Red Dead Redemption 2 Animals


Welcome to our Red Dead Redemption 2 Animals Hunting Guide for PS4, XBOX1, and PC. You can view all the wildlife animal locations in Red Dead Redemption 2, such as Grizzly, Alligators, Bald Eagle, Coyote, and Whitetail Bucks. There are around 200 Species of Animals players can find and hunt within the game.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Hunting


Red Dead Redemption 2 Animal Locations

Red Dead Redemption 2 Animal Locations will vary depending on the species and its animal family. The weapon you should use will depend on the animal size, this is because using the right weapon will increase the kill quality.

Hunting Weapons Massive Large Medium Moderate Small
Repeater Use Use
Rifle Use Use Use
Sniper Use Use Use
Bow Use Use Use Use
Throwable Use Use
Pistol/Revolvers Use Use
Varmint Rifle Use Use

You can learn more about Kill and Animal Quality on our Hunting and Skinning Guide.

You can Click/Tap the names of the Animals in the table to view their Locations, Crafting Materials and more.

Did You Know? Horses can hold all the different types of small game and other animals in red dead redemption 2 while Hunting.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Legendary Animals

Hunting Red Dead Redemption 2 Legendary Animals will be a challenging task, the method and locations of these Legendary Animals are meant to be difficult to find.

  • Loot from the Corpses of Legendary Animals can be used to create unique clothing.
  • Red Dead 2 Legendary Wildlife will be stronger, faster and much harder to find the regular wildlife.

Below is the List of all Legendary animals and their Locations learn more by Clicking/Tapping the Name Link

Red Dead Redemption 2 Hunting Animals

The Red Dead Redemption 2 Hunting Animals List of all Wildlife, Birds, and Fish, all of which can be found in their unique environment. This guide will apply across all platforms this game is available on PC, XBOX1, and PS4. Hunting Animals in Red Dead Redemption 2 are essential skills for survival in the wilderness, providing Food, Materials and an extra source of income.

Best Weapon For Hunting Animals in Red Dead Redemption 2

  • Use a bow with 1 shot to the heart or head and it will be 3-star kill


What You Should Know Before Hunting in Red Dead Redemption 2

  • Tracking Animals takes focus and patience; move carefully and watch the direction of the wind.
  • If your first shot is not immediately fatal, your prey will try to escape. follow clues like blood to track it down.
  • Your Weapon Choice will affect the quality of the Meat and Pelt. The Bow and Arrow is often the optimal weapon choice for clean kills.
  • When Hunting Wildlife in RDR2 you gather natural resources like meat, hides and other materials. Which you can then sell to General Stores, Butchers or use them to cook and craft.
  • Legendary animals make a return. Only one legendary animal exists for select species.

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