How to generate the bug?
The principle was simple:
Just like when Annan acquired “Notion Rain,” the reward mechanism of giving spells immediately would give Annan a spell that could be “immediately equipped” and used.
Chilling Touch, Slothful Eye, Impeding Wall, Frost Nova, Notion Rain, Frost Wheel… Annan had only mastered six spells now. So there was only one vacancy in the “instant spells” slots.
If he received the reward directly, he could only get one instant Idol spell.
But the power of instant spell obviously couldn’t satisfy Annan.
Whether it was [Chilling Touch] or [Slothful Eye], they were more of a “normal attack.”
There wasn’t much consumption, but there wasn’t much versatility at the same time. The only advantage was that it was instant and low consumption.
Moreover, the difficulty of learning instant spells was the lowest.
Annan’s current mentality was like he originally planned to buy a phone worth about 3,000 yuan to make do with it. But he suddenly received a 50% discount coupon. To make it feel worth it, he resorted to buying a more expensive one.
—If Annan switched to David, the situation would be different.
As a Level 30 Wizard, David had plenty of spells he could equip.
With that, Annan would acquire a Silver Rank Guided Spell or even a Chant Spell.
But I don’t think I can use it while being in Annan mode?
Though, it won’t be a loss.
Anyway, David is also a spell caster, and he won’t be just a heavyweight anymore.
Annan was excited. He didn’t have any hesitation and did what he had planned.
—It turned out that his attempt to utilize the BUG was successful.
[Based on your characteristics and the existing profession level, you have acquired the Chaos Spell: Denial of Life (Guided Spell)]
[Denial of Life (Guided Spell): Summons violent curse power to immerse the user’s body and then triggers a violent negative energy storm, repelling all creatures while causing damage and trembling effects. The effect disregards whether the creature is an ally or hostile. The repelling effect will last for a certain period of time. Any creature that tries to advance toward the user will be repelled back by 30 steps for every 10 steps advanced closer to the user (Wizard profession total level: 40). There will be a probability to incur instant death based on Will attributes.]
[When this spell is interrupted by others, the spell caster will encounter an instant death probability check based on the Will attribute. Regardless of whether the user is interrupted, the user will suffer substantial negative energy damage based on the Constitution attribute at the end of the spell. The spell damage incurred to the user is proportional to the channeling time. The effective radius of this spell and the negative energy damage is proportional to the total level of the user’s wizard profession total level. This spell costs 3 points of chaos power when activated, and it costs 1 point of power every 10 seconds to maintain it.]
[Warning: This spell is a Chaos Spell. Each use will increase the erosion rate equal to one-tenth of the user’s “wizard profession level (always round up)” and be branded with the “Basic Influence: Remains of the Death Howl” mark. If it isn’t removed in time, the host will fall into a random nightmare (difficulty: hard) with the keyword “the dead” after three days.]
What the hell. Annan blinked his eyes.
Idol’s Silver Rank spell seemed overpowered.
Or is it because this spell is a chaos spell?
This was the first chaos spell Annan had ever obtained.
Chaos spells seemed to have completely different mechanics from Order Magic.
Its performance was far more potent than Order Magic of the same rank, and the cost was relatively lower. But once it was used, it would increase the erosion rate. Worse still, if it was interrupted, the user bore the risk of death.
If it were a chant spell, the user would suffer a backlash if the spell wasn’t released properly.
Also, upon usage, the user would be branded with “remnants.” Failure of removal would result in being dragged into an unknown nightmare.
Annan paused suddenly.
If every time you use a chaos spell, you will be dragged into a random nightmare.
Can this be a means of getting free dungeons to grind?
Annan was excited about it.
The punishment had turned into a reward for Annan.
Moreover, Annan recalled that he had Old Grandmother’s real name, which could also be used as “Advanced Influence: Remains of the Frost Deity.”
Hence, Annan could use this mysterious knowledge to enter a high-level designated dungeon related to Old Grandmother.
If it weren’t for Annan couldn’t find a way to clear his erosion rate, he might have queued up for the dungeon already.
Also, Annan realized why “David” got this spell.
According to curse’s description, “Ghirlandaio·David·Buonaro” was immune to petrification, instant death, mind control, and unconditionally deflecting “Prophet” and “Idol” school spells below the Gold Rank. When David was subjected to “Alteration,” “Destruction,” “Shaping,” and other school spells, the body’s material was judged to be “marble” instead of “flesh.”
Marble was immune to negative energy damage.
David was also immune to the instant death effect when his spell casting was interrupted.
This chaos spell basically had no punishment for him.
“This is awesome,” Annan exclaimed.
Immediately after, Annan swapped back into his own body.
Then, Annan was pleasantly surprised to discover that he had succeeded in abusing the bug.
His wizard profession became like this:
Wizard (Energy Falteration School) LV13: [Instant Spells LV3 (Chilling Touch, Slothful Eye, not yet)], [Guided Spells LV3 (Impeding Wall, Frost Nova, Notion Rain, Denial of Life)], [Shant Spell LV1 (Frost Wheel)]
Guided Spells were still at LV3. Theoretically, only three spells could be equipped. However, Annan still acquired the “Denial of Life,” indicating that the spell could still be used normally.
However, the problem was that although Annan had successfully incurred the bug, he didn’t dare to use it in Annan’s state.
If he wanted to use this particular skill, wouldn’t it be better to manifest David and then swap back into Annan mode after using the skill?
This extra gain would be meaningful only when Annan couldn’t become David and needed to use this spell urgently.
“It’s not that bad.” Annan comforted himself.
At least he now had one more trump card.
If Annan were unlucky, he would soon use it later during the fight with the monster Rotten Man Church summoned.
After the “stone statue state” was lifted, Annan checked the time.
It’s 2 a.m.
“…En, I shall continue my sleep.”
Annan grumbled and rolled onto the bed again.
When he woke up again, it was half an hour later.
He felt a violent shaking.
After Annan opened his eyes, he found Salvatore’s highly excited expression.
Annan had messy hair and a stunned expression on his face for just waking up. He shrank into the quilt and looked at Salvatore, subconsciously tightening the quilt, and shrank inside again.
With heavy dark circles under his eyes and greasy and messy hair, Salvatore yelled, “I have succeeded!”
Okay, I see, you succeeded.
But I can’t sleep anymore!
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