Chapter 675 - Bountiful Loot
After s.h.i.+ Feng clicked to evolve the Abyssal Blade, the golden crystal in his hand suddenly atomized, transforming into a stream of golden mist that flowed into the Abyssal Blade.
Suddenly, the Abyssal Blade began to tremble and emit a flickering golden light.
A short moment later, the Abyssal Blade’s exterior also began to transform.
The silver sword darkened to pitch-black once more. This time, however, eye-catching, bright red runes covered the sword’s blade.
This is an evolution?
s.h.i.+ Feng was stunned. He could clearly feel that the Abyssal Blade had changed ma.s.sively. His compatibility rate with the Magic Weapon had particularly increased. It felt as if the weapon had been tailored for him.
However, unlike the Abyssal Blade’s usual commotion when it leveled up, the weapon had not changed beyond its appearance. It was simply inconceivable.
Immediately, s.h.i.+ Feng investigated the Abyssal Blade’s Attributes.
[Abyssal Blade] (One-handed Sword, Magic Weapon)
Attack Power +655
All Attributes +45
Attack Speed +15
Ignore Levels +15
50% chance to cause 200% damage.
25% chance to cause 300% damage.
Every attack increases damage by 2% to a maximum of 20%.
If wielder belongs to a Swordsman-related cla.s.s, all Skill Levels +3.
Increase Free Ability Points received for every increase in Level by 2 points.
Equipment Level 30. Can be upgraded. (Devour twenty Level 35 Fine-Gold Weapons and three Level 35 Dark-Gold Weapons to upgrade to Level 35).
Equipment Tier 1. Can be evolved (Devour ten Mana Crystals to evolve to Tier 2).
Additional Skill 1: Phantom Kill (Tier 1). Instantly creates a doppelganger under the wielder’s control. Doppelganger has 80% of the wielder’s Attributes and all Skills. The wielder can swap positions with the doppelganger at any time.
Duration: 1 minute, 10 seconds
Cooldown: 5 minutes
Additional Skill 2: Abyssal Bind (Tier 1). Binds enemies and prevents movement, reducing Defense by 100%.
Duration: 4 seconds
Cooldown: 50 seconds
Additional Skill 3: Nine Dragons Slash (Tier 1). Instantly creates twelve phantoms of the Abyssal Blade for wielder’s use; each phantom sword deals up to 60% damage.
Duration: 30 seconds
Cooldown: 5 minutes
Additional Skill 4: Abyssal Curse (Tier 1). Prevents all targets within a radius of 30 yards from moving or attacking for 6 seconds and reduces their Attributes by 20% for 10 minutes. Effect doubles if there is only one target within range.
Cooldown: 30 minutes
Additional Profound Inheritance: Black Emperor (Tier 1). When activated, every critical hit will acc.u.mulate one stack of Death Aura. Each stack can be used to increase all Attributes by 2% and Attack Speed and Movement Speed by 1% for 10 seconds or to reduce the Cooldown of a skill by 3 seconds. Maximum of 33 stacks of Death Aura.
Duration: 10 minutes
Cooldown: 12 hours
The master smith Olysses personally created the Abyssal Blade using the Black Dragon King’s fangs as material. It is one of thirty-six Famed Swords, ranking 31st. However, the Black Dragon King himself has cursed this sword. Beyond the immense strength the blade offers, the wielder must face a Backlash after a certain amount of time. However, after Jack had remodeled the Abyssal Blade with a Star Crystal, the strength of the Backlash has reduced greatly. If the wielder is unable to suppress the Backlash, the wielder will receive the Black Dragon King’s curse, permanently reducing all Attributes by 50%.
Unable to be dropped.
Unable to be traded.
So this is what an evolution looks like. s.h.i.+ Feng finally understood what was going on.
The Abyssal Blade’s evolution had only provided minor improvements in terms of Attributes. However, it had increased the Tiers of the Magic Weapon’s Additional Skills, upgrading them from Tier 0 to Tier 1 Skills. It was similar to how players upgraded their Skills.
Only, while players required Skill Proficiency to upgrade their Skills, the Abyssal Blade required Mana Crystals.
Although the Additional Skills had not improved much after the evolution, the Skills would now be more effective on high-tiered monsters.
But this Mana Crystal was not easy to obtain. It only drops from 100-man h.e.l.l Mode Team Dungeons, and its drop-rate is really low. s.h.i.+ Feng smiled bitterly. It was not easy to raid 100-man h.e.l.l Mode Team Dungeons. Not to mention, there was only a chance for a Mana Crystal to drop from each raid. If one did not have the support of a powerful Guild, it was practically impossible to evolve their Magic Weapon.
Although the Abyssal Blade’s evolution had been an unexpected windfall for s.h.i.+ Feng, the Frost Giant’s other loot was extremely bountiful as well.
s.h.i.+ Feng spent over a dozen minutes organizing the loot. In total, they had obtained 26 weapons and equipment pieces in this raid. Aside from one Epic weapon, two Tier 1 Weapons, eight Dark-Gold Set pieces, and seven Dark-Gold Weapons and Equipment had dropped. The remaining non-material items were Fine-Gold Set pieces.
The harvest this time really is ma.s.sive. Not only did an Epic item drop, but we also obtained two Tier 1 Weapons. s.h.i.+ Feng immediately began appraising the Epic item and Tier 1 Weapons.
Among the many weapons and equipment pieces that dropped, the Epic item definitely ranked first in terms of value. The Tier 1 Weapons followed closely behind.
Aside from Epic Weapons, a Tier 1 Weapon was the best weapon available for a Tier 1 cla.s.s. Although Tier 1 Weapons were only slightly superior to Dark-Gold Weapons in terms of Attributes, they specifically catered to a single cla.s.s. Hence, these weapons allowed players to exert more of their strength in combat.
[Divine Frost Armor] (Plate Armor, Epic Rank)
Level 30 - Level 90
Equipment Requirement: Strength 240, Agility 150
Attributes adjust according to the user’s level.
HP increased by 20%.
Defense increased by 30%.
Ice Resistance +30
Defend +2 Levels
Ignore Levels +10
Additional Pa.s.sive Skill 1-
Frost Domain: Reduce the Movement Speed and Attack Speed of all enemies within a range of 20 yards by 20%.
Additional Pa.s.sive Skill 2-
Frost s.h.i.+eld: When attacked, there is a fixed chance to generate a Frost s.h.i.+eld that reduces damage received by 50%.
Additional Active Skill-
Freezing Air: Increases Defense by 100% and reduces magic damage received by 80% for 15 seconds. Reduces enemies’ Movement Speed within 15 yards by 40% each second. After being slowed for 3 seconds, they will be frozen for 7 seconds.
Cooldown: 3 minutes
[Tempest’s Breath] (Two-handed Saber, Tier 1 Weapon)
Level 30 - Level 50
Cla.s.s Requirement: Berserker
Attack Power +748 (Currently Level 30)
Strength +50, Agility +45, Endurance +40
Ignore 20% of the target’s Defense.
Ignore Levels +10
All Berserker Skills +1 Level
15% chance to trigger Whirlwind Slash (pa.s.sive), dealing 180% weapon damage to surrounding enemies.
20% chance to trigger Fatal Blow, dealing 220% weapon damage to target and inflict Bleed, reducing target’s HP by 20% over 6 seconds.
[Windchaser] (Longbow, Tier 1 Weapon)
Level 30 - Level 50
Cla.s.s Requirement: Ranger
Attack Power +708 (Currently Level 30)
Strength +43, Agility +55, Endurance +42
Attack Speed +3
Ignore Levels +10
All Ranger Skills +1 Level
10% chance to trigger Wind’s Protection, increasing arrow speed by 60% and inflicting 170% weapon damage.
20% chance to trigger Quadruple Stars, transforming one arrow into four, each dealing 90% weapon damage.
When s.h.i.+ Feng shared these weapons and equipment pieces’ statistics, the team forgot about their joy of claiming the First Clear of h.e.l.l Mode completely.
“This Epic Plate Armor is insane! This is perfect for dealing with Agility-focused Bosses and players!” Cola stared at the armor, mesmerized.
MT cla.s.ses were not particularly agile. With the Frost Domain, however, MTs could make up for this weakness, their strength reaching a whole new level.
“Now that you’ve seen the items for yourselves, let’s start the team auction,” s.h.i.+ Feng announced.