really untill you hit lvl 20 to 25 grinding is the best way, then you can do bunnies, cows, rips ect. ect. ect.
if you have a 3os sword el, el, el rune word will get you another 20% xp.
good luck happy hunting
Hard Core playing son of a well ya know
Lots of extra gear for anyone looking to start up a HC char