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Not to be confused with Rotten Red.

Ruby Red (宝石商石榴; pinyin: bǎoshí shāng shíliu) is a plant obtained in Renaissance Age in the Chinese version of Plants vs. Zombies 2. It is a lobbed-shot plant that fires rubies at zombies. Rubies fired by Ruby Red bounce back diagonally after hitting a zombie, in a similar fashion to Plumping Plummy.



It is based on the pomegranate, a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub or small tree.

Ruby Red gets its name from the pomegranate cultivar of the same name, the Ruby Red Pomegranate, referencing the projectiles that it shoots.

Almanac entry

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    In English:

    Rubies can bounce randomly after hitting a zombie.

    Plant features: Red plant

    Gem merchants are the most powerful plants around. Many of the local big name zombies are willing to paint for them. Gem merchants are more than happy to pay them compensation. The payment method used doesn't involve bar codes however, instead they're "payed" rather directly with gems.


Plant Food effect

When given Plant Food, Ruby Red launches a large volley of rubies at various different zombies.

Level upgrade

Level Upgrades Description
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Rich Merchant
There is a chance of shooting two rubies. After hitting a zombie, the rubies can damage two different zombies from two different angles.
Combat Training
Ruby Red gains 50% more attack power and health (150% of initial).
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Kind and Charitable
There is a chance of shooting three rubies. After hitting a zombie, the rubies can damage three different zombies from three different angles.
Cell Activation
Ruby Red gains another 50% more attack power and health (200% of initial).
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Ability Awaken
Ruby Red may be boosted when planted.
Fighting Power
Ruby Red gains another 50% more attack power and health (250% of initial).
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Good Fortune
There is a chance of shooting a strengthened ruby, which does twice the damage of ordinary rubies. After the strengthened ruby is shot, it will have a special effect in the next 2 attacks: 3 shots needed to activate.
Fighting Power
Ruby Red gains another 50% more attack power and health (300% of initial).


Ruby Red is great when dealing with large groups of weak zombies. Level upgrades further solidify plant's purpose. Player should bring heavy hitter plants on the level with high-health threats. It's also not recommended to use Ruby Red as main attacking plant as his recharge is long.

Ruby Red is great when dealing with Barrel Roller Zombie and Shield Zombie, as his rubies can attack them behind their shields.


See also

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Plants vs. Zombies 2 (Chinese version)
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