What's the best strategy for Survival: Endless mode in Plants vs Zombies?

Ivo Flipse
  • What's the best strategy for Survival: Endless mode in Plants vs Zombies? Ivo Flipse

    I'm trying to beat my high score in the Survival: Endless mode in Plants vs Zombies.

    So I'm looking for a good strategy of what (endgame) units I should be placing to make it as far as possible.

    Any suggestions?

    Note: I'm aiming for the swimming pool level (see image)

  • This website lists a bunch of strategies. Here is one example of a strategy:

    Screenshot

    Essentially, at higher levels, almost all strategies rely on having a constant supply of Cob Cannons to take out the Gargantuars with. The Winter Melons are used to slow down incoming enemies. The Gloom Shrooms in the pool are to damage pool-dwelling zombies and also attack zombies in the second and fifth rows. The Gloom Shrooms near the house are to kill Miner Zombies in the event that they spawn, and the Banana Leaves are to protect against Catapult and Bungie Zombies. The Ice-Shroom is placed in the pond to wake up with a Coffee Bean in the event that it needs to be used, Spikerock is to protect against vehicles and zombies that get too close to the Cob Cannons, and the Twin Sunflower to generate sun.

  • I didn't come up with it, but I made it through 114 flags with this:

    Backyard

    Source (not my video):

    "Zombonis" in the outside lanes seem to blow up just before running over the first plant, the plants in the pool take care of the inside two lanes. If there's a zamboni right behind the lead one and not on top of it, you may have to help destroy it before it squashes something however. Also watch out for jack-in-the-box zombies that sometimes survive long enough to detonate in the lanes adjacent to the pool.

    I pretty much just saved the Cob-Cannons for the big guys, replacing pumpkins as needed due to dolphin riders, and football zombies that manage to make it up to the plants along the top and bottom of the screen.

    The one other thing is to absolutely plaster the lawn with sunflowers at the beginning in order to maximize your sun while the zombies are still pretty weak.

  • If you put a double sun in front of the outside lines the zomboni's will still explode provided you have an extra gloom schroom more on the inside lane next to pool - in this way you will have more sun for longer. Only thing is when I get to 79 or 80 flags, the gargantuans are just too many - have no answer for that at all. cheers

Tags
plants-vs-zombies
Related questions and answers
  • When reading this question, I noticed something on the screenshot of the accepted answer that I never saw in my own game despite collecting 100% plants: silver-colored pumpkins. What are they and where do I get them?

  • Under my iPad mini's settings the tab for Plants vs. Zombies, there is a "use AirMarshal" setting. Anyone know what that does?

  • I've never played any Plants vs. Zombies games. The PopCap site says this on their: Plants vs. Zombies page: Get ready to soil your plants! Again! PopCap's fun-dead game of the year is updated and expanded with 20 new achievements and the interactive Zombatar™. Make your very own zombie, then watch it come to "life" in your game! Stop 26 types of zombies dead in their tracks with your arsenal of 49 zombie-zapping plants! Battle through 50 Adventure levels, 20 Mini-Games, plus Puzzle and Survival modes. Or dig into the zombie-free Zen Garden. The fun never dies! Looks like

  • I'm playing plants vs. zombies on the iPhone and don't have the facility to sell my plants. Is this a bug, or am I doing something wrong?

  • I changed from an iPhone to an Android device, is there a way to transfer my progress in Plants vs. Zombies 2 from my old phone to the new one?

  • What strategy can I use so that I can pass wave 33 in Samurai vs. Zombies when I have maxed farmers and level 4 hero? I have been on this level for very long and I can't pass the stage.

  • I'm trying to fill up my night-time and water gardens in Plants vs. Zombies. My regular Zen garden is completely full, and I know that when I picked up plants from dropped presents while in game previously, they would default to the regular Zen garden. Then I had to move them to their proper garden with the wheelbarrow. If there aren't any open slots in my Zen garden, will any water or night-time plants ever drop?

  • The Xbox Live Arcade, Playstation Network, and DS versions of Plants vs. Zombies have a Vs. mode where each player plays either Plants or Zombies. I'm having a lot of problems when taking the role of the Plants - after the Zombies got a few basic concepts down, the Plants seem to never be able to win. Are there strategies that the Plants can effectively use to win this mode? Update: In Quick Play mode, gamers cannot customize their seed selections. Plants get Sunflowers, Peashooters, Wallnuts, Potato Mines, Jalapeños, and Squash. The Zombies get Graves, Zombies, Conehead Zobmies, Football

  • In Plants vs. Zombies, after you pass all levels of Adventure Mode the first time, and start playing them a second time, there are 2 big differences: The game (crazy dave?) pre-selects 3 plants for you in advance for each level, that you can't change. There's a Yeti Zombie on a later level (4-10) which nets you a new Achievement when killed. Are there any differences between the "second pass" playing Adventure mode, and a "third pass" (e.g. playing the levels a 3rd time after you pass them second time around), or any sub-sequent passes? If it matters, it's a PC version.

Data information