‘Unbroken Bonds’ Prerelease Promos Revealed!

The Unbroken Bonds prerelease promos have been revealed: Volcanion (SM179), Stakataka (SM180), Melmetal (SM181), and Persian (SM182)!

Each of them features brand new artwork that has not been seen in Japan.

Our Unbroken Bonds set will be a combination of Night Unison‘s 55 cards (released in Japan on January 11th), Full Metal Wall‘s 54 cards (released on February 1st), and Double Blaze‘s 95 cards (March 1st).

Our set will release in America and elsewhere on May 5th.

Thanks goes to LootQuest for the photo!

Persian – Colorless – HP100
Stage 1 – Evolves from Meowth

Ability: Cats’ Gathering
Each of your Pokemon in play with a Cat Day attack pay no Energy to use their attacks.

[C][C][C] Claw Swipe: 90 damage.

Weakness: Fighting (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 0

(From SM10 Double Blaze.)

Melmetal – Metal – HP150
Stage 1 – Evolves from Dittonut

Ability: Metal Eater
Once during your turn (before your attack), you may discard a Metal Pokemon card from your hand. Then, heal 100 damage from this Pokemon.

[M][C][C][C] Heavy Impact: 130 damage.

Weakness: Fire (x2)
Resistance: Psychic (-20)
Retreat: 4

(From SM9b Full Metal Wall.)

Stakataka – Fighting – HP120
Basic Pokemon (Ultra Beast)

Ability: Stone Fence
If your opponent has 3 or less Prize cards remaining, this Pokemon’s maximum HP is 200.

[F][F][C] Top Down: 110 damage. Flip a coin until you get tails. For each heads, discard a card from the top of your opponent’s deck.

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

(From SM9b Full Metal Wall.)

Volcanion – Fire – HP120
Basic Pokemon

[R] Flare Starter: Search your deck for a Fire Energy card, reveal it, and attach it to 1 of your Pokemon. Then, shuffle your deck. If you’re the player going second, on your first turn you may search your deck for up to 3 Fire Energy cards instead and attach them to your Pokemon in any way you like.

[R][R] High Heat Blow 50+ damage. If 4 or more Fire Energy are attached to your Pokemon in play, this attack does 60 more damage.

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

(From SM10 Double Blaze.)