Hazy Mist is indecisive about Lord Grim’s guide. Hazy Mist lacks the confidence to contend with the Three Great Guilds even with Lord Grim’s guide because Misty Castle lacks the large talented pool of players to set record dungeon clears. Eventually, Hazy Mist accepts the guide through email. He is shocked by the page length of Lord Grim’s guide. Hazy Mist asks Lord Grim questions about confusing parts of the guide. After understanding the guide, Hazy Mist pays the uncommon materials to Lord Grim.
Hazy Mist tells Lord Grim that he lacks the confidence to break Tyrannical Ambition’s Line Canyon record clear of 27 minutes, 41 seconds, and 24 milliseconds. Hazy Mist asks if he can return Lord Grim’s guide, which is declined. Hazy Mist asks for focal points in the guide, which Lord Grim sends over. Hazy Mist is shocked by Misty Castle’s 7th Server Line Canyon record of 26 minutes, 11 seconds, and 45 milliseconds. Hazy Mist and his party sets a new Line Canyon record clear of 25 minutes, 21 seconds, and 78 milliseconds. Hazy Mist asks Ye Xiu for the Fire Forest’s guide. Hazy Mist learns that Ye Xiu is still studying Fire Forest, so the guide is not finished. Hazy Mist learns that he will get a priority price for the guide in the future.
Hazy Mist is shocked by the scene of Christmas thieves charging at the watch tower. Hazy Mist stays and watches Lord Grim and Cleansing Mist fight the Christmas thieves. Hazy Mist learns that Ye Xiu is debating whether to create another mob of thieves at the expense of Misty Castle and other large guilds. After thinking about the situation, Hazy Mist and 11 fellow guild leaders agree to Ye Xiu’s terms to collaborate.
Hazy Mist turns down Ye Xiu’s Sin City guide. Hazy Mist is satisfied by Misty Castle’s new Sin City record clear time of 29 minutes, 33 seconds, and 46 milliseconds, which is one-second improvement over Tyrannical Ambition’s record. Hazy Mist asks Ye Xiu about the Misty Castle record. Hazy Mist learns that Ye Xiu’s guide would have a better Sin City record time. Hazy Mist does not know about the buyer of Ye Xiu’s guide. Hazy Mist sees Blue Brook Guild’s new Sin City record clear time of 28 minutes, 12 seconds, and 52 milliseconds. Hazy Mist rushes to buy Ye Xiu’s guide, which is bought out by Blue Brook Guild. Hazy Mist is saddened that he failed to value Ye Xiu’s initial offer. Hazy Mist buys Ye Xiu’s normal Thousand Waves Lake dungeon guide. Hazy Mist and Misty Castle rush to study the guide.
In a group chat with other guild leaders, Hazy Mist reveals the assassination of his 10th Server Thousand Waves Lake dungeon team. Hazy Mist is shocked by Xu Boyuan’s belief that Ye Xiu’s Lord Grim will ascend to the Heavenly Domain at level 50. Hazy Mist is shocked that another 10th Server Misty Castle dungeon team is assassinated by Ye Xiu. Hazy Mist advises his dungeon teams to retreat from the Thousand Waves Lake area. Hazy Mist hears about Ye Xiu’s elite team lurking around Sin City’s dungeon entrance. Upon Misty Lock’s orders, Hazy Mist orders his dungeon teams to avoid the Sin City dungeon area.
Hazy Mist sees Ye Xiu’s question about Misty Castle players at Thousand Waves Lake. Hazy Mist is shocked by Ye Xiu’s arrogance. Hazy Mist agrees to pay uncommon materials to Ye Xiu to get access to Thousand Waves Lake. Hazy Mist sends a Misty Castle elite to pay the reparations to Ye Xiu’s Lord Grim.