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Maniacal LaughH

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Maniacal Laugh

Maniacal LaughH
StrengthPvZH Strength HeartPvZH Health BrainPvZH Cost
- - 6
Set Premium
Rarity Super-Rare
Class PvZH Beastly Icon
Tribe Trick
Abilities A Zombie gets +5StrengthPvZH/+5HeartPvZH and PvZH Frenzy IconFrenzy.
It's not so much "hahaha" as it is "mwahahaha."

Maniacal Laugh is a premium super-rare zombie trick card in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes, and a member of the PvZH Beastly IconBeastly class. It costs 6BrainPvZH to play, and its ability gives a selected zombie +5StrengthPvZH/+5HeartPvZH and the PvZH Frenzy IconFrenzy trait.


  • Class: Beastly
  • Tribe: Trick
  • Ability: A Zombie gets +5StrengthPvZH/+5HeartPvZH and PvZH Frenzy IconFrenzy.
  • Set - Rarity: Premium - Super-Rare

Card description

It's not so much "hahaha" as it is "mwahahaha."



Maniacal Laugh can easily turn the tide of the battle, or even potentially end the game. Using this on an already strong zombie will most likely obliterate plant defenses. And due to its nature of giving the PvZH Frenzy IconFrenzy trait, if the zombie manages to destroy a plant, which it will most likely do due to its huge stat boost, it will attack again. PvZH Frenzy IconFrenzy zombies like Smashing Gargantuar and Vimpire are best left alone from this trick, as other zombies may be more favorable to give the PvZH Frenzy IconFrenzy trait too.

This trick is very good for almost any zombie, but it's better used when a powerful zombie is on the field, because it's quite expensive to use. Use this on Undying Pharaoh, because the Undying Pharaoh won't let the zombie hero's health go less than 1 and it will give him the PvZH Frenzy IconFrenzy trait, so it can go through plants and also hurt the plant hero. Try using this trick with Paparazzi Zombie, because it will give him +6StrengthPvZH/+ 6 HeartPvZH and the PvZH Frenzy IconFrenzy trait, because it's a trick. Using this on a zombie with PvZH Strikethrough IconStrikethrough, such as Hot Dog Imp, can guarantee heavy damage to the plant hero.

If you are Immorticia and have this card along with Shieldcrusher Viking use it on said zombie, as he will have +5StrengthPvZH, the PvZH Truestrike IconBullseye trait, and the ability to drain the enemy's Super-Block Meter, making for a very powerful threat, and essentially ending the game in two turns (if not defeated or a Soul Patch is used). Additionally, Maniacal Laugh is also useful on Nurse Gargantuar as he may constantly attack a plant and the plant hero, all in total of 9 damage to the plant and 9 damage to the plant hero; 18 health healed which can really turn the tide of the whole battle. Electric Boogaloo can use this on many PvZH Crazy IconCrazy cards such as Newspaper ZombieJester, and Exploding Imp, making them huge threats. Using this in a pet zombie deck, such as with Cat Lady, can massively help. Maniacal Laugh on Zombot Plank Walker or Zombot Sharktronic Sub can also essentially end a match. The Smash has access to PvZH Hearty IconHearty zombies, which can become really tanky and powerful. However, The Smash also has access to Coffee Zombie, which can give many zombies PvZH Frenzy IconFrenzy at once, so these cards are interchangeable.


When this is used, it is best to Bounce the zombie as soon as possible as it will remove its stat boost and PvZH Frenzy IconFrenzy. Using something like Squash to destroy the zombie instantly also works well. However, this can only happen if the player survives the Fight phase since zombie tricks happen after plants get to play.

Wall-Knight can use Uncrackable to avoid taking damage, allowing the player to stall and avoid taking damage, although you will not be able to react to this move on the turn it's used. Using tricks or fighters that allow you to PvZH Frozen IconFreeze zombies, such as Chilly Pepper or Iceberg Lettuce can also stall a zombie buffed from Maniacal Laugh for a turn or more. Ideally, Root Wall or Peel Shield can also be used if a plant is in the same lane as the buffed zombie.

A counter to a zombie buffed through Maniacal Laugh is using a plant with the Bounce effect, such as Spring Bean. Bouncing simply reverts that zombie to their original stats and removes the PvZH Frenzy IconFrenzy trait from them.




V · T · E Zombies in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes
PvZH Beastly Icon Beastly
Heroes Brain Freeze · Electric Boogaloo · The Smash · Immorticia
Fighters Cat Lady · Dog Walker · Skunk Punk · Snorkel Zombie · Energy Drink Zombie · Haunting Zombie · Pied Piper · Squirrel Herder · Zookeeper · Dolphin Rider · Loudmouth · Vimpire · Zombie Yeti · Kangaroo Rider · Overstuffed Zombie · Smashing Gargantuar · Deep Sea Gargantuar · Nurse Gargantuar · Octo Zombie · Zombot 1000
Token Goat · Zom-Bats
Tricks Nibble · Yeti Lunchbox · Vitamin Z · B-flat · Locust Swarm · Maniacal Laugh
Superpowers Frozen Tundra · Slammin' Smackdown · Stayin' Alive · Witch's Familiar · Acid Rain · Evaporate · Galvanize
PvZH Brainy Icon Brainy
Heroes Super Brainz · Rustbolt · Professor Brainstorm · Immorticia
Fighters Cardboard Robot Zombie · Chimney Sweep · Paparazzi Zombie · Cell Phone Zombie · Pool Shark · Regifting Zombie · Zombot Drone Engineer · Brain Vendor · Electrician · Gentleman Zombie · Kite Flyer · Trick or Treater · Drum Major · Mad Chemist · Mountain Climber · Gadget Scientist · Shieldcrusher Viking · Portal Technician · Wizard Gargantuar · Trickster
Token Copter Commando · Space Cadet · Zom-Bats
Tricks Teleport · Beam Me Up · Lurch for Lunch · Fun-Dead Raiser · Rocket Science · Hail-a-Copter
Superpowers Carried Away · Eureka · Shrink Ray · Witch's Familiar · Cut Down to Size · Summoning · Telepathy
PvZH Crazy Icon Crazy
Heroes Electric Boogaloo · Impfinity · Professor Brainstorm · Z-Mech
Fighters Backup Dancer · Tennis Champ · Unlife of the Party · Aerobics Instructor · Barrel of Deadbeards · Conga Zombie · Cuckoo Zombie · Newspaper Zombie · Abracadaver · Disco Zombie · Exploding Imp · Fireworks Zombie · Jester · Valkyrie · Orchestra Conductor · Flamenco Zombie · Imp-Throwing Gargantuar · Foot Soldier Zombie · Disco-Tron 3000
Token Captain Deadbeard · Impfinity Clone
Tricks Sugary Treat · Bungee Plumber · Zombot's Wrath · Cakesplosion · The Chickening · Gargantuars' Feast
Superpowers Eureka · Missile Madness · Stayin' Alive · Triple Threat · Brute Strength · Dance Off · Electrobolt
PvZH Hearty Icon Hearty
Heroes Rustbolt · The Smash · Neptuna · Z-Mech
Fighters Arm Wrestler · Baseball Zombie · Conehead · Flag Zombie · Gargologist · Sumo Wrestler · Turkey Rider · Landscaper · Team Mascot · Trash Can Zombie · Buckethead · Medic · Zombie Coach · Zombie King · All-Star Zombie · Coffee Zombie · Ra Zombie · Undying Pharaoh · Knight of the Living Dead · Rodeo Gargantuar · Wannabe Hero
Token Octo-Pet · Zombie
Tricks Healthy Treat · Camel Crossing · Rolling Stone · Leftovers · Terrify · Weed Spray · Monster Mash
Superpowers Missile Madness · Octo-Pult · Shrink Ray · Slammin' Smackdown · Heroic Health · Possessed · Rock Wall
PvZH Sneaky Icon Sneaky
Heroes Brain Freeze · Super Brainz · Impfinity · Neptuna
Fighters Headstone Carver · Imp · Mini-Ninja · Zombie Chicken · Fishy Imp · Hot Dog Imp · Swashbuckler Zombie · Toxic Waste Imp · Imp Commander · Line Dancing Zombie · Smelly Zombie · Stealthy Imp · Barrel Roller Zombie · Firefighter · Pogo Bouncer · Tomb Raiser Zombie · Mixed-Up Gravedigger · Surprise Gargantuar · Walrus Rider · Zombot Sharktronic Sub · Zombot Plank Walker
Token Impfinity Clone · Octo-Pet · Swabbie
Tricks Smoke Bomb · Backyard Bounce · Zombot Stomp
Superpowers Carried Away · Frozen Tundra · Octo-Pult · Triple Threat · Dolphinado · In-Crypted · Super Stench
Superpowers Flick-a-Plant · Get Well · Motivate

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