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

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

Virginia Opossum Details & Location:

The Virginia Opossum can be found in a variety of habitats across the states. As omnivores, their diet consists of grains, nuts, fruits, amphibians, birds and their eggs, mice, and carrion. The Varmint Rifle is the most effective weapon for hunting these mammals. Opossum meat is stringy but edible, and their skin can be used for crafting.

Virginia Opossum Hunting Tips:

The Virginia Opossum yields a pelt and stringy meat. Used in crafting and cooking or can be sold. Use a Varmint Rifle for a clean kill.

Map Location - Virginia Opossum

Where to find the Virginia Opossum in Red Dead Redemption 2 - Map Location / Habitat:

The Virginia Opossum is Commonly found in woodlands and near streams in all states.

Virginia Opossum - Map Location in RDR2

Virginia Opossum Info

  • Scientific Name Didelphis virginiana

Virginia Opossum Appearances

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



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