Gears of War 2 Walkthrough Hive Best Laid Plans

September 12, 2016 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 4 minutes

This Gears of War 2 walkthrough is divided into 28 total pages.

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Hive Best Laid Plans

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0523

Baird said he sensed an ambush, and he was right.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0524

When you walk up to the door leading to the queen, it will close.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0525

Several doors to hidden balconies will open.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0526

Fire some shots at the enemy in the balconies.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0527

Then walk over the switch in the middle of the barricades your men are using for cover.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0528

The switch will close the doors that opened up.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0529

Go back the way you came from and then to the right.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0530

There are pressure plates that put up barricades when stepped on.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0531

As you make your way forward, you will be attacked by a Bloodmount and two grubs.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0532

Take them out, and then continue forward.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0533

A locust lift will appear on your left side. Take out the two grubs that are on it.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0534

Then pull the switch on the lift to ride it down a level.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0535

Move forward past all the caged Bloodmounts.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0536

You will be given a choice here. If you go left you will be supporting the guys in the fight. If you go right, you will be in the fight.
I went left, but I should have gone right. I like to be in the thick of things.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0537

First you will be attacked by two Mauler Boomers. Take them out.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0538

Then a grinder will appear on a ledge above the room. Take him out.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0539

Lastly you will be attacked by a Bloodmount. Shoot it in the head, when it attacks. Roll out of the way when it tries to claw you.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0540

Okay, in the next room there is a switch. Step on it to let the guys on the ground floor through.
If you are the guys on the ground floor, wait for the other group to open the door.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0541

Pick up the ammo that is on the balcony, and then proceed down the steps.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0542

You will meet grubs as you go down the steps. They will usually come at you in pairs of two or three.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0543

They are pretty easy to take down. Do not let more than two of them get on top of you, or you will die.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0544

There's quite a few of them on the way down, with the occasional ticker.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0545

At the bottom of the stairs is a large room. There are a bunch of grubs down here along with a priest.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0546

Go directly to your left, and take out the guy hiding there.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0547

Occupy his hiding spot, and fire at anything that moves.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0548

There will be some tickers heading your way. Blow them up as soon as you can see them.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0549

Keep firing shells at the priest. Things get easier when he's down. Your guys should be able to handle the other side without you.

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Gears of War 2 Walkthrough - Gears of-War-2 0550

Just worry about this side. When you've killed everything in this room you will get a cut scene.

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