|Abilities||When revealed: Move a Plant.|
|Hey, he's in shape. Round is a shape.|
Sumo Wrestler is a premium uncommon zombie card in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes, and a member of the Hearty class. He costs 2 to play, and has 2/3. He has the Gravestone trait, and his ability moves a selected plant onto a selected lane when he is revealed. His plant counterpart is Whipvine.
He is based on a sumo wrestler, a person who participates in Sumo wrestling, a competitive full-contact sport where one sumo wrestler tries to force another sumo wrestler out of a ring.
- Class: Hearty
- Tribe: Sports Zombie
- Trait: Gravestone
- Ability: When revealed: Move a Plant.
- Set - Rarity: Premium - Uncommon
Hey, he's in shape. Round is a shape.
- Set - Rarity change: Basic - Common → Premium - Uncommon
Sumo Wrestler's ability is useful when you want to move a plant with Anti-Hero to block it, or when you want to move a plant blocking a powerful zombie that could easily take down the plant hero. Sumo Wrestler also has more than average stats for a 2-brain cost zombie, making him okay for combat too. Sumo Wrestler also benefits from Team Mascot and Zombie Coach, being a sports zombie.
Watch out for Grave Buster, however, as it can destroy this when he is in a gravestone.
The zombie himself is easy to destroy, because he can be destroyed with many plants. Chomper, Whack-a-Zombie and Berry Blast can destroy this zombie easily. Due to the fact that he has 2, Weed Whack can reduce his strength to 0, making a waste of space for your enemy, unless if they boost this card.
If you can predict your opponent using a Sumo Wrestler early in a match, you can sometimes take advantage of his ability by playing a strong or Anti-Hero plant in the same lane as Sumo Wrestler. This leaves your opponent with no choice but to move that plant into a vulnerable lane, where it can land heavy damage to your opponent freely. However, this strategy only works if Sumo Wrestler is the only zombie on the field.