"Transformation! Heat Salamander!" (変幻！ヘルサラマンダー!!, Hengen! Heru Saramandā!!) is the eighth episode of the Beyblade Burst Turbo season. It first aired on May 21, 2018 and later aired on November 17th, 2018 in Canada and December 22nd, 2018 in America.
After witnessing the power of Fubuki’s new Turbo Bey, Suoh turns to a mysterious family heirloom to create one of his own. Suoh’s resonance with Heat Salamander is both powerful and bone-chilling. With a new Turbo Bey on the scene, both Cap’n and Aiger are itching to take a shot at Heat Salamander for themselves.
- With the help of his family's blacksmith, Saruzo, Suoh creates Salamander S4 12 Operate.
- Aiger continues to train with his new machine.
- Suoh battles Ranjiro and Aiger with Salamander S4 12 Operate and easily defeats them both.
- Suoh Genji
- Fubuki Sumiye
- Aiger Akabane
- Naru Akabane
- Principal Shinoda
- Nika Aoi
- Toko Aoi
- Hayao Ashida (Flashback)
- Harumi Hijikawa
- Koji Konda (Flashback)
- Ranjiro Kiyama
- Kimeru Imabune (Flashback)
- Salamander (Shadow)
- Salamander S4 12 Operate (Suoh's; Debut)
- Z Achilles A4 11 Xtend (Aiger's)
- Forneus F4 0 Yard (Fubuki's; Flashback)
- Roktavor R4 11Reach Wedge (Ranjiro's)
- Khalzar K3 2Glaive Orbit (Suoh's; Former)
- Aiger Akabane (Z Achilles A4 11 Xtend) vs. Suoh Genji (Salamander S4 12 Operate) = Suoh and Salamander
- Ranjiro Kiyama (Roktavor R4 11Reach Wedge) vs. Suoh Genji (Salamander S4 12 Operate) = Suoh and Salamander
Special Moves Used
- Z Breaker (Z Achilles A4 11 Xtend)
- Roktavor Typhoon (Roktavor R4 11Reach Wedge)
- Rain of Swordfire (Salamander S4 12 Operate)
- Swirling Inferno (Salamander S4 12 Operate)
- This is the first episode where Suoh opens his eyes.