As the legend goes, Hover Goat-3000 came from the future, but he was too radical and needed to be contained. Now he is released and out to show everyone what cool looks like!
~ Hover Goat-3000's stickerbook description.

The Hover Goat-3000 is one of the secondary antagonists of the Plants vs. Zombies franchise. It is a mechanically-modified goat from the future who takes parts in fighting plants.


Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2

Hover Goat-3000 made its first appearance in Garden Warfare 2 as one of the playable on the Zombies' side. It can be unlocked after completing the Trials of Eternity by unlocking 5 chests that require 15 Rainbow Stars each. Its primary weapon is Radical Raygun.

Plants vs. Zombies Heroes

The future is Hovering. The future is Radical. The future is Goat.
~ Hover Goat-3000's card description.
In Plants vs. Zombies Heroes, Hover Goat-3000 is a Science Pet Zombie Event card of Beastly class. It costs 3, and the goat's strength and health are 1 and 3 respectively. Its trait is Amphibious (he can be played on water lanes). When played, another zombie gained two extra strengths and healths. When hurt, it bounces back to the players' hand.

Powers and Abilities

  • Radical Raygun: It is a gun that can shoot out a beam at plants.
  • Speed: Hover-Goat 3000 can run faster thanks to its hoverboard.
  • Damage Buff Booster Beam: It is a beam that can increase a zombie's attack damage.
  • Mega Awesome Laser: It can fire a powerful beam but its speed reduces while using this ability.
  • Tubular Turbo: The goat also can increase the speed of all zombies around him, including himself.


  • The Hover Goat-3000 is one of the goats of the franchise, the others are Stinky Goats, Gargoatuar, and Zomburger Artist.
  • Despite being a playable character on the zombies' side, it is actually not a zombie.
    • In the Bible, goats were associated with evil, this could explain why it is on the zombies' side.
  • Hover Goat-3000, 80s Action Hero, 8-bit Zombie, and the Z7 Imp are the only zombies that have numbers in their name.
    • The Disco-tron 3000 and the Z7 Z-Mech's names also contain number, but since their names refers to the machines, they do not count.



Playable Characters

HD Hover-Goat 3000
Hover Goat-3000




Others species

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