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Mixed-Up Gravedigger

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StrengthPvZH Strength HeartPvZH Health BrainPvZH Cost
5 5 5
Set Premium
Rarity Super-Rare
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 super-rare 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 him, 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 - Super-Rare

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.



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, 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 to reactivate his ability (note that this didn't work before version 1.12.6). 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 may be a chance that a strong zombie or Mixed-Up Gravedigger himself may appear on that lane, where he will be free from most things and do massive damage.

Super Brainz can do 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). 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 for zombies like Jester (in order to refresh his health to make him do more damage). Neptuna can use this with zombies such as Landscaper. 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 can destroy that gravestone with Grave Buster.

This zombie can also put zombies on aquatic lanes even if they do not have the Amphibious trait. However, this will only work if there was an Amphibious zombie in the aquatic lane prior to when Mixed-Up Gravedigger is played. This can potentially put strong zombies such as Knight of the Living Dead in a place where there are not many plants or to block attacks from strong Amphibious plants.

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 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.


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.

Arguably the best 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 zombie is hiding in, but only Citron can use that strategy.

As of the 1.12.6 update, Bouncing Mixed-Up Gravedigger no longer removes his ability, so instead of Bouncing him, you should try to destroy him before the opponent can Bounce him via Firefighter. Since he has 5StrengthPvZH, you can either use instant-kill tricks like Shamrocket or Doom-Shroom, but remember the latter can destroy your powerful plants as well.


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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 arm will disappear.
  • 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.
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