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'''Variable''' is a [[Performance Tip]] released as part of the [[Burst System]]. It debuted with the release of the B-34 Starter [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable|Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable]] on April 2nd, 2016.
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{{Translation|'''Variable'''|ヴァリアブル|Variaburu}} is a [[Performance Tip]] released as part of the [[Burst System]]. It debuted with the release of the B-34 Starter [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable|Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable]] on April 2nd, 2016. It later debuted in western countries with the release of the Starter Pack [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable]].
   
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
<nowiki/><nowiki/><!--Only information about the real product please. Anime and manga details are irrelevant.--><!--Please wrap the content in this section in <onlyinclude> tags to enable the import.--><nowiki/><nowiki/>
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<onlyinclude>'''Variable''' features a rubber tip, made up of two sets of rubber spikes, that begins at standard height. The spikes are meant to wear down and break off with use so unlike most other rubber tips, '''Variable''' will become more aggressive instead of less aggressive over time.
   
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When launched in mint condition the first set of six spikes will create a mildly aggressive pattern at speeds akin to [[Performance Tip - Blow|Blow]], albeit without the Stamina due to the greater friction the rubber has. Due to how tall the first six teeth are and the somewhat brittle nature of the rubber in the Takara Tomy release, the first set of teeth will break off relatively quickly.
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When launched after the first set of teeth have given way to the second set of fourteen spikes, '''Variable'''<nowiki/>'s speed increases remarkably, becoming as fast or even faster than [[Performance Tip - Xtreme|Xtreme]], due to the now increased surface area and diameter. However, that same speed and diameter increase makes '''Variable''' incredibly difficult to control at this stage as banking is difficult to maintain, Self-Knock-Outs become common and its Stamina worsens. Due to the greater number of spikes and their shorter length, '''Variable''' does not wear out as quickly at this stage. Of the stages, this stage of '''Variable''' is considered the best.
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When the second set of spikes break off, what's left is a solid base of rubber. At this point '''Variable'''<nowiki/>'s speed increases further but the aforementioned control and Stamina issues become even worse, having trouble even staying on the Tornado Ridge of the stadium and losing spin too quickly to perform any meaningful attacks when it begins to slow down.
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When this tip loses teeth, it does become shorter as a result, granting Attack combinations destabilization potential. Furthermore, due to the wide base, '''Variable''' has relatively high Life-After-Death when worn down, making it a somewhat safer choice against Spin-Equalization combinations.</onlyinclude>
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==Use in Attack Combinations==
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'''Variable''' can be put to use in the Attack Combination [[Energy Layer - Winning Valkyrie|Winning Valkyrie]][[Energy Layer - Xcalius X3|<nowiki/>]] [[Forge Disc - 0|0]]/[[Forge Disc - 2|2]]/[[Forge Disc - 4|4]]/[[Forge Disc - 5|5]]/[[Forge Disc - 7|7]] [[Disc Frame - Bump|Bump]]/[[Disc Frame - Meteor|Meteor]]/[[Disc Frame - Vortex|Vortex]] '''Variable''' (Worn). The high speed of '''Variable''' increases the Burst Attack potential of the [[Energy Layer - Winning Valkyrie|Winning Valkyrie]] Layer's recoil and the [[Forge Disc - 0|0]]/[[Forge Disc - 2|2]]/[[Forge Disc - 4|4]]/[[Forge Disc - 5|5]]/[[Forge Disc - 7|7]] [[Disc Frame - Bump|Bump]]/[[Disc Frame - Meteor|Meteor]]/[[Disc Frame - Vortex|Vortex]] Disc and Frame's weight. However, this Combination is hard to control due to the worn '''Variable'''<nowiki/>'s speed and wide diameter.
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==Overall==
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Despite being one of the fastest tips in the game, '''Variable'''<nowiki/>'s lack of control and Stamina makes it outclassed by [[Performance Tip - Xtreme|Xtreme]]; which is able to better maintain a banking pattern while holding comparable speed, [[Performance Tip - Hold|Hold]]; which is better able to stay within the Tornado Ridge and avoid Self-Knock-Outs while holding comparable speed, and [[Performance Tip - Accel|Accel]]; which has far more control and Stamina.
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'''Despite these issues however, the high speed, strong Attack potential, destabilization potential given by the lower height and the Life-After-Death potential when worn make Variable a welcome addition to any blader's collection.'''
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==Differences in the Hasbro Version==
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Hasbro's '''Variable '''has a much softer rubber, this makes this version faster on the first six spikes, having a speed in between [[Performance Tip - Accel|Accel]] and [[Performance Tip - Zephyr|Zephyr]], and makes it far harder to wear down. However that also means that when it does wear down to the second set of teeth the control problems will be even worse than Takara Tomy's '''Variable'''. Despite the softer rubber however, an unworn '''Variable''' settles to the center far too quickly for effective Attack Combinations.
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'''This along with the aforementioned control loss from wear means that Hasbro's Variable is recommended for collection purposes only.'''
 
==Products==
 
==Products==
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===Takara Tomy===
 
===Takara Tomy===
 
* B-34 [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable|Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable]] (translucent light blue, black rubber)
 
* B-34 [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable|Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable]] (translucent light blue, black rubber)
* Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable (Fire Knight Ver.)
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* B-38 [[Beyblade Burst Entry Set]] - [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable|Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable]]
* B-38 [[Beyblade Burst Entry Set]] - [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable|Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable]] 
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* B-49 [[Random Booster Vol. 3 Yaeger Yggdrasil.G.Y]] - 06: [[Spryzen S2 Limited Variable|Storm Spriggan Limited Variable]] 
* Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable (Green Ver.) (Green)
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* B-49 [[Random Booster Vol. 3 Yaeger Yggdrasil.G.Y]] - 08: [[Kerbeus K2 Gravity Variable|Kaiser Kerbeus Gravity Variable]]
* Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable (Tournament Prizes)
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* B-00 [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable|Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable]] (Flame Knight Ver.)
* B-49 [[Random Booster Vol. 3 Yaeger Yggdrasil .G.Y]] - 06: [[Spryzen S2 Limited Variable|Storm Spriggan Limited Variable]] 
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* B-00 [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable|Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable]] (Kirin Limited Campaign Ver.) (Green)
* B-49 [[Random Booster Vol. 3 Yaeger Yggdrasil .G.Y]] - 08: [[Kerbeus K2 Gravity Variable|Kaiser Kerbeus Gravity Variable]]
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* B-00 [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable|Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable]] (G1 Bronze Ver.)
* Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable (Television Quiz Exclusive) (clear, black rubber)
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* B-00 [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable|Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable]] (G1 Silver Ver.)
* Zillion Zeus Magnum Variable (Gold God Ver.) (gold, black rubber)
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* B-00 [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable|Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable]] (G1 Gold Ver.)
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* B-00 [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable|Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable]] (Special Limited Ver.) (clear, black rubber)
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* B-00 [[Zeutron Z2 Magnum Variable|Zillion Zeus Magnum Variable]] (Gold God Ver.) (CoroCoro Exclusive) (gold, black rubber)
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* B-00 [[Dragoon Fighter Gravity Variable|Dragoon Fantom Gravity Variable]] (Aniki Ver.) (CoroCoro Exclusive)
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* B-00 [[Dragoon Fighter Gravity Variable|Dragoon Fantom Gravity Variable]] (wbba. Store Exclusive)
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* B-00 [[Bakuten Shoot Beyblade 20th Anniversary Set]] - [[Dragoon Fighter Gravity Variable|Dragoon Fantom Gravity Variable]]
 
===Hasbro===
 
===Hasbro===
 
* B9487 [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable]] (opaque blue, black rubber)
 
* B9487 [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable]] (opaque blue, black rubber)
* B9498 [[Epic Rivals Battle Set]] (opaque blue, black rubber)
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* B9498 [[Epic Rivals Battle Set]] - [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable]] (opaque blue, black rubber)
* C3401 [[Apex Attack Pack]]
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* C0706 [[Avatar Attack Battle Set]] - [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable]]
* C0706 [[Avatar Attack Battle Set]]
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* C3401 [[Apex Attack Pack]] - [[Valtryek V2 Boost Variable]]
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* E1048 [[Spryzen S2 Limited Variable]]
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* E2546 [[Driger S & Dragoon Fighter Dual Pack]] - [[Dragoon Fighter Gravity Variable]]
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
===Takara Tomy===
 
===Takara Tomy===
<gallery position="center" widths="130">
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<gallery widths="130">
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DriverVariable.png|Variable (Official Image)
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Variable (Flame Knight Ver).png|Variable (Flame Knight Ver)
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Variable (G1 Bronze Ver).png|Variable (G1 Bronze Ver)
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Variable (G1 Gold Ver).png|Variable (G1 Gold Ver)
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Variable (G1 Silver Ver).png|Variable (G1 Silver Ver)
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Variable (Gold Dragoon Fantom Ver).png|Variable (Gold Dragoon Fantom Ver)
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Variable (Kirin Limited Campaign Green Ver).png|Variable (Kirin Limited Campaign Green Ver)
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Variable (Special Limited Ver).png|Variable (Special Limited Ver)
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
 
===Hasbro===
 
===Hasbro===
 
<gallery position="center" widths="130">
 
<gallery position="center" widths="130">
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
 
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
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The driver is known to wear down over time, making it faster the more you use it.
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
{{reflist}}WBO Info on Variable: https://worldbeyblade.org/Thread-Performance-Tip-Driver-Variable?pid=1394738&highlight=Variable#pid1394738{{Burst System Parts}}
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{{reflist}}{{Burst System Parts}}

Latest revision as of 16:23, March 15, 2019

Variable (ヴァリアブル, Variaburu) is a Performance Tip released as part of the Burst System. It debuted with the release of the B-34 Starter Victory Valkyrie Boost Variable on April 2nd, 2016. It later debuted in western countries with the release of the Starter Pack Valtryek V2 Boost Variable.

DescriptionEdit

Variable features a rubber tip, made up of two sets of rubber spikes, that begins at standard height. The spikes are meant to wear down and break off with use so unlike most other rubber tips, Variable will become more aggressive instead of less aggressive over time.

When launched in mint condition the first set of six spikes will create a mildly aggressive pattern at speeds akin to Blow, albeit without the Stamina due to the greater friction the rubber has. Due to how tall the first six teeth are and the somewhat brittle nature of the rubber in the Takara Tomy release, the first set of teeth will break off relatively quickly.

When launched after the first set of teeth have given way to the second set of fourteen spikes, Variable's speed increases remarkably, becoming as fast or even faster than Xtreme, due to the now increased surface area and diameter. However, that same speed and diameter increase makes Variable incredibly difficult to control at this stage as banking is difficult to maintain, Self-Knock-Outs become common and its Stamina worsens. Due to the greater number of spikes and their shorter length, Variable does not wear out as quickly at this stage. Of the stages, this stage of Variable is considered the best.

When the second set of spikes break off, what's left is a solid base of rubber. At this point Variable's speed increases further but the aforementioned control and Stamina issues become even worse, having trouble even staying on the Tornado Ridge of the stadium and losing spin too quickly to perform any meaningful attacks when it begins to slow down.

When this tip loses teeth, it does become shorter as a result, granting Attack combinations destabilization potential. Furthermore, due to the wide base, Variable has relatively high Life-After-Death when worn down, making it a somewhat safer choice against Spin-Equalization combinations.

Use in Attack CombinationsEdit

Variable can be put to use in the Attack Combination Winning Valkyrie 0/2/4/5/7 Bump/Meteor/Vortex Variable (Worn). The high speed of Variable increases the Burst Attack potential of the Winning Valkyrie Layer's recoil and the 0/2/4/5/7 Bump/Meteor/Vortex Disc and Frame's weight. However, this Combination is hard to control due to the worn Variable's speed and wide diameter.

OverallEdit

Despite being one of the fastest tips in the game, Variable's lack of control and Stamina makes it outclassed by Xtreme; which is able to better maintain a banking pattern while holding comparable speed, Hold; which is better able to stay within the Tornado Ridge and avoid Self-Knock-Outs while holding comparable speed, and Accel; which has far more control and Stamina.

Despite these issues however, the high speed, strong Attack potential, destabilization potential given by the lower height and the Life-After-Death potential when worn make Variable a welcome addition to any blader's collection.

Differences in the Hasbro VersionEdit

Hasbro's Variable has a much softer rubber, this makes this version faster on the first six spikes, having a speed in between Accel and Zephyr, and makes it far harder to wear down. However that also means that when it does wear down to the second set of teeth the control problems will be even worse than Takara Tomy's Variable. Despite the softer rubber however, an unworn Variable settles to the center far too quickly for effective Attack Combinations.

This along with the aforementioned control loss from wear means that Hasbro's Variable is recommended for collection purposes only.

ProductsEdit

Takara TomyEdit

HasbroEdit

GalleryEdit

Takara TomyEdit

HasbroEdit

TriviaEdit

The driver is known to wear down over time, making it faster the more you use it.

ReferencesEdit

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