Red Dead Redemption 2 Cardinal can be hunted and skinned for crafting materials, it's a Small sized Bird animal. We recommend using a Varmint Rifle or a Repeater to hunt this animal. You can craft a at the Trapper Shop using it's materials and cook the Gamey Bird meal from hunting it, Northern Cardinal. it's not a Legendary Animal.
Red Dead Redemption 2 Cardinal Locations
Every type of Cardinal found in RDR2.
Using the best weapons to hunt a Cardinal in Red Dead 2, will reward you with a Perfect Quality Kill. Since this animal is omnivorous you should use Predator Bait and Herbivore Bait to attract it in the wild.
Cardinal Perfect Quality Kill Weapons.
- Use Predator Bait and Herbivore Bait
- Bow with Small Game Arrow
Regular Cardinal Locations
There's currently no Legendary version of this animal.
- Northern Cardinals tend to inhabit the woodland areas of New Hanover and West Elizabeth.
- Their omnivorous diet includes grains, weeds, seeds, and fruit.
- Cardinals can be killed with less impact than other animals.
- A Bow with Small Game Arrows can be used successfully whilst hunting these birds.
- The cardinal's feathers can be used for crafting and their carcasses can be sold to traders.
Locations where you can find:
Cardinal Cooking Recipes
Cooking recipes you can use with this animal.
|Recipe Name||Regular||Thyme Type||Oregano Type||Mint Type|
|Gamey Bird||Plain Game Bird||None||None||None|
|Perfect Cardinal Carcass||$1||Perfect Kill|
|Good Cardinal Carcass||$0.6||Good Kill|
|Poor Cardinal Carcass||$0.4||Poor Kill|
|Gamey Bird Meat||$0.25||Any|
Red Dead Redemption 2 Cardinal Crafting
What you can make from Cardinal crafting materials.
|Item Name||Pricing||How to unlock|
|Legendary Beaver Flop Hat||$22.00||Legendary Beaver Pelt, Legendary Boar Pelt, Cardinal Feather|
|Rococo Accessory||$15.00||Crow Feather x2, Cardinal Feather x2|
|Recipe Name||Effect||How to obtain||Type||Price|
Where to find these Special Crafting Materials
|Ingredient||How to get|
|Used for||It makes||Crafting ingredients|
|Recipe Name||Ingredients||Where to find||Description|
|Improved Arrow||– 1x Arrow – 1x Flight Feather||Received at the start of Chapter 2||+ 15 Damage|
|Fire Arrow||– 1x Arrow – 1x Animal Fat – 1x Flight Feather||Received at the start of Chapter 2||+ 20 Damage | Incendiary Effect|
|Dynamite Arrow||– 1x Arrow – 1x Dynamite – 1x Flight Feather||Located at the South end of Wapiti Indian Reservation, at the base of a wooden bridge you will find it within a chest. | Also sold by Fences after “A Short Walk in a Pretty Town”||+ 40 Damage | Explosive Effect|
|Poison Arrow||– 1x Arrow – 1x Oleander Sage – 1x Flight Feather||Located Northeast of Bacchus Station, right outside the Mysterious Hill Home. You will receive it from a chest | Also sold by Fences after Chapter 2||+ 5 Damage | Good for Hunting|
|Small Game Arrow||– 1x Arrow – 1x Regular Shotgun Shells – 1x Flight Feather||Received at the start of Chapter 2||- 20 Damage | Good for Hunting Small animals|
Other Small Animals
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