Red Dead Redemption 2 Iguana
Class Reptile
Size Moderate

Quick Overview

Red Dead Redemption 2 Iguana can be hunted and skinned for crafting materials, it's a Moderate sized Reptile animal. We recommend using a Varmint Rifle or a Repeater to hunt this animal. You can craft a Iguana Scale Trinket at the Fence Shop using it's materials and cook the Herptile Meat meal from hunting it, Desert Iguana, Green Iguana. it's not a Legendary Animal.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Iguana Locations

Every type of Iguana found in RDR2.

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

Iguana Perfect Quality Kill Weapons.

  • Use Herbivore Bait
  • Varmint Rifle with 0.22

Regular Iguana Locations

    RDR2 Iguana Locations

    There's currently no Legendary version of this animal.

    Desert Iguana

    • The Desert Iguana is native to New Austin.
    • Generally considered herbivores, eating perennial plants, fruit and occasionally insects, iguanas can easily be killed with a Varmint Rifle.
    • Their herptile meat is edible, and their skin can be used for crafting.

    Locations where you can find:


    Green Iguana

    • Green Iguanas are native to Guarma.
    • Primarily herbivores, they feed on plants, leaves, fruit and flowers.
    • Occasionally they will eat eggs, leaf dwelling insects and snails.
    • The Varmint Rifle is considered to be the best weapon to wound or kill an iguana.
    • Their herptile meat is edible, and their skin can be used for crafting.

    Locations where you can find:


    Iguana Cooking Recipes

    Cooking recipes you can use with this animal.

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

    Iguana Materials

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

    Material Cost Kill Quality
    Perfect Iguana Carcass $2.5 Perfect Kill
    Good Iguana Carcass $1.5 Good Kill
    Perfect Iguana Skin $1.15 Perfect Kill
    Poor Iguana Carcass $1 Poor Kill
    Good Iguana Skin $0.69 Good Kill
    Poor Iguana Skin $0.46 Poor Kill
    Herptile Meat $0.25 Any

    Red Dead Redemption 2 Iguana Crafting

    What you can make from Iguana crafting materials.

    Trapper Crafting

    Item Name Pricing How to unlock
    Iguana Range Gloves $27.00 Perfect Collared Peccary Pig Pelt, Perfect Iguana Skin x2
    Iguana Big Valley Hat $14.00 Perfect Cow Hide, Perfect Iguana Skin

    Fence Crafting

    Recipe Name Effect How to obtain Type Price
    Iguana Scale Trinket Reduces the damage received while on horseback by 10% Available Bonus for Special/Ultimate Edition owners only Health $0

    Where to find these Special Crafting Materials

    Ingredient How to get

    Camp Crafting

    Used for It makes Crafting ingredients
    Satchel Materials Satchel (Craft 3 Recipes at a Campfire) - Perfect Deer Pelt, Perfect Boar Pelt, Perfect Iguana Pelt

    Item Crafting

    Recipe Name Ingredients Where to find Description