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Holstein Hal

Holstein Hal is a minor character in Red Dead Revolver.


Like with his brother, Longhorn Luke, the reward on Holstein Hal is just for show. His boss is my boss, so I can't touch him. Hal ain't smart enough to raise his own cattle, so he just steals them from honest folk.
Sheriff Bartlett's Journal

Hal and his brother Longhorn Luke are the sons of Bartrum Longhorn. They are hired thugs for Griffon.

According to Sheriff Bartlett, Holstein Hal had a bounty of $500 for harassment and rustling.


Hal and his brother show up at Stoakes' Ranch to drive Annie Stoakes off her property. The player must fight them while playing as Annie. Red Harlow does not encounter them.


Hahahaha! Orale.
Holstein Hal
Holstein Hal

Mission Appearances

  • "Range War" - serving as the final boss. The player also receives a bounty of $350 for Hal on the mission rewards screen.

Showdown Mode

The player can unlock Holstein Hal as a playable character in Showdown Mode by completing the mission "Range War" with an Excellent rating or by purchasing the Branding Iron.

Sheriff Bartlett's Journal

Holstein Hal is listed in Sheriff Bartlett's Journal on pages 152 - 153 under the Wanted - Dead or Alive section. The pages are unlocked by unlocking his showdown character by either of the methods noted above.


  1. Some NPC's in Red Dead Redemption talk about Hal, which means he was likely famous.
  2. Sometimes a glitch might happen in the game where he will be unlocked already as a playable character in Showdown Mode along with another antagonist character. The glitch will stay in the game forever and the player will not need to complete "Range War" to unlock him.
  3. Has a bug in "Range War" in the health bars the name of Honstein is in the of Buff and Buff is in the of Honstein.

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