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In Pathfinder 2e, an adventurer goes up a level by earning 1000 XP.

If it always takes 1000 XP and adventurers are facing greater foes (who I presume are for more XP), then does it follow that going up levels takes less time the higher the level?

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XP awards are relative

Sadly, this is not explicitly stated in the text, we only get that:

the XP earned is based on the level of the challenge the party overcame. (Core 507)

But on the next page we can see "Table 10-8:XP Awards", which clearly demonstrates that "level of the challange", above, is meant relatively, with rows like:

Adversary Level / XP award

Party level - 4 / 10 XP

Party level - 3 / 15 XP

and so on. Thus the rate of advancement is steady, barring other factors.

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