The Brown Rat is a Small-sized animal of the Rat species, featured in Red Dead Redemption 2 and Red Dead Online.

This animal can be hunted, but cannot be skinned. Studying the Brown Rat is required for the "Zoologist" Achievement.

Brown Rat Details & Location:

Brown Rats can be found in Armadillo and other densely populated areas. Their omnivorous diet is based on scavenging food, as well as grains, seeds, small mammals and birds. It's considered that a Bow with Small Game Arrows is the most effective way to kill or wound rats. Rat skin can be used for crafting and their stringy meat can be used for cooking.

Brown Rat Hunting Tips:

The Brown Rat yields a carcass and stringy meat. Used in crafting and cooking or can be sold. Use a Bow with a Small Game Arrow for a clean kill.

Map Location - Brown Rat

Where to find the Brown Rat in Red Dead Redemption 2 - Map Location / Habitat:

The Brown Rat is Commonly found in densely populated areas such as Armadillo (Cholla Springs, New Austin) and Saint Denis (Bayou Nwa, Lemoyne).

Brown Rat - Map Location in RDR2

Brown Rat Info

  • Animal Species Rat
  • Animal Class Mammal
  • Animal Family Muridae
  • Size Small
  • Location Commonly found in densely populated areas such as Armadillo (Cholla Springs, New Austin) and Saint Denis (Bayou Nwa, Lemoyne)
  • Hunting Can be hunted
  • Required for Achievement "Zoologist" Achievement
  • Scientific Name Rattus norvegicus

Brown Rat Appearances

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



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