Read this Red Dead Online guide about the game's honor system, what it affects, how to reset your honor, and more!
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What Your Honor Affects Online
Nature Of Story & Free Roam Missions
The level of your honor determines the type of missions you'll be undertaking. Honorable characters can work on good jobs such as deliveries & recoveries, while dishonorable characters will be given missions such as paid killings & thievery.Check Out A Land Of Opportunities Missions List!
Though you won't get shop discounts at a higher honor state, having lower honor will make NPCs wary of you, causing them to raise their item prices.Check Out Best Ways To Earn Money (Online)!
How To Influence Your Honor
Moral Decisions During Story Missions
In the "A Land Of Opportunities" storyline missions, you are faced with several moral decisions. You can highly influence your honor state depending on what decision you make.
Type Of Free Roam Missions You Take
You can influence your honor by choosing the types of Free Roam missions you take. Going to "good" mission givers like Alden, Hamish, and Bonnie will give you positive honor, while those from Joe, Langton, etc. will lower your honor.Check Out All Free Roam Mission List!
Dealing With Hideout Leaders
In your travels in Red Dead Online, you'll come across bandit hideouts. Clear them out and deal with the leader - your decision here will influence your honor levels. Killing the leader will lower it while sparing them will raise it.
Actions In-Town & Around NPCs
Random actions you make around towns such as stealing horses, committing murder, and etc. will negatively affect your honor state.
How To Reset Your Honor
Visit Old Man Jones
Your Honor can be refreshed by visiting Old Man Jones. He can be spotted on your map with the half white, half red cowboy icon.
Resetting Honor Costs 3 Gold Bars
It costs a big amount of resources to reset your honor state. You need to be sure that this decision is worth is as it is very expensive.
What Is Honor (Online)?
System That Judges Good & Bad Decisions
The Honor System is also present in Red Dead Online. It judges your characters in-game decisions and decides whether they are good or bad.
Influences Storyline & NPC Interaction
Your honor state influences Red Dead Online's storyline missions, the way NPCs interact with you, and the type of missions they'll give to you.