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Mustache Waxer is a triassic uncommon zombie card in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes and a member of the PvZH Brainy IconBrainy class. He costs 1BrainPvZH to play and has 2StrengthPvZH/2HeartPvZH. He does not have any traits, and his ability gives him +1HeartPvZH and the zombie hero +1BrainPvZH every time a mustache card is played. The latter ability stacks with each Mustache Waxer on the field and persists until all Mustache Waxers are removed from the field.

Origins

He is based on a mustache waxer, a person who uses mustache wax to groom and hold mustaches in place.

The phrase "Get a brain" in his description may be a play on the phrase "get a life," possibly being a reference to his professional tribe. It is also a reference to his ability.

Statistics

  • Class: Brainy
  • Tribes: Professional Mustache Zombie
  • Traits: None
  • Ability: When you play a Mustache, this gets +1HeartPvZH and you get +1BrainPvZH.
  • Set - Rarity: Triassic - Uncommon

Card description

Customers have been telling him "Get a brain" for years now.

Update history

Update 1.24.6

  • Added to the game.

Strategies

With

Mustache Waxer has decent stats for 1 brain, and his ability is rather useful in many situations. The health-boosting part is self-explanatory, allowing Mustache Waxer to turn into an efficient tank. However, the part where you get brains is the more interesting part.

His ability to give you 1 brain back per mustache played is similar to Flag Zombie's ability of reducing the cost of zombies by 1, but more limited in terms of the zombies affected by it. However, Mustache Waxer's ability also applies to tricks like Eureka, Bungee Plumber, and Frosty Mustache, while Flag Zombie's does not. Another thing his ability excels at is synergy with Zom-Blob, as since you gain brains, it boosts Zom-Blob's strength. While it gives less brains than Brain Vendor or Medulla Nebula, you might be able to excel them if you have enough Mustache Waxers on the field.

Mustache Waxer can synergize with other Mustache Waxers, being a mustache card himself. It also goes well with Duckstache, who supplies you with more mustache cards. Mustache Waxer's professional tribe goes well with Zombie Middle Manager, as Mustache Waxer can boost its health continuously by himself, unlike the other professionals. However, only Rustbolt can use the latter combo.

Super Brainz and Huge-Gigantacus' PvZH Sneaky IconSneaky class synergizes with Mustache Waxer very well in a number of aspects. First, the Sneaky class has Barrel of Barrels and Laser Base Alpha to take care of Mustache Waxer's lack of offense, albeit limited to plants. It also has access to Imposter, who not only costs 1 brain himself but also gives you a 1-brain Imp with a mustache, making it good with Zom-Blob, and Frosty Mustache, which gives you a mustache on top of PvZH Frozen IconFreezing a plant.

Mustache Waxer, however, cannot boost his strength, which means that unless he gets strength boosts or the PvZH Deadly IconDeadly trait via other cards, he will be in a bad situation if contronted with a plant that can destroy him in a couple of attacks. He is also vulnerable to instant-kills like Chomper and can be shut down by strength-degrading tricks like Water Balloons, which even the PvZH Deadly IconDeadly trait cannot solve.

Against

Mustache Waxer is not much of an offensive threat, but he can be very hard to remove if your opponent plays lots of mustaches, which they can easily do since they virutally cost 1 brain less. The mustache cards themselves can cause trouble to you too. The best counter is to destroy Mustache Waxer on the turn he is played with either a plant or a trick, which should be easy. However, if your opponent decides to rush their mustache cards later in the game, instant-kills like Shrinking Violet or Whack-a-Zombie are more effective. Bouncing Mustache Waxer is also an option, but it is not very recommended as your opponent can easily replay it.

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