Fifty kilometres away from the Five Fingers Mountain.
There existed a large gorge that was seemingly created from the slash of a sharp weapon, and it was called the Boneyard Abyss.
A thick layer of Infernal Miasma existed near and within the Boneyard Abyss, and all the monsters around here had become Infernals. As such, they were no longer considered part of the Shifters, but part of the Infernals.
"Phew. I wonder where the entrance to the Battlefield of the Divines and Infernals could be?"
Jiang Feng searched multiple times near the Boneyard Abyss while riding the Monster Cloud but still could not find the Battlefield of the Divines and Infernals.
He had even taken a look at the Abyss, but the moment he stepped in he was instantly thrown out by a bunch of high-level monsters.
"Dont tell me its really in the depths of the Abyss? The monsters in the depths are all above level 60, if I enter now I would be killed," he said with a frown as he was flying above the Boneyard Abyss, looking down at the Boneyard Abyss that was covered by the Infernal Miasma.
"Hm?" At this time, he suddenly saw an old man through the Infernal Miasma, taking some paper money and food and walking to the side of the Boneyard Abyss. After he placed the food there, he threw the paper money into the air. As he mumbled, there was sorrow in his face, and he would even wipe off the tears from his face every once in a while.
Seeing that, Jiang Feng put away the Monster Cloud and flew on top of a black cloud above the old man. He then slowly descended and turned into human form, and walked toward the old man.
Old Lumberjack: Level 20 NPC
Hm? His power is so low and hes not a player, why has he not turned into an Infernal after staying within the Infernal Miasma for so long?
Within the game, other than players, all NPCs and Monsters would turn into an Infernal once they had been corrupted by the Infernal Miasma. Seeing that the Old Lumberjack had not been corrupted and his power was so weak, it was either that he was a Quest NPC, or he had a treasure on him that was able to suppress the Infernal Miasma.
"Uncle, what are you doing here?" Jiang Feng, in his human form, approached the Old Lumberjack with a smile.
"Oh? You are?"
The Old Lumberjack was shocked when he saw him having silver hair and bloody eyes, but heaved a sigh of relief when he could not sense the Infernal Miasma from him.
After he had used the pill from Yan Chixia, anytime he polymorphed he would automatically use that appearance by default.
"I heard that there is a place called the Battlefield of the Divines and Infernals near the Boneyard Abyss. However, I couldnt find it despite looking for it continuously. Uncle, do you know where it is?" Jiang Feng asked him with a smile.
"Battlefield of the Divines and Infernals? Ive never heard of it." The Old Lumberjack shook his head. However, he seemingly remembered something when he saw Jiang Feng and grabbed his hand excitedly. "Young warrior, I can see that you are quite skilled. I wonder if you could help me bring back my sons body. If you bring his body back, I will repay your kindness."
After hearing the first part of the Old Lumberjacks sentence, Jiang Feng was slightly disappointed. However, when he heard the second part of his sentence, his eyes beamed. He knew that it was a quest, and quite possibly a clue to find the Battlefield of the Divines and Infernals.
Ding. System Prompt: Will you accept the "Return the corpse of the Old Lumberjacks Son from the Boneyard Abyss" Quest?
Just as he expected, this was indeed a quest.
After he had accepted the quest, he jumped into the Boneyard Abyss. After descending for a while, he summoned the Monster Cloud and rushed downward. In order to prevent himself from being targeted by the monsters in the Boneyard Abyss, he used his Hide skill and hid himself.
After he had entered the depths of the Boneyard Abyss, there were echoes of the roars of monsters coming from everywhere.
He arrived at the depths of the Boneyard Abyss after two to three minutes.
He was not sure why, but the Infernal Miasma at the depths of the Boneyard Abyss was not that dense. It was as if it was being filtered by an invisible force.
It was huge at the depths of the Boneyard Abyss. There were human bones scattered on the ground.
"Transmute Monster, Transmute."
After revealing himself, he used Transmute Monster on the remains.
Ding. System Prompt: Transmute Monster failed. Target cannot be transmuted.
After hearing the system prompt, he shook his head weakly and said, "Looks like these bones are just decorations and doodads."
Remembering the location where the Old Lumberjack was placing his offerings, he then looked around for the body of the Old Lumberjacks son.
But what made him feel strange was that he could not find the body anywhere.
Why isnt it here? Has it been eaten by the monsters? Jiang Feng thought to himself curiously but quickly shook his head. Impossible, the Old Lumberjacks son should be a quest item. Its impossible for it to not exist. Maybe this quest is not that straightforward.
At this moment, he heard a deep roar coming from afar.
Once he heard this voice, he quickly went toward it by riding on the Monster Cloud.
While the voice was very clear, it made him doubt himself when he could not find the owner of the voice.
However, he noticed something strange. At the depths of the Boneyard Abyss, there were no monsters other than the bones and corpses. The monsters were all in the Infernal Miasma or on the cliffs next to the abyss.
After flying for a while, he finally found the source of the voice.
He saw that there was a cave and the voice came from within the cave.
In front of the cave, there was a stone tablet. On the tablet, there were large words written on it: Battlefield of the Divines and Infernals.
"So this quest was the key to guide me to the Battlefield of the Divines and Infernals!"
He was overjoyed when he found the Battlefield of the Divines and Infernals, and he quickly ran inside with a torch.
As soon as he entered the cave, a whoosh came from next to him. Next, he felt intense pain coming from his shoulder as blood flowed.
He used High-Speed Movement to move to the side, and looked toward the spot where he was.
He saw a man, overflowing with Infernal Miasma, holding a hatchet with bloodshot eyes, rushing toward him.
Lumberjacks Son: Level 50 Infernalized Human
"So this is where the Old Lumberjacks son is, but hes become corrupted and Infernalized. I guess I have to deal with you first!" Jiang Feng said as he took out the Jingu Staff, and attacked toward the Old Lumberjacks Son.
As the Old Lumberjacks Son had been thoroughly Infernalized and lost all his abilities to reason, his attacks were without discipline and he was no match for him.
However, he had a lot of HP. Only after battling for about twelve minutes did he finally kill him.
At his moment of death, the Infernal Miasma flowed out from his body and he had his sentience restored.
"Thank you for saving me!" The Old Lumberjacks son said to Jiang Feng weakly and with gratitude.
"Its nothing. Your father asked me to look for you, but when I found you, you were already infernalized. So, I did what I have to "
"I understand, bring me back. Tell my father that he has to live. Also, I found this map by accident, give it to"
The Old Lumberjacks son took out a piece of the map and gave it to Jiang Feng, but he died before he could finish his sentence.
He put away the Old Lumberjacks sons body and then opened the map.
Map of the Battlefield of the Divines and Infernals: It records where the conflicts are and the ruins within the Battlefield of the Divines and Infernals.
On this map, not only was there the geography of the Battlefield of the Divines and Infernals, the minimum level required to enter some of the ruins was also recorded.
He found the locations of the two Donghuang Bell fragments from the map.
However, the locations were all extremely dangerous. All of them were Undead monsters, and their levels were in the 80s. He was no match for them.
"Doesnt matter. Ill just go in and take the Donghuang Bell fragments. Since Im not attacking any monsters, I should be fine if Im careful. Even if I die, Ill lose one level at the most."
With that in mind, he entered the Battlefield of the Divine and Infernal with the map in hand.
However, just as he had taken a few steps, a light array shone under him. In the next moment, he had appeared in a desolate place. A sour, rotting odor filled the air.
The sky of the Battlefield of the Divine and Infernal was dark, and a blood-red full moon hung in the sky as it shone on the entire Battlefield of the Divine and Infernal. It caused the entire Battlefield of the Divine and Infernal to be covered with a shade of blood-red.
Because of the bloody moon, he could see his surroundings clearly. In front of him were giant dragon bones dozens of meters long. It should be the remains of a Divine Dragon.
"I wonder if I could transmute the remains within the Battlefield of the Divine and Infernal!"
With that, he used Transmute Monster on the Dragon bones.
In the next moment, a fire that extended all across appeared and enveloped the dragon bones. The transmutation had begun.
With the help of the flames, he could see his surroundings even clearer.
His face paled when he saw the Undead monsters and spirits around the dragon bone that were all fierce-looking and around level 80.
Ding. System Prompt: Monster Transmutation successful. As most of the Immortal Dragon Bones had been corroded, you received an Immortal Dragon Horn.
Dragon Horn: Immortal level. A support ingredient used in forging and alchemy.
"Transmutation is possible here!" He muttered to himself excitedly as he heard the systems voice and saw that the giant dragon bone had disappeared. But what made him disappointed was that the remains were that of an Immortal level dragon and not a Divine Dragon.
"If all the corpses and remains here can be transmuted, then this would be a treasure trove!"
With this thought in mind, he used his Hide skill and avoided the Undead monsters and spirits, and headed toward the coordinates of the Donghuang Bell fragments while paying attention to the surrounding corpses and bones.