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Dread Phoenix P4 10 Friction, known as Dead Phoenix 10 Friction (デッドフェニックス・テン・フリクション, Deddo Fenikkusu Ten Furikushon) in Japan, is a Defense Type Beyblade that's as part of the Burst System as well as the Cho-Z Layer System. As an anime-exclusive Beyblade, it was never released in any countries. It is owned by Phi.
Energy Layer - Dread Phoenix P4
Main article: Energy Layer - Dread Phoenix P4
Forge Disc - 10
Main article: Forge Disc - 10
10, like other even numbered Core Discs, is symmetrical and elliptical in shape in order to facilitate a Disc Frame. Each side features five protrusions, each molded into the shape of a "10". The protrusions extend further from the center more than other Core Discs which grants 10 high Outward Weight Distribution and subsequent Stamina potential. Furthermore, the size of the protrusions makes 10 one of the heaviest Core Discs at the time of writing, heavier than 7 but less than 0, and grants an ideal weight distribution for Stamina Combinations. Its high Outward Weight Distribution grants it not only the highest Stamina potential out of all other Core Discs, but its weight grants it high Attack and Defense potential. With the use of Frames, 10 can be used to great effect in any Combination.
Performance Tip - Friction
Main article: Performance Tip - Friction
Friction features a wide ball shaped tip that sits at the standard height composed of PolyOxyMethylene (POM) thermoplastic, akin to a combination of Massive and Yielding, surrounded by a ring of rubber, akin to Atomic's free-spinning ring. In theory, the wider tip would increase a Beyblade's Defense by having greater surface area and friction, however in practice, Friction's low friction POM construction reduces much of the KO resistance given by the surface area of the ball. Like the tabs of other ball based Performance Tips for Defense, Friction's rubber ring is meant to act as brakes against KOs at the cost of Stamina by striking against the stadium floor, however, the rubber is situated so high up that it is incapable of reaching the stadium floor at all.
While these features may imply that a Friction combination would be easy to KO, in reality the heavy weight of Cho-Z and SwitchStrike/God Layers and many Core Discs compensates for the POM construction and the static ball creates greater friction than a free-spinning ball, giving Friction greater KO resistance than Atomic or Orbit. Furthermore, the low friction increases the Burst resistance of Friction-based Combinations. However, Friction performs poorly in Spin Equalization and Opposite-Spin Combinations as the Tip is very easily destabilized.
- Dead Phoenix's name is based from the word "dead" and "phoenix", which is also a combination from Hades H3 11Turn Zephyr' and Phoenix P4 10 Friction.
- This would also make its name an oxymoron, as the phoenix is a symbol of life and rebirth.
- Dread Phoenix P4's avatar is the same as Phoenix P4's with alterations: dark shades of purple flames, a demonic vibe from the face, and black and light-gray armor reminiscent of Dread Hades' avatar coloration.
- This is due to Phoenix absorbing Dread Hades' power and Phi upgrading Phoenix's Beyblade with a fragment of Dread Hades' Beyblade.
- Like Noctemis N3 3Hit Jaggy, Dread Phoenix P4 10 Friction is an anime exclusive Beyblade.