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For the plant in Plants vs. Zombies 2 that the line is based on, see Shadow-shroom.

The Poison Shadow line (毒影系; pinyin: dú yǐng xì) was a Class S PvZAS Icon Brave.pngBrave plant line in Plants vs. Zombies: All Stars which was introduced in the 1.0.104 update, alongside Neon Mixtape Tour.

The line consisted of Toxic-shroom (毒舌菇; pinyin: dú shé gū), Sepsis-shroom (血毒菇; pinyin: xuè dú gū), and Shadow-shroom (毒影菇; pinyin: dú yǐng gū). They all specialized in spreading negative effects and attack by spitting poison.

Origins

Shadow-shroom2.png

All members of the Poison Shadow line were based on the Shadow-shroom from Plants vs. Zombies 2, albeit in different colors and appearances.

The middle evolution shared the exact same appearance as Shadow-shroom, and the final evolution shared its name and costumed appearance.

Toxic-shroom's Chinese name ,"毒舌菇", was a pun on "毒舌" (lit. "poison tongue"), which is an a term used to describe a spiteful or sarcastic remark, or someone who is harsh and belittling in their statements or tone. Toxic-shroom's name took on a literal interpretation of a "poison tongue", as Toxic-shroom literally spat poison at zombies, and its attack animation involved it sticking its tongue out.

Almanac entry

Posion Shadow line Almanac.png

Ways to obtain

Poison Shadow line was given as a reward for collecting 90 stars in Neon Mixtape Tour, while puzzle pieces for this line could be obtained by replaying Neon Mixtape Tour - Day 8 or Neon Mixtape Tour - Day 18. Additional puzzle pieces could be obtained through Soulmates Puzzle system.

Abilities

Abilities were unlocked by tiering up, while their effect was increased through star leveling.

Note: 10(+5)% means that at LV1 this ability had a 10% on LV1, 15% on LV2 and so on.

Tier Effect Description
1 Poison Shadow line Ability1.png
Catalytic Saliva
[Active]
Deals damage to all enemies on screen.
All damaged enemies also gain an additional 30(+10)% boost to their debuffs for 3 turns.
2 Poison Shadow line Ability2.png
Acid Bonus
[Passive]
At the start of each turn restores health, if there's an enemy with negative effect applied to.
Amount restored increases for each enemy with negative effect apllied to.
 3 Poison Shadow line Ability3.png
Chaos Toxic
[Passive]
Normal attacks also apply a random negative effect to hitted enemies for 2 turns.

Star leveling

After unlocking the Poison Shadow line, additional puzzle pieces could be used to upgrade it, which increased its stats and ability LVs.

Stars Puzzle Pieces&LV IconAS.png required Upgrade Coins Stars Puzzle Pieces&LV IconAS.png required Upgrade Coins
1 Green StarAS.png 0 HP IconAS.png+298 0k 1 Purple StarAS.png 40 Dmg IconAS.png+159 100k
2 Green StarAS.png 2 Dmg IconAS.png+99 1k 2 Purple StarAS.png 40 HP IconAS.png+881 121k
3 Green StarAS.png 4 Crit+104 4k 3 Purple StarAS.png 50 Crit+341 144k
4 Green StarAS.png 8 Dmg IconAS.png+117 9k 4 Purple StarAS.png 50 HP IconAS.png+919 169k
5 Green StarAS.png 15 HP IconAS.png+482

AbilityLv2

16k 5 Purple StarAS.png 60 Dmg IconAS.png+175

AbilityLv4

196k
1 Blue StarAS.png 15 Def IconAS.png+420 25k 1 Orange StarAS.png 60 HP IconAS.png+1004 225k
2 Blue StarAS.png 20 Dmg IconAS.png+124 36k 2 Orange StarAS.png 70 Dmg IconAS.png+191 256k
3 Blue StarAS.png 20 Crit+223 49k 3 Orange StarAS.png 70 Crit+460 289k
4 Blue StarAS.png 30 HP IconAS.png+688 64k 4 Orange StarAS.png 80 Dmg IconAS.png+189 324k
5 Blue StarAS.png 30 Dmg IconAS.png+135

AbilityLv3

81k 5 Orange StarAS.png 80 Dmg IconAS.png+239

AbilityLv5

361k

Soulmates

Poison Shadow line's stats would be increased if these specific plants were unlocked.

Plant line Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
Clover line BloverAS.png
HP IconAS.png+5%
Four-Leaf BloverAS.png
HP IconAS.png+10%
Fan BloverAS.png
HP IconAS.png+15%
Rafflesia line Venomous FlowerAS.png
Wrath+5%
RafflesiaAS.png
Wrath+10%
Royal RafflesiaAS.png
Wrath+15%
Tail line+
Magic line
CattailAS.png+Magic-shroom2.png
Wrath generation+5%
DogtailAS.png+Witch Hazel2C.png
Wrath generation+10%
FoxtailAS.png+Pumpkin Witch2.png
Wrath generation+15%

Gallery

General

Poison Tongue Mushroom

Sepsis Mushroom

Shadow-shroom

Trivia

  • This was the only line in the game to have wrath generation as their soulmates' boost.
  • Due to a glitch, Shadow-shroom lacked its hat in-game, appearing more like Sepsis-shroom.
    • Interestingly, the drop of poison that was supposed to be on the hat still remained, and still reacted and animated as though the hat was still there.
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