Honkai Star Rail next banner and current banner: All banners

Honkai Star Rail characters

Honkai Star Rail players can get their hands on new characters and Light Cones every three weeks, thanks to the game’s fixed banner system. Now that Seele’s banner is gone, here’s everything to know about the next and current character and Light Cone banners in Honkai Star Rail.

Honkai Star Rail has a banner system similar to Genshin Impact. At any point in time, the game will have certain banners to help you unlock Light Cones and characters. Every three weeks, new banners will arrive giving players more opportunities to improve their character and Light Cone collection.

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Understanding Honkai Star Rail’s banner pattern is a must for F2P players as well as players who want to spend money in-game. While the former can know if saving their resources is worth it, the latter can plan their upcoming purchases.

On that note, here’s everything to know about the current and next banners in Honkai Star Rail.

Current Honkai Star Rail banners

Current Honkai Star Rail character banner

Jing Yuan's banner in Honkai Star RailHoYoverse
Three four-star characters and one five-star character are featured in Honkai Star Rail banners.

Swirl of Heavenly Spear is the current character banner in Honkai Star Rail in which the following characters will have a boosted drop rate:

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  • Jing Yuan (Lightning and The Erudition): Five-star
  • Tingyun (Lightning and The Harmony): Four-star
  • Sushang (Physical and The Hunt): Four-star
  • March 7th (Ice and The Preservation): Four-star

If you unlock Jing Yuan through this banner, make sure to check out our detailed Honkai Star Rail Jing Yuan ascension materials guide.

Current Honkai Star Rail Light Cone banner

Current Brilliant Fixation Light Cone banner in Honkai Star RailLight Cone banners remain live for three weeks in Honkai Star Rail.

The following Light Cones have a boosted drop rate in the current Light Cone event warp in Honkai Star Rail:

  • Before Dawn: Five-star for Path of the Erudition
  • One Day of My New Life: Four-star
  • Only Silence Remains: Four-star
  • Planetary Rendezvous: Four-star

When does the current banner end in Honkai Star Rail?

Both Swirl of the Heavenly Spear and the Brilliant Fixation banners will leave Honkai Star Rail on June 6, 2023. They were released on May 17, 2023, and will be replaced by new banners in three weeks.

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What is the next Honkai Star Rail banner?

While there is no official confirmation, Luocha is expected to be the next five-star character to have a banner in Honkai Star Rail. Leaks have suggested that the five-star character follows The Abundance path and belongs to the Imaginary element.

Luocha will be a healer and it will be interesting to see how he fares with the likes of Bailu and Natasha.

Luoacha in a Honkai Star Rail cut sceneHoYoverse

Permanent banner in Honkai Star Rail

Honkai Star Rail has a permanent banner that includes all Light Cones and characters that aren’t featured in the event/temporary banners.

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The five-star characters include:

  • Bailu
  • Bronya
  • Clara
  • Gepard
  • Himeko
  • Welt
  • Yanqing

Departure Warp banner in Honkai Star Rail

Honkai Star Rail has a special Departure Warp banner that allows beginners to warp 50 times. It costs regular Star Passes and you can Warp 10 times for the price of 8. You’re also guaranteed a five-star character within the 50 Warps following which the banner disappears from the game.

Characters in Honkai Star RailHonkai Star Rail has a diverse cast of five-star and four-star characters.

The characters featured in the Departure Warp banner in Honkai Star Rail are:

Five-star characters

  • Bailu
  • Bronya
  • Clara
  • Gepard
  • Himeko
  • Welt
  • Yanqing

Four-star characters

  • Arlan
  • Asta
  • Dan Heng
  • Herta
  • Hook
  • March 7th
  • Natasha
  • Pela
  • Qingque
  • Sampo
  • Serval
  • Sushang
  • Tingyun

Well, this was everything to know about the current and upcoming character and Light Cone banners in Honkai Star Rail. For more content on the game, you can check out:

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