Honkai: Star Rail simply launched its 1.2 replace, and it’s truly an enormous one. Not solely does it characteristic new story and characters, however there’s new content material to farm out, in addition to new relics.
It may be overwhelming to log in and see a bunch of purple dots on every part, indicating all the brand new content material, so right here’s a breakdown of the most important updates in Honkai: Star Rail’s 1.2 replace.
The Xianzhou Luofu story continues in Trailblaze Missions
The Trailblaze Missions centered on Xianzhou Luofu nears its conclusion within the new patch, wrapping up our journey on this history-rich space. We nonetheless have questions, so it looks like there could also be extra to come back, however this new story addition does add the ultimate (?) boss battle, similar to Cocolia’s in Jarilo-VI.
As you undergo the brand new story quests, you’ll run by two new maps: Alchemy Fee and Scalegorge Waterscape. Each comes full with a brand new set of chests to seek out, puzzles to resolve, and a brand new sort of unhealthy man to take down.
There are new bosses to battle
There’s a brand new Stagnant Shadow boss (those you need to battle for character ascension materials) and a brand new Echo of Warfare boss (those you need to battle for hint ascension materials).
Each are locked behind the story, and Blade makes use of supplies from each of those to degree up, so for those who pulled Blade from gacha, then you definitely’ll want to finish the story with a purpose to correctly degree him up.
Blade is out now, with Kafka coming later
That stated, Blade, the brand new five-star Wind Destruction character is out now. He consumes his personal HP to deal large injury (and regain a few of that HP again), so if that sort of playstyle entices you, he’ll be on the gacha banner for about three weeks.
After he rotates out on Aug. 8, Kafka, the Lightning Nihility Stellaron Hunter that everybody has been ready for, will be a part of the sport by way of gacha. Alongside her, a brand new four-star character named Luka will debut. Luka is a Bodily Nihility character.
In fact, subsequent to those new character launches come their private Gentle Cones, that are additionally tied to gacha.
Forgotten Corridor and Simulated Universe each have new additions
Forgotten Corridor now has 15 new levels which might be themed with the Xianzhou Luofu space and also you’ll get a free Yukong for finishing at the least one of many levels. Good! This additionally implies that there are extra Stellar Jade to farm from incomes stars in every degree. You should beat the Trailblaze Mission “Xianzhou Luofu — A Dragon Gallant, Its Ocean Distant” with a purpose to unlock this new part.
Simulated Universe additionally has an extra world (World 7) the place you’ll must battle the dreaded deer boss from the Xianzhou Luofu storyline. You do want to finish the Trailblaze Mission “Xianzhou Luofu — Buzzing Antlers, Entwined Horns” and World 6 to unlock World 7.
There are new relics and Planar Ornaments to farm
Finishing the brand new World 7 of Simulated Universe will reward new Planar Ornaments: Rutilant Enviornment and Damaged Keel.
There’s additionally a brand new Cavern of Corrosion to farm two varieties of new relics from: Longevous Disciple and Messenger Traversing Hackerspace. The brand new cavern is in Alchemy Fee, so that you’ll should be at the least that far within the story to run it.
You may see the relic and Planar Decoration results under, as per the sport:
2-piece set bonus: Will increase the wearer’s Impact RES by 10%. When the wearer’s Impact RES is at 30% or increased, all allies’ CRIT DMG will increase by 10%.
2-piece set bonus: Will increase the wearer’s CRIT Charge by 8%. When the wearer’s present CRIT Charge reaches 70% or increased, the wearer’s Fundamental ATK and Talent DMG enhance by 20%.
2-piece set bonus: Will increase Max HP by 12%.
4-piece set bonus: When the wearer is hit or has their HP consumed by an ally or themselves, their CRIT Charge will increase by 8% for two flip(s) and as much as 2 stacks.
Messenger Traversing Hackerspace
2-piece set bonus: Will increase SPD by 6%.
4-piece set bonus: When the wearer makes use of their Final on an ally, SPD for all allies will increase by 12% for 1 flip(s). This impact can’t be stacked.
You’ll have to take down new enemies to get the brand new relics.
Picture: Hoyoverse by way of Polygon
Seele’s final potential will not really feel like a flash bang with a brand new “eye consolation mode” setting
Now you can toggle an “eye consolation mode” within the settings to tone down the flashy results of sure expertise in battle, like Seele’s. This can be a very long time coming, as many customers (myself included) felt like they have been personally getting blasted within the face each time they used Seele’s final potential.
Concord buffers will now do a greater job concentrating on in auto-battles
Or so the patch notes say. The replace notes don’t clarify how they’ll goal particularly, however hopefully they begin choosing characters with increased assault, or characters with DPS roles.
Now you can trial out the common warp characters
The common warp five-star characters (Himeko, Welt, Clara, Bronya, Gepard, Yanqing, and Bailu) can now be performed in their very own trials, the best way the occasion warp characters will be. To entry these trials, go to the usual warp banner and faucet the “character trial” button on the backside. Every of those will allow you to take a look at out the character and provide you with a handful of rewards (together with Stellar Jade).
For the total replace notes, you may try Hoyoverse’s web site.