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The Arma-mint Family comprises various lobbing and cannon plants.

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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 on random tiles that deal massive 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 (at Level 1).

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

It was available from August 20 to September 26, 2019.

Origins

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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
Blastberry Vine
Cabbage-pult
Coconut Cannon
Kernel-pult
Melon-pult
Sling Pea
Stickybomb Rice
Turkeypult

"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, his Plant Food effect will do an additional 900 DPS, and his attacks bounce 5 times instead of 3.
  • Apple Mortar will do an additional 120 DPS, his Plant Food effect will do an additional 140 DPS, his stun duration will increase to 1.5 seconds, and his Plant Food stun will increase to 1 second.
  • Banana Launcher will do an additional 2000 DPS per shot and his reload time is reduced to 2 seconds.
  • Blastberry Vine will have an additional 85 DPS added to both his regular and Plant Food attack's splash damage.
  • Cabbage-pult will do an additional 120 DPS, his firing rate will be reduced to 1.5 - 2 seconds, and his Plant Food effect will do an additional 600 DPS.
  • Coconut Cannon will do an additional 1200 DPS, and his reload time is reduced to 2 seconds.
  • Kernel-pult's kernels will do an additional 100 DPS, and his butter stun duration will increase to 16 seconds.
  • Melon-pult's's will do an additional 160 DPS (with an additional 80 DPS being added to its splash damage), and his Plant Food effect will do an additional 400 DPS (with additional splash damage of 40 DPS).
  • Sling Pea will have an additional 65 DPS added to his peas (with 30 DPS being added to its splash damage), his Plant Food effect will do an additional 75 DPS (with a splash of 30 DPS being added during the boost), and his Plant Food effect will stun zombies for 1.5 seconds.
  • Stickybomb Rice will deal an additional 175 DPS, her Plant Food effect will deal an additional 575 DPS, and her Bomb Chain Multiplier is increased by 25%.
  • Turkey-pult will have an additional 55 DPS added to her normal projectiles and the turkey level is increased by 7. When boosted by Plant Food, the projectiles will do an additional 110 DPS.

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 effect is also good since it can stall the zombies for a decent amount of time, as well as picking off lower health zombies. However, it should be noted 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 will both do massive damage and reload at extraordinarily high rates, 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" since it is an instant plant and will vanish quickly.

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Trivia

  • It and Contain-mint are the only Power Mints so far which can stun zombies.
    • Coincidentally, they both are the first Power mints to have an Arena Tournament.
  • Despite being lobbed-shot plants, Spore-shroomPepper-pult, Sap-fling, Dusk Lobber, Blooming Heart and Winter Melon are not in the Arma-mint family.
  • Despite not being a lobbed-shot plant, Coconut Cannon is part of the Arma-mint family, possibly due to its resemblance to an artillery piece.
  • Its appearance (multiple mortar barrels) resembles a plant in its family, the A.K.E.E.
  • The 7.5.1 update changed its Almanac entry's "Arma-mint family plants" to "Cannon family plants".
  • Arma-mint's projectiles appear to resemble peppermint candies.

See also

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Pool Lily Pad · Squash · Threepeater · Tangle Kelp · Jalapeno · Spikeweed · Torchwood · Tall-nut
Fog Sea-shroom · Plantern · Cactus · Blover · Split Pea · Starfruit · Pumpkin · Magnet-shroom
Roof Cabbage-pult · Flower Pot · Kernel-pult · Coffee Bean · Garlic · Umbrella Leaf · Marigold · Melon-pult
Upgrades Gatling Pea · Twin Sunflower · Gloom-shroom · Cattail · Winter Melon · Gold Magnet · Spikerock · Cob Cannon
Others Imitater · Explode-o-nut · Giant Wall-nut · Giant Sunflower · Giant Marigold · Sprout
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Heroes Iron Man Nut · Monkey King Peashooter · Pig Squash · Nut Wujing · Monk Flower · Nezha Peashooter
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Nightfall Puff-shroom · Sun-shroom · Fume-shroom · Grave Buster · Hypno-shroom · Scaredy-shroom · Ice-shroom · Doom-shroom
Backyard Emergency Lily Pad · Squash · Threepeater · Tangle Kelp · Jalapeno · Spikeweed · Torchwood · Tall-nut
Fog Sea-shroom · Plantern · Cactus · Blover · Split Pea · Starfruit · Pumpkin · Magnet-shroom
Roof Battle Cabbage-pult · Flower Pot · Kernel-pult · Coffee Bean · Garlic · Umbrella Leaf · Marigold · Melon-pult
Fight the Sea Demons Oxygen Algae · Sea Starfruit · Bramble Sea Grass
Brave the Dragon's Palace Water Gun Grass
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Others Imitater · Explode-o-nut · Giant Wall-nut · Electric Anemone · Aggro Brocco · Pomegunate · Carrotillery · Oak Archer · Ghost Pepper · Laser Bean · Dandelion · Snapdragon · Bonk Choy
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Neon Mixtape Tour MC Glory · Phat Beet · Thyme Warp · Celery Stalker · Spore-shroom · Garlic · Intensive Carrot · Cactus
Jurassic Marsh Primal Peashooter · Primal Wall-nut · Perfume-shroom · Primal Sunflower · Primal Potato Mine · Primal Rafflesia · Dinonip · Thorns · Mastercane
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