Top 10 Best Cultivation Novels without Romance

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  1. Chronicles of Primordial Wars is a Chinese web novel written by author Lazy Cliché. The story is set in a world where humans coexist with various mystical creatures and powerful creatures. The main character, Shao Xuan, went with his friend on an expedition to an archaeological cave.


    Accidentally picking up a normal-looking stone, he is transported to another world and wakes up in the body of a small orphan. At this time he is a young warrior possessing a unique ability: the power to control ants.

    The world he is in is still in the Stone Age with primitive tools made of stone and a very barbaric way of life. As he overcomes the challenges of this primordial world, Shao Xuan uses his ability to control ants to survive and thrive in a world filled with dangers and mysteries.

    The novel explores themes of survival, farming, and conflicts between different civilizations in a primitive setting. The cultivation aspect involves characters advancing through different stages of power by absorbing natural energy and enhancing their martial arts abilities.

    Chronicles of Primordial Wars
    has been praised for its world-building, unique cultivation system, and unique powers of the main character. The interactions between humans and magical creatures, as well as the struggle for survival in a primitive environment, add depth to the story.


    • Author: Lazy Cliché
    • Genres: Action, Adventure, Martial Arts, Mystery, Seinen, Xuanhuan
    • Status: Completed
    • Chapters: 844
    • Ratings: 4.5 (990 ratings)
    • Read here: https://www.novelupdates.com/series/chronicles-of-primordial-wars/
    Chronicles of Primordial Wars
    Chronicles of Primordial Wars
    Chronicles of Primordial Wars
    Chronicles of Primordial Wars

  2. Top 2

    Reverend Insanity

    Reverend Insanity, also known as "Gu Daoist Master", is a Chinese web novel written by Gu Zhen Ren. It belongs to the Mystery and Fantasy genre.The story follows the journey of a villain named Fang Yuan, who was reincarnated 500 years ago with the Spring Autumn Cicada he had refined with great effort.


    He finds himself in another world, in the body of a young man with the same name. Fang Yuan possesses knowledge from his past life and uses it to navigate a world where cultivation and strength are highly valued.


    The cultivation system in Reverend Insanity involves the use of Gu - special creatures that grant various abilities to cultivators.Fang Yuan is a pragmatic and cunning character, and the novel explores his journey as he plans, hones and solves various challenges to achieve his goals. The story is known for its morally ambiguous characters, intricate plot twists, and strategic elements.


    Chinese web novel readers love Reverend Insanity for its depth, complexity, and well-developed cultivation system. The book has been praised for its compelling storytelling and the characters' unconventional approaches to problem-solving.


      • Author: Gu Zhen Ren
      • Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Mature, Mystery, Psychological, Xianxia
      • Status: Hiatus
      • Chapters: 2334
      • Ratings: 4.3 (1439 ratings)
      • Read here: https://www.novelupdates.com/series/reverend-insanity/
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      Reverend Insanity
      Reverend Insanity
      Reverend Insanity
    • Warlock of the Magus World is a popular fantasy novel that belongs to the fantasy, cultivating, and science fiction genres. It was first published in 2015 and has gained a huge following in the online literary community. The novel follows the adventures of Leylin Farlier, a scientist from the future who is reincarnated into a magical world.


      Equipped with an artificial intelligence chip in his head, Leylin becomes a powerful magician and embarks on a journey to uncover the secrets of the universe. Along the way, he faces numerous enemies, challenges, and difficult moral dilemmas. The novel explores themes such as power, ambition, and the consequences of distinguishing knowledge and power. Leylin's character undergoes significant development as he faces challenges, makes choices, and navigates the complex political landscape of the world of Magus.

      As Leylin continues his journey, he delves into magic-forbidden areas, conducts experiments, and strives to achieve immortality. The story is known for its complex plot, well-developed characters, and incorporation of scientific principles into the magic system.

      In a world without mercy, Leylin does not hesitate to do anything if it brings benefits. He is cold, cruel, and calculating, never forming attachments that could hinder his ultimate goal…


      • Author: The Plagiarist
      • Genres: Adventure, Mature, Seinen, Xuanhuan
      • Status: Completed
      • Chapters: 1200
      • Ratings: 4.0 (3045 ratings)
      • Read here: https://www.novelupdates.com/series/warlock-of-the-magus-world/
      Warlock of the Magus World
      Warlock of the Magus World
      Warlock of the Magus World
      Warlock of the Magus World
    • Top 4

      God of Thunder

      The God of Thunder series is a fantasy novel series written by author Xiao Qian on the Qidian platform. The story is about the adventures of Lei XinFeng, a boy abandoned in another world where gods, demons, and magic exist. Lei XinFeng was given special powers by a thunder god, allowing him to cultivate the power of thunder and become a thunder god. The story has many fascinating, humorous, and dramatic details, giving readers a new and exciting experience.


      The God of Thunder begins: After being transported to another world, Lei XinFeng must fight to survive. His village is located in a forest, far from any major cities. The hunter's life is simply the norm. Every year the village struggles to collect enough food in the summer to store for the winter. But when he turned 16, he started the training he needed to do.


      This novel attracts readers because of situations where you have to learn many things to be strong, teaching you how to start things dramatically and difficultly.


      • Author: Xiao Qian
      • Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Xuanhuan
      • Status: Completed
      • Chapters: 1080
      • Ratings: 3.9 (254 ratings)
      • Read here: https://www.novelupdates.com/series/god-of-thunder/
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      God of Thunder
      God of Thunder
      God of Thunder
    • My Disciples Are All Villains is a novel and manhua that tells the story of Lu Zhou, a scientist from the future reincarnated as a powerful and ancient villainous patriarch. He discovers that he has nine disciples who are all notorious and evil, and he must guide them to become better people.

      The novel's title suggests a unique premise in which the protagonist, possibly a mentor or leadership figure, guides disciples portrayed as villains. This concept often leads to interesting dynamics and interactions between the characters in the story. The cultivating genre often involves characters striving for spiritual or martial training to achieve higher levels of power.

      If you like exploring novels, you can look for English translations if available or check out online platforms that specialize in Chinese web novels. Reader reviews and forums can also provide insight into the plot, characters, and overall reception of the story.


      • Author: Mou Sheng Ren Zhuan Peng
      • Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Xuanhuan
      • Status: Completed
      • Chapters: 1834
      • Ratings: 3.9 (135 ratings)
      • Read here: https://www.novelupdates.com/series/my-disciples-are-all-villains/
      My Disciples Are All Villains
      My Disciples Are All Villains
    • Top 6

      Unfathomable Doomsday

      Unfathomable Doomsday is truly a novel without sentiment. It focuses on the main character who can cause an apocalypse using elements from other games, movies, and novels. He is not a survivor but a social community, wishing to create a new world according to his will.

      He must confront bizarre creatures, powerful enemies, and tough opponents. The story contains many scenes of violence, gore, and dark psychology. This is how to ignite the Zombie madness, how to lead the Devil into invasion, and how to guide the Zerg attack! In this game of doom, he is the source of everything!


      • Author: 姐姐的新娘
      • Genres: Psychological, Sci-fi, Tragedy, Xuanhuan
      • Status: Completed
      • Chapters: 255
      • Ratings: 3.8 (91 ratings)
      • Read here: https://www.novelupdates.com/series/unfathomable-doomsday/
      Unfathomable Doomsday
      Unfathomable Doomsday
      Unfathomable Doomsday
      Unfathomable Doomsday
    • The Carefree Path of Dreams is a Chinese web novel that falls under the categories of fantasy, martial arts, and fantasy genres. The author of the book is The Plagiarist. The story revolves around the protagonist, Wang Lin, who gets transported from the modern world to the world of cultivation and martial arts where individuals can cultivate their inner energies, gain martial prowess, and explore a world filled with mystical creatures and ancient secrets.

      Wang Lin embarks on a journey on the Carefree Path of Dreams as he strives to become stronger and uncover the mysteries of this fantasy world. Key elements of the novel include cultivation, where the characters progress through various realms and stages of power, encounter formidable opponents and explore mystical realms. The novel also explores themes of fate, rebirth, and the pursuit of power.

      Wang Lin's character development, complex cultivation system, and blend of martial arts and fantasy elements contributed to the novel's popularity. Readers have praised the story for its engaging plot, skillful world-building, and the main character's unique approach to cultivation.


      • Author: The Plagiarist
      • Genres: Action, Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Supernatural, Xuanhuan
      • Status: Completed
      • Chapters:1183
      • Ratings: 3.7 (334 ratings)
      • Read here: https://www.novelupdates.com/series/carefree-path-of-dreams/
      Carefree Path of Dreams
      Carefree Path of Dreams
      Carefree Path of Dreams
      Carefree Path of Dreams
    • I’ve Possessed the Demon Sovereign’s Body is a fantasy novel written by author Xiao Qian on the Qidian platform. The novel tells the story of Chen Luoyang, a boy who is transported to another world where gods, monsters, and magic exist.

      When he traveled through time, he felt something very strange on his body. Chen Luoyang found himself accidentally using the body of the Great Demon Sovereign, the person with the highest authority and power in this world.

      Chen Luoyang must use his intellect and abilities to survive and discover the secrets of this world. The novel has many humorous, attractive and dramatic details, giving readers a new and exciting experience.


      • Author: Ba Yue Fei Ying
      • Genres: Martial Arts, Xianxia
      • Status: Completed
      • Chapters: 755
      • Ratings: 3.7 (66 ratings)
      • Read here: https://www.novelupdates.com/series/ive-possessed-the-demon-sovereigns-body/
      I’ve Possessed the Demon Sovereign’s Body
      I’ve Possessed the Demon Sovereign’s Body
      I’ve Possessed the Demon Sovereign’s Body
      I’ve Possessed the Demon Sovereign’s Body
    • Top 9

      I Am an Evil Sword

      I Am Evil Sword is a Chinese web novel written by Yun Tian Kong. This novel has no emotional or love scenes but it is fantasy, martial arts and fantasy. The story revolves around the main character Ye Fan, who is reincarnated into a world of cultivation and martial arts.

      Ye Fan's story is unique because he has been reincarnated into a sentient evil sword. He embarks on a journey to explore the world, encountering various martial arts practitioners and gaining power. The novel is known for its cultivation elements, where the characters advance through different stages of power. Ye Fan is an intriguing character as a sentient weapon, with his own consciousness and personality, which adds a unique perspective to the story.

      In the story, there were scary statements from him like I can't help it, I feel like a magic sword, I can't be moved! My only hobby is killing the people who slashed me, wanting to be my old man, and I can't wash my hands before going to the toilet!


      • Author: Worry-Free Dance
      • Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Xianxia
      • Status: Ongoing
      • Chapters: 1073
      • Ratings: 3.6 (72 ratings)
      • Read here: https://www.novelupdates.com/series/i-am-an-evil-sword/
      I Am an Evil Sword
      I Am an Evil Sword
      I Am an Evil Sword
      I Am an Evil Sword
    • Top 10

      Dark Blood Age

      Dark Blood Age is a Chinese web novel. It is based in a world where a mysterious catastrophic event occurred, causing the appearance of mutant creatures and the collapse of civilization as before. These mutated creatures, pose a threat to humanity and survivors must adapt to this new reality.

      The main character, Chu Yun Sheng, wakes up in this post-apocalyptic world with a unique bloodline that grants him extraordinary powers. As he overcomes the dangers of this changed world, he seeks to protect his loved ones and uncover the mysteries behind the cataclysm.

      Dark Blood Ag
      e is a popular novel that explores themes of survival, evolution, and humanity's resilience in the face of adversity. The novel is known for its exciting action scenes, unique world-building, and the development of the main character as he faces various challenges.

      The story starts with a mysterious natural phenomenon that leaves the Earth in darkness, leading to chaos and the brink of extinction for humanity. Chu Yun Sheng is an ordinary white-collar worker who accidentally discovers a family heirloom – a book that emits a strange light. Curious, he begins to study the book.

      Despite a long period of research, Chu Yun Sheng only understands a few symbols written in ancient books. However, he is shocked when he discovers the message the ancient book wants to convey: the sun will disappear, leading to humanity's ultimate demise.


      • Author: 天下飘火
      • Genres: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Psychological, Sci-fi, Tragedy, Xuanhuan
      • Status: Ongoing
      • Chapters: 1717
      • Ratings: 3.3 (333 ratings)
      • Read here: https://www.novelupdates.com/series/dark-blood-age/
      Dark Blood Age
      Dark Blood Age
      Dark Blood Age
      Dark Blood Age



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