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Party Rose is a Legendary Rose variant in Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2. When the Party Rose gets enough vanquishes in a session, she will enter Party Time!, which makes her move faster and deal higher damage, similar to the Computer Scientist's Crunch Mode.

The Party Rose cannot be unlocked through normal methods, which are sticker packs (excluding the Infinity Packs). Instead, the player must open Eternity Chests in Infinity Time to get her stickers, and that means he or she has to collect at least 15,000 Time Shards in that mode to have a chance at unlocking her.

Descriptions

Stickerbook description

There's never a dull moment when Party Rose comes around. Her Party Thistle fireworks routinely keep the Plant forces partying well past their bedtimes.

In-game description

Vanquish foes to fill her meter and initiate Party Time, where you'll move quicker and deal extra damage!

Primary weapon

The Party Rose's primary weapon is called called Party Thistles.

  • The damage at all ranges is 9.
  • The ammo clip is 18.
  • The reload time is 2 seconds
  • The projectile speed is slow
  • The weapon is full-auto
  • The bloom is low
  • The weapon has a homing effect that can lock on an enemy.
  • The weapon has a legendary meter called "Party Time!" which is activated once the player gets 5 vanquishes in a row.
  • The Party Time! damage is 11.

Abilities

Time Snare

Places a Time Snare on the ground which creates a large red cloud, and slows down all Zombies who are caught in it, leaving them slow and easy to take out for a few seconds.

Arcane Enigma

Turns Rose into pure energy, making her immune to damage and allows her to deal a small amount of damage to nearby zombies.

Goatify

Transforms any Zombies hit by it into Stinky Goats, which leaves them practically defenseless, possessing nothing but a unique ramming attack. If these Goatified zombies are hurt enough or a certain amount of time passes, they turn back to their original form. It is worth noting that the Rose can transform multiple zombies per spell if it hits more than one.​

Arcane Lotus

An alternate ability to Arcane Enigma, Arcane Lotus turns Rose into pure, healing energy, which makes her immune to damage and heals nearby Plants for 4 HP rapidly and continuously. It can only be bought from Rux's Bazaar.

Psychedelic Goat

An alternate ability to Goatify, Psychedelic Goat turns Zombies into purple goats with headbands. Although Zombies hit by this do not stay a goat for as long, it is much harder for the Goatified Zombies to control their goat.

Strategies

With

Party Rose suffers greatly from being a Party variant, and dealing with the new balance changes of her vanilla counterpart, making her a very situational and very weak option compared to other Rose variants. Party Rose appreciates the minor damage bonus and the speed bonus provided by "Party Time!" but it will be very difficult to achieve this mode for times you need it, whether against the AI or against players, since its damage output is shockingly weak until then. A strategy to achieve the Party Time is vanquishing one zombie at a time or hide if low on health. Use spells as in danger. If you are in Party Time!, note that activating Arcane Enigma stops the Party Time.

Against

The only thing you need to be wary of is her crowd control ability, as her thistles are very weak and only reach slightly above the damage her vanilla counterpart can achieve once it enters "Party Time!". She is very rare in multiplayer, but as always, avoid her spells and you will have no issue dealing with her.

Balancing changes

Graveyard Variety Pack DLC

  • Reduced Rose health from 125-100
  • Decreased the magazine capacity from 20 to 18
  • Reduced weapon damage from 10.5 to 7.5
  • Reduced Party Time! damage from 15 to 11
  • Decreased rate of fire by 10%
  • Decreased maximum turn angle for projectiles from 45 degrees to 40 degrees
  • Changed the way the projectiles look
  • Reduced weapon homing

Trouble in Zombopolis: Part One DLC

  • Increased maximum tracking angle by 5 degrees
  • Increased lock-on distance by 5m
  • Slightly increased reticle to target lock-on angle

September 2017 Patch

  • Shared Vanquishes count towards Party Time

February 2018 Patch

  • Increased Party Thistles damage from 7.5 - 9.5
  • Reduced Party Time! Damage multiplier from 1.5x to 1.25x

March 2018 Patch

  • Reduced Party Thistles damage from 9.5 to 8.5
  • Increased effectiveness of damage upgrade from 1.1x to 1.2x

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