The Foot Soldier Zombie is always in the fight - armed with an array of the latest Zomboss tech he doesn't understand, but still manages to operate thanks to his Zomboss Academy Training. His speciality is taking out rooted Plants, claiming high ground via his rocket jump, and counting things.
~ Foot Soldier's stickerbook description.

Foot Soldier Zombie, or simply known as Foot Soldier, is one of the secondary antagonists of the Plants vs. Zombies franchise. He is a nameless, undead zombie soldier who takes part in fighting plants.

Appearance

Foot Soldier is a zombie that wears a green military outfit with a belt with a belt buckle in the shape of the letter Z. His helmet can be seen unbuckled with a bandage on it. He has a brown torn boot on his right leg, and a sock on the left. He also always wears a rocket launcher on his back.

His design in Garden Warfare 2 gave him a net on his helmet, as well as replacing his green stripes with brown leather ones.

In Battle for Neighborville, he has an Ace of Spades card on his helmet. He also has the strap for his rocket launcher visibly wrap around his torso in a diagonal fashion, as well as having a medal hanging off of his shirt, and having his stink cloud grenades visibly hanging off of his belt around his waist.

History

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare series

The Foot Soldier made his debut in Plant vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare as one of the playable characters on the Zombies' side. His primary weapon is Z-1 Assault Blaster.

In Battle for Neighborville, he is a playable character of the Attack class.

Plants vs. Zombies Heroes

Each Foot Soldier Zombie shall be issued one (1) combat foot.
~ Foot Soldier Zombie's card description.

Foot Soldier returned in Plants vs. Zombies Heroes as a Professional Zombie card of Crazy class. He costs 5, with his rarity is Premium - Uncommon. His strength and health are 3/4 respectively. When played on heights, he does three damages to a plant or a Plant Hero. When attack, he fires a missile from his ZPG.

Variants

Camo Ranger

As a ranged specialist the Camo Ranger is tasked with countering the Cactus, matching her range for range. He often loses his gun when setting it down.
~ Camo Ranger's description.

Camo Ranger is a camouflage-themed Foot Soldier variant and Camo Cactus's arch-rival. His primary weapon is the Camo Surprise, a single-shot gun that has a high precision when zoomed in.

Super Commando

The Super Commando has seen more action and fought for more Brainz than any Zombie in the field. He comes with a "Can-do-it-if-I-want-to" attitude.
~ Super Commando's description.

Super Commando is a Foot Soldier variant whose primary weapon, Z4-Crossbow (Z3-Crossbow), is a crossbow that instantly fires all of the ammo after a single button press.

General Supremo

The General Supremo was promoted to lead the charge against the Plants. Although, he forgot the detailed battle plans at the office so he's using a more agile process to fight the Plants instead - i.e. making it all up.
~ General Supremo's description.

General Supremo is a general variant of the Foot Soldier whose primary weapon is the Golden Gatling, a Gatling gun that does not need to reload but overheats in exchange.

Tank Commander

The Tank Commander is a distant cousin of the Soldier Zombie. He lost his tank but still has a HUGE cannon!
~ Tank Commander's description.

Tank Commander is the Foot Solder's cousin whose Mega Cannon is a single ammo cannon that does splash damage.

Arctic Trooper

The Arctic Trooper spent last winter assigned to the Zomboss Arctic H.Q. where he learned survival tricks and ate a bunch of snow.
~ Arctic Trooper's description.

Arctic Trooper is an Ice variant of the Foot Soldier that uses the Frozen Z-1 Assault Blaster, a gun that can slow and freeze plants on his tracks.

Sky Trooper

After losing his qualification as a section leader three times the Sky Trooper finally earned his wings. Unfortunately, his ego writes checks his body can't cash.
~ Sky Trooper's description.

Sky Trooper is a pilot-themed Foot Soldier variant whose Danger Zone has a faster rate of fire than the latter.

Centurion

The Centurion Zombie is a legendary hero, and champion of countless battles. Or so he'd have you believe... The truth is, he bought his armor from a costume shop, his helmet is made out of an old broom, and his cape? Just some drapes he ripped off the wall.
~ Centurion's description.

Disguised as a Centurion, the zombie with the same name uses Flame Bolt, a single-shot gun that ignites plants in front of him.

Park Ranger

Ever since Stinky the Skunk rescued Park Ranger from a tree, they've been the bestest of pals. Now they're on a critical mission for Dr. Zomboss: Find where the Ranger misplaced his pants.
~ Park Ranger's description.

Park Ranger, a Super Rare variant of the Foot Soldier in Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2, is ready to fight for Zomburbia with Stenchy the Skunk (a rapid-fire primary weapon that leaves toxic gas and does minor damages overtime).

Scuba Soldier

Don't tell anybody, but the Scuba Soldier doesn't even know how to swim. He wound up on the bottom of the ocean floor after falling asleep on the deck of one of Zomboss' boats.
~ Scuba Soldier's description.

Scuba Soldier is a Rare diver-themed Foot Soldier variant in Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2. His Sonar Shot is an Expy of the Tank Commander's Mega Cannon, as it fires two shots that do splash damages and scans damages enemies behind walls. The only downside from him is that he deals lower damages than Tank Commander.

Powers and Abilities

  • Z1 Assault Blaster: It is a fully automatic weapon that fires special pellets designed by Dr Zomboss himself.
  • Zombie Stink Cloud: Foot Soldier can toss a grenade that creats a cloud of gas that slowly deals damage to all plants in it.
    • Super Stink Cloud: This ability creates a smaller, shorter lasting, but more damaging cloud than its predecessor.
  • Rocket Jump: He uses his rocket launcher to propel himself into the air.
    • Rocket Leap: This ability makes him fly farther horizontally, but not as much vertically than the Rocket Jump.
  • ZPG (Zombie-Propelled Grenade): He bends over to fire his rocket launcher and fire a missile that deals massive damage to its target and plants around it.
    • Multi-Rocket: This ability allows him to fire four rockets that are weaker individually, but deal more damage overall.
  • Hand Grenade: In Plants vs. Zombies Heroes, Foot Soldier can use a hand grenade to deal three damage to a plant if he's played on heights.

Other appearances

Plants vs. Zombies comics

He appeared in Garden Warfare comics series as one of Dr. Zomboss's zombie henchmen who can be seen fighting plants.

Gallery

Trivia

  • Tank Commander is the only Foot Soldier variant that is a relative.
  • Arctic Troopers can be found either frozen in an Ice Block in Great White North, or stuck in the snow in the aforementioned map, Frosty Creek, and Zomburbia.
  • Sky Trooper's Danger Zone is a reference to the song with the same name and the film Top Gun.

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