Alolan Raticate-GX, Weavile, Cresselia Promos; Espeon / Umbreon Deck Box

Players who attend Japan’s Gym Challenge tournaments in December will receive a 9-card promo booster pack. One of the nine possible promos will be Alolan Raticate-GX. Thanks goes to Jake C. and Maiko B. for the translations!

Alolan Raticate-GX – Darkness – HP200
Stage 1 – Evolves from Rattata

[.] Throw Away: 40x damage. Discard up to 2 cards from your hand. This attack does 40 damage for each card you discarded in this way.

[D][C][C] Hyper Fang: 150 damage. Flip a coin. If tails, this attack does nothing.

[.] Item Miner GX: Search your deck for up to 6 Item cards, reveal them, and put them into your hand. Then, shuffle your deck. (You can’t use more than 1 GX attack in a game.)

When 1 of your Pokemon-GX is Knocked Out, your opponent takes 2 Prize cards.

Weakness: Fighting (x2)
Resistance: Psychic (-20)
Retreat: 3

Those who purchase a booster box of Ultra Sun from participating retailers such as Pokemon Centers will receive a Weavile promo while those who purchase a box of Ultra Moon will receive a Cresselia promo.

Weavile – Darkness – HP90
Stage 1 – Evolves from Sneasel

[C] Icy Wind: 10 damage. Your opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Asleep.

[D] Dark Command: 50x damage. This attack does 50 damage times the number of your opponent’s Pokemon with Abilities.

Weakness: Fighting (x2)
Resistance: Psychic (-20)
Retreat: 1


Cresselia – Psychic – HP120
Basic Pokemon

[P] Crescent Moon Turn: Discard an Energy from this Pokemon. Switch all damage counters on this Pokemon with those on your opponent’s Active Pokemon.

[P][C][C] Psychic: 60+ damage. This attack does 20 more damage times the amount of Energy attached to your opponent’s Active Pokemon.

Weakness: Psychic (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1

In addition to the TCG merchandise revealed last night, a new Espeon and Umbreon deck box will be sold at Japan’s Pokemon Centers starting December 8th. It will retail for 2,000 yen (about $18).

 

Update: The official Japanese TCG website has announced there will also be Prism Star Supporter and Energy cards, which some of our forum members predicted! So there won’t just be Prism Star Pokemon!

Since the Lost Zone mechanic has been revived due to Prism Star cards, the website also announced that the Lost Zone’s cards are now placed to the left of your Prizes. Originally, they were placed horizontally above your Prizes.

Clean artwork of the Prism Star symbol was also revealed:

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  1. ronangorski Aspiring Trainer
    ronangorski

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    Alolan Raticate GX?!
    YES!
    Hope all the totem pokémon will have a GX card.
     
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2017
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  2. SmiteKnight Destroying half the universe one snap at a time
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    I think we found the partial stage one: Weavile
     
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  3. SmiteKnight Destroying half the universe one snap at a time
    SmiteKnight

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    Also, two free attacks looks promising, but all the other gym challenge promos have been bad, I hope this one is good (as I wrote this before translations were up)
     
  4. Memory 不安のない挑戦はない
    Memory

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    First attack [.] Discard up to 2 cards from your hand. This attack does 40x the number of cards you discarded.
    Second attack [DCC] 150 damage. Flip a coin, if tails, this attack does nothing.
    GX:[.] Search your deck for up to 6 item cards, show them to your opponent, and place them in your hand. Shuffle your deck afterwards.
     
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  5. SmiteKnight Destroying half the universe one snap at a time
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    If this is correct, wow, Japan really doesnt give out good cards for free.
     
  6. Memory 不安のない挑戦はない
    Memory

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    overall, you are really only playing this for the GX if at all. Certainly the second attack is unusable and the first attack might be useful in a pinch.
     
  7. MetaCall ADVGYM
    MetaCall

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    Alolan Marowak GX PLS Pokémon
     
  8. AuraJackle Aspiring Trainer
    AuraJackle

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    First attack is actually really good max you can do 120 for zero energy to gx's max potion any damage off
     
  9. Memory 不安のない挑戦はない
    Memory

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    Weavile:
    1st Attack: [C] 10 damage. The Defending Pokemon is now asleep.
    2nd Attack: [D] 50x damage. This attack does 50x the number of your opponent’s Pokémon with abilities in play.
     
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  10. Memory 不安のない挑戦はない
    Memory

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    It does 40x up to 2, so max 80. 110 with choice band.
     
  11. SmiteKnight Destroying half the universe one snap at a time
    SmiteKnight

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    I CALLED IT
    YAY
     
  12. Gengar master shiny pkmn bait
    Gengar master

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    That Umbreon/Espeon deck box is so cute :)
     
  13. Memory 不安のない挑戦はない
    Memory

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    Cresselia
    [P] discard an energy from this Pokémon. Then, swap the damage counters on this Pokémon with the Defending Pokemon.
    [PCC] 60+ This attack does 20 more damage for each energy on the Defending Pokemon.
     
  14. Memory 不安のない挑戦はない
    Memory

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    Unfortunately even with this Weavile, the weavile honchkrow deck will still lose pretty badly to anything garb related. Like golisopod drampa and buzzwole.
     
  15. bloombloom2017 Aspiring Trainer
    bloombloom2017

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    ZeroCostWith80MaxIsNotBad
     
  16. AuraJackle Aspiring Trainer
    AuraJackle

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    Why can't cressilias first attack be a c cost so that you could use it for free with dimension valley


    Someone is not gonna get this
     
  17. AuraJackle Aspiring Trainer
    AuraJackle

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    Add in reverse valley
     
  18. PokemonAndrew Aspiring Trainer
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    Prism star supporter and energy cards too? I'm excited!
     
  19. PieterPie Aspiring Trainer
    PieterPie

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    I feel like this deck box could have had a lot of potential value if the full eeveelution set wasn't released
     
  20. Dar Ksereth Aspiring Trainer
    Dar Ksereth

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    inb4 zero energy full healing raticate deck, sounds so dumb it might work.