Most players will have no trouble leveling up in Guild Wars 2 since you can gain experience points by playing the game however you want. For those that want to level up even faster, we’ve created this power-leveling guide which contains tips to help you level up quickly and efficiently.
Experience Scrolls are a type of consumable that increase a character’s level to 20 or 30 as long as the character is currently below those respective levels. These scrolls are the largest XP boosters in the game and are accordingly rare.
- Level 20 Experience Scrolls
- Obtained from Massive Achievement Chests and 1st/2nd year Birthday Gifts
- Level 30 Experience Scrolls
- Obtained from 3rd year Birthday Gifts
Tomes of Knowledge/Writs of Experience
Tomes of Knowledge provide an immediate level-up when consumed. Writs of Experience provide 5% of the needed experience to reach your next level. You can trade 20 Writs of Experience for a single Tome of Knowledge at a Mystic Forge vendor.
- PvP Reward Tracks
- Log-in Rewards
- Tri-Key Chest
- Black Lion Chests
- Guild Vendor
There are several boosters in Guild Wars 2 that increase XP gain. Experience boosters can be purchased from Laurel Vendors for one laurel.
- Experience Booster
- +50% XP in all game types
- Up to 100% bonus XP from kill streaks
- Heroic Booster
- Same as Experience Booster +50% Crafting XP gain.
- Birthday Booster
- +100% XP from kills
- Celebration Booster
- Same as Birthday Booster
There are many foods and utilities that provide an XP boost. Here are some of the most effective ones:
- Bowl of Candy Corn Custard
- +15% XP from kills
- Simple Sharpening Stone
- +10% XP from kills
- Lunar New Year Firework
Crafting is a great way to level up your character. You can level up 7 times by going from 0-400 in a particular crafting discipline. Make sure to consume a crafting booster for the extra XP. Going from 400-500 in the applicable crafting disciplines will reward you with an additional 3 levels, but at a much higher cost. Chef and Jeweler are two of the cheapest crafting disciplines if you’re trying to level your character on a budget.
GW2crafts.net provides excellent crafting guides for 0-400.
Edge Of The Mists (WvW)
Edge of The Mists is a WvW map that provides an excellent opportunity to earn XP. Simply locate a commander and follow them around the map to begin racking up the XP.
Other Ways To Gain Experience
Just about every activity in Guild Wars 2 provides XP, so you’ll level up by simply playing the game any way you want. Here are some of the other ways to gain XP:
- Map Completion
- World Boss Train
- Personal Story Missions
- Resource Node Gathering
- Daily Achievements