This chapter is thanks to Cesar M. Thank you for the support! 🙂 Enjoy the battle!
(009) Kobold exterminating Growth Cheat
2 Kobolds ahead, 2 kobolds behind.
This is a considerable pinch.
“Hey, look, Elise. There’s a rookie getting attacked by kobolds.”
“Indeed, Jofre. Seeing that he has a sword but he has not unsheathed it, it means he is still a Lv1 Apprentice Swordsman.”
I’m saved, there were other adventurers in front.
A roughly 18 years old red-haired male and a roughly 17 years old blue-haired female.
With this, I should be able to survive this.
That’s what I thought, but something was strange.
“Okay, Elise, want to bet? Kobold and that rookie, which would win.”
“Jofre, is there even going to be a fight? No matter how you look at it, he looks like an amateur that has never fought before. He’s actually fighting against Kobolds with a stone. Don’t you think we should help?”
“There no way to know if there would be a fight without it happening first, Elise. Well, I’ll bet on that rookie. Oi rookie, we won’t help! Survive this with your own strength!”
Oi oi, seriously?!
“You’re not going to help?”
“Of course, adventurers are rivals and we gain no benefits from helping you. Like what our adventuring senpai said. Lions push their cubs down a valley and praise the ones that crawl up. You can do it rookie! I’m rooting for you!”
“That time we also almost saw death before our eyes. But thanks to that we became stronger. You should work hard too.”
So, in the end, this would not be a turnaround? Just as I had that thought, the kobolds in front of me headed towards the adventurers that called out, Elise and Jofre.
Good, then I can concentrate on the 2 behind me … I thought but,
『Pashin』 I heard the supple sound of a whip.
“You will not come over here!”
Elise’s whip reversed the direction of the Kobold’s charge. Was that a skill as well?
The situation wasn’t improving at all. The kobolds in front of me charged towards me and attacked.
“You dogs, you definitely have not been vaccinated for rabies. Absolutely don’t bite me!”
After saying that, I held my sharp stone up.
If I defeat 1 kobold my level would rise.
Once that happens, I would be able to use my sword and break through this situation.
1-v-2 is only tough for Apprentice Swordsmen, I have the combined status of Jobless.
With that … there’s no way I can’t win!
I steeled myself and ran towards my back.
And then, I assaulted the space between the 2 kobolds.
The kobolds extended their nails and scratched towards me.
However, at that moment, I forcefully broke through with a tackle.
I only received scratch wounds.
And then, I continued running.
Of course, the 4 kobolds gave chase but I had greater speed.
Naturally, the distance began to widen.
However, I then reduced my running speed.
And then, I looked back.
As expected, not all kobolds would have the same speed and 1 kobold was ahead of the others.
Seeing that, I turned around! Before the other kobolds reach me, I will have a 1-v-1 battle!
I’ll decide it in a single strike.
I aimed for a mortal wound to the neck!
I held the sharp stone and planted a body blow on the kobold.
The kobold opened its large mouth and wanted to bite me.
At the same time, I struck out with my right arm.
In conclusion …
Ouchhhhhh! It’s almost as painful as getting run over by horses! No, it might even be above that!
The kobold’s teeth drove into my left shoulder … but, at the same time, my sharp stone penetrated the kobold’s throat.
Blood spurted out from the kobold’s throat, dyeing my face red … but the blood and the kobold shined and disappeared, leaving behind a magic stone and teeth.
Eh? My level didn’t rise!?
I turned heel and ran once again … why on earth didn’t my level rise?
Perhaps, I can’t level up in battle?
As I was having those thoughts, I escaped to a certain degree …
【Ichinojo Level up】
【Apprentice Swordsman skill: 「Sword Equip」 obtained】
【Apprentice Swordsman skill: 「Slash」 obtained】
【Job: Apprentice Spearman is now available】
【Jobless skill: 「2nd Job Setting」 skill has leveled up to 「3rd Job Setting」】
【Jobless skill: 「Job Appraisal」 obtained】
【3rd Job was automatically set as Commoner Lv15】
Level up notice huh.
So it’s true, I can’t level up in battle.
Instead of Commoner, I’ll set it as Hunter.
I willed my 3rd job to change to Hunter, I was about to confirm my status but the other Kobolds at a distance were approaching.
I’ve already obtained the 「Sword Equip」 skill.
If that’s the case … I unsheathed the sword on my waist.
The sword that I could not unsheathe just moments ago came out easily! The sword fit my hands well.
So that’s the power of the skill.
And, the next thing on my mind was the skill called「Slash」.
I tried to imagine it but what kind of skill would「Slash」 be?
For skills like these, do they activate when I cry out the skill name?
I willed it and swung the sword in a large arc.
Immediately after, the shockwave from the sword cleanly split the torso of the 3 chasing kobolds in half.
【Ichinojo Level up】
【Apprentice Swordsman skill: 「Rotational Slash」 obtained】
【Hunter skill: 「Bow and Arrow Equip」 obtained】
【Hunter skill: 「Dismantling」 obtained】
I once again grew all at once.
And I picked up the glowing stones and claws that they dropped.
These glowing stones are probably magic stones.
The claws are drop items huh … I’ll store them in my item bag for now.
Fu~ It somehow ended.
For the time being, I willed status open.
|Job:||Jobless Lv37 (10↑)||Apprentice Swordsman Lv13 (12↑)||Hunter Lv11|
|HP:||63/74 (10+41+23) (44↑)||MP:||28/30 (8+12+10) (21↑)|
|Phy Atk:||75 (9+41+25) (46↑)||Phy Def:||70 (7+34+29) (48↑)|
|Mag Atk:||19 (4+8+7) (14↑)||Mag Def:||22 (3+10+9) (16↑)|
|Speed:||59 (4+20+35) (40↑)||Luck:||40 (10+10+20) (20↑)|
|Cotton Clothes||Hide Shoes||Iron Light Armour||Steel Sword|
|「Job Modification」 「3rd Job Setting」 「Stone Throw」「Sword Equip」「Slash」「Job Appraisal」「Rotational Slash」 「Bow and Arrow Equip」 「Dismantling」|
|【Possible Job Changes】|
|Commoner Lv15||Farmer Lv1||Hunter Lv11||Lumberjack Lv1|
|Apprentice Swordsman Lv13||Apprentice Magician Lv1||Peddler Lv1||Apprentice Spearman Lv1|
|20x experience point acquisition|
|1/20 required experience points|
The sword has been added precisely into the equipment window.
This … If I remember correctly, the average HP in this world is 50 and I am already above the average.
However, my shoulder hurts. I am down 11 HP. Moments earlier my HP was 30, so I would have died if I was bitten 3 times?
The rabbit’s attack hurt but my HP pretty much did not decrease at all, so I was surprised by the strength of that bite.
I thought that I had secured a margin of safety but in the end, I just barely survived that battle.
Also, my MP decreased by 2. That was probably consumed when I used 「Slash」.
“Very well Elise, looks like it’s my win for the bet.”
“It’s amazing Josef, as expected of you. Well, what should we do with him?” (TL: Lol the guy’s name was switched to Josef from here on … make up your mind author.)
“The boss isn’t here now as well so let’s just leave him alone. Well then as per the promise.”
The man Josef forcefully planted his lips on Elise’s lips.
“Your lips are mine.”
“Jeez Josef … I thought that this time I would be able to snatch your lips.”
… Explode and die riajuu. (TL: Riajuu = a person who is successful or fulfilled in real life. Usually used by Otakus to exhibit their jealousy to someone who has a lover.)
At that point in time, I honestly felt that way.
Oh, right, 「Job Appraisal」!
How do I use that? To test it out, I looked at the 2 of them.
【Apprentice Swordsman: Lv23】
【Whip User: Lv15】
Oh, I saw it.
Or rather, they are pretty strong.
As I looked at the 2 of them left, I heard another set of footsteps approaching.
【Apprentice Spearman: Lv16】
That is … Ah, the gatekeeper Oneesan after all.
“Oniisan from just now, are you okay? You seem to have some injuries.”
“I’m fine, they are just some scratches.”
“You’re not fine. Here, drink this?”
“Is that, a potion?”
According to Daijiro’s book, potions are medicine that can drastically improve the recovery speed of HP. It’s slightly different from potions in games. Incidentally, I have 3 of them in my item bag.
“It’s just some cheap item. They are supplied products so I won’t be bothered if you drink them. If I declare it as a consumption item they would resupply me.”
“Well then, I’ll take you up to your offer.”
The potion was extremely bitter but the pain from my shoulder wound certainly did subside for the most part.
“Well then, I will patrol up to the 5th floor and return to the entrance after 3 hours. Oniisan, don’t do anything rash.”
“Yes. Thank you very much.”
Hmm, she’s such a good kid.
I’ll return for today and accumulate experience points by doing practice swings.
If I do 1 hours worth of practice swings, it would give me 400 hours worth of experience points.
As I walked, no other monsters appeared and I left the labyrinth.
Also, I have to visit Margaret-san to ask about the ways to maintain my equipment.
If that’s the case, I’ll go say my thanks and headed for the clothes shop.
Wait, I don’t even have an inn to stay in. I wonder if there are any empty rooms.
I’ll take the opportunity when I’m asking about the equipment maintenance to ask Margaret-san if there are any good inns around.
“Ara, what a coincidence. My shop’s 2nd and 3rd floor are boarding rooms. The rooms are empty so Ichi-kun can stay here.”
… So he even has boarding rooms … We, well, the labyrinth is near here so I’ll be imposing.
“Fufufu, the negligee are at the back of the closet.”
… A crisis for my chastity, once again …
The novel has reached no. 6 in the daily ranking. All thanks to you all. Thank you.
Margaret’s character is so deep that she(?) makes me think that she(?) is the first heroine.
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complements for your work and gratifications for the chapter.
Quick! Activate your virginity field!!!
chastity belt or chastity shield.
if hope is lost
just straight out chop it off
I’m proud to raise the Margaret banner.
Thanks for the new chapter!
Thanks for the chapter! Is Margaret an apprentice of Cristabel? 😀
In the afterstories another new world was found by Kouki, maybe this is it?
2 yrs later…. I got this reference
Reference from Arifureta if you don’t know
The first heroine is orc godess
Well… Normally you would think that killing 4 kobolds from the first floor in a day and leaving the dungeon right away when what he wants is to get stronger fast would annoy me… BUT!… he basically just killed 1600 kobolds lol… So let’s give him a pass this time xD
Also, I thought he would choose Apprentice Magician as 3rd job… Hopefully that’s his 4th one 🙂
P.S. the first heroine is scary and I’m not taking about the kind onee-san :/
Yeah I know the sister is quite the scary one
You don’t like Miri? I can’t help but imagine that she is devastated by her brother’s death, though… 🙁
He can change his jobs at will. If he needs to cast spells, he can just switch to mage classes, at least, once he gets some spells and more magic-based classes.
If you go back to the chapter six author’s note, Miri is referred to as the first heroine as well, which should explain some of the other replies.
Miri …. is a topic for later. The series is far from being done with her, in fact, this week’s raw chapters (starting from 110ish) are going to be focusing on her exclusively(?).
u missed some of the character sheet highlighting. since he only just got hunter didn’t he only just get 「Rotational Slash」「Bow and Arrow Equip」「Dismantling」 etc?
Oops I’ll update it later. Thanks!
Well, you updated it allright but, you forgot to highlight em green since they are new stuff.
Thanks for the chapter! 🙂
Tseirp-chama, thanks for the chapter!
Margaret-chan, good luck! I’m rooting for you!
Ichi-kun is from Japan, so he surely wouldn’t mind a yobai scenario.
Thank for this chapter
Thanks for the chwaptuerrr
Past One / Hikari to Kage
Fight on Ichi-San!
Thank you for the chapter and for your continuing hard work.
Is chapter 10 coming out today or was this the weekly chapter?
Ch10 will be out on Monday. I’m away over the weekend.
When you leave for so long, if there’s internet access by chance, please please write at least a line “I’m healthy” or “I’m fine”, okay?
Because it’s too lonely when you’re not around, it’s unbearable, you know…
Haha yes I’m fine
I’m so happy to hear that! Tseirp-chama, chuu~
Are you fine today too? Please let me know how you are doing
Haha yes I’m fine 🙂 enjoying hometown food
Aah~ I wish I could enjoy it with you too.
“Tseirp-chama, aan~”, like that
Tseirp-chama~! How are you today, sweetheart? I hope you are in good health!
I’m doing fine 🙂
Something’s been bothering me for a while now. Did they not state in earlier chapters that jobless did not contribute to stats at all? Did author forget that when he wrote Ichinojo saying “I have the stats from jobless as well, so even with 2v1 I should still be fine, but safety first”….?
The stats are separated by the plus signs. The first is for his first job (jobless) + second for his second job (apprentice swordsman). So the jobless stats are there
Aaah right. He still gets the base stats for a lvl 1 jobless in addition to the other jobs, so he’s slightly ahead of the curve compared to others despite jobless stats have no growth.
thank you for the chapter!
FUCKING RIAJUU DIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
1st heroine GET!! LOL
cant wait for the first night,good luck Onii-chan
He should just go ahead and murder that swordsman who didn’t help him. I know this isn’t that kind of webnovel, but seriously just leaving him to die and even driving the 2 kobolds at him, that’s just unrealistic cartoony villainy.
Indeed. MC is far to naive… At least get angry or trick them
Haha, those 2 adventurers are riajuu. Dang it. Quite fascinating.
thanks for the translation!!!
A guy with blue hair and a girl with red hair…
For a moment I portrait them like a losey alter dimension [kamina-yoko]
looking forward to seeing those 2 adventurers get killed
Thanks for doing this chapter!
Yeah leave 5 mins after entering the labyrinth ffs…
If the bodies of kobolds vanish into thin smoke, why does he need dismantling skill or is just in labyrinth that they aren’t a letter to collect the bodies?
Dismantle was for things like the rabbits, anything outside the labrynth?, which the wolf girl dismantled for him. Remember that it comes with the Hunter profession, so wild animals and such.
Will there ever be a ship!?
Hope to see one day!
I appreciate all the effort put into the chapter, epically the stat change highlights. It’s a bit of extra work, but the translation is vastly improved by it. Thank you.
Thanks! Good to know it’s appreciated 🙂
What happened to needing to get stronger fast, 4 kobolds is his limit?
Thank you for the chapter ( ●w●)
I see.. so newbie initiation is considered normal in japan?
eeh so HP and MP don’t max out at level up.
These two’s comments about what to do with MC if the boss is there may imply they’re actually bandits ?
So, what happened with the two “adventurers”? (It wasn’t explained)
I realized that the wolf girl must’ve leveled up her hunter job since she can dismantle animals.
Tseirp-San I appreciate the effort put into the stat blocks, keep up the good work.
Ichi…Lock your doors please…
Is it just me when he waste his time practicing swinging sword im like kill a baby rabbit and you get 3 times more exp plus exp in all other job slots. Btw if you have 3 job slots 1 jobless 2 a sword 3 a sword and you can get more experience in the right skill right now not swinging sword for 3 hours. And to be honest I would be going for a sword till 25 change to sword or better yet hunter hunter to get the look around skill and sense skill and later sence 2. But please stop with pratice and the luck skill changes the size of mana stone and possiblity of high tier monster use hunter hunter and get big mana stone rare monsters.
Victory! I guess?