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For other versions, see Torchwood (disambiguation).
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Torchwood (PvZH)
StrengthPvZH Strength HeartPvZH Health SunPvZH Cost
0 3 1
Set Basic
Rarity Common
Class PvZH Mega-Grow Icon
Tribe Tree Plant
Abilities Team-up
Peas behind this get +2StrengthPvZH
"Feel the burn, I COMMAND YOU!"

Torchwood is a basic common plant card appearing in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes and a member of the PvZH Mega-Grow IconMega-Grow plants. It costs 1SunPvZH and has 3HeartPvZH when first played. It has the Team-Up trait, meaning that it can be played in front or behind another plant fighter. Its ability gives any pea fighter placed behind it for +2StrengthPvZH.

In the boss battle of the mission Battle at the BBQ, Green Shadow starts with a Torchwood on the third lane.


It is based on a tree stump set on fire. Its name alludes to the fact that its head burns like the fire on a torch.


  • Class: Mega-Grow
  • Tribe: Tree Plant
  • Ability: Peas behind this get +2StrengthPvZH.
  • Trait: Team-up
  • Set - Rarity: Basic - Common

Card description

Feel the burn, I COMMAND YOU!



As said by the tutorial of the game, a Repeater behind a Torchwood is a good strategy, as the Repeater is able to do a lot of damage to a zombie or a zombie hero. Other peashooting plants can substitute and even replace the Repeater, for example, the Skyshooter or the Pea Pod. Additionally, Torchwood can be used as a cheap wall due to its relatively high durability for cost. Usually, the Torchwood will survive and then the player could plant a Peashooter for more damage.

For a simple early-game deck, Torchwood is a great plant to have a few of in a deck, along with many Peashooter type plants. If you have no good plants (like early in the game or if you've used all cards in the deck) you can use Plant Food on a Torchwood as a last resort.


Because of its health, Torchwood can be difficult to dispose of until later into the game. Tricks such as Nibble, Rolling Stone and Weed Spray can be used to attack the plant protected by Torchwood, or the Torchwood itself. Another strategy is to allow Torchwood to live and boost the pea plant's attack, making the pea plant vulnerable to Rocket Science and Cut Down to Size.

Additionally, you can simply move the pea plant using Sumo Wrestler or Terrify into another lane, leaving them vulnerable to attack while losing the boost they gained from Torchwood. Moving this under a pea will greatly help you too, as it can't boost the pea.




  • It is the only card with its ability related to a tribe it does not belong to.
  • This is the only non-premium Tree card.
  • It is the only Tree plant fighter in Mega-Grow.
V · T · E Plants in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes
PvZH Guardian Icon Guardian
Heroes Wall-Knight · Spudow · Citron · Grass Knuckles
Fighters Potato Mine · Small-Nut · Sting Bean · Wall-Nut · Cactus · Jugger-Nut · Pismashio · Sea-Shroom · Water Chestnut · Hibernating Beary · Pea-Nut · Spineapple · Steel Magnolia · Guacodile · Mirror-Nut · Prickly Pear · Smackadamia · Tough Beets · Poppin' Poppies · Soul Patch
Tokens Lil' Buddy · Hothead
Tricks Gardening Gloves · Grave Buster · Doom-Shroom · Wall-Nut Bowling
Superpowers Peel Shield · Power Pummel · Tater Toss · Uncrackable · Bubble Up · Nut Signal · Root Wall
PvZH Kabloom Icon Kabloom
Heroes Solar Flare · Spudow · Nightcap · Captain Combustible
Fighters Button Mushroom · Poison Mushroom · Shroom for Two · Buff-Shroom · Seedling · Wild Berry · Mushroom Ringleader · Poison Ivy · Punish-Shroom · Zapricot · Pair of Pears · Pineclone · Sergeant Strongberry · Sour Grapes · Bluesberry · Dandy Lion King · Poison Oak · Grapes of Wrath · Kernel Corn
Tokens Hothead · Puff-Shroom · Pear Pal
Tricks Berry Blast · Berry Angry · Petal-Morphosis · Sizzle · Cherry Bomb
Superpowers Blazing Bark · Mush-Boom · Sunburn · Tater Toss · Meteor Strike · More Spore · Storm Front
PvZH Mega-Grow Icon Mega-Grow
Heroes Green Shadow · Chompzilla · Grass Knuckles · Captain Combustible
Fighters Bonk Choy · Party Thyme · Pea Pod · Peashooter · Sweet Potato · Torchwood · Black-Eyed Pea · Cabbage-Pult · Doubled Mint · Fire Peashooter · Grow-Shroom · Muscle Sprout · Repeater · The Podfather · Bananasaurus Rex · Re-Peat Moss · Skyshooter · Potted Powerhouse · Whipvine · Super-Phat Beets
Tricks Fertilize · Flourish · Plant Food · Espresso Fiesta
Superpowers Blazing Bark · Devour · Power Pummel · Precision Blast · Embiggen · Holo-Flora · Time to Shine
PvZH Smarty Icon Smarty
Heroes Green Shadow · Citron · Nightcap · Rose
Fighters Admiral Navy Bean · Shellery · Snowdrop · Weenie Beanie · Lightning Reed · Snow Pea · Cattail · Chilly Pepper · Rescue Radish · Vanilla · Bean Counter · Carrotillery · Navy Bean · Snapdragon · Winter Squash · Jumping Bean · Smoosh-Shroom · Threepeater · Brainana · Winter Melon · The Great Zucchini
Token Magic Beanstalk
Tricks Iceberg Lettuce · Sow Magic Beans · Spring Bean
Superpowers Goatify · Peel Shield · Mush-Boom · Precision Blast · Big Chill · Transmogrify · Whirlwind
PvZH Solar Icon Solar
Heroes Solar Flare · Wall-Knight · Chompzilla · Rose
Fighters Bellflower · Morning Glory · Sunflower · Fume-Shroom · Pepper M.D. · Sage Sage · Mixed Nuts · Twin Sunflower · Venus Flytrap · Bloomerang · Chomper · Magnifying Grass · Jack O' Lantern · Metal Petal Sunflower · Power Flower · Briar Rose · Laser Bean · Smashing Pumpkin · Three-Headed Chomper · Cornucopia
Tricks Water Balloons · 2nd-Best Taco of All Time · Whack-a-Zombie · Lawnmower · Squash
Superpowers Devour · Goatify · Sunburn · Uncrackable · Geyser · Scorched Earth · Weed Whack
Superpowers Flick-a-Zombie · Inspire · Rejuvenate

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