Deadlock Gang

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So, if you wanna be part of my family, I do have one little rule: It's my way, or... well, who am I kidding? It's my way.
~ Ashe
Deadlock Gang
Deadlock Gang logo.jpg

Leadership
Elizabeth Ashe
Jesse McCree (formerly)
Headquarters
Deadlock Gorge, Arizona, United States
Type
Crime group
Membership
At least 6
Standing
Active

The Deadlock Gang (a.k.a. the Deadlock Rebels) is a notorious crime group.

Background[edit | edit source]

Early History[edit | edit source]

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The Deadlock Gang was formed by Elizabeth Ashe, Jesse McCree, and two others. Ashe started to make a name for herself with bigger and more extravagant heists.[1] The gang also made money via illegal weapons trafficking.[2] While the gang wasn't the first group of outlaws in the American Southwest, Ashe was determined to be "bigger and better" than the gang's rivals, to "write their names into legend."[3] The Deadlock Gang’s rapid rise to prominence put them at odds with the other criminal organizations in the American southwest; the encounters often became violent. After years of skirmishes and bloodshed, Ashe called the heads of the major groups together. She proposed that the gangs could work together (or at least, not work against each other). Her principles: keep your word, don’t work with the law, respect each other's territory, and always punish betrayal.[1]

The Deadlock Gang continued to operate within the American southwest, where it trafficked in illicit weapons and military hardware. A group of its operatives were apprehended in an Overwatch sting operation. This included McCree, who ended up joining Overwatch.[4]

The gang later planned a heist on Route 66.[5]

Reunion[edit | edit source]

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Known Members[edit | edit source]

Founders[edit | edit source]

The founders of the gang

Other[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Ashe, Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed on 2018-11-13
  2. Game Informer #308
  3. 2018-11-23, BlizzCon 2018 Overwatch: What’s Next Panel Transcript. Blizzplanet, accessed on 2018-11-25
  4. McCree, Blizzard Entertainment. Accessed on 2015-03-09
  5. 2016-03-23, Overwatch Beta 1.0.2.0.28072 added Achievements, Brawl Mode & Route 66 Map. Blizzplanet, accessed on 2016-03-23