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Single-player Challenges are tasks that the player can complete in the single-player mode of Red Dead Redemption 2 in order to earn rewards.

Overview

There are nine sets of challenges that the player can partake in, each with ten ranks, as detailed in the sections below. There are 90 challenges in total that the player must complete in order to attain 100% completion. With the exception of Herbalist Challenges, every set can be completed before the epilogue.

Completing all challenge sets unlocks the Legend of the East Outfit.

Single-player Challenges

Banditry

Main article: Bandit Challenges
Rank Description Rewards
Rank 1: Hold up 5 townsfolk. Bandit Bandolier
Rank 2: Rob any 2 coaches or return any 2 stolen coaches to the Fence. 25 Dead Eye XP
$5.00
Rank 3: Rob the cash register in any 4 shops in one day. Bandit Holster
Rank 4: Rob any 3 coaches or return any 3 stolen coaches to the fence in a day. 50 Dead Eye XP
$10.00
Rank 5: Amass $250 bounty in one state. 50 Dead Eye XP
$10.00
Rank 6: Steal 5 horses and sell them to the Horse Fence at Clemens Cove. 100 Dead Eye XP
$15.00
Rank 7: Rob $50 worth of cash and valuables from townsfolk and travelers. Bandit Off-Hand Holster
Rank 8: Steal 7 wagons and sell them to the Fence at Emerald Ranch. 100 Dead Eye XP
$15.00
Rank 9: Hogtie someone and leave them on the railroad 3 times. 150 Dead Eye XP
$20.00
Rank 10: Complete 5 train robberies without dying or being caught. Bandit Gun Belt

Explorer

Main article: Explorer Challenges
Rank Description Rewards
Rank 1: Find a treasure map. Explorer Holster
Rank 2: Find a treasure. 25 Stamina XP
$5.00
Rank 3: Find a treasure. Explorer Bandolier
Rank 4: Find a treasure. 50 Stamina XP
$10.00
Rank 5: Find a treasure. 50 Stamina XP
$10.00
Rank 6: Find a treasure. 100 Stamina XP
$15.00
Rank 7: Find a treasure. Explorer Gun Belt
Rank 8: Find a treasure. 100 Stamina XP
$15.00
Rank 9: Find a treasure. 150 Stamina XP
$20.00
Rank 10: Find a treasure. Explorer Off-Hand Holster

Gambler

Main article: Gambler Challenges
Rank Description Rewards
Rank 1: Win 5 hands of poker. Gambler Holster
Rank 2: In Blackjack, double down and win the hand 5 times. 25 Dead Eye XP
$5.00
Rank 3: Win 3 games of Five Finger Fillet. Gambler Bandolier
Rank 4: Bust one poker location out in each location (Flatneck Station, Saint Denis, Valentine). 50 Dead Eye XP
$10.00
Rank 5: Win 3 rounds of dominoes without drawing any tiles against 2 or fewer opponents. 50 Dead Eye XP
$10.00
Rank 6: Beat the Blackjack dealer in two locations (Rhodes and Van Horn). 100 Dead Eye XP
$15.00
Rank 7: Beat the five finger fillet player in every location (Strawberry, Valentine, Van Horn). Gambler Gun Belt
Rank 8: Win three hands of Blackjack with three hits or more. 100 Dead Eye XP
$15.00
Rank 9: Win three games of dominoes in a row. 150 Dead Eye XP
$20.00
Rank 10: Win three hands of Poker in a row. Gambler Off-Hand Holster

Herbalist

Main article: Herbalist Challenges
Rank Description Rewards
Rank 1: Pick 6 Yarrow. Herbalist Off-Hand Holster
Rank 2: Pick and eat 4 species of berry. 25 Health XP
$5.00
Rank 3: Craft 7 items using sage as an ingredient. Herbalist Gun Belt
Rank 4: Pick 5 mushrooms and feed them to your horse. 50 Health XP
$10.00
Rank 5: Craft 9 items using Indian Tobacco as an ingredient. 50 Health XP
$10.00
Rank 6: Pick 15 different species of herb. 100 Health XP
$15.00
Rank 7: Craft and use 5 special miracle tonics. Herbalist Holster
Rank 8: Use oleander to craft 6 poison weapons. 100 Health XP
$15.00
Rank 9: Pick one of each species of herb. 150 Health XP
$20.00
Rank 10: Season and cook all 11 types of meat. Herbalist Bandolier

Horseman

Main article: Horseman Challenges
Rank Description Rewards
Rank 1: Kill 5 rabbits from horseback. Horseman Gun Belt
Rank 2: Jump over 3 obstacles in 15 seconds. 25 Stamina XP
$5.00
Rank 3: Ride from Valentine to Rhodes in less than five minutes. Horseman Holster
Rank 4: While mounted, drag a victim for 3300 feet using your lasso. 50 Stamina XP
$10.00
Rank 5: Trample 5 animals while on horseback. 50 Stamina XP
$10.00
Rank 6: Ride from Strawberry to Saint Denis in less than 9 minutes without touching any water. 100 Stamina XP
$15.00
Rank 7: Kill 7 enemies from horseback without dismounting. Horseman Bandolier
Rank 8: Kill 9 predators from horseback. 100 Stamina XP
$15.00
Rank 9: Ride from Van Horn to Blackwater in less than 17 minutes without touching any water. 150 Stamina XP
$20.00
Rank 10: Break every wild horse breed. Horseman Off-Hand Holster

Master Hunter

Main article: Master Hunter Challenges in Redemption 2
Rank Description Rewards
Rank 1: Skin 3 deer. Master Hunter Off-Hand Holster
Rank 2: Collect 3 perfect quality rabbit pelts. 25 Health XP
$5.00
Rank 3: Track 10 different animal species using your binoculars. Master Hunter Bandolier
Rank 4: Call an animal and get a clean kill 5 times. 50 Health XP
$10.00
Rank 5: Skin 3 black or grizzly bears. 50 Health XP
$10.00
Rank 6: Kill 5 cougars with your bow, then skin them. 100 Health XP
$15.00
Rank 7: Use bait to lure and kill both a herbivore and predator. Master Hunter Gun Belt
Rank 8: Catch 3 small fish without using a fishing rod. 100 Health XP
$15.00
Rank 9: Kill an opossum playing possum. 150 Health XP
$20.00
Rank 10: Find and kill the legendary panther “Giaguaro”. Master Hunter Holster

Sharpshooter

Main article: Sharpshooter Challenges in Redemption 2
Rank Description Rewards
Rank 1: Kill 3 flying birds. Sharpshooter Bandolier
Rank 2: Kill 2 different species of animal in the same Dead Eye use. 25 Dead Eye XP
$5.00
Rank 3: Kill 5 flying birds while on a moving train. Sharpshooter Holster
Rank 4: Kill someone at 80 feet away with a tomahawk. 50 Dead Eye XP
$10.00
Rank 5: Kill 6 animals without switching or reloading your weapon. 50 Dead Eye XP
$10.00
Rank 6: Kill someone at least 660 feet away with a long scoped rifle. 100 Dead Eye XP
$15.00
Rank 7: Get 7 headshots in a row. Sharpshooter Off-Hand Holster
Rank 8: Disarm 3 enemies without reloading or switching your weapon. 100 Dead Eye XP
$15.00
Rank 9: Shoot 3 people’s hats off in the same Dead Eye use. 150 Dead Eye XP
$20.00
Rank 10: Kill 3 flying birds with 3 consecutive long scoped rifle shots. Sharpshooter Gun Belt

Survivalist

Main article: Survivalist Challenges in Redemption 2
Rank Description Rewards
Rank 1: Catch 3 Bluegill fish. Survivalist Gun Belt
Rank 2: Hand 5 animals into camp or trapper. 25 Stamina XP
$5.00
Rank 3: Kill 5 animals with a varmint rifle. Survivalist Off-Hand Holster
Rank 4: Craft a dynamite, fire, improved, poison, and small game arrow. 50 Stamina XP
$10.00
Rank 5: Catch a fish in the Bayou from a riverboat and while standing on train tracks. 50 Stamina XP
$10.00
Rank 6: Kill a scavenging animal while it is feeding a corpse 5 times. 100 Stamina XP
$15.00
Rank 7: Kill 8 small game animals with consecutive shots, using small game arrows. Survivalist Bandolier
Rank 8: Craft a homing tomahawk, improved tomahawk, volatile dynamite, and volatile fire bottle. 100 Stamina XP
$15.00
Rank 9: Catch a fish that weighs at least 19 lbs. 150 Stamina XP
$20.00
Rank 10: Catch one of each type of fish throughout the world. Survivalist Holster

Weapons Expert

Main article: Weapons Expert Challenges
Rank Description Rewards
Rank 1: Kill 3 enemies with a knife. Weapons Expert Holster
Rank 2: Kill 3 enemies in 10 seconds using only throwing knives. 25 Health XP
$5.00
Rank 3: Kill 3 birds of prey using only a tomahawk. Weapons Expert Gun Belt
Rank 4: Kill 10 enemies with a shotgun using crafted ammo. 50 Health XP
$10.00
Rank 5: Kill 5 mounted enemies, using 1 throwing knife per kill. 50 Health XP
$10.00
Rank 6: Kill 4 enemies at the same time with a single stick of dynamite. 100 Health XP
$15.00
Rank 7: Kill 4 consecutive enemies by throwing and retrieving the same tomahawk. Weapons Expert Off-Hand Holster
Rank 8: Kill 15 enemies using a long-barreled sidearm. 100 Health XP
$15.00
Rank 9: Kill 9 unaware enemies from behind, using the bow. 150 Health XP
$20.00
Rank 10: Kill a grizzly bear without taking damage, using only throwing knives. Weapons Expert Bandolier

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