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|Saints Row: The Third.|
|Appears in||Saints Row 2 |
Saints Row 2: Corporate Warfare
Saints Row: The Third
The Trouble With Clones
Saints Row IV
|Affiliations||3rd Street Saints|
|Weapons||K-8 Krukov SRTT|
|Voiced by||Arif S. Kinchen|
- "Pierce, listen up... Johnny got laid out by one of the Ronin."
"That mean I get a promotion?"
- — The Protagonist and Pierce
Saints Row 2Edit
Pierce joined the Saints after The Protagonist convinced him by killing some Ronin members. The Protagonist assigned him specifically to collect as much information as he could on the dangerous Ronin.
Afterwards, Pierce tells The Protagonist and Gat about the Poseidon's Palace Casino, in which the Ronin have stakes. After successfully robbing the casino - even though they didn't go along with Pierce's complicated plan - Pierce, Johnny, and The Protagonist agree that the money they robbed needs to be cleaned, so The Protagonist goes to purchase weapons and cars to sell to a fence.
Pierce ends up getting his hands on the passenger manifest from the Wardill Airport, and on that list is Shogo Akuji's father, Kazuo Akuji, who is coming to Stilwater after catching on about the heist at Poseidon's Palace Casino. Pierce and The Protagonist head to the airport, only to find out Kazuo was gone. After failing to catch Kazuo at the airport, Pierce and The Protagonist head to a bar, then, at the bar, The Protagonist gets an anonymous call telling him that Jyunichi, the Ronin lieutenant that killed Aisha and hospitalized Gat, was at a teahouse. The Protagonist leaves the bar to eliminate Jyunichi.
After finding Mr. Wong, who was looking for The Protagonist, Pierce drives him to the Saint's hideout, not knowing he was being followed. He, along with Gat, Mr. Wong, his Translator, The Protagonist, and the other Saints, fend off the Ronin's attack.
After the death of Carlos, Pierce, as well as Shaundi help The Protagonist against the Brotherhood. He helped The Protagonist, Shaundi and Johnny Gat to take done all three gangs in Saints Row 2.
Pierce is unlockable as a Homie after completing the The Brotherhood of Stilwater missions. Once all the gangs had been obliterated, the Saints make their way to take down Ultor, after Ultor's Masako tried to kill The Protagonist, Pierce, Gat, and Shaundi. The Protagonist tasks Pierce and Shaundi to blow up and cause mayhem on Ultor property while The Protagonist and Gat infiltrate the Pyramid. Pierce also gives The Protagonist a letter found at the hideout, which reveals that Ultor Execs are having a retirement party on a large yacht.  After The Protagonist kills Dane Vogel, Pierce and Shaundi show up late to help due to problems with traffic.
Saints Row 2: Corporate WarfareEdit
Saints Row: The ThirdEdit
In Saints Row: the Third, Pierce has become somewhat of a celebrity, doing commercials for "Saint's Flow" energy drinks and is also mentioned by Jane Valderamma during radio news breaks. He's much more well dressed to represent his new found fame. As well, he is attempting to launch a music career at the point when the events of this game kick off.[reference?]
His first appearance, besides his commercial in the beginning, is at We're Going to Need Guns, in which he flies a helicopter to pick up weapons and a bomb from Steelport's National Guard, as well as Shaundi and The Protagonist. They drop off all the weapons at Shaundi's Ex's Apartment. After Johnny Gat's death, Pierce gets promoted to new second-in-command.[reference?]
Pierce believes that the Saints need to show that they are there to take over, so he and The Protagonist go and pimp out a car, then buy some clothing at Planet Saints, which ended up resulting in fighting a brute.[reference?]
Pierce ends up calling The Protagonist, telling them about how he found a new place, a Morningstar building that he thought the Saints could take over.[reference?] After succeeding in taking over the building, Pierce decides they need to start taking over Steelport.[reference?] They went on to buy a Friendly Fire from the Morningstar through ownership deeds, and then cleared two Gang Operations, as well a picking up some Sex Dolls, Pierce saying, "Oh that... a little hobby of mine."[reference?] In the first Trafficking, when the Protaganist asks what they have to sell, he replies that they have T-shirts and lunchboxes. When the Protaganist asks if there is anything else Pierce replies, "Well, there's always my demo tape."[reference?] The response afterwards depends on the voice of the Protaganist. Some voices sound pleased while a couple say that they "only have shit." After hanging around at the Broken Shillelagh, Pierce suggests that The Protagonist hit up Powder - a designer gun store owned by the Morningstar.[reference?]
At the end of Saints Row: the Third, If you choose to kill Killbane instead of saving Shaundi, and others from a bomb explosion on Magarac Island and after you destroy the Daedalus, The Protaganist declared Steelport a city-state and offers Pierce to become Mayor who is greatly enthaused by the idea.[reference?]
The Trouble with ClonesEditPierce plays a major role in the DLC. He first appears with The Protagonist at Smiling Jack's and Jimmy tells them he has cloned Johnny Gat, naming him Johnny Tag.[when?] So he and The Protagonist attempt to search for him around Sleeport, but with no luck.[when?] Then he disguises himself as Aisha and having him sing "Bounce Like My Checks" at various Planet Saints.[when?] The Protagonist must ward off excited fans using the Swarmitron, a weapon that fires bees. The Protagonist must try to protect Pierce as he sings which slowly calms Johnny Tag. Unfortunately, the Steelport National Guard arrives to kill everyone. The Protagonist must then fend off the Oppressor(s). After a short chase The Protagonist rescues Tag and Jimmy brings in a cloned version of Aisha, called Aisha Brutella.[when?] Then a swat helicopter shoots Aisha Brutella, killing her and Johnny Tag escapes. Then he and The Protagonist visit Jimmy one more time, but Johnny appears, knocks out The Protagonist and kidnaps Pierce. Then The Protagonist is revived by Jimmy with Saints Flow, giving him superpowers.[when?] He then goes to the bridge where Pierce and Johnny are, being captured by Sleeport National Guard.[when?] The Protagonist manages to kill them and saves Pierce and Johnny. then they manages to convice Johnny that they are his friends.[when?]
Saints Row IVEdit
Steve Jaros has mentioned rescuing Pierce in his dungeon. 
He is similar to Dex, as he would use his brains rather than his brawn in most situations. He always wants to prove his worth to The Protagonist, and despite being a lieutenant, he wants more power and more responsibility for himself.
In Saints Row: The Third, he hasn't changed much, but he has embraced the new media profile that his gang has achieved. Although, his ego has been called into question by one of voices for The Protagonist. Female Voice 3 tells Pierce during one of the Heli Assault activities that he and Josh Birk have similar egos. He enjoys his and the Saints new fame, even being happy to tell The Protagonist that the Studio wants The Protagonist to do screentests for "Gangsta's In Space", a movie in production based off Johnny Gat's comic.
He loves classical music and soft hip-hop. During the Brotherhood mission Thank You and Good Night! he will change the radio to Klassic FM, even if it is locked out of your station selection. Despite claiming that he can listen to whatever he wants while driving, it is still possible for the player to change the station, and he will not comment upon it.
- Pierce: "Ya hear that? That is music."
The Protagonist (Male Voice 1): "Pierce... when did you get a vagina?"
The Protagonist (Male Voice 2): "What the hell are we listenin' too?"
The Protagonist (Male Voice 3): "We're gonna have a conversation about your music tastes, Pierce..."
The Protagonist (Female Voice 1): "Pierce... is there something you're not telling me?"
The Protagonist (Female Voice 2): "You gotta be kiddin' me."
The Protagonist (Female Voice 3): "Is this the softer side of Pierce?"
— After switching the channel to 102.4 Klassic FM during the mission Thank You and Good Night!
- Pierce: "Now this is what we need... Some drive-by music."
The Protagonist (Male Voice 1): "Pierce... what the hell are we listening to?"
The Protagonist (Male Voice 2): "Are you shitting me?"
The Protagonist (Male Voice 3): "We gotta get you better taste in music, bro..."
The Protagonist (Female Voice 1): "Okay, you're never talkin' shit about my music again..."
The Protagonist (Female Voice 2): "Is this the softer side of Pierce?"
The Protagonist (Female Voice 3): "You seriously listen to this?"
Pierce sings along to the entire song.— While listening to Ne-Yo's "So Sick" during the mission Bonding Experience
The Protagonist (Male Voice 1): "Oh God..."
The Protagonist (Male Voice 2): "Son, you're no Ne-Yo."
The Protagonist (Male Voice 3): "This is worse than getting shot..."
The Protagonist (Female Voice 1): "You're killing me, Pierce."
The Protagonist (Female Voice 2): "Wow..."
The Protagonist (Female Voice 3): "[Speaks Spanish]"
By Saints Row the Third, The Protagonist seems to be much and accepting the idea of Pierce's "Singing". During the mission "Welcome to Steelport", he and Pierce seem to hit it off and sing together to "What I Got" by Sublime.
The Trouble With Clones
- It is a running joke that Pierce never receives any recognition from anyone.
- In Saints Row 2, his ideas are either stolen or ignored.
- During the beginning cut scene of the second Ronin Mission, Laundry Day, news reporter Jane Valderama refers to him as "an unknown accomplice".
- Other Saints notice the lack of attention The Protagonist gives Pierce. They can be heard asking The Protagonist "When are you going to start showing Pierce some love?"
- In Saints Row: The Third the opening crawl says "And Pierce... Well, who gives a fuck about Pierce?"
Saints Row 2Edit
- He drives a Mag, as seen in a few Sons of Samedi missions, but he drives a Bulldog whenever you call him up as a homie and uses a K6 Krukov as his weapon of choice.
- He has a short role in the Saints Row 2 downloadable content pack "Corporate Warfare".
- He is among Stilwater PD's Most Wanted, according to a sign in the Police Headquarters.
- In missions where he is a homie, when you drive the car with him he will change the radio station, but will get changed back when The Protagonist says he's the driver.
- Pierce is the only homie who has an active role in at least one mission in each of the 5 chapters of Saints Row 2.
- Despite Pierce being in charge of the Ronin, Johnny Gat is seen in more missions, and Pierce is unlocked by beating the Brotherhood missions, and Gat is unlocked by beating the Ronin missions.
- It seems that during his time in the Stilwater Penitentiary, Pierce was an accomplished weight lifter, as some of the inmates exercising in the yard can be heard saying "I'm gonna break Pierce's record!"
- Pierce appears to have had a history with the Ronin, as his first mission involves killing certain members of the gang, and the fact he gains information on the Ronin in some of the missions, such as their stake in Poseidon's Palace and the fact Akuji was landing at the airport.
Saints Row: The ThirdEdit
- In Saints Row: The Third, Pierce's music career is taking off. When he is called as a Homie, he asks what name should he choose for his album. He also requests his demo album being sold during the Trafficking activity.
- In the E3 trailer for Saints Row: The Third, Pierce can first be seen giving dap? to Johnny Gat. Second scene he's with Shaundi, whom has cut her dreads off and now sports a pony-tail. Next he could be seen tossing a pistol to Gat. His final two appearances in the trailer is when he punches a Morningstar gang member in the face and on the helipad along with The Protagonist and the other lieutenants surrounded by STAG aircraft.
- He is the only homie that does not talk to the others when called up.
- Pierce's promotional artwork for Saints Row: The Third depicts him holding what resembles a Mac-10.
- Pierce has dropped the whole street gang theme and adopted a more higher class visual theme.
- Pierce mentions hating mascots including the hotdog mascot, who he mentions having a falling out with.
- Pierce mentions, when saving Oleg, that the last time he trusted a big naked guy, it didn't end well.
- Pierce seems fairly capable at chess, as he and Oleg are seen playing it often, it is also hinted that he may be better than Oleg, as Oleg purposfully ruins one of their games.
- Pierce never finishing his games of chess with Oleg is a running gag in Saints Row: The Third
- Pierce drives a Infuego in missions[missions?], but when called up as a homie, he drives a Sovereign instead. He also carries a K-8 Krukov when called up via your phone and is main weapon of choice.
- Although the dialogue differs depending on which voice the player chose for The Protagonist during Player Customization, the conversation between them and Pierce while driving to Safeword in "Return to Steelport" implies that Pierce has been to a BDSM club before.
- Pierce is the only Lieutenant from Saints Row 2 to survive at the end of Saints Row: The Third, if the player decides to go after Killbane instead of saving Shaundi.
- During "Three Way", Pierce will comment that they may all get killed, and does anyone want to say something. Female Voice 2 will blurt out: "I want to make love to Pierce infront of [a] live studio audience." His response, regardless of what The Protagonist says, is "Good to know!".
- Between saving Shaundi or killing Killbane, Pierce tells you that you should go after your partners and stop STAG.
- Pierce seems to mocks or annoy Shaundi. This includes using an upgraded K-8 Krukov that's apparently too big for her, throwing a party in Trojan Whores, even though he claims that she needs to move on and deal with it, and when they are getting Kinzie to join, as they are getting a new girl.
- When listening to the radio stations in Saints Row: The Third, Pierce advertises 5 products from Planet Saints.
- A non mission based newscast comments on Pierce's upcoming CD commentating that the quality is questionable
- In Saints Row: The Third, there is a Planet Saints billboard near the Mayor's office in Loren Square which features Pierce.
- Pierce: "What just happened"
The Protagonist: "Shaundi had a good idea."
Pierce: "What-the-fuck-ever, she stole min-"
Shaundi: "Don't be jealous, Pierce, we're all on the same team."
— After Shaundi stole Pierce's idea mid-sentence
- Pierce: "What just happened"
- Shaundi: "Heads up, Pierce!"
Pierce: "(throws her hacky-sack to the ground)"
Shaundi: "Come on!"
Pierce: "Sorry, girl. No self-respecting brother plays hacky-sacky."
— Saints Row 2
- Shaundi: "Heads up, Pierce!"
|Characters in Saints Row 2|
|Characters in Saints Row: The Third|
- ↑ Homie unlock screen in Saints Row: The Third
- ↑ Saints Row: The Third Credits
- ↑ Saints Row 2
- ↑ "Bleeding Out" mission ("That Which Does Not Kill You..." cutscene)
- ↑ Three Kings
- ↑ Saint's Seven
- ↑ Laundry Day
- ↑ Orange Threat Level
- ↑ Kanto Connection
- ↑ Good D
- ↑ Thank You and Goodnight!
- ↑ Picking a Fight
- ↑ Pyramid Scheme
- ↑ Salting the Earth...Again
- ↑ ...and a Better Life
- ↑ Traffic Control
- ↑ Interview with Steve Jaros during PAX East
- ↑ Three Way
- ↑ which?
- ↑ Description in Mascot Kill Challenge
- ↑ "The Belgian Problem" mission
- ↑ Opening cutscene of STAG Party
- ↑ Screenshot of Pierce Billboard