​"Serious Birth! Imperial Dragon!" (ガチ誕!インペリアルドラゴン!, Gachitan! Inperiaru Doragon!)​ is the sixteenth episode of the Beyblade Burst Rise anime. Part 1 first aired on the CoroCoro Channel on Youtube on November 1st, 2019 and Part 2 first aired on November 8th, 2019.


Major Events

  • Dante meets Gwyn, who is trying to figure which Performance Tip should be used for Royal Genesis.
  • It is revealed that all members of the Spark Wings left to go to Arthur's new Bey club, Hell Tower, with Fumiya currently being the last remaining member of his team.
  • Dante evolves Ace Dragon into Imperial Dragon after its destruction, which contains all the abilities of Ace, Glyph, and Rock Dragon.
  • Dante battles Pheng to test out his new Imperial Dragon and wins.
  • Dante and the Victories go to the Hell Tower to reclaim the members of Spark Wings that Arthur stole from Fumiya.
  • Joe Lazure and Blindt Devoy are revealed to have joined Hell Tower.
  • Dante battles Blindt who now has a new technique where Balkesh rolls on its side and wins.
  • Dante is about to battle Joe, but Gwyn wants to battle him to test out his new Beyblade, Royal Genesis.



Featured Battles

Special Moves Used



  • Part 2 introduces the third Japanese opening for Beyblade Burst GT.
  • Part 2 is the first Japanese episode to feature Imperial Dragon in the Title Card
  • The Hell Tower section is like when Aiger going to the Dread Tower to battle Hyde in Beyblade Burst Turbo.
    • Both the Dread Tower and Hell Tower segments started on the thirty-second episode of their respective season.


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