List of Honkai Star Rail 1.6 Events and Rewards

In Short
  • Honkai Star Rail 1.6 will be released on December 27 and feature 4 new events and 3 returning events.
  • The 1.6 events are: Critter Pick, Scentventure, Simulated Universe: Gold and Gears, Pure Fiction, Planar Fissure, Realm of the Strange, and Gift of Odyssey.
  • Expected Rewards: Stellar Jades, Self Modeling Resins, Star Rail Premium Passes, Traces of Destiny, New Chat Box, Traveler's Guide, Refined Aether, and much more.

The upcoming Honkai Star Rail 1.6 update is going to bring us a ton of new content and characters. The recent 1.6 livestream gave us the first look at version 1.6 events and missions. With the 1.6 update set to release on December 27, here is everything you need to know about the upcoming Honkai Star Rail 1.6 events and their rewards.

1. Critter Pick Scavenging Hunt

  • Critter Pick Honkai Star Rail Event
  • Critter Pick Event Selecting Critters
  • Critter Nurturing Honkai Star Rail Event

The first new event coming to HSR 1.6 is the Critter Pick Scavenging Hunt. In this event, players are tasked to nurture and raise Critters, the newly arrived lifeforms. Players will have to follow the manual to meet the nurturing goals by raising or cross breeding the critters to form new mutants.

Event Rewards

  • Tracks of Destiny: 1
  • Stellar Jades: 750 (Limited x 500, Regular x 250)
  • New Chat Box
  • Traveler’s Guide (Character XP)
  • Refined Aether (Light Cone XP).

2. Virtual Scentventure

  • Virtual Scentventure mission
  • Scent Plugins
  • Scentventure Normal Mode Enemies
  • Scentventure Despair Mode Enemies

Virtual Scentventure is one of the upcoming Honkai Star Rail 1.6 events. Trailblazers get a message from the Department of Ecology to battle illusionary enemies conjured from Scent triggers.

Players will have to defeat 6 enemy bosses in the Normal and then the Despair mode to complete this event. Before fighting each boss, players will be able to add scent plugins, which will add different effects on the battlefield.

The 6 enemies featured in this HSR 1.6 event will be a different version of the Abundant Ebon Deer, Kafka, Yanqing, Bronya, and Cocolia, with new moves and tactics.

Event Rewards

  • Traces of Destiny
  • Stellar Jades
  • Relic Salvage
  • Traveler’s Guide (Character XP)
  • Refined Aether (Light Cone XP).

3. Honkai Star Rail 1.6 Simulated Universe Event: Gold and Gears

  • Simulated Universe New Game Mode Gold and Gears
  • Simulated Universe Slotting Different Dice Faces
  • Simulated Universe New Diverse Story Paths
  • Simulated Universe Final Chapter of the story paths

The version will also add the Gold and Gears game mode to the Simulated Universe. In Gold and Gears, players will be able to slot up to 6 Dice Faces, with a variety of different effects. These effects will combine with the chosen Path effect to create new effects in the Honkai Star Rail 1.6 update.

The Gold and Gears update will also add the Path of Erudition and a new diverse story path for the Simulated Universe.

Event Rewards:

  • Self Modeling Resin: 2
  • Tracks of Destiny: 2
  • Stellar Jades: 4000
  • Star Rail Pass: 4

4. Pure Fiction: New Game Mode

  • Pure Fiction Game Mode
  • Pure Fiction Game Mode Stages and Challenges
  • Pure Fiction Game Mode Assembly Effects

Pure Fiction is the new permanent game mode coming with the Honkai Star Rail 1.6 update. The game mode will feature constant respawning enemies. Defeating the enemies will rack up points, and players will get rewards based on the score.

It will also reward the new in-game item — Jade Feather — which can be used to purchase items from the new Jokes Come True Shop. The shop will feature Self Modeling Resis, Relic Salvage, Traveler’s Guide, and Refined Aether, and much more.

Event Rewards:

  • Stellar Jades: 720
  • Jade Feather
  • Traveler’s Guide (Character XP)
  • Refined Aether (Light Cone XP)

5. Planar Fissure & Realm of the Strange

  • Planar Fissure Event Honkai Star Rail
  • Realm of the Strange Honkai Star Rail Event

The Planar Fissure and Realm of the Strange events will also make a return in the Honkai Star Rail 1.6 version. The Planar Fissure allows double rewards from Simulated Universe, and the Realm of the Strange allows double rewards from Cavern of Corrosion (Relic farms).

This will be a great time to farm those perfect Planar Ornaments and Cavern Relics for your characters.

Event Rewards

  • Double Simulated Universe World Rewards
  • Double Cavern of Corrosion Rewards.

6. Gift of Odyssey: Daily Login Rewards in Honkai Star Rail 1.6

Gift of Odyssey: Free 10 Star Rail Premium

The loved free Star Rail Premium passes login event returns, rewarding 10 free pulls for logging in 7 days in the HSR 1.6 version.


  • 10 Star Rail Premium Passes.

So, these are all the upcoming Honkai Star Rail 1.6 events. Don’t forget to tell us the event you are most excited about in the comment section.

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