Red Dead Redemption 2: Legend of the East Outfit, Reinforced Equipment, & Challenges Guide

Red Dead Redemption 2: Legend of the East Outfit, Reinforced Equipment, & Challenges Guide

Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption 2 Western atmosphere action-adventure RPG title is highly anticipated by all. Players will take control of Arthur Morgan, an outlaw and a member of the Van der Linde gang during 1899. While the “2” in the title makes it sound like it’s a sequel, it is actually a prequel to Red Dead Redemption.

Red Dead Redemption 2: Legend of the East Outfit, Reinforced Equipment, & Challenges Guide

Red Dead Redemption 2 is chock-filled with challenges for the player to undertake spanning from shooting targets to robbing and everything in between. There are 9 challenge sections that each contains 10 challenges each totaling 90 challenges to complete. Don’t worry! There’s plenty of incentives to complete these like the fabled Legend of the East Outfit.

You’ll look mighty fine in this Legend of the East Outfit

Firstly you need to know all the challenges, so you can pick whichever suits your method of playing or roleplay. Players will start at the first challenge and once it is complete, they can move on to the next one. There is no skipping!

Bandit Challenges

Rank 1

  • Hold up 5 townsfolk by robbing them with a gun.
    • Bandit Bandolier.

Rank 2

  • Rob 2 coaches out in the world or complete 2 coach robbery missions.
    • $5 and 25 Dead Eye XP

Rank 3

  • Rob the cash register in 4 shops in one day.
    • Bandit Holster

Rank 4

  • Rob 3 coaches in one day.
    • $10 and 50 Dead Eye XP

Rank 5

  • Get a bounty of $250 in 1 state.
    • $15 and 100 Dead Eye XP

Rank 6

  • Steal 5 horses and sell them to a fence at Clemens Cove.
    • $15 and 100 Dead Eye XP

Rank 7

  • Rob $50 from the townspeople and travelers.
    • Bandit Off-Hand Holster.

Rank 8

  • Steal 7 wagon coaches and sell them to a fence at Emerald Ranch.

Rank 9

  • Hogtie a person 3 times leave them on the railroad 3 times Pick and take anyone from a town on your horse to a nearby road track to complete this challenge.
    • $20 and 150 Dead Eye XP

Rank 10

  •  Jump on five trains and rob them by aiming your gun at a passenger or a guard.
    • $20 and 150 Dead Eye XP

Explorer Challenges

Rank 1

  • Find a Treasure Map
    • Explorer Holster

Rank 2- 10

  • Find a treasure
    • $5 and 25 Stamina XP
    • Explorer Bandolier
    • $10 and 50 Stamina XP
    • $10 and 50 Stamina XP
    • $15 and 100 Stamina XP
    • Explorer Gun Belt
    • $15 and 100 Stamina XP
    • $20 and 150 Stamina XP
    • Explorer Off-Hand Holster

Gambler Challenges

Rank 1

  • Win 5 hands of poker
    • Gambler Holster

Rank 2

  • Double down in Blackjack and win the hand five times
    • $5 and 25 Dead Eye XP

Rank 3

  • Win 3 games of Five Finger Fillet
    • Gambler Bandolier

Rank 4

  • Bust one Poker opponent in Flatneck Station, Saint Denis, and Valentine. Find illegal Poker games going on in the back of shops and bust them by walking in. Be ready for a fight
    •  $10 and 50 Dead Eye XP

Rank 5

Win three rounds of Dominoes without drawing tiles

  • $10 and 50 Dead Eye XP

Rank 6

  • Beat the dealer at the Blackjack table in Rhodes and Van Horn. Once there, just place a bet and beat the dealer by winning each round.
    • Reward: $15 and 100 Dead Eye XP

Rank 7

  • Beat the five finger filler player at Strawberry, Valentine, and Van Horn
    • Gambler Gun Belt

Rank 8

  • Win 3 hands of Blackjack with at least three hits or more.
    • $15 and 100 Dead Eye XP

Rank 9

  • Win 3 games of dominoes in a row.
    • $20 and 150 Dead Eye XP

Rank 10

  • Win 3 hands of poker in a row
    • Gambler Off-Hand Holster

Herbalist Challenges

Rank 1

  • Pick 6 Yarrows.
    • Herbalist Off-Hand Holster.

Rank 2

  • Pick and eat 4 species of Berry
    • $5 and 25 Health XP

Rank 3

  • Craft 7 items while using sage as an ingredient.
    • Herbalist Gun Belt.

Rank 4

  • $10 and 50 Health XP
    • Pick and feed 5 mushrooms to your horse

Rank 5

  • Craft 9 items using Indian Tobacco as an ingredient.
    • $10 and 50 Health XP

Rank 6

  • Pick up 15 different species of herb.
    • $15 and 100 Health XP

Rank 7

  • Craft and use 5 special miracle tonics. These can be crafted from plants like Sage, Yarrow, and Lavender. See our all pamphlets guide to find this in the wild.
    • Herbalist Holster

Rank 8

  •  Use Oleander herb to craft 6 poison weapons. Its found in the bayou of Lemoyne then set a campfire to craft 6 poison weapons.
    • $15 and 100 Health XP

Rank 9

  • Pick one of each species of Herb
    •  $20 and 150 Health XP

Rank 10

  • Season and cook all 11 types of meat.
    • Herbalist Bandolier.

Horseman Challenges

Rank 1

  • Kill 5 rabbits from horseback.
    • Horseman Gun Belt.

Rank 2

  • Jump over 3 obstacles while on horseback in just 15 seconds.
    • $5 and 25 Stamina XP

Rank 3

  • Ride from Valentine to Rhodes in less than 5 minutes.
    • Horseman Holster.

Rank 4

  • While mounted, drag a victim while using your lasso for 3300 feet.
    • $10 and 50 Stamina XP

Rank 5

  • Run over 5 animals while riding your horse.
    • $10 and 50 Stamina XP

Rank 6

  • Ride from Strawberry to Saint Denis in less than nine minutes without touching water.
    • $15 and 100 Stamina XP

Rank 7

  • Kill 7 enemies from horseback without dismounting.
    • Reward: Horseman Bandolier

Rank 8

  • Kill 9 predators from horseback
    • $15 and 100 Stamina XP

Rank 9

  • Ride from Van Horn to Blackwater in less than 17 minutes without touching water.
    • $20 and 150 Stamina XP

Rank 10

  • Break every wild breed in the wild.
    • Horseman Off-Hand Holster

Master Hunter Challenges

Rank 1

  • Skin 3 Deer
    • Master Hunter Off-Hand Holster.

Rank 2

  • Get 3 perfect quality rabbit pelts.
    • $5 and 25 Health XP

Rank 3

  • Track 10 different animal species using binoculars.
    • Master Hunter Bandolier.

Rank 4

  • $10 and 50 Health XP
    • Call an animal and get 5 clean kills. If you have having difficulty pulling this off, read our perfect hunting guide

Rank 5

  • Skin 3 black or grizzly bears.
    • $10 and 50 Health XP

Rank 6

  • Kill 5 cougars with your bow then skin them.
    • $15 and 100 Health XP

Rank 7

  • Use bait to lure and kill both a herbivore and predator.
    • Master Hunter Gun Belt.

Rank 8

  • Catch 3 fish without using the fishing rod.
    • $15 and 100 Health XP

Rank 9

  • You will have to catch Opossum while being possum to complete this challenge.
    • $20 and 150 Health XP

Rank 10

  • Find and kill the legendary panther Giaguaro
    • Master Hunter Holster

Sharpshooter Challenges

Rank 1

  • Kill 3 flying birds.
    • Sharpshooter Bandolier.

Rank 2

  • Kill 2 different enemy species in a single Dead Eye use.
    • $5 and 25 Dead Eye XP

Rank 3

  • Kill 5 flying birds while on a moving train.
    • Sharpshooter Holster

Rank 4

  • Kill an enemy from 80 feet away by throwing a tomahawk.
    • Reward: 50 Dead Eye XP, $10.

Rank 5

  • Kill 6 animals without switching or reloading.
    • $10 and 50 Dead Eye XP

Rank 6

  • Kill someone from 660 feet away with a long scoped rifle.
    • $15 and 100 Dead Eye XP

Rank 7

  • Get 7 headshots in a row.
    • Sharpshooter Off-Hand Holster.

Rank 8

  • Disarm three enemies without reloading or switch your weapon.
    • $15 and 100 Dead Eye XP

Rank 9

  • Shoot 3 people’s hat off in the same Dead Eye use.
    • $20 and 150 Dead Eye XP

Rank 10

  • Kill 3 flying birds with three long scoped rifle shots.
    • Sharpshooter Gun Belt.

Survivalist Challenges

Rank 1

  • Catch three bluegill fish.
    • Survivalist Gun Belt

Rank 2

  • Hand five animals Pearson at camp or the trapper.
    • $5 and 25 Stamina XP

Rank 3

  • Kill 5 animals using a Varmint rifle.
    • Survivalist Off-Hand Holster.

Rank 4

  • Craft all of the arrow types including dynamite, fire, improved, poison and small game.
    • $10 and 50 Stamina XP

Rank 5

  • Catch a fish in the Bayou from a riverboat and while standing on railroad tracks.
    •  $10 and 50 Stamina XP

Rank 6

  • Kill a scavenging enemy animal while it’s feeding a corpse 5 times.
    • $15 and 100 Stamina XP

Rank 7

  • Kill small game animals with consecutive shots by using small arrows.
    • Survivalist Bandolier

Rank 8

  • Craft a tomahawk, improved tomahawk, volatile dynamite, and volatile fire bottle.
    • $15 and 100 Stamina XP

Rank 9

  • Catch a fish that weighs at least 19 lbs.
    • $15 and 150 Stamina XP

Rank 10

  • Catch one of each type of fish throughout the world.
    • Survivalist Holster

Weapons Expert Challenges

Rank 1

  • Kill 3 enemies with a knife.
    • Weapons Expert Holster.

Rank 2

  • Kill 3 enemies in 10 seconds using only throwing knives.
    • $5 and 25 Health XP

Rank 3

  • Kill 3 birds of prey using the tomahawk only.
    • Weapons Expert Gun Belt.

Rank 4

  • Kill 10 enemies with a shotgun while using crafted ammo.
    • $10 and 50 Health XP

Rank 5

  • Kill five mounted enemies using just one throwing knife per kill.
    • $10 and 50 Health XP

Rank 6

  • Kill 4 enemies at the same time with a single stick of dynamite.
    • $15 and 100 Health XP

Rank 7

  • Kill 4 consecutive enemies by throwing or retrieving the same tomahawk.
    • Weapons Expert Off-Hand Holster.

Rank 8

  • Kill 15 enemies with a long barred sidearm.
    • $15 and 100 Health XP

Rank 9

  • Kill 9 unaware enemies from behind using the bow.
    • $20 and 150 Health XP

Rank 10

  • Kill a grizzly bear without taking any damage, using knives only.
    • Weapons Expert Bandolier.

Reinforced Equipment

As players complete challenges in a category they will unlock reinforced equipment related to the category’s theme. These reinforced equipment are better than the ones that can be bought in shops

Reinforced Equipment From Shops

  • Bandolier: 50% increase ammo capacity for longarm weapons.
  • Gun Belt:  50% increase ammo capacity for sidearms weapons.
  • Holster: -10% Weapon degradation rate

Reinforced Equipment From Challenges (Acquire at Trapper)

  • Bandolier: 100% increase ammo capacity for longarm weapons.
  • Gun Belt:  100% increase ammo capacity for sidearms weapons.
  • Holster: -20% Weapon degradation rate

Reinforced Equipment Sets & Set Bonuses

Each of the 9 Challenge Category are split into 3 groups and completing 1 Set will grant players a bonus “bar” for the player’s stat. Once players complete all 3 sets in a group they will unlock another “bar”

Deadeye Group

  • Explorer
  • Herbalist
  • Survivalist

Health Group

  • Horseman
  • Sharpshooter
  • Weapons Expert

Stamina Group

  • Bandit
  • Gambler
  • Master Hunter

Legend of the East Outfit

After completing all 90 challenges players will be gifted the Legend of the East Outfit. This attire set grants the following bonuses and is the best attire in the game:

  • Cores
    • -10% Core speed drain. This applies to horse cores also.
  • Dead Eye
    • -10% Dead Eye speed drain for 3 seconds.
    • -10% Eagle Eye speed drain.
  • Horse Damage
    • -10% damage taken while on a horse.
  • Loot
    • 10% increase to money acquire by looting
  • Melee Damage
    • -10% melee damage taken.
  • Stats
    • 10% increase of experience gain.
  • Weapons
    • -10% weapon degradation rate

If you want more Red Dead Redemption 2 guides be sure to check out Red Dead Redemption 2: Horse GuideRed Dead Redemption 2: Purchasing Weapons Guide and Red Dead Redemption 2: All Pamphlets Location Guide. You can also check out our Red Dead Redemption 2 wiki for all your outlaw needs.

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