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COG: Marcus, Dom, Cole, Baird, Anya
Locust: Drone, Savage Drone, Grenadier Elite, Savage Grenadier, Myrrah
Rank Progression Characters
COG Gear – Level 2
Miner – Level 3
Sam Byrne – Level 4
Beast Rider – Level 5
Dizzy Wallin – Level 7
Hunter – Level 8
Jace Stratton – Level 10
Theron Guard – Level 12
Clayton Carmine – Level 14
Classic Dom – Level 17
Spotter – Level 20
Classic Cole – Level 23
Flame Grenadier – Level 26
Classic Baird – Level 30
Benjamin Carmine – Level 34
Grenadier – Level 39
Civilian Anya – Level 45
Victor Hoffman -Level 50
Hunter Elite – Level 60
Anthony Carmine – Level 75
Medal/Miscellaneous Unlock Characters
Classic Marcus – Silver Veteran Medal (Play 200 Matches)
Unarmored Marcus – Complete the Campaign, Any Difficulty.
Superstar Cole – Gold MVP Medal (MVP 100 Matches)
Chairman Prescott – Silver Allfathers Medal (Play 200 Matches in all 6 Game Modes)
Golden Gear – Bronze War Supporter Medal (Play in 5 Gears Events)
Savage Theron Guard – Beat Beast Mode, All Difficulties.
Kantus – Gold Medic Medal (Revive 150 Teammates)
Sniper – Bronze Headshot Medal (Get 100 Headshots)
Golden Hunter – Gold Master-At-Arms Medal (Get 300 Kills with all 5 Starting Weapons)
Golden Miner – Gold Rifleman Medal (Get 300 Kills with all 3 Rifles)
Griffin – Facebook Promotion or Gold Big Spender Medal ($300,000 in Horde cash)
Cole Train – Through the Beta or a currently unknown way in the Retail.
Commando Dom – GameStop Pre-order Exclusive
Mechanic Baird – Bestbuy Pre-order Exclusive
Savage Kantus – Amazon Pre-order Exclusive
Savage Grenadier Elite – Walmart Pre-order Exclusive
Adam Fenix – Exclusive to Limited and Epic Editions (Or if you redeemed your Gears Infected Omen Controller code before 9/9/11)
Bernie Mataki – Confirmed for 1st DLC in November
Onyx Guard – Confirmed for 1st DLC in November
Ming Young Kim
Azura – Confirmed for 1st DLC in November
Rust Lung – Confirmed for 1st DLC in November
Crimson Omen Lancer – 12 + 2 XBL Gold Card Promotion
Crimson Omen Hammerburst – Welcome to Beast (Survive all 12 waves of Beast mode)
Crimson Omen Retro Lancer – Welcome to Horde (Survive the first 10 waves of Horde mode)
Crimson Omen Gnasher – Welcome to Versus (Kill 10 enemies in Team Deathmatch)
Crimson Omen Sawed-Off – Welcome to Arcade (Complete 5 Arcade Campaign chapters in co-op)
Team Insignia Retro – Bronze Veteran Medal (Play 100 Matches)
Team Insignia Lancer – Silver Veteran Medal (Play 200 Matches)
Team Insignia Hammerburst – Gold Veteran Medal (Play 300 Matches)
Team Insignia Shotgun Set – Onyx Veteran Medal (Play 400 Matches)
Flaming Hammerburst – Unlocked if you played the beta between April 18th – April 24th.
Flaming Lancer – Unlocked if you played the beta between April 25th – May 1st.
Flaming Retro Lancer – No information at the moment…
Flaming Sawed-Off – Unlocked if you played the beta between May 2nd – May 8th.
Flaming Gnasher – Unlocked if you played the beta between May 9th – May 15th.
Gold Lancer – Play Gears 3 online between Sept. 20th and Sept. 27th or Download codes from Gears of War 2 (Carries over if you already have them).
Gold Hammerburst – Play Gears 3 online between Sept. 20th and Sept. 27th or Download codes from Gears of War 2 (Carries over if you already have them).
Gold Retro Lancer – Unlocked in beta (complete 90 matches and get 100 kills with the gold Retro Lancer) or can also be unlocked by getting Veteran Gear in Gears 2.
Gold Gnasher – Unlocked by getting Veteran Gear in Gears 2 and playing in the first week of play in Gears of War 3.
Gold Sawed-Off – Unlocked via the Commando achievement in Gears of War 1 (Complete Gears of War 1 on Insane).
(NOTE – Veteran Gear Achievement in Gears 2 unlocks the gold skin for all five starting weapons)
Chrome Lancer – In Gears 1, finish a ranked match with the highest amount of points.
Chrome Hammerburst – Complete 10 waves of Horde, on any difficulty, on any map, in Gears 2.
Chrome Retro Lancer – In Gears 1, complete 10 different co-op chapters as Dominic Santiago on any difficulty.
Chrome Gnasher – Complete the campaigns of Gears of War 1, 2 and 3, on any difficulty.
Chrome Sawed-Off – Have at least one achievement from Gears of War PC.
Onyx Lancer – Get 6000 kills with the Lancer in Gears 3.
Onyx Hammerburst – Get 6000 kills with the Hammerburst in Gears 3.
Onyx Retro Lancer – Get 6000 kills with the Retro Lancer in Gears 3.
Onyx Gnasher – Get 6000 kills with the Gnasher in Gears 3.
Onyx Sawed-Off – Get 6000 kills with the Sawed-Off in Gears 3.
Gold Omen (all 5 starting weapons) – Reach level 100 in Gears of War 3.
Infected Omen (all 5 starting weapons) – Included with the Gears of War 3 Epic Edition, LE Console or LE Controller.
Liquid Metal Black (all 5 starting weapons)- Included with the Gears of War 3 Season Pass.
Liquid Metal Green (all 5 starting weapons) – Obtained (for free) through a yet to be announced promotion.
Liquid Metal White / Ivory (all 5 starting weapons) – Exclusive to Epic employees or those who are close friends with Joe Graf.
So are you ready, COGs?!