Overstable is a term that describes the overall flight patterns of golf discs, i.e. where they land compared to their starting point.

* Overstable discs are recommended for players with experience.
* Comparable to a 'Hook' in ball golf.
* Fade opposite the spin (hook) when thrown flat, straight and with average power. Which means...
* RHBH (right hand back hand) throws spin right and fade left (hook). Opposite for lefties, i.e. LHBH (left hand back hand) throws spin left and turn right.
* Fade in proportion to the speed of release. Fast released discs fly rather straight at the beginning of their flight until they lose speed and start to fade off to the left toward the end of their flight, hence ending more left compared to their starting point. Slower released discs won’t fly very far before fading left very quickly (sharp hook).
* The higher the speed of release, the less sharp the fade or hook.
* The more overstable a disc, the greater the tendency to fade opposite the direction of the spin (sharp hook).
* Great choice when you need a disc that finishes hard left, (for RHBH).
* Typically used by strong arm high speed throwers.
* Work well against the wind.
* The more overstable, the greater wind they can handle.
* Work well for skip shots.

These overstable distance drivers can be sorted by Model (which is really Manufacturer), Price or Plastic to arrange them in groups that may help your search. Play around with it.

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Innova Monster - Star

The Innova Star Monster is a distance driver that is very overstable. A very overstable, wind-beating distance driver designed for pro level players with above average power. It is made for people who can turn over other disc…

Innova Starfire - Star

The Innova Star Starfire is a fast dependable maximum distance driver that is slightly overstable (more so than the SL - see below). It has a long straight flight, amazing glide, a good bit of fade and great control. Great in…

Innova TeeRex - Star

The Innova Star TeeRex is a fast, stable to overstable power distance driver disc golf disc with significant glide. Resistance to turn at high speeds means this golf disc will perform well into the wind. TeeRex offers the fli…

Innova Wraith - Star

The Innova Star Wraith is a slightly overstable distance driver. It is a stable flyer that performs predictably well in the wind with speed, glide and accuracy. Performs remarkably well at full speed and less than full speed.…

Innova Wraith - Star Bottom-Stamp

The Innova Star Bottom-Stamp Wraith is a slightly overstable distance driver. It is a stable flyer that performs predictably well in the wind with speed, glide and accuracy. Performs remarkably well at full speed and less tha…

Innova Wraith - Echo Star

The Innova Echo Star Wraith is a slightly overstable distance driver. It is a stable flyer that performs predictably well in the wind with speed, glide and accuracy. Performs remarkably well at full speed and less than full s…

Innova XCaliber - Echo Star

The Innova Echo Star XCaliber is a very fast stable to overstable long distance driver. It flies extremely fast with glide and stability. The XCaliber achieves maximum distance when thrown low, flat, and hard. The XCaliber ha…

Innova XCaliber - Star

The Innova Star XCaliber is a very fast stable to overstable long distance driver. It flies extremely fast with glide and stability. The XCaliber achieves maximum distance when thrown low, flat, and hard. The XCaliber has the…

Discraft Avenger SS - Titanium

The Discraft Titanium Avenger SS is a maximum distance driver with a Stability of 0.5 (slightly overstable). Discraft took the best aspects of the Avenger, its speed and glide, and flatted the edge. The result is a golf disc …

Discraft Nuke SS - Titanium

The Discraft Titanium NUKE SS is a maximum distance driver with a stability of 1.0. The moderately overstable disc delivers virtually effortless distance for newer players with lower arm speed. The Nuke SS gives developing pl…

Discraft Force - Titanium

The Discraft Titanium Force is a fast and sleek maximum distance driver with a stability rating of 2.0 (extremely overstable). It's wide rim, sleek profile and jaw-dropping glide provide a new level of distance potential. It'…

Discraft Nuke - Titanium

The Discraft Titanium NUKE is a high performance maximum distance driver disc golf disc that is a game changer! The wide, heavy rim and refined aerodynamic engineering give the NUKE a huge distance advantage and unparalleled …

Discraft Stalker - Titanium

The Discraft Titanium Stalker is an extra long range driver with a stability rating of 1.1 (moderately overstable). This disc golf driver offers dependable control, durability, and soft landings with minimal skip for the ave…

Westside Giant - Tournament

The Westside Tournament Giant is a fast overstable long-range driver for big arms. Its flight characteristics are similar to an Innova Ape which is great for windy conditions, sharp doglegs, powerful backhand and sidearm thr…

Westside King - Tournament

The Westside Tournament King is a slightly overstable distance driver that is fast and good for ultimate distance without sacrificing control. It has a solid reliable flight without being too overstable. Westside King has a r…

Westside Sword - Tournament

The Westside Tournament Sword is a long stable/overstable distance driver with lots of glide and accuracy. The Sword reacts well to different release angles and holds the angle during the whole flight. This makes the Sword gr…

Westside World - Tournament

The Westside Tournament World is a speed 14 overstable distance driver for big arms. Compared to the Westside Giant, the Westside World gives you more speed and distance thanks to small improvements, especially in the upper m…

Westside Boatman - VIP

The Westside VIP Boatman is an overstable distance driver that has a very good glide and control. Good also for long and precise sidearm throws. It can handle a surprising amount of wind. If your PDGA rating is more than 950 …

Westside Giant - VIP

The Westside VIP Giant is a fast overstable long-range driver for big arms. Its flight characteristics are similar to an Innova Ape which is great for windy conditions, sharp doglegs, powerful backhand and sidearm throws and …

Westside King - VIP

The Westside VIP King is a slightly overstable distance driver that is fast and good for ultimate distance without sacrificing control. It has a solid reliable flight without being too overstable. Westside King has a relativ…

Westside Sword - VIP and VIP Air

The Westside VIP Sword is a long stable/overstable distance driver with lots of glide and accuracy. The Sword reacts well to different release angles and holds the angle during the whole flight. This makes the Sword great for…

Westside World - VIP

The Westside VIP World is a speed 14 overstable distance driver for big arms. Compared to the Westside Giant, the Westside World gives you more speed and distance thanks to small improvements, especially in the upper molds de…

Discraft Avenger - Elite X

The Discraft Elite X Avenger is a maximum distance driver with stability ratings of 1.6 to 1.8 (moderately overstable). It can be used by amateurs and pros alike. It can hold a line in the wind. You can throw it anhyzer and i…

Discraft Cyclone - Elite X

The Discraft Elite X Cyclone is a legendary extra long range driver with stabilities of 0.0 (stable) to 1.0 (slightly overstable). In the mid-90s, the Cyclone golf disc ruled the tee, and ushered in the era of disc golf drive…

Discraft Nuke - Elite X

The Discraft Elite X NUKE is a maximum distance driverwith a stability rating of 1.6, moderately overstable. This high performance disc is a game changer! The wide, heavy rim and refined aerodynamic engineering give the NUKE …