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How To Get To Max Level Fast In Diablo 4 (Best Method)

Maximize your character's potential with our fast leveling guide for Diablo 4. Gain tips and strategies to quickly reach max level right here!
How To Get To Max Level Fast In Diablo 4 (Best Method)

Are you looking for the best leveling guide for Diablo 4? Look no further. One of the most important aspects of any RPG game is leveling up your character fast; Diablo 4 is no exception. The benefits of leveling up quickly are clear: you can battle tougher monsters like the world boss Ashava, earn more lucrative rewards, and unlock your class's ultimate abilities.

Of course, leveling up quickly in Diablo 4 takes time, but you can do a few things to make the process more efficient. In this guide, we'll be sharing tips, tricks, and strategies on how to reach the max level in Diablo 4 as fast as possible, whether you're a veteran dungeon crawler or a newcomer to the franchise.

Note: This page is accurate for the Diablo 4 full release. While you're here, you might also like to read our spoiler-free Diablo 4 review, detailing every aspect of the game through to the endgame content.

Best Ways To Reach Max Level Fast In Diablo 4

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Complete the Kor Dragan stronghold to unlock "The Gathering Legion" special event. (Picture: YouTube / RageGamingVideos)

If you want to level up quickly in Diablo 4, you can do a few things to speed up your progress. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to do it:

  • Finish the main story: This is the first and most obvious step. You must complete the main story in Diablo 4 before you can level up further. But don't worry. There are plenty of quests and events to keep you busy as you progress through the game.

  • Do side quests and orange circle local events: Speaking of which, while you're working your way through the story, make sure you're doing every side quest, orange circle local event, and zone event you come across. These are worth a lot of experience and can really help you level up quickly.

  • Kill everything you encounter: Ensure you're killing every enemy you walk past. But don't go out of your way to grind; instead, only take it out if an enemy is in your way. For example, killing certain enemy mobs can award you significant XP but might not be worth the effort and time; you might be better off just progressing the main story and focusing on killing those enemies instead.

  • Play multiplayer: You get more experience playing in multiplayer mode, so if you have friends who are also playing, team up with them to level up faster. In fact, you'll receive a 5% bonus XP for playing near other players, even if they're not part of your party. This bonus is doubled if the player is in your party, making it a fast and effective way to level up quickly in Diablo 4.

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Benefit from special experience buffs by playing with members of your party. (Picture: Blizzard)
  • Clear strongholds (super important): Strongholds are areas of the map that enemies take over. Once you clear them, you'll unlock new areas and get a ton of experience. There are many strongholds in Diablo 4. Furthermore. Each stronghold is worth 100 Renown, which is significantly more than other activities.

  • Stack buffs: The Kor Dragan Stronghold has a fire you can interact with to get a stacking buff that increases your experience gained from enemies. Get the buff up to 15 stacks and clear the other two strongholds for even more experience.

  • Participate in events: Once you clear the Kor Dragan Stronghold, it will activate an event called "The Gathering Legion" that happens on a timer. This event is a rush of difficult enemies and bosses worth a massive amount of experience, along with gold, skill points, and potion charges. Participate in events like this as often as possible to level up quickly.

And that's everything you need to know about how to get to max level fast in Diablo 4. We hope this guide has been helpful in your quest to reach new heights in the game. If you found this guide useful, you might like to check out our other Diablo 4 guides for more tips, tricks, and strategies to help you on your journey.

How To Get To Max Level Fast In Diablo 4 (Best Method) FAQ

What are some tips for leveling up quickly in Diablo 4?

Complete the main story, do side quests and events, kill enemies you encounter, play multiplayer, clear strongholds, and participate in events for fast leveling.

How can I benefit from playing multiplayer in Diablo 4 for leveling up?

Playing in multiplayer mode grants bonus experience, even when playing near other players who are not in your party. The bonus is doubled if they are in your party.


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