Far Cry: New Dawn Elk Hunting Location

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Far Cry: New Dawn Elk Hunting Guide

Far Cry: New Dawn Elk Hunting Location

Far Cry: New Dawn Elk a Rank 2 animal featured in the video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal for Xbox One, PS4, and PC.

The Elk in Far Cry: New Dawn counts as one of the 25 animals required to unlock the Master Skinner trophy/achievement.

Although it is a large mammal, you can hunt Elks the moment you reach Prosperity, early in the game; however, keep in mind that it is a Rank II creature; thus you might want to equip correspondingly.

The Elk’s skin can be traded for Black Powder; which makes this animal quite valuable.

General Information

Animal Family: Cervidae
Rank: II
Class: Mammals
Scientific Name: Cervus Canadensis
Huntable: Y
Skinnable: Y
Similar Animals: DeerPronghorn, Cattle, CaribouBull, Bison, Moose

Far Cry: New Dawn Elk Location & Habitat

The Elk in Far Cry: New Dawn can be found in the northern part of the map, just between Empty Garden and Watering Hole Outposts.

Alternatively, you can also find Elks north-west of Sacred Lumber Outpost.

The Sacred Lumber Outpost serves as a fast travel point if you want to complete two of the game’s Treasure Hunts: Light ‘Em Up and The Best Laid Plans.

Far Cry: New Dawn Elk 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 Elks faster.

Type: Name: How to Unlock:
Weapon Bow, 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

Elk Crafting Materials Trade Value

After you hunt an Elk 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:
Elk Skin Black Powder x 8

Hunting Tips

Even though you are able to kill an Elk with any weapon, you may notice that the Bow and the Space Force SA-50 sniper rifle are more effective.

Try taking Timber with you, as he will tag nearby animals; thus making tracking a lot easier.

Headshots with any of the two weapons recommended above will grant instant kills; saving you time when grinding for Elk Skins.

Did you manage to hunt Elks in Far Cry: New Dawn?

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