The Pokémon Company has unveiled the next official expansion as part of the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG). Read on below to learn more:
Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign
Seize the advantage with Pokémon of the frozen lands, including the powerful Ice Rider Calyrex VMAX and Shadow Rider Calyrex VMAX—plus the Galarian forms of Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres—in Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign! Phantom hauntings, howling blizzards, and wild battles—expand the realms of your Pokémon strategy with new powers and new possibilities. Press on despite ghostly opposition, and claim total victory in the land of spectral snow with the Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign expansion!
- Over 190 cards
- Dozens of Pokémon originally discovered in the Galar region
- 15 powerful Pokémon V and 8 enormous Pokémon VMAX
- New Single Strike and Rapid Strike cards
- More than 25 Trainer cards and 3 new Special Energy cards
The complete Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign expansion will be available to play in the Pokémon TCG Online when the expansion launches.
New Pokémon Trading Card Game: Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign Expansion Introduces More Battle Styles Cards—Plus Galarian Articuno, Galarian Zapdos, and Galarian Moltres
March 31, 2021—Today, The Pokémon Company International unveiled the next expansion for the best-selling Pokémon Trading Card Game, Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign, launching around the world on June 18, 2021.
Inspired by The Crown Tundra expansion for the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games, Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign introduces over 70 new Battle Styles cards for Trainers to improve their Single Strike or Rapid Strike deck.
Calyrex will make its Pokémon TCG debut as a Pokémon V and Pokémon VMAX in both Ice Rider and Shadow Rider forms, allowing players to bolster their decks, or create new ones, centered around this powerful Pokémon that will deliver exciting gameplay strategies. In addition, Trainers can look forward to playing with many new Pokémon V and Pokémon VMAX, including cards featuring Galarian Articuno, Galarian Zapdos, and Galarian Moltres.
Available in booster packs, special collections, and two versions of the Elite Trainer Box featuring Ice Rider Calyrex and Shadow Rider Calyrex, the full Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign expansion includes the following:
- Eight Pokémon VMAX
- 15 Pokémon V and 26 full-art Pokémon V
- 28 Trainer cards and 13 full-art Supporter cards
- Three new Special Energy cards
Trainers interested in playing with the expansion before it launches can do so by grabbing the Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign Build & Battle Box, available through their local participating Pokémon TCG retailer starting June 5. Each box contains four Sword & Shield—Chilling Reign booster packs; a 23-card Evolution pack featuring key cards from current and prior sets, including one of four alternate-art promo cards; and a deck-building tip sheet.
For additional information about the Pokémon TCG, visit Pokemon.com/TCG.
Source: The Pokémon Company International