Ditto VMAX, Kyogre Amazing Rare, and More from ‘Shiny Star V!’

Amazing Rares will return to Shiny Star V! The official Japanese Pokemon TCG website has revealed several new cards from the set, which will release in Japan on November 20th. Thanks goes to Franco T. for the translations!

Ditto V – Colorless – HP170
Basic Pokemon

Ability: Metamorphosis
Once during your turn (before your attack), you may switch this Pokemon with a Basic Pokemon V from your discard pile. Any attached cards, damage counters, Special Conditions, turns in play, and any other effects remain on the new Pokemon.

[C] Stick On: Attach 1 basic Energy from your discard pile to this Pokemon.

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

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


Ditto VMAX – Colorless – HP320
VMAX Pokemon – Evolves from Ditto V

[C][C][C] Max Transform: Choose 1 of your opponent’s Active Pokemon’s attacks and use it as this attack.

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

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


Crobat VMAX – Darkness – HP300
VMAX Pokemon – Evolves from Crobat V

[D][C] Stealth Poison: 70 damage. Your opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Poisoned. Switch this Pokemon with 1 of your Benched Pokemon.

[D][D][C] Max Cutter: 180 damage.

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

Weakness: Fighting (x2)
Resistance: none
Retreat: 1


Reshiram – Fire – HP120
Basic Pokemon

[R][L][D] Amazing Blaze: 270 damage. This Pokemon does 60 damage to itself.

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


Kyogre – Water – HP120
Basic Pokemon

[W][L][M][C] Amazing Surge: This attack does 80 damage to each of your opponent’s Pokemon. (Don’t apply Weakness and Resistance for Benched Pokemon.)

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


Yveltal – Darkness – HP110
Basic Pokemon

[R][P][D][C][C] Amazing Death: Your opponent’s Active Pokemon is Knocked Out.

Weakness: Lightning (x2)
Resistance: Fighting (-30)
Retreat: 2

(That attack is definitely getting renamed. :p)

The Shiny Crobat V Box has also been revealed! As posted before, it’s a deck box that comes with a shiny version of Crobat V, six booster packs of Shiny Star V, six reverse holo Darkness Energy, and two reverse holo Hiding Darkness Energy. It will cost 3,800 yen and release on December 25th.

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  1. runegate12 Aspiring Trainer
    runegate12

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    I can see Ditto V getting lots of play!
     
  2. CharizaedXbest Aspiring Trainer
    CharizaedXbest

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    Reshiram gonna be real easy to set up
    welder koko attach
     
  3. Nyora A Cat
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    Amazing DEATH
     
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  4. Animegamer420 Aspiring Trainer
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    They're definitely gonna censor that attack name lol
     
  5. FireLizard Dragon shipper
    FireLizard

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    Both Dittos look nice,especially since the VMAX one has the same attack as Mega Gengar.
    The Amazing Rares are pretty broken but is difficult to charge them up.
    Imagine charging up Yveltal at the max and Knocking Out every Pokèmon of your Opponent...
     
  6. jo94 Gen 3 lover
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    The only viable amazing rare is kyogre with ADP, but the attack is not that great. If you manage to charge one kyogre than you can swipe off your opponent with caturday espurr, i'll try to make a deck out of it
     
  7. NicoNoo Meta/budget player
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    Yeah, sure, what about the Darkness energy?

    All in all these cards could be fun in the right deck, but their costs are way too high for them to be anything except gimmicks. A shame multi prizers will keep dominating the format.
     
  8. Ilexon Aspiring Trainer
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    Amazing rares are returning? I’m confused now why weren’t there any in shocking volt tackle, maybe they are only in special sets
     
  9. AshCo Ouchies!
    AshCo

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    Ditto V?! I’ll take 20.

    Also glad that there’s going to be more Amazing Rares. I quite liked those and it’d have been a bummer if they just relegated that cool feature to six Pokémon in a single set-something about just the six of them didn’t feel “complete” to me.
     
  10. Galar Aviad Aspiring Trainer
    Galar Aviad

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    Now , those are good looking Amazing Rares! Makes me want to get them. If only there was a normal mail service from Japan :(
     
  11. bbb888 One Life. One Dream.
    bbb888

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    Can Ditto Vmax copy opponent's GX attacks??
     
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  12. Skeleton Liar サーナ~
    Skeleton Liar

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    Wow! A rectangular-shaped box lid on that Shiny Crobat V Box! What a novel concept.
    (Snark about our ETB's aside, I do actually like how this looks.)

    And I'm glad to see Amazing Rares come back!
     
  13. The Rhyperior I am still Mr. Rhyperior
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    • Ditto V/ VMAX - Ditto V itself is awesome. It gives your opponent a surprise factor on what deck are you playing because you play Ditto. That's it. I don't see any use for it, maybe on a Centiskorch VMAX deck wherein, you swap it into Centiskorch V then VMAX to smash damage, I think. VMAX, eh. Except it can use Triple Axel. 4/3-4
    • Crobat VMAX - Just a plain Pokemon V card, with a very unsurprising attacks, eh. Just play Crobat V for a consistent ability. 3 Geodudes
    • Kyogre AR - I thought we're done with these ARs, secondly, we expect to see these in SWSH5 set. Anyways, on Kyogre, how do we this atk cost, sure Turbo Patch can be handy, but its on a coin flip so you expect to hit 1-2 times. Trumbeak can be helpful, but what if one of the energy found there wasn't the energy that we need? Aurora Energy, how do we get the energy back? We have no ways to recover special energy. 3-4
    • Reshiram AR - KOs Tag Teams for single energy, but how could be pull the three energy atk? 3
    • Yveltal AR - The attack will be translated as "Amazing Knockout" or "Amazing Doom" (bcoz the given trans sounds violent to the kid's game, no offense to the translators, I know they did a good job). Okay, we have a CC so means, Twin Energy but how about R, P, and D? 3
     
  14. The Rhyperior I am still Mr. Rhyperior
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    If they copy GX atks, yes. But they counts as using your GX atk for the game and any extra effects on the GX atks, like the Tag Teams does, must be implemented.
     
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  15. JumpluffTCG Aspiring Trainer
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    Amazing Death has to be the funniest attack name since God Damn Punch Incineroar
     
  16. Tytus Expanded Best Format
    Tytus

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    In expanded you could Ho-Oh EX then ninja boy into the Amazing Rare Yveltal. then just a double colorless energy picks up the ko. Kyogre also seems very good in expanded as well as you could chain the 80 spreads.
     
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  17. Snowy Lilacs Aspiring Trainer
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    I did hope for shiny versions of the amazing rares we already got, but this is even better!

    Too bad they couldn't make a fairy one for say like Sylveon, Gardeivor or even Xerneas
     
  18. Kyle J. Asplund Some birb boi
    Kyle J. Asplund

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    Ok so basically everyone choosing Yveltal
    Also that Crobat is good.
     
  19. Cue2Power Cramorant is Godly
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    If Ditto VMAX can copy gx attacks, it will be a good counter to adp zacian, being able to use altered creation gx without needing adp. Also, I'm so gonna make an yveltal deck! maybe yveltal/ditto vmax, as altered creation+free knockouts is too broken to not be played!

    Edit: I hope adp has an AMAZING DEATH (just dont bring your cards to a funeral)
     
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  20. don()shinobi PokeBeach's Yu-Gi-Oh enthusiast. I guess.
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    Wow, those Amazings are... something.