So I'm already running into frustrations where I want to go do the next main story quest but I'm a few levels under, so I have no choice but to do side quests that often seem like they won't be interesting, or explore random places that also don't feel like they'd be interesting. Question about level 45 boost. It costs $10/£9 extra. You also get some free credits during the game. Now I can earn gear at max level and not worry about a grind after because I simply cannot afford to ever play this game again. Maybe I'd just get on with the grind without complaining. In discussing its issues with the boost last week, Polygon noted "Odyssey feels more like an Assassin's Creed game with this option purchased than it does without". Heres to the next 100+ hours. You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. By Now, in any given fight, I will likely parry, charge attack, dash, and shield slam within a space of 30 seconds. I never felt in need of AC microtransactions. Samuel and I both bought it, and for me it solves the biggest problem I have with the game. 09 October 2018. 1. So it is not worth it even in the slightest bit. Do all the open world side objectives and you'll be way overleveled. So it would seem that if I just use the level 45 boost (I got the season pass on sale so I have the DLCs, and this boost), a lot of my issues would be alleviated. After you play the first modern day section. The sidequests made a lot of the experience. I know the side missions are great, but I really only have time for the story at the moment. I could go do the main quest right away and never be "forced" to doing side quests that seem uninteresting. There are two different results to the boost, depending on whether you have enemy auto-leveling on or off, and imo they are both bad. Yeah, interesting point. I have 120 hours with everything done (waiting for the new episodes) and I'm at level 70, "Just an acknowledgement I needed to get out of the way.". You still have to level up to 55 from there. (Here's this huge beautiful country we've crafted for you to explore, now stay on this linear path of level appropriate areas unless you want to get your ass handed to you by a pack of super hyenas.) I got to lvl 50 at around 45 hours without the exp boost, the platinum took like 68h. Tom: A cursory Google of Origins or Odyssey turns up a bunch of ‘how to grind XP' guide pieces, and for me grind shouldn't be a part of a modern singleplayer RPG. It will just encourage developers that it is ok to cripple the levelling system so they can sell us stuff to fix the crippled stuff...they put in. Samuel Roberts ._3bX7W3J0lU78fp7cayvNxx{max-width:208px;text-align:center} For news, discussion and more about Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed franchise. In another RPG, like The Witcher 3, the levelling curve is forgiving enough to let me progress at my own pace and pick and choose what I want to do. Per page: 15 30 50. 10 months ago. Overall I would say don't buy the xp boost, but it's really up to you. Please refresh the page and try again. Since it is going against how the game was intended to be played originally. I don't think it would ruin the game for you, personally I sometimes found it really frustrating the way the game used its leveling system to confine me. I love the story, but I only enjoy some of the sidequests and side activities. Level-gating rules everything in Odyssey. If anything, could levelling up quicker not make the game easier as opposed to quicker plat...well I guess that would make it quicker in a way. I have 120 hours with everything done (waiting for the new episodes) and I'm at level 70, Once I get to level 70 think I'll upgrade all my legendaries to that for fun so I can try new styles out, since atm I'm more poisoned based, Try to use deimos demigod set , will help you a lot on your journey, Might try that I been rocking the snake set and the poison daggers since I got them. Rule #4 – Arena (Best for Level 45+): By doing the story and all high-level side quests you’ll end up at level 45-47. It's up to you ultimately how to spend your money, but I would discourage it because monetizing a single player game like that by intentionally making the leveling a grind so they can sell you the solution is scummy, hence I will personally be buying the game second-hand. How to Reach the Max Level Cap Fast in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey You’ll make your run through with the game last a lot longer if you play it as it was intended, just my personal opinion. 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You’ll miss out on a lot of great side quests which make up a huge chunk of the game. I paid for it, so I guess I'm part of the problem, but it feels like a few years ago paying ten bucks for an XP boost in a singleplayer RPG would cause a lot more uproar. ON THE TOPIC. When I got HZD, I went through it doing the bare minimum requirements, and I was about 3 levels off max level. Choosing the boost option will create a copy of your save file in a free save slot. You're not slow I'm 85 hours in and only 55, partially due to me farting around and blacksmith hopping for my last remaining ship upgrades and taunting mercenaries. I hit level 50 before I finished the main quest lines, it's really not needed. By gaining one new ability at a time, you get to experiment with them and learn when to use them. 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Hell, just for fun last night I took on a level 60 (Red Skull) Mercenary in about 5 minutes (while fighting in a fort of 25+ Marksmen & 2 other Mercs on my ass) & a few more Mercs later in the Arena & I am S2 Tier Misthios. I boosted a week or two ago and don’t regret it one bit. I noted my struggles to hit the level gate at the end of the demo. ._33axOHPa8DzNnTmwzen-wO{font-size:14px;font-weight:700;letter-spacing:.5px;line-height:32px;text-transform:uppercase;display:block;padding:0 16px;width:100%} It costs 1000 Helix credits. Close. But what's the rush? To reach max level 50, the fastest way in the endgame is to repeat Arena fights in Pephka. for anyone interested. Does anyone know what they mean by that? Hello should i use this boost or to achieve myself is better ? Got to level 50 like 20 hours before I got the rest of the trophies. If you complete all sidequests in a zone before doing the main quest, you will easily out-level the main story without even doing any of the other open-world stuff. I'm not sure I entirely agree—but the existence of the booster has made me think long and hard about Ubisoft's approach to level-gating. Please note that you need an empty save slot to boost - without an available slot, you will be unable to boost your character. It's this collision of flawed level-gating and microtransactions that inevitably leaves a bit of a sour taste. I got the plat a long time ago, the xp booster saved me about 8 hours. You might be a way different style of gamer than me, but I would have lost a lot of the experience of the game if I'd have used the level boost. Level 45 is unsatisfactory for me why 45 why not 50, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the assassinscreed community. I don't know what boost you mean, but achieving it on it's own always sounds better. If the XP booster didn't exist, maybe I wouldn't be thinking about the pacing of the game so much. Should I boost my level since I have the expansions or will I get a better experience and fun continuing like this.