Gears of War 3: Achievement Guide

       GAME: Gears of War 3
By: Kenneth Stubbs (OmegaMustard)

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Contents
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I.  Achievement Overview
II. The Achievements
A. Marcus, It's Your Father
B. Swimmin' in Glowie Gravy
C. We Struck Gold, Son!
D. My Turf! Cougars Territory!
E. Putting it Scientifically…
F. Okay, Now We Find Hoffman
G. Oh Yeah, It's Pirate Time
H. Thanks For Flying GasBag Airways
I. Anvil Gate's Last Resort
J. Was it Good For You?
K. Lost Your Good Driver Discount
L. Brothers to the End
M. Think You Can Handle That?
N. Baird's Favorite Kind of Toy
O. Welcome To -redacted-
P. Look at That, Instant Summer.
Q. Ok. Faith. Yeah. Got It.
R. You're Dead! Now Stay Dead!
S. Ready for More
T. Ain't My First Rodeo
U. That's Just Crazy
V. Collector
W. Pack Rat
X. Hoarder
Y. Remember the Fallen
Z. My Fellow Gears
AA. We Few, We Happy Few...
AB. Level 5
AC. Level 10
AD. Level 15
AE. Level 25
AF. Level 50
AG. Judge, Jury and Executioner
AH. Wreaking Locust Vengence
AI. Enriched and Fortified
AJ. It's All About the Loot!
AK. All for One, One for All
AL. First Among Equals
AM. Award Winning Tactics
AN. Seriously 3.0
AO. Welcome to Versus
AP. The Versus Sampler Platter
AQ. Welcome to Horde Mode
AR. Welcome to Beast Mode
AS. Welcome to Arcade Mode
AT. Welcome to the Big Leagues
AU. Wait, What Time is it?
AV. Lambency
AW. Socialite

Secret Achievement
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AX. Respect for the Dead

III. Closing Statements/Contact



I. The Achievements
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There are currently 50 achievements worth 1000 gamerscore.
I decided to do something a little bit different with this guide.
Since the majority of the achievements are completing the Campaign. I
decided to add a full video walkthrough of the game. You can view the
complete list here or you can look for the achievement level you are
having trouble with and copy and paste into the address bar.  All other
achievements have descriptions and a video where needed.  You can gain
levels up offline in every gamemode including campaign.  So just about
every achievement can be gained offline.

All video credit goes to II39.

Playlist - http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA86E2CCF74EB7DF5

Act 1
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Prolouge (Troubled Past) and Chapter 1 (Anchored) 
part 1-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSDD7hXQXCQ

Chapter 1 (Anchored) part 2 -http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ey1-o9_4oq8

Chapter 2 (Abandon Ship) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBZe_XK_JrY

Chapter 3 (Homecoming) 
part 1-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNLYIWlTnl4 
part 2-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCDCUKEYxDU

Chapter 4 (Helping Hand)-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDSuGkrm8oY

Chapter 5 (MVP)-http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ee5DbCCPqk

Chapter 6 (Hanging by a Thread) 
part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V6_Iw8fvUg4 
part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HG216mpeM9E

Act2
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Chapter 1 (Ship Wreck) 
part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x237abUdVUw 
part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GT796tPY70k

Chapter 2 (House of Sand) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INb2y8np2nQ

Chapter 3 (Forced Entry) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kFUFW-PfbU

Chapter 4 (Trench Run) 
part 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZfUXOI_YhE 
part 2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMLCNWFknW4

Chapter 5 (Hijack) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5_rgL0FvO8

Chapter 6 (Airborne) and Chapter 7 (Touchdown) 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xypG8b8eWk

Act 3
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Chapter 1 (Unbreakable) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dz7ONhgQges

Chapter 2 (Rescue) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PEfsxynUatU

Chapter 3 (Breakneck Run) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eb1IzzCAMb0

Chapter 4 (Ghost Town) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rHtB0QepVU

Chapter 5 (Brothers to the End) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVQsTZURZmA

Act 4
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Chapter 1 (Ashes to Ashes) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwRueOrKD2c

Chapter 2 (Crater) http://youtu.be/sUb5xkKE6m8

Chapter 3 (Hang 'em High) http://youtu.be/ONM7omMgA6g

Chapter 4 (Batten Down the Hatches)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1RODSMSpEQ&list=PLA86E2CCF74EB7DF5&index=29

Chapter 5 (Bon Voyage) 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSmw5V5QF4A&list=PLA86E2CCF74EB7DF5&index=30

Chapter 5 (Bon Voyage) (Fuel)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbgcEO_mhEU&list=PLA86E2CCF74EB7DF5&index=31

Chapter 5 (Bon Voyage) (Rotor)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3UtqGtiwg4&list=PLA86E2CCF74EB7DF5&index=32

Act 5
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Chapter 1 (Home Away from Home)
Part 1 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNFNt2M3y4E&list=PLA86E2CCF74EB7DF5&index=33
Part 2 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WuliqWpEFHs&list=PLA86E2CCF74EB7DF5&index=34

Chapter 2 (Blackout)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61K1eOdS9mo&list=PLA86E2CCF74EB7DF5&index=35

Chapter 3 (Shattered Paradise)
Part 1 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWJGUUYyylY&list=PLA86E2CCF74EB7DF5&index=36
Part 2 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4I9Tyaf3Xiw&list=PLA86E2CCF74EB7DF5&index=37

Chapter 4 (Threshold)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGkogNJkz4U&list=PLA86E2CCF74EB7DF5&index=38

Chapter 5 (Ascension)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=He60qMOSiNo&list=PLA86E2CCF74EB7DF5&index=39


II. The Achievements
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A. Marcus, It's Your Father
  - Story Progression in Prologue (Standard or Arcade). 5G
  - This is the first achievement you will gain in Campaign. You
    get it right at the start as soon as you wake up from your
    flash back.


B. Swimmin' in Glowie Gravy
  - Story Progression in Act 1 Chapter 2 (Standard or Arcade). 10G
  - 


C. We Struck Gold, Son!
  - Story Progression in Act 1 Chapter 3 (Standard or Arcade).  10G
  - 


D. My Turf! Cougars Territory!
  - Story Progression in Act 1 Chapter 5 (Standard or Arcade). 10G
  - 

E. Putting it Scientifically…
  - Story Progression in Act 1 Chapter 6 (Standard or Arcade). 10G
  - 


F. Okay, Now We Find Hoffman
  - Story Progression in Act 2 Chapter 1 (Standard or Arcade). 10G
  - 


G. Oh Yeah, It's Pirate Time
  - Story Progression in Act 2 Chapter 5 (Standard or Arcade). 10G
  - 


H. Thanks For Flying GasBag Airways
  - Story Progression in Act 2 Chapter 7 (Standard or Arcade). 10G
  - 


I. Anvil Gate's Last Resort
  - Story Progression in Act 3 Chapter 1 (Standard or Arcade). 10G
  - 


J. Was it Good For You?
  - Story Progression in Act 3 Chapter 2 (Standard or Arcade). 10G
  - 


K. Lost Your Good Driver Discount
  - Story Progression in Act 3 Chapter 3 (Standard or Arcade). 10G
  - 


L. Brothers to the End
  - Story Progression in Act 3 Chapter 5 (Standard or Arcade). 10G
  - h


M. Think You Can Handle That?
  - Story Progression in Act 4 Chapter 3 (Standard or Arcade). 10G
  - 

N. Baird's Favorite Kind of Toy
  - Story Progression in Act 4 Chapter 5 (Standard or Arcade). 10G
  - 


O. Welcome To -redacted-
  - Story Progression in Act 4 Chapter 6 (Standard or Arcade). 10G
  - 


P. Look at That, Instant Summer.
  - Story Progression in Act 5 Chapter 2 (Standard or Arcade). 10G
  - 


Q. Ok. Faith. Yeah. Got It.
  - Story Progression in Act 5 Chapter 5 (Standard or Arcade). 10G
  - 


R. You're Dead! Now Stay Dead!
  - Story Progression in Act 5 Chapter 6 (Standard or Arcade). 10G
  - 


S. Ready for More
  - Complete all campaign Acts on Casual or Normal Difficulty 
    (Standard or Arcade).  50G
  - You must complete all Acts on either difficulty.  These are
    stackable, meaning if you beat the game on Normal. You
    also unlock the Casual Achievements.


T. Ain't My First Rodeo
  - Complete all campaign Acts on Hardcore Difficulty 
    (Standard or Arcade).  50G
  - This is available at the start and for beating it on this
    difficulty you will also get the Casual and Normal Achievements.


U. That's Just Crazy
  - Complete all campaign Acts on Insane Difficulty 
    (Standard or Arcade).  50G
  - You unlock Insane by finishing the game once. So you can
    beat the game on Casual, then play it on Insane and get the
    Achievements for Normal and Hardcore as well.  Easy way to do
    this is to play with friends online and make sure they are
    playing on an easy difficulty while you pick Insane.  Now stay
    in the back as much as possible.


V. Collector
  - Recover 5 Campaign Collectibles 
    (any difficulty, Standard or Arcade).  5G
  - See Hoarder


W. Pack Rat
  - Recover 20 Campaign Collectibles 
    (any difficulty, Standard or Arcade). 10G
  - See Hoarder


X. Hoarder
  - Recover all 42 Campaign Collectibles 
    (any difficulty, Standard or Arcade).  15G
  -  Act I - 14 Collectables
     Act II - 6 Collectables
     Act III - 7 Collectables
     Act IV - 6 Collectables
     Act V - 9 Collectables
     Total - 42 Collectables

http://www.gamefaqs.com/xbox360/991468-gears-of-war-3/faqs/62998


Y. Remember the Fallen
  - Recover all 15 COG Tags during the Campaign 
    (any difficulty, Standard or Arcade).  15G
  - Act I - 5 Cog Tags
    Act II - 3 Cog Tags
    Act III - 2 Cog Tags
    Act IV - 2 Cog Tags
    Act V - 3 Cog Tags
    Total - 15 Cog Tags

http://www.gamefaqs.com/xbox360/991468-gears-of-war-3/faqs/62998


Z. My Fellow Gears
  - Complete all Campaign Acts in Co-op 
    (any difficulty, Standard or Arcade).  50G
  - You must complete every Act with at least 1 other person
    in your game.
    

AA. We Few, We Happy Few...
  - Complete all Campaign Acts in 4 player Co-op 
    (any difficulty, Standard or Arcade).  50G
  - You must complete every Act with 3 other people
    in your game.


AB. Level 5
  - Reach level 5.  5G
  - You level up for every mode of play in the game.


AC. Level 10
  - Reach level 10.  10G
  - You level up for every mode of play in the game.


AD. Level 15
  - Reach level 15.  15G
  - You level up for every mode of play in the game.


AE. Level 25
  - Reach level 25.  25G
  - You level up for every mode of play in the game.


AF. Level 50
  - Reach level 50.  50G
  - You level up for every mode of play in the game.


AG. Judge, Jury and Executioner
  - Get a kill with every possible execution finishing move (any mode). 10G
  - You must perform a weapon execution with the following in any mode.
     Lancer Rifle, Hammerburst, Retro Lancer, Gnasher, Sawed-off,
     Gorgon Pistol, Boltek Pistol, Boomshot, Differ, Hammer of Dawn,
     Mulcher, Mortar, OneShot, Scorcher, Torque Bow, Longshot, Cleaver


AH. Wreaking Locust Vengence
  - Get a kill with every Locust monster in Beast mode (any difficulty). 10G
  - There are quite a few different Locust monsters. If you need to see who
    you can check Stats and Awards on the main menu and click Beast under
    Summary.  The locust include
    Wild Ticker, Ticker, Wretch, Savage Drone, Butcher, Kantus, Bloodmount,
    Mauler, Giant Serapede, Savager Corpser, Savage Grenadier, Boomer,
    Berserker, Armored Kantus and Savage Boomer


AI. Enriched and Fortified
  - Complete all 50 waves of Horde mode (any difficulty, any map).  10G
  - If you die on a round, you are able to retry from that round.  
    This can be done solo but is a lot easier online in co op.


AJ. It's All About the Loot!
  - Earn the Bronze "Loot Courtesan" medal.  25G
  - You must complete 10 challenges in Horde to get this.


AK. All for One, One for All
  - Earn the Bronze "Force Multiplier" medal.  10G
  - Maintain max multiplier in 10 chapters of Arcade.
    It can be the same level over and over.
    Act II Chapter VII seems to be the easiest to do this on.


AL. First Among Equals
  - Earn the Silver "Number 1" medal.  25G
  - Score the highest in Arcade 60 times for silver.  
    This can not be done alone, but can be done with two controllers. 
    Act II Chapter VII seems to be the easiest to do this on.


AM. Award Winning Tactics
  - Earn at least one Onyx medal.  25G
  - Onyx is level 4 of a medal. It goes, Bronze, Silver, Gold, Onyx.
    Probably the easiest Onyx medal to unlock is completing the Campaign
    on Insane.  Just find some friends to play with and let them put their
    difficulty on Casual or such and then put your difficulty on Insane.
    Try to stay back as much as possible.


AN. Seriously 3.0
  - Reach level 100 and earn every Onyx medal. 100G
  - This means you have to reach not only max level but also max everything
     else in the game out.  All medals have to be fully complete.  
     There are a total of 65 medals in the game to Onyx.  Not sure yet if
     the first 5 medals need to be obtained.  Beta Tester, etc.


AO. Welcome to Versus
  - Kill 10 enemies in Team Deathmatch (Standard or Casual). 10G
  - This can be done local or online, simply just get 10 kills.


AP. The Versus Sampler Platter
  - Complete one match of all six Versus game modes 
    (Standard or Casual). 10G
  - You simply just have to complete a match is all the gametypes.
    Team Deathmatch, Warzone, Execution, Capture The Leader, 
    King of the Hill, Wingman


AQ. Welcome to Horde Mode
  - Survive the first 10 waves of Horde mode (any difficulty, any map). 10G
  - Hoard is like a survival mode.  Just have to kill all locusts for the
    first 10 rounds.  The Locust get harder as each round passes.  If you
    fail, you may retry from the same round.


AR. Welcome to Beast Mode
  - Survive all 12 waves of Beast mode (any difficulty, any map). 10G
  - There are a total of 12 rounds to complete. Beast Mode is the same as
    hoard but you play it from the locust side.  You must complete all
    12 rounds.  If you die on a round, you may repeat it. 
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L9cuJI6hSQk&feature=player_embedded#!


AS. Welcome to Arcade Mode
  - Complete 5 Arcade Campaign chapters in co-op (any difficulty). 10G
  - Arcade is the same as Campaign except this time it is about who can
    get the most points for kills and objectives.  You do not have to win, 
    just complete 5 games with at least 1 other person.


AT. Welcome to the Big Leagues
  - Demonstrate your skill in Casual Versus multiplayer.  0G
  - Simply play a casual Versus match.


AU. Wait, What Time is it?
  - Earn the maximum Consecutive Match Bonus in Versus multiplayer 
    (Standard or Casual).  10G
  - All you need to do is keep playing until you get a 1000 consecutive
    bonus.  You can win or lose, you just have to keep playing straight.


AV. Lambency
  - Execute an Epic employee, or someone who already has Lambency, 
    in Versus multiplayer (any mode).  50G
  - This is a viral achievement.  You must perform an execution on either
    an employee of Epic or someone that already has in multiplayer.


AW. Socialite
  - Earn the Onyx "War Supporter" medal.  70G
  - This requires you to play in Gears of War 3 events. You will have to 
    keep checking the Event Calender on the main menu to know when 
    upcoming events are happening.  You will have to play in 30 events
    total.


Secret Achievement
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AX. Respect for the Dead
  - Your respect for the dead earned you access to Griffin's special 
    weapons stash. 5G
  - On the level Ashes to Ashes. You will be in the city of Char where
    the Hammer of Dawn struck and everything is completely burnt up and
    the people have been turned to ash and are frozen in time.  Complete
    the level without bumping or hitting any of the people.
    "Lets try and pay some respect"
    The achievement unlocks at the end of the Chapter.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwRueOrKD2c




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