The market price of spirit essence powder was about six hundred thousand to seven hundred thousand, but this was extremely rare, so it was normal to be expensive by ten or twenty thousand. However, one hundred thousand was too expensive. It was almost the price of a superb spiritual weapon.
“Master Zhao bid one million spirit stones, does anyone have a higher price than this?” The middle-aged man with fair skin shouted with joy.
“1.1 million spirit stones!” Liu Ming shouted calmly.
Most people in the venue looked at Liu Ming incredulously, and many people began to shake their heads.
“1.2 million spirit stones! This mister, I need this item very much. I hope that you can let me have it.” Old Man Zhao turned his head and looked at Liu Ming, and he said with a frown.
“Really, but it’s a pity that I’m also determined to get this. I think I have to compete with master. 1.5 million spirit stones!” Liu Ming replied and raised another three hundred thousand spirit stones.
There was an uproar on the court, and many people looked at Liu Ming with surprise.
Old Man Zhao also looked astounded in his eyes, but he slowly returned to his seat; he no longer bade for it.
Obviously, even with his net worth, he was unwilling to buy a piece of material at a price far more than twice.
“This mister bid 1.5 million, is there a higher one?” The middle-aged man with fair skin was overjoyed. He immediately looked around the audience again, and he especially stopped for a moment on Old Man Zhao.
“Then, this spirit essence powder belongs to this mister here.” Seeing that the old man didn’t mean to bid anymore, the middle-aged man with fair skin shouted three more times before finally making a decision.
At this point, Liu Ming secretly breathed a sigh of relief.
Although if someone raised the price, he would definitely follow, he would still feel pain for using so many spirit stones.
After a while, a servant walked over and led him into a small hall on the side of the venue, and a white-robed maid brought a jade tray with the spirit essence powder to him.
Liu Ming happily paid the spirit stones, opened the jade box and took a closer look. It turned out that the purity was very high as recorded in the classic.
He nodded in satisfaction, kept the item and returned to the venue quickly.
In this way, his primary purpose of participating in the big auction was considered complete.
At this moment, Liu Ming still had almost 3.5 million spirit stones on him. If there was a treasure that matched him, he could bid as much as he wanted.
In the following time, the auction items that appeared were some elixirs that could be used by the Condensation Period and Crystallization Period cultivators. There were also some well-trained adult spirit beasts.
The flame ears rat was quite in line with Liu Ming’s intentions. This spirit beast had an extremely sensitive sense of smell. It was good at digging holes in the ground and looking for treasures. It was a treasure hunter rat.
It was a pity that before Liu Ming tried to bid, it was bid by a woman in black clothes at a high price, leaving him speechless.
After another 15 minutes, the dark-skinned man on the side suddenly got up the platform, took out a jade book and opened it. There were four yellow beads in it.
Then, the dark-skinned man flickered and got down from the platform again.
The middle-aged man with fair skin coughed slightly and said,
“Sorry for holding everyone so long, now we are going to auction the final treasure of this auction. The first item is these four puppet warriors.”
As the middle-aged man with fair skin said, he reached out to grab a bead and tossed it. A yellow light flashed, and a ten meters tall golden puppet appeared on the platform. He then chanted and launched a symbol at the puppet.
A golden rune was launched from his hand and flashed into the forehead of the golden armor puppet.
Suddenly, a bright golden light emerged from the soldier, and a huge spiritual pressure suddenly erupted.
Seeing this, Liu Ming couldn’t help flashing a hint of surprise. Judging from this momentum, this golden armor puppet faintly had the strength of Condensation Period later stage.
With just a movement, the golden armor puppet turned blurred, and it appeared tens of meters away in lightning speed. It then launched a punch in the air.
“Om!” There was a buzz in the void.
An invisible punch force came out, causing a hundred meters long white air wave.
The golden armor puppet moved again. It moved past the air wave and threw another punch.
The two punches collided violently. After a dull loud noise, they disappeared.
The golden armor puppet flashed, leaving an afterimage, and returned to the middle-aged man with fair skin.
The whole process was as fast as lightning, and it was almost completed in an instant.
In the venue, many cultivators were shocked when they saw this scene. The strength of this puppet made everyone boil in their heart.
“Everyone, these four puppets are produced from the Nature Work Sect, one of the four ancient sects. Everyone has seen that each of these puppet warriors has the powerful strength of the Condensation Period later stage. Their speed is even as fast as thunder which overcomes the shortcomings of the puppet warrior’s slow speed. What’s more rare is that these four puppet warriors can set a four guardians formation, which is enough to fight against the cultivator of the early stage of the Crystallization Period.” The middle-aged man with fair skin explained while everyone still looked astounded.
The cultivators in the venue were both shocked and delighted.
“However, to control four puppet warriors, the consumption of mental power is also very huge. It is far beyond controlling the ordinary puppets, so don’t overestimate your power. The base price starts with two million. Each bid must be at least one hundred thousand!” The middle-aged man with fair skin slowly reminded everyone and announced the start of the auction.
“The bae price is two million spirit stones!”
Many people felt discouraged when they heard this number.
For the average cultivators, they might not be able to get so many spirit stones at once even if they used all their time in earning spirit stones.
As for some small families or sects, if they wanted to spend two million spirit stones, they had to sell basically everything they owned.
But these people couldn’t afford it, there would naturally be others who could.
“Two million spirit stones!” Someone immediately shouted the price. The bidder was the woman in purple clothes in a VIP box on the west side.
“2.2 million!” Another box raised the bid.
“2.5 million!” This time it was the previous young man in green robe. He hinted at the tall and muscular man beside him, and the man nodded and walked up.
“This set of puppet warriors, my young master is determined to get it. I hope everyone can let us bid it.” As soon as he spoke, a monstrous black flame was faintly revealed in the box, which faintly transformed into a giant python phantasm with wings on its back.
Under this violent aura, the whole box trembled like fallen leaves in the wind.
“A powerhouse of the Crystallization Period. This is the Mystic Sky Python of the Demon Mystic Sect.”
Immediately someone recognized the giant python phantasm released by the tall man, and he blurted out suddenly.
The entire hall on the first floor was quiet.
“2.8 million!” An abrupt voice sounded from the corner again. It was Liu Ming who spoke.
This set of puppet warriors also made him moved. If he could get it, it would be equivalent to carrying a Crystallization Period master with him. His combat power would be increased by leap and bounds.
As for the powerful mental power needed for controlling them and the threatening words of the young man in green robe, he wasn’t worried at all.
The young man in green robe’s face suddenly turned blue. Looking at Liu Ming through the box, a trace of murderousness flashed in his eyes.
“Keke, you guys from the Demon Mystic Sect, are used to being domineering in your own sect. You even want to bully the others here? Unfortunately, I won’t give you the chance.” A flirtatious laughter came from the opposite box. The words were full of irony.
When the young man in green robe heard the words, his face turned ruthless. He looked at the tall man who was wrapped in black flames.
The next moment, the black flames above the box suddenly erupted, and a seemingly real spiritual pressure suddenly crushed at the opposite box.
At the same time, the old man in green robe beside the woman in purple clothes sneered. After his figure shook slightly, he appeared above the box, and he flicked his sleeves to channel the abyssal-like aura in his body.
There was a muffled noise.
Two huge spiritual pressures slammed into each other in the air, shaking the entire space. If one was careless in the venue, he would be suffocated by the overflowing spiritual pressure.
Seeing this, Liu Ming narrowed his eyes. With his powerful body and pure spiritual power, he was not affected much.
But at this moment, a more magnificent aura intervened the contending spiritual pressures, splitting the two spiritual pressures at once.
After the high platform, the old man with white eyebrow, who seemed drowsy from the beginning to the present, suddenly opened his eyes.
“Two mister, this time the big auction is bidding with financial resources. It is strictly forbidden to fight during the process. This is only a warning. If you break the rules again, I will have to ask you leave immediately!” The old man with white eyebrow said softly, but everyone could hear the warning in his words.
“Old Qiao, forget it.” The woman in purple clothes said softly.
The old man in green robe snorted coldly before slowly holding back the aura from his body.
The majestic black flame on the other side gradually disappeared.
“Hey, that is the famous Crystallization Period master, Qiao Ziyi of the Ouyang Family of the eight great cultivation families of the Middle Sky Continent.” In a box on the east side, a middle-aged scholar from the Haoran Academy sat peacefully, but he couldn’t help looking at the old man in green robe with shock.
“Demon Mystic Sect, Ouyang Family, I didn’t think they would come to a small place like Changyang Market to join in the fun.” The young scholar on the side shook his head, and he said with some wonder.
“It’s not surprising that this happens. The two forces are already hostile to each other; they don’t like each other very much.” The middle-aged scholar said with a sneer after a shocked look on his face.
“Thousands Association Chamber of Commerce is really not to be underestimated. They can actually get the puppet warriors of the Nature Work Sect. Master’s Junior, this set of puppets is so exquisite, should we bid for it?” The young scholar wasn’t interested in the dirty matters between the two forces, but he was firmly attracted by the puppet warriors on the platform.
“No, the price of this set of puppets is too high, and it’s not very practical for me, so forget it.” The middle-aged scholar said lightly.
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