Best Yukong Build in Honkai Star Rail: Relics, Light Cones, Eidolons, and Abilities

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Looking to ramp up your DPS strength in Honkai Star Rail with the ideal Yukong build? Well, our hub has everything you need including Yukong’s abilities, eidolons, and other crucial aspects of the game.

Yukong is an exceptionally powerful unit in Honkai Star Rail. Her abilities to significantly boost the CRIT Rate and CRIT DMG of all party members make her an indispensable asset to your roster.

Such enhancements prove to be invaluable, especially for potent DPS units like Seele who thrive with these added perks. So, if you’re contemplating making Yukong part of your team, this guide will definitely make your decision-making a lot clearer.

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Yukong abilities in Honkai Star Rail

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Yukong can increase the CRIT Rate and CRIT DMG of her allies very easily

Normal Attack: Arrowslinger

Deals 50 percent of Yukong’s ATK as Imaginary DMG to a target enemy.

Skill: Embolding Salvo

Obtains (up to) two stacks of Roaring Bowstrings (to a maximum of two stacks). When Roaring Bowstrings is active, the ATK of all allies increases by 40 percent, and 1 stack of Roaring Bowstrings is removed after every turn by an ally, except for the turn in which Yukong gains Roaring Bowstrings by unleashing Skills.

Ultimate: Divine Kestrel

When using her Ultimate, if Roaring Bowstrings is active on Yukong, all allies’ CRIT Rate additionally increases by 21 percent and CRIT DMG increases by 39 percent. At the same time, this ability deals Imaginary DMG equal to 228 percent of Yukong’s ATK to a single enemy.

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Talent: Seven Layers, One Arrow

Basic Attacks deal 40 percent of Yukong’s ATK as Imaginary DMG to a target enemy and increases the Toughness-Reducing DMG of this attack by 100 percent. This effect can be triggered once every one turns.

Yukong Eidolons in Honkai Star Rail

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Yukong’s Eidolons make her a powerhouse in this game
  • Level 1 – Aerial Marshal: At the start of battle, increases the SPD of all allies by 10% for 2 turn(s).
  • Level 2 – Skyward Command: When any ally’s current energy is equal to its energy limit, Yukong regenerates an additional 5 energy. This effect can only be triggered once for each ally. The trigger count is reset after Yukong casts her Ultimate.
  • Level 3 – Torrential Fusillade: Skill Lv. +2, up to a maximum of Lv. 15. Basic ATK Lv. +1, up to a maximum of Lv. 10.
  • Level 4 – Zephyrean Echoes: When “Roaring Bowstrings” is active, Yukong deals 30% more DMG to enemies.
  • Level 5 – August Deadshot: Ultimate Lv. +2, up to a maximum of Lv. 15. Talent Lv. +2, up to a maximum of Lv. 15.
  • Level 6 – Bowstring Thunderclap: When Yukong uses her Ultimate, she immediately gains 1 stack(s) of “Roaring Bowstrings”.

Yukong Best Light Cone in Honkai Star Rail

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Yukong benefits from a wide range of Light Cones in this game

The best Light Cone for Yukong in Honkai Star Rail is But the Battle Isn’t Over. This Light Cone enhances the Energy Regeneration Rate of the wearer by 10%-18% and also regenerates 1 Skill Point upon using the Ultimate on an ally.

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This effect is triggered once after every two uses of the wearer’s Ultimate Upon using their skill, the next ally who takes action will deal 30%-50% more DMG for 1 turn. This Light Cone can be obtained from the Starlight exchange shop for 600 Undying Starlight.

Apart from that, you can also use the Light Cone named Carve the Moon, Weave the Clouds. This is a 4-star Light Cone that will inflict any one of three random buffs on all allies. These buffs include an ATK increase between 10%-20%, CRIT DMG increase by 12%-24% or Energy Regeneration Rate increase by 6%-12%.

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This Light Cone can be obtained by purchasing the Battle Pass and leveling up to 30.

Best Relic and Ornament sets for Yukong in Honkai Star Rail

The best Relic set for Yukong in Honkai Star Rail is Musketeer of Wild Wheat. The set bonus of this artifact set is provided below:

2-piece bonus: ATK increases by 12%

4-piece bonus: The wearer’s SPD increases by 6% and Basic ATK is increased by 10%.

The best Ornament set for Yukong in Honkai Star Rail is Space Sealing Station. This Ornament set increases her ATK by 12%. Additionally, she gets another 12% ATK increase by once her SPD crosses 120.

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Best Team Comp for Yukong in Honkai Star Rail

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Yukong can function in a wide variety of teams in this game

Yukong is a Harmony unit which means she can work in a wide range of teams. However, the best party members for Yukong in Honkai Star Rail are Seele, Luocha, and Bronya.

In this team, Bronya will be a secondary buffer for Seele. Luocha will be the primary healer and Seele will be the main DPS. Since Luocha is present, you will not need a tank within this team.

However, you can always replace Bronya with Gepard if you want. In case you want a more free-to-play team then Luocha can be replaced by Natasha, Bronya makes way for Fire Trailblazer and Seele can be replaced by Sushang.

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So, there you have it, that’s everything you need to know about Yukong in Honkai Star Rail. Make sure you check out our Honkai Star Rail page for all the latest news and information.

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