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It is a rip off of bearing which means it basically is a worse version of it.
 
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Revision as of 11:00, September 30, 2018

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Insert Hasbro Name, known in Japan as Geist Fafnir 8' Absorb (ガイストファブニル・エイトダッシュ・アブソーブ, Gaisuto Fabunīru Eito Dasshu Abusōbu) is a Stamina Type Beyblade released as part of the Burst System as well as the Super Z Layer System. It was released as a Starter in Japan on September 22nd, 2018 for 1566円.

Energy Layer - Geist Fafnir

Main article: Energy Layer - Geist Fafnir
Takara Tomy's Geist Fafnir, like its predecessor Drain Fafnir, is a Stamina Type Energy Layer that features a triangular perimeter and three side profile dragon heads with an "F" along each, meant to represent this Layer's namesake; Fafnir the Nordic Dragon of Greed. As part of the Cho-Z Layer System, Geist Fafnir features metal in its design; in this case, interspersed between the dragon heads. The inclusion of metal makes this Layer heavier than most God Layers.

Geist Fafnir also features gimmicks: The first is that this Layer is meant to spin Left, opposite to most other Beyblades. The second is that the "F"s are made of rubber, akin to both its predecessor and the L-Drago II Clear Wheel from Metal Fight Beyblade. The inclusion of rubber aids in this Layer's ability to equalize spin with a Right-Spin opponent. The third is that the Layer features an automatic mode change gimmick, akin to Variares from Metal Fight Beyblade.

While the triangular shape and rough perimeter of Geist Fafnir may imply recoil, the Left-Spin nature of this Layer reduces recoil against a Right-Spin opponent. When spinning slower than a Right-Spin opponent, the rubber "F"s of Geist Fafnir allows for Spin-Equalization, where the Layers of two opposite spinning Beyblades work akin to gears and equally distribute their spin, by acting as a cushion against impact, increasing friction between Layers, acting as a "hook" for the other Beyblade to catch into and propel Geist Fafnir faster and reducing recoil to increase the rate of contact. Due to the greater exposed surface area of the rubber, the effect is more prominent than in Drain Fafnir, though the greater weight makes the effect far less pronounced against lightweight opponents.

When against a Left-Spin opponent, Geist Fafnir cannot equalize spin and the rubber will instead act as brakes. If the opponent has less Burst Resistance than Geist Fafnir, then the friction can potentially Burst the opponent. However, if the opponent has greater Burst Resistance than Geist Fafnir, the friction of the rubber can cause a Geist Fafnir Combination to self-Burst or severely lose Stamina.

At low spin speeds, the rubber blades will extend outwards, creating a perimeter akin to a reversed Winning Valkyrie, meant to improve Spin-Equalization potential at low spin speeds by exposing more rubber. At high spin speeds, Geist Fafnir's rubber blades will retract inwards, creating a rounder perimeter akin to its predecessor, Drain Fafnir, meant to prevent Spin-Equalization against a slower Right-Spin opponent by exposing less rubber. However, the large amount of rubber in Geist Fafnir's design makes the gimmick ineffective.

Forge Disc - 8'

Main article: Forge Disc - 8'
In-depth information for the 8' Forge Disc will be placed here once drafting has been completed for it. Please be patient.

Performance Tip - Absorb

It is a rip off of bearing which means it basically is a worse version of it.

Gallery

Toyline

Takara Tomy

Anime

Miscellaneous

Artworks

Control Art

Trivia

  • Like its predecessor Fafnir F3 8 Nothing, Geist Fafnir's name is based off of Fafnir, a son of the dwarf king Hreidmar, in Norse mythology. Fafnir was cursed by Andvari's ring and gold, turning him into a dragon, which is enforced by Fafnir's dragon avatar.
  • The Geist portion is a German phrase correlating with the English ghost, spirit, mind, and intellect.

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