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Spiral Treptune T4 8Bump Wedge, known as Screw Trident 8Bump Wedge (スクリュートライデント・エイトバンプ・ウェッジ, Sukuryū Toraidento Eito Banpu Wejji) in Japan, is a Stamina Type Beyblade released as part of the Burst System as well as the God Layer System. It was released as a Booster in Japan on February 17th, 2018 for 972円.

Energy Layer - Spiral Treptune T4

Main article: Energy Layer - Spiral Treptune T4
Spiral Treptune T4 is a Stamina Type Energy Layer with an overall triangular shape and trident motifs, meant to represent its Japanese namesake; Trishula, a three pronged spear in Hinduism. Like its predecessor Treptune, Spiral Treptune T4 features three large blades to create an aforementioned overall triangular shape. As part of the God Layer System, Screw Trident features a gimmick; the center and blades of the Layer are connected by rubber to create “Bound Defense”, akin to the Jerk Disc.

In theory, the rubber would allow the blades to shift upon impact and absorb the shock of oncoming attacks in order to reduce recoil; recoil that would otherwise result in a Burst. In practice however, due to how hard the rubber is, the gimmick fails to function. This issue is further exacerbated by the triangular shape of the Layer, which creates high recoil and increases the risk of Bursts, which the four medium teeth of the Takara Tomy release are unable to compensate for.

However, despite the high Burst risk, Screw Trident performs well in Pure Stamina Combinations, as its weight distribution creates spin times near or equal to Deep Chaos, albeit without Destabilization potential.

Forge Disc - 8

Main article: Forge Disc - 8
8, like other even numbered Core Discs, is symmetrical and elliptical in shape in order to facilitate a Disc Frame. Each side features four protrusions, each molded into the shape of an "8". Each of the lower loops of the "8"s features gaps, akin to Knuckle, which takes weight away from the center and creates high Outward Weight Distribution and subsequent Flywheel Effect, features theoretically perfect for Stamina. Furthermore, 8 is one of the heaviest Discs in the game, heavier than Heavy, Gravity, 2, 4, and 6 and its use can bolster a Beyblade's KO resistance and Attack potential. However, like other heavy discs with high Outward Weight Distribution such as Gravity and Ring, the use of 8 severely decreases a Beyblade's Burst resistance as a trade off.

Disc Frame - Bump

Main article: Disc Frame - Bump
Bump is a round Disc Frame with numerous protrusions to give it a rough perimeter. While too small to come into contact with the opponent's Layer, Bump is one of the thickest and thus heaviest Frames in the game, heavier than Meteor, which grants high Attack potential when paired with Core Discs such as 7. While the round shape may imply high Life After Death, the rough perimeter makes it outclassed for Defense and Stamina by Glaive and Cross.

Performance Tip - Wedge

Main article: Performance Tip - Wedge
Wedge features a tall low angled cone tip made of metal, akin to a combination of Survive and Metal Sharp from Metal Fight Beyblade, that sits at a standard height. The Stamina of such shapes is further bolstered by the low friction of the metal which also theoretically increases the Burst resistance of any Wedge-based Combination. These features grant Wedge high Stamina potential, which would make it an excellent choice for Stamina Combinations. However, Wedge has two major weakness that make it a huge risk in competitive play, the low friction of the metal and the weight distribution of the Tip itself.

Due to how little friction there is between the metal tip and the stadium floor, Wedge is liable to be both Destabilized easily and easily KO'd. While the Tip may seem to be comprised mostly of metal and thus heavy to create a stable low center of gravity, the metal in Wedge is in fact hollow which limits weight. Furthermore, Wedge itself is unbalanced which creates erratic movements that increases Burst risk and drains Stamina.



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