For the version in Plants vs. Zombies: Journey to the West, see Oak Archer (PvZ: JttW) Oak Archer (橡木弓手; pinyin: xiàngmù gōngshǒu) is a plant that appears in the Chinese version of Plants vs. Zombies 2. He shoots oak arrows at Zombies, which deal heavy damage.
Oak Archer is based on the stump of an oak tree.
His name comes from "oak", the plant he's based on, and "archer", a person specialized in archery, referencing his ability to shoot arrows.
In the Chinese version of Plants vs. Zombies 2, Oak Archer is a Rare plant found in Dark Ages. He shoots oak arrows at zombies, these arrows deal 130 damage per shot and cannot be reflected by Jester Zombie.
橡木弓手 (Oak Archer)
Sun cost: 275
Oak Archers can shoot powerful arrows at zombies.
Plant feature: brown plant
Plant Food effect
When given Plant Food, Oak Archer rains down many arrows on all zombies on screen, with each arrow dealing 300 damage per shot.
Oak Archer rains down glowing arrows that deal 450 damage per shot.
Later, he can mow zombies with extra arrows in extra lanes, giving it the ability to pierce multiple zombies. Pairing this with Winter Melons or other supportive and defensive plants is recommended as the damage will add up.
Oak Archer is a great plant to bring into levels but practice caution when using it in Kongfu World since Hammer Zombie can reflect it. Be sure to bring an area-of-effect or lobbed-shot plant to back it up.
Plants vs. Zombies Wiki has a gallery for Oak Archer.
- His Almanac entry alludes to the Skyrim meme Arrow in the knee.
- His projectiles use the splash effect caused by peas. This could mean his wooden arrows are re-textured peas, similar to how Guacodile's pits are also re-textured peas.
- He, Coconut Cannon, Bowling Bulb, and Guacodile are the only plants to have a Brain Buster created exclusively for them, not counting Special Delivery.
- His own Brain Buster is called Oak Archery.
- Prior to the 1.3.2 update, Hammer Zombies could not return his projectiles.
- He, Coffee Bean and Plantern are the only Chinese-exclusive plants in Dark Ages.
- On his Almanac icon, Oak Archer appears to have his stump off the tile.