2019’s Standard Format: Sun & Moon-on! By: Water Pokémon Master Posted 5 months ago to TCG 98 comments Pokemon.com has announced that next season’s Standard format will be Sun & Moon and on! Previously, it was BREAKthrough and on. The following sets will be legal for Standard format play: Sun & Moon and any sets released afterward Black Star Promo cards numbered SM01 and up Shining Legends Sun & Moon Trainer Kit—Lycanroc & Alolan Raichu McDonald’s Collection 2017 The Expanded format will remain unchanged: Black & White and any sets released afterward Black Star Promo cards numbered BW01 and up, XY01 and up, and SM01 and up Generations Double Crisis Dragon Vault Black & White Trainer Kit XY Trainer Kit XY Trainer Kit—Bisharp & Wigglytuff XY Trainer Kit—Latias & Latios XY Trainer Kit—Pikachu Libre & Suicune Sun & Moon Trainer Kit—Lycanroc & Alolan Raichu McDonald’s Collection 2011 and later Archeops, Forest of Giant Plants, and Lysandre’s Trump Card will continue to remain banned from Expanded. As always, new sets become legal for tournament play on the third Friday of the month they are released.