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What is the Best MVP/Axiom Distance Driver?

The popularity of MVP's unique and successful overmold has grown tremendously in recent years, and many players have gravitated towards them when building out their bag.

They're comfortable in the hand, they fly extremely well, and they fly with excellent consistency!

What's not to love?

If you find yourself looking for the best MVP or Axiom discs, particularly distance drivers, then you're in the right place as we're going to take a look at some of the most popular options from both companies!

Distance drivers are not always for everyone however, at least not at first.

You may not have mastered your slower discs or may not have the arm speed to effectively handle these faster discs.

So if you don't think you're quite ready for 10+ speed discs, then be sure to check out our other articles in this series first before choosing a distance driver.

These articles include the:


While combing through all the options, keep in mind that you should add a variety of discs to your bag.

Meaning, don't only get some overstable discs and no stable or understable ones, and vice versa.

It's very important to have variety in your bag because you should be choosing discs for specific shots, not just for specific qualities.

So we suggest adding at least one stable, overstable, and understable option, if not 2 in instances where 2 stable discs or overstable discs offer slightly different characteristics that can be used in different scenarios.

For example, 2 different discs can both be overstable, but one may be twice as overstable than the other. They both are similar in their description, but will be used in 2 very different situations when out on the course.

On our list, you'll be able to find several of each variety to pick from, and the best part is you won't have to guess if the disc is "good" and reliable because it has already been highly touted by your fellow players.

If you're stuck between a disc or 2 (or even 3), it absolutely doesn't hurt to grab them all and figure out for yourself which one you like more and which one you'll find more useful as everyone likes different things.

If you still can't choose which one you like from out list, you can even feel free to browse all the options MVP and Axiom has to offer. Just because someone else or other players didn't like a particular disc, doesn't mean that you won't like it and find a place for it in your game.

But, back to the question at hand, what are the best options to get you going in the right direction?

Well let's find out and get into our list of the

13 Best MVP/Axiom Distance Drivers!

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Flight Ratings: 11, 5, -1.5, 2.5

We get our list started with an extremely popular mold from MVP, and that mold is the Photon!

What first jumped out to me about this disc were the favorable flight ratings that are similar to popular molds from other brands such as the Wraith and Surge.

The ratings make this disc popular because the speed of 11 is very manageable for most players, it offers respectable glide of 5, and the turn/fade of -1.5/2.5 provide the perfect S-shaped flight pattern that will help the player achieve max distance.

Try it today!

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Flight Ratings: 9, 5, -2, 2

Number 2 on our list is the beginner friendly MVP Inertia!

With a speed of 9, this disc will definitely help bridge the gap between control driver and distance driver for you, while still offering a nice potential for maximum distance.

As it beats in, this disc may become more understable than out of the box, but slower arms will definitely appreciate the turn and fade of -2/2 for a beautifully shaped flight path.

Try the Inertia for further distance today!

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Flight Ratings: 10, 4, -0.5, 2.5

Next, we move onto our next fan favorite, the Tesla!

Like the Photon, the Tesla features flight ratings that will further help new and old players both achieve maximum distance, but from a disc with slightly less speed and glide.

The Tesla is a touch less stable than the Photon, while still having a nice fade of 2.5, meaning that it will be less likely to turn over in head winds and with stronger arms.

If a 10 speed distance driver is right up your alley and what you need for maximum distance, you'll definitely want to try the Tesla!

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Flight Ratings: 9, 4, 0, 4

Coming in at #4 is another slow speed option from MVP, the Motion.

The motion is different from the first 3 discs on our list in that it could largely be considered a utility disc rather than a distance driver. What still makes this disc a favorite among players is its slow speed and beefy stability, coming in with a turn of 0 and a whopping 4 for fade!

With this high fade and absent turn, the Motion will be reliably overstable for all arm speeds, and will be especially well suited for forehand throws and headwinds.

While it probably won't get you much in terms of maximum distance, a disc of this stability is a bag staple in my opinion as you'll always want a disc that can handle long upshots with sharp bends/dog legs in either direction.

If this is a shot your bag is lacking, then be sure to grab yourself a Motion!

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Flight Ratings: 13, 6, -2, 2

The fastest disc on our list so far, the speed 13 MVP Catalyst is sure to get you down the fairway in a hurry!

While maybe not the best option for slower arms, the high speed is great for fast arms and will carry you far down the fairway with a glide of 6.

It is a great option for hyzer flips and even turn over shots when thrown with a flat release.

If you're looking for high speed distance driver, the Catalyst is your disc!

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Flight Ratings: 13, 5, -1.5, 2

If you like high speed of the Catalyst, but want something a little less stable to compare it against, then be sure to check out the first Axiom option of our list, the Mayhem!

The Mayhem mirrors the speed of the Catalyst at 13, but with slightly less glide and turn while still featuring a fade of 2.

The result is an essentially stable distance driver that will be able to get you down the fairway with ease, so try it today!

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Flight Ratings: 13, 5, -2.5, 2

If on the other hand you want a speed 13 driver that is more understable than the Catalyst and Mayhem to help shape those long distance shots, then you need to grab yourself an Axiom Tenacity!

The only difference you'll find in ratings between the Tenacity and the Mayhem is a turn of -2.5, which will be noticeable for all players immediately out of the hand.

If you need a disc with more turn for situations such as tailwinds, and can handle the speed of 13, then the Tenacity is the disc you'll want!

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Flight Ratings: 13, 5, -1, 2

If you like the look of the Axiom Mayhem, but would rather stay strictly with the MVP line, then the Octane is the disc you are looking for.

The only subtle difference between it and the Axiom Mayhem is slightly less turn, that will not be all that noticeable to most players in most situations.

Sometimes, players like to stick with one brand, even if a sister brand is available, and that is okay!

If this is you, get yourself an Octane!

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Flight Ratings: 11, 5, -2, 2

If 13 speed drivers just aren’t you're thing or you aren’t ready for them yet, but 9 speed options have been too slow, then the MVP Wave may be what you need.

With a speed of 11, it’s plenty fast enough to get down the fairway yet slow enough for moderate arms to throw and control.

It’s turn and fade of -2/2 make it a classic stable distance driver, but it may get a little flippy on you in head winds or with too much annhyzer.

Otherwise, trust this reliable driver to be a regular disc you go for on the tee.

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Flight Ratings: 9, 3, 0, 3.5

Similar to the Motion, Axiom offers up its own version of a 9 speed, overstable distance driver with the Fireball.

The Axiom is unique however in that it is slightly less glidey, and not quite as overstable as the Motion with a fade of just 3.5.

Nonetheless, the Fireball will remain reliably overstable in headwinds and players will quickly realize that it is definitely beefy enough to handle hard, forehand flicks.

With this disc, you can expect a very straight flight path for the majority of its flight, but the Fireball will always fade out for you with accuracy that you cannot pass up, try one today!

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Flight Ratings: 14, 5, 0, 3

Coming in hot with a speed of 14 is the Dimension by MVP.

While its fade may seem low for an overstable driver with a rating of 3, the 0 turn and high speed will make this driver fly as beefy as any overstable disc out there.

Faster arms may be able to get straighter flights before the fade takes over, but most players will see reliable fade right out of the hand whether it's used on forehands or backhands.

If you need a wind fighting overstable driver, the Dimension is what you need!

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Flight Ratings: 13, 4, -0.5, 3

If you're looking for an Axiom version of our previous disc, the Dimension, then look no further than our next disc, the Panic.

While the Panic is not quite as fast with a speed of 13, this a mere technicality as the Panic will hold its own against other overstable distance drivers in its class. Slower arms will see even more dramatic fade, similar to the Dimension.

It is rated as having a turn of -0.5, but rest assured that this disc will be one very resistant to turning over, regardless of being flicked or backhanded.

If you need another headwind fighting option, then the Panic should be on your radar!

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Flight Ratings: 11, 5, -4.5, 1

Last but certainly not least on our list is the most understable option of our best MVP/Axiom list, and that disc is the MVP Orbital.

This 11 speed driver boasts a respectable glide of 5, but its most eye catching rating by far is it's -4.5 turn rating.

What this means is that you have a go to option for heavy tail winds or more than likely, rollers.

Some players may be able to get away with using this disc for hyzer flips and other sweeping flex shots, but only slow arms or high tail winds will likely be able to yield these types of results.

If a roller is a shot you're looking to add to your bag however, then the Orbital will be up for the task and should definitely be put to the test!

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And that concludes our list of the best MVP/Axiom Distance Drivers!

Hopefully, you'll be able to find a few excellent options among these 13 discs to help you on your quest of building the perfect bag!

The MVP plastic and overmold may be something new to you, but when you try it you'll be far from disappointed!

As you test out your new distance drivers, be sure to try them for a variety of shots and under varying conditions to see how they fly and let us know how it goes.

Good luck, and as always,

Happy Disc Golfing!

Do you bag an MVP/Axiom distance driver that you didn't see here? We'd love to hear what you use and why it should be on this list too!

So let us know!

Lastly, remember to check out the Best MVP Putters , Best MVP Mid-Ranges , and Best MVP Control Drivers next to fill the rest of that bag if you haven't done so already!

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