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"Welcome Back" is a mission in Saints Row IV.[1]

For the "Welcome Back" achievement,
see Achievements in Saints Row 2


After learning that Johnny Gat may very well still be alive, Playa is determined to rescue their best friend. However, Kinze warns them that rescuing Gat will alert Zinyak of their presence. They're put into a two-dimensional side scroller named Saints of Rage where they help Johnny save his former lover Aisha, defeating former enforcers Warren Williams of the Vice Kings and Jyunichi of the Ronin. After completing the side-scroller, Playa then takes control of a Mech suit and rescues Johnny from Zinyak's mothership.

Following his rescue, Johnny recalls his disappearance during the events of Saints Row: The Third aboard Phillipe Loren's Gawalek A36.


Return to the Ship.

Simply exit the Simulation (If the player has not exited yet) and walk to the mission marker inside the Ship.

During the Saints of Rage section, no objectives appear. However, Playa is required to defeat every enemies appearing on screen, along with bosses Warren Williams and Jyunichi.

Find Gat's Pod.

After exiting the simulation, Playa heads off to rescue Gat from the Zin mothership while boarding the Mech Suit. As the path leading to the next objective is linear, simply follow through it and kill all attacking enemies along the way.

Destroy Door.

The door leading to Gat's pod can be easily destroyed with a missile or a dash attack. If done quickly, this objective may not appear at all.

Find Gat's Pod.

After destroying the door, head towards Gat's pod. Use the mech suit's jetpack to reach the pod, as it is suspended in the air.

Find Gat.

Playa finds that the pod has been destroyed and Gat is nowhere to be found. From this section on, simply follow the path again and kill all attacking enemies along the way.

Kill everyone.

When Playa enters a room named "Processing Chamber #9", Zinyak locks them in and sends out Zin reinforcements to ambush Playa. A meter bar will appear alongside the objective, which fills when Playa kills an enemy.

Four Marauders and waves of Murderbots and Zintek Shield soldiers will appear in every corners of the room to attack Playa. These enemies, especially Murderbots and Marauders, must be dealt with very quickly as they can deal a large amount of damage to the mech suit. While the missiles are very useful for dispatching Murderbots and Marauders, only use it when necessary as it can only fire three rockets at a time before cooling down.

Repair kits are located in the middle area. Only use it when the mech suit is damaged enough.

The objective is completed when the "Kill Everyone" meter has been filled, although it is optional to kill all enemies in the room.

Find Gat.

The marker is located straight ahead from the Processing Chamber. Simply go through and kill any attacking enemies. Once reaching the end of the path, a cutscene plays and the mission ends.



  • This mission marks the return of long-time Saint, Johnny Gat. This is his first physical appearance since the beginning of Saints Row: The Third.[3]
  • The title of Johnny's game simulation, Saints of Rage, is a reference to the game Streets of Rage.
  • The "menu" theme music for Saints of Rage is an 8-bit version of the Saints Row: The Third menu theme.
  • At the start of the game simulation, Warren punches Aisha in the stomach, then heaves her over his shoulder to carry her away; this is a reference to the initial scene in the Double Dragon arcade game.
  • During Gat's flashback, Phillipe Loren was using a SWAT SMG, which features a suppressor, but is making the sound of an unsuppressed weapon, as the gunfire is heard over the intercom in Saints Row: The Third.[3]
  • The interior of Gawalek A36 in Gat's flashback is reused from "De Plane Boss".
  • The 2D side-scroller is actually a set of camera tricks and post processing effects. The map and three stages cannot be accessed without modding, but the entire map is all in 3D.
  • Upon completion of this mission, Murderbots now spawn at Notoriety level 4 and 5, Marauders spawn at level 3 to 5, and Zin in Destructor tanks also attack at Notoriety level 5.
  • After completing the mission, Zinyak's texts around the city change drastically, due to the recent events. Some of them include: "MURDERER MURDERER", "The Zin have Families too", "Simulation REBOOT imminent", "Reboot is DEATH", "Are you feeling okay?".
  • When joining a Co-op game after already completing "Gat Time, Fun Time", but the host hasn't, Johnny wears his Super Homie outfit in the final cutscene on the plane.
    • This also happens using the unlockitall cheat in both Solo and Co-op.
  • The subtitles and mission scripts for this mission refer to the "Saints of Rage" section as "M15 1", and the Zin mothership section as "M15 3". There is no "M15 2", and the game otherwise treats both sections as the same mission.
  • In the Japanese version of the mission, Johnny Gat is wearing clothes on the Ship at the cutscene when he's rescued, likely due to CERO rating regulations.
  • In the side-scroller, a yellow four-door hatchback with Ronin markings will drop off additional enemies, regardless of the gang currently fought at the time.
  • The layout of Stilwater in the Vice Kings portion of Saints of Rage is anachronistic; the Kingdom Come Records building appear alongside the Purgatory nightclub, despite the latter building being established long after the former has been destroyed[4].



Playa - Female 1: "Do you have a lock on Johnny, yet?"
Playa - Female 2: "You know where they're keeping Johnny?"
Playa - Female 3: "Have you found Johnny's body yet?"
Playa - Male 1: "Kinzie, where are we on finding Gat?"
Playa - Male 2: "So have you found Gat?"
Playa - Male 3: "Kinzie, did you find Johnny?"
Nolan North: "Kinzie, where are we on finding Gat?"
Phone Call: "It's not been easy. He's being kept off the grid. It's weird; almost like he's under extra security or something."
Playa - Female 1: "Can you break in?"
Playa - Female 2: "You can still find him though, right?"
Playa - Female 3: "Buy you still break into his mind, right?"
Playa - Male 1: "Can you get me in?"
Playa - Male 2: "But you can get me in?"
Playa - Male 3: "You can still crack it though, right?"
Nolan North: "Can you get me in?"
Phone Call: "Of course I can. Get back to the ship."
— Pre-mission phone call
Playa: "It feels weird not being in a shitty sports bar."
Pierce: "We could always name the ship the Broken Shillelagh."
Kinzie: "Not funny."
Playa: "Kinzie, relax."
Kinzie: "Doing my best."
Playa: "Look, if you're worried about me going brain dead I figure it's part of the de-"
Matt: "You have to say something..."
Playa: "What aren't you telling me."
Kinzie: "Thanks Matt."
Playa: "Kinzie..."
Matt: "It's not you she's worried about, it's everyone else."
Asha: "This is gonna get real exciting?"
Kinzie: "It doesn't matter."
Pierce: "I have a feeling we're about to disagree."
Matt: "Saving Gat is a terrible idea."
Playa punches Matt and begins pummeling him. King gets up and restrains Playa.
King: "The fuck's gotten into you!"
Asha: "You're out of line!"
Pierce: "The boss doesn't answer to you, honey."
Asha punches Pierce before Shaundi restrains her as well.
Pierce: "Bitch, you're lucky we're standing in front of Keith David or I'll-"
Kinzie: "STOP IT!"
Kinzie: "He's right, ok?! It's a terrible idea. In order to save Johnny we have to tap directly from our ship into his mind, and that means Zinyak's going to know exactly where we are."
Kinzie: "You're asking Matt and I to paint a target on humanity's last chance so that you can go rescue someone we've never even met. And what's even stupider is that we're going along with it!"
Kinzie: "That guy you just beat the shit out of is risking everything to save your friend, and you wanna know why? Because we can't save ours anymore."
Kinzie: "Oleg is dead. Viola is dead. Earth is dead. So how about you stop being a fucking asshole and say, "Thank you for giving us the hope you'll never have.""
Playa gets Matt to stand back up.
Playa: "I'm sorry."
Matt: "Yeah, coulda killed me back in Steelport but you let me go. I can forgive a few punches."
Playa hesitates to hug Matt, and pats him on the shoulder instead.
Kinzie: "Ok then. Get in the chair."
Pierce: "Hey Boss, whatchu think Gat's mind is like?"
Playa: "No idea, but if I had to bet I'd say either a shooting gallery or a Freckle Bitches."
— Ship cutscene


Johnny Gat is the oldest friend I have and the baddest motherfucker I know. I mourned him once when I thought Philippe Loren had taken him out. Now that I know he's alive, I'd walk through hell to bring him back.
— Playa talking about Johnny Gat

Johnny Gat: "Aisha! Behind you!"
Aisha: "Johnny! Help!"
Warren Williams: "OOH! HA HA HA HA!"
Aisha: "OW! Johnny, help!"
Warren Williams: "You want her? Come get her!"
Generic: "STAGE ONE - FIGHT!"
— Entering Johnny's Simulation
Playa - Female 1: "This is getting weird..."
Playa - Female 2: "Johnny... it's you."
Playa - Female 3: "You're alive..."
Playa - Male 1: "Holy shit! Johnny! It's... It's really you."
Playa - Male 2: "Fuck it's good to see you, man..."
Playa - Male 3: "Where the fuck am I..."
Nolan North: "Holy shit! Johnny! It's--it's really you."
Johnny Gat: "Warren Williams took Aisha! We have to get to Vice Kings HQ and get her back!"
— Beginning of Stage 1
Playa - Female 1: "Stilwater is a lot lower rez than I remember it..."
Playa - Female 2: "This takes me back..."
Playa - Female 3: "Home sweet home..."
Playa - Male 1: "Man, Stilwater. I don't remember it looking so... flat."
Playa - Male 2: "This is trippy..."
Playa - Male 3: "Gat's mind is a murder simulator... makes sense."
Nolan North: "Man, Stilwater. I don't remember it looking so... flat."
— After beating some Vice Kings in Stage 1
Playa - Female 1: "Johnny listen to m--"
Playa - Female 2: "Johnny, we need to--"
Playa - Female 3: "Listen Johnny, we have a bad--"
Playa - Male 1: "I can't believe you're still alive, Johnny. Shaundi and I were..."
Playa - Male 2: "Johnny I have so many questions to ask you."
Playa - Male 3: "I can't believe it's really-- you."
Nolan North: "I can't believe you're still alive, Johnny. Shaundi and I were--"
Johnny Gat: "C'mon! Vice King HQ is this way!"
— After beating more Vice Kings
Johnny Gat: "Kingdom Come Records! We're here."
— After reaching Kingdom Come Records
Generic: "Where do you think you're going?"
Johnny Gat: "Where's Warren Williams? I'm here for Aisha. Get the fuck out of my way."
Generic: "I don't think so. HA HA HA."
— After 2 Bodyguards appear
Generic: "OOH! AGH! You're too late, Johnny. You'll never defeat Warren Williams!"
Johnny Gat: "Eat a dick!"
— Bodyguards defeated
I'm bad!
— Johnny Gat, Stage 1 completed

Johnny Gat: "We're inside Kingdom Come Records! Warren Williams is straight ahead! Let's go!"
Playa - Female 1: "Johnny, this is a have to wake--"
Playa - Female 2: "This is a trick Johnny... Aisha's de--"
Playa - Female 3: "Johnny... this isn't real..."
Playa - Male 1: "Johnny, this isn't real. Aisha's dead. You can't bring her back."
Playa - Male 2: "I'm so sorry man, but this isn't real. Aisha's dead."
Playa - Male 3: "She's gone, man...let's get outta h-"
Nolan North: "Johnny, this isn't real. Aisha's dead. You can't bring her back."
Johnny Gat: "Shut the fuck up! I know she's in here. We just have to get to the main office. C'mon!"
Generic: "STAGE TWO - FIGHT!"
— Inside Kingdom Come Records
Johnny Gat: "You're gonna pay for taking my girl!"
Warren Williams: "You really think you can stop me?"
— After finding Warren Williams
Johnny Gat: "Warren Williams! Let Aisha Go!"
Warren Williams: "You'll never get her, Johnny!"
Warren Williams: "Ooh! You got me!"
— Fighting Warren Williams
Aisha isn't here. We have to get to her house!
— Johnny Gat, Warren Williams defeated

Hot stuff!
— Johnny Gat, Warren Williams defeated

— Generic, Stage 2 completed

Johnny Gat: "We're almost there! Dammit, look at all these fucking Ronin! Let's take them out."
Playa - Female 1: "Johnny, we can't help anyone stuck here like th--"
Playa - Female 2: "Johnny please, wake up..."
Playa - Female 3: "Listen Johnny, I know you don't wanna hear this."
Playa - Male 1: "I'm tellin' ya, man, it's too late. You gotta snap out of this, Johnny."
Playa - Male 2: "I'm begging you man, snap out of this..."
Playa - Male 3: "Damn it Johnny, we don't have time for this!"
Nolan North: "I'm tellin' ya, man, it's too late. You gotta snap out of this, Johnny."
Johnny Gat: "You're really starting to piss me off. Now come on. We don't have much time."
— Beginning of Stage 3
Johnny Gat: "Aisha's house! We're here!"
Playa - Female 1: "Come on man, let's just get the fuck outta here..."
Playa - Female 2: "Let's just walk away Johnny..."
Playa - Female 3: "Johnny... don't go in there..."
Playa - Male 1: "Don't go in there, Johnny."
Playa - Male 2: "Please don't go in there man."
Playa - Male 3: "Please man... don't go in the house..."
Nolan North: "Don't go in there, Johnny."
— Before entering Aisha's house
Johnny Gat: "Eesh, you home?"
Aisha: "Johnny, it is a... Trap!"
Johnny Gat: "Eesh! Noooooooooooooooo!"
— Inside the house
Playa - Female 1: "No no no... it's not going down like that. Kinzie can you reset this thing?"
Playa - Female 2: "No... we break the cycle this time... Kinzie, can you fix this?"
Playa - Female 3: "We can't let Johnny down. Kinzie, can you reset this part?"
Playa - Male 1: "Kinzie? Can you reset part of a simulation?"
Playa - Male 2: "It's not ending like this. Kinze, can you reset the simulation?"
Playa - Male 3: "We're not letting Johnny down again, Kinzie can you reset this thing?"
Nolan North: "Kinzie? Can you reset part of a simulation?"
Kinzie: "Theoretically. Each simulation is an isolated instance."
Playa - Female 1: "I just want it done Kinzie, I don't care how it works..."
Playa - Female 2: "Do it..."
Playa - Female 3: "Stop talkin' about it, and just do it."
Playa - Male 1: "Yeah great do it then."
Playa - Male 2: "Do it!"
Playa - Male 3: "Then what are we waiting for?"
Nolan North: "Yeah great do it then."
Kinzie: "One second, and... here we go."
— After Aisha's death
Playa - Female 1: "I'm comin' Aisha!"
Playa - Female 2: "No you don't!"
Playa - Female 3: "Jyunichi's a dead man..."
Playa - Male 1: "Gat, hold up!"
Playa - Male 2: "We are saving her this time..."
Playa - Male 3: "It ends here..."
Nolan North: "Gat, hold up!"
Johnny Gat: "Eesh, you..."
— Simulation restarted
Johnny Gat: "You're a dead man, Jyunichi!"
Jyunichi: "(Face me if you dare!)"
— Boss fight
Playa - Female 1: "Cover Aisha!"
Playa - Female 2: "Get her outta here!"
Playa - Female 3: "Aisha, are you okay?"
Playa - Male 1: "Quick! Grab Aisha!"
Playa - Male 2: "Protect Aisha!"
Playa - Male 3: "Protect her, Johnny!"
Nolan North: "Quick! Grab Aisha!"
Jyunichi: "(I do not think so.)"
— Fighting Jyunichi
Take that!
— Johnny Gat, Defeating Jyunichi

Jyunichi: "(YOU. WILL. DIE.)"
Johnny Gat: "Watch out! It's SuperJyunichi!"
— Jyunichi getting superpowers
Jyunichi: "Ai-ai-ai-ai-NOOOOOO!"
Aisha: "Johnny! You made it!"
— SuperJyunichi defeated
Playa - Female 1: "You with me?"
Playa - Female 2: "Are you with me?"
Playa - Female 3: "You with me?"
Playa - Male 1: "You with me?"
Playa - Male 2: "You with me?"
Playa - Male 3: "You with me?"
Nolan North: "You with me?"
Johnny Gat: "Yeah. Yeah, I'm with you."
Playa: "Hold on. We're coming to get you."
Johnny Gat: "We? Who's we?"
Playa: "The Saints."
— Rescuing Johhny
Generic: "His journey finally over, Johnny Gat was once again able to hold Aisha in his arms... but the reunion was soon over as the street tough remembered the tragedy that claimed his love so many years ago."
Generic: "Thanks for playing."
— Finale of the sidescroll beating game
Pierce: "Were you right?"
Playa: "No, side scroller beat 'em up."
Pierce: "Nice."
Playa: "I'm coming, Johnny."
— Mid-mission cutscene before searching for Gat
Playa: "Kinzie, I need that robot up and running."
Keith: "It's really more like power armor."
Playa: "Not now Keith."
— Equipping the Mech Suit, or power armor.

Real world[]

Playa - Female 1: "Kinzie, where's Gat?"
Playa - Female 2: "Do we know where Johnny is?"
Playa - Female 3: "So how do I get to Johnny?"
Playa - Male 1: "Is there GPS on this thing? How do I find Gat?"
Playa - Male 2: "So where's Johnny?"
Playa - Male 3: "How do I get to Gat, Kiznie?[sic] "
Nolan North: "Is there GPS on this thing? How do I find Gat?"
Kinzie: "First, do you remember how to use this suit?"
Playa - Female 1: "Do I remember... PFFT."
Playa - Female 2: "Do I remem--PFFT."
Playa - Female 3: "Do I remem--PFFT."
Playa - Male 1: "Do I remem... PFFT."
Playa - Male 2: "Do I remem--PFFT."
Playa - Male 3: "Do I remem--PFFT."
Nolan North: "Do I remem--PFFT."
Kinzie: "That's not really an answer."
Playa - Female 1: "After we get Gat you can take shots at me all night, but let's stay focused on why we're here."
Playa - Female 2: "Either help me find Johnny or get out of my way."
Playa - Female 3: "I don't have time for games Kinzie... this is about Johnny, not how smart you are."
Playa - Male 1: "Y'know what? Don't worry about it. I'll find Johnny."
Playa - Male 2: "Whatever, I'll figure it out..."
Playa - Male 3: "Can you save the fighting for after we find Johnny?"
Nolan North: "Y'know what? Don't worry about it. I'll find Johnny."
— Beginning of the second part of the mission
Kinzie: "Keep an eye out for more Zin. They're on the offensive now."
Playa - Female 1: "What do you call blowing up Earth?"
Playa - Female 2: "As opposed to when they blew up the White House?"
Playa - Female 3: "They've kind of been on the offensive the whole time, Kinzie."
Playa - Male 1: "They weren't on the offensive before?"
Playa - Male 2: "They've been on the offensive the whole time."
Playa - Male 3: "I thought they made that clear when they killed everyone."
Nolan North: "They weren't on the offensive before?"
Kinzie: "Zinyak's not dumb. I doubt we've made a single move so far without him knowing about it."
Kinzie: "I don't think we would've made it this far if Zinyak didn't think he could handle us."
Playa - Female 1: "Great."
Playa - Female 2: "You're not really the glass half full type are you?"
Playa - Female 3: "I'm not scared of Zinyak."
Playa - Male 1: "Thanks for the pep talk, Kinzie."
Playa - Male 2: "He can think whatever he wants...he's not stopping me."
Playa - Male 3: "That's encouraging."
Nolan North: "Great. Thanks for the pep talk, Kinzie."
— After entering a hallway
Playa: "Shit. The door's locked."
Kinzie: "Hold on, I'll see if I can override it."
Playa - Female 1: "Never mind."
Playa - Female 2: "Nevermind."
Playa - Female 3: "Never mind."
Playa - Male 1: "Never mind."
Playa - Male 2: "Nevermind."
Playa - Male 3: "Nevermind."
Nolan North: "Never mind."
Kinzie: "You busted it down, didn't you?"
Playa - Female 1: "Yes. Yes I did."
Playa - Female 2: "Of course I knocked it down, I'm in a robot."
Playa - Female 3: "Oh yeah."
Playa - Male 1: "Worked before. I see no reason to switch it up now."
Playa - Male 2: "Hell yeah I did..."
Playa - Male 3: "Occam's Razor, Kinzie."
Nolan North: "Worked before. I see no reason to switch it up now."
— First Locked Door
Playa - Female 1: "Johnny's not here, he must be on the move."
Playa - Female 2: "Damn it, Johnny's not in the pod..."
Playa - Female 3: "Gat's gone."
Playa - Male 1: "The pod's empty. Same as the others."
Playa - Male 2: "It's empty... where's Johnny..."
Playa - Male 3: "Looks like we're late. Gat's already out of the pod."
Nolan North: "The pod's empty. Same as the others."
Kinzie: "Do you think he'll be okay?"
Playa - Female 1: "We're talking about Johnny fucking Gat, not Matt Miller."
Playa - Female 2: "He's probably already racking up a body count... besides, if Matthew Miller can survive..."
Playa - Female 3: "Matt did it, it can't be that hard..."
Playa - Male 1: "Johnny can handle himself. Hell, if Matt Miller can survive..."
Playa - Male 2: "Listen, if Matt Miller can survive being by himself, Johnny's not having any problems..."
Playa - Male 3: "This isn't a Matt Miller situation, Johnny knows how to handle himself."
Nolan North: "Johnny can handle himself. Hell, if Matt Miller can survive..."
Matt Miller: "Hey! I'll have you know... OW! Kinzie, why did you--?"
Kinzie: "Just grab Johnny and bring him back, okay?"
— In Johnny's pod chamber
All soldiers on high alert! Special Prisoner 31 has escaped and is moving throughout the base. This is a kill order. Repeat: KILL ORDER.
— Zinyak, Zinyak on loudspeaker

Kinzie: "On the move? Okay, let me try to find a way to..."
Playa: "I see a trail of dead aliens, Kinzie. I think I know which way Johnny went."
— After entering another hallway
All soldiers to Processing Tunnel 14 immediately! Teach this insolent prisoner some manners, would you?
— Zinyak, Before entering the massive pod room

Kinzie: "Looks like you're headed pretty deep into the base. Where you at?"
Playa - Female 1: "Another pod room.... Jesus there must be thousands on this ship..."
Playa - Female 2: "More pods... Jesus, how many people does Zinyak have captured here..."
Playa - Female 3: "Not sure... it looks like another pod room."
Playa - Male 1: "Another one of those red spinny rooms."
Playa - Male 2: "Hard to say, it's another room with pods..."
Playa - Male 3: "Don't know... I can't keep all these pod room straight..."
Nolan North: "Another one of those red spinny rooms."
— After entering the pod room
Playa - Female 1: "Can you imagine how many people are being tortured by Zinyak right now?"
Playa - Female 2: "Can you imagine how many alien races are in those pods?"
Playa - Female 3: "God... I wonder if any of our other friends are stuck in these things and we don't even know it."
Playa - Male 1: "I still can't get over how many people there must be in those."
Playa - Male 2: "You gotta wonder who all is locked up in those pods..."
Playa - Male 3: "You can't help but wonder how many simulations Zinyak is running..."
Nolan North: "I still can't get over how many people there must be in those."
Kinzie: "I know what you mean. I've seen countless tunnels full of those things."
Playa: "That's a lot of fucking people, Kinzie."
Kinzie: "And we take down Zinyak and the rest of the Zin Empire, they'll all be saved."
Playa: "Right on."
Kinzie: "Not that they'll have a home to go back to or anything."
Playa - Female 1: "You gotta work on your pep talk, Kinzie."
Playa - Female 2: "They won't need a home. They'll have freedom."
Playa - Female 3: "Careful Kinzie, you were almost an optomist.[sic] "
Playa - Male 1: "You know, for a second there, Kinzie, you were almost an optimist."
Playa - Male 2: "Doesn't matter. They'll be free."
Playa - Male 3: "No, but they'll be alive... and that's all that matters."
Nolan North: "For a second there, Kinzie, you were almost an optimist."
— Soon after the previous dialogue
Immediate backup to Processing Tunnel 16! I'm very disappointed in you all. Surely, the might of the Zin Empire can stop one man, hmm?
— Zinyak, Before leaving the massive pod room

Playa - Female 1: "Johnny's keeping busy."
Playa - Female 2: "Oh Johnny... you scamp..."
Playa - Female 3: "Someone needs a nap."
Playa - Male 1: "Seems Zinyak's getting a little twist in his shorts."
Playa - Male 2: "Sounds like Zinyak's having a rough day at the office..."
Playa - Male 3: "Looks like Johnny is giving Zinyak hell..."
Nolan North: "Seems Zinyak's getting a little twist in his shorts."
Kinzie: "Irritating overlords is definitely something we Saints are good at."
— In response to Zinyak's frustration
Playa - Female 1: "Not gonna lie, I thought a giant robot running through the halls would have gotten a bigger reaction."
Playa - Female 2: "Do they not notice the robot killing everyone?"
Playa - Female 3: "I'm just saying, if a giant robot came through my ship... I'd try to kill it, not run like a bitch..."
Playa - Male 1: "Hey! Why aren't these Zin paying more attention to the robot stomping through their hallway?"
Playa - Male 2: "You'd think these guys would react to being killed by a giant fucking robot..."
Playa - Male 3: "Where do these guys think they're running to?"
Nolan North: "Why aren't these Zin paying more attention to the robot stomping through their hallway?"
Kinzie: "Maybe there's a giant lizard destroying buildings in another hallway."
Playa - Female 1: "A girl can dream..."
Playa - Female 2: "If only..."
Playa - Female 3: "Still wouldn't run like a bitch."
Playa - Male 1: "Don't toy with me."
Playa - Male 2: "Oooooh...."
Playa - Male 3: "Don't a guy's hopes up, Kinzie..."
Nolan North: "Don't you toy with me."
— After seeing a group of Zin running
Zinyak: "Special Prisoner #2 has been isolated! All soldiers to Processing Chamber 9 now! Good job, everyone!"
Playa: "Shit. Where's Processing Chamber 9?"
Kinzie: "Just because I can see the layout of the ship doesn't mean I know what the rooms are called?"
— After entering the final room
Playa - Female 1: "I think I'm getting clo- oh fuck me..."
Playa - Female 2: "How do I get through the door, Kinzie?"
Playa - Female 3: "What now?"
Playa - Male 1: "I... fuck, I don't know where I'm at... Shit! Something on the door changed. What's that mean?"
Playa - Male 2: "Damn it, what's that!"
Playa - Male 3: "Kinzie, what can you do about this?"
Nolan North: "I... fuck, I don't know where I'm at, shit! Something on the door changed. What's that mean?"
Kinzie: "Let me see... oh. Looks like they activated a force field."
Playa - Female 1: "How'd he know I'm here?"
Playa - Female 2: "Of course they did, they're trying to keep me from getting to Johnny."
Playa - Female 3: "Great..."
Playa - Male 1: "Trying to stop me, huh, Zinyak?"
Playa - Male 2: "Zinyak think that will stop me?"
Playa - Male 3: "Zinyak thinks a little forcefield will stop me?"
Nolan North: "Trying to stop me, huh, Zinyak?"
Kinzie: "It's probably to contain Johnny. Give me a minute to figure something out."
Playa - Female 1: "Fuck it, we should just shoot up the room..."
Playa - Female 2: "What if I blow up the room? Something has to be powering it, right?"
Playa - Female 3: "Might as well shoot everything in the room and hope I hit the generator."
Playa - Male 1: "Fuck that! I'm destroying everything in this goddamnn room!"
Playa - Male 2: "No time, I'm tearing this room apart..."
Playa - Male 3: "Can't we just tear apart the room to find the generator?"
Nolan North: "Fuck that! I'm destroying everything in this goddamnn room!"
— Shield has been activated
Kinzie: "Oh. Yeah. Do that! Draw their attention!"
Playa - Female 1: "Wait, seriously?"
Playa - Female 2: "No problem..."
Playa - Female 3: "Really?"
Playa - Male 1: "Kinzie, dammit, I... Oh okay. Good."
Playa - Male 2: "With pleasure..."
Playa - Male 3: "I can't believe you went for that."
Nolan North: "Kinzie, dammit, I just... oh okay. Good."
— In response to Playa's choice
Playa - Female 1: "Let's have a little fun..."
Playa - Female 2: "Let's play..."
Playa - Female 3: "Johnny... I'm coming for you."
Playa - Male 1: "Here I come, Johnny!"
Playa - Male 2: "I'm coming Johnny!"
Nolan North: "Here I come, Johnny!"
— Soon after the previous dialogue
Kinzie: "Take out everything! Get them to come to you!"
Kinzie: "There are more coming. Keep at it!"
— After killing various enemies
That did it! The shield is down, now go get Johnny.
— Kinzie, All enemies killed

Panning shot of a room filled with dead Zin soldiers. A nude Johnny Gat stabs the last surviving Zin soldier who has his glasses on the head. Gat picks the glasses off the floor and wears it triumphantly. Playa then approaches Gat and gives him a handshake.
Playa: "Fuck. Yes."
Playa: "Johnny... what the hell happened?"
Gat: "So I'm in the plane doing my thing..."
Pan to a flashback depicting Gat fighting off Morningstar soldiers during the mission "I'm Free - Free Falling" from Saints Row: The Third.
Shaundi: "Johnny we're about to jump!"
Gat bashes a Morningstar soldier's head on the intercom.
Gat: "Right on, I'll see you in Stilwa-"
Gat's sentence is cut off by gunshots from Phillipe Loren. Gat blocks off more gunshots with the dead Morningstar soldier's body, knocks Loren down, and begins pummeling him, before slow clapping sounds interrupt him. Gat turns his head around, revealing Zinyak.
Zinyak: "Bravo."
Zinyak: "It would seem your reputation doesn't do you justice."
Pan back to the present, inside The Ship.
King: "Earth's most puissant warrior?"
Gat: "That's what he called me."
Keith: "You're tellin' me he abducted you years before his invasion because he thought you single handedly could stop him."
Gat: "Yeah."
Playa: "That's so fucking awesome."
Asha: "You realize that means Zinyak's more afraid of him than you, right?"
Playa: "Shit."
Pierce: "Johnny, go back to the part about the meat shield."
Gat: "Guys, don't take this the wrong way...but I've spent years living in the past. I'm ready for the future."
Kinzie: "Good. Because if we're going to pull off King's plan, we're going to need all the help we can get."
— Johnny Gat's cutscene


Welcome Back - Saints of Rage - Winners don't use drugs

Saints of Rage

Warren Williams kidnapping Aisha

Playa and Johnny Gat

Playa and Johnny Gat fighting Vice Kings

Playa and Johnny Gat fighting Vice Kings

Playa and Johnny Gat fighting Vice Kings

Johnny Gat Vs Warren Williams

Playa and Johnny Gat fighting Warren Williams

Playa and Johnny Gat fighting Ronin

Jyunichi having decapitated Aisha and Johnny upset over her death

Aisha saved and the background breaking up

Johnny Gat Vs Jyunichi

Jyunichi being defeated by Johnny

Kinzie beside Playa who has just got into the Mech Suit

Playa looking for Johnny's Containment Pod

Playa looking for Johnny's Containment Pod while killing Zin

Playa looking for Johnny's Containment Pod

Johnny's destroyed Containment Pod

Playa looking for Johnny while fighting a Marauder

Zin Soldiers and Murderbots making their way to Gat and ignoring Playa

Playa holding out against waves of Zin attacks

Playa about to find Gat

Gat is back

Gat's flashback of being abducted during "I'm Free - Free Falling" back in Saints Row: The Third

Saints of Rage intro

Saints of Rage winners dont use drugs

Saints of Rage - Gat intro

Saints of Rage - logo

Saints of Rage - Gat

Saints of Rage - Jyunichi

Saints of Rage - Jyunichi title

Saints of Rage - Aisha

Saints of Rage - Gat end

Saints of Rage - 2D Ronin Car


  1. YouTube: "Welcome Back" mission gameplay
  2. Note: Silently unlocked after Saints of Rage
  3. 3.0 3.1 Mission: I'm Free - Free Falling
  4. Mission: ...To Kingdom Come

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