Loot shooters like The Division 2 are all concerning the endgame for some gamers. With the intention to take part in high-level challenges and really really feel comfy within the three Darkish Zone PvE/PvP areas, although, you might want to end the story and hit the extent cap of 30.
Fortunately, the story missions are fairly pleasant. Regardless of the way you method the grind to 30, it is going to be a grind. There’s no means round it. You’re not less than 20 to 30 hours working in the direction of the cap, even when you’re an unstoppable Division agent. However you’ll be able to are available in nearer to the decrease finish of that estimate by sticking to a plan — as in our leveling information.
For all the most effective ideas and methods you might want to know, take a look at our Division 2 newbie’s information and our abilities and perks information.
Prioritize most important missions
Story missions are the most effective supply for expertise factors. Whereas that could be an apparent factor to notice, there’s one more reason why they need to be handled as a precedence. Story missions don’t stage up alongside you want different content material. Which means they provide mounted XP. You’re blocked from coming into story missions under the required stage, however when you attain the extent of the following story mission, you must full it earlier than doing anything.
Each story mission we’ve accomplished has offered sufficient XP for us to stage up. However that wouldn’t be true if we engaged with facet content material and have become over-leveled for a narrative mission. Plus you’re throwing away XP by finishing facet content material earlier than most important missions, as all facet missions and open world actions stage up with you, rising XP rewards within the course of.
Replaying missions doesn’t assist with XP
After finishing a narrative mission, you’ll be able to replay it to earn extra loot on a number of problem ranges (story, regular, and arduous). Nevertheless, you’ll not earn the massive chunk of XP on the finish of the mission, even when you replay it on arduous problem. You’ll earn XP for defeating enemies as normal, however replaying isn’t value it when you’re making an attempt to stage up shortly.
Play solo or with a squad?
The Division 2 is constructed as a cooperative endeavor, however you’ll be able to play by means of the entire story content material solo when you’d like. When it comes to leveling, there are two methods of it. When enjoying solo, you’ll earn extra XP for finishing missions just because it’s a must to kill the entire enemies your self. You solely earn XP for the enemies you deal harm to, so that you rack up far more enjoying by your self.
Nevertheless, when you assemble a very good squad, you’ll be able to full missions sooner enjoying in a gaggle. Nonetheless, when you’re clearing missions in underneath an hour solo, you’re doing simply tremendous. You may have the ability to shave off a few hours of the grind by enjoying with a squad, although.
Buy Accolade perks
You possibly can earn a large sum of extra XP by killing teams of enemies in case you have the accolade perks. Bought from the Quartermaster on the White Home with SHD Tech, these 5 perks actually assist. The primary one prices only one SHD Tech, however they scale as much as 5 by the point you buy the final one.
Headshot Accolade: Extra XP for headshot abilities
Multi-kill Accolade: Killing enemies in fast succession or concurrently earns extra XP
Weakpoints Accolade: Earned by killing enemies utilizing weak factors
Tactical Kill Accolade: Triggering environmental objects that flip into kills (like blowing up fuel canisters)
Survivor: Staying alive for lengthy durations in fight (principally, you earn this after each wave of enemies)
Full facet missions
Facet missions, which unlock organically and by speaking to people in Settlements, sometimes reward you with a 3rd to half the quantity of XP given out in most important missions. However you’ll be able to full facet missions a lot faster than most important missions. In reality, we’ve performed a handful that took us not more than 15 minutes.
You’re going to expertise a niche between your stage and the following most important mission, very often. To fill that hole quick, knock out any and all facet missions. However be certain to cease when you attain the extent of the following most important mission. The remaining facet missions will stage up alongside you, and their XP rewards will enhance.
Seize Management Factors
Management Factors, marked in your map with a purple flag, are completely optionally available. Nevertheless, they’re the most effective supply of XP outdoors of most important and facet missions. They stage up alongside you, so that you solely need to clear them out while you’re at present under-leveled for the following most important mission.
After securing a Management Level, discuss to the officer and see what provides they want. Donating provides, which you’ll discover naturally throughout your journey, rewards small sums of XP. Capturing Management Factors additionally actually helps your efforts for the following main XP supply.
Work in the direction of finishing Tasks
Tasks can be found in every Settlement for the varied areas in D.C. Every Venture duties you with fulfilling three goals. These vary from donating gear and sources to finishing open world actions and recovering SHD Tech Cache. When you attain the higher teenagers and early 20s level-wise, Tasks actually begin paying. Like facet missions, they stage alongside you. rule to comply with is after unlocking a protected home, shortly go decide up the entire SHD Tech within the space. Whereas en route, interact with the ? mark actions on the map. These small-scale occasions take 5 to 10 minutes.
Belief us, by routinely knocking out open world actions, you’ll save your self quite a lot of time. By the point you attain the mid-twenties, Venture completion radio calls will begin to crop up repeatedly, notifying you huge XP reward is coming your means subsequent time you come back to the settlement.
Strongholds take you excessive
When you hit stage 26, the primary Stronghold turns into out there in Judiciary Sq.. District Union Enviornment asks you to remove the remaining Hyena leaders. Doing so will reward you with almost 300okay XP. When you full that, you’ll be virtually prepared for the following Stronghold, positioned on the western fringe of the map.
Roosevelt Island, a stage 28 problem rewards greater than 300okay expertise. After knocking out these two Strongholds, you’ll be very near the extent cap. And when you hit 30, a pair of ultimate Strongholds will probably be ready so that you can usher you into the endgame.