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Flame Drone
Biographical information

The Hollow

Physical description and equipment



Locust Drone




6'7" ft. (Average)


Scorcher Flamethrower


Back-Mounted Fuel Tank Pack

Chronological and political information

Flame Drones were variants of Drones that only appeared six weeks after Emergence Day. Flame Drones carried fuel tanks on their backs attached to a Scorcher Flamethrower, similar to that of Flame Grenadiers and Flame Boomers.


Locust WarEdit

Destruction of Halvo BayEdit

Flame Drones were encountered inside the Museum of Military Glory attacking Kilo Squad as the Gears tried to defend the Nassar Embry armor display.[1] They were later encountered again breeching the Courthouse and attacking the Onyx Guards inside.[2]

Personality and TraitsEdit

While they did carry a Scorcher Flamethrower and back-mounted fuel tanks similar to the Flame Grenadier and the Flame Boomer, they did not wear the same helmet as them. Instead, they wore standard Drone helmet variations. They also had less health then a Flame Grenadier, having the same health as a regular Drone.


The Flame Grenadier depicted with a Drone's body character model in the cutscene.

Behind the scenesEdit

  • In the Gears of War 2 deleted scene Road to Ruin, there is an error shown when you distract two Drones and a Flame Grenadier with a concert block. During the cutscene that plays, the Flame Grenadier is depicted having the character body model of a Drone.[3]



  1. Gears of War: Judgment: Act I: The Museum of Military Glory: East Wing
  2. Gears of War: Judgment: Act VI: The Courthouse: Grand Courtroom
  3. Road to Ruin
Locust Horde
Berserker · Boomer (Butcher, Flame Boomer, Grinder, Mauler, Mauler Elite, Savage Boomer, Tremor) · Drone (Beast Rider, Bolter, Cleaver Theron, Cyclops, Flame Drone, Flame Grenadier, Grappler, Grenadier, Grenadier Elite, Gunner, Hunter, Hunter Elite, Miner, Palace Guard, Rager, Savage Drone, Savage Grenadier, Savage Grenadier Elite, Savage Hunter, Savage Marauder, Savage Theron, Sniper, Spotter, Theron Elite, Theron Guard, Theron Sentinel) · Kantus (Armored Kantus, Savage Kantus)
Hollow Creatures
Bloodmount · Brumak · Corpser (Shibboleth) · Digger · Gas Barge · Heart Leech · Kryll · Leviathan · Mangler · Nemacyst · Nemacyte · Reaver (Hydra) · Riftworm · Rock Worm · Seeder · Serapede · Shrieker · Siegebeast · Tempest · Ticker · Torture Barge · Wretch
Former · Lambent Berserker · Lambent Brumak · Lambent Drone · Lambent Drudge · Lambent Gunker · Lambent Leviathan · Lambent Polyp · Lambent Stalk · Lambent Wretch
Carrier · Drone (Grenadier · Hunter · Imago · Sniper) · Hive Boss · Juvie (Screamer) · Pouncer · Scion · Snatcher · Swarmak
DR-1 · Shepherd (Deadeye) · Tracker · Watcher (Guardian · Sentinel)

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