Red Dead Redemption 2 Sheep
Class Mammal
Size Large

Quick Overview

Red Dead Redemption 2 Sheep 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 at the Trapper Shop using it's materials and cook the Gristly Mutton meal from hunting it, Merino Sheep. it's not a Legendary Animal.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Sheep Locations

Every type of Sheep found in RDR2.

Using the best weapons to hunt a Sheep 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.

Sheep 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 Sheep Locations

    RDR2 Sheep Locations

    There's currently no Legendary version of this animal.

    Merino Sheep

    • The Merino Sheep can be found on ranches and in towns across New Hanover.
    • As herbivores, they feed on pasture plants, grasses, clovers and forbs.
    • A repeater, or a Bow with arrows, is considered to be the best weapon for hunting sheep.
    • Their wool can be used for crafting, and their gristly meat can be consumed.

    Locations where you can find:


    Sheep Cooking Recipes

    Cooking recipes you can use with this animal.

    Recipe Name Regular Thyme Type Oregano Type Mint Type
    Gristly Mutton Plain Mutton Thyme Mutton Oregano Mutton Minty Mutton

    Sheep Materials

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

    Material Cost Kill Quality
    Perfect Sheep Carcass $4.75 Perfect Kill
    Good Sheep Carcass $2.85 Good Kill
    Perfect Sheep Wool $2 Perfect Kill
    Poor Sheep Carcass $1.9 Poor Kill
    Good Sheep Wool $1.2 Good Kill
    Poor Sheep Wool $0.8 Poor Kill
    Gristly Mutton $0.4 Any

    Red Dead Redemption 2 Sheep Crafting

    What you can make from Sheep crafting materials.

    Trapper Crafting

    Item Name Pricing How to unlock
    Sheep Batwing Chaps $35.00 Perfect Sheep Hide x2
    Trapper's Cloak $32.00 Perfect Sheep Hide
    Huntsman Vest $25.00 Perfect Sheep Hide, Perfect Deer Pelt
    Snake Bulldogger Hat $23.00 Perfect Sheep Hide, Perfect Snake Skin
    Sheepskin Vest $20.00 Perfect Sheep Hide x2
    Legendary Elk Half Chaps $16.00 Legendary Elk Pelt, Perfect Sheep Hide

    Fence Crafting

    Recipe Name Effect How to obtain Type Price

    Where to find these Special Crafting Materials

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    Camp Crafting

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