Gears of War 3 Secret Achievement

Gears of War isn’t about subtly, it’s about giant dudes with chainsaw guns blasting ugly aliens to death. Despite that, Gears of War 3 does feature a single hidden achievement. It’s easy to miss, unless you’re just a kindly soul, and can be a little tricky to pull off even if you know what to do. Don’t worry, we’ll reveal just how to unlock this wily achievement. Before continuing, you might need some help through the campaign — if so, check out our complete text and video walkthrough of Gears of War 3. For even more hints, tips, secrets, and guides, check out our cheats.

Achievement Unlocked

Respect for the Dead (5 points):
Your respect for the dead earned you access to Griffin’s special weapons stash.

Secret Achievement How-To

  1. While playing Act 4 – Chapter 1, do not touch any of the ash corpses. Don’t even shoot them.
  2. If you reach Griffin’s room, he’ll let you in and give you access to a weapons cache.
  3. This can be tricky, but don’t worry. If your allies or the enemies shoot or walk into one of the ash corpses, it will not count against you. All that matters is that you do not shoot or touch them.
  4. Before you meet Griffin, look for a cage with a person waiting inside. Go near it and he’ll open the way, if you just run by you might miss it. — Thanks to Jason for the tip!
  5. Once inside the cage, the achievement will unlock. Congratulations!

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9 Comments on Gears of War 3 Secret Achievement


On October 4, 2011 at 8:59 pm

Hey thanx for the tip im the only one of my frineds to have the achievement :-D


On October 20, 2011 at 11:35 am

They’re not aliens idiot. Try playing the first two games.


On October 25, 2011 at 5:40 pm

You aren’t quite accurate: the “caged” room is on your right after you’ve gotten past the door guard but *before* you speak to Griffin. Oddly enough there is a chicken with a pirate hat in there that explodes into confetti (but doesn’t count as a collectible).


On October 30, 2011 at 5:12 am

Carson… They are aliens in a way, alien doesn’t just mean space monsters and half naked blue women it can refer to anything “alien” to us. Walruses might bite hard but they give awesome hugs.


On November 7, 2011 at 6:01 pm

This is actually the beginning of an easter egg. Once you’ve beaten the game, play this level on insane and if u activate the chicken in that room and do a few other things you wil end up getting a secret weapon called the cluckshot. look it up on youtube to figure it all out.


On November 24, 2011 at 5:16 am

The person is a women not a man.. just saying it could be a little confusing. Thanks
though it was still very helpful

P Wizads

On January 8, 2012 at 7:16 pm

That was a good little tip thanks!

woo hoo

On January 12, 2012 at 3:44 pm

Thanks alot man this really helped :) ;) :)


On February 4, 2012 at 3:01 pm

There not aliens or mutants they reptilian humanoids vs humans