Red Dead Redemption 2: A Guide To All The Treasure Maps (2024)

Red Dead Redemption 2 is filled to the brim with fun activities. In fact, more than the narrative (which is thrilling all on its own), the open-world environment is what draws gamers in to play and enjoy the game. You can fish, play poker, hunt, craft, shop, collect cards, and more, all to your heart’s content.

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Of course, one of the best things to do in Red Dead Redemption 2 is to go find some treasure à la Indiana Jones. There are several treasure maps that will lead you to stashes all around this extensive world. Read on if you want a guide to all the known treasure maps in Red Dead Redemption 2.

10 High Stakes Treasure Map 1

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The first High Stakes Treasure Map requires either a random encounter or a bit of money to acquire. The random encounter route means you bump into an old man holding a treasure map. He gets nervous and dodgy when you approach. You’re going to have to take the map from him, but that doesn’t mean you have to shoot him.

Just threaten him a little bit. If that’s not your style, you can purchase this first High Stakes Treasure Map at a fence. This first map should lead you to Cumberland Falls, a waterfall to the west of the town of Valentine. The stash and the next map are behind the falls.

9 High Stakes Treasure Map 2

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Once you’ve deciphered the second High Stakes Treasure Map (or just checked out this article in order to do so more quickly), it should lead you into the Grizzlies West. The next stash and map are located just a tad to the north of Barrow Lagoon.

Search the area for a fallen tree resting on top of two rocks, forming a kind of bridge. There is a hole inside this tree that you can reach into if you climb on top of it. That’s where the third High Stakes Treasure Map and some treasure can be found.

8 High Stakes Treasure Map 3

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This final High Stakes Treasure Map calls upon you for some platforming skills, something that doesn’t usually go over too well in the world of Red Dead Redemption. Head to the area north-east of Fort Wallace. There is a rocky hill in that area that you’re going to have to climb.

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There’s a ledge pathway between two peaks that you should follow. It’s very narrow, but super obvious that it leads somewhere. At one point, you’ll have to drop down to a ledge below you. If you make it to another ledge across from that one, the treasure will be in an alcove beneath the rocks above you.

7 Jack Hall Gang Treasure Map 1

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The first Jack Hall Treasure Map is first in the possession of a treasure hunter named Maximo. He can appear to Arthur Morgan after Chapter Two. He’s hanging around near Flatneck Station. You can buy it from him or steal it from him. If you fail to do either of these things, you can buy the map from a fence later on.

The map is a drawing of Caliban’s Seat, a rocky ridge to the south-west of Valentine. Climb up this ridge (best to do it from the eastern side) and follow a path of rocky ledges till you reach what looks like a gash in the rocks. Walk along the gash in the rock wall, and you’ll find the next Jack Hall Treasure Map.

6 Jack Hall Gang Treasure Map 2

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The picture in the second Jack Hall Treasure Map is of the Cotorra Springs, a location to the north of the Cumberland Forest. It’s hard to miss them. The water of the springs is beautifully clear, and what looks like geysers are in the area. To the west of the springs is a strange cluster of rock piles.

These rock piles look to be part of some kind of ceremonial pattern. Forget about the mystery of the rock piles though. You’re there for the treasure. Inside the center rock pile, you will find the third Jack Hall Treasure Map.

5 Jack Hall Gang Treasure Map 3

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The third Jack Hall Treasure Map shows a picture of a lake called O’Creagh’s Run. Make your way to this lake. It’s smack dab in the center of the Grizzlies East.

Once at the lake, you’ll be able to spot an outcropping jutting out from the center of the lake. Wade your way over to it and search this little rocky island. You’ll finally find the entirety of the Jack Hall Gang’s treasure there.

4 Poisonous Trail Map 1

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You can’t buy the Poisonous Trail maps at a fence or off of some random stranger. You just have to luckily stumble across it. Or, conversely, you could just look up where it is right here. To find the first Poisonous Trail Map, go to Cairn Lake. This lake is to the southeast of Colter, the first base the Van der Linde Gang took refuge in during Chapter One.

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There’s a lodge near Cairn Lake. Look inside the lodge, underneath the bed, and you’ll find the first Poisonous Trail Map. We say map, but it’s more like a drawing. It’s a drawing of a hill that looks like a face. This hill can be found in Lemoyne, north of the Southfield Flats. If you make you way past the face, you’ll find a fallen tree. Search an old, standing tree near this fallen one, and the second Poisonous Trail Map will be inside it.

3 Poisonous Trail Map 2

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This next Poisonous Trail Map is tricky. It depicts a strange twisting pattern that looks like a snake. That tiniest of hints should lead you to the area just west of the Van Horn Trading Post. Around that area, there should be what looks like an abandoned watchtower.

Climb up the tower and examine the hills around you. That strange snake pattern should be on one of the hills nearby. There is a mass of stones beside this snake, and within the stones you’ll find the final Poisonous Trail Map.

2 Poisonous Trail Map 3

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The third Poisonous Trail Map leads you to a cave system located behind the waterfall in Elysian Pool. As soon as you enter the cave, move to the right. You should find a scary-looking decline that slides you down to a lower level. Once there, look to your right once again. There should be a small tunnel entrance. This tunnel will eventually come to a fork in the “road.”

Pick the right path (literally, the right path), and continue on until you reach a small campsite. After the campsite, you’ll reach a sudden drop into nothingness. Look down and to your left. A small ledge for you to jump on is waiting for you. Go down another slope that leads from this ledge to an area below. A pile of rocks is all that is here for you. Well, a pile of rocks that hides some shiny gold bars for your trouble.

1 Torn Treasure Map 1 And 2

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These next two maps must be found on hermits. The Torn Treasure Map requires you to shoot the hermit who holds it in order to acquire it. There is a home called Manito Glade that is north of Annesburg. An angry old man lives there. Once you get rid of him, search the drawers of his house. You should find the first half of the Torn Treasure Map.

The second half is located at the home of a hermit who lives at the very west end of the map. Follow the Little Creek River until you reach its tip. Her home should be right there. Careful though. You will have to deal with not only the hermit woman, but the three dogs she sets upon you. Once you’ve cleaned house, search the drawers of the place and find the second half of the Torn Treasure Map. The completed map leads you to New Austin. There is a cave west of Twin Rocks near Rattlesnake Hollow. Inside, you’ll find a collection of dubious treasure.

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Red Dead Redemption 2: A Guide To All The Treasure Maps (2024)

FAQs

Can you get the High Stakes treasure without a map? ›

The High Stakes treasure can be started either during a random encounter out in the world, or later by purchasing a map from a fence if the player has missed the random encounter enough times.

How to figure out treasure maps in RDR2? ›

You can also get treasure maps for clearing out Gang Hideouts which crop up at random points on the map. Open up your satchel when you receive one and you should see it at the top of your inventory. Open it up and the game will zoom out to a map mode, offering a vague cross-section of the map for you to study.

What is the most lucrative treasure map in rdr2? ›

Red Dead Redemption 2 Poisonous Trail treasure map

To initiate the Poisonous Trail treasure hunt, one of the most lucrative in the game, you'll need to wrap up warm and head to Cairn Lake in northwest Ambarino - a place you may already recognise as one of the Red Dead Redemption 2 Gunslingers locations.

How many hidden treasures are in RDR2? ›

There are 11 treasure stashes hidden across the different regions and locations in Red Dead Redemption 2. This guide will provide a complete walkthrough to solving and finding all treasure stashes, which will often reward you with lucrative Gold Bars.

How many gold bars do you get from the High Stakes treasure? ›

Red Dead 2's High Stakes Treasure ultimately rewards players with 3 gold bars worth $500 each. This page tells you how to solve the second High Stakes treasure map, obtained by solving High Stakes Treasure Map 1.

Where is the hidden money in RDR2? ›

There is a hidden room on the Aberdeen Pig Farm where you can loot a box. If you shoot the frame in the middle of the window shown, you get inside. There is $71.71 in the laundry room box,” RDR2germany wrote.

Where is the biggest treasure in Red Dead Redemption 2? ›

Final Treasure: The treasure is located in the Saint Denis cemetery. It's stashed inside the mausoleum with a stained-glass window, to the west of the central dome. Head inside and inspect the wall on your left. This will uncover a secret hole and grant you a whopping 5 gold bars.

How many gold bars are in RDR2? ›

Gamers that have not done so yet should venture around the map and find each one. All of the spawn points of the gold bars will be the same for every player, and this guide will cover each of them. Unfortunately, only one of the 24 bars respawns.

What is the rarest thing in RDR2? ›

There are hidden encounters with the Devil's Impostor and a vampire in the game, but the rarest event is getting struck by lightning. Rare things are bound to happen in a game as large as Red Dead Redemption 2.

What is the highest paying role in rd2? ›

All the Specialist Roles in Red Dead Online will earn you money, but by far the most efficient one for pure income is the Trader, a job based around hunting animals and bringing them to Cripps at your camp, all so he can turn them to raw materials which you then sell in delivery missions.

Which fence pays more in RDR2? ›

The Saint Denis Fence can be found in the market in the east of the city. This is certainly the most successful Fence in the game, considering that he isn't working out of some kind of makeshift, untoward building.

How to get otis miller's revolver? ›

How to Buy the Otis Miller's Revolver. Otis Miller's Revolver is hidden in a chest inside a cave along the north of Cholla Springs. Use the two Torn Treasure Maps to find it's location and add the weapon to your collection after Epilogue 1.

What is the 100 percent reward in RDR2? ›

Players must complete the main story, side quests, and side activities, as well as find collectibles and reach certain milestones to achieve 100% completion. The reward for 100% completion is the Best in the West achievement/trophy, along with a special, albeit brief, cutscene.

What happens when you find all the graves in RDR2? ›

There are nine graves in total. The player will have the opportunity to interact with these graves at any time after they become available. The player must interact with all nine graves in order to earn the "Paying Respects" trophy.

How do you get the high stakes treasure map guy to spawn? ›

There are two spawn locations for the old guy that i know of, on the cliffs directly north of riggs station (south side of diablo ridge), or on the north side of the river, west of caliban's seat, and i believe there are other locations.

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