Since it was an incomplete martial technique, the starting price was not high. However, an average Intermediate Human Level martial technique would be around eight to ten million spirit crystals.
Of course, this kind of incomplete martial techniques could not be compared with the complete martial techniques. In fact, the price of such incomplete martial techniques was generally lower than that of the complete martial techniques.
After all, no one knew the final result of cultivating an incomplete martial technique. Most of these techniques had indescribable ramifications. Although the effect of cultivation could be better than the general martial arts at Intermediate Human Level, it might induce internal injury. For many people, this uncertainty directly led to the low price of such incomplete martial techniques.
However, even though there might be hidden dangers, the starting price of five million spirit crystal was still attractive to a big crowd.
Among them was Ye Xiwen. When he heard Wood Burning Saber Technique, Ye Xiwen’s eyes suddenly brightened. He had a great weapon like Emergence Immortal Exterminating Saber in his hand. Even if he couldn’t wield it completely, the power output was enormous.
It was just that Ye Xiwen did not have a powerful saber technique. If it was just an average saber technique, he could utilize the mysterious space to deduce more saber techniques by himself. However, for saber techniques that were not classified in the chart, the result of deducing it via mysterious space would be stuck at the upper limit of Elementary Human Level. Such martial techniques had minimal impact on Ye Xiwen’s hand.
He had been looking for an optimum saber technique. This Wood Burning Saber Technique was tailor-made for him.
For others, the saber technique might have a big flaw, but it possessed no big deal for Ye Xiwen. With mysterious space, even if there was a flaw, Ye Xiwen could deduce it to perfection.
If it were a complete Advanced Human Level martial technique, ten million spirit crystals would not be enough to purchase it. By then, the price might directly rise to more than fifty million. It would be challenging to purchase, even with Ye Xiwen’s net worth.
“Five million and five hundred thousands!”
As soon as Yao Qian’s voice fell, someone immediately quoted a higher price, which directly raised the price by five hundred thousand spirit crystals.
However, no one in the other private rooms spoke. Even though Wood Burning Saber Technique was great, it was only Intermediate Human Level due to it being incomplete. It was not practical for many individual cultivators, lone wolf, and even ordinary disciples in a sect despite its outstanding nature. Most of them had even cultivated Advanced Human Level or Elite Human Level martial techniques. Hence, those people did not bother with this Intermediate Human Level martial technique.
“Six million!” It was Wang Mengyu next to Ye Xiwen. She couldn’t help it after seeing such a martial technique. Although it was only at the level of Intermediate Human Level, it was worthy of being garrisoned martial technique for their Wang family.
“Six hundred and thirty million!”
Someone soon made a new call. Apparently, many wealthy individual cultivators had taken a fancy to this Wood Burning Saber Technique.
“Six million and four hundred thousands!”
“Six million and five hundred thousands!”
Soon the price had shot up to seven million. A big crowd decided to give up. If it was a genuine Intermediate Human Level martial arts, it could go up to eight million, or even ten million. Many people hesitated with its incomplete nature. This martial technique might have had the power to surpass Intermediate Human Level, but it might also leave behind any fatal flaws. These were hard to predict. It depended on their willingness to gamble.
The proud child of the prominent sect would not mind spending some spirit crystals to gamble. For lone wolves and individual cultivators, their cultivation path was challenging, let alone building wealth. They did not want to lose everything they earned with blood and sweat.
After hiking up to seven million, there were a lot fewer people showing signs of interest.
“Seven million and three hundred thousands!” Wang Mengyu gritted her teeth and said. She was also a little nervous. If it exceeded this number, she would not continue to bid. After all, she was not Ye Xiwen who regarded spending tens of millions of spirit crystals, not a big deal. The average Transcendent Realm Fifth Level expert had at most ten million spirit crystals.
Only Transcendent Realm Elite and those surpassing the Transcendent Realm could spend spirit crystals in quantity more than ten million.
She could bid seven million and three hundred thousand with the help of her family, sponsoring five million spirit crystals before coming here. Otherwise, she would not even be able to bid this number.
Although young experts emerged quickly, their foundations were less reliable than those of the old experts. For example, for those with similar cultivation to Wang Mengyu but were several thousand years old, their net worth would probably be six-fold.
No matter wealth, knowledge, or cultivation, it required time to build up.
“Seven million and fifty thousand!” Soon, someone made another bid and immediately overwhelmed Wang Mengyu’s offer.
Wang Mengyu couldn’t help feeling a little disappointed. It was rare to see such martial techniques. Although the Wood Burning Saber Technique was less effective in the endless sea region due to its fire attributes, it was still an Intermediate Human Level martial technique. In typical auctions, this martial technique would be the climax.
In this world, martial arts was often more valuable than a piece of martial instrument. Martial instruments could only be used by one person at most, but martial arts could be used for a lineage. For a sect, the most important thing was to have a garrisoned martial technique.
Therefore, many people would not easily put it out for auction because it had not much benefit unless they couldn’t cultivate it. They would choose to put it out for auction, resulting in fewer martial techniques available in the auction.
“Nine million!” Right after Wang Mengyu’s disappointment, Ye Xiwen suddenly spoke. His words deterred the audience.
The price of nine million was adequate to buy an ordinary Intermediate Human Level martial technique. The audience was shocked at such a hefty price to purchase a martial technique bearing unknown results.
However, after Ye Xiwen called nine million, no one continued to compete with Ye Xiwen. Nine million was no longer a small amount, but Ye Xiwen didn’t care. For the others, it could be their entire net worth.
This Wood Burning Saber Technique quickly fell into the hands of Ye Xiwen. A staff member sent it to Ye Xiwen’s hand in the private room. Ye Xiwen also happily paid nine million spirit crystals and took the Wood Burning Saber Technique.
Even so, he still had more than sixty million spirit crystals and a Dragon Vein in his hand.
The Wang Family on the side looked at Ye Xiwen in a daze. They found it simply inexplicable. They couldn’t believe that Ye Xiwen could have so many spirit crystals.
Nine million spirit crystals. Even a veteran Transcendent Realm expert might not necessarily have it. This was equivalent to their net worth.
Ye Xiwen was a Half-step Transcendent Realm who accumulated much wealth. What is the origin of this man?
Initially, they were just a little curious about Ye Xiwen’s identity. After all, Wang Mengyu invited Ye Xiwen as a guest to help their Wang family win the contest. However, even Wang Mengyu did not know his origin.
At this time, seeing him spent a lot of money boldly, it made people more curious about his identity.
Especially for Wang Mengyu. When Ye Xiwen first appeared, he claimed that he came from the Ancient Barrens continent, but not from this endless sea region. A series of events later seemed to prove that Ye Xiwen was indeed not a person who originated from this endless sea region.
Ye Xiwen’s origins might indeed be Ancient Barrens. That was a place filled with monstrous genius out of their par. Could Ye Xiwen from a behemoth sect?
There was only this possibility. Since talents could be inborn, but wealth didn’t drop from the sky. Without the support of the behemoth behind it, even a monstrous genius would not have too much wealth.
But seeing that he took out nine million spirit crystals without batting an eye, it was not Ye Xiwen’s limit.
Suddenly, the Wang Family became curious. Though, they would not ask so blatantly. Everyone had their secrets, and some questions were better not asked.
Ye Xiwen received the jade slip containing Wood Burning Saber Technique. He didn’t care less about what others were thinking. Spirit crystals were a strategic resource. However, Ye Xiwen utilized the mysterious space in his cultivation path, utterly different from the norm. For him, the use of those spiritual stones and elixir had a different definition and context. To reach what he had achieved today, he had spent ten folds of wealth compared to others.
Without the support of the mysterious space, Ye Xiwen’s cultivation would not improve so quickly. After such a long time, he had already understood that the glamor of wealth was superficial. Strength and rapid improvement were more practical. If he were killed, having a gold mine was simply giving his enemy more rewards.
Even if he only had ten million spirit crystals, as long as he considered it useful, he dared to spend nine million to buy it. This was the most significant difference between Ye Xiwen and others. Since Ye Xiwen had no backers, all his resources and wealth were invested in self-improvement.
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