Want to know where you can find every collectible in Gears 5? We’ve got you well and truly covered. This here is our guide to Act 3 of Gears 5 — with directions to every single collectible throughout the act. Of course it doesn’t end there. There’s still one more (much shorter) act to follow. And if you need tips to the collectible locations for the other acts, we’ve got those, too! Just head to our Gears 5 guide to every collectible location in Act 1, or to our locations for every collectible location in Act 2. You’ll find what you need there!
With that out of the way, let’s get started!
Chapter 1: Fighting Chance – Gears 5 Collectibles Guide
Corisku Newspaper: When the cutscene ends, you’ll be in an old bar, complete with snazzy pool table. The newspaper is on the bar, just behind you.
Doomed Empire, By Logan Hobbs: Head downstairs and straight across the airport terminal. There will be some boxes stacked up next to a doorway on the far side of the room. The collectible is behind these boxes, near the door.
Missive to Agent 9: Downstairs in the airport. Go through the metal detectors and then turn right. There will be a room straight ahead of you. The missive is on a desk in this room.
Nomad’s Creed: When you’re out front talking to Paduk. It’s on a table in the middle of all the tents. You can’t miss it; it has a knife stuck through it.
The Astounding Lightning Rangers: After your reunion with JD and Fahz, head into the middle hangar. The collectible is on a ladder next to an old ruined helicopter
Note: Chapter 2 and 3 are intermingled here. Chapter 2 constitutes the Rocket facility, while Chapter 3 is the open-world area. As a result, you can acquire collectibles from Chapter 3 before reaching Chapter 2.
Chapter 2: Rocket Plan – Gears 5 Collectibles Guide
Hammer of Dawn Command Case: In mission control, where you activate the lights. You’ll find the case next to a corpse in the corner of the room near the window overlooking the rocket hangar.
OZP-11 Termination Directive: In the main rocket hangar. Leave mission control and take the large staircase down on your right. Turn left at the bottom of the stairs and descend another smaller staircase. Now turn left again and move towards the corner of the room — the collectible is on a barrel by some computer terminals in the corner.
UIR Space Mission Brief: Later in the mission, when you first run into the Swarm. After you’ve defeated them, instead of following the objective marker out, head up the staircase on the right-hand side of the room (relative to where you came in from). The collectible is in the adjoining room, on a desk at the back.
Loyalist Orders from Major Toly: When you first enter the large chamber with the rocket nose cone inside, there will be some sandbags ahead of you in the corner on the right. The collectible is on a box behind those sandbags.
UIR Tag – Major Toly: While escorting the rocket nose cone, you’ll come through into a large room filled with ruined tanks. The collectible can be found on a dead soldier slumped up against a wrecked tank straight ahead of you as you enter, near the big hole in the wall on your left-hand side.
The Major’s Speech: After you’ve finished escorting the rocket nose cone. You’ll be directed back towards the Rocket Hangar. Just in front of the double doors that lead you back there, you’ll find this collectible on a table.
Chapter 3: Some Assembly Required – Gears 5 Collectibles Guide
Nomad’s Sketchings: In the Water Tower just outside the airport, where you go to rescue Paduk’s people and fix their water supply. Once you’ve cleared out the swarm, kick the door in to reveal a grumpy Nomad and, more importantly, the collectible sat on a computer console.
UIR LC Circuit A1: In the City Ruins to the east of the airport. After you’ve fought off the Swarm ambush and made your way inside, the circuit can be found on a counter.
Well-Worn Vasgari Flag: Also in the city ruins. From the previous collectible, move through the open door and across the collapsed section of building. When you reach the other side, the flag is on your immediate right, attached to the wall.
UIR Tag – Fallen Loyalist: Outside the entrance to the Rocket Hangar, near the flag where you must dismount from your Skiff. You’ll find the Tags on a dead UIR soldier slumped against some debris to the right of the entrance.
Loyalist Orders to Lieutenant Melich: South of the Harbor Docks, there is a trio of wrecked armored transports out in the sand. This collectible is found up against the back of one of these transports, next to a corpse.
UIR LC Circuit C1: In the Artillery Battery on the far side of the bridge that Paduk’s people raise. You’ll have to rescue some Nomads from Juvie pods and then fight off a Snatcher. Once that’s done, the collectible can be found inside the building, upstairs on a computer terminal.
Emergency Loyalist Radiogram: Also in the Artillery Battery, in the same room as the previous collectible. It’s on the computer console close to the window.
RNV Borascu Captain’s Log: Inside the Cargo Shipwreck. Once you’ve dealt with the Flock and Rejects that ambush you here, you’ll find the collectible hidden inside a cargo container, down and to the right of where you first entered.
UIR LC Circuit B1: Also at the Cargo Shipwreck, up the stairs at the back of the area next to a dead Nomad.
UIR Tag – Lieutenant Melich: In the control room of the Train Turntable. After you fight your way through the waves of Swarm, including Scions and a Warden, make your way inside the control room. The collectible is found on a box at the back of the room. It’s dark in here, but it’s also pretty much the only thing of note where it’s found.
Lightmass Missile Fragment: At the Cosmonaut Training Facility. Just outside the main entrance, to the right of the cosmonaut statue you’ll see the fragment sat on the ground near a wall.
UIR Tag – Captain Tagger: Inside the Cosmonaut Training Facility. After you’ve survived the battle in the centrifuge room and part of it has crashed through the wall. The collectible can be found on the floor, right next to your objective.
Fallen Nomad’s Visor: At the Nomad Convoy that gets ambushed part way through the chapter. When you arrive at the convoy, move in through the gap in the vehicles and turn right. The visor is on the ground next to the wrecked APC.