Far Cry: New Dawn Cougar Hunting Location

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Far Cry: New Dawn Cougar Hunting Guide

Far Cry: New Dawn Cougar Hunting Location

Far Cry: New Dawn Cougar is a ferocious Rank 3 predator you’ll encounter in the video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal for Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

The Cougar in Far Cry: New Dawn is included on the list of 25 animals required for the Master Skinner trophy/achievement.

An animal which prefers habitats with canyons and dense brush, the Cougar is one of the most dangerous animals in the videogame. The only animal capable to compete with the common Cougar is its own variation, the Elite Monstrous Cougar.

Below; however, we discuss the common type of Cougars you can hunt in order to get more Components by trading their skins.

General Information

Animal Family: Felidae
Rank: III
Class: Mammals
Scientific Name: Puma Concolor
Huntable: Y
Skinnable: Y
Similar Animals: Monstrous Cougar

Far Cry: New Dawn Cougar Location & Habitat

Cougars in Far Cry: New Dawn can be found just south of The Chop Shop Outpost, as pictured on our map.

The Chop Shop Outpost is a well-known landmark because it serves as a fast traveling point that can be used when you wish to play For Whom the Bear Tolls, Going Haywire, and High Art Treasure Hunts.

Far Cry: New Dawn Cougar Location

Recommended Hunting Weapon, Perks & Companions

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

Type: Name: How to Unlock:
Weapon Blunderbuss MG42 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

Cougar Crafting Materials Trade Value

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

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

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

Hunting Tips

An impressive predator, the Cougar in Far Cry: New Dawn is both fast and dangerous. Very powerful and capable to leap on its prey, the Cougar requires a weapon with an increased rate of fire.

The animal’s rank (3) also represents an issue early in the game, hence we recommend using the Blunderbuss MG42.

While Timber may not look important while hunting this animal, you can actually use it to sport all nearby Cougars before they attack you.

Do you enjoy hunting Cougars in Far Cry: New Dawn?

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