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This article is about the Hasbro Hybrid Wheel System release. For the original 4D System release, see Duo Uranus 230WD.

Duo Ice-Titan 230WD is a Stamina Type Beyblade released by Hasbro as part of the Beyblade: Metal Fury toyline under their Spark FX product line.

Face Bolt - Ice-Titan

Main article: Face Bolt - Ice-Titan

The Face Bolt ostensibly depicts "Uranus", the Greek god of the sky. The design features a split masked face, which appears torn on the left side, revealing a skull underneath. The division of the face into two separate halves references the "duality" theme of Duo Uranus 230WD. There are six dots on the forehead, representing Uranus' first six sons and six daughters, the Titans.

Energy Ring - Ice-Titan

Main article: Energy Ring - Ice-Titan

Ice-Titan is a 4D Clear Wheel designed in a spiky, vortex-like manner that accentuates the design of the Duo Fusion Wheel. Ice-Titan has two pentagonal shapes above and below its centre, and the stickers on it represent wings slightly shaped into faces, where one is more diabolical-looking with jagged feathers, and the other is more heroic-looking, with smoothly curved lines. Ice-Titan is notable for being the smallest Energy Ring released in the Metal Saga toyline, being only 36 millimeters in diameter at its widest points. Ice-Titan is also one of the lightest Energy Rings, being only 0.2 grams heavier than Gemios, the lightest Energy Ring.

Despite this, Ice-Titan finds use in some Attack Type combination due to its exposed contact points when paired with certain Fusion Wheels.

Fusion Wheel - Duo

Main article: Fusion Wheel - Duo (Hasbro)

Duo is Hasbro's version of Duo, and, as with other Hasbro Fusion Wheel remakes, has been hollowed out. Furthermore, the mode change gimmick has been removed. While Takara Tomy's Duo was one of the most competitively viable Defense Type Fusion Wheels, these changes make Hasbro's Duo roughly the same as Earth in terms of Defense and Stamina. It retains the circular design and minimal recoil and is thus comparable to Earth.

Spin Track - 230

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Main article: Spin Track - 230

230 is the tallest Spin Track released in the Metal Saga toyline. It was first released with Flame Byxis 230WD as part of the Maximum Series, and was advertised as the "Maximum Height" for Spin Tracks. 230 has six indents near the top that sharpen downwards to the middle of the Spin Track. 230 is rounder and thicker than other regular Spin Tracks with no gimmicks, in order to protect it structurally when it comes into contact with opposing Fusion Wheels. Its round and smooth shape results in significantly less recoil than if it were based on the traditional hexagonal Spin Track shape.

Since 230 is so tall, it can wobble at great lengths for extra Stamina, defeating various Stamina Type customizations with lower Tracks. From a defensive viewpoint, 230 uses its height as an advantage to protect itself from low incoming Attacks, by protecting the Fusion Wheel from major contact while using the reinforced plastic to absorb most of the shock. As a result of this, 230 can defeat most low Attack customizations under the 120 height when paired with other top-tier Defense parts.

230 also has some notable weaknesses, however. As a Defense Type Spin Track, 230 is extremely susceptible to tall Spin Track opposite spin Attack Type customizations. Additionally, 230 is outclassed by the likes of Triple Height 170 (TH170), which offers the same height and also the versatility of the height change gimmick.

Performance Tip - Wide Defense

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Main article: Performance Tip - Wide Defense

Wide Defense (WD) retains the two curved holes D contained but are now thinner, smaller and found on the Sharp tip.

Being wider brings advantages and disadvantages to WD. An advantage is being able to conserve better Stamina than D and SD, due to the more surface area as well as being able to spin at a lower spin-rate that that of D or SD which cannot. A disadvantage however, is that it is worse at regaining balance than D. The wide shape gives WD a harder time to regain its balance whereas, D does it much easier. This should take into consideration when using a Spin Track such as 230 or TH170. D would be a better choice than WD as it would regain balance much easier to help cope with 230. However, while D can regain balance better, it cannot maintain it as well as WD, especially with the heights of 170 and above.

At release, WD has found quick use as a Stamina-Type Tip, much better than D and has become top-tier. Despite this however, as many more Performance Tips like AS, EWD, and B:D were released; they have overshadowed WD. EWD has also overshadowed WD due to EWD's bearing to regain balance better and much better Stamina. W²D performs basically the same as WD though but with worse balance but better attack.

Wide Defense (WD) has significant defensive capabilities as well, but because it still uses a form of sharp tip, its friction with the stadium floor is decreased, which as a result makes it easier to knock around than a Tip like WB which has much more friction with the stadium floor. But since it can recover quickly, it does not matter.

Some Bladers experience a fast movement from Wide Defense, allowing the Wide Defense tip with fast movement to be paired with high-recoil fusion wheels such as Vulcan, Beat, Fang, Spiral, Flash, or Variares, to create powerful, or even a 1-Hit KO Attack-type combos, or be paired with low-recoil fusion wheels such as Bakushin, Duo, Gravity (Perseus Stamina), Fusion, Wing, Death to create counter-attacking Defense-Type combos.