Far Cry: New Dawn Bison Hunting Location

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Far Cry: New Dawn Bison Hunting Guide

Far Cry: New Dawn Bison Hunting Location

Far Cry: New Dawn Bison or Buffalo is a Rank 3 animal featured in the popular video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

Also included in the list of 25 animals required for the Master Skinner trophy/achievement, the Bison in Far Cry: New Dawn is a large-sized mammal, endemic to river valleys, prairies, and plains.

Furthermore, in the latest Far Cry videogame, this animal species features an Elite variation known as the Monstrous Bison.

Our guide below; however, discusses the common Bison, which can be hunted and skinned to obtain Bison Skins.

General Information

Animal Family: Bovidae
Rank: III
Class: Mammals
Scientific Name: Bison Bison
Huntable: Y
Skinnable: Y
Similar Animals: Monstrous Bison

Far Cry: New Dawn Bison Location & Habitat

The Bison in Far Cry: New Dawn can be found east of The Chop Shop Outpost. The outpost serves as a fast-travel point if you want to complete For Whom the Bear Tolls, Going Haywire, and High Art Treasure Hunts.

Our map below shows the exact hunting spot; however, you can also opt to look for Buffalos in the northern section of the map; east of The Pantry Outpost.

A little further than the first hunting location, The Pantry Outpost is your starting point for Rescuers Go Under Treasure Hunt.

Far Cry: New Dawn Bison Location

Recommended Hunting Weapon, Perks & Companions

The table below features the best Far Cry: New Dawn Weapons, Perks and Companions that will help you hunt a Bison faster.

Type: Name: How to Unlock:
Weapon Space Force SA-50 Craft at the workbench in Prosperity
Companion Timber Complete Man Eat Dog World Side Quest
Perks Tactical Binoculars Spend Perk Points
Outdoor Enthusiast
More Lung Capacity

Bison Crafting Materials Trade Value

After you hunt a Buffalo in Far Cry: New Dawn you obtain Crafting Materials and parts.

The following table shows their trade values and how to use them in the game.

Material Trade Value/Piece How to Use
Bison Skin Duct Tape x 60 Trade at workbench
Meat N/A Craft Bait, Medkit at workbench

Hunting Tips

Although it is a massive animal, the Bison can be hunted with the Space Force SA-50. Even if it’s not mandatory, a headshot can help you put this animal down instantly.

If you wish to grind Bison Skins, take Timber with you to the hunting location above as he can mark all nearby animals.

What’s your favorite weapon for hunting Buffalos in Far Cry: New Dawn?

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