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Plants vs. Zombies

Do you know any hints?

Games Guru: Buy stuff in the store with your points! My strategy? Plant many sunflowers. Always use a bomb or a peashooter of some sort. Plant a rock and put that giant purple zombie-eating plant behind it. Grind, grind, grind your way through.

Dear Games Guru, What are the strategies for defeating the zombies in the fog? Thank you!

Games Guru: Arm yourself with Planterns, which have sufficient illumination power to cut right through a sizable area of fog. Also plan to use the Torchwood (in combination with the pea-shooter strains of course, for fireball effect); the Torchwood doesn’t illuminate as much foggy area as Plantern, but is somewhat effective. Also the Blover plant, normally used for blowing back the balloon zombies, is helpful in pushing the fog back – temporarily!

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94 Comments on Plants vs. Zombies

  1. Zoroark the Epic // August 2, 2011 at 11:29 am // Reply

    I have the DsiWare version. It’s a lot cheaper! I got three other apps with one 2000 point card. Get one at Walmart! they are $20.

  2. pokemon409 // July 25, 2011 at 5:22 pm // Reply

    this game rules. the zombies are funny along with their descriptions in the Alminac. I.E: “Newspaper Zombie was -this-close to finishing his sudoku puzzle. No wonder he’s freaking out.”

    I kinda would like some advice for world 3 because the tube zombies always get through my barricade in the pool. note that this is the DS version (with crappy graphics)

  3. what up halo117 i know your problum. when drzomboss’s head is down freezz him our flame him

  4. i beat the game 2 times ask me anything

  5. i am on nite pool le9 it is hared !!!!!

    • must haves are sea shroom 0 sun mushroom sunflower rake is helpful just try to plant 0 sun shrooms in a line w/sea shrooms in the pool then get your other defenses up youre good 2 go ps you can get an achievement if you do it my way

  6. Have any of you guys heard of the secret yeti zombie? you get zen garden when you beat him… i not telling what that is, but i WILL tell where he is. I think he is in the level where the lights go out (very hard level) and is very hard to beat.

    Sincereley, B.O.D (Black Operations Division)

  7. LITWICK101 // June 27, 2011 at 8:45 pm // Reply

    gonna gets it!


  9. Boogabear123 // April 13, 2011 at 7:06 am // Reply

    One thing when you are playing on the third level put all your sun plants in the back than have a row of nuts infront than have a row of pea shooters than infront have a row of nuts it will take a little while so be fast and be carefull!!!!

  10. i like the coneheadzombie

  11. Zombiez Waz Here // March 25, 2011 at 1:03 pm // Reply

    Awesome game

  12. rockinmarie // March 7, 2011 at 5:21 pm // Reply

    it’s totally awesome

  13. i cant defeat the final level!!!!!!!!

  14. The cattail is the best plant. (or one of them) It can shoot at all zombies on the field!

  15. what is the tree of wisdom?

  16. one of the best strategy games i’ve ever played;hard,yet so simple.

  17. warthog fighterplane // February 21, 2011 at 11:42 am // Reply

    the best plant to use is the corn cannon its expencive but its worth it a few of them and you won’t have to worry about a thing.

  18. im stuc on levl 3 2 can anyone help me? i started the game before my sister and now shes ahead of me but i also found out sum of the levels ahead of me. sumbudy pls help!!!

  19. zombies on your lawnd // February 14, 2011 at 8:51 pm // Reply

    ds versions credits have godd graphics from the pc version yet when you are actualy playing its crappy and pixely

  20. zombies on your lawnd // February 14, 2011 at 8:48 pm // Reply

    how do you unluck mustache mode on th ds the tree of wisdom said not to ask abaout mustache please some tell how to enable it or the code something PLEASE

  21. i’m gonna put a gatling pea behind a torchwood & see what happens

  22. Its cooL

  23. i have this gam for itouch; LOVE IT!!!!!!!!

  24. i have the trial version on my computer. crazy dave wont let me go any farther (cause i dont have the full version.) any tips?

    • Sorry, but in order to progress through the game, you will have to buy the full version. You can download it from the Pop Cap website for $20.00

    • if u do not want any trouble with downloading or paying a lot, just get plants vs zombies on the ipad or iphone for $1!features:zen garden,minigames,quick play,and adventure mode cost features the same things except it has higher quality & multi-touch.

  25. A random dude // January 27, 2011 at 2:15 pm // Reply

    This is an awesome game for the DS because you can do vs. mode.

  26. Can anybody tell me some cheat codes for this game? (Besides future,
    mustache, trickedout, and daisies)

  27. It’s out for the DS now and the graphics are CRUMMY!

  28. if you want to use things like daisies and dance you need to have your tree of wisdom 1000 feet tall

  29. i realy want to play this game so can anybody give me tips on how to defeat dr zomboss?

    • first put the watermelon pults in the back second put the kernal pults inthe second row third put the cabbage pults then put a row of flower pots in front when the boss leans use the ice shroom to freeze him when you see a fire ball use your ice shroom when you see a ice ball use your jalepeno

    • I’ve already said in my message to Zombie Killer.

    • A random dude // January 27, 2011 at 2:21 pm // Reply

      Just keep your plants in a straight orderly line. You need to save your freeze shroom and your jalapenos. When he launches an ice ball use the jalapenos in the same lane as the fire ball. And when he launches the fire ball use your ice shroom. It does not matter where you use the ice shroom. But make sure you have some extra room for your jalapenos.

    • Just save up on flower pots, jalapenos, and ice-shrooms and you’ll survive if he throws a car at your plants or if he barfs out a fire or ice ball

  30. buy the xbox 360 pop cap collection if you have. one it is only $20 and it has zuma, plants vs. zombies and peggle

  31. what does the wisom tree do and how do you get it?

    • you get the tree of wisdom by buying it from crazy daves shop but you need to beat adventure mode when you get it feed it then it will tell you secrets like always put a walnut in front a chomper when you get it to a 1000 feet tall type in pinata and daises and dance when your playing ps. type in trickedout when your playing and mustache and future

  32. WHOA I had NO idea that Torchwood could light up fog! THANK YOU

  33. Teh mighty lawn dfender // December 30, 2010 at 9:59 am // Reply

    I beated adventure mode without my brainz getting ate

  34. i have it for my ipod nd love it

  35. Is there a way to get the full version of PvZ free? If not, what’s the best site to buy it from?

  36. ordep and pedro of the galaxy // December 24, 2010 at 2:38 pm // Reply

    (P.S. Could you guys tell me what Dr. Zomboss looks like?)

  37. ordep and pedro of the galaxy // December 24, 2010 at 2:36 pm // Reply

    (P.p.s.: I am going to get this game for christmas.)

  38. Teh mighty lawn dfender // December 23, 2010 at 8:16 pm // Reply

    How do you beat survival night on the XBox360 version only using mushrooms?

  39. i love this game :^)

  40. I beat the game 15 times

  41. wow plants vs zomdies is between borning and awesome
    but it’s ok and if u what to play it u got to have
    a fast computer have fun +D

  42. This is the best game ever

  43. it is fun!

  44. How do you play?

  45. I once played this game at Staples

  46. How do you beat 5-8???? It’s reallllllly hard!!!!!

  47. I can’t get through the darn water levels1

    • @ Rampage, make sure you have Sunflowers, Lily Pads, and Potato Mines. When you start, start cranking out sunflowers like crazy! But don’t plant em in the water. When a zombie comes, plant a Potato Mine 6 squares away from the zombie, and it’ll eventually die. (The zombie not the Potato Mine)You should have 2 rows of Sunflowers on the land by the time the second zombie dies. Hopefully you can manage from there.

      Oh yeah, and get Cattails ASAP, you plant em on Lily Pads, and they’ll attack any lane. They PWN!

  48. A random dude // December 10, 2010 at 3:11 pm // Reply

    Does anyone know how tall the tree of wisdom can get? I’ve already grown it 101 feet, and I’m wondering if it’s a waste of money.

  49. To add on to what Fire Emblem said, keep in mind that cabbagepults and kernelpults do damage to one zombie, but melonpults do damage to all of the zombies in the vicinity of the initial zombie the melonpult was targeting. Spread out your melonpults. Also, Jalepenos do a sizable amount of damage to Dr. Zomboss. Just don’t use them while Dr. Zomboss is frozen, it will completely defrost him.

  50. Zombie Killer // December 8, 2010 at 5:23 pm // Reply

    How do you deafeat Dr.Zomboss?

    • He’s REALLY hard. When he makes an ice ball, use a Jalepeno in the lane the ice ball is in, it will melt the it. Use a freeze shroom ANYWHERE to get rid of the fire balls. MAKE SURE you always have at least one of each. And it helps to use a freeze shroom on Dr. Zomboss to inflict more damage when his head’s vulnerable (as long as you have an extra one of course) Hope that helps!

    • There are cheat codes for this game too!

      future: gives most zombies funky futuristic glasses.

      mustache: ditto.

      trickedout: turns lawn mowers into mini-monster trucks.

      daisies: makes daisies grow over places where zombies die.

      Regrettably, none have any practical effect.

    • you dont

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