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Battlez

Battlez is a game mode in Plants vs. Zombies 2 that was introduced in the 6.6.1 update. This mode is unlocked after getting the Map of Space-Time-Ness from Ancient Egypt - Day 1 and obtaining at least six plants.

Gameplay

To start a match, the player has to use a Gauntlet. Gauntlets can be bought with gems. However, every four hours, the player receives a free play. The player can press the 'FREE GAUNTLETS' button, which is located to the left of the Play Button, to watch an advertisement and obtain a free gauntlet. Up to four free Gauntlets per day can be obtained by watching ads.

When an opponent is found, the player needs to choose five plants, with the first slot reserved for the plant of the week. Once the plants are chosen, the player is set in the Last Stand format, then after setting-up, the "battle" begins. The player gains points based on the distance the zombies are away from the house. Zombies in the (yellow zone) are worth the most and zombies in the (brown zone) are worth the least, with stronger zombies such as Gargantuars worth more points. Points can also be scored by removing most forms of armor through any method.

This mode is time-based, and the zombies have significantly more health, to a point where they could withstand multiple instant-kills. Zombies also eat significantly faster causing most plants to be eaten instantly. The faster the player kills the harder and more the zombies will be. Winning a match of Battlez is brought about by getting a higher score than your opponent, and grants the player five Crowns, whereas losing a match only yields one crown.

As the player wins matches, they will collect rewards from a reward streak, found under the Play Button. The rewards get better as the player wins more consecutive matches. As of a new update, the reward tick will always stay at the 3rd reward, unless it is not possible (for example, if the player has collected the first reward), while the rest of the rewards move along to the left. If the player breaks a streak, they can pay 10 gems to retain it, with the cost increasing by ten gems per retain, and caps at 250 gems. If they reset their streak, the cost to retain goes back to 10 gems.

Currently possible rewards for the Reward Streak:

Each week, there will be a different type of tournament that the player will have to compete in. Each type of tournament has its own way of changing the gameplay (the change can be quite minor, however). For example, a tournament can shorten the time it takes for a match to finish. It could also be quite major (for example, from 17th July - 19th July 2018 Grapeshot's Double Shot Tournament lasted 2 days and the rewards were drastically decreased).

Also, this mode also has several different leagues; the player gets promoted if they place top 3 in their league by having a number of crowns higher than all but two or less other players in their league. If they are placed in one of the last three spots, they will be demoted to the league before that one (this is not the case in the lower leagues, where special methods are required to be demoted). Several gems, mints and coins are rewarded in promotions.

It has been noted that this mode does appear to be lacking a "real" matchmaking feature that pairs you with another player fairly. There have been reports of people that had low-leveled plants to still be paired with a person with max-leveled plants or still high-leveled plants.

Maximum promotion rewards

League Mint Rewards Gem Rewards Coin Rewards
Jade 120 270 9000
Gold 100 210 6000
Silver 80 165 5400
Bronze 60 132 4800
Iron 50 108 4200
Brick 40 90 3600
Wood 30 75 3000
Soil 20 60 2400

Featured Power Mint

Mint Schedule Tournaments that occured within this schedule
Fila-mint2 May 1, 2018 - May 29, 2018 •Electric Peashooter's Warped Tournament •Lightning Reed's Brainstorm Tournament •Electric Currant’s Garden Party Tournament •Electric Blueberry’s Brainstorm Tournament
Reinforce-mint2 May 30, 2018 - June 26, 2018 •Cold Snapdragon's Escalating Tournament •Solar Tomato's Warped Tournament •Aloe's Escalating Tournament •Holly Barrier's Escalating Tournament
Bombard-mint2 June 26, 2018 - July 25, 2018 •Strawburst's All-Out Tournament •Bombegranate's Garden Party Tournament •Explode-O-Nut's All-Out Tournament •Grapeshot's Double Shot Tournament
Arma-mint2 July 24, 2018 - August 22, 2018 •Arma-mint's Garden Party Tournament •Escape Root's Blitz Tournament •Gold Bloom's Garden Party Tournament •Apple Mortar's Escalating Tournament
Contain-mint2 August 22, 2018 - September 19, 2018 •Toadstool's Warped Tournament •Snow Pea’s All-Out Tournament •Contain-mint's Tournament •Shadow Peashooter's Tournament
Spear-mint2 September 20, 2018 - October 18, 2018 •Parsnip's Tournament •Homing Thistle's Tournament •Starfruit's Tournament •Cactus' Tournament
Pepper-mint2 October 16, 2018 - November 14, 2018 •Ghost Pepper's Tournament •Jack O' Lantern's Tournament •Hot Date's Tournament •Fire Peashooter's Tournament
Enchant-mint2 November 13, 2018 - December 11, 2018 •Sling Pea's Tournament •Power Lily's Tournament •Witch Hazel's Tournament •Goo Peashooter's Tournament
Winter-mint2 December 11, 2018 - ??? •Missile Toe's Tournament

List of Tournaments

Tournament Featured plant Restricted plants* Duration Zombies (excluding those from special mechanics and surprise attacks) Starting sun Special mechanics Surprise attacks Buffz & Bruisez Schedule
Gold Bloom's Garden Party Tournament Gold Bloom2 Blover2
(Only the second tournament)
3:00 Basic Zombie2Conehead Zombie2Buckethead Zombie2Brickhead Zombie2Peasant Flag Zombie2Imp Cannon2Imp Pirate Zombie2Chicken Wrangler Zombie2Zombie Chicken2Octo Zombie2Sloth Gargantuar2Yeti Imp2Jurassic Rockpuncher2 750 N/A N/A N/A March 14, 2018-March 20, 2018 & August 7, 2018-August 14, 2018
Caulipower's Escalating Tournament Caulipower2 N/A 3:00 Adventurer Zombie2Conehead Adventurer Zombie2Buckethead Adventurer Zombie2Peasant Flag Zombie2Barrelhead Zombie2Blastronaut Zombie2Jester Zombie2Parasol Zombie2Lost Pilot Zombie2Surfer Zombie2Jurassic Gargantuar2Jurassic Imp2 750 N/A Parachute Rain! Lost Pilot Zombie2 N/A March 21, 2018-March 27, 2018
Dandelion's Brainstorm Tournament Dandelion2 N/A 3:00 Jurassic Zombie2Jurassic Conehead2Peasant Flag Zombie2Seagull Zombie2Pelican Zombie2Jetpack Zombie2Blastronaut Zombie2Bug Zombie2Adventurer Zombie2Balloon Zombie2 350 Speed potions N/A N/A March 28, 2018-April 3, 2018
Power Lily's Garden Party Tournament Power Lily2 N/A 3:00 Peasant Zombie2Conehead Peasant2Buckethead Peasant2Knight Zombie2Peasant Flag Zombie2Torchlight Zombie2Zombie King2Dodo Rider Zombie2Hair Metal Gargantuar2Impunk2 750 Minecarts N/A N/A April 4, 2018-April 10, 2018
Power Lily's Tournament Blover2 3:00 Basic Zombie2Conehead Zombie2Buckethead Zombie2(Food Fight versions) Peasant Zombie2Conehead Peasant2Buckethead Peasant2Knight Zombie2Peasant Flag Zombie2Torchlight Zombie2Zombie King2Dodo Rider Zombie2Hair Metal Gargantuar2Impunk2 750 Minecarts Hamster Brawl!

Punk Zombie2

Winter-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
November 20, 2018-November 27, 2018
Wasabi Whip's Blitz Tournament Wasabi Whip2 N/A 1:30 Peasant Flag Zombie2Imp Cannon2Imp Pirate Zombie2Bug Bot Imp2Imp Monk Zombie2Imp Mermaid Zombie2Yeti Imp2Dodo Rider Zombie2Lost City Imp Zombie2Impunk2Jurassic Imp2 1500 T. Rex2 Bot Swarm! Bug Bot Imp2 N/A April 11, 2018-April 17, 2018
Explode-O-Nut's All-Out Tournament Explode-O-Nut2 Hypno-shroom2Shrinking Violet2Witch Hazel2Caulipower2

Blover2 (Restricted in the second tournament)

3:00 Peasant Flag Zombie2Pyramid-Head Zombie2Tomb Raiser Zombie2Swashbuckler Zombie2Pirate Captain Zombie2Zombie Parrot2Prospector Zombie2Disco-tron 30002Disco Jetpack Zombie2Jester Zombie2Wizard Zombie2Blockhead Zombie2Weasel Hoarder2Ice Weasel2Parasol Zombie2Hair Metal Gargantuar2Impunk2Sunday Edition Zombie2 5000 Slider tile, frozen Wizard Zombie2 (2) Raiding Party! Swashbuckler Zombie2 N/A April 18, 2018-April 24, 2018 & July 10, 2018-July 17-2018
Bombegranate's Garden Party Tournament Bombegranate2 N/A 3:00 Mummy Zombie2Conehead Mummy2Buckethead Mummy2Pyramid-Head Zombie2Peasant Flag Zombie2Camel Zombies2Mummified Gargantuar2Imp Mummy2Explorer Zombie2Tomb Raiser Zombie2Pharaoh Zombie2 750 Dark Ages tombstones, Ancient Egypt tombstones Sandstorm! Mummy Zombie2Conehead Mummy2Buckethead Mummy2Pyramid-Head Zombie2Explorer Zombie2Tomb Raiser Zombie2Pharaoh Zombie2 N/A April 25, 2018-May 1, 2018 & July 3, 2018 - July 10, 2018
Electric Peashooter's Warped Tournament Electric Peashooter2 Sunflower2Twin Sunflower2Sun-shroom2Sun Bean2Toadstool2Primal Sunflower2Moonflower2Gold Bloom2Solar Tomato2 3:00 Peasant Flag Zombie2Gargantuar2Imp2Tomb Raiser Zombie2Barrel Roller Zombie2Imp Pirate Zombie2Imp Cannon2Jester Zombie2Excavator Zombie2Hunter Zombie2-Turquoise Skull Zombie2+Surfer Zombie2 3000 Dark Ages tombstones, Ancient Egypt tombstones, occassional mass-sun drop N/A N/A May 2, 2018-May 8 2018
Lightning Reed's Brainstorm Tournament Lightning Reed2 N/A 3:00 Pirate Zombie2Conehead Pirate2Buckethead Pirate2Peasant Flag Zombie2Prospector Zombie2Weasel Hoarder2Ice Weasel2 650 (more if pre-placed Electric Peashooter2 are shoveled up) 3 pre-placed Electric Peashooter2 Sandstorm! Pirate Zombie2Conehead Pirate2Buckethead Pirate2Pirate Captain Zombie2Weasel Hoarder2Wizard Zombie2Impunk2Yeti Imp2Imp Dragon Zombie2 N/A May 9, 2018-May 15. 2018
Electric Currant’s Garden Party Tournament Electric Currant2 N/A 3:00 Cowboy Zombie2Conehead Cowboy2Buckethead Cowboy2Cart-Head Zombie2Peasant Flag Zombie2Gargantuar2Imp2Camel Zombies2Mummy Zombie2Imp Cannon2Imp Pirate Zombie2Pianist Zombie2 750 Slider tile, minecarts N/A N/A May 16, 2018-May 22, 2018
Electric Blueberry’s Brainstorm Tournament Electric Blueberry2 N/A 3:00 Neon Zombie2Neon Conehead2Neon Buckethead2Peasant Flag Zombie2Zombie Bull2Zombie Bull Rider2Gargantuar Prime2Bug Bot Imp2Turquoise Skull Zombie2Jurassic Gargantuar2Jurassic Imp2All-Star Zombie2Super-Fan Imp2 750 Dave's mold colonies N/A N/A May 23, 2018-May 29, 2018
Cold Snapdragon's Escalating Tournament Cold Snapdragon2 Holly Barrier2 3:00 Bikini Zombie2Peasant Flag Zombie2Mummified Gargantuar2Imp Mummy2Explorer Zombie2Torchlight Zombie2Barrel Roller Zombie2Imp Pirate Zombie2Prospector Zombie2Parasol Zombie2Glitter Zombie2 750 N/A N/A N/A May 30, 2018-June 5, 2018
Solar Tomato's Warped Tournament Solar Tomato2 Sunflower2Twin Sunflower2Sun-shroom2Primal Sunflower2Moonflower2 3:00 Mummy Zombie2Conehead Mummy2Buckethead Mummy2Pyramid-Head Zombie2Peasant Flag Zombie2Pirate Captain Zombie2Zombie Parrot2Rodeo Legend Zombie2Parasol Zombie2Deep Sea Gargantuar2Imp Mermaid Zombie2 750 Power Tiles, Sun Bombs and Portals

PortalFF:Future Conehead Zombie2Jetpack Zombie2Robo-Cone Zombie2

PortalJM:Jurassic Bully2Jurassic Imp2

PortalLC:Excavator Zombie2Parasol Zombie2

PortalDA: Jester Zombie2

N/A N/A June 5, 2018-June 12, 2018
Aloe's Escalating Tournament Aloe2 Holly Barrier2 3:00 Jurassic Imp2Peasant Flag Zombie2Jurassic Zombie2Jurassic Buckethead2 550 (more if pre-placed Tall-nut2 are shoveled up) Dark Ages tombstones, Ancient Egypt tombstones, 5 pre-placed Tall-nut2, Pterodactyl2, Portals

PortalAE:Pharaoh Zombie2Tomb Raiser Zombie2Ra Zombie2

PortalWW:Poncho Zombie2Prospector Zombie2Pianist Zombie2

PortalBWB:Octo Zombie2Surfer Zombie2

PortalPS:Pirate Captain Zombie2Barrel Roller Zombie2Seagull Zombie2

PortalFF:Shield Zombie2Mecha-Football Zombie2Robo-Cone Zombie2

PortalFC:Weasel Hoarder2Hunter Zombie2

PortalNMT:MC Zom-B2Breakdancer Zombie2

Necromancy!

Snorkel Zombie2Robo-Cone Zombie2Jetpack Zombie2Jurassic Buckethead2

N/A June 12, 2018-June 19, 2018
Holly Barrier's Escalating Tournament Holly Barrier2 N/A 3:00 Bikini Zombie2Bikini Conehead2Bikini Buckethead2Imp Dragon Zombie2Shield Zombie2Hunter Zombie2Balloon Zombie2Peasant Flag Zombie2 750 Raptor2 N/A N/A June 19, 2018-June 26, 2018
Strawburst's All-Out Tournament Strawburst2 Sunflower2Twin Sunflower2Sun-shroom2Sun Bean2Toadstool2Primal Sunflower2Moonflower2Gold Bloom2Hypno-shroom2Electric Blueberry2Shrinking Violet2Witch Hazel2Caulipower2 3:00 Surfer Zombie2Brickhead Zombie2All-Star Zombie2Punk Zombie2Shield Zombie2Hunter Zombie2Breakdancer Zombie2Peasant Flag Zombie2Glitter Zombie2Sloth Gargantuar2 7500 N/A Snowstorm! Hunter Zombie2

Sandstorm! Surfer Zombie2

N/A June 26, 2018-July 3, 2018
Grapeshot's Double Shot Tournament Grapeshot2 N/A 3:00 Adventurer Zombie2Conehead Adventurer Zombie2Parasol Zombie2Barrelhead Zombie2Peasant Flag Zombie2Jester Zombie2Blastronaut Zombie2Lost Pilot Zombie2Surfer Zombie2Jurassic Gargantuar2 750 N/A Parachute Rain! Lost Pilot Zombie2 N/A July 17, 2018-July 19, 2018
Blover2Hypno-shroom2Shrinking Violet2Caulipower2 3:00 Ra Zombie2Sloth Gargantuar2Lost Pilot Zombie2Jurassic Rockpuncher2 5000 N/A Parachute Rain! Lost Pilot Zombie2 N/A July 19, 2018-July 24, 2018
Arma-mint's Garden Party Tournament Arma-mint2 Blover2 3:00 Prospector Zombie2Sunday Edition Zombie2Seagull Zombie2Relic Hunter Zombie2Jurassic Bully2Peasant Flag Zombie2Wizard Zombie2Zombie Bull2Rodeo Legend Zombie2 250 Dave's mold colonies, Slider tile, Raptor2 N/A N/A July 24, 2018-July 31, 2018
Escape Root's Blitz Tournament Escape Root2 Sunflower2Twin Sunflower2Blover2Sun-shroom2Primal Sunflower2Moonflower2Gold Bloom2 1:30 (time goes by much faster) Explorer Zombie2Hunter Zombie2Surfer Zombie2Basic Zombie2Conehead Zombie2Buckethead Zombie2Newspaper Zombie2 350 8 pre-placed Sun-shroom2 (7 frozen) N/A N/A July 31, 2018-August 7, 2018
Apple Mortar's Escalating Tournament Apple Mortar2 Blover2(not all players) 3:00 Adventurer Zombie2Conehead Adventurer Zombie2Buckethead Adventurer Zombie2Peasant Flag Zombie2Barrel Roller Zombie2Imp Pirate Zombie2Dark Ages Gargantuar2Imp Monk Zombie2Excavator Zombie2Sunday Edition Zombie2 500 Speed potions, Freezing winds Snowstorm! Dark Ages Gargantuar2Excavator Zombie2 N/A August 15, 2018-August 21, 2018
Toadstool's Warped Tournament Toadstool2 Blover2 3:00 Poncho Zombie2-Buckethead Cowboy2+Troglobite2Jurassic Bully2All-Star Zombie2Arcade Zombie2Peasant Flag Zombie2 1250 Sun tombstones Necromancy!

Pharaoh Zombie2Wizard Zombie2Jurassic Rockpuncher2Peasant Flag Zombie2

N/A August 22, 2018-August 28, 2018
Snow Pea’s All-Out Tournament Snow Pea2 Twin Sunflower2Sun-shroom2Primal Sunflower2Moonflower2Gold Bloom2Blover2Hypno-shroom2Shrinking Violet2Electric Blueberry2Witch Hazel2Caulipower2 3:00 Buckethead Peasant2Zombie King2Punk Zombie2Imp Cannon2Gargantuar Prime2All-Star Zombie2Super-Fan Imp2Peasant Flag Zombie2 3000 Plant Food tombstones, Sun tombstones, minecarts N/A N/A August 29, 2018-September 4, 2018
Contain-mint's Tournament Contain-mint2 Blover2Magnet-shroom2 1:30 Poncho Zombie2Rodeo Legend Zombie2Jester Zombie2 1750 Speed potions N/A Contain-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
September 4, 2018-September 11, 2018
Shadow Peashooter's Tournament Shadow Peashooter2 Blover2Magnet-shroom2 3:00 Swashbuckler Zombie2Chicken Wrangler Zombie2Zombie Chicken2Zombie Bull2Zombie Bull Rider2Mecha-Football Zombie2Surfer Zombie2Dodo Rider Zombie2Excavator Zombie2Hair Metal Gargantuar2Jurassic Zombie2Jurassic Conehead2Newspaper Zombie2 400 Speed potions N/A Contain-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
Fila-mint familyicon
Weak-Symbol
September 11, 2018-September 18, 2018
Parsnip's Tournament Parsnip2 Blover2Magnet-shroom2 3:00 8-Bit Zombie28-Bit Conehead Zombie28-Bit Buckethead Zombie2 0 Sun tombstones N/A Spear-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
Enforce-mint familyicon
Weak-Symbol
(Enforce-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
originally)
September 18, 2018-September 25, 2018
Homing Thistle's Tournament Homing Thistle2 Magnet-shroom2 3:00 Neon Zombie2Neon Conehead2Neon Buckethead2Chicken Wrangler Zombie2Zombie Chicken2Arcade Zombie2Jurassic Bully2Blastronaut Zombie2Impunk2Hunter Zombie2 Summomed: 8-Bit Zombie28-Bit Conehead Zombie28-Bit Buckethead Zombie2 500 Slider tiles, Power Tiles Hamster Brawl! Camel Zombies2 Spear-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
Contain-mint familyicon
Weak-Symbol
September 25, 2018-October 2, 2018
Starfruit's Tournament Starfruit2 Blover2Magnet-shroom2 3:00 Torchlight Zombie2Relic Hunter Zombie2Jurassic Conehead2Jurassic Buckethead2Jurassic Fossilhead2Amberhead Zombie2Jurassic Bully2 375 Power Tiles, Pterodactyl2 Hamster Brawl! Camel Zombies2 Spear-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
Appease-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
Fila-mint familyicon
Ineffective-Symbol
October 2, 2018-October 9, 2018
Cactus' Tournament Cactus2 Sunflower2Twin Sunflower2Sun-shroom2Primal Sunflower2Moonflower2Gold Bloom2Blover2 1:30 Basic Zombie2Mummy Zombie2Pirate Zombie2Cowboy Zombie2Future Zombie2Peasant Zombie2Pompadour Zombie2Bikini Zombie2Cave Zombie2Adventurer Zombie2Neon Zombie2Chicken Wrangler Zombie2Newspaper Zombie2 2250 (more if pre-placed Twin Sunflower2 are shoveled up) Dark Ages tombstones Sun tombstones 3 pre-placed Twin Sunflower2 Necromancy!

Chicken Wrangler Zombie2Basic Zombie2Newspaper Zombie2 Hamster Brawl! Excavator Zombie2Newspaper Zombie2Jester Zombie2

Spear-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
Bombard-mint familyicon
Ineffective-Symbol
October 9, 2018-October 16, 2018
Ghost Pepper's Tournament Ghost Pepper2 N/A 3:00 Neon Zombie2Neon Conehead2Neon Buckethead2Wizard Zombie2Impunk2Excavator Zombie2Mecha-Football Zombie2Arcade Zombie2 Summomed: 8-Bit Zombie28-Bit Conehead Zombie28-Bit Buckethead Zombie2 750 Ankylosaurus2Stegosaurus2 N/A Pepper-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
Fila-mint familyicon
Weak-Symbol
October 16, 2018-October 23, 2018
Jack O' Lantern's Tournament Jack O' Lantern2 Grave Buster2Cherry Bomb2Jalapeno2Blover2Grapeshot2Bombegranate2 3:00 Lawn of Doom Zombie2Conehead Zombie2Buckethead Zombie2Gargantuar2Imp2 (Lawn of Doom versions) Mummy Zombie2Camel Zombies2 750 5 pre-placed Jack O' Lantern2 (frozen), Dark Ages tombstones, Plant Food tombstones, Freezing winds, Dave's mold colonies N/A Pepper-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
October 23, 2018-October 30, 2018
Hot Date's Tournament Hot Date2 Blover2 3:00 All-Star Zombie2Bug Bot Imp2Turquoise Skull Zombie2 1000 Slider tiles N/A Pepper-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
Arma-mint familyicon
Ineffective-Symbol
October 30, 2018-November 6, 2018
Fire Peashooter's Tournament Fire Peashooter2 Blover2Hypno-shroom2Electric Blueberry2Shrinking Violet2Caulipower2 3:00 Troglobite2Yeti Imp2Imp Dragon2Gargantuar Prime2Bug Bot Imp2 3500 5 frozen Imp Dragon2,
PortalBWB:Surfer Zombie2Octo Zombie2
PortalJM:Jurassic Imp2Jurassic Bully2
Hamster Brawl!

Jester Zombie2

Pepper-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
November 6, 2018-November 13, 2018
Sling Pea's Tournament Sling Pea2 Blover2 1:30 Basic Zombie2Conehead Zombie2Buckethead Zombie2Zombie Chicken2

(Food Fight versions)

1500 Dave's mold colonies N/A Spear-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
Bombard-mint familyicon
Weak-Symbol
November 13, 2018-November 20, 2018
Witch Hazel's Tournament Witch Hazel2 Blover2 3:00 Basic Zombie2Conehead Zombie2Buckethead Zombie2 (Food Fight versions) Brickhead Zombie2Pyramid-Head Zombie2Barrelhead Zombie2Cart-Head Zombie2Holo Head Zombie2Amberhead Zombie2Blockhead Zombie2 500 N/A Sandstorm! Gargantuar Pirate2

Hamster Brawl! Chicken Wrangler Zombie2

Bombard-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
Spear-mint familyicon
Weak-Symbol
November 27, 2018-December 4, 2018
Goo Peashooter's Tournament Goo Peashooter2 Blover2 3:00 Basic Zombie2Conehead Zombie2Buckethead Zombie2 (Food Fight versions)

Barrelhead Zombie2Jetpack Zombie2Robo-Cone Zombie2Excavator Zombie2Parasol Zombie2Surfer Zombie2Jurassic Gargantuar2Jurassic Imp2

750 N/A Parachute Rain! Lost Pilot Zombie2 Ail-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
Pepper-mint familyicon
Weak-Symbol
Bombard-mint familyicon
Ineffective-Symbol
December 4, 2018-December 11, 2018
Missile Toe's Tournament Missile Toe2 Sunflower2Twin Sunflower2Sun-shroom2Primal Sunflower2Moonflower2Gold Bloom2Winter Melon2Cold Snapdragon2Caulipower2 3:00 Poncho Zombie2Pianist Zombie2 (Feastivus versions)

Explorer Zombie2Torchlight Zombie2All-Star Zombie2

0 4 pre-placed Lava Guava2

5 pre-placed Sunflower2 (frozen)

2 pre-placed Winter Melon2 (frozen)

3 pre-placed Missile Toe2 (frozen)

3 pre-placed Cold Snapdragon2 (frozen)

Raiding Party! Swashbuckler Zombie2 Winter-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
Reinforce-mint familyicon
Strong-Symbol
Enchant-mint familyicon
Ineffective-Symbol
December 11, 2018-December 18, 2018

* Plants that are normally restricted, such as Gold Leaf and Lily Pad, are excluded.
+ and - : They swap everyday.

Strategies

See Battlez/Strategies

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Trivia

  • According to a PopCap community manager (referred to Haemophilus EA on Reddit), the player is not actually fighting against other players in real-time, rather, just "ghosts". The score progression seen in gameplay is just a replay of the "ghost" player's previous Battlez round.
    • Other affirmations that support this are:
      • You can spend infinite time on the pause menu, Choose Your Seeds screen, and the Last Stand defense preparation stage.
      • The Turbo Button can be used.
      • There is no feature in which time must be synchronized with the other player due to lag, pausing the game or the Turbo Button.
    • A list of over 9900 names for these "ghost" opponents may also be found here.
  • It is unknown what happens, and how many Crowns will be received if the players tie at the end of the match.
    • However, it has been noted that if the players tie during a match, the player who caught up will have an enlarged score number. The player with a higher score would also have an enlarged score number. This suggests that if the players tie at the end of a match, the player who caught up will win.
      Enlargedscore

      As can be seen here, the player with a higher score has an enlarged score number. If there is a tie, then the player who caught up will have an enlarged score number.

  • When tapping on the Battlez icon, the Dark Ages Zomboss Battle intro plays, along with the boss music.
  • When being awarded for winning a match, no extra Crowns are given for obtaining higher scores or beating your opponent by a small amount.
  • This is the only mode in the game, other than Cannons Away where zombies cannot eat your brains. This is because when a lawn mower is activated, it is automatically regenerated. If a zombie somehow manages to reach your house, it will get instantly killed.
  • All upgrades, except for Wall-nut First Aid, Instant Recharge and Mower Launch, are disabled on Battlez.
    • Also, plants that are boosted in the Zen Garden will not have their boost in this mode.
  • Power Ups are disabled in this mode.
  • Only three Plant Food are given for any match, and the player cannot buy any additional Plant Food. However, Power Lily can be used to get more Plant Food. Additionally, in Snow Pea's All-out Tournament, players will start off with no Plant Food and Plant Food tombstones spawn throughout the match, allowing players to earn more than three Plant Food. Also in Starfruit tournament, the player starts with no Plant Food, getting them by killing zombies.
  • There are no zombies carrying Plant Food in this mode, except in Starfruit tournament.
  • The player does not get points for the zombies destroyed by lawn mowers.
    • However, it scores points when it destroys a surfboard.
  • World exclusive plants cannot be used in this mode, even if there are special mechanics that can be affected by them.
    • Perfume-shroom cannot be used even if there are dinosaurs in the battle.
    • Hot Potato cannot be used even if there is ice blocks, octopi, or Hunter Zombies in the battle.
    • Thyme Warp cannot be used even if there are Neon Mixtape Tour zombies in the battle.
  • Before the 6.9.1 update, Neon Mixtape Tour zombies in this mode did not have their jam abilities.
  • In the textures for the trophies that identify for each league, there appears to be an unused crystal-like trophy.
  • The setting in this mode is the same as Player's House and Modern Day worlds, but in the style of Dark Ages.
  • Removing armor and destroying gravestones score points. However, removing graves using Grave Buster will not score points.
  • If the player manages to defeat all the zombies before the time runs out, the results screen will pop up, despite the amount of time remaining.
  • If plants are thrown into the air toward another tile (for example by a portal or Potato Mine's Plant Food effect) as time reaches 0:00, the player will see the plants 'jumping' off the screen as they receive their Crowns.
  • Lightning Reed's Brainstorm Tournament is the first tournament where the special plant is a free plant. The second is Shadow Peashooter's tournament.
  • Sometimes, in Electric Currant's Garden Party and Snow Pea's All-out Tournament, if a zombie is killed over a rail, very few points will be given, that is, the points that would be obtained in the lowest scoring zone, even if the rail was in the highest scoring zone.
  • In Electric Blueberry's Brainstorm Tournament, if a kicked Super-Fan Imp lands on one of Dave's mold colonies, it will blow up, scoring points according to where it landed. The points will only be scored after it has disintegrated.
  • During Strawburst's All Out Tournament, the only sun producing plant available is Solar Tomato.
  • A player will not gain a Crown upon surrendering, but will still gain a Crown if defeated when the match time is up.
  • Like Modern Day and Piñata Party, Battlez has some environment modifiers from other worlds present in some of its tournaments, such as tombstones, evil potions, dinosaurs, and more.
    • Surprise attacks from other worlds are also present, such as sandstorms, bot swarms, parachute rains and more.
  • Bombegranate's Garden Party Tournament, Explode-O-Nut's All-Out Tournament, Gold Bloom's Garden Party Tournament and Power Lily's Tournament happened twice.
  • The first Grapeshot's Double Shot Tournament is identical to Caulipower's Escalating Tournament, except that Caulipower was replaced by Grapeshot as the plant of the week.
  • Blover is restricted from most tournaments in Battlez.
    • This is because you can insta-kill zombies with low leveled plants using the Blover
  • Battlez requires internet to play. However, if a player has entered a match and disables internet connection, it is still possible to play the entire match. At the end of the match, the player will be promoted to reconnect to internet or exit Battlez. If it was a win, exiting Battlez will not make the player lose their streak.
  • In Snow Pea's All-Out Tournament, it is possible for plants to exist under Zombie Kings by planting on an empty minecart and moving it under the Zombie King.
  • Arma-mint's Garden Party Tournament was the first tournament where the special plant is a Power Mint.
  • Contain-mint's Tournament was the first tournament that had a Buffz & Bruisez feature in it.
  • During last stand setup, you can dig up pre-placed Plants (If there's any) to get more Sun.
  • So far, there have been no tournaments that feature endangered plants, planting limits, or flowers.
  • In Parsnip's Tournament, you can earn seed packets for Shadow Peashooter from the Reward streak, despite not being the plant of the week.
  • In Jack O' Lantern's Tournament, there are frozen fire plants pre-placed, which is ironic because fire plants are usually immune to freezing. Additionally, the Plant Food tombstones are extremely tough, requiring 30000 dps to break them.
  • In Missile Toes Tournament, the frozen plants that are seen on the lawn are maxed out. This can be seen as the projectiles are different as well as the Sunflowers producing more sun.

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