How to Level up Heroes in AFK Journey: Complete Guide

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How to Level up Heroes in AFK Journey: Complete Guide

Heroes are essential for battles in AFK Journey and they need to be high-level as well, so here is a complete guide on how to level up heroes properly and effectively.


AFK Journey is the latest open-world action role-playing game (ARPG) that is trending worldwide for all the right reasons. Developed by FARLIGHT and Lilith Games, it is a free to play game on two consoles including Android and PC. Being an ARPG, the heroes in the game are most important because you need to engage in battles that progress the storyline. Having these heroes be strong enough i.e. on high levels is essential to win battles. Thus, here is a complete guide on how to level up heroes properly and effectively in AFK Journey to win all battles with ease!

Level up Heroes in AFK Journey: How Does It Work?

How to Level up Heroes in AFK Journey: Complete Guide

The process to level up heroes in AFK Journey is very time consuming. It takes a lot of resources and these resources, although easy to get, take a long time to earn. The most important thing about how to level up heroes is unlocking the Resonating Hall. The Resonating Hall is where you can access all your heroes and their equipment. The Resonating Hall is located at the bottom of your screen, right next to the Battle Modes icon. 

How to Level up Heroes in AFK Journey: Complete Guide

Once you access the Resonating Hall, you will immediately be met with all the heroes in your collection or heroes that you own, to be exact. On the top, you will first see your Resonance Level. The Resonance Level is the level determined by the level of your lowest level member or hero in the Hands of Resonance. The Hands of Resonance includes your top five highest level heroes immediately after you unlock the Resonating Hall. However, you can always choose to change your five heroes in the Hands of Resonance. 

How to Level up Heroes in AFK Journey: Complete Guide

When it comes to leveling up your heroes, you will only level up the heroes in your Hands of Resonance. All the other heroes in your collection will not have to have their levels increased. This is because they will take on the same level as the lowest level hero out of the five in your Hands of Resonance. Now, to level up heroes in AFK Journey, The process is as easy as earning the right resources and using them to level up the heroes. However, these resources are quite hard to gather in the right quantity. 

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How to Get the Resources to Level up Heroes

How to Level up Heroes in AFK Journey: Complete Guide

Now, as mentioned above, to level up heroes, you need to gather a large amount of resources. These resources are very easy to collect and have lots of sources. However, the issue is the amount of them you need. The resources you need to level up heroes in AFK Journey are Training Manuals and Gold coins. 

How to Level up Heroes in AFK Journey: Complete Guide

Gold coins or just Gold are the regular currency in the whole wide world of Esperia, used by almost every individual in all regions. Training Manuals are a type of book or magic manual that records the experience from the battles that heroes participate in, which is why they are essential to level heroes up. 

Here are the best sources to effectively get Training Manuals and Gold to level up your heroes in AFK Journey: 

  • AFK Progress Rewards: The best place to get Training Manuals and Gold is from the AFK Progress rewards chest. The longer you stay AFK, the more Training Manuals and Gold you collect. Thus, leave your running in the background and rack up the resources to level up your heroes! However, keep in mind that after 19 hours you can no longer get more rewards, you have to claim the accumulated rewards and restart the timer.

  • Loot Treasure Chests: In the whole wide world of Esperia, in most, if not all treasure chests that you loot you will get Training Manuals and Gold. They might not be huge in quantity like AFK Progress rewards, but they are something for sure. Thus, make sure to go around and loot all those treasure chests.

  • Participate in Battles: Participating in battles gets you rewards, whether it is one of the battle modes like AFK Arena, AFK Progress battles or battles for story progression. Winning any battle rewards you Training Manuals and Gold without a doubt, though they are not much in terms of quantity. 

How to Level up Heroes in AFK Journey

How to Level up Heroes in AFK Journey: Complete Guide

Now that you know exactly how to gather all the resources needed to level up your heroes in AFK Journey, it is time to learn how to actually do it. When it comes to learning how to level up heroes in the game, the process is simple and smooth sailing once you have the resources needed. Bear in mind that the higher the level of your hero is, the more resources you will need to level them up. Once you consecutively level the hero up for 10 levels, on the next level you will need nearly double the resources to level up. With this level up, one of your hero’s abilities will also level up. 

Thus, without further ado, here is how to level up heroes in AFK Journey step by step: 

  • Step 1: First and foremost, go to the Resonating Hall, which is located at the bottom of your screen right next to the icon for the Battle Modes.

  • Step 2: Then, click on one of the five different heroes in your Hands of Resonance.

  • Step 3: Once the hero’s screen pops up, look at the bottom of your screen. To the right, you will see a green button that says “Level Up” with the required resources to do so written. Make sure that the button is green and not gray, if it’s gray it means you lack adequate resources to level up.

  • Step 4: Click on the “Level Up” button and instantly your hero will be upgraded to the immediate next level. If it’s the immediate next level after 10 consecutive level-ups, you will have to confirm that you want to level up your hero after a quick display of their new stats. For example, if your hero is on level 20 and you want to upgrade them to the next level, which is level 21, the confirmation will pop up and your hero will level up along with one of their abilities. 

With that, you’re done learning exactly how to level up your hero in the game! It is a really simple process once you gather enough Training Manuals and Gold. Having to level up the heroes is very important because not only does it help in battles in general, but it is also essential for story progression. This is especially true when it comes to clearing Miasma’s with high level Hypofiends blocking the path to the next area you need to access. Thus, make sure to read up on all the information given above on how to level up heroes in AFK Journey!

Also, make sure to check out our article on all the characters in the game and the equipment guide to make your heroes even stronger. Stay tuned for more such content from ESTNN!

How to Level up Heroes in AFK Journey: Complete Guide
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