Sage Monarch Story Archive

***Note: Contains spoilers up to the most recent chapter, read with care!*** 

Locations, Clans, and Characters

Rich-Lush Continent

Yanhaven [State of Yan]

Yang Clan

Yang Qi - 18-year-old practitioner, steals Latent Dragon Pill from Yanhaven magistrate

Yang Zhan - clan lord, Yang Qi's father

Yang Yunchong - Yang Qi's first half-brother

Yang Hualong - Yang Qi's second half-brother

Yang Xu - Yang Qi's fourth uncle

Yang Zhen 

Yang Honglie - one of the top Yang Clan geniuses

Yang Zhougong - Great Uncle who serves the council of chief elders

Yang Susu - Yang Zhan's adoptive sister, a disciple of the Demi-Immortal Institute

Yang Shi - eighth phase expert

Yang Zhougong 

Yang Xingshi - the highest-ranking patriarch of Yang Clan

Dowager Yan - a matriarch of the Yang Clan, Master of Energy, over 150 years old

Yang Wangxi - Yang Clan Chief Elder

Yang Yang - 20-year-old elite at the fifth phase 

Yang Lei - bastard son of the clan, talented cultivator in the sixth phase

Yang Shi - branch leader in Baishiville

Yang Feng - Yang Shi's son, 26 years old

Yang Zhen - branch leader in Zhaoluforth

Yang Kui - branch leader in Redleafcity, cultivates Insane Devil Energy Art

Chen Clan

Lord Chen Dalei - Clan leader and practitioner of the Three Rings Energy Art (first-class technique)

Chen Qing - at Energy Eruption level, same age as Yang Qi

Chen Miejin - elite, loves martial arts

Chen Dalong - elder

Chen Dahong - Chen elder, wields ghostheaded greatsaber w/ hyper-toxic poison

Chen Dazhen - Chen elder

Chen Tianxiong - Hundred-Armed Demonoid, Master of Energy

Chen Tianhua - elder, defeated by Yang Qi

Chen Tianzhen - elder

Wang Clan

Lord Wang - Clan leader

Liu Clan

Lord Liu - Clan leader

Li Clan

Lord Li - Clan leader

Yan Clan - City Magistrate (removed from post, Yang Clan takes position)

Yan Gufeng - Yanhaven's city magistrate 

Yan Feixia - City magistrate's daughter

Bai Clan + House of the White Dragon

Yundale-by-the-Sea [State of Yun]

            Yun Clan

Yun Zhonglong - City Magistrate, nicknamed Great King of Yun

Yun Hailan - Princess of Yundale, tricks Yang Qi and takes Latent Dragon Pill


Song Haishan - cousin of Yun Hailan


Zhaoluforth (taken over by Yundale-by-the-Sea)

Redleaf City 

Hanging Mountain 

            GreensuraYang Qi's mother, holy daughter of the Demonfolk 

Blood Demon Grotto

Capital City

Hua Clan

Goldstone Soulcatcher Hua Gang

Heavencorpse Dimension

Blackcorpse Mountains

Fiendcorpse Mountains

Primalcorpse Mountains

Dragoncorpse Mountains

Direcorpse Mountains

Devilcorpse Mountains

Heaven Lode Mountains

Manyflowers Peak

Yang Susu - Holy Daughter Manyflowers' apprentice


Demi-Immortal Institute

freshmen, outer campus students (Outer Campus), inner campus students (Inner Campus), elite students (College of Elite), conclave students, holy neophyte

Scripture Pavillion - study marital disciplines and energy arts


Divine Ability Society

Truth and Reason Society

Five Lightnings Society

Moonfire Society

Gentlemen's Society

Crown Prince Society

Gu Fenxian

Sage Monarch Society

Li He - freshman student

Hua Yinhu - freshman student

He Jili - freshman student, eighth phase from noble family of the Sage Ancestor Dynasty

Liang Dong - mysterious freshman student 

Yang Qi

Hall of Achievements and Virtue - stone temple, where students turn in valuable objects in exchange for merit points

Academy of Sage Studies - Lifeseizing level students would take an exam to become an elite student

College of Elite Students

True Dragon Institute

Sea God Institute

Gu Che - borrowed valuable Heart of the Sea thumb ring from institute, later killed by Yang Qi 

Sun Moon Institute


Sage Ancestor Dynasty - feudal government, host of vassal states 

Sage Ancestor City - the imperial capital of the Sage Ancestory Dynasty


Luo Hun - City magistrate guard of Yanhaven - nickname: Armored Devil-Ghost

Doctor Cao - renowned doctor of Yanhaven

Little Yan - Yang Clan servant

Godmammoths - divine spirits with murderous auras

House of Jade Dew - sect with connections to Zhaoluforth before it was overtaken by Yundale

House of Shadowblight [Poison Sect]

Arhat Hyperblight -  HoS member who is at peak of 8th energy art phase, targets Yang Clan

Arhat Greenblight - HoS member, dies to Yang Qi

Blackcorpse Mountains - Yang Clan autumn hunt takes place here, Yan River starts here

Daoist Master Latent Dragon - creator of Latent Dragon Pills

Little White - white ape

Four Seas Bistro - Operated by the Four Seas Consortium restaurant

House of Spring and Autumn

Demonfolk, located at the Hanging Mountain (Yang Qi's mother's home)

jianghu - pugilistic world

Seafolk - people of the sea who breathe with gills instead of lungs

Sea King

Blood Demon Grotto

Professor Chu - Demi-Immortal Institute instructor, Master of Energy

Chu Tiange - Lifeseizer who is defeated by Yang Qi

Jing Wuxue - Lifeseizer, leader of the vampire brigands

Crown Prince - neophyte

Long Tai - expert of the Gentlemen's Society

Ying Ling - expert of the Divine Ability Society

Luo Tian - expert of the Five Lightnings Society

Ouyang Hu - lifeseizer

King Huaiyin - Corpse king in Lifeseizing level in Fiendcorpse Mountains

Elder War-Soldier, Elder War-Glory, Elder War-Hero, Elder War-Power, Elder War-Gallant - Five elders of the Academy of Sage Studies

Cultivation Phases

Energy Art 

1.) Development - build up energy in the body

2.) Circulation - vital energy flow through meridian channels

3.) Convergence - vital energy gathered in central sea of energy

4.) Refinement - refine and purify gathered energy 

5.) Eruption - external use of energy art

6.) Weapon - ability to turn energy into corporeal weapons

7.) Manifestation - ability to summon beasts

8.) Incarnation - Mind Incarnation, defensive energy

9.) Master of Energy - Grandmaster

Energy Art Classes

Third-class, second-class, first-class, royal-class, imperial-class, saintly-class, heavenly-class, and godly-class.


Primary Lifeseizing, Secondary Lifeseizing, Tertiary Lifeseizing, Quaternary Lifeseizing, Quinary Lifeseizing, Senary Lifeseizing, Septenary Lifeseizing, Octonary Lifeseizing, Nonary Lifeseizing


Great Sage

Yang Clan Energy Art

Positive Yang Energy Art 

Frigid Net of Heaven [Ice Energy Art]

Flowing River of Iron Fetters [Ice Energy Art]

Insane Devil Energy Sabers [Insane Devil Energy Art]

Hundred Transformations of the Fish-Dragon

Insane Devil Detonation [Insane Devil Energy Art]

Righteous Bloodshed Energy Art - summon iron scythes

Invincible King’s Fist - one of the most powerful clan techniques with 6 stances

First Stance: Triumph in Every Battle

Second Stance: Victory in Every Fight 

Third Stance: No Stronghold Too Powerful 

Fourth Stance: Defy All Laws and Principles 

Fifth Stance: Eternally Undefeated  

Sixth Stance: All Phenomena Bend to the Master

Ghost Phase Energy Art

Frigid Ice Energy Art

Thousand-Kilometer Glaciating

Inferno Energy Art [fire type technique]

Roc Energy Art

Lightning Energy Art

Furious Whale Energy Art

Whale Consumes the Sea

Ghost Toxin Saber Art

Hundred Poisons Energy Art

Hundred Flowers Spear Art

Chen Clan energy art

Hundred Flowers Bloom - inborn energy, move which is like the dawn of spring

Four Seasons Swordplay Energy Art

House of Spring and Autumn energy art

Hundred Flowers Bloom - inborn energy, move which is like the dawn of spring

Violet Sunrise Divine Art

Violet Energy from the East

Heart-Piercing Strike

Violet Sunrise Divine Art

  • Rise of the Violet Dragon

Deep Earth Energy Art

Toxic Detonation 

Humanoid True Energy

Blood-Toxin Energy Art

Blood Demon Energy Art

Devil Sutra of the Blood Emperor - an imperial-class energy art

Beast King Energy Art

Tiger Roars at the Heavens

True Incarnation of the Tiger King

Son of Heaven's Godfist - cultivation leads to one to become like a son of heaven

Five Volumes of Immortal Immolation - imperial-class energy art from Gu Clan

Painting of Immortal Immolation - flames that turn into image of painting, depicting god-immortals/transcendent beings

Volumes of Immortal Immolation - imperial-class energy art


Hundred Paces Divine Fist

Corpse-Crunching White Tiger

Strength of the Hell-Crushing Godmammoth

  1. Infernal Deity Spear
  2. Fiend-Devil Wings > Angel Wings
  3. Infernal Deity Aegis > Infernal Deity Plate Armor
  4. Hellfire Crucible - melt/refine anything
  5. God-Devil Seal - provides perfect powers of concealment
  6. Hell Portal - summons and calls powerful devil-gods in hell to lend their power

Golden Toad Eats the Moon

Fierce Tiger Leaps Over the Stream

Shatter the Heart, Crush the Lungs

True Heat Wave

Humanoid True Energy

Wings of the White Crane [first-class energy art]

One Sword to Freeze Nineteen Prefectures

Mesh of Heaven, Net of Earth

Golden Bell Rampart

Thousand Kilometer Soul Locking

Roc Wings

Devastating Mountain-Crushing

Strength of the Tornado

Dragon-Tiger Tornado

Gaze Barrage - ability attained at Energy Incarnation level

Balefire Chakram - ranged weapon attack

Ghost-Built Barricade - Ghost Toxin Art attack

Hundred Poisons Battle Armor - [Mind Incarnation] deadly scaled armor, protects against many weapons as it consists of inborn energy filled with 100 poisons

Lion's Roar

Four Seasons Swordplay

Silk Rain of the Spring Silkworm

Infernal Deity Boneflame: Scorching Hellfire

Crush Hells, Subdue Devil-Gods

Boundless Ocean - royal-class energy art

Cosmic Sunflare Sword technique  - absorbs quintessence of burning sun to form a great sun sword soul

Ten Suns Ascend to Heaven 

Fire Dragon Belches Pearls

Lifeseizing Nascent Divinity

Cosmic Blast; Aeonic Invincibility

Sword Shakes all Creation; Engulf the True Origin

Mighty Heaven Sword Wheel, Illuminate all Creation

Cosmic Rotation; Rattle Heaven and Earth

Inverse Sun-Moon Assassination

Thousand-Ton Sword Net - wrap sun gem to extract sun quintessence

Fire Dragon of the Great Sun

Nascent Divinity Quintessence

Fire Dragon Armageddon

Seeking Claw of the Cloud Dragon

Hundred Grandmasters Spell Formation - from the Sage Ancestor Dynasty

Grand Bloodshade Disintegration - used to kill oneself along with the enemy

Flamesun True Energy

Bloodshadow Godwhip - high-level blood-type energy art which summons a whip that resembles a blood dragon

Bloodshadow Godshield - tower shield w/ blood-colored ghost

Ghost-Beheading God-Expelling Godsword

Boundless Megaplexus Sword Net

Art of Radiance and Light - shoot out ball of energy

Return of the Ghost-God

Heavencorpse Assault

Destroy the Cosmos

Animadestiny quintessence

Army-Shattering Fist`


Infernal Deity Spear - weapon upon reaching 6th phase of energy arts

Army-Felling Crossbows


Latent Dragon Pill - fiery-red medicinal pill 

Shadowblight - poison

Energy Convergence Pill - allows one to reach cultivation breakthroughs

Lovemaking Powder

Demon core - natural occurrence which contains the quintessence of a fifth phase energy art demonlings - usually traded to obtain energy convergence pills

Golden Nine Transformations Pill - high-grade energy convergence pill

Chiliocosm Mirror - reveals the weakness of any martial discipline and corrects the flaws in one's martial disciplines

Bloodbody Thumb-ring - stores inborn energy to use when fighting, has the ability to make an energy artist much stronger in a fight.

Nine Transformations Pill Sutra - scroll for concocting a Golden Nine Transformations Pill

Violet Sunrise Pill

Heart of the Sea thumb ring - valuable ring from Sea God Institute, borrowed by student Gu Che who died in a fight with Yang Qi, contains a minor plane used to store large amounts of items.

Flamesun vine - similar to airmastery plant that helps with refinement

Dragonpearl - contain the will of a divine dragon

Violet-Golden Meridian-Strengthening Pill - made by combining ten-thousand-year-old violet-gold with thousand-year-old violet magical mushrooms to improve one's meridians.

Emerald Dew Rejuvenation Lozenges - made from elixir extracted from thousand-year-old fine jade, extrudes impurities, strengthens one and forestalls physical signs of aging

Marrow-Quickening Soul-Strengthening Pill - made from ancient fossils of demonlings, helps improve life force quintessence

Dragon-Tiger Body-Rejuvenating Ointment - made from gallbladders of pythons 

Bearsnake Pill - rare pill

Blood-Energy Body-Eruption Pill - rare pill

Sage Devil Painting - painting which contains thousands of Master of Energy demon cores

Life force springwater - spirit water that contains life force quintessence

Legendary jade

  1. Nine Heavens godjade
  2. Kṣitigarbha sagejade - for hoarding purposes and contains life force; Kṣitigarbha is a bodhisattva
  3. Star River monarchjade

Pill Classes

low-grade, mid-grade, high-grade