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Luinor L2 Nine Spiral, known in Japan as Lost Longinus Nine Spiral (ロストロンギヌス・ナイン・スパイラル, Rosuto Ronginusu Nain Supairaru) is a Attack-Type Beyblade released as part of the Burst System as well as the Dual Layer System. It was released as a Starter in Japan on December 28th, 2016 for 1620円 and was later released in western countries as a Starter Pack.

Energy Layer - Luinor L2

Main article: Energy Layer - Luinor L2
Luinor L2 is a wide and heavy Energy Layer designed for attack that features two large dragon heads, representing the anime's rendition of this Layer's beast, a dragon, that come from the perimeter in towards the center and four wings, two of which are larger and make up the main contact points and two of which are smaller and make up secondary contact points, creating an aggressive, high recoil design. The contact points of the larger wings are molded in the shape of spear heads which are meant to represent this Layer's Japanese namesake, the Roman Soldier Longinus of Christian Mythology who stabbed Christ in the heart with a lance.

Luinor L2 has two main gimmicks: The first are the dragon heads as they are made of metal. The inclusion of the metal makes Luinor L2 one of the heaviest Layers in the game. The second is the fact that this Layer is made to spin Left, opposite to every other Burst Beyblade before it.

The heavy weight of Luinor L2 generates high inertia and with the aggressive design, makes this Layer excel in Knock-Out and Burst Attack potential. While the left-spin nature of Luinor L2 may imply that Burst Attack is only prevalent against other left-spin opponents, this Layer still has strong Burst Attack against Right spin opponents when soft launched. Against a Right spin Beyblade, the Left spinning nature of Luinor L2 means that it and the opponent's layer will spin together like gears, heavily reducing recoil and rate of Bursts. However, if Luinor L2 is soft launched to give it a slower spin than the opponent, the slower spin speed will create recoil from the opponent's Layer catching into Luinor L2's blades, which both grants this Layer Burst Attack and further improves this Layer's Knock-Out Attack. Furthermore the opposite spin allows for some degree of Spin Equalization, however not enough to be the primary focus for customizations.

The Takara Tomy release of Lost Longinus features three teeth of medium-high length that are capable of withstanding the recoil this Layer produces, even against another Left spin opponent as the heavy weight further increases Burst resistance as the Layer's higher inertia can better resist teeth skipping.

Forge Disc - Nine

Main article: Forge Disc - Nine
Nine features nine downward sloping blades that are meant to create Down Force in left spin and Upper Force in right spin, akin to the blades of Boost, only reversed. However the small size of the blades makes any Down or Upper Force generated negligible. Furthermore, Nine's downward sloping nature of the blades increases the risk of floor scrapes and the Forge Disc has an only average weight, so its Knock-Out resistance and attack potential lag behind those of Heavy, Gravity, 2, 4, 5 and 7.

Performance Tip - Spiral

Main article: Performance Tip - Spiral

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Anime

Manga

Trivia

  • Luinor L2 Nine Spiral is the first left spinning Beyblade of the Burst franchise.
  • Luinor L2 Nine Spiral is the first Beyblade from the Burst franchise to have metal on the top layer.
  • Luinor L2 Nine Spiral is one of the best selling Beyblades from the Burst franchise.
  • Luinor L2 Nine Spiral is the final boss of the Dual Layer Series of Burst, and the winner of the Beyblade Championship in the anime.
  • Luinor L2 Nine Spiral is the Beyblade that broke Shu's Spryzen S2 Knuckle Unite in the anime.

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