Red Dead Redemption 2 Cardinal
Class Bird
Size Small

Quick Overview

Red Dead Redemption 2 Cardinal can be hunted and skinned for crafting materials, it's a Small sized Bird animal. We recommend using a Varmint Rifle or a Repeater to hunt this animal. You can craft a at the Trapper Shop using it's materials and cook the Gamey Bird meal from hunting it, . it's not a Legendary Animal.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Cardinal Locations

Every type of Cardinal found in RDR2.

    Using the best weapons to hunt a Cardinal in Red Dead 2, will reward you with a Perfect Quality Kill. Since this animal is you should use to attract it in the wild.

    Cardinal Perfect Quality Kill Weapons.

    • Use
    • Bow with Small Game Arrow

    Regular Cardinal Locations

      RDR2 Cardinal Locations

      There's currently no Legendary version of this animal.


      Cardinal Cooking Recipes

      Cooking recipes you can use with this animal.

      Recipe Name Regular Thyme Type Oregano Type Mint Type
      Gamey Bird Plain Game Bird None None None

      Cardinal Materials

      The materials you will receive from hunting and skinning an Cardinal will depend on the animal quality and kill quality.

      Material Cost Kill Quality
      Perfect Cardinal Carcass $1 Perfect Kill
      Good Cardinal Carcass $0.6 Good Kill
      Poor Cardinal Carcass $0.4 Poor Kill
      Cardinal Feather $0.3 Any
      Gamey Bird Meat $0.25 Any
      Flight Feather $0.15 Any

      Red Dead Redemption 2 Cardinal Crafting

      What you can make from Cardinal crafting materials.

      Trapper Crafting

      Item Name Pricing How to unlock
      Legendary Beaver Flop Hat $22.00 Legendary Beaver Pelt, Legendary Boar Pelt, Cardinal Feather
      Rococo Accessory $15.00 Crow Feather x2, Cardinal Feather x2

      Fence Crafting

      Recipe Name Effect How to obtain Type Price

      Where to find these Special Crafting Materials

      Ingredient How to get

      Camp Crafting

      Used for It makes Crafting ingredients

      Item Crafting

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