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For the version in Plants vs. Zombies 2, see Wizard Zombie.

Wizard is a playable Zombie class in Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville. He is a PvZ BfN Support Class Icon Support class and specializes in supporting his fellow zombie allies in many ways using his magical potions, from using potions to make them invincible to hitching rides on Zombies in a ball form and buffing their attacks.

Wizard can be unlocked in the Luck O' the Zombie festival Prize Map, as a prize. If the player is unable to obtain Wizard from the prize map, he will be available afterward for 500,000 coins.

Descriptions

In-game description

Wizards aid their allies with tricky magicness. They hover above a zombie to power them up and use potions to make them immortal.

Co-Star Wizard description

Wizard Co-Stars ride on the heads of zombies and provide them with armor. They activate Starz Align when facing the same direction as their zombie host, granting them both powerful buffs!

Primary weapons

Orbracadorbra

Hold [fire] to charge your staff and release to cast a damaging aura

Menu description

Wizard's primary weapon is the Orbacadorbra, which is a charge up weapon.

Its uncharged shots fire semi-automatically at a slow rate of fire and deal 18 damage (20 critical). It consumes 1 round of ammo per shot.

When charged, it creates a big, damaging, AOE projectile (the AOE is attached to the projectile). It moves at a moderate speed and will bounce if it hits walls, the floor, etc. It can pass through plants and lasts a limited time. It deals 4 damage at a rapid pace to plants in the weapon's AOE. It only has one charge and consumes 4 rounds of ammo.

Shooting Star

Rapid-cast ball magicky energy with explosive coverage.

In-game description

Wizard's primary weapon when in Co-Star form is the Shooting Star. Its rate of fire varies depending on whether Starz Align has been achieved, having a fast rate of fire when it is achieved and a slow rate of fire when not. Its damage per shot also varies, dealing 3-6-10 damage with each consecutive hit. The weapon also has splash damage, which like the impact damage also has varying damage output, dealing 5-8 damage with each consecutive splash damage hit.

Abilities

Left ability
Zee-lixirBfN
Zee-lixir
Throw a potion that temporarily makes allies immortal and stops enemy jumping and sprinting.
Center ability
Spell DisasterBfN
Spell Disaster
Slam the ground with your staff to summon magical missiles that chase and damage nearby enemies.
Right ability
Co-StarBfN
Co-Star
Hover above an ally as a star in an orb to provide extra firepower and grant them armor.

Upgrades

Perk Utility
Super Savior
Perk RoleIcon Support
1
Use jump and abilities while reviving.
Perk Cooldown
Refreshing Revive
1
Faster refresh time for all abilities by reviving an ally.

Reduces ability cooldown by 30% when a teammate is revived.
Perk Health
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.
Perk Health
Revive Reward
Perk RoleIcon Support
2
Gain health by reviving an ally.

Grants 75 HP upon reviving an ally.
Perk Mobility
Rollout
Perk RoleIcon Support
2
Move faster after spawning or being revived.

Increases movement speed by 55% for 6 seconds after respawning or being revived.
Perk Utility
Leveling Up
2
Earn XP faster.

Earn 10% more XP.
vE-O-sa
Spell DisasterBfN
2
Cause an explosion at your feet when using Spell Disaster.

Using Spell Disaster causes an explosion with the following stats: (1.) 40 blast damage; (2.) 2m (6.56 ft) inner blast radius; (3.) 4m (13.12 ft) blast radius; (4.) 10 shockwave damage; (5.) 5m (16.4 ft) shockwave radius.
Wand Wammo
Perk RoleIcon Hero Wizard
2
Increased ammo capacity for Orbracadorbra and Shooting Star.

Increases Orbracadorbra ammo capacity by 25% (to 20 rounds) and Shooting Star ammo capacity by 22.2222% (to 55 rounds).
Perk Cooldown
Critical Blow
3
Faster refresh time for all abilities by earning a critical vanquish.

Reduces ability cooldown by 3 seconds upon critically vanquishing an enemy.
Perk Mobility
Speedy
3
Move faster, except when sprinting.

Increases walking speed by 12.9032%
Perk Health
Hard Target
Perk RoleIcon Support
3
Move faster for a short time after receiving damage.

Increases movement speed by 15% for 1.65 seconds upon taking damage. Stacks up to 4 times for a maximum of 50% movement speed increase.
Slow Your Roll
Perk RoleIcon Hero Wizard
3
Charged up shot for Orbracadorbra slows down when dealing damage.
Two-Headed Dragon
Co-StarBfN
3
Extend Co-Star duration when you or ally carrier earns a vanquish.

Extend Co-Star duration by 5 seconds upon vanquishing an enemy.
Perk Damage
Combat Aura
Perk RoleIcon Support
4
Gain increased damage aura for a short time after a vanquish streak of three.

Activates a damage aura with a 5m radius upon vanquishing 3 enemies without dying. Increases damage by 20% and lasts for 7 seconds.
Elder Alchemist
Zee-lixirBfN
3
Start ally health regen with Zee-lixir.
Drive-By Head Rub
Co-StarBfN
4
Ally retains armor and vision buff after Wizard leaves.

Effect lasts for 7 seconds after leaving target.
Blinders Off
Perk RoleIcon Hero Wizard
3
Wider angle to achieve Starz Align when in Co-Star mode.

Increases Starz Align angle to 180°.
Dust and Echoes
Spell DisasterBfN
4
Enemies vanquished by Spell Disaster are unrevivable.
Bottle Bouncer
Zee-lixirBfN
3
Make Zee-lixir bounce before exploding. Triggers effect on bounce and explosion.
Wizard Needs Help
Perk RoleIcon Hero Wizard
2
Grant armor to ally who is reviving you.

Damage taken by the reviving ally is reduced by 50%.

Strategies

With

Wizard is primarily suited towards a supportive playstyle, staying with his teammates and providing buffs with Co-Star and Zee-lixer.

His primary weapon, the Orbacadorba, can be fired in two states: uncharged and charged. Its uncharged state is effective at mid to long range and functions in a similar manner to Electric Slide's Boogie Bolt. The weapon's charged state fires a large orb that rapidly damages plants caught in it, and is effective for crowd control and suppressing a route to an objective.

His Zee-lixer provides an invulnerability effect when used in a supportive manner and heavily slows down the mobility of plants caught in its radius when used in a more offensive manner. The ability is very effective when in a choke point, as the invulnerability it provides can give a massive advantage to your teammates. It's also effective against high damage abilities like Chili Bean Bomb and Fung Fu as you and your teammates can essentially tank the damage of those abilities whilst not compromising your firepower (as is the case with abilities like Outta Fight!). Keep in mind that the invulnerability effect only lasts for a very short amount of time, so do not be overconfident when using this ability.

Spell Disaster is Wizard's most effective way of dealing damage to enemies and can be especially effective at crowd control as it fires several homing orbs in a 360 degree angle. Keep in mind however that you are vulnerable during the abilities' initial animation so it can be useful to use Zee-lixer before initiating this ability.

Co-Star is Wizard's best support ability, as it provides buffs to both himself and his teammates. When hooked up to a teammate he gains a new weapon, the Shooting Star, which varies in damage output and rate of fire depending on whether Starz Align has been achieving (done by facing the same direction as your teammate). It's recommended to always remain in Starz Align as the Shooting Star is very weak in its base form. The Wizard's other two abilities are also available even when in Co-Star mode. One should also eject from Co-Star mode when a teammate is about to be vanquished and Zee-lixer is available, as the stun effect from being ejected from a vanquished enemy leaves you very vulnerable.

Sounds

Wizard's sounds

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Launching from jump pad

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Gooped

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Healed

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Hurt

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Jumping

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Landing

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Laughing

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Spawning

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Sprint starting

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Sprinting

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Firing weapon

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Reloading

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Throwing Zee-lixir

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Using Spell Disaster

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Spell Disaster hits

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Laughing (in Co-Star mode)

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Firing weapon (in Co-Star mode)

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Reloading (in Co-Star mode)

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Throwing Zee-lixir (in Co-Star mode)

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Using Spell Disaster (in Co-Star mode)

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Spell Disaster hits (in Co-Star mode)

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