'Red Dead Redemption 2' Naked Glitch: How To Expose John Marston's Farmer's Tan

Red Dead Online debuts this week, but there's still plenty to do in the single-player Red Dead Redemption 2 campaign, especially now that someone has discovered how to play as John Marston in the nude. Reddit user S10Px dedicated himself to finding a way to get the clothes off our second-favorite cowboy (ride or die Arthur Morgan). Turns out he had no penis the whole time! It's not exactly easy, but here's how you too can ride a horse in the buff.

Here's the first, and most important step: do this in a new saved game! This glitch will corrupt your playthrough. So turn off autosave and make sure you're working in a fresh, disposable save file.

Okay, with that out of the way, let's begin the longest, most tedious process of disrobing in Western history.

It begins in Van Horn. The Trading Post has a hotel next to its post office. Unlike other hotels in Red Dead, this one doesn't have an innkeeper, it's just a sign on the side of the building (right around the corner from the postal window) offering baths and rooms. Pay the 25 cents for a bath, but don't go to the baths.

Instead, kill everyone. *Extremely Gary Oldman in The Professional voice* EVERYONE.

Okay, now go to the bathhouse. Here's where you may want to consult S10Px's video, because this step takes a little finesse:

You have to glitch through the wall, into the room with the bath. To do this, you'll need to be in first-person. Go to the railing just to the right off the bathhouse door (the baths are located on the second floor), then climb the rail while simultaneously turning your perspective into the wall and, hopefully, breaking right through it. A successful wall-breach will short-circuit the cut scene, putting you in the room with the bath without activating the bath interface.

So, you've made it inside. Hard part over.

Now, switch to third-person and then back to first-person. I don't know why, just do it.

Time for a little self-immolation. Throw a molotov cocktail at the bath, then quickly turn around and use the door. With the door "activated," the bathing sequence will begin, with John naked in the tub. Except, this time, everything in the room is aflame. Marston will quickly die.

John Marston, naked, in "Red Dead Redemption 2." Rockstar Games / S10Px

You'll probably notice Marston's pale, naked ass when you respawn. For some reason, you'll be unable to pause, which means there's no way, at first, to save the naked version of Marston in a separate file.

To cement the effect, you'll need to visit Annesburg, a town a little ways to the north of Van Horn. Punch some people, cause chaos, because what you want next is to get arrested (make sure you surrender when the local constabulary catches up to you). After you're free from jail, the Pause features will return. Now you can save your very own nudie version of Red Dead Redemption 2.

Marston, in a jail cell, contemplating his own nakedness like Adam in the garden. Rockstar Games / S10Px

The Red Dead Redemption 2 nudity glitch breaks the game in several interesting ways. You'll lose your entire inventory by transforming Marston into a babe wandering the wilderness. So you'll have to re-buy a lot of stuff. You can buy clothes, but they'll be invisible (and make your body parts invisible). Being naked is a trip, cowpoke.

We haven't had the chance to try out the naked glitch with Arthur Morgan yet, but it better work, because I really need to argue with Micah while waving my curiously genital-less pubic region in his dumb face.

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