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Red Dead Redemption:
Undead Nightmare mission

A Cure for Most
of What Ails You
Rdr cure most ails you
Start Fort Mercer
End Benedict Point
Given by Nigel West Dickens
Location Río Bravo
Rewards Undead Bait
Phosphorus Coating
Unlocked by Unlocks
Undead Nightmare

"Curious Tales from Blackwater"
Undead Nightmare

"American Imperialism"

Back to doing your dirty work am I?

John Marston

Now, don't be like that. Don't you remember the good times?

Nigel West Dickens

A Cure for Most of What Ails You is a mission in the Red Dead Redemption Undead Nightmare DLC pack.


Nigel West Dickens is selling his tonic to the residents of Fort Mercer when John Marston interrupts him and is disgusted at Dickens selling it to the miserable people for 100 gold coins, forcing Dickens to give to the people for free. Dickens claims the undead won't go near you if you use the tonic. A man walks out to test it, but is savagely ripped apart by the undead. Dickens gives the tonic to Marston telling him to use it as bait. He sends Marston out to collect 5 Desert Sage and 5 Violet Snowdrop and return it to him so he can make a cure.


Mission Prerequisites

Before this mission becomes available, the player must complete:

Mission Objectives

To complete this mission, the player must:

Mission Details

Go to the Gaptooth Ridge areas, open up your satchel and use your survivalist maps to help look for Desert Sage. Once you have found 5, head up to the northern areas of Tall Trees and find 5 Violet Snowdrop. Now that you have found the plants, ride back to West Dickens who is just outside Fort Mercer. After the cutscene, head over to Riley's Charge and pick up the old parts. Now ride back to West Dickens who is over at Benedict Point to finish the mission.

Mission Failure

The mission will fail if the player:

Mission Complete Unlockables


Video Walkthrough

Cure For Most of What Ails You - Mission 4 - Red Dead Redemption Undead Nightmare

Cure For Most of What Ails You - Mission 4 - Red Dead Redemption Undead Nightmare


Completing this mission contributes towards acquisition of the following Trophies/Achievements:

Rdr judge a man
30 gamerscoreGamerscore
Bronze bronzeBronze
Complete "A Cure for Most of What Ails You" and "Get Back in That Hole, Partner" Survivor Missions.

Rdr zed's dead baby
40 gamerscoreGamerscore
Silver silverSilver
Attain 100% Game Completion statistic in Undead Nightmare.

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