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For the level before the 6.7.1 update, see Ancient Egypt - Day 23 (pre-6.7).

Ancient Egypt - Day 23 is the 23rd level of Ancient Egypt in Plants vs. Zombies 2. When this level is finished for the first time, the player gets an Ancient Egypt Piñata.

Difficulty

This level includes some dangerous zombies like Pharaoh Zombie and a Mummified Gargantuar. Chilling plants like Winter Melon are recommended to stop Explorer Zombies from destroying your defenses, while instant-kill plants like Cherry Bomb can be used to wipe out large crowds of zombies or to defeat the Mummified Gargantuar in the end. The player might have not obtained any "good" plants if they have only played Ancient Egypt, so it is recommended that they go into other worlds to unlock other better plants. Fortunately, since this level is rather slow-paced, the player has a lot of time to set up their defenses before the zombie crowds get huge.

Waves

The small number next to the zombie icon means that zombie will always appear in that lane, with 1 being the topmost lane and 5 being the bottommost one.
Waves Non-dynamic zombies Ambush zombies Note(s)
1 Mummy Zombie2 None
2 Mummy Zombie2 None
3 Mummy Zombie2 Mummy Zombie2 None
4 Mummy Zombie2 Conehead Mummy2 None
5 Tomb Raiser Zombie2 None 1x Plant Food available
6 Flag Mummy Zombie2 Mummy Zombie21 Mummy Zombie25 Explorer Zombie21 Explorer Zombie25 None First flag!
7 Pharaoh Zombie21 None
8 Mummy Zombie2 Mummy Zombie2 Mummy Zombie2 Mummy Zombie2 Sandstorm!; 1x Plant Food available
9 Mummy Zombie2 Conehead Mummy2 Conehead Mummy2 None
10 Tomb Raiser Zombie2 Tomb Raiser Zombie2 None
11 Buckethead Mummy2 Conehead Mummy2 None 1x Plant Food available
12 Flag Mummy Zombie2 Pharaoh Zombie22 Pharaoh Zombie24 Buckethead Mummy23 Explorer Zombie23 None Second Flag!
13 Conehead Mummy2 Conehead Mummy2 None
14 Mummy Zombie2 Conehead Mummy2 Conehead Mummy2 None 1x Plant Food available
15 Tomb Raiser Zombie21 Pharaoh Zombie25 None
16 Mummy Zombie2 Buckethead Mummy2 Mummy Zombie2 Mummy Zombie2 Mummy Zombie2 Sandstorm!
17 Explorer Zombie23 Mummy Zombie2 Buckethead Mummy2 None 1x Plant Food available
18 Flag Mummy Zombie2 Mummy Zombie2 Mummy Zombie2 Buckethead Mummy2 Mummified Gargantuar25 None Final wave


Strategies

Strategy 1: Freezin' Stalkers

Created by Comicboss4000
  • Required plants:
    • Winter Melon2
    • Twin Sunflower2 (Sun-shroom2 and Sunflower2 also work)
    • Primal Wall-nut2 (or Wall-nut2)
    • Lava Guava2 (optional)
    • Celery Stalker2
    • Cherry Bomb2
  • Procedure:
    • Set up one column of Twin Sunflowers (or two rows of Sun-shrooms or Sunflower)
    • Kill the first few zombies with Celery Stalker.
    • When you have enough sun, start setting up your column of Winter Melons. Always prioritize lanes with Explorer Zombies.
    • You should have all your Winter Melons set up by the second flag. If any tough zombies come up, use Wall-nut or Primal Wall-nut to stall them.
    • In the end, kill the mummified Gargantuar with Cherry Bomb and Plant Food.


Strategy 2: Peas and Spikes  (May contain premium content)

Created by Aleksio567
  • Required plants:
  • Sunflower2
  • Peashooter2 (lvl. 5 required)
  • Wall-nut2
  • Potato Mine2
  • Spikeweed2 (lvl. 3 required) (or Spikerock2)
  • Grave Buster2
  • Stunion2 (optional)
  • Snow Pea2 (optional)
  • Procedure:
    • Set up one column of Sunflowers.
    • After that, start planting Peashooters in the lanes where the first zombies appear. The Peashooters are required to be at lvl. 5 as on this level they cost 25 sun less, but they can also be on a lower level, like 3 or 4. Also make sure to leave two columns for them.
    • Defeat some Coneheads and Bucketheads at the start with Potato Mines if your Peashooters' level is low.
    • On the fourth column start planting Wall-nuts. They will be very powerful combined with Spikeweeds.
    • When Pharaoh Zombies or Explorer Zombies appear, plant Spikeweeds in their lanes. If you brought Snow Pea with yourself, then it also can be helpful against them.
    • Try to have at least two columns of Spikeweeds at the second wave.
    • You can get up to 6 Plant Food on this level. Use it on Spikeweeds or Peashooters.
    • When the Mummified Gargantuar apppears on the final wave, use one or two Plant Foods on Peashooters on its lane. You can also use Stunions to stun the Gargantuar.

Strategy 3: Primal-Bonk Choy Combo (May contain premium content)

Created by IAmPlayer
  • Required plants:
    • Gold Bloom2 (optional)
    • Sun-shroom2 or Sunflower2
    • Primal Wall-nut2 or Wall-nut2
    • Iceberg Lettuce2
    • Bonk Choy2
    • Cherry Bomb2
    • Peashooter2

Procedure:

  • Make a 2-column Sun-shroom set-up at the leftmost columns. Use Gold Bloom at the start to plant more Sun-shrooms.
  • Start planting Peashooters after the Sun-shrooms in the lanes where you would predict the zombies would appear.
  • If the Peashooters cannot break the tombstones, use Bonk Choy to help break them.
  • Plant Primal Wall-nut next to Bonk Choy to protect them from incoming zombies.
  • With solid defense, you can also repel some Explorer Zombies with Iceberg Lettuces.
  • Use the Plant Food to Peashoooter or use Cherry Bombs to defeat a lot of zombies in the lane full of zombies, or to the Gargantuars to defeat them.

Strategy 4: Repe-torch!

Created by Xadda Xadda
  • Required plants:
    • Twin Sunflower2
    • Repeater2 or Peashooter2 (Level 8 or higher)
    • Torchwood2
    • Cherry Bomb2
    • Gold Bloom2 (Higher level is good)
    • Imitater2 (optional)

Procedure:

  • Start by planting Gold Bloom in any place and next plant Twin Sunflowers.
  • Plant on second column Repeater or Peashooter and next to plant Torchwood and collect for him Plant Food to boost.
  • If your Gold Bloom is enough recharged you can plant next the plant to get some sun to kill zombies with Cherry Bomb!
  • Replace Twin Sunflowers with Repeaters to faster level win.
  • If all your Torchwoods are boost, you can use Plant Food on your Repeaters to kill zombies.
  • In Final Wave, plant Cherry Bomb on Gargantuar to deal damage. If you do not do this quickly he can throw Imp to your Torchwoods. Imps have only few health, boldly you can kill him!

Strategy 5: Easy Pea-sy

Created by Comicboss4000
  • Required plants:
    • Twin Sunflower2
    • Threepeater2 (Level 5 or higher)
    • Primal Wall-nut2
    • Cherry Bomb2
    • Lava Guava2
    • Celery Stalker2

Procedure:

  • Start by building a column of Twin Sunflowers on the backmost column while also using Celery Stalker or Lava Guava to kill the first few zombies.
  • Kill the first Tomb Raiser Zombie with Celery Stalker.
  • Set up your columns of Threepeaters right next to the columns of Twin Sunflowers. Threepeaters can be very powerful at Level 5, but for extra ammunition, you should have two columns of Threepeaters.
  • Plant Primal Wall-nut to defend against the Pharaoh Zombies or the Buckethead Mummies.
  • To kill the Mummified Gargantuar in the end, first weaken it with Cherry Bomb and then just wait for the Threepeaters to kill him. 

Gallery

Trivia

  • This level used to be a Mummy Memory level, before that Brain Buster got removed in the 6.7.1 update.
  • This is the second level in Ancient Egypt that has three flags. The first one is Ancient Egypt - Day 16 (after the 6.7.1 update).
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