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This is a guide to leveling up in the Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. If you want to know how leveling up and XP work, as well as see the fastest methods for leveling up your character, read on.
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You will need to increase your level to reach the required level cap before you can use stronger weapons and armors later in the game. In addition, leveling up unlocks better skills that increases your survivability and damage during combat. Below is a list of tips and techniques that can help you get the most XP to level up quickly.
Finishing Quests is your best option to quickly boost your level. You can receive huge amounts of XP after every quest you finish. Be sure to do Quests where the suggested level is close to your current level. The amount of XP you receive depends on your current level, and you will receive way less XP if you are doing Quests with much lower suggested levels.
Choosing the Axii Dialogues gives you the highest XP reward during conversations on quests. Always choose the Axii response, regardless of the outcome of the story, to maximize the XP that you will gain. To be able to use this skill more efficiently, we recommend investing your ability points into Delusion as soon as possible.
This technique is can be extremely effective if you are still under leveled. You must first look for an enemy that automatically respawns after you meditate. Kill off the monster that you found, and wait till you receive the XP reward. After that, use Meditation for 1 hour, then kill the monster again. Keep on repeating this pattern until you level up. You can do this technique multiple times to gain a couple of levels early in the game. Keep in mind that this technique will give less and less XP as your level gets higher.
|Completing the Story|
|Controls and Techniques||Difficulty Level Differences|
|Does Dialogue Matter?||How to Fast Travel|
|Most Important Side Quests for the Story||Romance Guide|
|List of Endings and How to Get the Best Ending||What is Enemy Upscaling?|
|Things to Know Before Starting Witcher 3||What is New Game+?|
|Should You Simulate a Witcher 2 Save File?||Which Version to Buy?|
|Fighting Like a Pro|
|Combat Guide and Tips||Sign Tier List|
|Healing During Battle & Meditation||Is Repairing Weapons and Armor Worth It?|
|What are Adrenaline Points?||How to Fight on Horseback|
|How to Fight Underwater||What is Toxicity?|
|What are Mutations||What are Mutagens|
|Leveling Up & Getting Beefy|
|How to Level Up Fast||Place of Power Locations|
|Best Character Builds||Best Early Game Skills and Builds|
|Skills Ranking and Tier List||Top Five Best and Most Useful Skills|
|How to Get Magic Acorn||How to Reset Ability Points|
|Best Death March Build and Tips for Survival||Max Level and Level Cap for Geralt|
|Obtaining Weapons & Armor|
|Best Early Game Weapons and Armor||The Best Weapons, Armor and Equipment Sets|
|How to Upgrade Weapons and Armor||Most Rewarding Side Quests and Contracts|
|Witcher Gear Locations||Where to Find Blacksmiths and Armorers?|
|Which Trophy is the Best?||Best Crossbow and Bolts|
|Managing Money & Items|
|Managing Your Inventory||Best and Worst Items to Sell|
|Where to Sell Junk||Where to Find Ingredients and Crafting Materials|
|Should You Loot Everything?||How to Dismantle Items|
|How to Make Money Fast||Can You Cook Food?|
|What Items to Buy From Shops||-|
|Just for Fun|
|List of Hairstyles||Best Looking Armor for Geralt|
|How to Get Paintings||How to Win Horse Races|
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