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Arm Wrestler

Arm WrestlerH
Statistics
StrengthPvZH Strength HeartPvZH Health BrainPvZH Cost
2 2 1
Set Premium
Rarity Uncommon
Class PvZH Hearty Icon
Tribe Sports Zombie
Traits None
Abilities This gets +1StrengthPvZH/+1HeartPvZH when a plant enters this lane.
Lots of carbs, lots of protein, and five brain shakes a day.

Arm Wrestler is a premium uncommon zombie card in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes, and a member of the PvZH Hearty IconHearty class. He costs 1BrainPvZH to play, and has 2StrengthPvZH/2HeartPvZH. He has no traits, and his ability gives him +1StrengthPvZH/+1HeartPvZH every time a plant is played on, or moved onto his lane.

Statistics

  • Class: Hearty
  • Tribe: Sports Zombie
  • Traits: None
  • Ability: This gets +1StrengthPvZH/+1HeartPvZH when a plant enters this lane.
  • Set - Rarity: Premium - Uncommon

Card description

Lots of carbs, lots of protein, and five brain shakes a day.

Update history

Update 1.2.11

  • Health change: 1HeartPvZH → 2HeartPvZH
  • Ability change: This gets +2StrengthPvZH/+2HeartPvZH when a Plant enters this lane. → This gets +1StrengthPvZH/+1HeartPvZH when a Plant enters this lane.

Strategies

With

This is a very strong zombie early on. If the player gets the chance to play him, play him immediately. There are very few methods the plant hero will be able to effectively remove him on turn 1, which can give the upper hand in the early game. Giving him health boosts will make him extremely dangerous and difficult to destroy without the use of tricks.

Consider pairing him up with Sumo Wrestler or Terrify, which can move weak plants to his lane so he can activate his ability, or move dangerous plants out of his way so he can survive for longer. Because he is a sports zombie, Team Mascot will be able to boost him each turn in which both are alive.

Later on, he is usually very weak, as the opposing plant hero can play stronger plants that can outdamage the Arm Wrestler.

Against

Be careful when the zombie hero pulls this out on turn 1, as they can follow with Sumo Wrestler, which can ruin some strategies with plants like Torchwood or Wall-Nut.

One counter is to use superpower tricks such as Solar Flare's signature superpower Sunburn, Grass Knuckles' signature superpower Power Pummel, or Nightcap's signature superpower Mush-Boom. Hothead can also get rid of Arm Wrestler, though better options can be used. If you don't want to play your signature superpower, you can use cheap damaging tricks such as Berry Blast.

Using Bonk Choy is effective on taking out an Arm Wrestler early on, as long as Arm Wrestler did not recently face any other plant. Rose's Goatify will always neutralize Arm Wrestler as it turns him into a 1StrengthPvZH/1HeartPvZH Goat.

If you move Arm Wrestler to a lane that already has plants, he will not receive a boost. Whipvine can easily handle Arm Wrestler, provided he hasn't gained too much health. Sweet Potato can do the same too, but it requires a plant that can take him out with Sweet Potato.

Bouncing him can simply force Arm Wrestler back into your opponent's hand, removing all of his stat changes. However, it is recommended to bounce him only if he becomes too dangerous.

It is highly not recommended to use Shroom for Two as Arm Wrestler will activate his ability twice, gaining double the stats, making him more dangerous. However, Pair of Pears, on the other hand, can take out Arm Wrestler and have one pear survive. However, your opponent can easily pull Bungee Plumber or other tricks to get rid of at least one of the pears, keeping Arm Wrestler alive to possibly strike another turn.

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Trivia

  • Transforming a plant on his lane triggers his ability.
  • Ironically, he does not activate his ability when Wild Berry moves to his lane.
  • When he is destroyed, he appears to punch his own head off.
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