The trading cards are arranged into three main subsets:
- 8 "Characters" cards, showcasing the characters in the film.
- 69 "Story" cards, which include a narrative of the film.
- 2 "Behind the Scenes" cards, which feature behind the scenes images and information from the production.
The set also features a title card and a special text-only "Checklist" card.
To coincide with the Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem trading cards, Inkworks also published several sets of limited edition chase cards, including:
- 9 "Battlefield on Earth" puzzle cards, printed on reflective trading cards, which together form one large image; included in 1 out of every 11 packs.
- 6 "Massacre on Main Street" cards, special embossed reflective cards; included in 1 out of every 17 packs.
- 3 "Deadly" cards, printed on reflective trading cards; included in 1 out of every 24 packs.
- 10 "Autograph" cards, featuring the autographs of the major actors/actresses in the film; included in 1 out of every 24 packs.
- 11 "Pieceworks" cards, which include pieces of material from costumes worn by various actors/actresses in the film; included in 1 out of every 24 packs.
- 16 "Sketch" cards, which present unique, hand-drawn Alien and Predator sketches; included in 1 out of every 24 packs.
Artists who contributed original artwork for the Sketch cards were Kristin Allen, Kate "Red" Bradley, Daniel Cooney, Cynthia Cummens, Mark Dos Santos, Kevin Graham, Ingrid Hardy, Lee Kohse, Randi LeeAnn, Rich A. Molinelli, Chris Moreno, Rafael Navarro, David Rabbitte, Tone Rodriguez, Matt Wendt and Jeff Zugale.