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Horusood H2 Quarter Liner is a Balance Type Beyblade released as part of the Burst System as well as the Dual Layer System. It was released in western countries as a Starter Pack for CAD$14.99 in Canada, USD$9.99 in the United States, and AUD$18.99 in Australia.
Energy Layer - Horusood H2
Main article: Energy Layer - Horusood H2
Horusood H2 is a Stamina Type Energy Layer that features a bird in the center looking left, shown with the Eye of Horus and four feathered blades that make up the bird's wings, two of which consist of clear plastic and two of which consist of colored plastic that are waved. All meant to represent the Layer's namesake; Horus, the falcon headed Egyptian god.
Like Wyvron W2, while Horusood H2 seems round at first glance, but upon closer inspection its actually square in shape. Each of the corners of this square-like shape and the waves of the two colored blades create points of recoil that make it unsuitable for Stamina Combinations, while the waved blades do allow for some degree of destabilization, the feathered design makes them too rough to be suited for such a purpose. For the Takara Tomy release of Holy Horusood, this problem is further exacerbated by the fact that it features four teeth, the first short in length, and the last three are medium-short in length. As such, it is prone to losses by Bursts, as the teeth are unable to withstand the recoil the Layer creates.
Forge Disc - Quarter
Main article: Forge Disc - Quarter
Quarter is a Disc with a wide, round, pipe-like shape interrupted by four rounded rectangular protrusions, on one of the protrusions is a small, marked elevation that creates the look of the letter 'Q'. Like all Forge Discs, it has two tabs that protrude from the top and fit in the slots in the Energy Layer. These tabs are marked with a stylized 'Q' for identification.
Quarter's gimmick is that it is highly unbalanced, it achieves this by being mostly hollow on the underside, with the marked protrusion being half filled in with metal. A weight distribution like this has two primary uses.
The first is to increase the Smash Attack of Attack Combinations as the unbalanced nature creates momentum like a flail, this is further enhanced by the weight of Quarter which is greater than Heavy or Gravity. However, the off-set weight distribution is too little to increase Attack potential meaningfully while also severely increasing the risk of Self-Bursts.
The second is to make a Combination using an unbalanced layer, like Xcalibur, more properly balanced by placing the heavier corner opposite the heavier side of the Layer which increases its Stamina and Burst resistance.
Furthermore, this same unbalanced nature makes Quarter unsuitable for Stamina and Defense Combinations as the more unbalanced a Beyblade is, the easier it is to Burst.
Performance Tip - Liner
Main article: Performance Tip - Liner
Liner is a Performance Tip that features a free-spinning wheel that's positioned vertically. As its name suggests, Liner features a "Stabilization" gimmick that is meant to realign the Beyblade; in this case, through the use of its free-spinning wheel.
At first, depending on the parts used, Liner is mostly stationary and easily takes refuge in the center of the stadium. However, once struck by the opponent, Liner's free-spinning wheel will move, creating a somewhat erratic movement pattern, and thus, theoretically, will retake refuge in the center of the stadium. In practice, the Beyblade is easily capable of heading back into the center when struck, and thus Liner's "Stabilization" gimmick works as intended.
At the same time, this gimmick also allows the Beyblade to counterattack the opponent, and at times, potentially KOing or Bursting the opponent. Sometimes, this even results in continuous head-on collisions. However, while this may imply Attack potential, Liner can become unbalanced, which acts as a "double-edged sword"; as the unbalanced nature, while it is beneficial in Attack Combinations, can also increase the risk of Bursts and creates poor late-game Stamina. This also makes Liner ill-suited for Spin Equalization Combinations, as the late-game unstable spin of the tip's wheel will prevent the Combination's Layer's rubber from making direct contact with the opponent.
As such, Liner is best suited for KO Defense Combinations; as the ability to quickly get from the Tornado Ridge to the center of the stadium allows it to avoid potential KOs than most other Performance Tips, such as Atomic.