Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Level Up Guide - How to Earn XP, How to Level Up Quickly

Here's everything you need to get to grips with Xenoblade 2, including how to earn money and XP quickly, how to unlock the best Blades, general combat tips and tricks, how to use the Poppiswap and Affinity Chart upgrades, and how to find the rare Blades.

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In Xenoblade Chronicles 2, the wide open world of the game offers Rex and his entire party plenty of challenges, not to mention that you can encounter enemies that can easily overpower your group right from the start of the game. In this Xenoblade Chronicles 2 level up guide, we'll be walking you through how to earn XP and how to level up quickly, so you can take down even tougher enemies in your adventures.

Should you need anything else related to Xenoblade Chronicles 2, including how to get to grips with both the combat system and the HUD of this massive game, then be sure to check out our Xenoblade Chronicles 2 guides walkthrough hub.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Level Up Quickly Guide

Leveling up not only Rex, but also the rest of your party is of paramount importance in Xenoblade Chronicles 2, as it allows you to venture forth into the furthest reaches of map areas in the game. Throughout Xenoblade Chronicles 2, you'll find that enemies throughout maps don't level with your party, but are instead set at fixed levels. This means that you can run into some of the most powerful enemies in the game while Rex is merely level 5, so you'll need to level up quickly if you want to explore areas of the map without fear.

Earning XP in Xenoblade Chronicles 2 actually isn't a matter of undertaking side quests in the game, but it's instead found through pure combat. The side quests spread throughout the game actually don't reward Rex and his party with all that much XP, and are quite frequently little more than fetch quests, so it's much more time effective to head out into the wilds and take down enemies that are as near to the level of your party as possible.

When you're in the heat of battle, you want to make sure to keep fights as brief as possible, and take advantage of any weaknesses that your enemy has. This means checking the symbol on the right of their name card, and switching to a Blade that inflicts the corresponding damage with special Driver Art attacks. It also means chaining together combo attacks, and if you need help on executing these, head over to our combat guide near the top of the article.

We should note that you'd be leveling up to purely take down more powerful enemies, as the various quests of Xenoblade Chronicles 2 actually don't have level requirements. The level of the characters in your party is purely combat-oriented, and so it makes sense that the main way to level up would be through testing your mettle in combat.

Don't forget that you can also level up your entire party in one go by staying in an inn overnight, for the maximum stay possible. By staying in an inn overnight, your party can level up by combining all the XP together that they've earned over the past day, and using it all to level up again. It's basically a shortcut to leveling up quickly, so don't forget to rest in an inn once you're done after a day of combat.

Since Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is a massive game, going well beyond a hundred hours in total, there's obviously going to be a grind to rise up the levels. Keep at it though, as once you're past roughly level 20, you'll find that you can overpower the majority of enemies roaming around the landscape.

Now that we're done with all the best methods you can undertake to level up as quickly as possible in Xenoblade Chronicles 2, why not head over to our additional guides on the expansive game, including how to master the combat of Xenoblade, as well as a complete guide to finding every Rare Blade in the game.

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  • Avatar for timothylloyd86 #1 timothylloyd86 2 months ago
    These Xenoblade Chronicles guides aren’t giving much information. Which affinity skills to level ? Guide says order doesn’t matter. Make money guide? Kill everything.

    Waste of time
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