The Deer is a species of animal found in Red Dead Redemption 2.


Deer are large mammals scattered throughout New Hanover, West Elizabeth, Lemoyne, and Ambarino. They are generally brown in colour, and have long, skinny legs and a short tail.

Despite the fact they are spooked easily and can run very quickly, they are relatively easily to kill. One arrow to the head is enough to take one down, and their meat serves as a viable food source. Their hides and meat can also be sold to a butcher.


The deer can be found in virtually all locations except for New Austin. The higher concentrations seem to be in the east.



  • Due to their skittish nature, one of effective ways to kill deer with a minimum damage is sniping them from afar.


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