The Division 2 Levelling: Fastest Way to Earn XP and Level Up

The Division 2 Levelling: Fastest Way to Earn XP and Level Up

There’s plenty to get on with in The Division 2, but some activities are more worthy of your time than others. Here’s how to level up fast in The Division 2.

The Division 2 offers up a sprawling and dense interpretation of Washington DC for players to explore. It’s filled with stuff to do, be it dangerous enemy strongholds, reconstructing audio files, or even helping to build out nearby settlements. Ubisoft has made a big deal over how good the game’s endgame is, so many players are looking for the fastest ways possible to level up, naturally. To help you out, we’ve put together this The Division 2 Leveling Guide. We’ll outline the fastest ways to earn XP in The Division 2, and give you some tips on reaching level 30.

If you’re looking for anything else related to The Division 2, be sure to head over to our The Division 2 Guides Hub. It’s where you’ll find all of our The Division 2 guides content. From a look at the best weapons, to tips on how fast travel works, we’ve got you covered, agent.

The Division 2 Levelling Up

There are 30 levels to grind out in The Division 2, and you’ll need to pull in a lot of XP in order to get to the top. Luckily, you’ll get XP for just about everything you do in The Division 2, though there are certain activities which are more lucrative than others. You’ll find details on these activities below:

How to Earn XP Fast in The Division 2

We’ve played around 20 and counting of The Division 2, and have started to notice patterns in which activities will net you the most XP for the time you’ll be putting in. First, let’s take a look at all of the different ways you can earn XP in The Division 2.

  • Main Missions
  • Side Missions
  • Propaganda Broadcasts
  • Territory Control
  • Encounters
  • Kills
  • Unlocking Safe Houses
  • Donating Resources
  • Donating Junk
  • Completing Challenges

Main Missions Will Reward You With a Lot of XP

The best way to earn XP is to grind out Main Missions. These will award you with a set amount XP each time, regardless of your level. It’s best to do this in a squad, as you’ll be able to take down enemies and objectives faster.

Save Side Missions For Later On

Unlike Main Missions, the side missions in The Division 2 award you XP based on your level, and you can't replay them. This means that by saving them for later, you’ll actually gain more XP for each one. This is worth keeping in mind, though be aware that the missions will get harder the higher level you reach.

Complete Your Weekly Challenges

If you check in the Progression menu, you’ll find a tab labeled Weekly Challenges. You’ll need to activate these before they start counting, so do so and then you’ll easily complete them just by playing the game. These give you some pretty good XP, and they’re essentially passive in that you’ll often complete them without trying anyway.

Level Up Your Accolade Perks

While completing missions and picking up SHD tech Caches, you’ll earn Perk Points. These can be spent at the Quartermaster. There’s a particular set of Perks that you’ll want to focus on. They’re called Accolades and award extra XP for killing enemies in certain ways. There’s one for multi-kills, another for headshots, and so on. This extra XP per enemy will really stack up, so it’s well worth investing in.

Donate Resources to Earn Extra XP

If you head onto your Map, you can check out any Projects that you can donate to. This will give you XP, as will donating junk. You can also donate resources to any Control Points you’ve taken over. Always check to see whether you have anything in your inventory which can be used to complete Projects, as you’ll get XP and weapons blueprints.

What is the Max Level in The Division 2?

As you’re earning XP and leveling up, you’ll want to keep in mind that there is indeed a max level in The Division 2. It’s level 30, after which players will officially enter the endgame content.

That’s everything you need to know about earning XP in The Division 2. For more on the game, why not check out our The Division 2 Character Customization Guide. We’ve also got a look at how to dodge roll in The Division 2.

Jake Green

Senior Guides Writer

Jake is a former freelance writer who is still very much new to all of this. He spends his days dreaming of an X-Files dating-sim and playing wonderfully silly VR games. He has an unhealthy obsession with Mega Man, and would pretty much trade a kidney for Skate 4 at this point.

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