‘Cosmic Eclipse’ Largest Set in History, Contains At Least 271 Cards

The last Sun & Moon set will be the largest Pokemon set in history.

Thanks to early openings on social media, we now Cosmic Eclipse‘s secret rares up to #271/236. This beats Unified Minds‘s 258 cards and GX Ultra Shiny‘s 250 cards.

The 50+ secret rares from TAG All Stars will not be in this set (thank Arceus). TPCi may save them for next year’s holiday set.

The character rare cards will occupy the reverse holo slot. This means it should be much easier to collect them.

If there are any secret rares after #271, we don’t know what they are yet.

The fact we’re now caught up with Japan lines up with my theory article on why I think we’ll get synced releases starting next year.

To see the full Cosmic Eclipse set list and spoilers, check out this news story.

  • #237/236: Torkoak
  • #238/236: Weavile
  • #239/236: Piplup
  • #240/236: Wishiwashi
  • #241/236: Pikachu
  • #242/236: Magnemite
  • #243/236: Koffing
  • #244/236: Gallade
  • #245/236: Mimikyu
  • #246/236: Excadrill
  • #247/236: Steelix
  • #248/236: Stoutland
  • #249/236: Venusaur & Snivy-GX
  • #250/236: Vileplume-GX
  • #251/236: Charizard & Braixen-GX
  • #252/236: Volcarona-GX
  • #253/236: Blastoise & Piplup-GX
  • #254/236: Solgaleo & Lunala-GX
  • #255/236: Oriocorio-GX
  • #256/236: Flygon-GX
  • #257/236: Alolan Persian-GX
  • #258/236: Arceus & Dialga & Palkia-GX
  • #259/236: Reshiram & Zekrom-GX
  • #260/236: Naganadel & Guzzlord-GX
  • #261/236: Mega Lopunny & Jigglypuff-GX
  • #262/236: Silvally-GX
  • #263/236: Giant Hearth
  • #264/236: Great Catcher
  • #265/236: Island Challenge Amulet
  • #266/236: Lana’s Fishing Rod
  • #267/236: Lillie’s Clefairy Doll
  • #268/236: Martial Arts Dojo
  • #269/236: Power Plant
  • #270/236: Tag Whistle
  • #271/236: Draw Energy

Thanks goes to Luis M. for the photos!

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  1. Swampert Full Art #GROOKEYGANG
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  2. Skeleton Liar サーナ~
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    I'm right there with you with not focusing on the Rainbow Rares and secret rares. I gave a really good stab at collecting the first few Sun & Moon sets, but it just took a nose dive after a year. Financially, I can't keep up with these sets anymore. I would've loved to buy some Hidden Fates products for fun, though. But apparently, I wasn't allowed. And also right there with you, wanting to work on sets from Gens 4 to 6. Sounds so much more appealing.

    I mean, I've been wanting better pull rates/ultra rare ratios like the HGSS era ever since EX's returned in Next Destinies. So anytime TPCi throws us a bone like these character rares (or Prisms or shinies in Hidden Fates), it's surprising.

    I just wish Japan would slow down with both the amount of sets and the amount of ultra rares so that everywhere else in the world could take a breather. But that's not happening. If anything, I expect them to double down.
     
  3. airsoft246 Aspiring Trainer
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    So where are the alt arts of reshi/zek, Solgaleo/Luna, Esp/Deoxys, Umb/Darkrai going to be?
     
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  4. TheRealBro.. Venusaur used FlowerPower; his chillness rose 300%
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    For everyone thats saying collectors Will be pissed.. uhm no. Not me anyway. Remember the ugly cgi ex’s from the gen 5 block? That was insulting. I’m not gonna complain when there’s cards like the stone Dialga/Palkia/Arceus and many more endearing artworks like those character cards. Awesome set
     
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  5. paulyd84 cooltrainerpaul
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    This! I used to get a case as got prob 95% of set mastered, then made a good bit back selling codes, bulk and single cards but prob since burning shadows i just get 2 boxes and a ETB and 1 of each blister for promos, from that you will get majority of regular set and if lucky 4-5 SRs (last 3 sets ive got 2 SR a box but lucky i know) rest i just buy single or trade for or get the odd pack from league/events etc plus if you wait until rotation majority of cards will nose dive same when new set comes out DONT buy in first 4-5 weeks as thats when most collectors make a grab, bide your time the prices move down considerably - will be 1 or 2 cards that will be the exception for but if your going after a complete set "long runs the fox" be patient its a lot easier than you think....
     
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  6. Number51x Blasting off at the speed of light!
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    Yep. This is exactly how I do it ever since Lost Thunder. Like...to the letter. Also, when I do buy the singles, I get the GXs and Full Arts last so if I pull one while getting the rest of the cards, it can go in the set and it's more fun.
     
  7. Frost Amethyst AMAB-NB
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    I'll still complete the sets eventually but since Lost Thunder the bloat of the sets + the high cost of meta-relevant cards has made me do the smart thing and abandon trying to complete these monster sets while they're still in the rotation. Which I really should have been doing for years now, since just look at how much rainbow Tapu Lele GX's value has crashed since it rotated out.
     
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  8. AshCo Payne-ful
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    Yeah, it definitely helps waiting for rotation. The only reason I hadn’t finished roaring skies back when it was out was because of how much Shaymin was going for (and because I couldn’t, and still to this day have never pulled or found Mega Turbo at my local card shop, lmao. I swear it’s avoiding me). It’s just a bummer when there’s certain cards that have been out of rotation for years that demand ridiculous prices because of expanded (DEX Zorua, Eggies, a LOT of the ace specs). You’re not gonna see me blowing 40 dollars on a computer search, that thing has barely any collectible appeal to it when I could spend that on something way nicer. Really hope they reprint that someday but they most likely won’t.
     
  9. bunnybird12 Don't be sad- be hoppy!
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    Bigger is not better, TPCi.
     
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  10. Number51x Blasting off at the speed of light!
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    I spent the money on Computer Search mainly because it is so playable that finding a M/NM card was getting really hard!
     
  11. SupStar Aspiring Trainer
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    Correction: Most painfully bloated set in history

    God I hope they fix this with worldwide releases. I wanna be able to get a pack and not enter the lottery of having a 1/20 chance of getting the GXs I want... If a pack comes out in Japan focusing mostly on Dark pokemon and I want to make a Dark Deck, I wanna be able to buy that specific pack, not have the cards from that pack be merged with 2 other sets I don't care as much about and end up having to open 100 to get the specific ones I want without having to trade...
     
  12. AshCo Payne-ful
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    Yeah, that's a good point. I just don't ever play the TCG outside of PTCGO, I mainly collect, so the demand for Search doesn't really apply to me in the same way it does people who play Expanded. I only want it to complete my favorite set ever, so once I got one I'd slip it in the binder and call it a day. Maybe I'll just get a WC version like I'm planning on doing with Beaches for the BW promos. (Because unless they reprint beach, there's no way I'm blowing that much cash on those).
     
  13. ArceusTrainer Arceus Collector
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    All these Arceus' and no money. I need these cards!
     
  14. Atrac059 Aspiring Trainer
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    And I'm moving to only buying singles. This is ridiculous. I don't even get the cards to collect, I buy to play the game.
     
  15. judda94 Aspiring Trainer
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    Great another set where I don't bother getting many packs.

    I used to love buying a booster box, yes i know its a waste of money but it was fun and you would be within touching distance of finishing the set. But now? Whats the point just buy singles be boring, don't get any surprises.
     
  16. Kangaflora Aspiring Trainer
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    It would be nice if we some clarity about Magneton's Ability, because you guys say that the Ability Knocks Out Magneton, but Bulbapedia said the Ability doesn't Knock Out Magneton.

    https://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Magneton_(Cosmic_Eclipse_69)

    UNLESS, the Ability is to be translated by The Pokémon Company as: Once during your turn (before your attack), you may Knock Out this Pokémon. If you do, search your deck for up to 3 Supporter cards, reveal them, and put them into your hand. Then, shuffle your deck.

    Therefore making the use of the Ability optional.
     
  17. guitalex Aspiring Trainer
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    Prereleases were today, and I noticed Lanturn was mistranslated. It's MUCH better than what it says here.

    The attack doesn't make you choose for them to draw; it lets you choose whether to force them to shuffle their deck. So it doesn't NEED any additional support like Aipom.

    Look at their deck with your ability. Don't like what you see? Attack and force them to shuffle.
     
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  18. Lechu v 2017 Gamers Rise Up
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    I gotta say, Pokemon has made a great decision making "fullart" cards that aren't GXs.
     
  19. Yaginku Aspiring Trainer
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    I am sorry, but the comments here are pretty preposterous.

    Firstly, if you are a collector that's collecting cards, it helps if these cards are... collectible? I have got an odd pack of Breakpoint and opened a secret rare Gyarados EX. Huzzah! Too bad it's only about 7 dollars, because it's the only secret rare in the entire set.
    Meanwhile, the Gyarados GX from Crimson Invasion is over 20 dollars. Hell, most of the secret rares from that set are above 7 euro at this point. These cards are meant to be collectibles, not playable pieces. I hate when playable cards are unreasonably expensive, but collectibles are MEANT to be rare. Otherwise, they wouldn't be collectibles at all. It also helps the game economy, siphoning costs away from the actually playable cards.

    And secondly, if you are buying booster boxes to build a Standard-legal deck - what are you doing? No TCG was ever designed to operate this way and you cannot blame the designers for not providing on that front. It's like blaming the casino for having bad odds - you are never mean to "win" a gamble. Boosters are for event prizes and mass openers.
    It really helps if you'll wake up now and purchase the singles you need for the deck you want, instead of spending hundreds of dollars to get a playset of $10 rares.
     
  20. Number51x Blasting off at the speed of light!
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    Really depends on how you collect. If you collect whole sets, excessive numbers of SR cards is more frustrating than fun. Collecting for value or investment is a whole different (long) ball game. Maybe I'm not picking up what you're putting down.
     
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