War Sovereign Soaring The Heavens Chapter 1849
Due to how extraordinary the Sun True Origin was, although Duan Ling Tian’s current cultivation base was only at the Early Eminent Saint Stage, his strength was comparable to an Early Divine Saint Stage powerhouse!
Apart from that, because the Sun True Origin in his body was on par with the strength of a Divine Saint Stage powerhouse, he could already use Divine Abilities even though he was only at the Eminent Saint Stage!
‘Golden Crow’s Wings!’ Duan Ling Tian called out inwardly as a pair of huge golden wing appeared on his back.
The wings were completely formed by the Sun True Origin. From afar, the wings looked like two dazzling suns were suspended behind him.
‘According to Elder Huo, as long as I break through to the Early Eminent Saint Stage, my speed would be equivalent to those at the Mastery Divine Saint Stage when I use the second form of the Golden Crow’s Wings! Let me try it out!’ The moment Duan Ling Tian thought of this, he immediately activated the Golden Crow’s Wings on his back.
The Golden Crow’s Wings suddenly moved before it transformed into two streaks of golden light that soared across the sky. In the next instant, Duan Ling Tian had already flown far away. He had flown all the way to the edge of the third level of the Seven Treasures Exquisite Pagoda before he came to a halt.
“How fast!” Earlier, Duan Ling Tian did not have time to realize what was even happening when he discovered he had already appeared at the edge of the third level of the Seven Treasures Exquisite Pagoda.
In fact, his speed was only equivalent to a Martial Cultivator at the peak of the Eminent Saint Stage. At most, it was slightly faster than it previously was. However, with the second form of the Golden Crow’s Wings, his speed was equivalent to a Mastery Divine Saint Stage powerhouse. It was natural he did not realize what was happening earlier since the difference of the speed from before and now was just too big. The difference was so big that he found it hard to get used to. He was similar to a newborn who had suddenly turned into an adult. Naturally, it would be hard for him to adapt in a short time.
“This is the speed of a Mastery Divine Saint Stage powerhouse?” Duan Ling Tian continued to flap the Golden Crow’s Wings and moved around in the third level of the Seven Treasures Exquisite Pagoda.
In just a blink of an eye, he had already circled around the third level of the Seven Treasures Exquisite Pagoda a few times. When he flew around, hurricanes appeared in his wake. Meanwhile, Duan Ling Tian’s body was hidden by the hurricanes.
‘This is too fast!’
‘Isn’t this speed a little too crazy?!’
When Duan Ling Tian experienced the speed the Golden Crow’s Wings granted him, he felt excited for a long time before he finally calmed himself down.
After his figure came to a halt, he retracted the Golden Crow’s Wings. However, the hurricanes were still around. The hurricanes were formed when Duan Ling Tian was flapping his wings earlier. Now that he was no longer flying, with no energy to fuel it, it gradually disappeared as well.
Duan Ling Tian sat cross-legged in the air as a lot of information appeared in his mind. The information was about the Divine Ability, the Elementary Devouring Tactic.
At this moment, Duan Ling Tian’s eyes were closed. It seemed as though he was attaining mental composure, but the truth was he was comprehending the Elementary Devouring Tactic.
It seemed as though he had turned in a statue that was sitting cross-legged as he immersed his heart and mind into comprehending it. There were no movements and noises from him at all.
Time continued to pass by quietly.
A day went by.
Two days went by.
Three days went by.
About five months had passed when Duan Ling Tian who had been sitting motionlessly finally showed signs of moving.
If there was someone next to Duan Ling Tian, if they studied him closely, they would discover the Heaven and Earth Spirit Energy in within one-meter radius of him was rushing at him at a monstrous speed, surging into his body.
At this moment, all the Heaven and Earth Spirit Energy in within a meter radius had been completely devoured by him. For a short time, there was no Heaven and Earth Spirit Energy at all in within one-meter radius around him. It was only until the Heaven and Earth Spirit Energy from outside entered that the surrounding returned to its original state.
“What a great feeling… Is this the Elementary Devouring Tactic?” At the same time, Duan Ling Tian opened his eyes that had been closed for five months. Excitement filled his face as his eyes shone brightly. “In just five months, my Elementary Devouring Tactic could be considered to be at the Rudiment Stage. The Elementary Devouring Tactic suits me quite well!” Duan Ling Tian praised himself when he reached the end of his sentence.
It took him five months to comprehend the Elementary Devouring Tactic. Many people would be surprised to learn he had comprehended a high-grade Divine Ability in just five months.
Moreover, the Elementary Devouring Tactic Duan Ling Tian comprehended was not an ordinary high-grade Divine Ability. If news of this spread out, Duan Ling Tian’s name would definitely become a household name again!
Five months in the third level of the Seven Treasures Exquisite Pagoda meant that only a month had passed in the outside world.
‘Coupled with the time I spent to cultivate the Golden Crow’s Wings, there are eight months left in the outside world before I have to fulfill the five-year pact!’ The moment Duan Ling Tian thought of this, he felt the same pressure from before bearing down on him.
Although he had comprehended the Divine Ability, the Elementary Devouring Tactic, he could only absorb the Heaven and Earth Spirit Energy in within one-meter radius. This would not be too helpful to him.
The main point of the Elementary Devouring Tactic was to absorb the energy in the vast surrounding, allowing his strength to rise to the highest stage possible in the shortest time. The amount of energy he absorbed was directly linked to how much his strength would rise!
For example, the old man he encountered in the final test for the Divine Ability Relic where he obtained the Elementary Devouring Tactic. He could absorb the energy from the vast surrounding until it reached the limit where his body could handle. With the cultivation base at the Early Refined Saint Stage, the old man was able to mobilize the strength of a powerhouse at the peak of the Refined Saint Stage for a short time using the Elementary Devouring Tactic!
This was the true power of the Elementary Devouring Tactic!
Currently, Duan Ling Tian was still far from reaching that stage.
“Using the Elementary Devouring Tactic to absorb the energy in my surroundings would burden my body. However, my body’s stronger than a Six-clawed Divine Dragon at the same stage, coupled with the 99 Saint Veins in my body, the burden I’ll be able to bear will definitely be more than what the old man could bear if our cultivation bases are at the same stage!” Currently, Duan Ling Tian was very familiar with the basics of the Elementary Devouring Tactic. All he needed to do was further comprehend and cultivate it.
“If that old man’s body was similar to mine when he used the Elementary Devouring Tactic with a cultivation base at the Early Refined Saint Stage at that time, he would’ve been able to absorb more energy! With a body like mine, his strength would’ve been at the Eminent Saint Stage when he used the Elementary Devouring Tactic with a cultivation base at the Early Refined Saint Stage!” Duan Ling Tian who had already understood the Elementary Devouring Tactic did not doubt this at all.
Since his inherent talent was better than others, it was only natural that when he used the Elementary Devouring Tactic that he would be able to use it better compared to others.
Not everyone had a monstrously strong body like him!
“I must leave a few days earlier before eight months’ time is up. In other words, I’ll be able to stay in the third level of the Seven Treasures Exquisite Pagoda for another three years.”
Would he be able to break through to the Intermediate Eminent Saint Stage in three years? Duan Ling Tian had no idea!
However, he knew he had to do everything he could!
Although he had comprehended the Elementary Devouring Tactic, it was only at the Rudiment Stage. He still had a long way for it to be useful during battles.
No matter how difficult it would be during these three years, he would not slack and work as hard as he possibly could!
Apart from that, he had not forgotten the Supreme Sword Dao Mental Cultivation Method, the Sovereign Heart Sword. If he could successfully comprehend the profundity of the third stage in the coming three years, his strength would also increase.
‘If there’s more time, I’ll try comprehending the Divine Ability, the Otherworldly Celestial as well… The Otherworldly Celestial is a high-grade sword-type Divine Ability, if I pair it with the Sovereign Heart Sword, I’ll definitely get stronger since they’re both sword techniques,’ Duan Ling Tian thought to himself.
For this reason, he was very busy during these three years. He did not even leave the Seven Treasures Exquisite Pagoda.
Three years inside the third level of the Seven Treasures Exquisite Pagoda were equivalent to seven months in the outside world. Although three years had gone by, in other people’s views, Duan Ling Tian had only been in closed-door cultivation for less than a year.
It was because of the short time outside that many people who cared about Duan Ling Tian felt anxious on his behalf.
Duan Ru Feng was still fine. After all, it was the Old Prophet who had asked him to make the five-year pact. With his trust in the Old Prophet and the confidence his son had shown, he chose to believe his son would be able to defeat Di Jue. Naturally, he was still slightly worried.
Gu Li who was fighting his way up in the Azure Cloud Platforms could not help but think of Duan Ling Tian and break out in cold sweat on his behalf when he had free time. He did not think Duan Ling Tian would be able to defeat Di Jue eight months later.
Due to his worries and intention to help Duan Ling Tian, coupled with the fact that he felt he was too weak, his cultivation base made a huge leap of progress due to the stress. Even he did not think this would happen.
Pressure could also motivate a person! This sentence described Gu Li perfectly during this time.
Apart from Gu Li, there were also other people who were worried about Duan Ling Tian.
For instance, Li Rou and Li Fei.
Although Duan Ru Feng and Duan Ling Tian did not mention this matter to them, news of the five-year pact Duan Ru Feng made was spread out by the dragon as time drew closer. Naturally, news of it did not spread very far.
However, as the wife of the Mansion Master of Azure Cloud Mansion, Li Rou, had naturally received news of it.
“Tian’er is going to fight with Di Jue, the Five-clawed Golden Dragon from the dragon clan, in eight months for a chance to enter the dragon clan’s Saint Land, the Dragon Cleansing Pool? Five-year pact? Brother Feng’s the one who personally made the pact with the dragon clan?”
Li Rou and Li Fei immediately went and search for Duan Ru Feng when she learned about Di Jue’s strength.
“Brother Feng, why would you make the five-year pact on Tian’er’s behalf? Di Jue was already at the peak of the Divine Saint Stage at that time! He must have already broken through to the Exemplary Saint Stage! Asking Tian’er to compete for a chance to enter the Dragon Cleansing Pool is akin to asking him to die!” Li Rou asked upon seeing Duan Ru Feng. Her eyes contained hints of anger, and she had a panicked expression on her face.