Sparkle is currently one of the best 5-star support characters you can get in Honkai Star Rail. She’s even better than Bronya in a number of ways, who remains an S-tier support even now.

As such, in this guide, we explain the best Sparkle team composition you need in Honkai Star Rail. 

What’s unique about Sparkle is that she can increase the total number of skill points up to 7, which in theory doesn’t seem a big deal, but in reality, is game-changing. This is especially true when you have skill-heavy party members like Dang Heng: Imbibitor Lunae and Quingque. 

Aside from providing more skill points for everyone to use, Sparkle can also significantly amplify critical damage, advance forward ally’s action, and increase energy regeneration. All these attributes make Sparkle a must-have character in your HSR party.

Best Sparkle team in Honkai Star Rail

Honkai Star Rail Dan Heng
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If you’re looking to put together a premium Sparkle team in HSR, we recommend going with the following: 

  • Dang Heng: Imbibitor Lunae (DPS)
  • Ruan Mei (Buff support)
  • Luocha (Healer)
  • Sparkle (Main support)

Dang Heng: Imbibitor Lunae and Sparkle are a match made in heaven. It’s no surprise that Dang Heng: Imbibitor is the most skill-consuming 5-star character in HSR right now. He needs up to 3 skill points to power up his skill, which could leave the rest of the party feeling like a fool. However, with Sparkle in your party, this will no longer be an issue as there will always be enough skill points for everyone to use. 

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Most importantly, using skill points when Sparkle is in your party will also increase the entire party’s damage. This can stack up to three times, and if you’re using Dang Heng: Imbibitor Lunae, you can get thrice the damage buff in just a single turn. Additionally, you can use Sparkle to increase his crit damage, allowing him to annihilate enemies with ease.  

Having Ruan Mei in a party with Sparkle is like having icing on the cake. Every time Ruan Mei uses her skill, she buffs up the entire party’s damage. But with Sparkle in the team, consuming a skill in itself will increase everyone’s damage, so you’re basically getting tons of extra damage buff at this point. It can make this unit an absolute beast. 

You can increase the entire party’s damage output even more by unlocking Luocha’s Eidolon 1. Luocha doesn’t gain any additional advantages by having Sparkle in the team other than more skill points to use, but since he’s one of the best 5-star healers in the game, we recommend making him a part of the premium Sparkle team in HSR. 

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Best free to play Sparkle team in HSR

Honkai Star Rail Qingque
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If you’re planning to put together a more f2p Sparkle team in HSR, we recommend going with the following: 

  • Qingque (DPS)
  • Lynx (Healer)
  • Asta (Buff support)
  • Sparkle (Main Support)

Qingque benefits from having Sparkle on the team more than Dang Heng: Imbibitor Lunae. Like the latter, she depends heavily on skill points, which she uses to enhance her basic attack. Most importantly, thanks to one of Sparkle’s bonus Trace abilities, all Quantum characters (Qingque, Lynx, and Sparkle) gain attack buffs. 

Asta, on the other hand, serves as the second buffer of the team, further increasing the attack of all allies, as well as their speed.

Lynx, not only contributes to the Quantum attack buff but is also great at providing healing support. Naturally, she benefits from the extra skill points that Sparkle brings to the team. 

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Sparkle mono Quantum team in HSR

Honkai Star Rail Silver Wolf
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With Sparkle, you can finally put together a mono-Quantum team and an incredibly powerful one at that. 

We recommend going with: 

  • Seele (DPS) 
  • Silver Wolf (Technician)
  • Fu Xuan (Healer)
  • Sparkle (Support)

Firstly, having four Quantum characters in a team will allow you to take full advantage of Sparkle’s Nocturne Trait, which increases everyone’s attack by 30%.

Seele will be the main DPS, and thankfully, unlike Dang Heng: Imbibitor Lunae and Qingque, she won’t consume many skill points, which means there will be more for others. 

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Seele can, however, benefit from the damage and crit bonus she receives from Sparkle, which can increase her overall damage output. This should also allow her to enter the buffed state more often, in which she can deal even more damage. 

Without Silver Wolf, this mono-Quantum team wouldn’t work, so you must bring her no matter what. Silver Wolf’s skill will allow her to inflict Quantum weakness on enemies. The more skill points there are available to use in each turn, the more quickly she can make every enemy weak to Quantum damage. Silver Wolf also benefits from increased damage and attack buffs, which can she take advantage of by using her basic and ultimate abilities on enemies. 

Lastly, having Fu Xuan in your Sparkle mono-Quantum team will increase each party member’s survivability. Furthermore, Fu Xuan’s skill will further increase everyone’s crit rate, allowing them to deal even more damage to enemies. 

That sums up our best Sparkle team in Honkai Star Rail.

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