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Is hunting required in Red Dead Redemption 2?

There are two main story missions that involve hunting that can't be avoided. The first one involves hunting two deer in the first chapter of the game. The second one involves hunting a bear early in ...
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Can I play Red Dead Redemption 2 as a good guy?

Robbing people is an integral part of the game, you can't avoid it. Many main story missions are about various ways of robbing people. For example, you'll be punching people that don't want to give ...
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Is hunting required in Red Dead Redemption 2?

All (or at least, much) of the crafting requires skins/pelts from animals (in particular, inventory expansions). Someone who has played more than me could tell you if you can buy these from traders in ...
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What are the pros and cons of skinning an animal in RDR2

I've played enough to complete the story and side missions. Personally, I always skin them if I want the items. Here are the differences as I understand it: Skinning carcasses You can store more ...
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Can I stop removing guns from my inventory while riding my horse?

Arthur putting his guns away does not affect the loadout. They are two separate things. There is currently an issue with Arthur not remembering his loadout. Some Reddit users have found that ...
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Legendary Bear: Died during fight, can't find him anymore

Same thing happened to me, what I did was ride a decent bit away and set up camp. Slept until the next morning then rode back up towards the icon. When I did that a notification popped up in the top-...
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What should I do with my legendary bear pelt?

Sell to trapper. He will hold it until you have other items needed to craft items in a set.
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What is the red and white bar on the status screen?

Pretty sure the game explains our when it first appears, but the game can also throw multiple notifications at you and it's easy to miss. The bar is your honour - you start neutral, and then as you ...
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Is there any reward for completing rdr 2 missions with gold medal?

The only information I could find on gold medals stated that the only reward for them is the 70 gold medal achievement. They're not relevant to 100%ing the game, as that only requires completion of ...
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War Horse died, possible to get it back?

Unfortunately, you cannot get it back. Once a horse dies, it stays dead permanently. This has been confirmed by several external resources, such as: https://guides.gamepressure.com/red-dead-...
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Do the trains in RDRII follow a specific schedule that I can use to plan a train robbery?

They do. I found a train timetable around the back of Riggs station. 11am to Saint Denis is getting robbed by me
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How can I get a perfect pelt when hunting?

In addition to using the right ammo, you will also need to hunt 3-star animals. Analyze them with binoculars to check their quality. Hope this helped, I just had to figure it out too
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How exactly do Hair Tonics work on RDR2?

You can find the Hair Growth section from the guide below: Sorry for the poor quality. Taken from the official strategy guide for Red Dead Redemption 2 (available on the RDR2 app)
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How can I increase my maximum Health, Stamina and Dead Eye?

The three attributes are leveled separately. The best way to level these is by completing challenges (see below for more info). You can view your current level under Pause Menu – Player – Your ...
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How do duels work in Red Dead Redemption 2?

Duels works by holding down R2 slightly to fill the 'dead eye' meter, while this is happening you need to watch your opponent to see what they are doing as they may not draw straight away, dive out ...
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How to run in Red Dead Redemption 2?

There are some areas like your camp where movement speed is restricted to a rather slow walk. I suspect you were in such an area. Tapping X should work usually, both on foot and on your horse.
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What should I do with my legendary bear pelt?

If you drop it on the ground and abandon it a pop up appears and says it will be at the Fence or Trapper for crafting.
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Can you hook up a horse to a wagon and drive it in Red Dead Redemption 2?

No there is no ability to hook a horse to a wagon.
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How to unsaddle my horse in Red Dead Redemption 2?

Like said in the comments, and also found in the RDR2 Companion app, you can saddle a horse by pressing L2 to target the horse, and d-pad up te remove and place saddles. This will be available after ...
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Does it matter which trapper I sell legendary items to?

As a whole, the game recognizes the unique nature of legendary pelts. They are the only pelts who do not despawn from your horse when you die before handing them it. (Well, they do despawn but they ...
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How many horses can I have?

According to manual, found in the RDR2 Companion app. You can keep up to three horses in stables. Manual text: There are stables in most major towns, shown by a blip on your map and Radar. At a ...
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Do bounties ever get cleared without paying?

According to manual, found in the RDR2 Companion app. It's only possible to clear a bounty by paying your debt at a post office, these post offices are marked on the world map with Envelope icons: ...
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Where did the Valentine outfitter/clothier go?

Clothes can be purchased from the General Store in Valentine. Leaving the Stables and heading up the street, it's the first building on the left. View the Catalogue and you can browse to clothes and ...
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What is the red and white bar on the status screen?

This is the Honor Bar. Here is a good article that explains it: In Red Dead Redemption 2 you can increase your honor level to unlock new clothing and get access to the missable honor mission... To ...
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How do you mail perfect carcasses for side-quests?

Sounds like you are doing the Wildlife Art Exhibition mission. If I had to guess, you probably only have one of the carcasses (your post makes it sound like you just have the rabbit). When you have ...
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Can I play Red Dead Redemption 2 without an internet connection?

You will be able to play Red Dead 2's single player story offline, but not Red Dead online without a connection. As long as you buy a physical copy of the game, all you need to do to set it up is to ...
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Is hunting required in Red Dead Redemption 2?

Yes, to a point I don't believe you need to hunt continuously throughout the game, though I haven't played much so can't say for certain. However, there is at least one story mission where you will ...
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Can I return to stranger missions?

According to this guide, if you are unable to find Máximo, you likely missed your window of obtaining the treasure map from him. Fortuntely, you can still obtain the treasure map by purchasing it from ...
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What happens if you have no money in missions that requires money?

You have good friends. Even if you are without money on missions that require it you will find prices are lower than they would normally be, there's a cheaper version of the necessary item, you can ...
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