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For more information about the character that this line is based on, see Cattail.

The Tail line (尾草系; pinyin: wěi cǎo xì) is a Class S PvZAS Icon Brave.pngBrave plant line in Plants vs. Zombies: All Stars.

The line consists of Cattail (猫尾草; pinyin: māo wěi cǎo), Dogtail (狗尾草; pinyin: gǒu wěi cǎo), and Foxtail (狐尾草; pinyin: hú wěi cǎo). They all specialize in generating wrath and attack by firing spikes from their tails.

Origins

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All members of the Tail line are based on various types of plants that are named after animals, more specifically their tails. Their appearances are based on the animal on which their base plants are named after.

The first tier, Cattail, is based on the plant from previous games with the same name and appearance.

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The second tier, Dogtail, is based on the Setaria viridis a member of the Setaria genus of invasive grass plants, many of which are commonly named dogtail grass due to their fuzzy appearance.

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The third tier, Foxtail, is based on a Alopecurus pratensis, also known as the Meadow foxtail, a perennial grass plant native to Europe and Asia.

Its method of attack involving numerous thin spikes is based on the diaspore that is also called the Foxtail, a seed dispersal unit which uses easily removable spikes to stick to animal fur.

Almanac entry

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Ways to obtain

Tail line is given as a reward for collecting 90 stars in Pirate Seas. Additional puzzle pieces can be obtained by replaying The Great Wall of China - Day 23, Kongfu World - Day 13 or Far Future - Day 3 or through Soulmates Puzzle system.

Abilities

Abilities are unlocked by tiering up, while their effect is increased through star leveling.

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

Tier Effect Description
1 Tail line Ability1.png
Morale Boost
[Active]
Increases wrath of all plants by 100(+50).
2 Tail line Ability2.png
Rage Control
[Passive]
Normal attacks have a 20(+10)% chance to generate twice as much wrath.
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Anger Support
[Passive]
At the start of each wave generates 50(+50) wrath for the strongest plant in the team.

Star leveling

After unlocking the Tail line, additional puzzle pieces can be used to upgrade it, which increases 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

Tail line stats will be increased if these specific plants are unlocked.

Plant line Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
Sunflower line Sunflower2.png
Dmg IconAS.png+5%
Twin SunflowerAS.png
Dmg IconAS.png+10%
Triplet SunflowerAS.png
Dmg IconAS.png+15%
Magnet line Magnet-shroomAS.png
HP IconAS.png+5%
Electromagnet-shroomAS.png
HP IconAS.png+10%
Magneto-shroomAS.png
HP IconAS.png+15%
Doom line+
Cactus line
Moody-shroomAS.png+Ball CactusAS.png
Crit+5%
Doom-shroomAS.png+CactusAS.png
Crit+10%
Bomb Doom-shroomAS.png+Tree CactusAS.png
Crit+15%

Gallery

General

Cattail

Dogtail

Old (Archived content)

Foxtail

Trivia

  • The Tail line changed between updates.
    • There was a game mechanic, based on elements. Tail line's element was earth. However, members of this line used the slingshot (equipment for water) as their weapon.
    • Tail line's feature was orange.
    • Active ability was changed. It used to deal damage to the enemy with lowest health. It was scrapped to be replaced with current one.
    • Foxtail is one of three plants that replaces another plant from a previous version of the game. In this case, it is the replacement for Liontail.
  • Cattail's spikes do not home in on zombies in this game. Also, it only shoots one spike at a time.
  • Cattail can only be planted on land in this game.
  • Cattail's design in the Chinese version of Plants vs. Zombies 2 is based on its design in this game.

Liontail

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Liontail (狮尾草; pinyin: shī wěi cǎo) was a plant in Plants vs. Zombies: All Stars. It no longer exists in the game after being replaced with Foxtail.

Origins

Liontail was based on, or at least named after, the Leonotis leonurus, otherwise known as the Lion's tail, a broadleaf shrub native to southern Africa.

Ability

Effect Description
Fatal Blow Attacks enemy with lowest health. It requires Brave Plant Food to activate.

Gallery

V · T · E Plants lines (Plants vs. Zombies: All Stars)
Evolution lines
PvZAS Icon Gentle.pngGentle Sunflower line · Hazelnut line · Radish line
PvZAS Icon Brave.pngBrave Pea line · Ice Pea line · Spray Mushroom line · Corn line · Boomerang line · Tail line · Coconut line · Cactus line · Pepper line · Electric Grass line · Clover line · Watermelon line · Dragon line · Doom line · Tree line · Chrysanthemum line · Charm line · Coffee line · Peach line · Citron line · Energy Bean line · Music line · Flame line · Magic line · Shadow line · Rafflesia line · Apple line · Poison Shadow line · Passionflower line
PvZAS Icon Tenacious.pngTenacious Nut line · Flytrap line · Spike line · Bomb line · Stump line · Choy line · Magnet line · Street Lamp line · Pineapple line · Rose line
Other
Auxiliary plants Sun-shroom · Marigold · Flower Pot · Lily Pad
Removed plants Pea Pod · Liontail · Tropical Cannon · Magical Dragon Grass