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Algie Davison is a minor character featured in Red Dead Redemption 2.



Algie Davison is a fisherman who has a son named Nate. He and his son live around Catfish Jacksons. Davison became a gambling addict and alcoholic, though his drunkenness ultimately led him to become abusive, which caused his wife to leave the family. In 1899, Algie became financially unstable and took a loan from Leopold Strauss, who he subsequently owed money to.

Events of Red Dead Redemption 2

If the player decides to rob Algie Davison instead of doing the mission for Leopold Strauss, Davison is immediately seen arguing with his son. Nate complains about not having food for days while Algie tells his son to get a job. Nate claims that Algie will either gamble or waste the money; Algie then slaps Nate, who tells him that is the reason why his mother left. Nate then notices the player and alerts his father. After Algie has been incapacitated by Arthur, Nate will beg Arthur not to kill him and says that the money is in the chimney.

Money Lending and Other Sins V

Algie Davison is seen sitting against a log and drinking near the lake. When Arthur arrives at his home, Davison is annoyed that Arthur is here to collect his payment for his loan. Davison tells him that he has the money and offers to give him a drink. When inside the house he orders his son, Nate to pour them a drink and looks under the sink for the money. Davison then pulls out a box that supposedly contains the money and his son says that he has the drinks ready. Regardless of whether Arthur takes the box from him or accepts the drink, Algie attacks Arthur, initiating a fight. The fight ends with Algie's defeat, either by being knocked unconscious, hogtied, or even killed. Afterward, Arthur goes to ask Nate where the money is and Nate will pay the player for his father's debt.



Algie is a drunken man, as he often lays around his property and doesn't try to move past it, despite his son's protests. He will subject his son beatings when he tries to change him.

Despite this treatment, he loves his son Nate as he will break down crying if the player kills Nate because he is the only relative he has. When the player comes back later, Algie will be sitting and drinking in his chair, breaking down over how he could have prevented his son's fate, lamenting "I couldn't keep your momma, and I couldn't protect you" and "I should be the one dead, not you". If Nate is killed he will become vengeful to the player over the death of his child and attempt to kill them should they return.


Algie is a disheveled man with a dark complexion.


Mission appearances

Red Dead Redemption 2


  • The player can kill him, tie him up, or knock him out. Knocking him out or killing him will cause his son to plead for his father to answer that he is alive whilst hiding in his room.
  • If the player chooses to murder Nate instead of Algie and then come back a few days later, he'll find Algie mourning Nate's death and self-pitying himself for not being able to protect his own son. He will notice and attack the player soon afterwards.
  • If the player hogties him during robbery and then cuts the ropes, Algie will follow the player indefinitely with knife. This behavior is similar to the one of Bray Aberdeen.
  • If the player robs them before "Money Lending and Other Sins V", they will remember what the player did to them and the mission will have different dialogues / outcomes.