Defense (ディフェンス, Difensu) is a Performance Tip released by Takara Tomy and Hasbro as part of the Burst System. It debuted in Japan with the release of the B-04 Starter Kerbeus Central Defense on July 18th, 2015. It later debuted in western countries with the release of the Valtryek & Unicrest Dual Pack.
Defense features a Ball tip and sits at a standard track height. A protective disk sits halfway down the Performance Tip, and the Ball tip has four support ridges. The center of the Performance Tip also contains a shield decal to symbolize itself.
When simply spinning by itself, Defense behaves as a normal Ball tip. When struck however, the tabs will force the Beyblade back into an upright position after being knocked off balance and act as brakes to prevent Knock-Outs by striking against the stadium floor at the cost of Stamina. While the ring may imply Defense potential akin to Metal Fight Beyblade's D125 track, it is positioned too low for any Burst System Beyblade to make contact with. However, the smooth perimeter of the ring does grant Life-After-Death potential.
Defense was a highly versatile Performance Tip with excellent Defense and Stamina properties which made it a key part in the metagame. However with the release of the heavier SwitchStrike/God Layer System as well as the heavier Core Discs and Disc Frames, Defense has become outclassed by Tips such as Orbit and Atomic.
As such, Defense is not a must have but is instead a welcome addition to a blader's collection.
- B-04 Kerbeus Central Defense
- B-05 Spriggan Heavy Defense
- B-15 Random Booster Vol. 1 Trident Heavy Claw - 07: Ragnaruk Wing Defense
- B-22 Beyblade Custom Set Defense & Stamina - Unicorn Ring Defense
- B-101 Random Booster Vol. 9 Beat Kukulcan.7U.Hn - 04: Blast Jinnius 1 Defense
- B-118 Random Booster Vol. 11 Vise Leopard.12L.Ds - 08: Bloody Longinus 8Vortex Defense
- B-170 Random Booster Vol. 21 - 03: King Fafnir 8' Defense 1S
- B-00 Defense (Gold Ver.) (Gold Driver Ticket Campaign)
- B-00 Defense (Red Ver.) (Red Driver Campaign)
- B-00 Defense (Silver Ver.) (CoroCoro Exclusive)
- B9492 Valtryek & Unicrest Dual Pack - Unicrest Ring Defense
- B9497 Horusood & Kerbeus Dual Pack - Kerbeus Central Defense
- B9502 Spryzen Heavy Defense
- C0941 Unicrest Ring Defense
- E1068 Orpheus O2 & Unicrest U2 Dual Pack - Orpheus O2 Armed Defense
- E5955 Garuda G3 6Star Defense
- The Gold Ver. Defense Performance Tip was obtained through a Gold Driver Ticket Campaign in Japan. By showing a Gold Driver Ticket from the CoroCoro magazine and a receipt of purchased Takara Tomy Beyblade Burst products, you could obtain this performance tip recolor.
- The Red Ver. Defense Performance Tip was obtainable through a Red Driver Campaign in Japan. By purchasing up to 2000円 in Takara Tomy Beyblade Burst products, you could obtain this Performance Tip recolor.