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The Space Station is a playable zombie class in Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville as an alternate form for the Space Cadet. It is a PvZ BfN Defend Class Icon.png Defend class who specializes in powerful yet slow attacks.

The Space Station is also capable of carrying up to three Space Station Passengers which act as mounted turrets, increasing the amount of damage being dealt at time, albeit independently from the Space Station. Said Space Station Passengers can also shield the Space Station, protecting the Space Station from damage and allowing the Space Station to safely set up powerful attacks. 

Descriptions

Space Stations bring the big weapons. Crater Maker is an extremely powerful attack, but hard to setup without allies or shields.

Primary Weapon

Burst-fire space projectile.

In-game description

The Space Station's primary weapon is the Big Bang Burst. It fires in a three-round burst with each projectile dealing 11 damage (13 critical).

Abilities

Left abilities
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Space Force
Increases rate of fire and ability refreshes to entire Space Station crew.
Center abilities
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Escape Pod
Transform back into a singular Space Cadet.
Right abilities
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Crater Maker
Fly up and destroy enemies below with a massive laser.

Upgrades

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Refreshing Revive
1
Faster refresh time for all abilities by reviving an ally.

Reduces ability cooldown by 100% (10 seconds) when a teammate is revived.
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Rough Patch
1
Spawn with more health after suffering multiple vanquishes in a row.

After dying three times in a row, spawn with the maximum amount of overhealth for the currently used class after respawning or being revived.
Bullseye
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2
Deal damage with targeting part of Big Bang Beam.

Deals 75 damage.
Rocket Fueled
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2
Faster flight speed of Hands-On Torpedo.

Increase duration to 30 seconds.
Titanium Plating
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2
Increased health of Hands-On Torpedo.

Hands-On Torpedo health increased to 25.
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Best Defense
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3
Briefly reduce incoming damage by earning a critical vanquish. Can stack 3 times.

Reduces incoming damage by 10% for 10 seconds upon vanquishing an enemy. Stacks up to 3 times for a total of 27% damage resistance.
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Health Regeneration
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2
Faster health regeneration.

Doubles health regeneration rate.
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Health Regeneration Delay
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2
Reduced time between taking damage and when health regeneration activates.

Reduces the time required to start health regeneration by half (4 seconds).
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Leveling Up
2
Earn XP faster.

Earn 10% more XP.
Feedback Loop
2
Increased rate of fire when dealing critical damage.

Increases rate of fire by 20% for 3 seconds when dealing 50 critical damage.
Longshot
3
Increased homing range of Cosmo Shot when aiming.

Increases the maximum homing range of Cosmo Shot by 100% when aiming.
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Critical Blow
3
Faster refresh time for all abilities by earning a critical vanquish.

Reduces ability cooldown by 5.5 seconds upon critically vanquishing an enemy.
Ammo Eater
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2
Connected Space Cadets gain ammo by blocking damage with Asteroid Shield.

Adds 10 rounds to the magazine when blocking damage with Asteroid Shield.
Efficiency
3
Cosmo Shot gains faster reload by earning a vanquish. Can stack up to 3 times.

Decreases Cosmo Shot's reload time upon vanquishing enemies. Stacks up to 3 times for a reload time reduction of 20%, 25%, and 33.333% respectively.
Assimilation
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3
Vanquishes with Crater Maker increase it's [sic] duration.

Increases Crater Maker's duration by 4 seconds upon vanquishing enemies.
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Fallback
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3
Move faster when at low health.

Increases movement speed by 20% upon reaching 20% HP or below.
Afterburners
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2
Move faster while Crater Maker is active.

Increases the player's movement speed by 75% while using Crater Maker.
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Speedy
3
Move faster, except when sprinting.

Increases walking speed by 12.9032%.
Target Acquired
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2
Move faster while Gravity Smash is active.

Increases the player's movement speed by 50% while using Gravity Smash.
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Adrenaline Rush
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3
Move faster for a short time by earning a vanquish.

Increases movement speed by 40% for 3 seconds upon vanquishing an enemy.

Related achievements

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One BIG Step for Zombies
Earn 200 vanquishes as a Space Cadet
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Science Friction
Earn 20 vanquishes using Crater Maker as a Space Station

Strategies

With

Manage your health, not only becase you are a big target, but also because if you are vanquished, you take everyone with you. When a space station is destroyed, not only is the Space Cadet who created the station vanquished, but also the passengers in it as well, to make matters worse, the vanqushes will be considered unrevivable. Always have at least 1 or 2 passengers, as their Astroid Sheilds will provide protection. Use Space Force if their shields are destroyed or when you know when they used Hands-On Torpedo as their cooldowns will take a while. You could also use Space Force to ambush the enemy with countless amounts of bullets and damage. When using Crater Maker, make sure that you are in a wide open area with no short doorways, as if the enemy enters a small doorway when you are using Crater Maker, the size of that doorway will prevent you from advancing to the enemy. If things get very dire and results in you having a low healthbar, it is best preferred to use Escape Pod to transform back to a Space Cadet, saving everyone from being vanquished at once.

Against

Don't be fooled by a Space Staion with no passengers, as it can still do big damage to you and your team. Always avoid the Crater Maker beam by sprinting away, also be aware that the Space Station can use it again by using Space Force to make the ability rechare quickly. If the Space Station has passengers, always be on the look out nearby for Hands-On Torpedo, as it can deal huge direct damage and can come from anywhere, even if the player isn't looking.

Tips & Tricks

Balancing changes

November 27 2019 Update (Pre-TTK)

  • Decrease Crater Maker duration of 7.35->4
  • Decrease Crater Maker direct damage 20->5
  • Increase Crater Maker splash damage from 5->10
  • Increase Crater Maker shockwave damage from 1->5
  • Decrease Crater Maker cooldown 35->20
  • Decrease Asteroid Shield health from 390->300
  • Increase restoration time from 0.35->2.0 per vanquish with the Assimilation upgrade

Early December 2019 TTK Changelist

  • Increase Big Bang Burst damage 5.8->10.5

March 2020 Patch

  • Big Bang Burst
    • Decrease damage 10.5->9.9
    • Decrease initial velocity 800->620 m/s
    • Add drag start distance 30 m
    • Add drag end distance 60 m
    • Add final velocity post drag 400 m/s
  • Space Force
    • Increase movement speed multiplier 1.2->1.25x
    • Decrease refresh multiplier 5->2.8x
    • Decrease Big Bang Burst rate of fire multiplier 1.5->1.3x
    • Decrease Cosmo Shot rate of fire multiplier 1.5->1.15x
  • Crater Maker
    • Add initial refresh
  • Upgrade Afterburners
    • Increase movement speed multiplier 1.2->1.44x

May 2020 patch

  • Hands-On Torpedo
    • Decrease shockwave radius 4->2.75 m
  • Crater Maker
    • Fix the issue with passengers zoom transition being really slow when Crater Maker is active

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See also

V · T · E
Zombies (Shooter games)
Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville zombies
Playable Classes
PvZ BfN Attack Class Icon.png Attack Foot Soldier · Imp (Z-Mech) · Super Brainz · 80s Action Hero · Electric Slide
PvZ BfN Defend Class Icon.png Defend Captain Deadbeard · All-Star · Space Cadet (Space Station)
PvZ BfN Support Class Icon.png Support Scientist · Engineer · Wizard
Swarm TV Head
Abilities
Foot Soldier Super Stink Cloud · Rocket Jump · ZPG
Imp
&
Z-Mech
Imp Gravity Grenade · Robo Call · Impkata
Z-Mech Missile Madness · Explosive Escape · Bionic Bash
Super Brainz Turbo Twister · Hyper Jump Thump · Super Ultra Ball
80s Action Hero Dynamite Dodge · Rocket Ride · Can't-Miss-ile
Electric Slide Funky Bouncer · Outta Fight! · Disco Tornado
Captain Deadbeard Barrel Blast · Parrot Pal · Anchor's Away
All-Star Imp Punt · Sprint Tackle · Dummy Shield
Space Cadet
&
Space Station
Space Cadet
Solo Gravity Smash · Station Inflation · Big Bang Beam
Passenger Asteroid Shield · Escape Pod · Hands-On Torpedo
Space Station Space Force · Escape Pod · Crater Maker
Scientist Sticky Healy Thingy · Warp · Healing Hose
Engineer Bullhorn Swarm · Heavy Helper · Double Time
Wizard Zee-lixir · Spell Disaster · Co-Star
TV Head Commercial Break · Yeti, Set, GO! · Overheated Dinner
Spawnable Zombies
Bots
Range Rocket Bot · Gatling Bot · Hide-n-Shoot Bot · Mr. Electro
Support Dr. Heals · Loudmouth Bot
Melee Boxer Bot · Explody Bot · Breaker Bot
Zombies
Melee Buckethead Zombie · Outhouse Zombie · Screen Door Zombie
Range TV Head · TV Buckethead
Support Heal Zombie · Yeti Imp
Battle Leaders Basecoat Bert · Captain Cozplay · Cap'n Sharklunch · Charnado · Dr. Spork · Just Brad · Red Janet · Rolleeta · Sgt. Plaid Attitude · Shadez 2 Cool · The Advertiser · Woofzy
Bounty Hunt
Town Center Byte Knight · Captain Featherbrainz · Shock Wheelz Crew
Mount Steep Bomby Dearest · Ninjimp · Tiny
Elusive Foes
Town Center Fantastico · Pack Rat · Squiddy Shaw
Mount Steep Dig Wig · Mag Pete-O · Safety Stan
Bosses Baron von Bats · Disco Zombie · Gargantuar · Major Problem · Mech Gargantuar · Olds Cool · Treasure Yeti · Yeti Zombie · Zen Sensei · Zombomb
Quest NPCs Bart Barian · Big Boy Gang Leader · Brainstorming Zombies · Brick Fistmissile · Cleatus · Cookie · Dr. Nurse Doctor · Dr. Real Doctor · Dummy · Hugh D. Votee · Izzy · Monkey · Norm Alguy · Otto Do · Peg Legpuller · Power Cora · Seabasstian · Tim · Winston
Others Browncoat Zombie · Conehead Zombie · Goat · Miner Problem · Robo-Zombie · TV Conehead · Exploding Imp
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