This can save your skin multiple times trough any play through and give you the edge over enemies.
After leveling up, you should go through your current stats and see what needs a boost for the build you're currently using, but remember that gear buffs can easily make a careless Godwoken waste their hard work. Loading the previous save or heading to The Lady Vengeance are the two options left open now and both have ups&downs.
I won't elaborate more cause it doesn't seem necessary.