Gears of War 2 achievements

Gears of War 2

4.3 from 22721 votes

There are 79 Gears of War 2 achievements (50 without DLC) worth 3,142 (1,750)

280,072 tracked gamers have this game, 10,502 have completed it (3.75%)

3.6 from 202 votes

Price: Free - Microsoft Store

65,514 tracked gamers have this dlc pack, 18,780 have completed it (28.67%)

There are 6 achievements worth 386 (190)

There is 1 review | Estimated completion: 8-10 hours

Achievement Details

Battle-Hardened Gear in Gears of War 2

Battle-Hardened Gear89 (50)

Reach level 50 and play a match on each of the 4 Snowblind Map Pack maps (not Custom)

  • Unlocked by 42,568 tracked gamers (65% - TA Ratio = 1.78) 65,514  

Achievement Guide for Battle-Hardened Gear

104,873 (51,355)
Achievement won on 25 Apr 09
TA Score for this game: 3,142
Posted on 11 April 09 at 17:36, Edited on 27 November 09 at 22:52
This solution has 75 positive votes and 3 negative votes. Please log in to vote.
Level 50 is confirmed to take 625,387 experience points.

Note: Double xp has now permanently been added. This obviously cuts the xp needed in half and makes this achievement a walk in the park.

Edit: Guardian has been reduced from 91% to 83% over the Memorial Day weekend. Annex has also been reduced down to 23%.
Edit #3: Submission has now been reduced to 47% and Wingman has been increased to 110%.
Edit #4: TU5 made a lot of changes to the conversion ratios. The new ones are located below. It also added a permanent 250 point win bonus to the mix.

The up-to-date point ratios for each gametype are as follows:
Wingman: 1.18
Warzone: 1.0
Execution: 0.98
Guardian: 0.70
Submission: 0.38
KOTH: 0.25
Annex: 0.23

If you want to get this achievement as fast as possible, use the method found here

If you don't want to boost though, your best bet is Guardian or Wingman if you're good enough at it. Whatever you choose, stick with it and do your best to enjoy yourself.
There are 18 comments relating to this Solution | Please log in to comment on this solution.
There are 2 other Solutions for this achievement
Do you have a question about this achievement? Please post it in the Gears of War 2 Forum