How does gaining XP and Leveling Up work in PFS?


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For pathfinder second edition, how does XP gain and Leveling work?

This is important because I'm filling out things for an online game convention where I intend to play multiple games with the same character, and they want to know the level of the character for each scenario, so I need to be able to figure out if I'm going to Level between adventures.

And I CANNOT for the life of me find anything in the Organized play section that tells me.

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Never mind I finally found it.

For the sake of anyone else having this issue:
Normal adventures give 4xp
You gain a level every 12xp
(therefore you should level once roughly every 3 adventures)


Hi Tiwaz, came here with the same question. Can you point me to where the information was for that? I'm also having trouble locating it.

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You get a level for every 12 xp
For some reason, the only place where I could find a reference to the fact that you get 1 xp for quests and bounties, 4 xp for scenarios, and 12 xp for some adventure path books and modules, was under the achievement point section under "player -> Rewards":

Achievement points and experience

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We may have overpruned that information when cleaning g up duplicates. I will look into it.

(It should also be in after the game)

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This section on rewards specifies the usual xp rewards. 1 for "quests", 4 for scenarios, 12 for certain adventure/AP books

Here in the section on levelling (you may have to scroll up slightly as the tag seems mistargeted) is the only place I found it, but it's the 12xp per level.

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Online Guide Team Lead - JTT wrote:

We may have overpruned that information when cleaning g up duplicates. I will look into it.

(It should also be in after the game)

I had a bunch of new people at my table the other day that were asking this same question. Its sad that even after three years, the information for "after the game" is still missing.

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