Honkai Star Rail characters

Honkai Star Rail characters
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Who are the characters in Honkai Star Rail? If you jump into the Hoyoverse game, you are going to be greeted by an impressive list of anime-styled characters everywhere you go. You can unlock these people to play to get use of their unique abilities.

Here is a list of the Honkai Star Rail characters. For more on the game, check out whether Honkai Star Rail will be free.

All Honkai Star Rail characters

As of this writing, there are 17 characters in Honkai Star Rail. They are all sectioned off into one of five categories.

The Astral Express

  • Dan Heng – Dan Heng wields his spear, the Cloud-Piercer. He doesn’t talk much, and not much is known about his past, but he is dedicated to guarding the Astral Express.
  • Himeko – The Astral Express was stranded in Himeko’s world when she was a child. Over the years, she dedicated herself to fixing it up before taking it to journey through space.
  • March 7th – Nothing is known about March 7th’s past, as she was suddenly awakened with no clue where she came from. She chose the name because that was the day she woke up.
  • Welt – Welt is a savior of the earth who was forced to go through a portal following the St. Fountain incident.


  • Gepard – Gepard is the captain of the Silvermane Guards. His men are dedicated to ensuring life goes on as normal in Belobog for its civilians.
  • Bronya – Commander of the Silvermane Guards, Bronya doubts her ability to lead the people of Belobog in the future.
  • Clara – Clara is a young girl raised by a robot named Svarog. After learning that Svarog’s robotic calculations couldn’t always bring about the right answers to people, she set out to be more independent.
  • Seele – Seele is a loner who grew up in the Underworld of Belobog. She has a simple view of life.

Herta Space Station

  • Arlan – While Arlan doesn’t quite understand the work they do, he is a dedicated security member who protects the Herta Space Station research scientists. He is always serious unless his dog Peppy is around.
  • Asta – Asta is the lead researcher scientist at Herta Space Station. No matter what is on the table, she is able to handle it rather easily.
  • Herta – Herta has the highest IQ in the universe but loses interest in anything that bores her. She uses a puppet to show her face in public.

Stellaron Hunters

  • Kafka – Kafka likes collecting coats. Not much is known about her, but she is one of Slave Elio’s most trusted members.
  • Silver Wolf – Silver Wolf is the best hacker in the universe. If there is a digital aspect of anything, she can break into it rather easily.

The Xianzhou Luofu

  • Bailu – Bailu is a master of medicine, known as the “Healer Lady.” She can’t stand to look at people in pain.
  • Jing Yuan – Jing Yuan is the Cloud Knight general who runs the Xianzhou Luofu. He works to resolve the more routine problems quickly and accurately.
  • Tingyun – Tingyun is the Head Representative of the Whistling Flames. She is so charismatic that she has built up famous renown for her persuasion skills.
  • Yanqinc – Yanqinc is the best swordsman in the Xianzhou Luofu. In fact, he is pretty obsessed with swords in general.

That covers the Honkai Star Rail characters. Check out our guide to the Honkai Star Rail release date to you prepared for when it arrives.