Honkai Star Rail 2.0 Banners: Release Date and Order

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Honkai Star Rail 2.0 Banners: Release Date and Order

Daniel Royte
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Honkai Star Rail just concluded its Special Program livestream for 2.0.
Version 2.0 promises a number of updates, including a new region, characters, and events.
Here's a comprehensive breakdown of the highly anticipated Honkai Star Rail 2.0 banners, their release dates, and the characters featured.

Honkai Star Rail just concluded its Special Program livestream for 2.0. Version 2.0 promises a number of updates, including a new region, characters, and events. Here's a comprehensive breakdown of the highly anticipated Honkai Star Rail 2.0 banners, their release dates, and the characters featured.

Honkai Star Rail 2.0 Release Date

The official release date for Honkai Star Rail 2.0 is set for 6 February following the conclusion of the 1.6 version. This update is set to introduce the new world of Penacony. Players can expect this new world to be filled with unique locations, intriguing characters, and exciting adventures.

Honkai Star Rail 2.0 Banners Schedule

The 2.0 update will feature two phases of banners, each lasting approximately 21 days (3 weeks). Let's explore the characters and light cones showcased in each phase.

Phase I (6 February - 27 February):

  • Characters:

    • Black Swan (5-star Wind Nihility)

    • Dan Heng Imbibitor Lunae (5-star Imaginary Destruction)

    • Misha (4-star Ice Destruction)

  • Light Cones:

    • Reforged Remembrance (5-star Nihility Light Cone)

    • Brighter Than the Sun (5-star Destruction Light Cone)

This phase marks the debut of Black Swan and Dan Heng IL, with Misha making an appearance as a new 4-star character.

Phase II (28 February - 20 March):

  • Characters:

    • Sparkle (5-star Quantum Harmony)

    • Jing Yuan (5-star Lightning Erudition)

    • Misha (4-star Ice Destruction)

  • Light Cones:

    • Earthly Escapade (5-star Harmony Light Cone)

    • Before Dawn (5-star Erudition Light Cone)

Sparkle takes the spotlight in the second phase, along with the return of Jing Yuan, and Misha continues to be featured as a 4-star character.

New Region - Penacony

Version 2.0 unlocks a new world named Penacony, a land of dreams with multiple explorable locations. Players can expect a fresh travel mechanic and puzzles, with optical illusions aiding in moving between areas.

Exciting Events and QoL Changes

Honkai Star Rail 2.0 brings various events, including Hanu’s Prison Break, Dreamchaser Bulletin, Dreamjolt TV, Penacony Food Fest, Gift of Odyssey, and Gift of Stellarium. Additionally, the update includes new enemies, fight mechanics, and an updated Forgotten Hall Store with seven new Light Cones.

Noteworthy Details

  • New Characters: Black Swan, Sparkle, and Misha join the Honkai Star Rail roster with unique abilities and lore.

  • Extended Patch Duration: The 2.0 patch will be live for seven weeks, providing players with an extra week of content.


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Daniel is an under-grad and has grown up with esports titles like Dota 2 cultivating a passion for esports. His current beats include in-depth coverage of Dota 2 and Mobile Legends.

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