Red Dead Redemption 2 Weapon Locations Guide | Melee Weapons, Sniper Rifle & More

Red Dead Redemption 2 All Weapons Location And Stats Guide

Red Dead Redemption 2 has a total of 59 weapons, and in this Red Dead Redemption 2 Weapon Locations guide, we have listed exact locations of all weapons and how to unlock them so that you can use it in the game. The best part is that you don't have to perform some extraordinary task to unlock the weapons in Red Dead Redemption 2 - a can get a few of them via a gunsmiths, few are available as a reward for the completion of the quest, few are unlocked after you finish a story mission, and few you can find in the game's world.

Red Dead Redemption 2 All Weapons Location And Stats Guide

To get 100% completion in Red Dead Redemption 2 one of the condition is that you discover 48 out of 59 weapons available in the game.

All Weapon Locations I Stats I Price At Gunsmith In RDR 2

You can keep track of how many weapons you have found in the game at this directory: Pause Menu > Progress > Compendium > Weapons.

Where To Find All 59 Weapon Locations In RDR 2

Along with the information on where to find weapon locations, we have also listed the stats of some of the weapons (default stats is listed, you can upgrade weapons stats in Red Dead Redemption 2).

Where To Find All Revolver Locations In RDR 2

1: Cattleman Revolver

Cattleman Revolver has great fire-rate and reload speed but lacks in the all-important firepower department. However, players can overcome this drawback by dual wielding.

cattleman-revolver

Location: This is the default weapon, Arthur Morgan (you) start the game with this weapon. You can buy it from the Gunsmith by paying $50.

Cattleman Revolver Stats

  • Damage: 1.8 / 4.0
  • Range: 2.0 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 2.8 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 3.0 / 4.0
  • Reload: 2.8 / 4.0

2: Double-Action Revolver

Double-Action Revolver comes with a high fire rate, but damage per shot is on the lower side. Use Double-Action Revolver is you are going for a horseback combat.

double-action-revolver

Location: You will be able to buy Double-Action-Revolver everywhere in Red Dead Redemption 2, after Chapter 2. It will be available at the Gunsmith for $65. Also, you can unlock this weapon in Grand Theft Auto Online and use it in Red Dead Redemption 2 - follow our dedicated guide on this:

Double-Action Revolver Stats

  • Damage: 1.5 / 4.0
  • Range: 2.0 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 2.0 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 3.3 / 4.0
  • Reload: 2.8 / 4.0

3: Schofield-Revolver

If you are going for a mid-range combat then Schofield-Revolver is one of the best weapons as it has high damage per shot and accuracy.

shofield-revolver

Location: There are two options to get Schofield-Revolver. First, you can purchase Schofield-Revolver everywhere after Chapter 2. You can get it from Gunsmith by paying $84. The second option is: you will find Schofield-Revolver in a weapon case which you can access in Valentine during the backroom-robbery of the drug store.

Schofield-Revolver Stats

  • Damage: 1.8 / 4.0
  • Range: 2.0 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 2.8 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 2.8 / 4.0
  • Reload: 2.5 / 4.0

4: Flaco's Revolver

Location: You get Flaco's Revolver after defeating Flaco Hernandez, pick this weapon up after defeating this guy. He is one of the Legendary Gunslingers, and you need him in The Noblest of Man, and a Woman Stranger mission.

5: Granger's Revolver

Location: You get Granger's Revolver after defeating Emmet Granger. Pick Granger's Revolver after defeating Emmet Granger, one of the Legendary Gunslingers in The Noblest of Man, and a Woman Stranger mission.

6: Algernon's Revolver

Location: You get Algernon's Revolver as a reward for completing a side mission. You can take this side-mission in Chapter 4 from Algernon Wasp. You have to meet Algernon Wasp at the north side of Saint-Dennis - Algernon Wasp will be in the greenhouse which is in the backyard of the blue house (this blue house will be quiet big).

7: Otis Miller's Revolver

Location: You can find Otis Miller's revolver in the north of Cholla Springs. You will find it in a chest.

8: Calloway's Revolver

Location: You will get just one chance to get Calloway's revolver. Don't forget to pick it up from your dueling partner right at the end of the Noblest of Man, and a Woman Stranger mission.

9: Micah's Revolver

Location: You will get it after Epilogue 2. You have to make your way to the Mount Hagen, look for a frozen corpse on the Mount Hagen, Micah's revolver will be on it - pick it up.

Where To Find All Pistol Locations In RDR 2

1: Volcanic Pistol

Make use of Volcanic Pistol if you are going for a close to mid-range combat. Although Volcanic lacks a bit in the fire-rate department, you can compensate for it by going for dual wielding.

volcanic-pistol

Location: You can purchase Volcanic Pistol in Chapter 1. Purchase it from Gunsmith by paying $150.

Volcanic Pistol Stats

  • Damage: 2.3 / 4.0
  • Range: 2.0 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 3.0 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 2.0 / 4.0
  • Reload: 2.3 / 4.0

2: Semi-automatic Pistol

Semi-automatic Pistol is effective in the mid and close range combat as it comes with a high rate of fire and damage per shot. 

semi-automatic-pistol

Location: You can purchase a Semi-automatic pistol after Chapter 4. You can buy it from Gunsmith by paying $210.

Semi-automatic Piston Stats

  • Damage: 3.3 / 4.0
  • Range: 2.0 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 2.5 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 3.3 / 4.0
  • Reload: 3.1 / 4.0

3: Mauser-Pistol

Mauser pistol comes with high capacity that will come in handy during the horseback combat. It is one of the best options when you are in a horse combat. Mauser also has a high rate of fire.

mauser-pistol

Location: You can purchase Mauser-Pistol after Chapter 5. You can buy it from Gunsmith by paying $250.

Mauser-Pistol Stats

  • Damage: 1.5 / 4.0
  • Range: 2.0 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 2.5 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 3.1 / 4.0
  • Reload: 3.0 / 4.0

4: Midnight's Pistol

Location: Defeat Billy Midnight (Gunslinger) during The Noblest of Man, and a Woman Stranger Mission. Don't forget, you have to pick it up after defeating Billy.

Where To Find All Rifle Locations In RDR 2

1: Varmint

Varmint has a high accuracy rate which will come in handy while hunting wildlife in the game. 

varmint-rifle

Location: You can purchase it in Chapter 1. Purchase it from Gunsmith by paying $72.

Varmint Rifle Stats

  • Damage: 1.5 / 4.0
  • Range: 2.5 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 3.2 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 2.5 / 4.0
  • Reload: 2.8 / 4.0

2: Springfield Rifle

Springfield has a great accuracy figure making it effective in the long range combat. The best place to use Springfield is when you are going for a long range combat, just add a scope.

springfield-rifle

Location: You can purchase it in Chapter 1. It will be available at Gunsmith for $120.

Springfield Rifle Stats

  • Damage: 3.2 / 4.0
  • Range: 3.0 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 3.1 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 1.2 / 4.0
  • Reload: 1.8 / 4.0

3: Bolt-Action Rifle

We highly recommend you to use Bolt-Action with medium scopes in the mid to long range combat as it has a great RANGE and Accuracy rate.

bolt-action-rifle

Location: You will get Bolt-Action rifle during Chapter 3. You can also purchase it from Gunsmith by paying $180.

Bolt-Action Rifle Stats

  • Damage: 2.8 / 4.0
  • Range: 3.0 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 3.3 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 1.5 / 4.0
  • Reload: 2.2 / 4.0
Where To Find All Repeater Locations In RDR 2

1: Carbine Repeater

Carbine is perfect for a mid-range combat. This weapon strikes a great balance between accuracy and reloads speed.

carbine-repeater

Location: Unlocks automatically during Chapter 1. You can also buy it from the Gunsmith by paying $90.

Carbine Repeater Stats

  • Damage: 2.3 / 4.0
  • Range: 2.5 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 3.0 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 2.3 / 4.0
  • Reload: 3.0 / 4.0

2: Lancaster Repeater

Lancaster is good, in fact, it is perfect for a mid-range combat, and has overall balanced performance. 

lancaster-repeater

Location: Unlocks automatically during Chapter 2. You can also buy Lancaster from Gunsmith by paying $135.

Lancaster Repeater Stats:

  • Damage: 2.1 / 4.0
  • Range: 2.5 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 3.0 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 2.3 / 4.0
  • Reload: 2.8 / 4.0

3: Litchfield Repeater

Litchfield offers what many players are looking for - high damage per shot.

litchfield-repeater

Location: Unlocks automatically during Chapter 6. You can purchase it from Gunsmith by paying $145. Check out the stats of Litchfield below.

  • Damage: 2.5 / 4.0
  • Range: 2.5 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 2.5 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 2.0 / 4.0
  • Reload: 2.5 / 4.0
Where To Find All Shotgun in RDR 2

1: Double-Barreled Shotgun

One of the best weapons to use in close range combat produces devastating results. Some of the best places where you can use Double-Barreled shotgun are: indoors or in restricted areas like forests. Two major drawback of it is that it lacks in the accuracy and the range department.

double-barreled-shotgun

Location: You can purchase it from Gunsmith by paying $95.

Double-Barreled Shotgun Stats

  • Damage: 2.5 / 4.0
  • Range: 1.5 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 1.3 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 2.5 / 4.0
  • Reload: 2.0 / 4.0

2: Sawed-off Shotgun

Location: You unlocks this weapon automatically during Chapter 1. You can also purchase it from Gunsmith by paying $85.

sawed-off-shotgun

One of the features of this shotgun is that before reloading it can fire up to 2 shots. It does a high damage in short range combat.

Sawed-off Shotgun Stats

  • Damage: 2.8 / 4.0
  • Range: 1.3 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 1.0 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 2.3 / 4.0
  • Reload: 2.0 / 4.0

3: Pump-Action Shotgun

Location: You can buy it after a certain point in Chapter 2. It will be available at Gunsmith for $148.

pump-action-shotgun

Make use of the Pump-Action shotgun when you are going for a indoor or close quarter combat. It is one of the powerful shotgun that has a decent fire-rate.

Pump-Action Shotgun Stats

  • Damage: 2.5 / 4.0
  • Range: 1.5 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 1.5 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 2.0 / 4.0
  • Reload: 2.5 / 4.0

4: Semi-automatic Shotgun 

Location: You can purchase Semi-automatic shotgun after Chapter 4. Purchase it from Gunsmith by paying $225.

semi-auto-shotgun

You can make use of this shotgun when you are hunting down enemies in restricted areas like forests. This weapon is capable of clear a group of enemies as it comes with a great fire-rate.

Semi-automatic Stats:

  • Damage: 2.3 / 4.0
  • Range: 1.5 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 1.5 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 2.3 / 4.0
  • Reload: 2.3 / 4.0

5: Repeating Shotgun

Location: You can purchase Repeating Shotgun in Chapter 6. Purchase it from Gunsmith by paying $185.

repeating-shotgun

This shotgun is best if you are in a close quarter combat or horseback combat. It has a great reload figure making it easy to fire shells after shells in short amount of time.

Repeating Shotgun Stats

  • Damage: 2.5 / 4.0
  • Range: 1.5 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 1.3 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 2.0 / 4.0
  • Reload: 2.5 / 4.0
RDR 2 - Where To Find Rare Shotgun Locations

To get a rare shotgun in Red Dead Redemption 2, you have to kill a guy. In Chapter 2, there will be a guy with this rare shotgun in the North side of Annesburg, in a hut. Note that this guy hates strangers and the moment he spots you he will shoot at you and try to kill you. You have to kill this guy to get this rare shotgun. Once you are done killing the guy don't forget to pick up this shotgun, as that will be your only chance to get it.

Where To Find Melee Weapon Locations In RDR 2

Here comes my favorite section of Red Dead Redemption 2 - Melee Weapons. You can check out the image below, it carries the image of all the melee weapons, their stats, and how to unlock them.

melee-weapons-location-stats

Unarmed and Hunting Knife are the two melee weapons that are available to the Arthur Morgan right from the start. Let's take a look at a list of Melee Weapons in Red Dead Redemption 2 for which players have to either complete a certain objective or visit some place to unlock them.

1: War Hatchet

  • Location: You will be able to buy War Hatchet at some point in Chapter 5.

2: Broken Pirate Sword

  • Location: To get Broken Pirate Sword, you will have to go to a small island which is towards the South of Saint-Denis Bridge. Look for a shipwreck at this island, you will find Broken Pirate Sword.

3: Butcher Hatchet

  • Location: You will be able to buy Butcher Hatchet at some point in Chapter 5.

4: Civil War Knife

  • Location: At Fort Brennand's basement, there is a chest. Civil War Knife will be in this chest. Fort Brennand is at the South-West side of Van Horn.

5: Double-Edged Hatchet

  • Location: There is a tree stump in the north-west side of Wallace Station. You will find Double-Edged Hatchet on this tree stump.

6: Horn Handle Knife

  • Location: Look for a dead bear in the north-west side of the Hanging-Dog-Ranch. Horn Handle Knife will be on this dead bear.

7: Hunter Throwing Hatchet

  • Location: There is a tree stump in the south side of the Window Rock. Hunter Throwing Hatchet will be on this tree stump.

8: Jaw Bone Knife

  • Location: To unlock Jaw Bone Knife in Red Dead Redemption 2, you will have to locate/find 30 Dinosaur bones.

9: Meat Cleaver

  • Location: Look for a tree stump on the south side of the Moonstone Pond. Meat Cleaver will be on this tree stump.

10: Machete

  • Location: You will be able to purchase Machete in Chapter 5, a little later in this chapter.

11: Rusty Double-Edged Hatchet

  • Location: Look for a tree stump in Annesburg, towards the north side of the coal mine. Rusty Double-Edged Hatchet will be on this tree stump.

12: Rusty Hunter Throwing Hatchet

  • Location: Look for a tree stump between Elysian Pool and O'Creagh's Run. The stum will be near the hut. Rusty Hunter Throwing Hatchet will be on this tree stump.

13: Stone War Hatchet

14: Viking Hatchet

  • Location: There is an old grave near Beaver Hollow (north-east side). You will find Viking Hatchet in this old grave.

15: Wide Knife

  • Location: In Beryls-Dream-Mine, there is a corpse, Wide Knife is on this corpse. Beryls-Dream-Mine is towards the west side of the Mount Shann.
Where To Find The Bows In RDR 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 features just ONE BOW called "Longarm Back Bow", and the player will unlock it very early in the game automatically. If you can't find it in your weapon wheel, then look for it at your horse's stash. Make use of the bow in the game if you want to take the enemies or wildlife silently.

Bow Stats

  • Damage: 2.3 / 4.0
  • Range: 1.7 / 4.0
  • Accuracy: 3.2 / 4.0
  • Fire Rate: 1.2 / 4.0
  • Reload: 1.8 / 4.0

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