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Oil Olive (油橄榄; pinyin: yóu gǎnlǎn) is a plant obtained in Renaissance Age in the Chinese version of Plants vs. Zombies 2. He creates a slippery, yet flammable oil slick in a small area when played.

About

Oil Olive is the sixth plant obtained in Renaissance Age, being unlocked after beating Day 14, and is the only instant use introduced in the world.

He is a single-instant-use plant. When played, he creates an oil slick in a 3x1 area ahead and behind him, which can be ignited by fire plants to deal an immense amount of damage to zombies who step in it (Imp Dragons are not affected). Ballerina Zombies can slip on this oil and be momentarily stunned. If not touched by a fire plant the oil slick disappears soon after.

Plants that can ignite Oil Olive's oil contain, but are not limited to:

Origins

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Oil Olive is based on the olive, the fruit of the Olea europaea tree, and olive oil, a cooking oil obtained from the Olive fruit.

His name, Oil Olive, is a play on olive oil, flipping the two words to indicate that Oil Olive is an olive that is oily.

His ability to make Ballerinas Slip is based on how olive oil reduces friction between matter and the combustive properties of the oil slick is a reference to how flammable they can become when confronted by heat.

Almanac entry

油橄榄 (Oil Olive)
Sun cost: 25

RECHARGE: Slow

可以使芭蕾舞僵尸滑倒,产生的油还能被火系植物的攻击点着。

植物特征: 绿色植物

油橄榄从地中海远道而来,进入神秘国度学习烹饪技巧。他刚刚掌握了颠勺:锅中倒入少许油,拿起炒锅颠上两下,满锅的火焰,看起来炫酷极了。

    In English:

    Can slip up Ballet Zombies, oil can be lit on fire when attacks by fire plants touch it.

    Plant feature: green plant

    Oil Olive originates from far within the Mediterranean and has come to this mysterious land to study culinary techniques. But he only just recently got the handle of a spoon: Pour a little oil in the pan, lift it twice, set the the pan ablaze, looks pretty cool.

Strategies

Oil Olive can be used on Ballerina Zombie, which can make them fall down and stuns them temporarily. However, his oil trail will disappear for few seconds. Using them on Ballerina Zombie was super useful to make them stun and also can make a chance to defeat them in seconds.

Gallery

Concepts (Scrapped concept)

Trivia

  • For unknown reasons Oil Olive does not appear on the Renaissance Age world map.
  • Oil Olive was planned to make zombies that move unstably such as Jester Zombie and Punk Zombie slip. This was later scrapped due to time constraints.
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