Shiny Vault Charizard-GX, Mewtwo-GX, Sylveon-GX from ‘Hidden Fates!’

Pokemon.com has revealed the shiny versions of Charizard-GX (SV49/SV94), shiny Mewtwo-GX, and shiny Sylveon-GX (SV76) from Hidden Fates!

They also revealed that “SV” stands for “Shiny Vault.” As we speculated over the past few months, most of the cards in this “Shiny Vault” won’t be legal for Standard because they’re “A” alternate art reprints.

Because the Shiny Vault cards are all from previous expansions, they are specially marked to indicate whether they’re legal for tournament play in the Standard format. As an example, let’s take a look at the Charizard-GX from Hidden Fates.

All cards in the Shiny Vault are marked with the Yellow A Alternate symbol (see callout A in the above diagram), meaning that each one is an existing card reprinted with a new illustration. Instead of the Hidden Fates expansion symbol, each card carries the symbol of its original expansion (callout B). This Charizard-GX has the expansion symbol from Sun & Moon—Burning Shadows, which signifies that it’s an alternate illustration of the Charizard-GX from that expansion.

Unlike regular Yellow A Alternate cards, the Shiny Vault cards have their own collector card numbers in order to denote that these cards are from Hidden Fates (callout C). When considering tournament legality, the important thing to look at is the expansion symbol. If the Sun & Moon—Burning Shadows expansion isn’t legal in the Standard format, then this Charizard-GX isn’t either.

By the time Hidden Fates is released, many of the Shiny Vault cards won’t be legal in the Standard format, but they can still be used in the Expanded format. And of course, they will still be awesome additions to your Pokémon TCG collection!

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  1. PokemonMasterNate Braizard let's go!!!
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  2. Swampert Full Art #GROOKEYGANG
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    I'm really glad they have their own number instead of the same one as the set. I hope they do this with black star promos in the future (for example, have a promo number instead of the set number)
     
  3. Jon Aspiring Trainer
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    I hope they are more like promos because it's frustrating to pull UR you can't use in standard gameplay.
     
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  4. LeeYR Aspiring Trainer
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    Will there be at least one SV card per booster pack?????
     
  5. Nyora Ticked Off ^^
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    Hmmm tpc directly telling us to PLAY EXPANDED BECAUSE YOUR DEAR BELOVED CHARIZARD GX WON'T BE LEGAL IN STANDARD ANYMORE.

    uwu
     
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  6. Poke_collector Aspiring Trainer
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    That would make it too easy
     
  7. LeeYR Aspiring Trainer
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    I remember in the ptcg previous sets like Generations 20th ANNIVERSARY set, sub set card contains in per pack. For this set, I wish one SV guaranteed per pack.
     
  8. OppositeAttract Aspiring Trainer
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    is this set just alternative arts?
     
  9. Blinkehyo Aspiring Trainer
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    Rest in peace sweet lele :c
     
  10. CynderDarkov Aspiring Trainer
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    Naw there's a few others. Mostly from the Japan family sets which has simple GXs and I think some cards like thr supporter Jesse and James and related cards will be in there too. I dont remember if it's confirmed but it's not in our Unifined Minds set. Might be a couple other things too.
     
  11. Poke_collector Aspiring Trainer
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    I generations though not every subset card was shiny unlike this set
     
  12. AshCo I gotta spruce this place up for the GAAAEEEEMS
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    There's 94 SV cards in the set, I'd hope that they make it at least one or two a pack.

    I hope what they end up doing is one non-GX shiny per pack, and then another that could either be a GX or another random non-GX SV or something. A wildcard type situation like they did with the second radiant card you'd get in LTR and Generations.

    If it ends up being the configuration of LTR or GEN packs I'd be pretty happy.
     
  13. Tytus Aspiring Trainer
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    So will Shiny Vault be like Reigning Collection by any chance. Because right now it seems like that.
     
  14. dom Aspiring Trainer
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    Surely there's a half decent chance we get more than 2, considering the RD sets only had 25-30 and SV has more than triple that at 94, maybe we'l get 3-5 SV a booster.

    I say this because The difference between radiant collection sets and the SV is that radiant side of those sets only made up about 20- 30% of the set. with the majority being the legendary treasures/generations side of the sets.

    It's the opposite on these, as the majority of hidden fates is the SV (at around 60% ignoring any potential secret rares)

    the idea of trying to obtain 94 unique cards when you only have a chance of pulling 1-2 a pack would be b.s...made even worse by the likelihood of pulling certain shining gx cards.

    ...though there wasn't even a guaranteed shining card in the Japanese release. (though they were at least norrmal boosters over there, so easier to bulk buy) Hopefully they use some common sense,

    maybe the likes of charmander, charmeleon, inkay, voltorb, eevee, gible,gabite, noibat, riolu will be super common cards. with only one or 2 of the SV cards in each set being a rare or gx etc.
     
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2019
  15. paulyd84 cooltrainerpaul
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    Lol this is pokemon your talking about i imagine a shiny vault card will be on par with Gx rarity I guess... that charizard is gonna push 1k plus psa 10 easy

    Edit i think this is gonna feel like foil magic cards, just oh so sweet when you get one.. but i enjoy this kind of hunt... many boxes will be consumed!
     
  16. Poke_collector Aspiring Trainer
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    Probably 10k for Zard
     
  17. PokemonMasterNate Braizard let's go!!!
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    I want that Sylveon nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnghhhhhhhhhhhhhhh-
     
  18. PokemonMasterNate Braizard let's go!!!
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    Does anyone think we'll also get the original art GXes in Hidden Fates? For the Gyarados, Charizard and Raichu?
     
  19. PokemonMasterNate Braizard let's go!!!
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    Hm. Dunno. Hopefully it'll look amazing. Oh wait. It is-
     
  20. Chrswrites Aspiring Trainer
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    What a mess! Now I don’t know where to put them in my collection