Check out this guide for a full walkthrough of the Stranger Side Mission - American Dreams from Red Dead Redemption 2, including gameplay tips, guides, & more!
Collect 3 Murder Clues
Collect 3 Murder Clues - Walkthrough Chart
|1||To activate this mission, you need to investigate 3 murder scenes around the game's map|
|2||Once you've found a murder scene, collect the clue from the nearby severed head|
|3||When you've collected all 3 clues, head to Valentine for the final part of the mission|
2. Murder Clues Are In Severed Heads' Mouths
The morbid murder clues can be taken from the mouths of severed heads. You'll find a head just a few steps away from the corpse.
2. Clue Location 1: Tree To The East Of Braithwaite Manor
Ride into the Braithwaite Manor grounds and head to the east. You'll find the hanging corpse in a giant tree & the severed head on the other side of the tree trunk.
2. Clue Location 2: Boulders South Of Wallace Station
The clue can be found on the severed head to the left of the corpse. The corpse is hanging from a boulder & the head can be found on another rock to its left.
2. Clue Location 3: Under Railroad Tracks South Of Valentine
You'll find the clue to the left of the hanging corpse underneath the railroad tracks. This spot can be found to the south of Valentine.
Find The Murderer's Hideout
Find The Murderer's Hideout - Walkthrough Chart
|1||After collected all 3 clues from the murder scene, ride out to Valentine|
|2||Head southwest of Valentine, until you reach an area labeled "Lucky's Cabin"|
|3||Search the cabin ruins until you locate basement doors|
|4||Open the basement doors & head down to explore|
|5||Collect all the letters on the desk & head to the back of the basement|
|6||Investigate the knife to trigger the cutscene|
2. Find Cabin Ruins Southwest Of Valentine
When you reach Valentine, head down southwest of the town until you see an area labeled "Lucky's Cabin". Explore the area until you find cabin ruins & locked basement doors.
Turn In The Murderer
Turn In The Murderer - Walkthrough Chart
|1||During the cutscene, follow the button prompts to attack the murderer|
|2||Beat up the murderer & hogtie him|
|3||Pick him up & carry him up and out of the basement|
|4||Stow him onto your horse & ride back to the sheriff's office in Valentine|
|5||Once you're in front of the sheriff's office, dismount your horse & pick up the murderer again|
|6||Bring him into the building & drop him onto the floor to trigger the cutscene|
|7||Once the cutscene ends, shoot the murderer to save the sheriff|
|8||Collect your reward money from him to end the mission|
1. Follow Button Prompts To Distract Murderer
During the cutscene, follow the on-screen button prompt that pops up so you can distract the murderer.
7. Aim For Head Shot To Instantly Kill Murderer
The murderer will try to massacre the sheriff so pull out your gun and aim for his head to kill him.