The deputy disciple just shook the token in his hand toward the stone tablet, and a green light flashed into it.
This time, Liu Ming was in the 6th group this time. There wasn’t any acquaintance in the same group.
As for Zhou Tianrui, Zhao Anyin, Wu Ming, and the young man with a white hair Hou Kun were all divided into other groups.
“Junior Fellow Apprentice Liu is quite lucky in grouping this time. As far as I know, there are no strong disciples in the group.” Yan Ming said slowly, looking at the roster of the 6th group.
“In this way, Junior Fellow Apprentice Liu will most probably advance to the top 10.” Xue Yun’s beautiful eyes flashed a few times.
“It’s hard to say, who knows if anyone has hidden his strength in the group.” Liu Ming chuckled lightly and said indifferently.
In this major competition, apart from Sword Controlling Technique, he didn’t intend to hide his other powers. He had only one thought which was to try to get the top 1 to see if he could be invited to the inner door.
In the following cultivation of the Tiger Dragon Hell Prison, he must use the sect’s Sky Wind Cave to cultivate his body. This place was only eligible to the inner disciple.
The quarter-final was still performed on these 10 arenas.
Just as Yan Ming predicted, there was no strong opponent in the 6th group. Liu Ming displayed his tyrannical physical power with Tiger Dragon Hell Prison and easily won several matches in a row.
“The physical body of this disciple named Liu Ming is quite tyrannical. I’m afraid that ordinary spiritual weapons can hardly hurt him. However, it seems that he is practicing Tiger Dragon Hell Prison. How can an outer disciple practice inner sect techniques?” The old man in yellow robe sitting on the mountain peak seemed to have a little interest in Liu Ming and couldn’t help asking.
“Senior Fellow Apprentice Lu, I seem to have some impression of this disciple. A few years ago, Senior Nun Yu Qing of Miaoyin Nunnery brought the disciple of Liuyin to your Emerald Cloud Peak, then he was introduced to the outer door by the law enforcement hall. That disciple seems to be this Liu Ming right?” A woman with a plain dress heard the words and asked the man surnamed Lu.
“Yes, Liu Ming has already practiced Tiger Dragon Hell Prison before he joined, and the law enforcement hall did not deprive him of this technique after some considerations.” The man surnamed Lu nodded and replied.
“So that’s the case. This person is quite strong, and he has a connection with your Emerald Cloud Peak. Why didn’t Senior Fellow Apprentice Lu accept him?” The old man in yellow robe asked curiously.
“This disciple’s spiritual power is indeed not weak, but unfortunately his cultivation aptitude is really bad. He only has the Three Spiritual Pulse…” The man surnamed Lu said lightly.
“It turns out to be Three Spiritual Pulse…”
As soon as the other masters heard this, they immediately became uninterested.
Although they all had a few slots for receiving inner disciples, on one aspect, they had to consider current cultivation, but more importantly, they had to consider the future potential.
After all, if the cultivation aptitude was too bad, even if one took more spiritual elixir and practiced good mystic arts technique, it would take double effort to achieve improvement. With the limited resources of each peak, they naturally didn’t want to waste it on a disciple with a bad talent.
After some tough fights, the 6th group was finally at its last match.
His opponent was a man in black clothes who manipulated 2 ape puppets.
The strength of the 2 puppets was comparable to the Condensation Period later stage. Under the control of the man in black clothes, they turn into 2 black afterimages and quickly shuttle above the arena. Dense black fist shadows were launched with great momentum amidst the whistling sound. They almost overwhelmed Liu Ming in it. The momentum was so great that the onlookers were dazzled. Yan Ming and Xue Yue were even secretly sweating for Liu Ming.
However, Liu Ming, who was surrounded by the fist shadows, looked at ease. His figure in black mist easily dodged the fist shadows with elusive movement. From time to time, he seized an opportunity to knock out one ape puppet.
But the 2 apes puppets seemed to be invincible. They just flipped over and joined the battle again as if nothing happened.
But some people with keen eyes discovered that the aura of these 2 ape puppets was getting weaker, and their speed also slowed down gradually.
Just when Liu Ming punched the 2 puppets into the air at the same time, his figure turned blurred, and he appeared ghostly behind the man in black robe. At the same time, he shook his fists and launched a series of fist shadows as well.
The man in black clothes did not expect Liu Ming to be so elusive. He only felt the air around him was tight, then a terrifying fist momentum instantly blocked all his retreat. In a rush, he had to spit out a black light, turning into a black light shield to protect him inside it.
After a loud impact, another impact sounded.
The black light shield collapsed instantly under the hit of Tiger Dragon Hell Prison that was blessed by Heavy Water Droplet!
The man in black clothes was beaten out of the arena while spouting blood.
At the same time, a shell shaped black defensive spiritual weapon also fell to the ground with a “click” and had cracks on its surface.
“Winner, Piaohong Courtyard, Liu Ming!”
Although the puppets of the man in black clothes were still on the arena, after losing the control of the owner, it had already stopped in place with a darkened eyes. Moreover, the man in black clothes was knocked out of the arena. He was utterly defeated.
Liu Ming also secretly exhaled.
The opponent and the 2 puppets were also quite extraordinary. They were comparable to 2 powerful Physique Cultivators. They were both in defense and offense. Ordinary cultivators would be helpless against them.
Fortunately, he could also be regarded as a Physique Cultivator, and his physical body was still stronger than the 2 puppets, so it was not difficult to win.
After he won this game, he finally got into the top 10.
“Congratulations to Junior Fellow Apprentice Liu for entering the top 10!”
“Not only top 10, I think Brother Liu can soon be promoted to inner disciple soon.”
As soon as Liu Ming walked off the arena, Yan Ming and Xue Yun immediately came up with a smile on his face and congratulated him. Some other disciples in the outer courtyard nearby also looked over with envy.
Liu Ming naturally spoke a few humble words, then he came to the 5th group arena on the other side and watched the battle.
But when Liu Ming saw the 2 on the arena, he frowned.
They were none other than Zhou Tianrui, who was popular in this major competition, and the young man with a white hair Hou Kun from the Xuanji Courtyard.
The 2 seemed to be out of luck as they were in the same group. As a result, only one of them could be promoted to the top 10. At this moment, they were fighting for the slot to advance to the top 10.
On the arena side, Zhou Tianrui, whose body was covered in brown armor, was controlling 8 earth spiritual puppet warriors to defend the oncoming wind blades and fire arrows while thinking quickly.
Although he hadn’t personally seen the power of the young man with a white hair, he had already heard about it from others.
The 2 had been fighting for more than 10 rounds since the beginning. The young man with a white hair’s five elements attacking spells were weak, and they all had reached the perfect stage. Thus, Zhou Tianrui was playing safe by using the earth puppet warriors to put up a full defense.
Zhou Tianrui knew that as an earth attribute summoner, speed was not his strength. On the contrary, his defense and endurance were the strongest. Therefore, his strategy was to exhaust the opponent’s spiritual power slowly and to counterattack.
At this moment, the young man with a white hair suddenly changed the gesture in his hand. More than 20 fireballs suddenly appeared in front of him. They instantly merged into one, turning into a hot fireball the size of a water tank. As it formed, a heat wave had spread to all directions.
When Zhou Tianrui saw the power of the fireball, his complexion changed. He immediately launched a few symbols, and the 4 puppet warriors burst into great light. They also combined into a 100 meters tall giant puppet.
The next moment, the giant fireball was closing in with a whistling sound. The giant puppet stepped forward without fear and launched the big fist.
The huge fireball collided with the giant puppet, stirring up a strong air current. Flames and muds were splashing in all directions.
The giant fireball suddenly burst open, and the giant puppet also turned into a pile of spiritual soil in the splashing fire.
“Junior fellow apprentice’s five elements techniques are really powerful, but it is still far from breaking my defense.” Zhou Tianrui saw this, waved his hand with a sneer, and launched a symbol at the spiritual soil.
The yellow spiritual earth trembled and gathered again. After a few seconds, it turned into the giant puppet again and dashed into the air at the young man with a white hair.
Obviously, he noticed that the young man with a white hair had consumed a lot of spiritual power, so he couldn’t launch the same attack for a while. Zhou Tianrui wanted to seize this opportunity to catch the opponent by surprise.
The young man with a white hair frowned. His figure trembled slightly, and a layer of green light suddenly appeared on the surface of the body. It swayed and pulled out an afterimage that retreated for dozens of meters instantly; it barely avoided the punch of the giant puppet.
Seeing this, Liu Ming was also quite surprised.
He could see clearly that the green light was the spiritual power effect of the body lightening technique. However, this most common wind attribute spell by the young man with a white hair actually had such a great effect.
The young man with a white hair’s movement was extremely flexible. In a few flashes, he easily got rid of the giant puppet and changed his direction toward Zhou Tianrui.
Zhou Tianrui’s complexion changed. He slapped the yellow gourd in his hands, and 4 earth spiritual puppets appeared under a yellow light. A 8 spiritual puppets stood in front of him again with a battle formation.
However, the young man with a white hair paused slightly when he was tens of meters away from Zhou Tianrui. He made a strange gesture, and after he chanted, he waved one hand and launched several colorful lights that landed around Zhou Tianrui.
In the next moment, colorful lights soared from the arena ground, covering Zhou Tianrui and 8 earth spiritual puppet soldiers in it.
“This is a talisman array?!” Liu Ming’s gaze condensed, then he saw the colorful lights cast by the young man with a white hair were actually launched from a crystal clear talisman. He was slightly surprised.
The so-called talisman array was a product of the combination of the way of the talisman and the way of the array.
Usually, to set up a large array, such as the Gale Array prepared by Chen Deng in the Small Flame World, it needed the cooperation of more than 10 people, disk array and other tools. It also needed some time to arrange the setup.
However, the talisman array could be completed only with the help of some special talisman. Although the power was generally not too great, the advantage lies in the convenience and speed of casting.
But once the spiritual power in the talisman was exhausted, the array would automatically collapse. So, it often couldn’t last long.
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