'Red Dead Redemption 2' Cheats: Infinite Ammo, Health Refills and More

Red Dead Redemption 2 has cheats? Of course it does! Like any good Rockstar game, there are a big list of cheats players can use to have a little fun while riding across the Wild West. However, these cheats are a bit unique compared to other games. Here's how you access all the different cheats in Red Dead Redemption 2.

A few things to note before we get to the cheat codes, you'll need to enter long phrases of text to unlock each cheat, and capitalization and punctuation matter. Be sure to save your game immediately after so you don't have to re-enter the code again. Also, you should save before turning on any cheat code, because once a cheat is activated, players can no longer earn Achievements/Trophies.

How to Use Cheats in Red Dead Redemption 2

Enter a phrase into the cheat code menu to unlock the ability to turn that cheat on and off Rockstar/Newsweek

To get to the cheats menu in Red Dead Redemption 2, pause the game and scroll down to the Settings option. Once in the Settings menu, press Triangle/Y to enter the cheats menu. Also, many cheats are locked away until the player does something in-game. This is usually buying a specific newspaper. Each cheat requirement is noted below.

When you've entered a cheat properly, you'll see this screen Rockstar/Newsweek

Red Dead Redemption 2 Cheat Codes: Infinite Ammo, Health & More

NOTE: This is not a complete list of Red Dead Redemption 2 cheats. If you find some we missed, leave a comments or tweet at @real_newsgeek to let us know and we'll add it to the list. Thanks to IGN for the list.

  • Infinite Ammo - "Abundance is the dullest desire"
    • Grants unlimited ammunition for all weapons
    • REQUIREMENT: Must purchase the New Hanover Gazette No. 27 in Valentine
  • Fog of War - "You Long for Sight but See Nothing"
    • Reveals the whole map
    • REQUIREMENT: Newspaper
  • Set Dead Eye Level to 3 - "I shall be better"
    • Set your Deadeye skill to Rank 3
  • Set Dead Eye Level to 5 - "I seek and I find"
    • Set your Deadeye skill to Rank 5
  • Refill all bars for health, stamina and Deadeye - "You flourish before you die"
  • Heavy Weapons unlock - "Greed is American Virtue"
    • Adds Semi-Automatic Pistol, Bolt Action Rifle, Pump-Action Shotgun and Mauser Pistol to your inventory
    • REQUIREMENT: Newspaper
  • Drunk - "A fool on command"
    • Instantly makes you drunk
  • High Honor - "Virtue Unearned is not virtue"
    • Raises honor rating
    • REQUIREMENT: Newspaper
  • Increase Horse Whistle Range - "Better than my dog"
    • Summon your horse from any distance
  • Refill and fortify health, stamina and Deadeye bars - "You Seek More Than The World Offers"
    • REQUIREMENT: Newspaper
  • Create War Horse - "You are a beast built for war"
    • Spawn War Horse
    • REQUIREMENT: Newspaper
  • Create Circus Wagon - "Would you be happier as a clown?"
    • Spawns circus wagon
    • REQUIREMENT: Newspaper
  • Create Wagon - "Keep your dreams simple"
    • Spawns a wagon and one horse
  • Create race horse - "Run! Run! Run!"
    • Spawns a race horse

So what do you think? Are you going to try these cheats out for yourself? Did you find one we might have missed? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.