The latest expansion for the best-selling Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG), Scarlet & Violet, is now available. Taking inspiration from the Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet video games, the expansion offers booster packs, Elite Trainer Boxes, and special collections.
Pokémon TCG: Scarlet & Violet adopts an updated take on Pokémon ex. This gameplay mechanic focuses on Pokémon with high HP, as well as powerful attacks and Abilities. Now, this new expansion introduces the Pokémon Scarlet & Violet video game’s Tera Pokémon ex to the Pokémon TCG.
Pokémon TCG: Scarlet & Violet Details
The contents of the Scarlet & Violet expansion follow a similar pattern to earlier expansions. Here’s the highlights of what you can expect, provided you’re lucky!
- 12 double rare Pokémon ex, including two Tera Pokémon ex featuring Arcanine and Gyarados.
- 12 ultra rare Pokémon ex and eight ultra rare Supporter cards.
- 24 illustration rare Pokémon.
- 10 special illustration rare Pokémon and Supporter cards.
- Six hyper rare gold etched cards, which can include Pokémon ex, Trainer, and Energy cards.
There are a number of ways to obtain these cards. In addition to the purchase options mention above, there’s also a variety of triple packs including a unique card.
A New Promo Card
In what is becoming a common practice, there’s a special promo card available at participating retailers to celebrate the launch. From 31st March, 2023, until 8th June, 2023, players in the United Kingdom and Ireland will have the opportunity to obtain a Lechonk promo card. As usual, there will be a minimum purchase to receive the card. This typically varies between retailers.
For more information on where and how to obtain Lechonk promo card, and to find out if your local retailer is participating in the offer, see pokemon.co.uk.
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