Charizard V/VMAX and Grimmsnarl V/VMAX Revealed!

CoroCoro has revealed the star cards from March 27th’s “Sword & Shield Starter Sets” featuring Charizard VMAX and Grimmsnarl VMAX! We should have clearer images of the cards later today. Thanks goes to Bangiras for the translations!

Charizard V – Fire – HP220
Basic Pokemon

[C][C][C] Claw Swipe: 80 damage.

[R][R][C][C] Fire Spin: 220 damage. Discard 2 Energy from this Pokemon.

When your Pokemon V is Knocked Out, your opponent takes 2 Prize cards.

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


Charizard VMAX – Fire – HP330
VMAX Pokemon (Gigantamax) – Evolves from Charizard V

[C][C][C] Claw Swipe: 100 damage.

[R][R][R][C][C] G-Max Wildfire: 300 damage. Discard 2 Energy from this Pokemon.

When your Pokemon VMAX is Knocked Out, your opponent takes 3 Prize cards.

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


Grimmsnarl V – Darkness – HP220
Basic Pokemon

[D] Dark Bite: 40 damage.

[D][D][D] Spiky Knuckle: 200 damage. Return 2 [D] Energy from this Pokemon to your hand.

When your Pokemon V is Knocked Out, your opponent takes 2 Prize cards.

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


Grimmsnarl VMAX – Darkness – HP330
VMAX Pokemon (Gigantamax) – Evolves from Grimmsnarl V

[D][D][D] G-Max Drill: 170+ damage. This attack does 50 more damage for each extra [D] Energy attached to this Pokemon, but not used to pay for this attack. Energy beyond the second doesn’t count.

When your Pokemon VMAX is Knocked Out, your opponent takes 3 Prize cards.

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

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  1. Poke_collector Aspiring Trainer
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    When Zard VMAX is released in English I can see people selling it for £100+ ‍
     
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  2. Clam Almost decent
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    average charizard
     
  3. Sword.N Aspiring Trainer
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    Again a Charizard card that OHKOs itself. Seems not better than Resh&Zard.
     
  4. The Rhyperior I am still Mr. Rhyperior
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    • Charizard V/VMAX - A card that can OHKO literally anything and can use Welder or TCE on the VMAX? Yeah. WYNAUT?! By the time this comes out, possibly SWSH3, Metal Frying Pan is gone in Standard. Which means, Zacian V will be in trouble here. 4/5
    • Grimmsnarl V/VMAX - We don't have any proper Energy accel for Dark type. Yeah, Weavile but it moves energy not some direct energy accel, but it does huge damage especially D hits P for weakness greatly. According to the source, SWSH3 in Japan features cards that boost D Pokémon, maybe these will help Grimmsnarl as well. 4/4
     
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  5. Nyora A Cat
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    Okay so darkness malamar when
     
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  6. Sparkeagle Aspiring Trainer
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    Charizard without Wing Attack colorless attack? Impossibru
     
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  7. RealMrMewtwo Aspiring Trainer
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    Charizard VMAX is BUSTED. Attach t1, then welder next turn atttach tce easy 300 damage. Could also use volc and victini v to make that easier and tails so you dont need to hit boss's orders. That will smack everything into oblivion.
     
  8. Mimikeon Aspiring Trainer
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    I don't see the hype for this Charizard. Even with Welder it's super slow and difficult to chain attacks compared to Reshizard.
     
  9. Swampert Full Art #GROOKEYGANG
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    Don't forget there will be a Rainbow Rare of the Charizard Vmax...
     
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  10. The Rhyperior I am still Mr. Rhyperior
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    These are featured in a Deck Box so no RR for them, unless these will be include in a recap set like SWSH4a
     
  11. AshCo HELLO THERE OLD CHUM!
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    Oh my, that Zard Vmax is gorgeous oh yes it sure is.

    That all depends on how hard it is to actually get. The reason the rainbow/shiny Zards hit for such a high price is because of the scarcity they create in how hard they are to pull in their given sets (RR Zard especially). With this one, if it's an average old Vmax then I can see it having a decent price but nothing crazy high, especially not more than some of its predecessors like the SR Plasma Zard. A potential rainbow though, sure I could see it hitting high.

    Now does that mean people aren't going to try and sell a regular one for that high, especially early on in the set? Nope, they're gonna try and capitalize as much as they can, lol
     
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  12. Yaginku Aspiring Trainer
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    "wHy is OveRpoWeREd acCeLeraTIon BaD?"
    Because Charizard VMAX happens. Balancing attacks though energy cost is out of the question at this point - you can reach this number insanely fast for a five-cost. With 330, it's rare that an opponent can front an OHKO attack. AND it's not sitting there idly - it has another attack to use right after the first Welder.
     
  13. steffenka Miss Vaanjie
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    I actually am starting to really like the look of the VMAX cards (the regular ones), I think especially the Gigantamax Mons introduced in Rebellious Clash looks amazing, along with these two! I really like the look of the Charizard V as well, especially the Stadium background :D
     
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  14. don()shinobi PokeBeach's Yu-Gi-Oh enthusiast. I guess.
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    Oh cool, another Charizard card. We haven't seen one of those in a long time.
     
  15. CharizaedXbest Aspiring Trainer
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    more charizard cards please
    but fr it's kinda broken how strong it is
     
  16. Duke Erebus Aspiring Trainer
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    Grimmsnarl VMAX's G-Max Drill is the drill that will pierce the heavens.
     
  17. Swampert Full Art #GROOKEYGANG
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    Really? Charizard V is not going to be in a actual set?
     
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  18. VuDu-JuJu Intergalactic Trainer/Hitchhiker
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    Can KO anything....except every single VMAX Pokemon released so far. Honestly I'm underwhelmed. I expect a Charizard card to have some ridiculous attack that can OHKO with a huge energy cost, but this thing can't kill a VMAX which is surprising for a Charizard card.
     
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  19. RisingRaichuu Aspiring Trainer
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    I don't get the Zard hype. It's bad. It gives up 3 prizes and it hits a straight 300 for 5 with an energy discard so it's difficult to chain, and it's an evolution so it's difficult to setup. Reshizard any day. Will still probably still be $1 million though
     
  20. jamashawalker Ikouze!
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    -Charizard Vmax: With Welder, I like this card a lot. This is an easy 300 damage which invalidates TTGXs. As most people who have been a victim of turn 2 300 damage Mewtwo Mew TTGX, this is very easy to pull off consistently. Once Welder rotates or will be in a more Vmax focused metagame, it'll be underwhelming

    -Grimsnarl Vmax: This depends on the dark energy acceleration we'll be receiving. 270 for 5 energy looks pretty bad, but if the energy acceleration is great, then it might be amazing