Okay, so I made a mantis ticket about this very issue but it was disregarded when I couldn't come up with exact numbers within the dev's timeframe.
SO, I have found that training in the arena or with other characters is quite effective, however fighting high level monsters in the wilderness at 90+ seems to be not working at all. My character has a warrior build and thus shouldn't have so much trouble learning especially because I maxed out two gathering skills and a crafting skill. I've been playing for many many hours, crafting, gathering, and questing and I KNOW that my mc is incredibly low because when I attempt an action in which I'm not skilled I level up in very few actions and have even tested on another crafting skill in which I got 30 levels in the matter of an hour (this was weeks ago, my mc is still very low)
So I have minimum dexterity, yet I can easily level up many times in a crafting skill, but yet with a warrior build I can hardly level up fighting at all. I don't feel like beating on another character for hours on end to get a single level. This is seriously discouraging, I can't imagine what it's like for the more casual gamer. This seriously needs looked at or I need someone to explain what I'm doing wrong, I'm using food buffs and potion buffs (int+str for weapons)
Wtf do I do?