Red Dead Redemption 2 Buck
Class Mammal
Size Large

Quick Overview

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

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Buck Locations

Every type of Buck found in RDR2.

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

Buck Perfect Quality Kill Weapons.

  • Use Herbivore Bait
  • Bow with Arrow
  • Bow with Poison 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

Regular Buck Locations

    RDR2 Buck Locations

    RDR2 Legendary Buck Locations

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

    • You can find Legendary Buck Northwest of Strawberry
    RDR2 Legendary Buck Locations

    Whitetail Buck

    • The Whitetail Buck can be found in forested areas across the states.
    • It is a herbivore, and consumes nuts, buds, twigs, and green plants.
    • Keeping your distance when hunting deer can increase your chances of a kill.
    • Long range weapons, like a rifle or a Bow with Poison Arrows, are the most successful weapons for hunting.
    • Its venison can be eaten, and the antlers and skin can be used to craft with.

    Locations where you can find:


    Legendary Buck

    • The Legendary Buck is endemic to Big Valley in West Elizabeth.
    • Its light brown and white short hair makes this buck distinguishable to other bucks.
    • As a herbivore, it consumes nuts, buds, twigs, and green plants.
    • A rifle, or a Bow with Poison Arrows, are considered to be the best weapons to hunt this animal.
    • Killing this animal will give you the opportunity to craft a rare trinket.

    Locations where you can find:


    Buck Cooking Recipes

    Cooking recipes you can use with this animal.

    Recipe Name Regular Thyme Type Oregano Type Mint Type

    Buck Materials

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

    Material Cost Kill Quality
    Good Buck Carcass $6 Good Kill
    Poor Buck Carcass $4 Poor Kill
    Legendary Buck Carcass $31.5 Legendary Only
    Perfect Buck Fur $3.25 Perfect Kill
    Legendary Buck Pelt $29 Legendary Only
    Perfect Buck Carcass $10 Perfect Kill
    Good Buck Fur $1.95 Good Kill
    Poor Buck Fur $1.3 Poor Kill
    Buck Antlers $1.05 Any
    Mature Venison $0.6 Any
    Legendary Buck Antler $0 Legendary Only

    Red Dead Redemption 2 Buck Crafting

    What you can make from Buck crafting materials.

    Trapper Crafting

    Item Name Pricing How to unlock
    Buck Riding Gloves $5.00 Perfect Buck Pelt
    Legendary Buck & Fox Range Gloves $28.00 Legendary Buck Pelt, Legendary Fox Pelt
    Legendary Buck Vest $26.00 Legendary Buck Pelt, Perfect Ram Hide
    Country Vest $25.00 Perfect Buck Pelt, Perfect Beaver Pelt
    Moccasins $17.00 Perfect Buck Pelt
    Two Toned Moccasins $15.00 Perfect Buck Pelt

    Fence Crafting

    Recipe Name Effect How to obtain Type Price
    Buck Antler Trinket Raises chances of higher-quality parts from skinning animals Legendary Buck Antler General $22

    Where to find these Special Crafting Materials

    Ingredient How to get

    Camp Crafting

    Used for It makes Crafting ingredients
    Scout Campfire Hanging Bones Buck Antlers
    Camp Entrance Buck Skull Perfect Buck Carcass
    Satchel Tonics Satchel (Tier 3 Medicine/Health supplies Ledger Upgrade) - Perfect Deer Pelt, Perfect Buck Pelt, Perfect Elk Pelt

    Item Crafting

    Recipe Name Ingredients Where to find Description