capabilities with purified crystalline but also brings a range of other beneficial rewards that contribute to the overall progression and strength of the character in God of War: Ragnarök.