Along with the Iguana Scale Trinket, the RDR2 Owl Feather Trinket is quite unique, because nobody will tell you about it.
Besides the fact that it’s a hidden item, the Owl Feather Trinket in Red Dead Redemption II is missable, although you can obtain it later.
So, how do you find the Owl Feather Trinket in RDR2? The long answer short is…you don’t. This unique valuable is given to you as a reward.
During Chapter 6 of the video game, you will eventually trigger a story mission named Archeology for Beginners. If you manage to complete this specific mission without killing any of the guards, the trinket is yours.
Keep in mind that even if you miss the Gold Medal, and you are spotted; you can still get the secret trinket. The only requirement is to not kill anyone while playing Archeology for Beginners.
Finally, if by any chance you don’t’ receive the Owl Feather Trinket on your first try, you can replay the said mission and focus on a stealthy approach.
Owl Feather Trinket Materials:
N/A – For this specific trinket you don’t need any special materials.
How to Craft the Owl Trinket:
The Owl Feather Trinket can’t be crafted. It’s automatically added to your collection if you fulfill the requirement specified above.
The moment you complete the mission, an alert will appear in the upper left corner of the screen; offering additional information about this unique item. The said alert should look like the one pictured below.
This alert means that you unlocked the trinket.
How to Use the Owl Feather Trinket:
To benefit from the Owl Feather Trinket, once you unlock it, you need to keep it in your inventory. This way it will remain active, and it will reduce Arthur’s health, stamina and Dead Eye core drain speed by 15%.
As you can imagine, being a hidden trinket, it’s one of the most powerful in the game. When you have it, all of Arthur’s Cores will deplete slower.
In other words, Arthur becomes stronger, he can sprint for longer distances and his Dead Eye Core drains slower. Quite effective isn’t it? Make sure you get this one, cowboy.