Leveling

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Leveling
Dead Island.jpg
The Dead Island in the North of The Island, one of the best places to level up carnivores.

Leveling is the process of gaining experience levels for you and your tamed Creatures. Leveling up gives either you or your creature better statistics and unlocks Engrams.

Max Levels[edit | edit source]

As of June 2021, the maximum player level is 180. (Survivors start at level 1. 104 levels can be gained normally, 60 gained by defeating end-game bosses, 10 gained from collecting all Explorer Notes on every map, and 5 acquired by leveling up a Chibi, a cosmetic event pet.) Once you have reached this limit, you will not be able to level up anymore.

Creatures can level up 88 times. Once your creature has reached this limit, they will not be able to level up anymore.

The max level for wild creatures and wild Tek creatures before taming is 150 and 180, respectively. After taming, the levels can be 224 or 269 respectively.

On official servers, Creatures have a hard-capped limit at level 450. R-Creatures and X-Creatures are the only exception, with 500 being their hard-cap. Creatures at their respective hard-caps and above will spontaneously disappear when the server resets (if not in a cryopod). Cryopodded creatures beyond their hard-cap may fail to de-pod.

Leveling Methods[edit | edit source]

There are actually four methods of leveling: Harvesting, Crafting, Hunting and Tribe Work.

  • Harvest: Typically 'Harvesting' gains very small experience when picking by hand. Tools that give more resources when used give a little more exp.
  • Crafting: is experience that is gained by making items or building structures. The more resources that are needed in an Engram to craft something, the more experience that is gained. Crafting is alternatively the Peaceful method of leveling and can compete with the Hunting method. However, gaining the materials by harvesting can make it very repetitive, whereas hunting sometimes calls for creative strategies.
  • Hunting: is the experience gained by killing. The range of amount of experience received depends on what is slain. Ranging from non-dangerous creatures such as Dodo and Coel to dangerous creatures such as Titanosaurus to a Giga; the higher the level and the more dangerous the dinosaur, the greater the amount of exp received.
  • Tribe Work: is the bonus experience gained by nearby tribemates gaining experience from any method.

Peaceful Leveling You may not feel ready or comfortable to take on violent/killing methods for leveling. This is what peaceful leveling is for.

For further tips or advice see: Tips And Tricks#Leveling Up

Crafting[edit | edit source]

If you don't feel confident to fight large groups of wild dinos or other creatures, then crafting is effectively a safe way to level up.

Note that this method will only level the player. The only exception is if a tribe-mate crafts things nearby and you are either riding a mount or carrying a small creature, then both you, the tribe-mate and the tamed creatures will benefit from the shared xp-gain.

Early game, you can gather large amounts of Fiber and craft Cloth Armor continuously, to build a couple of levels and whenever the Spear engram is unlocked then do the same.

Mid-game, you will gain levels by crafting the general structures such as floor Foundations needed for a Shelter or Base. Another advice that may help since the Wooden Raft engram calls for large amount of resources, crafting it gives typically more experience compared to basic structures.

Late-game, the crafting method of leveling can become very tedious to players who don't prefer to build, so it is recommended to move onto the killing or hunting method.

Violent Leveling[edit | edit source]

There are many ways to gain experience and level up. One way to do this is hunting dinosaurs. At first, you may want to stick to easier herbivores, such as Diplodocus or Moschops. If you are willing to take on a Bronto you can gain quite a lot of XP, if you succeed in killing it. Two other dangerous herbivores that have good exp is the Triceratops and Therizino Until you get to that point, stay away from them.

Now, if you tame yourself a powerful dino, consider fighting larger carnivores, such as Rex and Carno. These dinosaurs will give you quite the amount of experience compared to smaller creatures like the Dilo and Raptor. Just make sure you're ready for the challenge, because these will not be easy until mid game.

Alphas and Brutes[edit | edit source]

Alpha Creatures should not be underestimated. These beasts will tear you apart in minutes, or even seconds. However, if you are powerful enough to take them down, they grant massive amounts of experience, and if you're lucky, some high quality drops. Especially in endgame, Alpha Creatures are the way to go. Do not fight them if you are not ready. You will most likely lose your dinosaur, your life and all of your items. The risk to take is your decision.

Dead Island (The Island)[edit | edit source]

The Dead Island can be just as dangerous as the Alpha Creatures. Carno, Raptor, Pulmonoscorpius, Sabertooth and Argentavis spawn in bulk. The occasional Rex also can be seen fighting large amounts of predators. Rarely, but possible, you will see Alphas here. It is suggested you go level up a little on the main island before traveling over here. Traveling to The Dead Island can be a challenge. You will most likely need a Wooden Raft. Craft one of those, place your dinosaur on the raft, and drive over. You can do this, or, for the medium-small creatures, you can use either an Argentavis or Quetzal to fly them over. Be wary as you're leveling, your bird may get attacked, use this plan at your own risk. However, if you use a Raft, be aware that there is a chance that your Raft can be attacked - and highly probable that it will be destroyed - by a Alpha Leedsichthys.

Levels and Ascensions[edit | edit source]

You can level your survivor up to level 105 by default. Clearing the Tek Cave on The Island, defeating Rockwell at Aberration, beating Master Controller at Genesis and leveling 1 Chibi-Pets gained from events will further increase the maximum level of the Survivor, as per stated below Character Levels. Each level gives you a skill point to both increase the attributes and a certain amount of Engram Points.

Character Levels[edit | edit source]

Chibi-Pets grants 1 extra level per every level it gains, up to a maximum of 5 extra levels. Collecting all Explorer Notes will grant you an additional 10 levels. Gamma variant of last bosses gives extra 5 level, Beta extra 10 and Alpha extra 15 (Non-cumulative on identical bosses). As of current, the maximum level obtainable is level 180 with all the above cleared at Alpha and Max level Chibi-Pets. Without any of it, the maximum level obtainable is 105. In this table, "XP" is "Experience points" and "EP" is "Engram points".

Level Multiplayer Singleplayer Settings
XP needed XP total EP gained EP total XP total EP gained
1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 5 5 8 8 5 8
3 15 20 8 16 20 8
4 20 40 8 24 40 8
5 30 70 8 32 70 8
6 50 120 8 40 120 8
7 70 190 8 48 190 8
8 80 270 8 56 270 8
9 90 360 8 64 360 8
10 90 450 12 76 450 14
11 100 550 12 88 550 14
12 110 660 12 100 660 14
13 120 780 12 112 780 14
14 130 910 12 124 910 14
15 140 1050 12 136 1050 14
16 150 1200 12 148 1200 14
17 160 1360 12 160 1360 14
18 170 1530 12 172 1530 14
19 180 1710 12 184 1710 14
20 190 1900 16 200 1900 18
21 200 2100 16 216 2100 18
22 210 2310 16 232 2310 18
23 220 2530 16 248 2530 18
24 230 2760 16 264 2760 18
25 240 3000 16 280 3000 18
26 250 3250 16 296 3250 18
27 260 3510 16 312 3510 18
28 270 3780 16 328 3780 18
29 280 4060 16 344 4060 18
30 290 4350 20 364 4350 24
31 300 4650 20 384 4650 24
32 310 4960 20 404 4960 24
33 320 5280 20 424 5280 24
34 330 5610 20 444 5610 24
35 340 5950 20 464 5950 24
36 350 6300 20 484 6300 24
37 360 6660 20 504 6660 24
38 370 7030 20 524 7030 24
39 380 7410 20 544 7410 24
40 390 7800 24 568 7800 28
41 400 8200 24 592 8200 28
42 410 8610 24 616 8610 28
43 420 9030 24 640 9030 28
44 430 9460 24 664 9460 28
45 440 9900 24 688 9900 28
46 450 10350 24 712 10350 28
47 460 10810 24 736 10810 28
48 470 11280 24 760 11280 28
49 480 11760 24 784 11760 28
50 490 12250 28 812 12250 36
51 500 12750 28 840 12750 36
52 510 13260 28 868 13260 36
53 520 13780 28 896 13780 36
54 530 14310 28 924 14310 36
55 540 14850 28 952 14850 36
56 550 15400 28 980 15400 36
57 560 15960 28 1008 15960 36
58 570 16530 28 1036 16530 36
59 580 17110 28 1064 17110 36
60 590 17700 40 1104 17700 50
61 1150 18850 40 1144 18320 50
62 2228 21078 40 1184 18970 50
63 1370 22448 40 1224 19653 50
64 1460 23908 40 1264 20370 50
65 1554 25462 40 1304 21123 50
66 2036,96 27498,96 40 1344 21914 50
67 2749,9 30248,86 40 1384 22744 50
68 4537,33 34786,19 40 1424 23616 50
69 5217,92 40004,11 40 1464 24531 50
70 6800,71 46804,82 40 1504 25492 50
71 7956,82 54761,64 40 1544 26501 50
72 8952,34 63713,98 40 1584 27561 50
73 9286,02 73000 50 1634 28673 70
74 12000 85000 50 1684 29841 70
75 13000 98000 50 1734 31068 70
76 14000 112000 50 1784 32356 70
77 15500 127500 50 1834 33708 70
78 17000 144500 50 1884 35128 70
79 19000 163500 50 1934 36619 70
80 21000 184500 50 1984 38184 70
81 23000 207500 50 2034 39906 80
82 25070 232570 50 2084 41801 80
83 27326 259896 50 2134 43884 80
84 29785 289681 50 2184 46176 80
85 33508 323189 50 2234 48697 80
86 37697 360886 50 2284 51471 80
87 42432 403318 60 2344 54521 100
88 48166 451484 60 2404 57877 100
89 54702 506186 60 2464 61568 100
90 60172 566358 60 2524 65628 100
91 66189 632547 60 2584 70298 100
92 72807 705354 60 2644 75668 110
93 80087,7 785441,7 60 2704 81843 110
94 88096,4 873538,1 60 2764 88945 110
95 98000 971538,1 60 2824 97111 110
96 111999,9 1083538 60 2884 106503 110
97 130000 1213538 60 2944 117304 125
98 155000 1368538 60 3004 129725 125
99 190000 1558538 70 3074 144009 135
100 240000 1798538 70 3144 160435 135
101 300000 2098538 70 3214 180147 135
102 370000 2468538 70 3284 203801 120
103 450000 2918538 70 3354 232186 120
104 540000 3458538 70 3424 266247 120
105 640000 4098538 70 3494 307122 220
106 110000 4208538 70 3564 356171 220
107 125000 4333538 70 3634 415030 220
108 145000 4478538 70 3704 485660 220
109 170000 4648538 70 3774 573949 220
110 200000 4848538 70 3844 684309 220
111 235000 5083538 70 3914 822260 220
112 275000 5358538 70 3984 994698 220
113 320000 5678538 70 4054 1210245 220
114 370000 6048538 70 4124 1479680 220
115 425000 6473538 70 4194 1816473 220
116 400000 6873538 70 4264 2116473 220
117 400000 7273538 80 4344 2416473 260
118 400000 7673538 80 4424 2716473 260
119 400000 8073538 80 4504 3016473 260
120 400000 8473538 80 4584 3316473 260
121 400000 8873538 80 4664 3616473 260
122 400000 9273538 80 4744 3916473 260
123 400000 9673538 80 4824 4216473 260
124 400002 10073540 80 4904 4516473 260
125 400000 10473540 80 4984 4816473 260
126 400000 10873540 80 5064 5116473 260
127 400000 11273540 80 5144 5416473 260
128 400000 11673540 80 5224 5716473 260
129 400000 12073540 80 5304 6016473 260
130 400000 12473540 80 5384 6316473 260
131 900000 13373540 80 5464 6616473 260
132 10000000 23373540 80 5544 7000000 260
133 10000000 33373540 80 5624 7400000 260
134 10000000 43373540 - 7800000 -
135 10000000 53373540 - 8200000 -
136 10674700 64048240 - 8600000 -
137 10674710 74722950 - 9000000 -
138 10674710 85397660 - 9400000 -
139 10674700 96072360 - 9800000 -
140 10674740 106747100 - 12000000 -
141 11000000 117747100 - 12300000 -
142 12000000 129747100 - 12600000 -
143 13000000 142747100 - 12900000 -
144 14000000 156747100 - 13200000 -
145 15000000 171747100 - 13500000 -
146 16000000 187747100 - 13800000 -
147 17000000 204747100 - 14100000 -
148 18000000 222747100 - 14400000 -
149 19000000 241747100 - 14700000 -
150 20000000 261747100 - 15000000 -
151 21000000 282747100 - 15300000 -
152 0 282747100 - 15600000 -
153 23000000 305747100 - 15900000 -
154 24000000 329747100 - 16200000 -
155 25000000 354747100 - 16500000 -
156 26000000 380747100 - 16800000 -
157 27000000 407747100 - 17100000 -
158 28000000 435747100 - 17400000 -
159 29000000 464747100 - 17700000 -
160 30000000 494747100 - 18000000 -
161 31000000 525747100 - 18300000 -
162 32000000 557747100 - 18600000 -
163 33000000 590747100 - 18900000 -
164 34000000 624747100 - 19200000 -
165 35000000 659747100 - 19500000 -
166 36000000 695747100 - 19800000 -
167 37000000 732747100 - 20100000 -
168 38000000 770747100 - 20400000 -
169 39000000 809747100 - 20700000 -
170 40000000 849747100 - 21000000 -
171 42487300 892234400 - 21420000 -
172 42487500 934721900 - 21840000 -
173 42487300 977209200 - 22260000 -
174 42487800 1019697000 - 22680000 -
175 84974000 1104671000 - 23100000 -
176 84975000 1189646000 - 23520000 -
177 84975000 1274621000 - 23940000 -
178 84974000 1359595000 - 24360000 -
179 84975000 1444570000 - 24780000 -
180 84975000 1529545000 - 25200000 -
  • As of patch 257 : Pre-Ascension level is capped at 100. Ascension gives a maximum of 15 extra levels for your character (+5 for each tier of the Tek Cave Gamma, Beta, Alpha).
  • As of patch 257 : 3144 max engram points at level 100. 15 extra ascension levels gives you 1050 extra engram points.
  • As of patch 275 : Level cap is now 130. Aberration Rockwell boss unlocks an additional 15 levels similar to ascension. +5 for each Gamma, Beta, and Alpha.
  • As of patch 280.114 : Level cap now stands at 131 (Without ascensions, at 101).
  • As of patch 281.107 : Level cap now stands at 132 (Without ascensions, at 102).
  • As of patch 282.102 : Level cap now stands at 133 (Without ascensions, at 103).
  • As of patch 283.101 : Level cap now stands at 134 (Without ascensions, at 104).
  • As of patch 284.104 : Level cap now stands at 135 (Without ascensions, at 105).
  • As of patch 304.1 : Level cap now stands at 140.
  • As of patch 306.41 : Level cap now stands at 155. Defeating Master Controller from Genesis Simulation unlocks an additional 15 levels similar to ascension. +5 for each Gamma, Beta, and Alpha.
  • As of patch 329.5 : Level cap now stands at 180. Defeating Rockwell Prime on Genesis unlocks an additional 15 levels similar to ascension. +5 for each Gamma, Beta, and Alpha as well as 10 level for collecting all Explorer Notes

Note: Mobile XP seems to be a lot more needed for each level, almost 8000 needed at level 70.


Creature Levels[edit | edit source]

Creature levels are split between Wild Levels and Domestic Levels. The maximum level for wild creatures is 150 (dependent on the difficulty settings). Once tamed, creatures gain additional levels based on Taming Effectiveness. At 99.9% taming effectiveness, the creature gains ((level / 2) - 1) rounded up. This places the highest level for an unbred creature with no domestic levels at 224 if it was tamed at level 150. Most creatures will lose some taming effectiveness during taming, so some creatures have a lower maximum possible post tame level. Finally through breeding you can get creatures who are well above and beyond that number (the maximum level of any Dino on official servers has been capped at 450 as of July 2017). Each wild level results in a point being randomly assigned to one of the creatures stats.

You can level up a tamed creature 73 times (or 88 times in case of Genesis: Part 1 creatures) past the original level it was tamed at (after Taming Effectiveness is applied), these are known as domestic levels. Each level, you gain a skill point to increase one of the attributes of your tamed creature. These levels are not displayed separately in-game, but are instead combined into one overall creature level.

In case you forgot at which level a creature was tamed, have a look in this creature's inventory at the XP bar. The number after the slash (/) corresponds to the XP total of the next level according to the following table.

Level Multiplayer Singleplayer
XP needed XP total XP needed XP total
1 10 10 10 10
2 20 30 20 30
3 30 60 30 60
4 40 100 40 100
5 50 150 50 150
6 60 210 60 210
7 70 280 70 280
8 80 360 80 360
9 90 450 90 450
10 100 550 100 550
11 110 660 110 660
12 120 780 120 780
13 130 910 130 910
14 140 1050 140 1050
15 150 1200 150 1200
16 160 1360 160 1360
17 170 1530 170 1530
18 180 1710 180 1710
19 190 1900 190 1900
20 200 2100 200 2100
21 210 2310 210 2310
22 220 2530 220 2530
23 230 2760 230 2760
24 240 3000 240 3000
25 250 3250 250 3250
26 260 3510 260 3510
27 270 3780 270 3780
28 280 4060 280 4060
29 290 4350 290 4350
30 300 4650 300 4650
31 310 4960 310 4960
32 320 5280 320 5280
33 330 5610 330 5610
34 340 5950 340 5950
35 595 6545 350 6300
36 654 7199 365 6665
37 720 7919 380 7045
38 792 8711 395 7440
39 871 9582 410 7850
40 958 10540 430 8280
41 1054 11594 450 8730
42 1391 12985 470 9200
43 1948 14933 490 9690
44 2240 17173 520 10210
45 2576 19749 550 10760
46 3357 23106 580 11340
47 4000 27106 610 11950
48 4400 31506 660 12610
49 4500 36006 710 13320
50 4994 41000 781 14101
51 6000 47000 859 14960
52 8000 55000 945 15905
53 10000 65000 1040 16945
54 15000 80000 1143 18088
55 18000 98000 1258 19346
56 22000 120000 1383 20729
57 30000 150000 1522 22251
58 35000 185000 1675 23926
59 40000 225000 1841 25767
60 50000 275000 2026 27793
61 65000 340000 2228 30021
62 75000 415000 2451 32472
63 85000 500000 2696 35168
64 100000 600000 2966 38134
65 130000 730000 3263 41397
66 170000 900000 3588 44985
67 215000 1115000 8841 53826
68 265000 1380000 10104 63930
69 320000 1700000 5732 * 69662
70 380000 2080000 18966 88628
71 445000 2525000 15001 103629
72 475000 3000000 25000 128629
73 550000 3550000 30000 158629
74 550000 4100000 27760.1 186389.1
75 600000 4700000 32618.1 219007.2
76 705000 5405000 38326.3 257333.5
77 675625 6080625 45033.4 302366.9
78 760078 6840703 52914.2 355281.1
79 855088 7695791 62174.2 417455.3
80 961974 8657765 73054.7 490510
81 1082221 9739986 85839.3 576349.3
82 1217494 10957480 100861.2 677210.5
83 1369690 12327170 118511.9 795722.4
84 1540900 13868070 139251.5 934973.9
85 1733500 15601570 163620.1 1098594
86 1950200 17551770 192254 1290848
87 2193970 19745740 225899 1516747
88 2468220 22213960 265431 1782178

* This number seems odd compared to the adjacent levels, but is correct in this table, it only reflects the in-game weirdness.

Currently a Dino can't have more than 22213960 XP.

From 60 levels the difficulty to continue leveling up is much higher.

Levels (Mobile)[edit | edit source]

Character Levels[edit | edit source]

Level XP needed XP total EP gained EP total
2 50 50 10 10
3 50 100 10 20
4 75 175 10 30
5 75 250 10 40
6 100 350 10 50
7 150 500 10 60
8 150 650 10 70
9 150 800 10 80
10 200 1000 12 92
11 200 1200 12 104
12 200 1400 12 116
13 200 1600 12 128
14 200 1800 12 140
15 200 2000 12 152
16 250 2250 12 164
17 250 2500 12 176
18 250 2750 12 188
19 250 3000 12 200
20 300 3300 16 216
21 300 3600 16 232
22 300 3900 16 248
23 300 4200 16 264
24 300 4500 16 280
25 500 5000 16 296
26 500 5500 16 312
27 500 6000 16 328
28 500 6500 16 344
29 500 7000 16 360
30 500 7500 20 380
31 500 8000 20 400
32 500 8500 20 420
33 500 9000 20 440
34 500 9500 20 460
35 500 10000 20 480
36 800 10800 20 500
37 800 11600 20 520
38 800 12400 20 540
39 800 13200 20 560
40 800 14000 24 584
41 800 14800 24 608
42 800 15600 24 632
43 800 16400 24 656
44 800 17200 24 680
45 800 18000 24 704
46 1000 19000 24 728
47 1000 20000 24 752
48 1000 21000 24 776
49 1000 22000 24 800
50 1000 23000 28 828
51 1000 24000 28 856
52 1000 25000 28 884
53 1000 26000 28 912
54 1000 27000 28 940
55 1000 28000 28 968
56 1000 29000 28 996
57 1000 30000 28 1024
58 2000 32000 28 1052
59 2000 34000 28 1080
60 2000 36000 40 1120
61 2000 38000 40 1160
62 2000 40000 40 1200
63 4000 44000 40 1240
64 4000 48000 40 1280
65 4000 52000 40 1320
66 4000 56000 40 1360
67 4000 60000 40 1400
68 8000 68000 40 1440
69 8000 76000 40 1480
70 8000 84000 40 1520
71 8000 92000 40 1560
72 8000 100000 40 1600
73 20000 120000 50 1650
74 20000 140000 50 1700
75 20000 160000 50 1750
76 20000 180000 50 1800
77 20000 200000 50 1850
78 50000 250000 50 1900
79 50000 300000 50 1950
80 50000 350000 50 2000
81 50000 400000 50 2050
82 50000 450000 50 2100
83 50000 500000 50 2150
84 100000 600000 50 2200
85 100000 700000 50 2250
86 100000 800000 50 2300
87 100000 900000 60 2360
88 100000 1000000 60 2420
89 200000 1200000 60 2480
90 200000 1400000 60 2540
91 200000 1600000 60 2600
92 200000 1800000 60 2660
93 200000 2000000 60 2720
94 500000 2500000 60 2780
95 500000 3000000 60 2840
96 1000000 4000000 60 2900
97 1000000 5000000 60 2960
98 5000000 10000000 60 3020
99 10000000 20000000 70 3090
100 20000000 40000000 70 3160

Creature Levels[edit | edit source]

Level XP needed XP total
2 30 50
3 40 90
4 60 150
5 90 240
6 120 360
7 140 500
8 160 660
9 200 860
10 400 1260
11 200 1460
12 210 1670
13 230 1900
14 250 2150
15 250 2400
16 250 2650
17 300 2950
18 300 3250
19 350 3600
20 350 3950
21 400 4350
22 400 4750
23 400 5150
24 450 5600
25 450 6050
26 450 6500
27 500 7000
28 500 7500
29 500 8000
30 500 8500
31 500 9000
32 500 9500
33 500 10000
34 1000 11000
35 1000 12000
36 1000 13000
37 2000 15000
38 2000 17000
39 3000 20000
40 3000 23000
41 4000 27000
42 4000 31000
43 4000 35000
44 5000 40000
45 10000 50000
46 10000 60000
47 10000 70000
48 10000 80000
49 10000 90000
50 10000 100000
51 20000 120000
52 20000 140000
53 20000 160000
54 40000 200000
55 100000 300000
56 100000 400000
57 100000 500000
58 150000 650000
59 150000 800000
60 100000 900000

Changelog[edit | edit source]

Max Level Version Release
Player Dinosaur
64 38 174.0 June 20, 2015
66 (+2) 40 (+2) 181.0 June 30, 2015
70 (+4) 44 (+4) 186.0 July 13, 2015
74 50 190.0 July 29, 2015
80 50 201.0 August 18, 2015
85 (+5) 55 (+5) 216.0 September 28, 2015
88 (+3) 58 (+3) 218.0 October 6, 2015
91 (+3) 61 (+3) 224.0 November 21, 2015
93 (+2) 63 (+2) 239.0 April 20, 2016
95 (+2) 65 (+2) 243.0 June 23, 2016
97 (+2) 67 (+2) 243.6 June 25, 2016
99 (+2) 69 (+2) 246.2 September 6, 2016
104 (+5) 71 (+2) 254.0 January 30, 2017
100 (-4) 71 257.0 May 4, 2017
115 (+15) 71 267.0 August 29, 2017
130 (+15) 71 275.0 December 12, 2017
131 (+1) 72 (+1) 280.114 June 15, 2018
132 (+1) 73 (+1) 281.107 July 17, 2018
133 (+1) 73 282.102 August 14, 2018
134 (+1) 73 283.101 September 18, 2018
135 (+1) 73 284.104 October 16, 2018
140 (+5) 73 304.1 December 17th, 2019
155 (+15) 88 (+15) 306.41 February 26th, 2020
180 (+25) 88 329.5 June 3rd, 2021

In v257.0 Ascension was introduced, which gives up to 15 additional levels (i.e. up to 115) upon completion.

In v275.0 Ascension was expanded with the release of the Aberration DLC, adding an additional 15 levels (i.e. up to 130).

In v306.41 Ascension was expanded with the release of the Genesis: Part 1 DLC, adding an additional 15 levels (i.e. up to 155).

In v329.5 Ascension was expanded with the release of the Genesis: Part 2 DLC, adding an additional 25 levels (i.e. up to 180).

Tips[edit | edit source]

  • Lystrosaurus around your base helps boost XP for your creatures. Just make sure to pet them on a frequent basis, otherwise they won't provide the boost creature. When you walk up to it, you can press the use-key (E, Y, Triangle) to pet it. It will then do a little dance or jump of joy. Once this is done, the XP boost will be active for about 5 minutes. A procoptodon can be used to carry a lystrosaurus in its pouch on hunting expeditions, which provides added safety and mobility.
  • If you are leveling up a carnivore, bring lots of Raw Meat with you. Remote using meat on the dino when it is injured will help it heal much quicker.
  • If you are leveling up a herbivore, bring some Sweet Veggie Cakes with you. Remote using them on the dino when it is injured well help it heal much quicker.
  • Fighting Giganotosaurus or Titanosaur for leveling players and dinos is possible. As of v256 a tamed non-bred mate pair of Giganotosaurus with a saddle armor in excess of 90 armor, health in the 18k range and melee over 200% will reliably kill Titans on official in about 1 minute while taking between 0 and 5000 damage (varies based on how frequently the Titan runs from the player). If player XP is desired, all riders not getting the killing blow should back away and dismount their giga just prior to the player killing the Titan. Lower armor saddles, no mate boosting may also be possible, but risks enraging. Imprint bonus allows much lower saddle armor to be used while still preventing enrage.
  • Using Mindwipe Tonic on your player will reset you back to level 1 while keeping your Experience, allowing you to level up all over again to your previous level. This does not work on creatures.
  • The Broth of Enlightenment will multiply any Experience earned by 50% (25% on Mobile) upon consumption. The effects last 20 minutes.
  • When leveling any creature, try knocking trees down with melee attacks. For some reason, trees give a decent amount of experience when destroyed, even if the creature destroying them cannot actually harvest them.

Achievements[edit | edit source]

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Maximum Survivor

Reach the maximum survivor level.

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Maximum Dinosaur

Level one of your dinosaurs to the maximum level.

  • Reaching the max dinosaur level of any tamed creature will award the "Maximum Dinosaur" achievement.