Red Dead Redemption 2 Turtle
Class Reptile
Size Large

Quick Overview

Red Dead Redemption 2 Turtle can be hunted and skinned for crafting materials, it's a Large sized Reptile animal. We recommend using a Rifle or a Sniper to hunt this animal. You can cook the Herptile Meat meal from hunting it, Alligator Snapping Turtle. it's not a Legendary Animal.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Turtle Locations

Every type of Turtle found in RDR2.

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

Turtle Perfect Quality Kill Weapons.

  • Use Predator 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 Turtle Locations

    RDR2 Turtle Locations

    There's currently no Legendary version of this animal.

    Alligator Snapping Turtle

    • The Alligator Snapping Turtle is native to the swamplands of Lemoyne.
    • Their primarily carnivorous diet means they prey on other smaller turtles, frogs, snakes, as well as some aquatic plants.
    • A Bow with Small Game Arrows is considered the best weapon to use when hunting turtles.
    • Their herptile meat can be used in cooking or can be sold to traders.

    Locations where you can find:


    Turtle 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

    Turtle Materials

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

    Material Cost Kill Quality
    Perfect Turtle Carcass $2.25 Perfect Kill
    Good Turtle Carcass $1.35 Good Kill
    Poor Turtle Carcass $0.9 Poor Kill
    Herptile Meat $0.25 Any

    Red Dead Redemption 2 Turtle Crafting

    What you can make from Turtle crafting materials.

    Trapper Crafting

    Item Name Pricing How to unlock

    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