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Wannabe HeroH

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Wannabe Hero

Wannabe HeroH
StrengthPvZH Strength HeartPvZH Health BrainPvZH Cost
6 1 7
Set Premium
Rarity Legendary
Class PvZH Hearty Icon
Tribe Gargantuar Zombie
Abilities PvZH Frenzy IconFrenzy
When played: This gets +1HeartPvZH for each Health your Hero has.
He has Super Brainz stickers all over his binder.

Wannabe Hero is a premium legendary zombie card in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes, and a member of the PvZH Hearty IconHearty class. He costs 7BrainPvZH to play, and has 6StrengthPvZH/1HeartPvZH. His ability adds the amount of health the player has to this zombie's health when played. In addition, he has the PvZH Frenzy IconFrenzy trait.


  • Class: Hearty
  • Tribe: Gargantuar Zombie
  • Ability: PvZH Frenzy IconFrenzy. When played: This gets +1HeartPvZH for each Health your Hero has.
  • Set - Rarity: Premium - Legendary

Card description

He has Super Brainz stickers all over his binder.



If placed when you have 7BrainPvZH and have not lost any health, he potentially becomes the toughest non-boosted zombie (as he gains 20HeartPvZH, making him reach 21HeartPvZH). Take in mind that this zombie could potentially be extremely weak if the player's hero is badly damaged, being as low as 2HeartPvZH (the lowest possible health for this zombie).

The best hero to use this is The Smash, as he has access to many Gargantuar zombies, and the fact he has the most healing methods of any zombie hero. Nurse Gargantuar can easily get some health back, or in a pinch, Nibble can get some health back as well.

Playing as Rustbolt, Wizard Gargantuar can give him PvZH Truestrike IconBullseye as well, allowing him to smash through plants that block his way and land a Bullseye strike at the hero.

Being a Hearty zombie, players who use him have access to healing cards such as Medic or Heroic Health. If your hero is damaged, it is recommended to play these before you play Wannabe Hero to maximize his ability. If your hero is at or near full health, play this as fast as possible. You can use Flag Zombies to play this earlier in the game before your hero takes more damage.

Avoid using Mixed-Up Gravedigger when Wannabe Hero is on the field as he will reset his HeartPvZH, allowing the plants to damage the hero before he is revealed from the gravestone, causing him to have less HeartPvZH.


You can use plants with more than 6 health to defend against this for this has FrenzyPvZH Frenzy Icon which lets him plow through plants with less health. He can also be dealt with using any combos that neutralize their target regardless of HeartPvZH, the most common one being: Bounce. Other counters include tricks that destroy zombies instantly regardless of health such like Lawnmower, Squash, Devour, or tricks that transform Wannabe Hero like Transmogrify or Goatify.

The player has two ways to counter the Wannabe Hero. High offense and high defense. High offense involves deploying plants that have enough StrengthPvZH to destroy Wannabe Hero in only a few turns, such as a powered Super-Phat Beets. High defense, on the other hand, involves using tough plants to have them tank the damage and steadily wear down the Wannabe Hero, such as Soul Patch. Just make sure that he does not successfully destroy a plant, as this will allow him to attack again, potentially setting off a fatal chain reaction if most of the player's plants are weak enough.

One of the most deadly situations this zombie can be used is in missions. For example, missions when the opposing zombie hero has more HeartPvZH than usual. This can lead to a Wannabe Hero having over 21HeartPvZH. Using the strategies above are the player's best method for destroying this.




  • His description and overall appearance references Super Brainz.
    • Ironically, he cannot actually be summoned directly by Super Brainz, due to being a Hearty class while Super Brainz is a Brainy/Sneaky hero. Though, he can still be summoned via Portal Technician.
  • If one looks closely, the Imp on him has nose holes in his mask. However, he does not have nose holes in his mask.
  • Jurassic Bully's costume in one of the Plants vs. Zombies 2 Piñata Parties was that of Wannabe Hero, albeit without the Imp riding on his back.
  • He is the only legendary zombie on the Multiplayer menu.
  • His name, Wannabe Hero, can be seen as wanna-be-hero, as this zombie seems to be trying to look and be like Super Brainz, a superhero.
    • This may also explain why he gets the hero's health after playing him.
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