‘Team Up’ Booster Packs, Theme Decks, Promos!

We’ve received the first images of SM9 Team Up‘s products, including the booster packs, theme decks, and promo blisters!

The booster packs feature Mitsuhiro Arita artwork of Venusaur & Celebi-GX, Pikachu & Zekrom-GX, Gengar & Mimikyu-GX, and Eevee & Snorlax-GX.

The theme decks will feature Charizard and Blastoise:

Charizard – Fire – HP150
Stage 2 – Evolves from Charmeleon

Ability: Addicting Drive
Once during your turn (before your attack), you may put 2 damage counters on this Pokemon. If you do, search your deck for up to 2 [R] Energy cards and attach them to this Pokemon. Then, shuffle your deck.

[R][R] Continuous Blaze Ball: 30+ damage. Discard all [R] Energy from this Pokemon. This attack does 50 more damage for each card you discarded in this way.

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


Blastoise – Water – HP160
Stage 2 – Evolves from Wartortle

Ability: Power Squall
Once your during turn (before your attack), you may look at the top 6 cards of your deck. Choose as many [W] Energy cards you find there as you like and attach them to your Pokemon in any way you like. Then, shuffle the other cards back into your deck.

[W][W][W] Hydro Tackle: 150 damage. This Pokemon does 30 damage to itself.

Weakness: Grass (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 3

The three-pack promo blisters will feature Deoxys and Ultra Necrozma, both of which were Gym promos in Japan:

Deoxys – Psychic – HP110
Basic Pokemon

Ability: Power Suction
Once during your turn (before your attack), you may move an Energy from 1 of your Pokemon to 1 of your Deoxys.

[P][P][C] Psycho Boost: 100 damage. During your next turn, this Pokemon’s Psycho Boost’s base damage is 50.

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


Ultra Necrozma – Dragon – HP130
Basic Pokemon (Ultra Beast)

[P][P][M][M] Shining Burst: 100+ damage. If together both players have 6 or less Prize cards remaining, discard all Energy attached to this Pokemon. If you do, this attack does 100 more damage.

Weakness: Fairy (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 3

And finally, the one-pack blisters will feature Pikachu and Mimikyu from the “It’s Mimikyu Campaign Card Box Set.”

Mimikyu – Fairy – HP70
Basic Pokemon

[Y] Mimic: Shuffle your hand into your deck. Then, draw a number of cards equal to the number of cards in your opponent’s hand.

[Y][C] Play Rough: 20+ damage. Flip a coin. If heads, this attack does 20 more damage.

Weakness: none
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1


Pikachu – Lightning – HP60
Basic Pokemon

[C] Nuzzle: Flip a coin. If heads, your opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Paralyzed.

[L][C] Thunder Jolt: 30 damage. This Pokemon does 10 damage to itself.

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

Team Up is our February set. It will include be comprised of the cards from October’s Dark Order, some new cards from November’s GX Ultra Shiny, and of course December’s SM9 Tag Bolt set.

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  1. jinjitsu Aspiring Trainer
    jinjitsu

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    Water and fire Theme decks again? Not a fan :(
     
  2. Chimecho3000 Aspiring Trainer
    Chimecho3000

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  3. Wechselbalg

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    That Eevee pack art is going to give me nightmares.
     
  4. The Rhyperior I am still Mr. Rhyperior
    The Rhyperior

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    So we'll get Charizard and Blastoise as Non-Holo Rares in the set.

    Like what I said, "Cards featured in a theme deck are Non-Holo Rares in the set"
     
    Elray and Swampert Full Art like this.
  5. ShinyJordeon Aspiring Trainer
    ShinyJordeon

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    Damn, they should have used that gengar/mimikyu art for the secret rare!
     
  6. KeoKeo Aspiring Trainer
    KeoKeo

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    Why does all the pack art look so creepy?
     
  7. TinyCubinator Aspiring Trainer
    TinyCubinator

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    My boi Blastoise is going to be a non holo ;(
     
  8. Lord Goomy Got Goomies?
    Lord Goomy

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    Oh goodness, these look like packs out of ten years ago. The simplicity is offsetting. I like them though.
     
  9. WillyCharizard Aspiring Trainer
    WillyCharizard

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    Well I was right about the main pokemon theme decks

    The only problem I see with them (Speaking of theme deck vs theme deck) Is that both become 130hp after ability and first attack respectively, so vulnerables to be killed by easily by things like Entei or Alolan Exegutor/Raikou + Kukui

    Its probably too early but I will say that Blasteoise is the best of these two, only need a good second attacker
     
  10. TheRealBro.. Relax
    TheRealBro..

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    Awesome pack artwork! Do I need to say anymore?
     
  11. Swampert Full Art Still waiting for a Swampert GX.
    Swampert Full Art

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    Wow is that going to be the first ever non-holo Charizard, or have they made some before? Either way the blister pack assortment may be the best of the sun and moon era. No alternate arts!
     
  12. Alex Schlough Aspiring Trainer
    Alex Schlough

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    Legendary Collection Charizard got a non holo print
     
  13. MegaAbsol10 The misunderstood hero of disasters...
    MegaAbsol10

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    The Pack Artwork is amazing, because of the fact it looks like it's been ripped straight out of DPPt! I can't wait to see our Pikachu and Zekrom Pre-Release Kit!
     
  14. StormCrusher3 Aspiring Trainer
    StormCrusher3

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    These are so cool
    I can’t wait
     
  15. paulyd84 cooltrainerpaul
    paulyd84

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    Artwork on these is amazing really nice after the recent batch of sets.
     
  16. Orias Still waiting for a shiny gastly card.
    Orias

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    Finally some old school looking pack artworks,i love it! But the set name is one of the worst.
     
  17. Luplayz Espeon’s Corruption.
    Luplayz

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    Everything I wanted for a bit in a single post.... there will still be more i would like tho... BUT this is filled with things i wanted!
     
  18. Arnel xjstylezz
    Arnel

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    I am loving the artwork on the mimikyu =D
     
  19. AngryBokoblin Aspiring Trainer
    AngryBokoblin

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    THAT VENUSAUR'S FACE THO
     
  20. Anselm Sim Aspiring Trainer
    Anselm Sim

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    The snorlax looks pretty dope though!

    Question: will this set be legal for the upcoming Oceania international?