How to Level Up Fast | EXP Farming Guide | Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

Age of Calamity has been released! We are working hard to bring you walkthroughs as quickly as possible.

Story Walkthrough: List of Chapters
All Korok Seed Locations
Weapon Fusion Guide
Costumes List: How to Unlock Costumes
Best Weapon Skills
amiibo Support and Rewards

How to Level Up Fast

This is a guide to level grinding in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity (HW:AoC) for the Nintendo Switch. Read on to learn the best methods for leveling up, as well as the best stages, and the max level for characters in Age of Calamity.

How to Level Up Fast

Replay Challenges

HW:AoC - Mastering Remote Bombs Challenge
Challenges can be unlocked as you progress through the story, with several challenges for specific character. Lots of enemies appear in these stages, making it easy to farm tons of EXP. In combination with weapons that have EXP bonuses, this becomes an easy way to quickly level up your character.

Also, thanks to the fact that there are no cutscenes like in story battles, challenges is the fastest way to gain EXP, with each taking around 2-3 minutes to complete.

Take on Stages with Lots of Enemies

It's important that the stage you choose is one where lots of enemies appear. Rather than skipping all of the smaller enemies to complete the mission, defeat as many as you can when completing these stages for easy EXP.

Equip a Weapon with Battle EXP Bonus

HW:AoC - Battle EXP Weapon
You can increase the EXP gained from battles by equipping a weapon with a Battle EXP weapon skill. These weapons can be obtained randomly by completing challenges and battles.

However, if you equip these skills onto your main weapons, then you will be unable to equip more powerful skills that increase your damage, so we highly recommend having two main weapons: one for normal battles (with powerful skills), and another specifically for training (with skills for gaining EXP).

Weapon Fusion Guide: How to Transfer Weapon Skills

Increase other characters' levels at the Military Training Camp

Military Training Camp.JPG
The Military Training Camp allows you to use rupees to level up your characters to the level of your strongest character. After you've saved up a lot of rupees, you can simply focus on leveling up one character, then pay rupees to get your weaker characters up to the same level.

How to Unlock the Military Training Camp and Uses

Best Battles for Level Grinding

Recommended Early Game Stages

Stage Recommended Level
Mastering Remote Bombs Level 4
ExplosiveーHandle With Care Challenge Level 6
Link: One-Handed Weapons
Note: Link Only Stage
Level 10

In the early game, we recommend playing through ExplosiveーHandle With Care Challenge repeatedly to farm EXP. 500 or more small enemies appear, and you can quickly eliminate them via bombs, making it a super easy stage for grinding.

Age of Calamity Max Level (Level Cap)

Max Level: 100

Impa Max Level.jpg

Unlike the previous Hyrule Warriors game, where the level cap was at level 255, the max level obtainable in Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is at Level 100. This information was obtained through extensive level grinding by our own walkthrough staff, and we can say with certainty that you cannot level up past level 100.

After reaching the level cap, the only way to make a character stronger would be by completing their quests to give them more combos, and by upgrading their weapon to its max level (weapons have a level cap of 30).

Weapon Fusion Guide: How to Transfer Weapon Skills

Related Guides

HW - Tips and Tricks Banner
Age of Calamity Tips and Tricks

Gameplay and Controls
How to Perform a Weak-Point Smash How to Perform a Flurry Rush
Controls and Controller Options Restoring Hearts: How to Heal
How to Change Characters Sheikah Runes Guide
How to Use Rods Blood Moon Rewards and How to Unlock
Tips and Tricks
Korok Seed Locations Combat Tips and Techniques
Rupee Farming Guide EXP Farming Guide
Weapon Fusion Guide How to Use the Sheikah Sensor
What to Do With Rusty Weapons How to Break Korok Balloons
How to Remove Weapon Seals How to Unlock the Secret Ending
How to Unlock Hidden Seals -
FAQs
List of Multiplayer Features Difference Between Difficulty Modes
amiibo Support and Rewards How to Save
Will There Be DLC? Is Age of Calamity Canon?
Is Age of Calamity Open World? How Long is Age of Calamity?
Version 1.0.1 Patch Notes and How to Update -

    The Like Feature

    You can save a comment for later by giving it a Like.
    As a member:Get access to several features!

    Opinions about an article or post go here.
    Opinions about an article or post
    We at Game8 thank you for your support.
    In order for us to make the best articles possible, share your corrections, opinions, and thoughts about "How to Level Up Fast | EXP Farming Guide" with us!
    When reporting a problem, please be as specific as possible in providing details such as what conditions the problem occurred under and what kind of effects it had.

    Walkthrough Menu

    All rights reserved

    Back to the Top
    Cookies help us deliver our services. By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Learn more