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Notables: Dead Saigō Takamori (1828 - 1877)
Dead Akiyama

A Hadosheru (HAA-doh-SHEH-roo; Jap. ハードシェル (Hādosheru) "hard shell") is a rhinoceros-beetle-like Wesen.

In its woge, the Hadosheru sprouts a single pair of transparent insectoid wings. With these wings, the Hadosheru is capable of powered flight and hovering. These wings are powerful enough to allow the Hadosheru to carry a grown man. Its entire body becomes coated in a hard, protective exoskeleton that can absorb the shock of a powerful blow and deflect bullets. The head is protected by a carapace resembling a samurai's helmet, much like that of the Japanese rhinoceros beetle.

At least one famous samurai Saigō Takamori was a Hadosheru. He was dispatched by a Grimm who pried the protonotum off from his upper back to gain easy access to the softer, more vulnerable skin.

Grimm Diary ExcerptEdit

I was approached by Tokugawa Yoshinobu to track down a samurai who was rallying support against the shoguns. To my surprise, he turned out to be a Hadosheru. A fearsome Wesen with a hardened armor-like carapace, amazing strength, and unflappable patience.

After numerous encounters, I realized the only way to harm him was to pry his armored shell from his body using his own naginata. Then striking at his vulnerable skin beneath.


Wesen in Grimm comics
Amphibian Wesen Frosch Schleimig
Bovine Wesen Minotaur
Cetancodont Wesen Nilpferd
Chimeric Wesen Unnamed Griffin-like Wesen
Columbiform Wesen Wütende Taube
Dinosaur Wesen Unnamed Dromaeosaur-like Wesen
Feline Wesen Kasipepo
Hexapod Wesen Hadosheru
Lagomorpha Wesen Unnamed Hare-like Wesen
Lupine Wesen Unnamed Schnauzer-like Wesen
Meline Wesen Unnamed Weasel-like Wesen
Pantherine Wesen Maahes, Rißfleisch
Perissodactyl Wesen Hippos athanatos
Pinniped Wesen Unnamed Seal-like Wesen
Primate Wesen Sorglosgör
Procyonid Wesen Waschbar
Sauropsidans Wesen Ichor-thanatos, Unnamed Chinese Dragon-like Wesen
Unknown Wesen Unnamed Yoda-like Wesen

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