Red Dead Redemption 2 Cheats & How To Use Them

What would a Rockstar Game be without cheat codes? We got your back thanks to Reddit and a few other places so here are Red Dead Redemption 2 cheats & how to use them.

Grand Theft Auto V had you enter mobile numbers to activate cheats but it’s different in Red Dead because well, Cell Phones don’t exist. In Red Dead Redemption 2, you’ll be entering phrases and unlocking, yes unlocking cheats as you progress in the game. Some cheats can be unlocked at any time while some have some pre-requirements to unlock. To open the Cheats menu, press the pause button and select the Settings option. Then press Triangle or Y depending on your console to open the Cheats Menu.

You’ll see a lot of locked cheats but they can be activated by using the correct phrase. Some can be done from the get-go while others require a bit of work. Hints to the phrases can be found in the game world. They can be written on the ground or you can find clues to them in Newspapers that you can buy. Activating cheats will disable Trophies and Achievements so make sure to have a separate save file for this.

Cheat Code Name Description How To Unlock
A fool on command Drunk Always stay drunk (can be turned off in cheat menu) No requirements
Abundance is the dullest desire Infinite Ammo Unlimited ammunition for all weapons. Unlocked by purchasing the New Hanover Gazette No. 27 in Valentine or the Blackwater Ledger No. 62. Can be done after journeying to Horseshoe Overlook in Chapter 2.
Better than my dog Increase Horse Whistle Range Activating will allow your Horse to find you regardless of distance. No requirements
Greed is American Virtue Heavy Weapons Grants you instant access to the Bolt-action Rifle, Mauser Pistol, Pump Action Shotgun, and Semi-Automatic Pistol. Unlocked by purchasing Saint Denis Times No. 46 or the Blackwater Ledger No. 65 after completing the mission Advertising, the New American Art in Chapter 3.
I shall be better Set Dead Eye To Level 3 Activating this cheat will upgrade your Deadeye skill. Level 3 is the initial level, but more will be added as it is unlocked. No requirements
I seek and I find Set Dead Eye To Level 5 Activating this cheat will upgrade your Deadeye skill. Note this is tied to the “I shall be better” cheat. No requirements
Keep your dreams simple Create Wagon Activating this cheat will spawn a wagon, and along with another horse. No requirements
Run! Run! Run! Create Race Horse Activating this cheat will instantly spawn a Race Horse for use. No requirements
The lucky be strong evermore Increase Stamina Activating this cheat will grant infinite stamina for you and your horse Unlocked by purchasing the Blackwater Ledger No. 68 after the mission Dear Uncle Tacitus in Chapter 5.
Virtue unearned is not virtue Increase Honor Activating this cheat will increase your Honor to the maximum amount (good honor) Unlocked by purchasing the Blackwater Ledger No. 67 after the mission Banking, The Old American Art in Chapter 4.
Would you be happier as a clown? Create Circus Wagon Activating this cheat will create a Circus Wagon for use. Unlocked by purchasing the Blackwater Ledger No. 73 during Epilogue Part 2.
You flourish before you die Set Health, Stamina, and Dead Eye Bars to Full Restores all health, stamina, and Dead Eye energy to full. No requirements
You are a beast built for war Create War Horse Activating this cheat will create a War Horse for use. Unlocked by purchasing the Blackwater Ledger No. 72 during Epilogue Part 1.
You long for sight and see nothing Fog Of War Activating this cheat will reveal the full map before discovery. Unlocked by purchasing the Blackwater Ledger No. 66 or New Hanover Gazette No.31 after the mission Blood Feuds, Ancient and Modern in Chapter 3.
You seek more than the world offers Fortify Health, Stamina, and Dead Eye Bars Activating this cheat will refill and fortify Health, Stamina, and Dead Eye bars. Unlocked by purchasing the New Hanover Gazette No.36 after completing The King’s Son mission in Chapter 6.

That’s the cheats we know of at the moment. Again, make sure to have a separate save file unless you don’t care about Achievements or Trophies.

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