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Gears 5 Horde: All Ultimate Abilities & Passives

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Gears 5 Horde: All Ultimate Abilities & Passives

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.

CharacterUltimate TitleUltimate Description
KaitCamouflageHidden from enemies while active
MarcusLiving LegendAuto-aims headshots for him or any teammates in cover
DelReinforceSummon multiple Deebee Trackers
FahzX-RaySee and shoot enemies through walls
JDArtillery StrikeDrops five artillery rounds on marked areas
JackHijackTake control of an enemy
Emile – AZ39Drop ShieldProtective shield that prevents projectiles from coming through
Kat – 8320HologramDecoy hologram that draws enemy fire
Sarah ConnerHeavy HitterBallistic 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.

CharacterPassive Ability
KaitPower increases 25% from nearby kills
MarcusDamage taken slowly recharges Ultimate
DelBuild fortifications at a small discount, carry fortifications faster
FahzEach sixth critical kill drops pilfer pickup
JDEach sixth headshot drops pilfer pickup
JackEnemies that die with Jack’s mark reduce ultimate cooldown
Emile – AZ39Every sixth headshot drops pilfer pickup
Kat – 8320Build fortifications at a small discount, carry fortifications faster
Sarah ConnerDamage 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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