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For a similar plant in Plants vs. Zombies 2, see Bombegranate.

Atomic Bombegranate is an event plant card in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes and a member of the PvZH Kabloom IconKabloom class. It costs 5SunPvZH to play and has 5StrengthPvZH/2HeartPvZH. It does not have any traits, and its ability makes a Seedling on each lane adjacent to it when it is destroyed, unless those lanes are either aquatic lanes or occupied by a non Team-Up plant.

It was added in update 1.16.10, along with Forget-Me-Nuts, Zombology Teacher, Thinking Cap, Kitchen Sink Zombie, Bad Moon Rising, and Imp-Throwing Imp.

Origins

It is based on the pomegranate, a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub or small tree. It might also be based on the plant in Plants vs. Zombies 2 with a similar name.

Its name is a portmanteau of "atomic bomb," referring to its bomb-like appearance, and "pomegranate," the real-life plant it is based on.

Its description references the dangers of splitting an atom.

Statistics

  • Class: Kabloom
  • Tribe: Fruit Plant
  • Traits: None
  • Ability: When destroyed: Make SeedlingH next door.
  • Set: Event

Card description

Remember: Never ever EVER split a fruit. Oh, hold on, actually fruits are ok, just never split an atom.

Update history

Update 1.16.0

  • Added to the game.

Update 1.22.13

  • Design change: Now smaller.

Update 1.30.4

  • Strength change: 4StrengthPvZH → 5StrengthPvZH

Strategies

With

This plant has low stats for its cost; it does hit fairly hard, but its low health means that it will be easily destroyed. However, Atomic Bombegranate makes up for it with its ability. The Seedlings it makes can turn into very powerful plants, including legendary cards such as Brainana, Three-Headed Chomper, and Bananasaurus Rex if you get lucky. But remember that this ability is luck-based in nature, so do not expect them every time you use this plant.

The Seedling on the left will be made on a lane where combat has already occurred, allowing it nearly guaranteed survival until the next turn when it will transform. The Seedling on the right, however, will have a harder time surviving the Fight! phase, so you may want to play a Team-Up plant there first. If necessary, the Seedling on the fight can function as a shield to block one attack.

Atomic Bombegranate's downside is that unless you have Team-Up plants, it requires three empty lanes to be fully functional, which means you will either have to settle for one Seedling or less, or risk leaving three lanes open to zombie attacks. This naturally makes it hard to use it with Muscle Sprout and Astro-Shroom too, as their ability activating thrice will not compensate for the sacrifice you made to do so.

Against

Atomic Bombegranate itself is easy to destroy, as there will be many available options by turn 5. But doing so will not end the problem completely, as the Seedling made have the chance to turn into dangerous plants.

Since the Seedlings will transform right after the Fight! phase on the turn Atomic Bombegranate is destroyed, you only have the Fight! phase this turn to destroy the Seedlings before they transform. However, you will most likely be unable to destroy the Seedling on the left due to the combat order, so you should expect to face at least one surprise the next turn. Thankfully, this outcome is avoidable if you can destroy Atomic Bombegranate (and possibly the Seedlings too) during the Zombie Tricks phase, but this is only possible if you are a PvZH Crazy IconCrazy, PvZH Brainy IconBrainy, or PvZH Beastly IconBeastly hero, as only these classes have access to instant-kills and damaging cards (including Total Eclipse).

Another way to deal with the Seedlings is to move this plant to the leftmost or the lane right next to the aquatic lane so that it will only make one Seedling upon destruction, making it one less Seedling to deal with before the start of next turn.

Or, you can Bounce this plant to prevent its ability from activating. Since your opponent will have left many lanes open for the future Seedlings, doing so can also potentially land lots of damage to them.

Gallery

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Trivia

  • Prior to the Colossal Fossils update, it was one of the two non-legendary cards to have the legendary shine effect attached to them when they were played, the other one being Octo-Pet.
    • It was also the third card in the game to display the aura again, in this case, when attacking and activating its ability. The first and second were Soul Patch and Wannabe Hero (when attacking).
  • In promotional advertisements featuring it, it appears to have a fuse. The only other time this fuse is present is when it activates its ability and when it is played.

See also

V · T · E Plants in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes
PvZH Guardian Icon Guardian
Heroes Citron · Grass Knuckles · Spudow · Wall-Knight · Beta-Carrotina
Common Small-Nut · Sting Bean · Wall-Nut · Pismashio · Spineapple
Uncommon
Premium Potato Mine · Cactus · Gardening Gloves · Sea-Shroom · Water Chestnut · Pea-Nut · Steel Magnolia
Galactic Photosynthesizer · Spikeweed Sector · Plantern
Colossal Grape Responsibility · Primal Potato Mine
Triassic Grizzly Pear
Rare
Premium Grave Buster · Hibernating Beary · Prickly Pear · Smackadamia · Tough Beets
Galactic Cosmic Nut · Starch-Lord
Colossal Blockbuster
Triassic Pumpkin Shell
Super-Rare
Premium Jugger-Nut · Mirror-Nut · Guacodile · Doom-Shroom
Galactic Galacta-Cactus · Force Field · Gravitree
Colossal Three-Nut
Triassic Marine Bean · Primal Wall-Nut
Legendary
Premium Poppin' Poppies · Soul Patch · Wall-Nut Bowling
Galactic Body-Gourd · Pecanolith
Colossal Tricarrotops
Triassic Loco Coco
Event Cards Forget-Me-Nuts · Garlic · Corn Dog · Hot Date · Health-Nut · Pear Cub · Shamrocket · Red Stinger
Token Cards Hothead
Superpowers Peel Shield · Power Pummel · Tater Toss · Uncrackable · Genetic Amplification · Bubble Up · Nut Signal · Root Wall · Ensign Uproot
PvZH Kabloom Icon Kabloom
Heroes Nightcap · Captain Combustible · Solar Flare · Spudow
Common Button Mushroom · Berry Blast · Buff-Shroom · Seedling · Zapricot
Uncommon
Premium Poison Mushroom · Berry Angry · Mushroom Ringleader · Poison Ivy · Pair of Pears · Bluesberry · Sizzle
Galactic Banana Bomb · Mushroom Grotto · Invasive Species
Colossal Puff-Shroom
Triassic Veloci-Radish Hatchling · Hot Lava
Rare
Premium Shroom for Two · Wild Berry · Petal-Morphosis · Sour Grapes · Poison Oak
Galactic Cosmic Mushroom · Lava Guava
Colossal Cro-Magnolia
Triassic Shelf Mushroom
Super-Rare
Premium Punish-Shroom · Sergeant Strongberry · Cherry Bomb · Grapes of Wrath
Galactic Astro-Shroom · Banana Launcher · Pair Pearadise
Colossal Fireweed · Imitater
Triassic Strawberrian
Legendary
Premium Pineclone · Dandy Lion King · Kernel Corn
Galactic Reincarnation · Molekale
Colossal Gloom-Shroom
Triassic Veloci-Radish Hunter
Event Cards Blooming Heart · High-Voltage Currant · Sonic Bloom · Transfiguration · Atomic Bombegranate · Electric Blueberry
Token Cards Hothead
Superpowers Mush-Boom · Blazing Bark · Tater Toss · Sunburn · Meteor Strike · More Spore · Storm Front
PvZH Mega-Grow Icon Mega-Grow
Heroes Chompzilla · Grass Knuckles · Green Shadow · Captain Combustible
Common Peashooter · Torchwood · Cabbage-Pult · Fertilize · Flourish · Grow-Shroom · Repeater
Uncommon
Premium Bonk Choy · Pea Pod · Sweet Potato · Fire Peashooter · Skyshooter
Galactic Coffee Grounds · Sweet Pea · Vegetation Mutation
Colossal Umbrella Leaf
Triassic Half-Banana · Typical Beanstalk
Rare
Premium The Podfather · Plant Food · Re-Peat Moss · Whipvine · Super-Phat Beets
Galactic Banana Peel · Cosmic Pea
Colossal Bamboozle
Triassic Pea Patch
Super-Rare
Premium Party Thyme · Black-Eyed Pea · Potted Powerhouse · Espresso Fiesta
Galactic Moonbean · Pod Fighter · The Red Plant-It
Colossal Split Pea · Grape Power
Triassic Savage Spinach
Legendary
Premium Doubled Mint · Muscle Sprout · Bananasaurus Rex
Galactic Captain Cucumber · Onion Rings
Colossal Gatling Pea
Triassic Apotatosaurus
Event Cards Clique Peas · Lily of the Valley · Banana Split · Plucky Clover
Superpowers Devour · Power Pummel · Precision Blast · Blazing Bark · Embiggen · Holo-Flora · Time to Shine
PvZH Smarty Icon Smarty
Heroes Citron · Nightcap · Green Shadow · Rose · Beta-Carrotina
Common Snowdrop · Weenie Beanie · Snow Pea · Cattail · Smoosh-Shroom · Threepeater
Uncommon
Premium Iceberg Lettuce · Shellery · Rescue Radish · Spring Bean · Vanilla · Carrotillery
Galactic Mars Flytrap · Planet of the Grapes · Leaf Blower
Colossal Grave Mistake · Pear Pal
Triassic Primal Peashooter
Rare
Premium Admiral Navy Bean · Lightning Reed · Chilly Pepper · Navy Bean · Jumping Bean
Galactic Cosmic Bean · Melon-Pult
Colossal Tricorn
Triassic Lily Pad
Super-Rare
Premium Sow Magic Beans · Bean Counter · Snapdragon · Winter Squash
Galactic Laser Cattail · Bog of Enlightenment · Cool Bean
Colossal Jelly Bean
Triassic Rotobaga · Shrinking Violet
Legendary
Premium Brainana · Winter Melon · The Great Zucchini
Galactic Shooting Starfruit · Dark Matter Dragonfruit
Colossal Lima-Pleurodon
Triassic Bird of Paradise
Event Cards Spyris · Go-Nuts · Mayflower · Sportacus · Snake Grass · Witch Hazel · Jolly Holly · Sap-Fling
Token Cards Magic Beanstalk · Sappy Place
Superpowers Peel Shield · Mush-Boom · Precision Blast · Goatify · Genetic Amplification · Big Chill · Transmogrify · Whirlwind · Lieutenant Carrotron · Lightspeed Seed
PvZH Solar Icon Solar
Heroes Chompzilla · Rose · Solar Flare · Wall-Knight
Common Bellflower · Sunflower · Mixed Nuts · Squash · Smashing Pumpkin
Uncommon
Premium Morning Glory · Fume-Shroom · Pepper M.D. · Water Balloons · Venus Flytrap · Bloomerang · Metal Petal Sunflower
Galactic Cosmoss · Apple-Saucer · Venus Flytraplanet
Colossal Kernel-Pult
Triassic Lil' Buddy · Sunnier-Shroom
Rare
Premium Sage Sage · Whack-a-Zombie · Lawnmower · Magnifying Grass · Power Flower
Galactic Cosmic Flower · Heartichoke
Colossal Elderberry
Triassic Eyespore
Super-Rare
Premium Twin Sunflower · 2nd-Best Taco of All Time · Chomper · Laser Bean
Galactic Solar Winds · Wing-Nut · Tactical Cuke
Colossal Primal Sunflower · Sunflower Seed
Triassic Sun Strike
Legendary
Premium Briar Rose · Three-Headed Chomper · Cornucopia
Galactic Astrocado · Astro Vera
Colossal Cob Cannon
Triassic Aloesaurus
Event Cards Haunted Pumpking · Sun-Shroom · Jack O' Lantern · Ketchup Mechanic · Toadstool
Token Cards Astrocado Pit
Superpowers Devour · Goatify · Sunburn · Uncrackable · Geyser · Scorched Earth · Weed Whack
Unobtainable
Superpowers Flick-a-Zombie · Inspire · Rejuvenate
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