Level

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The Level of your character is displayed on the top of the Hero panel.

Level is a numerical indicator of how powerful a player character or non-player character (NPC) is. All roleplaying characters begin at level 1 and, through the acquisition of experience points, can gradually gain levels up to a maximum level of 20. When characters reach that point, they can still accumulate experience points through normal means but will no longer "level up" with the completion of each level cycle as they once did. Instead, those characters will gain one skill point for every level cycle they complete, which are used to learn new skills from skill trainers. PvP-only characters are level 20 by default. NPCs may have any level between (and including) 0 and 42; however, they cannot achieve higher levels than 20 by gaining experience much like player characters. A player character's health is primarily dependent on his/her experience level. Level 1 characters begin with 100 health and will gain 20 health for each experience level gained, up to a maximum of 480 health. This may be further modified through runes, armor and other items.

To check a character's current level, see the Experience bar or open the Hero panel (default key "H"). Your characters levels can also be seen at the Character selection screen.

When a character levels-up (or a player gains a skill point through experience), there's a graphical golden light indication and a sound indication.

Effects of level[edit]

A character's base health, damage multiplier, experience total, experience needed to next level, and character's base attribute points are directly linked to their current level.

For most NPCs their base health, hard mode bonus health, armor, damage multiplier, and experience needed to next level (in cases where the NPC is lower than level 20) are also directly linked to their current level. Exceptions to this are spirits, bosses, and boss-like foes.

Level Base health NPC Hard mode
bonus health
NPC base
armor
Damage
multiplier1
Total XP2 Additional
XP needed3
Character cumulative
Attribute Points
0 - - 0 0.354 - - 0
1 100 - 3 0.372 0 2,000 0
2 120 - 6 0.392 2,000 2,600 5
3 140 - 9 0.413 4,600 3,200 10
4 160 - 12 0.435 7,800 3,800 15
5 180 - 15 0.459 11,600 4,400 20
6 200 - 18 0.483 16,000 5,000 25
7 220 - 21 0.509 21,000 5,600 30
8 240 - 24 0.536 26,600 6,200 35
9 260 - 27 0.564 32,800 6,800 40
10 280 - 30 0.595 39,600 7,400 45
11 300 - 33 0.626 47,000 8,000 55
12 320 - 36 0.660 55,000 8,600 65
13 340 - 39 0.695 63,600 9,200 75
14 360 - 42 0.732 72,800 9,800 85
15 380 - 45 0.771 82,600 10,400 95
16 400 - 48 0.812 93,000 11,000 110
17 420 - 51 0.856 104,000 11,600 125
18 440 - 54 0.901 115,600 12,200 140
19 460 - 57 0.949 127,800 12,800 155
204 480 - 60 1.000 140,600 13,400 1705
21 500 +20 63 1.053 - 14,000 -
22 520 +40 66 1.110 - 14,600 -
23 540 +60 69 1.169 - 15,0006 -
24 560 +80 72 1.230 - - -
25 580 +100 75 1.300 - - -
26 600 +120 78 1.366 - - -
27 620 +140 81 1.439 - - -
28 640 +160 84 1.516 - - -
29 660 +180 87 1.597 - - -
30 680 +200 90 1.682 - - -
31 700 +220 93 1.772 - - -
32 720 +240 96 1.866 - - -
33 740 +260 99 1.966 - - -
34 7 760 +280 102 2.071 - - -
36 800 +320 108 2.297 - - -
38 840 +360 114 2.549 - - -
40 880 +400 120 2.828 - - -
42 920 +440 126 3.138 - - -
1 Two exceptions to this are martial weapons, which also incorporate a weapon-specific multiplier, and armor-ignoring effects, which always use a multiplier of 1. This multiplier applies for a level 20 target.
2 For each new level, you would need an additional (2,000 + 600[X - 1]) experience points, where X is your current level.
3 At any given level, a character will have between (2,000[X - 1] + 300[X - 1][X - 2]) and (2,000X + 300X[X - 1] - 1) experience points.
4 An experience level cap of 20 is imposed on any entity. NPCs, however, may have a set level as they spawn that is higher than this.
5 Total Attribute points by level 20 without attribute point quests.
6 Each further cycle consists of 15,000 experience points.
7 There are no NPCs in the game with an odd level higher than 33.

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