Chapter 549: The Bottom 300
Translator: Atlas Studios Editor: Atlas Studios
Blazing Dragon Breath!
The Earth Dragon used its skill and engulfed many slaves. Although these slaves belonged to the elite team, and their stats were higher than normal slaves, their owners did not bother to equip them with decent items. After all, each player in the Tribe had ten slave slots, and they would keep the good items for themselves.
The Damage Dealt was around 500, and the slaves were getting wiped out slowly.
“Damn!” Lin Jie was angry. He was going to lose the slaves if he did not do anything.
Sea King Scaly Armor! Blood Power! Heart of Enrage! Death Rage!
“Dragon Armor Removal!”
Lin Jie hit the Earth Dragon on the head, and its scales fell off.
The Earth Dragon tried to shake off Lin Jie, but he used Death Grip and held tightly onto the exposed flesh of the dragon.
The Earth Dragon shook even more violently in vain. The rest of the slaves seized the chance and started to attack the Earth Dragon too. Lin Jie eventually killed it.
—”You have killed the Flame Earth Dragon Lord. You received 1,400,000 EXP, 100 Guild of Light Reputation.”
—”You have leveled up to Level 52! You have received 5 Free Stat Points and 2 Fixed Stat Points.”
A ray of golden light shone as Lin Jie leveled up.
However, Lin Jie was not very happy. He had lost 90% of his people. Now, he was only left with 300 of them.
These Orcs were treated as the main fighting force. They were strong, healthy, and some of them even had equipment comparable to an average player. Lin Jie sighed and called Netherblue and started to collect his loot.
Although it was easy for Lin Jie to kill it, it was the strongest Boss in this map! Lin Jie got a leather armor, a wand, and an egg!
[Earth Dragon Leather Armor] (Dark Gold Fragment)
Requires: Level 45
Critical damage +15%. Critical Chance +1%
Additional effect: Gale Steps level increase by 1
Note: The Earth Dragon Leather Armor is an incomplete Dark Gold weapon. You need to find the Earth Dragon Flame Thread to unleash all of its strength.
The armor was not very impressive, but the additional effects were certainly good. There were two kinds of Dark Gold items in the game. One was the incomplete fragments that required other parts, and the other was the completed equipment.
Normally, complete equipment formed from fragments had 30% better stats than the normal completed ones with 1 to 3 additional effects. However, it also took time and effort to find all the parts. The fragments alone were not as strong as a completed item.
The wand was a Gold one with normal stats. But it increased Fire Damage by 20%, which made the wand worth some money.
The last was a pet egg.
[Earth Dragon Egg]: Can breed into Earth Dragon’s offspring.
Note: This is a high-grade pet egg that is consumable.
Although this egg seemed quite good for some players, Lin Jie did not care about it at all. It was not even good enough for Ziliang to use it as a summoned beast.
The last part of the description made Lin Jie uncomfortable. He did not hesitate and consumed the egg.
If this egg were to be cooked, it would taste much better. But there was only one person who could really cook—Qiu Yuan.
Ever since Qiu Yuan left, Lin Jie had been feeling that a piece of him was gone too. He remembered that cooking was Qiu Yuan’s favorite, but now…
—”Your attacks can cause additional 20 Fire Damage.”
Lin Jie checked his profile, and indeed, his Fire Damage had increased.
“Finally, we’ve reached the top!”
“IKR! What a difficult journey. Guys, get ready for the Boss!”
“There’s an Earth Dragon at the top. Rumor says it will drop dragon eggs.”
“All thanks to the new Dark Priest. We can kill the Earth Dragon for sure!”
A team ran up the hill and was so prepared to fight the Earth Dragon. But what they saw was just its dead body, and a group of Orcs, and a player.
“WTF is this? Orc raid? Kill them!” One of them was about to start a fight before the guy next to him, nudged him and pointed at the player. “C- Codename Lone Wolf!”
Lin Jie looked at them. They were a team of 20 players. Their equipment was just average, and nothing stood out. Upon counting, there were only 19 of them.
“Quiet,” shouted Lin Jie. Every time he thought about Qiu Yuan would make him frustrated.
“Shhhh.” The player put a finger on his mouth and watched them leave. “You see that? Lone Wolf! He killed the Earth Dragon! What a beast!”
Someone in the team said, “He must be using the Orcs. It is a crime to communicate with them, should we—”
One of the girls in the team spoke. “He killed the dragon himself. Do not talk about what you saw just now, or your lives will be at risk.”
“Sure! We all listen to you. By the way, Dark Priest. Why don’t you tell us your name? It’s so hard to call you now…”
Below the volcano.
Netherblue was waiting there with some of Brotherhood’s players. Lin Jie had asked her to call these people and meet him there.
When Lin Jie appeared, there was a huge commotion again.
“Lone Wolf, this—” Netherblue was shocked to see all the Orcs.
Lin Jie interrupted her and asked, “How many came?”
“Good. Brothers, I’m glad to meet you here today.”
“But, I have to tell you that you are here because you guys are the bottom 300 players in Brotherhood,” said Lin Jie.
There was silence for a while. They knew that they were not very good, but just staying in the organization filled them with pride. The activities in the organization were little, and Lin Jie seldom spoke. They overlooked that fact.
Finally, someone asked, “Boss, so you are making us quit?”
The group started to panic. Although they might have upper hand against average players, they were nothing in Brotherhood. If they got kicked out, it would be very shameful.
“Nope, I’m here to offer you guys a chance to be stronger. These Orcs here were looted from Tribe. Now, I’m giving each of you one. They are stronger than your normal follower, and they are fearless and very loyal. You know what that means, right?”
Someone said, “I know! It means we can use them as a fighting force, unlike the followers!”
“Really? Followers consume many resources, and these Orcs don’t?”
“Of course. Why would the boss lie? Our boss captured these Orcs for us to get stronger.”
“I thought the boss did not care about us at all. I joined the Brotherhood just for the pay. I feel so bad right now.”
“Going to the tribe alone is so dangerous…”
Netherblue was shocked too. It would make more sense to give Savage Blade those Orcs.
“However, I have one condition. After you receive the slaves, you have to rank up by 500 in the next month! After you improve, pass the Orcs to those weaker than you. Or perhaps, you guys want to hold on to these Orcs forever?”
If they kept the Orcs, they would always be the last 300 members of the Brotherhood.
Everyone was determined to get stronger!
Lin Jie was happy that it turned out well and asked Netherblue to issue the contract.
They left with 300 Elite Orcs.
“How’s everything?” asked Netherblue.
“Good. Let’s see if he keeps his promise when the war starts,” said Lin Jie.
“The Orcs? You are giving these to them forever?”
“Of course not. They want to be strong too. To do that, they would enhance the Orcs as well. This will boost the Orcs slowly, and they will be Savage Blade’s Slaves. Each of us could own 10 of them, hehe.” Lin Jie smiled.