Rankings

 

[Now then, it’s probably on everyone’s mind, so let’s announce the DP Rankings.]

With [Father]’s words, the atmosphere felt strained once again.

[Alright, attention everyone! I’ll announce the top ten first! Well, the order hasn’t changed the past few years so let’s blaze through it!]

The first to tenth places were announce in one go.
There wasn’t a change even when comparing it to the time Rokuko last attended.
From 1st to 3rd place was respectively Core 1, Core 2, Core 3. 4th was Core 7. 5th was Core 9 and 6th was Core 6. After that was Haku, Core 89, in 7th place, with Core 5 in 8th, Core 10 in 9th, and Core 8 in 10th.

Roar!
Letting out a roar in vexation, Core 5 breathed his black flames towards the skies.

Most of the top ten was held by cores with single digits. Rokuko felt that Haku, who’d made her way into that, was amazing.
Moreover, although the amount of DP the person possessed was displayed alongside the ranking—since Rokuko didn’t know how to read digits over one trillion, even though she understood that it was awesome and endless, she couldn’t read it.

[Hmm, after all, 1, 2, and 3 are excellent. I’m glad. Keep on collecting DP like you’ve been.]
“I am extremely glad to be honored by your praise, father.”

Taking a knee, Core 1 gave thanks like a knight would. Core 2 and Core 3 followed suit as though taking his lead. Core 2 and Core 3 were each respectively silver and copper colored knights. Among the first to ninety-ninth cores that were called the First Series, there was talk that [Father] made these three in particular deliberately courteous, so it was taken as natural.
Even so, after accumulating so much DP to the point that it was unreadable and still being told to collect more, Rokuko felt that they were truly in a different realm from her.

[7 and 9, do your best as well. Try to pass Core 3 if you’re able alright?]
“Yes, Tou-sama.”
“I will do my utmost.”

Core 7 and Core 9 both held female forms and had green and blue hair respectively. They were called [Mountain God] and [Sea God]. Well, Haku was also called [White Goddess], so Rokuko felt they were like her.

[6, 89, 5, your positions allow you to take watch of those who rank lower. Raising them is important as well, thank you.]
“Your words are too kind.”
“Above all, I am happy to please Otou-sama.”
“Oh father, this immature Core 5 is glad to be of use.”

Core 6. A grim-faced man wearing an ominous black armor. Generally referred to as the [Great Demon King], he is the lead of the Demon King Faction.
Core 89. Needless to say, she was Haku. Founder of the Raverio Empire, she was Rokuko’s elder sister. She was called [Betrayer].
Core 5. As the only one in the top ten to not take the form of a human, he was a black dragon. He did not wish to conceal the appearance he received from [Father] and did not wish to change his form. Many reptile-type cores, Ontentoo included, chose the same. They were known as the Dragon King Faction.

[10, 8. You two have been giving it your best. You have my regards forever, keep on living alright?]
“My king, I appreciate for your happiness.”
“I will answer your expectations with my all, master!”

Core 10. He imitated [Father]’s outfit, but the vestment that wrapped the old man’s body was ornamented resplendently.
Core 8. Contrasting Core 10, the elder merely wore simple clothing and leaned on a cane.

[Well them, next I’ll announce everything up to 699th place. Man, there’s a lot of swapping around in the lower positions so it’s pretty fun to watch right?]

A huge landscape-oriented table appeared with much smaller writing on it than the placements for the top ten. If Kehma were here, he probably would’ve said that they were similar to test announcement tables.
It showed all dungeon cores ranking between eleventh and six hundred ninety-nine place.
It also showed what dungeons had died like Core 379. It recorded how much DP they had at that time, but no further changes.

And so Rokuko started looking around the low rankings, looking for her name.
That said, since her earnings increased drastically after Kehma arrived, she was hoping that she might be able to have escaped from the low rankings.
Then, looking from last place up… she saw cores that died immediately after being produced and cores that had used all of their DP in their final struggles, going all the way to 0 DP… she’d looked all the way through to the four hundreds but still didn’t see [695]. This continued all the way through to the three hundreds.

There were many 600 Series inside of the three hundreds, practically all of them looked different as they couldn’t take human form yet.
Seeing Rokuko browsing, Core 629, an orange rabbit, piped up to Rokuko while rubbing its face.

“Nikyu? What’chu doin’ there 695? Aren’chu at the bottom~?”
“Eh, ah, no, um… My number, it’s not there. It’s strange.”
“… You’ere finally forgot by papa?”
“I-I don’t think so.”
“Then can’chu look with the DP column? Won’t miss it that way!”
“Oh, right.”

Recalling how much DP she had, Rokuko looked through the DP rankings in front of her.
… Three hundredth place, 629. 351,200 DP in possession.

Huh? Come to think of it, how much DP did I have right now…? I got a lot of DP as inn fees Haku-anesama, how much was that?
And so, she looked at the DP display on the menu. After she recently put a limitation on the display for how much she could use, it had only shown around 100000 DP the whole time. It had been a long time since she checked how much total DP she had.

729,359 DP.

“… Un?”

She rubbed her eyes and looked again.
It hadn’t changed. 729,359 DP.

.. No, no no. No way. Our property should definitely be in the form of gold coins. Just a little while ago, Kehma said that if he turned all of the gold coins into DP it’d be more than the DP we have now?
Eh, wait a sec. Doesn’t that mean we have double this….?
And I’m higher than the 350,000 DP at 300th place?

“What’s the matter? Starin’ at the DP I saved up. I get it’s envious, but it’s no good not earnin’ it yourself~?”
“Ah, no, it’s just… Un.”

And so Rokuko made her way up through the rankings… 250th place, roughly 500,000 DP.
—Eh. Eh, how far up is it?
Rokuko finally found her number.

“… 210th… 695…?”

She looked again to make sure, but it definitely said 695. Turning around for a moment before looking back, it still said 695.
By the way, two hundredth place had 1,000,000 DP, quickly increasing to 10,000,000 DP at one hundred fiftieth place.

“… Fueh.”

An odd smile made its way onto her face without her realizing it.

 

 

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50 thoughts on “Lazy Dungeon Master — Chapter 154

    1. — Moreover, although the amount of DP the person possessed was displayed alongside the ranking—since Rokuko didn’t know how to read digits over one trillion, —
      Their power is immense huh…
      @.@…

      — “… 210th… 695…?” —
      Congratz Rokuko-chan…
      >.<…

  1. Thanks ^_^

    Tired this morning after bronchoscopy yesterday. This much helped me relax.

    rather damn i want moar after this O_O

  2. Thanks 4 the chapter!

    Rokuko’s going up in the world. Though it would probably invite jealousy and she’ll get challenges to dungeon battles.

      1. hmm he beat the saint and the hero one right after the other so he should beat most of them hands down they mite be able to beat some of the top 10 seeing that he bested Haku and she is 7th.

        the really fun part of the ranks is thinking what hers would be if she told him to turn in the gold before leaving she is 210th now but double the DP and I think she would be in the top 100s

          1. 1 gold coin = 1k DP if sold back, right? I can’t imagine they spend that much of their actual coin wealth, so if we just do a very rough calculation, then say the inn-suite earns 25 gold/day (double that when Haku visits). That and 5 gp per meal. So that’s roughly 30 gp/day.

            Haku’s visited at least 5 times (x2 for Chloe). Assume that the Saintess stayed 10 days and that Wataru stayed approximately 5 days in the suite. Kehma gave 100 gold for the Village’s use (but let’s assume it’s been repaid since it’s spring so net value of 0), and assuming that Wataru’s paid back 6 months worth of his 2300 gold debt…

            We’re talking a ballpark of 25 days worth of inn fees and 600 gold repayment = a conservative 1350 gold, which is approximately 1.35 million DP. And of course, this isn’t considering all of the other inn income (and gambling income) and sundries (like melon soda for Haku or rat races/sweets for the Saintess). So we’re talking an approximate total value around 2 million DP.

            So in terms of total value, Rokuko might be somewhere around rank 170-190 if they cashed in all the gold (depending on the distribution).

              1. That’s true, but he stayed about 2 weeks and was in the suite for at least a few days. And these are rough guestimates after all. They don’t take into account the regular inn fees, the tunnel fees, the minor costs (melon sodas for Haku), quest rewards from the guild, items recovered from dead adventurers, etc. It’s really more to get a sense of scale/order of magnitude.

                Muriel, sorry, but I don’t understand your comment. Could you please explain?

                1. In 9gag we call someone that knows too much about something as captain(faptain if it’s NSFW), the ‘flies away’ I don’t know if it’s a reference to something but whatever, everyone uses it.

  3. place bets now on how shocked the rest are when they see that she jumped from dead last to 210th even more so because she had 0 DP last year.
    with the way that kehmas runs her dungeon I don’t think her DP will hit 0 for the rest of his life I am not sure if he shares her lifespan or not at this point but some things point to him not being truly human any more so there is a chance he dose but the point mite be mute when they could just buy an item to fix that whole death by old age problem if need be I mean it would cost a lot but they are barely using the DP for anything at this point and as time passes I only see them getting more DP each year.

    1. 1st, people will think that rokuko was cheating, then the demon lord will defend her then challenge rokuko to a dungeon battle.
      the answer to if kehma will live forever would be the same as if haku’s master is still alive.

    2. also thing about keima not being human is wrong. remember that he is a summoned hero and doesn’t need to follow common sense.

  4. Rokuko chan I’m so happy for you, the feeling slowly rising from underdog to middle class must be something indescribable.

    Anyway prepare for trouble rokuko !
    and make it double.

  5. Thanks for the translation! Looking forward to those 3 600-series bullies’ reactions.

    I’ll just hope that there will be no adventurers like Lina Inverse calling on the dungeon. Someone who’d get stuck at puzzles (like Rin) but then blow up the entire complex rather than just blast through the doors.

  6. Haku’s kinda amazing to be able to crack the top ten. If the top earners have trillions of DP (total), then no wonder she treats 100k like pocket change…

  7. Imagine what kind of uproar would have happened had she accepted Haku’s offer to sell the ring for 100 mill… I bet that’d be enough to get her into the top 100… Or, at least, somewhere close…

    Though honestly, they’d probably think of her as an incompetent rich kid who got a huge inheritance/gift.

  8. Thanks for the chapters.

    I can understand the desire to run through these, they are fun and have a lot of info in them about the Cores.

    “Nikyu”

    It is possible this is just supposed to be kind of a rabbit squeek as it starts talking. “んきゅ” doesn’t have that “i” in it, btw. You can find a lot of similar things with speaking creatures that are more animal then human in appearance in Japanese manga. Similar to how most cat types will have “nyaa” as an ending or as a sluring of the letter “na”, the other animal types all have their own typical verbal tic to their speech, they are just not as common so most people don’t know them.

    I seem to remember one of the lines missing a word, similar to the previous chapter, but I can’t remember where it was and I don’t see it on a re-read.

    I’ll bet the line about their gold supply was a fun one to try and translate. It is a good example of how involved Japanese can get when you stack up the grammer (?).

    They have been earning stacks of gold from Haku and the Saintess. The Saintess gave 250 DP each day, decreased to 225 after death with a bonus of about 1500 for each death. She went into the dungeon daily for weeks but not quite a month (She didn’t meet the Hero and he comes about every month). Even with Rokuko doing a Gacha after each of her deaths it would have still be positive. She stayed in the suite every day of that time and spend money on extras and rat races. Assuming that she stayed 3 7day weeks that is 630gold (room + A rank meal), she paid 80 gold for cake (lets assume there were 8 slices and she bought both the one she ate and the other 7) and 5 for cremepuffs. It is very likely that she spent even more. 1 gold coin converts to 1,000 DP if traded in. Just off the money that the Saintess spent they have a minimum of 715k DP just from gold, without even adding in her daily DP income and death income.

    If you add in the money that Haku spends when she vists, around 70 gold a day (2 people in the suite + morning and evening creme sodas + A rank meal), and the monthly payment from the Hero the amount of gold that Kehma has is staggering. Then there is the daily income from everyone staying in the village, the toll (in money and DP) from the tunnel and the income from the adventures exploring and sometimes dying in the dungeon. Oh and Rin was giving them piles of pure DP as well.

    Would not be surprised if they have several million DP after a conversion of assets. They should probably be up around 160th rank.

      1. Heh similar posts but I beat you by a couple minutes. Spent a fair amount of time trying to figure out exactly how many days the Saintess stayed but gave up after skimming several chapters. Also spent time checking for the DP values for gold and Saintess various DP values.

        1. I have to confess…. I skipped to last paragraph with two of those thesis(sorry), my college days are not something I want to repeat, ever.

          Well… still thanks are given because I don’t need to calculate rokuko dp earning.

    1. Added the i to Nikyu intentionally. Yeah,its just a rabbit sound. Added the i since I found it hard to actually make the sound without a vowel following the n

      1. Hmm, maybe that is a matter of experience? as I have no trouble with it. The sounds are basically a grunted “N” (like from “No”) followed by saying the letter “Q”. “ん” can be either an M or N sound but in this case it is a hard N sound. Wish I could give an example… Maybe the white rabbits from DanMachi episode 10, 4 minutes in? Although those might be more of an artifical sound.

        When I first read the nikyu I was thinking it was a missed sluring of saying 29. The numbers back to back.

    2. One other thing worth noting, although Rokuko did get a lot of DP from Haku (in tips), Kehma’s been very efficient with his use of DP for dungeon-growth, relying mostly on golem labor to open up rooms and tunnels. Rokuko’s dungeon is likely comparable to other dungeons of her approximate DP income. Likewise, while a lot of the floors and traps were efficiently created, Kehma also used significant amounts of DP to create floors for the village and tunnel, so I’d guestimate that Rokuko’s dungeon is roughly comparable in size to that of someone of her rank (even if it’s more tricksy because of Kehma’s planning).

      Also, if each new series was created when the previous series dropped to 50%, then we can presume a rough upper limit of the number of active dungeon cores at 50×5+70 = 320. Of course more of the older series cores have died since then (as shown in the previous chapter), so I’d guesstimate that there’s somewhere around 250-300 dungeon cores in total. Since dungeon cores don’t lose their ranking spot on death (they just can’t get more dp), then it makes sense that the 600 series is generally ranked in the 300s. And as such, the fact that Rokuko had 0 DP and ranked with the stillborn dungeon cores shows just how low her status was among the cores and the fact that she was, pretty much, an aberration.

      If rank 200 or so means a 5-7 floor dungeon with traps, then since 112 has a 51 floor dungeon and is mid-sized (to upper-mid-sized, perhaps), then I’d guess 112 is somewhere from 25-75 or so. Personally, I’d imagine he’s in the 30s to 40s. I’d imagine he’s outside of the top 10%, but within the top 25%.

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