Endemic to the northern and western areas of the game world, the RDR2 Grizzly Bear is a ferocious predator which must be hunted and skinned if you wish to get Total Completion in the game.
Below, however, we discuss the common North American Brown Bear and where can be found. Our hunting guide explains what weapons and ammo you should use when hunting this animal.
Furthermore, you can see the complete list of crafting materials you can gather from an American Brown Bear, and how to use them properly.
“Grizzly Bears are endemic to Grizzlies East. As an omnivore, its diet ranges from berries, roots, and grasses to deer, elk, fish, and carrion. The easiest way to take down an animal of this size is with a rifle with either High Velocity or Express Bullets. Bear meat, fat and claws can be used for food or materials to craft with.”
Grizzly Bear Location & Habitat
Recommended Hunting Weapons & Ammo
The table below features the best Red Dead Redemption 2 weapons and ammo choices for scoring perfect quality kills on North American Brown Bears.
|Sniper (Scoped) Rifle||Regular|
Grizzly Bear Parts & Crafting Materials
Depending on the quality of your kill you can obtain the following crafting materials and parts. These parts can be sold (see the price table below); or used at the Trapper, Fence or for Camp Upgrades.
|Material:||Sell Price:||Kill Quality:|
|Perfect Bear Fur||$7.50||Perfect|
|Good Bear Fur||$4.50||Good|
|Poor Bear Fur||$3.00||Poor|
|Big Game Meat||$0.75||Any|
|Legendary Bear Pelt||$60.00||Any|
|Legendary Bear Claw||Can’t be sold||Any|
North American Brown Bear Meat Cooking Recipes
With the meat you obtain from any RDR2 Grizzly Bear; you can cook the following recipes using a variety of aromatic herbs. These recipes require a cooking fire available when you set your camp.
|Plain Big Game Meat||Big Game Meat x1||Fully restores all Cores|
|Thyme Big Game||Big Game Meat x1, Creeping Thyme x1||Fully restores all Cores and yields a Gold Dead Eye Core for a day|
|Oregano Big Game||Big Game Meat x1, Oregano x1||Fully restores all Cores and yields a Gold Stamina Core for a day|
|Minty Big Game||Big Game Meat x1, Wild Mint x1||Fully restores all Cores and yields a Gold Health Core for a day|
RDR2 Grizzly Bear Crafting Guide
When you successfully kill a North American Brown Bear; you can use the parts obtained from skinning as crafting materials.
Take them to the locations listed below in order to craft unique items.
|Location:||Item Name:||Cost:||Required Materials:|
|Trapper||Bear Dakota Saddle||$98.00||Perfect Bear Pelt|
|Legendary Bear Head Hat||$40.00||Legendary Bear Pelt|
|Cougar Cutaway Coat||$39.00||Perfect Cougar Pelt x2, Perfect Black Bear Pelt|
|Bear Fringed Shotgun Chaps||$38.00||Perfect Black Bear Pelt|
|Legendary Bear Roper||$34.00||Legendary Bear Pelt, Perfect Bull Hide|
|Legendary Bear Coat||$28.00||Legendary Bear Pelt, Perfect Bison Pelt|
|Bear Batwing Chaps||$27.00||Perfect Bear Pelt|
|Bear Grenadier Hat||$24.00||Perfect Black Bear Pelt|
|Arthur’s Camp||Fire Arrow||Free||Arrow x1, Animal Fat x1, Flight Feather x1|
|Volatile Dynamite||Free||Animal Fat x1, Dynamite x1, High-Velocity Cartridge x1|
|Volatile Fire Bottle||Free||Animal Fat x1, Moonshine x1|
|Fire Bottle||Free||Animal Fat x1, Gin, Guarma Rum, Fine Brandy or Kentucky Bourbon x1|
|Explosive Cartridge||Free||Express Cartridge x1, Animal Fat x1|
|Explosive Slug||Free||Regular Shotgun Shell x1, Animal Fat x1|
|Fence||Bear Claw Talisman||$34.75||Silver Chain Bracelet, Quartz Chunk, Legendary Bear Claw|
Besides the fact that it’s a massive animal, the Grizzly Bear, unlike the American Alligator is a fast mammal. When hunting for a Grizzly Bear in Red Dead Redemption 2, make sure you keep a safe distance.
Furthermore, headshots are recommended especially if you use a scoped rifle. If you aim for the head, you’ll most likely get a perfect kill and you’ll be able to put the animal down before being noticed.
Assuming you encounter difficulties in finding a Grizzly Bear in the locations marked on our map, you should opt for a Predator Bait or Herbivore Bait to attract the animal.
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