"Lord of Destruction! Dread Phoenix!" (破壊神!デッドフェニックス!!, Hakaishin! Deddo Fenikkusu!!) is the forty-third episode of the Beyblade Burst Turbo season. It first aired on January 28, 2019 and later aired on August 10, 2019 in Canada.
Challenging the legendary lone wolf Blader, Free De La Hoya, gives Phi the perfect opportunity to introduce the world to his ultimate Bey, Dread Phoenix.
- Phi battles Free with his new bey and wins, leading to Geist Fafnir being destroyed.
- Valt challenges Phi to avenge Free, but Phi declines as he plans to save Valt for last.
- Aiger decides to go on a training journey.
- Aiger Akabane
- Free De La Hoya
- Valt Aoi
- Kit Lopez
- Raul Comas
- Kristina Kuroda
- Ranjiro Kiyama
- Naru Akabane
- Fubuki Sumiye
- Suoh Genji
- Toko Aoi
- Nika Aoi
- Shu Kurenai
- Xavier Bogard
- Turbo Achilles A4 00 Dimension (Aiger's)
- Dread Phoenix P4 10 Friction (Phi's)
- Hades H3 11Turn Zephyr' (Hyde's; flashback)
- Fafnir F4 8'Proof Absorb (Free's; Destroyed)
- Z Achilles A4 11 Xtend+ (Aiger's; flashback)
- Phi (Dread Phoenix P4 10 Friction) vs. Free De La Hoya (Fafnir F4 8'Proof Absorb) = Phi and Phoenix (3-1)
- Round 1: Free and Fafnir (Ring-Out Finish; 1 pt)
- Round 2: Phi and Phoenix (Ring-Out Finish; 1 pt)
- Round 3: Phi and Phoenix (Burst Finish; 2 pts)
Special Moves Used
- Dread Crush (Dread Phoenix P4 10 Friction)
- Absorb Break (Dread Phoenix P4 10 Friction)
- Geist Spin (Fafnir F4 8'Proof Absorb)
- Geist Claw (Fafnir F4 8'Proof Absorb)
- Dread Cannon (Dread Phoenix P4 10 Friction)
- Dread Cannon Crush (Dread Phoenix P4 10 Friction)
- Dread Phoenix was shown with its 10 Forge Disc and Friction Performance Tip in this episode, despite being officially released with the 0 Forge Disc and Atomic Performance Tip. This carries over into the later episodes that directly involve Dread Phoenix.
- This marks the fourth time Phi has destroyed another person's bey.