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Not to be confused with Wizard Zombie from Plants vs. Zombies 2.

Wizard Gargantuar is a premium rare zombie card in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes, and a member of the PvZH Brainy IconBrainy class. He costs 6BrainPvZH to play, and has 6StrengthPvZH/7HeartPvZH. He does not have any traits, and his ability gives all Gargantuar zombies on the field, including him, and any damaging Gargantuar tricks, the PvZH Truestrike IconBullseye trait. This ability persists until all Wizard Gargantuars are removed from the field.

Origins

He is based on the two zombies in Plants vs. Zombies 2 with similar appearances.

His name is a combination of "wizard", referring to his appearance, and "Gargantuar", referring to the type of zombie he is.

His description is a reference to the trope "A Wizard Did It."

Statistics

  • Class: Brainy
  • Tribes: Mustache Gargantuar Zombie
  • Traits: None
  • Ability: All Gargantuars have PvZH Truestrike IconBullseye.
  • Set - Rarity: Premium - Rare

Card description

A wizard did it. An enormous, green, Zombie wizard.

Update history

Update 1.2.11

  • Set - Rarity change: Basic - Uncommon → Premium - Rare
  • Replaced Zombot Drone Engineer on the Professor Brainstorm Ally Pack.

Update 1.26.3

  • Ability change: Wizard Gargantuar now benefits Gargantuar tricks as well.

Strategies

With

By himself, he is a powerful zombie, as not only does he have above-average stats of 6StrengthPvZH/7HeartPvZH, but also a good ability that helps a lot if you are running a Gargantuar deck. Like Smashing Gargantuar, he can allow multiple Gargantuars to have the PvZH Truestrike IconBullseye trait as long as he isn't destroyed.

Immorticia has the best usage of out him, as the Beastly class has the most Gargantuar zombies. For example, she can pair him with Smashing Gargantuar, making an extremely powerful combo, as they allow all Gargantuars on the field to plow through many plants and do a great amount of unblockable damage to your opponent in a single attack. Deep Sea Gargantuar also synergizes well, as he becomes extremely dangerous if your opponent does not have any Amphibious plants or instant-kill cards to counter him.

While not as potent as Immorticia, Rustbolt can play Gargologist to play Wizard Gargantuar on the 4th turn, giving your opponent an unexpected surprise and making it harder for them to counter him. Professor Brainstorm also has minor synergy with him, that being Zombot's Wrath, allowing it to do unblockable damage to his opponent.

However, Wizard Gargantuar's ability is only useful when you can hit your opponent, and your opponent may play plants to block your Gargantuars. To deal with this, you can either sneak in Wizard Gargantuar with Teleport, give the Gargantuars PvZH Frenzy IconFrenzy by playing Smashing Gargantuar or Coffee Zombie, make them do bonus attacks, or play Bouncing, damaging, or instant-kill tricks on plants blocking them.

Against

This zombie is a huge threat, as he has great stats and the PvZH Truestrike IconBullseye trait for 6 brains. Getting rid of him should be a top priority, as he can do 6 damage to you without charging the block meter, and allow other Gargantuars to do that as well. Therefore, prioritize him over other Gargantuars, because Wizard Gargantuar's ability is arguably one of the strongest abilities out of all Gargantuars in the game.

The easiest way is to stall him by playing a plant in front of him in order to avoid taking damage, but this strategy doesn't last long, especially if there is a Smashing Gargantuar in play. You can stall by PvZH Frozen IconFreezing or Bouncing it, and even destroy it with Winter Squash.

You can destroy him by either using powerful plants or playing instant-kill cards such as Squash or Shamrocket. You can also use Doom-Shroom but be wary, as it may also destroy your plants when you play it.

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Trivia

  • He is one of the three Gargantuar cards in the Brainy class, the others being Triplication and Gargantuar Mime.
  • The top of his magic staff appears to be a wooden or stone brain model.
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PvZH Beastly Icon Beastly
Heroes Brain Freeze · Electric Boogaloo · The Smash · Immorticia
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
Premium Nurse Gargantuar · Octo Zombie · Zombot 1000
Galactic Interstellar Bounty Hunter · Supernova Gargantuar
Colossal Mondo Bronto
Triassic Gargantuar-Throwing Gargantuar
Event Cards Fraidy Cat · Secret Agent · Energy Drink Zombie · Synchronized Swimmer · Hover-Goat 3000 · Overstuffed Zombie · Sneezing Zombie · King of the Grill
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
Premium Gentleman Zombie · Kite Flyer · Gadget Scientist · Hail-a-Copter · Wizard Gargantuar
Galactic Cosmic Scientist · Triplication
Colossal Zom-Blob
Triassic Mustache Monument
Super-Rare
Premium Electrician · Rocket Science · Mad Chemist · Portal Technician
Galactic Neutron Imp · Transformation Station · Wormhole Gatekeeper
Colossal Evolutionary Leap · Parasol Zombie
Triassic Duckstache
Legendary
Premium Teleport · Shieldcrusher Viking · Trickster
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
PvZH Crazy Icon Crazy
Heroes Electric Boogaloo · Impfinity · Professor Brainstorm · Z-Mech
Basic Cards Backup Dancer · Bungee Plumber · Cuckoo Zombie · Disco Zombie · Flamenco Zombie
Uncommon
Premium Tennis Champ · Unlife of the Party · Conga Zombie · Newspaper Zombie · Cakesplosion · Orchestra Conductor · Foot Soldier Zombie
Galactic Loose Cannon · Meteor Z · Space Ninja
Colossal Mystery Egg · Sugary Treat
Triassic Trapper Territory
Rare
Premium Exploding Imp · Jester · Zombot's Wrath · The Chickening · Imp-Throwing Gargantuar
Galactic Final Mission · Cosmic Dancer
Colossal Gizzard Lizard
Triassic Disco Dance Floor
Super-Rare
Premium Aerobics Instructor · Abracadaver · Fireworks Zombie · Disco-Tron 3000
Galactic Disco-Naut · Moon Base Z · Gas Giant
Colossal Quickdraw Con Man
Triassic Grave Robber · Zombie's Best Friend
Legendary
Premium Barrel of Deadbeards · Valkyrie · Gargantuars' Feast
Galactic Quasar Wizard · Binary Stars
Colossal Tankylosaurus
Triassic Headhunter
Event Cards Exploding Fruitcake · Unexpected Gifts · Stupid Cupid · Frankentuar · Gargantuar-Throwing Imp · Hippity Hop Gargantuar
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