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For other uses see Dandelion (disambiguation).
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Dandy Lion King
Dandy Lion KingH
Statistics
StrengthPvZH Strength HeartPvZH Health SunPvZH Cost
4 4 6
Set Premium
Rarity Legendary
Class PvZH Kabloom Icon
Tribe Flower Animal Plant
Abilities When played: Damage the Zombie Hero for half their health.
He's developed a taste for Zombie Heroes.

Dandy Lion King is a premium legendary plant card in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes, and a member of the PvZH Kabloom IconKabloom class. It costs 6SunPvZH to play, and has 4StrengthPvZH/4HeartPvZH. It does not have any traits, and its ability does damage to the zombie hero for half their current health when it is played, rounded down to the nearest integer. However, if it is played when the zombie hero has 1HeartPvZH, it does not do any damage.

Origins

Its name is a portmanteau of the words "dandelion" (taraxacum), "lion," and "dandy." It is also a portmanteau of "dandelion" and The Lion King, an animated film by Disney.

Statistics

  • Class: Kabloom
  • Tribes: Flower Animal Plant
  • Traits: None
  • Ability: When played: Damage the Zombie Hero for half their health.
  • Set - Rarity: Premium - Legendary

Card description

He's developed a taste for Zombie Heroes.

Strategies

With

With its ability to half the zombie hero's health upon being played, it is recommended to play this plant when the zombie hero has a health advantage over you, but keep in mind that the attack can still be blocked.

This card shines against boss battles in the plant missions, as some boss battles give the zombie hero extra health at the start, making Dandy Lion King's effect stronger and allowing the player to defeat the boss faster.

Probably due to its raw stats, which is quite low for such a 6-sun plant, this card is countered by itself later on, or when you are winning. However, it is still useful to use this to do damage to the zombie hero, due to its somewhat high strength points.

Consider avoiding playing Dandy Lion King when your opponent is at least three bars away from a Super-Block. As mentioned before, Dandy Lion King's ability is treated as damage, so your opponent has the chance to block Dandy Lion King's ability, denying its impact on your opponent's health and making it a complete waste. However, if you think it is necessary, you can play Dandy Lion King to let your opponent do a Super-Block (and empty their Super-Block Meter) in order for your other plants to do heavy damage and finish your opponent off quickly.

If you play as Nightcap, you can play Rescue Radish to bounce Dandy Lion King so that you can replay it later on and give the zombie hero another hit.

If your opponent has played Wannabe Hero, a good tactic is to bounce Wannabe Hero and then play Dandy Lion King to significantly lower Wannabe Hero's health when it is played again. However, this can only normally be performed by Nightcap. Besides, watch out for Medic or Heroic Health that may follow afterwards.

Since this is a flower plant, as Solar Flare, you can combine this with Briar Rose to destroy high health zombies like Jester by playing Dandy Lion King in the lane they occupy. It also has synergy with Power Flower and thus will allow Solar Flare to recover more health.

Against

While its stats are not that great for a 6-sun plant, Dandy Lion King makes up for it by taking away a large chunk of health from you. Whenever this plant is in play, avoid bouncing it whatsoever, as this will only benefit the plant hero to play it again and deal heavy damage to the zombie hero. Try to destroy it with instant-kill tricks such as Locust Swarm or Rocket Science.

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Trivia

  • Unlike the other Dandelion plants in the series, it resembles a lion. This makes it the only plant based on a lion in the series at present.
  • Its colors are similar to Dandelion in the Chinese version of Plants vs. Zombies 2.
  • It is the only animal card in the Kabloom class.
  • This is the only card that does damage based on estimation.
  • Its description is a reference to its ability.
  • When it attacks, it uses Chomper's biting sound effect from Plants vs. Zombies 2.
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