Red Dead Redemption 2 Wolf
Class Mammal
Size Large

Quick Overview

Red Dead Redemption 2 Wolf 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 Wolf Heart Trinket at the Fence Shop using it's materials and cook the Big Game meal from hunting it, Gray Wolf, Timber Wolf, Legendary Wolf.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Wolf Locations

Every type of Wolf found in RDR2.

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

Wolf 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 Wolf Locations

    RDR2 Wolf Locations

    RDR2 Legendary Wolf Locations

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

    • The Legendary Wolf is near Cotorra Springs, just west of Bacchus Bridge
    RDR2 Legendary Wolf Locations

    Gray Wolf

    • The Gray Wolf's main habitat is in the Big Valley region and Tall Trees North.
    • As carnivores, their diet consists of deer and mountain goats, as well as smaller animals like birds, beavers, and fish.
    • As wolves often attack in packs, it is recommended that long range weapons like rifles, or a Bow with arrows, are used to wound or kill a wolf.
    • Their meat can be used for food, and their pelts and hearts can be used for crafting.

    Locations where you can find:


    Timber Wolf

    • The Timber Wolf is native to the Cumberland Forest and the Grizzlies.
    • Its carnivorous diet consists of elk, mice, rabbits, and squirrels.
    • Their vicious nature means that long range weapons are best to take them down.
    • Rifles and a Bow with arrows are considered to be the best weapons to kill or wound a wolf.
    • A good pelt can be sold to traders for a good price.
    • Their hearts can also be used for crafting, and their meat can be consumed.

    Locations where you can find:


    Legendary Wolf

    • The Legendary Wolf is endemic to the Grizzlies.
    • The larger size of this wolf, and the distinguishable brown and black fur, make this animal easily recognizable compared to other wolves in the area.
    • As a carnivore, its diet consists of deer, mountain goats, as well as smaller animals like birds, beavers and fish.
    • A Bow with Poison Arrows, or a rifle, is considered to be the best weapon to hunt this animal with.
    • Killing this animal will give you the opportunity to craft a rare trinket.

    Locations where you can find:


    Wolf Cooking Recipes

    Cooking recipes you can use with this animal.

    Recipe Name Regular Thyme Type Oregano Type Mint Type
    Big Game Plain Big Game Thyme Big Game Oregano Big Game Minty Big Game

    Wolf Materials

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

    Material Cost Kill Quality
    Perfect Wolf Carcass $5.25 Perfect Kill
    Legendary Wolf Carcass $46 Legendary Only
    Legendary Wolf Pelt $43 Legendary Only
    Good Wolf Carcass $3.15 Good Kill
    Poor Carcass $2.1 Poor Kill
    Perfect Wolf Fur $1.5 Perfect Kill
    Good Wolf Fur $0.9 Good Kill
    Big Game Meat $0.75 Any
    Poor Wolf Fur $0.6 Poor Kill
    Wolf Heart $0.45 Any
    Legendary Wolf Heart $0 Legendary Only

    Red Dead Redemption 2 Wolf Crafting

    What you can make from Wolf crafting materials.

    Trapper Crafting

    Item Name Pricing How to unlock
    Legendary Cougar/Wolf Vest $42.00 Legendary Cougar Pelt, Legendary Wolf Pelt
    Legendary Wolf Batwing Chaps $34.00 Legendary Wolf Pelt, Perfect Goat Hide
    Wilderness Vest $28.00 Prefect Wolf Pelt, Perfect Panther Pelt
    Wolf Coat $25.00 Perfect Ram Hide, Perfect Wolf Pelt
    Legendary Moose Hunting Jacket $24.00 Legendary Moose Pelt, Perfect Wolf Pelt

    Fence Crafting

    Recipe Name Effect How to obtain Type Price
    Wolf Heart Trinket Doubles resistance to alcohol Legendary Wolf Heart General $16

    Where to find these Special Crafting Materials

    Ingredient How to get

    Camp Crafting

    Used for It makes Crafting ingredients
    Main Campfire Wolf Skull Perfect Wolf Carcass
    Main Campfire Campfire Log Seat Cover 2x Perfect Wolf Pelt
    Satchel Legend of the East Satchel (Complete all Stachel Upgrade) - Perfect Deer Pelt, Perfect Cougar Pelt, Perfect Wolf Pelt

    Item Crafting

    Recipe Name Ingredients Where to find Description