How to level up fast in Diablo 4: Best ways to get XP

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Diablo 4 will grant Skill Points to players as they level up their characters and they can use these points to unlock new abilities, buffs, and attributes. In this Diablo 4 guide, we’ll take a look at the best ways to get XP and increase your level quickly.

You can choose a class in Diablo 4 to begin your journey as a Barbarian, Druid, Necromancer, Sorcerer, or Rogue. While all these classes have unique attributes and roles, they all need Skill Points to get better.

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There are two primary ways of getting Skill Points which include the Renown system and leveling up. Every level till 50 grants one Skill Point and leveling up beyond that hands out Paragon Points.

If you want to get the most Skill Points and Paragon Points, this guide on how to level up fast in Diablo 4 will surely come in handy.

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Diablo 4 has a bigger open world than previous games.

Best ways to level up fast in Diablo 4

High World Tier

We’re starting off this list with a high-risk-high-reward mechanic in Diablo 4 called World Tier. There are four tiers in the game called Adventurer, Veteran, Nightmare, and Torment. Adventurer is the easiest while Torment is the hardest.

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Higher World Tiers are definitely challenging but the loot you get from them is worthwhile. This also applies to XP drops as enemies in higher World Tiers grant more XP.

Renown system

The Renown system in Diablo 4 is brilliant for getting Bonus XP. To get it though, you’ll have to explore the open world and complete challenges that give Renown and access Renown tiers.

The five regions in Diablo 4 have their own Renown challenges meaning that you can get Bonus XP 25 times. To get all Renown rewards, make sure to check out this guide on the Renown system in Diablo 4.

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The Renown system in Diablo 4 hands out free Skill Points.


Diablo 4 supports crossplay and couch co-op which makes the multiplayer experience a delight. In the Diablo 4 open beta, players in a party received Bonus XP and we might see similar advantages when the game releases officially.

Season boosts

Diablo 4 will have Seasonal play and every three months, players will get a new Battle Pass and Season Journey challenges. Season boosts are one of the many amazing rewards you’ll get from the Battle Pass.

Because they directly affect gameplay, Season boosts are absolutely free and even Battle Pass buyers cannot get them without completing the desired challenges.

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Necromancer is one of the five classes in Diablo 4.

XP-boosting items

The Alchemist in Kyovashad region of Diablo 4 makes Elixirs that grant 5-10% XP boost upon quest completion. You’ll most likely find more such NPCs while wandering in the open world and make sure to use their items for a major XP boost.

Elixirs in Diablo 4 last for 30 minutes and you can only consume one at a time. Despite such limitations, you should be able to level up a lot faster with these Elixirs.

Side quests and Dungeons

Completing the main story in Diablo 4 naturally grants XP but the game also has a ton of side quests and over 120 dungeons. These side missions and dungeons are great sources of additional XP that will help you level up multiple characters in a single season.

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Well, this was everything to know about leveling up fast in Diablo 4. For similar content, check out:

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