Refills the Dead Eye meter and no Dead Eye is consumed for 10 seconds.
In-game description

Moonshine is a consumable found in Red Dead Redemption and Red Dead Redemption 2.


Moonshine can be purchased at some Doctor's Offices for $60 each, but could be as low as $30, depending on the player's Honor and Fame levels. It can also be found as a loot item.

When used, it refills the Dead Eye meter and no Dead Eye is consumed for 10 seconds.

In Red Dead Redemption 2, It fortifies health temporarily, but slightly damages the health core. It will also cause the player to become drunk, if too much is consumed.

Aside from this, it can also be used to craft Volatile Fire Bottles, and can be purchased from a Fence.

Purchase Locations

New Austin

Nuevo Paraiso

West Elizabeth

See also

Real World

In the real world, Moonshine is an illicitly distilled alcohol, made in a home-made still, sometimes hidden in the woods. Usually it implies that the liquor obtained is very strong and possibly even toxic due to the method and materials used during the process.


  • During Undead Nightmare, Herbert Moon has this item. It can be obtained by looting his corpse.

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