Posted on Leave a comment

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Paradox Rift Available Now

Dive into the clouds and explore a land that appears to be unbound by time! With ferocious attacks, Ancient Pokémon like Roaring Moon ex and Sandy Shocks ex appear alongside artificial Future Pokémon like Iron Valiant ex and Iron Hands ex. Meanwhile, Garchomp ex, Mewtwo ex, and others Terastallize to gain new types, as Armarouge ex, Gholdengo ex, and more Pokémon ex join the fray. Adventure awaits as timelines collide in the Pokémon TCG: Scarlet & Violet—Paradox Rift expansion!

 

Buy Now

Posted on Leave a comment

Pokemon GO Dragonite VSTAR Premier Deck Holder Collection Releases Friday September 30th

Releases: 09/30/2022

Features
The Pokémon TCG: Pokémon GO Premier Deck Holder Collection—Dragonite VSTAR
1 etched foil promo card featuring Dragonite VSTAR
1 foil promo card featuring Dragonite V
1 deck holder shaped like a Premier Ball
9 Pokemon GO booster packs
Product Description
Bonus Challenge! Catch Dragonite VSTAR! An epic Raid Battle brings mighty rewards: a powerful Dragonite VSTAR for your collection and a Premier Ball holder for your favorite deck! With a VSTAR Power that shares loads of Energy with your Pokémon, Dragonite VSTAR soars to strategic heights, and you’ll receive it along with Dragonite V in this special collection featuring the Pokémon TCG: Pokémon GO expansion. To top it off, the sturdy Premier Ball case holds a fully sleeved deck of cards for an ultimate statement of Pokémon Trainer style!
Posted on Leave a comment

Pokemon TCG Sword & Shield Lost Origin Prerelease is Friday August 26th

Release Date: 08/26/2022

Get the Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Lost Origin Build & Battle Box

Enjoy quick games and powerful Prerelease promos with the Sword & Shield—Lost Origin Build & Battle Box.

The latest Pokémon Trading Card Game expansion, Sword & Shield—Lost Origin, arrives on September 9, 2022, but you can visit your local hobby store to start playing with it early! Starting August 26, 2022, select retailers will begin selling the Sword & Shield—Lost Origin Build & Battle Box, giving fans a chance to have a Prerelease battle and experience the latest expansion before its official release date.

The Prerelease format allows players to compete with a 40-card deck, with four Prize cards set aside at the start of play, as opposed to a 60-card deck with six Prize cards. The format is perfect not only for introducing new players to the exciting world of the Pokémon Trading Card Game with quick, fun games, but also for giving seasoned players a window into all that Lost Origin has to offer.

Each Build & Battle Box includes a 40-card ready-to-play deck featuring key cards from current and prior sets as well as one of four unique foil promo cards to boost your deck. Depending on which promo card you get, you could add the always-spooky Gengar, musclebound Machamp, fantastic-finned Finneon, or flower-picking Comfey to your deck and collection.

Finneon (SWSH240)

Click image to enlarge

If you find this promo in your Build & Battle Box, you may also want to find a stream of Pokémon with the Swim Freely attackOrdinarily, you can only attach 1 Energy card per turn, but Finneon’s Oceanic Accompaniment Ability allows you to attach as many Water Energy cards as you like during your turn from your hand to 1 of your Pokémon that has the Swim Freely attack. If you’re able to get Dewgong into play, you’ll be able to hose down your opponents with the powerful Floe Return attack that shuffles any amount of Water Energy from your Pokémon into your deck, doing 40 damage for each card shuffled into your deck in this way.

Gengar (SWSH241)

Click image to enlarge

Gengar is as sneaky as Pokémon come, and its Netherworld Gate Ability can get it into action in the blink of an eye. Once during your turn, if this Pokémon is in your discard pile, you may put it onto your Bench. If you do, put 3 damage counters on Gengar. Most Stage 2 Pokémon need to evolve a couple of times before coming into play, but Gengar isn’t hampered in this fashion, even being able to return itself to play after being Knocked Out! Aside from its Ability, Gengar’s Screaming Circle attack can be useful and delivers significant damage at a cost of only 1 Energy.

Comfey (SWSH242)

Click image to enlarge

Comfey loves to pick flowers as the Posy Picker Pokémon, and it also loves to pick cards off the top of your deck with its Flower Selecting Ability. Once during your turn, if this Pokémon is in the Active Spot, you may look at the top 2 cards of your deck and put 1 of them into your hand and 1 in the Lost Zone. Comfey doesn’t deliver devastating top-tier attacks, but it does help you find the cards you need when it matters most—making it a strong card in a Prerelease format that often has fewer Supporter and Item cards available. Be careful, though; you don’t want to send too many cards to the Lost Zone without a clear path to winning the game before you run out of cards.

Machamp (SWSH243)

Click image to enlarge

The Superpower Pokémon, Machamp, brings some serious extra bulk with its Crisis Muscles Ability! Machamp leverages your opponent’s Prize count by gaining 150 HP when they have 3 or fewer Prize cards remaining. Since the Prerelease format uses only 4 Prize cards, this Ability can activate very quickly! As a Stage 2 Pokémon, Machamp takes some time to get up and running, but it will reward you with spectacular results from its adrenaline-fueled muscles.

There’s variation between Build & Battle Boxes, so you can add your own creative twist. Whether you’re heading to a hobby store or playing with a friend, have some quick and fun battles using cards from the new Sword & Shield—Lost Origin expansion!

Posted on Leave a comment

Pokemon Sword & Shield Astral Radiance Build & Battle Stadium Releases Friday June 10th

Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Astral Radiance Build & Battle Stadium

Build two decks from a powerful set of components with this two-player Build & Battle Stadium set! Each Pokémon Trading Card Game: Sword & Shield—Astral Radiance Build & Battle Stadium contains two Build & Battle Boxes—one for you and one for a friend. Each Build & Battle Box holds four booster packs and a 40-card deck that includes an exclusive foil card. You can play these decks as-is right out of the box, or enhance them with cards from the boosters! Get ready to take on your opponents with the Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Astral Radiance Build & Battle Stadium!

The Build & Battle Stadium includes everything you need for two players to prepare and battle. Inside this box, you’ll find:

2 individual Build & Battle Boxes, each containing a 40-card ready-to-play deck
Each deck includes 1 of 4 unique foil cards
12 total Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Astral Radiance booster packs
121 Pokémon TCG Energy cards
6 damage-counter dice
1 competition-legal coin-flip die
2 acrylic condition markers
A collector’s box to hold everything

Launch: June 10, 2022