The exciting world of Honkai Star Rail is about to receive a thrilling addition with the upcoming arrival of Jingliu, a character whose abilities, traces, eidolons, and more have been teased through leaks and official reveals. As players eagerly await the 1.4 banner update, which will introduce this intriguing character, let’s dive into what we know so far.
Jingliu’s Grand Debut: An Overview
HoYoverse, the development team behind Honkai Star Rail, has managed to captivate players once again. This time, the surprise comes in the form of Jingliu, who has been unveiled as an official playable character. This announcement has sparked widespread excitement as the Honkai community anticipates the unveiling of Jingliu’s abilities, eidolons, and traces.
Jingliu: The Ice Destruction Path Character
Jingliu’s introduction as a 5-star character specializing in the Destruction Path has created quite a buzz. She wields ice-based abilities, and her presence in the game’s lore is substantial. As a former leader of the High-Cloud Quintet, she was bestowed with the title “Transcendent Flash.” However, her path took a dark turn when she fell victim to Mara after consuming Yaoshi’s fruit in her pursuit of immortality. This marked her tragic downfall and led to a fateful clash with her former pupil, Jing Yuan.
The Tale of Mystery and Anticipation
Jingliu’s story is shrouded in mystery, as players speculate about the enigma surrounding her apparent death and how her narrative will intertwine with the Honkai: Star Rail universe. Her journey has left players curious, and her upcoming release promises to shed light on her past and the role she will play in the game’s unfolding events.
Jingliu’s Abilities and Gameplay
Leaked insights have provided a glimpse into Jingliu’s abilities:
- Basic Attack – Lucent Moonglow: Inflicts Ice DMG to a target based on a percentage of Jingliu’s ATK and gains a stack of [New Moon].
- Skill – Transcendent Flash: Deals Ice DMG to a target based on a percentage of Jingliu’s ATK and accumulates 2 stacks of [New Moon].
- Ultimate – Precipitous Blossoms, Fleeting as Stellar Dreams: Unleashes Ice DMG to a target and adjacent targets, granting [Moonlight] or [New Moon] stacks based on [Transcendence] triggering.
- Talent – Crescent Transmigration: Accumulating 4 [New Moon] stacks grants an additional turn in [Transcendence] state.
- Enhanced Skill – Moon On Glacial River: Engages in Ice damage to a target and adjacent enemies, consuming [Moonlight] stacks.
Eidolons and Traces
Jingliu’s eidolons and traces further enhance her gameplay:
- Dead End: Skill usage may freeze targets temporarily, causing extra Ice damage.
- Sword Guard: SPD receives a percentage increase during [Transcendence].
- Frozen Soul: Ice-susceptible foes experience an enhanced Crit Rate.
- Moon Offends the Heavenly Court: Redirects damage from Ultimate or Skill to adjacent targets to the primary target.
- Septentrion of the Moon Rings: Increases ATK bonus during [Transcendence] using allies’ HP consumption.
- Crescent Moon Compels Hope: Elevates Ultimate and Talent Lv. for enhanced efficacy.
- Holding the Moon: Boosts damage output during [Transcendence].
- Infiltrating the Staircase to Heaven: Enhances Skill Lv. and Basic ATK power.
- Disintegrating into Hollowness: Increases stack transformation to [Moonlight] during [Transcendence].
Release Date and Voice Artists
While the exact release date for Jingliu is yet to be confirmed, speculation points to her inclusion in the Version 1.4 banners. Notably, AmaLee is confirmed as the English voice artist for Jingliu, adding to the excitement of her arrival.
The world of Honkai Star Rail is about to become more thrilling with the addition of Jingliu. As players anticipate her release, the mysteries of her past and her role in the game’s narrative are sure to captivate the Honkai community. Stay tuned for updates as the 1.4 banner draws closer, promising new adventures and challenges in the universe of Honkai: Star Rail.