The American Muskrat is a Moderate-sized animal of the Muskrat species, featured in Red Dead Redemption 2 and Red Dead Online.

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

American Muskrat Details & Location:

The American Muskrat's main habitat is along the rivers and shores of New Austin, West Elizabeth, Lemoyne and New Hanover. As omnivores, their diet consists of aquatic vegetation, small fish and amphibians. The Varmint Rifle is the most effective way to hunt these rodents. Muskrat skin and scent glands can be used for crafting, and their stringy meat can be used for cooking.

American Muskrat Hunting Tips:

The American Muskrat yields a pelt, scent glands and stringy meat. Used in crafting and cooking or can be sold. Use a Varmint rifle for a clean kill.

Map Location - American Muskrat

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

The American Muskrat is Commonly found along rivers and lakes of all regions.

American Muskrat - Map Location in RDR2

American Muskrat Info

  • Scientific Name Ondatra zibethicus

American Muskrat Appearances

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



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