RDR2 Legendary Coyote

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Red Dead Redemption II: Legendary Coyote Hunting Guide

RDR2 Legendary Coyote

Hunting the Legendary Coyote in Red Dead Redemption 2 is necessary if you wish to quickly increase the level of your Dead Eye skill, Arthur!

This RDR2 Legendary Animal can be approached early in the video game, and by early we mean the moment you reach Chapter 2.

Since you already know how to hunt the Legendary Fox, killing this unique coyote should not be a problem for you, cowboy.

So, why not head to the area we have marked below, and try to hunt the Red Dead Redemption II  Legendary Coyote using our tips below.

It will only take a few minutes and you will get the chance to craft a very powerful trinket, for the journey ahead.

RDR2 Legendary Animals Locations Map

All Legendary Animals Locations in Red Dead Redemption 2


” The Legendary Coyote is native to the Hearthlands, New Hanover. This dark gray coyote can be recognized by its larger than average size. Its diet is primarily carnivorous, consuming the meat of rodents as its main food source. The most effective weapons to hunt this animal, are considered to be a repeater or a Bow with arrows. Killing the animal will give you the opportunity to craft a rare trinket.”

Legendary Coyote Location:

  • The Heartlands (North of Rhodes)

Recommended Weapon & Ammo:

  • Springfield Rifle
  • Express Ammo

Hunting & Tracking Guide:

As you enter the Legendary Coyote hunting area marked above, look for the first clue. It might be a dung in the opening as you can see in the picture below.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Legendary Coyote Hunting Guide 1

Coyote Dung Location

Pick up the animal’s trail and move west. Another track is nearby, and it’s some fur near a rock.

Several steps in front of you; is some coyote fur, you should inspect while tracking the Legendary Coyote.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Legendary Coyote Hunting Guide 2

Legendary Coyote Fur Location

Now, check the area around the water mill to spot this unique Red Dead Redemption 2 animal.

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The Legendary Coyote in Red Dead Redemption 2

If by any chance, you use the recommended weapon, you will be able to take it down with a single headshot. Express cartridges are mandatory for this RDR2 Legendary Animal.

Now, head to the nearest trapper and fence to collect your rewards.

Craftable Items:

At the trapper you will be able to craft the following Red Dead Redemption 2 garments using the pelt:

The Legendary Coyote Mountain Hat

  • Legendary Coyote Pelt x1
  • Eagle Feather x2
  • $23

The Legendary Coyote Half Chaps

  • Legendary Coyote Pelt x1
  • Perfect Fox Pelt x2
  • $20

By visiting the Fence and using the Legendary Coyote Fang, you can craft the Coyote Fang Trinket. The trinket will increase your Dead Eye experience by 10%. Quite useful don’t you think?

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Also, don’t forget to check your Red Dead Redemption 2 Wiki Guide for more walkthroughs, guides, tips, and hints.

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