Red Dead Online Weekly Update August 25 Brings Legendary Banded Gator Sighting Mission & More

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While Red Dead Online players just got an update yesterday that should have helped with some of the game’s issues, Rockstar Games has rolled out the Red Dead Online weekly update August 25 refresh, that includes a new animal sighting mission, limited time rewards, and more.

Red Dead Online weekly update August 25 highlights:

  • A New Animal Sighting Mission for the Legendary Banded Gator, last seen outside of Saint Denis, is now available to Naturalists at Rank 5 and above
  • New Coat at Gus’ Store: Players that turn in the Banded Gator’s hide to Gus will unlock the custom Banded Coat for purchase
  • Crafting Rewards from Gus: Craft any Coat at Gus’ Store and get a free Vest, craft any item for a Reward for 25 Free Trader Goods, and craft any Trinket for a Reward for a free Poncho
  • New Limited-Time Items in the Catalogue: The Fernwater Coat and Hopeman Vest are now available for purchase
  • New Items, the Hopsmere Cardigan and the Mitehill Pants, and New Colorways of the Comstock Boots, Millard Boots, and Heathland Chaps, are now available in the Wheeler, Rawson & Co. Catalogue
  • Discounts for Naturalists: 5 Gold Bars off the price of the Animal Field Guide, Legendary Animal Map and Sample Kit, and 30% off all Novice and Promising Naturalist Items and the Improved Bow
  • New Prime Gaming Benefits: A Free Icahi Coat for turning in the Legendary Icahi Boar Hide to Gus’ Store, five Rewards for a free box of Nitro Express Ammunition, and a reward for 50 rounds of Sedative Varmint Cartridges
  • Ongoing Prime Gaming Benefits: 5 Free Legendary Animal Pheromones, 6,000 Naturalist XP, a free Wilderness Camp, and a free Katata Coat after bringing its pelt to Gus’ Store

There are also new catalogue additions which are listed below.


The Wheeler, Rawson & Co. Catalogue adds several new items starting this week, including:

New Colorways:

  • Comstock Boots
  • Millard Boots
  • Heathland Chaps

New Items:

  • Hopsmere Cardigan
  • Mitehill Pants

Limited-Time Only Items:

  • Fernwater Coat
  • Hopeman Vest

For more details on this week’s refresh, head on over here.