Red Dead Redemption 2 Watson's Cabin Location & Solution

Watson’s Cabin in RDR2 is one of the several homestead stash locations you can find. Like many other homestead stashes in Red Dead Redemption 2, Watson’s Cabin requires you to go through several steps to get the stash itself. These include fooling and robbing an old lady, and then murdering her sons and looting the house. All in a day’s work for a bandit of your caliber. if you’re having trouble with this homestead stash, here’s our Red Dead Redemption 2 Watson’s Cabin Location & Solution guide to show you exactly where to find and how to get the homestead stash.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Watson's Cabin Location & Solution
Red Dead Redemption 2 Watson’s Cabin Location & Solution

Where to Find Watson’s Cabin Location in RDR2?

To find the location of Watson’s Cabin in Red Dead Redemption 2, you have to go south of the border between Grizzlies West and West Elizabeth. There’s a river there, running parallel to the border. Said river is called Little Creek River, and Watson’s Cabin is northeast of the word River on the map. Basically, it’s easiest to first make your way to Wallace Station. From here, head west by northwest. Keep going that way until you reach Watson’s Cabin.

Watson’s Cabin is one of several homestead stash robberies you can pull off in the game. These earn you the Breaking and Entering trophy, among other things. You only need four for the achievement, but why stop there, when you can earn a pretty chunk of change in every one of them? The catch with Watson’s Cabin is that it isn’t really the easiest of the bunch to solve. In fact, it’s a little bit of a puzzle in its own right. Which brings us to our next point…

How to Get Watson’s Cabin RDR2 Homestead Stash?

To get the Watson’s Cabin Homestead stash in RDR2, you’re gonna have to go through several steps. Plus, you’re really gonna have to be a ruthless crook, but you are a criminal. Once you reach Watson’s Cabin, listen to the old lady that lives there speak. She’ll mistake you for another person, and that’s your ticket to go into the back of the cabin. Use the ladders and go down into the basement. There’s a semi-automatic shotgun up for grabs inside a case, so nab it and get outta there. Leave the lady alone.

Make a camp and wait until a day or so passes. Or go and do something else, and return after a day or two. You’ll now hear the old lady’s four sons arguing about something or other in the cabin. As soon as they lay eyes on you, they’ll attack you. There doesn’t seem to be anything you can do to reason with them. So, you basically have no other recourse than to kill them all. After you dispatch them, loot everything in sight. The homestead stash is a lockbox that you’ll find on a table in the kitchen. There should be some $73 or so in there. Oh, and you can also kill the old lady, if you want to, but it’s not a must.

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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