Serial Killer Guide: All Clues and Locations in Red Dead Redemption 2

Serial Killer Guide Red Dead Redemption 2
When you inspect the knife in Lucky's Basement, you will be attacked by the serial killer.

There are a ton of mysteries in Red Dead Redemption 2 for players to discover like the UFO and the Meteors. Another one you may want to check out is the Serial Killer who is leaving traces of his crimes all around the world. To help you complete this event, use the Serial Killer Guide we’ve thrown together below. Note: this is a Stranger mission called American Dreams.

Killer Clue Piece 1 Location – Shepards Rise

To start this quest make your way to the location marked above which is just south of Wallace Station. At this location you will find a strung up dismembered body with writing beside it that says, “Do you see?”. Alongside the body on a rock nearby there is a severed head with a note inside. Take the note from the head to get the first Killer Clue, this clue is a portion of a drawing showing a location. We need to collect two more to complete it.

Killer Clue Piece 2 Location – Braithwaite Manor

The next Killer Clue Piece can be found at a location to the east of Braithwaite Manor (go to inside the S of Meadows on map). At this location you will find a tree with the word “Behold” written on it along with a second dismembered body. Like last time we need to find the clue here. Look for another severed head to get the Killer Clue Piece 2 (on the backside of the tree from the hanging body). One more clue to find!

Killer Clue Piece 3 Location – Under Train Tracks South of Valentine

Note: The clue at this location may not appear immediately. I had to sleep for 24 hours to get it to appear for me.

The final Killer Clue Piece we need to collect can be found south of Valentine under a small bridge of the train tracks. You will see a body hanging from the track supports with “Look on My Works” written on the rock beside it. The severed head with the final Killer Clue Piece is nailed into a support on the (furthest one west). Once you collect the final Killer Clue Piece, you will have a completed map. This map shows you a location that looks an awful lot like Lucky’s Cabin. Let’s go there now and see what we find.

What’s Inside Lucky’s Cabin’s Locked Basement?

Lucky’s Cabin is located just west of Valentine. When you reach the location, you will notice the house is pretty much gone, but there is a locked basement. Use the code we go from the map to open the basement and head inside. In the basement you will find a number of corpses. To advance the story, make your way to the very end of the basement and inspect the knife on the wall. When you do this a cutscene will trigger.

Completing American Dreams Stranger mission in Red Dead Redemption 2

To complete this Stranger Mission, take the killer to the Sheriff in Valentine.

During the cutscene you are attacked by the killer. He will knock you out and you will regain consciousness on the ground. When prompted, throw the head at him to start fighting. DO NOT SHOOT HIM as you will fail the mission. Once you beat him in a fist fight you will need to hogtie him. Take him to the Sheriff in Valentine to complete the mission. For bringing the murder to justice you get $22.00.

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5 responses

  1. Lazzarith says:

    The cabin with the kid slumped over, old lady in a rocking chair, another adult at the dinner table, and finally one in the loft is NOT a crime scene at all. Both doors are locked. Chickens are going about their chicken business unharmed. An unusual amount of haze/smoke is in the air when you enter. The stove pipe has become separated at the elbow. Carbon monoxide appears to be the cause of the family’s demise.

  2. Dave says:

    Is it the one with the dead family in it? Kid slumped over a rocking horse old lady in a rocking chair and a mother on the floor?

  3. Marcus Leal says:

    I found another cabin of a serial killer in the bayou of Lemoyne it’s on a small island by a railroad track need help

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