‘Lost Thunder’ To Be Largest Set in TCG’s History… By Far!

Lost Thunder will be the first set in the TCG’s history to breach the 200 card barrier!

It’ll include over 210 cards — and that’s not even including the multitude of secret rares!

This is following Aquapolis‘s 186 cards, Celestial Storm‘s 183 cards, and Skyridge‘s 182 cards.

The set will feature seven Prism Star cards (three of which are Stadiums), 13 Pokemon-GX, four Ultra Beast cards, and more than 20 Trainer cards.

This information means our English set will be a combination of three Japanese sets — SM7a Thunderclap Spark, SM7b Fairy Rise, and the currently unrevealed SM8 Explosive Impact.


Thus, our set’s GX cards would be…

  • SM7a’s Virizion-GX, Magcargo-GX, Zeraora-GX, and Genesect-GX
  • SM7b’s Sceptile-GX, Sigilyph-GX, Alolan Ninetales-GX, and Mimikyu-GX
  • SM8’s Blacephalon-GX, Tyranitar-GX, Lugia-GX, and two unknown GX cards from that set.

The possible Prism Star cards would be Ditto and Thunder Mountain from SM7a, Xerneas and Life Forest from SM7b, and from SM8 it would be Celebi as well as two unrevealed Prism Star cards – one of which will be a Stadium card.

Lost Thunder‘s Trainer cards would include Electric Power, Custom Catcher, Mix Herb, Counter Gain, Kahili, Sightseer, Judge and Thunder Mountain Prism Star from SM7a. From SM7b, it would be Net Ball, Adventuring Satchel, Spell Tag, Fairy Charm [P], Fairy Charm [F], Fairy Charm [N], Morty, Mina, and Life Forest Prism Star. And then any Trainers from SM8, including a Prism Star Stadium card.

Pokemon TCG: Sun & Moon– Lost Thunder

Ancient Power Echoing from the Mountaintops!

Travel to the forested hills, where the fragrance of incense from ancient shrines and the sparks of high-voltage Pokemon fill the air!

The Sun & Moon—Lost Thunder expansion fuses the new with the traditional, featuring Celebi Prism Star and Ditto Prism Star, plus Blacephalon-GX, Lugia-GX, Tyranitar-GX, and the newest Mythical Pokemon, Zeraora-GX! Call down the big thunder and charge up your deck with the high-powered Pokemon in the Sun & Moon- Lost Thunder expansion!

  • Over 210 cards
  • 7 powerful Prism Star cards, including 3 Stadium cards
  • 13 Pokemon-GX and 4 Ultra Beasts
  • More than 20 Trainer cards

Thanks goes to Steffenka for compiling the card lists above!

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  1. Chicken Nugget Master I had the munchies when I came up with my username
    Chicken Nugget Master


    I thought there was only going to be 3 UBs in this set... which source did this come from?
  2. Heviin Aspiring Trainer


    YES!! Zeraora & Mina will be mine :D
  3. Water Pokémon Master I like Pokemon more than you. :D
    Water Pokémon Master

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    My usual sources. Anyone who stated anything different has given you unreliable info.
    The-Kaiser likes this.
  4. Baldnitrome2 Data Error


    I'm wondering if we will see more sets that have 200+ cards.
    Poor collectionists, this is just INSANE.
    Let's see if I can pull a Mimikyu-GX.
  5. Mr. Rhyperior The Drill Pokemon. An evolve form of Rhydon.
    Mr. Rhyperior


    210 cards? Dun dun duuunnn!!!
    Baldnitrome2 likes this.
  6. JL_muserwolves

    Advanced Member Member

    Goodness. Well, that answers the question of how they were going to get all of SM7a, 7b and 8 released in the West in a timely fashion without an overlarge set: they're not, it's just going to be good ol' application of force.

    Judging by this and Celestial Storm, it seems like sets of this size will probably continue to be the trend as we stream towards the end of the Sun and Moon block, assuming Japan keeps pumping out Xa and Xb side sets to go with each of their SM(X) main sets. Obviously it's too early to make any solid predictions, but I wouldn't be entirely surprised if we go through the rest of SM without a set under 160 cards. In the same vein, I'm also expecting us to get another special set on the side... These cards will all have to go somewhere.
    NeedleKingSR likes this.
  7. Sharkrai Aspiring Trainer


    Wasnt another prism stadium revealed recently?

    Edit: yeah, in the full list of fairy rise, they had a life forest prism star stadium. That should be the second stadium. Wonder what the last one will be from the sm8?
  8. steffenka Miss Vaanjie


    Don't worry, it's in there! But there will be 3 Prism Star Stadiums, not 2, so the list is correct :p
  9. Trent Piland Aspiring Trainer
    Trent Piland


    Wow that is a lot of cards to be introduced all at once.. Though I'm happy for it. I'm excited for quite a few cards in this set. There are a lot of trainers and a bunch of Pokemon I look forward to trying out.
  10. Sharkrai Aspiring Trainer


    Right, I read it too quickly and missed life forest being listed, and I worded that a bit funny, so my apologies! These stadiums have been exciting to see though. The thought of field blower having no effect...
    steffenka likes this.
  11. Jeff Stratford Aspiring Trainer
    Jeff Stratford


    That’s a lot of Bulk to go through
  12. Number51x Blasting off at the speed of light!


    I have a dream of getting the rest of gen 7 in this one drawer I have left in this cabinet. I feel like that's not going to happen if this keeps up!
  13. Gameguard Aspiring Trainer


    Does this mean feb we get 200 card set
  14. GamePhoenix Fellow Mortal


    Oh boy, more filler cards, hooray!
  15. GamePhoenix Fellow Mortal


    Good idea, I didn't even know they made those!
  16. IronCow Tom Aspiring Trainer
    IronCow Tom


    Collectors' wallets have left the room.
    Cybno and Wechselbalg like this.
  17. Swampert Full Art #GROOKEYGANG
    Swampert Full Art


    Mina Full Art is in the set? Guess that means I'll have to get five of six booster boxes... :eek:
    Paul Weiskopf likes this.
  18. Frost Amethyst AMAB-NB


    Gen 7's TCG is seriously just the worst.
    TheRealBro.. likes this.
  19. Duo Basking in the glory of Milotic V


    Well I guess that counts as getting all caught up.

    It would be nice if increased card pool sets also maybe had 1 or 2 bonus booster packs per box, but maybe that's asking too much.
  20. Mysticvulpix Just be chill


    Well, this is surely a pleasant surprise! Now, i just need to pull that gardevoir!