‘Guardians Rising’ Prerelease Promos: Mudsdale, Oricorio, Drampa, A-Sandslash!

The prerelease promos for Guardians Rising will be Mudsdale, Oricorio, Drampa, and Alolan Sandslash! Spare for Drampa, each of the cards features new artwork that has not been seen in Japan yet. Thanks goes to PokeBeach user MadDanX for the heads up on this story!

Guardians Rising prereleases will be held April 22nd through 30th. You can find times and locations on Pokemon.com.

Mudsdale – Fighting – HP140
Stage 1 – Evolves from Mudbray

[F][F][C] Enhanced Stomp: 60+ damage. If this Pokemon has a Pokemon Tool attached to it, this attack does 60 more damage.

[F][F][F][C] High Horsepower: 180 damage. This Pokemon does 40 damage to itself.

Weakness: Grass (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 4

(From SM1+ Strengthening Expansion Pack, but with brand new alternate artwork.)

Oricorio (Sensu) – Psychic – HP90
Basic Pokemon

[C] Supernatural Dance: For each Pokemon in your opponent’s discard pile, put 1 damage counter on your opponent’s Pokemon in any way you like.

[C] Revelation Dance: 30 damage. If there is no Stadium card in play, this attack does nothing.

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

(From SM1+ Strengthening Expansion Pack, but with brand new alternate artwork.)

Drampa – Dragon – HP120
Basic Pokemon

[C] Amass: Search your deck for a basic Energy card and attach it to this Pokemon. Then, shuffle your deck.

[C][C][C] Power Cyclone: 80 damage. Move an Energy from this Pokemon to 1 of your Benched Pokemon.

Weakness: Fairy (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 2

(Upcoming CoroCoro Ichiban magazine promo.)

Alolan Sandslash – Water – HP110
Stage 1 – Evolves from Alolan Sandshrew

Ability: Slush Rush
Once during your turn (before your attack), you may draw a card.

[W][C][C] Smash Turn: 50 damage. Switch this Pokemon with 1 of your Benched Pokemon.

Weakness: Metal (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 2

(From SM2 Islands Waiting For You, but with brand new alternate artwork.)

Guardians Rising will hit store shelves in America and Europe on May 5th. Be sure to check out our exclusive reveals of the set’s booster packs, theme decks and lists, 3-pack promo blisters, checklane blisters, and Elite Trainer Box.