Ultimate Scheming System Chapter 160
High grade spirit stones?
Su Ling’er and everyone around were stumped.
Just fire the damned cannon, why would you want spirit stones at a time like this for? And you even requested for expensive high grade spirit stones!
However, Su Ling’er still retrieved a single high grade spirit stone and handed it over to Xu Que.
"Sun Wu Kong, have you secretly casted a teleportation spell?" Su Ling’er asked quietly.
In this realm, spirit stones were used a currency to purchase items and to a smaller extent, were used to draw spiritual energy for cultivation. A less common usage for spirit stones was also to activate teleportation spells.
Since Xu Que wanted high grade spirit stones, everyone were extremely confused. Only Su Ling’er was quick enough to assume that he had conjured a teleportation spell to rescue all of them.
Xu Que laughed out, "I cannot conjure teleportation spells. This spirit stone will be used to activate the cannon!"
Everyone around were shocked.
Spirit stones? Activate the cannon? What’s the link between those two?
"Actually, a low grade spirit stone is enough to activate the cannon. But I’m afraid it won’t be powerful enough to kill him. That’s why I asked for a high grade spirit stone!" Xu Que replied as he sniggered. He then slapped the spirit stone into the slot located at the butt of the cannon.
Afterall, he had fought with Zhang Danshan of the Celestial Sect before. He knew how powerful the Infant Transformation Staged cultivators were!
Although this Beast King was a level lower than Zhang Danshan, Xu Que knew that once they broke through to that level of cultivation, their defensive prowess were extremely frightening. In fact, it far surpassed Original Infants and must never be underestimated.
However, the crowd within the hall were still extremely confused. Although it made sense that a higher grade spirit stone would harness more power, how did he hope to hurt the Beast King with just a cannon and a spirit stone?
"Did you transform the spirit stone into a cannon ball?" Su Ling’er asked curiously.
Xu Que laughed out once more before he purchased an entire bunch of sunglasses. He then handed them out, "Come on, everyone put on a pair of sunglasses."
They were once again caught off guard and scrutinized this perfectly ordinary looking pair of sunglasses.
At this point, the demonic beasts outside were extremely impatient. Beast King then shouted out angrily, "Darned monkey, are you still going to fire your cannon?"
"I am! Be patient my son… Pui, I wouldn’t have such a stupid son like you."
Xu Que then wore his pair of sunglasses before he placed both his hands on the cannon. His fingers started moving rapidly, as if activating the numerous enchantments inscribed on it.
At the same time, he activated the mode of the cannon within his head and adjusted the power to the highest possible level!
At the next moment, a golden burst of light emitted out from his hands.
"Have all of you worn your sunglasses?" Xu Que asked out as in a dignified, kingly voice.
At last, everyone behind him responded, "We’ve all worn it."
Su Ling’er: We’re ready!
Su Xiao Qi: Darned monkey, hurry up!
"How about the beasts across, are you ready? What about my friends by the hills, are all of you ready too?" Xu Que stood behind the cannon and asked out proudly.
"We’re ready!" The demonic beasts replied subconsciously as well in excited voices, probably from the effects of waiting for so long without any action.
The Beast King looked very excited as he smiled coldly, "Ignorant child. Just a mere high grade spirit stone and you think you can hurt me? Come on, fire your cannon at me! Bring it!"
"Hehe... with this pair of hands, I shall make your wish come true!" Xu Que’s lips curled upwards as his hands glowed brightly in a gold light. He then slapped the butt of the cannon once more.
The cannon which has been created out of scrap metal, made a strange vibrating sound.
At the next instant, the numerous inscriptions on the body of the cannon started glowing a bright shade of gold as well. It glowed so brightly that it almost resembles the sun, radiating light all around.
A powerful aura equal to heaven diffused around as well!
The demonic beasts outside raised their hands to their eyes to shield themselves from the bright light.
Beast King exclaimed in shock, as his eyebrows furrowed. A sense of discomfort started to take root deep down, as if he was facing an extremely dangerous situation.
Right at this point, the God Powered Cannon which contained the high grade spirit stone exploded in a powerful blast of golden light.
In that second, that golden ray of light carried fearsome powers enough to shatter both heaven and earth. It shot through the air and landed squarely on the chest of the Beast King!
The Beast King didn’t have any time to react as his entire body was enveloped by the bright light.
At the same time, an immense wave of energy exploded out from within the chest of the Beast King!
Following the ear piercing sound, a terrifying shockwave rippled into the air around the Beast King and radiated out across in all directions from him.
Even the beasts standing outside the Demon City were knocked to the ground from the impact of the blast.
Several Original Infant Staged beasts standing outside the tower didn’t even have time to avoid the blast and were enveloped by the bright light. These beasts were immediately reduced to ashes and not a single drop of blood remained.
The Beast King had taken the full impact of the blast and flew high up into the sky before landing heavily onto his own demonic beasts some distance away. He remained motionless on the ground as large puddle of blood formed beneath his limp body!
Within the hall, every single demonic human watched on in shock.
All of their mouths were wide open and their faces were filled with astonishment.
Although the burst of golden light hurt their eyes, they had the protection of their sunglasses and allowed them to see everything clearly!
Just a mere cannon blast was able to shatter several Original Infant Stage beasts into ashes. More than a thousand beasts outside had taken the full force from the blast and were mangled beyond recognition.
A clear path had been created from the entrance of the tower all the way down to the far end of the city. Any living thing who stood in the path of that beam of light had been decimated!
This single cannon blast had annihilated every single living organism in its way.
There was utter silence within the halls of the tower. The demonic humans watched on in wide eyes and opened mouths. They were unable to regain their senses for a long time!
That was because this scene had far surpassed any of their imaginations!
Just a mere cannon with a high grade spirit stone was able to cause such devastating damage.
It harnessed… The powers of an Infant Transformation Staged cultivator of at least level 3 or level 4!
"How… How could this be?"
Sounds of shock seemed to come from outside the tower.
Tiger King’s mangled body laid on the ground. He had been one of the first few to be hit by the full force of the cannon and his body had split into half. He’s clearly dead and by the looks of it, he won’t be able to rest in peace for the devastating effects on his body.
His eyes seem to express intense shock as they seemed to portray the extent of his surprise!
"Ding! Congratulations to host ‘Xu Que’ for successfully acting tough. The reward is 40 act tough points!"
"Ding! Congratulations to host ‘Xu Que’ for successfully acting tough. The reward is 50 act tough points!"
"Ding! Congratulations to host ‘Xu Que’ for successfully acting tough. The reward is 80 act tough points!"
"Ding! Congratulations to host ‘Xu Que’ for successfully acting tough. The reward is 100 act tough points!"
"Ding! Congratulations to host ‘Xu Que’ for successfully killing 962 Foundation Building Stage beasts . The reward is 7,696,000 experience points!"
"Ding! Congratulations to host ‘Xu Que’ for successfully killing 36 Golden Core Stage beasts. The reward is 1,800,000 experience points and 36 storage rings!"
"Ding! Congratulations to host ‘Xu Que’ for successfully killing 6 Original Infant Stage beasts. The reward is 1,200,000 experience points!"
"Ding! Congratulations to host ‘Xu Que’ for gaining two levels. Your current level : Original Infant Stage, level 6!"
A large stream of system notifications rang out in Xu Que’s head continuously.
From killing more than a thousand demonic beasts of different cultivation levels, he had gained a shocking amount of experience points.
However for someone of his cultivation level, he required several million experience points in order to ascend a single level!
Hence, receiving approximately 10 million experience points was only enough for him to gain two levels. In fact, the next level required double the experience points.
Xu Que threw a glance at the hall filled with demonic humans and laughed out, "How was that? I told you to give me an hour and I shall lead all of you in a blood bath!"
"..." Everyone snapped out of their dazes and looked at Xu Que as they opened their mouths but no words left it.
After living for so many years, they had never seen anything like this!
At first, they were surrounded by numerous beasts and an Infant Transformation leader. It was as good as a lost cause for them.
Then, a mere Original Infant stage Demon King took an hour before he managed to create such a fearsome killing machine. It’s power was unrivalled as he annihilated an entire bunch of demonic beasts.
This was what it meant to crush your opponents!
It was too scary. Way too scary!
Their hearts were still pulsating rapidly in fear. However, what ensued next was the immense level of respect and happiness!
Since their Demon King was so powerful, didn’t that mean their race was going to become much stronger?
At this point, the demonic humans within the hall exchanged glances with each other.
Soon after, they fell to their knees.
"Respects to the Shaman Demon King. Long live, long live, long live our King!"
The demonic humans started shouting out. Even an extremely powerful tribe king had knelt down as well. Their voices were so loud, they were deafening!
They had been completely convinced by Xu Que’s might as they cast reverent glances at him!
Indeed, he was an elite cultivator!
The remaining tens of thousands of beasts regained their senses as they roared loudly.
There was a large empty gap where the Beast King had fallen, as the beasts scattered away fearfully.
Xu Que casted his glance in that direction as his heart fluttered.
He realized that he didn’t receive the notification for killing an Infant Transformation Stage beast. That meant that the Beast King was still alive!
However, Xu Que had expected this. Although the God Powered Cannon was very powerful, it was limited in its damage output. It could only achieve the power of an Infant Transformation cultivator!
Even though he had used a high grade spirit stone, he could only replicate the strength of an Infant Transformation cultivator at best. More spirit stones wouldn’t increase this effect. It only meant that he could cause the same damage multiple times!
Besides, Infant Transformation Stage cultivators have an extremely strong defense attributes and regeneration capabilities. In addition, this was the leader of the demonic beasts. Naturally, he would have powerful passive defense spells to use and protective items. In simpler terms, this was an extremely tanky boss monster.
However to Xu Que, this wasn’t an issue at all.
If one cannon blast won’t kill him, maybe two will!
His lips curled into a smile as he activated the inscriptions once again.
Indeed, at that moment, a large shadow emerged from within the group of demonic beasts as it took flight and emanated terrifying power. The power he radiated out was as powerful as mountains, as it loomed over the entire Demon City.
"Darned monkey, you caused me to waste a defensive item and a Five Star Pill! If I don’t vanquish you to ashes, I shall not rest!" The person in the air was the Beast King.
There was a large gaping hole in his chest as blood seeped out of his wound. He glared angrily at Xu Que.
Xu Que smiled coldly as he laughed out, "Didn’t you say that if I can hurt a single strand of hair belonging to you, you would address me as your father? Hehe... you rebellious child, how dare you be disrespectful to your father!’
"You’re asking to die!"
The Beast King was clearly enraged as he roared out, sending massive killing intent out in ripples towards the tower. He then shouted out as his large army of demonic beasts, "Kill them! Tear them into minced meat! Bring back that cannon for me!"
After his last words fell, tens of thousands of beasts let loose their terrifying roars as they charged towards the tower once more in a crazed fashion.
The faces of the demonic humans within the tower turned pale as they shouted out in fear.
"Not good… protect the Demon King!"
"Don’t worry, Demon King your majesty, we shall buy time for you. Fire your cannons at them!"
"Let’s kill us a blood path out of these beasts. As long as the Demon King survives, there would be a chance for our race to survive!"
Everyone stood up as they surrounded Xu Que. They were all willing to sacrifice their lives just to ensure his safety.
Xu Que waved his hands impatiently, "What are you doing? Stop playing around. Haven’t you seen how powerful my God Powered Cannon is? I shall kill as many as they send!"
"No." Su Ling’er replied solemnly, "Sun Wu Kong, you have to survive this ordeal. You must not die here!"
"Yes! Demon King, your majesty, although this God Powered Cannon is extremely powerful, there’s only one of it. It would be hard to defeat the oncoming charge of so many beasts!"
"That’s right. We’re already surrounded. One cannon won’t be able to do much."
"But if you can survive this place, you can create more God Powered Cannons for our race. We will have a chance of survival in this world then!"
"Our aim is to escort you to safety. Even if we die, it will be worth it!"
The demonic humans all echoed similar sentiments and refused to back down. They had already made up their minds to sacrifice their lives for him!
The Beast King who was still levitating in the air was rapidly healing and thus was unable to attack. However, he was certain the entire group of them were dead meat.
"Darned monkey. I wish to see if your God Powered Cannon can defend you against 60,000 beasts!" The Beast King broke out in angered laughter.
Xu Que tapped the point of his nose and laughed out as well, "Hehe... sorry to bring this up, but I almost forgot. I have 8 more God Powered Cannons! Come, move away all of you!"
"Thud! Thud! Thud!"
In that second, 8 God Powered Cannons landed heavily within the hall.
Once again, there was complete silence within the halls.