The galaxy is beyond compare, containing an infinite number of possibilities, and Honkai Star Rail’s Welt is always there to tell you about them. A fountain of knowledge with a brilliant mind and a calm temperament, Welt is not only a cornerstone to lean on when your life goes off the tracks, but he’s also a great asset to any team, incapacitating enemies and inflicting them with debuffs to ensure your victory.
If you want to expand your knowledge so you can hold a decent conversation with Welt in the future, be sure to check out our Honkai Star Rail banner guide, Honkai Star Rail codes guide, and our Honkai Star Rail tier list. We’ve also got heaps more build guides just like this, including Honkai Star Rail’s Fu Xuan, Honkai Star Rail’s Silver Wolf, and Honkai Star Rail’s Kafka.
Here’s everything you need to know about Honkai Star Rail’s Welt.
Honkai Star Rail’s Welt deals some great damage, but his core responsibility in most teams is his utility. He excels at imprisoning and slowing enemies, often incapacitating them and allowing other teammates to come in and finish the job. As one of only a few imaginary damage characters in the current roster, he’s also extremely valuable when facing off against enemies with imaginary damage weakness.
When building Welt, you want to primarily focus on effect hit rate to maximize his utility, along with crit rate, crit damage, attack, and imaginary damage where possible.
In the Name of the World is a five-star light cone designed specifically for Welt. Its increased hit rate helps ensure his imprisonment and slow debuffs snag as many enemies as possible, allowing you to sweep through most battles in a breeze.
However, as it’s a five-star light cone obtainable through gacha, you’ll need a sprinkle of luck from the RNG gods to snag it. If you want to equip him with something in the meantime, aim for something that also increases his effect hit rate where possible, and ensure it also aligns with the path of Nihility.
|Light cone||Effect||How to obtain|
|In the Name of the World||Increases Welt’s damage to debuffed enemies by 20%. Using Welt’s skill raises the effect hit rate and attack stats by 20% each||Gacha|
|Eyes of the Prey||Increases Welt’s effect hit rate by 20% and increases DoT by 24%||Gacha|
|Void||At the beginning of the battle, Welt’s effect hit rate increases by 20% for three turns||Gacha, treasure chests, quest rewards|
As with his light cone, the best relic set for Welt is Wastelander of Banditry Desert due to its increase to imaginary damage and crit rate. Its four-equipped buff suits his skill set perfectly, as he consistently applies debuffs, which means this set consistently increases his damage and crit rate.
We recommend pairing the four-piece set of Wastelander of Banditry Desert with two pieces of Pan-Galactic Commercial Enterprise to boost his crit potential on debuffed enemies further.
|Relic||Effect||How to obtain|
|Wastelander of Banditry Desert||Two equipped: increases imaginary damage by 10%
Four equipped: when Welt attacks debuffed enemies, his crit rate increases by 10%. If the enemy is imprisoned, Welt’s crit damage increases by 20%
|Cavern of Corrosion: Path of Conflagration in The Xianzhou Luofu’s Stargazer Navalia|
|Musketeer of Wild Wheat||Two equipped: increases Welt’s attack by 12%
Four equipped: increases Welt’s speed by 6% and his basic attack damage by 10%
|Cavern of Corrosion: Path of Drifting in Jarilo-VI’s Corridor of Fading Echoes|
|Relic||Effect||How to obtain|
|Pan-Galactic Commercial Enterprise||Two equipped: increases Welt’s effect hit rate by 10%. Meanwhile, Welt’s attack increases by an amount equal to 25% of the current hit rate, up to a maximum of 25% bonus||Immersion Reward devices in World 5 of the Simulated Universe|
Relic stat recommendations
- Effect hit rate
- Crit rate
- Crit damage
- Imaginary damage bonus
|Basic attack: Gravity Suppression (single attack)||Deal 50% of Welt’s attack as imaginary damage to a target enemy|
|Skill: Edge of the Void (Bounce)||Slash the enemy three times, each dealing 36% of Welt’s attack as imaginary damage to a random target. On hit, there’s a 65% base chance to reduce the target’s speed by 10% for two turns|
|Ultimate: Synthetic Black Hole (AoE)||Deal 90% of Welt’s attack as imaginary damage to all enemies. There’s a 100% base chance for the enemies hit by this ability to be imprisoned. Imprisoned enemies’ actions are delayed by 32% and their speed is reduced by 10%|
|Talent: Time Distortion||If he hits an enemy that is already slowed, Welt deals an additional 30% of his attack as imaginary damage to the target|
|Gravitational Imprisonment||After Welt uses his technique, he creates a small zone that lasts for 15 seconds. Enemies who enter it are slowed. Upon entering a battle in the zone, there’s a 100% chance for a target enemy to be imprisoned. Imprisoned enemies’ actions are delayed by 20% and their speed is reduced by 10%|
|Retribution||Increase Welt’s ultimate damage by 25%|
|Judgment||Using Welt’s ultimate additionally regenerates ten energy|
|Punishment||Deals 20% more damage to enemies inflicted with weakness break|
Eidolons are similar to Genshin Impact’s constellations. They’re bonuses you unlock by pulling duplicates of a character. Here are all of Welt’s eidolons.
|Level one – Legacy of Honor||After using his ultimate, Welt’s abilities are enhanced. The next two times he uses his basic attack or skill deals additional damage to the target equal to 50% of his base attack or 80% of his skill’s damage multiplier respectively|
|Level two – Conflux of Stars||When you trigger Welt’s talent, he regenerates three energy|
|Level three – Prayer of Peace||Increases Welt’s skill level by two, to a maximum of 15, and his basic attack level by one, to a maximum of ten|
|Level four – Appellation of Justice||Increases the base chance for Welt’s skill to inflict a speed reduction by 35%|
|Level five – Power of Kindness||Increases Welt’s ultimate level by two, to a maximum of 15, and the level of his talent by two, to a maximum of ten|
|Level six – Prospect of Brilliance||When using Welt’s skill, deal additional damage one time to a random enemy|
You can use character EXP materials to ascend Welt all the way to level 80, but you’ll need to pay a little extra at specific ascension milestones along the way. Here are all the materials you need for each ascension rank.
You can get Silvermane badges, insignias, and medals from Silvermane guard enemies, assignment rewards, the ember exchange shop, or by exchanging materials in the omni-synthesizer. For the golden crown of the past shadow, you’ll need to face off against the Honkai Star Rail stagnant shadow in Jarilo-VI’s corridor of fading echoes.
|20||4k||Five Silvermane badge|
|30||8k||Ten Silvermane badge|
|40||16k||Six Silvermane insignia and three golden crown of the past shadow|
|50||40k||Nine Silvermane insignia and seven golden crown of the past shadow|
|60||80k||Six Silvermane medal and 20 golden crown of the past shadow|
|70||160k||Nine Silvermane medal and 35 golden crown of the past shadow|
Honkai Star Rail’s Welt kinda feels like the dad of the Astral Express crew – he’s the one you text when you find something new, and he’s always got an answer to help you out of a pickle. Wise and experienced in pretty much every topic, he’s a former Anti-Entropy Sovereign. The name ‘Welt’ is inherited from the world, as he’s saved Earth from annihilation multiple times.
Welt is a five-star character who has control over imaginary damage, creating portals and binding his enemies. Welt’s English voice actor is Corey Landis, and his Japanese voice actor is Hosoya Yoshimasa. He treads the path of the Nihility.
That’s everything we’ve got on Honkai Star Rail’s Welt. While you’re here, hop on over to our Genshin Impact tier list and Genshin Impact codes guide for more from Hoyoverse. We’ve also got build guides for Genshin Impact’s Wanderer, Genshin Impact’s Shenhe, and Genshin Impact’s Xiao.