The Pokémon Company International has unveiled the long-awaited new expansion of the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Sword and Shield-Evolutionary Skies, which will hit stores around the world from August 27, 2021 with Eevee and its evolutions, the eeveelutions, as great protagonists.
Sword and Shield-Evolutionary Skies is one of the big bets for the Pokémon Trading Card Game this summer. Apart from new Eevee cards, it will include all its Evolutions in the same expansion. According to the statement, each Eevee Evolution will have its own card as Pokémon V and Pokémon VMAX. Some of the Eevee Evolutions will also be in combat styles, one of the great strategic novelties of the season, such as Flareon VMAX Hard Strike, Vaporeon VMAX Fluid Strike, Sylveon VMAX Fluid Strike and Umbreon VMAX Hard Strike.
JCC Pokémon Sword and Shield – Evolutionary Skies, on sale August 27
On the other hand, it should be noted that Dragon-type Pokémon such as Rayquaza VMAX Y Duraludon VMAX will debut in the Pokémon TCG series Sword and Shield with this new expansion of Evolutionary Skies. Both cards will have high power points, but will require a lot of energy to carry out their movements.
This August 27, Sword and Shield-Evolutionary Skies It will be available in stores through packs, special collections and two versions of the Elite Trainer Box: one with Umbreon, Flareon, Jolteon and Leafeon as card heads; and the other with Sylveon, Vaporeon, Glaceon and Espeon as protagonists. The expansion will include the following cards:
- 15 Pokémon VMAX
- 18 Pokémon V and 33 Pokémon V from expanded artwork
- 24 Trainer cards and 5 Expanded Enlightenment Supporter cards
- 1 new Special Energy card
As usual, there will be an early access from August 14 with the box of Combine and Combat from Sword and Shield-Evolutionary Skies, only at participating Pokémon TCG locations. Each box will have 4 upgrade packages of Sword and Shield-Evolutionary Skies, a 23-card Evolution pack with cards from the expansion and previous expansions, 1 of 4 promo cards with alternate illustrations secured, and a sheet with tips for creating our own deck.
Source | Official press release