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Dead Phoenix 0 Atomic (デッドフェニックス・ゼロ・アトミック, Deddo Fenikkusu Zero Atomikku) is a Defense Type Beyblade released by Takara Tomy as part of the Burst System as well as the Cho-Z Layer System. It was released as a Booster in Japan on January 26th, 2019 for 1080円.
Energy Layer - Dead Phoenix
Main article: Energy Layer - Dead Phoenix
In-depth information for Takara Tomy's Dead Phoenix Energy Layer will be placed here once drafting has been completed for it. Please be patient.
When Dead Phoenix's Dead Core is combined with the Revive Armour from Revive Phoenix, Dead Phoenix is classified as a different Layer and as such, any differences in performance will be listed on the Imperfect Phoenix page.
When Dead Phoenix's Dead Armor (デッドアーマー, Deddo Āmā) is combined with the Revive Core from Revive Phoenix, Dead Phoenix is classified as a different Layer and as such, any differences in performance will be listed on the Perfect Phoenix page.
Forge Disc - 0
Main article: Forge Disc - 0
0 is a symmetrical Forge Disc that's elliptical in shape in order to facilitate a Disc Frame. Each side features one protrusion, each wide and smooth enough to almost make the Forge Disc perfectly circular if not for the notches needed to add a Disc Frame and a molded "0" on each side. The protrusions extend further and are thicker than most other Forge Discs which makes 0 the heaviest Forge Disc at the time of writing and implies high Outward Weight Distribution (OWD) and Stamina potential. In reality however, more weight is focused towards the center, which creates Centralized Weight Distribution (CWD) that reduces its Stamina to that of 2's. As such, 0 is outclassed by 7 for Stamina Combinations but 0's greater weight makes it ideal for Attack and Defense Combinations. Furthermore, the round shape of 0 creates high Life-After-Death, even without the use of Disc Frames such as Cross. While the weight can increase the risk of Bursts, the weight of most SwitchStrike/God Layers and Cho-Z Layers can compensate.
Performance Tip - Atomic
Main article: Performance Tip - Atomic
Atomic is a Performance Tip that features a free-rotating ball tip, akin to its predecessor Orbit, surrounded by a four-tabbed, free-spinning ring. Unlike Orbit, the ball of Atomic is approximately 3.4 times larger in volume or 1.3 times wider in diameter. In theory, the wider tip would increase a Beyblade's Knock-Out Defense by having greater surface area and friction. However, in practice, the free-rotating nature of the ball reduces most of the Knock-Out Defense given by the surface area of the ball. Like all other ball-based Performance Tips, the tabs around Atomic are meant to act as brakes against Knock-Outs at the cost of Stamina by striking against the stadium floor. However, the larger diameter makes such contact rare. If hard launched, the greater surface area creates a semi-aggressive movement pattern early in the battle, bringing the Beyblade close to the Tornado Ridge.
While these features may imply that an Atomic Combination would be easy to Knock-Out, in reality the heavy weight of SwitchStrike/God Layers, Cho-Z Layers, Forge Discs and Atomic's own weight compensates for the rotating ball. Furthermore, the free-rotating ball increases the Burst Resistance of a Defense Combination. However, for the Takara Tomy release of Atomic, its spring lock is noticeably weaker than Orbit's, making Atomic lag behind its predecessor in terms of Burst Resistance.
In addition to the Defense properties, Atomic features high Stamina and Spin-Equalization potential, as well as the free-rotating nature of the ball reduces friction with the stadium floor, as the wide ball tip will keep a Combination stable and thus prevents scraping, and the free-spinning ring increases Precession time and Life-After-Death.
- Dead Phoenix's name is based from the word "dead" and "phoenix", which is also a combination from Dead Hades and Revive Phoenix.
- Dead Phoenix's avatar is the same as Revive Phoenix's with alterations: dark shades of purple flames, a demonic vibe from the face, and black and light-gray armor reminiscent of Dead Hades' avatar coloration.
- This is due to Phoenix absorbing Hades' power and Phi upgrading Phoenix's Beyblade with a fragment of Hades.