Dominate the Battlefield as Foot Soldier | PvZ Garden Warfare 2 Comprehensive Guide

The Foot Soldier class in Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 is the backbone of the zombie team. As a versatile and balanced offensive unit, the Foot Soldier can adapt to various situations and excel in both long-range engagements and close-quarters combat.

With numerous Foot Soldier variants available, this versatile class can cater to different playstyles and preferences. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore how to play the Foot Soldier class effectively and delve into the abilities of each variant.

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This comprehensive guide will cover the following aspects of the Foot Soldier class:

  1. Basic Gameplay and Abilities – Mastering the Foot Soldier class and understanding their unique abilities.
  2. Foot Soldier Variants – An overview of each Foot Soldier variant and their abilities.
  3. Character Upgrades – A list of the upgrades available for the Foot Soldier class.

Basic Gameplay and Abilities

The Foot Soldier’s primary weapon is the Z-1 Assault Blaster, a rapid-fire assault rifle with a decent range and damage output. With 125 health, Foot Soldiers can endure a fair amount of damage and are a formidable presence on the battlefield. As a Foot Soldier, your primary role is to eliminate high-value targets, capture objectives, and provide support to your team.


  • ZPG: A powerful rocket launcher that deals significant damage to enemies on impact.
    • Alternate Ability: Multi-Rocket – Fires multiple smaller rockets in quick succession, dealing less damage per rocket but having a higher damage potential overall.
  • Rocket Jump: Allows the Foot Soldier to launch himself into the air, providing increased mobility and access to elevated positions.
    • Alternate Ability: Rocket Leap – Launches the Foot Soldier in a horizontal direction, offering better horizontal mobility but less vertical height.
  • Zombie Stink Cloud: Creates a cloud of noxious gas that obscures vision and deals damage over time to enemies within the cloud.
    • Alternate Ability: Super Stink Cloud – A more potent version of the Zombie Stink Cloud with a larger radius and higher damage output but a longer cooldown.

Foot Soldier Variants

  • Arctic Trooper: Utilizes a freeze-based weapon that slows and eventually freezes enemies in place, allowing for easy eliminations.
  • Super Commando: Features a burst-fire weapon that deals high damage per burst, rewarding precision and accuracy.
  • Tank Commander: Uses a single-shot weapon with high damage and splash effect, excelling at area control and crowd dispersion.
  • General Supremo: Equipped with a high-capacity gatling gun that offers sustained fire and damage output but requires a longer reload time.
  • Camo Ranger: Armed with a long-range sniper rifle that deals high damage per shot, making it a strong choice for players who prefer a sharpshooter role.
  • Park Ranger: Fires toxic projectiles that damage enemies over time, excelling at area denial and whittling down enemy health.
  • Scuba Soldier: Launches explosive projectiles with a unique underwater theme, offering a combination of direct and splash damage.
  • Centurion: Deals fire damage over time with its primary weapon, making it a formidable area denial and crowd control unit.

Character Upgrades

Character upgrades become available at levels 5 and 9 for the Foot Soldier class. Upon reaching level 10, you can promote the class, resetting it to level 1 and allowing further leveling to unlock more upgrades.

Here is a list of character upgrades for the Foot Soldier class, including the level and rank at which they are unlocked:


  • Health Regeneration Delay Upgrade (Level 5): Reduces the time before your health starts regenerating.
  • Speed Upgrade (Level 9): Increases your movement speed.


  • Health Regeneration Upgrade (Level 5): Enhances the rate at which your health regenerates.
  • Reload Speed Upgrade (Level 9): Increases the speed at which you reload your weapon.


  • Ammo Upgrade (Level 5): Increases the ammo capacity of your primary weapon.
  • Reload Speed Upgrade (Level 9): Increases the speed at which you reload your weapon.


  • Damage Upgrade (Level 5): Boosts the damage dealt by your primary weapon.

Super Elite

  • Health Upgrade (Level 5): Increases your maximum health.

No upgrades are unlocked at level 9 for the last two ranks. Once you reach level 5 of Super Elite, leveling is no longer necessary for character upgrades.

By mastering the Foot Soldier class in Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2, you can easily become an invaluable asset to your team, eliminating key targets and controlling the battlefield. With this guide, you’ll be well on your way to becoming a top-tier Foot Soldier. Good luck, and happy battling!

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