As Chen Rui lost the earth elemental heart, he could no longer use the earth magic. His spiritual power and the income of the Star Garden were greatly affected, but compared to being able to awaken the Earth Elemental King and a friend, these matters seemed trivial.
In the illusion of the [Refined Mind], Shura once instigated Chen Rui to kill his most trusted friends and even lovers several times. Although he had successfully passed the [Refined Mind], the feeling of regret was still etched in his heart. It was because he had “lost” before, so he cherished it even more.
Chen Rui quickly returned the courtesy, “As a friend, I just fulfilled a promise. There is nothing more important than seeing a friend’s resurrection.”
Although it was just a polite remark, the Earth Elemental King felt his sincerity. After the earth elementals dissipated slightly, Chen Rui followed the Earth Elemental King to the renovated Earth Palace.
“Royal Highness Moore, have you fully recovered your strength?”
“The title Royal Highness is not suitable for real friends. You will call me Moore from now on.” There was a hint of curiosity in the tone of the Earth Elemental King. “It seems that you have successfully overcome the crisis of your mind. You have advanced your power considerably. What I’m curious about is what power you have exerted on the earth elemental heart. I can feel that the earth elemental heart that returned to my body is more refined and powerful than before. As long as I fully digest this power, my power will be further enhanced drastically. This phenomenon can only be achieved after thousands or even tens of thousands of years in the king’s body. The requiem fruit has absolutely no such effect.”
Chen Rui was stunned for a moment. He secretly thought that the Star Garden should have played a certain key role, but it was a good thing to enhance Moore’s strength. He smiled and said, “Pardon me, Moore, please forgive me as I cannot disclose this matter. However, if this can increase your strength, I can continue to use some means to help you.”
Earth Elemental King shook his head, “Since it’s your secret, I won’t ask more. Unfortunately, the elemental heart has a unique attribute. When the external assistance like this has reached a certain limit, it cannot be further strengthened even if you use some means. In any case, I can resurrect and increase my strength this time because of your help.”
Chen Rui smiled and said, “You’re welcome, my friend. I will probably ask for your help in the future.”
“Just because you defeated Glorfin and saved the Earth Elemental before, you have earned the eternal friendship of the Earth Elemental. No matter how powerful are the enemies that you face in the future, the Earth Elementals and I will be the strongest shields to stand in front of you. ”
Chen Rui’s eyes lit up. Since he had the promise of the Earth Elemental King, and Paglio had lifted his seal, Chen Rui would have an extra huge support even if he confronted the capital head-on.
“By the way, I got something by accident. I don’t know if you have seen it.” Chen Rui took out a blue bead which was slightly smaller than his fist. It was originally offered by Dodo. It should be the treasure left by the skeleton dragon previously.
This bead had a strong aura of water element. Its size was similar to the earth elemental heart. Chen Rui couldn’t help but to feel excited, but it was a pity that putting the bead in the Star Garden did not give him the power to use water element magic.
Earth Elemental King took the bead, felt the water element power contained in it and thought for a moment before saying, “This thing is incredible, especially the pure water element power. It is definitely not created by ordinary mechanics or magicians. It should come from the water elementals. It is also a very rare treasure even from the water elementals.”
When Chen Rui heard that it was not a water elemental heart, but some kind of treasure, his interest was greatly diminished. Earth Elemental King continued, “My inherited memory tells me that the nest of water elementals should be in the Dead Sea area where the level of danger is very high. If you are interested, you must wait until you have enough strength in the future to find out.
When Chen Rui heard the name of Dead Sea, he thought of the 3 treasure maps that had been combined. It was said to be related to the treasure of the Dark Dragon Emperor. Unfortunately, the treasure map was incomplete. Furthermore, he did not have the idle time or the strength to go to the Dead Sea. Let’s think about it if I have a chance in the future.
“One more thing, my friend. With the power of my complete elemental heart now, it is enough to give you a gift.”
“Gift?” Chen Rui was taken aback.
“Element blessing. Accepting the blessing will give you corresponding elemental characteristics and its magic. After receiving this blessing, your earth element resistance and defense ability will be greatly enhanced. You can also have a random earth magic permanently. But this magic is related to your spirit power, so your spirit power must meet the requirements for casting magic.”
Enhance the body’s earth element defenses and resistance, plus I can get 1 magic? Chen Rui was overjoyed. He asked again, “Will this affect your power?”
“It won’t have much impact, but this kind of blessing is quite unique. Before your life is ended, I cannot give element blessing to the second person. This is not a reward, but a gift between friends. You must accept it.”
Earth Elemental King made Chen Rui feel relieved. Of course, he would not refuse such a good thing.
In the Earth Palace, a bizarre light lit up. 2 hours later, Chen Rui bid farewell to his earth elemental friends and left Earth Realm.
After receiving the element blessing, Chen Rui clearly felt that his body’s defense capabilities had increased a lot. When he charged his power, he felt almost indestructible. If he was back in the original world with this state, even if he just performed Iron Jersey  or pressed his throat against a gun on the street, it was enough to make the so-called “strongest urban management”  to be fearful.
The magic obtained by “chance” was [Gravity]. Although he did not get higher grade ones like [Steel Protection], [Destructive Shock Wave] etc., he was quite satisfied. Anyway, his power was not relying on magic. At least receiving [Gravity] meant that he could continue to “pretend” to be from the the Beelzebub Royal Family at certain specific times.
Chen Rui came to the tauren tribe along the way. The tauren who mastered the new enchanting technology had an energetic and enthusiastic vibe. Pieces of high-quality magic weapons and armors were released one after another. With tauren, the Demon Realm’s first forging skills, plus the high-quality mineral deposits beneath Mountain Xilang, this batch of equipment could be regarded as first-class products in terms of efficiency and quality as though hundreds of metal-proficient masters were making them at the same time. Even the Mechanic Association would concede defeat to such a magnificent and amazing lineup.
Tauren had already manufactured armor and weapons that suit themselves, so they had begun to build scale armor and arrow clusters for its ally, Medusa. According to Chen Rui’s plan, not only Medusa and Tauren, but dragon armor would also be tailor made for the wyverns. It would greatly enhance the wyvern’s relatively weak defense.
In the future, he would strive to equip all the Dark Moon military with the best equipment made by taurens. If the quality of the military was further improved, it would not be a dream to have a Fallen Angel Empire’s most powerful armed force.
In fact, Chen Rui was good at coming up with ideas and plans, but to be fully responsible for the military was beyond his reach. If he was allowed to truly lead and train a team, perhaps he would not be an expert at it.
Fortunately, there was a capable woman like Athena, so he didn’t have to worry about the garrison guard.
Thinking of Athena, Chen Rui longed to return home. Not only did he miss the heroine, but also the little demon who hid behind and pretended to be a good girl. However, before that, he didn’t forget his official matters. He instructed Tim for a while and checked the important personnel in a certain plan. Finally, he left Mountain Xilang with satisfaction and went straight to the Dark Moon City.
Due to the attraction of the treasure, the mobile population of Dark Moon City had increased by at least 10 times. Most of these people were explorers looking for treasures while a considerable amount of them were merchants and “tourists” who came here due to its reputation.
They initially heard that the Dark Moon Estate was just a dilapidated estate, but those who came here found that the Dark Moon’s situation was much better than expected—wide and flat streets, neatly organized shops, orderly law and order… That kind of thriving vitality seemed to be a sign of the revival of the prosperity 400 years ago.
Especially the exciting battle ball, the high-end and luxurious Princess Retail Store, the bustling night market, and the unique hot pot food… In several high-end hotels, there were some unexpected facilities such as magic showers for bathing and tap waters that could be used at any time. There were actually so many good things that one wouldn’t see outside.
Didn’t they say that the Dark Moon Estate residents would face a terrible famine after being sanctioned by the capital? How could it be such a prosperous scene?
Even if no treasure was harvested, the people who came to the Dark Moon couldn’t help but to fall in love with the battle ball, the night market and the food. Perhaps it was also a good harvest to be able to bring back a souvenir from the Princess Retail Store.
There were also some sharp-eyed businessmen. The battleball, gourmet food, Princess Retail Store, and even the densely populated Dark Moon Estate itself represented huge business opportunities with huge profits. Even the Custer Family, the top business family of the Dark Shadow Empire, opened a store in the Dark Moon long ago and signed a long-term cooperation agreement with the Princess Retail Store.
Suddenly, the originally vacant shops were short of supply. The size of the night market, in particular, doubled the size of the original. The difficulty in terms of management and public security naturally increased a lot. Chaos and conflicts occurred from time to time which gave Shea a little headache. However, compared with the rapid development of the Dark Moon and the recent huge gains, these were just trivial and minor annoyances.
As the mastermind of everything, Chen Rui felt a sense of accomplishment with pride in his heart when he saw that the Dark Moon City was not what it used to be: Dark Moon, I’m back.
 A type of Chinese Kungfu with a strong impenetrable body.
 Authorities that chase away street performers or hawkers without license.
It seems like Chen Rui was playing a city-building game in the Demon Realm as well 🏗️
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