Gears 5 Achievements Guide

May 4, 2021

There are plenty of awesome achievements in Gears of War 5. In fact, it’s pretty much impossible to get them all without a good Gears 5 achievement guide.

This is where we come in. We’ve put together the definitive list of Gears of War 5 achievements and how to achieve them. If you’re ready to get started, check out our convenient Gears 5 roadmap!

Gears 5 Achievements

As an Xbox exclusive, there are no PlayStation-style Gears 5 trophies. Instead, there are 68 awesome Xbox Achievements in the base game. Here is how you can complete each one.

All Aboard the Crazy Train!

Complete all Acts of the Campaign on Insane.

An Enemy Among Us

Get a kill with a Hijacked Pouncer, Warden, Stump and Elite Hunter in Campaign.

Seriously 5.0 – Chapter 1

Insane Campaign, Master Horde & Escape Launch Maps & Characters, 20 Re-ups, General in Tour.

Discovered the True Threat to Sera

Complete all Acts of the Campaign (any difficulty).

A Good Plan, Violently Executed

Execute 100 Rejects (any mode).

You’ve Got a Friend in Me

Make a new Ally in Gears Allies.

Generally Awesome

Reach the rank of General in Tour of Duty.

Sergeant at Arms

Reach the rank of Sergeant in Tour of Duty.

Brought a Knife to a Gun Fight

Complete an Escape Hive without firing a shot on Master Difficulty.

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

Beat 50 Consecutive Waves of Horde (any difficulty).

Grind Season

Win a Ranked match in each week of a Ranked Season.

I’m The Captain Now

Reach the rank of Captain in Tour of Duty.

JACKed Up!

Fully upgrade Jack’s Abilities and Passives in Campaign.

 Jack of All Trades

Acquire all of Jack’s Ultimate upgrades in Campaign.

Master of My Domain

Complete an Escape Hive on each difficulty.


Reach the rank of Lieutenant in Tour of Duty.

Corporal Punishment

Reach the rank of Corporal in a Tour of Duty.

Master Escape Artist

Reach Character Level 15 with Mac, Lahni and Keegan.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

As Jack, convert one of each weapon to Power using the Forge in Horde.

Relics of the Past

Kill an enemy with every Relic Weapon in Campaign.

Compulsive Horder

Reach Character Level 15 with Kait, JD, Del, Marcus, Fahz and Jack.

It’s Not Hoarding if Your Stuff is Cool

Collect all Campaign Collectibles.

Once More From the Top


Withdrawal Symptoms

As a team, collect Power from all 4 Power Taps within one wave of Horde.


Complete a Versus match with a team of four Level 5 Gears Allies.

The Three Musketeers

Inflict 9000 damage in Escape while 3 Ultimate Abilities are active.

A Mouthful of Boom

Unlock during Act 1 of the Campaign.

And… He’s All Yours

Unlock during Act 1 of the Campaign.

Back Atcha

Get a kill with ricochet bullets using Jack’s Barrier Ability.

And I’ll Form the Head!

Kill a Boss in Horde while all 5 players have active Ultimate Abilities.

Back on Your Feet, Soldier!

Use Jack’s STIM upgraded ability to revive a DBNO friendly in Campaign.

Cutting it Close

Unlock during Act 3 of the Campaign.

Did We Just Become Best Friends?

Reach Level 5 with an ally in Gears Allies.


Gimme, Gimme, Gimme

Use Jack’s Fetch ability to acquire each Heavy Weapon in Campaign.

Homegrown Hive

Complete a Featured community built Escape Hive.

I Made It All By Myself

Create and publish an Escape Hive.

I Was Born in a Crossfire Hurricane

Use Jack’s Flash ability to stun 3 enemies at once in Campaign.

It Takes Three to Make a Thing Go Right

Complete an Act of Campaign in 3-player co-op.

Not There to Buy a Timeshare

Unlock during Act 1 of the Campaign.

Now I Gotta Get Up Again

Unlock during Act 1 of the Campaign.

It’s Time We Fight Them Together

Unlock during Act 2 of the Campaign.

Jameson Shipping Depot

Unlock during Act 2 of the Campaign.

Let’s Get You Some Answers

Unlock during Act 2 of the Campaign.

Let’s Keep Pissin it Off!

Unlock during Act 3 of the Campaign.

On the Razor’s Edge

Get 100 kills while inside Hivebuster Venom.

One Sec, I’ll Be Right Back

Switch characters in an Arcade match and kill an opponent who previously killed you.

Pennies from Heaven

Scavenge supplies from all fallen Condors in Act 2 and Act 3.

Perky’s Revenge!

Get a kill with 3 Perks active in Horde.

Relic Hunter

Equip 3 Relic Weapons at one time in Campaign.

Safe and Sound

Unlock during Act 3 of the Campaign.


Use Jack’s Cloak ability to cloak and execute 3 enemies before de-cloaking in Campaign.

Shock and Awe

Use Jack’s Shock Trap ability to shock 6 enemies at once in Campaign.

That Old COG Technology

Unlock during Act 2 of the Campaign.

Then We Watch Each Other’s Back

Unlock during Act 4 of the Campaign.

 Throw a Switch, See What Happens

Unlock during Act 3 of the Campaign.

 We Need the Old Plan

Unlock during Act 2 of the Campaign.

Where’s My Product Endorsement Deal?

Win 5 matches of Arcade.

Who You Gonna Call? Hivebusters!

Complete 5 Escape Hives as each one of Mac, Lahni and Keegan.

Who’s Your Escape Main?

Reach Character Level 15 with a launch Escape Character.

Who’s Your Horde Main?

Reach Character Level 15 with a launch Horde Character.

You Know I Ain’t Going Out Like That

Unlock during Act 4 of the Campaign.

Jack of One Trade

Complete an Act of the Campaign as playable Jack (any difficulty).

My Body is Ready

Complete Boot Camp.

One, Two, Three Sorties

Complete all 3 Objectives for Tour of Duty in a day.

My Place in the Machine

Complete placement matches for a Ranked playlist.

Pass the Soap

Pass through a refuge shower with 3 Hivebusters in the same shower cubicle.

Sire, Interrupted

Kill a Sire while it’s kidnapping a teammate (any mode).

Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship

Play a match of Arcade.



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