In order to upgrade my equipment, I need some raccoon skins. I've been playing quite awhile, and while I already hunted 60 boars, 40 foxes and 20 rabbits, raccoons elude me. I managed to only hunt down 6 of them, and since they do not always drop the needed skin, it's quite a grind.

Where to consistently find raccoons in Horizon Zero Dawn?


According to the comments on this video, this is a pretty consistent spot to find a raccoon if you circle around the rock after killing one.

The location is near the southwestern corner of the map in the Sacred Lands side of the map, I believe.

It doesn't seem like a very quick thing to farm, but if I remember correctly, you only need a couple of raccoon skins in the entire game.

  • I was also able to find many of them near Meridian. – Zymus Mar 23 '17 at 20:27
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    As a side note, I found more Raccoons around night time, which would make sense considering they're nocturnal in our world. Could have been coincidence, but this was the case for multiple nighttime strolls. – Kaizerwolf Mar 24 '17 at 13:07

I Googled for many Racoon sites, here's what I learned: - Good places are with trees, forest - Better at night then daylight - I hunted down alltogether 29 Racoons, when I finally got my last needed Racoon Skin to upgrade my Potions Pouch to the max

My stats to max out all carry pouches: Boar 60, Rat 10, Rabbit 30, Racoon 29, Goose 4, Fox 64, Salmon 14, Turkey 48, Trout 13


Maybe it depends on the stage of the game but I found Sigma to be a good raccoon spot.


I found a lot near Cauldron Stigma.

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