- The Shard of Tull was released on March 21, 2012, along with the metal element, Cactus Dragon, Lichen Dragon, Metal Element Flag, Metal Habitat, Large Metal Habitat, Metal Dragon Boost, and the Metal Shrine.
- On December 21, 2012, the Shard of Tull was decorated with holiday decorations for a limited time.
- On February 1, 2013, the holiday decorations on the Shard of Tull were removed.
- On April 17, 2013, the Shard of Tull slightly changed in appearance.
- On April 18, 2013, the Shard of Tull changed back to its original appearance but reverted to the newer apperance on April 22, 2013.
- Initially, the Shard of Tull was available at level 17, but the level availability was changed on October 9, 2013, to level 18.
- The name, Shard of Tull, is likely a reference to Jethro Tull winning the 1988 (inaugural) Grammy Award (USA) for Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Performance.