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Trick-or-Treater is an event zombie card in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes, and a member of the PvZH Brainy IconBrainy class. He costs 3BrainPvZH to play, and has 2StrengthPvZH/3HeartPvZH. He does not have any traits, and his ability Conjures either a Sugary Treat or a Healthy Treat when the first zombie trick is played every turn, starting from the turn he is played.

Trick-or-Treater was introduced in the 2016 Halloween event alongside Jack O' Lantern. As of Feastivus 2016 (in update 1.10.14), both of them were also made craftable. He was available through tickets again from October 17th to October 24th.

Origins

He is based on the Basic Zombie's Lawn of Doom costume from Plants vs. Zombies 2. However, in this game, he holds a candy bucket.

His name and appearance are based on a trick-or-treater, a person who goes trick-or-treating from house to house on Halloween and asking for treats with the phrase "Trick or Treat?"

Statistics

  • Class: Brainy
  • Tribe: Gourmet Party Zombie
  • Traits: None
  • Ability: When you play your first Trick each turn, Conjure a Treat.
  • Set: Event

Card description

Trick or Treat? He is haunted by that question - and by an answer that continues to elude him.

Update history

Update 1.8.23

  • Added to the game.

Update 1.10.14

  • Set change: Super-Rare → Event
  • Became craftable.

Update 1.16.10

  • Name change: Trick or Treater → Trick-or-Treater

Update 1.18.13

  • Tribe added: Party

Strategies

With

Apply the same strategies as you would for Mad Chemist, as his ability and stats are similar to Mad Chemist. However, he does not have the Gravestone trait, so the plant hero can be ready to place a plant in front of him. But for the most part, he can be an alternative to Mad Chemist since he costs 1 brain less, but in exchange for possibly greater tricks Mad Chemist could reward.

Other than that, Trick-or-Treater can easily give you treats to boost other zombies' stats. It may be a good idea to use some treats on Trick-or-Treater himself so that he will survive longer. Additionally, you can save them for later use when a zombie is about to be destroyed or needs more strength. The treats can also be used as a cheaper, watered-down alternative to Vitamin Z. Some good zombies to pair up with this zombie are Paparazzi Zombie, who gets boosted immensely, and Trickster, who lowers his cost because the treats are tricks.

Speaking of the treats, both Super Brainz and Rustbolt can easily play them at a lower cost from either Dr. Spacetime (since Trick-or-Treater Conjures a treat into your hand) or Zombology Teacher, since the treats are tricks, meaning she can reduce their cost.

Against

He can be a nuisance later in the game if not defeated quick enough. To deal with this zombie, do the same as you would with Mad Chemist. Bouncing this is a viable option, though it is better to destroy him with tricks such as Berry Blast. This zombie is only limited to giving you two types of cards, so you can take advantage of it. Still, it is best to get rid of any Dr. Spacetimes or Zombology Teachers on the field, otherwise, you would have to deal with the zombie hero easily spamming treats on their zombies.

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Trivia

  • He and Sweet Pea both shoot the same projectiles.
    • Coincidentally, they both shoot them from their mouths.
  • His face paint greatly resembles Bass Zombie's from the Chinese version of Plants vs. Zombies 2.
  • He is one of two zombies in the game to have the word "Trick" in their name, the other being Trickster.
    • Coincidentally, both are in the same class and both their abilities are related to tricks.
  • His statistics and class are the same as Mad Chemist's.
    • They also have a similar ability. However, Trick-or-Treater gives the zombie hero a treat when a trick is played, while Mad Chemist gives the zombie hero a random trick.
  • There was a glitch where Trick-or-Treater can be made via Cornucopia, Petal-Morphosis, Seedling, or the special rule of mission 40's boss battle.
    • However, he switches to the zombie side when a zombie is played on that lane, resulting two zombies on one lane.
      • This glitch was fixed in a later update.
  • Trick-or-Treater is the only event card featured in the Early Access portion of the Daily Challenge in which an Early Access Pack was not available in the Store.

See also

V · T · E Zombies in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes
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Common Skunk Punk · Pied Piper · Zookeeper · Dolphin Rider · Locust Swarm
Uncommon
Premium Dog Walker · Nibble · Snorkel Zombie · Yeti Lunchbox · Haunting Zombie · Loudmouth · B-flat
Galactic Total Eclipse · Alien Ooze · Surfer Zombie
Colossal Haunting Ghost
Triassic Goat · Vengeful Cyborg
Rare
Premium Squirrel Herder · Vimpire · Vitamin Z · Kangaroo Rider · Smashing Gargantuar
Galactic Biodome Botanist · Cosmic Yeti
Colossal Primordial Cheese Shover
Triassic Killer Whale
Super-Rare
Premium Cat Lady · Zombie Yeti · Deep Sea Gargantuar · Maniacal Laugh
Galactic Cheese Cutter · Cyborg Zombie · Area 22
Colossal Extinction Event · Ancient Vimpire
Triassic Hunting Grounds
Legendary
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Galactic Interstellar Bounty Hunter · Supernova Gargantuar
Colossal Mondo Bronto
Triassic Gargantuar-Throwing Gargantuar
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Token Cards Zom-Bats
Superpowers Frozen Tundra · Slammin' Smackdown · Stayin' Alive · Witch's Familiar · Acid Rain · Evaporate · Galvanize
PvZH Brainy Icon Brainy
Heroes Super Brainz · Rustbolt · Professor Brainstorm · Immorticia · Huge-Gigantacus
Common Cardboard Robot Zombie · Paparazzi Zombie · Lurch for Lunch · Fun-Dead Raiser · Drum Major
Uncommon
Premium Chimney Sweep · Beam Me Up · Cell Phone Zombie · Pool Shark · Zombot Drone Engineer · Brain Vendor · Mountain Climber
Galactic Cryo-Brain · Medulla Nebula · Moonwalker
Colossal Copter Commando
Triassic Mustache Waxer · Pirate's Booty
Rare
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Galactic Cosmic Scientist · Triplication
Colossal Zom-Blob
Triassic Mustache Monument
Super-Rare
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Galactic Neutron Imp · Transformation Station · Wormhole Gatekeeper
Colossal Evolutionary Leap · Parasol Zombie
Triassic Duckstache
Legendary
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Galactic Interdimensional Zombie · Teleportation Zombie
Colossal Gargantuar Mime
Triassic Zombot Dinotronic Mechasaur
Event Cards Leprechaun Imp · Regifting Zombie · Trick-or-Treater · Thinking Cap · Kitchen Sink Zombie · Bad Moon Rising
Token Cards Pot of Gold · Space Cadet · Zom-Bats
Superpowers Carried Away · Shrink Ray · Eureka · Witch's Familiar · Terror-Former 10,000 · Cut Down to Size · Summoning · Telepathy · Iron Boarder · Teleportation Station
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Heroes Electric Boogaloo · Impfinity · Professor Brainstorm · Z-Mech
Basic Cards Backup Dancer · Bungee Plumber · Cuckoo Zombie · Disco Zombie · Flamenco Zombie
Uncommon
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Galactic Loose Cannon · Meteor Z · Space Ninja
Colossal Mystery Egg · Sugary Treat
Triassic Trapper Territory
Rare
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Galactic Final Mission · Cosmic Dancer
Colossal Gizzard Lizard
Triassic Disco Dance Floor
Super-Rare
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Galactic Disco-Naut · Moon Base Z · Gas Giant
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Triassic Grave Robber · Zombie's Best Friend
Legendary
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Triassic Headhunter
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Token Cards Impfinity Clone · Captain Deadbeard
Superpowers Stayin' Alive · Triple Threat · Eureka · Missile Madness · Brute Strength · Dance Off · Electrobolt
PvZH Hearty Icon Hearty
Heroes Rustbolt · The Smash · Neptuna · Z-Mech
Common Baseball Zombie · Rolling Stone · Conehead · Team Mascot · Medic
Uncommon
Premium Arm Wrestler · Camel Crossing · Flag Zombie · Terrify · Trash Can Zombie · Buckethead · Ra Zombie
Galactic Cone Zone · Celestial Custodian · Screen Door Zombie
Colossal Healthy Treat · Zombie Middle Manager
Triassic Leftovers
Rare
Premium Sumo Wrestler · Zombie Coach · Monster Mash · Knight of the Living Dead · Rodeo Gargantuar
Galactic Escape through Time · Cosmic Sports Star
Colossal Primeval Yeti
Triassic Lost Colosseum
Super-Rare
Premium Landscaper · Weed Spray · All-Star Zombie · Coffee Zombie
Galactic Black Hole · Genetic Experiment · Planetary Gladiator
Colossal Jurassic Fossilhead
Triassic Knockout · Turquoise Skull Zombie
Legendary
Premium Zombie King · Undying Pharaoh · Wannabe Hero
Galactic Intergalactic Warlord · Zombot Battlecruiser 5000
Colossal Stompadon
Triassic Chum Champion
Event Cards Zombology Teacher · Gargologist · Turkey Rider · Going Viral · Bonus Track Buckethead · Defensive End
Token Cards Octo-Pet
Superpowers Shrink Ray · Slammin' Smackdown · Octo-Pult · Missile Madness · Heroic Health · Possessed · Rock Wall
PvZH Sneaky Icon Sneaky
Heroes Brain Freeze · Super Brainz · Impfinity · Neptuna · Huge-Gigantacus
Common Imp · Mini-Ninja · Smoke Bomb · Fishy Imp · Smelly Zombie
Uncommon
Premium Headstone Carver · Zombie Chicken · Hot Dog Imp · Swashbuckler Zombie · Backyard Bounce · Stealthy Imp · Firefighter
Galactic Graveyard · Ice Pirate · Frosty Mustache
Colossal Swabbie · Barrel of Barrels
Triassic Monkey Smuggler
Rare
Premium Imp Commander · Barrel Roller Zombie · Surprise Gargantuar · Walrus Rider · Zombot Stomp
Galactic Cosmic Imp · Space Pirate
Colossal Blowgun Imp
Triassic Buried Treasure
Super-Rare
Premium Toxic Waste Imp · Line Dancing Zombie · Pogo Bouncer · Tomb Raiser Zombie
Galactic Ducky Tube Zombie · Dr. Spacetime · Laser Base Alpha
Colossal Cursed Gargolith
Triassic Excavator Zombie · Unthawed Viking
Legendary
Premium Mixed-Up Gravedigger · Zombot Sharktronic Sub · Zombot Plank Walker
Galactic Space Cowboy · Cryo Yeti
Colossal Zombot Aerostatic Gondola
Triassic Raiding Raptor
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Token Cards Impfinity Clone · Octo-Pet
Superpowers Frozen Tundra · Carried Away · Triple Threat · Octo-Pult · Terror-Former 10,000 · In-Crypted · Super Stench · Dolphinado · Ice Moon
Unobtainable
Tokens Zombie · Returned Octo Zombie
Superpowers Flick-a-Plant · Get Well · Motivate