Solo Leveling: What Is the Instant Dungeon & How Did Sung Jinwoo Survive It?

Solo Leveling: What Is the Instant Dungeon & How Did Sung Jinwoo Survive It?
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Solo Leveling is a South Korean novel series that has recently seen an anime adaptation. Arguably the most popular manhwa in the world, Solo Leveling is sure to attract a lot of attention, especially in light of the fact that the anime adaptation is truly great. While we’re enjoying the episodes, we have decided to cover some aspects that appear in the series, and the one we are going to be covering in this article is the Instant Dungeon, an important location in the series and related to Sung Jinwoo. This location is one of the most important ones in the story of Sung Jinwoo, and we are going to reveal everything you need to know about it.

  • Article Breakdown:
  • An Instant Dungeon is a special type of Dungeon that is seemingly created and activated by the System at a hand-picked location. It is different from the regular Dungeons seen in the series.
  • The Instant Dungeon seems to have a certain point in the series as its primary goal at the time was to allow Sung Jinwoo to become stronger and rise through the ranks.
  • Using his new powers as well as the boost received by the System, Sung Jinwoo was able to survive the Instant Dungeon and defeat the monsters inside it.

The Instant Dungeon is a special type of Dungeon

The Gates are one of the most important elements of the Solo Leveling lore and before we actually rank them, we are going to tell you what they are. The Gates started to appear suddenly and are actually special magical portals that connect the real world to the Dungeons. We have already talked about different types of Gates and Dungeons here on Fiction Horizon, but there is one special type of Dungeon that we haven’t mentioned there because it is really not part of the usual hierarchy used in the series. That is the special Instant Dungeon to which the System sent Sung Jinwoo after his recovery and several days of training.

Namely, the Instant Dungeon seems to be a special type of Dungeon created by the System. It is unknown whether the System can create an Instant Dungeon through a general process, meaning that all of them are the same, or if this one was tailored according to Sung Jinwoo’s skills and abilities. But, be that as it may, it is an ad hoc Dungeon that no one save for Sung Jinwoo saw. In fact, the gate could only be accessed by him and no one else even noticed it, as people kept passing through it normally.

It contained several beasts of different Rank, all of which were there to test Sung Jinwoo, but also to help him evolve as a Hunter. In every other way, the Instant Dungeon functions like any other Dungeon in the series.

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Sung Jinwoo survived it thanks to the fact that he had become stronger

The story of how Sung Jinwoo survived the Instant Dungeon started in the Cartenon Temple, where Sung Jinwoo took center stage when the Architect activated the statue, and this encounter helped shape him into the formidable character he would become later in the series. He managed to survive it and after accepting to sacrifice himself for the others, he had proven his faith and was saved, becoming a Player of the System at the same time.

He woke up in the hospital, where the System contacted him and gave him a series of tasks he had to perform. Although initially reluctant, after experiencing the Penalty Zone, he decided to obey the System as such and did what it asked of him. After several days of hard training, he was taken to the Instant Dungeon to further enhance his skills and abilities. Although he was initially scared to face it alone, he soon realized that he was able to take care of it by approaching the dangers and monsters tactically, slowly increasing his skill level with each defeated enemy.

He was actually able to survive the perils of the Instant Dungeon thanks to the power boost he received from the System, but also thanks to his training and a careful tactical approach. The experience of the Penalty Zone also helped, for sure. He was able to defeat the wolves, the monkey, and the snake, increasing his level and gaining even more power, which was an important step in his becoming the S-Rank Hunter we know; on top of that, the more he trained, the more did the System’s power boost kick in.

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