Gears 5 is adding plenty of new features to the series, especially in regards to its horde mode. Alongside plenty of interesting new characters, ultimate and Passive abilities play a vital role in successfully fending off the endless waves of enemies. Here is everything you need to know about all Ultimate and Passive Abilities in Gears 5.
All Ultimate Abilities in Gears 5 Horde
While there are some duplicates thanks to special characters, Ultimate Abilities in Gears 5 are unique special abilities that differ for specific characters.
Working similar to a superpower, each of these ultimates complements the character’s role on the team, serving to do things like damage enemies or support allies.
Here is the full list of ultimate abilities in Gears 5.
|Character||Ultimate Title||Ultimate Description|
|Kait||Camouflage||Hidden from enemies while active|
|Marcus||Living Legend||Auto-aims headshots for him or any teammates in cover|
|Del||Reinforce||Summon multiple Deebee Trackers|
|Fahz||X-Ray||See and shoot enemies through walls|
|JD||Artillery Strike||Drops five artillery rounds on marked areas|
|Jack||Hijack||Take control of an enemy|
|Emile – AZ39||Drop Shield||Protective shield that prevents projectiles from coming through|
|Kat – 8320||Hologram||Decoy hologram that draws enemy fire|
|Sarah Conner||Heavy Hitter||Ballistic weapon hits knockback and stuns enemies|
All Passive Abilities
As the name dictates, passive abilities are specific traits pertaining to each character that happen automatically when a certain prerequisite is met.
Some passive abilities take place after a specific event, while others build up over time.
Below is a list of all of them in Gears 5.
|Kait||Power increases 25% from nearby kills|
|Marcus||Damage taken slowly recharges Ultimate|
|Del||Build fortifications at a small discount, carry fortifications faster|
|Fahz||Each sixth critical kill drops pilfer pickup|
|JD||Each sixth headshot drops pilfer pickup|
|Jack||Enemies that die with Jack’s mark reduce ultimate cooldown|
|Emile – AZ39||Every sixth headshot drops pilfer pickup|
|Kat – 8320||Build fortifications at a small discount, carry fortifications faster|
|Sarah Conner||Damage taken slowly recharges Ultimate|
That is everything you need to know about all Ultimate and Passive Abilities in Gears 5. If you’re still getting stuck, check out our official guide wiki for more helpful tips, tricks, and guides. We’ve also included some of the more popular guides below.
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