Honkai: Star Rail Sparkle Character Guide

Sparkle is a support character capable of recovering Skill Points for allies and increasing the ally Skill Point limit. Additionally, Sparkle can Advance the Action of a designated ally, and increase their Crit DMG, and boost the DMG dealt by all allies.

Sparkle is a support character capable of recovering Skill Points for allies and increasing the ally Skill Point limit. Additionally, Sparkle can Advance the Action of a designated ally, and increase their Crit DMG, and boost the DMG dealt by all allies.


Skills Overview

Basic Attack - Monodrama

Deals Quantum DMG equal to 50%—110% of Sparkle's ATK to a single target enemy.


Skill - Dreamdiver

Increases the CRIT DMG of a single ally by 12%—26.4% of Sparkle's CRIT DMG plus 27%—48.6%, lasting for 1 turn(s). And at the same time, Advances Forward this ally's action by 50%.
When Sparkle uses this ability on herself, the Action Advance effect will not trigger.


Ultimate - The Hero with a Thousand Faces

Recovers 4 Skill Points for the team and grants all allies Cipher. When allies with Cipher trigger the DMG Boost effect provided by Sparkle's Talent, each stack additionally increases its effect by 6%—10.8%, lasting for 2 turns.


Talent - Red Herring

While Sparkle is on the battlefield, additionally increases the max number of Skill Points by 2. Whenever an ally consumes 1 Skill Point, all allies' DMG increases by 3%—6.6%. This effect lasts for 2 turn(s) and can stack up to 3 time(s).


Technique - Unreliable Narrator

Using the Technique grants all allies Misdirect for 20 seconds. Characters with Misdirect will not be detected by enemies, and entering battle in the Misdirect state recovers 3 Skill Point(s) for the team.


Ascension 2 - Almanac

When using Basic ATK, additionally regenerates 10 Energy.


Ascension 4 - Artificial Flower

The CRIT DMG Boost effect provided by the Skill will extend to last until the start of the target's next turn.


Ascension 6 - Nocturne

Increases all allies' ATK by 15%. When there are 1/2/3 Quantum allies in your team, increases Quantum-Type allies' ATK by 5%/15%/30%.


Traces Priorities

Skill = Talent = Ultimate > Basic ATK


Recommended Light Cones

  1. Earthly Escapade (5⭐)
  2. But the Battle Isn't Over (5⭐)
  3. Past Self in Mirror (5⭐)
  4. Planetary Rendezvous (4⭐)
  5. Dance! Dance! Dance! (4⭐)
  6. Past and Future (4⭐)
  7. Carve the Moon, Weave the Clouds (4⭐)

1) Earthly Escapade

Increases the wearer's CRIT DMG by 32~?%. At the start of the battle, the wearer gains Mask, lasting for 3 turns. While the wearer has Mask, the wearer's allies have their CRIT Rate increased by 10~?% and their CRIT DMG increased by 28~?%. For every 1 Skill Point the wearer recovers (including Skill Points that exceed the limit), they gain 1 stack of Radiant Flame. And when the wearer has 4 stacks of Radiant Flame, all the stacks are removed, and they gain Mask, lasting for 4 turns.

2) But the Battle Isn't Over

Increases the wearer's Energy Regeneration Rate by 10~18% and regenerates 1 Skill Point when the wearer uses their Ultimate on an ally. This effect can be triggered after every 2 uses of the wearer's Ultimate. When the wearer uses their Skill, the next ally taking action (except the wearer) deals 30~50% more DMG for 1 turn(s).

3) Past Self in Mirror

Increases the wearer's Break Effect by 60~100%. When the wearer uses their Ultimate, increases all allies' DMG by 24~40%, lasting for 3 turn(s). Should the wearer's Break Effect exceed or equal 150%, 1 Skill Point will be recovered. At the start of each wave, all allies regenerate 10~20 Energy immediately. Effects of the same type cannot stack.

4) Planetary Rendezvous

Upon battle entry, if an ally deals the same DMG Type as the wearer, DMG dealt increases by 12~24%.
Note: Suitable for Mono-Quantum team.

5) Dance! Dance! Dance!

When the wearer uses their Ultimate, all allies' actions are Advanced Forward by 16~24%.

6) Past and Future

When the wearer uses their Skill, then the next ally taking action (except the wearer) deals 16~32% increased DMG for 1 turn(s).

7) Carve the Moon, Weave the Clouds

At the start of the battle and whenever the wearer's turn begins, one of the following effects is applied randomly: All allies' ATK increases by 10~20%, all allies' CRIT DMG increases by 12~24%, or all allies' Energy Regeneration Rate increases by 6~12%. The applied effect cannot be identical to the last effect applied, and will replace the previous effect. The applied effect will be removed when the wearer has been knocked down. Effects of the similar type cannot be stacked.
Note: Most common (as in, widely used for buffer) 4-star LC and should be used only as last resort.


Recommended Relics & Planar Set

  1. Relics
    • Messenger Traversing Hackerspace
    • Messenger Traversing Hackerspace + Guard of Wuthering Snow
  2. Planar Set
    • Broken Keel
    • Penacony, Land of the Dreams
    • Fleet of the Ageless

Relic Set (Messenger Traversing Hackerspace)

2 Piece: Increases SPD by 6%.
4 Piece: When the wearer uses their Ultimate on an ally, SPD for all allies increases by 12% for 1 turn(s). This effect cannot be stacked.

Relic Set (Messenger Traversing Hackerspace + Guard of Wuthering Snow)

2 Piece: Increases SPD by 6%.
2 Piece: Reduces DMG taken by 8%.

Planetary Set (Broken Keel)

2 Piece: Increases the wearer's Effect RES by 10%. When the wearer's Effect RES is at 30% or higher, all allies' CRIT DMG increases by 10%.

Planetary Set (Penacony, Land of the Dreams)

2 Piece: Increases wearer's Energy Regeneration Rate by 5%. Increases DMG by 10% for all other allies that are of the same Type as the wearer.

Planetary Set (Fleet of the Ageless)

2 Piece: Increases the wearer's Max HP by 12%. When the wearer's SPD reaches 120 or higher, all allies' ATK increases by 8%.

Main Stat PrioritySub Stats Priority
Body: Crit DMG
Feet: SPD
Planar Sphere: HP / DEF
Link Rope: Energy Regeneration Rate
SPD
Crit DMG
Effect RES
HP

Team Recommendations

Mono-Quantum Team

Sparkle: Buffer
Qingque / Seele / Xueyi: Main DPS
Silver Wolf: Debuffer
Fu Xuan / Lynx: Shielder / Healer

DHIL Team

Sparkle: Buffer
Dan Heng Imbibitor Lunae: Main DPS
Tingyun: Buffer 2 | Or you can add any Harmony/Nihility you want
Luocha / Fu Xuan: Shielder / Healer


Eidolons

Best Eidolons: E1, E2 & E6

E1: Suspension of Disbelief
The Cipher effect applied by the Ultimate lasts for 1 extra turn. All allies affected by Cipher have their ATK increased by 40%.

E2: Purely Fictitious
Each Talent stack allows allies to ignore 8% of the enemy target's DEF when dealing DMG to enemies.

E3: Pipedream
Skill Lv. +2, up to a maximum of Lv. 15.
Basic ATK Lv. +1, up to a maximum of Lv. 10.

E4: Life Is a Gamble
The Ultimate recovers 1 more Skill Point. The Talent additionally increases Max Skill Points by 1.

E5: Parallax Truth
Ultimate Lv. +2, up to a maximum of Lv. 15.
Talent Lv. +2, up to a maximum of Lv. 15.

E6: Narrative Polysemy
The CRIT DMG Boost effect of Sparkle's Skill additionally increases by 30% of Sparkle's CRIT DMG, and when she uses her Skill, the CRIT DMG Boost effect will apply to all allies currently with Cipher. When Sparkle uses her Ultimate, this effect will spread to all allies with Cipher should the allied target have the CRIT DMG increase effect provided by the Skill active on them.

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