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Cabbage-pult is a recurring character within the Plants vs. Zombies franchise. Cabbage-pult lobs cabbages that deal twice the damage of a Peashooter at half their speed, but can avoid obstacles and shields.

Cabbage-pult is always the first lobbed-shot plant the player obtains in every game they are a part of, typically a part of a tutorial in some way, the only exception being their first appearance.

As of Plants vs. Zombies 3, Cabbage-pult has appeared in four games.

Origins

Healthy-looking-cabbage

Cabbage-pult is based on the real life cabbage, a popular cultivar of the species Brassica oleracea.

His name is a portmanteau of "cabbage" and "catapult", a ballistic device used to hurl large stones for warfare purpose in ancient times, referring to the fact that he hurls cabbages at zombies.

History

Plants vs. Zombies

Main article: Cabbage-pult (PvZ)
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In the original Plants vs. Zombies game, as well as Chinese spin-off games based on it, Cabbage-pult is the first lobbed-shot plant obtained, being unlocked after beating Level 5-1.

He attacks zombies by launching cabbages at them, these cabbages deal twice as much damage as a Peashooter's pea, but are are lobbed at twice the rate. Cabbages lobbed by Cabbage-pult aren't effected but the slopped angle of the Roof area which typically block straight-fired projectiles, they are also capable of bypassing shields and damaging submerged Snorkel Zombies.

Plants vs. Zombies 2

Main article: Cabbage-pult (PvZ2)
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Cabbage-pult returns in the sequel, Plants vs. Zombies 2, unlocked after beating Player's House - Day 4. He acts the same as the first game, but now due to the change in tombstone mechanics, his first and main purpose is to fire cabbages over them. Despite his main gimmick of avoiding shields, there are multiple zombies whose shields can't be bypassed by Cabbage-pult's cabbages.

Prior to the 7.1.1 update, he was instead unlocked after beating Ancient Egypt - Day 2. This was possibly changed to teach the player about tombstones earlier, as Player's House - Day 5 has two Peashooters and a Cabbage-pult behind some tombstones. The Chinese version of the game still has Cabbage-pult as an Ancient Egypt plant, having him unlocked after beating Ancient Egypt - Day 1.

Plants vs. Zombies Heroes

Main article: Cabbage-Pult (PvZH)
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Cabbage-Pult's only spin-off appearance is in the turn-based mobile card game Plants vs. Zombies Heroes as a Basic Common plant in the PvZH Mega-Grow IconMega-Grow class.

He costs 2SunPvZH, has 1StrengthPvZH/3HeartPvZH, is part of the Leafy tribe, and gets +1StrengthPvZH/+1HeartPvZH if he is played on Heights, usually the 1st column on the board.

PvZ Heroes Cabbage-pult tutorial bio

Three of him are given to the player before the last part of the tutorial, along with Cattail and Flourish to teach the player about Heights and Amphibious lanes. The game tutorial has the player use him on Heights on turn 2.

Plants vs. Zombies 3

Main article: Cabbage-Pult (PvZ3)
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The latest appearance of Cabbage-Pult is in Plants vs. Zombies 3, once again lobbing cabbages as a Common Lobber plant. He is given for free after the player's first encounter with Balloon Zombie, an encounter the player is forced to lose. Like the other mainline games, he deals twice the damage of Peashooter, but also taking twice the amount of time to fire.

His Plant Food ability is Cabbage Patch, which is similar to his Plant Food in Plants vs. Zombies 2 but only fires five at a time. His Tacobility is Cold Slaw, which is similar to a Cabbage version of Winter Melon, firing icy cabbages which can slow and sometimes even freeze zombies in place.

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Trivia

See also

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Recurring characters
Plants
Plants vs.
Zombies
Peashooter · Sunflower · Cherry Bomb · Wall-nut · Potato Mine · Snow Pea · Chomper · Repeater · Puff-shroom · Sun-shroom · Fume-shroom · Grave Buster · Hypno-shroom · Scaredy-shroom · Doom-shroom · Lily Pad · Squash · Threepeater · Jalapeno · Spikeweed · Torchwood · Tall-nut · Plantern · Cactus · Blover · Split Pea · Starfruit · Pumpkin · Magnet-shroom · Cabbage-pult · Kernel-pult · Coffee Bean · Garlic · Marigold · Melon-pult · Gatling Pea · Twin Sunflower · Gloom-shroom · Cattail · Winter Melon · Spikerock · Cob Cannon · Imitater
Plants vs.
Zombies
Adventures
Fire Peashooter · Bamboo Shoot · Power Flower
Plants vs.
Zombies 2
Bloomerang · Bonk Choy · Snapdragon · Coconut Cannon · Lightning Reed · Laser Bean · Citron · E.M.Peach · Magnifying Grass · Red Stinger · Sweet Potato · Witch Hazel
Plants vs.
Zombies 2

(Chinese
version)
Carrotillery · Dandelion · Tactical Cuke
Plants vs.
Zombies
Online
Venus Flytrap · Endurian
Plants vs.
Zombies:
Garden
Warfare 2
Rose · Kernel Corn
Plants vs.
Zombies
Heroes
Night Cap
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