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                            Plants vs Zombies 2: Plants FAQ
                               Written for IOS version
                                   FAQ version 1.00
                                  
                                    By Adam Cooper
                           Email: adam3k3[at]gmail[dot]com  
                            Website: http://adamcooper.me
                 YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/Adam3k3
    
                      This FAQ is Copyright (c) 2015 Adam Cooper
    
                           Last Revision April 15th, 2015
    
    
    Table of Contents
    
    1. About this Guide......................................[100]
     1-1. Availability...................................[110]
     2-1. Copyright and License..........................[120]
     3-1. Searching the Guide............................[130]
     4-1. Version History................................[140]
    
    2. FAQ Explained.........................................[200]
    
    3. Plants................................................[300]
     1-3. Sunflower......................................[301]
     2-3. Peashooter.....................................[302]
     3-3. Wall-nut.......................................[303]
     4-3. Potato Mine....................................[304]
     5-3. Bloomerang.....................................[305]
     6-3. Cabbage-pult...................................[306]
     7-3. Iceberg Lettuce................................[307]
     8-3. Grave Buster...................................[308]
     9-3. Twin Sunflower.................................[309]
    10-3. Bonk Choy......................................[310]
    11-3. Repeater.......................................[311]
    12-3. Snow Pea.......................................[312]
    13-3. Kernel-pult....................................[313]
    14-3. Snapdragon.....................................[314]
    15-3. Power Lily.....................................[315]
    16-3. Spikeweed......................................[316]
    17-3. Coconut Cannon.................................[317]
    18-3. Cherry Bomb....................................[318]
    19-3. Spring Bean....................................[319]
    20-3. Spikerock......................................[320]
    21-3. Threepeater....................................[321]
    22-3. Squash.........................................[322]
    23-3. Torchwood......................................[323]
    24-3. Jalapeno.......................................[324]
    25-3. Imitater.......................................[325]
    26-3. Marigold.......................................[326]
    27-3. Starfruit......................................[327]
    28-3. Hypno-shroom...................................[328]
    29-3. Pea-nut........................................[329]
    30-3. Chomper........................................[330]
    31-3. Homing Thistle.................................[331]
    32-3. Hurrikale......................................[332]
    33-3. Fire Peashooter................................[333]
    34-3. Dandelion......................................[334]
    
    4. Closing...............................................[400]
     1-4. Contacts.......................................[410] 
     2-4. Special Thanks.................................[420]
    
    
    
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    100: About this Guide  \
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    '-- 110: Availability --------------------------------------------------------'
    
    The Latest version of this FAQ and all of my work is always available on 
    my website [1], GameFaqs [2] and IGN [3].
    
    [1] http://adamcooper.me
    [2] http://www.gamefaqs.com/users/Adam3k3/contributions/faqs
    [3] http://www.ign.com/blogs/adam3k3
    
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    '-- 120: Copyright and License -----------------------------------------------'
    
    This FAQ is Copyright (c) 2015 Adam Cooper, and released under the terms of
    the Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial, No Derivatives License.
    
    This License enables you to distribute this FAQ provided it remains in 
    its full form, unchanged and full credit is given. Publishing it under 
    your name on websites or otherwise is prohibiting. You may not use this 
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    availability section.
    
    All trademarks and copyrights contained in this document are owned by 
    their respective trademark and copyright holders.
    
    [3] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0
    
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    '-- 130: Searching the Guide -------------------------------------------------'
    
    Press "CTRL+F" to Search the FAQ. Copy, paste the code to the desired section 
    from the tables of content into the search bar and click Find.
    
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    '-- 140: Version History -----------------------------------------------------'
    
    Version 1.00 April 15th, 2015.
    
    . List complete.
    
    
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    200: FAQ Explained             \
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    This is a Plants list along with best uses and tips. The list is complete as
    of April 15th 2015 update. Future added plants will be updated in the FAQ.
    
    
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    300: Plants            \
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    '-- 301: Sunflower -----------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 50
    
    Sunflowers are essential for sun production which in turn lets you plant more 
    plants and better plan your defense.
    
    This plant can take a few bites so it’s balanced between tough and weak. 
    A group attack will kill it very fast though. Thankfully it recharges fast.
    
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    '-- 302: Peashooter ----------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Normal
    Range: Straight
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 100
    
    Peashooters are the first available and arguably the best low cost defense 
    line. Planting 3 in a raw will most likely stop any enemy. The fast recharge 
    and normal Toughness is what makes this plant great.
    
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    '-- 303: Wall-nut ------------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: High
    Damage: n/a
    Range: Straight
    Recharge: Sluggish
    Sun cost: 50
    
    The ultimate defense plant. Very though against most enemy types. Takes very
    long to be eaten which gives you time to plan a defense or plant something 
    behind it. Very cheap to reproduce. Plant 2 in a row for best defense.
    
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    '-- 304: Potato Mine ---------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Massive
    Range: Tile
    Recharge: Sluggish
    Sun cost: 25
    
    Takes some time to be ready but once is; kills nearby enemies with one 
    explosion. A very powerful one time use plant but needing the time to 
    be armed is something that needs to be considered in mid battle.
    
    Very cheap to reproduce, plant in advance.
    
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    '-- 305: Bloomerang ----------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Normal
    Range: Multi-Hit
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 175
    
    Bloomerang is a very powerful plant as it can hit up to 3 targets twice. 
    Planting two in a row along with other attack or defense plant can almost 
    always lead to victory.
    
    The only downside is that its little costly and kind of slow against 
    fast zombies.
    
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    '-- 306: Cabbage-pult --------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Normal
    Range: Lobbed
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 100
    
    Good for attacking further enemies at different lines. Not an aggressive
    plant but good as an extra long range attacker.
    
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    '-- 307: Iceberg Lettuce -----------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: n/a
    Range: Touch
    Recharge: Sluggish
    Sun cost: 0
    
    Iceberg Lettuce is a slowdown plant as it freezes zombies for a short
    period of time giving you more space to think and plant. Since its free,
    use it as much as you can saving precious time.
    
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    '-- 308: ---------------------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: n/a
    Damage: n/a
    Range: Touch
    Recharge: Mediocre
    Sun cost: 0
    
    Grave Buster is not a normal plant and can only be used on graves. A 
    onetime use and the grave is gone.  Free but useful as graves keep popping up.
    
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    '-- 309: Twin Sunflower ------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: n/a
    Range: Touch
    Recharge: Mediocre
    Sun cost: 125
    
    Costly but you get what you pay for. Replace the normal Sunflowers with
    these once you get the sun and time. Faster and more sun production is
    the key to a successful defense line and Twin Sunflower gives you exactly that.
    
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    '-- 310: Bonk Choy -----------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Heavy
    Range: Close
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 150
    
    Costly but effective against normal zombies. Repeatedly punches close
    zombies but I don’t recommend it due to cost and very short range attack.
    
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    '-- 311: Repeater ------------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Moderate+
    Range: Straight
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 200
    
    The best value for its cost and personal favorite. Place it with a Wall-nut
    and any other plant and you got yourself a dangerous team.
    
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    '-- 312: Snow Pea ------------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Normal
    Range: Straight
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 175
    
    Slows enemies down due to firing frozen peas. A good but costly alternative
    to Peashooter.
    
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    '-- 313: Kernel-pult ---------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Light
    Range: Lobbed
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 100
    
    While not a heavy damage, still a very important plant due to its butter
    attack which gets fired randomly and totally freezes the target for a 
    couple of seconds. Normal attacks are useful as well especially as it can 
    attack any target at any line.
    
    The normal sun requirement makes this a considerable choice.
    
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    '-- 314: Snapdragon ----------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Moderate
    Range: Close+
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 150
    
    Snapdragon can attack zombies up to 6 tiles in front so it is above average. 
    The attack itself is not bad but considering the price it’s not something used
    often. A good front attack plant.
    
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    '-- 315: Power Lily ----------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: n/a
    Range: n/a
    Recharge: Very Slow
    Sun cost: 175
    
    Instantly creates one Plant Food. A onetime use plus a huge sun cost makes
    this plant’s impact questionable not to mention a slow recharge rate.
    
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    '-- 316: Spikeweed -----------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: High
    Damage: Normal
    Range: Tile
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 100
    
    Cannot be eaten but can be crashed by the rolling zombie which in turn
    destroys it. Hurts any other type once walked on.
    
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    '-- 317: Coconut Cannon ------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Huge
    Range: 3x3
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 400
    
    Once manually fired, explodes in a straight range causing damage to the
    nearby zombies. A very powerful explosion tool but sadly overpriced making
    it difficult to consider.
    
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    '-- 318: Cherry Bomb ---------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: n/a
    Damage: Massive
    Range: 3x3
    Recharge: Slow
    Sun cost: 150
    
    Causes a Massive explosion killing nearby zombies. Very affordable and useful
    in a sticky situations where time is not an option and immediate action is 
    needed. Save it for when you really need it.
    
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    '-- 319: Spring Bean ---------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: n/a - Death
    Range: Touch
    Recharge: Sluggish
    Sun cost: 50
    
    A somehow useful defense plant that will push back a zombie once stepped on.
    If water is nearby, it will push the zombie into it instantly killing it. Goes
    to sleep for a  while after every attack.
    
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    '-- 320: Spikerock -----------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Moderate
    Range: Tile
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 250
    
    Can take up to three hits from rolling zombies while destroying them.
    Cannot be eaten. The cost makes this a an important plant in the Pirate
    Seas world.
    
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    '-- 321: Threepeater ---------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Normal
    Range: Multi-Lane
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 300
    
    Fires 3 shots a time but expansive to reproduce. Fires in 3 lanes so it’s not
    a massive damage plant.
    
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    '-- 322: Squash --------------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Massive
    Range: Close
    Recharge: Sluggish
    Sun cost: 50
    
    Single use, instant kill. Cheap to reproduce but takes time.
    
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    '-- 323: Torchwood -----------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Moderate+
    Range: Straight
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 175
    
    Doubles the damage caused by peas that pass through. Best used with Repeater.
    
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    '-- 324: Jalapeno ------------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: n/a
    Damage: Massive
    Range: Lane
    Recharge: Slow
    Sun cost: 125
    
    Destroys all zombies in a single lane with a onetime use. Use on dangerous
    zombies or a lane with a huge crowd. 
    
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    '-- 325: Imitater ------------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: ???
    Damage: ???
    Range: ???
    Recharge: ???
    Sun cost: ???
    
    Imitates other plants allowing you to use the same plant twice during a level.
    
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    '-- 326: Marigold ------------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: n/a
    Damage: n/a
    Range: n/a
    Recharge: n/a
    Sun cost: n/a
    
    Gives you coin rewards in Zen Garden.
    
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    '-- 327: Starfruit -----------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Normal
    Range: 5 Way
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 125
    
    Shots in 5 directions making it a high priced support plant.
    
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    '-- 328: Hypno-shroom --------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: n/a
    Damage: Normal
    Range: Single
    Recharge: Sluggish
    Sun cost: 75
    
    Makes the zombie who eat it fight for you. A low cost defense plant that may
    save you sometime while the victim fights another zombie.
    
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    '-- 329: Pea-nut -------------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: High
    Damage: Normal
    Range: Straight 
    Recharge: Mediocre
    Sun cost: 150
    
    A Wall-nut alternative that also deals damage to zombies. Costly but effective.
    
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    '-- 330: Chomper -------------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Single
    Range: Close
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 150
    
    Swallows a whole zombie but takes time chewing which opens it for attacks.
    Costly and not that effective.
    
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    '-- 331: Homing Thistle ------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Moderate
    Range: Anywhere
    Recharge: Mediocre
    Sun cost: 250
    
    Fires seeking shots at targets closest to home. Strange and somehow effective
    but not cheap.
    
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    '-- 332: Hurrikale -----------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: n/a
    Range: Lane
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 100
    
    Blows a wind that pushes the zombies back and knocks off any flying zombies
    with a single use.
    
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    '-- 333: Fire Peashooter -----------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Normal
    Range: Straight
    Recharge: Fast
    Sun cost: 175
    
    Immune to frost, this plant fires a line of fire followed by a firing pea.
    Unfreeze nearby plants.
    
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    '-- 334: Dandelion -----------------------------------------------------------'
    
    Toughness: Typical
    Damage: Heavy
    Range: Multi-Lane
    Recharge: Mediocre
    Sun cost: 275
    
    Sends splash bombs straight and above/bellow lines. Additionally, if Blover or
    Hurrikale is used, two Dandelions on screen in the case of Blover, or two in
    its lane if Hurrikale is used, will release 12 small bombs, and then have to
    recharge before they can start attacking again.
    
    
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    400: Closing           \
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    '-- 410: Contacts ------------------------------------------------------------'
    
    I may be contacted any time via my email, Twitter or Blog. Just make 
    sure to properly mention the subject. I welcome questions, contributions, 
    corrections, requests or anything else.
    
    E-mail: adam3k3[at]gmail[dot]com
    Twitter: @Adam3k3
    Website: http://adamcooper.me
    YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/Adam3k3
    
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    '-- 420: Special Thanks ------------------------------------------------------'
    
    . http://plantsvszombies.wikia.com for some info.
    . All websites that are hosting my FAQs.
    . You for reading this FAQ.
    
    
    
    
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