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Other languages: German: Steinadler
Hungarian: Kőszáli sas
Russian: Орлоклюв
Spanish: Steinadler
Notables: Farley Kolt
Frankie Gonzales
Marque Garnick
TV Show: "Three Coins in a Fuchsbau"
"The Good Soldier"
Novels: The Icy Touch
Referenced: "The Bottle Imp"

A Steinadler (pl. Steinadler; pron: SHTINE-aad-lur, Grimm: STINE-ad-lur; Germ. "golden eagle") is a hawk-like Wesen.


Season 1Edit

"Three Coins in a Fuchsbau"Edit

Farley Kolt is a Steinadler who tricked two Schakale into shooting each other. He was arrested, and afterwards, told Nick about the coins, and about his relationship with Marie Kessler. Marie left Farley to take care of her sister's son, who was Nick. He assisted Nick and Hank when they tracked Soledad, realizing he killed Nick's parents. Kolt stole the coins from Renard after Soledad was apprehended. Nick later then got back the coins from Kolt.

Season 3Edit

"The Good Soldier"Edit

Frankie Gonzales is a Steinadler who, earlier in the military, had been gang raped by Ron Hurd, Robert Hammonds, Troy Dodge and Jim McCabe.

She confronts the former soldiers four years after her rape, in order to get them to come forward and admit to what they did, to get herself justice and closure. Frankie had previously been in Phoenix, Arizona to find Robert Hammonds. In Portland, Frankie tracks down the rest of her attackers; first she goes for Ron Hurd in the VFW bar and later in front of his home. She then goes after Troy by being let into his house by his wife under the guise of "an old friend." Finally, she confronts Jim McCabe in his security firm's parking lot, and is later arrested by Nick and Hank.

At the precinct, Frankie is accused of murdering Ron, Robert, and Troy out of revenge for what they did, and is accused by Nick of being a Manticore, the Wesen that killed the former soldiers. She then woges into a Steinadler, showing that she did not kill them. However, she figures out who the Manticore killing her rapists really is; Colonel Adam Desai, her former commanding officer. She later helps the detectives find Desai by calling him and allowing them to trace the call to Desai's location, the VFW bar.

Afterwards, Hank and Nick tell Frankie what Desai had done for her, and she leaves the precinct after finally obtaining the justice and closure she wanted.

Characteristics Edit

When woged, Steinadlers gain muzzle-like face and a beak-like nose. They have sparse feather-like hair all over their body. They retain their human hair color. Their eyes are an extremely pale yellowish-green color. Like a few Wesen, they can localize their woge in their eyes without altering the rest of their body.

Steinadlers are renowned for their exceptional vision. Their superior vision is a result of having five times more visual sensory cells per millimeter of the retina than humans. They also have special colored oils in their eyes that reflect certain wavelengths of light. These special ocular biologic factors endow them with near perfect night vision, and a whole host of other ocular abilities.

Steinadler are incredibly fast creatures, appearing as a blur when they run, They don't appear to be superhumanly strong, but appear to be durable creatures.

Steinadler Knife is used by Grimms to kill only Steinadlers. The blade is smithed from platinum and dipped in nightshade. A single stab to the heart is often enough to dispatch them.


The Steinadler are known for their ability to pokerfacedly exhibit simultaneously friendliness and sternness, so it is impossible to tell whose side one is on. The ability to sternly influence others as though they were subordinate friends makes the Steinadler excellent military figures. They have a reputation for being heroes and adventurers as well as having high intellect and good intuition.

Excerpt from Grimm DiariesEdit

A- Steinadler Field of Vision.

B- Binocular Foveal Vision.

C- Vertical Field Perimeter.

D- Monocular Foveal Vision.

E- Binocular Vision

The Steinadler has five time more visual sensory cells per millimeter of retina than do humans. They also have colored oils in their eyes that refract certain wavelengths of light. This intensifies certain colors at the expense of others.

The visual ability of the Steinadler is legendary. Adaptations to night vision include larger eyes and large numbers of closely packed visual rods and cones.

The distinctive brow ridge physically protects the eye from wind, dust and debris, and shields it from excessive glare.


See alsoEdit

Wesen in Grimm
Primate Wesen Hexenbiest, Wendigo, Musai, Hässlich, Siegbarste, Fuchsteufelwild, Wildermann, Naiad, El Cucuy, Koschie, Aswang
Rodent Wesen Eisbiber, Reinigen, Mauzhertz, Stangebär
Suinan Wesen Bauerschwein, Malin Fatal
Chiropteran Wesen Murciélago
Perissodactyl Wesen Nuckelavee, Dickfellig
Bovine Wesen Taureus-Armenta
Caprine Wesen Ziegevolk, Seelengut
Pantherine Wesen Löwen, Balam, Pflichttreue, Yaguaraté, Manticore
Feline Wesen Klaustreich
Machairodontine Wesen Mauvais Dentes
Vulpine Wesen Fuchsbau
Canine Wesen Blutbad, Hundjäger, Schakal, Coyotl, Höllentier, Wildesheer, Anubis
Ursid Wesen Jägerbar
Meline Wesen Drang-Zorn
Lutrine Wesen Luisant-Pêcheur
Sauropsidans Wesen Dämonfeuer
Chelonian Wesen Genio innocuo
Gekkotan Wesen Skalengeck
Serpents Wesen Lausenschlange, Königschlange
Pseudosuchian Wesen Skalenzahne, Gelumcaedus
Dinosaur Wesen Glühenvolk
Strigiform Wesen Scharfblicke
Cathartid Wesen Raub-Kondor
Accipitrid Wesen Steinadler, Geier
Passeriform Wesen Seltenvogel
Chelicerate Wesen Spinnetod
Hexapod Wesen Mellifer, Jinnamuru Xunte
Osteichthyan Wesen Cracher-Mortel
Agnthan Wesen Lebensauger
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