Red Dead 2 Perks Guide: Trinkets, Talismans, And All The Crafting Components You Need

Posted On: Nov 9, 2018   |   Posted By: GameSpot

Red Dead 2 Perks Guide: Trinkets, Talismans, And All The Crafting Components You Need

Red Dead Redemption 2 doesn't make a lot of its mechanics known to the player. There are systems buried deep within that you'd be hard-pressed to come in contact with if you're mainlining the game's major story and side missions. Among these mechanics are special Perks that offer improvements to Arthur's overall abilities. We know what you're thinking, though: "Perks? You mean like Perks you unlock from an RPG-like progression tree?" Yes, and no. Red Dead Redemption 2 does in fact offer these sorts of Perks, but they're unlocked by obtaining special items known as Talismans and Trinkets, and not from any special in-game progression screen. Talismans and Trinkets are primarily crafted at Fences-special black market shops that sell all manner of useful items you can't get at any ol' General Shop. You'll need parts from Legendary Animals to craft them. Others are rewarded to you by completing specific missions under special conditions. While Talismans and Trinkets are technically items, know that you don't...

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