Raid Shadow Legends Champion Leveling Guide

RAID Optimized Champion Leveling Guide

This guide utilizes leveling champions in Campaign 12-3 for the highest amount of XP and Silver (Shield dropped in Campaign 12-3 has highest silver value among all equipment) and feed 1 Star Champions. Substitute Campaign energy cost by feeding 1★ Champion in Tavern. Each 1★ Champion rewards 1600 XP at the cost of 900 Silver. Alternatively, place those leveling Champions into the Sparring Pit. Fully Upgraded Sparring Pit will only take approximately 30 minutes to fill up the remaining XP similarly to feeding 1★ Champion!

The diagram below caters for 4 types of players who are early-game players (Normal Campaign 12-3), mid-game players (Hard Campaign 12-3), end-game players (Brutal Campaign 12-3) and players with powerful Legendaries (Nightmare Campaign 12-3). It’s recommended to level up a Campaign Speed Farmer to complete Campaign stages within 15 seconds. In addition, any players can level up champion instantly just by feeding XP Brews and 1 Star Champions without grinding in Campaign at the cost of Silver.

Note: 2XP provides Double XP Boost (200%), RAID Pass provides multiplicative 20% XP against Total XP, Level 100 Battle Pass provides additive 50% XP. Example: Brutal Campaign 12-3 base XP rewarded per champion is 4326. 2XP doubles the base XP (+200%), RAID Pass multiplies the total XP (200% x 20% = 40%), Battle Pass adds to the total XP (+50%). The formula is calculated as 200% + 40% + 50% = 290% (4326XP x 290% = 12545 XP per champion).

Quick View by Player: XP Brew | Normal | Hard | Brutal | Nightmare
Quick View by Star: 1 Star | 2 Star | 3 Star | 4 Star | 5 Star | 6 Star

XP Brew Player

RAID: Shadow Legends - Leveling Champion for XP Brew Player

Normal 12-3 Player

RAID: Shadow Legends - Leveling Champion for Normal 12-3 Player

Hard 12-3 Player

RAID: Shadow Legends - Leveling Champion for Hard 12-3 Player

Brutal 12-3 Player

RAID: Shadow Legends - Leveling Champion for Brutal 12-3 Player

Nightmare 12-3 Player

RAID: Shadow Legends - Leveling Champion for Nightmare 12-3 Player

1★ Champion (Max Level 10)

RAID: Shadow Legends - Leveling 1 Star Champion

2★ Champion (Max Level 20)

RAID: Shadow Legends - Leveling 2 Star Champion

3★ Champion (Max Level 30)

RAID: Shadow Legends - Leveling 3 Star Champion

4★ Champion (Max Level 40)

RAID: Shadow Legends - Leveling 4 Star Champion

5★ Champion (Max Level 50)

RAID: Shadow Legends - Leveling 5 Star Champion

6★ Champion (Max Level 60)

RAID: Shadow Legends - Leveling 6 Star Champion

RAID Champion XP Table

RAID: Shadow Legends – Champion XP Table (Experience Required To Reach Next Level) for 1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star, 4 Star, 5 Star and 6 Star Champions.

RANK 1* 2* 3* 4* 5* 6*
LEVEL/XP 22761 81326 200681 449082 963806 2010669
Level 1 897 1110 1279 1460 1625 1813
Level 2 1118 1258 1411 1591 1760 1956
Level 3 1393 1426 1556 1734 1907 2110
Level 4 1736 1616 1717 1890 2066 2277
Level 5 2163 1831 1893 2060 2238 2457
Level 6 2695 2075 2088 2245 2424 2651
Level 7 3359 2351 2303 2447 2626 2860
Level 8 4185 2664 2541 2666 2845 3086
Level 9 5215 3019 2802 2906 3082 3329
Level 10 MAX 3421 3091 3167 3338 3592
Level 11 3876 3409 3451 3616 3876
Level 12 4392 3760 3761 3918 4182
Level 13 4977 4147 4099 4244 4512
Level 14 5640 4574 4467 4597 4869
Level 15 6390 5045 4868 4980 5253
Level 16 7241 5565 5305 5395 5668
Level 17 8205 6138 5782 5844 6115
Level 18 9298 6769 6301 6331 6598
Level 19 10536 7466 6867 6858 7119
Level 20 MAX 8235 7483 7430 7681
Level 21 9083 8155 8048 8288
Level 22 10018 8888 8719 8942
Level 23 11050 9686 9445 9648
Level 24 12188 10556 10231 10410
Level 25 13442 11504 11084 11232
Level 26 14827 12537 12007 12119
Level 27 16353 13663 13007 13076
Level 28 18037 14890 14090 14109
Level 29 19894 16227 15264 15223
Level 30 MAX 17684 16535 16425
Level 31 19272 17912 17722
Level 32 21003 19404 19121
Level 33 22889 21020 20631
Level 34 24945 22770 22260
Level 35 27185 24667 24018
Level 36 29627 26721 25914
Level 37 32287 28947 27961
Level 38 35187 31358 30168
Level 39 38347 33970 32551
Level 40 MAX 36799 35121
Level 41 39864 37894
Level 42 43184 40886
Level 43 46780 44115
Level 44 50677 47598
Level 45 54897 51357
Level 46 59470 55412
Level 47 64423 59787
Level 48 69788 64508
Level 49 75601 69602
Level 50 MAX 75098
Level 51 81028
Level 52 87426
Level 53 94329
Level 54 101778
Level 55 109815
Level 56 118486
Level 57 127842
Level 58 137937
Level 59 148828
Level 60 MAX

Champion XP Leveling Calculation Guide

The XP rewarded per champion is based on having 4 champions participating in Campaign battle! Campaign 12-6 XP data is used in the calculation below.

1 Star Champion (Max Level 10)

Total XP Required: 22,761 | Rank Up Silver Cost: 1,500
Normal Stage 12-6 XP: 1,834 per champion (13 Rounds x 4 Energy = 52 Energy)
Hard Stage 12-6 XP: 2,950 per champion (8 Rounds x 6 Energy = 48 Energy)
Brutal Stage 12-6 XP: 4,400 per champion (6 Rounds x 8 Energy = 48 Energy)
Nightmare Stage 12-3 XP: 9,604 per champion (3 Rounds x 16 Energy = 48 Energy)

2 Star Champion (Max Level 20)

Total XP Required: 81,326 | Rank Up Silver Cost: 4,000
Normal Stage 12-6 XP: 1,834 per champion (45 Rounds x 4 Energy = 180 Energy)
Hard Stage 12-6 XP: 2,950 per champion (28 Rounds x 6 Energy = 168 Energy)
Brutal Stage 12-6 XP: 4,400 per champion (19 Rounds x 8 Energy = 152 Energy)
Nightmare Stage 12-3 XP: 9,604 per champion (9 Rounds x 16 Energy = 144 Energy)

3 Star Champion (Max Level 30)

Total XP Required: 200,681 | Rank Up Silver Cost: 9,600
Normal Stage 12-6 XP: 1,834 per champion (110 Rounds x 4 Energy = 440 Energy)
Hard Stage 12-6 XP: 2,950 per champion (69 Rounds x 6 Energy = 414 Energy)
Brutal Stage 12-6 XP: 4,400 per champion (46 Rounds x 8 Energy = 368 Energy)
Nightmare Stage 12-3 XP: 9,604 per champion (21 Rounds x 16 Energy = 336 Energy)

4 Star Champion (Max Level 40)

Total XP Required: 449,082 | Rank Up Silver Cost: 22,400
Normal Stage 12-6 XP: 1,834 per champion (245 Rounds x 4 Energy = 980 Energy)
Hard Stage 12-6 XP: 2,950 per champion (153 Rounds x 6 Energy = 918 Energy)
Brutal Stage 12-6 XP: 4,400 per champion (103 Rounds x 8 Energy = 824 Energy)
Nightmare Stage 12-3 XP: 9,604 per champion (47 Rounds x 16 Energy = 752 Energy)

5 Star Champion (Max Level 50)

Total XP Required: 963,806 | Rank Up Silver Cost: 35,200
Normal Stage 12-6 XP: 1,834 per champion (526 Rounds x 4 Energy = 2104 Energy)
Hard Stage 12-6 XP: 2,950 per champion (327 Rounds x 6 Energy = 1962 Energy)
Brutal Stage 12-6 XP: 4,400 per champion (220 Rounds x 8 Energy = 1760 Energy)
Nightmare Stage 12-3 XP: 9,604 per champion (101 Rounds x 16 Energy = 1616 Energy)

6 Star Champion (Max Level 60)

Total XP Required: 2,010,669 | Rank Up Silver Cost: 0
Normal Stage 12-6 XP: 1,834 per champion (1097 Rounds x 4 Energy = 4388 Energy)
Hard Stage 12-6 XP: 2,950 per champion (682 Rounds x 6 Energy = 4092 Energy)
Brutal Stage 12-6 XP: 4,400 per champion (457 Rounds x 8 Energy = 3656 Energy)
Nightmare Stage 12-3 XP: 9,604 per champion (210 Rounds x 16 Energy = 3360 Energy)

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32 thoughts on “Raid Shadow Legends Champion Leveling Guide

  1. qz0r

    The info at brutal 12.3 for a 2 star with all exp is incorrect.
    It says 9x brutal, 1x normal, but it should be 9x brutal, 1x hard, just tested it several times.

  2. Snugboat

    Ah, just noticed I was supposed to sacrifice a 1* to make up the difference. Also I’m on Battle but not Raid pass. Any way we could get the numbers for the better value pass alone? ;)

  3. Snugboat

    The guide for number of runs appears to have some errors. I have the Raid Pass and double XP active and ran 3x Hard with 1* food and they were still missing about 800 XP. Probably would be closer if I ran 12-6 instead.

  4. MasterMarioMX

    Well, A quick way to calculate the amount of runs needed to rank up your 3 food champs for me is to memorize the amount of runs needed to rank’em up without xp bonus (in whatever difficulty you want of course), THEN diving that amount by the TOTAL XP bonus as a decimal number.

    Example:

    I got 250% XP bonus because of 2x + the battle pass.

    and….

    I need 18 battles to level up rank 2 food on 12-3 brutal.

    all I do is this:

    18 (runs for rank 2)
    — (between)
    2.5 (just divide the percentage by 100)

    the result is 7.2, which means if I round up (since any decimal amount means I need yet another run) I need 8 runs now to rank’em up.

    I already memorized rank 2, 3 and 4 requirements before this, but since the new XP bonuses, well, this might come in handy to anyone else!

  5. Arshess

    Hi, any good champ for farming 13*6 nightmare for the pexing ? i’m very interessed :D

  6. Ulfhund

    @Stas
    Read all the way across. It’s showing the most energy efficient way. In your case, that’s 2 runs on Brutal plus 1 run on Hard.

  7. Raids

    12-3 AND 12-6

    Mean Stage 12 of the campaign part 3 or 6

  8. Bara

    Hi Ayumi. Thank you for all of your guides!

    Please can you explain what you mean by 12-3?

  9. Ayumilove Post author

    @Bossman: Which star champion category are you referring to? 1 star champion?

  10. Bossman

    Total xp required to reach level 6 data is wrong by 18 xp, but thanks so much for putting all this up for individual use <3

  11. Stas

    BRUTAL 12-3 PLAYER 1* with 2XP take me 3 turns (on your screens 2)

  12. Ayumilove Post author

    @BurningPoster: I have added the Level 100 Battle Pass (50% XP) calculation to Normal, Hard, Brutal and Nightmare Campaign 12-3.

  13. BurningPoster

    now gold raid pass providing 10-50% exp bonus make this ever more headche xD

  14. Tabea

    @BurningPoster – thank you that was of great help

  15. Ayumilove Post author

    @BurningpPoster: Thanks for your comment! The reason why I set it to 2 Nightmare and 2 Normal is because I was optimizing the reduction of XP wastage. Since 2 Normal runs uses 8 energy (4 energy x 2 runs) and 1 Brutal run uses 8 energy, I would recommend just running Brutal for saving time and gaining more silver from loot and selling better quality shield. I have updated the XP Table for Nightmare Champion 1 Star (2 Nightmare, 1 Brutal) instead of (2 Nightmare, 2 Normal) for better silver.

  16. BurningpPoster

    @Tabea Those are tables for the most efficient way to use energy to lv champions.

    Night 12-3 Players mean player that able to farm 12-3 Nightmare without problem.
    .
    .
    But even if you’re a 12-3 nightmare player, Sometimes it would be more efficient(in term of energy used) if you change the difficult level to brutal or hard or ever normal in the last run(so the champs exp won’t overflow too much).

    For example, when you don’t have any xp boost
    you can 12-3 nightmare 3 time to level up a common champ to lv10 (16×3=48 energy used)
    but if you could go for 12-3 nightmare 2 time and brutal 1 time instead {(16×2)+8=40 energy used} (I don’t get why Ayumi table go for 2x nightmare and 2x normal tho)

    So, those numbers in those table stand for amount of round to go in that difficult level and 1 star mean common champs to eat in order to fill the LV. to max in the last LV. (1600 exp each) and silver mean the cost that required to eat champs and upgrade rank.

    Anyway, this way is for the hardcore player(and stingy) that have enough time to manage all of those to make energy become most efficient, casual player will find those things are too much and will just do the level the able to run till lv max.

  17. Tabea

    Hey Ayumilove

    wow that is a lot of work you put into it. I am impressed.

    But I am having problems to understand some of your tables. That are the ones with the purple line, the pink, the yellow and the light blue lines.

    Example
    1* Champion (MAX LEVEL 10)
    it says Night 12-3 Players – what does that Players stand for? As we do not have multiplayer it cannot mean other players. So, I am confused.

    The column next says Normal 2. What stands that for? I think we are in Nightmare 12-3 playing.

    Then next Column is for Hard but empty, the next is for Brutal but empty, then the next is Night, stating 2.

    1 Star is empty (so I was under the impression we are talking about 1 star so it has to mean something else?), Energy 40, Silver 0 (why is that? do we not gain silver while leveling? but we do not need to spend silver to get 1 * Champ to level 10, but why then does it say 900 two rows down???). XP Waste 11

    I think I just need a key to understand what these tables are for. I guess once I have the right key to read them I feel stupid ahahah

    I hope you don’t mind me expressing my trouble.

    Have a nice day. Tabea

  18. Baktho-Kun

    @Dennis If I understood you correctly, you have to go in your champion gallery, there, you’ll find an icon to unlock your champion^^

  19. Dennis

    hi, new player here… I have gotten a number of 4 star Epics on the shard draws, and am trying to level them up to 5 star. I have farmed a number of 2’s and 3’s in to 4’s but I am getting locks on all of them when I try to feed them to my native 4’s.

    what’s up with that, and how do I get those farmed 4’s to unlock??

    Thanks

  20. Ayumilove Post author

    @Baktho-Kun: You’re welcome. If you have any suggestions to make the guide better, feel free to suggest them here :)

  21. Baktho-Kun

    I started the game long ago, and you guides are awesome ! Thank you ! :)

  22. Ayumilove Post author

    @CDFredo57: Sorry, I could not understand the chart you are referring to expressed in percentage. Do you have an example of the chart in a picture form that you can share with me, so I can have a clearer picture of it?

  23. Ayumilove Post author

    @BurningpPoster: Thanks for your suggestion! I’ll add the calculation for Double XP Boost and Double XP Boost with Raid Pass 20% XP into the page above :)

  24. BurningpPoster

    Would be Appreciate if you could add another CALCULATION GUIDE while under x2 XP Boosts.
    (and also while under Raid Pass +25% exp bonus if possible)

    Also, I suggest that indeed detail for the best value in term of energy would be very useful,
    like when you try to lv up a common champ to lv10, it’s the better if you go farm at 12-3 brutal for twice and 12-3 hard for once (only 22 energy used while you got x2 XP but no raid pass)
    or when your lv 19 uncommon is about to reach 20, you can eat 2 common instead of farm another round.

  25. CDFredo57

    Hi,
    That’s so strange that I find here the same chart I made for myself at home.
    But, something is missing. Is there the same chart for the overall level because it is expressed in %, while some rewards are some true numbers.
    Sometimes it’s hard to estimate when we will level up.

  26. Ayumilove Post author

    @John Doe: Currently I’m stuck at Nightmare Campaign Stage 9, so I’m not be able to display information on higher stages. If you are able to clear Nightmare Stage 9 and higher, could you share the EXP/Silver ration result with us?

  27. John Doe

    What about Nightmare Stage 12-6?

  28. Sarah Burrough

    Sometimes I play a level with 4 champions and get 3000 xp each and sometimes I play the same level with 4 different champions and get 6000 xp each. Why is that?

  29. Ayumilove Post author

    @Sinningclown: I have updated this page with Champion XP Table for Champion Rank 1, Rank 2, Rank 3, Rank 4, Rank 5 and Rank 6. In addition, I have included the energy calculation it would take to fully level up the champion to the maximum level for each rank :)

  30. Sinningclown

    Will you be completing this guide?

  31. Ayumilove Post author

    @Frank: Which values you found different in the EXP Table above? Rechecked Rank 4 Total XP Required, seems that Plarium has quietly reduced the Total XP Required to max level Rank 4 Champion.

  32. Frank

    Level 57: 127842
    Level 58: 137937

    When I compare some of the values in your list differ from mine, maybe Plarium changed them over time?