The cultivators conducting the inspections were uniformly advanced divine realm. The current celestial emperor’s authenticity aside, he was at least well-equipped.
Anyone who could succeed in usurping the throne was surely a commander of innumerable forces. Ordinary godkings wouldn’t possess the strength or foundations to do the same.
Furthermore, a celestial emperor was often sought out by powerful cultivators who wanted a position of authority.
Thus, this Celestial Emperor Skypillar had a fair few elites under his command...