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v4.1 Update Announcement  
Aug 5, 2020

Welcome to v4.1 [As Thunders Filled the Sky]!

Born in thunder, she delivers the undying arc of punishment to sunder her ties with the past. New S-rank battlesuit [Herrscher of Thunder] debuts!

Another outworld adventure of starlets Vodka Girls is the cause of countless worlds verging on destruction!? Can Dr. Tesla restore peace to the Sea of Quanta? Summer event [Gemina Invasions] enters Deep Paradise arc!

Update Contents:

1. New Battlesuit: Herrscher of Thunder
◆Mei's S-rank battlesuit [Herrscher of Thunder]: A PSY-type melee damage dealer capable of dealing high, sustained Lightning DMG and providing SP support for PSY-type teammates. Her Ultimate summons a rideable dragon to deal both burst and sustained DMG.
※[Herrscher of Thunder] Expansion Supply and Expansion Equipment Supply for her recommended gear are available from 12:00, AUG 7 to 12:00, AUG 28.

2. ELF: Bella
◆"I'm Bella, your loyal partner. I'll remove any barrier for you." New S-rank ELF [Bella] joins the fray!

Apart from dealing high Lightning DMG, she can also inflict Lightning Vulnerability with her Ultimate!

※From 12:00, AUG 7 to 12:00, AUG 28, ELF [Bella] Supply is available! Take Supply drops with [ELF Supply Cards] and get her in 100 drops!

3. Summer Event: [Gemina Invasions] Deep Paradise Arc
◆Another outworld adventure of starlets Vodka Girls is the cause of countless worlds verging on destruction!? To bring peace back to the Sea of Quanta, Dr. Tesla embarks on another journey.

◆Summer event [Gemina Invasions] enters the Deep Paradise arc! Play to earn Molotov Cherry's new outfit [Coral Sunrise], event set stigma, and Honkai Shard!

4. Story Chapter XVIII: From Beds of Everlasting Snow
◆Coral Island, the epitome of civilization situated on the equator, is falling apart in the surging tides of Honkai energy. Mei and Durandal step into the unpredictable battle together as the first collaboration between the now allied Schicksal and World Serpent...

◆Story Chapter XVIII released! Explore to earn [Valkyrie Gloria]'s new outfit [Purrfect Holiday] and Focused Supply Card!

5. Additions to the Hyperion Arsenal
◆New weapons: [Key of Castigation], [Domain of Sanction]
◆New stigma set: [Benares: Awakening]




Game Adjustments & Optimizations


The following data are at max skill level:
◆Starlit Astrologos
1. Fixed an issue where using QTE when she is in an outfit may revert her avatar to her default look.
2. Fixed an issue where using her Ultimate on standby may not be registered by the stage objective ""Unleash Ultimate 1 time.""
3. Fixed the glitched arm model of outfit [Orchid's Night].
4. Fixed an issue where the game may not respond to input after a battlesuit falls when her QTE is used on standby and she is auto-switched out.

◆Luna Kindred
Fixed the glitched VFX of her giant ax.

◆Bright Knight
1. Fixed an issue where the Heavy ATK effect of her Throw may not apply.
2. Fixed an issue where the story screen may glitch after using her Ultimate and triggering story scenes in [Chronicles].

◆All Durandal Battlesuits 
Fixed an issue where the DMG bonuses granted by weapon skills upon use do not apply to all Durandal battlesuits.

◆Goushinnso Memento
Combo ATK [Instant Draw]: Added Rime Trauma build-up effect. Every hit of her Combo ATK now inflicts 1 Rime Trauma.

◆Darkbolt Jonin
Fixed an issue where certain inputs could interrupt her Ultimate animation.

◆Flame Sakitama
Fixed an issue where certain inputs may make her attack animations glitch after QTE entry.

◆Stygian Nymph
Skill [Mark of Judgment]: Edited its description to match its performance.

◆Swallowtail Phantasm
Skill [Particle Vibration] & [Scarlet Chain]: Edited their descriptions to match their performances.

◆Herrscher of Reason
1. Fixed an issue where Project Bunny is not concealed in story dialogues.
2. Fixed an issue where her model would glitch after she finishes story dialogues mid-Ultimate.

◆Herrscher of the Void
Skill [Honkai Mark]: Edited its description to match its performance.

◆Valkyrie Chariot
Fixed an issue where SFX may glitch after using her Ultimate.

◆Ritual Imayoh
Leader Skill [Starlight Blessing]: Increased its bonus stats to match its description.

◆Divine Prayer
Fixed an issue where the duration of her Ultimate was affected by different FPS settings.

◆Azure Empyrea
1. Ultimate [Emperyan Sunder]: Adjusted its effect from immobilizing enemies for the entire duration of Ultimate to immobilizing enemies at the start of Ultimate for 11s.
2. Edited the look of her soul icon.

◆Shadow Knight
Fixed an issue where her model may glitch after using Ultimate when in default outfit and with hidden fists.

◆Night Squire
Skill [Authority]: Edited its description to match its performance.

◆Argent Knight
1. Now she also inflicts 2 Rime Trauma whenever Hypothermia is applied.
2. Skill [Frost Prison]: Edited its description to match its performance.

◆Stalker: Phantom Iron
Added Paralyze Trauma build-up effect to certain skills: 1. QTE now paralyzes enemies for 3s and inflicts 10 Paralyze Trauma (Trauma charge rate: Medium); 2. Every hit of her Basic ATK inflicts 0.5 Paralyze Trauma when she is in Supercharged state.

◆Scarlet Fusion
Skill [Slash Accent]: Increased Paralyze proc rate to 100% and Trauma charge rate to Medium (10). CD: 8s.

◆Blood Rose
Fixed the glitched damage of Riposte.

◆Arctic Kriegsmesser
Skill [Polar Current]: Evasion CD shortening effect increased to 8s.

◆All Himeko Battlesuits
Shortened their hitstun time to allow them to evade the Throw of Boss Durandal.
*This change does not apply to [Vermilion Knight] due to her already having a shortened hitstun time.

Increased the Impair strength of Sturmgeschütz and Ultimate from 35% to 50%. This effect does stack.

◆Blueberry Blitz
Skill [Emergency Evasion]: Now the CD of passive skill [Equipment Enhancement] always resets after using QTE.




◆Blood Embrace
Increased her Crit growth rate.




◆Honkai Vitalis
Fixed an issue where it cannot be pulled in by skills (such as Celestial Hymn's Ultimate).




◆Ruinous Sakura
Increased its active duration by 2s.

Fixed an issue where its active may be missing VFX or not dealing damage.

◆Labor of Olympus
Fixed its glitched model when it has reached 4★.

◆Book of Fuxi
Added Ignite Trauma build-up effect and edited relevant descriptions.




◆Thales (M)
Increased its effect duration by 2s.

◆Kiana: Void Drifter (T)
Increased its basic ATK.

◆Theresa: Gluttony (T)
Adjusted the effects of its skill [Gluttony] as follows: Increased pickup radius by 1 meter. Every second or attack grants 1 Charge stack. The target being hit after accruing 12 Charge stacks drops candy. Drop CD: 2s. 12 Charge stacks at battle start. Picking up candy induces Gluttony state that increases Total DMG by 16% for 5s for the team; Picking up another candy during Gluttony state increases Total DMG by another 8% (24% in total) and resets the duration.



◆Dirac Sea 
1. Added weather Thorns: Enemies take 30% less melee Total DMG and 50% more ranged Total DMG in this weather.
2. Replaced the final Boss combination [Death Web]+[Gigant] of Dry weather with [Death Web]+[Flame Patrol - Supernova].
3. Replaced the final Boss combination [Rime Titan]+[Flame Patrol - Supernova]+[Baldr] of Darkmoon weather with [MR-06X Hephaestus].
4. Replaced the Boss [Dark Bronya] of Normal weather 2F, Lightning weather 3F, Storms weather 2F, QUA Disturbance weather 3F, and Shiden weather 3F with [Higokumaru].
5. Replaced the final Boss combination [Rime Titan]+[Flame Patrol - Supernova]+[Baldr] of Humid weather with [MR-06X Hephaestus]. 
6. Boss [Thunderer] has been removed from Humid weather.

◆Memorial Arena
1. Fixed an issue where Boss [Bright Knight] took no damage for a duration after she used Throw.
2. Fixed an issue where the screen may glitch when Rozaliya Olenyeva is hit by Boss [Bright Knight]'s Throw upon releasing Ultimate. 
3. Optimized Memorial Arena's guide system. Tap the [Guide] button next to a Boss to be redirected to the corresponding guide page. 
4. Season UP Bosses: Bright Knight, Heimdall, Jizo Mitama. 

◆Battlesuit Trials 
The permanent [Stress Test] stages in Starlit Astrologos' event [The Day You Vanished with the Stars] have been moved to [Battlesuit Trials]. This change does not affect their availability and your progress. If you have not cleared these stages in v4.0, you can still play them in [Battlesuit Trials] for rewards.




1. PRI-ARM [Domain of Sanction] can now be forged.
2. The following forging options have been added to Bounty Marks:
Butterfly of Yuki Set: Nohime (T, M, B), Ruler of Sky Set: Kepler (T, M, B), Legendary Bladesmith Set: Nagamitsu (T, M, B), Vampire Prince Set: Dracula (T, M, B), Lonely Hero Set: Siegfried Kaslana (T, M, B), Gentle Herbalist Set: Shennong (T, M, B). 
3. Added the [Source] button to the equipment info screen. Tap to view the source of the current equipment.




1. Upgraded the shop system by sorting and combining the original shop tabs. Now the shop system only comprises 4 tabs, namely Daily Shop, Activity Shop, Basic Currency, and Event Shop. The previous general tabs (e.g. Logistics Terminal, Battle Arsenal) are now grouped under the new general tabs as sub-tabs. The classification is as follows: 
[Daily Shop]: Logistics Terminal, Exchange House, Witch's Corridor
[Activity Shop]: War Treasury, Battle Arsenal, Co-op Shop, Task Shop, Armada Terminal, Master's Shop
[Basic Currency]: Asterite Shop, Mithril Shop, Coins Shop, Supply Cards 
[Event Shop]: Any shop pertaining to an event (e.g. Story event shops, Time Capsule)

2. Adjusted the refresh mechanic of Exchange House. Now Exchange House auto-refreshes once weekly and can be manually refreshed 6 times for free.
3. Optimized the display of items. 
4. Optimized the purchasing process. Now an item info pop-up appears no matter what you are purchasing to brief you on its description, price, quota, quantity owned, and more. 
5. Optimized how certain bundles are purchased and used.

◆Witch's Corridor 
1. Added the option to purchase A-rank battlesuit [Valkyrie Gloria] Fragments.
2. Replaced the purchasable S-rank battlesuit fragments with those of [Lightning Empress], [Goushinnso Memento], and [Black Nucleus]. [Pure Witch Orbs] are required to purchase.




======Battle Pass====== 
New BP season [Everlasting Thunder] will begin on AUG 10!
[Elite Works] Updates
Added the following items for purchase:
Weapons: Thunder Kikaku, Aphrodite, Raikiri
Stigma Set: Renaissance set: Michelangelo (T, M, B)
Material: The purchase limit of Einstein's Torus has been reset
You can also purchase the equipment of the last version in Elite Works (excluding equipment exclusive to v4.0). 




1. Adjusted the objectives of Valkyrie Muster missions.
2. Adjusted the overall rewards of Valkyrie Muster.




1. Adjusted the overall rewards of returnee login and returnee missions.
2. Optimized the visuals of the returnee login screen.
3. Updated the story dialogue played upon a returnee login. Captains who are returnees at the time of the version update are eligible.
4. Added Returnee Shop. Now offering value bundles including [Returnee Supply Option].



◆Enemy Album 
1. Added the [Enemy Album] to the [Collection] screen in v4.1 to help you study the weaknesses of enemies. 
2. The first update will include 20 enemies. We will continue to update [Enemy Album] as new versions roll in and one day it will cover every enemy.

◆Battlesuit Growth System
Added a material slider to the battlesuit EXP material selection screen. You can batch select EXP materials by dragging the slider.

◆Portrait Battlesuit Showcase 
1. Added the portrait battlesuit showcase. You can enter this mode by tapping the [Portrait View] button on the Bridge or wardrobe screen to enjoy the beauty of your battlesuits from all angles. 
2. The double interactive animations of [Stygian Nymph] in portrait mode require more optimizations so the implementation of these animations has been pushed back to versions later than v4.1. 

◆Top-up Bonus 
Added top-up bonus [Inventory Space +100]. After reaching Top-up Bonus Lv.10, your inventory space will auto-expand by 100 slots. Captains who have claimed the Lv.10 rewards before the v4.1 update are still eligible.

1. Optimized the visuals of the Supply overview screen.
2. Added the [Essentine] system to battlesuit Expansion Supply. When you continue to take Expansion Supply drops after receiving the featured UP S-rank battlesuit, a random number of [Essentine] will replace the secondary item of every drop.
3. Accrue a number of [Essentine] to auto-convert it to one fragment or soul of the featured S-rank battlesuit.
4. The [Essentine] count does carry over between rounds.
5. In every round of Expansion Supply, the numbers of Essentine offered by several drops after unlocking the [Essentine] system are multiplied by a certain figure. In other words, those drops will offer more Essentine! When the result of multiplying Essentine is not an integer, the number of Essentine you receive will be rounded up.
6. Adjusted the secondary items offered by Expansion Supply and Focused Supply drops. Replaced every secondary 2★ weapon with 1000 Mithril and secondary 2★ stigma with Normal Crystal Core x15. You can still obtain 2★ equipment in other ways (such as by clearing Story stages) after this adjustment takes effect.

◆Prototype Suscitarin 
1. Added reviving item [Prototype Suscitarin]. It can be obtained from events for free. Use [Prototype Suscitarin] when failing a stage to revive knocked out Valkyries. 
2. [Prototype Suscitarin] will first be tested in [Honkai Lab] and certain new event activities in v4.1.




======Other Updates====== 
1. Added a item slider to the [Stamina Replenishment - Items] screen. You can batch select Stamina items quickly by dragging the slider.
2. Optimized the notification of item returning to inform you of their numbers.
3. Optimized the info displayed on the recommended lineup screen.
4. Removed Star of Eden from the [Divine Key - Gene Limit] screen.




◆[Herrscher of Thunder] can move into the Dorm. Added relevant interactions and events.




◆Added the interactive animations and voice lines of [Herrscher of Thunder].




======BUG Fixes & Optimizations====== 
1. Fixed the glitched camera angle in 6-5 (S) and 6-6 (S) of Story Chapter [Babylon's Prisoner]. 
2. Fixed an issue where audio images would glitch after accessing [Album - Audio] and resuming the game in [APHO]. 
3. Fixed an issue where errors may be triggered if Carole was the only member alive in the battle against [Code XXI - World] in [APHO].
4. Fixed an issue where the colors of Valkyrie avatars did not match their types in [Activity Weekly Report].
5. Fixed the incorrectly displayed Valkyrie star levels of recommended lineups in [Activity Weekly Report]. 
6. Fixed the incorrectly displayed floor of [Q-Singularis] in [Activity Weekly Report].
7. Fixed an issue where background text may overlap when switching lobbies in [Chat]. 
8. Fixed an issue where text on the birthday screen may glitch after entering an unusual birth date on Channel servers.
9. Fixed the overlapping objective text field on the Prep screen of trial stages.
10. Fixed the Japanese dubbing missing from certain Story and Chronicles cinematics.






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