Like several of the other top-ranked brawlers, he was brainwashed into becoming Naga's servant and opposes the Battle Brawlers until he is freed from Naga's control.
Afterwards, he joins the Battle Brawlers in opposing Naga.
Framing Device: When confronted by China Riot Lia learns to evolve Pegatrix after realizing the true meaning behind her filming obsession./Bad Actors: Dan tries to lie about evolving Drago and gets exposed while the team face off against Duran Dane and his unhappy Bakugan Nillious.
Tripped Up: Dan and Wynton stumble on both a possible hidden location of the Mind Core Cell and Colonel Tripp who wants the energy source for himself./Power Tripp: After a falling out with Dan, Wynton is mind-controlled by Tripp who stages an attack to ignite a war between Brawlers and the Military.
Burger Run: When the local Burger Joint is being threatened by a rogue Bakugan, Dan steps up to save the day and the burgers!A Real Steal: Dan embarks on a solo adventure to outdo Magnus's new team of Bakugan Brawlers and winds up having to be saved by them instead./Lightning Unleashed: Lightning uncovers the Mind Core Cell buried beneath the Earth and battles Stata the Hunter in an effort to protect its secret.The Throw Down: Lightning reveals his discovery of the Mind Core Cell but the AO arrive only to discover that Magnus has already beaten them to it./Brawl for It All: With both team's Bakugan knocked into a hibernation state by the Mind Core Cell only Dan and Magnus remain locked in a brawl for it all!High Flying Hostiles: While escorting the Mind Core Cell to AAAnimus Campus, the AO are attacked by Masato Kazami and his Body Guards./Backfire Brawl: Philomena's attempt to refocus the Mind Core Cell's power backfires and the AO must fight their fellow employees inside the AAAnimus Campus.Hostile Take Over: After more unsuccessful attempts to harness Core Cell energy the AO must battle their own Bakugan with AAAnimus tech in order to save them./The Big Bounce: The AO confront Philomena with concerns about her control over the Core Cell energy and are fired in the most unceremonious of manners.