Red Dead Redemption achievements

Red Dead Redemption

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There are 95 Red Dead Redemption achievements (48 without DLC) worth 3,083 (1,500)

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The Gunslinger in Red Dead Redemption

The Gunslinger8 (5)

Score a headshot on any enemy using Expert targeting mode.

  • Unlocked by 115,406 tracked gamers (42% - TA Ratio = 1.53) 272,637  

Achievement Guide for The Gunslinger

Layth DireBeard
116,405 (65,752)
Layth DireBeard
Achievement won on 19 May 10
TA Score for this game: 1,199
Posted on 19 May 10 at 11:47, Edited on 11 June 10 at 13:03
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Step 1
-Pause the game and select the options menu. Then change the targeting mode to expert.

Step 2 (I used a bounty specifically the First Bounty at MacFarlane's ranch)
-As you approach the general area of the bounty you should see red dots (enemies) on your mini-map.
-Stay far enough away that you are not detected but close enough that you can line up a headshot with your repeater carbine (any long range gun will suffice). Once you pull the trigger (RT) and the enemy dies, the achievement will unlock.

-You can also use Dead Eye to make this easier.
-Don't forget to change the targeting mode back to your desired setting after the achievement unlocks.
-This must be unlocked in Single Player (Thank you Curtieson for confirming this)
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