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Randall Forrester

Randall Forrester is a minor character and Stranger featured in Red Dead Redemption. He is featured in the Stranger side-mission "American Appetites".



Forrester is a man of the hills, with a remarkable appetite.
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Forrester is a cannibal who devours his victims in the hills in near Hanging Rock.

Events of Red Dead Redemption

Forrester is the man who has been kidnapping residents of Cholla Springs and eating them. When Marston encounters him, his leg is already broken by his latest victim, and he tells Marston to catch the man who did it. Upon capturing the man, it becomes apparent Forrester wishes to eat the man. The player can choose to kill or subdue Forrester, or otherwise leave him to eat the man.

Murders Committed

  • Several residents of Cholla Springs - For months Forrester picked off residents of Cholla Springs to murder and cannibalize, as mentioned by the Blackwater Ledger.
  • Ralph Anderson - Murdered and eaten in the hills near Hanging Rock.
  • Beryl Parsons - Murdered while picking mushrooms in the hills near Hanging Rock.
  • Unnamed man (Determinant) - Murdered and eaten by Forrester if Marston doesn’t stop him.




Aiding Strangers will contribute toward the following Trophies/Achievements:

10 gamerscoregamerscore
Bronze bronzebronze
Complete a task for a Stranger.

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25 gamerscoregamerscore
Silver silversilver
Complete 15 tasks for Strangers.

100 gamerscoregamerscore
Gold goldgold
Attain 100% List in the singleplayer game completion list.