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Hundjäger
322-Hundjäger woge
Other languages: German: Todesdogge
Hungarian: Vadászkopó
Russian: Ищейка
Farsi: هوند یگر
Notables: Marcus Rispoli (likely)
Dead Weston Steward
Dead Gregor Danilov (likely)
Dead Edgar Waltz
Dead Alberle Denswoz ( ? - 1815)
Dead Lukas Denswoz (1800 - ?)
Dead Benjamine Denswoz (? - 20th century)
Dead Albert Denswoz
Federico Malo
Dead Chance Weems
Dead Jody Weems
Dead Roger
Dead Dominik Koertig
Appearances
Comics: Issue 0
Issue 1
Issue 2
Issue 3
Issue 8
Issue 12
Books: The Icy Touch
The Chopping Block
The Killing Time (mentioned)

A Hundjäger (HOONT-yay-gər; Germ. Hund "dog" + Jäger "hunter"; singular = plural) is a vicious hound dog-like Wesen that first appeared in "Cat and Mouse". They are the Verrat's main enforcers. Hundjägers are fast, clever, cold and calculating, making them ideal for professions like assassinations and bounty hunting.

Characteristics Edit

Hundjägers have a quite severe woge. They grow thick brown over their heads and bodies, long canine ears, a dogs snout, and razor sharp teeth. Although it becomes part of their fur, the imprint of their hairline is still visible. Unlike many Wesen there doesn't appear to be any obvious differences in this form, depending on the gender of the Hundjägers. However, there are some variations in the species, as some have black markings on grey fur, and a pink nose, similar to a Mauvais Dentes. In addition, those variations have a less pronounced dog snout and longer, more visible pointy ears.

Hundjägers are excellent trackers, as they have the ability to track prey over enormous distances and often hunt their prey across whole continents relentlessly. Like several other canid Wesen, such as Blutbad and Fuchsbau they possess an enhanced sense of smell, but not one as great as Blutbaden. They also don't seem to be nearly as strong, since they generally rely on firearms to intimidate, subdue, or kill their targets, and Monroe was able to overpower one on two separate occasions: one in his Blutbad form and the other as a human. Although, as a few of them were willing to attack Nick unarmed, they may have some strength enhancement. They also appear to be somewhat faster than humans, and can kill grown men with ease. ("Season of the Hexenbiest") Like Coyotl and Fuchsbau, their teeth are sharp enough to sever flesh, and they sometimes kill with them. Hundjägers can suppress their woge to just their eyes, which turn a noticeable shade of gold, as seen with the female Hundjäger who tried to kill Tavitian. ("Twelve Days of Krampus")

Behavior Edit

They're very tenacious when they are on the hunt; they will let nothing stop them from finding their target and will even randomly kill people if they believe it will help. An example is when Edgar Waltz followed Ian Harmon from St. Louis to Portland. However, they have a great belief in the sanctity of the rules, such as in the case of the Freidenreden.

Because of their reputation, they are widely feared among Wesen, even by Blutbaden. However, in "Cat and Mouse" Edgar Waltz is surprised and perhaps even afraid when he discovers that Monroe is not a Fuchsbau, but a Blutbad, suggesting that perhaps the feeling is mutual.

Due to both having worked for the Verrat, Hundjägers regard Grimms not as friends, but convenient allies.

Hundjägers were the enforcers responsible for mass executions of renegade Wesen during the Second World War, a notable example being their infiltration of the Spanish army and monarchy during Franco's regime.

It's rumored that they eat their mothers from inside the womb.

ComicsEdit

In the comics, Hundjägers are depicted with black fur instead of brown and red eyes instead of yellow.

ImagesEdit

Main article: Hundjäger/Images
Wesen in Grimm
Accipitrid Wesen Geier, Steinadler
Amphibian Wesen Folterseele
Bovine Wesen Heftigauroch, Taureus-Armenta
Canine Wesen Anubis, Blutbad, Coyotl, Höllentier, Hundjäger, Luison, Schakal, Wældreór, Wildesheer
Caprine Wesen Krampus, Seelengut, Ziegevolk
Cathartid Wesen Raub-Kondor
Chelicerate Wesen Spinnetod
Chelonian Wesen Genio innocuo
Chimeric Wesen Manticore, Naiad
Chiropteran Wesen Murciélago
Dinosaur Wesen Glühenvolk
Feline Wesen Klaustreich
Gekkotan Wesen Skalengeck
Hexapod Wesen Jinnamuru Xunte, Mellifer
Lepidosauromorphan Wesen Phansigar
Lutrine Wesen Luisant-Pêcheur
Machairodontine Wesen Mauvais Dentes
Meline Wesen Drang-Zorn
Osteichthyan Wesen Cracher-Mortel, Matança Zumbido
Pantherine Wesen Balam, Löwen, Pflichttreue, Yaguaraté
Passeriform Wesen Seltenvogel
Perissodactyl Wesen Dickfellig, Nuckelavee
Primate Wesen Aswang, El Cucuy, Excandesco, Fuchsteufelwild, Hässlich, Hexenbiest, Indole Gentile, Koschie, Musai, Siegbarste, Wendigo, Wildermann
Pseudosuchian Wesen Gelumcaedus, Skalenzahne
Rodent Wesen Eisbiber, Mauzhertz, Reinigen, Stangebär, Willahara
Sauropsidans Wesen Dämonfeuer
Serpent Wesen Königschlange, Lausenschlange, Varme Tyv
Spiralian Wesen Gedächtnis Esser, Huntha Lami Muuaji, Lebensauger
Strigiform Wesen Scharfblicke
Suinan Wesen Bauerschwein, Malin Fatal, Schinderdiv
Ursid Wesen Jägerbar
Vulpine Wesen Fuchsbau

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