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Garreg Mach Monastery

FETH Garreg Mach Monastery.jpg
Artwork of the Garreg Mach Monastery.

Part I, Part II




The Garreg Mach Monastery (pronounced /gɛɹɛg mɑk/[key], Japanese: ガルグ=マク大修道院 Garreg Mach Monastery) is a large structure situated in the mountain range at the center of Fódlan. It houses a cathedral dedicated to the Church of Seiros and facilities for the Officers Academy. At the Officers Academy there are three houses, the Black Eagles, Blue Lions, and Golden Deer. Students from Adrestia, Faerghus, and Leicester attend the academy.



Faculty at the Garreg Mach Monastery

Faculty Seminar description Faculty Seminar description
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Begin a seminar on group tactics and Jeralt's mercenary fighting style. FETH Seteth.png
Begin a seminar on an ancient Fódlan fighting style using lance skills.
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Begin a seminar on both reason and bow skills from an esteemed professor of the monastery and the leading Crest scholar in Fódlan. FETH Manuela.png
Begin a seminar on both faith and sword skills from a beloved professor of the monastery and former songstress.
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Begin a seminar on a fighting style by the Knights of Seiros that utilizes lance and axe skills. FETH Alois.png
Begin a seminar on a fighting style developed by the Knights of Seiros that utilizes axes and gauntlets.
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Begin a fighting style in which practicioners dominate their opponent using improvised sword and melee techniques. FETH Shamir.png
Begin a seminar on fighting styles designed for special situations, such as firing a bow from a long distance or battling in the dark.
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Begin a seminar on sword and bow skills learned through the unavoidable confrontations in the life of a business entrepreneur.

Facilities and locations

amiibo Gazebo

The amiibo Gazebo at the monastery.

The amiibo Gazebo allows the player to utilize their amiibo. Scanning any amiibo once will cause a variety of items to spawn around the gazebo, which refresh every week. Scanning any Fire Emblem character amiibo will unlock an exclusive music track to play during auxiliary battles, detailed below. Additionally, this will unlock a unique area, the Holy Tomb, which can be accessed during New Game+. Rarer items will spawn there, also refreshing every week. If spoken to Sothis (or after chapter 10, the opposing Byleth), Byleth will be granted the Sothis Shield, a team-wide Ward ability that can be used once per battle.

Character Song
Marth The Time to Act
Tiki The World Tree
Alm March to Deliverance
Celica With Mila's Divine Protection
Roy Beneath a New Light (Roy's Courage)
Ike Eternal Bond
Chrom Destiny (Ablaze)
Robin Id (Purpose)
Lucina Conquest (Ablaze)
Corrin (male) Alight (Storm)
Corrin (female) A Dark Fall (Fire)


Characters can participate in choir at the cathedral to raise their faith, Byleth also gains authority for having two students practice.

Advice Box

Give advice to students that place anonymous notes in the advice box to potentially raise bonds.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Garreg Mach Monastery --
Japanese ガルグ=マク大修道院 Officially romanized as Garreg Mach Monastery. The version of the world map appearing in E3 2018 materials instead romanized the location's name as Garg Mac.
Spanish Monasterio de Garreg Mach Garreg Mach Monastery
French Monastère de Garreg Mach Garreg Mach Monastery
German Kloster von Garreg Mach Garreg Mach Monastery
Italian Monastero del Garreg Mach Garreg Mach Monastery
Dutch Garreg Mach-klooster Garreg Mach monastery; used in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, as Fire Emblem: Three Houses has not been released in Dutch.
Russian Монастырь Гаррег Мах Garreg Mach monastery; used in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, as Fire Emblem: Three Houses has not been released in Russian.
Korean 가르그 마크 대수도원 Garg Mac Monstery
Simplified Chinese 加尔古·玛库大修道院 Garg Mac Monastery
Traditional Chinese 加爾古‧瑪庫大修道院 Garg Mac Monastery



See also

Game mechanics
Out-of-battle management Base (Base conversationMy Castle) • Bonus experienceDungeonsGameplay modes (DifficultyCreature CampaignNew Game +) • GoldLessonsMila ShrinesPreparationsRenownShopping (ArmoryBargainsForgeMerchantOnline shopSecret shopVendor) • Supply convoyWorld map
Battles and chapters ArenaBattle saveBossCastleChapter (Alternate routeParalogueSidequest) • ChestCombat forecastEvent tilesHidden treasureObjectivesReinforcementSkirmishTerrain (Hazards) • TurnWeather (Fog of war)
Stats Units ActionAffinityAuthorityBiorhythmCharmClassConstitution (Aid) • DefenseExperienceFollow-up critical coefficientGrowth rateHit pointHoly BloodInventoryLevelLuckMagicMovementResistanceSkillSpeedStrengthWeapon levelWeight
Weapons Brave weaponCritDurabilityHitKill bonusMightPersonal weaponsRangeWeapon experienceWeapon levelWeightWorth
Unit mechanics
and commands
AdjutantAttackAuto-BattleBattalion (Gambit) • Class change (Reclass) • Combat artCrestsDance/Play (GaldrarSing) • Death (Decoy) • DismountDragon VeinFatigueInventoryLaguz transformationLove (JealousyInheritance) • Move AgainPair UpRecruitmentRescue (Capture) • Skills (Offensive skill) • Staggering BlowStatus conditionsSupportTalkTradeUnit (AvatarBond unitsBonus unitEinherjarLoan unitPrisonerReplacement unitSubstitute character) • Visit
Calculations Attack speedAvoidCritical hit (Combination bonusDodgeTriangle Attack) • Bonus damageHit rate (True hit) • Random number generatorWeapon triangle (Trinity of magic)
Connectivity amiiboDouble DuelDownloadable contentLink ArenaMultiplayer battleOnline shopSpotPassStreetPass
Other BarrierBirthdayGlitchesRankingsSound RoomTacticianMultiple endings
Fire Emblem: Three Houses
Playable characters Black Eagles BernadettaCasparDorotheaEdelgardFerdinandHubertLinhardtPetra
Blue Lions AnnetteAsheDedueDimitriFelixIngridMercedesSylvain
Golden Deer ClaudeHildaIgnatzLeonieLorenzLysitheaMarianneRaphael
Other AloisAnna*BylethCatherineCyrilFlaynGilbertHannemanJeritza*ManuelaSetethShamir
Ashen Wolves* BalthusConstanceHapiYuri
Non-playable characters Abysskeeper*Duke AegirDuke GerthFlecheGatekeeperGlennHolstIonius IXJeraltJudithLadislavaLambertLord ArundelMonicaNaderPatriciaRandolphRheaRodrigueRufusSeirosSitriSothisTomasTiana
Bosses AcheronAelfric*AloisBaron Ochs*BiasBlaiddydCasparCatherineCharonChilonClaudeCorneliaDaphnelDedueDeath KnightDimitriDominicEdelgardFelixFerdinandFlame EmperorFlaynFraldariusGautierGloucesterGonerilGwendalHubertIngridThe Immaculate OneThe ImmovableJudithKostasKronyaLadislavaLamineLinhardtLonatoLord ArundelLorenzMercedesMetodeyMiklanMysonNaderNemesisOdessePallardóPittacusRandolphRheaRieganRodrigueSetethShamirSolonSylvainThalesWandering BeastThe Wind Caller
Personal weapons and regalia Aegis ShieldAreadbharAsclepiusAthameAxe of UkonvasaraAymrBlutgangCaduceus StaffCirce StaffCrusherFailnaughtFetters of DromiFreikugelThe InexhaustibleLance of RuinLúinOchain ShieldRafail GemScythe of SarielSeiros ShieldSpear of AssalSword of BegaltaSword of MoraltaSword of SeirosSword of the CreatorTathlum BowThunderbrandThyrsusVajra-Mushti
Chapters Part I
White Clouds
Prologue: An Inevitable Encounter • 1: Three Houses • 2: Familiar Scenery • 3: Mutiny in the Mist • 4: The Goddess's Rite of Rebirth • 5: Tower of Black Winds • 6: Rumors of a Reaper • 7: Field of the Eagle and Lion • 8: The Flame in the Darkness • 9: The Cause of Sorrow • 10: Where the Goddess Dwells • 11: Throne of Knowledge • 12: To War Black Eagles, if Byleth sides against EdelgardBlue LionsGolden Deer / Outset of a Power Struggle Black Eagles, if Byleth sides with Edelgard
Part II Silver Snow
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13: Reunion at Dawn • 14: A King Without a Kingdom • 15: Valley of Torment • 16: The Rose-Colored River • 17: The Impregnable Fortress • 18: The Chaos of War • 19: Conclusion of the Crossing Roads • 20: The City Without Light • 21: Following a Dream
Azure Moon
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13: Reunion at Dawn • 14: The Delusional Prince • 15: Valley of Torment • 16: The Rose-Colored River • 17: Blood of the Eagle and Lion • 18: The King's Triumphant Return • 19: The Golden Deer's Plea • 20: The Impregnable Fortress • 21: Our Chosen Paths • 22: Oath of the Dagger
Verdant Wind
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13: Reunion at Dawn • 14: The Alliance Leader's Ambitions • 15: Valley of Torment • 16: The Rose-Colored River • 17: Blood of the Eagle and Lion • 18: The Golden Scheme • 19: The Chaos of War • 20: Conclusion of the Crossing Roads • 21: The City Without Light • 22: Fódlan's New Dawn
Crimson Flower
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13: Beyond Escape • 14: The Master Tactician • 15: Tempest of Swords and Shields • 16: Lady of Deceit • 17: Field of Revenge • 18: To the End of a Dream
Paralogues Part I A Cursed Relic*An Ocean ViewBlack Market Scheme*Death TollDividing the World Black Eagles, if Byleth sides against EdelgardBlue LionsGolden DeerFalling Short of HeavenThe ForgottenLand of the Golden DeerOil and WaterRumored NuptialsThe Secret Merchant* Blue LionsGolden DeerSword and Shield of SeirosTales of the Red CanyonTrue ChivalryWar for the Weak Blue Lions Exclusive
Part II Darkness Beneath the Earth Crimson FlowerDividing the World Silver SnowAzure MoonVerdant WindEternal Guardian Silver SnowAzure MoonVerdant WindThe Face Beneath Silver SnowAzure MoonVerdant WindForeign Land and SkyForgotten HeroInsurmountable Crimson FlowerLegend of the LakeRetribution Silver SnowAzure MoonVerdant WindThe Secret Merchant* Crimson FlowerThe Silver Maiden Azure MoonThe Sleeping Sand Legend Verdant WindWeathervanes of Fódlan Azure Moon
Cindered Shadows
(DLC side story)
Cindered Shadows
1: The Fourth House • 2: What Lies Beneath • 3: The Rite of Rising • 4: Danger in the Dark • 5: Betrayal • 6: Return to Me • 7: Wolf Pack
Locations FódlanAbyssAdrestiaFaerghusGarreg Mach MonasteryLeicesterAlmyraBrigidDagdaSreng
Groups, objects and concepts 10 ElitesAshen WolvesBlack EaglesBlue LionsChildren of the GoddessChurch of Seiros (Knights of Seiros) • Crests (Crest Stone) • Divine PulseGolden DeerHeroes' RelicsInsurrection of the SevenMonstersThose who slither in the darkTragedy of DuscurWar of Heroes
Related topics Music LibraryName chartPre-release informationUnused content