- This article is about the Hasbro version. For the Takara Tomy version, see Ring - Hollow (Takara Tomy).
Hollow is a Ring released by Hasbro as part of the Burst System as well as the SpeedStorm System. It debuted in western countries with the release of the SpeedStorm Single Pack Hollow Doomscizor D6 12 Xceed-SP.
Hollow is a Ring with one large scythe on one side, and three smaller blades on the other side. The imbalanced weight distribution, caused by the scythe being heavier than the other blades, is meant to cause imbalance in combinations using this Ring, as a means of destabilizing the opponent. However, this Ring has two severe flaws: It has almost no Stamina to speak of, and it weighs very little. The lacking weight means it has no chance of destabilizing the opponent, and is instead more liable to being knocked around. There is no metal, unlike the Takara Tomy counterpart, and this Ring cannot hold a Chassis. The lacking weight and the distribution of what weight it does have makes it a woefully ineffective attacker.
Hollow, even with a tight Storm Chip such as Dragon D6, is a very light Ring, and is outclassed by many other attacking options. Since there is less weight behind the scythe and blades, it is a far less effective option for attack than the Takara Tomy counterpart, which has more weight and stamina, or even other Hasbro Energy Layers, such as Turbo Valtryek V3 or Lúinor L3, which are either heavier or have more stamina in addition to better attacking potential.
The Hollow Ring is very light, and has an ineffectual attacking shape that hinders it from any form of success competitively, and there are many better options, even for a Hasbro based metagame.
As such, Hollow should be considered for collection purposes only.