Honkai Star Rail: What is the current banner & who will be next?

An official image of Honkai Star Rail artwork.HoYoverse

Honkai Star Rail features a regular rotation of characters for players to obtain. Each new banner (referred to as a ‘Warp’) provides the opportunity to add rare characters and weapons to your roster. Here’s everything you need to know about the current and upcoming banners in the game.

In Honkai Star Rail, the latest game from the developers of Genshin Impact, players can utilize the banner gacha system to obtain the game’s strongest characters and rarest weapons. By acquiring new characters, players are able to experiment with team comps and different playstyles.

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Whether you want to try your luck at getting rare five-star characters or just some better weapons to add to your arsenal, there’s something for everyone. Here’s everything you need to know about banners in Hokai Star Rail.


What is the current Honkai Star Rail banner?

An image of the current Honkai Star Rail banner.HoYoverse
The current Honkai Star Rail banner features the 5-star character Seele.

The character event banner available in the Honkai Star Rail Beta was Butterfly on Swordtip and featured the 5-star Quantum user Seele, as well as a number of 4-star characters.

The following characters were also featured in the banner:

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  • Natasha (Physical)
  • Hook (Fire)
  • Pela (Ice)

When does the current banner end?

The current banner was only available during the game’s final Beta that ran from February 10, 2023February 24, 2023.

Honkai Star Rail weapon banner

An image of the current weapon light cone banner in Honkai Star Rail.HoYoverse
The Brilliant Fixation Light Cone Event Warp has been updated.

Honkai Star Rail’s equivalent to a weapon banner is the Light Cone Event Warp that features Light Cones – equipable items that can provide stat buffs to characters. The Light Cone Event Warp available in the Beta was the Brilliant Fixation warp that featured the following Light Cones:


  • In the Night


  • Post-Op Conversation
  • Good Night and Sleep Well
  • The Moles Welcome You

Like the character banner, the Brilliant Fixation rotation ended on February 24, 2023.

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What is the next Honkai Star Rail banner?

An image of the next Honkai Star Rail banner.HoYoverse
Seele will feature in the next Honkai Star Rail banner.

During the official Honkai Star Rail livestream, HoYoverse confirmed that Seele will remain featured in the Butterfly on Swordtip banner throughout Phase 1 of the game’s 1.0 launch.

In Phase 2 of 1.0, the 5-star character Jing Yuan will be available in the Swirl of Heavenly Spear banner.

The 4-star characters that will run alongside Seele and Jing Yuan have yet to be revealed but we’ll make sure to update this page as soon as they’re confirmed.

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That’s everything we know about the current and upcoming Honkai Star Rail banners. Make sure to check out the rest of our Star Rail content below:

Honkai Star Rail currencies explained | Is Honkai Star Rail open world? | Is Honkai Star Rail coming to Nintendo Switch? | Honkai Stair Rail PC and mobile requirements | All Quantum characters in Honkai Star Rail | All Honkai Star Rail Ice characters | All Honkai Star Rail Wind characters | All Honkai Star Rail Fire characters | Honkai Star Rail Twitch drops | Are there redeem codes in Honkai Star Rail

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