How to Level Up Fast in Icarus

In this guide, we'll be showing you How to Level Up Fast in Icarus through different sources of XP available early on in the game

Icarus is all about leveling up your characters and crafting tiers to reach higher levels. This leveling can be done by gaining XP from picking objects, killing animals, and completing tasks. But not everything boosts XP, so you should focus on tasks that have high XP, so that you can level up fast.

The primary goal is to build a shelter, once that’s done you need to focus on survival. For your ease, we have listed different activities you should focus on to level up quickly in Icarus.

Cutting Down Trees

In Icarus, cutting down a tree will net you 300 XP. This is a really good method to gain XP fast. You can continue cutting the logs into smaller pieces of wood once the tree is cut down from its stump for an additional 100 XP for each segment.

In order to chop trees, you will need an axe. You can craft a Stone Axe from the get-go. You will need 8 stones, 4 sticks, and 10 fibers to craft the axe and start cutting down trees for XP.

Mining Ore

Just like cutting down trees, mining ore is a good way to gain some early levels. You can mine oxite ore to get up to level 5 really fast.

Creating and Deconstructing Items

Another way to gain XP in Icarus is by creating items, and then dismantling them. You can use the wood you chop to craft different items for XP.

Items such as Wooden Floor, Wooden Wall, Wooden Beam, and Wooden Ramps can be created from wood and fibers.

After creating these items, you can dismantle them at any time and then destroy the remains to gain some materials used as well as XP. It is a really great method to get XP at the start of the game.

Killing Wild Animals

Another way to farm XP and levels fast in Icarus is by luring and killing wild animals. The best method to kill animals is using a bow and arrow. In order to kill animals, you will need to craft a wood bow and some type of arrows.

The best method to farm XP through killing animals is by leaving a dead animal in the open in order to attract wolves in Icarus. Then kill these wolves as well to gain lots of XP in a single spot.

Killing wolves will award you with 1600-2000 XP. This is really good XP, and you’ll receive meat and other items from its carcass as well.

Making Bandages

For every bandage you make you earn over 400 XP; this means the more bandages you make, the more experience you earn and level up faster. If you don’t have more material to make new bandages, destroy the ones you have created and make new ones to repeat the farming process.

Skills and Food

Another way of leveling up faster is by choosing the right talents like Speed Chopper and Speed Mining. Consuming bread (flatbread/regular) also helps you boost the experience by 10%.

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