It has now been confirmed our Vivid Voltage set will be based on Japan’s Shocking Volt Tackle and Legendary Heartbeat! Our set will include the Amazing Rares from Legendary Heartbeat, which are now named “Amazing Pokemon” in English.
The set’s theme decks will feature the recently-revealed Charizard and Drednaw from Shocking Volt Tackle. They will likely come with Supporters of Nessa and Leon.
The Vivid Voltage blister pack promos include Grookey (SWSH70), Scorbunny (SWSH71), Vaporeon (SWSH72), and Sobble (SWSH73). The three Starter Pokemon were given out last November as part of Pokemon Card Station events in Japan. Vaporeon was a Gym promo in July.
[F] Full Speed: 30 damage. Flip a coin. If tails, this attack does nothing.
Weakness: Fire (x2)
[C] Me First: Draw a card.
[R][R] Live Coal: 20 damage.
Weakness: Water (x2)
Gigantatamax Pikachu will of course be featured on the Elite Trainer Box. The Build & Battle Decks and Mini Portfolio were also revealed:
The set descriptions confirm there will be at least 185 cards. Some of the mentioned cards include the new “Amazing Pokemon,” Zarude V, Pikachu VMAX, Orbeetle VMAX, and Coalossal VMAX.
In Sword & Shield—Vivid Voltage, the recently discovered Mythical Pokémon Zarude makes its Pokémon TCG debut alongside other highly-collectible cards such as Pikachu VMAX, Orbeetle VMAX, and Coalossal VMAX shown in their Gigantamax forms.
The upcoming set will also debut a new type of card called Amazing Pokémon, which features a Legendary or Mythical Pokémon like Celebi, illustrated with vividly rainbow backgrounds that extend outside of the frame, as well as foil and etched details. Topped with a special rarity symbol, Trainers can look forward to collecting and playing with new Amazing Pokémon cards.
The full expansion includes the following:
- Six Amazing Pokémon
- Six Pokémon VMAX
- 11 Pokémon V and 13 full-art Pokémon V
- 16 Trainer cards and seven full-art Supporter cards
- Four new Special Energy cards
Discover new brilliance and maximum power in the Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Vivid Voltage expansion as more Pokémon V appear, including the newly discovered Mythical Pokémon Zarude! Unique new Amazing Pokémon burst onto the scene with a rainbow splash, alongside more Pokémon VMAX…including the splendor, the majesty, the delightful round wonder that is Gigantamax Pikachu! Put a little color and a lot of spark into your deck or collection with the Sword & Shield—Vivid Voltage expansion!
- Over 185 cards
- Dozens of recently discovered Pokémon from the Galar region
- 11 powerful Pokémon V and 6 enormous Pokémon VMAX
- More than 15 Trainer cards and 4 new Special Energy cards
The front of the Fall Collector’s Chest Tin has also been revealed. It will come with three promo cards of Rilaboom, Cinderace, and Inteleon. It will cost $24.99 and release on November 13th, the same day as Vivid Voltage.
However it won’t come with four pencils anymore, instead coming with two extra sticker sheets. Thus it will come with five booster packs, a Pokemon coin, four sticker sheets, a mini portfolio, a Pokemon notepad, and a PTCGO code card.
On the same day Vivid Voltage is releasing we’re also getting an Elite Trainer Box Plus with 12 booster packs and an Ultra Premium Collection with 16 booster packs. No official information or images have been revealed yet.