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Red Dead Redemption 2 Cheats for PS4

Cheats and Tips for Red Dead Redemption 2

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Red Dead Redemption 2 is an open-world action-adventure game that is set in the Wild West during 1899 and follows outlaw Arthur Morgan, a member of the Van der Linde gang as he attempts to survive against government forces, rival gangs and other adversaries while trying to complete missions. We have a collection of Red Dead Redemption 2 cheats and tips for PS4.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Cheats on PS4


Our cheats for Red Dead Redemption 2 will save you a lot of time, they include how to get money easily and how to unlock all the camp ugrades.

Easy Money
There is a glitch in Red Dead Redemption 2 which you can take advantage of to get a lot of money easily. Click herehere to see how it is performed.

Unlock All Camp Ugrades
Find out the location of a code hidden in a chest in Pleasance House that will unlock all the camp ugrades by clicking here.

Unlock Passive Perks
You can unlock passive perks by finding the locations of the legendary animals. Our Legendary Animals Loctations Guide will show you where you can find these 16 animals.

Red Dead Redemption 2 PS4 Gameplay

Red Dead Redemption 2 Tips on PS4


Take a look at our tips to see how you can make surviving the Wild West easier. Tips include how to fast travel, bounty hunting, and locations to various collectibles you need to find to earn trophies.

All Grave Locations
Click here to find the locations of all the graves needed to get the 'Paying Respects' trophy.

All Dreamcatcher Locations
There are 20 Dreamcatchers hanging in trees to find, our Dreamcatcher Locations Guide will show you exactly where to find these collectibles.

How to Level Up
Find out everything you need to know about how to level up in Red Dead Redemption 2 by earning EXP by taking a peek at our How to Level Up Guide.

How to Steal Horses
Having a good mount in the Wild West is as important as having a decent gun. If you don't have the money to buy a good horse you will need to steal one. Our How to Steal Horses Guide will show you how this can be done.

Bounty Hunting
Bounty hunting in Red Dead Redemption 2 is not a reliable source of income but when a job does appear at the Sheriff’s office in specific towns they are worthwhile doing. Our Bounty Hunting Guide will tell you everything you need to know about this activity.

Fast Travel
Knowing how to fast travel will save you a lot of time in Red Dead Redemption 2, our
Fast Travel Guide will tell you how to unlock this feature and use it.

Escaping the Law
If you commit a crime the authorities will be notified and you will be a wanted man. Our Escaping the Law Guide will tell you what you need to do evade being captured.

Take a look at our collection of Questions and Answers to get additional help in Red Dead Redemption for PS4. These include how to make your guns have better accuracy and how to find newspaper sales people in a town.


More Red Dead Redemption 2 Cheats and Tips

We have 27 cheats and tips on PS4.If you have any cheats or tips for Red Dead Redemption 2 please send them in here. We also have cheats for this game on : Xbox One : PC

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All Dinosaur Bone Locations

In total there are 30 Dinosaur Bone Location and they are ALL needed for 100% completion and the Stranger Mission for Deborah MacGuiness 'A Test of Faith'. None of them are missable. You will find that 8 of them are in the New Austin area where bounty hunters will kill you instantly until you've finished the story. This means you will need to beat the game first to collect ALL of them. Always press L3 + R3 (Left Stick + Right Stick) when near them with eagle eye to highlight these collectibles.

Start Stranger Mission 'A Test of Faith' - 0:05
#1 - 2:05
#2 - 2:36
#3 - 3:07
#4 - 3:36
#5 - ..

Help in Camp

There are four different ways that you can help in camp. These are; handing over ammunition, sharing cash from completed jobs, incresing medical stocks, and delivering game and pelts you collected while out hunting.

Unlock ALL Camp Uprgrades

There is a cheat code hidden in a chest in 'Pleasance House' which is located above the 's' in Cholla Springs (close to armadillo). The code is 'Share' and it unlocks ALL camp upgrades.

Upgrade Dutch's Lodgings

You can inspire the rest of your gang members to contribute more to their lodgings and take some of the pressure off you by going to the ledger beside the cash box in your camp and upgrading Dutch's lodgings. Doing this will cost you $220 and it will also unlock a map that allows you to fast travel from camp.

Easter Eggs Part 3

The video below is a guide showwing you were more Easter Eggs that can be found in Red Dead Redemption 2.

NEW HANOVER:
18. Achievment Hunter 1 - 1:09
17. Achievment Hunter 2 - 1:36
16. Peeping Tom - 2:00
15. RDR Undead Nightmare Mask - 3:00

LEMOYNE:
14. Red Dead Redemption 2 Ghost Train - 3:25
13. Stay Out - 4:00
12. Ghost - 4:23
11. Red Dead Redemption 2 Vampire - 5:00
10. Worker Tombstone - 5:49

WEST ELIZABETH:
9. Obelisk - 6:34
8. Bear -7:01

AMBORINO:

Buy Horse Reviver

Make sure you are always carrying a horse reviver with you since horse death is permanent and you don't want to wind up stranded with a dying horse. You can buy horse revivers at the general store for $10.

Easter Eggs Part 2

The video below is a guide showwing you were more Easter Eggs that can be found in Red Dead Redemption 2.

NEW AUSTIN:
21. Seth Briar's Shirt - 0:59
20. Whale - 1:27
19. Donkey Lady - 2:03
18. Plane Crash - 2:25
17. Monk - 3:08
16. Cholla Springs Cave - 3:53
15. Francis Moon Grave - 4:23
14. Exploding House - 4:48
13. Suicide man - 5:19

LEMOYNE:
12. Phonograph - 6:05
11. Gertrude - 6:33

WEST ELIZABETH:
10. Faces in Trees - 7:13
9. Circus Caravan - 7:50
8. Whale Bones - 8..

Easy Money

Use the method shown below to take advantage of a glitch online to get a lot of money easily.
Step #1:
First, head to Valentine’s Ranch building.
Step #2:
Shoot and skin the pigs or sheep one at a time.
Step #3:
Take the animal carcass with you on your horse to the butcher in town (but steer clear of evildoers) and sell it for an easy $18+ two minutes later.
Step #4:
Not only will you be able to do this with all the cattle on the ranch, during the die animals you killed there will have a chance to respawn
Step #5:
Keep repeating steps 1-4.

Dead Eye Meter

Make sure you keep your dead eye meter replenished by shooting things, or just by chewing tobacco. If you have been looting the pockets of everyone you have shot you should a decent supply for when you enter a gunfight.

Easter Eggs Part 4

The video below is a guide showwing you were more Easter Eggs that can be found in Red Dead Redemption 2.

LEMOYNE:
24. Undead Nightmare Mask in ST. Denis Fence 1:15
23. RDR1 cut mission 1:29
22. Aberdene Pig Farm 2:18
21. Boy in basement 3:22
20. O' Brother Where Art Thou 4:22
19. Cellar Secret Room 4:46

WEST ELIZABETH:
18.Devil's Cave 5:13
17. Strawberry Moonshine Still 5:39
16.American Dream (EDDIE LOW) 5:51
15. Mt. Chiliad Mural 6:14

AMBORINO:
14. Hobbit House 6:34
13. Scary ..

ALL Legendary Animal Locations

In total there are 16 Legendary Animals and just finding 5 of them is required to get 100%. However to get the Zoologist and Skin Deep Trophies you will need to find ALL of them. You will get the Legendary Animals map from Hosea in Chapter 2 after the bear hunt. Finding the Legendary Animals will unlock passive perks. The video below will show you where to find them.

#1 - Legendary Bharati Grizzly Bear - 0:05
#2 - Legendary Moose - 1:48
#3 - Legendary Beaver - 4:23
#4 - Legendary Boar - 6:38
#5 - Legendary Bull Gator - 8:48
#6 - Legendary Fox - 10:48
#7 - Legendary Coyote - 12:00

Arthur's Warning Shot

Tapping the d-pad while aiming will make Arthur raise his pistol into the air, tapping it again will make him fire off a warning shot. This action comes in useful when you need to intimidate NPC's or scare off wildlife.

Check Stolen Jewellery

Once you have progressed far enough into the story you will unlock a fence who you will be able to pawn off stolen goods. The fence has the ability to craft talismans from certain pieces of jewellery that give permannent buffs so check to see if any items are on the list before you sell off all your stolen trinkets.

Fast Travelling

There are three ways that you can fast travel in Red Dead Redemption 2, they are listed below.
Stagecoach Taxi:
Pay someone to take you with them by walking up to the 'STOP' sign near a train station. Costs twice as much as the train option for mostly the same destinations: Annesburg, Armadillo (!), Blackwater, Emerald Station (!), Macfarlane’s Ranch (!), Rhodes, Saint Denis, Strawberry, Tumbleweed (!), Valentine, Van Horn Trading.
Train:
Go into any post office, talk to the clerk, and buy a train ticket to: Annesburg, Benedict Point (!), Emerald Ranch, Rhodes, Riggs Stations (!), Saint Denis, Valentine, and Wallace Station (!).
Free Fast Travel from your Camp:
Go next to where you can give a donation to the gang t..

First Person View

Third-person view is the default but you may want to consider changing it to first person view when you are indoors or looting locations as you will be easier to pick up individual items and see them up and close and place your reticle precisely. You will also find changing to first person view will help you to control vehicles like horse-drawn carriages.

Jack Hall Gang Treasure Map Hunt

The video below is a guide for the Jack Hall Gang Treasure Map Hunt (location and solution). This treasure hunt is part of the stranger mission 'All That Glitters'. In the 100% checklist it is listed under the term 'Treasure Hunter'. The map is bought from Maximo after accepting his quest 'All That Glitters'. In case you robbed and killed him, you can buy it from any fence. You must then find 3 treasure locations. The first two are actually just maps that lead you to the next clue. The third location is the final treasure consisting of two gold bars. These can be sold at the fence for $1000 in cash. This is a good way to quickly make money early in the game (starting in Chapter 2).

Three Star Kills in Hunts

To get a perfect pelt the animal you target must have a three star rating and you will need to aim for a kill shot using the right ammo. You can check the animals star rating by using your binoculars and zooming in on your prey.

Horse Bonding

You can improve the health and stamina of your starter horse by bonding with it through hitching, patting, brushing and feeding. It does not take much work to max out those attributes.

Cheat Codes

To enter the following cheat codes simply pause the game, go to the 'Settings' menu and press 'Triangle' to bring up the 'Cheats' interface. This will be a list of locked 'Unknown' cheats and an entry pad. If you now type in each code exactly as shown below you will unlock the corresponding effect.
Note: Press 'Triangle' a second time if the entry pad does not automatically appear after the first prompt.
Once unlocked a cheat will appear in the list and you will be able to toggle it on and off. If however you do decide to activate these cheats you will not be able to save Single-Player progress or collect Trophies for the duration of the playthrough. Therefore it is recommended that you save the game before enabling these cheats.
Note: Some cheats require..

Looting Houses

When you loot houses make sure you check every drawer, cabinet, wardrobe and even the chimney. You may not always find cash but you will find provisions for your satchel which you can hand over to the camp instead of cash.

100% Completion Checklist

Below is a list that reveals everything needed to reach 100% and earn the 'Best In The West' Trophy.
Complete ALL Story Missions
10 Stranger Missions Strands
5 Bounties
25 Chance Encounters
1 Bushwhacked
6 Gang Hideouts
1 Points of Interest
9 Graves
144 Cigarette Cards
30 Dinosaur Bones
13 Legendary Fish
ALL Exotics Tasks for Algernon Wasp
10 Rock Carvings
ALL Hunting Requests from Train Stations
1 Treasure Hunter Chain
20 Dreamcatchers
50 Animals Discovered
10 Pieces of Equipment Obtained
10 Species of Fish Caught
6 Gangs Discovered (Automatic from Story)
10 Breeds of Horses Discovered
20 Types of Plants Collected
48 Different Types of Weapons Used
Reach Maximum ..

Finding the Vampire

Before you can encounter the vampire you must first find the 5 hidden messages that are written on the walls in Saint Dennis. The messages can be found at the following locations.
1. In the alley, north of the post office. It is found in the hall behind the grass.
2. Found further north, in the arched hallway dead end.
3. Found on the southern wall of the building with the butcher and general store.
4. Found in a small courtyard behind a gate near the trapper's location.
5. Found on the side of a large red building north of the second 'N' in Saint Denis.
Once you have found ALL 5 scrawlings and added them to your journal you will be able to draw a map of the area. The vampire will now spawn south of the church, down an alley. Wait three days, the..

Top 20 Easter Eggs

The video below is a guide for the top 20 Easter Eggs in Red Dead Redemption 2.

AMBORINO:
20. Witch Cauldron 0:50
19. Talk to Bigfoot 1:58
18. Robot 4:20
17. Frozen Couple 5:20
16. Mammoth Bones 6:25

LEMOYNE:
15. La LLorana 7:45
14. Night Zombies 7:45
13. Tiny Church 8:34
12. Giant Snake 8:49
11. Outhouse Girl 9:11
10. Well Prisoner 10:12
9. Clan meeting 10:52

NEW HANOVER:
8. Man Bear Pig 11:48
7. Bonnie MacFarlene 12:35
6. Meteor House 13:15
5. UFO #1..

ALL Grave Locations

The video below will show you ALL the location of ALL the graves needed to get the 'Paying Respects' Trophy. Graves are a type of collectible needed to reach 100% completion. They will only spawn once you have completed the story so that must be done first before you can attempt to earn this Trophy.

#1 - Jenny Kirk - 0:05
#2 - Davey Callander - 0:55
#3 - Eagle Flies - 1:30
#4 - Arthur Morgan - 1:55
#5 - Susan Grimshaw - 2:43
#6 & #7 - Hosea Matthews + Lenny Summers - 3:30
#8 - Kieran Duffy - 4:13
#9 - Sean MacGuire - 4:37

Loot Enemies in Chapter 1

During the opening chapter there are two gunfights that leave a lot of your enemies dead on the ground. During those scenes ignore the people telling you to hurry up and loot every corpse you find. Doing this will enable you to enter Chapter 2 with $30 in your pocket, all the ammunition you can carry and a satchel that is almost full with provisions.

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