There are 14 different legendary animals in Red Dead Redemption 2. This map will show you exactly where to find these legendary animals so that you can hunt and kill them. Killing Legendary Animals in Red Dead Redemption 2 will allow you to craft unique items like Trinkets that can be worn and provide permanent buffs to specific stats.
The 14 Legendary Animals in Red Dead Redemption 2 include herbivores and predators and can be caught and skinned. The list below will show you exactly where to find these Legendary Animals, the trinket that you can craft from their remains, and the effects of that trinket.
Once you’ve narrowed down the area of the animal that you want to hunt and kill you’re going to need to do a little exploring. You’ll come across question mark icons on the map which will set off a legendary hunt. Inspect the question mark and then an area when the legendary animal is will be uncovered. Use things like your hunter’s sense to pinpoint the exact location of the animal and then go in for the kill.
Simply head to the locations listed below and hunt these legendary wild animals in Red Dead Redemption 2 and then take the items you collect from the kill and take them to the Trapper to craft trinkets that can be worn to get stat and attribute boosts that are permanently unlocked.
Legendary Animal Hunting & Trinket Crafting
Location: Gaptooth Ridge in the West Part of New Austin
Trinket: Cougar Fang Trinket
Effect: Permanently increases player’s stamina experience bonus by 10%
Location: Rio Bravo in New Austin
Trinket: Pronghorn Horn Trinket
Effect: Stop animals on horseback from spoiling.
Location: South of Stillwater Creek in New Austin
Trinket: Bison Horn Talisman
Effect: Permanently decrease teh speed that the stamina core drains by 10%.
Location: North of the Owanjila Lake in western part of West Elizabeth
Trinket: Buck Antler Trinket
Effect: Player receives higher quality skinned animal parts.
Legendary Bighorn Ram
Location: Near Cumberland Falls in West Elizabeth
Trinket: Ram Horn Trinket
Effect: Picking Creeping Thyme, Oregano, and Wild Mint yields 2x more herbs.
Legendary White Bison
Location: West of Deadboot Creek in the very Northwest part of Ambarino
Trinket: Tatanka Bison Horn
Effect: Permanently decreases the amount of melee damage received by 10%.
Location: East of Cotorra Springs, South of the Wapiti Indian Reservation
Trinket: Wolf Heart Trinket
Effect: Player can consume 2x more alcohol before feeling negative effects of being drunk.
Location: East of Donner Falls in Ambarino
Trinket: Bear Claw Talisman
Effect: Permanently decreases the speed that the health core drains by 10%.
Location: Brandywine Drop in Roanoke Ridge
Trinket: Moose Antler Trinket
Effect: Permanently increases player’s health experience bonus by 10%.
North of the Elyisian Pool in Hanover
Trinket: Beaver Tooth Trinket
Effect: Permanently slows degradation for all weapons by 10%.
Location: Bluewater Marsh
Crafting: Boar Tusk Talisman
Effect: Permanently decreases speed that the horse health and stamina cores drain by 10%.
Location: Southeastern New Haven near the border of Lemoyne
Craft: Coyote Fang Trinket
Effect: Permanently increases player’s Dead Eye experience bonus by 10%.
Location: North of Rhodes
Crafts: Fox Claw Trinket
Effect: Permanently increases the time that Eagle Eye can stay active by 5 seconds.
Location: East of Fort Wallace in Cumberland
Crafts: Elk Antler Trinket
Effect: Permanently increases the value of player’s looted money by 10%.
Crafts: Panther’s Eye Trinket
Effect: Permanently decreases the speed that the Dead Eye bar drains by 10% for 3 seconds.