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Flamenco Zombie is a basic common zombie card in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes, and a member of the PvZH Crazy IconCrazy class. He costs 5BrainPvZH to play, and has 3StrengthPvZH/2HeartPvZH. He does not have any traits, and his ability does 2 damage to the plant hero for every dancing zombie on the field, including him, when he is played. His closest plant counterpart is Sonic Bloom.

Origins

He is based on Flamenco, an art form known to the Spanish regions. It includes dancing, singing, guitar playing, etc.

Statistics

  • Class: Crazy
  • Tribe: Dancing Zombie
  • Traits: None
  • Ability: When played: Do 2 damage to the Plant Hero for each Dancing Zombie.
  • Set - Rarity: Basic - Common

Card description

Also enjoys dancing the rumba, tango, and the Hokey Pokey.

Update history

Update 1.2.11

  • Rarity change: Uncommon → Common

Update 1.12.6

  • Design change: His rose is now in his mouth when he is played.

Strategies

With

This zombie's stats are poor for his brain cost. However, his ability can be devastating if you have enough dancing zombies on the field. While you could play him by himself due to his ability counting him too, there are many better options if you want to leave a 3StrengthPvZH/2HeartPvZH zombie and do 2 damage. Therefore, a dancing deck is optimal when using him.

There are a few dancing zombies that go well with Flamenco Zombie. Disco-Tron 3000 makes a Disco Zombie, which in turn makes a Backup Dancer, allowing Flamenco Zombie's ability to do 8 damage if all three survive. Binary Stars outright doubles the damage Flamenco Zombie's ability does, allowing him to severely damage, or even finish off your opponent. And finally, Disco-Naut ensures that the damage from his ability will not charge the Super-Block Meter. Aside from synergy, Jester and Headhunter are also good zombies to have on the field due to their high health.

Z-Mech goes with Flamenco Zombie very well, as he has access to Camel Crossing, a cheap and efficient way to enhance the survivability of dancing zombies (which tend to have low health) on the field, as well as Flag Zombie, who lets him swarm more dancing zombies earlier. Electric Boogaloo is no slouch either, as he too has various boosting tricks (although not as cost-efficient as Z-Mech's), including Secret Agent. Furthermore, he is the only hero who can do 10 damage with Flamenco Zombie's ability normally, due to him having access to Synchronized Swimmer, the only Amphibious dancing zombie so far, and Killer Whale, which allows him to play a dancing zombie on the aquatic lane. Impfinity can use In-Crypted, Firefighter, or Mixed-Up Gravedigger to reactivate Flamenco Zombie's ability, although Secret Agent is more efficient. And finally, Professor Brainstorm can make more brains via Cryo-Brain, or play Teleport to land a surprise attack on his opponent.

It is best avoided to play this zombie when your opponent is a few bars away from a block, unless Disco-Naut is already on the field. This makes it a risky move, as Flamenco Zombie's ability may be blocked and wasted.

Against

The zombie himself is pretty easy to destroy, but the real issue about this zombie is his ability. The best you can do is to count on luck and block it, but even that isn't possible if Disco-Naut is on the field, or if you have no Super-Blocks left. Therefore, it is better to either remove as many dancing zombies before Flamenco Zombie can be played, especially if your opponent starts rushing many of them out on the field (assuming your deck is suitable at removing them), or win before this can be played again. Disco-Naut and Binary Stars should be prioritized, as they can make Flamenco Zombie's ability deadlier.

If you go late into the game as a PvZH Guardian IconGuardian hero, you can play Soul Patch to avoid taking damage yourself, although the Soul Patch in question will be heavily damaged or destroyed if the damage done is huge enough.

Unless he is blocking your plants from finishing off your opponent, or you need to stall for time, do not Bounce this zombie unless you also take care of the other dancing zombies, as he can be replayed to do damage to you again.

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Trivia

  • If the player listens very closely, they can hear "sí" when he attacks, which in Spanish means "yes."
  • The Hokey Pokey mentioned in the description may be a reference to the Vasebreaker level of the same name.
  • When he is played, the player can hear the strumming of a guitar.

See also

V · T · E Zombies in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes
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Common Skunk Punk · Pied Piper · Zookeeper · Dolphin Rider · Locust Swarm
Uncommon
Premium Dog Walker · Nibble · Snorkel Zombie · Yeti Lunchbox · Haunting Zombie · Loudmouth · B-flat
Galactic Total Eclipse · Alien Ooze · Surfer Zombie
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Triassic Goat · Vengeful Cyborg
Rare
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Galactic Biodome Botanist · Cosmic Yeti
Colossal Primordial Cheese Shover
Triassic Killer Whale
Super-Rare
Premium Cat Lady · Zombie Yeti · Deep Sea Gargantuar · Maniacal Laugh
Galactic Cheese Cutter · Cyborg Zombie · Area 22
Colossal Extinction Event · Ancient Vimpire
Triassic Hunting Grounds
Legendary
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Galactic Interstellar Bounty Hunter · Supernova Gargantuar
Colossal Mondo Bronto
Triassic Gargantuar-Throwing Gargantuar
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Token Cards Zom-Bats
Superpowers Frozen Tundra · Slammin' Smackdown · Stayin' Alive · Witch's Familiar · Acid Rain · Evaporate · Galvanize
PvZH Brainy Icon Brainy
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Common Cardboard Robot Zombie · Paparazzi Zombie · Lurch for Lunch · Fun-Dead Raiser · Drum Major
Uncommon
Premium Chimney Sweep · Beam Me Up · Cell Phone Zombie · Pool Shark · Zombot Drone Engineer · Brain Vendor · Mountain Climber
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Colossal Copter Commando
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Colossal Gargantuar Mime
Triassic Zombot Dinotronic Mechasaur
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Heroes Electric Boogaloo · Impfinity · Professor Brainstorm · Z-Mech
Basic Cards Backup Dancer · Bungee Plumber · Cuckoo Zombie · Disco Zombie · Flamenco Zombie
Uncommon
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Triassic Disco Dance Floor
Super-Rare
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Triassic Headhunter
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Token Cards Impfinity Clone · Captain Deadbeard
Superpowers Stayin' Alive · Triple Threat · Eureka · Missile Madness · Brute Strength · Dance Off · Electrobolt
PvZH Hearty Icon Hearty
Heroes Rustbolt · The Smash · Neptuna · Z-Mech
Common Baseball Zombie · Rolling Stone · Conehead · Team Mascot · Medic
Uncommon
Premium Arm Wrestler · Camel Crossing · Flag Zombie · Terrify · Trash Can Zombie · Buckethead · Ra Zombie
Galactic Cone Zone · Celestial Custodian · Screen Door Zombie
Colossal Healthy Treat · Zombie Middle Manager
Triassic Leftovers
Rare
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Galactic Escape through Time · Cosmic Sports Star
Colossal Primeval Yeti
Triassic Lost Colosseum
Super-Rare
Premium Landscaper · Weed Spray · All-Star Zombie · Coffee Zombie
Galactic Black Hole · Genetic Experiment · Planetary Gladiator
Colossal Jurassic Fossilhead
Triassic Knockout · Turquoise Skull Zombie
Legendary
Premium Zombie King · Undying Pharaoh · Wannabe Hero
Galactic Intergalactic Warlord · Zombot Battlecruiser 5000
Colossal Stompadon
Triassic Chum Champion
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Token Cards Octo-Pet
Superpowers Shrink Ray · Slammin' Smackdown · Octo-Pult · Missile Madness · Heroic Health · Possessed · Rock Wall
PvZH Sneaky Icon Sneaky
Heroes Brain Freeze · Super Brainz · Impfinity · Neptuna · Huge-Gigantacus
Common Imp · Mini-Ninja · Smoke Bomb · Fishy Imp · Smelly Zombie
Uncommon
Premium Headstone Carver · Zombie Chicken · Hot Dog Imp · Swashbuckler Zombie · Backyard Bounce · Stealthy Imp · Firefighter
Galactic Graveyard · Ice Pirate · Frosty Mustache
Colossal Swabbie · Barrel of Barrels
Triassic Monkey Smuggler
Rare
Premium Imp Commander · Barrel Roller Zombie · Surprise Gargantuar · Walrus Rider · Zombot Stomp
Galactic Cosmic Imp · Space Pirate
Colossal Blowgun Imp
Triassic Buried Treasure
Super-Rare
Premium Toxic Waste Imp · Line Dancing Zombie · Pogo Bouncer · Tomb Raiser Zombie
Galactic Ducky Tube Zombie · Dr. Spacetime · Laser Base Alpha
Colossal Cursed Gargolith
Triassic Excavator Zombie · Unthawed Viking
Legendary
Premium Mixed-Up Gravedigger · Zombot Sharktronic Sub · Zombot Plank Walker
Galactic Space Cowboy · Cryo-Yeti
Colossal Zombot Aerostatic Gondola
Triassic Raiding Raptor
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Unobtainable
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Superpowers Flick-a-Plant · Get Well · Motivate