Red Dead Redemption 2 Opossum
Class Mammal
Size Moderate

Quick Overview

Red Dead Redemption 2 Opossum can be hunted and skinned for crafting materials, it's a Moderate sized Mammal 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 Stringy Meat meal from hunting it, Virginia Opossum. it's not a Legendary Animal.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Opossum Locations

Every type of Opossum found in RDR2.

Using the best weapons to hunt a Opossum in Red Dead 2, will reward you with a Perfect Quality Kill. Since this animal is omnivores you should use Predator Bait and Herbivore Bait to attract it in the wild.

Opossum Perfect Quality Kill Weapons.

  • Use Predator Bait and Herbivore Bait
  • Varmint Rifle with 0.22

Regular Opossum Locations

    RDR2 Opossum Locations

    There's currently no Legendary version of this animal.

    Virginia Opossum

    • The Virginia Opossum can be found in a variety of habitats across the states.
    • As omnivores, their diet consists of grains, nuts, fruits, amphibians, birds and their eggs, mice, and carrion.
    • The Varmint Rifle is the most effective weapon for hunting these mammals.
    • Opossum meat is stringy but edible, and their skin can be used for crafting.

    Locations where you can find:


    Opossum Cooking Recipes

    Cooking recipes you can use with this animal.

    Recipe Name Regular Thyme Type Oregano Type Mint Type
    Stringy Meat Plain Stringy Meat None None None

    Opossum Materials

    The materials you will receive from hunting and skinning an Opossum will depend on the animal quality and kill quality.

    Material Cost Kill Quality
    Perfect Opossum Carcass $2 Perfect Kill
    Good Opossum Carcass $1.2 Good Kill
    Perfect Opossum Fur $0.9 Perfect Kill
    Poor Opossum Carcass $0.8 Poor Kill
    Good Opossum Fur $0.54 Good Kill
    Poor Opossum Fur $0.36 Poor Kill
    Stringy Meat $0.25 Any

    Red Dead Redemption 2 Opossum Crafting

    What you can make from Opossum crafting materials.

    Trapper Crafting

    Item Name Pricing How to unlock
    Pronghorn Flop Hat $12.00 Perfect Pronghorn Hide, Perfect Opossum Pelt x4

    Fence Crafting

    Recipe Name Effect How to obtain Type Price

    Where to find these Special Crafting Materials

    Ingredient How to get

    Camp Crafting

    Used for It makes Crafting ingredients

    Item Crafting

    Recipe Name Ingredients Where to find Description
    Predator Bait – 1x Stringy Meat – 1x Wintergreen, Evergreen, Huckleberry, Raspberry or Blackberry