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This item is available only during certain events, and cannot always be obtained in-game. However, it can still be used if you have already obtained it. It is currently not available.

Fila-mint is a Power Mint plant in Plants vs. Zombies 2. When planted, he immediately deals damage to zombies, with its effectiveness being magnified depending on how many Fila-mint Family plants are on the lawn. He can also boost Fila-mint Family plants by increasing their damage, zombies zapped, and more. Fila-mint Family plants include:

Like other Power Mints, he cannot be imitated, instantly recharged, or affected by other mints. After 6 seconds, Fila-mint will disappear.

Origins

Fila-mint is based on the Lamiaceae (also known as mint) and a filament, which is the part of a light bulb that produces light. This also refers to his electrical appearance.

His name is a portmanteau of the words "mint" and "filament".

Strategies

The Fila-mint can greatly improve the efficiency of electrical plants, such as Lightning Reed or Electric Currant. This can turn a lot of harder levels much easier, as it can turn low-level plants into very strong ones. Another bonus in its usage is that it electrocutes all zombies on the screen, dealing great damage. Leveling up the plant increases the damage and duration of the Fila-mint, making it even more powerful. Also, unlike other 0-sun cost plants like Puff-shroom, it can be used on Last Stand levels. However, its major weakness is that it recharges very slowly, and cannot be imitated or instantly recharged, so only use it when you can't deal properly with stronger zombies.

Almanac entry

Note: The stats shown below only apply to Level 1.

Fila-mint

SUN COST: 0
RECHARGE: 85

DAMAGE: 10
DURATION: 6

FAMILY: Fila-mint

Fila-mints do electric damage and provide a temporary boost to all Fila-mint Family plants on the lawn.

Fila-Mint Family plants:

Citron
Electric Blueberry
Electric Currant
Electric Peashooter
E.M.Peach
Lightning Reed
Magnifying Grass

Fila-mint hovers enigmatically and electrically over the lawn, surveying his surroundings. He nods, once. It is good.


Upgrades

Level upgrades

Level Seed Packets Upgrades
Sun Cost Recharge Duration Toughness Damage NUMSHOTBOUNCES BOUNCEDAMAGEPERCENT BOUNCE/DECAYDELAY
1 0 0 85 seconds 6 seconds 100000
dps
10 dps One 50% 0.5 seconds
2 100 80 seconds 7 seconds 20 dps 50% 0.5 seconds
3 150 80 seconds 8 seconds 30 dps 50% 0.45 seconds
4 200 75 seconds 9 seconds 40 dps Two 50% 0.45 seconds
5 300 75 seconds 10 seconds 50 dps 75% 0.45 seconds
6 400 75 seconds 11 seconds 60 dps 75% 0.45 seconds
7 500 70 seconds 12 seconds 70 dps Three 75% 0.4 seconds
8 600 70 seconds 13 seconds 80 dps 100% 0.4 seconds
9 800 70 seconds 14 seconds 90 dps 100% 0.4 seconds
10 1,000 60 seconds 15 seconds 100 dps 100% 0.4 seconds

Gallery

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Trivia

  • Prior to the 6.8.1 update, Fila-mint family plants do not glow while Fila-mint is on the board.
    • The screen also did not flash when Fila-mint is planted.


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