Learn more about Red Dead Online's premium gold bar currency in-game, how to get gold bars & nuggets, what you can buy with gold, and how to buy gold, and more!
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What You Can Do With Gold Bars
Unlock Items Without Ranking Up
The gold bar currency in Red Dead Online can be used to bypass the level-lock of certain items such as exclusive outfits.Check Out How To Rank Up Faster!
Purchase Goods Instead Of Using Dollars
Items in Red Dead Online such as guns, horses, and outfits can be purchased using gold bars instead of the usual in-game dollar. This is a great way to get items that cost too much in dollars.Check Out How To Earn Money Fast (Online)!
Reset Your Honor State
When you visit Old Man Jones, you can pay him 3 gold bars to reverse your honor state. If you're honorable, you can pay him to make you dishonorable, and vice-versa.
Ways To Get Gold Bars & Nuggets
Receive From Completed Missions
Each time you complete a story mission or Free Roam mission, you'll receive some gold nuggets. When you reach 100 gold nuggets, it converts to 1 gold bar.Check Out A Land Of Opportunities Mission List!
Rewards From Showdown Series & Races
You will also receive some gold nuggets when you participate in competitive game modes such as the Showdown Series & Race Series. The amount depends on how well you perform in the game mode.Check Out Showdown Series & Races Guide!
Purchase With Real-Life Money
Currently not yet available in the beta, players will soon be able to purchase gold bars using real-life money.
What Is Gold Bar Currency (Online)?
Premium Currency In Red Dead Online
Gold bars and gold nuggets are the premium currency in Red Dead Online. They are earned through microtransactions, completing missions, participating in showdowns & races, and more!
Currency To Unlock & Purchase Items
Gold bars can be used to bypass level locks of certain purchase-able items in-game. You can also use them instead of your in-game dollars to buy specific items such as weapons & accessories.
100 Gold Nuggets Is 1 Gold Bar
Once you earn 100 gold nuggets, they automatically convert into 1 gold bar. You can check how much you have in the upper right corner of your screen, right next to your in-game dollar amount.