[Nightmare has been purified.]
[Purify the nightmare with a designated identity. Evaluation ratings increased.]
[Not involved in any battles. Evaluation ratings increased.]
[Find out the truth about ritual. Evaluation ratings increased.]
[Survived till only two people left. The evaluation ratings increased significantly.]
[Completed a powerful purification. The evaluation ratings increased significantly.]
[Comprehensive Evaluation — A++]
[Obtained 170 points in Shared Experience. Perception+1.]
[Obtained dungeon instance clearance reward: Profession (Wizard) rises by 1 level]
[The current purification progress is 10/10. The nightmare is over]
[Based on the nightmare’s area, you have obtained the engravings of Silver Sire.]
[Current total engravings: 9 (Silver Sire)]
A lot of words flowed quickly before Annan’s eyes.
The nightmare clearance reward scene was different from the previous two. The tiredness that rose from the heart bottom after exiting the nightmare was non-existent. Annan didn’t have the drowsiness as if he just woke up.
Annan felt the unprecedented brightness and warmth this time. He was able to realize that his consciousness became lighter and constantly rising.
He looked at the text on the data panel:
[Hidden information have been cracked: 100%]
[You may receive the first stage reward (obtained when completion reaches 50%).]
[You may receive the second stage reward (obtained when the completion reaches 100%).]
Receive all rewards. Annan chanted in his mind.
Afterward, the two lines of text in front of Annan gradually disappeared.
New texts emerged:
[Obtained dungeon instance decryption rewards: Random Soul Snatch school spell (Can be equipped at any condition).]
[Obtained dungeon instance decryption rewards: Curse “The Last Work: David”]
An additional curse reward…
Annan was startled.
Is this a gift from Master Michelangelo?
Annan was a little surprised. He initially thought it would be a curse vessel.
But without giving any warning for him to think about it, the texts had already begun to scroll downward:
[Based on your characteristics and existing profession level, you have acquired Order Magic: Notion Rain (Guided Type)]
[Notion Rain (Guided Type): Induce the power of the curse with different emotions, and cause rainfall within your proximity. The spell’s effect is determined by the difference between the “Perception” attribute of the target and the spell caster. Every 13s (depending on the total level of the wizard profession) consumes 1 Order Power. 】
[Currently available: Drizzle, Freezing Rain, Heavy Rain]
[Drizzle: Utilizes “curiosity” to trigger drizzle. You may sense the position and mood of all creatures exposed to the rain. Raindrops can be used as the medium of the Soul Snatch School’s spells.]
[Freezing Rain: Utilizes “indifference” to trigger freezing rain. You may slow down the thinking speed of all creatures exposed to the rain. Raindrops can be used as a medium for Energy Falteration School’s spells.]
[Heavy Rain: Causes a pouring rain with any strong emotions and transfers your emotions to all creatures exposed to the rain.]
This spell is unexpectedly good. Annan was a little surprised.
Unexpectedly, this dungeon instance gave out splendid rewards. Annan initially thought that, at most, he would be given the spell which Gerald had used to check on the opponent’s emotions.
After all, the spells of each school required a preliminary spell or fundamental spell. In other words, the wizardry spells in this world worked similar to the “skills tree” basis. Although one could also learn non-opposing spells from other schools, the spell slots were limited.
In the absence of preliminary spells, one might not be able to learn useful spells.
The Notion Rain spell had no value to the average wizard.
But it meant a lot to Annan.
Drizzle was equivalent to a minimap that could highlight allies and foe, while icy rain was equivalent to a relatively secretive [Frost Nova].
After all, the only spell which Annan needed a medium to transfer was the Falteration Wizard’s typical spell, [Chilling Touch].
Frost Nova’s effect, in essence, was dedicated to delivering Chilling Touch. But its special effects were too conspicuous, and the area of effect (AOE) was relatively small.
More than a hundred meters away, one could see that the ground in the distance was starting to freeze. It allowed opponents to run away.
But the freezing rain would be much more hidden. Moreover, the ability to slow down the opponent’s thinking speed meant that the time for the opponent to notice something wrong would also be delayed.
The opponents must be in the rain to be effective. But as long as it was planned in advance, it could still be effective.
As for Heavy Rain, this spell favored the traditional Soul Snatch Wizard, which did not fit Annan well.
Soul Snatch Wizard could control other’s emotions. Naturally, it helped with self-control conveniently. The Soul Snatch Wizard could inflict a powerful debuff on themselves and spread the rainstorm to the enemy, achieving a wide range of crowd control and weakening effects.
After all, Soul Snatch Wizard had a significant advantage in one-on-one close-range combat. With one glance and one sentence, they might affect the opponent’s mind.
What Soul Snatch Wizard lacked was a range skill.
Salvatore told Annan that the Soul Snatch Wizard could not perform mind control in batch until Gold Rank.
In other words, the Soul Snatch Wizard was roughly equivalent to the Sharingan . It was much better to go against them in teams of two than one-on-one battle.
The Heavy Rain was designed to compensate for this fatal shortcoming.
“[Notion Rain] seems pragmatic,” Annan muttered in his heart.
Then, he cast his expectant eyes on the biggest reward of this dungeon instance.
This was his first dungeon instance in which he completed 100% decryption. Moreover, it was at Silver difficulty.
The Soul Snatch school spell Annan obtained should be at Bronze Rank or even the Silver Rank. At least compared to the unranked spells that Annan had, this newly acquired spell was much more powerful.
In the usual expectation standard, the reward of 100% decryption should be better than 50%. When the curse had a drawback, its positive effect should be substantially strong.
Soon, the previous texts disappeared.
Annan’s rising consciousness slowly began to slow down.
What appeared in front of him was a cloud of golden light. In the light, it was the statue.
Annan investigated the special effects of the curse – The Last Work: David.
[The Last Work: David (Taboo Type): Cannot be used, disclosed, or spread in any way “Taboo Ritual: Overlapping Death and Life.”]
Seeing the curse’s details, Annan turned silent for a moment.
Old man, I never intend to duplicate your ritual.
—I have the Truth Fragments!
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“Did I die five years earlier?” Annan sighed.
But it should be alright.
If Michelangelo were still alive, Annan’s journey to collect the Book of Divine Transporter would not be so simple.
Annan reached out his hand, touched the light ball, and chose to accept it.
As a gift, the curse above was not harsh.
But somehow, it completely forbade a ritual to become a god. The corresponding power it brought should be strong.
The light ball touched Annan’s body and disappeared.
It spread quickly to Annan’s body and then disappeared.
New words appeared in Annan’s eyes:
[The Last Work “David”: Pose as “David,” temporarily change your appearance and name to “Ghirlandaio·David·Buonaro.” The longest time it may last is one week. After the effect goes off, the cooldown duration is the same as the effect duration.]
[“Ghirlandaio·David·Buonaro” is regarded as a great wizard opposing the Destruction School (Prophet, Idol) LV 30. He has the alternate profession of Divine Creation (Stone Statue) LV 30. Moreover, he will inherit all your existing spells without providing any additional skills and curses.]
[“Ghirlandaio” is immune to petrification, instant death, and mind control. Disguising as “Ghirlandaio” allows the user to unconditionally deflect “Prophet” and “Idol” school spells below Gold Rank. When subjected to Alteration, Destruction, Shaping, and other school spells, the body is judged to be ‘marble’ instead of ‘flesh and blood.’]
[When death comes, don’t shrink from it. – Michelangelo]
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