Honkai Star Rail – Silver Wolf Build Guide

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Silver Wolf, a Stellaron Hunter and adept hacker within Honkai Star Rail, has honed the skill of “aether editing.”

This capability allows manipulation of reality’s data, showcasing Silver Wolf’s mastery of the intricate art of digital alteration. Regardless of the complexity of the defense system, she can effortlessly breach it within seconds.

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As a 5★ character hailing from the Quantum element and dedicated to the Path of Nihility, Silver Wolf maintains popularity among players for her remarkable debuff skills. Even at E0, she stands as a Tier S+ Debuffer.

In this article, I will provide guidance on the Best Light Cones, Relics, and Team Composition for Silver Wolf to fully unlock and unleash her potential in Honkai Star Rail!

Honkai Star Rail – Best Relics

In Honkai Star Rail, Silver Wolf stands as an impressive Debuffer character, introducing a vulnerability corresponding to an on-field character’s type onto the target enemy.

Additionally, she possesses a chance to reduce the target enemy’s DEF and SPD. Given these abilities, prioritizing Effect Hit Rate as her main substat is crucial, closely followed by Speed.

Genius Full Set

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Genius of Brilliant StarsDetail
(2) Increases Quantum DMG by 10%.
(4) When the wearer deals DMG to the target enemy, ignores 10% DEF. If the target enemy has Quantum Weakness, the wearer additionally ignores 10% DEF.
Silver Wolf gains a boost in Quantum DMG and a DEF-ignoring advantage of 10%.

When targeting enemies with Quantum Weakness, she further ignores an additional 10% DEF.

This set in Honkai Star Rail is ideal for those aiming to build a setup focused on Break Effects.

Genius + Hackerspace

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(2) Increases Quantum DMG by 10%.(2) Increases SPD by 6%.Achieving the best of both worlds, donning two pieces of Genius and two pieces of Hackerspace enhances Silverwolf’s Quantum DMG and boosts her Speed by 6%. Good for Debuffer build.

Best Planar Ornaments

In Honkai Star Rail, these ornaments bestow diverse special stat boosts to a character and offer additional buffs when worn as a set. You can obtain Planar Ornaments by challenging the Simulated Universe.

Penancony, Land of the Dreams

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Set Effect
(2) Increases wearer’s Energy Regeneration Rate by 5%. Increases DMG for all other allies with the same DMG Type as the wearer by 10%.

Pan-Galactic Commercial Enterprise

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Set Effect
(2) Increases the wearer’s Effect Hit Rate by 10%. Meanwhile, the wearer’s ATK increases by an amount that is equal to 25% of the current Effect Hit Rate, up to a maximum of 25%.

Best Stats

Effect Hit Rate / ATK%
Planar Sphere
Quantum DMG / HP%
Link Rope
Energy Regen Rate / ATK%
  • Break Effect Build – Prioritize “Effect Hit Rate” on the Body, and ensure that the Planar Sphere is equipped with “Quantum DMG” and Link Rope is Energy Regen Rate.
  • Debuffer Build – The body must have an “Effect Hit Rate” and high “HP%” substats. Planar Sphere is HP% to increase survivability, and Link Rope is Energy Regen Rate.
  • Sub-DPS – Body must have ATK% followed by Crit Rate and Crit DMG substat. Alternatively, Body is Crit Rate or Crit DMG while ATK% is the substat. Planar Sphere is Quantum DMG while Link Rope is ATK%.

Best Light Cones

Light Cones are condensed phenomena enclosed within pure slices of light, serving to enhance diverse abilities in Honkai Star Rail.

Additional powers are unlocked when a Light Cone user aligns with the same Path as the Light Cone. In the case of Silver Wolf, she follows the Path of Nihility.

Incessant Rain (5★)

The optimal and well-rounded Light Cone for Silver Wolf complements her skillset seamlessly while enhancing her Effect Hit Rate in Honkai Star Rail. A higher EHR directly correlates to a powerful Silver Wolf.

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Increases the wearer’s Effect Hit Rate by 24/28/32/36/40%.

When the wearer deals DMG to an enemy that currently has 3 or more debuffs, it increases the wearer’s CRIT Rate by 12/14/16/18/20%.

After the wearer uses their Basic ATK, Skill, or Ultimate, there is a 100% base chance to implant Aether Code on a random hit target that does not yet have it.

Targets with Aether Code receive 12/14/16/18/20% increased DMG for 1 turn.
Best at S5
Decent at S1

Before the Tutorial Mission Starts (4★)

“Before the Tutorial Mission Starts” presents a compelling alternative to “Incessant Rain,” offering a notable increase in Effect Hit Rate and energy regeneration upon Silver Wolf’s attacks against DEF-reduced targets in Honkai Star Rail.

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Increases the wearer’s Effect Hit Rate by 20/25/30/35/40%.

When the wearer attacks DEF-reduced enemies, regenerates 4/5/6/7/8 Energy.
Recommended S5

In the Name of the World (5★)

Acquire “In the Name of the World” through Starlight Exchange in Honkai Star Rail. This Light Cone is an ideal choice for a sub-DPS Silver Wolf, as it enhances damage against debuffed enemies while simultaneously boosting Effect Hit Rate and ATK%.

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Increases the wearer’s DMG to debuffed enemies by 24/28/32/36/40%.

When the wearer uses their Skill, the Effect Hit Rate for this attack increases by 18/21/24/27/30%, and ATK increases by 24/28/32/36/40%.
Best at S5
Decent at S1

Best Silver Wolf Team

When assembling a team, keep in mind that Silver Wolf excels in either the Debuffer or Sub-DPS roles. To complement her, ensure you have a proficient Damage Dealer, an effective Amplifier, and a reliable Sustain in Honkai Star Rail.

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Damage DealerDebufferAmplifierSustain
Seele 5★Silver Wolf 5★Tingyun 4★Fu Xuan 5★
Seele 5★Silver Wolf 5★Bronya 5★Fu Xuan 5★
Jingliu 5★Silver Wolf 5★
Pela 4★
Fu Xuan 5★
Blade 5★Silver Wolf 5★Bronya 5★Luocha 5★
Jing Yuan 5★Silver Wolf 5★Tingyun 4★Fu Xuan 5★

Silver Wolf Skills

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Basic ATK (Single Target)Deals Quantum DMG equal to 50/60/70/80/90/100/110% of Silver Wolf’s ATK to a single enemy.
There is a 75/76/77/78/79/80/81.3/82.5/83.8/85/86/87% base chance to add 1 Weakness of an on-field character’s Type to the target enemy. This also reduces the enemy’s DMG RES to that Weakness Type by 20% for 2 turn(s).

If the enemy already has that Type Weakness, the effect of DMG RES reduction to that Weakness Type will not be triggered.

Each enemy can only have 1 Weakness implanted by Silver Wolf. When Silver Wolf implants another Weakness to the target, only the most recent implanted Weakness will be kept.

In addition, there is a 100% base chance to further reduce the All-Type RES of the enemy by 8/9/10/11% for 2 turn(s).

Deals Quantum DMG equal to 98/107.8/117.6/127.4/137.2/147/159.3/171.5/183.8/196/205.8/215.6% of Silver Wolf’s ATK to this enemy.
There’s a 85/86.5/88/89.5/91/92.5/94.4/96.3/98.1/100/101.5/103% base chance to decrease the target enemy’s DEF by 36/36.9/37.8/38.7/39.6/40.5/41.6/42.8/43.9/45/45.9/46.8% for 3 turn(s).

And at the same time, deals Quantum DMG equal to 228/243.2/258.4/273.6/288.8/304/323/342/361/380/395.2/410.4% of Silver Wolf’s ATK to the target enemy.
Silver Wolf can create three types of Bugs: reduce ATK by 5%, reduce DEF by 4%, and reduce SPD by 3%.

Every time Silver Wolf attacks, she has a 60% base chance to implant a random Bug that lasts for 3 turn(s) in an enemy target.
TechniqueImmediately attacks the enemy. After entering battle, deals Quantum DMG equal to 80% of Silver Wolf’s ATK to all enemies, and ignores Weakness Types and reduces Toughness from all enemies.

Enemies with their Weakness Broken in this way will trigger the Quantum Weakness Break effect.


Silver Wolf stands out as the premier Debuffer. Accumulating DEF Shred and Break Effect amplifies the damage potential of her Entanglement ability.

Consider utilizing a (4) Quantum set for increased break damage. If you need more Speed, opt for (2) Quantum and (2) Hackerspace.

For more Honkai Star Rail content, check out Honkai Star Rail – HuoHuo Tier List and Clara Best Build.