Find all Stranger and Companion side missions available in Red Dead Redemption 2 (RDR2) in this comprehensive list, including tips, locations, and more!
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Stranger Side Mission List
Stranger Missions Can Be Discovered Across the Map
Acting as side missions in RDR2, Stranger Missions are optional missions with no connection to the Main Story. These quests are given by specific NPCs at certain locations with some only appearing during certain times of the day.
Stranger Side Mission Chart
|1||He's British, Of Course||Lonnie's Shack In Lemoyne|
|2||Jack Hall Gang Treasure||West Of Flatneck Station|
|3||The Veteran||O'Creagh's Run|
|4||The Veteran II||Veteran's Homestead in O'Creagh's Run|
|5||The Veteran III||Veteran's Homestead in O'Creagh's Run|
|6||The Veteran IV||Veteran's Homestead in O'Creagh's Run|
|7||The Iniquities Of History II||By the Bell Statue in Rhodes|
|8||Arcadia For Amateurs||West of Riggs Station|
|9||Arcadia For Amateurs II||Northwest of Wallace Station|
|10||The Noblest of Men, and a Woman||Valentine|
|11||The Ties That Bind Us II||South of Rhodes|
|12||No Good Deed||Rhodes|
|13||The Artist's Way||Saint Denis|
|14||The Smell of the Grease Paint||Van Horn Trading Post|
|16||A Bright Bouncing Boy||Saint Denis|
|17||Idealism and Pragmatism for Beginners||Saint Denis|
|18||American Inferno, Burnt Out||South of Strawberry, West of Blackwater|
|19||American Dreams||Quest Finale Southwest of Valentine|
|20||The Wisdom of the Elders||West of Van Horn Trading Post|
|21||A Fine Night For It||Around Lagras, South of Bluewater Marsh|
|22||Arcadia For Amateurs IV||East Shore of Lagras, South Bluewater Marsh|
|23||The Mercies Of Knowledge||Northern Outskirts of Saint Denis|
Companion Side Mission List
Companion Missions Are Chapter-Limited Side Quests
Companion Missions are time limited missions which may be given by your fellow gang members during specific Chapters. Once you proceed further down the storyline, you will not be able to replay the mission.
Companion Side Mission Chart
|1||Hunting A Bison With Charles||Chapter 3|
|2||Rob A Homestead With Sean||Chapter 3|
|3||Playing Dominoes With Tilly||Chapter 3|
|4||Good, Honest, Snake Oil||Chapter 3|
|5||Rob A Homestead With Javier||Chapter 3|
|6||Fishing With Javier||Chapter 3|
|7||Playing Five Fingers With Micah||Chapter 3|
|8||Fishing With Kieran||Chapter 3|
|9||Rob A Stagecoach With Bill||Chapter 3|
|10||Rob A Stagecoach With Sean||Chapter 3|
What Are Companion Side Missions & Stranger Missions?
Stranger Mission Characteristics
As you travel the Old West, you will encounter many strangers in need of assistance. Unique optional missions can be given to you should you choose to lend a hand.
Earn Honor & Fame Upon Completion
Aside from being paid to complete their errands, you will also be earning Honor and Fame for your services to these strangers.Find Out About Fame & Honor
Stranger Side Quests Are Marked With "?" Mark on Map
When looking for Stranger Side Missions, be on the look out for "?" mark shown on your minimap and map which marks the location of the Stranger mission giver.
Stranger Mission May Sometimes Disappear
The Stranger mission giver may only appear at certain time of the day, or under situations. In some cases, excessive amount of bounty on your head or certain faction turning hostile on you may block you from taking up their missions.
Stranger Mission Givers Will Respawn
Though the Stranger mission givers are susceptible to death, they will respawn eventually after several in-game days; making them available to interact once again.Find Out About Points of No Return
Companion Side Mission Characteristics
While at camp, there will be times when you are asked to accompany a member of the camp. Be it hunting animals, robbing homesteads, or playing a few hands of poker, Companion Side Missions help you raise your relationship with the gang.
Companion Side Missions are Story Sensitive
It's recommended for players to immediately do Companion Side Missions as soon as they get them. Companion Side Missions will be locked out if a player progresses through the story mission too much.
Dead Quest Givers will Not Respawn
Mission givers who die in the story missions will remain dead, taking their quests with them to the grave. This is why its best to complete all available companion side missions before continuing the main story.
Keep Good Relations with the Gang
Having a good relationship with the gang will unlock additional side missions with some of the gang members. You can raise your relationship with them by bringing in food and money to the campanion.