Red Dead Redemption 2 Online - Turn Off PvP in Camp - White Flag

PvP is a big part of Red Dead Redemption 2 Online. Fighting other players can be really fun, but sometimes you just want to chill out in your camp in peace. Thankfully, there’s a way to turn of PvP in camp in RDR2 Online using the white flag. If that sounds tempting, keep reading this guide to find out how to protect your camp.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Online – Turn Off PvP in Camp – White Flag

How to use white flag in camp?

You may have noticed the big white flag in the middle of your camp. If you inspect it using L2/LT, the game will let you raise or lower it, while explaining what it does. The flag is a signal that shows the game how you feel about PvP in your hideout. Raising the white flag will activate pacifist mode, stopping other players from attacking your camp. This means you’ll become immune to damage while in the camp.

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Lowering the white flag will raise the red one, signifying you’re ready for battle. You can also do this from the free roam menu – press left on the D-pad to invoke it, then go to the camp section. You’ll see an option called “white flag”, that lets you choose between raised and lowered.

Of course, the white flag won’t stop others from assaulting you as soon as you leave the camp. It’s only valid inside your hideout, but as soon as you take one step into no man’s land, you’ll be fair game again. This means someone could wait for you in ambush when they spot a white flag. You’ll want to always leave your camp prepared for combat for this very reason, weapons close at hand and a bunch of ammo in your pockets and a decent amount of horse medicine in the saddle bags.

If you end up getting stuck at another point, you might want to check out some of the other guides we have. We've written about mysteries like the missing person Gavin, the Rhodes Gunsmith prisoner, the locked door at Valentine doctor. We also have instructional guides that show how to rob stores without getting bounty or where to sell jewelry and gold bars. If it's collectibles or key items you're after, we've found all the Penny Dreadful comic books, Chick's treasure map location, or that famous pipe for Dutch. Finally, if you don't care to explore the map yourself, you could take a look at our Watson's Cabin and Catfish Jackson's Homestead locations guides. In the latest Red Dead Online Moonshiners Update you'll have a chance to find Navy Revolver and Best Shack Locations.

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    Phillip Belcher II

    OK, I been playing for awhile now (level 435) and Im still having problems with some players being able to shoot and kill me while Im in my camp with the flag raised. How is this happening? I thought inside my camp is a safe zone when my flag is up. Most the time it works fine but some players are able to kill my anyway.

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      Sidney Behnke

      I have a guy named BillMunny1881 not sure if number is right who kills me in camp with white flag up. He finds me anywhere I go. When I parlayed he leaves session to stop the parlay and comes to get me again. He comes in my camp into my tent carries me out and kills me. He will rope me and drag me behind his horse. I am not sure if he is a hacker or what. I ended up blocking him. Didn’t report him but did block him. Camp with flag up should be safe 🙁

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        Let me know if he finds you again and I’ll come to the rescue.

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          Sidney Behnke

          Thank you Sav. So far blocking him has helped. Now I read that people can’t use lassos on the train. But two times while playing Trade Route there are people lassoing others including me so we can’t play. That is almost as bad as those that throw dynamite at you on the train. I love this game so much.

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        There are some real d*ck players out there! We had a few players drag one of our lower members out of camp and kill them over and over again, unbeknownst to them, we are a large posse and we all joined server and let’s just say they parlayed and left server and we haven’t seen them since 🤣🤣

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