Battle Frenzy


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Amidst a disaster, an orphan contracts a sickness.

In his waking hours, he is tormented by his ailment, but when he slumbers, there is infinite darkness.

One day, when he was five years old, a strange Fate Trickster appeared in his dreams. Ten years later, he dreams of becoming a lord. To do so, he takes a chance to trade his fate!

That day, Wang Zhong once again stood at the gates of the Tianjing Heroic Soul Academy. He was about to start a brand new life.

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hero rated it
June 2, 2017
Status: c114

I originally had decent expectations for this novel because of how good the "world" could have been. Sadly, like most of the previous reviewers had commented, it's way too drawn out. People have been commenting on how drawn out it is at the current translated chapters so that's nothing new. Let me tell you then on how drawn it it will be on the latest raws.

The "tournament" that's been mentioned in the translated chapters has been on-going in the raws for MORE THAN 200 CHAPTERS. Think... more>> about how ridiculous that is. We all know how repetitive tournaments in Wuxia novels / Xianxia novels are. Well, this isn't an exception at all. It's actually even worse than most tournaments despite it being the first one in this novel. I'll put some details in a spoiler tag.


There have been multiple times where the MC has entered the OP to match against other players so the method in which he wins isn't really anything new. Basically, he just pulls out battle technique after battle technique. Nothing new happens in the tournament. MC still keeps pulling out battle technique after battle technique. That's it. Well... I guess the new thing is that his teammates have also been pulling out battle techniques since they've already been made aware that he is All-Mouthy King so of course he'll teach them some techniques. That's it. No interesting fights, no interesting characters (protagonists / antagonists). Nothing interesting at all. In some Wuxia's / Xianxia's some battles come out as "epic". Absolutely none of the battles in the 200+ chapter and counting tournament have any epic battles.


I'm not kidding at all when I say that this might be the most drawn out and repetitive novel in existence. That says a lot considering most novels have a point where they get drawn out.

I mean, like I said, the world could have been interesting. The fact that there are monsters out there way more powerful than humans, the fact that the continents have been transformed and that there is a Nazi like group biding their time in a different continent, the fact that there is a different dimension which could be explored. The problem is that, no matter how interesting the world MIGHT BE, it's pointless if everyone drops it before those things are explored.

As for the comedy of this novel... well, there's nothing really special about it. It might give you a chuckle once but as the same joke gets used again and again, it just becomes something else the authors uses to draw out chapters. Everything's the same old cliches as well. The fat best friend who's lustful, really greedy and useless, the focus on boobs, boobs, and boobs, the female characters acting like the MC is the only guy in the world.

Romance? Even worse than the comedy. The romance started out with the MC pretty much raping someone because of how "naive" he was.

Well, I guess it ended the same way it started. Ridiculously. Reminds me of what happened with the first girlfriend of Linley from Coiling Dragon.


Anyway, this has gotten way too long like most of my reviews. To wrap things up, this I'll be dropping it and I won't really be recommending it to anyone. I'm not the type of person who'll say "just power through 200 chapters, it'll get better afterwards." Especially when I can't even promise that it will get better. <<less
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NaM rated it
June 27, 2018
Status: c1003
Man, I'm starting to hate this author. I don't hate battle frenzy, in fact I quiet like it at the start. BUT! All of the liking I have for this novel changed to dislike after I managed to finish 2 of his past novels. I.E Tempest of the Stellar War and the Great Conqueror. Author (Skeleton Wizard) is a scam! After finishing tsw and tgc. I notice that the formula he use on both novels were incredibly familiar and almost the same. Now yet and yet again he was using... more>> the same formula with different setting and plot here in battle frenzy. Seeimg that, I realize that the author never really improved and was instead recycling the same sh*t over and over again!! Literally! His formula is basically composed of this:

Severly underestimated -

Have a mysterious unexplained past -

Then wear an Alter Ego -

Fight in alternate world (beast god world/ Skynet) -

Beat the sh*t out of his enemies (ranging from genius to prodigies) -

Became famous -

Have a large fanbase -

Original identity slowly shows his strength -

Alter Ego becaming a legend -

Tournament -

Have a love interest who cause of different reason was plotted and separated from him -

He moves on -

Became a champion on the tournament -

Love interest suddenly doesnt remember him -

He wants to take her back -

Many other girls fall in love with him but MC dont gave them the chance -

Secret identity reveal -

Have a hidden in the shadow rival -

Be assassinated -

Survive became stronger -

Create a team of specialist -

Defeat everyone (all the geniuses) -

Making the adult speechless -

Take his girl -

The end. He literally just used the same formula on both tempest of stellar war and the great conqueror wi5th few tweaks. Yet again, formula is once again used in this recent novel battle frenzy. Sure it was a nice read. But seeing the same thing again and again on all his novel is just utterly disappointing. Like what's the point of even writing if your just gonna redo and redress your previous writings.

Imagine his work in the chinese qidian gaining lots of lots votes and money despite having exactly the same content with minor tweaks. Its baffling and s*upid. Your just reading the same thing with just a different setting.

Author didnt improve. He's just scamming his reader fanbase for more votes to gain more money on fic that is just another version of his previous work! Overall disappointing.. <<less
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Evanbond rated it
November 24, 2017
Status: c350
Oh my god! Just what happened to the author?! Did he get hit by some grandma behind the head? This is ridiculous! This novel; at least this one I had more hope for but got disappointment in return. After some chapters this novel takes the clich

d route of typical Chinese novels. Which are these you ask?:

    1. Young master this, young master that. Everyone must agree with young masters of the great families or they will get assassins on their asses.
    2. Like all the repugnant novels, this novel also has intense mockery and face - slapping. Nobody can't make a mistake while they speak! Every words they say in their life counts! It isn't visible on first 250 chapters but later this stuff happens so frequently that makes one to drop the novel. Also the MC gets so much mockery for no reason. Everyone mocks him and his team, literally everyone even after MC and his team defeats their opponents they still mock him. The announcer mocks him, random guy in the audience mocks him, this guy that girl; fffffuuuuuu.... *sigh* This is the hair pulling part of the novel. Everyone acknowledged he is strong yet he gets mocked repeatedly as if author had a blood feud with the character he created.
    3. The MC is really something. People want to harm him but he has nonchalant attitudes about it. This is a spoiler; he once had an assassin visited his home and almost got done in but the assassin failed. Expectation should be the MC telling and getting help from other people but he decides to be silent about it. When I read upto this, I was wondering which bred of dog did the author ate while writing the novel. It sure took his commonsense away.
    4. Sci-fi? Lel! Forget about physics, author doesn't even have any thread of commonsense and it is visible. I wish at least one Chinese author would agree to the Newton's 3rd law F=MA. If anybody did, these novels would be very pleasant to the eye.
There are many other situations but these are the stuffs that struck me the most. Anyways, I have lost the enthusiasm for this novel. Now I am just waiting for it to be fully translated and get over with it.
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obsoletefactor rated it
March 26, 2017
Status: c46
After i've been reading a bit of this novel I feel I should give a realistic review and rating.

The story has a very interesting world and the lore seems well thought of, but I feel the pacing and flow is incredibly slow and superfluous. The author spends way more time than necessary on unimportant information and the MC has gotten less 'screentime' in so many chapters than a lot of other novels i've read. Information is regurgitated over and over, and the plot has literally not progressed in the last... more>> 20+ chapters i've read. The 'romance' if you can even call it that, was forced and not believable in any way. (So far) I do like the combat and I like the mc's personality, also his best friend has a very likeable character. All in all, I give it a 2.5-3.5 (depending on if the story will start to speed up things) but I feel as of ch. 46 the 4.4 rating is completely unrealistic and overrated

Tl:dr The good: Interesting world and combat system, likeable MC and best friend. The bad: Slow progression and redundant information regurgitating, too little MC 'screentime' and unbelievable/unrealistic start of romance with love interest. (So far) <<less
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faerro rated it
May 22, 2017
Status: c108
Filler filler filler filler. So much filler!

If the author watered down his plants like he waters down his chapters his plants would be dead in 3 days or less. There are so many useless descriptions, predictions and commentary that enire chapters are wasted on them. For example, the MC decides he wants to fight a match because he is a little drunk and charged up. Two and a half chapters of nonsense later, the fight finally starts.

This story has so much more potential, but the author is really blowing it... more>> for me. Stellar War is much better so far, though it still has its filler moments as well.

Everything else aside, the TL and editing quality is great. <<less
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rdawv rated it
October 10, 2016
Status: c6
Initial impressions.

Written by the author who did Tempest of the Stellar War. It is similar in the sense that it also a story with a futuristic setting set in a school, a MC who is underestimated and had discovered a secret. Other familiar aspects include a loud-mouthed friend, aloof school beauties, and the MC's affable personality. From the mtl, It also has some sort of virtual reality combat where participants are of different classes (ranged/melee/tank), and the MC using a low ranked persona to unexpectedly defeat notable opponents.

Needs more chapters... more>> to distinguish itself. <<less
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September 8, 2019
Status: c624
I read in Chinese at Qidian so I'm here to remind those that are about to fall into this plot. Do not be tricked.

I am determined and seriously telling you guys not to fall into the trap called 'Battle Frenzy' and ended up wasting your time. The front part of the story is actually enticing. This is the first book that I actually read the details of the battles. I admit that it is interesting. But, the whole thing is destroyed by the author himself.

The author made a good... more>> story by combining cultivation and academy at first. It doesn't matter even if the setting leaves the academy because the author made it clear that the world is so big. If its so big, of course someone (MC) needs to go out and flex a bit, NO? Then, this is where it went downhill, real fast.

The characters are alright. The battles are detailed and interesting, at first. The world is big and mysteries about it are scratching the readers' heart - wanting more. Seems good? Yep until the author killed everything himself.


The writing style where it is detailed and filled with many 'useless' descriptions are annoying. But, I don't blame the author. I blame Qidian because of its pay per chapter that made the authors like to water the story excessively. It's alright. If the story is good, I can tolerate that much.

Now, even after 500 + chapters, the tournament that the MC and his team partakes in still did not end. A tournament for almost 400+ chapters. The battle skills that are brought out no longer looks like the early chapters. It will be full of some absurd special abilities and even monsters and all. A bunch of bull crap if I would say so. If its just this, I accept it. It's within my limit of tolerance.

Then, comes in the worse part. A s*upid love struck MC. I love that girl even if she doesn't love me. I love her and would do anything for her. I would sacrifice anything to let her look at me. This is basically what the MC is doing all the way for hell's sake. The worse heroine that I've ever read in my whole life. She didn't accept MC because he is weak and she needs to do what it takes to protect humanity. Even after MC showed his strength and potential, she is still indifferent towards him. Alright, she made her own choice and her stance is clear. But, the love struck MC is still like an ass chasing idiot that would not give up. Reading some bullsh*t like this made me puke.

And now, the author made his choice to end the tournament after doing a whole lot of ass-pull for the MC and his team. Lots of sudden power-ups and all is already unable to make my broken heart be further broken. Then, as if trying to hurry, the author rushed into a new arc with lots of things cramped into a few chapters. This made it even more complex and weird. Until here, I stopped. I stopped every damn thing. Not just me, a whole lot of readers on Qidian are also angry. Very angry at how this sorry excuse of a work turned out to be.


This book is just a shitty book with an alluring opening but turns out to be a pain in the ass, hair-pulling and heart-killing read. Skip it. Skip it. Skip it. Mentioned three times to remind you guys how depressing of a read it was for me. <<less
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Kezzarus rated it
May 10, 2017
Status: c100
This is the protagonist of my dreams, not too strong from the start, a genius at the basics, incredibly smart, constantly learning and evolving, and most importantly, doesn't seem too interested in chasing grils, but then he meets the one girl is instantly smitten, and then just makes it happen like a boss.... Can't wait to keep on reading!!

Maybe the story goes a bit too slow... But I still think this is amazing!!
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xDlMao rated it
May 10, 2017
Status: c70
The Novel itself is not the worst out there, but its definitely not even close to being that good.

First, the MC, is a 'perfect' guy, has no weaknesses, has all kinds of special abilities that people call 'rare', and with the way the level of powers that have no basis and are confusing as hell, you can already assume that the MC is the strongest guy until proven otherwise, because hes won most of his matchups on a destroying fashion, don't get fooled by the '99 losses bs'

Second thing is,... more>> as I mentioned before, the power levels are too random.

The characters are all childish as sh*t too, the author keeps mentioning how hard it has become to live in this new 'Earth' yet everyone lives a carefree life, more concerned about the big 'titties' than surviving, and lets not forget about the classic comments from the crowd when it comes to fights, you can only facepalm about that.

The thing is, I feel like the author couldve made the novel so much more interesting if he just focused on the badass characters (and I don't mean the MC), the characters that really give the world meaning, the Kaiser empire chars or the deserted continent. Give the carefree people a reason to fight for.

Overall, I think ive criticized the novel more than I shouldve, but im pretty sure it doesn't deserve the '4.4' rating in anyway, All characters think of is getting into someone's pants with exaggerated comments about how strong people are :O! <<less
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iamdoge rated it
March 16, 2017
Status: c69
The novel has a similar feel to all the battle school theme novels but has better pacing than the rest in my opinion. I like the MC and all the sub-characters that surround him. If you like Tempest Stellar war then you'll like this.
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October 15, 2019
Status: c669
Waste of my time, my liver's and my patience.

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Eriht rated it
December 1, 2019
Status: c300
Great novel for around 300 chapters, then degenerated, as author run out of brain juice.

Another 350 chapters are based around tournament. 350 chapters filled with kids slapping each others. No killing but permanent crippling allowed. World where MC win 1v5!

Tournament which is nothing more, than betting fight between rulers of MC country, yet our lone protagonist, with his tr*sh team, still win! Pointless action, no reward, yet MC MUST WIN!

... more>> Mirage action, as MC use enemy "skills" against them, massive plot armor, brainless tactics, battlejunkie and livingshield protagonist.

Basically things you don't want to see in novel...*sigh*... <<less
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rhianirory rated it
April 18, 2018
Status: --
if you've read stellar war or tempest of the battlefield then you've pretty much read this story already, only with magic/ soul power rather than super genetics and mecha. A lot of scenes are cut and paste from his earlier works and the whole love at first sight romance is just bad (as always). I get pretty tired of wading through all the agnst from the unlucky girls, too. Honestly, this isn't shoujo so who the hell cares?! so far this is the third time with exactly the same story... more>> and layout, only the other characters are really horny and there are a lot more descriptions of heaving chests and boobs so big any RL woman who isn't a p*rn star would have gone through reduction surgery ASAP (especially as a fighter since 36f would have thrown her off balance and gotten in the way; not to mention the severe back pain she'd suffer).

between the unnecessary love-angst chapters and the veeeery drawn out tournament chapters I spent a lot of time skimming or down right skipping.

i suggest reading tempest of the stellar war instead, its almost the same as this but I like the MC better. <<less
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OfficePony rated it
August 26, 2017
Status: c206
Update as of Chapter 206: Wish I could change my previous rating. Seriously, author reuses all his material and only changes names and appearances slightly. Templates for characters:

  1. Friend who is a master of Economics
  2. Friend who is good looking but doesn't get many speaking roles
  3. Good looking girl crushing on MC who won't end up with him but still entices him
  4. Another Good looking girl who gets with MC but suddenly has to go far away with hints of being able to get together again if the MC proves to be the most OP Badass in the universe
  5. Entire crowd of people who underestimate and hate on MC because he's "tr*sh"
  6. Virtual/Spiritual/Game space where the MC can display his OP combat techniques while remaining anonymous to everyone but those he blabs to
Everything just gets relabeled,... more>> but it basically follows a very linear template that has little to no change from the three different stories. Also, as noted by others, everything gets drawn out waaaaaaay

too much. Talking multiple chapters just to get a fight started, and multiple chapters detailing how big of a deal something supposedly is. While the author isn't that bad at it, he still suffers from "Telling" you that something is supposedly badass

instead of "Showing" you how badass it is.

Not an official review just yet.

I felt I must point out the major story writing flaw the author has displayed countless times:

He takes too much time detailing parties currently unrelated to the MC. Characters that have had any small interaction with the MC of a story hold at least a semblance of importance to a reader, but when the story is driven by unrelated characters it becomes a chore to read through. Exceptions to this are those who

observe the MC in some fashion, whether by directly observing or through passing notice it makes that character more interesting.

Just a small analysis I had to get off my chest before continuing to read.

Not even going to bother reviewing this anymore... Too many psychological inconsistencies... Too many uses of absolute tr*sh forced logic. Just too many. <<less
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RandomEnchanter rated it
March 14, 2017
Status: c66
Battle Frenzy is a very good 'modern day post Apocalypse ability' novel the only real major turn off is that the start isn't handled anywhere close to satisfactory. A prologue would have been good to introduce the main character and explain a bit about it. Or even the description could include it.

Skip the first chapter. It tries to be a good introduction but it fails miserably. All you miss out on is 'hey there is this kid that for ~6 years of his life he was it pitch blackness when... more>> he slept. He got adopted by two people after the city he was in blew up because something that was from beyond our dimension came into your dimension and picked our MC. Because of this thing our MC meets a dream clown called Simba and makes friends with him. Thus his dreams are no longer scary darkness' <<less
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Kylix rated it
March 13, 2017
Status: c59
I find this novel very interesting as the MC has a very likable personality and good character development where we know some but not all of his past to add a little mystery, I do wish some of the side characters would be a little more fleshed out but I feel this is minor as the ones who appear to be important seem to have mysterious backgrounds that we will find out about later.

TLDR: the novel is good with a likable MC and decent comedic relief from the constant grind... more>> that some of these novels are, I would recommend it. <<less
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Skoll028 rated it
December 26, 2020
Status: c1200
I just have this one, massive freaking gripe with the series:
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After the inter-school tournament, the main character, who won it all, decides to not play ball with the big bois (ie dirty politics). The big bois decide to remove him, kill his friends and family (where they don't like them) or force them into becoming their dogs, and take all of their possessions. The one that let all this happen was the MC's old love interest. Okay fine, just get revenge right? WRONG! The main character decides to forgive and forget, and even rescues this old love interest later. I hate the "forgive and forget" type crap. If someone pulls crap like that, you get them back when your strong enough to, not just move on.

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omgitsaray rated it
May 13, 2019
Status: c501
It's a mixed bag written reviews here while the ratings are skewed to the 5 stars. I feel like this novel is definitely entertaining but as others mentioned, the author does drag it out too much which is why I only gave it a 4.

Our MC is theory smart but due to low power, cannot effectively utilize the moves he has dreamed up. Once he does power up will he then become quite strong. We have beasts all mutating into more powerful forms due to energy from another dimension and... more>> causing problems for the human civilization. We've got land masses being changed and the world only being made up of a few empires. All good stuff to my liking.

Now, I usually hate massive info and history dumps but because this was post-brink earth destruction theme, I am more inclined towards it and read everything slowly. I would consider this an entertaining info dump. A lot of reviewers didn't like the spectators making comments for 1/2 the chapters but I found it laugh out loud funny, similar to reading forums posts of people bashing each other.

On to the negatives - The pacing of the novel is rather slow, like I'm at chapter 500 and it's only been a year of novel time. I got really annoyed with the author when they started ranking Top 5 Assassins, Top 10 Soldiers, Top 5 xxxxx which took around 15 chapters. So imagine yourself following the release of this novel every day and then only reading background info of characters for 2 weeks straight without plot progression. Then you find yourself vomiting blood when this info is repeated in a summarized form when those said Top people meet MC. On top of that, competition fights not involving the MC but other groups get 2-3 chapter screen time each, so you get like another 15 chapters of other groups fighting other groups with MC reaction inserted here and there. And just as you've guessed, so much screen time for the loser groups to just disappear off the map and forgotten.

My advice is to read this because it's translated well and written well, but bank a bunch of chapters in case you pull your hair out at the massive info dump for the sake of so called immersion. <<less
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XECT rated it
June 9, 2017
Status: c118
To start off, I want to say that this novel gets 3.5 stars from me, but since the rating system can't do half stars, I generously rounded it up to 4 stars.

The biggest flaw of this novel is its originality, which is incredibly disappointing when Skeleton Wizard is very adept at writing charming characters. But it's anything from original, let me tell you.

Battle Frenzy is nothing more than the shadow of one of his previous works, "Tempest of the Stellar War". The main characters are one in the same, supporting... more>> characters as well.

The plot even follows its predecessor down to the bone, as you'll soon find out upon reading both works. It is simply a matter of whether you like the main character fighting with a mecha or with magic powers. Nothing else matters.

Skeleton reuses nearly everything from the previous novel, as if it was a cookie cutter template.

Another irritating aspect of Skeleton Wizard is that he cannot create anything even remotely believable when talking about romance. Even though he can create bonds between friends, rivals, enemies, and family, he cannot to save his life, create real romantic relationships.

It is much like god simply saying, "and then they fell in love without reason or explanation because I said so".

I find it hilarious that he can actually write good romance for the supporting heroines than the main heroine. I wonder how that even happens to be honest. Nonetheless, Battle Frenzy is not irredeemable and is still entertaining if you like the same old song and dance.

But beware major pacing issues with this novel before starting it. I'm serious.


Around 50 or so chapters, the plot introduces that there will be a tournament between students in different schools (that MC will obviously enter). Keep in mind that this around chapter 50 or so. As of around 500+ chapters, the MC is still in that tournament. Eternally stuck in Namek. Source: http://forum. Novelupdates. Com/threads/battle-frenzy.30382/

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UnderTaker26 rated it
June 2, 2017
Status: c114
Its a carbon copy of stellar wars. Personally I would love everything about this and give it 5 stars but it's so similar to the authors previous work it's disappointing. Especially since I feel this author is really talented.

Spoilers (kinda)

Near perfect MC with a flaw turning into tr*sh - check

... more>> Teacher making him a genius - check

Play an online game with a handicap and making him famous - check

Business minded best friend - check

MC falling for and loving a single girl - check

If I hadn't already read stellar wars I'd fall in love with this series but now, I'll just stick to stellar wars since I think the author did just a little better with that story. <<less
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