In the current epoch various alliances of Grand Emperors and Immortal Emperors organized six campaigns to challenge the rule of Old Villainous Heavens. Up to now all these expeditions resulted in failure, with Li Qiye being the only one who returned alive.
- refining an entire world,
- using the Nine Grand Heavenly Scriptures,
- shouldering even more Heaven’s Wills,
- using the Nine Grand Heavenly Treasures.
None of these methods were successfull, prompting Xiao Shi to conclude that one needs that item, which Li Qiye claims is currently in his possession (probably either Heaven's Will Decorative Piece or the four secret creations).
The following characters from other epochs and races have also expressed their desire to fight Old Villainous Heavens:
- Bloodhand Butcher from the Ancient Ming
- Xiao Shi, Immortal Demon Grotto's Master
- Di Shi from the Buddhist Burial Plateau
The following participants have embarked on the Ultimate Expedition.
|2||Origin Heaven Emperor||He did not get as many members joining in, as times were not so prosperous.||He embarked early to avoid a heavenly execution. The second expedition coincided with the start of the emperors era.|
|3||Deepsouth Divine Emperor and Immortal Emperor Fei||Fei's wife||In this time the three races were enjoying their golden age. This one was on a massive scale compared to the previous.|
|4||Immortal Emperor Gu Chun||An Alliance with the Grand Emperors, Immortal Monarchs, and Immortal Emperors from all races||It was indicative of the rise of the hundred races, establishing their position in the world.|
|5||Immortal Emperor Min Ren||Dark Crow||It was in the golden age of the hundred races and the racial barrier seemed to be gone.|
|6||Immortal Emperor Qi Zhen||Xiu Shui, Wu Gou, Bi Lian, Qing He, Dao Huai, Bing Yu, Qian Li, Nightfall Immortal Monarch||Called the Empress’ Campaign, it consisted solely of Female Emperors with around twenty or thirty female emperors participating.|