Red Dead Redemption 2 Elk

Quick Overview

Red Dead Redemption 2 Elk can be hunted and skinned for crafting materials, it's a Massive sized Mammal animal. We recommend using a Rifle or a Sniper to hunt this animal. You can craft a Elk Antler Trinket at the Fence Shop using it's materials and cook the Mature Venison meal from hunting it, .

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Elk Locations

Every type of Elk found in RDR2.

    Using the best weapons to hunt a Elk 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.

    Elk Perfect Quality Kill Weapons.

    • Use
    • Bow with Poison Arrow
    • Bow with Improved Arrow
    • Throwable with Poison Throwing Knife
    • Rifle with Regular
    • Rifle with Split Point
    • Rifle with High Velocity
    • Rifle with Express
    • Sniper with Regular
    • Sniper with Split Point
    • Sniper with High Velocity
    • Sniper with Express
    • Shotgun with Slug

    Regular Elk Locations

      RDR2 Elk Locations

      RDR2 Legendary Elk Locations

      Legendary Elk materials can be used to craft Talismans or Trinkets. You can view other types of Legendary Animals HERE.

      • You can find the Legendary Elk East of Bacchus Station
      RDR2 Legendary Elk Locations

      Elk Cooking Recipes

      Cooking recipes you can use with this animal.

      Recipe NameRegularThyme TypeOregano TypeMint Type
      Mature VenisonPlain VenisonThyme VenisonOregano VenisonMinty Venison

      Elk Materials

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

      MaterialCostKill Quality
      Perfect Elk Pelt$6.5Perfect Kill
      Legendary Elk Pelt$33Legendary Only
      Good Elk Pelt$3.9Good Kill
      Poor Elk Pelt$2.6Poor Kill
      Elk Antlers$1.35Any
      Mature Venison$0.6Any
      Legendary Elk Antler$0Legendary Only

      Red Dead Redemption 2 Elk Crafting

      What you can make from Elk crafting materials.

      Trapper Crafting

      Item NamePricingHow to unlock
      Legendary Fox Moccasins$40.00Perfect Elk Pelt, Legendary Fox Pelt
      Legendary Elk Moccasins$30.00Legendary Elk Pelt, Perfect Goat Hide
      Elk Fringed Shotgun Chaps$21.00Perfect Elk Pelt
      Legendary Elk Half Chaps$16.00Legendary Elk Pelt, Perfect Sheep Hide
      Gila Monster Gambler's Hat$16.00Perfect Elk Pelt, Perfect Gila Monster Skin
      Legendary Elk Range Gloves$13.00Legendary Elk Pelt
      Elk Riding Gloves$12.00Perfect Elk Pelt
      Elk Flop Hat$12.00Perfect Elk Pelt

      Fence Crafting

      Recipe NameEffectHow to obtainTypePrice
      Elk Antler TrinketRaises the money you get from looting by 10%Legendary Elk AntlerGeneral$22.75

      Where to find these Special Crafting Materials

      IngredientHow to get

      Camp Crafting

      Used forIt makesCrafting ingredients
      Scout CampfireElk AntlersElk Antler
      SatchelTonics Satchel(Tier 3 Medicine/Health supplies Ledger Upgrade) - Perfect Deer Pelt, Perfect Buck Pelt, Perfect Elk Pelt
      SatchelKit Satchel(Donate 3 valubles at the tithing box, next to the ledger) - Perfect Deer Pelt, Perfect Elk Pelt, Perfect Panther Pelt

      Item Crafting

      Recipe NameIngredientsWhere to findDescription