Red Dead Redemption 2 cheats can be a big help, providing you with infinite ammo, every outfit, a lowered Wanted Level, and lots more! All have their uses, but the money cheat is particularly helpful.
However, it's not very clear how to enter cheat codes in Red Dead Redemption 2, so we've gone over how to do so below, along with listing all cheat codes in RDR2.
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Red Dead Redemption 2 cheat codes list
From money cheats to infinite ammo, here's a list of all Red Dead Redemption 2 cheat codes:
|Greed is now a virtue
|A simple life, a beautiful death
|Keep your dreams light
|Run! Run! Run!
|Create race horse
|You want something new
|Create Random Horse
|The best of the old ways
|You want more than you have
|Create Superior Horse
|Keep your dreams simple
|You revel in your disgrace, I see
|You want freedom
|Decrease Wanted Level
|A fool on command
|Forces you to become drunk
|History is written by Fools
|Seek all the bounty of this place
|Increase Health, Stamina and Dead Eye levels
|My kingdom is a horse
|Increase Horse Bonding
|You want punishment
|Increase Wanted Level
|Better than my dog
|Increase Whistle Range for Horse
|Be Greedy only for Foresight
|Infinite Dead Eye
|Eat of Knowledge
|Learn All Recipes
|Vanity. All is vanity
|Own all Outfits
|Balance. All is balance
|You flourish before you die
|Set Health, Stamina and Dead Eye Bars to Full
|Guide me Better
|Set Dead Eye to level 1
|Make me Better
|Set Dead Eye to level 2
|I shall be better
|Set Dead Eye to level 3
|I still seek more
|Set Dead Eye to level 4
|I seek and I find
|Set Dead Eye to level 5
|Death is silence
|Purchase all Camp upgrades
|You want everyone to go away
|Clear all Bounties and Lockdown Areas
|Abundance is the dullest desire
|Own Newspaper Hanover 27 or Saint Denis 43 (acquired anytime in Chapter 2)
|Greed is American Virtue
|Own Newspaper Saint Denis 46 (acquired in Chapter 3 after Magicians for Sport)
|You long for sight and see nothing
|Remove Fog of War from map
|Own Newspaper Saint Denis 47 (acquired in Chapter 3 after Magicians for Sport)
|Virtue unearned is not virtue
|Own Newspaper Saint Denis Times 48 (after Chapter 4 mission Urban Pleasures)
|The lucky be strong evermore
|Own Newspaper Saint Denis Times 49 (after completing Chapter 5)
|You seek more than the world offers
|Fortify Health, Stamina and Dead Eye
|Own Newspaper Saint Denis Times 52 (after Chapter 6 mission The King's Son)
|You are a beast built for war
|Create War Horse
|Own Newspaper Saint Denis Times 53 (after completing the Epilogue)
|Would you be happier as a clown?
|Create Circus Wagon
|Own Newspaper Saint Denis Times 54 (after completing the Epilogue)
Thanks to reader SoulPhoenix316 and DuPz on reddit helping fill in the gaps on some of the above!
Keep in mind that any RDR2 cheats activated will disable the ability to unlock Achievements or Trophies for the duration of that playthrough. The good news is it won't let you save your progress, so it allows you to fully let your hair down before you get back to the adventure. Have fun!
How to enter cheat codes in Red Dead Redemption 2
To enter cheats in Red Dead Redemption 2:
- Pause the game, then access Settings.
- Press Triangle on PlayStation or Y on Xbox to enter the cheats menu.
- Press Triangle or Y again, then enter one of the cheat codes listed above to unlock a cheat.
Now, any cheats that you have unlocked are available to toggle on and off, meaning you only have to enter each cheat once to access it whenever you like.
Of course, as soon as you enable it, you'll get a warning - activating a cheat means you cannot save your single player progress, or collect Trophies or Achievements. In short - anything you do from then on won't count.
Here's a video showing how to enter cheat codes in Red Dead Redemption 2:
How to unlock cheats with newspapers in Red Dead Redemption 2
As mentioned above, there are certain requirements in the form of Newspapers, and you can get newspapers from vendors in settlements. You need to own the corresponding Newspaper in order to unlock a specific cheat, which is printed at the bottom if you flip it over, like the picture below shows:
If you try to enter these types of cheats ahead of time, the game will give you an error message saying 'You do not meet the prerequisites to unlock this cheat'.
There are three types of different newspapers that release new editions throughout the story. You can choose to purchase them from Valentine (New Hanover Gazette), Strawberry (Blackwater Ledger) and Rhodes (Saint Denis Times) as you go, or wait until the end to catch up on the back catalogue.
For some reason there are times where you cannot buy a newspaper from a vendor. If you come across this, we recommend coming back later to try again. As far as we understand, none are missable, so don't sweat it if you pass one by.