Ultra Space, Alternate Type Palkia-GX, Aqua Patch in SM5+!

Finally a new SM5+ card! A new Stadium based on Ultra Space from the games will appear in SM5+ Ultra Force!

Ultra Space – Trainer

Once during each player’s turn, that player may search their deck for an Ultra Beast, reveal it, and put it in their hand. Then, that player shuffles their deck.

This card stays in play when you play it. Discard this card if another Stadium card comes into play. If another card with the same name is in play, you can’t play this card.

It’s also been announced Palkia-GX will be reprinted in SM5+ as a Water-type after being in SM5 Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon as a Dragon-type with Dialga-GX. They’ll probably also release a Metal-type Dialga-GX in SM5+.

Aqua Patch from Guardians Rising is also getting a reprint in SM5+.

Palkia GX – Water – HP180
Basic Pokemon

[W] Spatial Control: Move any number of Energy cards from your Benched Pokemon to this Pokemon.

[C][C][C] Hydro Pressure: 60+ damage. This attack does 20 more damage for each [W] Energy attached to this Pokemon.

[W][W][W][C][C] Zero Vanish GX: 150 damage. Your opponent shuffles all Energy attached to their Pokemon into their 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: Grass (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 3

Unlike the other alternate type Pokemon we’ve seen so far, the types of Palkia’s attack costs did not change, just Palkia’s type and Weakness. This is because the Dragon-type Palkia had Water Energy costs and there’s no Dragon-type Energy!

I wonder if these alternate type cards will be released after their original versions in future sets or if TPCi will throw them into promo products? This is the first time the TCG has featured alternate types, so we don’t know what TPCi will do. But we’ll for sure get these cards somehow!

SM5+ Ultra Force will be released in Japan on January 19th. Thanks goes to Bangiras for the above translations!