Persona 3 Reload: How To Increase Courage [All Methods]

Raise your Courage level faster by participating in various activities.

Courage is essential for unlocking and bypassing various roadblocks. So, it’s recommended that you increase your courage level fast in Persona 3 Reload to progress through certain social links. You can try various activities in Persona 3 Reload to raise your Courage stat to level 5, which I have discussed below.

Key Takeaways
  • Increase the Courage social stat to overcome obstacles in the playthrough.
  • Playing a horror game or watching a horror movie will give you the most Courage points in Persona 3 Reload.
  • Visiting the Nurse’s office can give you some quick points to increase Courage in Persona 3 Reload.
  • Working at Chagall Cafe will yield you Courage points while you also earn money in the process. 


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Singing at Mandragora (image by eXputer)
Important: This method will give you 1 Courage point at a cost of 800 Yen.

You can sing a solo song at Karaoke in Mandragora, which is located inside Paulownia Mall. You can visit Mandragora during the evening or after school. While this method doesn’t yield you a lot of Courage points, it’s still cost-efficient. 

Nurse Office

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Trying out the medicine at the Nurse’s Office (image by eXputer)
Important: This method gives you 1 Courage point and costs nothing.

You can choose to drink dubious medicines at the Nurse’s Office to increase your Courage in Persona 3 Reload. I recommend you try the method as often as you can since visiting the nurse’s office won’t take up your time. You can visit it after school. 

Playing A Horror Game

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House of the Deceased at the Game Parade (image by eXputer)
Important: This method gives you 2 Courage points and costs 3000 Yen.

You can play the horror game “House of the Deceased” in the Game Parade Arcade located in Paulownia Mall. The game is only available to play on Tuesdays during evening or after school. While the method gives you a good amount of points, it’s an expensive method as it will cost you 3000 Yen. 

Screen Shot Theater

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Watching the horror movie (image by eXputer)
Important: This method gives you 2 Courage points and costs 1500 Yen.

You can choose to watch the horror movie “The School of No Wonder” at the Theater located in Port Island Station. You can watch the movie after school only on Thursdays. It’s a quick way to increase Courage in Persona 3 Reload without spending much. 

Mystery Burger

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Mystery Burger at Wilduck Burger (image by eXputer)
Important: This method gives you 2 Courage points and costs 1000 Yen.

You can try eating the Mystery Burger in Wilduck Burger for 1000 Yen to get 2 Courage points. It’s a relatively cheaper option to get a good amount of points to increase Courage faster. You can visit the shop during the evening or after school. The Mystery Burger is not available on Thursdays. 

Chagall Cafe

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Getting points at the cafe (image by eXputer)
Important: This method gives you 1 Courage point, 1 Charm Point pays you 2500 Yen.

I recommend you work part-time at Chagall Cafe as doing so will not only reward you with a Courage point but also get a Charm point. Furthermore, the job pays you a good base amount and occasionally more if you want to earn some quick money. You can work part-time during the evening.

My Thoughts On Increasing Courage

Courage is a vital stat in Persona 3 Reload that will unblock potential hurdles, especially while completing your social links. Therefore, it’s essential to increase your Courage along with other social stats as soon as you can. Getting your Courage to level 2 will allow you to visit Club Escapade during the early game. 

I recommend you raise your Courage stats during the evening in Persona 3 Reload when there are fewer social links. If you are looking to increase your Social Links, check out the guides on Magician Social Link and Chariot Social Link. Also, before you go, try reading Hammad Ijaz’s insightful Persona 3 Reload Review.

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