New Pokémon TCG: Dark Phantasma expansion set officially announced for Japan, first batch of Dark Phantasma cards revealed including Hisuian Zoroark VSTAR and much more

The Pokémon Company has unveiled the next official expansion set as part of the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG). Read on below to learn more about the new Dark Phantasma set, which will be released later this year in Japan:

A phantom VSTAR lurking in the dark night!

"Dark Fantazuma" product PKG image

In May, a colorless type and highly versatile “VSTAR Power” jade Zoroark VSTAR, as well as a powerful expansion pack “Dark Fantazuma” that includes powerful Pokemon VSTAR, bright Pokemon, and cards with luxurious mirror specifications. Released on 13th (Friday)!

table of contents

Pokemon V STAR, Pokemon V that creates a new breeze

Jade Zoroark VSTAR


Jade Zoroark VSTAR

Expected rising star with highly versatile “VSTAR power”!

The characteristic of “VSTAR Power” “Phantom Star” is super convenient because you can trash all your hands and then draw 7 decks. “Curly chop” is a powerful trick that can be used with 2 colorless energies and can aim for up to 300 damage. You can expect to be active on benches, battlefields, and wherever you are!

Since it is a colorless type, it is also attractive because it is versatile enough to fit in any deck without difficulty.

Jade Zoroark V


Jade Zoroark V

Hesitate to attack the death of God!

Jade Zoroark V Pokemon V that can evolve into VSTAR.

“Utsurogari” is a trick that does not require energy, and you can return to the bench while damaging it. Even if this Pokemon appears in the battlefield in the early stages, it can be replaced with a bench Pokemon without any special preparation.

Jade Goodra VSTAR


Jade Goodra VSTAR

It’s super tough and even fully recovered!

The maximum HP is as high as 270, and the damage of the trick “Iron Rolling” can be “-80”. What’s more, with the “VSTAR Power” characteristic “Moist Star”, you can fully recover your HP!

Since it is a dragon type with no weak points, it is difficult to defeat it with a single blow, and its robustness hunts down the opponent.

Jade Goodra V


Jade Goodra V

Disturb, endure, V evolution!

Pokemon V that can evolve into Jade Goodra V STAR. In the trick “Nururi Kobasu”, the battle Pokemon and the bench Pokemon in the opponent’s place are exchanged and disturbed. Attack the opponent while reducing the damage received with the trick “Shell Rolling”.

If you can endure it and evolve into Jade Goodra VSTAR, you can fully recover with “Moist Star”.

A new option for bright Pokemon

Shining gardevoir


Shining gardevoir

Protect all your friends from Pokemon V!

With the characteristic “Jiai no Veil”, all of your Pokemon can deal “-20” damage from Pokemon V. Since it is a Tane Pokemon, it is easy to put it into play, and it can ambush the opponent’s calculation.

The opponent who tries to defeat it with a big trick will get back with the trick “Psychokinesis” which will cause more damage as the energy attached to the opponent is more!

Unique and strong Pokemon with unique tricks and characteristics

Gengar


Gengar

Suddenly appear on the bench!

The characteristic “Naraku no Uramon” allows you to go directly to the bench from the trash. No need to evolve!

If you go to the bench like that, you can put 3 bad cans on yourself, so you can increase the damage of his Zoroark VSTAR trick “Cursing”, which is powerful when used together.

ghost


ghost

A Pokemon that can evolve into Gengar. In the background, bonfires illuminate the area.

Ghost


Ghost

A Pokemon that can evolve into a ghost.

Play a prank on the toys and smile with a big smile!

Jade Zoroark


Jade Zoroark

Tighten your opponent without energy!

At the end of the next opponent’s turn, the trick “Hametsu no Curse” that makes the received Pokemon squeak can be used without the need for energy.

Let’s use it after devising so that the opponent does not get out of the battlefield!

Jade Zorua


Jade Zorua

It is a Pokemon that can evolve into Jade Zoroark.

There may be a grudge in that melancholy look.

Trainers to strengthen various decks

Damage pump


Damage pump

Combo is also possible, replace the bad can!

Goods that allow you to replace up to two Damekan on your Pokemon as you like.

In addition to being able to upset the opponent’s calculations, if you use it to increase the number of Pokemon that have a bad can in your field, you can increase the damage of Jade’s Zoroark VSTAR trick “Curse”.

Lake H


Lake H

Strengthen water type and fight type decks!

A stadium where Pokemon with water energy or fighting energy will take “-20” damage from their opponents.

It is effective against each Pokemon, but you can fight even more tenaciously by using it with Jade Goodra VSTAR, which requires water energy to use the tricks.

Japanese pampas grass


Japanese pampas grass

If you meet the conditions, you can draw 4 cards!

If you add “Jade” to the name of your Battle Pokemon, you can draw 4 decks.

If you don’t, you can still draw two decks, but to use them effectively, put them in a deck with many Pokemon that have “jade” in their name.

Hinatsu


Hinatsu

Bring a lot of evolutionary Pokemon!

Support to select up to 3 evolved Pokemon that are not “Pokemon with rules” from the deck and add them to your hand.

Pokemon VMAX and Pokemon VSTAR cannot be selected because they are “Pokemon with rules”, but if they are not, they are powerful because you can bring a lot of them into your hand.

Luxury mirror specification card

In addition to regular cards, specially processed cards with luxurious mirror specifications are also included!

Ghost
Jade Zorua
Damage pump
Lake H
Hinatsu

Product information

  • Product name   Pokemon Card Game Sword & Shield
  •       Enhanced expansion pack “Dark Fantazuma”
  • release date   Friday, May 13, 2022
  • Suggested retail price260 yen (tax included)
  • Contents   6 cards included
  •       * Cards are randomly enclosed.

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