For the Red Dead Redemption variant, see Throwing Knives.

The Throwing Knife is a weapon featured in Red Dead Redemption 2 and Red Dead Online. It cannot be customized.


A small knife with a straight blade, designed and balanced so it can be thrown with ease. Can be used to silently take down enemies at range, or used as a melee weapon if required. It can be purchased from some less-than-reputable sellers, or save a trip by recollecting the knife after throwing.


This projectile is provided during the mission "Paying a Social Call", and can be purchased from a Fence or the Trapper after completion. Alternatively it can be obtained earlier at Six Point Cabin before the mission "Paying a Social Call" where the hideout would not be occupied yet.

Additionally, they can be found from looted Murfree Brood members.

The Improved Throwing Knife can be crafted at a campfire with an existing throwing knife and rare bird feathers, while the Poison Throwing Knife, also craftable at a campfire, can be crafted with an existing throwing knife and Oleander Sage.


Several ranks of the Weapons Expert Challenges require the use of throwing knives.



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