Red Dead Redemption 2 100% Completion Guide

Completing Red Dead Redemption 2’s story is an achievement in itself but if you want to take your outlaw experience to the extreme, you can work towards attaining 100% completion. This is no easy task, but we here at KeenGamer have you covered. Here is a RDR2 100% completion guide for your needs.
Red Dead Redemption 100% completion guide

Red Dead Redemption 2 100% completion guide

Need a Red Dead Redemption 2 100% compilation guide?

Red Dead Redemption 2 is an epic journey that can easily take upwards of 90 hours to complete. To make thing a little easier for those who have decided to take the long journey towards gaining the full experience, this RDR2 100% completion guide will give you new life. This checklist is split into five sections – Missions & strangers, compendium, miscellaneous, player achievements & collectibles. You can keep an eye on how well you’re doing by checking out the progress section found in the pause menu.

(There are spoilers for Red Dead Redemption 2 in this guide.)

To achieve 100% in Red Dead Redemption 2 you must focus on the following:

Missions, Events & Strangers

  • Complete all 107 story missions
  • Get Bushwhacked once. (These events happen randomly throughout the game.)
  • Find & capture all 6 gang hideouts.
  • Have 25 chance encounters with people. (Chance encounters represented by grey dots on the map.)
  • Complete 5 sheriff bounties (shown as bounty posters on the map).
  • Meet & complete 10 stranger missions. 


  • Discover 50 animals. 
  • Collect 10 pieces of equipment.  
  • Discover 10 species of fish.
  • Encounter all 6 gangs. 
  • Discover 10 horse breeds. 
  • Forage 20 plant types. 
  • Discover 48 (out of 59) weapons. 


  • Find 5 shacks.
  • Hunt 5 legendary animals. 
  • Complete 1 game of each table game. (Blackjack, poker, dominos & five finger fillet.)
  • Take 1 bath. 
  • Attend 1 show.
  • Attend the theatre in Saint Danis. 
  • Cook 6 recipes. 
  • Commit 4 robberies. 

Player achievements

  • Reach maximum level in health, stamina & dead eye.
  • Reach maximum bonding level with you horse.
  • Complete all 9 challenge categories – Master Hunter, Bandit, Survivalist, Sharpshooter, Gambler, Explorer, Horseman, Herbalist & Weapons Expert.


Red Dead Redemption 2 is teeming with collectibles and you’ll need to find everything mentioned below in order to achieve 100% in RDR2. To save you some time we’ve included videos to help you find these items quickly.

  • Visit 1 point of interest –  These are found all over the world and simply require you to pay close attention to the beautiful world Rockstar has created.
Red Dead Redemption 2 - Point of Interest Location
  • Visit 9 graves of fallen comrades – This cannot be completed until you enter the epilogue of the RDR2’s story.
Red Dead Redemption 2 All Grave Locations (Paying Respects Trophy / Achievement Guide)
  • Complete 1 cigarette card set –  There are 12 card sets in total, but only one set is required for 100% completion in RDR2.
Red Dead Redemption 2 All Cigarette Card Locations & Showcase (Easy & Fast Method - Buy them All)
  • Collect all 30 dinosaur bones – Once you meet the paleontologist, Deborah MacGuinnes, as part of the stranger achievement, you’ll get access to this mission.
Red Dead Redemption 2 All Dinosaur Bones Locations
  • Catch 13 legendary fish –  Once you meet Jeremy Gill, he’ll give you a map with the location of thirteen legendary fish. You can mail these fish via visiting a train station post office, receiving payment in return. 
Red Dead Redemption 2 All Legendary Fish Locations (A Fisher of Fish)
  • Collect 6 exotic items – The eccentric botanist Algernon Wasp will give you a list of exotic items to find across the world.
Red Dead Redemption 2 All Exotics Locations Guide - Duchesses and other Animals
  • Find 10 rock carvings –  This achievement is triggered by meeting Francis Sinclair. He is very insistent about finding ten rock carvings around the world. This mission has a great ending and I recommend doing it even if you’re not trying to achieve 100% in RDR2.
Red Dead Redemption 2 All Rock Carving Locations (Geology for Beginners Mission)
  • Complete 5 hunting requests – You can find these requests at train stations & post offices around the world. Note that the final one can’t be completed until the game’s epilogue.
Red Dead Redemption 2 - All Hunting Requests [It's Art Trophy / Achievement]
  • Find 1 treasure –  Around the world you’ll meet several treasure hunters who will give you treasure maps whether they want to or not. Just find one of these treasures to get this achievement.
Red Dead Redemption 2: ALL Jack Hall Gang Treasure Locations
  • Collect all 20 dreamcatchers –  Hidden in the trees of RDR2 you can find dreamcatchers. Collect all twenty and get access to an ancient secret.
Red Dead Redemption 2 All Dreamcatcher Locations

Red Dead Redemption 2 is one beautiful beast of a game! We hope this RDR2 100% completion guide helps you. Make sure to check out our review & if you’re ready to saddle your horse & ride into the world of RDR2, you can get the game on PS4 & Xbox One. A PC version is also possibly on its way.

1 Comment

  1. Can i do a Home robbery when i have finished the Story ,
    I need to do 1 for 100%


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