‘VMAX Rising’ Secret Rares Leaking!

The secret rare cards from VMAX Rising have been revealed via social media and auction websites!

The most surprising inclusion is an ultra rare version of Frosmoth. It appears in its shiny colors. This is the first time in many years a normal rare has received an ultra rare version. Perhaps each set in the Sword & Shield block will feature a “star” card from a previous set?

The gold Item card below is Big Charm from Sword & Shield.

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  1. Clam Almost decent
    Clam

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    oh boy I cant wait
     
  2. Skeleton Liar サーナ~
    Skeleton Liar

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    Once again, amazing art for Sonia by Naoki Saito!
     
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  3. Clam Almost decent
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    yellow dog and whats her face (red hair) are my favs so far
     
  4. Skeleton Liar サーナ~
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    And there go the hopes and dreams of a third (and fourth) Skyla full art. lol But honestly, if there were only going to be two full art Supporters in the set, it should be Sonia and Milo. Give the new characters their full arts.
     
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  5. Clam Almost decent
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    still kind of sad that we cant have a 3rd
     
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  6. AshCo Enzo is the best character
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    That Rillaboom Full Art is crazy good-these SwSh era FA's are such a massive step up in quality. I haven't been collecting in a while but I might just have to start up again...
     
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  7. zzzeraora Aspiring Trainer
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    I can't believe we spent so long with those crappy Sun and Moon full arts. Why did they think a single, bland color was a good background rather than doing something like this to continue X and Y's legacy? I hope whoever made that big choice to change full arts was fired. They made a stupid ass choice. But hey, these are all beautiful, so we can just put sun and moon behind us.
     
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  8. Skeleton Liar サーナ~
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    Yeah, that would've been fun. lol
     
  9. AngryBokoblin Guzzlord is fun
    AngryBokoblin

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    Why do the FAs always have writing on them at the start? Why can't you get clear images?
     
  10. Frost Amethyst AMAB-NB
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    I don't think the Gen 8 (Pokemon) full arts aren't any better than Gen 7's. Gen 7 ones are at least consistent in that every type will always have the same colored background. Gen 8's are the same bland style only with often ugly and clashing color combinations like neon green for a pale purple Pokemon like Indeedee or pink for Inteleon. Some of these honestly would have looked better following the SM-era blueprint.
     
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  11. Water Pokémon Master I like Pokemon more than you. :D
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    Most of the images come from auction sites and social media, where Japanese users mark them like that. It's not under our control.
     
  12. Fawnlily Aspiring Trainer
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    IS THAT SR FROSMOTH SHINY
     
  13. zzzeraora Aspiring Trainer
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    I have a theory based on this new Frosmoth.


    1. Why would they do that? They have never ever made a gold card of anything but a card that's naturally an ultra rare.
    2. This is my theory. We all know that Frosmoth is doing very well in Japan. I think they're gonna do a golden, shiny card every set based on a single (OR multiple, we never know) card that did really well in the set before it. Why else would they randomly do this out of nowhere? When has there ever been a golden card of a non-ultra rare? And why is it Frosmoth?
    I would like to say I'll be surprised if anyone doesn't believe me, but....Pokemon fans continue to baffle me time and time again. I have been right so many times and each and every one I'm shunned like a lard-ass.
     
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  14. Fawnlily Aspiring Trainer
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    They have done gold SRs of regular holo rares before. For instance Legendary Treasures with Resh and Zec.
     
  15. Yaginku Aspiring Trainer
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    This Frosmoth UR feels almost cynical. They've released a card that's obviously extremely good, possibly even too good. Now they are releasing a gold version of it, in a different set as well.
    Dunno, I prefer when players find the best decks and strategies, rather than getting them on a silver plate.
     
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  16. The Rhyperior I am still Mr. Rhyperior
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    If they keep including cards from previous sets as SRs like Frosmoth, they'll be bounded with a regulation letter like this Frosmoth again, Frosmoth is a "D" Block card. Assuming SWSH4a is being included in SWSH5 in US in February, even they reprint cards from the previous sets, like this Frosmoth again, they're still "D" block cards. Remember, We are now adapting the Block system that Japan is doing now.
     
  17. Wechselbalg *****
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    Hooo boy TPCi really want Frosmoth to be meta and bring in lots of $$$ - this is the first golden rare print of a regular, non-trainer pokemon card in a very long time.
     
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  18. bunnybird12 Don't be sad- be hoppy!
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    That Frosmoth is going to be expensive.
     
  19. Clam Almost decent
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    Hey guys how much you wanna bet that when they do there hidden fates (or the end of a set and just a lot of rarer than normal cards) that they are gonna add frostmoth?
     
  20. TATECE1234 Aspiring Trainer
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    They did many gold versions of normal Pokémon in the black and white era