Gears of War 4 collectibles guide

Act II: 1. The Prodigal Son

Anya’s Favorite Flower
Current Objective: Investigate the estate.

At the beginning of the act, go across the bridge, and veer right. Before you enter the house to advance the story, go through the gated door to the right of the house. After the cutscene, pick up the flower outside of the gated door.

JD’S Sixth Birthday Present From His Uncle Cole
Current Objective: Get inside the manor.

Enter the courtyard, which is the setting of the first shootout of this act. Make an immediate right and go behind the small stone structure to find the birthday present.

COG Military Academy Acceptance Letter
Current Objective: Get upstairs.

When you enter the manor, head to the back of foyer, veer left, and head to the room in the corner. The letter will be on a desk at the right side of the room.

Act II: 2. Geared Up

Photo of JD and Anya
Current Objective: Defeat the Kestrel. / Get downstairs.

After watching the Kestrel crash, make a 180 degree turn. Head into the next room to find the photo on the floor.

House Plans
Current Objective: Escape the manor.

After heading down the cellar, continue further past the covered paintings. Make the left into the next room. The house plans will be on your immediate left.

Old Bottle of Wine
Current Objective: Continue towards the barn.

Advance through the chapter until the plane crashes. Before entering the remains of the airplane cabin, make a left. There you will find the wine bottle among some wooden boxes.

Act II: 3. Plan B

The New Ephyran
Current Objective: Make it to through the Windflare to the barn.

During the Windflare, the path splits. Take the path on the left.  Look for the scrapped truck on the left side as the path curves to the right. The magazine will be in the back of the truck. You can still access this collectible if you took the path on the right. You just have to backtrack on the path on the left.

JD’s Old Toy Figurine
Current Objective: Make it to through the Windflare to the barn.

During the Windflare, the path splits. Take the path on the right. Look for the red tractor on the right side of the path. The figurine will be next to the tractor. You can still access this collectible if you took the path on the left. You just have to backtrack on the path on the right.

Continue to Act III