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For the owner of Coopers General Store in Strawberry, see Chip Cooper.

Cooper is a minor character featured in Red Dead Redemption 2.



By 1899 Cooper was living in Emerald Ranch, a small settlement in New Hanover, and was romantically involved with a ranch maid named Lilly Millet.

Events of Red Dead Redemption 2

In 1899, Cooper and Lilly were confronted by Arthur Morgan for a debt the latter owes to Leopold Strauss, Morgan's associate. Cooper tried to defend Lilly but was knocked unconscious by Morgan, who then collected the money.

Mission appearances

Red Dead Redemption 2



  • In Annabel's letter to Miriam Wegner, she states that she believes that Cooper is the cause of Lilly Millet's financial insatiability.
  • Cooper can be killed before and after the mission.
    • If the player kills him before initiating the mission, his body cannot be picked up nor looted.
  • During the fight with Cooper the weapon wheel will be unavailable.
  • When the player loots Cooper to collect the debt there will always be a witness who will try to report Arthur to the law.