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  • Solar Winds
    Solar Winds 10 days ago

    Airtimes First Drop Comfort

    While I may prefer Orion overall, Diamondback is a very close second in the park. Offers some of the best floater airtime on any ride. The first drop is phenomenal and I love the splashdown effect towards the end. It's currently my 3rd favorite B&M hyper behind Candymonium and Nitro.

  • X Coasters Forever

    Airtimes First Drop Fun

    Diamondback is by far one of the best hyper coasters out there with a fantastic drop, beautiful setting, and strong airtime, and some intense moments! During my first visit to Kings Island in September 2021, I was able to get two rides in total with one being in row 13 and my second ride in the front row. I personally prefer the front row because you feel the air and the wind more than towards the back. This thing is an airtime machine! Every single hill gives super strong and sustained floater air, especially the first camelback which actually gives 5-second sustained flojector airtime and also feels similar to Candymonium’s first camelback. The helixes on this ride were also really intense, as both of them made me gray out! I also grayed out on the hammerhead turn as the train was entering and exiting the element. That turn also felt a bit snappy towards the back row! My favorite part of the ride is probably the first drop because of how good the airtime is on that drop! If you sit towards the front of the train, you go flying as you get the strong sustained floater air but if you sit in the back of the train, you just get ejected out of your seat as you just go flying! I also really like the splashdown effect towards the end of the ride, which adds some great scenery to the ride and also adds on to the experience in general. Overall, Diamondback is one airtime machine and by far one of the best hyper coasters out there with a fantastic drop, beautiful setting, and strong airtime, and some intense moments!

  • J&B FitzTubeKidz
    J&B FitzTubeKidz 1 month ago

    Airtimes Lap Bar Duration Rattle

    This ride has great sustained floater, a great first drop, a great setting, and some of the best lap bars ever. However, the ride has a very noticeable rattle. It doesn’t make the ride bad, it’s just a bit annoying.

  • Jared Lutz
    Jared Lutz 3 months ago

    Airtimes First Drop Lap Bar Rattle

    Great ride. No rattle in the front, but slight rattle in back.

  • TheClassicRemake Man

    Airtimes Location Layout

    Best B&M and it’s not even close. Definitely has a rattle but for this ride I think it adds or at least doesn’t hurt the ride. Wasn’t expecting to fall for a B&M hyper so much but here I am. The only B&M I immediately wanted to get back in line and ride again.

  • Brian Sheldon
    Brian Sheldon 4 months ago

    Capacity Lap Bar Smoothness

    I was really looking forward to this. We rode it twice and had no desire to ride it again--even with less than 5 minute wait times. It was quite a disappointment. It is just too good to be fun. By that I mean it is liquid smooth, but it lacks intensity. Yes, it is tall and yes it is fast, but it feels almost a bit lethargic. I didn't experience any of the awesome floater air I was anticipating. They don't let you choose where you sit anymore--which is truly a terrible decision, but we got lucky on the first ride and got the back row. It just didn't deliver. I wanted to ride in the front to see if it is better, but I didn't get a chance as you have to sit where they tell you. We got our second ride about 3-4 rows back from the front. Equally disappointing. It is in a completely different class than Goliath at SFOG. Goliath is way, way better. On paper they are very similar, but Diamondback just doesn't do much. No air. No intensity. Without those, what is the point?

  • Carter Eckhart
    Carter Eckhart 4 months ago

    Comfort Fun Duration Airtimes Dead spots

    I got a good night ride on this, it was fun but the airtime was just ok and it felt slow, B&M hypers just aren’t my type of rides anyway.

  • Adrenaline Central

    Airtimes First Drop Nice surprise!

    Perfect roller coaster mega elite crazy airtime it’s incredible

  • Inverted Thrills
    Inverted Thrills 5 months ago

    Airtimes First Drop Fun

    This is a great B&M hyper. It has some of the best and most sustained floater I've experienced, especially the first 2 hills. Plus it's really fun running through the woods

  • Isaiah White
    Isaiah White 7 months ago

    Airtimes First Drop Fun

    One of if not my favorite B&M Hyper. You get great views of the whole park and the drop is insane and feels like your floating the whole time. The airtime's are also great on this time so that means that every foot of track serves a purpose. Lines can get long so try to do your best and get there before the park opens then go straight to Diamondback and ride it before the lines get long. Sometimes you may even get a second chance to ride it again later in the day. Even though I haven't ridden Orion yet with all the research and countless POV's I have been through. I think myself and many others agree that Diamondback is a little better then Orion. But there both Hyper's so they have similar elements except Diamondback has the water element at the end. Overall Diamondback is an amazing Hyper and is a staple and must do at King's Island.

  • Josh Lutz
    Josh Lutz 1 year ago

    Airtimes Comfort Fun

    Flat out airtime machine. Slight rattle in the back but it does not take away from the ride at all.

  • Mr. Roller Coasters

    Airtimes First Drop Comfort

    This BLEW ME AWAY!!! What a fantastic roller coaster. It's by far the best B&M Hyper I've ridden and it's in my top 3 currently which is amazing. What an awesome ride. It's got a slight rattle after the turnaround, but that doesn't effect the ride enough to have it as a con. And that splashdown in the back can get you wet which is awesome on a hot day... Go back row and enjoy your awesome ride!

  • Grant L.
    Grant L. 1 year ago

    Airtimes Comfort Fun Rattle

    Lots and lots of floater airtime throughout the entire ride. Splashdown is nice too. A bit shaky, but that doesn't detract much from the ride.

  • Joel Fitzsimmons
    Joel Fitzsimmons 2 years ago

    Airtimes Duration Capacity

    I love the airtime and everything about this ride. Except the capacity. Diamondback rules!

  • Jack Jack J.
    Jack Jack J. 2 years ago

    Airtimes Location Layout

    Diamondback is my second favorite B&M Hyper just behind Mako. I love the rides consistent floater airtime throughout its unique and great layout out in th woods. I love the splash down finale but do have one complaint. The ride is not well paced. The trim kills a whole lot of the speed with those long staggered trains and then the MCBR finishes the job. This probably wouldn’t have been an issue if I went in expecting the slower pace but I was expecting Mako. Still a great smooth Hyper with some awesome floater.

  • Doyle Rudolph
    Doyle Rudolph 2 years ago

    Airtimes Pace Fun

    A bit of a one trick pony, but the airtime on Diamondback is quite strong. You haven't lived until you've put your arms out, Rose from Titanic style, in the back row. The splashdown is exhilarating when you do.

  • Raymond Jackson
    Raymond Jackson 2 years ago

    Airtimes First Drop Fun

    9.3 out of 10! The best of this line of coaster, got airtime from front and back of the train. I do not like this type of train, so I am shocked of how good of rollercoaster this is.

  • Matthew Richter
    Matthew Richter 2 years ago

    Airtimes First Drop Comfort

    Fast, smooth, lots of strong airtime hills. The trains and cars are well designed and very comfortable.

  • Zek Teh Kek
    Zek Teh Kek 3 years ago

    Airtimes Lap Bar Layout Rattle

    It seems as if the new seats have gotten rid of the rattle, or at least lessened it! It's much more enjoyable now.

  • Eric Esty
    Eric Esty 3 years ago

    First Drop Fun Disappointing! Layout Intensity

    My least favorite B&M hyper. The airtime is only mild floater, and the boring, uninspired layout doesn't make up for it. The coaster peters out after the midcourse even more than before, with almost no airtime for the rest of the ride. It's fun, but feels mediocre in comparison to others of the model. Extremely overhyped.

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    Airtimes First Drop Fun

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    Airtimes First Drop Smoothness

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    Airtimes Fun

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    Rattle

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    Richard Haley 3 years ago
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    Adam Karas 4 years ago

    Airtimes Capacity Smoothness

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    Jason Kern 4 years ago

    First Drop Lap Bar Fun

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    Olivier P. 4 years ago

    Fun Rattle Disappointing!