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How to find every secret hat and mask in Red Dead Redemption 2

Looking for a viking helmet or a skull mask to add to your collection? We’ll show you where to go

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There are an ungainly amount of hats in Red Dead Redemption 2. The vast majority of them can just be purchased at stores or crafted at the local Trapper. But there’s a small handful of special hats and masks that are in a category all their own. They’re listed as “Found,” and unlike stolen hats, these will be permanently added to your clothing collection once you uncover them. Here are all of the secret hats and masks we know about so far.

If you’re having a tough time tracking them down, be sure to follow along with the video above, which will walk you through all of the steps and show you all of the hats.

Tricorn Hat

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You’ll want a boat or a very strong horse, since this one is located on an island. Once there, look for a shipwreck. The Revolutionary War-era hat will be located in the back of the ship.

Miner’s Hat

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Once you read the spot above, look for an entrance to a mine. You’ll want to bring a lantern with you. Once inside, hit the plunger to explode some rocks in the mine and crawl through the hole. Bear right and you’ll find a room with the miner’s hat and a unique knife. And yes, the miner’s hat makes its own light!

Pagan Skull Mask

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This one is easy to find. Just head to this spot, west of Strawberry. The mask will be in the center of some Pagan markings.

Morion Helmet

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This ancient helmet can be found at the top of Mount Hagen. Put the waypoint marker on the “M” in Mount, and you’ll find the spot without a problem. Once there, look for a skeleton having a bad day.

Nevada Hat

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This gamlber’s hat can be found behind the massive waterfall next to Window Rock. It’s extremely easy to die here, so just take it slow and find your way around to the middle of the waterfall. There you’ll spot a cave. The hat is inside.

Viking Helmet

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A large viking burial site can be found at the spot above, north of Annesburg. Head underground, and you’ll find the helmet. You can also find a fancy viking comb (because of course they had combs) and a sweet hatchet.

Pig Mask

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This creepy mask is hanging right next to a dead pig at the spot marked above, south of Annesburg. It’s a little hard to spot, so just watch the lower right corner for the pop-up indicating the mask is there, and you’re golden.

Civil War Hat

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A broken-down civil war fort houses this hat. You’ll want to head into the fort and enter the largest house you can find. Once inside, look for a ladder going down into the basement. Head down the ladder and you’ll find a room containing the hat, along with unique knife and a bunch of bonus loot.

Scarecrow Hat

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This hat is hidden in plain sight: on the head of the scarecrow in the spot marked above. You’ll need to shoot the hat off his head to snag it, which means you’ll probably anger the entire farm in the process. Always a good idea to grab this one in the dark of night, while wearing a mask.

Cat Skull Mask

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This mask can be found in the spot above. Once there, look for a shack that’s partially submerged in water. Enter the shack and crouch through the hole. The mask will be above you, mounted on the wall.

Ram Skull Mask

This last hidden mask is only accessible once you’ve finished the main story and can access the “entire” map. If you’re at that point, head to Rathskeller Fork and look for a goat pen. The mask can be found there.

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