The Locust Hunter Elites were more aggressive and deadly than the lower ranks of Hunters. They also bear a strong resemblance to Grenadiers but are seen as more of a threat in battle.

Like their lower brethren, Hunter Elites were originally given Torque Bows to locate and hunt down very important humans such as military and civilian leaders.[1]

Eventually they were replaced by the Theron Guards early on in the Locust War and were given Gnasher Shotguns instead. Nevertheless, they themselves were replaced by Grenadiers.[2]

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

  • The Hunter Elite is very similar to the standard Grenadier. The only difference between the two is that the Hunter Elite is armored with a shoulder plate and the Grenadier is not.

Multiplayer[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Art of Gears of War pg 16
  2. The Art of Gears of War pg 16, 17
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