How to Get Dr. Ratio for Free in Honkai Star Rail

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How to Get Dr. Ratio for Free in Honkai Star Rail

Abhimannu Das
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Here is how you can get your free copy of Dr. Ratio in Honkai Star Rail from patch 1.6 to 2.1.
He will arrive in the second half of patch 1.6 and will be redeemable via mail.
He is a strong Imaginary DPS and worth investing resources into if you do not have Dan Heng Imbibitor Lunae.

Hoyoverse hosted its livestream for Honkai Star Rail’s patch 1.6 on 15th December 2023 and things were going smoothly until Dr. Ratio’s voice actor showed up and dropped a bombshell of an announcement. In addition to all of the new content and quality of life changes, players will also receive a free copy of the 4-star Quantum Abundance character ‘Lynx’ and a copy of Dr. Ratio, a limited 5-star Imaginary Hunt character. 

As expected, the game started trending on social media platforms and many new and returning players are interested in the game. If you are wondering how to get your free copy of Dr. Ratio in Honkai Star Rail, here’s what you need to do.

When Will Dr. Ratio Be Given Out For Free in Honkai Star Rail? 

Dr. Ratio’s banner “Panta Rhei” will be available on 15th January (Asia server) and that is when the new character will be given out to all players. Even if you do not play during version 1.6, you can still obtain the character. The offer will be available from 15th January to the end of version 2.1 (late April). 

How to Get Dr. Ratio for Free in Honkai Star Rail

Anyone who completed the Trailblaze Mission ‘The Blue — A Moment of Peace’ and unlocked the Mailbox Function, is eligible for a free Dr. Ratio. If you have never played Honkai: Star Rail before, you should be able to complete the mission in less than an hour of playtime.

Should You Build Dr. Ratio in Honkai Star Rail? 

If you do not have Dan Heng Imbibitor Lunae, it is absolutely worth building Dr. Ratio if you want Imaginary damage. Dr. Ratio is a Hunt character, who excels in single-target damage and synergizes well with debuffs. He also has a follow-up attack that can trigger after he uses his skill.

How to Prepare Your Account for Dr. Ratio

Here are all of the ascension, XP and trace materials you need to level up Dr. Ratio.

XP and Ascension Materials

  • 290x Traveler's Guide or 1160x Adventure Log

  • 887,700 Credits

  • 15x Thief's Instinct

  • 15x Usurper's Scheme

  • 15x Conqueror's Will

  • 65x Suppressing Edict

Trace Materials:

  • 8x Tracks of Destiny

  • 3,000,000 Credits

  • 41x Thief's Instinct

  • 56x Usurper's Scheme

  • 58x Conqueror's Will

  • 18x Arrow of the Beast Hunter

  • 69x Arrow of the Demon Slayer

  • 139x Arrow of the Starchaser

  • 12x Past Grievances of the Planet-Boring Disaster

You should have more than enough time to pre-farm for Dr. Ratio’s arrival and have him ready for your new Imaginary team.


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Abhimannu is a PC esports writer at AFK Gaming. With over seven years of experience in esports journalism, he has worked on a myriad of games and their ecosystems including Valorant, Overwatch and Apex Legends.

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