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The Ambush Outside Port Farrall was the last battle that took place between the COG and the Locust Horde before the COG moved to the island of Vectes.

Order of Battle[]


Six and a half weeks after the Sinking of Jacinto, Sgt. Rory Andresen wounded a Drone while on patrol in the woods outside Port Farrall. On the next day, the two squads, Delta-One and Sigma-Four are sent to locate and kill it. After discovering multiple blood trails, the Gears realized that it was a trap. They suddenly heard two Kantus monks crying out and the ground erupted behind them.[3]

The First Ambush[]

The Drones and Boomers, around 30 or 40 of them came out and cut them off from the forest exit. They herded the Gears into proximity mines, taking several out. Sgt. Marcus Fenix directed the Gears into safe cover and assigned Sgt. Bernadette Mataki to take the Kantus out. As she ran off to find them, Lt. Donneld Mathieson contacted them from the CIC and told them that Bravo-Three was heading to help them. KR Eight-Zero also arrived, but was unable to assist due to the trees blocking pilot Gill Gettner's line of sight. When Bravo-Three arrived, they drove the remaining Locust into Delta and Sigma's line where the Locust were torn apart by chainsaws.[4]

The Second Ambush[]

As Marcus got up to thank Bravo-Three, a second ambush occurred with more Drones and Boomers emerging from behind Bravo. As the three squads dropped back into cover, Pvt. Augustus Cole headed out to find and kill the Kantus since Bernie was not heard from for several minutes. He found her in a tree and she signaled to him where the Kantus were. She took one out with her sniper rifle and Cole hunted down and killed the second. He rejoined the rest of the Gears fighting the other Locust and forced them to retreat into a clearing where the remaining Locust were mowed down by KR Eight-Zero.[5]


After the battle, the surviving Gears collected the bodies and COG Tags of their fallen comrades as well as a large amount of ammo and weapons that the Locust left behind. Cole and Cpl. Damon Baird retrieved Bernie from the tree where she became stuck and Baird presented her a meat cleaver that he took from a Butcher.[6]


  1. Gears of War: Jacinto's Remnant pg 164
  2. Gears of War: Jacinto's Remnant pg 169-170
  3. Gears of War: Jacinto's Remnant pg 164-169
  4. Gears of War: Jacinto's Remnant pg 169-173
  5. Gears of War: Jacinto's Remnant pg 173-176
  6. Gears of War: Jacinto's Remnant pg 176-179
Locust War
0 A.E. Emergence Day (Emergence in Jannermont · Emergence in Mattino Junction · Emergence in Ilima · Emergence in Porta Ogari · Emergence in Ephyra · Fall of Gorasnaya · Evacuation of Mercy) · Battle of Nordesca · Battle of Kinnerlake · Destruction of Halvo Bay (Destruction of Old Town · Battle of the Museum of Military Glory · Siege of Halvo Bay Military Academy · Evacuation of Seahorse Hills · Battle of Elliott's Mansion · Raid on Onyx Point · Bombing of Downtown Halvo Bay · Ambush on the Halvo Bay Courthouse · Battle of the Plaza)
1 A.E. Battle of Kaia (Battle of Jasper · Battle of Autrin) · Battle of Bonbourg · Second Battle of Jannermont · Fall of Ostri · Battle of Andius · Ambush on Voslov Bridge · Hammer of Dawn Strikes · Assassination of Ukkon (Mission to CIC Aldair · Rescue of Echo-Five · Assault on Industrial District · Mission to Claybourne · Rescue of Alpha-Two · Mission to Nedroma Health Institute · Battle of Imtik Imulsion Rig · Mission to Winlock Outpost · Mission to the Badlands · Mission to Zenic Province · Battle of Ukkon's Laboratory) · Battle of Oblivion · Skirmish in the Live Zone
5 A.E. Fall of Landown
9 A.E. Battle of Noroa · Riverside Skirmish · Evacuation of Ilima (Ambush on Checkpoint Zeta · Assault on Ilima Savings and Trust · Mission to Ilima High School · Battle of Downtown Ilima · Battle of Dr. Wisen's Orphanage)
10 A.E. Battle of Estana · Skirmish at Shenko Falls · Fall of Ephyra
11 A.E. Skirmish Outside the Wire
12 A.E. Raid on Ginnet Drive · Incursions at Endeavor
13 A.E. Battle on the Andius Highway · West Barricade Campaign · Raid on the CIC
14 A.E. Operation: Midnight · Jilane Massacre · Siege of the Slab · Lightmass Offensive (Battle of Embry Square · Mission to House of Sovereigns · Ambush at Tomb of the Unknowns · Mission to Old Ephyra · Assault on Franklin's Outpost · Mission to Lethia Imulsion Facility · Mission to East Barricade Academy · Battle of Haldane Hall · Mission to Timgad · Battle on the Tyro Pillar) · Ambush at Sovereigns Boulevard · Evacuation of North Gate · Mission to Tollen · Battle of the Tollen Dam · Evacuation of Speyer · Evacuation of Fort Reval · Battle Outside of Jacinto · Mission to the Pirnah Badlands · Battle for Fucked · Mission to Montevado · Battle Near Jacinto · Unidentified M.O.U.T. Battle · Liberation of Jilane · Siege of Jacinto City · Operation: Hollow Storm (Battle of Stromson Forest · Assault on Landown · Assault on the Inner Hollow · Battle of Ilima · Destruction of the Riftworm · Mission to New Hope Research Facility · Assault on Mount Kadar · Siege of Nexus · Battle of the Royal Palace · Sinking of Jacinto City) · First Mission to Merrenat Naval Base · Skirmish South of Port Farrall · Second Mission to Merrenat Naval Base · Battle of Port Farrall · Ambush Outside of Port Farrall
15 A.E. Skirmish in the Kashkur Foothills
17 A.E. Skirmish at Endeavor · Siege of Azura · Victory Day (Attack on the Sovereign · Battle of Centennial Bridge · Ambush on Hanover Coast · Battle of the Deadlands · Battle of the Anvegad Plains · Battle of Anvil Gate · Mission to Halvo Bay · Skirmish in Concord · Mission to Mercy · Mission to Char · Battle of Endeavor · Incursions in the Serano Ocean · Battle of Azura)