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Plant Turkey-pults to lob tofu turkeys at zombies. Plant 2 or more per row to overwhelm zombies!

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Turkey-pult is a lobber plant in Plants vs. Zombies 2 first introduced the 8.4.1 update. It lobs tofu turkeys that damage zombies upon initial impact, but will then rush down the lane and deal damage to zombies they run into, just like hypnotized Zombie Chickens. Turkeys lobbed by Turkey-pult have 55 health and deal 65 DPS per second.

Origins

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Turkey-pult is based on tofurky, a meat substitute in the form of a loaf. Tofurkey is usually made from tofu, a bean curd made from coagulating soy milk, which is imitation milk made by soaking and grinding soybeans.

The turkeys being made out of Tofu is a reference to Zoybean Pod, as they both summon Zomboid versions of zombies.

In Turkey-pult's case, those turkeys that Turkey-pult lobs are based on the turkeys that are released by Chicken Wrangler Zombie during the Fall Food Fight event.

The name "Turkzilla" is a pun of "Turkey" and "Godzilla", which refers the size of the turkey.

Turkey-pult's name could also be based on "Turkey Poult", the name for a young turkey.

Almanac entry

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

Turkey-pult

SUN COST: 150
RECHARGE: 5

TOUGHNESS: 300
DAMAGE: 10

Turkey Level: 1
FAMILY: Arma-mint

Turkey-pults lob tofu turkeys that damage zombies and then charge down the lane to damage even more zombies.

Turkey-pult's turkeys are so delicious, you'd never know they were actually made of tofu! Almost never. You might know. Okay, fine, cards on the table: there is absolutely no way you could ever mistake these turkeys for the real thing.


Upgrades

Plant Food effect

When given Plant Food, Turkey-pult will launch 6 tofu turkeys at random zombies on screen, dealing 20 damage per shot at level 1. These turkeys will spawn a Turkzilla after hitting a zombie. They have 105 health and deal 85 DPS per sceond.

Arma-mint effect

When boosted by Arma-mint, Turkey-pult's normal projectiles gain an additional 55 damage per shot, his Plant Food effect projectiles gain an additional 110 damage per shot, and the turkey level is increased by 7.

Level upgrades

Level Seed Packets Coins Upgrades
Sun Cost Recharge Toughness Damage Turkey Level Turkey Health Turkey Damage Plant Food Power
(Turkeys Launched)
Normal Plant Food Normal Plant Food Normal Plant Food
1 0 0 150 5 seconds 300 dps 10 dps 20 dps 1 55 dps 105 dps 65 dps 85 dps 6
2 50 125 4.5 seconds 350 dps 15 dps 30 dps 2 71.5 dps 136.5 dps 84.5 dps 110.5 dps 8
3 100 400 dps 20 dps 40 dps 3 92.95 dps 177.45 dps 109.85 dps 143.65 dps 10
4 200 450 dps 25 dps 50 dps 4 120.835 dps 230.685 dps 142.805 dps 186.745 dps 12
5 300 100 4 seconds 550 dps 30 dps 60 dps 14
6 400 600 dps 35 dps 70 dps 5 157.0855 dps 299.8905 dps 185.6465 dps 242.7685 dps 16
7 500 3.5 seconds 650 dps 40 dps 80 dps 17
8 600 75 700 dps 45 dps 90 dps 6 204.21115 dps 389.85765 dps 241.34045 dps 315.59905 dps 18
9 800 800 dps 50 dps 100 dps 19
10 1,000 3 seconds 900 dps 55 dps 110 dps 7 265.474495 dps 506.814945 dps 313.742585 dps 410.278765 dps 20

Strategies

Turkey-pult is a great plant for both direct damage dealing and stalling. The turkeys deal a moderate 10 landing damage and 65 damage per second at a rate of one per 3 seconds. At turkey level 7, they deal a landing damage of 55 and deal 313.742585 damage per second, which is enough to kill basic zombies in one shot, not to mention the turkey's high health. The turkeys health help them last longer so they can deal much more damage to zombies. However, one weakness of Turkey-pult is fast paced levels (high amounts of low health zombies). With multiple high damage and speed zombies attacking the turkeys at the same time, the turkeys cannot stay on the board for very long, and the firing rate does not cooperate with this very well. Nevertheless, Turkey-pult is a good plant that is suitable for many different environments.

Thanks to the speed of the turkey as well as the faster spawn rate, Turkey-pult is more useful than Zoybean Pod in normal conditions. The turkeys can also attack Zombie Medusa without being stonified, which makes Turkey-pult a better option to deal with them. Turkey-pult also has the ability to throw turkeys directly at Jester Zombie and Parasol Zombie without having the turkeys deflected. It can also be used to counter Chicken Wrangler Zombie and Weasel Hoarder as only the turkeys will run down the lane and attack all chickens or weasels the encounter, similar to Ultomato.

Even if the Turkey-pult is at level 1, a single one can hold off a Gargantuar by itself indefinitely (with the exceptions of Gargantuar Prime and Hair Metal Gargantuar during the metal jam) due to the same attack rates. More Turkey-pults on the lane will overwhelm a Gargantuar in seconds (this strategy can also be applied to Mecha-Football Zombies). It is also highly recommended to use Turkey-pult against Zombots in Penny's Pursuit or Arena, especially Zombot Dark Dragon, Zombot Dinotronic Mechasaur and Zombot Tuskmaster 10,000 BC as multiple turkeys can easily overwhelm them before they spawn strong Zombies, and they do not have to move after a health bar is depleted to trigger the next phase. Turkey-pult's turkeys can also easily plow through most obstacles like tombstones or Surfer Zombie's surfboard. It can also defeat Imp Cannons in a similar way, as the Imp Cannon has no direct method of dealing damage, however this strategy is much less effective on cannons above water, as only the initial hit damage will be dealt.

Turkey-pult is helpful in handling some dangerous zombies with instant-kill abilities. In Ancient Egypt, Explorer Zombies will stop walking and instead attempt to eat the turkeys. In Pirate Seas, Turkey-pult will always target Barrel Roller Zombie instead of his barrel. In Wild West, the turkeys will make Zombie Bull and Rodeo Legend Zombie stumble and instantly throw Zombie Bull Rider. In Neon Mixtape Tour, Punk Zombie will stop to eat the turkeys, MC Zom-B will not be able to use his microphone attack but eat instead. In Modern Day, All-Star Zombie will waste his tackle on a turkey.

Unless upgraded, Turkey-pult should not be the only offensive plant the player have in Endless Zones, as the turkeys are not strong enough to withstand multiple zombies.

Turkey-pult should not be used against the Zombot Aerostatic Gondola as the tofu turkeys can trigger the fire tiles and kill the plants in that lane.

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Trivia

See also

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Day Peashooter · Sunflower · Cherry Bomb · Wall-nut · Potato Mine · Snow Pea · Chomper · Repeater
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Roof Cabbage-pult · Flower Pot · Kernel-pult · Coffee Bean · Garlic · Umbrella Leaf · Marigold · Melon-pult
Upgrades Gatling Pea · Twin Sunflower · Gloom-shroom · Cattail · Winter Melon · Gold Magnet · Spikerock · Cob Cannon
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Pool Lily Pad · Squash · Threepeater · Tangle Kelp · Jalapeno · Spikeweed · Torchwood · Tall-nut
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Roof Cabbage-pult · Flower Pot · Kernel-pult · Coffee Bean · Garlic · Umbrella Leaf · Marigold · Melon-pult
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Others Trees
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Ancient Egypt Bloomerang · Iceberg Lettuce · Grave Buster · Bonk Choy · Repeater · Twin Sunflower
Pirate Seas Kernel-pult · Snapdragon · Spikeweed · Spring Bean · Coconut Cannon · Threepeater · Spikerock · Cherry Bomb
Wild West Split Pea · Chili Bean · Pea Pod · Lightning Reed · Melon-pult · Tall-nut · Winter Melon
Frostbite Caves Hot Potato · Pepper-pult · Chard Guard · Stunion · Rotobaga
Lost City Red Stinger · A.K.E.E. · Endurian · Stallia · Gold Leaf
Far Future Laser Bean · Blover · Citron · E.M.Peach · Infi-nut · Magnifying Grass · Tile Turnip
Dark Ages Sun-shroom · Puff-shroom · Fume-shroom · Sun Bean · Magnet-shroom
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Others Marigold
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
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East Sea Dragon Palace Oxygen Algae · Garlic · Bubble Flower · Electric Anemone
Upgrades Twin Sunflower · Repeater
VIPs Winter Melon
Power Ups Cherry Bomb · Jalapeno
Premium Squash · Snow Pea · Tall-nut
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Common Puff-Shroom · Buttercup · Garlic · Potato Mine · Pushywillow · Wall-Nut · Chard Guard · Peashooter · Spikeweed · Cabbage-Pult · Kernel-Pult · Bonk Choy · Caramel Popcorn · Lightning Reed · Melon-Pult
Rare Shuffle Truffle · Blockbuster · Butternut Squash · Ragweed · Sawgrass · Squash · Fire Peashooter · Pine Needler · Snow Pea · Bamboo Shoots · Night Cap
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