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Meat from an Elk, of high value.
In-game description

Elk Meat is an animal item found in Red Dead Redemption.


It is one of three items that can be obtained by killing and skinning an Elk. It can be sold to merchants and is considered a high-value item.

Note: prices listed on this page are based upon the player having neutral honor and playing the game on Normal difficulty. If the player has high honor, the selling price will be Increased by 50% everywhere except Thieves' Landing. Low Honor decreases selling price by 50% everywhere except Thieves' Landing. While playing the game on Hardcore difficulty, money is more scarce and the base, neutral honor price of each item will be slightly lower.

Mission Appearances

Selling Elk Meat is required to complete the Jack Marston mission "John Marston and Son". Strangely, Marston has to sell everything of this item in order to complete the mission, even the ones gathered prior to beginning the mission.