He's as big as a mule and mean as a hellcat.
Farmhand 3 in He's British, of Course

The Lion is an animal species featured in Red Dead Redemption 2.


The lion can be only encountered once in Emerald Ranch, The Heartlands during the Strangers side-mission "He's British, of Course" where it must be killed.


  • After killing the Lion, its Paw can be cut off to make the Lion's Paw Trinket.
  • The Lion is one of the few enemies which can instantly kill the player, others include the Vampire and Sheriff Freeman.
    • It is the only animal that can kill the player instantly.
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