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Cob Cannon (玉米加农炮; yùmǐ jiānóngpào) is a monthly special plant in the Chinese version of Plants vs. Zombies 2. He was first introduced in the 2017 New Year event.

He works like how he did in the original Plants vs. Zombies, to the point where he is an upgrade plant rather than his own individual plant and can be tapped to fire huge cobs that deal massive damage in a 3x3 area before needing to recharge.

He requires being planted on two side-by-side Kernel-pults in order to be planted on the lawn.

Almanac Entry

玉米加农炮 (Cob Cannon)
Sun cost: 500

DAMAGE: Massive
AREA: 3x3
RECHARGE: Sluggish


用法 : 按住玉米加农炮拖动到轰炸目标上
范围 : 草坪全范围
特点 : 以轰炸目标为中心,产生 9 格范围爆炸
植物特征 : 黄色植物、武器家族

自称德州上校的玉米加农炮到底是怎样 ? 嗯——他曾经在哈佛深造,并就职于纽约一家著名的律师事务所,所以不要问我为什么一名律师最后会跑到 51 区这么不着调的问题,毕竟这是一个瞎子也能做律师的时代 ......

    In English:

    Cob Cannon can fire a corn cob onto anywhere on lawn.

    Usage: Tap and hold on the Cob Cannon and drag to the target to fire
    Range: Anywhere on lawn
    Special: On impact, explodes in an area of 9 tiles
    Plant Family: Yellow plant, armed family

    Just how did the Cob Cannon the Colonel of Texas come by? Well, he once worked at Harvard and worked at a New York-based law firm, but don't ask me why a lawyer would eventually go to Area 51, after all, this is an era when blind men can be lawyers.


Plant Food effect

When given Plant Food, Cob Cannon launches a corn cob that scatters explosive corn kernels for 6 seconds.


In addition to launching a corn cob, the corn's husk will turn into a missile that homes into the zombies after all kernels are scattered.

Level upgrades

Level Upgrades Description
LevelIcon2New.png Cob Cannon Upgrade 1.png
One Second
Cob Cannon recharge 15% faster
Combat Training
Cob Cannon gains 50% more attack power and health (150% of initial).
LevelIcon3New.png Cob Cannon Upgrade 2.png
One Second
Cob Cannon gains 15% more faster recharge (30% initial)
Cell Activation
Cob Cannon gains another 50% more attack power and health (200% of initial).
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Ability Awaken
Cob Cannon may be boosted when planted.
Fighting Power
Cob Cannon gains another 50% more attack power and health (250% of initial).
LevelIcon5New.png Cob Cannon Upgrade 3.png
Homing Missiles
Cob Cannon now has a corn launcher that shoot 2 homing corn missiles to defend itself
Fighting Power
Cob Cannon gains another 50% more attack power and health (300% of initial).


His usage has remained unchanged since his introduction into the game. Hence, the same strategy from the first game will also apply here.

Use Plant Food on the Cob Cannon if the zombies are getting close to the Cob Cannon while he is still recharging but be careful not to use it in obstructive environments such as Kongfu World (Weapon Stands) and Ancient Egypt (Tombstones) as the obstructions can block the kernels and can prevent the effectiveness of all the kernels. Just remember that his plant food effect can only activate via Power Tiles if the tile is on the back square, otherwise, he will not be affected.


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  • He is the only upgrade from the first game that is planted like he did in the first game (Planted on two side-by-side Kernel-pults).
  • Unlike the first game, after launching the corn cob, Cob Cannon gives out the new cob then cools down despite Cob Cannon giving out the new cob early after launching.
  • His Almanac entry references his Almanac entry from Plants vs. Zombies, and also Area 51.
  • He seems to only account for the first tile where it is planted. This affects power tiles in Far Future, as only if Plant Food is given on the Cob Cannon planted on the power tile (Which is where the Cob Cannon's rear is), the power tile effect will activate, but if plant is given on a Cob Cannon where the power tile is at its front, the power tile effect will not occur.
  • Despite his first upgrade being called "One-second Reduction" (减一秒), the upgrade reduces more than one second off his recharge time (8 seconds).
    • This is because the names are actually a parody on China's ex-president Jiang Zemin known as "moha", based on a rumor that a hanged boy sacrificed himself to save Jiang from severe illness. The meme is about extending his life through sacrificing others by "1 second" (though not necessarily needs to be one second). It can be seen as this pairs with Perfume-shroom's upgrade abilities.

See also

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Plants (Tower defense)
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