ZE Glossary



Name CN Description Appearance
Pirlo 皮尔洛 Intermediate Level Yellow Ranked Mage of Arcadian Magic Guild 1.1
Diarra 迪亚拉 Cyan Ranked Mage of Arcadian Magic Guild, formerly Interim President 1.1
Qin Shang 秦殇 Primary Level Violet Ranked Mage from Blue Dias, newly appointed President of Magic Guild 1.1
Mei Ying 梅英 Also known as Ying’er ( 英儿); YZ’s mother 1.2
Ye Zhong 叶重 Mei Yin’s husband; YZ’s father 1.2
Ye Li 叶离 Father of Ye Zhong, grandfather of Mei Ying’s son (also known as MC); Head of Bamboo Sect, primary level violet ranked warrior of Bamboo Dou Qi 1.3
Mei Hua 梅花 Mei Ying’s mother 2.1
Lan Qing 兰清 Renowned midwife responsible for saving Mei Ying and YZ’s lives during a difficult labor 2.1
Ye Yin Zhu 叶音竹 MC 2.3
Violet Nicknamed Little Violet (小紫) by YZ; childhood friend of YZ; found in Desolate Jade Sea [Bromance Interest] 3.1
Rufete 鲁菲特 Emissary from Wavast Royal Family, Cyan Rank Spirit Mage 3.3
Gern 格恩 Head of Iron Brambles Mercenary Company 5.1
Hart 哈特 Gnu Dealer 5.1
Anya 安雅 Employer of Iron Brambles for escort mission to Milan (mage) 5.3
Austin 奥斯丁 Dragon Cavalry Commander (龙骑将); Viscount (子爵); Rolande’s eldest brother 6.3
Brigitte 碧姬 Divine Music division teacher, Orange Rank, owns Jade Gnu 7.3
Nina 妮娜 Divine Music division Dean 8.1
Xue Ling 雪玲 Also calls herself Chui Xiao (吹萧); short-haired girl who plays the xiao 8.1
Lan Xi 蓝曦 Zither player (beginner) in possession of the Jade Charm Zither 8.1
Fisichella 费斯切拉 Red-haired male student of the Swordmaster division 8.2
Hai Yang 海洋 White-clothed girl, senior Divine Music student who plays the guzheng; second-year 8.3
Rolande 罗兰 Granddaughter of the patriarch of the Violet Clan, genius wind mage, Intermediate Level Yellow Rank at age of 16 8.3
Kong Que 孔雀 Advanced Level Red Rank Divine Music mage who plays the pipa, most developed among the new Divine Music students 9.2
Wa Ge Lei 瓦格雷 Water division Dean, Intermediate Level Indigo Rank Mage Scholar 10.1
Ferguson 弗格森 President of Milan Institution for Magic and Martial Arts, wizened old man. 10.1
Karachi 卡拉奇 Water division general for Freshman Competition, Second-year student; Primary Level Yellow Rank 10.2
Xhosa 科萨 Ferguson’s contracted magical beast, rank 8 Red Dragon 11.2
Jia Nei Di 加内帝 Warrior with a tiger appearance, lost money from gambling on the Freshman Competition Divine Music v. Water match – out to take revenge on Yin Zhu 11.3
Yue Ming 月冥 Advanced Level Yellow Rank Dark Magic mage, general of Dark Magic division for Freshman Competition 12.2
Ming Xue 冥雪 Netherworld Snow Spirit, rank 4; Yue Ming’s contracted magical beast 12.3
Basten 巴斯滕 Dean of Dark Magic Division 12.3
Xiang Luan 香鸾 Nickname (real name unknown); most beautiful woman in Institution – national beauty of empire; also known as ‘Golden Lily’; strawberry blonde hair and lilac eyes [described with Ode of the Goddess of the Luo River’ and its art counterpart ‘Goddess of the Luo River’ — Gu Kai Zhi ] 14.1
Fatty 肥肥 Green Dragon, chubby 14.2
Maldini 马尔蒂尼 Violet Star Dragon Cavalary Commander, Violet Clan 15.4
Materazzi 马特拉奇 Vice-President of the Milan Magic Guild, Violet Clan, younger brother of Maldini 15.4
Okafur 奥卡福 Gold Star Dragon Cavalry Commander, second eldest brother of Rolande 15.4
Oliveira 奥利维拉 Fifth-year student, Rolande’s third eldest brother with water-attribute Gigantic Dragon 15.4
Yue Hui 月辉 President of the Milan Magic Guild, Violet Rank Level 5 15.4


Name CN Description
Arcadia [Kingdom] 阿卡迪亚 YZ’s origin
Blue Dias [Empire] 法蓝 holy place of mages, neighboring empire
Luna City 露娜城 city where Magic Guild is located in Arcadia
Wavast [Kingdom] 极北荒原 neighboring empire; from “Wave” + “Vast” as decreed by Ren
Northern Wasteland 极北荒原 wastelands to the north of Arcadia; home of beastmen
Desolate Jade Sea 碧空海 bamboo forest; YZ’s home
Seven Pagoda 七座法师塔 mage training sect, also referred to as Seven Story Magic Pagoda
Milan Institution for Magic and Martial Arts 米兰魔武学院 best magic college; also known as Milan Imperial Institute
Milan Empire 米兰帝国 north of Northern Wasteland
Rolle City 市罗尔 southern city in Wavast Kingdom
Floating Orchid Pavilion 飘兰轩 where An Ya can be found in Milan City
Ascoli [Kingdom] 阿斯科利 west of Milan
Florence [Kingdom] 佛罗 east of Milan
Palermo [Kingdom] 巴勒莫 southwest of Milan
Mission Retrieval Center 接任务的地方 in Mercenary Guild, where to get missions
Mission Reward Center 交任务的地方 in Mercenary Guild, where to get mission payments
Registration and Upgrade Counter 注册已经升级的柜台 in Mercenary Guild, where to register a mercenary company and to upgrade its rank
Solomon Stronghold 所罗门要塞 Northern Wasteland stronghold bordering Ascoli Kingdom
Mjolnir Stronghold 雷神之锤要塞 Northern Wasteland stronghold bordering Milan Empire, where Zi was chased to kill from
Mars Stronghold 战神要塞 Northern Wasteland stronghold bordering Florence Kingdom


Name CN Description
Magic Guild 魔法师公会 Literal
Blue Dias Guardian Flange Legion 守卫法蓝的法兰军团 Blue Dias Warrior Military Forces
Bamboo Sect 竹宗 Sect practicing Bamboo Dou Qi, headed by Ye Li
Zither Sect 琴宗 Sect practicing Zither Magic, headed by Qin Shang
Eight East Imperial Sects 东龙八宗 Four Magic, Four Dou Qi
Iron Brambles Mercenary Company 铁荆棘佣兵团 Sole permanent mercenary force in City of Lore
Mercenary Guild 佣兵公会 Literal
Dragon Cavalry 龙骑兵 Heavy cavalry elite miliary
Violet Mercenary Company 紫罗兰佣兵团 S-rank, associated with Violet clan
Violet Clan 罗兰家 One of three major clans, highly influential in military
Warrior Guild 战士公会 Literal
Yue Hui Clan 月辉家族 One of three major clans, meteroic rise


Branch Name CN
Divine Music 神音
Spiritual 精神
Water 水系
Dark Magic 暗魔
Spatial Domain 空间领域
Summon 召唤
Dragon 为龙
Swordmaster 剑师
Assassin 刺客
Heavy Sword 重剑

Ranking System

System Name CN Description
Red Chi
Orange Cheng
Yellow Huang
Green 绿 Lu
Cyan Qing
Indigo Lan
Violet Zi
Magic Sublevel
Primary 初阶
Intermediate 中阶
Advanced 高阶
Zither Heart
Red Zither Heart 红色的琴心
Yellow Zither Heart 黄色的琴心
Courageous Zither Heart Realm 胆琴心的境界
Violet Zither Heart 紫色琴心
Cyan Bamboo 青竹
Yellow Bamboo 黄竹
Violet Bamboo 紫竹
Elementary Mage 魔法师 Mage; Red
Intermediate Mage 中级魔法师 Orange
Advanced Mage 高级魔法师 Yellow
Great Mage 大魔法师 Green
Mage Scholar 魔导士 Cyan
Magister 魔导师 Indigo
Great Magister 大魔导师 Violet
Warrior 战士 Elementary; Red
Intermediate Warrior 中级战士 Orange
Advanced Warrior 高级战士 Yellow
Earth Warrior 大地战士 Green
Heaven Warrior 天空战士 Cyan
War Master 战师 Indigo
Great War Master 大战师 Violet
Mercenary Company
Low Order Mercenary Company 超阶佣兵团 [E] [F] [G]
Middle Order Mercenary Company 中阶佣兵团 [C] [D]
High Order Mercenary Company 高阶佣兵团 [B]
Supreme Order Mercenary Company 超阶佣兵团 [S] [A]
Mercenary Company Head 佣兵团的团长 D Rank and above
Dragon Cavalry
Silver Star 银星
Gold Star 金星
Violet Star 紫星
Dragon Cavalry Squad Captain 龙骑兵小队长
Dragon Cavalry Commander 龙骑将
Dragon Cavalry Regiment Commander 统帅龙骑大队
Dragon Cavalry Army Commander 军团长龙骑将


Name CN Description
Blue Dias Rainbow Achievement List 法蓝彩虹榜 Blue Dias Ranking List
Rainbow Ranking System 彩虹七色等级排 Seven Colored Ranking System based on the colors of the Rainbow
Red Rank mage emblem 赤级魔法师的徽章 Rank Identification
Dragonspear 龙枪 Dragon Cavalry weapon
Divine Celestial Protection Robe 月神守护法袍 Elf-made, has light element defensive ability dependent on spiritual power released and a self-cleaning water magic feature; Good resistance to any type of attack (physical or magical)
Spirit Guardian 心灵守护 Necklace; Thrice a day use – protects your mind and specializes in guarding against spiritual power
Life Guardian Bracelet 生命守护手 Once a day, summons an absolute defense against anything Violet Rank or below
 Jade Silk 碧丝 The Bamboo of Life had a core in its center. Every century, it grows one inch. This is Jade Silk. It can be said to be the toughest and most durable thing in the whole world. Moreover, it possessed tremendous vitality


Branch Specialization Name CN Description
Dou Qi Dou Qi 斗气 combat energy/spirit power
Bamboo Dou Qi 竹斗气 specialized Dou Qi of Bamboo Sect
Bamboo Sect Swordplay 竹宗的剑术 Bamboo swordplay
Assassin Stealth 隐匿 advanced assassin concealment skill
Zither Magic 琴魔法 Magic through the use of a zither
Sound wave 音波 Literal
Pure Zither Heart 赤子琴心 Special Innate Zither Heart, pure and innocent
Origin Cultivation Meditation Song 培源静心曲 Cultivation Enhancing Song on Zither
Sound blade 音刃 blade of sound
The Wind Startles the Dancing Crane gesture 风惊鹤舞势 playing technique
The Wind Carries the Gentle Cloud gesture 风送轻云势 playing technique
The Luan and Phoenix Harmoniously Cry gesture 鸾凤和鸣势 playing technique
The Water Follows the Fallen Flower gesture 落花随水势 playing technique
Sonic Boom 爆音 explosion of sound waves, equivalent to instantaneous magic; Green
Ensemble Performance 合奏 Literal
Empty Valley, Momentum Transfer 空谷传声势 playing technique
Deep Valley, Flowing Spring gesture 幽谷流泉势 playing technique
Seven Killer Notes 七杀音 seven simultaneous sound blades
Seven Note Linked Explosion  七音连爆 continuous sonic booms; highest quality
Falcon Quickly Strikes gesture 鹰隼捷击势 playing technique
Red Water Arrow 色水箭 literal; Red
Roaring Wave 水咆哮 literal; Orange
Water Spirit Blessing 水精灵的庇佑 reduces water magic cast time by 30%; Green(?)
Cry of the Water Dragon 水龙吟 roaring water dragon; Orange
Summon Summoning Technique 炼召唤术 special training needed, allows the ability to have a growth-type magical beast
Dark Magic
Corrosion Magic 腐蚀魔 cannot be healed if inflicted
Dark Sphere 暗之球 literal; Red
Dark Magic Split Shadow 暗魔裂影 doppelganger spell; Yellow
Dark Curse – Infernal Howl of Sorrow 暗魔咒——地狱悲嚎 literal; Green
Wind Wind Blade 风刃 literal; Red
Magical Beast
Netherworld Snow Spirit
Soul Scream 魄啸 ear-piercing scream of grief and ice
Snow Dance 雪舞 corrosion magic-laced snowflake attack
Green Dragon Wind Blade Breath 风刃吐息 sphere of wind blades; Green
Bewildering Footsteps Spell 迷踪阵 Notice-me-not Formation
Familiar 魔宠 Magical Beast partner
Mid-Grade Magic Transmittance Emblem 中阶魔导士的象征 feed spiritual power to it, opens up
Equal Life Contract 做同等本命契约 Unique, allows summoning from both partners; summoning lasts half an hour and consumes very little spiritual power; creation process known only by Zi
Master-Slave Contract 主从契约 typical contract between humans and magical beasts

Magical Beasts

Name CN Rank Description
Rudimentary Magical Beasts 低级魔兽 1 – 3  
Gnu 角马 1 beasts with two horns on their head, weakest in power, used as transportation
Armored Beast 铁甲兽 3 hornless beasts plated with keratin armour, used by heavy cavalry
Jade Gnu 怎么办 3 white-furred gnu, very rare, superb endurance
Advanced Magical Beasts 高级魔兽 4 – 6
Tamed Dragon 驯龙 4 Race
Green Ridgeback Earth Dragon 绿脊地龙 4  strong concussive force, excellent defensive ability and could spray a sour, corrosive liquid, Green Rank strength
Maginot Iron Dragon 马奇诺铁龙  4 well-known for defense (indestructible), gray/black scales, earth dragon
Earthboud Swift Dragon 埃里克敏龙 4 – 5 cyan-colored dragon, extremely swift; faster than a Golden Crystal Tyrant Dragon in short distance
Golden Crystal Tyrant Dragon 金晶暴龙 6 wingless, somewhat pointed head, meter long horn flickering with a golden crystal-like brilliance; appeared to be a qilin with its gigantic, compact body, its long tail , and atop each and every triangle spike; the tail’s tip was bifurcated into three, slightly curving upwards flickering with an indigo, gem-like luster; metal class innate magic, comparable to a rudimentary genuine dragon in strength, strong defensive power
Sentient Magical Beasts 智慧魔兽 7 – 10
Berserker Behemoth 狂暴比蒙 7 iron gray haired body, could tear a rank 8 gigantic dragon to shreds; immune to magic lower than Indigo Rank
Green Dragon 绿龙  7- 8  cyan body, seven meters long, three meters high; genuine dragon
Red Dragon 红龙 8 literal; fire magic & capable of flight; genuine dragon; can talk in human tongue
Silver Behemoth 白银比蒙 8 silver haired body, immune to all Indigo Rank magic and below; sturdier body than Berserker Behemoth
Netherworld Snow Spirit 幽冥雪魄 9 comparable to gigantic dragon, growth-type; needed to defeat to contract with the Violet Rank Dark Water dual-type Great Magister equivalent magical beast
Gigantic Dragon 巨龙 9 Race
Gold Behemoth 黄金比蒙 9 gold haired body, immune to all magic Level 3 Violet Rank and below; bodies comparable to any armor in toughness and durability
Mythological Beast 神兽 10

Other Races

Name CN Description
Beastmen 兽人 originates from Northern Wastelands
Lion Tribe 狮族人
Behemoth 比蒙 closely related to dragon race, lives in Northern Wastelands
Dragon 龙族 closely related to Beamon race, pure dragon race nearly extinct while the rest have mixed blood/diluted dragon blood
Genuine/True 真正
Elf 精灵


Name CN Description
Green Water 绿水 simplest song
Withered Wood,Dragon’s Roar 枯木龙吟 highly acclaimed and difficult song
Three Variations of Yangguan 阳关三叠 reluctant farewell song
A Chinese Ghost Story 倩女幽魂 theme song of romantic comedy horror film, A Chinese Ghost Story
Dream Guzheng song of gentle and distressed unwillingness
White Snow 白雪 4 person ensemble, sad song


Name CN
Cry of the Phoenix Zither 鸣凤琴
Song of the Dead Forest Dragon Zither 枯木龙吟琴
Music of the Lost Emperor Zither 大圣遗音琴
Nine Heavenly Jade Rings Zither 九霄环佩琴
Thundering Spring Zither 春雷琴
Jade Charm Zither 玉韵琴
Moon and Tides’ Clear Brilliance 海月清辉琴

Zither Styles

Name CN
Dragon God Style 神龙式
Five Bead Style 连珠式
Lute Style 师旷式
Whimsical Myriad Style 灵机式
Phoenix Power Style 凤势式

Zither Parts





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