Navigating the Aggro System in Honkai: Star Rail - Your Ultimate Guide

Navigating the Aggro System in Honkai: Star Rail - Your Ultimate Guide
Last updated:
October 2, 2023

Whether you're a seasoned player or a newcomer to the world of "Honkai: Star Rail", understanding the game's Aggro mechanics can significantly enhance your gameplay experience.

This article will demystify these concepts, helping you to strategize better and conquer your foes with ease.

Your Ultimate Guide to Navigate the Aggro System

What is Aggro?

In the realm of gaming, Aggro, short for aggression, is a term that refers to the likelihood of a character being targeted by enemies.

In "Honkai: Star Rail", Aggro is a character-specific stat that plays a crucial role in determining who the enemies will attack. The higher the Aggro value, the more likely the character is to be targeted by enemies.

Calculating Aggro

The Aggro value is calculated using a specific formula:

Aggro = Base Aggro × (1 + Aggro Modifier)

The Base Aggro of characters is determined by undisclosed factors within the game, while the Aggro Modifier is a variable that can change based on various game conditions and mechanics.

The probability of a character being targeted is calculated as:

Probability of Being Targeted = Aggro Character / ∑ Aggro Team

Character Aggro Honkai Star Rail

Understanding Base Aggro

The Base Aggro of characters is determined by their path:

  • The Hunt: 75
  • The Erudition: 75
  • The Harmony: 100
  • The Nihility: 100
  • The Abundance: 100
  • The Destruction: 125
  • The Preservation: 150

Aggro Modifiers

The Aggro Modifier can be influenced by various sources:

  • Clara's "Promise, Not Command" Ultimate: +500%
  • Clara's "A Small Price for Victory" Technique: +500%
  • Dan Heng's "Hidden Dragon" Ascension 2 Bonus Ability: -50%
  • Gepard's "Integrity" Ascension 2 Bonus Ability: +300%
  • March 7th's "The Power of Cuteness" Skill: +500%
  • Seele's "Nightshade" Ascension 2 Bonus Ability: -50%
  • Sushang's "Guileless" Ascension 2 Bonus Ability: -50%
  • Light Cone "Landau's Choice": +200%
  • Light Cone "Moment of Victory": +200%
  • Light Cone "Black Forest Cuckoo Clock": +500%

Special Aggro Modification Effects

Some characters have special effects on Aggro:

  • Yanqing's "One With the Sword" Talent: -60% Base Aggro

Will Tingyun get targeted in this team?

Let's say we're running a team like this one:

Honkai Star Rail Formidable Four
  • Seele (with Ascension 2 Bonus Ability)
  • Tingyun
  • Bailu
  • Gepard (with Landau's Choice and Ascension 2 Bonus Ability)

With this formation, Seele has 75 x (1 - 0.5) = 37.5 aggro, Tingyun has 100 aggro, Bailu has 100 aggro and Gepard has 150 x (1 + 3 + 2) = 900 aggro.

So, the probability of Tingyun being targeted in this formation is 100 / (37.5 + 100 + 100 + 900) = 8.79%

...and she will still be targeted all the time!

In conclusion, understanding the Aggro mechanics in "Honkai: Star Rail" can significantly improve your gameplay.

So, whether you're a seasoned player or a newbie, take the time to familiarize yourself with it!