When is the Honkai Star Rail 1.2 release date? Each new version update includes new characters, features, enemies, bosses, and more so there’s a lot to be excited about. Version 1.2 looks to be extra special for those who have been waiting for one fan-favorite character in particular, if rumors are true. Well, we’ve got all the latest details on the Honkai Star Rail 1.2 release date, including character banner speculation and more.
The Honkai Star Rail 1.2 release date looks to be an exciting time for many in the community, not only because of new content, but also the rumored upcoming Honkai Star Rail characters. No matter which characters you get, we’ve got the best Honkai Star Rail builds and best Honkai Star Rail team comps for them. Make sure to keep up to date with the Honkai Star Rail banner schedule so you don’t miss out.
Honkai Star Rail 1.2 release date
The Honkai Star Rail 1.2 release date is Wednesday, July 19, 2023 at 20:00 PT/ 23:00 ET / 04:00 BST. HoYo announced the date during the 1.2 livestream, while the exact time is based on the usual update cadence.
The Honkai Star Rail 1.2 banners and previous banner durations are 20 days each, for a total of 40 days per update, though HoYoverse typically release updates on a Wednesday. This makes the six weeks per update schedule fans may be used to from Genshin Impact also the trend for Star Rail going forward.
Honkai Star Rail 1.2 relics
Honkai Star Rail 1.2 will include two new Relic sets and two Planar Ornament sets.
Longevous Disciple is perfect for the best Honkai Star Rail Blade build, as it increases max HP, as well as Crit Rate when health is consumed or depleted, which is key to Blade’s kit.
Messenger Traversing Hackerspace, meanwhile is perfect for characters like Tingyun and Bronya, whose ultimate abilities exist to buff allies, as using ultimates on teammates increases the SPD of all allies for a number of turns. This certainly could eliminate the need to run Asta in certain comps.
You can read more about their full effects, as well as the Planar Ornament sets here.
Honkai Star Rail 1.2 new areas
Within the Xianzhou Luofu two new areas will arrive: the Alchemy Commission and the Scalegorge Waterscape, though the latter seems to be a unique area linked to Dan Heng.
You can see them teased in the version trailer below.
Honkai Star Rail 1.2 banners
Perhaps the most exciting part of every update, the 1.2 banners have been confirmed. This time around, Blade will feature in phase one, while Kafka will finally make her grand appearance in phase two. Check out our full guide on the Honkai Star Rail 1.2 banners for the full line-up.
With how great the Honkai Star Rail 1.2 banners are shaping up, find out all about Honkai Star Rail Stellar Jade and the Honkai Star Rail pity system so you can improve your chances of getting these potential new arrivals.
That’s everything you need to know about the Honkai Star Rail 1.2 release date and update details, including new content and upcoming banners to keep an eye out for. Make sure to keep up to date with the Honkai Star Rail tier list of best characters right now to see who’s worth getting next. Have fun, Trailblazer.