Breloom V, Espeon, Cram-o-matic, and Next Batch of Gym Promos Revealed!

Hobby stores in Taiwan are beginning to receive the next batch of promo booster packs for their Gym tournaments. Taiwan has Gym tournaments just like Japan, but Japan is not currently holding them due to coronavirus. This means Taiwan is getting the promos first.

Thanks goes to our friend Jack U. for taking these photos for us and helping Bangiras translate them! The cards are written in Traditional Chinese.

Breloom V – Grass – HP210
Basic Pokemon (Single Strike)

[G][C] Counter: 20+ damage. If this Pokemon was damaged by an attack during your opponent’s last turn, this attack does that much more damage.

[G][G][C] Mach Cross: 140 damage.

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

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

Snorunt – Water – HP60
Basic Pokemon

[W][C] Headbutt: 30 damage.

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

(An alternate art reprint from Silver Lance).

Blitzle – Lightning – HP60
Basic Pokemon (Rapid Strike)

[L] Thunder Spear: This attack does 10 damage to 1 of your opponent’s Pokemon. (Don’t apply Weakness and Resistance for Benched Pokemon.)

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

(An alternate art reprint from Jet-Black Spirit).

Espeon – Psychic – HP110
Stage 1 – Evolves from Eevee

[P] Psyshock: 20 damage. Flip a coin. If heads, your opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Paralyzed.

[P][C] Psychic: 10+ damage. This attack does 40 more damage for each Energy attached to your opponent’s Active Pokemon.

Weakness: Darkness (x2)
Resistance: Fighting (-30)
Retreat: 1

Koffing – Darkness – HP70
Basic Pokemon

[D][C] Smog: 20 damage. Your opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Poisoned.

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

(An alternate art reprint from Jet-Black Spirit).

Eevee – Colorless – HP60
Basic Pokemon

[C] Preparations: Attach a basic Energy card from your hand to this Pokemon.

[C][C][C] Bite: 30 damage.

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

Cram-o-matic – Trainer

You must discard an Item card from your hand to play this card.

Flip a coin. If heads, search your deck for any card and put it into your hand. Then, shuffle your deck.

You may play as many Item cards as you like during your turn.

(In the video games, this is a robot in Mustard’s room that can be fed four items to create a new item.)

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  1. Platinum Espresso Falinks Fanatic
    Platinum Espresso


    Cram-o-matic's a better order pad, that's fun. Though that discard part balances it a bit.
    Last edited: May 7, 2021
  2. FireLizard Dragon shipper


    Heh,Breloom doesn't look bad
  3. Bongooo Eternatus VMAX is Mega Rayquaza's goth phase


    The cramomatic should only have a 5% chance to search your deck for a card to accurately represent how bad it is in the games
    steffenka, The Fish and don()shinobi like this.
  4. AliceVoltaire Aspiring Trainer


    Dang, if Cram-O-Matic discarded any card except for just Items, it might have potential in Expanded with Exeggcute.
  5. Benjamin Telfor Aspiring Trainer
    Benjamin Telfor


    Poor Blitzle is still stranded at sea it seems.
    JaxuTCG and The Fish like this.
  6. The Rhyperior I am still Mr. Rhyperior
    The Rhyperior


    • Breloom V - I called it. The next V Battle Decks, Breloom vs Dodrio! That's it. That's what I wanted to say, except Victini will melt this thing quite easily. 3
    • Espeon - sucks as heck. 3
    • Cram-o-matic - we waste item cards for nothing. 2-3
  7. NicoNoo Meta/budget player


    Cram-o-matic may find some use in decks that really need an energy/tool/stadium turn 1, as our current search pool after rotation - Piers and Peony - exclude energy or tools/stadiums. Sure, you may discard for no effect, but if you already have, say, a Crobat in hand, it may be useful either way as hand thinning and to deep draw. Also, we lose Pokecom, so hand discard will probably be in demand until Ultra Ball gets a reprint, and this is the most generic hand thinning tool we have. Not saying it's gonna be a staple or anything, but it may find use as a 50% chance to do something.


    Yay Breloom gets a V
  9. Mimikeon Aspiring Trainer


    I'm leaving the TCG. My favorite Eeveelution got shafted twice in one week. This is unacceptable. I'm upset by this more than the quality of SwSh.
  10. The Rhyperior I am still Mr. Rhyperior
    The Rhyperior


    wdym shafted? Espeon VMAX is a good card that might see play as a tech card, similar to Espeon from DEX
    JaxuTCG likes this.