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Gears 5: How to Use Lancer’s Chainsaw Bayonet

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Gears 5: How to Use Lancer’s Chainsaw Bayonet

The big Xbox One console exclusive of this fall is finally out, giving fans the next installment in the Gears of War series. As expected, the Lancer weapon returns, allowing you to rip enemies to shreds in a couple of different ways. So that you can switch up your approach on the fly, here’s everything you need to know about how to use the Lancer’s chainsaw bayonet in Gears 5.

Anyone who’s played a Gears of War game before will likely be familiar with the series’ most famous weapon, but for anyone who isn’t, the Lancer is an assault rifle that has a chainsaw attached to the front, where a bayonet might be on an old school rifle.

How to Use Lancer’s Chainsaw Bayonet in Gears 5

To actually use the chainsaw bayonet part of a Lancer when you’re up close and personal with an enemy, you need to press and hold the RB button and walk into whatever you want to slice up.

Of course, you’ll need to have the Lancer equipped when you go to do it, with you character not just pulling it out when the time’s right, but the animation is automatic if you’re holding the right button and are near enough to an enemy.

If you do it successfully, the animation will end and you’ll be back to fighting as normal, being able to run around the Gears 5 map, blasting enemies away with the assault rifle part of the Lancer. You know, the main but least cool part of the weapon.

In short,

  1. To use the chainsaw bayonet part of a Lancer in Gears 5, you need to press and hold RB when near an enemy.

That’s everything you need to know about how to use the Lancer chainsaw bayonet in Gears 5. For more tips and tricks on the game, be sure to check out our Gears 5 guide wiki. We have also listed some other helpful guides on the game down below.

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