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Dual Pistol Pinecone (双枪松果) is a plant in Chinese version of Plants vs. Zombies 2, introduced in 2.3.4 update as a replacement for Rotten Red.

He shoots nuts at zombies in a straight line. After killing a zombie, he shoots a projectile that knocks the next zombie back.

Origins

A conifer cone

He is based on the conifer cone, also known as the pinecone. The first half of his name references the fact that he attacks with both arm pistols.


Almanac entry

Note: The stats shown below only apply to Level 1.

双枪松果 (Dual Pistol Pinecone)
Sun cost: 225

DAMAGE: Normal
RECHARGE: Normal

击败僵尸后下次普攻可以释放特殊攻击

植物家族效果:研发中
特点:击败僵尸后下次普攻可以释放特殊攻击
植物特征:黄色植物
在神秘的西部小镇里,双枪松果是一名神枪手牛仔,打击各种侵犯他小镇的恶霸僵尸,让僵尸们一提到他的名字就瑟瑟发抖。他差一点就成为这名镇子的警长,但是被他拒绝了,因为他觉得警长太无趣还不如去酒吧喝一杯。

    In English:

    After defeating a zombie, releases a special attack.

    Plant family effect: In research and development
    Features: After defeating a zombie, releases a special attack.
    Plant characteristics: yellow plant

    In a mysterious western town, Dual Pistol Pinecone is a sharpshooter cowboy, fighting all sorts of zombie bullies that invade his town, zombies tremble as soon as his name is mentioned. He almost became the town sheriff, but he turned it down, because he feels that sheriffs think that they're too good to go to the bar and drink.

Plant Food effect

He fires six fireballs at the closest zombie in the lawn. If they kill the zombie, they will then home to next zombie.

Level upgrade

Level Upgrades Description
LevelIcon2New.png Dual Pistol Pinecone Upgrade 1.png
Dual Shooting Pistols
There is now a 10% chance he'll fire from both guns at once.
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Combat Training
Dual Pistol Pinecone gains 50% more attack power and health (150% of initial).
LevelIcon3New.png Dual Pistol Pinecone Upgrade 2.png
Incredible Sharpshooter
Improves Dual Shooting Pistols's effect by 100%.
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Cell Activation
Dual Pistol Pinecone gains another 50% more attack power and health (200% of initial).
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Ability Awaken
Dual Pistol Pinecone may be boosted when planted.
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Fighting Power
Dual Pistol Pinecone gains another 50% more attack power and health (250% of initial).
LevelIcon5New.png Dual Pistol Pinecone Upgrade 3.png
Blasting Mine
Has a probability to launch a grenade that will deal damage to a target and all other zombies on the same tile.
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Fighting Power
Dual Pistol Pinecone gains another 50% more attack power and health (300% of initial).


Strategies

With 60 damage per shot and an occasional knockback projectile, Dual Pistol Pinecone's abilities may sound good at first, but it is severely outclassed by many plants who can do its job better.

While 60 damage may be a lot, its slow firing rate of 5-8 seconds and a sun cost of 325 is what hinders it. Furthermore, Primal Peashooter completely outclasses it since Primal Peashooter costs cheaper and has a more consistent firing rate and knockback rate, along with a stunning effect.

If you do plan to use Dual Pistol Pinecone, use it on any level that doesn't have obstacles such as tombstones and weapon stands. Be careful of certain zombies such as Bass Zombie and Egg Pusher Imp, as they can make more obstacles that block Dual Pistol Pinecone's projectiles. Avoid using Dual Pistol Pinecone on levels with Excavator Zombies since it can't damage him.

Balance changes

Update 2.4.7

  • Sun cost decreased from 325 to 175.

Gallery

Videos

Trivia

  • His face is identical to Red Stinger's.
  • He is the replacement of Rotten Red, a plant that got removed in the 2.3.2 update due to copyright issues.
  • If you look closely at the costumed puzzle piece, you can see parts of Wasabi Whip's costumed puzzle piece.
  • Despite being a pinecone, he looks more similar to an acorn.
  • Prior to an unknown update, his shooting animation was glitched, causing the plant to shoot significantly slower than it should.
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