In total in God of War you can find 12 treasure maps. Solve them all, you will get an achievement “treasure hunter”. Unlike other games, you can't dig up the treasure, until the right card is in hand.
Treasure map: gift to the turtle
Looking for a map: Go to the Witch's Cave and get to the secret room of the Crossing region. The desired scroll will lie on the right in front of the entrance to the room.
The text of the riddle: There, where the leaves are red, and moss green, I buried my treasure. There, where does the turtle sleep.
looking for treasure: Go to the Witch's Cave and get to the secret room of the Crossing region, in the woods of the witch. From the Witch's Cave, climb up through the well and go forward along the path. After that, how to climb over a fallen trunk, in front of you will be a turtle or a huge tree. It depends on your progress in the story. The treasure lies near the large boulders from the screenshot below..
Treasure map: Inflated corpse
Looking for a map: talk to Brock and take the first assignment from him to find the alchemist. The quest marker will take you to the Velunder Mines southeast of the Lake of Nine. Follow the mission and about half way inside the mines (even before the door with runes opens) the scroll will be at your feet. Its really hard to miss, just focus on the red chest from the screenshot below.
The text of the riddle: I took revenge on the troll for the death of my relatives, but this victory cost me dearly. Everything, what do i have left, I buried next to his corpse. Ingrid and I often met the dawn on this shore, looking, as the sun rises above the temple.
looking for treasure: Go to Raven Rocks in the southeast of the Lake of Nine. The corpse of the troll can be found in the far part of the area, where you meet the unruly spirit as part of the quest Unfinished Business. Treasure buried near his belly.
Treasure map: Bow down to Thor!
Looking for a map: Head to Landsuther Mines, which you get access to as part of Brock's second quest “god from malachite”. You can swim there from the south side of the Lake of Nine, roughly opposite Turtle. You need a huge hole in the wood floor, which we will arrange shortly after entering the mine. Get down and go to the elevator on the left side. Climbing up, you will find the map near the red chest.
The text of the riddle: Head to Landsuther Mines. I bury my greatest treasure there, where all the inhabitants of Midgard should live – at the feet of the god of gods.
looking for treasure: Head to Landsuther Mines, leading to the Temple of Tyr at the Lake of Nine. Climb to the very top, and then use the rope descent, to get to the next tower. Directly in front of you will be the sanctuary of the Jotuns. The treasure is buried to his right, closer to the rocks.
Treasure map: Captain's Key
Looking for a map: Go to the pier Stone Falls in the east of the Lake of Nine. You need to get to the top of the location, where a restless spirit awaits you with an additional task. Near it there is a wooden bridge, which can be lowered with an ax. Behind this bridge you will find a map.
The text of the riddle: When the captain perished in the belly of the hydra, I got his key! I went to new lands, but my ship crashed against the rocks and sank along with the precious key. Now he rests under the waves, impaled on a reef.
looking for treasure: Your path lies to the Isle of Death, a small location in the southwestern part of the Isle of Nine. There is only one high rock on this island, on top of which the ship is stuck. The treasure lies right below him.
Treasure map: creation island
Looking for a map: You can find this map at the southern pier of the Iron Bay location.. It's in the southwestern part of the Lake of Nine. Initially, you can get here by a rope from the side of the Island of Death. The scroll lies near the boxes closer to the rocks..
The text of the riddle: Why waste your life honoring those, who was created? I honor Storms – first among the gods, from which the genus of Ases descended. On the island, that is dedicated to him, I left my gifts.
looking for treasure: You need Storm Storage location. This is a small island in the eastern part of the Isle of Nine. How to moor, turn left and go through the lift gate. The treasure is buried in the sand near the gate to Veithurgard. See the second screenshot below for the exact location..
Treasure map: Historian
Looking for a map: You need the Ruins of the Ancients location. This is a very small area in the northwest of the Lake of Nine.. The scroll is very easy to spot in the sand.
The text of the riddle: I wanted to contribute to Fafnir's collection of relics.. But when I arrived, his door was locked, and the way back was blocked by robbers. I quickly buried the treasure and hurried to hide. If I survive, I will definitely be back.
looking for treasure: I wanted to contribute to Fafnir's collection of relics.. You will get access to it as part of the first Sindri quest. “Fafnir's treasure”. It's in the western part of the Lake of Nine. Reach the large stone gate at the back of the forest, through which you get into the storage itself. The treasure lies in front of the gate near the left statue with fire.
Treasure map: unblinking gaze
Looking for a map: I wanted to contribute to Fafnir's collection of relics.. You will pass by many times, doing Sindri's first task inside Fafnir's vault. The map lies near the dead knight in the center of the stone circle.
The text of the riddle: I wanted to contribute to Fafnir's collection of relics., so I only take the essentials with me. The rest of the belongings will remain under the watchful eye of the stone face, until i get back.
looking for treasure: Travel to the Foothills and repeat your story path to the mountain. You need to get to the highest point, where are the gates leading inside, but do not enter them.. A piece of rock will hang over you, nose-like. The treasure lies on a ledge near the cliff directly below it..
Treasure Map Hunter's Kingdom
Looking for a map: Reach the Observation Tower in the southern part of the Lake of Nine. Climb up, until you see the rope descent to the tower of Muspelheim. Slow down near him and go down the chain next to you. The map lies near the chest with runes.
The text of the riddle: Motsognir, lord of people and animals…I came here, to find out, did he figure out the secret of the legendary armor. But I found only grief and death. I leave these gifts in memory of those, who died for the glory of the dwarf king.
looking for treasure: Go to Veithurgard, this is a separate location east of the Lake of Nine. To open the gate, blocking access to the area, you need to land on the pier Stone Falls and turn the wheel with the chain there.
In Veiturgard you need to go south of the region. Pass by the huge dragon and reach the gate, locked in four runes. Turn left before the gate, there is a legendary mark. The treasure lies right in front of her.
Treasure map: Grebtsy Njorda
Looking for a map: You need the Northrie Citadel location north of the Lake of Nine and the mystical gate of the same name inside it. You will get access here as part of the second additional task Sindri “family business”. The map lies inside the old ship, on the lower deck. To find him after completing the quest, stand facing the gnome's shop. There will be a channel on your left, on which you can swim to the right place.
The text of the riddle: On the last voyage, my ship was overtaken by Thor's furious thunderstorm.. I already gave up hope, when the gentle wind of the Njord dispersed the clouds and filled my sails. I hid my treasures there, where I can move the oar forever with the rowers of Njord.
looking for treasure: You need the south pier of Mason's Canal. Start climbing up to the Valkyrie Council and climb onto the next ledge after the gnome's shop. Instead of, to keep climbing, turn into the passage between the rocks. The treasure lies near the statue of the rower.
Treasure map: Salary to the finder
Looking for a map: Locate the Forgotten Caverns South Dock northwest of the Temple of Tyr. Not far from the coast there is a mystical gate of the same name., and to their right – cave. The card is inside it..
The text of the riddle: I worked for Hresla Farmadr for many years, but my pay was meager. While there is a quarrel in the camp between Vandreed and his old man, no one cares about my modest savings. My secret hideout will be the perfect stash.
looking for treasure: Travel to Northrie Citadel north of the Lake of the Nine. Pass through the mystical gate of the same name and swim along the channel to the left of the gnome's shop. You need to find a location, where we launched the water wheel as part of the second task of Sindri “family business”. Opposite the wheel there is a wooden tower, which you can climb. Treasure lies above.
Treasure map: They won't look here.
Looking for a map: Pass through the mystical gate of the Summit and start descending from the mountain down past the tree with the body of Mimir to the snowy slopes from the screenshot below. You need to get to that place, where we went outside after lifting from the Foothills on the trolley. On the left there will be an inconspicuous descent down, you there (cm. second screenshot). Go through the gate and see the gnome's shop. Go past it along the stone cornice and further to the tunnel with rails. The card will be right in it, can't get past.
The text of the riddle: Valkyries will hunt me until the last moment. I'll hide it, what they need, right under their noses.
looking for treasure: Valkyries will hunt me until the last moment. You will easily stumble upon a dig site, exploring the area. From the mystical gate you need to go in a circle to the right. The treasure will lie between the second and third thrones.
Treasure map: island of light
Looking for a map: Valkyries will hunt me until the last moment. You need to go ashore at the southern pier and take a couple of steps to the left. The scroll lies right on the sand.
The text of the riddle: Despite that, that we come from Alfheim, light elves have been watching Midgard for a long time. I've spent most of my life on this outpost. Most likely, here I will die.
looking for treasure: Despite that. It's in the northern part of the Lake of Nine. To find treasure, you need to turn on the blue bridge and go deep into the location past the chest with runes. Landmark – large stone columns with seagulls, rising from the water. To the right of them there will be a lifting iron gate.. You will open them, continuing to explore the island. The treasure lies near the cliff right outside this gate..