Level 1 Guy: Chapter 25 – Disaster Relief

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On the outskirts of Shikuro, I’m currently working on quickly exchanging special bullets from the rogue monsters.

The reason is because I have received 5 Pandora Boxes from that group, and using those boxes, I stored them all with seeds, then went outside of the dungeon to find a secluded location to prepare hunting for rogue monsters.

Since the amount of seeds I collected using the boxes is incredible, I decided to do it one by one.

The first 2 boxes consists of Skeleton drops, and so I released them, and gotten a total of 100 Freeze Bullets after relentlessly firing.

The 3rd box consists of Zombies, this time I shot their heads one by one to defeat them, and finally got myself 50 Flame Bullets.

Then finally when I was about to take out the final box.

I felt a strange sensation piercing through my body.

I have never felt such strange sensation before, it’s as if feeling a freezing coldness for a second, that was what I felt accompanied with the strange sensation.

What is this?

I looked around my surrounding nervously.

Somewhere in a distance, I saw Emily’s small figure running towards me with a pitter patter sound.

[Ah, there you are Yoda-san.]

[Emily. What’s wrong?]

[Actually, a notice saying that a magical storm is going to happen nodesu. That’s why I came to inform you.]

[Magical Storm?]

[Yes desu. It’s because of this storm that the citizens in Shikuro could not use their magic powers. Although me and Yoda-san have nothing to worry about, but it’s better to inform you first.]

[Yeah but, what is this Magical Storm you’re talking about? I really don’t know about it so could you explain it to me.]

[Etto, I’m also not sure about it desu. The only thing certain is that we can’t use any magic around this time nodesu.]

[I see.]

When this Magical Storm arrives, magic is unusable.

Since I’m kinda curious about this phenomenon, I decided to hold onto the last box, and head back to town.

The easiest way to hear about stories, is by asking Elza about it.

Since Elza is about to finish her work, when I invited her out she became really happy about it.

We then decided to head to a Cafe, and listen to her.

[So it’s about Magical Storm.]

[Aah, I have no idea what it is so please explain from the start.]

[I got it! Please leave it to me!]

Elza smiled brightly, and pat her chest.

[So, about the Magical Storm, it’s a natural phenomenon that happens once in a while, and when it arrives magic is unusable.]

[Magic will be unusable?]

[Yes, it’s impossible to use any magic.Sometimes, depending on the size of the scale, you can either use magic in the city, or you can’t use magic, that’s the difference.]

[Usable….and unusable in the city. Wait, then even in the dungeon?]

Elza firmly nodded.

[Even inside the dungeon you completely cannot use magic. That’s the reason why when the Magical Storm arrives, all Magician are forced to stay back and rest.]

[Right, now I understand.]

Since a Magician will not be able to do anything inside a dungeon if they can’t even invoke magic.

In this world I’ve only seen pro wrestlers but rarely ever meet a Magician, though there are jobs like Monks who uses their iron fists to fight but, normally Magicians are typically regard as being weak physically.

I guess the knowledge that I know from games can be applied in this world too.

A Magician who cannot use magic, is even more useless than a tool.

[What’s more, Shikuro would have some troubles.]

[Why so?]

[Do you know of a dungeon called Silicon? The monsters over there are resistant against physical attack, but are really weak against magic attack. That’s why Magicians tend to head over there to hunt.]

[Oh I see, so if this Magical Storm were to arrive, then the product in Silicon will come to a halt.]

[Precisely. Since Silicon mainly drops greens, the prices for vegetables will certainly rise. Well, at least we know about it the day before, so if we get used to it then it won’t really influence us that much.]

It’s like a typhoon, as I was thinking.

Though, I kinda understand based on the conversation.

If such natural phenomenon were to happen, than this world would be influenced by it.

What’s more if a serious natural disaster were to happen, then a certain production like the high physical resistance monster in Silicon will decrease drastically.

Although it’s about magic so it has nothing to do with me, but it’s better knowing than being ignorant about it. Since I’ve gotten enough knowledge, I wanted to end the conversation.

[Eh? I’m sorry Ryouta-san.]

Elza stood up from her seat, and walked straight towards the exit of the store.

After following the direction of Elza walking out, she is now talking to a guy.

The guy is wearing a rather Magician-like robe, while holding onto a Magic Cane.

[Elza-san!]

[What’s wrong Raze-san, being so perplexed.]

[Roza has been left behind in Silicon!]

(TLN: Name of Raze is レイズ and Roza is ローザ)

The guy’s face named Raze is getting pale, and is currently asking for help.

Apparently, Roza is Raze’s partner.

They are both Magic users, they’ve recently come here from a different town, and they heard that the place Silicon is a haven for magic users and thought of settling in Shikuro for that.

On that day, they were heading to Silicon as per usual.

Raze wanted to sell the drops so he went ahead to town first but, suddenly the Magical Storm occurred.

In most cases, magic users would’ve gotten the information a few days back about the Magical Storm occurring, but the two who had just recently arrived at Shikuro did not catch the news, and Roza was the only one who dive deep into the dungeon when the Magical Storm occurred.

In the end, the dungeon where magic is unusable, she as a magic user is left behind.

[Such tragedy.]

While listening to Elza and Raze conversing, another voice was heard from beside me.

A person that might be homo, it’s Neptune.

[You just suddenly appeared outta nowhere, don’t scare me like that.]

[Isn’t it about time that you were to become my thing.]

[Your sentences are weird as usual! Wait this is not the time for it.]

I look back at Raze’s direction.

[That, to be honest, we can’t do anything about it.]

[You’re gonna put it off that easily?]

[When the Magical Storm arrives, even I wouldn’t want to get close to Silicon. Even the weakest monster over there, for me, it took me about 10 minutes to actually defeat it.]

[….Even if it’s you.]

I can confirm that Neptune is indeed strong, since we had a bout recently at the bar.

Even someone like him needs around 10 minutes for 1 monster….It is one punishing dungeon for people who uses physical attacks.

[Thus, my condolences for them. Well, because it’s an adventurer who dived into a dungeon and fights monsters, this is just a daily occurrence.]

Neptune said quietly, well I guess it is true.

The guest in the cafe, even the passersby outside the cafe.

Half of them had a pitiful expression, and were saying things like “it can’t be help”.

Adventurer who wants to delve into the dungeon, they must bet their lives to get the product at all costs.

This was what I felt.

This is something common in this world huh, as I thought so to myself.

Though what I think and whether I accept it is two different story.

After asking for the place, I arrived at Silicon Dungeon.

My objective is obviously, to rescue the Magic User Roza.

I took a deep breath, and went in.

[If I’m not mistaken, she’s at the third floor.]

After hearing the necessary information from Raze, I continue moving forward.

Silicon is a cave-like dungeon, natural soil walls are spreading everywhere.

Then, I immediately encountered a monster!

The shape is like a caterpillar, and the size is similar to a tissue box.

As I was thinking that is not that big—but caterpillar isn’t suppose to be that huge.

It depends on how you look at it, though I don’t have the time to think of such stuff.

Thus, I thought of ignoring it and move past it.

Though, it did not allow me to escape from behind.

While I went behind it and continue moving onwards, it suddenly wiggle towards me, and flew straight at me!

I immediately counter attacked it.

I strike a blow using my whole body with my S Strength.

It has no effect.

Though I punched it and it flew and crashed into a wall, but it got up just fine.

[Even though I used my full strength, it looks like I did no damage at all.]

I guess it being highly resistant to physical damage is true after all.

Since I can’t deal with it smoothly, I guess I have to somehow defeat it.

I took out my gun and hold onto it steadily, and fired my normal bullet.

Though it’s just a mere caterpillar, it repelled the bullet.

A normal bullet won’t work too huh, what should I do?

Oh, I remembered that magic formation will appear when I fire the freeze and flame bullets.

I load up the Flame bullet, and flew towards the caterpillar and shot.

A magic formation appeared in the middle of it, and the caterpillar was burned up.

After burning awhile it fell onto the ground, wiggled a bit and stopped moving.

Afterwards, it dropped an item.

It’s greens from Silicon, seems like defeating a caterpillar drops cabbage.

I pick it up, and continued onward.

Seems like the special bullets are effective.

I thought that the magic would not work because of the influence of the Magical Storm, but I guess the special bullets work because it’s considered a magic attack? (TLN: I’m lost for words  魔法が使えなくなる魔力嵐の影響を受けず、かつ実は魔法攻撃という特殊弾。)

I was slightly relieved.

If it’s me—No, only I can save her, was what I thought.

Using the two types of bullets, I defeated the monsters who are attacking me and move on.

Since the monsters were persistent, I can’t escape from it, thus I have to attack it from the side.

Usually I would be happy to get the items to sell it for money, but I find it annoying right now.

Since I can’t escape from them, I have no choice but to use either the Freeze Bullets or the Flame bullets to defeat all of them.

The second floor consists of a softball sized fly.

Though it is not considered huge, but in terms of a fly it’s really big.

Punches or normal bullets seems to be ineffective against the fly, so I have to use the Freeze and Flame bullets again to defeat them.

For the record their drops were spinach, obviously I ignore.

I noticed something while reloading the bullets, the items that were being dropped by the monsters looks as though a guide leading the way.

I then freeze it with the Freeze Bullets.

Since it would be troublesome if they were to become rogue monsters.

I don’t know whether freezing them would stop them from becoming rogue monsters, but I did it anyway.

The path completely became frozen in ice.

Eventually, the third floor.

Now it’s a size of a three-year old toddler locust!

That’s huge!

I used the Flame Bullets to defeat it, and Freeze it with the Freeze bullet.

Just so you know the drop is Chinese Cabbage. (TLN: Which is my fav)

I continued moving forward.

[Roza! Roza where are you!?]

Since I’ve already reached the third floor, I shouted her name.

While calling out her name, I walked around searching for her.

Occasionally locust would appear, and I would defeat it and freeze the dropped item.

Thus I thoroughly searched the third floor.

[Roza—There she is!]

I saw a female magic user in a slightly complicated place.

The girl has fallen on the ground, seems like she has lost consciousness.

Her breathing is rough, her chest is moving up and down—She’s still alive!

Yoshi, time to bring this girl back up.

Was what I thought when a locust appear.

Let’s defeat it, as I tried reaching for the Flame bullets—.

[I’m out of bullets!?]

I have no more Flame Bullets, and even Freeze Bullets.

Since along the way I’ve been spamming them, I’ve used up all of them.

The locust then flew towards us, it’s quite fast!

I hold on to it and threw it away, then loaded the normal bullets and repeatedly fired at it.

Though, that didn’t work.

Even with my S Strength and the normal bullets, it didn’t even leave a scratch.

Plus it’s freaking fast!

I am currently at a lost as to what should I do while letting it eat my attacks!

I’m hitting it with heavy blows like when I’m punching Slimes or Zombies.

Luckily my HP is at S so I can still hold on, but I can’t just do this forever.

Since there’s no way of defeating it, I continued firing the normal bullets.

I fired and fired and fired and fired, dodging it’s attack and fired again, after realizing it I’ve easily shot around 100 plus bullets, the surrounding is also being covered in smoke.

[Did I do it.]

Looks like, nope.

The smoke was blown away, and the locust flew towards me.

This is bad, what the hell should I do?

Should I just carry Roza and run away?

Since my HP is S, I can somehow carry her till the top floor?

Urgh, there’s no point thinking about it, if I can’t defeat it I should just run away!

After thinking so I step back from the locust, and ran straight to where Roza is.

I carry the unconscious girl, and ran for it.

[….Are you kidding me with this.]

The locust have increased in number.

There’s a total of 5. It seems like they’ve surrounded us.

One is already bad enough, now there’s 5?

This is….really freaking bad.

What should I do? Seriously what the heck should I do.

While desperately thinking of a way, a large crowd could be heard from a distance.

It’s the presence of monsters, what’s more in large crowds.

The number further increases!

Was what I thought but the one’s coming are zombies.

Zombies? Why zombies though?

[Yoda-san!]

[Emily!?]

[I’ve brought the box that Yoda-san was carrying desu!]

[———! Thank you!]

After realizing the circumstances I immediately jumped ahead of the locust that was in front of me, and went ahead to the rogue monsters that Emily has brought along and defeated them, changing them into Flame Bullets.

After defeating them it’s time for the one behind me.

I loaded the Flame Bullets and defeated the locust, afterwards I cleaned up the remaining zombies.

I picked up the Flame Bullets, and together with Emily and Roza, the three of us escaped.

Along the way, fortunately I got the dropped from the rogue monsters, and I managed to survive at the dungeon with the few remaining Flame Bullets.

[Thank you so much! Thank you so much!]

[Thank you, You…..really are my saviour…..]

I was being thanked by Raze and Roza.

[It’s okay, first off please go to a hospital.]

[Yes! Let’s go Roza!]

[Un…..]

Raze then brought Roza away.

Both of them, before seeing them off to town, they kept turning back and thanked me.

I’m glad that I was able to rescue her, while sighing in relief.


Give a warm applause to Udin-san who has recently joined our team in being our editor~ be nice to him okay :3

Translator Confession:

This is gonna be long so TL;DR translator-san is mad about some things.

So okay, first off, WHAT THE HELL! I know that maybe the Author used the word 体力 as a means of saying HP but I just can’t accept it when he can make these kinds of mistake and say that his Endurance is S instead of his HP. Okay nvm about that, but are you kidding me? Such convenience???? Where Emily can just appear out of nowhere at the third floor and still be fine? Okay, she may have leveled up to 20+ and she is strong enough but even Ryouta’s S Rank strength and bullets can’t even defeat these monsters, how the hell did she even climb down all the way to the third floor without being in trouble or chased?!?!?!  I need a break.

Update: Okay fine, I misunderstood some and they did explain a bit on the next chapter…


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  1. Thank you for the chapter! Shiro… I’d tell you to calm down, but I’m also upset. I mean, I’m late and all for once, but Emily can’t even use magic! Does she even understand how he gets bullets? And finally, “I’m the only one who can save her!” This line made me want to smash my computer. I mean, it’s not magic, so it’s not affected by the magic storm, but it still is a magic attack? BS! Man, if the author said that magic tools weren’t affected, then MAYBE I would have been happier, but then ti brings in the fact that nobody is using magic tools for that dungeon?!

    • Thanks for reading Rasta -sama~ well I have calmed down after awhile so I wanna add that cause he has other worldly item therefore doesn’t effect this world’s logic or something….which is also BS… Though the “I’m the only one who can save her” is really prideful and I almost wanna vomit when reading it but I’m pretty sure the author didn’t mean it that way… Maybe I was swayed when translating this chapter at that time.

      • Yeah, I agree with the prideful part. Makes me remember all the non-MC heroes in reincarnation stories, where the other reincarnators believe that they are the only ones who can do everything. And then get the crap beaten out of them. Also like Teruki from Mob Psycho. Well, at least he and Aleist form Dragoon were redeemed and became much more interesting as good guys.

        • Oh when you said prideful heroes it really reminded me of shield bro… Ughhhhh I wished that shield bro actually killed all the heroes but oh well because plot needs them and all for the final showdown or something…

          • Yeah, plot is annoying if used heavy-handed…. But the ending to Shield bro made me want to puke. I actually didn’t like the ending that was meant to be, since it was monogamous. I mean, the after, with all the marriages and stuff, felt so… forced. Raphtalia and Naofumi had a crap ton of development, and the other girls except for Atlas like zero, but then he still married everyone. And don’t get me started.on the author reviving everybody, “because why not”.

          • Wait I remembered there being like two endings because they split from the light novel and web novel version…I can’t really remember much about shield bro anymore because it’s been so long since I read it… Did he really married everyone???? OMG…. Oh yeah the reviving part I do remember…I think 😌 oh btw I finished reading the manga ver of VRMMO ossan and Tsuki ga Michibiku Isekai Douchuu and that was awesome! Love the detail they put in to the mechanic of bow and at least the story is rich making me wanna read more~

          • Yeah, VRMMO Ossan is absolutely amazing in that aspect. I mean, the author must of done a ton of research on bows and the like. He didn’t even really need to, because it was a game, but the fact that he did was amazing. And Regoikai already translated the novel version of Tsuki up to 244 or something, MUCH further than the manga. And I’m talking about the original ending, where Naofumi and Raphtalia die, and are sent to the library again. That was the original ending, but then fans started to complain about it, and so the author just said f*** it and made it wish fufillment.

          • God like regoikai! And I rather have the author have knowledge about something he’s writing rather than just randomly spouting nonsense… Oh yeah now I sort of remember the ending…I also thought it was strange cause shiled bro and raph were supposed to be dead but they had an absurd ending where he and raph became god or something and defeated bitch again..

          • Yeah. I disliked the god part, disliked how Atlas barged into the marriage ceremony, then the random revival of people I didn’t even care about, thenI hated the harem ending in the fantasy world the most. I think Shield Bro is when I started to hate polyamory.

          • Memories are slowly coming back! Yeap… Though this was the first ever web novel I finished reading so it still had a special place in my heart >< tho not as much as no game no Life cause that will always be my number 1!!

          • Yeah, Shield Bro was what really got me into it! First was New Gate, because I saw the manga, then someone mentioned No Fatigue, on ohanashimi.com, which was great, and since there was a Shield Bro page, since they were a collaborator, I started to read it, and from there I completed the last third of being an otaku 🙁

          • Now I want to reread it again, I still probably will still dislike the ending though. 😛

  2. Thinking logically, a dungeon would have a spawn limit right? [ or else special dungeon such as this will be flooded lol ]
    Author said that he froze the dropped items (which maybe counted to the spawn limit?), which will stop monsters from spawning, there is also re-spawn time to account for. Emily most likely went for MC after hearing the story. The problem is why does she have the box since MC is holding it?
    On other note, ‘that strange sensation’ might be a flag that someone saw him using magic? Not only targeted for physical strength, now for magic. MC have a tough road ahead to not stand out, well whatever will do~ all he need is a RPG to blast his way through~ ~3~

    • Ehhh~~~~ well maybe the respawn has some limits, and you’re half correct and that they explain why emily has the box in the next chapter which is gonna be out XD, but the strange sensation is slightly incorrect(maybe) ><, well…you'll find out when you read the next chap :3

  3. For the record their drops were spinach, obviously I ignore.
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    There is a short term shortage of greens you RETARD!!! (amongst other complaints)
    *sigh* sorry, I know there’s no point in ranting, but this author writes like a ten year-old.

    Thanks for the translate!

  4. “I can easily get magic bullets and many on me right now!” —got to use it all up soon enough
    “What is magical storm?” —you can’t use magic
    “Why?” —stuff happen
    “Why can I still use magic bullet?” —stuff happen
    “Only I can save her!” —how arrogant
    “Oh sh*t I don’t have anymore magic bullet!” —Emily come to the rescue together with train of zombies
    “How did she do that?” —stuff happen

    How convenient :/

  5. Thank you for the chapter. I was also thinking the same thing, how did emily get there?, how is she fine?, but I gave up thinking about a second later, I can understand why your pissed so just let it out WHEN it happens again.

    • Oh i will :3 but well~ people in the comment seem to explain a lot of the reasons so I’m actually satisfied, and since I had some sleep maybe I will be fine next time around XD and thanks for reading :3

  6. I don’t get why he wasted ammo to freeze them to begin with sure they cant go rogue but he’s in a dungeon more will spawn anyways plus why did he need to kill them, if he just froze them to begin with he would have flame bullets for the way back

  7. Well one things being forgotten here. That’s ‘Re-spawn Time’!
    That’s the things that author still not explain. When the MC descend down he kill all enemy. So of course Emily can easily descend down.

    • I figured it was the same as rogues just that it doesn’t matter if someone is near when spawning

  8. Thanks for the chapter.
    Looks like he overestimated himself this time around. He got out of it alive so this oughta teach him a valuable lesson for the future.

  9. big waste on shooting all those freeze bullets
    he needs to put those things in a big heap and then shoot that. costs slightly more time but saves bullets like crazy
    thanks for the chapter

  10. No no, you’re absolutely right, this chapter is full of strange unlogic. 5 toddler sized enemies isn’t something you can’t run around or even throw them away and run, or even the caterpillars, so what if you get a monster train, they can’t change floors, I think that was established before. So Emily appearing is honestly the most normal part of this whole thing. He really needs some of those int seeds.

    • also, there was absolutely no need to waste all the bullets on the way to the magician since his hp and str are both S and no monster can injure or hinder him anyway. he should just have bulldozed his way through :/

  11. I will just go for the potential saving grace of Emily following Yoda just in time to avoid the respawn since he did massacre them along the way.

      • My guess was Ryouta cleared a path for Emily and the monsters had yet to respawn enough. Thank you for translating this! The translation speed is great. I love the site.

      • Wish I knew how the rouge monsters got there since it takes a good while and some distance for items to become monsters. I guess she put the items down and then got the spawned monsters to chase her. I wonder if a broken item still becomes a rouge monster. Like say a fragment of glass.

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