Axie Infinity: Origin – Gameplay
4 - 5 minutes
Ready to start battling with your Axies? Familiarize yourself with the Axie Infinity: Origin’s mechanics, levels, modes and power ups so you can start playing!
Topics to read before diving into this course:
At the end of the lesson, you will be able to learn the following:
What are the in-game items in Axie Infinity: Origin?
How do you level up in the game?
What are the game modes?
What are power-ups?
After setting up your account and learning about the basics, you are ready to learn how to play the game. Before diving into a Battle, you need to know the items you can earn in-game, the game modes you can play, and the power-ups that will help you win.
What are the in-game items in Axie Infinity: Origin?#Copy URL to this article section
There are many items to collect and features to explore with each having different uses and descriptions. Here are the things you should be on the lookout for when you start playing the game:
In-game items to watch out for
How do you level up in the game?#Copy URL to this article section
There are two types of levels in the game: the User Level and Crafting Level.
User Level#Copy URL to this article section
User Level (or the Axie trainer’s level) is based on the total EXP gathered by the player. You can see this at the top left portion of the home screen.
User Level increases based on EXP earned.
Some features in the game can only be unlocked by reaching a certain User Level. For instance, in order to unlock the Arena Mode, you need to reach User Level 3.
You can increase your User Level by earning EXP in Adventure Mode, and eventually in Arena Mode as well.
EXP can be earned as Rewards after a Battle.
Crafting Level#Copy URL to this article section
Crafting Level refers to your Crafting expertise based on the EXP gained by Crafting Runes, Charms, and Special Utility Recipes. This is not the same as the EXP you need for the User Level.
In order to unlock Special Utility Recipes, you need to level up your Crafting Level. For instance, upon reaching Crafting Level 4, you will unlock the Special Utility Recipe for the Ancient Moonstone, which increases your chances of obtaining a Rune every time you Craft.
Note: For every 100 Moonshards that you spend in Crafting, you will be able to gain 10 EXP.
Crafting EXP is rewarded every time you Craft something.
What are the game modes?#Copy URL to this article section
Axie Infinity: Origin currently has two game modes: Adventure mode and Arena mode.
Adventure mode and Arena mode
Adventure mode#Copy URL to this article section
Adventure is the game’s Player vs Environment (PvE) mode featuring a unique storyline where players pilot their Axies against waves of enemies (Chimeras). Adventure mode consists of different chapters. Each chapter is further divided into 7 Big Stages and 12 Small Stages. Players can progress through Adventure mode by finishing each Stage. Successfully finishing a Stage means defeating all the Chimeras.
Arena mode#Copy URL to this article section
Arena is the Player vs Player (PvP) mode of Axie Infinity: Origin. Currently, playable Arena modes are Practice and Ranked. In the future, Tournament mode will also be available.
What are power-ups?#Copy URL to this article section
Power-ups are in-game objects that provide additional benefits to individual Axies. In Axie Infinity: Origins, Runes and Charms provide extra power to existing features.
Runes are objects that can be equipped to Axies, while Charms are objects that can be equipped to Axie Cards. Some Runes and Charms are Class-specific, while others are Neutral.
Runes and Charms may be obtained by Crafting. Every time you Craft, you spend Moonshards, but you will not be able to predict what you’ll get. If Moonshards are partnered with a Special Utility Recipe, you increase your chances to get a better Rune or Charm.
Runes can be equipped to Axies
Charms can be equipped to Axie Cards
Axie Infinity: Origin is a lot more complicated than its predecessor, Axie Infinity v.2. There’s a lot more to learn about this game. Read our guides and make your way to the top of the leaderboards while having fun!