Red Dead Redemption 2 Lock Breaker - How to Get

Lock breaker in RDR2 is an extremely useful tool. You are a bandit, after all, and using Red Dead Redemption 2 lock breaker is definitely the preferable way of opening some locks. True, there’s always dynamite, but you don’t always want to bring the house down along with the door you’re trying to open. RDR2 lock breakers are more quiet, and therefore much more stealthy. All of that said, here’s our Red Dead Redemption 2 Lock Breaker guide to show you how to get RDR2 lock breaker and where to find them.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Lock Breaker - How to Get
Red Dead Redemption 2 Lock Breaker – How to Get

How to get Lock Breakers in RDR2?

To get lock breakers in Red Dead Redemption 2, you’ll have to purchase them. Of course, since lock breakers are not exactly the most legal of items, you can’t really purchase them on every corner. Instead, you’re going to have to buy lock breakers in RDR from the fence vendor. They will basically sell you anything, regardless of how illegal it may or may not be. The lock breaker costs $25 in the store. Important note: You can only have one lock breaker at a time. So far, we haven’t found any lock breakers out in the wild, so we’re pretty sure is the only place to get them.

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Incidentally, fence vendors will be more than happy to provide you with other nefarious services. They buy jewelry and gold bars, sell you the poison arrow pamplet recipe and masks, and more. They really are a bandit’s best friend out there in the wild, wild west. Make good use of them.

RDR2 Where to find Lock Breaker?

To find the RDR 2 lock breaker, you have to locate the fence vendors, as you might have guessed from the previous section. unfortunately, fence vendors aren’t exactly around every corner. In fact, there are four locations where you can find him. They are in Saint Denis, Emerald Ranch, in Rhodes, and Van Horn Trading post. The only problem is that not all of these locations will be available to you at all times. You’ll have to push through the game to unlock them. For the exact fence locations and when they unlock, check out our Red Dead Redemption 2 Fence Vendor Locations guide.

If you end up getting stuck at another point, you might want to check out some of the other guides we have. We've written about mysteries like the missing person Gavin, the Rhodes Gunsmith prisoner, the locked door at Valentine doctor. We also have instructional guides that show how to rob stores without getting bounty or where to sell jewelry and gold bars. If it's collectibles or key items you're after, we've found all the Penny Dreadful comic books, Chick's treasure map location, or that famous pipe for Dutch. Finally, if you don't care to explore the map yourself, you could take a look at our Watson's Cabin and Catfish Jackson's Homestead locations guides. In the latest Red Dead Online Moonshiners Update you'll have a chance to find Navy Revolver and Best Shack Locations.

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