Characters / Gears Of War Stranded


Franklin Tsoko

A Stranded gang leader and friend of Dom's, he assists Delta in the first game and is in a deleted scene in the second.

Chaps (Voiced by Robin Atkin Downes)

An old Stranded who owned a gas station in Ephyra, until it was accidentally destroyed by Delta Squad. Chaps then led a group of Stranded underground, hoping to evade both the COG and Locust, until he was found by Delta Squad.

Aaron Griffin (Voiced by Ice-T)

A Stranded leader in the destroyed city of Char, who Delta Squad meets in Gears of War 3. Formerly president of Griffin Imulsion.
  • Ascended Fanon: According to Word of God, Ice T jokingly asked Cliff Bleszinski over the phone why he wasn't in Gears of War 3, when Michael B. Jordan was cast to voice Jace. Cliff later met with Ice T personally and said Epic Games could make that into a reality, thus was born Griffin.
  • Berserk Button: When a number of his employees are killed because Myrrah and the Locust are chasing Delta, he gets really pissed.
  • Bling-Bling-BANG!: In his introductory cutscene you can see a display case in his office containing all the Gold weapons.
  • Cool Shades
  • Corrupt Corporate Executive
  • Ink-Suit Actor
  • Jerkass: With shades of Jerk with a Heart of Gold. The backstory says he was this to his employees as well, though it also notes that Griffin Imulsion had the highest employee safety rating of any refinery in the world. Griffin's attitude was that it didn't matter if his workers were happy, as long as they were safe.
  • Scary Black Man


A former staff member of a COG birthing creche in Jilane, Matron became the leader of the Grevious Bodily Love, a group of Stranded women and children who survived the massacre in the city.
  • The Atoner: For her role in the COG's forced breeding scheme.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Blows herself up with a bomb to take out a large Locust force that is pursing Delta Squad and the remaining Stranded out of the Jilane.
  • A Mother To Her Men

Lyle Ollivar

Leader of the Lesser Islands Free Trade Association, Ollivar is a powerful Stranded warlord who commands the Stranded insurgency against the COG on Vectes.

Jonn Massy

One of the three Stranded who raped Bernie Mataki, Massy resided in his brothers settlement on Vectes until the COG arrived on the island and captured him.
  • Jerkass
  • Oh Crap!: When the COG hands him over to a rival Stranded gang, he completely flips out, knowing the kind of torture that they do since he has done them himself.
  • Smug Snake
  • Too Dumb to Live: He actually walked into the COG navy base thinking that he might be processed through unnoticed with the other Stranded accepting asylum when he knew that Bernie and her friends were actively looking for him.