A Comprehensive Guide to the Honkai: Star Rail 2.0 Update

A Comprehensive Guide to the Honkai: Star Rail 2.0 Update
Last updated:
January 26, 2024

The much-anticipated 2.0 patch for Honkai: Star Rail is set to launch on February 6th, extending a week longer than usual for a total of 7 weeks.

The following 2.1 patch will begin on March 27, 2024.

Let's explore what's new!

A Complete Guide to the 2.0 Patch in Honkai: Star Rail

New Patch 2.0 Honkai Star Rail

Redeemable Codes

Don't miss out on these codes for 100 Stellar Jades each and more goodies:

New Characters Join the Roster

New Character Sparkle 2.0 Honkai Star Rail

Black Swan: A 5-star Wind element character, known as the Memokeeper of the Garden of Recollection. She brings a blend of mystery and elegance, with the ability to inflict Arcana on enemies, another DoT triggering additional effects.

Sparkle: This 5-star Quantum element character, a member of the Masked Fools, excels as a support character, capable of recovering and boosting Skill Points and CRIT DMG for allies.

Misha: A 4-star Ice element character, Misha offers DPS capabilities with Crowd Control, including a chance to Freeze enemies with his Ultimate.

Upcoming Banners

New Banners: Alongisde the two main 5-star characters, other 4-star units featured will be Misha, Tingyun, and Guinafen / Sampo, Qingque, and Hanya.

Rerun Banners: Imbibitor Lunae and Jing Yuan banners will return, coinciding with the debut of Black Swan and Sparkle's banners.

New Planet: Penacony

New Planet Penacony 2.0 Honkai Star Rail

Penacony, the Planet of Festivities, adds new zones, treasure boxes, and free Stellar Jades.

It's a transformed prison colony, now a hotel, offering new traversal methods like gravity shifts and puzzles.

The Penacony storyline spans from 2.0 to 2.2, with an epilogue in 2.3.

New Enemies

Stellaron Hunter: Sam: A formidable armored warrior with fiery attack capabilities.

Dreamjolt Troupe: Self-aware objects transformed into entertainment providers or feral monsters.

Memory Zone Meme Enemies: Represent subconscious thoughts, some posing as a dangerous death entity.

New Systems and Enhancements

New Relic Set Pioneer Diver of Dead Waters 2.0 Honkai Star Rail

Fate Atlas: Chronicles important Trailblazer events and progress.

Relic Enhancement Optimization: Easier usage and enhanced filtering for Relics.

New Relic Sets: "Pioneer Driver of Dead Waters" and "Watchmaker, Master of Dream Machinations" to boost damage against debuffed enemies and Break Effect respectively.

Exciting New Events

Hanu's Prison Break: Offers a 4-star selector reward with characters like Sampo, Guinafen, Asta, and Yukong.

Dreamchaser Bulletin: A tabloid received en route to Penacony with noteworthy news.

Dreamjolt TV: An exploration into peculiar programs aired by a hijacked TV station.

Penacony Food Fest: A culinary event at the Clock Diner, sharing Penacony specialties.

Additional Updates

  • Profile expansion to feature up to 5 characters
  • An enriched login calendar with 20 free pulls
  • New companion missions for Sparkle and Black Swan
  • Simplified Daily Missions
  • New Light Cones in the Forgotten Hall shop

Don't forget to mark your calendars for this exciting update and stay tuned for more details on the 2.1 patch. Happy gaming!