Douluo: The Way Of Martial Arts

This is a translation. "A descendant of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioners, Gu Yi, finds himself transported into the world of Douluo Continent, where he awakens to the martial spirit most familiar to him from his past life. Will he be able to leverage his own advantages and dominate the continent? Which is stronger, martial arts or spirit skills? Will he assist characters such as the arrogant Phoenix Ma Hongjun, the carefree White Tiger Dai Mubai, the Asura God Tang San, the threatening Ning Rongrong, and the willful Xiao Wu in becoming exemplary figures of the new era? It remains to be seen."

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Chapter 83: Potential

Sunset Forest

Three days had passed since the questioning. Tang Yuehua had finally arranged all her affairs and was ready to hunt for a spirit ring.

As they sat in the carriage, Gu Yi explained the situation they would encounter upon reaching Sunset Forest to Tang Yuehua. Gu Yi had already decided which spirit ring she should acquire.

"Based on my conjecture, your martial spirit probably failed to fully mutate upon awakening. But this failure didn't weaken it; instead, it gave it the potential to become stronger."

Tang Yuehua was puzzled. If there were no accidents, the direct descendants of the Clear Sky Sect should awaken the Clear Sky Hammer, a martial spirit with the highest attack power in the world. What kind of martial spirit could be more advanced than the Clear Sky Hammer?

Seeing Tang Yuehua's confusion, Gu Yi explained, "This isn't just my guesswork; there are factual grounds for it. First, your martial spirit has an innate domain, which the Clear Sky Hammer clearly lacks. Second, there's your inability to break through in spirit power. As far as I know, only those with incomplete martial spirits can't increase their spirit power, indicating your martial spirit isn't complete. Of course, all of this is still just my hypothesis. Only after you acquire your first spirit ring and see if your martial spirit changes will we know if my guess is correct."

Gu Yi couldn't guarantee that Tang Yuehua's martial spirit was stronger than the Clear Sky Hammer. But Yu Xiaogang could assert that Tang San had twin martial spirits with just a martial spirit certificate, but there was also some luck involved. The Douluo Continent was vast, and full of strange occurrences, and data isn't set in stone. Only after obtaining a spirit ring could the truth be discerned.

"Which spirit beast have you chosen for me?" Tang Yuehua nodded and continued to ask. This was her first time acquiring a spirit ring, so she had to rely heavily on Gu Yi.

"A crystal beast, a spirit beast entirely composed of gemstones, with extremely sturdy gems. But its defining feature isn't the hardness of its gems but its spiritual power. Currently, the most notable feature of your Wishful Ring martial spirit is the Noble Domain, which uses spiritual power to make people calm and gentle. It's a form of spiritual power utilization." Tang Yuehua was naturally unaware of spiritual power, and she hadn't expected Gu Yi to understand her martial spirit better than she did, undoubtedly requiring significant effort.

As they talked, they eventually arrived at Sunset Forest. The rest of the journey required them to disembark and search for spirit beasts.

Tang Yuehua, having lived a pampered life despite being born into the prestigious Clear Sky Sect, had never had the opportunity to venture into the world of spirit masters due to her weak martial spirits. Places like these were a rare visit for her. She mostly taught and nurtured others in the Moon Pavillion in Heaven Dou City.

Gu Yi had long familiarized himself with the habits of the spirit beasts in Sunset Forest, particularly knowing that crystal beasts were in the eastern part of the forest.

After half a day, Gu Yi led Tang Yuehua to the eastern part of the forest. Tang Yuehua was quite interested in the spirit beasts, as it was her first close encounter with them. Since this was Tang Yuehua's first spirit ring, she couldn't handle anything over three to four hundred years of age, making it easy to find a suitable spirit beast.

Gu Yi soon found a crystal beast of the right age, quickly injuring it severely and bringing it before Tang Yuehua.

"Kill it."

Tang Yuehua had no qualms about taking lives, quickly pulling out a small dagger and plunging it into the crystal beast's head. This small dagger wasn't ordinary but a rare spirit tool. Extremely sharp, capable of cutting through gold and jade, it was her treasured self-defense weapon, though she had never had to use it before.

The crystal beast struggled and cried out a few times before losing its vitality, a yellow spirit ring emerging from its body.

"Absorb it. I'll guard you." Tang Yuehua nodded, not minding the dirt, and sat cross-legged to guide the spirit ring into her body.

Gu Yi remained vigilant, even though his strength ensured no real danger, absorbing a spirit ring was not to be taken lightly. Tang Yuehua was essential for his future plans, so caution was necessary.

Everything proceeded smoothly; and within an hour, Tang Yuehua had successfully absorbed the spirit ring.

Summoning the Wishful Ring, with a yellow spirit ring floating around her, Tang Yuehua now looked more radiant, her whole being rejuvenated.

Previously, Tang Yuehua was a stunning beauty, but no amount of care could make her skin as youthful as a twenty-something woman's. This spirit ring had rejuvenated her body, allowing her to undergo a second development. Her skin became more luminous, and now she looked like a young woman in her early twenties, still carrying the charm of maturity.

The spirit ring system, despite its criticisms, was a shortcut for human cultivation, allowing breakthroughs in power by harnessing the lifetime cultivation of spirit beasts.

"How do you feel?" Gu Yi asked. There could be no errors.

"Great." The yellow spirit ring floating around Tang Yuehua glowed briefly, and an unfamiliar wave spread over Gu Yi. Gu Yi felt invigorated as if filled with endless strength.

"The first spirit skill is called Spiritual Encouragement. When activated, it emits a wave of spiritual energy, greatly enhancing the morale of those affected, making them excited and boosting strength and speed by 50%."

Gu Yi nodded. This auxiliary spirit skill was powerful, especially in large-scale battles where morale was crucial. Moreover, Tang Yuehua's spirit skill wasn't limited to one person but affected all those influenced by the spiritual wave, making it a battlefield asset.

"Try the Noble Domain again." No matter how impressive Tang Yuehua's spirit skill was, the real benefit to Gu Yi lay in the enhanced Noble Domain. Tang Yuehua understood her value to Gu Yi lay in the Noble Domain, which helped suppress his killing intent and evil thoughts.

A beautiful smile appeared on Tang Yuehua's face. She had clearly felt that her Noble Domain had been strengthened. Gu Yi also sensed it, feeling an immediate calm, the effect more potent than before.

Previously limited by Tang Yuehua's level, the Noble Domain now showed its true power. Gu Yi was even more convinced that the Wishful Ring was an incomplete super martial spirit, possibly even a god-level martial spirit.

Feeling the effects of the Noble Domain, he made his decision. To merge with the Evil God Bead!

(End of Chapter)