Red Dead Redemption 2 Deer can be hunted and skinned for crafting materials, it's a Large sized Mammal animal. We recommend using a Rifle or a Sniper to hunt this animal. You can craft a at the Trapper Shop using it's materials and cook the meal from hunting it, Whitetail Deer. it's not a Legendary Animal.
Red Dead Redemption 2 Deer Locations
Every type of Deer found in RDR2.
Using the best weapons to hunt a Deer in Red Dead 2, will reward you with a Perfect Quality Kill. Since this animal is herbivorous you should use Herbivore Bait to attract it in the wild.
Deer Perfect Quality Kill Weapons.
- Use Herbivore Bait
- Bow with Arrow
- Bow with Poison Arrow
- Throwable with Poison Throwing Knife
- Rifle with Regular
- Rifle with Split Point
- Rifle with High Velocity
- Rifle with Express
- Sniper with Regular
- Sniper with Split Point
- Sniper with High Velocity
- Sniper with Express
Regular Deer Locations
There's currently no Legendary version of this animal.
- Whitetail Deer are found in a variety of habitats across the states, but are common to the forests of New Hanover, Lemoyne and West Elizabeth.
- Their herbivorous diet includes grasses, nuts, fungi, twigs, and fruit.
- Keeping your distance when hunting deer can increase your chances of a kill as they are easily startled.
- Long range weapons such as a rifle, or a Bow with Poison Arrows, are considered to be the best when hunting.
- Deer hide can be used for crafting, and their venison meat can be used for cooking.
Locations where you can find:
Deer Cooking Recipes
Cooking recipes you can use with this animal.
|Recipe Name||Regular||Thyme Type||Oregano Type||Mint Type|
|Perfect Deer Carcass||$7||Perfect Kill|
|Good Deer Carcass||$4.2||Good Kill|
|Poor Deer Carcass||$2.8||Poor Kill|
|Perfect Deer Hide||$2.25||Perfect Kill|
|Good Deer Hide||$1.35||Good Kill|
|Poor Deer Hide||$0.9||Poor Kill|
Red Dead Redemption 2 Deer Crafting
What you can make from Deer crafting materials.
|Item Name||Pricing||How to unlock|
|Deer Pelt Half Chaps||$9.00||Perfect Deer Pelt|
|Huntsman Vest||$25.00||Perfect Sheep Hide, Perfect Deer Pelt|
|Deer Cavalry Hat||$20.00||Perfect Deer Pelt, Raven Feather x10|
|Principal Vest||$18.00||Perfect Cow Hide, Perfect Deer Pelt|
|Batwing Chaps||$12.00||Perfect Deer Pelt|
|Recipe Name||Effect||How to obtain||Type||Price|
Where to find these Special Crafting Materials
|Ingredient||How to get|
|Used for||It makes||Crafting ingredients|
|Satchel||Tonics Satchel||(Tier 3 Medicine/Health supplies Ledger Upgrade) - Perfect Deer Pelt, Perfect Buck Pelt, Perfect Elk Pelt|
|Satchel||Ingredients Satchel||(Donate 5 animal carcasses to Pearson) - Perfect Deer Pelt, Perfect Badger Pelt, Perfect Squirrel Pelt|
|Satchel||Kit Satchel||(Donate 3 valubles at the tithing box, next to the ledger) - Perfect Deer Pelt, Perfect Elk Pelt, Perfect Panther Pelt|
|Satchel||Provisions Satchel||(Tier 3 provision Ledger Upgrade) - Perfect Deer Pelt, Perfect Bison Pelt, Perfect Raccoon Pelt|
|Satchel||Materials Satchel||(Craft 3 Recipes at a Campfire) - Perfect Deer Pelt, Perfect Boar Pelt, Perfect Iguana Pelt|
|Satchel||Valuables Satchel||(Donate 50$ at the tithing box) - Perfect Deer Pelt, Perfect Beaver Pelt, Perfect Rabbit Pelt|
|Satchel||Legend of the East Satchel||(Complete all Stachel Upgrade) - Perfect Deer Pelt, Perfect Cougar Pelt, Perfect Wolf Pelt|
|Recipe Name||Ingredients||Where to find||Description|
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