Leveling guide Diablo 4: Season 1, best D4 builds and classes

Leveling up is very important in Diablo 4 (D4). In this guide, will share some useful tips that will help you to level up more quickly and reach level 100 in D4.

How to level up from level 1 to level 50 quickly in Diablo 4 Season 1

To get started, pick a leveling build that complements your class the best. The list of the top leveling builds is provided below:

Rogue: Twisting Blades

Sorcerer: Chain Lightning

Necromancer: Bone Spear

Barbarian: Hammer of the Ancients

Druid: Tornado

Limit downtime as much as possible: The idea is quite simple: Refrain from doing anything besides slaying monsters and also by quickly passing through cities is time saving for long-term leveling, especially as those small gains add up.

Don't pay too much attention to your equipment: Between levels 1 and 50, you don't need to worry about your equipment much.

Here are some tips you should follow:

- If a weapon has more damage, equip it.

- If an item has more item level, equip it.

- For gems, match your weapon gems to your build but otherwise it's Ruby in the chest and Skull/Heart in the jewelry.

- Don't waste / spend your resources or money.

- Recycle anything you find that isn't needed.

- Find the strongest legendary aspect in your build and put it on your amulet as soon as possible so you won't change it until level 50.

Leveling Guide, Diablo 4, Season 1, Best D4 Builds, Classes

Play in World Tier 1 and in a group if possible: You'll get more experience points when you play in a group, and World Tier 1 is by far the best world tier to experience because enemies are killed quickly and World Tier 2's XP gain isn't worthwhile.

The best way to farm XP before level 50: If you want to accumulate XP before level 50, then play Whispers of the Dead in a "smart way" What we mean by that is don't just loop Whispers, but think while doing them: aim for dungeon whispers with other whispers around them. On your way, make other whispers and events that you find. In addition, do the quests related to the dungeon you have chosen before to increase your XP but also your renown at the same time. 

Along the way, don't forget to do your specialization quests and upgrade your potions!

How to level up from level 50 to level 100 quickly in Diablo 4 in Season 1?

Do the events as soon as they are available

Once you reach level 50, go to world level 3 and as soon as a World boss or an Infernal Wave is available, do them!

Transition to an endgame build: Once level 50, you can head to an endgame build. Either by staying on the build you already have and improving it, or by completely changing the build.

To finish your leveling, you should do nightmare dungeons on a loop. It's an excellent source of XP, stuff and more glyphs that can greatly increase the power of your paragon.

Final tips:

Always have an active elixir after level 50.

Sell your rare items.

Recycle other objects.

Pay much more attention to your stuff.

Tier list of the best classes in Diablo 4 in Season 1

First of all, it is important to remember that the best class is the one you like! Now, some are above the others thanks to their design or the way they are played solo. In multiplayer, all classes are more or less equal.


Rogue, The Twisting Blades

If you want to level up as quickly as possible then the Rogue, the Twisting Blades is the best option. However, the Rogue has many extremely good builds for leveling. Penetrating Shot is a great option, and Flurry or Rapid Fire are both respectable alternatives.


The Chain Lightning Sorcerer

Despite everything, the Sorcerer defends himself rather well in leveling. Debates are ongoing to determine if this class would not even be faster than the Rogue... However, the Sorcerer has a lower diversity of builds and weakens quickly.

B - Tier

Bone Spear Necromancer

The Necromancer allows leveling in relaxation. It's not the fastest class, but you can level up without worry. The strongest variant remains the Bone Spear Necromancer, but it's a very lonely playstyle that doesn't take advantage of the Necromancer's ability to have his whole clique with him. The Summoning Necromancer is less strong, but still viable. 

C - Tier


The Druid is a bit in trouble when it comes to leveling. Its lack of mobility and damage in the early game makes it a poor choice for leveling. On the other hand, this class explodes at the end of the game to become one of the best possible choices, just behind the Rogue. If you're willing to take the leveling up a bit, you'll have a late-game monster. 


The Barbarian has always been a suffering class when leveling. Currently the class has exactly the same issues as the druid when leveling, being maybe a bit less resilient, but has no endgame power spike at all.

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