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Goop-shroom has different capitalization or spelling depending on what game it is in. When editing, use the term used in the game in question.

Goop-shroom (Goop-Shroom in Battle for Neighborville) is a Spawnable Plant in Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2, and Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville, respectively.

It is similar to the Fume-shroom, except for the fact that it fires goop, instead of fumes, that can slowdown the zombies and deals damage over time. Its attack is named Goop (In Garden Warfare 2, the direct hit is called Super Goop, but the damage over time is just named Goop).

In Battle for Neighborville, its attack more closely resembles Grody Goop, likely in reference to goop no longer being an ability for the Chomper.

Its closest zombie counterpart is the Loudmouth Bot.

Origins

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Colorwise, Goop-shroom heavily resembles the green skin-head (Cortinarius austrovenetus), an inedible brightly coloured green gilled fungus related to the emperor webcap (Cortinarius archeri) (the mushroom that Fume-shroom most resembles) that naturally occurs in south eastern Australia.

Overall-apearance-wise, Goop-shroom resembles a Fume-shroom colored green.

Goop-shroom's name comes from the Chomper ability that it fires at zombies to slow them down.

Descriptions

Garden Warfares 1 & 2

MEDIUM RANGE: GOOP
Goops Zombies, which slows them down and makes them easy targets.

Battle for Neighborville

Fires goop at nearby zombies, slowing them down.

Strategies

With

The Goop-shroom is an ideal counter to almost any zombie that can be slowed down, hence its rarity. Any zombie that is hit by it will suffer a 75% speed penalty and become temporarily unable to use any abilities. The Goop-shroom can stop an Engineer riding a Jackhammer in its tracks, and immobilize an All-Star, allowing other plants to attack it or even ruin a Foot Soldier's Rocket Jump if it hits him at the critical moment.

In Goop-shroom is very effective in Gardens & Graveyards, as it can immobilize a zombie that enters the point, allowing respawning plants to kill them easily. Goop-shroom is really effective in Wall-nut Hills when defending Crazy Dave's mansion, as the slowing down effect will make it harder for them to make it to the door. This is also great in Garden Ops at defeating zombie bosses, specifically Baron von Bats.

An effective strategy is to place two Goop-shrooms in spawnable plant pots near each other. Then, when Baron von Bats appears between the two Goop-shrooms, they will Goop him again and again, keeping him stuck in his Gooped state, disabling Baron von Bat's ability to teleport almost completely, thus making him weak and easier to defeat. This plant is best used when there is another plant or two around to finish off the Gooped target.

The Goop-shroom's main weakness is its inability to slow down certain zombies. Coffin Zombies, Outhouse Zombies, and Barrel Pirates are completely immune to it while Screen Door Zombies, Newspaper Zombies, and Map Pirates can use their shields to block the Goop. This renders the Goop-shroom unable to slow them down unless it attacks them from behind, and as Goop-shroom deals only minimal damage, it is rather ineffective against these zombies. It also as medium range, allowing it to be sniped from long range if placed out in the open.

Against

It is best to stay away or attack from afar when you see this plant. If it Goops you, you'll be very vulnerable, so watch out when attacking this plant up close. Although because to its short range you should easily be able to defeat it easily with far-ranged attacks.

Gallery

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2

Trivia

  • It, Heal Flower, and Pea Cannon are the only Spawnable Plants which does not appear in any of the original games.
  • Even though its cap is green, which normally represents the color of a mushroom's spores, it shoots regular Goop (which is purple) instead of Super Sticky Goop (which would be green, matching its projectile color). This trait is shared with Sea-shroom from Plants vs. Zombies.
    • This is non-applicable to Battle for Neighborville, as Goop-shroom's Goop more closely resembles Grody Goop, which is green.
  • It could make zombie bosses permanently stop where they are, except for Gargantuar, Yeti Zombie and Giga Gargantuar (as they are less affected by movement-impairing effects). However, this exploit was partially fixed in the Legends of the Lawn DLC.
  • It is the only plants in the Garden Warfare series to have a model that is just a recolor of another plant's model (in this case, Fume-shroom.)
  • It had its fire rate reduced in the Legends of the Lawn DLC to minimize the chance of them "stun-locking" a target if more than one was attacking the same target.
  • This is the only potted plant to directly use the ability, completely unchanged, of a playable plant class. In Goop-shroom's case, it uses the unchanged regular Goop ability of the Chomper.
    • However, in Garden Warfare 2, the name of its attack (for a direct hit) is called Super Goop, changed from the Chomper's Goop. Because of this, it could be argued that because one aspect, the name, is different from the Chomper's Goop in Garden Warfare 2, it is changed from the Chomper's Goop ability.

See also

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Plants (Shooter games)
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare plants
Playable Classes
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Sunflowers Sunflower · Mystic Flower · Power Flower · Fire Flower · Shadow Flower · Metal Petal · Sun Pharaoh · Alien Flower
Chompers Chomper · Hot Rod Chomper · Toxic Chomper · Fire Chomper · Power Chomper · Count Chompula · Armor Chomper · Chester Chomper · Chomp Thing
Cacti Cactus · Camo Cactus · Fire Cactus · Ice Cactus · Power Cactus · Future Cactus · Bandit Cactus · Citrus Cactus · Jade Cactus
Boss Mode Crazy Dave
Abilities
Peashooter Chili Bean Bomb · Pea Gatling · Hyper · Sombrero Bean Bomb · Retro Gatling · Super Pea Jump
Sunflower Heal Beam · Sunbeam · Heal Flower · Rainbow Heal Beam · Solar Flare Beam · Dark Flower
Chomper Goop · Burrow · Spikeweed · Super Sticky Goop · Sprint Burrow · Spiky Spikeweed · Cheesy Goop · Chesterweed
Cactus Potato Mine · Garlic Drone · Tallnut Battlement · Potato Nugget Mine · Artichoke Drone · Iron Maiden
Boss Mode Coconut Spotting Station · Twin Heal Flower · Cherry Strike · Revive Rainbow
Spawnable Plants Pea Cannon · Pea Repeater · Gatling Pea · Bonk Choy · Scaredy-shroom · Heal Flower · Fume-shroom · Goop-shroom · Snap Dragon · Ice-shroom · Doom-shroom · Ice Peashooter · Fire Peashooter · Bamboo Shoot · Laser Bean
Others Corn Mortar · Flax Cannon · Tallnut · Mega Flower · Tactical Cuke · Tallnut Cannon
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 plants
Playable Classes
Peashooters Peashooter · Fire Pea · Ice Pea · Toxic Pea · Commando Pea · Agent Pea · Law Pea · Plasma Pea · Rock Pea · Electro Pea
Sunflowers Sunflower · Mystic Flower · Power Flower · Fire Flower · Shadow Flower · Metal Petal · Sun Pharaoh · Alien Flower · Vampire Flower · Stuffy Flower
Chompers Chomper · Hot Rod Chomper · Toxic Chomper · Fire Chomper · Power Chomper · Count Chompula · Armor Chomper · Chomp Thing · Yeti Chomper · Disco Chomper · Unicorn Chomper · Twilight Chomper
Cacti Cactus · Camo Cactus · Fire Cactus · Ice Cactus · Power Cactus · Future Cactus · Bandit Cactus · Jade Cactus · Zen Cactus · Petrified Cactus
Citrons Citron · Frozen Citron · Electro Citron · Iron Citron · Party Citron · Toxic Citron
Roses Rose · Druid Rose · Fire Rose · Frost Rose · Party Rose · Nec'Rose
Corns Kernel Corn · BBQ Corn · Mob Cob · Pops Corn · Party Corn · Commando Corn
Others Torchwood · Junkasaurus
Abilities
Peashooter Chili Bean Bomb · Pea Gatling · Hyper · Sombrero Bean Bomb · Retro Gatling · Super Pea Jump · Dark Bean Bomb · Bling Gatling
Sunflower Heal Beam · Sunbeam · Heal Flower · Rainbow Heal Beam · Solar Flare Beam · Dark Flower · Rainbow Flower
Chomper Goop · Burrow · Spikeweed · Super Sticky Goop · Sprint Burrow · Spiky Spikeweed · Chomp Cannon · Vampweed · Rainbow Warp · Twilight Warp
Cactus Potato Mine · Garlic Drone · Tallnut Battlement · Potato Nugget Mine · Artichoke Drone · Iron Maiden · Pizzazzling Potato Mine · Red Artichoke · Bling Maiden · Dark Garlic Drone
Citron
Assault Mode EMPeach · Citron Ball · Peel Shield · Party Citron Ball · Mood Shield
Citron Ball Hyper Ball · Assault Mode · Spin Dash
Rose Time Snare · Arcane Enigma · Goatify · Arcane Lotus · Psychedelic Goat
Kernel Corn Butter Barrage · Husk Hop · Shuck Shot · Bigger Better Butter · Multi-Shuck
Torchwood Blazin' Blast · Smoldering Madness · Leaf Shield
Junkasaurus Charge of Insanity · Epic Mega Blast · Spin Override · Super Heavy Hornblast
Spawnable Plants
Soil of Summoning Weed · Pumpkin Weed · Terracotta Weed · Leaf Shield Weed · Wood Shield Weed · Vase Weed · Porcelain Vase Weed · Heal Weed · Flag Weed · Dandelion Weed · Hypno-shroom
Grow-a-Pot Bonk Choy · Pea Cannon · Gatling Pea · Lightning Reed · Scaredy-shroom · Fume-shroom · Goop-shroom · Doom-shroom · Ice-shroom · Toxic Gloom-shroom · Bamboo Shoot · Snap Dragon · Heal Flower
Bosses Giga Torchwood · Super Bean · Sunflower Queen · Big Stump · Marigold · Squash · Royal Hypno-Flower · Spooky Squash
Others Agent Citron · Agent Rose · Agent Corn · Assistant Manager Bitey · Crystal Guardian · Tallnut · Tallnut Cannon
Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville plants
Playable Classes
PvZ BfN Attack Class Icon.png Attack Peashooter · Chomper · Kernel Corn · Night Cap · Snapdragon
PvZ BfN Defend Class Icon.png Defend Cactus · Citron · Acorn (Oak)
PvZ BfN Support Class Icon.png Support Sunflower · Rose
Swarm Wildflower
Abilities
Peashooter Chili Bean Bomb · Pea Gatling · Pea Suped
Chomper Spikeweed · Burrow · Grody Goop
Kernel Corn Butter Beacon · Husk Hop · Shuck Shot
Night Cap Casting Shadows · Fung Fu · Shadow Sneak
Snapdragon Swoop Slam · Blue Blazes · Blazing Trail
Cactus Potato Mine · Garlic Drone · Petal Propeller
Citron E.M.Peach · Spin Dash · Navel Laser
Acorn & Oak
Acorn
Solo Sap Trap · Invoke Oak · Acorn Dash
Passenger Sap Trap · Treeject · Lumber Support
Oak Super Sap Trap · Treeject · Roll for Damage
Sunflower Sunny Side Up · Sunbeam · Heal Beam
Rose Jinx · Arcane Enigma · Goatify
Wildflower Wild Life · Weed Out · Bloom Boom
Spawnable Plants
Grow-a-Pot
Range Pea Cannon · Gatling Pea · Scaredy-Shroom · Lightning Reed
Support Heal Flower · Goop-Shroom
Melee Bonk Choy · Doom-Shroom · Fume-Shroom
Soil of Summoning
Melee Terracotta Weed · Vase Weed · Dandelion
Range Wildflower · Terracotta Wildflower
Support Heal Weed · Hypno-Shroom
Battle Leaders Bam-Bam-Boo · Bluehorn Corn · Flotsamuel · Lucy · No-Neck Raffi · Pinky Rain · Pollen Kate · Pound Cake · Queen Capra · Sherman · Sproutrage · Teddy
Bounty Hunt
Weirding Woods Queenigma · Solar Sisters · Wild Bunch
Town Center Bitey Brothers · Mirror-Shroom · Tiger Klaus
Elusive Foes
Weirding Woods Amber Gemma · Pops Cyclops · Sleepy
Town Center Big Hurtle · Kitty Sparkles · Mrs. Veilbiter
Bosses Dreadroot · Giga Torchwood · Sunflower Queen · Super Bean · Marigold · Hypno Sunflower Queen · Spooky Squash · Bitter Dill · Dreadwood · Blight Cap
Quest NPCs Air Ron · Best Fishing Friend™️ · Bingo-Bongo · Brian · Corny Corn · Dandelion · Exposition Al · Gilly the Kid · Harmela · Land Phil · Major Sweetie · Mark · Mike · Sergeant Peel · Sir Crustworthy · Sir Victor-Ian · Tenderleaf · Tumbleweed Ted · Vivian
Others Weed · Pumpkin Weed · Leaf Shield Weed · Pumpkin Wildflower
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