How do you complete 10 Stranger mission strands in Red Dead Redemption 2? Doing so will unlock the ‘Western Stranger’ Trophy, but what are Stranger missions and where can they be located? In this guide, we’re going to explain how to complete 10 Stranger mission strands in RDR2.

How to Complete 10 Stranger Mission Strands in Red Dead Redemption 2

Completing 10 Stranger mission strands in Red Dead Redemption 2 will unlock the ‘Western Stranger’ Trophy. Here’s everything you need to know.

What Are Stranger Mission Strands in Red Dead Redemption 2?

Stranger missions are effectively side-quests in Red Dead Redemption 2, but there’s a little more to them than in similar games. As the name indicates, these are full-length “strands” consisting of multiple missions, and you’ll need to see them through to their conclusion if you hope to unlock the ‘Western Stranger’ Trophy. You’ll find Stranger missions on the map represented by a white quest marker.

Are Stranger Mission Strands Missable in Red Dead Redemption 2?

To our knowledge, there are no missable Stranger mission strands in Red Dead Redemption 2, and these can be cleaned up after you’ve completed the main storyline.

Can You See How Many Stranger Mission Strands Have Been Completed in Red Dead Redemption 2?

You can see how many Stranger mission strands you’ve completed in Red Dead Redemption 2 by pushing the Options button and selecting ‘Progress’ then ‘Total Completion’ then ‘Strangers’. You’ll need to have completed 10 Stranger mission strands to unlock the ‘Western Stranger’ Trophy, but there is some discussion that you may actually need 12 or more for the Trophy to pop.

All Red Dead Redemption 2 Stranger Mission Strands

Here’s a list of all Stranger mission strands in Red Dead Redemption 2, and the chapter they become available from. Remember that many of these can be completed once you’ve finished the main storyline.

Stranger Mission Strand Name Chapter Available From
The Noblest of Men, and a Woman 2
All That Glitters 2
Arcadia for Amateurs 2
A Fine Night for It 2
American Dreams 2
Fundraiser 2
The Smell of Grease and Paint 2
Geology for Beginners 2
A Test of Faith 2
Smoking and Other Hobbies 2
A Fisher of Fish 3
He's British, Of Course 3
The Iniquities of History 3
No Good Deed 3
A Bright Bouncing Boy 4
The Artist's Way 4
Oh, Brother 4
Duchesses and Other Animals 4
Idealism and Pragmatism for Beginners 4
The Mercies of Knowledge 4
The Wisdom of the Elders 5
The Widow of Willard's Rest 5
The Veteran 6
The American Inferno, Burn Out Epilogue

This guide is a work in progress. We'll be adding to it as we discover more RDR2 Stranger mission strands.