The Black 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 Black Rat is required for the "Zoologist" Achievement.

Black Rat Details & Location:

Black Rats can be found in Saint Denis and other highly populated areas. As omnivores, they scavenge for any scraps they can find, including seeds, leaves, agricultural crops and fungi. Rats can be easily killed or wounded with a Bow with Small Game Arrows. Their meat is stringy but edible, and their skin can be used for crafting.

Black Rat Hunting Tips:

The Black 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 - Black Rat

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

The Black Rat is Commonly found in densely populated areas such as Saint Denis (Bayou Nwa, Lemoyne).

Black Rat - Map Location in RDR2

Black Rat Info

  • Scientific Name Rattus rattus

Black Rat Appearances

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



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