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Honkai: Star Rail Dan Heng • Imbibitor Lunae is coming next and here’s why you should pull for him

Meet the newest Destruction Character featured in version 1.3!

Dan Heng • Imbibitor Lunae is finally becoming a playable character in Honkai: Star Rail, set to be introduced in version 1.3. This character is an alternate version of Dan Heng, a member of the Astral Express Crew. Within the game’s lore, he holds the title of High Elder of the Luofu, inheritor of the Azure Dragon’s legacy. His responsibilities encompass controlling clouds, and rain, and safeguarding the Ambrosial Arbor.

Within the Path of Destruction, Dan Heng • Imbibitor Lunae stands as a formidable 5-star Imaginary-type element character. This class excels in delivering potent damage, capable of both focused single-target attacks and broad area-of-effect assaults. The character can function as a primary damage dealer or secondary support, contingent upon their integration within a specific team composition. This article will explore the character’s gameplay mechanics, abilities, and skill sets to comprehend his role in battle.

Why should you pull for Imbibitor Lunae

Imbibitor Lunae is generating significant excitement as a top-tier 5-star character in Honkai: Star Rail. He’s a specialist in the potent Imaginary element and is aligned with the Path of Destruction. His primary strength lies in delivering substantial area-of-effect (AoE) damage, positioning him as a competitor among the game’s most powerful DPS characters. This is particularly advantageous because many enemies in the game are weak against the Imaginary element.

Imbibitor Lunae’s unique skill set revolves around stacking basic attacks, and this mechanic is tied to high SP consumption. This design positions him as a hyper carry, capable of inflicting substantial damage and excelling against various enemy types. To fully harness his potential, players are advised to construct a team with multiple support characters. The character’s damage potential is impressive due to his remarkable stat scaling, which ranks among the highest in the game.

In accordance with the Honkai Star Rail version 1.3 Banner order, Imbibitor Lunae is announced to be the first character to be featured upon the release of the new version. Several ameplay footage has recently surfaced, showcasing his distinctive skills, Eidolons, and Traces.

Imbibitor Lunae Abilities and Ascension

Ascension 2Ascension 4Ascension 6
Star VeilAqua ReignJolt Anew
At the start of the battle, immediately regenerates 15 Energy.Increases the chance to resist Crowd Control debuffs by 35%.This character’s CRIT DMG increases by 24% when dealing DMG to enemy targets with Imaginary Weakness.
Honkai Star Rail Imbibitor Lunae
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Imbibitor Lunae’s Ascensions bring a diverse set of enhancements that synergize seamlessly with his damage capabilities and overall utility. Through Ascensions and traces, he secures significant damage enhancements along with valuable stat boosts, including notable boosts to CRIT Rate and Imaginary Damage. These enhancements solidify his role as a strong hyper-carry, centered on his potential as a Destruction Character.

Imbibitor Lunae Abilities

Basic Attack – Beneficent Lotus

  • Basic Attack (Single Target) 1 – Inflicts Imaginary damage on a selected enemy equal to 50% of Imbibitor Lunae’s ATK.
  • Basic Attack (Single Target) 2 – Transcendence: Executes a 3-hit attack, inflicting Imaginary Damage equal to 260% of Dan Heng – Imbibitor Lunae’s ATK to a single enemy.
  • Blast Attack – Divine Spear: Initiates a 5-hit attack, causing Imaginary Damage equal to 380% of Dan Heng – Imbibitor Lunae’s ATK to a single enemy. Starting from the fourth hit, also deals with Imaginary Damage equal to 60% of Dan Heng – Imbibitor Lunae’s ATK to nearby targets.
  • Blast Attack – Fulgurant Leap: Unleashes a 7-hit attack, delivering Imaginary Damage equal to 500% of Dan Heng – Imbibitor Lunae’s ATK to a single enemy. Beginning from the fourth hit additionally deals with Imaginary Damage equal to 180% of Dan Heng – Imbibitor Lunae’s ATK to adjacent targets.

Skill – Unrestrained

Boosts Basic ATK. Enhancements can be applied up to 3 times in a row. This doesn’t use Skill Points and isn’t a Skill itself. Enhancing Beneficent Lotus once changes it to Transcendence. Enhancing twice turns it into Divine Spear, and three times change it to Fulgurant Leap.

When using Divine Spear or Fulgurant Leap, gain 1 stack of Dominating Roar before every hit (starting from the fourth hit). Each Dominating Roar stack raises Imbibitor Lunae’s CRIT DMG by 12% for up to 4 stacks. Stacks last until the turn ends.

Ultimate – Cleansing of the World

Releases a single-hit attack. Deals Imaginary Damage equal to 300% of Dan Heng Imbibitor Lunae’s ATK to a single enemy, plus Imaginary Damage equal to 140% of Dan Heng – Imbibitor Lunae’s ATK to nearby targets. Gains 2 Squama Sacrosancta, with a maximum of 3 held at once. Imbibitor Lunae can spend Squama Sacrosacanta instead of Skill Points. Using Squama Sacrosancta is treated as using Skill Points.

Talent – Righteous Heart

Imbibitor Lunae gets 1 stack of Righteous Heart after each hit in an attack. Each stack boosts his DMG by 14%, up to 6 stacks. Stacks last until the turn ends.

Technique – Heaven-Quelling Prismadrakon

After using his Technique, Imbibitor Lunae enters the Leaping Dragon state for 20 seconds. In this state, his attack moves him rapidly forward, hitting all enemies he touches and blocking incoming attacks. When starting combat by attacking enemies in the Leaping Dragon state, he deals Imaginary DMG equal to 120% of his ATK to all enemies and gains 1 Squama Sacrosancta.

Imbibitor Lunae Eidolons

Eidolon 1 – Tethered to the SkyIncreases the max number of Righteous Heart stacks by 4, and for each hit in an attack, gains an extra Righteous Heart stack.
Eidolon 2 – Imperium on Cloud NineAfter using his Ultimate, Dan Heng • Imbibitor Lunae’s movement is boosted by 100% and gets 1 additional Squama Sacrosancta.
Eidolon 3 – Clothed in the CloudsRaises Skill Level by 2, maxing at Level 15. Also raises the Basic ATK Level by 1, maxing at Level 10.
Eidolon 4 – Zephyr’s BlissBuffs from Dominating Roar last until the end of the character’s next turn.
Eidolon 5 – Fall is the PrideIncreases Ultimate Level by 2, up to a max of Level 15. Also increases Talent Level by 2, up to a max of Level 15.
Eidolon 6 – Reign, ReturnedFollowing another ally’s use of their Ultimate, the Imaginary RES PEN of Dan Heng • Imbibitor Lunae’s next Fulgurant Leap attack rises by 20%, with a maximum of 3 stacks.

Please be aware that the details provided here are not officially confirmed but came from a reliable source. It’s crucial to bear in mind that unofficial information can change, so players should use caution and understand that these details may not be completely accurate or final.

Why is Imbibitor Lunae is worth pulling for in Honkai: Star Rail

Imbibitor Lunae stands out as the first Imaginary-type Destruction character in the game, offering a distinctive and potent skill set. What distinguishes him is his exceptional damage potential, especially with his stackable basic attacks that are anticipated to deliver some of the highest damage among all characters in the game. Unlike most Destruction characters who focus on self-sustainability, Imbibitor Lunae is designed primarily as a powerful DPS unit with strong stacking abilities, making him an exceptional hyper-carry.

His abilities center around various basic attacks, and his ultimate skill aids significantly in managing his skill points, granting him stacks to reduce the SP cost of enhancing his basic attacks. This design makes him less dependent on SP and allows for effective teaming with multiple supports. With his appealing design and well-rounded skill set, Imbibitor Lunae presents the game’s first character that’s an upgraded version of a current 4-star character.

Honkai Star Rail Imbibitor Lunae
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For players seeking a potent Imaginary-element character with engaging gameplay, Imbibitor Lunae offers an attractive option to obliterate enemies and deplete their HP. His playstyle meshes well with various supports, resulting in high damage output and visually satisfying unique basic attack animations. Imbibitor Lunae has the potential to excel in competitive play and is a pivotal figure in a Mono Imaginary Element team composition.

As the anticipated Version 1.3 update is scheduled for release on August 30, 2023, Imbibitor Lunae is set to be introduced as the first character banner. With his exceptional abilities, he is expected to become one of the strongest DPS and hyper-carry character upon his release.

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