Red Dead Redemption 2 Guide - IGN (2024)


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The Red Dead Redemption 2 (RDR2) Wiki Guide features a full Walkthrough for every Story Mission and Side Mission, a complete list of Red Dead 2 Cheats, a giant Interactive Map with locations of all collectibles like Cigarette Cards, along with guides to Treasure Maps, Recipes and Crafting, Outfits, Weapons, and much more.

Red Dead 2 (RDR2) is the sequel to the open-world Western action-adventure game Red Dead Redemption and its predecessor, Red Dead Revolver. Red Dead Redemption 2 was officially announced October 18, 2016 for PS4 and Xbox One. It was released on October 26, 2018 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and on PC on October 26, 2019.

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  • Red Dead 2 (RDR2) Walkthrough
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Red Dead 2 (RDR2) Cheats and Codes

Red Dead 2 cheats are words and phrases found in the world, not button cheats like GTA 5. There are more than 30 cheat codes in Red Dead Redemption 2, and they activate things like Infinite Ammo, refill your health and stamina, and spawn horses.

  • The complete list of Red Dead Redemption 2 Cheats
  • Easter Eggs and References

Red Dead 2 (RDR2) Tips, Tricks, and How To Guides

This section contains one big page of little tips, and lots of smaller guides to your most-frequently asked questions.

  • Big list of Tips and Secrets - See also Things to Do First
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 Map - An interactive world map
  • How to Fast Travel - You'll need to upgrade your camp to be able to fast travel one-way.
  • How to Get the Best Horse - Find the White Arabian and other great horses
  • How to Get a Horse Brush - Keep your horse clean to improve its stamina.
  • How to Fish and How to Unlock Fishing - You must complete a mission to unlock Fishing.
  • How to Clear Your Bounty - Go to a post office and pay up or use these other options.

Red Dead 2 (RDR2) Walkthrough

The Red Dead Redemption 2 Walkthrough includes every gold requirement -- the difficult, optional tasks associated with each mission -- and how to get them.

  • Walkthrough - Every Mission walkthrough with gold requirements, related Achievements, and what every mission unlocks.
  • Strangers - Special side quests started by talking to strangers, marked in white on your map.


Treasure Maps and Collectibles in Red Dead 2 (RDR2)

This section of the Red Dead Redemption 2 wiki describes how to find and solve every Treasure Map puzzle in Red Dead Redemption 2.

  • Treasure Maps - There are two sets (and one bonus set) of Treasure Maps that lead to lots of money. Here's how to find the first maps in each set.

The world is also filled with collectible sets:

  • Cigarette Cards and Card Sets - There are 12 sets. Collecting a whole set gives you money. Included in 100% rating.
  • Points of Interest - Add a special drawing in Arthur's Journal. Included in 100% rating.
  • Dinosaur Bones - Return 30 fossils to paleontologist for a reward. Included in 100% rating.
  • Dreamcatchers - Collect all 20 for a reward. Included in 100% rating.
  • Hunting Requests - Posters found in train stations.

Red Dead 2 (RDR2) Hunting and Fishing Guide

Hunting and Fishing can be fun and lucrative, unlocking great Perks.

  • How to Get a Perfect Pelt - How to kill every animal and get a perfect 3-star pelt for crafting.
  • Legendary Animals and Fish Locations and Map - A map with every legendary animal and how to make them appear.
  • Talismans and Trinkets - These are unlocked by hunting Legendary Animals. You can purchase them at the Fence.
  • How to Kill Legendary Animals and Legendary Animal Locations - A step-by-step guide for hunting Legendary Animals.
    • Legendary Alligator
    • Legendary Bear
    • Legendary Beaver
  • How to Catch Legendary Fish and Legendary Fish Locations - A total guide to fishing.
    • Legendary Bluegill
    • Legendary Largemouth Bass
    • Legendary Perch

Red Dead 2 Weapons in RDR2

A list of every weapon in the game, stats, and how to find them all.


  • The Best Weapons in Red Dead 2
  • Bows - Kill animals cleanly and silently.
  • Pistols - The most important weapon in your holster(s).

Red Dead 2 (RDR2) Horses and The Best Horse

A list of horses, horse stats, horse styles, and more.

  • How to Get the Best Horse, The Elite Arabian, and Other Great Horses
  • War Horse - This horse is bonus DLC but also can be acquired in other ways.

Outfits and the Trapper in Red Dead 2 (RDR2)

Your clothes, and even your haircut, matter in Red Dead Redemption 2.

  • Outfits - A complete list of unique outfits you can purchase from the Trapper (and Trapper locations)

Red Dead 2 (RDR2) 100% Completion Guide

Use this 100% Completion Checklist to get your 100% rating.

  • See Also: Achievements and Trophies

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