Red Dead Redemption 2 Elk
Class Mammal
Size Massive

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 Name Regular Thyme Type Oregano Type Mint Type
      Mature Venison Plain Venison Thyme Venison Oregano Venison Minty Venison

      Elk Materials

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

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

      Red Dead Redemption 2 Elk Crafting

      What you can make from Elk crafting materials.

      Trapper Crafting

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

      Fence Crafting

      Recipe Name Effect How to obtain Type Price
      Elk Antler Trinket Raises the money you get from looting by 10% Legendary Elk Antler General $22.75

      Where to find these Special Crafting Materials

      Ingredient How to get

      Camp Crafting

      Used for It makes Crafting ingredients
      Scout Campfire Elk Antlers Elk Antler
      Satchel Tonics Satchel (Tier 3 Medicine/Health supplies Ledger Upgrade) - Perfect Deer Pelt, Perfect Buck Pelt, Perfect Elk Pelt
      Satchel Kit Satchel (Donate 3 valubles at the tithing box, next to the ledger) - Perfect Deer Pelt, Perfect Elk Pelt, Perfect Panther Pelt

      Item Crafting

      Recipe Name Ingredients Where to find Description