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Finding Every Rare Weapon in Red Dead Redemption 2

Finding Every Rare Weapon in Red Dead Redemption 2

    Last Updated on January 31, 2023

In any game, finding a rare weapon is never easy. Lucky for you, that is where we come in. 

In this article, I will help you find all the Rare and Unique Weapons you can ever find in Red Dead Redemption 2. Unique weapons in Red Dead Redemption 2 are guns with special, custom skins. 

You can get them by defeating famous gunslingers and finding hidden chests in remote locations. All of them have the same stats as regular weapons you can buy from the gunsmith, but they’re adorned with unique engravings, woodburning reliefs, gold plating, and other ornaments.

Without further ado, let us start with the guide to getting every Red Dead Redemption 2 Rare Weapons.

Flaco’s Revolver

This revolver is a must-have. Flaco’s Revolver is a variation of the standard Cattleman Revolver that has a carved ivory handle and intricate patterns engraved along the barrel and cylinder. The handle features an image of an eagle strangling a snake. 

You can get it from Flaco Hernandez. He is one of the targets in the gunslinger missions. After you’ve defeated him in a duel, you will find the gun next to his corpse. If you do not, it will disappear forever.

Granger’s Revolver

Granger’s Revolver is also a reskin of the Cattleman. It is made of dark metal with an ivory handle, and it’s entirely covered in reddish carvings. There’s a pig on the handle, and the rest are simple floral patterns.

You can get it from Emmet Granger, another gunslinger target. Just pick it up from the ground after you defeat him in a duel. If you forget to pick it up, it will be gone for good.

Midnight’s Pistol

Midnight’s Pistol is a rare weapon and a variant of the Mauser, gilded in its entirety. It also has a black handle and engravings on the magazine. To get it, you’ll have to defeat Billy Midnight during the gunslinger missions and pick it up after the duel is over. Otherwise, it will disappear.

Calloway’s Revolver

Calloway’s Revolver is a remix of the Schofield Revolver. It comes with a dark red wooden handle, and an image of a hamster engraved on the side. The words “canis canem edit” are written along the barrel. 

You can pick it up from the ground after the duel in the last part of the quest Noblest of Men and A Woman after you’ve defeated Slim Grant. If you do not pick it up, it will disappear.

Algernon’s Revolver

Algernon’s Revolver is a snub-nosed variation of the Double Action Revolver. It is a polished shiny gun with the gilded engraving of a hummingbird drinking nectar from a flower. You will get it as a reward for completing a side quest called Duchesses and Other Animals.

Otis Miller’s Revolver

If you found and read the comic books featured in the game, the name Otis Miller will sound familiar. Otis Miller is the protagonist of those comic books. 

This Schofield variant is entirely gilded, with a monogrammed ivory handle and Otis’ name on the barrel. You can find it in a chest hidden in Rattlesnake Hollow, a cave by the north border of Cholla Springs, in New Austin.

Rare Rolling Block Rifle

The Rare Rolling Block Rifle is just like the regular Rolling Block Rifle but it is made of black metal and with minimal carvings on the wooden parts. You can loot it during the mission Magician’s For Sport, in chapter 3. It will drop from the sniper in the barn near the end of the quest. Like most of these, if you fail to pick it up, you’ll lose it forever.

You can find another rare weapon by playing Red Dead Redemption 2. If you liked this article, you can read more on our website. You can also follow us on social media to stay updated with the latest gaming and esports news.

Written By
Juan Cesar Torres

College student. Gamer since birth. Learned to read because of Pokémon. Dreams of buying a Nintendo Switch. Always looking for game recommendations (will play anything).

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