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Red Dead Redemption 2
Strategy Guide

Author(s): Ben Chard
First Published: 29-10-2018 / 00:00 GMT
Last Updated: 19-11-2019 / 17:16 GMT
Version: 0.1 (????) 09-12-2019 / 10:07 GMT

Red Dead Redemption 2 Guide

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Stranger Missions

Duchesses and Other Animals

After you complete The Gilded Cage in Chapter 4, you’ll be able to visit Algernon at his place in the northern outskirts of Saint Denis. Upon speaking to him, you’ll learn that he wants you to head out into the world and gather exotic plants and other animal parts for him. This is arguably the longest Stranger Mission in the game and it’s a good idea to accept it early and work on it as you progress through the game. The Interactive Map will show you where you can find everything but below you’ll find a short summary of where to find each plant per step.

Duchesses and Other Animals II

ItemLocationComments
5 Little Egret PlumesBayou NwaUse the Varmint Rifle
5 Reddish Egret PlumesBayou NwaUse the Varmint Rifle
5 Snowy Egret PlumesBayou NwaUse the Varmint Rifle
15 Lady of the Night OrchidsWest of Bayou NwaBegin your search around the "B" of Bayou

Your reward for this step is $110 once you return to Algernon and he’ll hand over another list.

Duchesses and Other Animals III

ItemLocationComments
20 Heron PlumesNorthern Bayou NwaUse the Varmint Rifle
7 Lady Slipper OrchidWest of Big ValleyBegin your search above and below the "B" of Big Valley
10 Moccasin OrchidSoutheast of Elysian PoolBegin your search to the south of the "R" of Hanover

Return to Algernon and receive $125 followed by the list for the next set of items.

Duchesses and Other Animals IV

ItemLocationComments
25 Gator EggsBayou NwaSearch around the swamp for Gator nests
3 Acuna's Star OrchidEast of LagrasSearch the land to the east of Lagras or around Lagras itself
7 Cigar OrchidBayou NwaSearch to the west and south of the "N" of Nwa
5 Ghost OrchidIslands southwest of Saint DenisYou'll find a group of islands to the southwest of Saint Denis where these will spawn

Once again, return to Algernon to receive $150 and obtain the list for the next set of items.

Duchesses and Other Animals V

ItemLocationComments
30 Spoonbill PlumesBayou NwaUse the Varmint Rifle
10 Rat Tail OrchidSouth of LagrasBegin your search around the "N" and "W" of Nwa
5 Spider OrchidWest of Bayou NwaBegin your search around the bending river to the west of the swamp
5 Night Scented OrchidSoutheast of Braithwaite ManorBegin your search around the meadows to the southeast of the Manor on the map

Return to Algernon once again to deliver the goods and receive $175 along with the final list of items.

Duchesses and Other Animals VI

ItemLocationComments
5 Clamshell OrchidsIslands southwest of Saint DenisEast of Caliga Hall and Southwest of Saint Denis
5 Dragon's Mouth OrchidsGrizzlies EastSearch around the lake of O'Creagh's Run
5 Queen's OrchidsLakaySearch between the south of the letters "L" and "A" of Lakay
10 Sparrow's Egg OrchidsAnnesburgSearch around the fields of Annesburg

When you deliver the final set of items, you’ll obtain $200, an Exotic Hat and Algernon’s Revolver along with completing the mission.

Guide Information

  • Publisher
    Rockstar Games
  • Platforms
    PS4, XB1
  • Genre
    Action-adventure
  • Guide Release
    29 October 2018
  • Last Updated
    19 November 2019
    Version History
  • Guide Author
    Ben Chard

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