The American Bison is a Massive-sized animal of the Bison / Buffalo species, featured in Red Dead Redemption 2 and Red Dead Online.

This animal can be hunted and skinned. Studying and skinning the American Bison is required for the "Zoologist" and "Skin Deep" Achievements.

American Bison Details & Location:

The American Bison is native to the plains of New Hanover and West Elizabeth. As a herbivore, it grazes on grains, hay, and corn. Due to the size of an average bison, high powered weapons like a Carcano Rifle, or a Bow with Improved Arrows, should also be considered when hunting. Bison meat can be used for cooking.

American Bison Hunting Tips:

The American Bison yields a pelt, a horn and bison meat. Used in crafting and cooking or can be sold. Use a rifle for a clean kill.

Map Location - American Bison

Where to find the American Bison in Red Dead Redemption 2 - Map Location / Habitat:

The American Bison is Uncommonly found on the plains of New Hanover and West Elizabeth.

American Bison - Map Location in RDR2

American Bison Info

  • Scientific Name Bison bison

American Bison Appearances

  • Game Edition Game Edition: Red Dead OnlineRed Dead OnlineGame Edition: RDR 2 Story ModeRDR 2 Story Mode



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