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Jolly Holly
Jolly HollyH
Statistics
StrengthPvZH Strength HeartPvZH Health SunPvZH Cost
4 1 5
Set Event
Class PvZH Smarty Icon
Tribe Leafy Berry Plant
Traits Amphibious
Abilities When played:PvZH Frozen IconFreeze Zombies next door.
No exaggeration, she is ALWAYS in a great mood. Even when fighting Zombies. "What's not to love about saving the world?" she says.

Jolly Holly is an event plant card in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes, and a member of the PvZH Smarty IconSmarty class. It costs 5SunPvZH to play, and has 4StrengthPvZH/1HeartPvZH. It has the Amphibious trait, and its ability gives the PvZH Frozen IconFreeze effect to zombies on the lanes adjacent to it when it is played.

Jolly Holly was introduced in the 2016 Feastivus event alongside Regifting Zombie, and was purchasable with real-life money. Players are able to craft it as of February 21st, 2017.

Origins

It is based on holly, a genus of evergreen or deciduous trees, shrubs, or climbers in the family Aquifolicadae.

Its name is a combination of the words "jolly," referring to its personality, and "holly," the real-life plant it is based on. It is also a reference to the song "A Holly Jolly Christmas" and makes a reference on how holly is usually associated with the Christmas season.

Statistics

  • Class: Smarty
  • Tribes: Leafy Berry Plant
  • Trait: Amphibious
  • Ability: When played: PvZH Frozen IconFreeze Zombies next door.
  • Set: Premium - Event

Card description

No exaggeration, she is ALWAYS in a great mood. Even when fighting Zombies. "What's not to love about saving the world?" she says.

Update history

Update 1.10.14

  • Added to the game.

Update 1.12.6

  • Became craftable.

Strategies

With

Jolly Holly may be a risky plant to play. It must be played wisely, as the PvZH Frozen IconFreeze effect only affects zombies in the lanes adjacent to it, not the zombie facing it. The main usage for Jolly Holly outside of freezing zombies is to quickly destroy zombies after playing Winter Squash, or to boost Snowdrop. Jolly Holly can also be used as an offensive sniper, as it can be played on aquatic lanes. In that case, you can also choose to boost its health as Green Shadow or Citron. However, doing so wastes its ability, as playing it on an aquatic lane will only PvZH Frozen IconFreeze one zombie.

Jolly Holly can be compared to Winter Melon in freezing more than one zombie at once. While Jolly Holly freezes zombies instantly, has the Amphibious trait and costs less, Winter Melon has more health, can PvZH Frozen IconFreeze more zombies at once and also continuously, as long as it stays alive.

As Citron, it is typically better to replace this with Guacodile for an offensive plant on an aquatic lane, as it is cheaper, has better stats, and destroys any Amphibious zombie with under 9 health, so if you aren't running a PvZH Frozen IconFreeze deck, consider bringing Guacodile instead of Jolly Holly. Besides, playing Jolly Holly on an aquatic lane can be worse, as its ability will only affect one lane. Nevertheless, it can at least be used as bait for hard-hitting zombies due to its low health.

Since Jolly Holly is a berry plant, it works well with Sergeant Strongberry if you watch its low health. However, Nightcap is the only plant hero that can do this synergy.

You can also play Rescue Radish to reuse its ability, which can be useful in a pinch.

Against

Beware, as your opponent can have this card at any time. Make sure to bring out Gravestone zombies to prevent it from freezing your zombies. PvZH Crazy IconCrazy heroes are able to counter Jolly Holly with their direct damage. Conga Zombie, Nibble, and Bungee Plumber are cheap ways to destroy it since it has 1 health. In other situations, Barrel of Deadbeards, Fireworks Zombie, and Stupid Cupid can make quick work of it. If it is boosted, play Rocket Science, Locust Swarm, or Squirrel Herder to instantly destroy it, although in Squirrel Herder's case, you need to watch out for Grave Buster if you are playing against Citron.

Unless it has been boosted so much, or if it is blocking your zombies from finishing off your opponent, do not Bounce it, as it can be replayed to PvZH Frozen IconFreeze even more zombies, especially when there are other plants that benefit from zombies getting the PvZH Frozen IconFreeze effect such as Winter Squash and Snowdrop.

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Trivia

  • Jolly Holly is the only plant in the game with an ability that affects zombies next door, but not the one on its own lane.
  • It is the only berry plant in the Smarty class.
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