Red Dead Redemption 2 Cheat Code Guide

If you need cheat codes for Red Dead Redemption 2, KeenGamer has you covered. Here's a complete guide to everything you need to know about unlocking & activating cheats in RDR2. This guide covers both the PS4 & Xbox version of Red Dead Redemption 2.

Red Dead Redemption cheat code guide

Does Red Dead Redemption 2 Have Cheat Codes?

Yes, Red Dead Redemption 2 has cheats, but you’d be forgiving for completely ignoring them. Rockstar’s western epic is a joy to experience, but sometimes you just want to sit down, lay back & cause widespread mayhem across the frontier. If you’ve been itching to loosing your spurs & be the outlaw you’ve alway wanted to be, this is the guide for you. 

Hold your horses through, because there’s a few things you need to know first. Using cheats in Red Dead Redemption 2 come with a cost. Make sure to save your game before activating any cheats as they will automatically disable your ability to save. Though the majority of cheats are simple to activate, a few have prerequisites. Fear not! these prerequisites only involve purchasing specific newspapers throughout your time in story mode. New newspapers become available after important story moments, so check with the newspaper boy regularly to make sure you get all of them.  

This cheat guide works for both the PS4 & Xbox One version of Red Dead Redemption 2.

How do you activate cheats in Red Dead Redemption 2? 

Cheats in Red Dead Redemption 2 take the form of phrases. To unlock the cheats, firstly, go into the pause menu & go down to settings.

 pause menu

Pause menu

Once in the settings menu, you will see a triangle (or Y) button prompt, titled cheats. All of these cheats will be locked & can be unlocked by entering the codes found below. 

Cheats menu

Cheats menu

Upon entering a code phrase, you will receive an alert informing you that a cheat has been activated. You will only have to enter these codes once as the cheats can be toggled on & off, whenever you like.

Cheat activation warning screen

Cheat activation warning screen

As I mentioned above, activating cheats will stop you from saving your single player game & bar you from unlocking any trophies or achievements. This could be disastrous if you’ve had a long play session & thoughtlessly activate a cheat, so keep this in mind.  

Red Dead Redemption 2 Cheat Codes

Effect Cheat Code Requirements 
Infinite Ammo Abundance is the dullest desire Newspaper available to purchase  after completing chapter one mission Eastward Bound.
Heavy Weapons Greed is American virtue Newspaper available after completing chapter 3 mission Advertising, The New American Art.
Simple Weapons A simple life, a beautiful deathNone
Stealth Weapons Death is silence None
Gunslinger Weapons History is written by fools None 
Give $500Add $500None 
Reveal entire mapYou long for sight and see nothing Newspaper available after completing chapter 3 mission Blood Feuds, Ancient & Modern. 
Own all outfits Vanity, all is vanity None 
Learn all recipes Eat of Knowledge None 
Unlock all camp upgrades Share None 
Decrees honor You revel in your disgrace, I see None
Get high honor Virtue unearned is not virtue Newspaper available after completing chapter 4 mission Urban Pleasures.
Reset honor Balance. All is balance None 
Infinite deadeye Be greedy only for foresight None 
Get deadeye level 1Guide me better None 
Get deadeye level 2 Make me betterNone 
Get deadeye level 3I shall be better None
Get deadeye level 4I still seek more None 
Get deadeye level 5I seek and I find None 
Infinite stamina The lucky be strong evermore Newspaper available after completing chapter 5.
Increase health, stamina & deadeye barsSeek all the bounty of this placeNone
Increase all bars to full You flourish before you die None
Fortify health, stamina & deadeye You seek more than the world offersNewspaper available after completing chapter 6 mission The King’s Son. 
Increase horse whistle range Better than my dog None
Get instantly drunk A fool of command None 
Increase horse bonding levelMy kingdom is a horse None 
Spawn war horse You are the beast built for warNewspaper available after completing the events of the epilogue. 
Create stagecoach The best of the old waysNone
Create wagon Keep your dreams simpleNone
Clear all bounties & lockdown areas You want everyone to go awayNone
Increase wanted level You want punishment None
Decrees wanted level You want freedom None
Spawn random horse You want something new None
Spawn horse & cart Keep your dreams light None
Spawn superior horseYou want more than you haveNone
Spawn circus wagon Would you be happier as a clown?Newspaper available after completing the events of the epilogue. 

 

What about PC?

It has been confirmed that RDR2 will release for PC on November 5th. Whether the PC version will have exclusive cheats, not available on the console versions, we don’t know yet. If new cheats are revealed, we will update this guide ASAP. 

Red Dead Redemption 2 is currently available for PS4 & Xbox One

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