Nate Davison is the son of Algie Davison and an unnamed mother. They live around Catfish Jacksons. His mother abandoned the family at an unknown point in time due to his father's gambling addiction, alcoholism and his abusiveness. His father, at some point before Money Lending and Other Sins V, took a loan from and now owes money to Leopold Strauss.
Events of Red Dead Redemption 2
If Arthur Morgan decides to rob his father's house instead of doing the mission for Leopold Strauss, he will be seen arguing with his father about not having food for days and his father tells him to get a job. Nate claims that he will either gamble or waste the money. His father will slap him and Nate tells him that is the reason why his mother left. Nate will notice the player and alert his father. After defeating his father he will beg him not to kill him and that the money is in the chimney.
Money Lending and Other Sins V
His father takes Arthur inside his home to give him the money. His father orders him to serve a drink to them, while his father looks for a box of money. His father will attack Arthur when he is drinking or taking the empty box. Nate will run into his room to hide when his father fights Arthur. After defeating Algie, Arthur will enter Nate's room where Nate is seen hiding under his bed. He begs him not to kill him and Arthur asks where the money as Nate tells him that he hid some of the money from his father inside his foot locker.
Nate can be found by John Marston still living in Catfish Jacksons, alone as an unhappy drunkard like his father, who is dead by the time of the epilogue. If John enters the house Nate will angrily tell him to leave and attack him if he doesn't comply.
Nate is very impatient with his father's drunken ways, he tries to implore him to move on from his ways. He is fearful of him as he is afraid of the beatings he has to endure.
Despite his resentment, he loves his father as he will beg the player not to kill his father because he is the only relative he has. Nate will also break down if his father is killed and will become vengeful to the player for the death of his parent.
- If Arthur kills his father and reenters the house later Nate will try to stab him, forcing Arthur to fight him or flee.