What Benchmade says:
When it comes to all-around functionality, you can't beat the Griptilian family. The 555-S30V Mini Griptilian features a plain-edge, drop-point blade with a black Grivory handle. The CPM-S30V blade is perfect for everyday, outdoor, or tactical situations.
The spine of the blade "rolls" into the tip earlier. The blade's shape resembles the hoof of a sheep and the cutting edge of a sheep's foot blade runs nearly parallel to the spine, creating a flat and straight profile.
||CPM S30V @ HRC 58-60