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Energy Layer - Quetziko Q2
Main article: Energy Layer - Quetziko Q2
Quetziko Q2 is a wide and thick Energy Layer designed for Defense. The top of the Layer features a snake's head with its tongue flickering out, the center featuring a loop of molded scales like a coiled serpent, the bottom featuring a snake's tail tip and the perimeter is molded into the hook of a cobra or large wings, all meant to represent this Layer's Japanese namesake; the feathered serpent Quetzalcoatl, the Aztec god of wind and learning. Unlike most Layers of the Dual Layer System, Quetziko Q2 features a gimmick; the Layer can defend and counterattack.
In theory, the Layer's large wings are meant to deflect attacks against the opponent, whilst leaving gaps open enough to allow the Layer's serpent head and tail tip to create points of Burst Attack in order to Burst the opponent. While its gimmick creates a design akin to Xcalius, in practice, it almost always hinders Quetziko Q2's overall performance. Furthermore, while Quetziko Q2 may appear round at first glance, on closer inspection its actually tear-drop shaped. As such, the tear drop shape of the wings are unable to deflect attacks as well as a round shape like that of Unicrest U2 and Evipero, and the snake head and tail tip do not protrude far enough to create the intended Burst Attack like Xcalius does, and instead slows a Quetziko Q2-based Combination down. While the Takara Tomy release of Quad Quetzalcoatl has four teeth of medium-high length, its Burst Resistance is reduced by the recoil of its gimmick creates, and does not compensate for its poor Stamina either.
Forge Disc - Ring
Main article: Forge Disc - Ring
As its name suggests, Ring is a Forge Disc with a smooth, solid ring that forms its perimeter. The ring is interrupted by 4 small designs that cause it to somewhat resemble a pipe. The ring is connected to the interior of the disk by two thin triangular structures, as well as the prongs that fit inside the Energy Layer. Ring's smooth perimeter provides the Beyblade with a small amount of Life After Death, allowing it to roll on the edge of the disc for a few extra rotations after falling over, making it useful for Stamina Combinations. Additionally, nearly all of Ring's weight is located on its perimeter, so it offers impressive Outward Weight Distribution and increases the Beyblade's Stamina significantly thanks to the Flywheel Effect. However, this weight distribution also has its downsides.
As a Forge Disc with high Outward Weight Distribution such as Ring, it's more difficult to slow down while spinning, when colliding with an opponent, a Beyblade using Ring will not lose very much Stamina from the force of the impact. This force must go somewhere, though, and is usually absorbed by the Energy Layer instead, making it more likely to skip its teeth and burst. Because of this, Ring is generally not recommended over Forge Discs with similar Stamina but less of a tendency to Burst, such as Spread and Knuckle.
Performance Tip - Edge
Main article: Performance Tip - Edge
Edge features 4 vertical wings that descend toward an apex, making for a sharp bottom. Due to this pointy tip, it suffers from very poor balance, causing it to tilt on its axis and even topple over sooner than other Performance Tips from the Burst System, such as Defense, Survive, and even Claw. Edge's wings are 90° apart which seem to have the intention of Stabilization. However, this effect is negligible and possibly even is a contributing factor to this Performance Tip's imbalance.