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Red Dead Redemption 2 Poisonous Trail Treasure Hunt Guide

Poisonous Trail Treasure Hunt can be regarded as the most difficult Treasure Hunt in Red Dead Redemption 2. We have written this RDR2 Guide to guide you on all the Poisonous Trail Treasures and how to complete them. You need to start the side quest The Noblest of Men, and a Woman beforehand.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Poisonous Trail Treasure Hunt

Red Dead Redemption 2 features a super difficult Treasure Hunt in the game that is designed for players that leave no stone unturned, or have bought the Limited Collector’s Box.

Fear not though, we have created this RDR2 Poisonous Trail Treasure Hunt Guide to help you find the full Poisonous Trail Treasure.

The reward for this treasure is pretty cool. We won’t be spoiling the rewards, for this Treasure Hunt will focus only on the hunt, and not the reward. So rest easy! Without further ado, let us begin this Treasure Hunt of the century:

Poisonous Trail Treasure Map Piece #1
Head to the outskirts of Cairn Lake that are to the southeast of Colter. You will find the treasure map hidden in the terrain. Refer to the map for more information. You might need to complete Chapter 2 before proceeding though.

Poisonous Trail #1

Poisonous Trail Treasure Map Piece #2
Find the Treasure Map Piece #1 before proceeding. Open your satchel and study Map 1. You will be shown a location in Scarlett Meadows, just west of Ringneck Creek.

Poisonous Trail #2

More accurately, the map will be by the weird rock that is carved like a human face. The map piece will be hidden back of the hill, in a hidden hollow at the base of a tree trunk.

Poisonous Trail Treasure Map Piece #3
The final part of the Poisonous Trail treasure map can be found in the Serpent Mound, southwest of Van Horn. Inspect the hole inside the snake’s head and you will find the third piece. Snatch it!

Poisonous Trail #3

Be sure that you have the first two pieces before proceeding, though.

Poisonous Trail Treasure

After you have found all the Poisonous Trail Treasure map parts, you will get a complete figure of where the treasure should be. However, if you cannot find the location, do not fret.

Poisonous Trail #4

In this step of the guide, we will first decide to head to the Elysian Pool and head into the hidden cave. The cave will contain the treasure that you have been setting your eyes upon. Finally, we will figure out how to get out of this cave.

Elysian Pool
Head to the northwest region of Van Horn, until you find the Elysian Pool. The Elysian Pool features a waterfall. Enter this waterfall to reveal a cave inside.

RDR: Tomb Raider Edition
Equip your lantern as you advance through the cave because it is going to get very dark. Follow the path until you reach a fork. Bookmark this location in your mind. Take a right here and follow this path until you reach a shallow pool.

Behold: Booty!
From the shallow pool, look to the left and climb up the small mound you see. And behold, good friends! Treasure awaits behind those rocks. Reach out for the rocks and you will find the hidden treasure.

Mission: Extract
It is time to extract, my good friends. After taking the treasure, retrace your steps until you reach the fork. This time, take a left. Follow the path and you’ll find sunlight before long. Or dusklight. Or nightlight. Whatever is the time.