Gunsmith. R.L. Dalton.

Sold. Repaired.

Seen on the facade of the store.

R.L. Dalton is a minor character featured in Red Dead Redemption 2 and Red Dead Online.

History

Background

Dalton runs the gunsmith store in Valentine, New Hanover.

Events of Red Dead Redemption 2

He appears in the mission "Americans at Rest", where he is watching the fight between Arthur and Tommy.

In the mission "The Sheep and the Goats", Arthur Morgan visits his store to obtain a Rolling Block Rifle. However, as he does not have the correct amount of money to buy it, he takes it without paying.

Eight years later, in 1907, Dalton is still seen running his store.

Character

Personality

Dalton displays an ordinary aura of cordials and will happily greet his customers accordingly.

Appearance

1899

Dalton has a combed, shiny grey head of hair. He appears to be somewhat old, as he is seen to have wrinkles over his face. He wears a white shirt with the top buttons undone. Over this, he wears an undone black waistcoat.

1907

Dalton has not changed much since 1899. He now appears slightly older, as he is seen to have more wrinkles and he now wears spectacles.

Mission appearances

Red Dead Redemption 2

Trivia

  • John Marston reportedly had a fallout with R.L. Dalton at some point in Chapter 2.
  • Despite claiming he will never sell any firearms to gangs, Dalton also admits he cannot identify gang members and may have unknowingly sold firearms to them.
  • He claims he had once sold a blunderbuss to a bounty hunter.
  • Dalton is good friends with Jacob Worth, who runs Valentine's general store, although he claims he is the worst Poker player he has ever seen.

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