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He prefers to call himself Optimus Prime.
The official name of this plant is Saucer Squash. However, a literal translation can be found in its infobox. The official name is to be used on all pages that refer to this plant.

Saucer Squash (飞碟瓜; pinyin: fēidié guā) is the fifth plant obtained in Sky City in the Chinese version of Plants vs. Zombies 2. Similar to Stunion, it stuns zombies for around 10 seconds and then flies away. If the Saucer Squash is level 2, it can capture low health zombies while it captures higher health zombies if it is level 3.



Saucer Squash appears to be based on a Cucurbita pepo, better known as pumpkin.

Its body is based on a flying saucers, also known as flying disc, which is a term for a supposed type of described flying craft with a disc or saucer-shaped body, commonly used generically to refer to any anomalous flying object. Its eyes resemble an alien's eyes in general descriptions.

Almanac entry

飞碟瓜 (Saucer Squash)
Sun cost: 25

DAMAGE: Massive
AREA: 3x3



    In English:

    Saucer Squash emits light to capture zombies close to it.

    Plant feature: yellow plant, flying plant, alien

    Everyone always mistakes Saucer Squash as an alien, but they slowly discover that it just doesn't integrate with them because it's too shy. However, don't make it angry, being shone on by its light is not an easy thing.


Plant Food effect

Much like Iceberg Lettuce, when fed with Plant Food, Saucer Squash stuns all zombies on the screen.


The stunning effect lasts twice as long.

Level upgrade

Level Upgrades Description
LevelIcon2New.png Saucer Squash Upgrade 1.png
Capture Light
Saucer Squash's light can capture zombies on low health.
Combat Training
Saucer Squash gains 50% more attack power and health (150% of initial).
LevelIcon3New.png Saucer Squash Upgrade 2.png
Anti-gravity Device
Saucer Squash's light can now capture zombies on higher health.
Cell Activation
Saucer Squash gains another 50% more attack power and health (200% of initial).
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Ability Awaken
Saucer Squash may be boosted when planted.
Fighting Power
Saucer Squash gains another 50% more attack power and health (250% of initial).


Just like Stunion, Saucer Squash is a good plant to stall zombies. Because Stunion is not an airborne plant, the player should use Saucer Squash if the player is playing Sky City or Big Wave Beach, as they have the same sun cost. In other areas however, Stunion should be used due to its recharging speed.

However, a level 2 or 3 Saucer Squash with the capture ability usually means it is more worthwhile to bring it along over Stunion.

Saucer Squash should also be used if the player is going to engage mechanical zombies like Disco-tron 3000 and Mecha-Football Zombies, as unlike Stunion, Saucer Squash can stun them.




  • In its Puzzle Piece as well as the seed packet, it seems to be frowning for unknown reasons. It is also frowning when it is about to capture a zombie.
    • However, it is still smiling in the costumed Puzzle Piece.
  • If it freezes while stunning in Frostbite Caves, it will appear above the ice block. However, it will still be frozen.
  • If hit by bullets while stunning zombies, it can die, which instantly ends the stunning progress earlier.
  • If the player digs it up just as the stunning effect ends, the player will get a small amount of sun back from the shovel power-up.
    • It also works in the middle of the stunning. The stunning effect will however persist, ending only at the normal duration of around 10 seconds.

See also

V · T · E
Plants (Tower defense)
Plants vs. Zombies 2 (Chinese version)
Ancient Egypt Peashooter · Sunflower · Wall-nut · Cabbage-pult · Bloomerang · Iceberg Lettuce · Grave Buster · Bonk Choy · Repeater · Twin Sunflower · Snow Pea · Torchwood
Pirate Seas Kernel-pult · Snapdragon · Power Lily · Spikeweed · Spring Bean · Coconut Cannon · Spikerock · Lightning Reed · Tall-nut
Wild West Threepeater · Squash · Split Pea · Chili Bean · Jalapeno · Pea Pod · Melon-pult · Winter Melon · Imitater
Kongfu World Radish · Fire Gourd · Heavenly Peach · Bamboo-shoot
Far Future Laser Bean · Blover · Citron · E.M.Peach · Infi-nut · Magnifying Grass · Tile Turnip · Starfruit
Dark Ages Hypno-shroom · Sun-shroom · Puff-shroom · Fume-shroom · Sun Bean · Pea-nut · Magnet-shroom · Oak Archer · Coffee Bean · Plantern
Big Wave Beach Acidic Citrus · Lotuspot · Lily Pad · Bowling Bulb · Banana Launcher · Guacodile · Tangle Kelp · Homing Thistle
Frostbite Caves Hurrikale · Fire Peashooter · Hot Potato · Pepper-pult · Chard Guard · Stunion · Rafflesia · Tornacorn
Sky City Rotobaga · Cycloque · Aspiragus · Saucer Squash · Board Beans · Lantern Cherry · Ampthurium · Spinnapple
Lost City Lava Guava · Red Stinger · A.K.E.E. · Stallia · Gold Leaf · Toadstool · Jackfruit
Neon Mixtape Tour MC Glory · Phat Beet · Thyme Warp · Celery Stalker · Spore-shroom · Garlic · Intensive Carrot · Cactus
Jurassic Marsh Primal Peashooter · Primal Wall-nut · Perfume-shroom · Primal Sunflower · Primal Potato Mine · Primal Rafflesia · Dinonip · Thorns · Mastercane
Modern Day Shadow-shroom · Caulipower · Moonflower · Grimrose · Nightshade · Dusk Lobber · Blooming Heart
Steam Ages Gold Bloom · Flat-shroom · Passionflower · Lotus Root · Fanilla · Lily of Alchemy · Berry Blaster
Renaissance Age Aloe · Kinnikannon · Wax Guard · Oil Olive · Ruby Red · Dartichoke
Heian Age Water Lotus · Splitting Stephania · Kunai Tupistra · Windbreak Dendrobium · Orchid Chef
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