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For more information about the character that this line was based on, see Bonk Choy.

The Choy line (菜问系; pinyin: cài wèn xì) was a Class A PvZAS Icon Tenacious.pngTenacious plant line in Plants vs. Zombies: All Stars.

The line consisted of Choy Ben (菜本; pinyin: cài běn), Bonk Choy (菜问; pinyin: cài wèn), and Tai Choy (菜极; pinyin: cài jí). They all specialized in stunning enemies and attacked by punching twice.

Origins

220px-Bok Choy.jpg

All members of the Choy line were based on the Bok choy, a leafy vegetable popular in southern China and Southeast Asia. All members of the line were also named after Asian martial arts or artists.

Bonk Choy2.png

The second tier, Bonk Choy, was based on the plant of the same name in Plants vs. Zombies 2. His retained Chinese name, "Cai Wan", was a play on famous martial arts teacher Ip Kai-man.

The name of the third tier, Tai Choy, was a pun on the Chinese martial art Tai chi.

Almanac entry

Choy line Almanac.png

Ways to obtain

Tai Choy was given as a reward for completing a weekly streak of daily rewards, while puzzle pieces for this line could be obtained by replaying Ancient Egypt - Day 18 or Kongfu World - Day 3. Additional puzzle pieces could be obtained through Soulmates Puzzle system.

Abilities

Abilities were unlocked by tiering up, while their effect was increased through star leveling.

Note: 10(+5)% meant that at LV1 this ability had a 10% on LV1, 15% on LV2 and so on.

Tier Effect Description
1 Choy line Ability1.png
Knock out!
[Active]
Rushes to the closest enemy in its lane and deals damage to all enemies in a column, stunning them for 2 turns as well.
Additional damage 320(+320).
2 Choy line Ability2.png
Body Mastery
[Passive]
Gains 528(+528) dodge and 188(+188) crit.
3 Choy line Ability3.png
Acupuncher
[Passive]
Normal attacks deal 74(+74) more damage and have a chance to instanly kill a target with 300(+300) or less health remaining.

Star leveling

After unlocking the Choy line, additional puzzle pieces could be used to upgrade it, which increased its stats and ability LVs.

Stars Puzzle Pieces&LV IconAS.png required Upgrade Coins Stars Puzzle Pieces&LV IconAS.png required Upgrade Coins
1 Green StarAS.png 0 HP IconAS.png+439

+439

0k 1 Purple StarAS.png 40 HP IconAS.png+873 100k
2 Green StarAS.png 2 Def IconAS.png+256 1k 2 Purple StarAS.png 40 Dmg IconAS.png+167 121k
3 Green StarAS.png 4 Dodge+292 4k 3 Purple StarAS.png 50 Dodge+960 144k
4 Green StarAS.png 8 Def IconAS.png+294 9k 4 Purple StarAS.png 50 HP IconAS.png+1010 169k
5 Green StarAS.png 15 HP IconAS.png+501

AbilityLv2

16k 5 Purple StarAS.png 60 Dmg IconAS.png+168

AbilityLv4

196k
1 Blue StarAS.png 15 Def IconAS.png+369 25k 1 Orange StarAS.png 60 Dmg IconAS.png+208 225k
2 Blue StarAS.png 20 HP IconAS.png+609 36k 2 Orange StarAS.png 70 HP IconAS.png+1034 256k
3 Blue StarAS.png 20 Rigid+223 49k 3 Orange StarAS.png 70 Rigid+460 289k
4 Blue StarAS.png 30 HP IconAS.png+740 64k 4 Orange StarAS.png 80 Dmg IconAS.png+272 324k
5 Blue StarAS.png 30 Dmg IconAS.png+144

AbilityLv3

81k 5 Orange StarAS.png 80 HP IconAS.png+1089

AbilityLv5

361k

Soulmates

Choy line stats would be increased if these specific plants were unlocked.

Plant line Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
Nut line Wall-nut2.png
Dodge+5%
Tall-nutAS.png
Dodge+10%
Infi-Tall-nutAS.png
Dodge+15%
Clover line BloverAS.png
Def IconAS.png+5%
Four-Leaf BloverAS.png
Def IconAS.png+10%
Fan BloverAS.png
Def IconAS.png+15%
Coffee line+
Cactus line
Coffee BeanAS.png+Ball CactusAS.png
Def IconAS.png+5%
Latte BeanAS.png+CactusAS.png
Def IconAS.png+10%
Mocha BeanAS.png+Tree CactusAS.png
Def IconAS.png+15%

Gallery

General

Choy Ben

Bonk Choy

Tai Choy

Old (Archived content)

Trivia

  • The Choy line was changed between updates.
    • There was a game mechanic, based on elements. Choy line element was air.
    • Choy line's feature was orange.
    • Beta designs for both the first and third tier looked exactly like Bonk Choy, with Tai Choy's design merely being a Bonk Choy in front of a yin-yang symbol.
    • Supposedly, two out of three line abilities were changed between versions.
      • Tier 1 active ability was called "Strong Punch", which read "Choy Ben deals damage to the first enemy in its lane."
      • Tier 2 passive ability was called "Rapid Mad-punch", which read "Strong Punch now deals damage in the surrounding eight spaces as well."
  • Even though members of the line punched twice, enemies only got hit once.
  • The plants in the Choy line makes a return in Plants vs. Zombies 2: League but with slightly different looks.
V · T · E Plants lines (Plants vs. Zombies: All Stars)
Evolution lines
PvZAS Icon Gentle.pngGentle Sunflower line · Hazelnut line · Radish line
PvZAS Icon Brave.pngBrave Pea line · Ice Pea line · Spray Mushroom line · Corn line · Boomerang line · Tail line · Coconut line · Cactus line · Pepper line · Electric Grass line · Clover line · Watermelon line · Dragon line · Doom line · Tree line · Chrysanthemum line · Charm line · Coffee line · Peach line · Citron line · Energy Bean line · Music line · Flame line · Magic line · Shadow line · Rafflesia line · Apple line · Poison Shadow line · Passionflower line
PvZAS Icon Tenacious.pngTenacious Nut line · Flytrap line · Spike line · Bomb line · Stump line · Choy line · Magnet line · Street Lamp line · Pineapple line · Rose line
Other
Auxiliary plants Sun-shroom · Marigold · Flower Pot · Lily Pad
Removed plants Pea Pod · Liontail · Tropical Cannon · Magical Dragon Grass