A rock with special powers to capture your opponents Bit Beast has been stolen from the lab where Max's mom Judy works at. Turns out that one of Max's friends from his old neighborhood, Alan, is connected to the heist. Not only are the police involved, but the BladeBreakers want to get to bottom of it too! But before the case can be solved, Max is entered in a tournament in New York City and as luck would have it, his first opponent turns out to be Alan! Alan tells Max that if Max wins, he'll explain why he agreed to steal the rock with a bunch of shady thieves. The battle is heated and Max is determined to win. After one draw and several close calls, Max finally wins. In the end Alan explains that he was approached by some underworld characters who convinced him if he stole the rock they would give him a new, more powerful BeyBlade. But the new blade turns out to be a dud and Alan is left to explain why he did what he did to Max!