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In Plants vs. Zombies, the player can earn achievements by completing their respective actions. Because of this, some achievements cannot be achieved on certain levels or modes of the game. Achievements appear in almost all versions of the game, with the only exceptions being the original PC version and the online version.
Achievements pedestal

The achievements icon in the Game of the Year version


The sound when earning an achievement (except in the Nintendo DS and DSiWare versions).

PC and Steam achievements

On May 8, 2009, the version of Plants vs. Zombies on Steam was given twelve Steam Achievements. On August 8, 2010, with the Game of the Year Edition's release, the Steam version was given an update, including nine extra achievements, boosting the total on Steam to twenty-one (the non-Steam Game of the Year version has twenty of these achievements, but with a few small changes to them).

Added in the Game of the Year edition

These Achievements were added to the Game of the Year Edition.

iOS achievements


The achievements logo on iPad


Some achievements on the iPod Touch/iPhone version

There are a total of forty-eight achievements for the iOS versions of the game.

Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, and PlayStation Vita achievements

There are a total of twelve achievements on the Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network versions. On the leaderboards screen, one will see that Crazy Dave puts lawn ornaments on the lawn of his or her leaderboard house upon obtaining each achievement of the game.

PlayStation Vita only

The PlayStation Vita version of the game has most of the achievements from the PlayStation 3 version, plus a lot more.

Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSiWare achievements

The Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSiWare versions have their own set of achievements. There are fourteen total. Note that many of the Nintendo DS achievements may seem similar to other achievements of different names. The only difference is the names of these achievements.

Nintendo DS only

Android and Nook Achievements

There are a total of forty-eight achievements for the Android version. The Nook version only includes ten achievements.

​Android and Kindle Fire only


While digging down the hole before going to China, the player will encounter these things:


  • When the player gets an achievement, they will hear a significative sound.
  • In the Game of the Year, iOS, Android, BlackBerry, PlayBook, Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSiWare versions of Plants vs. Zombies, Chinese Zombies are found at the bottom of the achievements page, although there are very slight variations between each of the different versions. To see them:
    • For the PC version, scroll the mouse down or press arrow down key.
    • For the other versions, such as iPad and Android, slide down the screen.
    • This is there because of the phrase "digging to China".
  • The only hidden achievement is Peking Express.
  • The Nintendo DSiWare version of Plants vs. Zombies has the least achievements, with nine.
  • In the Game of the Year version of the game, the Silver Sunflower Trophy and Gold Sunflower Trophy sit on top the achievement button.
  • Penny Pincher and Lucky Spin are the only achievements that include getting coins.

See also

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