Chapter 474: Preparation
Translator: Yukidaruma Translations Editor: Yukidaruma Translations
An hour later, in the training room in the Sacred Land, Fang Qian looked at Fang Xingjian in a daze, as if she was looking at an alien.
She mumbled, "All abilities that have direct effects are rendered useless. Abilities with indirect effects still can work, but all defense effects are useless."
After going through one hour of experimentation, Fang Qian had already managed to roughly gauge Fang Xingjian's immunity ability.
Using a small fireball as an example, the fireball's direct attack would be useless. However, it would work if the fireball were to explode and send stones flying, which would end up colliding into Fang Xingjian's body.
It was the same for defense. They would be useless if launched directly on one's body. But if the flames were to burn and form a layer of armor, the armor's defense would be effective.
Fang Qian said, "But this is already amazing. Based on what I know, Li Shuanghua excels in controlling the atmosphere and pressure, forming attacks with various high speed air currents.
"However, it's said that Divine level experts' will can directly affect physical material and their bodies are indestructible. As long as their will lives on, they won't die.
"They'll only truly die when they've reached the end of their lifespan and their will has died."
Fang Xingjian nodded. "I'll make arrangements for the things here within two days. Then, I'll go into seclusion for three days. The moment I come out, we'll head to Demonic City."
Fang Xingjian's decision to go into seclusion was because he planned on synthesizing all of his sword techniques into one in order for him to go up against Divine level experts.
Sensing the crazy killing intent behind Fang Xingjian's words, Fang Qian gulped. She knew that this time around, Fang Xingjian would probably be bringing up a storm of bloodshed to Demonic City.
As he spoke, Fang Xingjian turned toward test subject number 13. "But before I leave, if I can turn Number 13 into my clone, then it'll greatly increase my battle prowess."
If he could turn test subject number 13 into his own clone, he would be able to increase his battle prowess at least by 50%.
However, even Fang Qian and the others had not truly succeeded in the skill of transferring consciousness. Naturally, Fang Xingjian did not hold much hope that she would be able to help him achieve this in a mere few days.
However, other than transferring consciousness, Fang Xingjian had another way of making this clone his.
Fang Xingjian pat his bangle and asked, "Tyrant, you're able to engulf this clone, right?"
"Me? Me?!" Tyrant asked in great astonishment. "You're willing to let me engulf this clone?"
"That's right, amongst the three of us, you have the highest chances of succeeding." Fang Xingjian said. "This time around, I'll be up against one or more Divine level experts when I head back to Demonic City.
"Although they are all magic prints Warriors, and I don't know why but I have immunity to evil gods' powers, having one more Demigod will greatly increase my success rate.
"And the First Prince channeled his legacy of all 1,440 specialty seeds into his body, which allowed him to attain perfection in specialty seeds.
"If I can make this clone mine, I'll be able to gain the information of all 1,440 specialty seeds."
Hearing Fang Xingjian's words, Tyrant heated up and felt extremely excited. If he could engulf this Demigod clone, he would be able to become much, much stronger than before.
Thinking of this, Tyrant immediately agreed. "Sure, no problem. Leave it to me."
However, as Fang Xingjian continued talking, Tyrant felt as if a bucket of ice water had been poured over him.
"There's no problem if you engulf this Demigod clone. But if I sense that you are harboring some other thoughts, even if it's just a tiny one, then don't blame me for killing you with my sword."
During the next two days, Fang Xingjian started to deal with all the matters in Great Western City.
In the training room, Ferdinand, Anthony and Zhou Xingwen, as well as Anderson, who had just joined, stood there quietly.
Regardless if it was Ferdinand, the second transition Zhou Xingwen, or the most prideful Anderson, they were all looking at Fang Xingjian, their eyes filled with astonishment, respect, fear, anxiety, and other emotions.
Right now, the news of Fang Xingjian single-handedly defeating the joint efforts of the Supreme Chief and the other two experts had already spread through the entire Great Western Region. The news was even spreading out to the other few continents.
There were even some who were revered as the number one expert in the Great Western Region, or the top genius in the Empire.
Ferdinand and the others looked at Fang Xingjian, developing a strong distant feeling, as if a formless pressure was pressing down on their hearts.
Recently, when they were doing their work, they received help from various parties, and there was almost no one in the Great Western Region who dared not show any respect to Fang Xingjian.
Fang Xingjian's disciple, Lilia, stood next to Fang Xingjian. After having gone through the second level of mystical prints, her will was stronger and she had sprinted through with rapid improvements. She should be able to attain a breakthrough to reaching the Heaven's Perception soon, having the chance of stepping into the second transition.
Fang Xingjian looked at the members of this group under him and asked calmly, "How's the preparation of the materials coming along?"
The materials he was referring to were, of course, the materials required for the level 8, 9, and 10 of the mystical prints. Hearing that, Anthony said, "Sir, I'm sorry. We've only finished gathering the materials you require for the first list. We're still short of some crucial materials for the second and third list."
Fang Xingjian nodded. It was already a pleasant surprise that he could complete the eighth level of the mystical prints before he headed to Demonic City.
"Bring me all the things later." Then, he continued to ask, "How about the forging of the Divine Remains Equipment? Has Wang Clan agreed?"
"They say that they would require some preparations and might come over in another two weeks. They will then need to make preparations to the environment in the academy. It's estimated to take a month."
Fang Xingjian said, "Get them to hasten the process. I'll be going into seclusion for a period of time, but I don't know exactly for how long. It could be one month, two months, or I might even keep myself in seclusion until the National Selection."
Hearing Fang Xingjian's words, everyone was astonished, especially Anderson. Hearing that Fang Xingjian was going into seclusion again, he could not help but ask the question which everyone was very curious about. "Xingjian, are you already a Demigod?"
Fang Xingjian nodded and said, "One tier of perfection."
Hearing this, everyone present let out a long breath. Lilia looked at Fang Xingjian fervently, feeling extremely proud that he was her Master, an unprecedented genius throughout the Miracle World's entire history.
Zhou Xingwen said solemnly, "Xingjian, don't worry. During the time when you're not around, we'll definitely complete all the things on your behalf. Regardless if it's in gathering the materials or preparing for the forging of the Divine Remains Equipment, you can rest assured."
Fang Xingjian nodded. Then, he moved his consciousness and handed out the first three levels of the mystical prints.
Right now, all these trusted followers of his had already undergone changes through the mystical prints and when they saw these three levels of the mystical prints, everyone was elated.
"This time around, no one is allowed to disturb me in my seclusion.
"You guys can complete all three levels of the mystical prints. Don't get bullied when I'm not around."
Ferdinand smiled and said, "Xingjian, don't worry. Right now, with your current reputation, you're number one in sword arts in the Great Western Region. Who would dare not to show you respect?"
This was the truth. Ferdinand and the others were now considered core members of their own clans, let alone when they were outside. Members of their clans had praised them for making the right decision of joining Fang Xingjian back then.
Fang Xingjian let the others take their leave and he then said to Lilia, "Lilia, I'll help you comprehend the Heaven's Perception right now. I hope that by the time I'm out from my seclusion, you'll have already attained the second transition."
Regardless of whether his trip to Demonic City was successful or not, the situation in the entire Miracle World would only become increasingly dangerous in the future. Those below second transition would basically be considered purely cannon fodder.
With that, under Lilia's gaze of great anticipation, Fang Xingjian's hand reached toward Lilia's head.