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For other uses, see Ice Pea (disambiguation).

Snow Pea is a peashooting plant appearing in Plants vs. Zombies 2. He is a Premium plant in this game and is 25 sun cheaper than his appearance in Plants vs. Zombies.

Like the previous game, Snow Pea attacks by firing frozen peas at zombies, which can slow their target's movement and attack speed by 50% and deal damage. However, fire plants such as Snapdragon and Torchwood remove the freezing effect.

About

For more information about this character, see Snow Pea.

Snow Pea is available for purchase for $4.99. His sun cost was lowered to 150 sun, but he retained his functionality as in the first game.

Almanac entry

Note: The stats shown below only apply to Level 1.

Snow Pea

SUN COST: 150
RECHARGE: 5

TOUGHNESS: 300
DAMAGE: 20

RANGE: Straight
FAMILY: Winter-mint

Snow Peas fire frozen peas making it hard for zombies to advance.

Special: chills zombies on impact

As a professional table tennis player, in the off-season he also enjoys skiing, playing the bongos, and spelunking.


Chinese version  (China only)

    寒冰射手发射冰冻豆减慢僵尸速度。

    特殊:冷冻僵尸
    植物特征:蓝色植物、豌豆家族

    尽管外表很酷,寒冰射手很热爱他的朋友,尊老爱幼。聚会时他的拿手好戏是什么?当然是用冷笑话炒热全场~

    In English:
    Snow Pea fires frozen peas which slows down zombie speed.

    Special: Freezes zombies
    Plant feature: blue plant, pea family

    Although he looks cool, Snow Pea really like his friends, and respects anyone of all ages. What's his specialty at a party? Heating up the whole audience with his cold jokes, of course.

Upgrades

Plant Food effect

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Plant Food ability (animated)

When fed with Plant Food, Snow Pea creates an ice trail on the lane in front of him, slowing down every zombie on the lane and fires 60 peas. After 3.5 seconds, the effect stops and the ice trail disappears.

Winter-mint effect

When boosted by Winter-mint, Snow Pea gains an additional 120 DPS in normal damage, an additional 30 DPS in Plant Food damage, the percent of him shooting a freezing pea is increased to 25%, and his freezing peas will gain an additional 120 DPS in damage.

Level upgrades

Level Seed packets Coins Upgrades
Sun Cost Recharge
(Mediocre)
Toughnes
(Typical)
Damage
(Moderate)
Projectile
Velocity
Special
(Freezing Pea)*
Plant Food Power
(Damage)**
Range
1 0 0 150 5 seconds 300 dps 20 dps Normal 0% 20 dps Straight
2 10 1,000 150 5 seconds 350 dps 30 dps
3 25 2,500 150 4.5 seconds 400 dps 40 dps + 1.6x 25 dps
4 50 5,000 150 4.5 seconds 450 dps 50 dps
5 100 10,000 150 4 seconds 550 dps 60 dps 5%
6 200 20,000 125 4 seconds 600 dps 70 dps 5%
7 400 30,000 125 3.5 seconds 650 dps 80 dps + 2.2x 10% 30 dps
8 800 50,000 125 3.5 seconds 700 dps 90 dps 15%
9 1,200 75,000 125 3 seconds 800 dps 100 dps 20%
10 1,600 100,000 100 3 seconds 900 dps 120 dps 25%

*After reaching Level 5, Snow Pea gains a chance to shoot freezing peas which freeze the zombie it attacks. This column shows its chance of shooting freezing peas.
**Per hit.

Costumed (China only)

When fed Plant Food, he shoots three big frozen peas that deal 600 damage per shot.

Level upgrade (China only)

Level Upgrades Description
LevelIcon2New Snow Pea Upgrade 1
Solidify
Snow Pea gains a 15% chance to shoot an ice pick that deals 60 damage.
CombatTrainingIcon
Combat Training
Snow Pea gains 50% more attack power and health (150% of initial).
LevelIcon3New Snow Pea Upgrade 2
Freezing Gasp
Snow Pea gains a 30% chance to shoot an ice pick.
CellActivationIcon
Cell Activation
Snow Pea gains another 50% more attack power and health (200% of initial).
LevelIcon4New AbilityAwakendIcon
Ability Awaken
Snow Pea may be boosted when planted.
FightingPowerIcon
Fighting Power
Snow Pea gains another 50% more attack power and health (250% of initial).


Strategies

While Snow Pea has received a slight buff in the form of a slightly reduced sun cost, overall the sequel has not been generous to the plant himself: Firstly, the increased amount of enemies that can block or deflect direct shots now poses a serious challenge to Snow Pea as well as other peashooting plants. Secondly, the fact that Snow Pea is placed along with other more effective slowing solutions in the premium shop means that the plant is more likely to be ignored if the player desires for the ability to suppress the incoming horde. All is not lost however, as the player might still find some use from Snow Pea in his long range and its ability to extinguish Explorer Zombie's and Torchlight Zombie's torch, along with Prospector Zombie's dynamite stick.

Snow Pea also suffers from outside options, Winter Melon being not costing money, Cold Snapdragon being able to hit multiple zombies at the cost of a lower range and Stallia being able to work with Fire plants along with being free. Overall, similar to Chomper, they are premiums suffering from costing money while there are better options that either cost the same amount of money to obtain or the player can get them for free.

Related achievements

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No Smoking
Extinguish an Explorer Zombie's torch.

Gallery

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Trivia

  • In the 1.9 update, there was a texture glitch for Snow Pea's eyes along with Wall-nut, Threepeater, and Twin Sunflower.
  • He was removed from the store in the 3.5.1 update for unknown reasons, along with Imitater. However, they returned in the 3.6.1 update.
    • He was removed again from the store after Toadstool's release. He again reappeared to the store during the second return of limited-edition plants.
      • There is a glitch that occurs when playing a Piñata Party with Snow Pea. After clicking on his ad after the level and entering the store, he will disappear.
    • This glitch also had occurred with Grapeshot.
  • If the player boosts a Torchwood, and have a Snow Pea behind him, the pea disappears after it passes through the Torchwood.
  • In levels of Beghouled where Snow Pea appears, if his Plant Food ability is activated and then a match is made causing him to fall into another lane, he will freeze the initial lane he was in but he won't do anything else.
    • This leaves the initial lane frozen and Snow Pea firing peas on the new lane.
  • Whenever Snow Pea uses his Plant Food effect, all the zombies in his lane will be slowed down, even before the ice trail appears.
    • This happens with Fire Peashooter, as her fire trail burns the zombies before the fire trail appears.
  • His recharge was changed into Mediocre from Fast in the 5.9 update.
  • Despite being a cold plant, he is not immune to the freezing winds in Frostbite Caves. This trait is shared with Iceberg Lettuce, Winter Melon, and Cryo-shroom.
  • When using Plant Food, Snow Pea’s stem and bottom leaves turn blue, reminiscent of Ice Queen Pea.

​See also

V · T · E
Plants (Tower defense)
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