How to Get a Perfect Pelts in Red Dead Redemption 2
How to get perfect pelts in Red Dead Redemption 2 is quite a challenge on its own.
Getting a perfect pelt can be time consuming and sometimes frustrating, to begin with, but once you get the hang of it, you’ll be skinning perfect pelt after pelt.
To identify which animal’s going to produce a perfect pelt, you’re going to need to use binoculars. You can find these in the “kit” tab of your satchel. With the binoculars equipped, hold the left trigger and use the left stick to zoom in, You can also check with your rifle, just take the animal in your crosshair and you will see the quality of the pelt by looking at the dots it has, 3 dots mean perfect pelt (Check the photo below), now use appropriate weapon to get the perfect pelt.
You can also equip your binoculars from the right-hand side of your item wheel.
How to get Perfect Rabbit Pelts tp Perfect Bison Pelts, use the weapons accordingly.
Small animals – These are killed with a bow, using small game arrows, if you want perfect pelts.
Small animals include rats, bats, squirrels, chipmunks, bullfrogs, toads, snakes, blue jays, cardinals, robins, woodpeckers, and other small species of bird.
Moderate animals – these must be killed with the varmint rifle with 0.22 ammo for pristine pelts.
Moderate animals include iguanas, Gila monsters, rabbits, armadillos, badgers, muskrats, possums, raccoons, skunks, eagles, cranes, hawks, owls, and other large species of birds.
Medium animals – Kill these with the following ammo types: normal arrows, poison arrows, throwing knives, poison throwing knives, any rifle ammo except explosive, and any sniper ammo except explosive.
Medium animals include coyotes, foxes, pigs, and beavers.
Large animals – get pristine pelts by using the following ammo types: normal arrows, poison arrows, poison throwing knives, any rifle ammo except explosive, any sniper ammo except explosive.
Large animals include turtles, small alligators, boars, bucks, cougars, panthers, bighorn rams, wolves, deer, pronghorns, goats, sheep, and peccary.
Massive animals – Use these ammo types: poison arrows, improved arrows, poison throwing knives, any rifle ammo except explosive, any sniper ammo except explosive, and shotgun slugs.
Massive animals include bears, bison, bulls, elk, moose, ox, cows, and big alligators.