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The first magitek armor produced exclusively for a l'Cie, the Dáinsleif was also the first Militesi mech equipped with Crystal-jamming capabilities. Scientists in the empire's R&D division incorporated some of the same teknology used in the simultaneously developed Vajra, emphasizing maneuverability over combat performance. Eager to test their new MA, he empire deployed the Dáinsleif in their invasion of Akademeia, and its crystal jammer succeeded in cutting the dominion legions off from the source of their magic power. However, Class Zero quickly disposed of the device, and although the Secundus l'Cie Qun'mi managed to reactivate the Dáinsleif, it was no match for Rubrum's legendary cadets.
Dáinsleif is king Högni's sword, according to Snorri Sturluson's account of the battle known as the Hjaðningavíg.