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Insert Hasbro Name, known as Buster Xcalibur 1' Sword (バスターエクスカリバー・ワンダッシュ・ソード, Basutā Ekusukaribā Wandasshu Sōdo) in Japan, is an Attack Type Beyblade released as part of the Burst System as well as the Super Z Layer System. It was released as a Starter in Japan on August 11th, 2018 for 1512円.
Energy Layer - Buster Xcalibur
Main article: Energy Layer - Buster Xcalibur
Forge Disc - 1'
Main article: Forge Disc - 1'
1', like other odd numbered Core Discs, is asymmetrical and elliptical in order to facilitate a Disc Frame. One side features two small sword-tip like protrusions and the other side features the same protrusions along with a single, larger protrusion of the same shape. 1''s gimmick, like its predecessor 1, is that it is highly unbalanced, it achieves this by having the side with the larger protrusion being more filled in with metal than the other, akin to Quarter. This weight distribution has two primary uses: The first is to increase the Burst Attack of attack combinations by generating momentum like a flail which is further enhanced by the heavy weight of 1'. The second is to make a combination using an unbalanced Layer such as Buster Xcalibur more properly balanced by aligning the heavier side opposite the the heavier side of the Layer which increases Stamina and Burst resistance.
Compared to Quarter, 1' has greater success in Attack combinations and has proven capable of increasing the rate of Burst victories. However, the same imbalance makes 1' unsuitable for Stamina or Defense as the more unbalanced a combination is, the easier it is to Burst and the faster it loses Stamina. Furthermore, the imbalance slows down Mobile Attack combinations, making it better suited for Stationary Attack combinations.
Compared to 1, 1' is slightly heavier which theoretically creates a greater unbalanced effect and greater synergy with the Xcalibur line of Layers. In practice, the only minimal weight increase does not noticeably effect performance compared to its predecessor.
Performance Tip - Sword
Main article: Performance Tip - Sword
Sword features a wide, metal, six-pointed star tip, akin to a combination of Iron, Assault and Jaggy. Due to the shape and surface area, Sword will create a highly aggressive movement pattern with speeds comparable to Assault. However, the rough perimeter, low friction of the metal and wide diameter of the tip makes it difficult for Sword to maintain a banking pattern and creates relatively poor stamina despite the metal construction, making Sword ill-suited for Tornado Stalling combinations as well. Furthermore, Sword features two sword-like protrusions on either side. Due to the height of the Burst system, no combination can come into contact with the protrusions and they instead create a severe scrape risk, nullifying Life-After-Death potential. Finally, Sword is taller than most other Performance Tips which further reduces Attack potential as most Attack Type benefit from being at lower heights.
- Like its predecessors Xcalius X2 Magnum Impact and Xcalius X3 1 Iron, Buster Xcalibur's Japanese name is based on the word "buster", a thing that breaks, destroys, or overpowers something, and from the legendary sword Excalibur from Arthurian tales.
- Like Xcalius X3 1 Iron, Buster Xcalibur's avatar is an armored humanoid wielding a large blade. The only difference, however, is that Buster Xcalibur's avatar is a full humanoid, not like Xcalius X3 1 Iron's, which was a sword that transformed into a humanoid.
- Unlike its predecessors, Buster Xcalibur is wielded by a new character named Xhan Bogard in Beyblade Burst Super Z, instead of Xander Shakadera.
- Similar to how Xcalius X3 was created in the anime, Buster Xcalibur was forged into a sword then created into a beyblade.
- This bey has the first core disk that is not just numbers.