RDR2 Legendary Wolf

Red Dead Redemption 2

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Red Dead Redemption II: Legendary Wolf Hunting Guide

RDR2 Legendary Wolf

After you manage to kill the Legendary Beaver in Red Dead Redemption 2, it’s time to focus on a more ferocious Legendary Animal. The Legendary Wolf is waiting for you near Cotorra Springs and you can kill it as soon as you start the second chapter of the video game.

Unlike other unique animals in Red Dead Redemption II, the Legendary Wolf is a predator, so you must tread carefully while hunting it.

For this Legendary Hunt, we suggest you find are retrieve Manito’s Rare Shotgun, as you can use it for hunting the wolf as well as the Legendary Bear. This rare shotgun is quite easy to retrieve if you use our Unique Weapons Guide.

So, first make sure you get this unique weapon, then head to the Legendary’s Wolf location marked on the following map.

RDR2 Legendary Animals Locations Map

All Legendary Animals Locations in Red Dead Redemption 2


” The Legendary Wolf is endemic to the Grizzlies. The larger size of this wolf, and the distinguishable brown and black fur, make this animal easily recognizable compared to other wolves in the area, As a carnivore, its diet consists of deer, mountain goats, as well as smaller animals like birds and fish. A Bow with Poison Arrows or a rifle is considered to be the best weapon to hunt this animal with. Killing this animal will give you the opportunity to craft a rare trinket.”

Legendary Wolf Location:

  • Cotorra Springs

Recommended Weapon & Ammo:

  • Manito’s Rare Shotgun
  • Regular Ammo

Hunting & Tracking Guide:

At the location marked on our map, some Legendary Wolf dung can be found out in the opening in the northern part of Cotorra Springs.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Legendary Wolf Hunting Guide 1

Wolf Dung Location

Inspect it then turn around to find some fur near a larger rock. Next, turn north-east to find a carcass close to a geyser.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Legendary Wolf Hunting Guide 2

Carcass Location

Now, you should be able to spot the wolf just in front of you. Make use of your Dead Eye and aim for the animal’s head.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Legendary Wolf Hunting Guide 3

The Legendary Wolf in Red Dead Redemption 2

Using the suggested weapon will give you an advantage and you should be able to put it down with only two shots in the head. Without even reloading.

If by any chance you encounter difficulties, consider using some tonics to fortify and even increase the duration of your Dead Eye.

Craftable Items:

Once you kill the wolf, skin it and take its carcass. You can sell the latter to a trapper for $23. At the same trapper, you can craft the following items using the Legendary Wolf Pelt:

The Legendary Cougar and Wolf Vest

  • Legendary Cougar Pelt x1
  • Legendary Wolf Pelt x1
  • $42

The Legendary Wolf Batwing Chaps

  • Perfect Goat Hide x1
  • Legendary Wolf Pelt x1
  • $34

At the Fence, using the Legendary Wolf Heart you can craft the Legendary Wolf Trinket. This specific trinket allows you to drink more alcohol (2 times) before feeling negative effects or being drunk.

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