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How Long Is Honkai Star Rail? - Main Story Length Explained

This is how long it will take to beat Honkai Star Rail.
How Long Is Honkai Star Rail? - Main Story Length Explained

Honkai Star Rail is a sprawling open-world RPG that allows players to journey across the stars as a member of the interplanetary Astral Express. The game takes traditional turn-based combat but includes various new features to keep gameplay fresh and modern. One of the biggest draws for new players thinking about checking out Honkai Star Rail is its story.

HoYoverse has gone above and beyond to provide players with a truly amazing story experience in Honkai Star Rail, and everything from the characters, the soundtrack, and the narrative come together in a marvelous fusion of ideas. You may be wondering how long Honkai Star Rail's main story will take you to beat it. That's where we come in. This article will cover exactly how long it takes to beat Honkai Star Rail on average. 

How Long Is Honkai Star Rail?

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The main story of Honkai Star Rail focuses on Belobog and Xianzhou. (Picture: HoYoverse)

It should take around 40-50 hours to complete all of the main story content released in Honkai Star Rail 1.0. Honkai Star Rail is a live-service game, meaning that it receives constant updates throughout regular patch cycles. While no main story was added in the 1.1 patches, the next chunk of story missions was added to the Honkai Star Rail 1.2 game. As the game continues to grow, the main story will continue along with it. 

However, if you are looking for a rough estimate of how long it takes to beat all of the main story content Honkai Star Rail had during its launch, the average is about 40 hours. This timeline also does not include any excess grinding that players will need to do in order to unlock the next part of the story. Honkai Star Rail gates its story behind certain Trailblaze Levels

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Players may need to grind which will extend the total playtime. (Picture: HoYoverse)

A player's Trailblaze Level is similar to their account level and will increase by earning Trailblaze EXP by spending Trailblaze Power. Trailblaze Power is capped and will refresh each day, meaning that it may take a few days of waiting for your daily refresh in order to level up your account enough to meet the requirements for the next Trailblaze Mission. 

That being said, the sidequests in Honkai Star Rail are just as enjoyable as the main story, and playing through all the Companion Missions and finding Easter Eggs is a lot of fun. 

And that's everything you need to know about how long it takes to beat Honkai Star Rail.