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Xcalius X2 Knuckle Impact is an Attack Type Beyblade released as part of the Burst System as well as the Dual Layer System. It was released in western countries as a part of the Xcalius X2 & Yegdrion Y2 Dual Pack.
Energy Layer - Xcalius X2
Main article: Energy Layer - Xcalius X2
Xcalius X2, like its predecessor Xcalibur, is an Attack Type Layer that features a large sword running down the length of the Layer, the end of which protrudes from the bottom and acts as the primary contact point making this Layer excel at KOing and Bursting its opponent. The Takara Tomy release also features tall teeth which allows the Layer to withstand its own recoil. However, due to the exaggerated designs around the sword, Xcalius X2's contact point doesn't protrude as far as Xcalibur's, meaning that the Layer is outclassed by its predecessor, if only slightly.
Due to the design of the sword, the Layer, like its predecessor, is unbalanced towards the sword point to increase Burst potential. However this drains Stamina and is liable to break banking patterns depending on the Tip used.
There are two mold variations of Xeno Xcalibur: the first mold is very fragile with common occurrences of both the handle and the blade of the sword breaking and the paint on the blade chipping off, the second mold features a reinforced handle and an unpainted blade in the Random Booster Volume 5 releases, to solve these problems but the blade itself remains unchanged.
It is advised to find a second generation mold and be prepared to replace it.
Forge Disc - Knuckle
Main article: Forge Disc - Knuckle
Knuckle is a circular Forge Disc with six notches around the perimeter and four holes near the center of the Forge Disc. The letter "K" is written on its prongs for easy differentiation from other Forge Discs. Due to the holes in the Disc, Most of the weight of Knuckle is focused around its perimeter giving it high Outward Weight Distribution which results in excellent Stamina properties. However, it lags behind other Forge Discs like Spread and Gravity in terms of Stamina potential.
Although, one advantage Knuckle holds over the aforementioned Forge Discs is increased Burst resistance which only falls behind Down and Armed, both of which suffer from scraping issues and low Stamina respectively. Due to its good Stamina, decent weight and high Burst resistance, Knuckle was once an excellent Forge Disc for all kinds of Combinations. However, Knuckle has one major weakness, the protrusions nullify Life After Death potential which is detrimental in the current Life After Death centered metagame.
Performance Tip - Impact
Main article: Performance Tip - Impact
Impact features a star-like rubber tip, with three points. The plastic of the Performance Tip extends between these three points on the rubber tip, filling in the space left by the rubber tip.
However, these plastic fillers cause Impact to be hard to control and effectively reduce its Stamina, due to the fact that two different surfaces are contacting the stadium simultaneously as well as successively, effectively worsening the friction with no real benefit compared to a Performance Tip like Xtreme. Consequently, as a flat tip, the ridge on the perimeter that comes in contact with the stadium floor always gets halted at each change of material: speeding up with the rubber, then slipping and slowing down with the plastic, and so forth.
Impact has three rubber points with three plastic points filling in the gaps between the rubber the plastic makes Impact’s movements uncontrollable. The two different surfaces contacting the stadium simultaneously worsens the Stamina significantly. The rubber making contact with the stadium increases speed, then when the plastic makes contact it slows and decreases grip with the stadium. Because of this, it is not recommended for any Combination.