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Ring - Brave (Takara Tomy) (Poliwag) - p0l1w4g06 - May. 15, 2022

Brave (ブレイブ, Bureibu) is a Ring released by Takara Tomy as part of the Burst System as well as the Superking Layer System. It debuted in Japan with the release of the B-163 Booster Brave Valkyrie Evolution' 2A on April 25th, 2020.
Takara Tomy's Brave is a Right-Spin Attack Type Ring that features three large wings as the primary points of contact, with rubber covering the beginning of each wing and the gaps between them, creating a shape with above average recoil. As part of the Superking Layer SystemBrave is compatible with any Right-Spin or Dual-Spin Superking Chip and Chassis.

In theory, the three-sided shape and rubber would make Brave excel at delivering strong blows like many of its predecessors, but the front edges of its three wings don't protrude enough, which makes it face a problem similar to that of Winning Valkyrie. In addition, the rubber on Brave is relatively hard and doesn't seem to soften to a degree that changes its performance after wearing down through repetitive use. The secondary purpose of the rubber on Brave is to create a combination of the "Bound Attack" gimmick that God Valkyrie has and the "Bound Defense" gimmick that Screw Trident has. This should theoretically work by allowing the rubber to compress whenever one of the three wings is hit, but the rubber is too hard and thick for the gimmick to work as intended. On the plus side, Brave has a thick underside that allows it to hold itself and the attached Chip high enough to properly expose the teeth on the Chassis, granting great Burst Resistance. Due to the decently aggressive shape and good Burst Resistance, Brave performs well in Attack Combinations.
Brave is designed to be used with the 2A Chassis, which allows it to line up the wings for slightly enhanced attack power or to expose the wings on 2A to help against Left-Spin combinations. The 2A Chassis can be substituted for the 2S Chassis for a similar effect.
==Use in Attack Combinations==
Brave can be put to use in the Attack Combination Brave Solomon/Lucifer 1/Diabolos/Spriggan/Hyperion 2/Lucifer 2 Xtreme'/Quick' 2A. The heavy metal weighting of the Selected Right Spin Chips increases its attack power and Xtreme'/Quick' 's high speed while the weight of the entire layer can compensate for Burst Resistance. As a side note, a Double Chassis grants a combo a lot of extra Burst Resistance, so using Xtreme/Quick is still safe, but not optimal.
For its time, Takara Tomy's Brave features a design with above average recoil and great Burst Resistance, which allowed it to be a good pick all-around for Attack combinations. While it may seem like the lack of explosive attack power that options like Judgement had would have made Βrave hard to use, its fair weight, Stamina, and versatility allowed it to act as a solid pick against a variety of combinations. However, it is outclassed by Savior/Ultimate for Attack as well as Dynamite(with F Gear) for Stamina due to its light weight.
As such, Brave is for collection purposes only.