Chapter 497 – Changing The Rankings

The Martial Emperor’s Warsoul Tablet that was 3km in height like a precipitous mountain stood towering there silently, and it emitted a brilliant luster while ring after ring of terrifying fluctuations stretched out towards the surroundings and formed a strong pressure that pressed directly down onto the souls of everyone, causing everyone to feel awed by it.

When Chen Xi and the others arrived before the stone tablet, there were already numerous people surrounding it.

There were over a thousand Dynasties in total that had entered the Primeval Battlefield this time, and even though only a small portion of these Dynasties were capable of entering Primeval City, yet when all of them were added together, they were still almost a thousand in number.

This didn’t include the Rebirth Realm experts that hadn’t rushed over yet.

At this moment, there were almost a hundred cultivators around the Warsoul Tablet, and they seemed to be few, yet when one truly saw these almost 100 Rebirth Realm experts around here in a dense mass, one would know exactly how magnificent this scene was.

“If I never walked out of the Darchu Dynasty, it would be truly difficult for me to imagine that there’re actually so many outstanding talents in the world, and all of them possess such extraordinary natural talent. It really is as they say, there’s always someone greater no matter how great one is.” Young Master Zhou swept the surroundings with his gaze as he sighed with emotion.

The others deeply agreed as well. It was indeed so, the higher one climbed and the further one travelled, the more one would feel that there was never a lack of outstanding people in this world. If one’s views remained the same and became conceited, then one would simply be no different than a frog in a well that didn’t know how vast the world was.

Chen Xi smiled and started sizing up everyone nearby the stone tablet. Since they were able to overcome all the difficulties on the way in this extremely dangerous Primeval Battlefield to arrive here, practically all of them could be considered to be the top figures in the various Dynasties.

All their cultivations were at the Rebirth Realm, and most of them were at the 1st tempering of the Rebirth Realm. Moreover, there was no lack of cultivators at the 2nd and 3rd tempering of the Rebirth Realm, whereas cultivators at the 4th tempering of the Rebirth Realm were comparatively rare.

As for cultivators that had attained the 5th tempering of the Rebirth Realm, they could only be described as existences that were like phoenix feathers and qilin horns, and they could be counted with one’s fingers.

Chen Xi gaze that swept out suddenly focused slightly, as he’d sensed some extremely strong auras extremely close by to the Warsoul Tablet.

The auras that drew his attention the most were two groups.

At the eastern side was around five people with formidable auras and seemed to possess a cultivation at the 4th tempering of the Rebirth Realm. Especially the violet robed young man at the center, his appearance was rather handsome, his expression icy cold and indifferent to the extreme, and he was obviously a proud person that thought extremely highly upon his own strength.

But he did indeed have the qualifications to be arrogant. It could be discerned from the lively vital energy that circulated endlessly in his body that his cultivation had obviously attained the 5th tempering of the Rebirth Realm! Of course, it was only cultivation, and the formidableness of his combat strength was unknown.

At the right of this group of people was another similar group of people, and every single one of them had auras that weren’t inferior to the violet robed young man. Moreover, the young woman at the center of this group was just like the violet robed young man, and her cultivation was at the 5th tempering of the Rebirth Realm.

It was even to the extent that in the presence of the young woman, the violet robed young man seemed to have dimmed in comparison. The reason was extremely simple, the appearance of this young woman was too beautiful. She wore clothes that were white as snow while her black hair flowed down like a waterfall, and her slender waist drew out graceful and moving curves.

Most striking of it all was that she was actually barefooted, her toes were beautiful like white jade, and a fine red string was tied on her ankle.

Her snow white and crystalline skin, coupled with the fiery red and gorgeous string, her snow white clothes, and black hair that were like a waterfall, it caused her to seem like an otherworldly celestial maiden.

Many people faintly revealed a trace of burning desire when they looked at this young woman.

But this white clothed young woman seemed to be extremely calm when faced with these various gazes. Her clear and pitch black eyes that were gems only stared at the surface of the stone tablet while blinking occasionally, and her eyes seemed extremely lively and carried a trace of an intelligent aura.

When faced with a young woman that was extraordinarily unrestrained and possessed an indifferent disposition that carried a trace of liveliness, there was probably no one that could bear to hurt her.

“Amazing! Their entire forces are obviously superior to the first-rate Dynasties like the Darqin and Darjin Dynasty…” Chen Xi swept his gaze past these two powers and was lost in thought.

“Those are the disciples of the Huaiyin Kingdom’s Xue Clan, and the fellow in the lead is called Xue Ranchen. He possesses a cultivation at the 5th tempering of the Rebirth Realm, his disposition is extremely icy cold and merciless, and he’s exceedingly arrogant. Just like the Shang Clan’s Shang Kun, he’s the leader of a Prestigious Clan from the Ancient Kingdoms.” Ling Ze introduced via voice transmission from the side.

“Oh, he’s an expert indeed.” Chen Xi nodded. No matter how formidable Xue Ranchen was, it wasn’t related to him, so there was no need for him to pay too much attention.

“That white clothed young woman is called Su Qingyan, and she’s the leading figure from the Darkhan Dynasty. Her disposition is very good, so long as one doesn’t offend her, then she normally would absolutely not take the initiative to look for trouble with another. Of course, if someone makes her their target, then that person would probably suffer misfortune.” Ling Ze smiled and continued explaining.

“Interesting. One side are disciples of a Prestigious Clan of the Ancient Kingdoms, whereas the other side are members of a top Dynasty. I never encountered any great powers in the past, yet actually repeatedly encountered quite a few today. The Primeval City really deserves to be the place experts gather.” Chen Xi was rather surprised as he spoke.

A trace of interest couldn’t help but arise in his heart because the two groups before him had extremely formidable strengths, and he wondered exactly what ranking they’d obtained on the Warsoul Tablet.

“Eh, look, quickly. Huangfu Changtian and Yu Xuanchen’s names are on the stone tablet, and they’re ranked the 69th and 73rd respectively. Looks like they have really already arrived at Primeval City.” Right at this moment, Young Master Zhou suddenly cried out in surprise.

Chen Xi was stunned, and then he shot his gaze towards the Warsoul Tablet. A few hundreds of names were lined up densely atop the tablet, and the lower one was ranked, the lower it indicated one’s strength to be, whereas the opposite could be said for those ranked higher.

Moreover, Huangfu Changtian and Yu Xuanchen’s names had really appeared in the top 100 ranks, and this caused Chen Xi to instantly understand that not only had these two people advanced into the Rebirth Realm, they might have obtained other fortuitous encounters in the Primeval Battlefield, allowing them to be ranked in the top 100.

As his gaze continued to move up, Chen Xi’s eyes quickly squinted and revealed a trace of delight, because it was shockingly Fan Yunlan’s name that was ranked at the 32nd position. This also meant that she’d already arrived at Primeval City safely!

If one were to count carefully, then besides Lu Xiao who was killed by Huangfu Changtian, the other members of the Darchu Dynasty that had entered the Primeval Battlefield had already arrived at Primeval City.

If this matter were to be spread out, then the Darchu Dynasty who was a member of the ordinary Dynasties could feel proud. After all, it was already considered to be fortunate if two or three disciples of an ordinary Dynasty were capable of arriving at Primeval City.

I wonder where Miss Fan is now? I hope she hasn’t been deceived by that black sheep, Huangfu Changtian… Chen Xi shook his head and knew that it was entirely useless to think too much about it now.

“How terrifying! The top 30 positions have actually all been occupied by the disciples of the three top Dynasties and Prestigious Clans.” Huangfu Qingying was looking at the rankings on the stone tablet as well, and she let out an exclamation of admiration.

Chen Xi raised his eyes to look over, and he only saw Ling Ze’s name at the 24th position, whereas, he didn’t recognize any other names.

No, there were still some names that he’d recognized.

For example, Shang Ping who he’d encountered before the city gate was ranked at the 29th position, and Shang Que who he’d heard the voice of, yet didn’t see his face, was ranked at the 22nd position, only two positions higher than Ling Ze.

Besides that, he saw Shang Kun’s name in the top five positions. This person was ranked 4th, and exactly how formidable Shang Kun’s strength was could be perceived from this.

Chen Xi frowned before his expression returned to calm. No matter how strong Shang Kun was, it was unable to change his resolution to rescue Qing Xiuyi and Zhen Liuqing, and even if he fought Shang Kun, he wasn’t afraid in the slightest.

Even though his cultivation was only at the 1st tempering of the Rebirth Realm now, Chen Xi also possessed his body refinement cultivation, so he was entirely unafraid of any opponent.

“Feng Jianbai, Li Xiaoyun, Xu Luo…” After he intentionally paid attention to the top three names, Chen Xi moved his gaze away and started sizing up the cultivators that were measuring their strengths at this moment. He noticed that every time a cultivator finished the measuring, the cultivator’s name would appear on the Warsoul Tablet. But these names were mostly at the lower rankings, and there were very few that ranked highly.

Right at this moment, Chen Xi suddenly noticed that Xue Ranchen had already walked to arrive before the Warsoul Tablet, and he intended to measure his strength.

As the leading figure in the Xue Clan, Xue Ranchen instantly drew the gazes of most people as soon as he appeared.

After all, practically all the figures that were on par with Xue Ranchen were ranked in the top ten. At this moment, as soon as he appeared, everyone was already sure that his ranking would surely be able to easily charge into the top 20, and they weren’t so certain if he would be able to be ranked in the top 10.

But this was precisely the thing everyone looked forward to the most. After all, the top 10 names on the stone tablet hadn’t undergone any changes for an extremely long time already. Would Xue Ranchen’s appearance be able to change this fixed situation?

Under the gazes of everyone present, Xue Ranchen’s expression was icy cold as before as he directly arrived before the Warsoul Tablet, and then he stretched out his right hand to lightly place it onto the surface of the stone table that was suffused with gold light.


Right when his palm touched the surface of the stone tablet, a vast and brilliant golden light swiftly shot out and enveloped his figure within it, causing him to seem like a golden wargod.

At the instant the golden light appeared, a dazzling glow gushed out into appearance on the Warsoul Tablet along with it, and it rose violently all the way from the bottom of the stone tablet. In the blink of an eye, it had already charged into the top 100.

Moreover, its momentum didn’t slow down in the slightly. The top 50, top 30, top 20…. When the dazzling glow arrived at the top 15, numerous exclaims of shock resounded out instantly at the scene.

When the dazzling glow charged up to here, its swiftly rising momentum showed signs of slowing down, yet after the time of a few breaths, it had already charged into the 11th position.

Most people couldn’t help but clench their fists tightly when they saw this scene, and they stared at the surface of the stone tablet without blinking and with concentration as they were deeply afraid of missing the slightest detail.

Chen Xi’s mood was rather calm. He’d already discerned that if nothing unexpected happened, then Xue Ranchen would absolutely be able to charge into the top 10. Moreover, he had an extremely great chance to charge into the top five.

Sure enough, the following scene confirmed that Chen Xi’s deduction wasn’t wrong.

The dazzling glow stopped not long after.

“The fifth! He actually changed the fixed situation for real!” After the scene experienced a short period of silence, a wave of exclamations resounded abruptly.

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