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Minecraft Dungeons: How to Level Up Fast - Survive Ambushes, Gear Upgrades, Bosses, Story Progression & More

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The Minecraft franchise has come an awfully long way over the past decade, and the latest addition to the series is set to steer it in a new direction!

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In Mojang’s upcoming hack-and-slash spinoff, Minecraft Dungeons, you will be able to fight mobs, grind for loot, and enchant all your gear with special abilities.

But besides enchanting your weapons, the best way to make your equipment more powerful is by levelling up.

Here, we cover the best ways to level up and the main reasons why you should bother to do it!

Continue below for all the details.

How to Level Up

There's nothing easier in Minecraft Dungeons than levelling up because just playing the game kicks off the process!

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HOT TIP: Avoid the devastating lightning strikes or you’ll be knocked down

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You accumulate experience points over time, and unlike other games, there isn't a complicated system where you'll have to seek out extra quests.

But why bother?

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Well, levelling up enables you to make your equipment more powerful and gets you a bunch of enchantment points!

Check out the four best ways to level up below.

Killing enemies

Every enemy you slay gets you some experience points, with the amount depending on the strength or difficulty of the enemy.

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EXPLORATION: The interactive world will be bigger than ever!

A few run-ins with the brutal pillagers can fill up the level progression indicator early on!

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Surviving ambushes

Every so often you'll be cornered and ambushed by a bunch of enemies, and you'll have to stand your ground against waves of opposition forces.

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Surviving these ambushes will guarantee a bunch of experience points from the enemies you killed.

Move through the story

As you progress through the main story, you'll gain experience points for completing quests and objectives.

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PARTY TIME: Progress through the game for experience points and loot!

These are, of course, typically accompanied by swarms of enemies, but this is a fun and engaging way to level up.

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Defeat bosses

The game is broken up by challenging bosses of varying strengths and abilities.

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Successfully defeating these bosses is the best way to build up experience points fast, guaranteeing you some sweet gear in the process.

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