Players looking to unlock Skill Points, Paragon Points, and more in Diablo 4 will want to know the best way to farm Renown.

Renown can be earned by completing in-game activities and then used to unlock rewards such as increased Obol capacity, Skill Points, Paragon Points, gold, and more.

However, farming Renown can be tricky, especially if you don’t know the most efficient way of earning it quickly.

Fortunately, we’ve outlined the best ways to farm Renown in Diablo 4 below, including which quests to do and which activities give you the most Renown.

Best Way to Farm Renown in Diablo 4

The best way to farm Renown is by completing short side quests that involve dungeons. This is because you’ll get 20 Renown for completing the side quest and 30 Renown for completing the dungeon.

Here are the best side quests to do to farm Renown in Diablo 4:

Side QuestLocationDungeon
1. Legacies of Light’s WatchDobrev Taiga, Fractured PeaksLight’s Watch
2. Shattered TributeSeat of the Heavens, Fractured PeaksHoarfrost Demise
3. Hammer of the ChampionSeat of the Heavens, Fractured PeaksRimescar Cavern
4. Cries of InnocenceFrigid Expanse, Fractured PeaksBlack Asylum
5. Blood SermonKor Valar, Fractured PeaksSanguine Chapel
6. Sight to MadnessKyovashad, Fractured PeaksCultists Refuge
7. The Dread MartyrFrigid Expanse, Fractured PeaksHallowed Ossuary
8. The SeerStrand, ScosglenDomhainne Tunnels
9. Daughter of the OakThe Emerald Chase, ScosglenUnderroot
10. Feral MoonThe Downs, ScosglenSarat’s Lair
11. Fields of RuinThe Downs, ScosglenSarat’s Lair
12. The DivinerTur Dulra, ScosglenWretched Delve
13. Raising SpearsUntamed Scarps, Dry SteppesChampion’s Demise
14. Consumed by PrideUntamed Scarps, Dry SteppesChampion’s Demise
15. Hubris Smiles BackUntamed Scarps, Dry SteppesGrinning Labyrinth
16. Augury of BonesUntamed Scarps, Dry SteppesGrinning Labyrinth
17. In the Name of LoveChambatar Ridge, Dry SteppesWhispering Vault
18. A Price to PayZarbinzet, HawezarBlind Burrows
19. The HereticZarbinzet, HawezarBlind Burrows
20. Remnants of FaithZarbinzet, HawezarMaugan’s Folly
21. Left BehindVyeresz, HawezarShadowed Plunge
22. Desperate RemediesDismal Foothills, HawezarLight’s Refuge
23. RemnantsCaldeum, Khejistan Prison of Caldeum
24. A Voice from the PastSouthern Expanse, KhejistanConclave
25. The Speaking StoneGea Kul, KhejistanConclave
26. A Wolf’s HonorRagged Coastline, KhejistanForgotten Ruins
27. Symbol of FaithAmber Sands, KhejistanTomb of the Saints
The map of the best side quests to farm renown in Diablo 4

You will also get Renown for completing several other side activities in Diablo 4. Here are the activities that give you Renown and how much you get from them:

  • Areas Discovered – 5 Renown
  • Altars of Lilith – 10 Renown
  • Waypoints – 20 Renown
  • Strongholds – 100 Renown

Waypoints and Strongholds are the easiest to do and most beneficial. There are three Strongholds per region, and liberating all 15 of them will get you 1500 Renown.

Additionally, there are 35 Waypoints to find, which is another 700 Renown for discovering all of them.

The renown system in Diablo 4

Alternatively, you can find all 160 Altars of Lilith for 1600 Renown or complete the 117 dungeons in Diablo 4 for 2340 Renown.

However, these take far longer to find and complete than the Strongholds and Waypoints and are therefore not worth the time nor the effort.

Best Tips for Farming Renown in Diablo 4

The best tips for farming Renown are as follows:

  • Play on World Tier 1. This will make clearing dungeons and Strongholds significantly easier while still netting you the same rewards you’d get for playing on World Tiers 2, 3, and 4.
  • Play in a group to use the split farming strategy. By playing in a group, you can help each other clear dungeons faster or even complete entirely different dungeons from one another and still receive the same rewards.
    • If one player completes a dungeon, all other members of that party receive the rewards regardless of participation.
  • Prioritize shorter dungeons, as they’ll take less time to complete for the same amount of Renown. Some good examples include:
    • Mercy’s Reach
    • Hoarfrost Demise
    • Rimescar Cavern
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