STEPN Level Up Cost

STEPN level up cost

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
Common 4
Uncommon 6
Rare 8
Epic 10
Legendary 12

Additional perks will be unlocked upon reaching certain level milestones:

Milestone Triggered Event
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
0→1 1GST 60 10
1→2 2GST 120 15
2→3 3GST 180 20
3→4 4GST 240 25
4→5 10GST+10GMT 300 30 Open Socket 1
Mint feasible
5→6 6GST 360 35
6→7 7GST 420 40
7→8 8GST 480 45
8→9 9GST 540 50
9→10 30GST+30GMT 600 60 Open Socket 2
Available Rending(not implemented)
10→11 11GST 660 70
11→12 12GST 720 80
12→13 13GST 780 90
13→14 14GST 840 100
14→15 15GST 900 110 Open Socket 3
15→16 16GST 960 120
16→17 17GST 1020 130
17→18 18GST 1080 140
18→19 19GST 1140 150
19→20 60GST+60GMT 1200 160 Open Socket 4
20→21 21GST 1260 170
21→22 22GST 1320 180
22→23 23GST 1380 190
23→24 24GST 1440 200
24→25 25GST 1500 210
25→26 26GST 1560 220
26→27 27GST 1620 230
27→28 28GST 1680 240
28→29 29GST+29GMT 1740 unknown
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:

  1. Yellow: Efficiency
  2. Blue: Luck
  3. Red: Comfort
  4. 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.