Dutch sends Arthur and Charles to look for a new location. As they leave, however, a pipe bursts, incapacitating Arthur and leaving him to the mercy of the approaching soldiers. If the player antagonizes him enough, Dutch will shove Arthur. John and the Lawmen pursue Dutch on horseback after realizing he escaped in an automobile parked outside the bank. The caves lead to atop a mountain cliff where John holds Dutch at gunpoint. Colm has escaped execution twice before, and Dutch wants to ensure that doesn't happen again. Javier came to value and idolize Dutch's philosophy and became one of his most loyal members. Not long after Arthur finds his way back to them, the local military arrest them and transport them in shackles to jail. The ensuing gunfights kicks up a lot of dust and drawing unwanted attention, forcing the gang to move on. Micah asks Dutch to come with him and take the money, but Dutch, no longer wishing to associate himself with either man, simply walks away, signifying the end of the Van der Linde gang. A shootout erupts, with Dutch, Arthur and Micah eliminating them. And low and behold, guess who he ends up shooting Micah. When Arthur returns to camp, he reveals that Agent Milton's informant was Micah. Arthur and Dutch succeed in saving his assistant’s life when it is threatened by a huge alligator which is infamous in the swamps they're wading in, and the fisherman keeps his promise. He attends the public hanging with Sadie and Arthur to prevent Colm's men from saving him, in which they succeed leading to Colm dying on the rope. Thus, at his best, Dutch commanded a balanced brand of leadership that not only required followers to have structure and discipline but also allowed them to express freedom and individuality. As a legendary outlaw, Dutch is opposed by the authorities and rival gangs. This initiates a standoff between Arthur and Micah, who draw on each other. Hercule leads the remaining gang to a small rebel outpost, stocked with Bolt Action Rifles. After showing up at the homestead, the gang members soon learn that the residents are all O'Driscolls. After John and Arthur complete this task, Dutch is already waiting for them with Jack by his side. Soon afterwards, Dutch hears someone talking about Cornwall and tells Arthur to go and find out more about him, while he, Hosea and Bill work on finding some more leads. Later, Leopold Strauss joins Dutch in Valentine where they meet up John Marston and Arthur as the latter two are celebrating a successful train heist. Actor Since Dutch was wanted in the area, he personally couldn't go to spring Micah, so he sent his enforcer in his stead. Red Dead RedemptionRed Dead Redemption 2 Despite the gang's code, Micah quickly points out the risks of making a rescue attempt and presses Dutch to abandon her. Semi-automatic PistolTwo custom Schofield RevolversTwo Double-action Revolvers (temporary; while in Guarma) Browning Gun (temporary)Knife His father fought for the Union in the American Civil War and died in battle (heavily implied to be the Battle of Gettysburg); because of his father's death, Van der Linde developed a sworn grudge against Southerners. Another part of Dutch's philosophy seems to be a desire to return to the older ways. After Jack is kidnapped by the Braithwaites, Dutch orders an assault on Braithwaite Manor. Returning, Arthur reveals to Dutch that Micah was the traitor all along, and is a Pinkerton informant. The four of them swim to the boat, sneak on board, and knock out the guards. While fighting in Aguasdulces, Dutch breaks into the workers’ cabin and finds Arthur being held at gunpoint by Levi Simon. John tells the American Army Captain to tend to his wounded while he faces Dutch alone. In 1895, Dutch was stealing some chickens where he came across a young Mexican exile named Javier Escuella who attempted to do the same. The V… He was never the bad guy. Abigail Marston - Died from unknown causes. In 1893, Dutch encountered a drunk veteran named Bill Williamson, who attempted to rob him. At the edge of the cliff on the mission "And The Truth Will Set You Free", Dutch appears to be wounded in the torso despite appearing unharmed moments earlier. They flee to the top of a cliff, and after being surrounded by the soldiers and held at gunpoint, jump to the rapids below, allowing them to escape. It should be noted that Dutch's heavy emphasis on personal values such as liberty, equality, cultural tolerance and natural law aligns with Enlightenment ideas that encompassed the Age of Enlightenment movement during the 18th century. And while some story DLC would be great, Matt isn't counting on it! The group arrive to find the battle all but over, with many Wapiti warriors having been slain and Eagle Flies fighting for his life amidst the chaos, as well as a small group of warriors who have been surrounded near the warehouse. Most of the group side with Micah, as does Dutch, even though Micah shoots Susan Grimshaw and John sides with Arthur. Van der Linde equates technological and industrial progression as powerful ways the federal government can exert authority and control over the population, especially disenfranchised groups of people such as the Native Americans and people who live in poverty. After the battle, the gang sees to disposing of the enemy corpses, and Dutch orders Reverend Swanson to bury Kieran nearby. Ever since the original Red Dead Redemption was released back in 2010 and swiftly completed by Matt he has been eagerly anticipating another return to the Wild West. The army assaults Cochinay, gunning down most of Dutch's Gang. After the robbery, they lingered in town, going to hovels, shanties, and orphanages handing out money, still envisioning themselves as 'Robin Hood' figures. Dutch has an anarchistic worldview and seems to want a world that goes somewhere along the lines of a Hunter-Gatherer Society, a world that opposes technology and governmental control and where men fight to survive and live the lifestyle they choose, free from any rules and regulations; a world where men live very much like they did in the old Wild West. After a botched robbery in Blackwater, Dutch takes his gang into hiding as they are chased by law enforcement across three states in America's heartland. Dutch van der Linde is voiced by Benjamin Byron Davis, an American actor and director. Not long after arriving at the new camp location, Micah is arrested in the town of Strawberry. Sadie, however, flies into a murderous rage and openly attacks the O'Driscoll thugs. When the gang reunites at the camp, they realize that Pearson, Uncle and Mary-Beth have all left. John asks Dutch why he could never give up if he knew his fight for change was in vain. He, Arthur and Lenny begin to rob the trolley station, only to discover that it contains almost no money at all, and they are forced to fight their way out, hijacking a trolley to escape out of the city. The gang made off with $5000 in gold. The Old West is the perfect environment for a society based on natural rights, which is why Dutch violently opposes anything that threatens to end this way of life. Later, Arthur reports to Dutch that he was approached by the Pinkertons, who know roughly where the gang were set up. Dutch and Hosea later found themselves in the town of Kettering, Ohio, where the two posed as international merchants, conning twelve locals into buying $300 worth of shares into a fictional Portuguese shipping company. Soon afterwards, John appears and reveals that not only did he survive the train robbery, but that Dutch made no attempt to rescue him. To attain these desires, Dutch began to resort to a life of crime. This increased the attention of law enforcement and led to more dangerous consequences for the gang as a whole. Weapon They then set sail for the mainland at last. ... but still I just feel bad about the way things turned out and I know that every death and mishap was a hard hit for Dutch to take and in the end he lost it. In 1899, Dutch is shown as an average built man of approximately 6 feet in height[3][4][5] with a thick, black mustache and soul patch under his lips, brown eyes and black, slick backed hair that curls at the end. During the escape, the trolley that the three are in derails and crashes, with Dutch suffering a concussion in the crash as well as a head injury that he insists is nothing to worry about. Dutch comforts Sadie and puts a blanket around her, before taking her back to camp. He can have a beard or not depending if the player decides to let his beard grow or shave it. The gang finally set sail. Hosea attempted to con and rob Dutch, but realized that Dutch had done the same and stolen from him in the meantime. Following the difficulties of the O'Driscoll attack and the failed trolley station robbery, Dutch decides on leading one last big heist before taking the entire gang with him to a peaceful island somewhere and living a life free of the law. Dutch suddenly inches closer to the door and shoots the young woman in the head while throwing her corpse into John's arms. He was a mentally ill man who was manipulated by the real guy. After plenty of planning, Dutch and Micah decide to carry out a robbery on a train carrying army payroll. The appearance of lawmen force them to quickly escape, but not before Dutch drowns Bronte and feeds him to hungry alligators. At some point, Hosea Matthews tried to rob Dutch whilst the other tried to do the same to him. Dutch and his men confronted by John and lawmen at Blackwater's bank, Dutch requesting John to hand out MacDougal, Dutch confronted by John for the last time, Render of Dutch's model for the multiplayer mode of, Promotional poster in the form a newspaper depicting Dutch, Dutch's introduction in the second trailer, Dutch, alongside Hosea and Arthur, leading the Van der Linde gang in the third trailer, Dutch firing at Cornwall's train car in ", Dutch after witnessing Hosea's death in ", Dutch, in a standoff with John and Micah in ", Dutch's unique knife and custom revolver in holster. As John points out to. While in exile on Guarma, his appearance becomes unkempt; he has an elongated moustache and he develops stubble around his face, while his white shirt and red waistcoat that he wore for the robbery become loose and tattered. In order to fund the gang’s escape from the country, Dutch decides that the gang should rob Lemoyne National Bank in Saint Denis. John coldly claims that if Dutch won't surrender, he'll have to shoot him. He later ended his relationship with Susan as he met and deeply fell in love with a woman named Annabelle. Lyle was a criminal and outlaw, and was arrested for larceny in 1874, and Arthur described as a "no good bastard". RDR2.org is your #1 source for all things related to Red Dead Redemption 2. The trio then need to fight their way back to safety. The gang assaults the distillery and is able to save the remnants of the Wapiti force; they then split into two groups, with Dutch leading a force to take the warehouse. Impressed by the other's skills, the pair laughed and decided to partner up and founded the Van der Linde gang. Afterwards, Dutch and Sadie return to Beaver Hollow. Dutch grabs her by the throat and kills her, much to Arthur’s dismay, although Dutch responds by saying that she would have betrayed them later anyway, which Arthur highly doubts. Dutch points his gun at Simon, before Fussar comes in, where he and Dutch hold each other at gunpoint. He tasks his long-time friend Hosea, as well as Abigail, to provide a distraction. Over the years, Dutch's philosophy of turning the romanticized version of the Wild West into a reality where brave pioneers lived on the frontier free of government oppression attracted many followers and the gang quickly grew. The supposed truce meeting ultimately turns out to be a trap to catch Arthur, however, with the intention of luring in Dutch to capture him and give him to the Pinkertons. In John's case, Van der Linde was secretly enraged that Marston wished to be with his family; this was proof of disloyalty in Dutch's eyes, and his action of abandoning John, lying to Arthur about the circumstances of this and then denying it when confronted by John add to the examples of his tendency to lose interest in anyone who did not follow him blindly, as he perceived them to be a traitor. At some point, Colm O'Driscoll is caught and sentenced to death by hanging in Saint Denis. When Arthur first met Sadie Adler she was a widowed housewife who looked to be just another mouth the gang would have… Due in part to the abundance of hostile Pinkertons in the vicinity, the posse fails to kill Arthur and John. Dutch and Arthur cut up the bags of sugar, spilling the sugar on the floor, which blows up the furnace. During the assault, he learns of Leviticus Cornwall's train passing by and the gang finds dynamite to use in the heist. Eagle Flies later arrives at Beaver Hollow with a large force of warriors from the reservation and angrily tells the gang that the army raided the reservation for oil. She has been described as an innocent, defenseless civilian who happened to be present on the ferry at Blackwater during the heist that was carried out by the Van der Linde gang. As these locations serve as a monument to technological and industrial progression and government-enforced order and peace, all of which Dutch violently opposes. She came to the United States searching for adventure and joined Dutch van der Linde and his gang at some point prior to 1899. Dutch never uses any long arms in either game, but is depicted with a. Dutch tries to convince the lawmen that Trelawny is innocent and to let him go, however in the meantime the other outlaws find a way to escape. The specifics of the heist are never fully revealed, but it's known that Dutch killed a defenseless young woman named Heidi McCourt during it. After this incident, Dutch learns that Colm O'Driscoll has been caught and sentenced to death. The remaining six continue their escape and manage to hide in an abandoned apartment until nightfall, where they sneak down to the docks. They scope out the Saint Denis bank and hatch a plan to clear it out, with Dutch being part of the team that goes into the vault. He makes a deal with a fisherman in Lagras to find and bring back a lost friend. During the visit, Leviticus Cornwall and his hired guns capture Strauss and John outside the saloon, and demand that Dutch come outside. After beating up a man named Thomas Downes, he contracted Tuberculosis, which makes him appear slightly pale with his eyes looking sickly. In the struggle against the lawmen that ambushed the gang in Blackwater, Dutch accidentally shot and killed an innocent bystander - Heidi McCourt. After coming back to the gang at Lakay, the gang is attacked by Pinkertons. Arthur tries to convince Dutch that Micah is the rat, while Micah denies it and says to Dutch that they can achieve a lot together, although Dutch remains silent. Bronte even invites members of the gang to the Mayor's party. Dutch's prediction of the Bureau not stopping after his death came true. Arthur then urges Dutch to relocate, but Van der Linde says that it's merely an attempt to scare the gang into doing something unwise and has the gang stay put for the time being. After placing dynamite next to the trees, they wait for the soldiers to arrive and blow the dynamite. In 1911, Bureau of Investigation agent Edgar Ross kidnaps John's family to blackmail him into hunting down several surviving members of the Van der Linde gang, including Dutch. If the player wishes, Dutch, Arthur and Hosea can then go fishing. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Dutch van der Linde : Mrs. Alder, will you excuse us? Dutch asks about John's family, remarking how fast time flies before berating his marriage to Abigail telling the sheriffs that John "married a whore". Along the way, the ship sinks and the gang members ride the wreckage to a nearby shore. At this point Dutch may or may not go fishing with Arthur and Hosea. As they fight their way down the pass, the Indians are either killed or captured, forcing Arthur and Dutch to retreat. Additional info However, once confronted by Arthur on the subject, Dutch quickly denies this and brushes off Arthur's comment, whilst telling him not to be a "fool". Following the assault, Dutch burns down the house and interrogates Catherine Braithwaite. Spoilers ahead for Red Dead Redemption 2 . Dutch manages to do so from about a 70-degree upwards angle, with the wind, cold and gravity effects of being on a mountaintop working against him, and above all with a single shot from what is meant to be a mid-range pistol, taking little over a second to correct his aim. When John brings up that Dutch had left him to die years prior, Dutch admits that he made a mistake, but then dismisses it and mocks John for being an "errand boy" for the government. In the mid-1870s,[2] Dutch met a con artist named Hosea Matthews at a campfire on the road to Chicago. Realizing the warship has to be stopped, the gang begin an assault against it, and the warship is eventually sunk by cannon fire. After the battle at Shady Belle, Dutch and Arthur go to the town of Lagras, where they make a deal with a fisherman to have him row the gang in behind Bronte's mansion in exchange for Dutch and Arthur helping him find one of his assistants who has gone missing in the swamp. Arthur says that Dutch has a very strong bond with his horse, The Count. Dutch shows a common disgust and contempt for urban cultured towns like Blackwater or industrialized cities like Saint Denis. After fighting to the warehouse doors, Dutch and Arthur search the building to find the state bonds, which Dutch eventually finds. Dutch dreamed of living an independent and free life while being able to provide himself with anything he desires, and to achieve this he began his career as a criminal very early in his life. Location Benjamin Byron Davis He has also gained some weight and wears an orange shirt and brown pants with a black and silver necklace. As they try to escape, a pipe-burst knocks down Arthur who is then swarmed by soldiers. However, reinforcements arrive and swarm the would-be-ambushers. After recovering, Dutch takes Arthur and the others to rescue Javier. Dutch charms Bronte with his skills of deception, and the crime boss agrees to give back Jack if the gang deals with a bunch of grave robbers operating in the Saint Denis cemetery. Dutch and Strauss go to Valentine to see John and Arthur after they threw a successful train heist. He employed a highly flexible command system within the gang. There is a well-stocked bookshelf and a desk with a typewriter, further emphasizing his intelligence and his paradoxical relationship with modernity. Dutch immediately orders his gang to assault the Braithwaite manor after it becomes clear that they were behind the kidnapping of Jack Marston. Dutch calls them cowards, and becomes angry when Arthur suggests that John Marston and his family should leave the gang as well. Dutch Loved Arthur To The End. It was only years later that Dutch would finally come to terms with Micah's betrayal and exact vengeance. 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