Some of the rarest Pokémon encounters you’ll be able to have within the video games revolve round shiny variations of the enduring Pocket Monsters. In the Pokémon Trading Card Game, that rule carries over. However, now and again, the TCG introduces an growth that makes them only a tad extra obtainable. We lately noticed some shiny monsters seem within the Pokémon Sun & Moon – Shining Legends growth, and now we’re seeing that emphasis return within the newest Pokémon Trading Card Game growth, Shining Fates.
This new growth brings greater than 190 new playing cards, with greater than 100 shiny Pokémon, and greater than 30 Pokémon V and Pokémon VMAX playing cards. We had been despatched the Elite Trainer Box from the Pokémon Sword & Shield – Shining Fates growth, in addition to a few different booster-centric collections. While many of the playing cards I pulled had been from Gen 1 and Gen 8, the remainder of the generational distribution was fairly even. You can see the good, most fascinating, and greatest playing cards I used to be fortunate sufficient to drag from this growth within the gallery beneath.
The Pokémon Trading Card Game Sword & Shield – Shining Fates growth is obtainable now. For extra on the Pokémon Trading Card Game, take a look at our huge galleries for lots of the most up-to-date expansions.
For our overview of Pokémon Sword & Shield, head right here. To learn our full cowl story of Pokémon Sword & Shield, which chronicles the making of the sport, head right here. You also can learn our 2018 interview with the director of the Pokémon Trading Card Game right here. For a have a look at the extra absurd aspect of this pastime, take a look at this story about how scalpers have been shopping for up all of McDonald’s Happy Meal Pokémon playing cards.