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For the version in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes, see Nightcap.

Night Cap is a playable plant class in Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville. She is an PvZ BfN Attack Class Icon Attack class and specializes in stealth attacks.


In-game description

Excels at stealth and mobility. Use Shadow Sneak to get in and out of combat, or setup a knockout blow with Fung Fu.

Primary weapon

Wide piercing blades that can hit multiple enemies

In-game description

Night Cap's primary weapon is the Spore Strike, Night Cap throws piercing blades that deal 17 damage each at a rate of 200 RPM (rounds per minute). She can throw 20 before having to reload.


Spore Strike

Basic stats
Damage Rate of fire Projectile speed Projectile gravity
17 200 RPM 225 m/s
(738.19 ft/s)
10 m/s
(32.8 ft/s)


Left ability
Casting ShadowsBfN
Casting Shadows
Hide allies and restrict enemy movement in the shadow dome.
Center ability
Fung FuBfN
Fung Fu
Repeatedly strike nearby enemies for massive damage.
Right ability
Shadow SneakBfN
Shadow Sneak
Disappear and move swiftly.


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Perk Cooldown
Perk RoleIcon Attack
Faster refresh time for all abilities by earning multiple vanquishes rapidly.

Reduces ability cooldown by 50% for earning multiple vanquishes.
Perk Cooldown
Refreshing Revive
Faster refresh time for all abilities by reviving an ally.

Reduces ability cooldown by 30% when a teammate is revived.
Perk Health
Rough Patch
Spawn with more health after suffering multiple vanquishes in a row.

After dying three times in a row, spawn with the maximum amount of over-health for the currently used class after respawning or being revived.
Perk Health
Low Life
Perk RoleIcon Attack
Gain health by earning a vanquish when at low health.

Grants 30 health upon vanquishing an enemy at low HP.
Perk Revive
Casting ShadowsBfN
Allies revive faster while within Casting Shadows.
Perk Mobility
Shadow Sling
Shadow SneakBfN
Move faster for a short time after exiting Shadow Sneak.
Perk Ammo
Piercing Power
Gain Spore Strike ammo by dealing damage to multiple enemies with a single attack.
Perk Health
Perk RoleIcon Attack
Regenerate health when near multiple enemies.

When near two enemies within a 10m radius, regenerate 4 HP every 0.5 seconds.
Perk Cooldown
Critical Blow
Faster refresh time for all abilities by earning a critical vanquish.

Reduces ability cooldown by 3 seconds upon critically vanquishing an enemy.
Perk Mobility
Faster movement speed during second air jump.
Perk Duration
Shadow Tribute
Shadow SneakBfN
Longer Shadow Sneak duration for a short time by earning a Vanquish.
Perk Mobility
Fleet Footed
Fung FuBfN
Move faster and gain ability to jump while Fung Fu is active.
Perk Handling
Spore Strikes move faster.
Perk Mobility
Move faster, except when sprinting.

Increases walking speed by 12.9032%
Perk Health
Perk RoleIcon Attack
Gain health by earning a vanquish.

Grants 10 health upon vanquishing an enemy.
Perk Utility
Leveling Up
Earn XP faster.

Earn 10% more XP.
Perk Handling
Ready Up
Perk RoleIcon Attack
Use weapons and abilities faster just after sprinting.

Reduces sprint exit delay by 25%
Perk Health
Clear Coating
Takes reduced damage when invisible.
Perk Utility
Casting ShadowsBfN
Drain ammo, increase weapon heat, and slow ability refresh time of enemy hit by Casting Shadows.
Perk Knockback
Fung FuBfN
Enemies get knocked up into the air during Fung Fu.

Related Achievement

Mind the CapBfN
Mind the Cap
Earn 200 vanquishes as a Night Cap.




Tips & Tricks

Balancing changes

October 2019 Patch

  • Add delay on all ability activations after exiting Shadow Sneak 0->0.6s
  • Reactivate delay for Shadow Sneak increased 1.5->2.0s
  • Refresh time for Shadow Sneak 12->14s
  • Total damage of Fung Fu reduced from 210->150
  • Reduce number of times damage is applied with Fung Fu 7 crit and 19 regular->6 crit and 15 regular
  • Final blow damage for Fung Fu reduced from 40->24
  • Final blow area for Fung Fu reduced 5->3m
  • Jump disabled during windup phase of Fung Fu
  • Follow through time before other abilities can be activated after using Fung Fu extended 0.4->1.1s
  • Removed delay after button input of Fung Fu

November 2019 Patch

  • Fixed issue with not being able to jump during Fung Fu with the Fleet Footed upgrade

Early December 2019 TTK Changelist

  • Spore Strike damage increased 12.24->17
  • Spore Strike ammo capacity increased 16->20


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Playable Classes
PvZ BfN Attack Class Icon Attack Peashooter · Chomper · Kernel Corn · Night Cap · Snapdragon
PvZ BfN Defend Class Icon Defend Cactus · Citron · Acorn (Oak)
PvZ BfN Support Class Icon Support Sunflower · Rose
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
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Cactus Potato Mine · Garlic Drone · Petal Propeller
Citron E.M.Peach · Spin Dash · Navel Laser
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Solo Sap Trap · Invoke Oak · Acorn Dash
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