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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

How to Find all the Gwent Cards in the Skellige Deck

Nathan Garvin

This page covers the location of every Gwent card in The Witcher 3 Blood and Wine, effectively completing the Side Quest [Gwent: Never Fear, Skellige’s Here], completing the Skellige deck and preparing you for the Side Quest [Gwent: To Everything - Turn, Turn, Tournament!].

Everybody loves Gwent, and while Hearts of Stone added a few new Gwent cards to the mix, Blood and Wine ups the ante even further by adding a new deck entirely - the Skellige deck! In addition to basic (read: starter) Skellige deck you can get 19 additional cards, and you can, of course, use various neutral cards like Commander’s Horn, Decoy, Scorch, some Hero cards (Ciri, Geralt, Mysterious Elf, Triss, Yennefer) and Weather cards as you see fit.

There are two quests related to Gwent in Blood and Wine; [Gwent: Never Fear, Skellige’s Here] and [Gwent: To Everything - Turn, Turn, Tournament!]. The former’s entire task is centered around collecting the Skellige deck, effectively acting more of a tracking mechanism than a proper quest, while the latter challenges you to put the newly acquired Skellige deck to the test by using it to win a tournament, and since one of the preconditions for entering the tournament is to acquire a majority of the Skellige cards, there’s a lot of synergy between these two quests.

These quests can be started by winning any Skellige card from any player in Toussaint, with the most likely candidate being the Innkeeper at the Cockatrice Inn, a location you’ll visit early during the Main Quest The Beast of Toussaint. Alternatively you can search Notice Boards for a post announcing the tournament. Anything that starts one quest should start both, and Gwent: Never Fear, Skellige’s Here will allow you to track the locations of these cards.

Talk to Count Monnier in Beauclair to obtain a starter deck of Gwent cards.

Where to Find the Basic Skellige Deck

The best way to start your Skellige Deck is to find the basic deck that contains fully half of the Skellige cards you can obtain. When you start the Gwent-related quests (see above) you’ll be tasked with meeting one Count Monnier, who is pushing the new Skellige deck and has set up the tournament which he wants to showcase said deck. Seek him out along the western end of Beauclair, he’ll be at an inn southwest of “The Gran Palace” signpost. When you find him, talk to him and after some chatter he’ll hand you the basic Skellige deck, which includes the following cards:

Basic Skellige Deck
Birna Bran
Blueboy Lugos
Clan an Craite Warrior
Clan Brokvar Archer
Clan Drummond Shield Maiden
Clan Heymaey Skald
Clan Tordarroch Armorsmith
Crach an Craite
Donar am Hindar
Holger Blackhand
Light Longship
Madman Lugos
War Longship
Young Berserker

To expand your Skellige deck, you’ll need to defeat players across Toussaint.

Where to Find Cards for the Skellige Deck

Below you’ll find a table listing the locations of the other 19 cards that make up the Skellige Deck in Blood and Wine:

Player Location Card
Innkeep Beauclair Draig Bon-Dhu
Merchant Beauclair Light Longship
Armorer Beauclair Kambi
Merchant Beauclair Clan Dimun Pirate
Herbalist Beauclair Mardroeme
Sommelier Beauclair Olaf
Pierre Beauclair Young Berserker
Camerlengo Beauclair King Bran
Madame Beauclair Mardroeme
Butcher Beauclair Skellige Storm
Herbalist Castel Ravello Vineyard Clan Brokvar Archer
Innkeep Flovive Cerys
Armorer Francollarts Clan Dummond Shield Maiden
Innkeep Francollarts Ermion
Innkeep The Cockatrice Inn Clan Dummond Shield Maiden
Blacksmith Tourney Grounds Young Berserker
Armorer Tourney Grounds Skellige Storm
Barber Tourney Grounds Skellige Storm
Innkeep Tourney Grounds War Longship
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  • Publisher
    CD Projekt
  • Platforms,
    PC, PS4, Switch, XB One
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  • Guide Release
    24 June 2015
  • Last Updated
    18 July 2024
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  • Guide Author
    Nathan Garvin (Haeravon)

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You are Geralt of Rivia, a professional monster-hunter known as a Witcher. You’ve fully regained your memories since your miraculous revival and escape from the Wild Hunt, and have cleared your name of the false accusations of regicide. In the wake of the assassination of Foltest, king of Temeria, the north have been rent by warfare as Nilfgaard launches its third major invasion, and the northlands have been united under the insane king Radovid. Overshadowing these petty politics is the mysterious return of Ciri - Geralt’s adopted daughter, who is now being pursued by the Wild Hunt.

The guide offers the following:

  • A full walkthrough that’s more than just a listing of quests-it’s an “ideal chronological order” that will get you through the whole game and allow you to see and do everything the game has to offer.

  • Side quests, including monster contracts and treasure hunts for obtaining powerful Witcher sets.

  • Descriptions of decisions, quests, and events that influence the various endings of the game.

  • Crafting and Alchemy information.

  • General strategies on how to take down foes large and small, monstrous and humanoid, boss or mundane.

  • Information on how to complete all the Gwent quests and obtain all the Gwent cards, including detailed Gwent strategies.

  • Trophy/Achievement information.

MASSIVE UPDATE: 7th September 2016 ongoing

  • Added DLC quests “Fool’s Gold” and “Scavenger Hunt: Wolf School Gear”.
  • Organisational changes in the Velen section of the walkthrough to reflect the increased level of Griffin School Gear.
  • Organisational changes throughout the walkthrough to provide a “no skulls” path through the game.
  • Added Death March difficulty tips and commentary throughout the guide.
  • More XP reward numbers included.
  • Walkthrough now includes additional information based on patch changes.
  • Various typo and grammar fixes.
  • Added DLC pages for Blood & Wine, Heart of Stone
  • Lots more quality of life improvements

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