Unlockable COG Characters
Unlockable How to Unlock Aaron Griffin Receive the Big Money Onyx Medal or “Like” the Gears of War 3 Facebook page to get an unlock code. Adam Fenix Preorder code with purchase of the Gears of War 3 Limited or Epic Edition. Anthony Carmine Reach Level 75. Benjamin Carmine Reach Level 34. Chairman Prescott Receive the silver Allfathers medal. Civilian Anya Reach Level 45. Classic Baird Reach Level 30. Classic Cole Reach Level 23. Classic Dom Reach Level 17. Classic Marcus Receive the silver Veteran medal. Clayton Carmine Reach Level 14. COG Gear Reach Level 2. Cole Train Play the multiplayer beta. Colonel Hoffman Reach Level 50. Commando Dom Preorder code from GameStop. Dizzy Wallin Reach Level 7. Golden Gear Receive the bronze War Supporter medal. Jace Stratton Reach Level 10. Mechanic Baird Preorder code from Best Buy. Samantha Byrne Reach Level 4. Superstar Cole Receive the gold MVP medal. Unarmored Marcus Finish the campaign on any difficulty level.
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Unlockable Locust Multiplayer Characters
Unlockable How to Unlock Beast Rider Reach Level 5. Flame Grenadier Reach Level 26. Golden Hunter Receive the gold Master-at-Arms medal. Golden Miner Receive the gold Rifleman medal. Grenadier Reach Level 39. Hunter Reach Level 8. Hunter Elite Reach Level 60. Kantus Receive the gold Medic medal. Miner Reach Level 3. Savage Grenadier Elite Preorder code from Walmart. Savage Kantus Preorder code from Amazon.com. Savage Theron Guard Complete Beast Mode without failing, on all difficulties. Sniper Receive the bronze Headshot medal. Spotter Reach Level 20. Theron Guard Reach Level 12. Thrashball Drone Play Gears of War 3 the week before and during the Superbowl
Mutators are special option allowing certain changes to be made to the game as you play. To unlock these, just complete each task below to the corresponding Mutators
Unlockable How to Unlock Big Explosions In any mode, unlock the Hail Mary ribbon 100 times. Big Head In Horde Mode, unlock the Gold Horder medal. Comet In Versus Mode, unlock the Gold Shock Trooper medal. Enemy Regeneration In Arcade Mode, unlock the Silver Afficianado medal. Flower Blood In Arcade Mode, unlock the Silver King of Cog medal. Friendly Fire In Co-op Campaign, complete the co-op campaign with four players. Infinite Ammo In Horde Mode, unlock the Combat Engineer ribbon 100 times. Instagib Melee In Beast Mode, play as a Wretch and score 200 kills. Laugh Track Unlock the Bronze Tour of Duty, For the Horde, I’m a Beast, and Warmonger medals. Must Active Reload Unlock the Silver Active Reloader medal. Pinata In Beast Mode, unlock the Gold Investor medal. Super Reload In Versus Mode, unlock the Bronze Master at Arms medal. Vampire In Versus Mode, unlock the Executioner ribbon 100 times.
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Unlockable Xbox Live Avatar Rewards
Unlockable How to Unlock Horde Shirt Get the "Welcome to Horde mode" achievement for beating Horde mode. Locust Drone Mask Get the "Welcome to Beast Mode" achievement for beating Beast mode. Marcus' Doo-rag Beat the campaign on any difficulty.
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Weapon Skin Unlockables
These skins can be unlocked by earning achievements or ribbons
Unlockable How to Unlock Chrome Gnasher Complete the campaign in all three games Chrome Hammerburst Earn the "Dirty, Dirty Horde" achievement in Gears of War 2. Chrome Lancer Earn the "Don't Hate The Player" achievement in "Gears of War." Chrome Retro Lancer Earn the "Domination" achievement in Gears of War Chrome Sawed-Off Have at least 1 achievement unlocked from the PC version of Gears of War Crimson Omen Gnasher Unlock the "Welcome to Versus" achievement Crimson Omen Hammerburst Unlock the "Welcome to Beast Mode" achievement Crimson Omen Lancer 12+2 X-Box LIVE gold subscription promotion OR Microsoft Expertzone promotion OR purchase from the X-Box LIVE marketplace Crimson Omen Retro Lancer Unlock the "Welcome to Horde Mode" achievement Crimson Omen Sawed-Off Unlock the "Welcome to Arcade Mode" achievement FL4K Skin Set Win a match in every Forces of Nature map while playing Guardian Flame Gnasher Unlocked by playing (and completing) 1 match during the Gears 3 Beta from 5/9/11 to 5/15/11 Flame Hammerburst Unlocked by playing (and completing) 1 match during the Gears 3 Beta from 4/18/11 to 4/24/11 Flame Lancer Unlocked by playing (and completing) 1 match during the Gears 3 Beta from 4/25/11 to 5/1/11 Flame Sawed-Off Unlocked by playing (and completing) 1 match during the Gears 3 Beta from 5/2/11 to 5/8/11 Gold Gnasher Unlock the Veteran Gear achievement in "Gears of War 2." Gold Hammerburst Have the Gold Hammerburst from "Gears of War 2" or play a multiplayer match of "Gears of War 3" in the first week. Gold Lancer .Have the Gold Lancer from "Gears of War 2" or play a multiplayer match of "Gears of War 3" in the first week. Gold Omen Weapon Set Reach level 100 in "Gears of War 3." Gold Retro Lancer Unlocked in "Gears of War 3" beta for getting 100 kills with the Gold Retro Lancer. Gold Sawed-Off Unlock the Commando achievement in "Gears of War." Green Liquid Metal Set Jack-in-the-Box fast food promotion OR purchase from the X-Box LIVE marketplace starting January 2012 Impossible Skin Set Complete the campaign on Insane Infected Omen Set Included with the Limited Edition Gears of War 3 controller, limited Edition Gears of War 3 console, or the Epic Edition of Gears of War 3 Ivory Skin Set While playing as the Leader in Guardian on a Forces of Nature map kill 10 enemies. (Leave the other leader alone while focusing on the soldiers) Liquid Metal Set Included with the purchase of the Season Pass on the X-Box LIVE marketplace Onyx Weapon Set Earn the Onyx medal of each starting weapons respectively Re-Up Skin Set 1 Once you level to 100 go in to your stats & awards; then press X to re-up Re-Up Skin Set 2 Once you level to 100 the second time and re-up'd once go in to your stats & awards; then press X to re-up Re-Up Skin Set 3 Once you level to 100 the third time and re-up'd twice go in to your stats & awards; then press X to re-up Team Insignia Hammerburst Earn the Gold "Veteran" medal Team Insignia Lancer Earn the Silver "Veteran" medal Team Insignia Retro Lancer Earn the Bronze "Veteran" medal Team Insignia Shotgun Set Earn the Onyx "Veteran" medal
A Boom shot that fires exploding Chickens . 1. To start off, you’re going to need to play through Act 4 Chapter 1 on Insane. So this means you either have to beat the game once already, or you’ll need to play coop with someone who has beaten the game once. 2. Go through Act 1 without touching any of the ash bodies. Doing so will get you the secret “Respect For the Dead” Achievement once you arrive at Griffin’s Hideout and enter his secret weapon stash. More importantly though, it will give you access to this little chicken to the right with a pirate hat. Press X to interact with the chicken to cause it to explode, as if to officially kick off our easter egg hunt. 3. Now, play through Act 4 Chapter 2 like normal. Just make sure that you find two special ammo boxes that fall off a cliff as you approach them. The first one can be found at the start of the act on top of a car. The second can be found at the end of a railroad track in the underground section where you’re attacked by Polyps. 4. Now continue playing as normal until you reach Act 4 Chapter 3. After you head past the lift and go through the barbed wire, you’ll come to a fight with a bunch of Formers. Make sure to take them all out and then look for a stack of objects with another ammo box on top. Kick the stack to cause the ammo box to fall. Wait for a second and you’ll spot your “air support.” One specially made Cluckshot for every member of your party!
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Dom's Beard For Everyone
This Easter Egg will make every character in the game have Dom's beard, during gameplay and cut-scenes. Even NPC's will have it. To get it, you MUST be playing on Insane difficulty. Begin a new game on Insane and stick near Dom when the flashback starts, though you may need to walk away from him for a bit to get him to move at first. You'll know you're doing it right when he says "Yo" but you still need to stay near Dom for the whole flashback. It's okay to fight the Locust though, just be sure you're near Dom while you do it. When the flashback ends, if you did it right, everyone will have Dom's beard on them for the rest of the game.
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Giant Golden Chicken
On "Chapter 1 - Act " you will reach four giant tubes just after raising the landing pad on top deck. After you eliminate all the enemies around the area, whatever player is playing as Marcus will need to step in front of one of the pipe openings. Stare down the opening until Marcus says "hello", then repeat the same thing for the last three tubes. After saying "hello" down all four tubes, a small, harmless chicken will pop out. If you deal some significant damage to the little chicken, the chicken will then become a giant, golden, enraged, fire-breathing chicken (a.k.a. Lambent Chicken). If you deal more significant damage to the Lambent Chicken, it will then blow up into confetti and ending with a funny quote by Marcus.
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Mad World played during Gridlock (multiplayer)
To do this is simple, play a match with at least 2 round wins required to finish a match and go a whole round without destroying any of the "ash people" within the multiplayer map. (This includes everyone playing, not just you, noboby can destroy a ash person) The next round, a instumental piano version of "Mad World" will play for about 50 seconds at the beginning of the round. Enjoy the music!
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*There are 1 secret achievements. show
Achievement Description Value Ain't My First Rodeo Complete all campaign Acts on Hardcore Difficulty (Standard or Arcade). 50 All for One, One for All Earn the Bronze "Force Multiplier" medal. 10 Anvil Gate's Last Resort Story Progression in Act 3 Chapter 1 (Standard or Arcade). 10 Award Winning Tactics Earn at least one Onyx medal. 25 Baird's Favorite Kind of Toy Story Progression in Act 4 Chapter 5 (Standard or Arcade). 10 Brothers to the End Story Progression in Act 3 Chapter 5 (Standard or Arcade). 10 Collector Recover 5 Campaign Collectibles (any difficulty, Standard or Arcade). 5 Enriched and Fortified Complete all 50 waves of Horde mode (any difficulty, any map). 10 First Among Equals Earn the Silver "Number 1" medal. 25 Hoarder Recover all 42 Campaign Collectibles (any difficulty, Standard or Arcade). 15 It's All About the Loot! Earn the Bronze "Loot Courtesan" medal. 25 Judge, Jury and Executioner Get a kill with every possible execution finishing move (any mode). 10 Lambency Execute an Epic employee, or someone who already has Lambency, in Versus multiplayer (any mode). 50 Level 10 Reach level 10. 10 Level 15 Reach level 15. 15 Level 25 Reach level 25. 25 Level 5 Reach level 5. 5 Level 50 Reach level 50. 50 Look at That, Instant Summer. Story Progression in Act 5 Chapter 2 (Standard or Arcade). 10 Lost Your Good Driver Discount Story Progression in Act 3 Chapter 3 (Standard or Arcade). 10 Marcus, It's Your Father Story Progression in Prologue (Standard or Arcade). 5 My Fellow Gears Complete all Campaign Acts in Co-op (any difficulty, Standard or Arcade). 50 My Turf! Cougars Territory! Story Progression in Act 1 Chapter 5 (Standard or Arcade). 10 Oh Yeah, It's Pirate Time Story Progression in Act 2 Chapter 5 (Standard or Arcade). 10 Ok. Faith. Yeah. Got It. Story Progression in Act 5 Chapter 5 (Standard or Arcade). 10 Okay, Now We Find Hoffman Story Progression in Act 2 Chapter 1 (Standard or Arcade). 10 Pack Rat Recover 20 Campaign Collectibles (any difficulty, Standard or Arcade). 10 Putting it Scientifically… Story Progression in Act 1 Chapter 6 (Standard or Arcade). 10 Ready for More Complete all campaign Acts on Casual or Normal Difficulty (Standard or Arcade). 50 Remember the Fallen Recover all 15 COG Tags during the Campaign (any difficulty, Standard or Arcade). 15 Respect for the Dead (secret) Your respect for the dead earned you access to Griffin's special weapons stash. 5 Seriously 3.0 Reach level 100 and earn every Onyx medal. 100 Socialite Earn the Onyx "War Supporter" medal. 70 Swimmin' in Glowie Gravy Story Progression in Act 1 Chapter 2 (Standard or Arcade). 10 Thanks For Flying GasBag Airways Story Progression in Act 2 Chapter 7 (Standard or Arcade). 10 That's Just Crazy Complete all campaign Acts on Insane Difficulty (Standard or Arcade). 75 The Versus Sampler Platter Complete one match of all six Versus game modes (Standard or Casual). 10 Think You Can Handle That? Story Progression in Act 4 Chapter 3 (Standard or Arcade). 10 Wait, What Time is it? Earn the maximum Consecutive Match Bonus in Versus multiplayer (Standard or Casual). 10 Was it Good For You? Story Progression in Act 3 Chapter 2 (Standard or Arcade). 10 We Few, We Happy Few... Complete all Campaign Acts in 4 player Co-op (any difficulty, Standard or Arcade). 50 We Struck Gold, Son! Story Progression in Act 1 Chapter 3 (Standard or Arcade). 10 Welcome To -redacted- Story Progression in Act 4 Chapter 6 (Standard or Arcade). 10 Welcome to Arcade Mode Complete 5 Arcade Campaign chapters in co-op (any difficulty). 10 Welcome to Beast Mode Survive all 12 waves of Beast mode (any difficulty, any map). 10 Welcome to Horde Mode Survive the first 10 waves of Horde mode (any difficulty, any map). 10 Welcome to the Big Leagues Demonstrate your skill in Casual Versus multiplayer. 0 Welcome to Versus Kill 10 enemies in Team Deathmatch (Standard or Casual). 10 Wreaking Locust Vengence Get a kill with every Locust monster in Beast mode (any difficulty). 10 You're Dead! Now Stay Dead! Story Progression in Act 5 Chapter 6 (Standard or Arcade). 10
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