Animal Fat RDR2 – Crafting Item Complete Guide

Animal Fat RDR2

Animal Fat is one of the many items seen in the hit and famous video game Red Dead Redemption 2.

There is no need to worry if you’re unfamiliar with what Animal Fat RDR2 does or how to get it, as this article will focus on this valuable craftable item.

That much being said, let us waste no further time and jump right in to get a better understanding of the topic of Animal Fat RDR2.

Animal Fat RDR2

Various crafting items exist in the game, and all these items can be used to craft various items that are essential for the story’s progression. One such crafting item that is available in the game is animal fat.

Animal Fat Description
Animal Fat Description

There are various methods you can make use of to obtain Animal Fat in Red Dead Redemption 2. Some of the quickest and easiest ways you can obtain Animal Fat in large amounts is by hunting and killing various animals like ducks, geese, etc. All the animals you can hunt and kill to obtain Animal Fat will be listed later in this article. 

Animals such as ducks and geese are better to hunt, and there is a reason for this. Unlike bears and boars, Ducks and Geese usually appear and travel in large numbers. Since they travel in large numbers, it is easier to kill them. 

Bears and boars, if provoked, will attack you, which would make it even more difficult for you to obtain Animal Fat RDR2 from them. However, geese and ducks do not attack, so you can easily get more animal fat from them. 

The players are also required to have other items such as meat and feathers for various in-game purposes  Having these items can result in the players getting extra resources and a decent amount of cash which is always a good thing. 

Another way of obtaining animal fat RDR2 is by hunting and killing pigs. This is also a pretty easy way of getting animal fat in the game Red Dead Redemption, but there is a catch to it. The killing of pigs will result in the player losing honor. 

For those unfamiliar with what honor is, it is an in-game system of measuring whether the actions done by the protagonist are socially acceptable or not. Various actions have consequences; some are deemed honorable, and others are deemed dishonorable.

Animal Fat RDR2 Source

You can obtain Animal Fat in Red Dead Redemption 2 by hunting various animal sources, including Bears, Beavers, Boars, Ducks, Geese, Javelinas, Pigs, and Pheasants.

Acquiring Animal Fat
Acquiring Animal Fat

From the observations made in the above paragraphs, it is easy to conclude that hunting ducks and geese are the quickest and easiest way to obtain animal fat compared to hunting other animals.

Animal Fat RDR2 Used For


As you might already be familiar with, the key use of animal fat is to craft several items. Some of such items that are crafted using animal fat as the key ingredient are Pistol Cartridges which are used as Explosive; Repeater Cartridges, which are also used as Explosive; Rifle Cartridges that are other Explosive weapons; Shotgun Slugs, another such Explosive item, and Revolver Cartridges which is also an Explosive.

Fire Arrows and Fire Bottles are also other weapons that use animal fat as the key ingredient. Here’s a complete recipe guide to creating items using Animal Fat.

Animal Fat RDR2 Price

The base price of the crafting item Animal Fat RDR2 is $0.25.

What gives the most Animal Fat RDR2?

You can only get one animal fat by hunting the variety of animals that can potentially give the crafting item in the game. However, the quickest and easiest way to get large amounts of animal fat is by hunting ducks and geese instead of other animals like bears or boars. This is because geese and ducks usually spawn in large numbers

Frequently Asked Questions 

How much animal fat can you hold in RDR2?

You can hold a maximum of 5 animal fat at a time in the video game, Red Dead Redemption 2. You will only get one animal fat from a single animal that you hunt. 

Where do ducks and geese spawn RDR2?

You can find geese that only travel in groups in the Emerald Ranch at The Heartlandsor or near Bard’s Crossing at the mouth of the Dakota River. You can find ducks flying and honking anywhere near and around New Hanover and West Elizabeth.

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