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Secret Rares from ‘Single / Rapid Strike Master’ Revealed!

The secret rares from Single / Rapid Strike Master are now being posted to social media!

Most of the cards should become part of our March set, Battle Styles.

You can continue to check this page for new secret rares or follow my Twitter for updates!

S5I ‘Single Strike Master’

Tyranitar V, Single Strike Urshifu V, and Single Strike Urshifu VMAX have special art versions. The gold Pokemon is Houndoom.

         

S5R ‘Rapid Strike Master’

Empoleon V, Rapid Strike Urshifu V, and Rapid Strike Urshifu VMAX have special art versions. The gold Pokemon is Octillery.

          

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  1. dmein89 Aspiring Trainer
    dmein89

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    Gold shiny on a gold card
     
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  2. itmealice Aspiring Trainer
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    Really love the Tyranitar and Empoleon, hope we keep getting stuff that great.

    Could that person have found a worse angle for the Octillery picture? :p
     
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  3. Kyle J. Asplund Some birb boi
    Kyle J. Asplund

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    Imagine shiny houndoom just a secret rare
     
  4. Poke_collector Aspiring Trainer
    Poke_collector

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    The first non native pokemon to the Galar region to get a shiny card
     
  5. oranguru
     
  6. MuhQ Aspiring Trainer
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    ewww rainbow rares are still a thing, UR is reasonable but I prefer the regular Octillery..Secret Rare Cheryl is nice too, but the Hyper Rare Korrina is yikes...
     
  7. Platinum Espresso Falinks Fanatic
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    Still loving that Empoleon V SR
     
  8. Mistwalker Master of Martial Arts
    Mistwalker

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    Cheryl is best waifu of the set and I will have to buy that FA Rapid Strike Urshifu or (if I’m lucky enough) pull one in a pack. I pre-ordered a booster box and ETB so lets see
     
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  9. Shinxed3 Get Shinxed bro
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    Noooooooo... I was hoping we would lose the Rainbow Rare supporters this year... always a disappointment pulling one, when it could have been the Full Art version

    Although... it seems as if though the Special Arts (for Urishifu, at least) are a replacement for their Rainbow Rare versions! About time!

    EDIT: er, nevermind! I guess there will still be 2 Rainbow Urishifu! Oh well...
     
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2021
  10. Andreias21 Aspiring Trainer
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    So very glad I preordered a booster case of this. Just amazing alt art.
     
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  11. AshCo "An Excellent Profile Picture"
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    They really get the award for some of the most pointless and unnecessary cards ever printed. I don't know why supporters needed them. This is coming from someone who already never liked Rainbow Rares in the first place, but... I dunno, it just kind of gets in the way of the art. It takes away detail and shading for a tacky rainbow palette swap.

    I'm glad they didn't take the Tag Team route with these where it's the regular, the Full Art, the Special Full Art, and the rainbow rare. That was way too much, and I'm glad they cut it down to just regular and Special Art. (I wish this could apply to more than just the Battle Style cards though, but... I'm glad they exist regardless).

    EDIT: Or well... I guess with the VMAX's it's two arts. Regulars have three, but in this case... Not really complaining, more Empoleon is a good thing to me, lol.

    EDIT yet again: Well... Never mind then. They didn't actually learn, and we continue to unnecessarily have VMAX rainbows for the Battle Style Pokemon. Bummer. Man, this would be a lot easier if rainbow cards didn't exist. 'least the special arts exist and are nice!
     
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2021
  12. Chimecho3000 Aspiring Trainer
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    Victini VMax is 82 while Urshifu VMax alt art is 84, so Urshifu VMax will have a Rainbow version.
     
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  13. steffenka Miss Vaanjie
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    Oranguru is available in Sword/Shield (and in Isle of Armor) while Houndoom isn't available at all in the games. So while Oranguru isn't a gen 8 Mon, it's still a Mon native to Galar :p
     
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  14. LePerchant Youtubehh: LePerchant
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    I was so concerned that we don´t get any Rainbow anymore. So the rumors were so wrong. What a relief
     
  15. The Rhyperior I am still Mr. Rhyperior
    The Rhyperior

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    Well, the English set list for Battle Styles will have no FA Honey.
     
  16. Hydroi-gon Casual Player
    Hydroi-gon

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    At least we don’t have a lot of VMAX rares like TTGXes in the previous sets. A Full Art, an Alt Art and a Rainbow Rare is a bit too much for one card and for me felt a bit unnecessary...
     
  17. Ilexon Aspiring Trainer
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    The Kricketune full art is really cool with the music notes and sheet in the background
     
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  18. FireLizard Dragon shipper
    FireLizard

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    It's confirmed all Single Strike\Rapid Strike V cards have Secret Rares.
     
  19. JoeBob15ial Aspiring Trainer
    JoeBob15ial

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    Love the Cherryl
     
  20. don()shinobi PokeBeach's Yu-Gi-Oh enthusiast. I guess.
    don()shinobi

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    And not a single 5ban Graphics card in sight. Today is a good day.