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Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time is a sequel to the highly-popular Plants vs. Zombies, and was released by PopCap Games in August 2013.

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If I missed the chance to get a plant in PVZ2 arena, is there any way to get it?

For example, the plant in season is now buttercup, but during the teleportato mine season I didn't get enough seed packets to unlock it. Does this mean this plant is lost to me forever? Or will the ...
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Anyone has an idea about which zombie is this?

I was playing Plants VS. Zombies 2 Chinese Version, and I went on to play on Penny's Pursuit as a new event started, and while I got on the level 3, I found this zombie: It does not appear in Almanac ...
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How do scoring penalties work in the PvZ2 Arena?

In the Arena, I have been toying around with a few different strategies. Specifically, I've been occasionally opting to over-defend one portion of the lawn while allowing breaches on 1 or 2 lanes, the ...
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How does the Arena work?

How does playing in the arena work? It isn’t real time right? But then why does it say “finding opponent?” Does anyone know how your opponent is picked, whether it being real time or something like ...
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Why can't you plant in the rightmost 2 or 3 columns of the lawn during Zomboss battle levels?

In Plants vs Zombies 2, why can't you plant in the rightmost 2 or 3 columns of the lawn during Zomboss battle levels?
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How to get more seed packets to complete 40 seed packets quest?

In plants vs zombies 2 there are quest that tell me to get 40 seed packets. I did events, I did 3 pinata, I did arena. I usually have 33 out of 40 seed packets. I wonder if there should be ...
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Why put wall on 4th column? [closed]

Why not on 3rd? I tried putting walls in 3rd column with less success. I saw others putting walls on 5th column. That means it won't stop many zombies thrown by raptor. It makes far more sense to ...
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Cabbage Pult Missing from Almanac and My Plants in PVZ2

There is no Cabbage Pult in the Almanac in PVZ2. I get it on levels where it's provided automatically when the system chooses plants for me, and I've gained a lot of seed packets for it, but it's not ...
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Can Hypno-Shroom hypnotize multiple zombies?

Hypno-shroom's upgrade includes a bar for 'zombies hypnotized'. This seems to suggest that multiple zombies could be affected by it before it disappears, but I've upgraded mine to level 5 thus far and ...
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PvZ 2: Charge-up Time at the Beginning of Game

I have been playing Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time for quite a long time now, and I've been watching videos on it even longer. In the videos, I've noticed that at the beginning of the game, the ...
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How do you stop the Zombot Aerostatic Gondola from activating the fire traps?

The most annoying thing about fighting Dr. Zomboss at the end of the Lost City level is that he occasionally drops sandbags on the fire traps, wiping out a whole lane of plants (except for extremely ...
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Where's the Treasure Yeti event?

I just finished the Modern Day level and the Treasure Yeti no longer appears in the game. How do I resolve this issue?
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Is there a way to play PVZ 2 Special Events more than once per day?

PVZ 2 (Plants vs Zombies 2) has a special event every day. Sometimes I finish it and want to play it again. But it seems it won't let me play again. Is there a way? (I could also hit "Restart" ...
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Plants vs Zombies 2 level 20 not giving prize

My son finished level 20 but it won't give him the prize "the cake slice". And it won't let him go on to level 21. He plays on ios.
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How am I supposed to beat Egypt without being able to plant the green plants?

I'm playing tutorial mode but after I get teleported to Egypt, I lose the ability to plant the Peashooters. I don't want to buy any power-ups or special items to beat these levels. I've reinstalled ...
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PvZ2 Endless Zone Glitch

In plants vs zombies 2, sometimes after I beat a level in endless zone, it takes me straight to the next round without letting me pick a new plant. If I try to retire, it takes me back to endless zone ...
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Google play Plants vs Zombies 2 android achievements I already completed

Several of the Plants vs Zombies 2 android achievements I already completed, e.g. complete Ancient Egypt, before the achievements in google play were introduced. Not only don't I have credit for those ...
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I've completed all levels but Achievements say I have not

I've tried just replaying the final battles again but I'm not getting credit for the achievement. Is there anything I can do?
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What is a good defense against the Octozombie?

The Octozombie is annoying and often prevents me from passing levels. What are some good defenses or strategies against the Octozombie?
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Is there a way to replay the tutorial in Plants vs Zombies 2?

I didn't get the achievement for playing the tutorial, because I didn't sign in the first time I played. Is resetting my progress the only way to do it? I'm trying to get all the achievements, but ...
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Is it possible to always smash the big prize Piñata in Plants vs Zombies 2

When you finish a daily Piñata Party you are presented with a screen of Piñata's to smash. There are four rows of four. After you smash your allocated three Piñata's then if you haven't revealed the ...
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Limit for coins in plants versus zombies 2

Is there a limit for the amount of coins you can keep? What happens if you gain more than 99,999 ?
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How to play yeti level [duplicate]

I played once and then the game crashed I didnt win anything and played again for whole time I played how to play again tell me please
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Pinata Parties won't work

It's been awhile since pinata parties have stopped showing up. I have IOS 7.1 (jail'd) and Im always online on my WiFi. I receive notifications for pinata parties but when I start pvz2 its not there. ...
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How can I save my PlantsvsZombies 2 progress?

I may need to reset my Android phone or replace it. How can I save/backup my PlantsvsZombies 2 progress so I can reuse it on the new install? Phone is NOT rooted and won't be. But if the answer ...
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Plants v Zombies 2 no access to Wild West and Pirate Seas

Plants v Zombies 2. I've played all 24 levels of Ancient Egypt and defeated Dr Zomboss but there is no access to Pirate seas or Wild West. I tried updating the game and resetting my IPhone but no joy. ...
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pvz2 bugs in worlds?

Right now I'm playing pvz2 and I beat the first 3 worlds but it it says that I haven't beaten them on the bottom of the world.For ancient Egypt it says that 21/25 levels beaten.For pirate seas 24/25 ...
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PVZ2 Far Future incorrectly displays 24/25 levels beaten [duplicate]

I've beaten all the levels in PVZ2's Far Future world, they are all blue, including the Dr Zomboss level - it shows the hologram of him with the bandaid. But if I go out to the world selection screen,...
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What is the difference between blue and striped blue-and-white defeated levels?

I've completed many levels in Plants vs. Zombies 2. After completion, some levels are solid blue, while others are striped blue and white. What does this striping of levels indicate? I have used ...
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How do I unlock level 25 of Far Future?

I've been playing Plants vs. Zombies 2, and have made it to the end of Far Future. I've beaten all 75 prior levels of Ancient Egypt, Pirate Seas, and Wild West, and the 24 levels leading up to the ...
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Is there a way to transfer game progress from an iOS device to Android

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?
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Does it matter which power tile receives plant food?

In the far future tutorial I put plant food on the middle tile and activated the other 2 tiles. If I put plant food on another tile will it still work the same way?
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How to get Plant vs. Zombies 2 world keys?

I have the latest version of PvZ 2 and have finished the first world but how do I get to the next without a key (for free)? I tried playing over and over again some of the stages and kill "...
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How to I stun the Egyptian Zomboss?

Sometimes, when battling Dr. Zomboss in the Egyptian fight, I manage to do something that put him in a stun animation. What is the trigger for that, or is it purely random?
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How do I fight Dr. Zomboss in the Pirate and Wild West levels?

I finished the game before the game changing updates, when the first update, which introduced the Gargantuars, was released I was able to play all the 3 gargantuar levels right away. After the latest ...
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When do keys drop in plants vs zombies 2?

I am in the pirate bay and I have used keys to unlock some lanes. Now I have only one lane left, which requires 5 keys, and I have only 3 keys. I am not sure if the key drops are in specific levels or ...
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Is there a yeti/pinata party appearance difference between the ipad and iPhone

I started on an iphone and they rolled in every 24 hours. On the ipad I've seen them only once and never again in days. A friend is having the same problem on an android tablet. Different ...
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Can I retry a level after the Treasure Yeti has retreated to bring him back?

When playing a level containing a Treasure Yeti, retrying before the yeti appears does not forfeit your chance to kill the yeti (he still appears in the list of attacking zombies at the outset). ...
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Does PvZ 2 Piñata Parties only appear when all worlds are unlocked? [duplicate]

I haven't obtained any piñata parties in few days. Does it require all worlds unlocked before a piñata party unlocks?
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Can a single Lightning Reed kill 3 camel zombies?

I was answering this Q, and proposed 2 Lightning Reeds as a way to kill 3 Camel Zombies. However, I'm unsure if they can be killed by just 1 Lighting Reed (with no other plants). So, if we have a ...
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How frequently do the zombies drop keys?

Someone mentioned in this Q&A that you can get keys when zombies randomly drop them on any level. Is there an estimate of just how frequently this happens? (e.g. what's the probability) Is the ...
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At what rate does the sun generate in PvZ2?

This Q&A contained 2 contradictory statements: Efficiency of Single vs Double Sunflowers at the start of the level Sun generated from the "sky" is generated faster than sunflowers-produced sun ...
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How does the thunderstorm from Plant-fed Lightning Reeds choose targets?

What are the rules/algorithm by which the thunderstorm generated by feeding Plant Food Upgrade to The Lightning Reeds targets its victims? Random? Closest? Leftmost?
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Do pea pod upgrades count a extra plants in PvZ2?

In Plants vs Zombies 2, to get some stars you must plant less than a given number of plants. In those levels, do Pea Pod upgrades that go onto existing Pea Pod count as extra plants? The ...
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Can I avoid spending sun and not spend (in game) money?

In order to get a star in some levels of Plants vs. Zombies 2, you are required to not spend any sun for rather lengthy periods of time (90 seconds, and even 120 seconds). The only plant I currently ...
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Plants vs. Zombies 2 Piñata Party mini-game location?

An update released today includes a piñata party mini-game. Where is it in the game? I can't find it.
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Is Plants vs Zombies 2 supported on the Nexus 7? [closed]

I bought a Nexus 7 with LTE unlocked from the US Google Play store and I later added a T-Mobile data only sim card to the device. When I checked for PvZ2 on the play store it was not there. When I ...
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What do Lightning Reeds, Grave Busters, and Coconut Cannons do?

What powers do lightning reed, grave buster, and coconut cannon have?
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Efficiency of Single vs Double Sunflowers at the start of the level

In Plants vs. Zombies 2, the single sunflower costs 50 sun, while the double sunflower costs 125. With 1x initial sun upgrade which gives 75 sun when a level begins (obtainable in one of the side ...
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How to unlock the 4th world in Plants vs. Zombies 2

How do you unlock the 4th world in Plants vs. Zombies 2 ??? I've got all 72 stars from the previous 3 worlds, but I can't seem to enter the 4th world. I think I was given a chance to enter the 4th ...
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