News Japan's SM3+ Set: 'Shining Legends!'

Xeynid

Aspiring Trainer
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Well zekrom is disappointing. Reshiram got a brand new, much softer drawback to its attack, and Zekrom got... reshiram's old drawback.
 

Mr. Rhyperior

The Drill Pokemon. An evolve form of Rhydon.
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  • Venusaur - I love it. Very bad because it is a Stage 2, makes it harder with Giant Plants rotating out, we need a Grass Tanker like Trev to support this. 3 Geodudes.
  • Carnivine - Is that it? 2 Geodudes.
  • Volcarona - Tnx. To google of google, I know what it does. It's an unli-repel! 3 Geodudes.
  • Arbok - Chabakak! 2 Geodudes.
  • Manaphy - Meh! Your just like SUM Ribombee. 2 Geodudes.
  • Totodile/Croconaw/Feraligatr - Good ability for a garbage atk. 2 Geodudes.
  • Shining Volcanion - Ehhh! 2 Geodudes
  • Shining Jirachi - Is that it? 2 Geodudes
  • Latios - Latias is on the artwork, there's no such thing that Latias won't be in the set. 1-2 Geodudes.
  • Zekrom - Yay! #OutrageGoals! 3-4 Geodudes.
  • Purrloin/Liepard - Ehh! 1-2 Geodudes for both, FYI.
  • Hoopa - This Scoundrel Guard can threw A-Ninetales out of play. It's a basic, basic is better. 3-4 Geodudes.
  • Yveltal - Boosted Oblivion Wing! 3 Geodudes.
  • Reprinted Cards - Always good. Saved them from Rotation, especially Lillie-san.
  • FAs, SR - I love the artwork, but you know me, I don't play them. I love the SR Mewtwo, reminds me of the First Pokemon Movie.
Disclaimer : I'll edit my post once these trans comes out.
 
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SuperHoopa

Aspiring Trainer
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Wow, this is like Sinnoh remakes confirmed! The starters and Palkia have shown up in the set, so this may very well be foreshadowing Sinnoh remakes...

Also, yay! A new Hoopa card!
 

BrandonHappened

Ghosts and Fairies are kinda my jam
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Wow, this is like Sinnoh remakes confirmed! The starters and Palkia have shown up in the set, so this may very well be foreshadowing Sinnoh remakes...

Also, yay! A new Hoopa card!
Not really, since Sinnoh starters and legendaries would be in the DP remake set
More likely telling us that during this particular rotation, there won't be any DP remakes since Sinnoh starters don't come around often
 

AshCo

What did you say about my nose?
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Outrage is back on Zekrom I see. That's a nice throwback to the good ol' BW era. (EDIT-Just realized the Reshi from this set had Outrage as well. Thats really nice.)


Also, both of those artworks for Mewtwo are unbelievable. I'm really impressed.
 
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Lanstar

The Funny Fairy Bug
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Crocanaw sounds fun to use. It has an effect like Zoroark, only it move energy as well, and then you can evolve it into a 160HP Stage 2... Which unfortunately doesn't appeal to me as much.

Either way, I hope they keep up the mid-stage ability trend!
 

Professor Palutena

The Queen
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Only three cards have yet to revealed! The current setlist for Shining Legends are looking as follows:

1. Bulbasaur
2. Ivysaur
3. Venusaur
4. Shining Celebi
5. Shroomish
6. Breloom
7. Carnivine
8. Shaymin
9. Virizion
10. ???
11. Entei GX
12. Torkoal
13. Larvesta
14. Volcarona
15. Reshiram
16. Litten
17. Torracat
18. Incineroar
19. Totodile
20. Croconaw
21. Feraligatr
22. Qwilfish
23. Buizel
24. Floatzel
25. Palkia
26. Manaphy
27. Keldeo
28, Shining Volcanion
29. Pikachu
30. Raichu GX
31. Voltorb
32. Electrode
33. Raikou
34. Plusle
35. Minun
36. Zekrom
37. Ekans
38. Arbok
39. Jynx
40. Mewtwo GX
41. Shining Mew
42. Latios
43. Shining Jirachi
44. Golett
45. Golurk
46. Marshadow
47. ???
48. Spiritomb
49. Purrloin
50. Liepard
51. Scraggy
52. Scrafty
53. Zorua
54. Zoroark GX
55. Yveltal
56. Hoopa
57. Shining Rayquaza
58. Shining Lugia
59. Shining Arceus
60.
61. Pokemon Catcher
62. Super Scoop Up
63. Damage Remover
64. Great Ball
65. Switch
66. Energy Retrieval
67. Hau
68. Pokemon Breeder
69. Lillie
70. Sophocles
71. Double Colorless Energy
72. Warp Energy (Last card in set)
73. Entei GX
74. Raichu GX
75. Mewtwo GX
76. Zoroark GX
77. Pokemon Breeder
78. Mewtwo GX

Note: The trainer placement, except for Super Scoop Up, Damage Remover, Switch and Pokemon Breeder are not final, and have been placed at random.

So to fill in the remaining slots, options are:

Card #10: Genesect or Dhelmise
Card #47: Sableye or Absol
Card #60: Audino, Meloetta, Furfrou, Komala or Drampa
 

Aera14

Aspiring Trainer
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Am I the only one who is think about trying to do some shenanigans with this Manphy and
Xerneas from BREAKthrough.
 

usagibae

Gorf
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So how rare are the Shining Pokemon going to be? Because they are obviously the gimmick of this smaller set, will they be as rare as the OG Shinings?

As collector, I would hope that they aren't SUPER rare, like at least one per box, but who knows...
 

HA559

Aspiring Trainer
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I thought we would get a shining mewtwo on top of the GX, guess not.

Quite disappointed with the Eske Yoshinob artwork of Venusaur, he normally does much better than that (maybe because almost all of them he draws is for EX cards)

Also apprently 47 is Stunfisk.
 
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Purrloin

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I'm loving this set. Not just because of Purrloin's glorious return, but there's a lot of underappreciated Pokemon getting new cards at long last, and there's quite a lot of great artworks.

I'm really excited to use Carnivine because it has the same attack as the ol' Dark Explorers one, and I used that a lot as a one-of (shame it didn't keep Spit Squall too, though). Arbok might be fun just to see how much damage I can manage to brush off (I had a similar fun deck with PHF Liepard).

Shining Jirachi could be devastating if the lowest Basic of a line has tiny HP, as they usually do. Removing just the top evolution would be average and nothing new to the format, but *all* evolutions for only [P]? That's pretty cool. Pretty much guaranteed to get only a single prize though.

Here's to hoping for the longshot of getting a Phione to compliment Manaphy.
 

MegaPod_781

Bug Thug
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So, if you combined this Venusaur's ability with a Crystal Guardians Venusaur's Chlorophyll PokéPower, wouldn't all colorless energies attached to your Pokémon equal two grass energies? That would make one DCE equal four grass energies at once! (I know, I use some really outdated cards; I'm a casual collector/player)
 

Ramo0927

I am a
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I think the Mewtwo GX artwork that has the mewtwo in a dna thing is going to be a part of a Mewtwo GX box, but idk
 

Shishigami

Aspiring Trainer
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Everybody's raving about the Mewtwo artwork, I see it similar to Rocket's Mewtwo from Gym Challenge, but not one soul wants to decribe the epic atmosphere in the Yveltal card??!? Yveltal has QUICKLY grown to be a staple in the TCG so grandiosely that its artwork so far from card after card has made the raven for me, one of my most sought after Pokémon. If you look at its hitstory of artwork especially throughout what time it has spent upon existing its work is nothing short of being atmospherically mindblowing. Dynamically moving stuff.
 

steffenka

Miss Vaanjie
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Only three cards have yet to revealed! The current setlist for Shining Legends are looking as follows:

1. Bulbasaur
2. Ivysaur
3. Venusaur
4. Shining Celebi
5. Shroomish
6. Breloom
7. Carnivine
8. Shaymin
9. Virizion
10. ???
11. Entei GX
12. Torkoal
13. Larvesta
14. Volcarona
15. Reshiram
16. Litten
17. Torracat
18. Incineroar
19. Totodile
20. Croconaw
21. Feraligatr
22. Qwilfish
23. Buizel
24. Floatzel
25. Palkia
26. Manaphy
27. Keldeo
28, Shining Volcanion
29. Pikachu
30. Raichu GX
31. Voltorb
32. Electrode
33. Raikou
34. Plusle
35. Minun
36. Zekrom
37. Ekans
38. Arbok
39. Jynx
40. Mewtwo GX
41. Shining Mew
42. Latios
43. Shining Jirachi
44. Golett
45. Golurk
46. Marshadow
47. Stunfisk
48. Spiritomb
49. Purrloin
50. Liepard
51. Scraggy
52. Scrafty
53. Zorua
54. Zoroark GX
55. Yveltal
56. Hoopa
57. Shining Rayquaza
58. Shining Lugia
59. Shining Arceus
60. Energy Retrieval
61. Great Ball
62. Super Scoop Up
63. Damage Remover
64. Ultra Ball
65. Switch
66. Pokemon Catcher
67. Hau
68. Pokemon Breeder
69. Sophocles
70. Lillie
71. Double Colorless Energy
72. Warp Energy (Last card in set)
73. Entei GX
74. Raichu GX
75. Mewtwo GX
76. Zoroark GX
77. Pokemon Breeder
78. Entei GX
79. Raichu GX
80. Mewtwo GX
81. Zoroark GX
82. Mewtwo GX

Note: The trainer placement, except for Super Scoop Up, Damage Remover, Switch and Pokemon Breeder are not final, and have been placed at random.
One card missing! Current contenders for that post is: Genesect, Dhelmise, Tapu Bulu or Moltres
 

Mr. Nobody Nowhere

Johto Maniac
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Only three cards have yet to revealed! The current setlist for Shining Legends are looking as follows:

1. Bulbasaur
2. Ivysaur
3. Venusaur
4. Shining Celebi
5. Shroomish
6. Breloom
7. Carnivine
8. Shaymin
9. Virizion
10. ???
11. Entei GX
12. Torkoal
13. Larvesta
14. Volcarona
15. Reshiram
16. Litten
17. Torracat
18. Incineroar
19. Totodile
20. Croconaw
21. Feraligatr
22. Qwilfish
23. Buizel
24. Floatzel
25. Palkia
26. Manaphy
27. Keldeo
28, Shining Volcanion
29. Pikachu
30. Raichu GX
31. Voltorb
32. Electrode
33. Raikou
34. Plusle
35. Minun
36. Zekrom
37. Ekans
38. Arbok
39. Jynx
40. Mewtwo GX
41. Shining Mew
42. Latios
43. Shining Jirachi
44. Golett
45. Golurk
46. Marshadow
47. Stunfisk
48. Spiritomb
49. Purrloin
50. Liepard
51. Scraggy
52. Scrafty
53. Zorua
54. Zoroark GX
55. Yveltal
56. Hoopa
57. Shining Rayquaza
58. Shining Lugia
59. Shining Arceus
60. Energy Retrieval
61. Great Ball
62. Super Scoop Up
63. Damage Remover
64. Ultra Ball
65. Switch
66. Pokemon Catcher
67. Hau
68. Pokemon Breeder
69. Sophocles
70. Lillie
71. Double Colorless Energy
72. Warp Energy (Last card in set)
73. Entei GX
74. Raichu GX
75. Mewtwo GX
76. Zoroark GX
77. Pokemon Breeder
78. Entei GX
79. Raichu GX
80. Mewtwo GX
81. Zoroark GX
82. Mewtwo GX

Note: The trainer placement, except for Super Scoop Up, Damage Remover, Switch and Pokemon Breeder are not final, and have been placed at random.

You forgot the Shining Ho-oh from your list
 
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