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

This animal can be hunted and skinned. Studying and skinning the Nine-banded Armadillo is required for the "Zoologist" and "Skin Deep" Achievements.

Nine-banded Armadillo Details & Location:

Nine-Banded Armadillos can be found in the regions of Gaptooth Ridge, Cholla Springs and Rio Bravo. As omnivores, their main diet consists of insects, small vertebrates and often, carrion. A Varmint Rifle is considered to be one of the best weapons to hunt armadillos, as the bullets can easily pierce through their carapace. Armadillos can be eaten, though the consistency of their meat is stringy. Armadillo carapaces can be used for crafting.

Nine-banded Armadillo Hunting Tips:

The Nine-banded Armadillo yields a carapace and stringy meat. Used in crafting and cooking or can be sold. Use a Varmint Rifle for a clean kill.

Map Location - Nine-banded Armadillo

Where to find the Nine-banded Armadillo in Red Dead Redemption 2 - Map Location / Habitat:

The Nine-banded Armadillo is Commonly found in New Austin around Armadillo.

Nine-banded Armadillo - Map Location in RDR2

Nine-banded Armadillo Info

  • Scientific Name Dasypus novemcinctus

Nine-banded Armadillo Appearances

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



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