Level 2-1 is the eleventh level in Plants vs. Zombies, Plants vs. Zombies: Journey to the West, and Plants vs. Zombies: Great Wall Edition, and it is the first Night level. It is a regular level. When this level is finished for the first time, the player obtains the Sun-shroom.


  • This level is the first level to feature Newspaper Zombies. They move faster once their newspapers are destroyed.
  • The unlocked Puff-shroom costs only 0 sun, so it provides free defense. Players should take advantage of using it, as they will be unable to use Sun-shroom when playing this level for the first time.
  • Zombies emerge from the graves on the final wave. A good defense should be built beforehand, as the player has no way of countering this ambush when this level is played for the first time.
  • After Adventure Mode is completed for the first time, the player can remove all four graves by the Grave Busters.


  • Required plants:
  • Sun does not fall from the sky during night levels, making sun production with Sunflowers less efficient than during the day.
  • Plant as many Puff-shrooms as you can to kill the zombies.
  • If you cannot cope with the speed of the Newspaper Zombies, use Wall-nuts to temporarily stall them while you build up more defenses.
  • This level can also be beaten with nothing but Puff-shrooms.

Related achievements

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No Fungus Among Us
Complete a Nighttime Level without planting any mushrooms.
Beat a night level without picking up any Sun.
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Second Life
Complete Adventure Mode a second time.


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