March 7th is one of the first characters you meet in Honkai Star Rail. She joins your roster very early in the game, but she'll struggle to stand out without a proper Honkai Star Rail March 7th build. If you need defensive utility, she has you covered with strong shields that can protect you from the heaviest of attacks. She just needs a bit of love.
March 7th is not only an excellent shielder, but she also applies the Freeze debuff and renders enemies useless. When creating a build for her, you want to maximize her DEF and energy regeneration as much as possible. Pairing her shield with certain buffs from the Simulated Universe or Welt can truly make her shine.
How to get March 7th in Honkai Star Rail
You'll welcome March 7th into your party right at the very start of the game. To unlock her additional skills, however, you'll need to pull the four-star unit from any Warp banner.
The best Honkai Star Rail March 7th build
Before we go over March 7th’s recommended light cones, relics, and abilities, consider checking out our other guides on how to get more Stellar Jades and how to increase Trailblaze level to get yourself some extra resources.
Best light cone for March 7th
If you want to maximize March 7th’s shield, the light cone you want to go for is Moment of Victory. Unfortunately, it is a five-star light cone and can be difficult to obtain for most players. You can look at other solid alternatives like Day One of My New Life or Amber if you do not have access to Moment of Victory. Both of the alternatives help improve March 7th’s shielding capabilities and ensure your characters are protected at all times.
Moment of Victory: Increases the wearer's DEF by 20% and Effect Hit Rate by 20% when attacking. Increases the chance of being attacked by enemies. When the wearer is attacked, it increases DEF by an extra 20% until the end of the wearer's turn.
Day One of My New Life: Increases wearer's DEF by 16%. After entering battle, increases DMG RES of all allies by 8%. Effects of the same type cannot stack.
Amber: Increases DEF of its wearer by 16%. If the current HP of its wearer is less than 50% of Max HP, it increases DEF by an extra 16%.
Best relics for March 7th
If you want to maximize March 7th’s shield, you should focus on improving her Defence as much as possible. We recommend combining the two-piece bonuses of the Knight of Purity Palace and Belobog of the Architects to get a whopping 27% DEF bonus. You can also go for the four-piece combination of Knight of Purity Palace if you want to bump up March 7th’s damage.
Knight of Purity Palace
- 2-Piece Bonus: Increases DEF by 12%.
- 4-Piece Bonus: Increases the max DMG that can be absorbed by the shield created by the wearer by 20%.
Belobog of the Architects
- 2-Piece Bonus: Increases the wearer's DEF by 15%. When the wearer's Effect Hit Rate is 50% or higher, the wearer gains an extra 15% DEF.
What are March 7th’s Abilities?
March 7th’s traces are extremely powerful and you should unlock Trace 1 and Trace 2 as soon as possible. They enable her to remove debuffs from allies and also improve shield uptime, both of which are important if you are going up against tough enemies.
|Basic Attack||Deals Ice DMG equal to 50% of March 7th's ATK to a single enemy.|
|Skill||Provides a single ally with a Shield that can absorb DMG equal to 38% of March 7th's DEF plus 190 for 3 turn(s). If the ally's HP is 30% of their Max HP or higher, greatly increases the chance of enemies attacking that ally.|
|Ultimate||Deals Ice DMG equal to 90% of March 7th's ATK to all enemies. Hit enemies have a 50% base chance to be Frozen for 1 turn(s). While Frozen, the enemy cannot take action and will receive Additional Ice DMG equal to 30% of March 7th's ATK at the beginning of each turn.|
|Talent||After a shielded ally is attacked by an enemy, March 7th immediately Counters, dealing Ice DMG equal to 50% of her ATK. This effect can be triggered 2 time(s) each turn.|
|Technique||Immediately attacks the enemy. After entering battle, there is a 100% base chance to Freeze a random enemy for 1 turn(s). While Frozen, the enemy cannot move and will take Ice DMG equal to 50% of March 7th's ATK at the beginning of each turn.|
|Trace 1||Skill removes 1 debuff from an ally.|
|Trace 2||The duration of the Shield generated from Skill is extended for 1 turn(s).|
|Trace 3||Increases Ultimate's base chance to Freeze enemies by 15%.|
What are March 7th’s Eidolons?
|Level 1||Every time March 7th's Ultimate Freeze a target, she regenerates 6 Energy.|
|Level 2||Upon entering battle, grants a Shield equal to 24% of March 7th's DEF plus 320 to the ally with the lowest HP percentage, lasting for 3 turn(s).|
|Level 3||Ultimate Lv. +2, up to a maximum of Lv. 15. Basic ATK Lv. +1, up to a maximum of Lv. 10.|
|Level 4||The Talent's Counter effect can be triggered 1 more time in each turn. The DMG dealt by Counter increases by an amount that is equal to 30% of March 7th's DEF.|
|Level 5||Skill Lv. +2, up to a maximum of Lv. 15. Talent ATK Lv. +2, up to a maximum of Lv. 15.|
|Level 6||Allies under the protection of the Shield granted by the Skill restores HP equal to 4% of their Max HP plus 106 at the beginning of each turn.|
March 7th has some excellent Eidolons but you do not need to actively summon for them. Since she is a four-star character, you should see her appear very often in upcoming banners and you will have multiple March 7th Eidolons over time. Her second Eidolon grants a shield automatically which can be very useful while her sixth Eidolon allows her to heal shielded allies, removing the need to run a dedicated healer.
For more Honkai Star Rail content, we have a bunch of Honkai Star Rail codes to get you some summons for your favorite character. We also have a Honkai Star Rail Silver Wolf build guide instead you want to pair her with March 7th.
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