Red Dead Redemption 2 Armadillo
Class Mammal
Size Moderate

Quick Overview

Red Dead Redemption 2 Armadillo can be hunted and skinned for crafting materials, it's a Moderate sized Mammal 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 Stringy Meat meal from hunting it, Nine-Banded Armadillo. it's not a Legendary Animal.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Armadillo Locations

Every type of Armadillo found in RDR2.

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

Armadillo Perfect Quality Kill Weapons.

  • Use Predator Bait and Herbivore Bait
  • Varmint Rifle with 0.22

Regular Armadillo Locations

    RDR2 Armadillo Locations

    There's currently no Legendary version of this animal.

    Nine-Banded Armadillo

    • Nine-Banded Armadillos can be found in the regions of Gaptooth Ridge, Cholla Springs and Rio Bravo.
    • As omnivores, their main diet consists of insects, small vertebrates and often, carrion.
    • A Varmint Rifle is considered to be one of the best weapons to hunt armadillos, as the bullets can easily pierce through their carapace.
    • Armadillos can be eaten, though the consistency of their meat is stringy.
    • Armadillo carapaces can be used for crafting.

    Locations where you can find:


    Armadillo Cooking Recipes

    Cooking recipes you can use with this animal.

    Recipe Name Regular Thyme Type Oregano Type Mint Type
    Stringy Meat Plain Stringy Meat None None None

    Armadillo Materials

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

    Material Cost Kill Quality
    Perfect Armadillo Carcass $2.5 Perfect Kill
    Good Armadillo Carcass $1.5 Good Kill
    Perfect Armadillo Skin $1.1 Perfect Kill
    Poor Armadillo Carcass $1 Poor Kill
    Good Armadillo Skin $0.66 Good Kill
    Poor Armadillo Skin $0.44 Poor Kill
    Stringy Meat $0.25 Any

    Red Dead Redemption 2 Armadillo Crafting

    What you can make from Armadillo crafting materials.

    Trapper Crafting

    Item Name Pricing How to unlock
    Billy Vest $32.00 Perfect Armadillo Skin x2, Perfect Goat Hide

    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

    Recipe Name Ingredients Where to find Description
    Predator Bait – 1x Stringy Meat – 1x Wintergreen, Evergreen, Huckleberry, Raspberry or Blackberry