It’s time for an old era. Pokemon TCG Japan will release two sets on January 20, 2023 for the First Generation Nine project and introduce Pokemon and Trainers to Pokemon TCG. These two sisters are “Scarlet” and “Violet”. The sets, and three three 60-card Starter Set ex decks will be a base of French-language setScarlet & Violet and come to the United States on March 31 for a meeting in 2023. When it was revealed that the English-language version of the sets will now more closely mirror Japanese sets, with silver borders and set symbols instead of set symbols. This set will replace Vs and VMAX as Ultra Rares, while the original lowercase version will also return. We haven’t yet seen how the Full Art and Secret Rares of theScarlet & Violet era will appear. Let’s look at a few ultra rare items on the set today.
The cards were beautiful and green. Credit: Pokemon Go
I haven’t quite seen a chase card Pokemon emerge from theScarlet & Violetex sets yet, but whatever Full Art or Secret Rare versions we see of this Gardevoir card might fill that role. We get the entire evolution of a Ralts novel byTika Matsuno, a prancing Kirlia bykawayoo, and then the Gardevoir ex byN-DESIGN Inc. We have confirmation, from the Spanish-language Paldea Collections, that these ex cards have two overlapping holo patterns with a standard holo shine as we saw on Pokemon V. As the sparkling layer over the entire card reminiscent of the old-school Wizards of the Coast,
Japanese sets often give us early ideas of what English-language sets might include, so keep an eye on our coverage. Watch the episode at Bleeding Cool.