More Details on Pokémon GO TCG Expansion, Arrives July 1

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Booster pack wrap of the Pokémon GO TCG set

More details on the upcoming Pokémon GO expansion set for the Pokémon TCG have been revealed, with many cards revealed from the set, along with all sorts of products. The mini-expansion is themed around Pokémon GO and features some photorealistic art, though also features a lot of art inspired by the real world experiences of Pokémon GO as well.

As this is a special mini-expansion, similar to Celebrations from last year, packs are not available in traditional means or via booster boxes—instead, there are all sorts of assorted tins, collections, and mini-tins that contain cards as well as individual packs of the 78+ card set.

These products will be released in waves, with pre-orders available now on the Pokémon Center website (in the US, Canada, and the UK). The first batch of products releases on July 1, 2022, with some product launching after that.

Cards from the Pokémon GO Set

Below is a look at quite a few of the cards in the Pokémon GO set, or that are promo cards included in some of the Pokémon GO TCG products (SWSH promo series). Click any of them to open up a larger view.

Products from the Pokémon GO Set

Keep in mind that pricing for many of these items has yet to be revealed. Some items are available for pre-order.

Elite Trainer Box

Elite Trainer Box with Mewtwo on it

The standard Elite Trainer Box features Mewtwo on the front and includes a foil promo card of Mewtwo V (SWSH223, shown further above).

Pokémon Center Elite Trainer Box Plus

A blue Elite Trainer Box with a cutout hole for Mewtwo looking out from it

This special Elite Trainer Box, called the Pokémon Center Elite Trainer Box Plus, is exclusive to the Pokémon Center website and retails for US$64.99/CA$84.99/£64.99. Preorders are available through June 24, 2022.

It contains the following items:

  • 12 booster packs of the Pokémon GO set
  • A full-art promo of Mewtwo V
  • 65 card sleeves featuring Mewtwo
  • A Mewtwo Deckbox
  • 45 basic Energy cards
  • 6 metal damage-counter dice
  • 1 metal coin
  • 2 metal Special Condition markers
  • 1 acrylic VSTAR marker
  • A player’s guide for the Pokémon GO expansion
  • A code card for TCG Live
  • Four separators to separate cards inside of the box, which can also be used for storage

Premium Collection—Radiant Eevee

Radiant Eevee premium collection

The Premium Collection—Radiant Eevee box contains 8 booster packs of Pokémon GO, a special Radiant Eevee promo card, a pin featuring Eevee, and also a playmat with Radiant Eevee artwork on it.

It retails for US$49.99/CA$64.99/£49.99 and can be preordered on the Pokémon Center website until June 24, 2022.

Special Collections—Team Instinct, Mystic, and Valor

These three Special Collections are each themed around a team and come with 6 booster packs of Pokémon GO and then a full-art promo card of either Spark, Blanche, or Candela, depending on which “team” you buy.

Alolan Exeggutor V Collection Box

Alolan Exeggutor V box with promo and jumbo version

The Pokémon GO Collection—Alolan Exeggutor V box contains one Alolan Exeggutor V promo card, a jumbo version of that promo card, and also 4 booster packs of the set.

Pokémon GO Tins

These three different tins each contain some booster packs (amount not yet specified) as well as a promo card featuring a Pikachu holding a gift. The promo card is the same regardless of which tin you get; the difference is just cosmetic for the top of the tin.

Poké Ball Tin

Three different Poké Ball tins

No details about the Poké Ball tins were provided, but they do appear to come in at least three different varieties—one modeled after a Poké Ball, one modeled after a Great Ball, and one modeled after an Ultra Ball. Presumably they have some packs or something inside of them.

Mini Tins

Display box of mini tins featuring Blissey and Magikarp on the front

These mini tins are also available and come in several varieties, including Magikarp, Eevee, Blissey, Pikachu, and Snorlax.

V Battle Decks—Mewtwo V or Melmetal V

These preconstructed V Battle Decks contain either Mewtwo V or Melmetal V. They do not come with any packs, but come with a ready-to-use deck, and also come with a promo card version of either Mewtwo V or Melmetal V.

Mewtwo V vs Melmetal V Battle Decks

There’s also a double-pack featuring both of them that can be purchased. This is ideal if you’re looking to play with a friend.

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