Red Dead Redemption 2 Cheat Codes Guide

In this guide we’ll be going over Red Dead Redemption 2 Cheat Codes and how and where to enter them.

Red Dead Redemption 2 is another Rockstar game that supports Cheat Codes, which is a dying trend in the games industry thanks to micro-transactions. Luckily Red Dead Redemption 2 has a ton of Cheat Codes to have fun with, available on launch day, and that too for free.

Update: Cheat list updated as of 10/28/2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 Cheat Codes Guide: Where to enter Cheat Codes

You can use Red Dead Redemption 2 Cheat Codes anywhere and anytime during the game. All you have to do is pull up the Settings menu and press Triangle on PS4 or Y on Xbox One. This will bring you to the Cheats Menu. Although the Cheat Code Menu is available from the start of the game, some codes are locked till later on in the game, read on for that below.

Once you enter a correct Cheat Code the game will display a message confirming the cheat. Don’t worry you don’t have to enter the code again and again if you save the game before activating it, you can simply toggle the cheat off in the Cheat Menu.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Cheat Codes Guide: Newspapers and Requirements

Some Red Dead Redemption 2 Cheat Codes will have to complete tasks or get your hands on some items before they work. One of the most common of these requirements is to purchase Newspapers. You’ll unlock new Newspapers after completing certain story chapters and missions which will unlock the cheat codes associated with them.

When you get your hand on these newspapers, examining them with show a sentence or statement like “Abundance is the dullest desire” which is the cheat code you’ll have to enter.

Do note these items will need to be in your inventory while activating the cheat or the cheat will not work. Do note this is the first time activating the cheat, not when its already saved in the list.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Cheat Codes Guide: Trophies & Achievements

As expected if you decide to use these codes you won’t be able to save your progress or unlock Trophies and Achievements. The system works similar to previous Rockstar games like GTA 5. Think about it, they’re would be a lot of RDR 2 Platinum trophies everywhere if you could use these codes to get them.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Cheat Codes

Below are the cheat codes with all their details, do note this list is under construction and will be updated momentarily.

Cheat Code Name
Abundance is the dullest desire Infinite Ammo
A simple life, a beautiful death Simple Weapons
Greed is American Virtue Heavy Weapons
Death is silence Stealth Weapons
You Long for Sight but See Nothing Fog of War
Vanity. All is vanity Own All Outfits
Virtue Unearned is not virtue High Honor
Balance. All is balance Reset Honor
The lucky be strong evermore Infinite Stamina
I shall be better Set Dead Eye Level (3)
I seek and I find Set Dead Eye Level (5)
You flourish before you die Set Health, Stamina, and Dead Eye Bars to Full
You Seek More Than The World Offers Fortify Health, Stamina and Dead Eye Bars
Better than my dog Increase Horse Whistle Range
A fool on command Drunk
Run! Run! Run! Create Race Horse
You are a beast built for war Create War Horse
Keep your dreams simple Create Wagon
Would you be happier as a clown? Create Circus Wagon
You want punishment Increase Wanted Level
You want freedom Decrease Wanted Level
You want more than you have Create Superior Horse

Red Dead Redemption 2 is available now on PS4 and Xbox One.


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