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For other uses, see Magnifying Grass (disambiguation).
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Magnifying Grass
Magnifying GrassH
Statistics
StrengthPvZH Strength HeartPvZH Health SunPvZH Cost
- 1 3
Set Premium
Rarity Rare
Class PvZH Solar Icon
Tribe Leafy Plant
Abilities When played: This gets +1StrengthPvZH for each Sun you made this turn.
Zombies may appear closer than they are.

Magnifying Grass is a premium rare plant card in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes, and a member of the PvZH Solar IconSolar class. It costs 3SunPvZH to play, and has 1HeartPvZH. It does not have any traits, and its ability gives it +1StrengthPvZH for each sun the plant hero has made on the turn it is played. Its closest zombie counterpart is Zom-Blob.

Origins

It is based on the plant from Plants vs. Zombies 2 with the same name and similar ability.

Its description refers to the fact that on some mirrors on cars, it says "Objects may appear closer than shown/Objects in mirror are closer than they appear." It is also a reference to how the Magnifying Grass is both appearance-wise and name-wise based on a magnifying glass which also causes objects seen through it to appear closer than they are.

Statistics

  • Class: Solar
  • Tribe: Leafy Plant
  • Traits: None
  • Ability: When played: This gets +1StrengthPvZH for each Sun you made this turn.
  • Set - Rarity: Premium - Rare

Card description

Zombies may appear closer than they are.

Update history

Update 1.22.12

  • Sun change: 4SunPvZH → 3SunPvZH

Strategies

With

Magnifying Grass is a very devastating plant, but only if you make lots of sun every turn. Use this to destroy zombies that you can't take care of with tricks, because it will be destroyed after fighting one, excluding Cat Lady in some situations. You should use this with sun-producing plants like Sunflower, Twin Sunflower, or Metal Petal Sunflower. While this plant's potential strength increases more as you fight longer, don't hold onto it for too long, as the strength bonus eventually becomes unnecessary even in the late-game.

Each Solar hero has their own effective way at using Magnifying Grass:

Against

This plant can dish out a lot of damage to you since plants play after zombies play, which means your opponent can play it in an empty lane. If your opponent plays this when lots of sun have been made, you may lose quite easily. However, due to its pitiful health, you can use tricks to easily destroy it. Since it gets at least 4 strength due to its effect, Rocket Science always destroys it unless its strength has been dropped from Shrink Ray or Landscaper's ability or made earlier via Seedling. Bungee Plumber and Nibble are also cheap, yet effective choices. Conga Zombie and Stupid Cupid are also able to destroy this plant with their abilities unless Magnifying Grass' health has been boosted. Any offensive zombie can also work as it can both destroy Magnifying Grass in just one turn, as well as blocking its powerful attack. However, that zombie is most likely going to be destroyed unless it did a bonus attack or if it can't be hurt. Also, if it is protected by a high-health Team-Up plant like Wall-Nut, Magnifying Grass can destroy the zombie unharmed. Due to this, it is recommended to save your tricks for this scenario.

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Trivia

  • Its ability and appearance makes it a literal "glass cannon," a term used namely in RPGs or strategy games, meaning a strong unit that can be defeated easily due to its low health.
  • Prior to update 1.2.11, Magnifying Grass did not activate its ability if it was made by Seedling or Petal-Morphosis's ability.
  • It and Laser Bean are the only plant fighters to return from Far Future in Plants vs. Zombies 2.
    • Coincidentally, both are in the PvZH Solar IconSolar class.
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