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Level Traders FAST in Escape from Tarkov (Latest Patch)

February 12, 2020

Leveling your traders in Escape from
Tarkov can be crucial to buying items that are lower cost than flea market
offerings and giving you access to barter trades that can make you money
every trader reset. It does require a combination of three things however,
raising your PMC level, your trader reputation and your total trader sales.
Don’t understand what any that means? Give me two minutes and I’ll tell you
what those terms are and I’ll share some of my tactics to get you through some of
the tedious parts quickly and efficiently.
I’m CarvemUp and this is 2 Minute Tarkov Tutorials There are currently
eight traders in the game. All but one can be leveled up all the way from
level one to level four. At each level you unlock a variety of different items
you can purchase or trade for. The only trader that doesn’t level up is fence
and therefore you should be interacting with him the least. To level up the
traders, you have to do some trader specific and nonspecific things. Trader
specific requirements are the same style for all traders, so I’ll just focus on
Prapor for now, but the same logic applies to all. Let’s start with non
trader specific requirements. For each trader level there is a requirement to
get your PMC character level to a certain number. You level your PMC by
gaining XP and you can get this from either doing quests or simply playing
raids as your PMC. The more you do in a raid, the more XP you get such as kills
headshots looting exploring and more. Now on to trader specific. These requirements
will be separate per trader so make sure to pay attention to every traders
numbers and requirements as they are all different. Required reputation: This is the
number used to determine how much positive or negative reputation you have
with the trader. You improve this by performing quests for each trader, the
more quests you complete the more trust you gain with them, the higher reputation
you will earn with them. Required Sales: this number is the amount
of money passed through each traders hands when dealing with them. Either through
buying or selling. The more you buy or sell with them the higher the number will be. So you might be asking what’s the most effective way to deal with these three
requirements. Well the main way to gain XP fast is to be doing quests as often
as you possibly can with your PMC character. For quests such as killing X
amount of scavs on a certain map, try to focus on this as much as possible
without getting burnt out since the faster you complete it the faster you
can move on to other quests. Also when obtaining items for quests be very
observant with what the requirements for the items are. If it doesn’t say
specifically ‘find in raid’ and rather just says ‘find’ or ‘get’ or ‘give’ then you
are not required to find this item yourself. This means you can buy the item
straight off the fleamarket! I would recommend doing this for a lot of the
cheap items as it will greatly speed up the leveling process. The same goes for
trader reputation, the more quests you do higher the number will go. Check the Tarkov Wikipedia to find out more about what quest leads to other quests as you may
find out one you’ve been putting off due to difficulty will lead to three more
easy quests down the line. Finally required sales: a simple tactic
is to buy items offer trader and sell the items back to the trader directly
you will lose half your money when doing this but you will spend 1.5 times the
value of an item. A way to get around this that’s slightly more risky is to
buy up items such as popular sights, magazines and ammunition and sell this
to the flea market for just under the traders price, thus making more money
than selling directly back to the trader. Personally, I would just sell the items
back to the trader it’s guaranteed and it’s saved time instead of waiting for
sales of your items to actually go through. And that’s it really if you
focus on the quests and spend the required amounts with each trader, you
will be leveled up in no time. That’s it for this 2 Minute Tarkov Tutorial. If you have any questions, ask in the comment section below or ask me
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2 Minute Tarkov Tutorials and good luck with your raids


  • Reply PoopyFloopy February 10, 2020 at 12:31 pm


  • Reply Danny K February 10, 2020 at 3:55 pm

    Always clear & super useful. Thanks Carver.

  • Reply CarvemUp February 10, 2020 at 7:28 pm

    Are there any tips I missed for leveling traders? Comment here! Also tell me why Jaeger is the best trader in the game.

  • Reply Richard Heck February 10, 2020 at 8:08 pm

    This is something I haven't paid any attention to due to having no clue what was going on with the numbers. Thanks for the video!

  • Reply Ur2ez February 11, 2020 at 11:45 am

    Hey streamer play with me

  • Reply Major Grunge February 11, 2020 at 12:42 pm

    God that Ragman is so dashing and dangerous. His roguish charm knows no bounds

  • Reply AceMcClutch February 11, 2020 at 1:13 pm


  • Reply Garda11b1p February 11, 2020 at 2:18 pm

    Once again knocked out of the park!!! Thanks CarvemUp!!

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