Note: This article is about the character from Battle for Neighborville, for the Plants vs. Zombies Heroes version, see Nightcap.

Stick to the shadows with Night Cap and sneak more sneakily than you’ve ever snuck before. Then unleash the mushroom martial art, Fung Fu.
~ Night Cap's description.

Night Cap is one of the main protagonists of the Plants vs. Zombies franchise. She is a mushroom martial artist who take parts in fighting zombies.


Night Cap is a mushroom that has a pink pileus with white spots. She wears a pink scarf that covers most of her face, and her pink glowing eyes can be seen from there. Her bottom is half white, half grey with two small legs. While running, she always leaves a dark continuous trail.


Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville

Night Cap made her debut in Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville as one of the playable character on the plants' side. She is in Attack class, and her primary weapon is spore strike.

Plants vs. Zombies 3

Throws balls of shadow energy that pierce multiple zombies. Mystical!
~ Night Cap's description.
Night Cap returned in Plants vs. Zombies 3 as one of the Shooter plants to help the players protecting Neighborville. She costs 7, her rarity is Rare, and her health is 300. When planted, she shoot shadow energy at zombies. When boosted with Plant Food, she teleports and kicks zombies. When boosted with taco, she harms more zombies and enhances stealth to nearby plants.

Powers and Abilities

  • Spore Strike: Night Cap's primary weapon, as she can throw piercing blades at zombies.
  • Casting Shadows: She can hide allies and disable enemies' movements in a shadow dome.
  • Fung Fu: Night Cap's most powerful move, as she can constantly attack zombies and end it with a slam.
  • Shadow Sneak: She can disappear and move faster.

Other Appearances

Plants vs. Zombies comics

Night Caps appeared in the comics to help Nate Timeley and Patrice Blazing rescuing the trapped plants.



  • The name "Night Cap" is being used from Nightcap's former name.


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Acorn and Oak | Beta-Carrotina | Bonk Choy | Cactus | Captain Combustible | Chomper | Chompzilla | Citron | Grass Knuckles | Green Shadow | Kernel Corn | Magic Beans | Nightcap | Night Cap | Peashooter | Rose | Snapdragon | Solar Flare | Spudow | Sunflower | Torchwood | Wall-Knight | Wall-Nut

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Crazy Dave | Junkasaurus | Nate Timeley | Patrice Blazing | Penny | Player

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