A leak in Honkai: Star Rail is tantalizing players with a potential glimpse of the rumored character Sam, expected to make his in-game debut in a future update. The recent unveiling of Version 2.0 of the HoYoverse sci-fi RPG brought not only the introduction of Penacony but also three new playable characters: Black Swan, Sparkle, and Misha. Alongside these additions, players can explore new areas and engage in fresh puzzle-solving mechanics. The leak now hints at the impending arrival of Sam to the game.
Sam made his official appearance in Honkai: Star Rail's Version 2.0, featuring as a member of the Stellaron Hunters. Prior to his in-game debut, the character was extensively teased through the narratives of the existing Stellaron Hunters, particularly in recruiting Blade to the group. Additionally, Sam played a significant role in the storyline related to the introduction of the popular character Silver Wolf to the antagonistic organization, as hinted in her Character Stories. The recent leak provides a closer look at Sam's potential in-game model, showcasing his armored suit and various battle-ready stances, including the movement of his mask, revealing a glowing blue visor and mechanical elements in his chest armor. While Sam's release date in Honkai: Star Rail remains unconfirmed, speculations point to Version 2.2.reddit_https://www.reddit.com/r/HonkaiStarRail_leaks/comments/1amtyb9/sam_armor_moving_animation_form_tieba/
Sam is just one of the rumored characters expected to join the roster during the Penacony cycle. HoYoverse has introduced some of these characters through its Special Program broadcasts and promotional material, teasing additions like Sunday and Robin. Leaks from Honkai: Star Rail have also hinted at updates for existing characters, including a new version of the Trailblazer and a speculated skin for the starter character March 7th.
With the anticipation building, Honkai: Star Rail recently unveiled the trio of party members joining the playable roster in Version 2.1. The lead-up to Version 2.0's Special Program introduced Aventurine and Acheron, two new five-star characters set to join in Version 2.1, along with the addition of a new four-star character, Gallagher. The Penacony cycle promises an exciting array of releases for Honkai: Star Rail enthusiasts.