The NEW Pokémon TCG set has arrived in Japan. Darkish Phantasma was launched on Could thirteenth, 2022, and continues the give attention to the Hisui area that debuted earlier this yr within the Nintendo Change recreation Pokémon Legends: Arceus. Just like the earlier three units (Battle Area, Time Gazer, and Area Juggler), Darkish Phantasma options playing cards with sure Hisuian species for the very first time. This Zoroark-themed set additionally continues the VSTAR mechanic launched this yr and sees extra Radiant Pokémon playing cards (previously considered referred to as “Glowing” playing cards) that depict species of their Shiny kind with a novel reverse holo sample. These units, together with the upcoming Japanese units Misplaced Abyss and Incandescent Arcana, will doubtless be the premise of the following English-language set, Sword & Protect – Misplaced Origin, coming in Summer season 2022. In the present day, let’s check out one other Secret Uncommon that has been revealed now that packs are being opened.
Japanese units have a barely totally different rarity than English units. In Japan, extra playing cards are thought-about Secret Rares. Full Artwork V, Alternate Artwork V, and Full Artwork Coach Supporters are all Secret Rares in Japan whereas, in English units, they’re numbered playing cards within the growth. Additionally, and most notably right here, Character Rares and Character Tremendous Rares are simply numbered as Secret Rares in Japanese units as these units haven’t any Coach Gallery subset.
So on this Character Tremendous Uncommon, the newly launched Legendary Enamorous is pictured with Cogita. Cogita is a personality in Hisui who performs a task in Pokémon Legends: Arceus. She is very knowledgable and informs the participant about Enamorous, who was a beforehand unknown fourth member of the Forces of Nature which incorporates Thundurus, Landorus, and Tornadus.
Japanese units typically give us early concepts of what the English-language units might embody, so remember to regulate our protection. You possibly can keep tuned for previews of Darkish Phantasma playing cards in addition to updates on all the pieces Pokémon TCG proper right here at Bleeding Cool.