Pokemon TCG: Sword & Shield—Brilliant Stars expansion, arriving at participating retailers worldwide on February/March 2022.
Pokemon VSTAR evolve from Pokemon V and will play a major role in the Pokemon TCG metagame. Each Pokemon VSTAR has a VSTAR Power — an Ability or attack — with an extremely powerful effect that can decide the outcome of a battle. Players can use only one VSTAR Power per game, and those who use a VSTAR Power must flip over a VSTAR marker during the battle.
In addition to their VSTAR Powers, Pokemon VSTAR have high HP and high-damage attacks, and they give up two Prize cards when Knocked Out.
Trainers can look forward to seeing Arceus VSTAR, Charizard VSTAR, Shaymin VSTAR and Whimsicott VSTAR in Sword & Shield—Brilliant Stars. The expansion will also include a special Trainer Gallery subset of 30 cards with artwork featuring fan-favorite Trainers and Pokemon.
Available in booster packs, Elite Trainer Boxes and special collections, Sword & Shield—Brilliant Stars will include the following:
20 Pokemon V and 15 full-art Pokémon V
Four new Pokemon VSTAR
Three new Pokemon VMAX
22 Trainer cards and six full-art Supporter cards
One new Special Energy card
Each booster pack includes 10 additional game cards