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Red Dead Redemption 2- How to Get Fat or Skinny

In a game filled with small details, how to make your character fat or skinny in Red Dead Redemption 2 is one of the more curious ones. Letting the protagonist starve or overindulge will actually affect how you play the game. This guide will show you all you need to know about what starving or eating too much will do in Red Dead Redemption 2.

How to Make Your Character Fat or Skinny in Red Dead Redemption 2

In Red Dead Redemption 2, making Arthur fat or skinny will affect how he moves and takes damage. By making him thin, you will be able to reduce his stamina drain when performing strenuous tasks. However, the cost of doing this will be a decrease in damage absorption. Making him fat on the other hand will do the inverse. He will be able to take more damage but will have a faster stamina drain. As with cleanliness, NPCs will also comment on your appearance and may act differently depending on your state.

There are many different ways to find food to fatten Arthur up. The easiest is purchasing from a store. This may cost you some money, but it could be worth it for your playstyle. You will also be able to cook your own food. The ingredients can be found in stores or through your hunting and foraging around the map, so keep that in mind when you go out into the wild. You will be able to cook wherever there is a campfire and gorge Arthur to your heart’s content. As for making Arthur skinny, it’s rather simple. Simply do not eat for a few in-game days and he will waste away and gain the previously mentioned reduced stamina drain.

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