Honkai Star Rail 1.6 Update: Everything You Need To Know

- Updated: 22nd Jan 2024, 18:48 IST
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    Honkai Star 1.6 Update Will Bring New Characters And Enemies

Honkai Star Rail is all set to receive a major 1.6 update, bringing new enemies and characters. The free-to-play turned-based RPG game will receive the update this month. Here’s everything you need to know about the 1.6 update of Honkai Star Rail.

Honkai Star 1.6 Update Will Bring New Characters And Enemies

Dr Ratio Will Arrive In Honkai Star Rail 1.6 Update

The Honkai Star Rail update will add three new characters: Ruan Mei, Dr.Ratio and Xueyi. Furthermore, players will also face two new enemies: Starcrusher Swam King: Skaracabaz (Synthetic) and Gnaw Sting.

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According to the leaks, these enemies will be similar to the Lesser Sting and True Sting that players face in the Simulated Universe: Swarm Disaster mode.

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Furthermore, the Starcrusher Swarm King: Skacarabaz is a replica of Emanator of Propagation, one of the nightmares found during the Swarm Disaster. It has the ability to deal with Quantum Damage and can call Gnaw Stings during entanglement.

Honkai Star Rail update will add Xueyi as a character

Similarly, the other enemy, Gnaw Sting, is a mutated subspecies of sting that uses Quantum toxins to attack enemies. It inflicts Toxins on its target to deal with Quantum Damage.

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Moreover, both enemies can deal damage over a period of time while in the entanglement state. They can inflict Quantum Damage to their target at the start of the next turn.

In addition, players can use debuff in the Honkai Star Rail 1.6 update to reduce the health of these enemies. A character with healing or cleansing abilities like Luocha is the ideal candidate for the job.

Ruan Mei, a 5 star character will arrive with the update

The 1.6 update of Honkai Star will also add three new characters: Ruan Mei, Dr Ratio and Xueyi. The first two are five-star characters, while the latter is a four-star character. Furthermore, the update will also bring new light cones for these characters.

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Players can also expect the addition of a new game mode in the Honkai Star Rail 1.6 update called Pure Fiction, which will involve players dealing with endless enemies. Those who get the highest score at the end of each round will receive exciting rewards.

Furthermore, trailblazers can choose various buffs at the beginning of each phase to make the battles easier. According to leaks, players who clear the stage of Pure Fiction could receive Lynx as a reward.

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The 1.6 update of Honkai Star Rail could release between December 20 and 27, as the banners in each update usually last for three weeks. Currently, there has been no official confirmation by the developer HoYoverse.

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