How to Play Five Finger Fillet in Red Dead Redemption 2
The vast open world of Red Dead Redemption 2 is littered with activities to do, from large-scale ordeals such as heists and animal hunting, to something simple as fishing or playing poker. One of the fun diversions is the five finger fillet, or also known as the “stab between the fingers” game. Here’s what you need to know about how to play five finger fillet in Red Dead Redemption 2.
To play five finger fillet in Red Dead Redemption 2, visit any of the hand icons on your map and look for an NPC who’s sitting on a table with knives in front of him. Press triangle / Y to interact with the NPC and start the mini-game.
You can play the mini-game in Valentine or any other location that has someone interested in playing this dangerous knife game. Be sure to have some cash before engaging in the activity. If you head back to your campsite, you’ll also occasionally find your fellow gang members available for a quick game.
How to Make Money Fast in Red Dead Redemption 2
The knife game is actually one of the fastest ways players can make a quick buck in Rockstar’s 1899-set Wild West adventure title. Similar to its iteration in the original Red Dead Redemption, the five finger fillet starts with the player wagering a certain sum of money. If you’re able to win the match, you’ll take home double the amount that you bet.
Five Finger Fillet Rules
The knife game starts with your opponent completing a lap of stabbing the knife in-between the gaps of his fingers. You are then tasked to complete the same knife stabbing sequence faster. Basically, the mini-game involves pressing a sequence of buttons displayed onscreen. Making an error will cause Arthur to stab his hand, resetting your attempt in the round.
Beat your opponent in two out of three rounds to win the prize pot. Not only do you have the match the button prompts, you also have to do them quickly to beat your opponent’s time if you actually want to win. Even if your button pushes are flawless, but you end up being too slow, you’ll lose the match and your money.
Strategy on How to Win Five Finger Fillet in Red Dead Redemption 2
The knife game gives you a total of five chances per round to beat your opponent’s record time, which gives you a leeway to commit a few mistakes. The trick here is to commit a mistake or two so you can memorize or familiarize yourself with the pattern. After all, what matters is completing the stabbing sequence faster than your opponent. Once you get a feel for the pattern, you can focus on inputting the button sequence as quick as you can.
That wraps our guide on how to play five finger fillet in Red Dead Redemption 2. We’ve got similar guides for Dominoes and Poker, too, should you need a hand with those. For more tips and useful guides, be sure to check our extensive Red Dead Redemption 2 wiki on Rockstar’s Wild West action game.