10 Most Expensive Beyblades You Might Own

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Beyblades were super popular in the U.S. during the early 2000s, but they were first released in  their home market of Japan in 1999. The Takara Tomy Toy Company was looking for its next big hit. The toy inventors had already made Transformers in the ‘80s, a toy line that has spawned an entire entertainment franchise and has had a lasting impact on popular culture. 

Enter Beyblades: spinning fighter toys you could collect. When you launch the toys, they spin in quick circles and knock into your opponent’s Beys inside the battle arena.

Following Beyblades’ success in Japan, Takara Tomy Toys partnered with Hasbro for the American Beyblades line. 

A lot of 2000s kids remember these spinning toys, but they’re not just a symbol of early Y2K. Beyblades are still made today, and more than 120 million units have been sold worldwide.

Beyblades are pretty inexpensive — but that doesn’t mean they’re all cheap. Some designs are collectible and sell for hundreds of dollars.

Do you own a rare and expensive Beyblade? Find out with this top 10 list!

10. Takara Tomy Beyblade Burst Red Dragon Booster Venom Diabolos

Approximate Value: $50
Beyblade Type: Balance
Design Year: 2019
Interesting Fact: This Bey was released at the World Hobby Fair in 2019
Takara Tomy Beyblade Burst Red Dragon Booster Venom Diabolos
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Kicking off our list is the rare Red Dragon Booster Venom Diabolos from 2019’s World Hobby Fair. The special edition Bey falls under the balance category, with its versatile design and stamina for spinning.

Beyblade fans sometimes divide Beys into two categories: Hasbro versions and Takara Tomy versions. Takara Tomy versions are released in Japan, while Hasbro is found in the U.S. For American Beyblade collectors, this Bey’s status as a genuine Japanese version is appealing.

This isn’t the rarest Japanese Bey edition out there, but it is harder to track down than more common American versions. The design’s limited release boosts the price too.

All said, this Bey is worth about $50.

Did you know?

The World Hobby Fair is a convention typically held in Tokyo. The Fair celebrates and showcases things like video games, Pokémon trading cards, and Beyblades.


9. Takara Tomy Gold Orichalcum Outer Octa Burst Beyblade

Approximate Value: $70
Beyblade Type: Stamina
Design Year: 2017
Interesting Fact: This Bey could only be purchased via the Beyblade app
Takara Tomy Gold Orichalcum Outer Octa Burst Beyblade
photo source: beysandbricks.com

Up next is another genuine Takara Tomy Beyblade. This one’s the Gold Orichalcum Outer Burst Bey, a stamina Beyblade ready for long periods of spinning thanks to its thin tip that reduces friction.

This Bey could only be purchased by Japanese Beybladers via the toy’s app if they had enough BeyPoints. That means this is one of the rarer Beyblades on this list, and the price reflects that. This stamina Bey is valued at about $70!

Did you know?

There are four types of Beyblades, including stamina, attack, balance, and defense. Each blade has unique advantages that can help you win a battle.


8. Takara Tomy Gold Ace Dragon

Approximate Value: $100
Beyblade Type: Attack
Design Year: 2019
Interesting Fact: This Beyblade was never released in its entirety
Takara Tomy Gold Ace Dragon
photo source: beysandbricks.com

This Bey was never released in its entirety. Instead, individual components were sold during the brand’s Beyblade Burst Gold Turbo Get Campaign, a promotion in Japan.

Gathering all the pieces for this Beyblade is difficult, especially for fans outside Japan, so some Bey shops have collected each component and sell the completed attacker for about $100.

As an attack Bey, the Gold Ace Dragon is designed to move quickly and slam into your opponent’s Beys. Attack Beybaldes also generally have unequal weight distribution, making them move unpredictably in the arena.

Did you know?

A lot of collectible Beyblades aren’t sold with their launchers, but most of them work with traditional launchers that many Beybladers already own.


7. Meteo L-Drago Limited Edition Version

Approximate Value: $114
Beyblade Type: Attack
Design Year: 2010
Interesting Fact: Only 100 were produced
Meteo L-Drago Limited Edition Version
photo source: fishpond.com

Coming in at number seven is the rare Meteo L-Drago Dark Flare. The Bey is a limited edition version of a more common Bey called Meteo L-Drago. Sellers sometimes mix up these two different Beys, but both are pretty pricey. The limited-edition version will cost you more though, mostly because only 100 were produced. Be ready to spend more than $100 on these Beys!

Did you know?

Beyblade toys were adapted into a popular TV show. In the show, a character named Ryuga owns this Bey. The physical toy version came out in Japan before it was released in the U.S. around 2011.


6. Takara Tomy Hollow Deathscyther 12Axe High Accel’ 4A

Approximate Value: $170
Beyblade Type: Attack
Design Year: 2020
Interesting Fact: This Beyblade was the rare selection in Random Booster volume 23
Takara Tomy Hollow Deathscyther 12Axe High Accel’ 4A
photo source: beybladebonanza.com

Random Boosters are mystery Beyblades that might be rare. Each Random Booster volume includes a small selection of Beys, including a limited number of “rare” and “super rare” designs. Random Booster boxes typically hold common Beys, but there’s a chance you’ll find the volume’s rare selection.

This Bey is the rare selection from Random Booster volume 23. The Beyblade was released in 2020 in Japan rather than the U.S., making it even more valuable to American collectors. Prices vary depending on the seller, but you could easily spend more than $150 on this Bey.

Did you know?

Random Boosters have changed over time, but original volumes had a one in eight chance of holding a rare Bey.


5. Takara Tomy Evil Befall/Killer Beafowl Metal Masters Beyblade

Approximate Value: $180
Beyblade Type: Balance
Design Year: 2010
Interesting Fact: This Bey is from Random Booster volume 6
Takara Tomy Evil Befall/Killer Beafowl Metal Masters Beyblade
photo source: beysandbricks.com

Coming in at number five is another rare Beyblade from a Random Booster volume. The limited-edition design features an intimidating look that’s ready to outlast opponents while taking down their attackers.

As a balance Bey, the Beyblade’s overall setup combines elements of the three other categories: Stamina keeps the Bey spinning quickly so it can attack longer while defense features protect the Beyblade from enemy attacks.

Did you know?

This Beyblade is compatible with a few different Bey lines, including Metal Fusion, Zero-G, and more. The design doesn’t work with Burst launchers though. Many sellers provide compatible launchers for an additional price.


4. Takara Tomy Mercury Anubis / Anubius 85XF WBBA Metal Fury Beyblade LEGEND Version

Approximate Value: $270
Beyblade Type: Attack
Design Year: 2011
Interesting Fact: This Beyblade was only available in Japan
Takara Tomy Mercury Anubis
photo source: beysandbricks.com

It’s really hard to get your hands on this Beyblade. When it was first released, the Bey could only be found in Japan — but that’s not all. The design wasn’t for sale, you had to win it. Beybladers could earn it by playing a limited-release arcade game called Bey Ta 1 or by winning a WBBA tournament.

Think that sounds easy? Think again. WBBA stands for World Beyblade Battle Association. Although it’s no longer active, the Association once had members all across the globe. That means you’d have to beat the best Beybladers on the planet to win this Bey.

And what about that arcade game? The game machine was only released in Japan and players had to pass five difficult levels to claim victory. Could you beat it?

Did you know?

The World Beyblade Battle Association might be inactive, but there are plenty of other Bey-Battle organizations out there. One of the biggest is the World Beyblade Organization, which mainly hosts tournaments in the U.S.


3. Takara Tomy B-173 01 Infinite Achilles Dimension’ 1B Burst Surge Beyblade

Approximate Value: $290
Beyblade Type: Balance
Design Year: 2020
Interesting Fact: This rare Bey was part of Random Booster volume 22
Takara Tomy B-173 01 Infinite Achilles Dimension' 1B Burst Surge Beyblade
photo source: beysandbricks.com

We made it to the top three! These Beyblades represent the rarest and most expensive designs ever made — check your collection, maybe you own one!

Number three is another rare selection from a Random Booster set. This time it’s volume 22, a 2020 release with a one in 12 chance of holding the ultra-rare Infinite Achilles.

On the resale market, this Beyblade goes for about $290, making it one of the most expensive Beyblades of all time.

Did you know?

Random Booster volume 22 included two types of Infinite Achilles: the Infinite Achilles Dimension’ 1B and the Infinite Achilles 7 Loop 1D.


2. Takara Tomy Phantom Orion B:D Black Skeleton Version

Approximate Value: $600
Beyblade Type: Stamina
Design Year: 2013
Interesting Fact: This is a WBBA limited-edition Beyblade
Takara Tomy Phantom Orion B:D Black Skeleton Version
photo source: beysandbricks.com

At number two is the rare Phantom Orion B:D Black Skeleton Version. The limited-edition Beyblade could be found at World Beyblade Battle Association tournaments in 2013 — but you’d have a hard time getting your hands on one. Just 100 copies were made, making this one of the rarest Beyblades ever.

Today, rare examples of this sought-after Beyblade are worth about $600. The limited-edition design will probably get more expensive as time goes on — how much would you pay for it?

Did you know?

This rare Beyblade works with Metal Series Bey launchers, but sellers usually make you buy those separately.


1. Takara Tomy WBBA Red Diablo Nemesis X:D Dragren

Approximate Value: $1,000
Beyblade Type: Balance
Design Year: 2012
Interesting Fact: Only 100 units were produced
Takara Tomy WBBA Red Diablo Nemesis X:D Dragren
photo source: beysandbricks.com

Takara Tomy WBBA Red Diablo Nemesis X:D Dragren is the most expensive Beyblade.

With only 100 in existence, this Beyblade is extremely rare and extremely expensive. The Bey sells for about $1,000 today, but that price will probably climb even higher in the future.

So why is this thing so expensive? Rarity plays a big role, but it’s also got a lot of cool Bey history behind it. The design was available at WBBA tournaments before the Association closed its doors, and American collector’s like the fact that it’s a genuine Japanese edition.

Would you pay a thousand bucks for this Bey?

Did you know?

This is a balance Beyblade, so it’s perfect for intense battles that need versatile fighters.

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