How To Craft All Talisman & Trinkets | RDR2 Perks Guide

Red Dead Redemption has some undiscovered Perks which can boost Arthur’s abilities extra like an increase in health, stamina, XP, get more money from loot, use Dead Eye for a longer time, expand Eagle Eye meter and more. The perks come in the form of Trinkets and Talisman. You can only craft them at Fence a kind of illegal shopkeeper. In this guide, you will get a list of all Trinkets and Talisman with what passive bonus you get and how to unlock Fence.

How To Get All RDR2 Talisman & Trinkets

Unlock All Trinkets & Talisman Plus Their Bonus Abilities

You will need to gather some items to craft Trinkets and Talisman. Carry them to Fence and pay the fee to craft the items. You will equip the power of Trinket and Talisman as soon as you craft them.

How To Unlock Fence

To craft Trinkets and Talisman you will need to first unlock Fence. It is possible to do this during the main story mission. In Chapter 2 Horseshoe Overlook Mission The Spines of America, to start the mission find Hosea at Emerald Ranch. He will tell you about a man Seamus who wants you to rob a house and a stagecoach. He will be available as Fence once you complete his objective.

List Of All Trinkets And What Items Needed For Crafting

There are around 14 different Trinkets which come with various abilities. Trinkets are a bit easier to craft compared to Talisman and it does not require a single item. Below is the list of all Trinkets, their cost, crafting requirements and the power buff it offers.

1). Beaver Tooth Trinket:

  • Cost - $18.25.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Legendary Beaver Tooth.
  • Power Buff - 10% Slow Degradation of all Weapons.

2). Buck Antler Trinket:

  • Cost - $22.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Legendary Buck Antler.
  • Power Buff - Get High-Quality Skinned Animal Parts.

3). Cougar Fang Trinket:

  • Cost - $20.5.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Legendary Cougar Fang.
  • Power Buff - +10% Stamina XP.

4). Lion's Paw Trinket

  • This one is a special Trinket, you will need to trigger a side quest talking to Margaret, and he will tell you about the runaway lion.   
  • Cost - $19.75.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Lion's Paw.
  • Power Buff - +10% Stamina XP.

5). Coyote Fang Trinket:

  • Cost - $21.25.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Legendary Coyote Fang.
  • Power Buff - +10% Players Dead Eye XP.

6). Elk Antler Trinket:

  • Cost - $22.75.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Legendary Elk Antler.
  • Power Buff - 10% More Money while Looting.

7). Fox Claw Trinket:

  • Cost - $23. 5.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Legendary Fox Claw.
  • Power Buff - +5 seconds time for Eagle Eye.

8). Moose Antler Trinket:

  • Cost - $19.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Legendary Moose Antler.
  • Power Buff - +10% Health XP

9). Panther's Eye Trinket:

  • Cost - $25.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Legendary Panther Eye.
  • Power Buff - +10 Decrease In Dead Eye Drain for 3 seconds.

10). Pronghorn Horn Trinket:

  • Cost - $24.5.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Legendary Pronghorn Horn.
  • Power Buff - Stops animals on horseback from spoiling.

11). Ram Horn Trinket:

  • Cost - $17.5.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Legendary Ram Horn.
  • Power Buff - Get 2x more herbs while picking Thyme, Oregano, and Wild Mint.

12). Wolf Heart Trinket:

  • Cost - $16.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Legendary Wolf Heart.
  • Power Buff - 2x more Alcohol Resistance before start shaking.

13). Tatanka Bison Horn Trinket:

  • Cost - $16.75.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Legendary Tatanka Bison Horn.
  • Power Buff - Decrease Melee Damage by 10%.

14). Iguana Scale Trinket:

  • Crafting Resource Requirement - Available in Special/Ultimate Edition.
  • Power Buff - 10% reduction on Horseback Damage.

List Of All Talisman And What Items Needed For Crafting

Under this list you can get info on six Talisman in Red Dead Redemption 2, you will need to gather multiple items for crafting them.

1). Alligator Tooth Talisman: To get Vintage Civil War Handcuff you will need to send a full set of Cigarette Cards to a stranger from quest Smoking and other Hobbies. The cards are available by opening packs of Premium Cigarettes.

  • Cost - $40.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Vintage Civil War Handcuffs, 1x Gold Jointed Bracelet & 1x Legendary Alligator Tooth.    
  • Power Buff - Decrease Dead Eye Core Draining Speed by 10%.

2). Bear Claw Talisman: You can get Quartz Chunk, by playing side quest Test Of Faith where you will have to find Dinosaur Bones.

  • Cost - $34.75.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Silver Chain Bracelet, 1x Quartz Chunk, and 1x Legendary Bear Claw.    
  • Power Buff - Decrease Health Core Draining Speed by 10%.

3). Boar Tusk Talisman: Cobalt Petrified Wood is located inside a chest that is hidden tow the northwest of Lake Isabella. 

  • Cost - $31.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Gold Earring, 1x Cobalt Petrified Wood and 1x Legendary Boar Tusk.    
  • Power Buff - Decrease Horse Health & Stamina Cores Draining Speed by 10%.

4). Bison Horn Talisman: You will have to locate a ruined house towards the North-Center of Rhodes region for Abalone Shell Fragment.

  • Cost - $38.5.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Abalone Shell Fragment, 1x Silver Earring and 1x Legendary Bison Horn.    
  • Power Buff - Decrease Stamina Core Draining Speed by 10%.

5). Raven Claw Talisman: To get Old Brass Compass you have to complete Geology For Beginners Stranger quest and collect all 10 rock cravings.

  • Cost - $29.
  • Crafting Resource Requirement - 1x Old Brass Compass.    
  • Power Buff - Decrease Slow Degradation of all Weapons by 20%.

6). Eagle Eye Talisman:

  • Crafting Resource Requirement - Available in Special/Ultimate Edition.
  • Power Buff - +5 Eagle Eye time.

While exploring the wide world of Red Dead Redemption 2 try looting everything, there are maximum chances you will gather all things in your inventory. The Fences will be available on the map, you can visit them and craft the Trinkets and Talisman.

For more similar guides, tips and updates on the game do read our Red Dead Redemption 2 Wiki guide.

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