Bison Locations – Red Dead Redemption 2
Bison locations are tough to find in Red Dead Redemption 2, but we’ve got some great spots to bag the big one.
This guide will show players Bison locations in Red Dead Redemption 2 , helping them collect materials to craft some of the game’s clothing and camp upgrades. Bison can be tough to find if you don’t know where to look, so luckily for you we know exactly where they’re hiding out.
There are very few spots to find Bison in Red Dead Redemption 2 . In fact, the image above shows there are only four places that this elusive animal will appear. One of those locations is off limits until the end game, so players will be reduced to just three spots
One of the best places to find Bison is near the Heartland Overflow, just northwest of Emerald Ranch. The Bison are often found directly between Heartland Overflow and the Heartland Oil Fields. The Trapper to the northeast makes delivering crafting materials easy.
Bison can be found northeast of Flatneck Station. This is a location I’ve personally had very little success with, but that could depend on each play through. My suggestion is to investigate each spot on this list on each new play through and figure out where the Bison are spawning the most for you.
Bison can be found south of Valentine, although I’m not a fan of this spot. There just aren’t as many Bison here as the Heartland Overflow, so don’t be shocked if you come up empty handed on this one. Swing by if you’re already on the path, but I’ve not had great luck with this spot.
There is a large herd of Bison often found southwest of Blackwater. The problem with this spot is that it’s off limits for most of the game, so players looking for Bison before progressing far enough through the story will wanted to use one of the spots listed above.
Now that players know where to find Bison in Red Dead Redemption 2 , head out on the hunt and secure the materials required to craft some of the best gear the Trapper has to offer. We’ve got more RDR2 Animal Locations for you, and lots of Red Dead Redemption 2 coverage in general, all of which you can follow through the Guide Stash Twitter .
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Red Dead Online Bison Locations
Trying to figure out where to hunt bison in Red Dead Online? We've got you covered with this handy location guide.
Hunting bison might not have been the first thing that came to mind when you became a virtual cowboy, but it isn't a bad pastime to have in Red Dead Online . It's a safe way to earn some cash, XP, and meat without taking part in any criminal activity. It might also pop up as a daily challenge from time to time, so it's crucial that you know where to hunt bison.
Despite travelling in large packs, it's very hard to find Bison amidst the sprawling fields of Red Dead Online. This guide will cover everywhere that you can expect to commonly find bison, so that you can tick off those daily challenges and get on with robbing trains and hunting bounties.
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Updated on September 24, 2021, by Renan Fontes: Hunting is a core part of Red Dead Online's gameplay loop, but some animals can be a pain to track down – one of the most frustrating being the elusive bison. Bison are hard to hunt on a good day and it helps to know where to search to begin with. Even then, you might need to loop between a few different locations before RDO decides to award your patience with some bison. It's worth it in the long run, if only to use their parts for crafting.
How To Hunt Bison In Red Dead Online
When hunting bison, approach slowly. They will quickly run away when startled, making them very difficult to chase. Use a sniper rifle to headshot one and then focus on gathering material from that dead bison.
Let the others run away and settle in a new area before tracking the herd again, as this will give the remaining bison chance to calm down. This will make it easier to get headshots, ensuring that you don't need to waste time chasing an injured bison.
Where To Hunt Bison In Red Dead Online
Bison spawn locations are quite rare in Red Dead Online, so you might have to travel far to find them. The following areas are all known for their bison spawns:
Twin Stack Pass
If you've got a camp in the Heartlands, then this will be the easiest spot. South-West of Valentine, you will find the Twin Stack Pass area, named after the path that goes between two large rocks.
If you get on top of these rocks and use them as a vantage point, it's likely that you will spot some bison roaming around in the fields below.
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Between the Heartland Overflow and the Oil Fields, there is a large patch of countryside in which you will often find bison.
Don't go too close to either of these areas, as the bison tend to spawn in herds directly between the two named locations.
One of the best places to hunt bison, Emerald Ranch situated in the Heartlands has a herd of them roaming around between the "H" and "A" in New Hanover on your map. When all else fails, check Emerald Ranch.
Another area known for its bison spawns is Flatneck Station, found in the South of the Heartlands near Bard's Crossing.
When you arrive at the Station, go to the Elimination Series marker to the East. You will often find bison wandering around in this area.
If you prefer to spend your time in the map from the original Red Dead Redemption, then you should head over to Blackwater in West Elizabeth.
South of Blackwater, you will find the Great Plains. Bison often spawn across the Eastern edge of the Great Plains, just outside of town.
Bison drops three typs of loot: Bison Fur , Bison Horns , and Prime Beef . The Fur and Horns can be sold for a decent profit, whereas you'll want to hold onto the Prime Beef so you can cook it later.
Red Dead Redemption 2 has a unique cooking system that lets you cook together just about any meat you find in the wild. Prime Beef from a bison can be used to cook the Prime Beef Joint meal. You can also spice your meal with different herbs to influence what its effect will be.
Oregano influences Stamina, Thyme influences Dead Eye, and Wild Mint influences Health.
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How to find all 16 Legendary Animals and what you can make from their pelts and parts
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There are 16 Legendary Animals scattered across the world in Red Dead Redemption 2 . Tracking, hunting and skinning them is about more than just proving your hunting prowess, though. You’ll get some fancy new duds and some valuable Trinkets once you take their remains to the Trapper and a Fence .
This guide will give you some tips on hunting the 16 Legendary Animals, show you their locations (or tell you which mission leads you to them), and then talk about what you can make from their parts.
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Legendary animal hunting tips, how to hunt legendary animals, legendary animal locations.
Of the 16 Legendary Animals, you’ll be able to easily get to 11 of them early in the game. Three more are in a hidden area of the map, another is tied to a story mission in Chapter 4, and the final one requires you to reach the ninth rank of the Master Hunter challenge.
We’ll break them down by state — roughly the order in which you’ll encounter them — below.
New Hanover Legendary Animals
Legendary beaver, legendary moose, ambarino legendary animals, legendary bharati grizzly bear, legendary white bison, legendary bighorn ram, legendary wolf, legendary elk, west elizabeth legendary animals, legendary buck, lemoyne legendary animals, legendary coyote, legendary fox, legendary boar, legendary bullgator, legendary giaguaro panther, the final three legendary animals (late-game spoiler warning), legendary tatanka bison, legendary pronghorn, legendary cougar, legendary animal garments sets, the bear hunter — legendary bear, the trophy buck — legendary buck and legendary fox, the ghost bison — legendary white bison and legendary elk, the dreamcatcher — legendary beaver, legendary boar, and legendary tatanka bison, the beast of prey — legendary cougar pelt and legendary wolf pelt, the huntsman — legendary coyote and legendary pronghorn, the death roll — legendary bullgator and legendary panther, the stalker — legendary ram and legendary moose, legendary animal trinkets and talismans, the buck antler trinket, new austin legendary animals.
These 16 Legendary Animals are generally bigger and tougher than non-Legendary animals, so a little preparation will help. It’s important to note, though, that both kill quality and the weapon you use do not matter for Legendary Animals. This means that you can use something overpowered with a good scope (and range) for everything.
There are a few other things you can do to make sure your hunt is successful:
- Load up on Dead Eye tonics . Once you reach Dead Eye level 4, Dead Eye will highlight weak points — generally the head, heart and lungs — on animals, making it easier to take them down with fewer shots. We like Chewing Tobacco because you’ll loot it constantly.
- Keep track of the Trapper . A few of the Legendary Animals are in the massive size category, meaning their pelt takes up the entire trunk slot on your horse. That means you’ll have to run to the Trapper to drop them off before you reach the next one. He’s got his permanent stall in Saint Denis, but there are a few other spots he’ll pop up around the countryside. (Look for the icon with a paw to find him.) Keep track of where he is so you don’t end up wasting a lot of time riding in an unnecessary direction.
- Lost parts automatically go to the Trapper . Any part of a Legendary Animal you can’t pick up due to space limitations (go upgrade your satchels while you’re out hunting) or lose will get sent to the Trapper automatically. We didn’t test the limits of this, so we can’t recommend you rely on it, but it’s a nice safety net.
- Use the Rolling Block Rifle . If you’ve completed the “Pouring Forth Oil” missions in Chapter 2, pick up the Rolling Block Rifle from a Gunsmith. It’s a sniper rifle with plenty of oomph behind it, so it will take out the majority of the Legendary Animals with one shot.
- Use special ammo . Since pelt quality doesn’t matter, it makes sense to use whatever ammo packs the most punch. We like the Express Ammo .
When you arrive in a Legendary Animal’s location, you’ll get an alert in the top left corner of your screen. From there, the process is similar to hunting anything else — and it might be a little easier, in fact.
The first step is just finding them. You’ll get a roadside-diner-placemat-map from Hosea when you complete “Exit Pursued by a Bruised Ego” during Chapter 2, but it’s far from detailed. It’s enough to get you close, but you’ll have a lot more luck if you use our maps below. Hosea’s map is in your Satchel under the Documents tab, then look for Maps and choose the Legendary Animal Map .
Once you’re in the right area, you’ll get that alert on your HUD that reads:
You have entered Legendary Animal Territory. Hunt this Legendary Animal by finding and inspecting clues.
Trigger your Eagle Eye, and you’ll hopefully see a yellow particle cloud highlighting a clue. You might also see a small white question mark on your radar and map. Inspect that clue, and you’ll get a highlighted path to a second and then a third. After the third, the path will lead you directly to the Legendary Animal.
Generally, when you get the alert on your HUD, you’ll be right over the spot where Arthur draws the animal on his map — but not always. If you think you’re in the right place, but you can’t see the clue, wander a little. The icons Arthur draws aren’t always precisely placed, so you can’t rely solely on that. Make some sweeping loops around the icon and keep an eye out for that question mark icon on your radar (and use our maps below).
There are two Legendary Animals in New Hanover. We’ll include two maps below — one zoomed out and one zoomed in — for each to help you find them.
You’ll find the Legendary Beaver at a large beaver dam and lodge on the river just west of the Van Horn Trading Post and a little south of the Elysian Pool. (This is a great spot to hunt for beaver in general.)
The Legendary Moose is in the far northeast corner of the map on the western shore of Roanoke Valley (and just east of the Doverhill Nikolai Tesla Easter egg).
There are five Legendary Animals in Ambarino. We’ll include two maps below — one zoomed out and one zoomed in — for each to help you find them.
This is the bear that you hunt with Hosea during “Exit Pursued by a Bruised Ego” in Chapter 2. You don’t have to kill it immediately after that mission and can return to this hunt later.
You’ll find the Legendary Bharati Grizzly Bear to the northwest of O’Creagh’s Run — it’s a little southwest from the O in Ambarino on your map.
The Legendary White Bison is along the northern shore of Lake Isabella in the far west of Ambarino a little west of the A on your map.
The Legendary Bighorn Ram is across the Dakota River to the west of Valentine.
The Legendary Wolf hangs out around the geyser near Cotorra Springs. You’ll find it a little southwest of the Wapiti Indian Reservation (or the R in Ambarino on your map), a little west of Bacchus Station, and a little northwest of Fort Wallace.
The Legendary Elk is pretty close to the Legendary Wolf. You’ll find it to the east of Fort Wallace and south of Bacchus Station.
There is only one Legendary Animal in West Elizabeth. We’ll include two maps below — one zoomed out and one zoomed in — to help you find it.
The Legendary Buck is in the far western edge of West Elizabeth, northwest of Strawberry an about halfway between Owanjila lake and the W in West Elizabeth.
There are five Legendary Animals in Lemoyne. We’ll include two maps below — one zoomed out and one zoomed in — for each to help you find them. Two of them are gated, though, so we’ll include those details in their sections.
The Legendary Coyote is at the northern end of the Scarlett Meadows area of Lemoyne. It hangs out to the north-northeast of the second camp location and a little south of the L in Lemoyne on your map.
The Legendary Fox is in a small swampy area called Mattock Pond just north of Rhodes.
The Legendary Boar is on the northern edge of Bluewater Marsh about halfway between Saint Denis and the Van Horn Trading Post.
You won’t be able to hunt the Legendary Bullgator until the “Country Pursuits” mission during Chapter 4. You’ll find it northwest of Saint Denis in the swamps south of Lagras.
This panther won’t appear until you have achieved the ninth rank of the Master Hunter Challenge, and it’s easily the most difficult hunt on the list.
It’s located southeast of Rhodes, directly east of Braithwaite Manor and south of Bolger Blade.
The maps above will show you where to go. When you get there, but before you start looking for clues, we strongly suggest making a manual save. The Legendary Giaguaro Panther will sneak up on you and likely kill you. When you return, you’ll receive a message that says:
You have entered Legendary Animal Territory, but it will be some time before the animal returns to the area.
You can either wait it out in-game (and it could take days), or you can make a camp, sleep as long as you can, save manually, exit Red Dead Redemption 2 and reload. That worked for us.
We still had to hunt the Legendary Giaguaro Panther half a dozen times before we killed it. Here’s how you can do it without making our mistakes:
- Follow the clues. Unlike the other Legendary Animals, the third and final clue won’t point you directly at the Legendary Giaguaro Panther. Instead, you’ll need to follow a path toward a tree.
- Take a Dead Eye stimulant, like chewing tobacco.
- Follow the path leading away from the third clue, holding your gun up with L2/LT. (We used a shotgun, which killed it with two trigger pulls.)
- As soon as you hear the panther (you’ll almost certainly hear it before you see it), hit Square/X and press left or right on the left analog stick. This makes you dive. This allows you to avoid its pounce.
- Click the analog stick to invoke Dead Eye.
- While you’re in Dead Eye, look for a small red circle radar on your radar. That’s the panther.
- Turn toward the small red dot.
- Shoot the panther as it runs away. (Don’t worry about locking on. Just shoot it.)
And here’s what that looks like:
The final three Legendary Animals
Red Dead Redemption 2 ’s final three Legendary Animals are located in an area that you won’t access until very late in the game — and that means major spoiler territory. To keep you away from spoilers, we’re going to talk about those at the end of this guide, after an image that warns you in no uncertain terms of what’s ahead.
Once you have hunted some Legendary Animals and turned in their pelts to the Trapper, you’ll be able to make yourself eight fancy new outfits. These aren’t the only outfits that the Trapper can make you, but we’re going to focus on the ones that require Legendary Animal pelts.
Each of these garments sets require at least one of the Legendary Animals and a few other perfect pelts. Since there’s no grocery list mechanic in the game, we’ll include the items that you need below.
You’ll need the Legendary Bear Pelt , one Perfect Bison Pelt, one Perfect Bull Hide, one Perfect Boar Pelt, and two Perfect Rabbit Pelts to complete this set.
You’ll need one perfect raccoon pelt, one perfect beaver pelt, two hawk feathers, the Legendary Buck Pelt , one Perfect Ram Hide, one Perfect Elk Pelt, and the Legendary Fox Pelt to complete this set.
You’ll need the Legendary White Bison Pelt , the Legendary Elk Pelt , one perfect sheep hide, and one perfect goat hide to complete this set.
You’ll need the Legendary Beaver Pelt , the Legendary Boar Pelt , one Cardinal Feather, and the Legendary Tatanka Bison Pelt to complete this set.
You’ll need the Legendary Cougar Pelt , two Turkey Feathers, the Legendary Wolf Pelt , one Perfect Goat Hide, two Perfect Boar Pelts, and one Perfect Bull Hide to complete this set.
You’ll need the Legendary Coyote Pelt , two Eagle Feathers, the Legendary Pronghorn Hide , one Perfect Moose Pelt, two Perfect Fox Pelts, one Perfect Cow Hide, one Perfect Goat Hide, and one Perfect Muskrat Pelt to complete this set.
You’ll need the Legendary Alligator Skin , two Perfect Snake Skins, the Legendary Panther Pelt , and one Perfect Gila Monster Skin to complete this set.
You’ll need the Legendary Ram Hide , the Legendary Moose Pelt , one Perfect Wolf Pelt, one Perfect Cow Hide, and one Perfect Boar Pelt to complete this set.
Other than pelts, you’ll pick up other bits and pieces from the Legendary Animals you hunt and kill. These can be turned into valuable Trinkets and Talismans at a Fence.
The Trinkets can be crafted with just the Legendary Animal parts:
- Beaver Tooth Trinket — Legendary Beaver Tooth . Slows weapon degradation by 10 percent.
- Buck Antler Trinket — Legendary Buck Antler . Receive higher quality skinned animal parts (more on this one below).
- Moose Antler Trinket — Legendary Moose Antler . Increases health XP gained by 10 percent.
- Cougar Fang Trinket — Legendary Cougar Fang . Increases stamina XP gained by 10 percent.
- Coyote Fang Trinket — Legendary Coyote Fang . Increases Dead Eye XP gained by 10 percent.
- Elk Antler Trinket — Legendary Elk Antler . Increases money looted by 10 percent.
- Fox Claw Trinket — Legendary Fox Claw . Adds five seconds to Dead Eye.
- Panther’s Eye Trinket — Legendary Panther Eye . Decrease Dead Eye drain by 10 percent for the first three seconds.
- Pronghorn Horn Trinket — Legendary Pronghorn Horn . Stops animals on horse from spoiling.
- Ram Horn Trinket — Legendary Ram Horn . Doubles the amount of thyme, oregano and mint you collect.
- Wolf Heart Trinket — Legendary Wold Heart . Doubles the amount of alcohol you can drink before you feel the effects.
- Tatanka Bison Horn Trinket — Legendary Tatanka Bison Horn . Decrease all melee damage received by 10 percent.
The Talismans will need a few extra pieces to craft:
- Alligator Tooth Talisman — Legendary Alligator Tooth . Decrease Dead Eye core drain rate by 10 percent. (You’ll also need the Vintage Civil War Handcuffs that you get for sending in your first Cigarette Card set and a Gold Jointed Bracelet.)
- Bear Claw Talisman — Legendary Bear Claw . Decrease health core drain rate by 10 percent. (You’ll also need the Quartz Chunk you get when you send in your first Dinosaur Bone coordinates and a Silver Chain Bracelet.)
- Bison Horn Talisman — Legendary Bison Horn . Decreases stamina core drain rate by 10 percent. (You’ll also need the Abalone Shell Fragment you can find in a chest in Rhodes and a Silver Earring.
- Boar Tusk Talisman — Legendary Boar Tusk . Decrease horse health and stamina core drain rates by 10 percent. (You’ll also need the Cobalt Petrified Wood that you can find in a hidden chest near Lake Isabella and a Gold Earring.)
The description of the Buck Antler Trinket just says that the “player receives higher quality skinned animal parts.” While that’s exciting when you’re looking for Perfect Pelts, it’s also really vague.
The Buck Antler Trinket isn’t magic. You’ll still never get a Perfect quality pelt from a two-star animal and you won’t get a perfect pelt from a squirrel you kill with dynamite. You still have to go through a lot of the same steps you normally do when seeking Perfect Pelts.
What the Buck Antler Trinket does is gives you a little leeway when you kill a three-star animal. For example, if you kill a three-star deer with a less-than-perfect hit — say through the stomach instead of the head — it’d normally result in a Good (two-star) Pelt. The Buck Antler Trinket means that you’ll still pull a Perfect Pelt off of that deer.
There are three Legendary Animals in Ambarino. We’ll include two maps below — one zoomed out and one zoomed in — for each to help you find them.
The Legendary Tatanka Bison is located southwest of Blackwater. Head in that direction for Thieves Landing. Head west from there to Stillwater Creek. Head south from there to find your prey.
The Legendary Pronghorn is located southwest of Blackwater. Look for an area marked as Rio Del Lobo Rock on your map. Your prey is to the west of that, betted it and Fort Mercer .
The Legendary Cougar is located at the far western edge of the map. Head west by southwest from Blackwater, really until you can’t go any farther. When you find the city of Tumbleweed, head directly west from there to discover your prey.
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There are few animals more synonymous with the Wild West than the American Bison, so it’s no surprise to see many players are keen to see (and hunt) Red Dead Redemption 2 ’s recreation of the mighty creatures that once dominated the plains of North America. Red Dead Redemption 2 is set at the end of the 19th century, during which bison in America were sadly hunted to the brink of extinction. That means you can’t expect to see them here there and everywhere in game, but there are a few areas in which the virtual buffalo still roam and we’ve found them for you. Read on to learn where to find and hunt Bison in Red Dead Redemption 2.
Where to find and hunt Bison in RDR2
Massive creatures, bison are a great source of crafting materials, and also provide a healthy supply of food for your camp. The majority of Red Dead Redemption 2’s bison roam regions in the Heartlands of New Hanover , but you’ll also find some groups further south in West Elizabeth’s Great Plains . Check the map above, or read the list below for more detailed instructions as to their locations.
- New Hanover - Buffalo bison can be seen roving the Heartlands, most commonly close to the water supply of Heartland Overflow in the northeast. You’ll also spot them in the west, between Citadel Rock and Caliban’s Seat, as well as central southern Heartlands, just north of the railway.
- West Elizabeth - Find yourself further south and you’ll also encounter Bison in the Great Plains of West Elizabeth. Explore the central region, southwest of Blackwater and you’ll be sure to run into some before long.
Bison are classed as Massive creatures, and that means if you want a Perfect Pelt you’ll need to use a Long Shot rifle (or bow with improved arrows) to target weak points and bring them down cleanly. Don’t forget to study your targets from afar to assess the quality of their pelts. Once you’re experienced with regular bison, you may want to consider tracking the Legendary White Bison or Legendary Tatanka Bison for the chance to craft a rare Talisman or Trinket.
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Legendary Payta Bison
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It only appears in Harriet Davenport 's Legendary Animal Sighting missions after the player reaches rank 5 in The Naturalist role.
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The rare Legendary Payta Bison has been spotted leading a herd in Little Creek . It is easily recognized by its thick red coat. This bison is sociable and can often be found with other bison nearby. Both Naturalists and poachers have a keen interest in such rare creature. Approach with caution. Herds of bison have been known to trample travelers in these parts. 
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After hunting and killing the bison, the player can sell the pelt to Gus Macmillan and he will craft it into garments.
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Red Dead Online - Legendary Payta Bison Mission Animal Field Guide
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Bison horn talisman.
The White Bison Horn Talisman can be obtained from hunting and skinning the Legendary White Bison .
White Bison Horn Talisman Effect
The White Bison Horn Talisman is a helpful buff/perk that decreases the speed at which the stamina core drains by 10%.
White Bison Horn Talisman Location
Once you've obtained the Legendary White Bison Horn, it can be traded along with Abalone Shell Fragment and a Silver Earring for $38.50 at a Fence for the Talisman. The Abalone Shell can be found in an old house north of the sheriff’s station in Rhodes .
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Red Dead Redemption II: Legendary White Bison Hunting Guide
The Red Dead Redemption 2 Legendary White Bison is one of the largest animals you can hunt in the video game developed by Rockstar Studios , besides the Tatanka Bison.
These two buffalos should not be confused with the common American Bison , nor the items you can craft from their parts. The White Bison in Red Dead Redemption II is the first you should attempt since the area where it lives can be accessed starting Chapter 2 .
On the other hand, the Tatanka Bison becomes available later and it’s a bit more challenging. For now, we will deal with the White Legendary Bison. Its location is marked on our map below.
All Legendary Animals Locations in Red Dead Redemption 2
“The Legendary White Bison is endemic to the northern mountains of Ambarino. This albino bison can be easily distinguished by the color of its hair. As a herbivore, it grazes on grains, hay, and corn. Due to the large size of the bison, high impact weapons are considered to be the best for hunting this animal. The ideal weapon is either a Bow with Improved Arrows or a long scope rifle. Killing this animal will give you the opportunity to craft a rare talisman.”
Legendary White Bison Location:
- Ambarino (North of Lake Isabella)
Recommended Weapon & Ammo:
- Springfield Rifle
- Express Ammo
Hunting & Tracking Guide:
Start tracking the animal by looking for two clues (pictured below) on the northern shore of Lake Isabella. Close to the water, you will find some bison fur.
Bison Fur Location
If you check the island in the middle of the lake, you should also see some dung.
Legendary Bison Dung Location
Once you inspect it move south-east to spot another clue (broken sticks) next to a smaller rock.
Now, head north-west to see the white Legendary Bison in the forest.
The Legendary White Bison in Red Dead Redemption 2
As with all large animals you have encountered so far ( Legendary Elk , Legendary Moose ), the Legendary White Bison requires more than one headshot.
Using our recommended weapon along with Express Ammo should give you an advantage; however, consider using the Dead Eye skill and aim for the head. If needed, you should also consume some tonics.
Once you manage to kill the White Bison, skin it and head to a trapper first. Assuming you have all the required materials, using the Legendary White Bison Pelt , you can craft the following garments.
The Legendary White Bison Hat
- Legendary White Bison Pelt x1
The Legendary White Bison Coat
Furthermore, by visiting the Fence after you collect the Legendary Bison Horn , you can craft the Bison Horn Talisman . For this talisman, you need an Abalone Shell Fragment and a Silver Earring . Finally, you need to pay $38.5 at the Fence for this talisman.
Once purchased the Bison Horn Talisman p ermanently decreases the speed that the stamina core drains by 10%.
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Ah, the American bison. Is there a more beautiful member of the bovine family? A more majestic grassland meander? A more even-toed ungulate? There are hundreds of animals in Red Dead Online , but few that are as bewitching to come across as these behemoths roaming the countryside. Whether players are searching for these gentle giants to research for the Naturalist role, or simply to slaughter and peel off their skin, it's a fantastic feeling to crest a gentle hill and come across a herd of these creatures.
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But by the end of the 19th century (in real life), it was hard to find any bison in the wild, and they aren't exactly grazing around every grassy field in Red Dead Online either. Even rarer than any old buffalo is the Legendary Tatanka Bison. If pursuing the Naturalist role, this wonder with a white crown and white coloring across its back can be studied for Harriet or turned into outerwear by Gus. Whatever one chooses, players are going to have to find this rare fauna first .
The Legendary Tatanka Bison's location in Red Dead Online
The Legendary Tatanka Bison can be quite tricky to find, especially considering how finicky animal spawns can be in Red Dead Online . No matter what, though, players will have to first head to New Hanover. The Legendary Tatanka Bison can then be searched for specifically in the area between the Heartland Oil Fields and Heartland Overflow. This particular bison will mingle with other bison, so if a herd is found, check out all the possible animals for that signature white crown and coloring along the back. While pursuing the Legendary Tatanka Bison for the Naturalist role , a pawprint icon should appear on the player's mini-map once in the vicinity of the Legendary Tatanka Bison.
A Legendary Tatanka Bison spawning isn't guaranteed, although players are more likely to have it appear if both searching during the daytime and when it is raining. Good luck with that! Once it is found, this beautiful bison can be studied for research or plugged full of holes. Just keep in mind, the Legendary Tatanka Bison does sometimes charge the player and it is a bit tougher than the average buffalo. The Legendary Tatanka Bison will take a number of shots to slaughter, but it does not affect the pelt rating if the player is looking to turn its skin into some new threads.
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Red Dead Online is available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.