John and Sadie in a shootout during the epilogue

Listed below are the storyline missions in Red Dead Redemption 2. The narrative of Red Dead Redemption 2 spans four (or five) different territories and 109 different missions (94 story missions, as well as 15 "honor missions") which are separated in 6 chapters and 2-part epilogues. Completing each unique mission tallies in the Progress Menu in the game and the Missions Module of the Social Club interface and counts towards 100% completion.

Chapter 1: Colter

After a failed robbery, the gang have fled from Blackwater into the Grizzly Mountains, but a late spring storm has left them half frozen and starving. They hole up in an abandoned mining town to lick their wounds and await a break in the weather.
Chapter overview
  1. "Outlaws from the West"
  2. "Enter, Pursued by a Memory"
  3. "The Aftermath of Genesis" or "Old Friends"
  4. "Who the Hell is Leviticus Cornwall?"
  5. "Eastward Bound"

Chapter 2: Horseshoe Overlook

After a break in the weather, the gang have headed down from the mountains, and are now hiding at Horseshoe Overlook
Chapter overview
Who is Not Without Sin branch
  1. "Who is Not Without Sin"
  2. "A Strange Kindness"
Exit Pursued by a Bruised Ego branch
  1. "Exit Pursued by a Bruised Ego"
  2. "The Spines of America"
  3. "The Sheep and the Goats"
  4. "A Strange Kindness"
Polite Society, Valentine Style branch
  1. "Polite Society, Valentine Style"
  2. "Good, Honest, Snake Oil"
  3. "Pouring Forth Oil I"
  4. "Pouring Forth Oil II"
  5. "Pouring Forth Oil III"
  6. "Pouring Forth Oil IV" or "A Fisher of Men"
  7. "The Sheep and the Goats"
  8. "A Strange Kindness"
Americans at Rest branch
  1. "Americans at Rest"
  2. "The First Shall Be the Last" or "Paying a Social Call" or "Money Lending & Other Sins I"

Chapter 3: Clemens Point

The gang got run of Valentine after an altercation with the railway magnate, Leviticus Cornwall, who has grown tired of having his trains robbed by gangs of outlaws. Afraid that the routes westwards were being watched by Pinkerton agents, the gang moved south and east and are now hiding at Clemens Cove, near the town of Rhodes.
Chapter overview

If coming from Chapter 2 by completing "An American Pastoral Scene", players jump directly into "Advertising, The New American Art")

Further Questions of Female Suffrage branch (only after A Strange Kindness from Ch. 2)
  1. "Further Questions of Female Suffrage"
  2. "Friends in Very Low Places"
  3. "A Short Walk in a Pretty Town"
  4. "Blood Feuds, Ancient and Modern"
  5. "The Battle of Shady Belle"
The New South branch (only after "A Strange Kindness" from Ch. 2)
  1. "The New South"
  2. "The Course of True Love I" or "American Distillation" (goes to "Advertising, The New American Art" below) or "An Honest Mistake"

Chapter 4: Saint Denis

Things ended poorly in Rhodes. The Pinkertons showed up again, and little Jack Marston is kidnapped.
Chapter overview
  1. "The Joys of Civilization"
  2. "No, No and Thrice, No" or "Angelo Bronte, A Man of Honor" or "Help a Brother Out"

Chapter 5: Guarma

The bank robbery in Saint Denis was a disaster. The gang has been almost destroyed, several members were killed and arrested. Everything seemed lost.
Chapter overview
  1. "Welcome to the New World"
  2. "A Kind and Benevolent Despot" or "Savagery Unleashed"
  3. "Hell Hath No Fury"
  4. "Paradise Mercifully Departed"
  5. "Dear Uncle Tacitus"
  6. "Fleeting Joy"
  7. "That's Murfree Country" or "Icarus and Friends" or "A Fork in the Road"

Chapter 6: Beaver Hollow

The gang, or what is left of it were reunited at Lakay, but was quickly assaulted by a squad of Pinkertons.
Chapter overview
How players progress through this chapter depends on which mission they finished with from the previous chapter.
That's Murfree Country branch
  1. "That's Murfree Country"
  2. "The Course of True Love IV" or "Money Lending & Other Sins VI" or "Visiting Hours"
Icarus and Friends branch
  1. "Icarus and Friends"
  2. "Visiting Hours" (see continuation above)
A Fork in the Road branch
  1. "A Fork in the Road"
  2. "Icarus and Friends" (see above) or "Do Not Seek Absolution I" or "Of Men and Angels I"

Epilogue, Part 1: Pronghorn Ranch

John takes a job at Pronghorn Ranch and tries to escape his past indiscretions, while learning the skills of ranching.
Chapter overview
  1. "The Wheel"
  2. "Simple Pleasures"
  3. "Farming, For Beginners" or "Fatherhood, For Beginners"
  4. "Old Habits"
  5. "Fatherhood, For Idiots" or "Jim Milton Rides, Again?"
  6. "Motherhood"
  7. "Gainful Employment" or "The Landowning Classes"

Epilogue, Part 2: Beecher's Hope

In an effort to give Abigail the life she has always wanted, John has bought a farm of his own. He is trying to become a family man and a rancher, with help and hindrance from some old friends.
Chapter overview
  1. "Bare Knuckle Friendships"
  2. "An Honest Day's Labors" or "Home Improvement for Beginners"
  3. "The Tool Box"
  4. "A New Jerusalem"
  5. "A Quick Favor for an Old Friend"
  6. "Uncle's Bad Day"
  7. "The Best of Women"
  8. "Trying Again" or "A Really Big Bastard"
  9. "A New Future Imagined"
  10. "American Venom"

Stranger Side-missions

Below are the 26 of the 31 stranger side-missions for Red Dead Redemption 2. "Brothers and Sisters, One and All", "Do Not Seek Absolution", "Help a Brother Out", "Money Lending and Other Sins" and "Of Men and Angels" are stranger missions as well, but they are also counted as "honor missions" and thus are included in the chapters above.

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During part 2 of the epilogue, you become indebted to the bank to the sum of 465$. Even if you acquire this amount or more outside of main missions you can not use it towards the debt and must instead complete the missions that result in you making payments.


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