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Graveyard is a galactic uncommon zombie environment card in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes and a member of the PvZH Sneaky Icon.pngSneaky class. It costs 1BrainPvZH.png to play, and its ability gives any zombie played in it the Gravestone trait and all zombies that come out of a gravestone in it +1StrengthPvZH.png. The latter ability does not activate on Line Dancing Zombie and Surprise Gargantuar, as they move to another lane before it activates.

Statistics

  • Class: Sneaky
  • Tribe: Environment
  • Ability: Zombies played here are Gravestones. When a Zombie is revealed from a Gravestone here, it gets +1StrengthPvZH.png.
  • Set - Rarity: Galactic - Uncommon

Card description

Super Brainz always wanted a house with a nice yard.

Update history

Update 1.16.10

  • Added to the game.

Update 1.18.13

  • Ability change: Now hides the cost of all zombies played in it.

Update 1.24.6

  • Description change: Was originally Where do little Zombies come from?

Strategies

With

This environment works well for all sneaky heroes, as whatever zombie you play will be inside a Gravestone immediately. This helps the zombie avoid any plant threats until it is revealed during the Zombie Tricks phase, as well as getting +1StrengthPvZH.png when revealed except Line Dancing Zombie and Surprise Gargantuar. In fact, your opponent cannot know what is inside that gravestone without using Spyris. Even though Grave Buster, Blockbuster, and Grave Mistake can still affect them, each have their own drawbacks.

Universally only four can be put into each deck and Grave Buster destroys one, while Blockbuster is expensive and requires a plant for evolution, and Grave Mistake merely bounces it, allowing the zombie to return in the future. Against any opponent without access to spyris/anti-gravestone cards, you can choose to either waste their cards via playing seemingly dangerous yet useless zombies or manipulate them via your play. Still, keep an eye out for Beta-Carrotina/Citron as they lead both classes.

Zombies that benefit greatly from this environment include:

  • Zombies with "When played" abilities that affect plants such as Zombot 1000 and Fireworks Zombie, as they can affect plants played or made in the Plants Play phase this turn.
  • Zombies with the PvZH Strikethrough Icon.pngStrikethrough, PvZH Deadly Icon.pngDeadly, or PvZH Frenzy Icon.pngFrenzy trait, such as: Barrel Roller Zombie, Vimpire, Space Cowboy, and Zombot Plank Walker to take some of your opponent's plants by surprise.
  • Zombies with high stats in general, such as Valkyrie. Excavator Zombie is a good zombie to use with such examples, as his bouncing ability only activates on environments, and doing so allows a zombie there to easily hit the plant hero while also saving Graveyard for future use, as the boost does not wear off even if it is gone.

This environment is a bit redundant on zombies that already have the Gravestone trait, as the only benefit that the zombie will get is just +1StrengthPvZH.png. However, this can also trick your opponent, as they will be expecting a zombie without the Gravestone trait to be played there in most cases. A notable example is Ice Pirate, who, despite being a Gravestone zombie, can work well as her ability only activates if she is revealed in an environment.

Headstone Carver can be abused to boost any zombie played in Graveyard if they survive into the tricks phase.

Take note that cards making or transforming zombies, regardless of their allegiance, will also cause zombies to appear in gravestones gravestone, such as Goatify, Evolutionary Leap and Bad Moon Rising. Mixed-Up Gravedigger will also bug and refuse to activate his ability when played here.

This can also be used just to override powerful plant environments like Pair Pearadise and Force Field, due to its cheap cost of 1BrainPvZH.png.

Against

This environment is really cheap and allows your opponent to play any zombie in that environment. Not only does it get a small strength boost, but you will not know what zombie is inside the gravestone. In addition, you cannot use damaging tricks or instant kills on the turn that zombie is played.

Against this environment, Spyris is really useful as you can know which zombie is in which gravestone. Playing as Citron or Beta-Carrotina, you can combine Spyris with Grave Buster and know which gravestone you should destroy, as you can only bring a maximum of four Grave Busters into your deck.

If all the lanes are filled with Graveyard and all zombies played this turn are in gravestones, using Cool Bean along with Winter Squash can destroy all the gravestones immediately.

But if you really want to know what zombies are played without Spyris, then aim at overriding this environment with one of yours. This strategy is essentially the only choice for Solar Flare, Chompzilla, and Captain Combustible, who all lack ways to deal with gravestones normally.

Gallery

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V · T · E Zombies in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes
PvZH Beastly Icon.png Beastly
Heroes Brain Freeze · Electric Boogaloo · The Smash · Immorticia
Common Skunk Punk · Pied Piper · Zookeeper · Dolphin Rider · Locust Swarm
Uncommon
Premium Dog Walker · Nibble · Snorkel Zombie · Yeti Lunchbox · Haunting Zombie · Loudmouth · B-flat
Galactic Total Eclipse · Alien Ooze · Surfer Zombie
Colossal Haunting Ghost
Triassic Goat · Vengeful Cyborg
Rare
Premium Squirrel Herder · Vimpire · Vitamin Z · Kangaroo Rider · Smashing Gargantuar
Galactic Biodome Botanist · Cosmic Yeti
Colossal Primordial Cheese Shover
Triassic Killer Whale
Super-Rare
Premium Cat Lady · Zombie Yeti · Deep Sea Gargantuar · Maniacal Laugh
Galactic Cheese Cutter · Cyborg Zombie · Area 22
Colossal Extinction Event · Ancient Vimpire
Triassic Hunting Grounds
Legendary
Premium Nurse Gargantuar · Octo Zombie · Zombot 1000
Galactic Interstellar Bounty Hunter · Supernova Gargantuar
Colossal Mondo Bronto
Triassic Gargantuar-Throwing Gargantuar
Event Cards Fraidy Cat · Secret Agent · Energy Drink Zombie · Synchronized Swimmer · Hover-Goat 3000 · Overstuffed Zombie · Sneezing Zombie · King of the Grill
Token Cards Zom-Bats
Superpowers Frozen Tundra · Slammin' Smackdown · Stayin' Alive · Witch's Familiar · Acid Rain · Evaporate · Galvanize
PvZH Brainy Icon.png Brainy
Heroes Super Brainz · Rustbolt · Professor Brainstorm · Immorticia · Huge-Gigantacus
Common Cardboard Robot Zombie · Paparazzi Zombie · Lurch for Lunch · Fun-Dead Raiser · Drum Major
Uncommon
Premium Chimney Sweep · Beam Me Up · Cell Phone Zombie · Pool Shark · Zombot Drone Engineer · Brain Vendor · Mountain Climber
Galactic Cryo-Brain · Medulla Nebula · Moonwalker
Colossal Copter Commando
Triassic Mustache Waxer · Pirate's Booty
Rare
Premium Gentleman Zombie · Kite Flyer · Gadget Scientist · Hail-a-Copter · Wizard Gargantuar
Galactic Cosmic Scientist · Triplication
Colossal Zom-Blob
Triassic Mustache Monument
Super-Rare
Premium Electrician · Rocket Science · Mad Chemist · Portal Technician
Galactic Neutron Imp · Transformation Station · Wormhole Gatekeeper
Colossal Evolutionary Leap · Parasol Zombie
Triassic Duckstache
Legendary
Premium Teleport · Shieldcrusher Viking · Trickster
Galactic Interdimensional Zombie · Teleportation Zombie
Colossal Gargantuar Mime
Triassic Zombot Dinotronic Mechasaur
Event Cards Leprechaun Imp · Regifting Zombie · Trick-or-Treater · Thinking Cap · Kitchen Sink Zombie · Bad Moon Rising
Token Cards Pot of Gold · Space Cadet · Zom-Bats
Superpowers Carried Away · Shrink Ray · Eureka · Witch's Familiar · Terror-Former 10,000 · Cut Down to Size · Summoning · Telepathy · Iron Boarder · Teleportation Station
PvZH Crazy Icon.png Crazy
Heroes Electric Boogaloo · Impfinity · Professor Brainstorm · Z-Mech
Basic Cards Backup Dancer · Bungee Plumber · Cuckoo Zombie · Disco Zombie · Flamenco Zombie
Uncommon
Premium Tennis Champ · Unlife of the Party · Conga Zombie · Newspaper Zombie · Cakesplosion · Orchestra Conductor · Foot Soldier Zombie
Galactic Loose Cannon · Meteor Z · Space Ninja
Colossal Mystery Egg · Sugary Treat
Triassic Trapper Territory
Rare
Premium Exploding Imp · Jester · Zombot's Wrath · The Chickening · Imp-Throwing Gargantuar
Galactic Final Mission · Cosmic Dancer
Colossal Gizzard Lizard
Triassic Disco Dance Floor
Super-Rare
Premium Aerobics Instructor · Abracadaver · Fireworks Zombie · Disco-Tron 3000
Galactic Disco-Naut · Moon Base Z · Gas Giant
Colossal Quickdraw Con Man
Triassic Grave Robber · Zombie's Best Friend
Legendary
Premium Barrel of Deadbeards · Valkyrie · Gargantuars' Feast
Galactic Quasar Wizard · Binary Stars
Colossal Tankylosaurus
Triassic Headhunter
Event Cards Exploding Fruitcake · Unexpected Gifts · Stupid Cupid · Frankentuar · Gargantuar-Throwing Imp · Hippity Hop Gargantuar
Token Cards Impfinity Clone · Captain Deadbeard
Superpowers Stayin' Alive · Triple Threat · Eureka · Missile Madness · Brute Strength · Dance Off · Electrobolt
PvZH Hearty Icon.png Hearty
Heroes Rustbolt · The Smash · Neptuna · Z-Mech
Common Baseball Zombie · Rolling Stone · Conehead · Team Mascot · Medic
Uncommon
Premium Arm Wrestler · Camel Crossing · Flag Zombie · Terrify · Trash Can Zombie · Buckethead · Ra Zombie
Galactic Cone Zone · Celestial Custodian · Screen Door Zombie
Colossal Healthy Treat · Zombie Middle Manager
Triassic Leftovers
Rare
Premium Sumo Wrestler · Zombie Coach · Monster Mash · Knight of the Living Dead · Rodeo Gargantuar
Galactic Escape through Time · Cosmic Sports Star
Colossal Primeval Yeti
Triassic Lost Colosseum
Super-Rare
Premium Landscaper · Weed Spray · All-Star Zombie · Coffee Zombie
Galactic Black Hole · Genetic Experiment · Planetary Gladiator
Colossal Jurassic Fossilhead
Triassic Knockout · Turquoise Skull Zombie
Legendary
Premium Zombie King · Undying Pharaoh · Wannabe Hero
Galactic Intergalactic Warlord · Zombot Battlecruiser 5000
Colossal Stompadon
Triassic Chum Champion
Event Cards Zombology Teacher · Gargologist · Turkey Rider · Going Viral · Bonus Track Buckethead · Defensive End
Token Cards Octo-Pet
Superpowers Shrink Ray · Slammin' Smackdown · Octo-Pult · Missile Madness · Heroic Health · Possessed · Rock Wall
PvZH Sneaky Icon.png Sneaky
Heroes Brain Freeze · Super Brainz · Impfinity · Neptuna · Huge-Gigantacus
Common Imp · Mini-Ninja · Smoke Bomb · Fishy Imp · Smelly Zombie
Uncommon
Premium Headstone Carver · Zombie Chicken · Hot Dog Imp · Swashbuckler Zombie · Backyard Bounce · Stealthy Imp · Firefighter
Galactic Graveyard · Ice Pirate · Frosty Mustache
Colossal Swabbie · Barrel of Barrels
Triassic Monkey Smuggler
Rare
Premium Imp Commander · Barrel Roller Zombie · Surprise Gargantuar · Walrus Rider · Zombot Stomp
Galactic Cosmic Imp · Space Pirate
Colossal Blowgun Imp
Triassic Buried Treasure
Super-Rare
Premium Toxic Waste Imp · Line Dancing Zombie · Pogo Bouncer · Tomb Raiser Zombie
Galactic Ducky Tube Zombie · Dr. Spacetime · Laser Base Alpha
Colossal Cursed Gargolith
Triassic Excavator Zombie · Unthawed Viking
Legendary
Premium Mixed-Up Gravedigger · Zombot Sharktronic Sub · Zombot Plank Walker
Galactic Space Cowboy · Cryo-Yeti
Colossal Zombot Aerostatic Gondola
Triassic Raiding Raptor
Event Cards Imposter · Fire Rooster · Imp-Throwing Imp · Captain Flameface · Zombie High Diver · Trapper Zombie
Token Cards Impfinity Clone · Octo-Pet
Superpowers Frozen Tundra · Carried Away · Triple Threat · Octo-Pult · Terror-Former 10,000 · In-Crypted · Super Stench · Dolphinado · Ice Moon
Unobtainable
Tokens Zombie · Returned Octo Zombie
Superpowers Flick-a-Plant · Get Well · Motivate
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