How to Farm Renown Points
Renown are additional reward points obtain through accomplishing quests and battles in Fire Emblem: Three Houses. These points obtained are often exchanged for stat and instruction boosts at the cathedral’s Saint Statues or for rare weapons or accessories at Abyss’ Pagan Altar. Furthermore, these reward points can also be used to quickly upgrade Byleth’s skill and support levels with other playable characters in New Game+.
Apart from getting weapons and accessories, the Pagan Altar can also be used to help Byleth acquire additional renown points by offering storehouse in-game items. Through this guide, we will teach you which items you should purchase from traveling merchants in order to offer those for more renown.
We would like to give credit to our reader, David, for sharing this tip. Also, we remind you that this guide only applies to those who purchased the game’s Expansion Pass.
Unlock the Pagan Altar
To be able to gain access to the Pagan Altar, finish at least Chapter 1 of the Cindered Shadows DLC Side Story first. Once finished, the Abyss will become available in the main game.
Visit the Influencer in Abyss and offer renown to unlock the Pagan Altar’s exchange features in the main story. The renown required is 5,000 points.
Unlock the Southern Merchant
Among all the storehouse items that can be exchanged, the Southern merchant’s herb seeds are the best items that can be offered in exchange for renown.
The unlock the Southern Merchant, accomplish the quest battle, “Clearing the Way”, in Chapter 5: Tower of Black Winds.
Buy 1-Star and 2-Star Herb Seeds
After unlocking the Southern Merchant, purchase all grade 1 and grade 2 herb seeds from his shop.
Make sure that you have at least 50,000 gold to spend to buy all the necessary herb seeds. You can store up to 99 pieces of herb seeds per variant.
The herb seeds that you can buy in particular are:
- Mixed Herb Seeds
- Root Vegetable Seeds
- Western Fodlan Seeds
- Eastern Fodlan Seeds
- Southern Fodlan Seeds
- Northern Fodlan Seeds
Visit the Pagan Altar and Choose Offer Item
Once you’ve bought all of the herb seeds, go to Abyss and visit the Pagan Altar.
Choose the Offer Item option and pick the herb seeds from your storehouse.
Submit all the grade 1 and grade 2 herb seeds at max and see the additional renown points you receive.
By offering all of the herb seeds, you can obtain up to 4,000 renown points per turn-in. You can repeat this process until you no longer have gold to purchase herb seeds in the marketplace.