Phase 2

Quanta

Recap

Anti Entropy and the St Freya Valkyries regroup. After recovering from the many wounds and surgeries, and the burdens of their losses heavy on their minds, Theresa and her team have a new objective: Find Kiana before Shicksal does.

Visual Novel

Anti-Entropy

You can read all 26 chapters of the VN here. This is a fan translation.

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More info regarding the VNs and the fan translations can be found on the Archives Wiki

Trailers

Under The Falling Sky

Chapter 9 EX-1: Arc Stalker

Manga

Azure Waters

The version on the main website is missing some pages. It’s advised to read this version instead: Link It has 11 chapters (including chapter 0).

(This one also reads really well as a standalone manga, for recommending to friends)


Song

Color of Snowy Night

Note: The title for the full version says ‘Houkai Gakuen 2’ because Azure Waters was also included into the canon of that game to an extent, but Azure Waters is a Honkai Impact 3rd manga and the song is a Honkai Impact 3rd song.

Music Video

Full Version

Under The Falling Sky

Chapter 9 EX-2: Dark Serpent

Trailers

From the Deep Ocean

Chapter 10: Under the Deep

Manga

ELF

1 chapter officially available. Link

ELF: Missing Chapter

The second chapter of ELF is missing from the website.

You can instead read a fan translation on this Mangadex Link
Note: This chapter was put in a large collection. Mangadex chapters are not in order. Keep an eye on the chapter counter so you don’t accidentally start reading another manga. This chapter is listed as 0.02 Ch2.

From the Deep Ocean

Chapter 11: Deep End of the Sea

For Chapter 11, note that each ‘world’ has a short cutscene that unlocks upon completing all the challenges.

Warning: The animation for this chapter has broken subtitles. Watching it on youtube when you reach that point is advised. Do watch until the end.

Note: The animation CGs are available in the game (Japanese only).
Youtube versions will be linked below. Don’t check them out or read the titles until you’re certain you’ve reached these points in the story.


Cyberangel: ZERO Exception

Animation


Song

Cyberangel

Sung by Hanser, Bronya’s Chinese voice actress.

Captainverse Events

Captainverse events take place in an alternate timeline. They are events designed to bridge the gap between updates. They are not permanent, so the only way to experience old events is through recordings. This is completely optional.

Trailers

From the Deep Ocean

Chapter 11 EX: Void Heavens and Diane’s Sojourn

Note: The animation CGs are available in the game (Japanese only).
Youtube versions will be linked below. Don’t check them out or read the titles until you’re certain you’ve reached these points in the story.


Chapter 11 EX CG

Animation


Song

Amazing Grace

Trailers

From the Deep Ocean

Chapter 12: Plain of Vigrid

Chapter 12’s Echo stages do not have unlockable scenes.

Note: The animation CGs are available in the game (Japanese only).
Youtube versions will be linked below. Don’t check them out or read the titles until you’re certain you’ve reached these points in the story.


Seele

Animation


Song

Dual Ego

Manga

Gemina Tales

A 2 chapter manga. Link


Chronicles

Dreams of Gemina

Now you can play through the entirety of Dreams of Gemina. Note: This is a parody chapter, it’s not canonical.


Animation

Bronya

A special animation celebrating how awesome Bronya is.


Song

Bunny Jump

A special song for Bronya’s birthday, sung by her Chinese voice actress Hanser. (English subtitles)


Anime

Cooking with Valkyries

These anime take place in an alternate timeline. Watching them is optional.

If you’re using a playlist that has the Spring Special, do NOT watch it. That one is for after season 2.

Captainverse Events

Captainverse events take place in an alternate timeline. They are events designed to bridge the gap between updates. They are not permanent, so the only way to experience old events is through recordings. This is completely optional.

Trailers

Mission

Recap

The World Serpent is rearing its head, and everybody is making their moves. In the middle of it all, walking in the shadows of the neon Arc City, there is Kiana

Manga

World Serpent

A 1 chapter manga. Link

Manga

Divine Key: Secret of the Divine Keys

The Divine Key manga is a series of short manga each focusing on a different topic. Hence, we won’t be reading through the entire series in one go.

Divine key actually has 5 chapters, but the official website only shows 3. Why 2 of the chapters are missing is unknown. They are present on the Chinese website.

You can find a translation of the missing first chapter here: Mangadex
Only read the first chapter. Do not read the rest yet.


Manga

Divine Key: Jizo Mitama

Read Divine Key chapter 1 using this link. Ignore 2 and 3 for now.
Note: This is technically the second chapter, with the previous manga you read being the first chapter. However, since the previous chapter is missing, this one was listed as number 1.

Recap

Introducing the Honkai-verse

A Shooting Star Streaking Across the Night

Chapter 13: ARC Nocturne

In Chapter 13, do play through Oneiric Arc. It is plot relevant.

You will also unlock parts of the Investigation Notebook. You can see it from the Chapter’s main menu.

Trailers

A Shooting Star Streaking Across the Night

Chapter 14: Dispel the Darkness

Note: The animation CGs are available in the game (Japanese only).
Youtube versions will be linked below. Don’t check them out or read the titles until you’re certain you’ve reached these points in the story.

Throughout the chapter, you will unlock the interludes. You can access them from the chapter’s main menu. Be sure to keep an eye on them.


Meteoric Salvation

Animation


Song

Starfall

Manga

Divine Key: Judgment of Shamash

Read Divine Key chapter 2 using this link. Ignore 3 for now.

Captainverse Events

Captainverse events take place in an alternate timeline. They are events designed to bridge the gap between updates. They are not permanent, so the only way to experience old events is through recordings. This is completely optional.

Trailers

Diva

Recap

Kiana has saved Arc City from impending doom. With both Shicksal and World Serpent still active in the city, Mei has a daunting task in saving Kiana.

Manga

London Holiday

Read with this link. 10 Chapters (including 0)

Elegy to Yesterday

Chapter 15: The Prodigal Girl Returns

Note: The animation CGs are available in the game.
Youtube versions will be linked below. Don’t check them out or read the titles until you’re certain you’ve reached these points in the story.


Chapter 15 CG

Animation

Manga

Second Key

Read with this link. 16 Chapters.

Trailers

Elegy to Yesterday

Chapter 16: Imminent Storm

Note: City of Desolation can be tried as often as you want. You can only get the rewards once.

Trailers

Elegy to Yesterday

Chapter 17: Thunders over Nagazora

Note: The animation CGs are available in the game (Japanese only).
Youtube versions will be linked below. Don’t check them out or read the titles until you’re certain you’ve reached these points in the story.


Meteoric Salvation

Animation


Song

Honkai World Diva

Chibi Animation

Theater of Thunder

A web event that ran around the release of chapter 17. A full version was not uploaded to the official channel afterwards, so this fan upload will have to do.

Special

The Honkai-verse Retrospect

Recap

Thunder Reborn

Recap

Honkai in a Nutshell

Captainverse Events

Captainverse events take place in an alternate timeline. They are events designed to bridge the gap between updates. They are not permanent, so the only way to experience old events is through recordings. This is completely optional.

A Post Honkai Odyssey

Intro

What does the future hold? What has become of the Honkai? Are you prepared for a look into a future that will give you more questions than answers?

A Post Honkai Odyssey

Go to the selection of Open Worlds and you’ll be able to enter this mode.

Note: Stage 2.0 is still considered part of Chapter 1.

Chapter 2 will be occurring later in the guide.


Song

Oaths

Listen after completing APHO Chapter 1.

Cold Fate

Recap

Mei has joined World Serpent. Separated from Kiana. The reborn Herrscher of Thunder is ready for battle.

Durandal and Rita, Schicksal’s finest, take up their weapons once again.

Visual Novel

Durandal

You can read all 31 chapters of the VN here. This is a fan translation.

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More info regarding the VNs and the fan translations can be found on the Archives Wiki

Trailers

Here Lies Bellflower

Chapter 18: From Beds of Everlasting Snow

There are small archive files that are unlocked by playing through the story.

Trailers

Here Lies Bellflower

Chapter 19: Into Earth Does the Water Flow

Note: The animation CGs are available in the game (Japanese only).
Youtube versions will be linked below. Don’t check them out or read the titles until you’re certain you’ve reached these points in the story.

Note: The animation is a trailer for the next story arc. Arc trailers do not necessarily represent the events within that arc. They are merely for flavour.


Reawakening

Animation

Manga

Alien Space

17 chapters. Here’s the link.

Anime

Cooking with Valkyries: Season 2

These anime take place in an alternate timeline. Watching them is optional.

Captainverse Events

Captainverse events take place in an alternate timeline. They are events designed to bridge the gap between updates. They are not permanent, so the only way to experience old events is through recordings. This is completely optional.

Reawakening

Recap

The St Freya team has finally retrieved Kiana, but Kiana lost contact with Fu Hua and Mei. Bronya is now the Herrscher of Reason. Another disaster was narrowly avoided, but it wasn’t in their hands.

Manga

Blade of the Empyrean

Read Blade of the Empyrean with this link. 1 Chapter total.

Trailers

Taixuan Dream

Chapter 20: Immortal Phoenix

Don’t forget to click the small archives in the story menu. They contain relevant scenes.

Trailers

Taixuan Dream

Chapter 21: Wings of Reawakening

Don’t forget to click the small archives in the story menu. They contain relevant scenes.

Manga

Divine Key: Wings of Origin

Read Divine Key chapter 3 using this link.

Manga

Springfest

Read using this link. 2 Chapters.

Taixuan Dream

Chapter 22: Me and Myself

Note: The animation CGs are available in the game (Japanese only).
Youtube versions will be linked below. Don’t check them out or read the titles until you’re certain you’ve reached these points in the story.


Shattered Samsara

Animation


Song

Rubia

Trailers

Recap

Honkai Operations Center: Fu Hua

Visual Novel

Seven Swords

A translated playable version is currently unavailable. The Visual Novel itself is not actually complete, and cuts off after Act 3’s prologue. It is unknown whether miHoYo plans to continue it. However, its contents are canonical.

Click here for the CN version.

These links below will send you to a youtube channel with a subtitle translation of the VN’s available chapters.

Captainverse Events

Captainverse events take place in an alternate timeline. They are events designed to bridge the gap between updates. They are not permanent, so the only way to experience old events is through recordings. This is completely optional.

Special Events

These events take place in alternate timelines. Reading them is optional.

Like Puppets on Strings

Recap

AE has done a close to full recovery. Kiana, Bronya, Seele, Fu Hua, Theresa and the Olenyevas are now finally united. Only Mei and Himeko are missing from the team…

Anime

Cooking with Valkyries: Special

These anime take place in an alternate timeline. Watching them is optional.

Trailers

Remaining Flames

Chapter 23: The Solo Stage

Don’t forget to click the small archives in the story menu. They contain relevant scenes.

Trailers

Animation

Toybox

Chinese version only.

Chibi Animation

Seele’s One Day Adventure

This is an animated short that was originally released as a web event. Here are two links. One is the official upload on the main Youtube channel, but lacks voice acting. The other is a fan upload of the Chinese voiced version with added subtitles.

Voiced Version (CN Only)

Channel Official Version

Remaining Flames

Chapter 24: The Legion Theater

Trailers

Remaining Flames

Chapter 25: Set Tomorrow Ablaze

Note: The animation CGs are available in the game (Japanese only).
Youtube versions will be linked below. Don’t check them out or read the titles until you’re certain you’ve reached these points in the story.


Everlasting Flames

Animation


Song

Moon Halo

Trailers

Chibi Animation

When Sparks Converge

This is an animated short that was originally released as a web event. This one is properly voiced on the official upload. (CN only)

Recap

Kiana Kaslana

Animation

Reburn 2

This short is best watched after completing A Post Honkai Odyssey Chapter 1 and reading Alien Space. If you have not yet completed APHO Chapter 1 and Alien Space, you can just skip this one and come back to it later. The explanation of the name is best saved for after watching.

Chinese Version will be added when we find a good upload.

About the name

The first Reburn was the animation from the very start of this guide. It was a special video made as a sort of concept trailer for the game. Reburn is however not canonical to the story. Reburn 2 similarly came out as a sort of story concept trailer for Honkai: Star Rail. Whether it is canonical is unknown.

JP Version

Anime

ELF Academy

These anime take place in an alternate timeline. Watching them is optional.

Trailers:

Captainverse Events

Captainverse events take place in an alternate timeline. They are events designed to bridge the gap between updates. They are not permanent, so the only way to experience old events is through recordings. This is completely optional.

Special Events

These events take place in alternate timelines. Reading them is optional.

Starfire Sonorant Concert

Recap

We’ve come a long way.

Concert: Starfire Sonorant

Completing Chapter 25 before watching this is heavily advised.

Concert Trailer
Behind the Scenes: Set up
The Concert
Behind the Scenes: Production