Earth Aquila 145WD

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Earth Aquila 145WD
Number: BB-47
System: Hybrid Wheel System
Type: Balance

Face: Aquila

The Face on this Beyblade depicts Aquila, one of the 88 constellations in space. In mythology, Aquila is seen to represent an eagle, which is featured on this Beyblade's Face.

Clear Wheel: Aquila

  • Weight: 2.9 grams

Aquila was first released in a transparent purple colour. Each side of this Clear Wheel represents an Eagle's pair of wings, with the notches on either side representing its head. It was clearly designed to fit with the aesthetic of the Earth Metal Wheel with its two spikes/notches fitting nicely over the small notches on the inner section of Earth.

Metal Wheel: Earth

  • Weight: 30.8 grams

Earth has four thick, textured wings surrounding its perimeter, with each pair facing each other on a slight incline. The space created between the wings is quite small, and the resulting effect is the same of any Wheel that has no spaces, such as Libra; zero recoil. Though it is on the lighter side of Metal Wheels, its almost unperturbed circular design, and zero recoil make it one of the best, if not the best, Defense-oriented Wheel currently available for competitive play.

IMPORTANT: Mold Variations

Earth Metal Wheel (second mold)

Earth has two different molds. The first mold was released in BB-47 Starter Earth Aquila 145WD, and the second in both the purple WBBA "Event Special" MF Earth Aquila 105HF/S, and SonoKong manufactured Earth Metal Wheels. However, TAKARA-TOMY has since ceased production on the first mold, thus making it a difficult part to obtain. The second mold addressed breaking problems that the original mold faced by modifying the inside of each of Earth's wings. The new mold is up to three grams heavier than the old mold (30-31 grams versus 33 grams on the new mold), which makes it significantly more effective for Defense customizations. Therefore, the new mold is the preferred choice for Defense customs using Earth, while the original mold would be the best for Stamina.

Use in Defense Customization

Earth is best utilized in the staple Defense customization, MF Earth Aquario C145WB. The heavy weight of the Metal Face, and C145 make it difficult to knock around, and C145 provides exceptional Defense against low Attackers such as Quetzalcoatl 90RF with its three movable wings. And to top it off, WB is able to withstand powerful Attacks due to its wide surface area.

Use in Stamina Customization

Earth also has exceptional Stamina capabilities because of its attributes. Earth can be utilized in the top-tier Stamina custom, Earth Bull DF145SD. Bull is chosen due to it being one of the heaviest Clear Wheels with with a great distribution of weight.

Track: 145

  • Weight: 1.5 grams

145 is the highest Track available, along with the various other 145-variants (C145, DF145, etc.). It can be used in Stamina customs to great effect due to its tall height, which allows for more wobbling as the Beyblade loses its spin velocity, but that being said, DF145 has this same effect but also the added bonus of its “Down Force” which while negligible, stabilizes the Beyblade it is being used on slightly. 145, being as tall as makes it easily susceptible to low Attackers; however, this should not be seen as a drawback because normally Stamina types are not used against Attack types.

Use in Stamina Customization

If DF145 is unavailable, 145 can be put to good use in the custom, Earth Bull 145SD.

Bottom: Wide Defense

Tip Comparison: SD, D, and WD
  • Weight: 0.7 grams

Wide Defense, as its name implies is the widest of the “Defense” series of Bottoms (D, SD, and now WD). This brings numerous advantages, but also some disadvantages when compared to the other “Defense” Bottoms. Because of its massive width that reaches the edge of the Bottom's perimeter, it is able to wobble at a significantly larger angle for a longer period of time than D or SD, and at a much lower spin rate. This can be advantageous in many battles, particularly those between two Stamina types when they are about to topple over; however, if you happen to have a weaker shot than your opponent who is using something such as Virgo DF145SD, WDs low spin rate towards the end of the battle will make it extremely easy for the opponent to knock it completely over. This low spin rate towards the end of the battle is created because in the process of wobbling at such a large angle, more friction is made with the stadium floor, thus decreasing its Stamina. This is all avoidable however if your shot is at least as powerful as your opponent, as the extra time it is able to spin on an angle will allow you to narrowly outspin your D or SD based opponent.

WD has significant defensive capabilities as well, but because it still uses a form of sharp tip, its friction with the stadium floor is decreased, which as a result makes it easier to knock around than something like WB which has much more friction with the stadium floor. WD does of course offer superior Stamina to WB which in rare cases would be an advantage, but WB more often than not has enough Stamina to outlast Attack types.

Use in Stamina Customization

WD is arguably the best of the “Defense” series of Bottoms, and its effectiveness can be utilized in the custom Earth Bull DF145WD.

Use in Defense Customization

If you want to add some more Stamina to your Defense customization, while still retaining much defensive capability, swap out WB or B for WD. MF Virgo ED145WD is a good example of this.

WBBA Exclusive MF Earth Aquila 105HF/S

Other Versions



Earth Aquila 145WD uncustomized is a quite strong Stamina type by itself, and taken separately, Earth and WD have uses in not only Stamina, but in top-tier Defense customizations as well. 145 is somewhat expendable, but is still useful in the absence of DF145. Every Blader should own at least one of this Beyblade.