Honkai Star Rail – HuoHuo Tier List

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Huohuo is a 5★ character in Honkai Star Rail. A trainee Ten-Lords Commission Judge of the Xianzhou Luofu, she is a young Foxian girl possessed by a Heliobus, Mr. Tails.

Despite her timid and fragile nature, she courageously undertakes the duty of luring and subduing malevolent spirits, confronting her fears to fulfill her responsibilities.

In Version 1.5, the charming healer support, aligned with the Abundance Path and Wind combat type, made her debut.

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This adorable character was introduced during the trailblaze continuance event, “A Foxian Tale of the Haunted,” set in The Crepuscule Zone, the sixth release version of Honkai Star Rail.

Huohuo (E0) currently holds a position in the S+ Tier for sustain alongside Luocha and Fu Xuan in Honkai Star Rail. In this article, I will provide a Tier assessment for Light Cones specifically tailored to Huohuo.

Honkai Star Rail – HuoHuo Light Cones

In Honkai Star Rail, Light Cones serve as the equivalent of weapons found in other RPGs. These essential pieces of equipment play a crucial role for characters, offering a range of benefits, including stat boosts and passive abilities.

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Light Cones are additionally classified into Paths, with their passive abilities activating only when aligned with the character’s designated Path. In the case of Huohuo, she adheres to the Path of Abundance.

S Tier

The Light Cones within the S Tier are considered the optimal and highly recommended choices for Huohuo in Honkai Star Rail.

Night of Fright (5★)

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Light Cone Ability
Increases the wearer’s Energy Regeneration Rate by 12/14/16/18/20%.

When any ally uses their Ultimate, the wearer restores HP for the ally currently with the lowest HP percentage by an amount equal to 10/11/12/13/14% of the healed ally’s Max HP.

When the wearer provides healing for an ally, it increases the healed ally’s ATK by 2.4/2.8/3.2/3.6/4%. This effect can stack up to 5 times and lasts for 2 turn(s).
The ideal Light Cone option for Huohuo provides massive base stats, healing boost, regeneration, and energy recharge to assist her skillset in Honkai Star Rail. This solidifies her position as the sustain type in the team with its ability to increase ally’s ATK.

Time Waits for No One (5★)

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Light Cone Ability
Increases the wearer’s Max HP by 18/21/24/27/30% and Outgoing Healing by 12/14/16/18/20%.

When the wearer heals allies, record the amount of Outgoing Healing. When any ally launches an attack, a random attacked enemy takes an additional DMG equal to 36/42/48/54/60% of the recorded Outgoing Healing value.

This additional DMG is of the same Type as the wearer’s, is not affected by other buffs, and can only occur one time per turn.
The perfect Light Cone for maximizing healing output, boasting the highest base healing stats and boosts. Its only drawback lies in the absence of energy charge and utility.

Post-Op Conversation (4★)

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Light Cone Ability
Increases the Energy Regeneration Rate of its wearer by 8/10/12/14/16% and increases Outgoing Healing when they use their Ultimate by 12/15/18/21/24%.
The most readily available Light Cone for Huohuo in Honkai Star Rail, attainable at Post-Op Conversation Superimposition 5, offers the highest energy recharge but with reduced healing and lacks utility.

Shared Feeling (4★)

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Light Cone Ability
Increases the wearer’s Outgoing Healing by 10/12.5/15/17.5/20%. When using Skill, regenerates 2/2.5/3/3.5/4 Energy for all allies.
An excellent all-around Light Cone, not only offering substantial outgoing healing but also regenerating energy for all allies when Huohuo uses her Skill. This Light Cone is best used at Superimposition 5 with its impressive 20% outgoing healing.

A Tier

The Light Cone within the A Tier is considered decent, yet it falls short in performance when compared to its counterpart in Honkai Star Rail.

Perfect Timing (4★)

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Light Cone Ability
Increases the wearer’s Effect RES by 16/20/24/28/32% and increases Outgoing Healing by an amount that is equal to 33/36/39/42/45% of Effect RES.

Outgoing Healing can be increased this way by up to 15/18/21/24/27%.
The Effect Res attribute grants Huohuo immunity from crowd control (CC), and the Light Cone additionally offers excellent healing output, further enhancing Huohuo’s survivability. Best used at Superimposition 5.

Quid Pro Quo (4★)

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Light Cone Ability
At the start of the wearer’s turn, regenerates 8/10/12/14/16 Energy for a randomly chosen ally (excluding the wearer) whose current Energy is lower than 50%.
While it may lack regeneration and fall short in direct healing, this Light Cone excels in a supportive role by providing a substantial amount of energy to a random ally. Best used at Superimposition 5.

Echoes of the Coffin (5★)

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Light Cone Ability
Increases the wearer’s ATK by 24/28/32/36/40%.

After the wearer uses an attack, for each different enemy target, the wearer hits and regenerates 3/3.5/4/4.5/5 Energy.

Each attack can regenerate Energy up to 3 time(s) this way. After the wearer uses their Ultimate, all allies gain 12/14/16/18/20 SPD for one turn.
While this Light Cone may not contribute directly to Huohuo’s healing output, it compensates by providing ATK%, Energy Regeneration, and a Speed buff to the entire team.

B Tier

Light Cones in the B Tier exhibit underperformance compared to their counterparts but remain a viable option for those who don’t have access to 5★ options.

Hey, Over Here (4★)

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Light Cone Ability
Increases the wearer’s Max HP by 8/9/10/11/12%. When the wearer uses Skill, increases Outgoing Healing by 16/19/22/25/28%, lasting for 2 turn(s).
Best used at Superimposition 5. This F2P-friendly Light Cone provides decent stats for Huohuo to sustain the team in Honkai Star Rail. However, in contrast to its counterparts, it lacks energy regeneration and other utility features.

Multiplication (3★)

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Light Cone Ability
After the wearer uses their Basic ATK, their next action will be Advanced Forward by 12/14/16/18/20%.
While not the optimal Light Cone due to its absence of energy recharge and relatively low base stats and healing, it does enhance Huohuo’s speed, potentially influencing the outcome of the battle in Honkai Star Rail. It’s best used at Superimposition 5.

Cornucopia (3★)

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Light Cone Ability
When the wearer uses their Skill or Ultimate, their Outgoing Healing increases by 12/15/18/21/24%.
The Light Cone’s effect is reasonable, with outgoing healing rising to 24%, but it comes with a situational requirement. Huohuo must use her Skill or Ultimate to activate the Light Cone’s effect. Nonetheless, it is easily obtainable and quick to superimpose.

Conclusion

When choosing the best Light Cone for Huohuo, it’s essential to tailor your selection to your team’s synergy. If your group already possesses decent speed but requires additional healing output, consider options such as Time Waits for No One.

If your team is lacking in speed, go for a Light Cone with energy recharge.

However, the top recommendation for Huohuo is Night of Fright by a significant margin.

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