Pokemon VMAX debuts in Pokemon TCG: Sword & Shield—Darkness Ablaze: Charizard and Eternatus

The Pokemon Company revealed the next instalment of the Pokemon Trading Card Game as part of the latest Sword & Shield line. It’s officially known as Pokemon TCG: Sword & Shield—Darkness Ablaze, which is set to launch on 14th August, 2020, with even more Galar Pokemon additions, including the first-ever Eternamax Eternatus card.

Charizard and Eternatus released in Pokemon VMAX.
The Pokemon Company has announced the newest expansion for the Pokémon Trading Card Game, Sword & Shield—Darkness Ablaze, arriving around the globe on the 14th of August, 2020.

Sword & Shield—Darkness Ablaze introduces collectible cards including Charizard VMAX, as the fan favourite Charizard makes its Gigantamax form debut in the Pokémon TCG—just like in the Pokémon Sword and Pokemon Shield video games. Trainers will be able to pull more Pokemon from the Galar region as Pokemon VMAX, such as the Legendary Pokémon Eternatus VMAX in its unique Eternamax form.

The complete expansion includes:

  • 7 Pokemon VMAX cards
  • 14 Powerful Pokémon V—plus nine full-art Pokémon V
  • 17 Trainer cards and 4 full art Supporter cards
  • 3 New Special Energy cards

Fans interested in playing with cards from the expansion before launch can do so by picking up the Sword & Shield—Darkness Ablaze Build & Battle Box. Each box contains 4 Sword & Shield—Darkness Ablaze booster packs; a 23 card Evolution pack featuring key cards from current and prior sets, including a deck-building tip sheet and one of four alternate-art promo cards.

Source: The Pokémon Company International