STEPN is a Web3 lifestyle app with Social-Fi and Game-Fi elements. Users equipped with NFT Sneakers – walk, jog or run outdoors to earn GST, which can be used to level up and mint new Sneakers.
Player can choose to lease or sell their NFT Sneakers on the in-app Marketplace; users’ GST earnings are stored in the in-app Wallet, which has a built-in Swap function.
You can earn more in STEPN app by raising your level in the game. Every time you will up your level , GST will be burn.
In this article we will explain about STEPN Levels, What happens when your level up in game and what is the cost associated with level up. and how you can raise your level.
Users can level up their Sneakers by burning GST. Each level-up takes a fixed time to complete, which increases along with the amount of GST required according to the Sneaker level.
This process can be speed up by using even more GST.Additionally, GMT will also be required to level a Sneaker to Level 29 and 30.
Upon level-up, users will attain 4 – 12 additional Attribute points to assign according to their Sneaker quality.
|Quality||Attribute Point/Level up|
Additional perks will be unlocked upon reaching certain level milestones:
|Level 5||Unlocks Socket 1|
|Level 5||Unlocks Shoe-minting|
|Level 10||Unlocks Sneaker Lease function|
|Level 10||Unlocks Socket 2|
|Level 15||Unlocks Socket 3|
|Level 20||Unlocks Socket 4|
|Level 30||Unlocks GMT earning|
At max level, user need to choose between earning GST or GMT. Switching between GST/GMT earning is allowed, but will be subject to a cooldown duration.
At Level 30, users have the option of burning GST/GMT/NFT to customize their Sneakers, including but not limited to – name changing, adding a quote, adding extra Attribute points etc.
Also Read: How to Get STEPN Sneakers?
STEPN Level Up Cost
Below table contains level wise cost , leveling time , max GST per day.
|Level||Cost||Leveling time（min）||Max GST/Day||Functions Released|
|4→5||10GST+10GMT||300||30||Open Socket 1
|9→10||30GST+30GMT||600||60||Open Socket 2
Available Rending（not implemented）
|14→15||15GST||900||110||Open Socket 3|
|19→20||60GST+60GMT||1200||160||Open Socket 4|
|29→30||100GST+100GMT||1800||unknown||GMT earning mode|
What Happens When You Up the Level of Sneakers?
When you up the level of Sneakers then upper limit of GST will be increase so that you can earn more per day. Also when when you will reach at level 30, you will be earn GMT.
But the repair cost will also be increase.
How to Up the Level of Sneakers in STEPN?
Steps to Up the Level of Sneakers in STEPN:
Step 1: First choose the sneaker in the STEPN app of which you want level up.
Step 2: Click on “Level Up” which is available in bottom left side.
Step 3: After clicking on level up, A popup will come which will display the levering time and leveling cost. Now. click on confirm buttom. Your Sneaker level will be up.
Note: Keep in mind if you up the level, repair cost will also be increase along with level up.
Also Read: STEPN Tutorial
STEPN Gem Types and Level
Users are able to unlock Gem Sockets once their Sneakers reach a certain level, and are able to enhance their Sneaker Attributes by inserting the corresponding Gems into the unlocked Sockets (i.e. only Efficiency Gems can be placed into Efficiency Sockets).There are four types of Gems, with each Gem representing an Attribute:
- Yellow: Efficiency
- Blue: Luck
- Red: Comfort
- Purple: Resilience
By heading to the Upgrade tab under the Gems section, users can upgrade their Gems by burning GST and combining 3 Gems of the same level and type to a higher level (i.e three Level-1 Efficiency Gems to one Level-2 Efficiency Gem).GMT will also be required to upgrade a Gem from Level 4 onward.
Note: Low level Gems Upgrade has a chance to fail.
|Gem Level||Name||Number of Gems to Upgrade to Next Level||Attribute||Awakening Effect||Cost||Success Rate|
|1||Chipped||3||Find out in-app||NA||GST||35%|
|2||Flawed||3||Find out in-app||+% to Base Attribute||GST||55%|
|3||Regular||3||Find out in-app||+% to Base Attribute||GST||65%|
|4||Glossy||3||Find out in-app||+% to Base Attribute||GST+GMT||75%|
|5||Flawless||3||Find out in-app||+% to Base Attribute||GST+GMT||100%|
|6||Radiant||3||Find out in-app||+% to Base Attribute||GST+GMT||100%|
|7||Luminous||3||Find out in-app||+% to Base Attribute||GST+GMT||100%|
|8||Immaculate||3||Find out in-app||+% to Base Attribute||GST+GMT||100%|
|9||Enchanted||NA||Find out in-app||+% to Base Attribute||NA||NA|
Warning: There is a certain percentage Gem upgrade which can fail from Level 1 – 5, if the upgrade fails, users will lose their Gems.
Awakening Effect: Gem boosts the Base Attribute of the Sneaker. i.e. A Level 2 Efficiency Gem will boost a Level 0 Sneaker with 5 Base Efficiency is 5 (Sneaker Attribute) + 5 x 40% (Gem Awakening Effect to Sneaker Attribute) + 8 (Gem Attribute) = 15.