Goldman was the latest research result of a fake daze female scientist. It was powerful. It could halve magic damage and ignore debuff magic. The only drawback was that its movement was quite slow.
The goldmen were not living beings, but a puppet-like existence, so Chen Rui could put them in the storage warehouse and carry them along.
These 10 goldmen were newly produced by Zola personally, and their strength reached the Demon King level. With their speed, they definitely could not do anything to the lamp spirits, but if they just defended in a fixed position. The debuff magic immunity became the lamp spirits’ biggest obstacle. It was undeniable that the appearance of Chen Rui and the goldmen turned the whole battle around. After the 2 Demon Emperor-level lamp spirits were caught up by Chen Rui and Lanliza, the medusas had surrounded the rest of the lamp spirits.
Despite having the upper hand, Chen Rui was still frustrated by the continuous debuff magic. He waved to Lanliza and held the 2 Demon Emperor-level lamp spirits by himself.
Lanliza had a better impression of this new friend as she freed up her hands to deal with the weaker lamp spirits. The lamp spirits had special attributes of “immortality”, but they were still afraid of injuries. Facing the attacks beyond their defense, the light patterns on the lamp spirits would also become dimmer. When their power was exhausted, their entire body would disappear.
The 2 Demon Emperor-level lamp spirits saw the other party’s intentions. As they were about to get rid of Chen Rui to protect their people, the surrounding scenes were changing rapidly. Everything around them began to decay and wane. Their bodies involuntarily felt weak and exhausted.
This was the power of the [Autumn Territory] which was Chen Rui’s self-realized territory power outside of the Super System. Compared with the difficulty of realizing it at the beginning, it was now handy to use. This retaliation with one’s own skill caused the 2 Great Demon Emperor lamp spirits to be shocked. The light patterns on their bodies began to flicker. Their magic bodies were very special. As long as they provided corresponding magical powers, they could eliminate the debuff effect on their bodies. However, this special physique was actually useless in the face of Chen Rui’s territory power.
What shocked them even more was that the snake blood trees and their fruits also began to wither.
Stars vaguely loomed in the [Autumn Territory]. Under this dual territory power combined with the [Galaxy Territory]’s skill, the lamp spirits felt that their power was suppressed to the lowest point. They were on the brink of defeat. The strange thing was that the Demon Emperor-level lamp spirits didn’t seem to have the territory power. Just when Chen Rui wanted to capture the enemy to ask about the situation in the mine, a lamp spirit suddenly came up with a strange language that was not the common language of the Demon Realm. “Genie! The situation is critical now. The energy fruit may actually be withered by the enemy’s power. I’m going to self-explode and die with this enemy. You have to lead everyone to escape!”
“Understood!” Another lamp spirit named Genie responded, and its body immediately drifted away. The golden patterns on the talking lamp spirit began to glow dazzlingly.
Demon Emperor-level self-explosion? Die together? Chen Rui shuddered and hurriedly shouted through the [Analytical Eyes], “Wait a minute!”
The 2 lamp spirits were stunned. Even the light patterns on the lamp spirit that was about to explode stopped shining. It asked, “You understand our language?”
“Yes.” Chen Rui stopped his attack, but he did not cancel his territory power. “Is the energy fruit you said is actually the snake blood fruit guarded by the medusa tribe?”
“Yes, that is the only energy substance discovered so far that can sustain our existence.” The lamp spirit, who intended to self-explode, had a strong killing intent in its eyes, and its power began to skyrocket again. “I don’t know if you really wanted to destroy them, but with you around, we can no longer get the energy fruit. It is even very difficult to escape. Once our energy is exhausted, the lamp spirit will only fall asleep forever. This is no different from death!”
Chen Rui seemed to understand some of the reasons, and he asked, “The reason you are fighting medusa is to use the snake blood fruit to maintain the energy of existence. What if I can find a way to provide you with sufficient energy?”
The 2 lamp spirits looked at each other, “Since you can understand our language, you have already met a certain inheritance requirement. If you can really help us gain energy, then we will let you accept a very important test. As long as you can pass, you will gain unimaginable power and wealth.”
The reason why Chen Rui could understand the language of the lamp spirits was purely the credit of the Super System, but he would certainly not explain the reason. Moreover, the “inheritance” of lamp spirits had aroused his interest. The most important thing was that he needed to understand the secrets of the mine from the lamp spirits in order to complete Sicali’s mission.
“I think the battle between us will have to suspend. My name is Chen Rui…”
After a while.
Chen Rui withdrew his territory power. With a shake of his body, he appeared in front of Queen Medusa who was chasing the lamp spirits. He stopped her attack and said, “Lanliza! Please stop first!”
Lanliza glanced at the 2 unharmed Demon Emperor-level lamp spirits, and her golden snake eyes shrank, “Chen Rui, do you want to let down the trust and friendship of the medusa tribe?”
“I will always be a friend of the Cold Mist tribe.” Chen Rui shook his head, “I just want to help my friend, Lanliza, and her tribe to really end this war. Please believe me this time.”
Lanliza stared into Chen Rui’s eyes and finally issued a “hiss” command. All medusas stopped attacking and guarded the snake blood fruit tree area. The lamp spirits were also gathered together and did not act recklessly under Genie’s sign.
At present, both sides were still eyeing each other and the situation was imminent, so Chen Rui had to choose his words carefully, “Just as I can communicate with the medusa tribe, I also have the ability to communicate with these lamp spirits. The snake blood fruit is a must for the medusa to breed offspring while the lamp spirits also need the power of these fruits to sustain their lives. With the evenly-matched strength of both of you, even if one of you can get all the fruits in the end, you will have to pay a heavy price. What I want to do now is really solve the difficulties faced by the medusas and lamp spirits.”
Lanliza asked first, “What is your method?”
“Lanliza, my approach is related to the future of the entire Cold Mist Medusa tribe. Before that, I would like to ask you a question, if there is a better environment for reproducing and growing the medusa tribe, would you be willing to move the tribe to another place? “
In fact, this was Chen Rui’s plan from the beginning. Initially, in order to avoid extra problems, he wanted to wait until he returned from the mine before raising the matter, but now he just said it in advance.
“Better environment?” Lanliza’s gaze was even more suspicious as she looked at Chen Rui warily. No matter what gift this person had offered before, she only knew him for a very short time after all, and he deliberately showed mercy to those enemies just now. Raising this kind of question rashly now inevitably made her feel suspicious.
Under Lanliza’s secret gesture, many medusa warriors’ arrows were aimed at Chen Rui and the goldmen.
Chen Rui just pretended not to see it as he talked eloquently, “The better environment that I mean is that… every medusa warriors in the tribe will be equipped with those sophisticated armors and weapons, and every medusa with the strength of Higher Demon can get a precious devil fruit to increase their strength. Not only that, the medusa tribe will gain the fastest multiplication and growth under the protection of the Fountain of Vitality.”
Lanliza’s snake eyes flashed, then she shook her head without hesitation, “I don’t believe it.”
She was not a fool. She was very clear about the quality and value of those armors and weapons. The number of medusas in the tribe is close to 3,000, and the majority are the Higher Demon and above. It is impossible for everyone to use that level of equipment. Besides, what is a devil fruit? Even if a great lord exhausted his energy and wealth, it is difficult to find one. This person actually said that every medusa of Higher Demon can get one. It is simply ridiculous. The legendary Fountain of Vitality is even more impossible- This guy made up a very clumsy lie; he cannot be trusted.
Just after Queen Medusa made assumptions about Chen Rui in her mind, a few fruits appeared in his outstretched palm. The information related to this kind of fruit suddenly appeared in Lanliza’s blood inheritance memory. She was in disbelief. She picked up a piece of fruit, looked at it carefully, and smelled it again. She finally confirmed that these were the legendary precious fruits that could increase strength and might produce a mutated bloodline.
“You take these devil fruits first. I don’t have too many of them. I will provide them to you in batches in the future. I mean what I say, every medusa will get one.” Chen Rui noticed Lanliza’s expression, and he quietly handed over a bottle full of water.
If the previous devil fruits had made Lanliza feel disbelief, then the liquid in this bottle shocked her completely.
Fountain of Vitality! At this moment, Queen Medusa almost thought she had hallucinations.
“I got this spring water from the Fountain of Vitality in another place through space magic… I can obtain more, but after the spring water of Fountain of Vitality leaves the source, the validity period is only 1 day normally.” As Chen Rui said, his hands took out a big pot like a magic show. It was filled with the spring water of the Fountain of Vitality. He accidentally spilled a little on the ground, and the plants that had been withered due to the battle immediately began to rejuvenate at a speed visible to the naked eye.
The lamp spirits on the side fixed their eyes on the pot, and Genie said, “Sir Chen Rui, the energy contained in these liquids is much stronger than those in the fruits!”
Chen Rui nodded, “Since this spring water is useful to you, that will be an easy case. Don’t worry, I still have a lot of spring water. I will talk about it after solving medusa’s problems.
Lanliza and the nearby Medusas looked at the pot with eager eyes: Medusas of the Cold Mist tribe can only reproduce the next generation with the snake blood fruit. The function of the snake blood fruit is limited. Sometimes 10 can only produce a medusa snake egg and the survival rate is not high. Due to certain environmental effects, the snake blood fruit trees have withered a lot, so the output of the snake blood fruit has been declining year by year. Even if it is not coveted by powerful enemies like the lamp spirits, the supply is far below the demand.
If this continues, the Cold Mist tribe can only leave the Cold Mist Swamp and continue to search for a place where the snake blood fruit exists. If it can’t be found, then there is a danger of extinction. Now with the spring water of Fountain of Vitality, this biggest problem will be solved. Fountain of Vitality can not only guarantee the survival rate of offspring, but it is said to have special effects. After an ordinary medusa consumes it, she can transform into human form and mate with foreign races to create more offspring who may have mutated bloodlines.
“What does my tribe need to pay?” Finally, as a queen, Lanliza was still quite calm when asking the key question.
“There is already one medusa tribe that has already shown me allegiance. I hope to get the power of the Cold Mist tribe.” Chen Rui knew that the medusa tribe was suspicious in nature. It would be self-defeating if he beat around the bushes. He simply stated the real purpose in a straightforward manner.
“Your conditions are quite good. I can’t refuse the spring water of the Fountain of Vitality alone.” Lanliza snake pupil squinted slightly, “But if you want my tribe to submit to you, you still lack one of the most important conditions.”
Chen Rui understood what Lanliza meant. Those with power rules. This was a law that was common in every world. He suddenly smiled, “If I say that I have the real strength to destroy the entire medusa, do you believe it?”
Queen Medusa shook her head very resolutely- Judging from Chen Rui’s breath, he is only one step away from the intermediate stage of the Demon Emperor, and I have reached the intermediate stage of the Demon Emperor. The opponent is at best on par with me with the use of special equipment or means.
At this moment, Lanliza suddenly sensed an extremely dangerous feeling. The source was Chen Rui who was “on par with her”. Not only Lanliza, even the 2 Demon Emperor-level lamp spirits also felt the same. They all seemed to be vigilant.
Chen Rui’s body suddenly shined brightly, and the entire mangrove area was full of this star-like brilliance. Everyone including Queen Medusa and the Demon Emperor lamp spirits felt the terrifying pressure. Those ordinary medusa warriors and lamp spirits were almost unable to move.
The brilliance gradually diminished, and Chen Rui, who was equipped with a gorgeous armor, appeared in the sight of everyone. As he slowly raised his arm, a surge of terrifying power was charging rapidly in his palm while he was looking at Queen Medusa.
Lanliza felt that she was locked in by a terrifying consciousness. The scales of her lower body were erected because of fear. She instinctively sensed that as long as the terrifying power of destruction was released, she would definitely be annihilated in a split second.
This power has far exceeded the level of the Demon Emperor!
“Do you believe it now, Lanliza?” Chen Rui’s voice sounded.
Lanliza barely condensed her strength to nod vigorously, and she suddenly felt the pressure loosened. The star-like light dissipated, and the terrifying armor man returned to the original Chen Rui.
The characteristics of the [Royal Star Transformation] were a bit similar to mating. The durability and power consumption were proportional to the fatigue period after the effect. Chen Rui still had to negotiate with the lamp spirits later, so he immediately ended the [Royal Star Transformation].
After witnessing Chen Rui’s power, Lanliza did not hesitate anymore. She immediately solemnly swore with medusa’s faith. Surrendering to the powerhouse was not a shame, and the Fountain of Vitality alone had solved the biggest dilemma of the tribe’s survival. If the tribe people knew this news, they would definitely cheer.
The conquering of the medusa tribe went more smoothly than he expected. The next step was to solve the problem of the lamp spirits.
If the problem of the lamp spirits was energy, Chen Rui who owned the galaxy garden should solve their problem right? Was the test of the lamp spirits the quest that Sicali requested?
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