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                    Red Dead Redemption Weapon and Equipment Guide
    
                                  Guide by Boardies
                                        v1.0
                                For XBox 360 and PS3 
    
                             Created 18 September 2010
                             Updated 19 September 2010
                         e-Mail: 0.boardies{at}gmail{dot}com
    
                                    This guide is
                             Copyright Matthew Boardman
                                       2010
    
    0. CONTENTS                                                         [CONTENTS]
    ==============================================================================
    
               ***Remember your Quick Find Hotkey. Typically CTRL+F.***
              ***Type the quick tab for each section for a quick-find***
    
    1. Legal Information  -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[LEGAL]
    2. Version History-   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[VERHS]
    3. Introduction   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[INTRO]
    4. Weapons and Equipment  -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[WEAPN]
     \4a. Revolvers and Pistols   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  [REVPL]/
          \Cattleman Revolver -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   [CATTL]/
          \Volcanic Pistol -  -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   [VOLCA]/
          \Schofield Revolver -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   [SCHOF]/
          \Double-action Revolver -   -   -   -   -   -   -   [DOUBA]/
          \Semi-automatic Pistol  -   -   -   -   -   -   -   [SEMIP]/
          \High Power Pistol  -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   [HIGHP]/
          \LeMat Revolver -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   [LEMAT]/
          \Mauser Pistol  -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   [MAUSE]/
     \4b. Repeaters/Rifles-   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  [RIFLS]/
          \Repeater Carbine   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[REPET]/
          \Winchester Repeater-   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[WINCH]/
          \Springfield Rifle  -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[SPRIN]/
          \Henry Repeater -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[HENRY]/
          \Bolt Action Rifle  -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[BOLTA]/
          \Evans Repeater -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[EVANS]/
          \Buffalo Rifle  -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[BUFFA]/
          \Explosive Rifle-   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[EXPLO]/
     \4c. Sniper Rifles   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  [SNIPE]/
          \Rolling Block Rifle-   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[ROLLB]/
          \Carcano Rifle  -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[CARCA]/
     \4d. Shotgun -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  [SHOTS]/
          \Double-Barrelled Shotgun-   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[DOUBL]/
          \Sawed-off Shotgun  -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[SAWED]/
          \Pump-action Shotgun-   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[PUMPA]/
          \Semi-auto Shotgun  -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[SEMIS]/
     \4e. Throwing Weapons-   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  [THROW]/
          \Fire_Bottle-   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[FIREB]/
          \Dynamite   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[DYNAM]/
          \Throwing_Knives-   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[THROK]/
          \Tomahawk   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[TOMAK]/
     \4f. Misc-   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  [MISCW]/
         \Fists   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[FISTS]/
         \Hunting Knife   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[HUNTR]/
         \Lasso   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[LASSO]/
         \Mounted Guns-   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[MOUNT]/
    5. Multiplayer Rank Unlocks   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[MLTRU]
    6. DLC Stuff  -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[DLCUL]
     \6a. Outlaws to The End DLC  -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  [OUTND]/
     \6b. Legends and Killers DLC -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  [LEDKL]/
     \6c. Liar's and Cheats DLC   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  [LIARC]/
     \6d. Undead Nightmare DLC-   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -  [ZOMBI]/
    7. Weapon-Based Achievements/Trophies -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[ACHIV]
    8. Frequently Asked Questions -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   - [FAQS]
    9. Contact Information-   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[CONTA]
    10. Credits   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -   -[THANK]
    
    
    
    1. LEGAL                                                               [LEGAL]
    ==============================================================================
    
    No part of this document may be reproduced or otherwise distributed without
    written permission from myself, Matthew Boardman. It was made for public 
    consumption, and therefore may not be sold by any party other than by the 
    copyright holder, me. I strictly demand that it will remain as such, until
    further notice. 
    So, this may never appear in any kind of magazine, article etc. Never to be 
    copied in whole or even in parts.
    
    If any site would like to host my guide, it MUST first request permission 
    and receive written confirmation from me. The site(s) allowed to host my 
    guide is:
    
    www.gamefaqs.com
    www.supercheats.com
    
    Copyright © 2010 Matthew Boardman
    
    
    
    2. VERSION HISTORY                                                     [VERHS]
    ==============================================================================
    
    xxx Started this Guide on 18 September 2010. xxx
    
    Sep 18, 2010 - Version 0.50 - Started Guide. Compiled most info, 
                                  Basic formatting ripped from my Far Cry 2 
                                  Weapons Guide
    Sep 19, 2010 - Version 1.00 - Tweaked the formatting. Adding info to all 
                                  weapons, fixing things all round. Considered 
                                  finished (for now)
    
    
    
    3. INTRODUCTION                                                        [INTRO]
    ==============================================================================
    
     This Guide is a Guide for all weapons and similar information of the 
    Rockstar Game, Red Dead Redemption. It is a sandbox game based on the 
    Old West, in the flavour of GTA, but with more The Good, The Bad and The 
    Ugly. 
     The game has great voice acting, a good script, and great gameplay. The 
    Old West is a under-used setting for video-games, thankfully in many 
    regards, and Red Dead Redemption captures the spirit and atmosphere of the 
    Old West. 
    
     The vastness of the game world delivers a feeling of wonder. And dread, in 
    it's own way. I really felt for the people that lived in those ages, for it 
    was not a pleasant existence. 
     Many characters lament on the fact that the Old West is dying, and it 
    was. You get that feeling from RDR. The Value of your life was balanced 
    with the weight of the bullet in your gun, and bullet's weren't too 
    valuable. 
    
     If you have any interest in the Old West, from books to Film, this is 
    really a treat. I love a good western, and thankfully, there isn't the 
    saturation that WWII games/film has experienced. 
     Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood is another Western game available, but it 
    does not capture the real spirit of the West. It does, however, have some 
    great gun-play, so it is certainly a good buy if you haven't got it already.
     And go watch some westerns after this. Oh yeah!
    
     If you find something missing, please contact me via email. If this Guide 
    helps, or you just enjoyed it, recommend it to all your fellow players. 
    This is my second guide, but have been a user of a few years, and am ready 
    to upgrade from lurker status.
     I will include all the DLC weapon and equipment info when applicable and 
    if I can. I will say, I have not all played the DLC's so, if the info is 
    incorrect, blame various forums.
     I take no responsibility for the validity of the information contain 
    herein. If you loose money, a contest or anything else, it's not my fault 
    you trusted a pseudo-WIKI.
    
     Cheers!
    
    
    
    4. Weapons and Equipment                                               [WEAPN]
    ==============================================================================
    
     In Red Dead Redemption, it pays to have the best weapons. You will be shot 
    down, murdered and gored many times, so make sure you can defend yourself 
    properly.
     Rockstar has been kind enough to include an stockpile of weapons for us,
    so it can (not really) be confusing when deciding on what to carry into a 
    battle.
      I am including multiplayer unlock ranks in the main details of the 
    weapons, be sure to look to section 5 for a concise list of the required 
    rank to unlock.
    
     Weapon Details Format
     ---------------------
    *EXAMPLE*
    *EXAMPLE*
      NAME
       == 
      DESCRIPTION:   //Real Life Basis
      WEAPON SLOT:   //Slot
      WEAPON CLASS:  //Type of ammo used
      FIRE MODE:     //Single-Shot/Semi-Auto/Full-Auto/Bolt-Action
      WEAPON COST:   //How much is it gunna set you back? Neutral Honor/Fame
      STATS:         //According to the in-game menu, Score out of 10
          - POWER: 2.5
          - RANGE: 2
          - RATE OF FIRE: 3
          - RELOAD SPEED: 2
          - AMMO CAPACITY: //Physical Capacity per reload
      AVAILABILITY:  //When you get it. Multi/Single player (Mission Giver+Name)
      INFO:          //Any tips I can provide 
    *EXAMPLE*
    *EXAMPLE*
    
    
     4a. Revolvers/Pistols                                          [REVPL]
     ======================================================================
         Revolvers/Pistols are the NORTH Selection on the Weapon Radial
    
      Cattleman Revolver                                       [CATTL]
       ================
      DESCRIPTION: Colt Single Action Army "Peacemaker"
      WEAPON SLOT: Revolvers/Pistols
      WEAPON CLASS: Revolver
      FIRE MODE: Revolver Semi-Auto
      WEAPON COST: Free
      STATS: 
          - POWER: 2.5
          - RANGE: 4
          - RATE OF FIRE: 5.5
          - RELOAD SPEED: 2.5
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 6
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 1/ Get off the train
      INFO: Piss-weak. Even as a starting weapon
    
      Volcanic Pistol                                          [VOLCA]
       =============
      DESCRIPTION: Volcanic Pistol .25 "Rocket Ball"
      WEAPON SLOT: Revolvers/Pistols
      WEAPON CLASS: Pistol
      FIRE MODE: Lever-Action
      WEAPON COST: $100
      STATS: 
          - POWER: 4.5
          - RANGE: 3
          - RATE OF FIRE: 5
          - RELOAD SPEED: 2.5
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 8
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 5/ Armadillo Gunsmith, Twin Rocks Hideout
      INFO: Weak, considering it's a pistol. Pistol ammo is rare early in the 
            game. Distinctive weapon however.
    
      Schofield Revolver                                       [SCHOF]
       ================
      DESCRIPTION: Smith & Wesson No. 3 Cavalry Model 1875
      WEAPON SLOT: Revolvers/Pistols
      WEAPON CLASS: Revolver
      FIRE MODE: Revolver Semi-Auto
      WEAPON COST: Free
      STATS: 
          - POWER: 4
          - RANGE: 4
          - RATE OF FIRE: 6
          - RELOAD SPEED: 4
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 6
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 9/ Landon Ricketts-"The Gunslinger's Tragedy."
      INFO: Very powerful in single player, but somewhat weaker in multi. 
            Very accurate too, so is a favoured weapon for quite a while
    
      Double-action Revolver                                   [DOUBA]
       ====================
      DESCRIPTION: Colt New Army & Navy M1892
      WEAPON SLOT: Revolvers/Pistols
      WEAPON CLASS: Revolver
      FIRE MODE: Revolver Semi-Auto
      WEAPON COST: Pickup
      STATS: 
          - POWER: 4
          - RANGE: 3.5
          - RATE OF FIRE: 8
          - RELOAD SPEED: 3.5
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 6
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 17/ Tesoro Azul hideout
      INFO: Apparently a lot of people miss this weapon as it is not required 
           for 100% completion and is only available in a hideout.
           Think of it as a faster firing Schofield
    
      Semi-Automatic Pistol                                    [SEMIP]
       ===================
      DESCRIPTION: Borchardt C-93
      WEAPON SLOT: Revolvers/Pistols
      WEAPON CLASS: Pistol
      FIRE MODE: Semi-Auto
      WEAPON COST: $300 - Neutral Fame/Honor
      STATS: 
          - POWER: 4.5
          - RANGE: 4
          - RATE OF FIRE: 8
          - RELOAD SPEED: 9
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 7
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 24/ Escalera Gunsmith
      INFO: A great gun once you get it. Great fire-rate and quick reloads, help 
            rapid gun battles, but it's accuracy is not amazing. depending on 
            choice, you may stick with the Schofield.
    
      High Power Pistol                                        [HIGHP]
       ===============
      DESCRIPTION: FN Model 1903
      WEAPON SLOT: Revolvers/Pistols
      WEAPON CLASS: Pistol
      FIRE MODE: Semi-Auto
      WEAPON COST: Free
      STATS: 
          - POWER: 5
          - RANGE: 4
          - RATE OF FIRE: 8
          - RELOAD SPEED: 9
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 8
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 35/ Edgar Ross-"Bear One Another's Burdens"
      INFO: My favourite Pistol. Looks like a modern weapon, and has great 
            stopping power. A shot to the chest can kill, fast reload and fast 
            fire-rate means that this puts people DOWN!
    
      LeMat Revolver                                           [LEMAT]
       ============
      DESCRIPTION: LeMat Revolver
      WEAPON SLOT: Revolvers/Pistols
      WEAPON CLASS: Revolver
      FIRE MODE: Revolver Semi-Auto
      WEAPON COST: $1250 - Neutral Fame/Honor
      STATS: 
          - POWER: 4.5
          - RANGE: 3.5
          - RATE OF FIRE: 7.5
          - RELOAD SPEED: 2
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 9
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 46/ Escalera Gunsmith after "The Gates of El Presidio"
      INFO: This Weapon can unlock the Exquisite Taste Trophy/Achievement
            Quite powerful, can kill in one shot, but reloads quite slowly, so 
            it has it's fan's, not me
    
      Mauser Pistol                                            [MAUSE]
       ===========
      DESCRIPTION: Mauser C96
      WEAPON SLOT: Revolvers/Pistols
      WEAPON CLASS: Pistol
      FIRE MODE: Full-Auto
      WEAPON COST: $800 - Neutral Fame/Honor
      STATS: 
          - POWER: 5
          - RANGE: 4
          - RATE OF FIRE: 10
          - RELOAD SPEED: 9
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 15
      AVAILABILITY: Rank / Blackwater gunsmith
      INFO: This Weapon can unlock the Exquisite Taste Trophy/Achievement
            High Power, Incredible fire-rate and large mag make this a weapon
            of choice for anyone. While the High-Power Pistol is more powerful, 
            this can plant 2-3 shells into a target quite easily, so it wins in 
            an Expert Targeting situation
    
    
     4b. Repeaters/Rifles                                           [RIFLS]
     ======================================================================
        Repeaters/Rifles are in the SOUTH Selection of the Weapon Radial
    
      Repeater Carbine                                         [REPET]
       ==============
      DESCRIPTION: Spencer Model 1860 Carbine
      WEAPON SLOT: Repeaters/Rifles
      WEAPON CLASS: Repeater
      FIRE MODE: Lever-Action
      WEAPON COST: Not for Sale
      STATS: 
          - POWER: 4
          - RANGE: 5
          - RATE OF FIRE: 4
          - RELOAD SPEED: 3
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 7
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 2/ Bonnie MacFarlane-"New Friends, Old Problems"
      INFO: Piss-weak. It works, so it does kill, but it is the possibly the 
            weakest weapon in the game
    
      Winchester Repeater                                      [WINCH]
       =================
      DESCRIPTION: Winchester Model 1873 Repeating Rifle
      WEAPON SLOT: Repeater/Rifles
      WEAPON CLASS: Repeater
      FIRE MODE: Lever-Action
      WEAPON COST: $350 - Neutral Fame/Honor 
      STATS: 
          - POWER: 5
          - RANGE: 7
          - RATE OF FIRE:5 
          - RELOAD SPEED: 2.5
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 10
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 8/ Marston Ranch-"Spare the Rod, ..."+ Tumbleweed Hideout
      INFO: You'll have this for quite a while, so just as well its quite decent.
    
      Springfield Rifle                                        [SPRIN]
       ===============
      DESCRIPTION: Springfield M1873 "Trapdoor" Cavalry Carbine
      WEAPON SLOT: Repeater/Rifles
      WEAPON CLASS: Rifle
      FIRE MODE: Breech Loading
      WEAPON COST: $300 - Neutral Fame/Honor
      STATS: 
          - POWER: 7
          - RANGE: 7.5
          - RATE OF FIRE: 2
          - RELOAD SPEED: 3
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 4
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 13/ Thieves' Landing Gunsmith + Gaptooth Breach hideout
      INFO: Low ammo, but quite effective due to its power and range. But you 
            will need to buy ammo for it once you get, as this is the first rifle.
    
      Henry Repeater                                           [HENRY]
       ============
      DESCRIPTION: 1860 Henry Repeating Rifle
      WEAPON SLOT: Repeater/Rifles
      WEAPON CLASS: Repeater
      FIRE MODE: Lever-Action
      WEAPON COST: Not for Sale
      STATS:
          - POWER: 7
          - RANGE:6
          - RATE OF FIRE: 5
          - RELOAD SPEED: 2
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 12
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 32/ Nosalida hideout
      INFO: Very powerful considering it's range, power and ammo capacity. 
    
      Bolt Action Rifle                                        [BOLTA]
       ===============
      DESCRIPTION: Krag-Jørgensen M1892/99 Rifle
      WEAPON SLOT: Repeater/Rifles
      WEAPON CLASS: Rifle
      FIRE MODE: Bolt-Action
      WEAPON COST: $750 - Neutral Fame/Honor
      STATS:
          - POWER: 8
          - RANGE: 8
          - RATE OF FIRE: 3
          - RELOAD SPEED: 8
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 5
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 40/ Escalera Gunsmith
      INFO: Due to its stripper clip, this is a brutal rifle. Low fire-rate
            encourages better accuracy, but kills with most chest shots. The 
            clip loading allows for very paced fire, so a decent rifle to  
            suppress enemies
    
      Evans Repeater                                           [EVANS]
       ============
      DESCRIPTION: Evans Repeating Rifle
      WEAPON SLOT: Repeater/Rifles
      WEAPON CLASS: Repeater
      FIRE MODE: Lever-Action
      WEAPON COST: $1000
      STATS:
          - POWER: 6
          - RANGE: 6
          - RATE OF FIRE: 6
          - RELOAD SPEED: 2.5
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 22
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 43/ Blackwater Gunsmith
      INFO: Rare Weapon that can get the Exquisite Taste achievement/Trophy+
            With is massive ammo cap, this is great for dead eye killing and 
            extended firefights. However, it has weaker power and range than 
            other weapons in it's slot. Personal taste.
    
      Buffalo Rifle                                            [BUFFA]
       ================= 
      DESCRIPTION: Sharps Model 1874 Long Range Rifle
      WEAPON SLOT: Repeater/Rifles
      WEAPON CLASS: Rifle
      FIRE MODE: Single-Shot
      WEAPON COST: $475
      STATS:
          - POWER: 10
          - RANGE: 8
          - RATE OF FIRE: 1
          - RELOAD SPEED: 7
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 1
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 50/ After Rank 5 Master Hunter, any gunsmith
      INFO: BLAMMMO! A quick reload, massive range, and brutal power make this a 
            overpowered weapon. Not a game-breaker, it takes some time to gain 
            access to it.
    
      Explosive Rifle (DLC - Liar's and Cheats required)       [EXPLO]
       ================= 
      DESCRIPTION: UNRELEASED
      WEAPON SLOT: UNRELEASED
      WEAPON CLASS: UNRELEASED
      FIRE MODE: UNRELEASED
      WEAPON COST: UNRELEASED
      STATS:
          - POWER: UNRELEASED
          - RANGE: UNRELEASED
          - RATE OF FIRE: UNRELEASED
          - RELOAD SPEED: UNRELEASED
          - AMMO CAPACITY: UNRELEASED
      AVAILABILITY: Rank / UNRELEASED
      INFO: Liars and Cheats DLC weapon
    
    
     4c. Scoped Rifles                                              [SNIPE]
     ======================================================================
         Scoped Rifles are the SOUTH-EAST Selection on the Weapon Radial
    
      Rolling Block Rifle                                      [ROLLB]
       ================= 
      DESCRIPTION: Model 1867 Remington Rolling Block
      WEAPON SLOT: Scoped Rifle
      WEAPON CLASS: Scoped Rifle
      FIRE MODE: Bolt-Action
      WEAPON COST: Free
      STATS:
          - POWER: 7.5
          - RANGE: 10
          - RATE OF FIRE: 1
          - RELOAD SPEED: 5
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 1
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 20/ Vincente de Santa-"Empty Promises"
      INFO: The rim of the zoomed scope lights up in the direction of an 
            enemy. This is useful of orienteering yourself in a tense 
            firefight. 
            It is also more powerful than the Carcano Rifle, despite the 
            official stats. It can kill with a shot to torso quite easily.
    
      Carcano Rifle                                            [CARCA]
       ===========
      DESCRIPTION: Carcano Modello 1891
      WEAPON SLOT: Scoped Rifle
      WEAPON CLASS: Scoped Rifle
      FIRE MODE: Bolt-Action
      WEAPON COST: $1100 - Neutral Fame/Honor
      STATS: 
          - POWER: 9.5
          - RANGE: 10
          - RATE OF FIRE: 3
          - RELOAD SPEED: 7
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 5
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 28/ Blackwater Gunsmith
      INFO: The rim of the zoomed scope lights up in the direction of an 
            enemy. This is useful of orienteering yourself in a tense firefight.
            Technically less powerful than the Rolling Block Rifle, but still 
            very powerful.
    
    
     4d. Shotguns                                                   [SHOTS]
     ======================================================================
             Shotguns are the EAST Selection on the Weapon Radial
      Double Barrelled Shotgun                                 [DOUBL]
       ======================
      DESCRIPTION: Colt Model 1878
      WEAPON SLOT: Shotguns
      WEAPON CLASS: Shotgun
      FIRE MODE: Double-Tab
      WEAPON COST: $300 - Neutral Fame/Honor
      STATS: 
          - POWER: 6
          - RANGE: 2.5
          - RATE OF FIRE: 9
          - RELOAD SPEED: 5
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 2
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 37/ Armadillo Gunsmith
      INFO: Using the Double-tap skill, a quick double tap on the trigger, if 
            the target is range, it will just will just be blown away by the 
            very awesomeness that is the Double Barrel Shotgun
    
      Sawed-off Shotgun                                        [SAWED]
       ===============
      DESCRIPTION: Sawed-Off Shotgun
      WEAPON SLOT: Shotgun
      WEAPON CLASS: Shotgun
      FIRE MODE: Double-Tap
      WEAPON COST: $500 - Neutral Fame/Honor
      STATS: 
          - POWER: 7
          - RANGE: 1
          - RATE OF FIRE: 9
          - RELOAD SPEED: 5
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 2
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 18/ Thieves' Landing Gunsmith or Pike's Basin (Non-Story)
      INFO: Same as the Double Barrel Shotgun, but with a shorter range. It's 
            use? It suit point blank range better, and allows for a better 
            sprint speed.
    
      Pump-Action Shotgun                                      [PUMPA]
       =================
      DESCRIPTION: Winchester Model 1897
      WEAPON SLOT: Shotgun
      WEAPON CLASS: Shotgun
      FIRE MODE: Pump-Action
      WEAPON COST: Not for Sale
      STATS: 
          - POWER: 8.5
          - RANGE: 3
          - RATE OF FIRE: 4
          - RELOAD SPEED: 3.5
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 6
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 11/ Agent Edgar Ross-"And The Truth Will Set You Free"
      INFO: By the time you receive this, you'll properly have bought the 
            Semi-Auto Shotgun. It's good, but a little too late in the game.
    
      Semi-auto Shotgun                                        [SEMIS]
       ===============
      DESCRIPTION: Browning Auto-5
      WEAPON SLOT: Shotgun
      WEAPON CLASS: Shotgun
      FIRE MODE: Semi-Auto
      WEAPON COST: $1000 - Neutral Fame/Honor
      STATS: 
          - POWER: 8
          - RANGE: 3
          - RATE OF FIRE: 7.5
          - RELOAD SPEED: 4.5
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 5
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 34/ Escalera Gunsmith
      INFO: Rare Weapon that can get the Exquisite Taste achievement/Trophy
            Buy it as soon as you can. Double-tap for great fun
    
    
     4e. Throwing Weapons                                           [THROW]
     ======================================================================
       Throwing Weapons are the NORTH-WEST Selection on the Weapon Radial
      Fire Bottle (Molotov)                                    [FIREB]
       ===================
      DESCRIPTION: Molotov Cocktail
      WEAPON SLOT: Thrown Weapons
      WEAPON CLASS: Explosive+Flames
      CAPACITY: Single
      FIRE MODE: One-Shot
      WEAPON COST: $25 - Neutral Fame/Honor
      STATS:
          - POWER: 7
          - RANGE: 3
          - RATE OF FIRE: 3
          - RELOAD SPEED: 2
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 10
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 22/ Vincente DeSanta-"The Demon Drink"
      INFO: This isn't a very deadly weapon alone. Good crowd control, and 
            great as a knockdown weapon
    
      Dynamite                                                 [DYNAM]
       ======
      DESCRIPTION: Dynamite/TNT
      WEAPON SLOT: Thrown Weapons
      WEAPON CLASS: Explosive
      CAPACITY: Single
      FIRE MODE: One-Shot
      WEAPON COST: $50 - Neutral Fame/Honor
      STATS:
          - POWER: 9.5
          - RANGE: 3
          - RATE OF FIRE: 3
          - RELOAD SPEED: 2
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 10
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 15/ Vincente DeSanta-"Father Abraham"
      INFO: Because you can 'cook', reduce the fuse time, this can be very 
            deadly. A true room clearer and crowd control master.
    
      Throwing Knifes                                          [THROK]
       ==============
      DESCRIPTION: A Throwing Knife
      WEAPON SLOT: Thrown Weapons
      WEAPON CLASS: Throwable Weapon
      CAPACITY: Single
      FIRE MODE: One-Shot
      WEAPON COST: ???
      STATS:
          - POWER: 7
          - RANGE: 3
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 20
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 3/ Abraham Reyes-"The Great Mexican Train Robbery"
      INFO: Stealth weapon. But not very effective in free roam, as citizens 
            often 'see' murder through walls. 
            But very good for hunting missions, as it insta-kills animals quite 
            often.
    
      Tomahawk (DLC - Legends and Killers needed)              [TOMAK]
       ======
      DESCRIPTION: Tomahawk
      WEAPON SLOT: Thrown Weapons
      WEAPON CLASS: Throwable Weapon
      CAPACITY: Single
      FIRE MODE: One-Shot
      WEAPON COST: $10 each - Neutral Fame/Honor
      STATS:
          - DAMAGE: 7
          - RANGE: 3
          - AMMO CAPACITY: 20
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 1/ Manzanita Post
      INFO: It's heavy, so you have to aim a little higher to strike your 
            target. Remember to loot the body to receive your tomahawk back 
            (sometimes).
    
    
     4f. Misc                                                       [MISCW]
     ======================================================================
            Misc are the various positions on the Weapon Radial
    
      Fists                                                    [FISTS]
       ===
      DESCRIPTION: Fists
      WEAPON SLOT: Fists
      WEAPON CLASS: BOXER
      FIRE MODE: Punch
      WEAPON COST: $25 000 for reattachment.
      AVAILABILITY: Birth
      INFO: Punchy punch punch. Why bother?
    
      Hunting Knife                                            [HUNTR]
       ===========
      DESCRIPTION: Bowie Knife
      WEAPON SLOT: Hunting Knife
      WEAPON CLASS: Knife
      FIRE MODE: Swipe
      WEAPON COST: Free
      STATS: 
          - POWER: 1.5
          - RATE OF FIRE: 4
      AVAILABILITY: Rank 0/ Start the Game
      INFO: It's a knife! A big knife. It works the way one would expect. Hold 
            RB/R1 to block
    
      Lasso                                                    [LASSO]
       ===
      DESCRIPTION: A Lasso
      WEAPON SLOT: Lasso
      WEAPON CLASS:  Rope
      FIRE MODE: Single-Shot
      WEAPON COST: Free
      AVAILABILITY: No Multi/ Bonnie MacFarlene-"Wild Horses, Tamed Passions."
      INFO: Lasso wild horses for a few horse - queue mini-game - or lasso 
            enemies for bounties or sadist pleasure
    
      Mounted Guns                                             [MOUNT]
       ==========
      DESCRIPTION: Maxim Gun, Gatling Gun and Cannon
      WEAPON CLASS: Mounted Machine Gun, same again and a Cannon
      FIRE MODE: Full-Auto/Single-Shot
      WEAPON COST: Mission Based
      AVAILABILITY: Mission Based and Map Based
      INFO: Very useful in multiplayer, but makes you a sitting duck.
            In single-player, it gets given to you when needed.
    
    
    
    5. Multiplayer Rank Unlocks                                            [MULTI]
    ==============================================================================
    
     The ranks at which different weapons and horse mounts unlock in Multiplayer
    
      Rank 1 - Cattleman Revolver and the El Senor Horse (Donkey)
      Rank 2 - Repeater Carbine
      Rank 3 - Throwing Knives
      Rank 4 - Lusitano Nag Horse
      Rank 5 - Volcanic Pistol
      Rank 6
      Rank 7
      Rank 8 - Winchester Repeater, Turkmen Horse
      Rank 9 - Schofield Revolver
      Rank 10
      Rank 11 - Pump Action Shotgun
      Rank 12
      Rank 13 - Springfield Rifle
      Rank 14
      Rank 15 - Dynamite
      Rank 16
      Rank 17 - Double-Action Revolver
      Rank 18 - Sawed Off Shotgun
      Rank 19
      Rank 20 - Rolling Block Sniper Rifle
      Rank 21
      Rank 22 - Fire Bottle, Cleveland Bay Horse
      Rank 23
      Rank 24 - Semi-Automatic Pistol
      Rank 25
      Rank 26 - Semi-Automatic Shotgun
      Rank 27
      Rank 28 - Carcano Sniper Rifle
      Rank 29
      Rank 30
      Rank 31
      Rank 32 - Henry Repeater
      Rank 33 - Hungarian Half-Bred Horse
      Rank 34
      Rank 35 - High Power Pistol
      Rank 36
      Rank 37 - Double-Barrel Shotgun
      Rank 38
      Rank 39
      Rank 40 - Bolt-Action Rifle, American Standard Bred Horse
      Rank 41
      Rank 42
      Rank 43 - Evans Repeater
      Rank 44
      Rank 45
      Rank 46 - LeMat Revolver
      Rank 47
      Rank 48
      Rank 49 - Mauser Pistol
      Rank 50 - Buffalo Rifle, Bonzo Horse (Its a Bull)
    
     Once a player reaches Rank 50, they may enter Legendary Mode, Similar to 
    Call of Duty's Prestige Mode. The Player resets all their equipment, and 
    enters Rank 1, with an applicable bonus. 
    
      Legendary 1, Rank 50 - Buffalo Mount
      Legendary 2, Rank 50 - Albino Buffalo Horse
      Legendary 3, Rank 50 - Super Bull Horse
      Legendary 4, Rank 50 - Zebra Donkey Horse
    
    
    
    6. DLC Stuff                                                           [DLCUL]
    ==============================================================================
    
     6a. Outlaws to The End DLC                                     [OUTND]
     ======================================================================
       Added a set of Co-Op missions to RDR, but no new weapons or equipment
    
     6b. Legends and Killers DLC                                    [LEDKL]
     ======================================================================
       Added the Tomahawk throwing weapon, as well as hunting zones, new 
      multiplayer avatars and achievements
    
     6c. Liar's and Cheats DLC                                      [LIARC]
     ======================================================================
       Unreleased at time of writing, it will take a few days for weapon 
      details of the Explosive Rifle to arise. Unknown if there will be 
      weapon tweaks.
    
     6d. Undead Nightmare DLC                                       [ZOMBI]
     ======================================================================
       An announced, but as yet unseen, DLC pack. It's going to bring Zombies
      to the Wild West. Rumoured to have a single-player story, as well as a 
      multiplayer component. Will add weapon details if and when they arise.
    
    
    
    7. Weapon-Based Achievements/Trophies                                  [ACHIV]
    ==============================================================================
    
        EXQUISITE TASTE (10gs)(Bronze)
         Purchase a rare weapon from a gunsmith.
          - The weapons that unlock this are:
           - Carcano Rifle
           - Evans Repeater
           - LeMat Revolver
           - Mauser Pistol
           - Semi-auto Shotgun
         
        BULLSEYE (20gs)(Bronze)
         Get 250 headshots in any game mode.
          - It's 250 enemies in Multi- OR Single-Player. Not both. So grind 
            away in only one mode for it. They do not stack.
            Try replaying a hideout many times. Dead eye if your aim sucks.
            And this counts to your "IN A HAIL OF BULLETS" and "LONG ARM OF 
            MARSTON" achievements, so do this first.
    
        IN A HAIL OF BULLETS (20gs)(Silver)
         Kill 500 enemies with any pistol or revolver in any game mode.
          - It's 500 enemies in Multi- OR Single-Player. Not both. So grind 
            away in only one mode for it. They do not stack.
            Thieves Landing is a good place to spam. Just save often. Check 
            your stats in Main Menu, Stats, Combat and tally your Revolver/Pistol 
            kills. That's how many you have.
    
        LONG ARM OF MARSTON (20gs)(Silver)
         Kill 500 enemies with any rifle, repeater, or shotgun
          - It's 500 enemies in Multi- OR Single-Player. Not both. So grind 
            away in only one mode for it. They do not stack.
            Twin Rock's is good, or Solomon's Folly. Check your stats in Main 
            Menu, Stats, Combat and tally your Rifle,Repeater and Shotgun 
            kills. That's how many you have.
    
        MOWING THEM DOWN (20gs)(Silver)
         Kill 500 enemies with a mounted weapon in any game mode
          - It's 500 enemies in Multi- OR Single-Player. Not both. So grind 
            away in only one mode for it. They do not stack.
            Replaying a story mission with a mounted gun does NOT add to the 
            tally. 
            So for multiplayer, just grind a private server or something. 
            For single-player, the safe-house in El Matadero has a mounted gun on 
            its roof. Shoot away! 
            Beware, too many dead bodies can cause a slowdown, and ultimate 
            game crash. Save often. 
    
        THE GUNSLINGER (5gs)(Silver)
         Get a headshot while in Expert Mode in Single-player.
          -  Switch over to Expert Mode in Main Menu, Options, Controller and 
             shoot someone in the head. Expert mode has NO aim assist, so it 
             can be difficult at first.
             If you just suck, hogtie a bounty, switch to Expert Mode, then 
             execute the poor guy. Guilt Guaranteed
    
    
    
    8. Frequently Asked Questions                                           [FAQS]
    ==============================================================================
    
    If you have a question, refer here, then the tips on the weapons themselves 
    (Above) then email me. And I might add it here if I can see this is a 
    commonish problem
    
    Q: Is there a way to check the name of a weapon that you have just picked up?
    A: When you pick it up, it will display the name. Usually, just check it in 
       the weapons select radial menu
       
    Q: Is the bandolier really useful, and when should I buy it?
    A: Tell the truth, before I bought it, I rarely hit the ammo cap, after I 
       bought it, I never hit the ammo cap. Unless you are very trigger happy,
       you don't REALLY need. It adds to your character model, so its certainly 
       worth it
    
    Q: How do I hogtie? RDR has told me to lasso this bounty, but I can't?
    A: This pissed me off for a while. RDR will allow you to take on Bounty 
       Missions with the option to take the bounty alive, but does not give you 
       the ability to actually take them alive. 
       You HAVE to have the Lasso, given 
       to you by Bonnie in her story mission, "Tamed Horses, Wild Passions", 
       despite having you hogtie someone in an earlier story mission, sans Lasso. 
       To actually take someone hostage(hogtie) just shoot them in the leg, and 
       while they aren't shooting you, get closer and lasso them. Then go over 
       to them and push the hogtie button.
       By the way, NOT AVAILABLE IN MULTIPLAYER
    
    
    
    9. Contact Information                                                 [CONTA]
    ==============================================================================
    
    Boardies on GameFAQs and SuperCheats
    0.boardies{at}gmail{dot}com for email
    I got spam filters, so don't try spamming. 
    
    
    
    10. Credits                                                            [THANK]
    ==============================================================================
    
     Rockstar, for a great game. And for many other great games. 
     And You for reading
    
     I used MTV Gaming guide to the multiplayer ranks, and added the DLC 
    weapons info, what little there was.
     And RedDead.Wikia.com for various weapon tips and real-life weapon basis 
    details. Really don't know how people figured out what the real guns were. 
    That's some detail....
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