Where to find all Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Cards in Red Dead Redemption 2

The locations of all 12 Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Cards in Red Dead Redemption 2.

In Red Dead Redemption 2, players have the opportunity to find and collect Cigarette Cards, including the Artists, Writers, and Poets set. Note that before you begin collecting Cigarette Cards, you’ll first need to pay a visit to a man named Phineas T. Ramsbottom. You can find Phineas T. Ramsbottom obsessively smoking his cigarettes at Flatneck Station in New Hanover.

By interacting with Phineas, you’ll be able to unlock a quest called Smoking and Other Hobbies in Red Dead Redemption 2. With that quest unlocked, you can collect Cigarette Cards across different sets. When you’ve completed a set, return to Phineas T. Ramsbottom and sell the set in exchange for cold, hard cash.

The reward for completing the Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Card set? A vial of Ginseng Elixir and $100 dollars. If you’re having trouble completing the Artists, Writers, and Poets set of Cigarette Cards, we’ve got you covered. Below, we’ve put together a guide on where to find all Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Cards in Red Dead Redemption 2!

Where to Find All Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Cards in Red Dead Redemption 2

This map shows where you can find all 12 Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Cards in Red Dead Redemption 2.
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As mentioned above, there are 12 different Cigarette Cards in the Artists, Writers, and Poets set. To find these cards, you’ll need to explore the world of Red Dead Redemption 2 while keeping an eye open for collectibles. Due to their small size, it can be tricky to find Cigarette Cards, especially those that comprise the Artists, Writers, and Poets set. To help, we’ve listed the exact locations of each card down below!

  • Artists, Writers, and Poets Card #1 (Edith Corinne): The first Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Card depicts Edith Corinne and can be found South of Rhodes. Keep traveling South until you reach Braithwaite Manor, and around back near a clothesline, you’ll find Card #1 of the Artists, Writers, and Poets set.
  • Artists, Writers, and Poets Card #2 (Elise Rose): The second Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Card depicts Elise Rose and can be found in the town of Strawberry. To collect it, head to Strawberry, then enter the little hotel. At the top of the stairs on a table, you’ll be able to find Card #2 of the Artists, Writers, and Poets set.
  • Artists, Writers, and Poets Card #3 (W.G. Hoyt): The third Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Card depicts W.G. Hoyt and can be found in New Hanover. To collect it, travel to New Hanover then head towards where the “N” and “O” in New Hanover meet on your map. There, you’ll discover a cabin by a like. In this cabin, you’ll be able to find Card #3 of the Artists, Writers, and Poets set.
  • Artists, Writers, and Poets Card #4 (Aldous Bramley): The fourth Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Card depicts Aldous Bramley and can be found to the South of Blackwater. To collect it, journey South until you reach a homestead. Search the porch, and you’ll be able to find Card #4 of the Artists, Writers, and Poets set in Red Dead Redemption 2.
  • Artists, Writers, and Poets Card #5 (Preston T. Stephenson): The fifth Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Card depicts Preston T. Stephenson and can be found in Annesburg. To collect it, head up to Annesburg and explore the office building. Inside, you’ll be able to find Card #5 of the Artists, Writers, and Poets set.
  • Artists, Writers, and Poets Card #6 (Evelyn Miller): The sixth Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Card depicts Evelyn Miller and can be found in the town of Blackwater. To collect it, carefully head into Blackwater and in the area where the “E” in Blackwater shows on your map, you’ll find a homestead. Around back there’s a table, and on this table you’ll find Card #6 of the Artists, Writers, and Poets set.
  • Artists, Writers, and Poets Card #7 (Slick Hutton): The seventh Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Card depicts Slick Hutton and can be found in the area South of the Van Horn Trading Post. To collect it, make your way South from the Van Horn Trading Post and continue until you discover a cabin near the water. Search the balcony of this cabin, and you’ll find Card #7 of the Artists, Writers, and Poets set.
  • Artists, Writers, and Poets Card #8 (Laurence Carson): The eighth Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Card depicts Laurence Carson and can be found in Saint Denis. To collect it, head to Saint Denis then make your way to the city block located near where the “S” in Denis displays on your map. Here, you’ll want to explore an alley with some pigs in it and at the end, you’ll be able to find Card #8 of the Artists, Writers, and Poets set.
  • Artists, Writers, and Poets Card #9 (Miss Maud Delancy): The ninth Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Card depicts Miss Maud Delancy and can be found in Bluewater Marsh. To collect it, head to Bluewater Marsh and near where the “W” in Bluewater displays on your map, locate and board a houseboat. Explore the tables on this houseboat to find Card #9 of the Artists, Writers, and Poets set.
  • Artists, Writers, and Poets Card #10 (Charles Châtenay): The tenth Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Card depicts Charles Châtenay and can be found in the area North of Valentine. To collect it, head to Valentine, then travel North until you reach Mary Linton’s house. On the porch, you’ll be able to find Card #10 of the Artists, Writers, and Poets set in Red Dead Redemption 2.
  • Artists, Writers, and Poets Card #11 (George Dixie): The eleventh Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Card depicts George Dixie and can be found in the area to the North of New Hanover. To collect it, head to New Hanover then travel North until you reach a homestead near the “A” in Hanover. Explore the house, and you’ll find Card #11 of the Artists, Writers, and Poets set.
  • Artists, Writers, and Poets Card #12 (Richard McCullough): The twelfth and final Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Card depicts Richard McCullough and can be found near Saint Denis. To collect it, travel to Saint Denis then head North through the city. Near a park area and gazebo, you’ll find Card #12 of the Artists, Writers, and Poets set in Red Dead Redemption 2.
Return to Phineas T. Ramsbottom at Flatneck Station and sell your Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Cards to receive a vial of Ginseng Elixir and a $100 reward in Red Dead Redemption 2.
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By finding and collecting all 12 Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Cards, you’ll be able to return to Phineas T. Ramsbottom at Flatneck Station and sell the set in exchange for a vial of Ginseng Elixir and a $100 reward. While the Cigarette Card collections require traveling all over the map in Red Dead Redemption 2, it can be a worthwhile adventure if you’re looking for things to do in the game.

For more on Red Dead Redemption 2, be sure to check out some of our previous guides including where to find all 12 Amazing Inventions Cigarette Cards in Red Dead Redemption 2, how to get Yarrow in Red Dead Redemption 2, and where to find and hunt Moose in Red Dead Redemption 2.

By reading through this guide, you should now know where to find all 12 Artists, Writers, and Poets Cigarette Cards in Red Dead Redemption 2.

Morgan is a writer, indie game lover, and socially awkward coffee addict. When she's not gaming or caffeinating, you can reach her at morgan.shaver@allgamers.com or say hello using GIFs on Twitter.

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