They are almost identical, spare their outfit, to Cleavers, and the fact that they serve Mevolent in a alternate dimension. It is possible that they also fought in the war in the main dimension. Their name 'Redhood' stems from their outfit, with which visored helmets were swapped for crimson hoods. They possess the same abilities and skills as Cleavers. Like Cleavers they are very dangerous. The a fist seen, mentioned, described and fought in book 7. The numbers of Redhoods seen in book 7 were sufficient enough to taken down the resistance through sheer force alone.