Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield - Brilliant Stars is the name given to the ninth main expansion of cards from the Sword & Shield Series. This expansion introduces the first Pokémon VSTAR mechanic to the Pokémon TCG.
The Brilliant Stars set is centered on Arceus, which support the Pokémon V & the new Pokémon VSTAR mechanic. Pokémon VSTAR begin to take the place of the Pokémon VMAX mechanic. They all evolve from a requisite Pokémon V.
Brilliant Stars includes a subset of cards named the Trainer Gallery, which comprises Full Art reprints depicting a Pokémon alongside a Trainer.
The Pokémon Brilliant Stars Set will consist of:
- Over 170 cards
- 4 brand-new Pokémon VSTAR
- 20 powerful Pokémon V and 3 enormous Pokémon VMAX
- 30 cards with special art in the Trainer Gallery subset
- More than 20 Trainer cards and a new Special Energy card
Let's dive deeper into each product.
Pokemon Brilliant Stars Booster Box
THIS POKEMON SWORD & SHIELD BRILLIANT STARS BOOSTER BOX INCLUDES:
- A sealed booster box with 36 sealed packs each containing 10 random cards from the new Brilliant Stars set
Pokemon Brilliant Stars Elite Trainer Box
THIS POKEMON SWORD & SHIELD BRILLIANT STARS ELITE TRAINER BOX INCLUDES:
- 8 Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield - Brilliant Stars booster packs
- 65 card sleeves featuring Arceus
- 45 Pokémon TCG Energy cards
- A player's guide to the Sword & Shield - Brilliant Stars expansion
- A Pokémon TCG rulebook
- 6 damage-counter dice
- 1 competition-legal coin-flip die
- 2 acrylic condition markers
- 1 acrylic VSTAR marker
- A collector's box to hold everything, with 4 dividers to keep it organized
Pokemon Brilliant Stars 3 Pack Blisters
THIS POKEMON SWORD & SHIELD BRILLIANT STARS 3 PACK BLISTERS INCLUDE:
- 3 Brilliant Stars Booster Packs
- 1 Glaceon or Leafeon Foil Promo Card
- A Collectible Coin
Pokemon Brilliant Stars Build & Battle Stadium
THIS POKEMON SWORD & SHIELD BRILLIANT STARS BUILD & BATTLE STADIUM INCLUDES:
- 2 Build & Battle Boxes
- 4 Brilliant Stars Booster Packs
- 121 Pokémon TCG Energy Cards
- 6 Damage Counter Dice
- 1 Coin-flip die
- 2 Acrylic condition markers
- A collector's box to store everything
- A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Live
Buy the Brilliant Stars Build & Battle Stadium here.