Master the Peashooter Class | Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 Guide

The Peashooter class in Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 serves as the primary assault class for the plant team. Boasting both offensive capabilities and crowd control, the Peashooter class excels at dealing damage and stalling enemy advances.

With a variety of Peashooter variants to choose from, this versatile class can adapt to various playstyles and situations. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore how to play the Peashooter class effectively and delve into the abilities of each variant.

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This in-depth guide will cover the following aspects of the Peashooter class:

  1. Basic Gameplay and Abilities – Understanding how to play the Peashooter class and their various abilities.
  2. Peashooter Variants – An overview of each unique Peashooter variant.
  3. Character Upgrades – A rundown of the upgrades available for the Peashooter class.

Basic Gameplay and Abilities

Armed with a Pea Cannon, the Peashooter excels at mid-range engagements. The Peashooter’s primary ability, the Chili Bean Bomb, enables them to unleash a powerful explosion capable of dispatching multiple enemies at once.

With 125 health, Peashooters can hold their own in direct combat while providing valuable support to their teammates through area denial and crowd control.

Remember, as a Peashooter, your primary role is to deal damage and control the battlefield, so prioritize high-value targets and choke points.


  • Chili Bean Bomb: A throwable explosive that deals massive damage in a wide radius, perfect for clearing out groups of zombies.
  • Pea Gatling: Transforms the Peashooter into a stationary turret with rapid-fire capabilities, ideal for defending objectives or laying down suppressive fire.
    • Alternate Ability: Retro Gatling – Similar to the Pea Gatling, but with a slower rate of fire and more serious damage per shot.
  • Hyper: Boosts the Peashooter’s movement speed and jump height for a short duration, allowing for quick repositioning or evasive maneuvers.
    • Alternate Ability: Super Pea Jump – Trades the speed boost for an even higher jump, enabling the Peashooter to reach otherwise inaccessible locations.

Peashooter Variants

  • Fire Pea: Deals fire damage over time with each shot, allowing for effective chip damage and area denial.
  • Ice Pea: Slows enemies with each hit, eventually freezing them in place when enough shots connect.
  • Toxic Pea: Inflicts toxic damage over time and deals passive damage to nearby enemies.
  • Commando Pea: Features a fully automatic weapon with a higher rate of fire and lower damage per shot compared to the base variant.
  • Agent Pea: A precision-based variant that deals increased damage with critical hits (headshots), rewarding accurate aim.
  • Law Pea: A revolver-wielding Peashooter with high damage potential and a small ammo capacity, requiring careful aim and trigger discipline.
  • Plasma Pea: Charges shots for increased damage and area of effect, making it effective for both direct and splash damage.
  • Electro Pea: Fires electric projectiles that can chain damage between multiple targets, excelling at crowd control.

Character Upgrades

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

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


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


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


  • Ammo Upgrade (Level 5): Increases the ammo capacity of your weapon.
  • Reload Speed (Level 9): Increases the speed of weapon reloading.


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

Super Elite

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

Notably, 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 Peashooter class in Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2, you can become a powerful front-line fighter capable of dishing out significant damage and controlling the battlefield. With this guide, you’ll be well on your way to becoming a top-tier Peashooter.

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