|Member of||Great Gavel|
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Fraud is a young man that is shrouded in mystery. He seems to be incredibly powerful as his first opponent in Burst Heart Survival was seen as a nervous wreck after being defeated by him. He seems to enjoy battling against opponents that he deems will entertain him and gets bored when his expectations aren't met.
It is later revealed that Fraud is in fact the boss of Great Gavel who made himself younger using Great Gavel's technological advancements.
Fraud first appears as one of the many contestants of the Burst Warrior tournament, Burst Heart Survival. By using his Burst, Fraud passes the preliminary first round known as "Suddenly Bottomless Survival" and makes it to the second round along with the other fifteen remaining contestants.
In the next round, "Box Escape Survival", Fraud is paired up against Afron in the B Box. When neither can find out how to escape, they decide to just fight each other in order to be freed from the box. Eventually, Fraud wins, allowing him to pass onto the third round and eliminating Afron from the tournament.
In the third round, "Add-up-to-ten Survival", Fraud is given the medal labeled 3, marking him as the seventh to leave their box from the previous round. After some wandering through the forest, he comes across Carola alone and eating. Soon, the two begin their battle and Carola is confident that her Emboar Burst can defeat his Bisharp Burst.
Suddenly, Fraud removes the jacket he had been wearing up to this point, revealing his true face. After commenting on his handsomeness, Carola notices the scar on his left arm and recognizes it belonging to someone she knew before. Fraud then smiles devilishly and begins his attack.
Fraud defeats Carola and takes her medal, bringing his total up to 11 points and leaves the scene once he hears someone else coming. Later, he is seen being allowed to go to the next round after arriving in the spot where the other winners are.
During the break period between the third and fourth rounds, Fraud is seen emerging from the shower while being waited on by a butler. He tells the butler that he had fun in the last round and intends to take down Hariru as he did with Carola because all those who bare their fangs against Great Gavel must have them cut.
In the fourth round, "Seesaw Balloon Survival", Fraud is paired up against Hariru. Wanting revenge for what happened to Carola, Hariru attacks Fraud relentlessly only to find out that he is using special movements to take low amounts of damage from the hits. As they battle, Fraud easily knocks down all of Hariru's attacks and throws him back.
Eventually, an injured Carola makes it to the stage and reveals the secret to Fraud's true identity that she found out before. Carola reveals that Fraud is, in fact, the boss of Great Gavel. Hariru, shocked that Fraud isn't a middle aged man like he remembers, is told by Fraud that using the technology of Great Gavel, he managed to reverse his aging. After delivering one more powerful blow to Hariru, Fraud reveals to him that the person who had killed Hariru's father and destroyed his village was actually him and not Arcades like he was led to believe. Furious, Hariru relentlessly attacks Fraud but is unable to land any hits. Eventually, Fraud finishes Hariru off with one of his techniques, eliminating him from the tournament. Soon after, it is revealed that Fraud is actually the owner of Burst Heart Survival.
In the final round, Fraud faces off against Ryouga, who aims to avenge Hariru and Carola for the injustices they suffered by Fraud's hands. Fraud and Ryouga face off in the last round, a sumo wrestling-like match, Fair and Square Final Match. Fraud proves to be powerful with his ability to absorb Ryouga's energy and using it to power his own attacks. With his "Metal X Hand", Fraud uses his incredible power to destroy the stage. Despite knocking Ryouga into the water, the young man is able to remember his past and gains the strength to get up and fight again. Having gotten back onto what little parts of the stage remain, Ryouga continues his battle against Fraud and eventually notices his attacks are doing a little damage to him. With the advice of the now-awakened Hariru, Ryouga focuses all of his power into one attack and strikes Fraud.
The attack works and Fraud's left arm eventually breaks apart and explodes, turning it back into its previous shape. The two fighters are left exhausted and they both throw one final punch, sending each other into the water below while Pauline begins the countdown to end the fight. She finally finishes the countdown and the match ends in a tie between the two Burst Warriors.
|Bisharp is Fraud's only known Pokémon. Fraud uses Bisharp to Burst, allowing him to use the abilities that Bisharp possesses.|
|Debut||Burst Heart Survival Begins!|
As a user of Burst, Fraud can use the abilities of the Pokémon he combines with, his Bisharp.
- Shield Shred (Japanese: 鉄壁斬刻, literally Iron Wall Hew, read as シールドシュレッド, Shield Shred). Fraud creates a large dome surrounding himself. If anything touches the shield, Fraud moves his arm quickly to cut it in two.
- Axed Shred (Japanese: 斧頭斬刻, literally Axe-Head Hew, read as アックスドシュレッド, Axed Shred). Fraud stores energy into the axe-like top of his helmet. He then releases it in the form of a blade of energy at the opponent.
- Metal X Hand (Japanese: 剛鉄巨腕, literally Strong-Iron Giant Arm, read as メタルエクスハンド, Metal X Hand); also known as Invincible (Japanese: 無敵, literally Invincible, read as インビンシブル, Invincible). Fraud glows with energy and makes the blade on his left arm grow several times larger. The blade has the ability to absorb the energy of other attacks, rejuvenating Fraud and making the attack more powerful in the process.
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Fraud in his Burst form
|Japanese||フロード Fraud||Possibly from 不老 furō (perennial youth) and ロード (lord). Also from the English word fraud.|
|Pokémon RéBURST Characters|
| Ryouga • Miruto • Yappy • Karuta • Rug • Rūkamu|
Rend • Garyu • Arcades • Sabin • Fraud • Pauline
Yaza • Zengai • Hariru • Hilgreitz • Carola • Shin
Kigyan • Lukov • Toga • Amu • Ganku • Rovy
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