This article will guide you with the Hook DPS/Sub-DPS build, her best light cones, teams, relics and ascension materials in Honkai Star Rail. In addition, here you will find the best options to build Hook as F2P in the game.
Hook is a 4-star Rarity Character, and you can unlock her through the Steller Wrap. She is a Fire Element Character from The Destruction Path Character. She is one of the best DPS and Sub-DPS characters.
Talking about the Hook’s Basic Talent in Brief:- When she uses her Technique, she enters battle immediately. She deals fire DMG to one enemy and applies the Burn effect to the enemy for 3 turns which will deal Damage over time. Hook’s skill will attack a single enemy and deal with Fire DMG. She will then apply the burn effect to enemies for two turns. Her Ultimate will deal fire DMG to one of the enemies. When you use her ult, her skill enhances and deals DMG to two other enemies and applies the Burn effect to them.
Here is the list of materials required to upgrade Hook to level 80 in Honkai Star Rail:
|How To Obtain
|The Ancient Part can be obtained by defeating Automaton Grizzly, Automaton Spider, Automaton Direwolf
|Levelling up your equilibrium
|By defeating those enemies mention above
|You can obtain the Endotherm Chitin from Stagnant Shadow, or you can get it from Synthesize by exchanging it with other ascend material
|Progressing the game
Similarly, to ascend her talent(Abilities & Traces) to max level, you will need the following materials:
|Tracks of Destiny x5
|Lifeless Blade x54
|Worldbreaker Blade x105
|Guardian’s Lament x12
|Ancient Engine x42
|Shattered Blade x12
|Ancient Part x28
|Ancient Spindle x42
Hook Best Team comp
(Read Himeko Build)
(Read Gepard Build)
You can pick Himeko as the main DPS as she can deal with DMG with her follow-up ATKs, and her Ultimate has a high DMG scale and can do AoE ATK. Hook is the perfect choice for the sub-dps role in this Honkai Star Rail team composition. She will deal DMG with her Skill and Ultimate to a single Target enemy. She applies the Burn effect to enemies, which can help deal with DMG over time.
Gepard is from the Preservation path, so he is a defensive or a Tank character who will provide a shield to all the characters to save their HP. Bailu is from The Abundance Path, and you can pick her for healing teammates. She is the best healer, as she can heal a lot and can revive a character when one of the characters when they are knocked out.
Hook Team Comps F2P
Hook will play the Main DPS role in this F2P team and deal DMG with her Skill and Ultimate. She will deal DMG with her Burn Effect as well. Pela is from The Nihility Path. She is going to be a debuffer and Sub-DPS as well. She can help Hook to deal with more DMG by removing buff from enemies.
Natasha is a healer as she is from The Abundance Path. Asta is also going to be the Support Character. She is from The Harmony Path, and she is a good support character as she provides SPD buff to all the party members.
Like the above free-to-play team, Hook will be the main DPS in this team. She is going to deal DMG with her Skill and Ultimate. Hook will deal DMG with her Burn Effect as well. Tingyun is going to be the Support character who is going to provide Buff to Hook so she can deal more DMG. She will also give Energy to Hook, which she can use to use her Ultimate more. Asta will provide SPD Buff to all the characters, while Natasha will be the healing party in his F2P team of HooK.
Her Light Cones
Here are the Honkai Star Rail best Light cones(Weapons) to build Hook a good character:
|This Lightcone provides her 24% ATK and heals Hook each time she gets hit by an enemy. This healing can be a good source for her to increase her survival. It also increases the DMG in each turn, increasing her Overall DMG of her Skill DMG. So, you can use Something Irreplaceable weapon for the Hook Healer/Sub-DPS build.
On the Fall of an Aeon
|This Lightcone increases the ATK by 8%. It can be stacked up to 4 times, giving a total of 32% ATK. When Hook depletes the toughness bar of the enemy, she gains an extra 12% DMG for 2 turns. This Lightcone increases her DPS massively if you fight against enemies whose weakness is the Physical Element. So, the On the Fall of an Aeon is a good Light Cone for building Hook a powerful DPS.
|Hook F2P Light Cones
Woof! Walk Time!
|Woof! Walk Time! is the suitable light cone for the Hook F2P build. It increases Hook’s ATK by 10% and increases her DMG to enemies affected by Burn by 16%. As she applies the Burn effect with her Skill and Ultimate, this can be a good option for her.
A Secret Vow
|A Secret Vow is also a viable free-to-play option for her as it increases DMG dealt by Hook by 20%. She also provides an extra 20% of DMG to enemies higher than hers.
Here are the Relic sets in Honkai Star Rail that are suitable for the Hook build:
Firesmith of Lava-Forging
|This Relic increases the Fire DMG by 10% at the 2-piece set and increases the skill DMG by 12%. After she uses her Ultimate, she gains ATK by 12% for the next ATK for the 4-piece effect. Firesmith of Lava Forging is the perfect set of Hook as it enhances her skill when she uses her Ultimate.
|It increases the Crit Rate by 8% at the 2-piece set. This set increases the Ultimate DMG and the next attack DMG after Ultimate by 15%. It is also suitable for her follow-up skill attack.
Musketeer of Wild Wheat+Firesmith of Lava-Forging
|You can use a 2-piece set of Musketeer of Wild Wheat and a 2-piece of Firesmith of Lava-Forging as this will give you 10% ATK and 10% Fire DMG increasing her total DPS.
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