Shadow of the Tomb Raider: Easy Level up, Farm Experience Guide

Shadow of the Tomb Raider features a leveling system that allows you to unlock useful skills as you level up. Read on to learn how to easily earn and farm experience in the game.

Wear Outfits with Bonuses

You can get various outfits in the game, each with their own bones. Some of the more useful are:

  • Ch’amaka’s Greaves grants you bonus on non-stealth kills (Get it by completing “In the Midnight Hour – Freedom” sidequest in Paititi)
  • Hide Boots of Urqu grants you bonus on stealth kills (Buy from Merchant in Kuwag Yaku)
  • Kantu’s Gilded Vest bonus on Hunting animals (Get it in a Story mission in San Juan Crypt)

Wearing these will amplify the amount of experience you will earn.

Use an Easier Difficulty Setting

This may not apply to most of you but those who don’t care what difficulty they play on should play on either Smart and Resourceful [Easy] or Rite of Passage [Normal] difficulty settings. On these settings, compared to the harder ones, you have more resources like ammo and enemies go down quicker. You also Survival Instinct to mark objects and enemies.


If you followed the aforementioned tip then Hunting should be easy for you. You can a decent amount of experience for hunting animals so you should go for them whenever you see them. You get more experience the tougher the animal is to kill.


Exploring areas and finding relics and monoliths give you a massive amount of experience. The game is a joy to explore and if you look around everywhere you go, you’ll notice your level going up very quickly.


These like Exploring grant you decent experience. You’ll come across them while playing the story but do note some of them are pretty time consuming.

Have you found any better way to level up in the game? Let us know in the comments.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is out now on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

Danial Arshad Khan

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