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For the plant in Plants vs. Zombies 2 that the line is based on, see Apple Mortar.

The Apple line (苹果系; pinyin: píngguǒ xì)was a Class S PvZAS Icon Brave.pngBrave plant line in Plants vs. Zombies: All Stars which was introduced in the 1.0.104 update, alongside Neon Mixtape Tour

The line consisted of Apple Tosser (苹果掷弹手; pinyin: píngguǒ zhì dàn shǒu), Apple Howitzer (苹果榴弹炮; pinyin: píngguǒ liúdànpào), and Apple Mortar (苹果迫击炮; pinyin: píngguǒ pǎijīpào). They all specialized in dealing with weak targets and attacked by lobbing apple cores to three closest enemies across the field at once.


Apple Mortar2.png

All members on the Apple line were based on the Apple Mortar from Plants vs. Zombies 2, albeit in different colors.

The middle evolution shared the exact same coloration as Apple Mortar, and the final evolution shared its name.

The different colors of the individual evolutions were also based on different cultivar of apples, with Apple Tosser's colors being based on the Granny Smith apple, Apple Howiter's colors being based on the Red Delicious apple, and Apple Mortar's colors being based on Golden apples, a recurring symbol in numerous legends and mythologies from many different cultures and ethnicities.

Almanac entry

Apple line Almanac.png

Ways to obtain

Apple line puzzle pieces could be obtained by replaying Neon Mixtape Tour - Day 28, and additional puzzle pieces could be obtained through Soulmates Puzzle system.


Abilities were unlocked by tiering up, while their effect was increased through star leveling.

Note: 10(+5)% means that at LV1 this ability had a 10% on LV1, 15% on LV2 and so on.

Tier Effect Description
1 Apple line Ability1.png
Dread Fruit
Deals damage to the enemy with lowest health.
The lower the health the higher the critical damage.
Prioritizes boss no matter the health.
Additional crit 30(+408)%.
2 Apple line Ability2.png
Stunning Cores
Critical hits deal 310(+310) more damage and lower speed of the target by 50(+25).
3 Apple line Ability3.png
Damage gets increased by 114(+114) for each kill.

Star leveling

After unlocking the Apple line, additional puzzle pieces could be used to upgrade it, which increased its stats and ability LVs.

Stars Puzzle Pieces&LV IconAS.png required Upgrade Coins Stars Puzzle Pieces&LV IconAS.png required Upgrade Coins
1 Green StarAS.png 0 HP IconAS.png+298 0k 1 Purple StarAS.png 40 Dmg IconAS.png+159 100k
2 Green StarAS.png 2 Dmg IconAS.png+99 1k 2 Purple StarAS.png 40 HP IconAS.png+881 121k
3 Green StarAS.png 4 Crit+104 4k 3 Purple StarAS.png 50 Crit+341 144k
4 Green StarAS.png 8 Dmg IconAS.png+117 9k 4 Purple StarAS.png 50 HP IconAS.png+919 169k
5 Green StarAS.png 15 HP IconAS.png+482


16k 5 Purple StarAS.png 60 Dmg IconAS.png+175


1 Blue StarAS.png 15 Def IconAS.png+420 25k 1 Orange StarAS.png 60 HP IconAS.png+1004 225k
2 Blue StarAS.png 20 Dmg IconAS.png+124 36k 2 Orange StarAS.png 70 Dmg IconAS.png+191 256k
3 Blue StarAS.png 20 Crit+223 49k 3 Orange StarAS.png 70 Crit+460 289k
4 Blue StarAS.png 30 HP IconAS.png+688 64k 4 Orange StarAS.png 80 Dmg IconAS.png+189 324k
5 Blue StarAS.png 30 Dmg IconAS.png+135


81k 5 Orange StarAS.png 80 Dmg IconAS.png+239




Apple line stats would be increased if these specific plants were unlocked.

Plant line Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
Citron line Small KumquatAS.png
HP IconAS.png+5%
HP IconAS.png+10%
Super CitronAS.png
HP IconAS.png+15%
Bomb line Cherry BombAS.png
Saturn Peach BombAS.png
Walnut BombAS.png
Watermelon line+
Rafflesia line
Melon Slice PitcherAS.png+Venomous FlowerAS.png
Winter MelonAS.png+Royal RafflesiaAS.png


Plants vs. Zombies Wiki has a gallery for Apple line.
Apple MortarAS.png
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Apple MortarAS.png


  • Despite Apple Howitzer having the exact same appearance as Apple Mortar, it had an entirely different name. With the name "Apple Mortar" going to its golden colored evolution.
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