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Aloe is a plant in Plants vs. Zombies 2 introduced in the 5.1.1. update. This plant was associated with the Epic Quest, Aloe, Salut! and was obtained at the end of the quest. Since the quest no longer exists, one can no longer obtain him normally anymore but can still use him if already owned. He is available again as of January 3, 2018, this time as a special-edition premium plant that costs 100 gems. Aloe was available again as the Plant of the Week on June 12, 2018.

From time to time, Aloe will heal the plant on the tile in front of him on his immediate right, restoring its health. Aloe will begin to heal a plant when its health reaches below 50%. He will heal the plant for 500 dps, regardless of the type of plant. After healing a plant, it takes 10 seconds for him to be able to heal that plant again.

In the Chinese version, Aloe heals and boosts damage over time in a 3x3 area similarly to Heavenly Peach, but slower. In Renaissance Age, Aloe will also remove Perfume Zombie's perfume.

Origins

AloeVera

Aloe is based on the plant with the name of Aloe vera and his ability is inspired by aloe vera's real world use, which is primarily used to accelerate the healing process of sunburned skin. His almanac entry is a reference to his ability.


Almanac entry

Aloe

SUN COST: 75
RECHARGE: Sluggish

TOUGHNESS: Typical
SPECIAL: Heal Plant

PLANT FOOD POWER: Overheal
RANGE: Close

FAMILY: Reinforce-mint

Aloes heal injured plants to their immediate right.

Special: activates when plant damage reaches 50%

Aloe likes to soothe. He likes to alleviate, he likes to restore, he likes to mend. But don't ask him to revive. He's touchy about revival.


Upgrades

Plant Food effect

When given Plant Food, Aloe will instantly heal every plant in a 3x3 radius around him to full health (or overheals them if leveled up).

In the Chinese version, Aloe will launch five water droplets that heal and boosts damage for a few seconds in a 3x3 area onto five random tiles.

Reinforce-mint effect

When boosted by Reinforce-mint, Aloe will have an additional 900 DPS for the duration of the boost, its heal cooldown will be reduced to six seconds, and will heal plants for an additional 800 DPS.

Costume

Now Aloe´s healing pudlles will freeze and chill zombies that step on them for a while. Note that the healing effect will be performed as usual.

Level Upgrade

Level Seed Packets Coins Upgrades
Sun Cost Recharge
(Sluggish)
Starting
Recharge
Toughness
(Typical)
Special
(Heal Plant)
Special
(Heal Recharge)
Plant Food Power
(Overheal)
Range
1 0 0 75 20 seconds 10 seconds 300 dps 500 dps 10 seconds 100% Close
2 10 1,000 75 19 seconds 9 seconds 350 dps 550 dps 9 seconds 100%
3 25 2,500 75 18 seconds 8 seconds 400 dps 600 dps 8 seconds 100%
4 50 5,000 75 18 seconds 8 seconds 450 dps 600 dps 7 seconds 125%
5 100 10,000 50 17 seconds 7 seconds 550 dps 650 dps 6 seconds 125%
6 200 20,000 50 17 seconds 7 seconds 600 dps 700 dps 6 seconds 150%
7 400 30,000 50 16 seconds 6 seconds 650 dps 700 dps 6 seconds 150%
8 800 50,000 50 16 seconds 6 seconds 700 dps 750 dps 6 seconds 175%
9 1,200 75,000 50 15 seconds 5 seconds 800 dps 750 dps 6 seconds 175%
10 1,600 100,000 25 15 seconds 5 seconds 900 dps 800 dps 6 seconds 200%

Level upgrade (China only)

Level Upgrades Description
LevelIcon2New Aloe Upgrade 1
Crystal Clear Lotion
There is a probably of Aloe throwing a drop of water that increases attack power and attack speed.
CombatTrainingIcon
Combat Training
Aloe gains 50% more attack power and health (150% of initial).
LevelIcon3New Aloe Upgrade 2
Moist and Smooth
Increases Crystal Clear Lotion's effect by 100%
CellActivationIcon
Cell Activation
Aloe gains another 50% more attack power and health (200% of initial).
LevelIcon4New AbilityAwakendIcon
Ability Awaken
Aloe may be boosted when planted.
FightingPowerIcon
Fighting Power
Aloe gains another 50% more attack power and health (250% of initial).


Strategies

Aloe is a healing plant that works well with defensive plants such as Wall-nut, Tall-nut, etc. However, due to his placement scheme, he limits the offensive power of the player a bit, preventing plants like Snapdragon, Cold Snapdragon, and Phat Beet from dealing major damage. He can also be easily overwhelmed when there are too many zombies eating his defensive plant.

Aloe works extremely well with Chard Guard. When a Chard Guard has no leaves left and his health has been reduced below half, the Aloe will heal the Chard Guard and replenish all of his leaves. This can make for a stalemate situation that the player can use to their advantage to save up sun or prepare defenses (although more zombies will appear after a little while in other lanes). If you put Chard Guard in the right spot and there are not too many zombies eating him at a time, you can drag this on forever, until the Chard Guard kills all the zombies with his knockback damage.

Aloe's healing ability, however, does not work well with Infi-nut because of the fact that he can already regenerate over time and has lower health than a Wall-nut.

As of version 6.3.1, Aloe no longer heals Explode-O-Nut or Hot Date. This was likely changed due to the fact that these plants are intended to be destroyed for their explosive effect. If a player intends to use an offensive wall, Endurian, Pea-nut, or more specifically, Kiwibeast are better options.

The game will hint the player that Aloe and Kiwibeast can be a really good combo. In fact, this is a splendid idea since Kiwibeast gets more powerful the more it's damaged by zombies, but healing does not make it less effective, therefore Kiwibeast will last pretty long. While it works with Endurain and Pea-Nut, Kiwibeast has better DPS.

Aloe is also very effective with Sweet Potato since she will last longer and in turn make her strategy easier to manage because of not having to use Wall-nut First Aid to heal her. Garlic is also effective as he will allow you to keep on diverting zombies without needing to worry about replacing him or healing him with Wall-nut First Aid as often. Aloe is also very effective with Holly Barrier as he can heal the latter to regenerate more berries.

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Trivia

Specific to Plants vs. Zombies 2

  • In an advertisement about getting him on the title screen, the player can see his healing drop is blue instead of light green.
  • Despite the fact that his seed packet is in the style of Modern Day and Player's House, his background in the Almanac and seed selection is in the style of premium plants. This is also shared with other plants obtained from Epic Quests.
    • While Gold Bloom and Electric Currant received a new seed packet design in v.6.6.1, being the Premium seed packet, Aloe is the only one that does not get that change.
    • This was fixed in v.7.5.1
  • If a defensive plant's armor (through their Plant Food ability) is damaged, Aloe cannot replenish it.
  • In 7.5.1, Aloe's healing animation may show up bugged by its effect sometimes showing up 1 tile ahead of its healed target.

Specific to Chinese version (China only)

  • Despite being referred to as male in the international Almanac, the Chinese Almanac refers to Aloe as female, being "her"(她的).

See also

V · T · E
Plants (Tower defense)
Plants vs. Zombies 2
Player's House Peashooter · Sunflower · Wall-nut · Potato Mine · Cabbage-pult
Ancient Egypt Bloomerang · Iceberg Lettuce · Grave Buster · Bonk Choy · Repeater · Twin Sunflower
Pirate Seas Kernel-pult · Snapdragon · Spikeweed · Spring Bean · Coconut Cannon · Threepeater · Spikerock · Cherry Bomb
Wild West Split Pea · Chili Bean · Pea Pod · Lightning Reed · Melon-pult · Tall-nut · Winter Melon
Frostbite Caves Hot Potato · Pepper-pult · Chard Guard · Stunion · Rotobaga
Lost City Red Stinger · A.K.E.E. · Endurian · Stallia · Gold Leaf
Far Future Laser Bean · Blover · Citron · E.M.Peach · Infi-nut · Magnifying Grass · Tile Turnip
Dark Ages Sun-shroom · Puff-shroom · Fume-shroom · Sun Bean · Magnet-shroom
Neon Mixtape Tour Phat Beet · Celery Stalker · Thyme Warp · Garlic · Spore-shroom · Intensive Carrot
Jurassic Marsh Primal Peashooter · Primal Wall-nut · Perfume-shroom · Primal Sunflower · Primal Potato Mine
Big Wave Beach Lily Pad · Tangle Kelp · Bowling Bulb · Guacodile · Banana Launcher
Modern Day Moonflower · Nightshade · Shadow-shroom · Dusk Lobber · Grimrose
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Gems Squash · Jalapeno · Hypno-shroom · Pea-nut · Homing Thistle · Ghost Pepper · Sweet Potato · Sap-fling · Hurrikale · Fire Peashooter · Lava Guava · Shrinking Violet · Electric Currant · Aloe
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Seed packets Enlighten-mint · Shadow Peashooter · Goo Peashooter · Sling Pea · Snap Pea · Zoybean Pod · Electrici-tea · Dazey Chain · Blastberry Vine · Pokra · Imp Pear · Pyre Vine · Pumpkin · Ice Bloom
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