Mixed-Up GravediggerH

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Mixed-Up Gravedigger

Mixed-Up GravediggerH
StrengthPvZH Strength HeartPvZH Health BrainPvZH Cost
5 5 5
Set Premium
Rarity Legendary
Class PvZH Sneaky Icon
Tribe Professional Mustache Zombie
Abilities When played: Each Zombie hides in a Gravestone. Mix them up randomly.
Digging graves is hard work, but seeing customers rise out of them makes it all worth it.

Mixed-Up Gravedigger is a premium legendary zombie card in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes, and a member of the PvZH Sneaky IconSneaky class. He costs 5BrainPvZH to play, and has 5StrengthPvZH/5HeartPvZH. He does not have any traits, and his ability hides every zombie on the field in gravestones, including himself, then mixes their placements up randomly.


  • Class: Sneaky
  • Tribes: Professional Mustache Zombie
  • Traits: None
  • Ability: When played: Each Zombie hides in a Gravestone. Mix them up randomly.
  • Set - Rarity: Premium - Legendary

Card description

Digging graves is hard work, but seeing customers rise out of them makes it all worth it.

Update history

Update 1.6.27

  • Description change: Was originally Digging graves is hard work. But seeing customers rise out of them makes it all worth it.

Update 1.12.6

  • Ability mechanic change: Bouncing Mixed-Up Gravedigger no longer removes his ability.

Update 1.16.10

  • Rarity change: Super-Rare → Legendary

Update 1.22.12

  • Animation change: Legendary shine added.



Try using this zombie when you have other zombies on the field that have a special ability when played, because they will do it again like Brain Vendor, Conga Zombie, Pogo Bouncer, Sumo Wrestler, Gadget Scientist, or Zombot 1000. Another way of using this is in rush decks. Protecting every zombie is key, so using this to protect against most threats is a good option. This strategy can be applied to any deck to try and trick the opponent to not knowing what to do that turn. Using Headstone Carver could also boost all of your zombies if he is revealed first or if you play him after this zombie. Using this zombie also protects all zombies on the field from tricks for one turn except for Grave Buster. However, the stats of all zombies will also be reset, including damage dealt to the zombies, so use him wisely, especially when playing as Brain Freeze.

This can be used to counter Wall-Nut Bowling as all lanes are occupied with gravestones. You can also Bounce Mixed-Up Gravedigger via Firefighter or Secret Agent to reactivate his ability. A good strategy is to have a zombie in an aquatic lane, along with strong zombies. This is because when Mixed-Up Gravedigger puts every zombie into gravestones, there is a chance that a strong zombie or Mixed-Up Gravedigger himself ends up in that lane, where he will be free from most things and do massive damage.

Super Brainz and Huge-Gigantacus can use a dirty tactic using Mixed-Up Gravedigger with science zombies on field, especially Gadget Scientist (this will only work if Gadget Scientist is revealed last), or play it in Medulla Nebula to gain an extra 3BrainPvZH during the Zombie Tricks phase. Impfinity can use this with Crazy zombies such as Conga Zombie or Foot Soldier Zombie (only if he is revealed on the heights). This can be especially useful with zombies like Jester (in order to refresh his health). Neptuna can use this with zombies such as Landscaper and Intergalactic Warlord to destroy plants and boost zombies. Brain Freeze, on the other hand, doesn't really benefit from Mixed-Up Gravedigger, as Beastly zombies are better when their stats aren't reset. However, there are some zombies that can work with this, such as Loudmouth or even Zombot 1000.

You need to be careful if Spyris is in play, as your opponent can know what zombie is on what lane and find the lane with the most threatening zombie on it. Most PvZH Smarty IconSmarty heroes can use powerful plants to block that lane, while Citron or Beta-Carrotina can destroy that gravestone with Grave Buster.

Another strategy you could try when using this zombie is using Teleport and playing Mixed-Up Gravedigger in the Zombie Tricks phase, protecting all your zombies until the next Zombie Tricks phase. This combo be done on as early as turn 6, though only Super Brainz and Huge-Gigantacus can perform this combo normally. However, there are a few ways your opponent can get around this strategy, mainly PvZH Strikethrough IconStrikethrough plants and Grave Buster.

However, you need to be careful as if your opponent has Cool Bean in their hand, as they can simply play this to prevent all your zombies from attacking, or even destroy them if a Winter Squash is on the field as well.


There isn't really a way to counter this zombie, as you do not know which zombies are in a lane. The only good option is to use Grave Buster. However, this is usually ineffective unless there are only a few zombies hiding in their gravestones, because zombies are mixed in random spots and you can only have 4 Grave Busters in a deck. In any other case, just try and place plants against the gravestones and hope for the best.

A great counter to this zombie is Spyris. If you have obtained Spyris in any way like Cornucopia, Plucky Clover, or Seedling, then Spyris can be useful to know what zombie has switched places and can help you keep track of the threatening zombie, including Mixed-Up Gravedigger. You can go further and play Grave Buster on the gravestone that the zombie is hiding in.

Blockbuster is another good counter to this zombie, as her Evolution ability can affect multiple Gravestones easily.

The best combo, however, would be playing Winter Squash, then Cool Bean, which instantly destroys all zombies affected by Mixed-Up Gravedigger's ability, including himself. This can be an effective field clear if Mixed-Up Gravedigger has been played last, after all of the opponent's zombies are played.


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  • He is the second zombie to hold a shovel, the first being Excavator Zombie.
  • Before the 1.6.27 update, his description was grammatically incorrect, being two sentences instead of one separated by a comma.
  • In the player's screen, sometimes in an apk version of the game, the gravestones will glitch and only half of the gravestones will be revealed.
  • He has the same sound effects as Headstone Carver's.
  • If he is made by Portal Technician, he will activate his ability, but the gravestones will immediately open after the ability. This is the only time that a gravestone can be opened during the Plants Play or Fight! phase of the battle.
  • When he activates his ability, his left forearm disappears, but his hand and part of his left arm remain.
  • There was a glitch where he could be made with Tomb Raiser Zombie's ability, even though he does not have the Gravestone trait.
    • This could be because Mixed-Up Gravedigger makes every zombie on the field hide in a gravestone, including himself, and mixes them around, thus technically giving himself the Gravestone trait.
      • The game would softlock upon playing him, as the Tomb Raiser Zombie's turn will never end. This results in the current match becoming never-ending. This happens because Mixed-Up Gravedigger was made by Tomb Raiser Zombie, and when Mixed-Up Gravedigger is played, he hides every zombie on the field in a gravestone, but because Tomb Raiser Zombie won't hide in a gravestone, the turn will never end.
  • If a zombie on the field appears gigantic due to a glitch, then when Mixed-Up Gravedigger is played, that zombie's gravestone will also be gigantic.
  • This, In-Crypted, Graveyard, and Cursed Gargolith are the only cards that can hide other zombies in gravestones.
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