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Arma-mint is a Power Mint plant in Plants vs. Zombies 2. It can boost Arma-mint Family plants by increasing their damage, firing rate (for cannon plants), and other abilities. It will also release a barrage of projectiles that deal damage to all zombies in a 1x3 area and stun all zombies in a 3x3 area.

Arma-mint Family plants include:

Like other Power Mints, Arma-mint cannot be imitated or affected by other mints. He remains on the lawn for 6 seconds.

Arma-mint can be purchased from the Store with 100 mints while he is available.

Origins

Mint(real)

Arma-mint is based on the mint, while also incorporating elements of cannons/mortars.

Its name is a portmanteau of "armament," which means military weapons and equipment, and "mint," the real-life plant it is based on.


Almanac entry

Note: The stats shown below only apply to Level 1.

Arma-mint

SUN COST: 0
RECHARGE: 85

DURATION: 6
STUN: 3

PROJECTILE VOLLEY: 4
DAMAGE: 1200

FAMILY: Arma-mint

Arma-mints launch a volley of heavy stunning projectiles and provide a temporary boost to all Arma-mint Family plants on the lawn.

Arma-mint Family plants:

A.K.E.E.
Apple Mortar
Banana Launcher
Cabbage-pult
Coconut Cannon
Kernel-pult
Melon-pult
Sling Pea

"Lobbing projectiles, for me, has always been a very personal endeavor," says Arma-mint. "It's a great way for me to express myself, my identity, and my preference that zombies can be defeated in large groups."

Arma-mint boosts

While boosted by Arma-mint, the following plants gain the following effects.

  • A.K.E.E. will do an additional 150 DPS, its Plant Food effect will do an additional 900 DPS, and both its regular and Plant Food seeds will bounce 5 times instead of 3.
  • Apple Mortar will do an additional 120 DPS, its Plant Food effect will do an additional 140 DPS, its stun duration will increase to 1.5 seconds, and its Plant Food stun will increase by 1 second.
  • Banana Launcher will do an additional 2000 DPS and its reload speed will be decreased to just 2 seconds.
  • Cabbage-pult will do an additional 120 DPS, its attack speed will increase by 50%, and its Plant Food effect will do an additional 600 DPS.
  • Coconut Cannon will do an additional 1200 DPS, and its reload rate will be decreased to just two seconds.
  • Kernel-pult's kernels will do an additional 100 DPS, and its butter duration will increase to 16 seconds.
  • Melon-pult will do an additional 160 DPS (with an additional 80 DPS being added to its splash damage), and its Plant Food effect will do an additional 400 DPS (with an additional splash damage of 40 DPS).
  • Sling Pea will have an additional 65 DPS added to its peas (with 30 DPS being added to its splash damage), its Plant Food effect will do an additional 75 DPS (with a splash of 30 DPS being added during the boost), and its Plant Food effect will stun zombies for 1.5 seconds.

Upgrades

Level upgrades

Note that Arma-mint's recharge is 30 seconds shorter during the Improve-mint event.

Level Seed Packets Upgrades
Sun Cost Recharge Duration Toughness Damage Stun Projectile Volley
1 0 0 85 seconds 6 seconds 300 dps 1200 dps 3 seconds Four
2 100 80 seconds 7 seconds 350 dps Five
3 150 80 seconds 8 seconds 400 dps 1300 dps 4 seconds Five
4 200 75 seconds 9 seconds 450 dps Six
5 300 75 seconds 10 seconds 550 dps 1400 dps 5 seconds Six
6 400 75 seconds 11 seconds 600 dps Seven
7 500 70 seconds 12 seconds 650 dps 1500 dps 6 seconds Seven
8 600 70 seconds 13 seconds 700 dps Eight
9 800 70 seconds 14 seconds 800 dps 1600 dps 7 seconds Eight
10 1,000 60 seconds 15 seconds 900 dps Nine

Strategies

Arma-mint is very useful in most artillery based strategies, as its effect boosts the damage of all the plants in its family, as well as the recharge of Coconut Cannon and Banana Launcher, making it very effective at clearing out large amounts of zombies. Arma-mints other affect is also good since it can stall the zombies for a decent amount of time, as well as picking off lower health zombies. It should be noted however that Arma-mint does not fire its projectiles immediately after its planting, so there has to be some planning and good timing when using Arma-mint.

As Arma-mint's family consists almost entirely of lobbed-shot plants, Arma-mint based strategies are very effective in Ancient Egypt and Dark Ages to help avoid tombstones. It is also pretty effective in certain Lost City levels without the Parasol Zombie, as Arma-mint family plants can take advantage of the Excavator Zombie, as well as the Gold Tiles to help generate sun for more expensive plants.

Arma-mint has noteworthy synergies with Banana Launcher, Coconut Cannon, and Melon-pult. When boosted by Arma-mint, Banana Launcher and Coconut Cannon have their damage increased and their reload rate decreased quite significantly, making them excellent at clearing hordes of strong zombies. Melon-pult on the other hand gets a sizable damage increase, making him very effective at clearing out hordes of zombies in general.

Avoid using Arma-mint in "don't lose more than X plants" as it disappear after a while.

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See also

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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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Mints Fila-mint · Pepper-mint · Winter-mint · Enlighten-mint · Reinforce-mint · Bombard-mint · Ail-mint · Enchant-mint · Contain-mint · Enforce-mint · Arma-mint · Conceal-mint · Spear-mint · Appease-mint
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