Red Dead Redemption Cheat Codes And Tips
  • Cheat mode

Go to the options menu, and select the "Cheats" option. Then, press Triangle, and enter one of the following cheat code phrases to activate the corresponding cheat option. Note: Enabling a code will permanently prevent the game from being saved and trophies from being earned.


Lewis and Clark
Enter "YOU GOT YOURSELF A FINE PAIR OF EYES" as a code phrase to unlock all areas.

Enter "HE GIVES STRENGTH TO THE WEAK" as a code phrase.

Infinite Dead Eye
Enter "I DON'T UNDERSTAND IMNFINITY" as a code phrase.

Infinite Ammo
Enter "ABUNDANCE IS EVERYWHERE" as a code phrase.

Gun Set 1
Enter "IT'S MY CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT" as a code phrase to unlock some weapons.

Gun Set 2
Enter "I'M AN AMERICAN. I NEED GUNS" as a code phrase to get the buffalo rifle, sawed-off shotgun, semi-auto pistol, Schofield revolver, Winchester repeater, and fire bottle x3.

Decrease Bounty
Enter "THEY SELL SOULS CHEAP HERE" as a code phrase.

Diplomatic Immunity
Enter "I WISH I WORKED FOR UNCLE SAM" as a code phrase. You will now have no bounty/wanted level.

Good Guy
Enter "IT AINT PRIDE. IT'S HONOR" as a code phrase to have a good reputation.

Enter "I AM ONE OF THEM FAMOUS FELLAS" as a code phrase to become famous.

Enter "THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL, WE THANK YOU!" as a code phrase to get $500.

Enter "NOW WHO PUT THAT THERE?" as a code phrase to spawn a coach.

Enter "BEASTS AND MAN TOGETHER" as a code phrase to spawn a horse.

Infinite Horse Stamina
Enter "MAKE HAY WHILE THE SUN SHINES" as a code phrase.

Gang Chic
Enter "YOU THINK YOU TOUGH, MISTER?" as a code phrase to unlock the Treasure Hunter Outfit.

Man In Uniform
Enter "I LOVE A MAN IN UNIFORM" as a code phrase to unlock the Bureau Uniform, U.S. Army Uniform, and U.S. Marshal Uniform.

Sharp Dressed Man
Enter "DON'T YOU LOOK FINE AND DANDY" as a code phrase to unlock the Gentlemen's Suit.

Jack Attack
Enter "OH MY SON, MY BLESSED SON" as a code phrase to change John into Jack, John's son.

Enter "HUMILITY BEFORE THE LORD" as a code phrase to become a nobody.

Old School
Enter "THE OLD WAYS IS THE BEST WAYS" as a code phrase to enable the Sepia filter.

* Bonus weapons

Successfully complete the indicated task to unlock the corresponding weapon:



Lasso: Obtained during the "Wild Horses, Tamped Passions" mission.



Double-Action Revolver: Clear out the Tesoro Azul Hideout.
High Power Pistol: Obtained during the "Bear One Another’s Burden" mission.
Lemat Revolver: For sale at the Escalera Gunsmith for $1,250 after the Revolution.
Mauser Pistol: For sale at the Blackwater Gunsmith for $800.
Schofield Revolver: Obtained during the "The Gunslinger’s Tragedy" mission.
Semi-automatic Pistol: Clear out the Fort Mercer Hideout, and it will be for sale at the Escalera Gunsmith for $300.
Volcanic Pistol: Clear out the Twin Rocks Hideout, and it will then be for sale at Armadillo Gunsmith for $100.



Dynamite: Obtained during the "Father Abraham" mission. It will then be for sale at various stores.
Fire Bottle: Obtained during the "The Demon Drink" mission. It will then be for sale at various stores.
Throwing Knife: Obtained during the "The Great Mexican Train Robbery". It will then be for sale at various stores.



Bolt Action Rifle: Obtained during the "The Gates of El Presidio". It will then be for sale at Escalera Gunsmith for $750.
Buffalo Rifle: Reach Level 5 Master Hunter, and it will be for sale at any Gunsmith shop for $475.
Evans Repeater: For sale at Blackwater Gunsmith.
Henry Repeater: Clear the Nosalida Hideout.
Repeater Carbine: Obtained during the "New Friends, Old Problems" mission.
Springfield Rifle: Obtained during the "We Shall Be Together in Paradise" mission, or clear the Gaptooth Breach Hideout. It will then be for sale at Thieves’ Landing Gunsmith for $300.
Winchester Repeater: Clear out the Tumbleweed Hideout, or successfully complete "Spare the Rod, Spoil the Bandit" mission. It will then be for sale at Armadillo Gunsmith for $350.



Double-barreled Shotgun: Obtained during the "Spare the Rod, Spoil the Bandit" mission. It will then be for sale at Armadillo Gunsmith for $150.
Pump-action Shotgun: Obtained during the "And the Truth Will Set You Free" mission.
Sawed-off Shotgun: Clear Pike’s Basin Hideout. It will then be for sale at Thieves’ Landing Gunsmith for $250.
Semi-auto Shotgun: For sale at Escalera Gunsmith for $1,000.

Sniper Rifles


Carcano Rifle: For sale at Blackwater Gunsmith for $1,100.
Rolling Block Rifle: Obtained during the "Empty Promises" mission.

* Multiplayer unlocks

Reach the indicated rank in Multiplayer mode to unlock the corresponding weapon and/or mount. Note: The Legendary mounts require you to reach level 50, and then keep playing in Legendary mode back at level 1 and reach level 50 again the indicated number of times.

Rank 1


Weapon: Cattleman Revolver, Knife
Mount: El Señor

Rank 2


Weapon: Repeater Carbine

Rank 3


Weapon: Throwing Knife

Rank 4


Mount: Lusitano Nag

Rank 5


Weapon: Volcanic Pistol

Rank 8


Weapon: Winchester Repeater
Mount: Turkmen

Rank 9


Weapon: Schofield Revolver

Rank 11


Weapon: Pump Action Shotgun
Mount: Cleveland Bay (Legendary 1 to 4 only)

Rank 13


Weapon: Springfield Rifle

Rank 15


Weapon: Dynamite
Mount: Hungarian Half-Bred (Legendary 2 to 4 only)

Rank 17


Weapon: Double Action Revolver

Rank 18


Weapon: Sawed-off Shotgun

Rank 20


Weapon: Rolling Block Rifle

Rank 22


Weapon: Fire Bottle
Mount: Cleveland Bay
Mount: Hungarian Half-Bred (Legendary 1 only)
Mount: American Standard-Bred (Legendary 2 to 4 only)

Rank 24


Weapon: Semi Automatic Pistol

Rank 26


Weapon: Semi Auto Shotgun
Mount: Bonzo (bull) (Legendary 3 and 4 only)

Rank 28


Weapon: Carcano Rifle

Rank 32


Weapon: Henry Repeater

Rank 33


Mount: Hungarian Half-Bred
Mount: American Standard-Bred (Legendary 1 only)
Mount: Bonzo (bull) (Legendary 2 only)
Mount: Buffalo (Legendary 3 and 4 only)

Rank 35


Weapon: High Power Pistol

Rank 37


Weapon: Double Barrel Shotgun
Mount: Albino Buffalo (Legendary 4 only)

Rank 40


Weapon: Bolt Action Rifle
Mount: American Standard Bred
Mount: Bonzo (bull) (Legendary 1 only)
Mount: Buffalo (Legendary 2 only)
Mount: Albino Buffalo (Legendary 3 only)

Rank 42


Mount: Super Bull (Legendary 4 only)

Rank 43


Weapon: Evans Repeater

Rank 46


Weapon: LeMat Revolver

Rank 49


Weapon: Mauser Pistol

Rank 50


Weapon: Buffalo Rifle
Mount: Bonzo (bull)
Mount: Buffalo (Legendary 1 only)
Mount: Albino Buffalo (Legendary 2 only)
Mount: Super Bull (Legendary 3 only)
Mount: Zebra Donkey (Legendary 4 only)

  • Treasure locations

Search the indicated location to find the corresponding hidden treasure. Collect all nine treasures to complete the Treasure Hunter challenge. Note: You should get your first treasure map from a random encounter, in which you save a Stranger from a group of bandits attacking his wagon. The subsequent maps for the Treasure Hunter challenge are located inside each successive treasure chest.

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  • Easy "Dastardly" trophy

  • Easy "Manifest Destiny" trophy

Go to the northeast area of the game (Great Plains) once you reach it later in the game. There will be only one pack of buffalos at any given time. Kill all the buffalo in the pack to get the "Manifest Destiny" trophy.

  • Trophies

Successfully complete one of the following tasks to get a trophy:

High Roller (Bronze): Win over 2000 chips in a hand of Poker.
No Dice (Bronze): Complete a game of Liar's Dice without losing a single die.
What About Hand Grenades? (Bronze): Get a ringer in a game of Horseshoes.
Red Dead Rockstar (Bronze): Kill a Rockstar or someone with this achievement in a public multiplayer match.
Fightin' Around the World (Bronze): Knock someone out in melee in every saloon in the game in Single Player.
Strange Things are Afoot (Bronze): Complete a task for a Stranger.
Buckin' Awesome (Bronze): Break the Kentucky Saddler, the American Standardbred, and the Hungarian Half-bred.
Clemency Pays (Bronze): Capture a bounty alive.
Exquisite Taste (Bronze): Purchase a rare weapon from a gunsmith.
Bearly Legal (Bronze): Kill and skin 18 grizzly bears.
He Cleans Up Well! (Bronze): Obtain the Elegant Suit.
More than a Fistful (Bronze): Earn $10,000 in Single Player.
Frontiersman (Bronze): Obtain Legendary rank in any Single Player Ambient Challenge.
Man of Honor / Chivalry's Dead (Bronze): Attain highest Fame rank and either highest Honor rank or lowest Honor rank.
Gold Medal (Bronze): Earn a Gold Medal Rank for a combat mission in Single Player.
On the Trail of de Vaca (Bronze): Uncover every location on the map in Single Player.
Friends in High Places (Bronze): Use a pardon letter with more than $5000 bounty in Single Player.
Bullseye (Bronze): Get 250 headshots in any game mode.
Unnatural Selection (Bronze): Kill one of every animal species in the game in any game mode.
Slow on the Draw (Bronze): Get 10 assists in a single Hideout in a public Free Roam session.
Hit the Trail (Bronze): Get from Blackwater to Escalera before sundown in a public Free Roam session.
Posse Up! (Bronze): Create a posse and get the maximum number of members.
Most Wanted (Bronze): Become a Public Enemy for 10 minutes and escape alive in a public Free Roam session.
Austin Overpowered (Silver): Complete Twin Rocks, Pike's Basin, and Gaptooth Breach Hideouts in Single Player.
Evil Spirits (Silver): Complete Tumbleweed and Tesoro Azul Hideouts in Single Player.
Go Team! (Silver): Be on the winning team for four consecutive victories in any team based game in public matches.
Have Gun Will Travel (Silver): Complete all Hideouts in a single public Free Roam session.
How the West Was Won (Silver): Reach the top rank for multiplayer experience.
Instinto Asesino (Silver): Complete Fort Mercer and Nosalida Hideouts in Single Player.
In a Hail of Bullets (Silver): Kill 500 enemies with any pistol or revolver in any game mode.
Long Arm of Marston (Silver): Kill 500 enemies with any rifle, repeater, or shotgun in any game mode.
Mowing Them Down (Silver): Kill 500 enemies with a mounted weapon in any game mode.
People are Still Strange (Silver): Complete 15 tasks for Strangers.
The Gunslinger (Silver): Score a headshot on any enemy using Expert targeting mode.
The Quick and Everyone Else… (Silver): Be the top scoring player in any three consecutive FFA games in public matches.
Redeemed (Gold): Attain 100% in the Single Player Game Completion stat.
Legend of the West (Platinum): Unlock all other trophies.

Additionally, there are 12 secret trophies:

That Government Boy (Bronze): Complete "Exodus in America".
Land of Opportunity (Silver): Complete "The Assault on Fort Mercer".
Sons of Mexico (Silver): Complete "The Gates of El Presidio".
No More Fancy Words (Silver): Complete "An Appointed Time".
A Savage Soul (Bronze): Complete "At Home with Dutch".
The Benefits of Civilization (Gold): Complete "And the Truth Will Set You Free".
Into the Sunset (Gold): Complete "The Last Enemy That Shall Be Destroyed".
Nurture or Nature? (Gold): Complete "Remember My Family".
Dastardly (Bronze): Place a hogtied woman on the train tracks, and witness her death by train.
Spurred to Victory (Bronze): Complete 20 story missions without switching to a new horse at a hitching post.
Heading South on a White Bronco (Bronze): Evade the US Marshals while riding the Hungarian Half-Bred horse in Single Player.
Manifest Destiny (Bronze): Kill the last buffalo in the Great Plains in Single Player.

The following trophies require the "Outlaws To The End Pack" bonus downloadable content:

Well done (Bronze): Complete a Co-Op mission.
Have posse, will travel (Bronze): Complete all Co-Op missions.
2 guys, 1 Coop (Bronze): Complete a Co-Op mission with just 2 people.
Stake a claim (Bronze): Gold medal any Co-Op mission.
Struck gold (Bronze): Gold medal all Co-Op missions.
Friends indeed (Bronze): Complete a Co-Op mission without anyone dying.
You rule! (Bronze): Complete all Advanced Co-Op missions.
The mother lode (Bronze): Gold medal all Advanced Co-Op missions.
Dodge this (Bronze): Achieve a kill chain of 10 or more in any Advanced Co-Op mission.
Bulletproof (Bronze): Complete a Co-Op mission without dying.

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