Atem enters the WBBA World Tourdament under the alias Hiro Adams so he is not recognized as the heir to the Egyptian throne. He is a very skilled blader but was unable to qualify when he was under watch by his gaurds. In the middle of the night he snuck out of his quarters and was able to qualify to represent Egypt as the team leader. He immediatly left Egypt and went to America to escape his capture. Atem carries with him the heirloom he earned from being the son of the throne is the pyramid like necklace he wears. This artifact allows him to communicate with the spirits that roam the earth including the beast that dwells within his beyblade. Atem also holds one of the seven pieces of the forbidden one and is was chosen as its guardian, the chestplate he wears symbolizes this.