Scarlet & Violet ex Start Deck Revealed

Published on 6 May 2023 at 10:58

Pokemon teased the ex Start Deck during the Japanese Champions League 2023 Niigata Livestream that is releasing in July 7, 2023 and each deck costs 550 yen each. We first got this information about it's existence back in January 2023;


These decks feature ex cards of:

  • Decidueye
  • Victini
  • Greninja
  • Miraidon
  • Clefable
  • Koraidon
  • Houndoom
  • Melmetal


Make sure you don't miss out on any details about the ex start decks, which will be revealed tomorrow during Day 2 of the Champions League 2023 Niigata livestream. Follow our social media to stay updated and informed.

Card list

Update 07-05-2023: The ex Start Decks got fully revealed.

Update 23-06-2023: The two 'secret' special Omakase ex Decks have been revealed. These are Dragonite ex and Greedent ex. These will also be sold seperately as regular ex Start Decks later.

Update 30-06-2023: All the cards have been revealed.

The Omakase ex Start Deck (omakase means random in Japanese) is a new product that gives you the opportunity to get 1 ex Start Deck randomly.

This product is also contains 2 secret ex decks that haven't been revealed yet, so you can randomly get 1 deck from a total of 10 decks.


More details will be revealed in the future. The product costs 550 yen.

ex Start Deck Starting From Here Battle Campaign

Participating stores will give out an original mini item case is given away for every two ex Start Deck and Omakase ex Start Deck products purchased. This original mini item case is just the right size for carrying damage counters and various (condition)markers.

Card translations comes again from ToineLay, thank you!

Dragonite ex


Tera Pokémon ex rule: As long as this Pokémon is on your Bench, prevent all damage done to this Pokémon by attacks (both yours and your opponent’s).


C - Wing Attack 70


WL - Draco Break 140+ 

Flip a coin. If heads, this attack does 140 more damage. If tails, during your next turn, this Pokémon can’t attack.

Greedent ex


C - Greedy 

Look at the top 3 cards of your deck. Add those cards to your hand. Or, discard that card and draw 3 cards from your deck.


CCC - Sloppy Rolling 210

On your next turn, this Pokémon cannot use Sloppy Rolling.

Decidueye ex


Ability: Untethered
Once during your turn, you may use this Ability. If this Pokemon is on your Bench, switch it with your Active Pokemon. If this Pkmn is in the Active Spot, switch it with with 1 of your Benched Pokemon.


GC - Hunting Arrow 130
This attack also does 30 damage to 1 of your opponent’s Benched Pokémon. (Don’t apply Weakness and Resistance for Benched Pokémon.)


GC - Pierce 40
This attack does 20 damage to 1 of your opponent's Benched Pokémon.


G - Sharp Feathers 20

Clefable ex


Ability: Lunar Zone
Your Pokémon that have any Psychic Energy attached to them have no Retreat Cost.

PPP - Moon Magic 170

Move any amount of Psychic Energy from your Pokémon to your other Pokémon in any way you like.



PP - Double Slap 30x

Flip two coins, 30 damage for each heads.

Victini ex


R - Strafe 30
You may switch this Pokémon with one of your Benched Pokémon.

RRC - Victory Flame 220
This Pokémon can't attack during your next turn.

Greninja ex


C - Stealthy Shuriken
This attack does 40 damage to 1 of your opponent's Pokémon.

WW - Strong Stream Slash 120+
If your opponent's Active Pokémon already has any damage counters on it, this attack does 120 more damage.


WW - Strafe 40
You may switch this Pokémon with 1 of your Benched Pokémon.


W - Try Bouncing 30
Flip a coin. If tails, this attack does nothing.

Miraidon ex


L - Quick Draw 20
Draw 2 cards.

LLL - Techno Turbo 150
Attach 1 Lightning Energy from your discard pile to 1 of your Benched Pokémon.

Koraidon ex


F - Split Beam 20
This attack does 20 damage to 2 of your opponent's Benched Pokémon.

FFC - Gaia Press 230
This Pokémon does 30 damage to itself.

Houndoom ex


DD - Wicked Claws 90
If the Defending Pokémon is a Basic Pokémon, it can't attack during your opponent's next turn.

DDD - Hound Fangs 220
This Pokémon does 30 damage to itself.



D - Bite 10


DDD - Darkness Fang

Melmetal ex


M - Metal Absorption
Attach up to 2 Metal Energy from your deck to this Pokémon. Then Shuffle your deck.

CCCC - Full Metal Knuckle 90
This attack does 30 more damage for each Metal Energy attached to this Pokémon.


P - Prankster Crunch 30x
This attack does 30 damage for each Psychic Energy attached to this Pokémon.



CC - Hail
This attack does 10 damage to each of your opponent's Pokémon.


WWC - Freezing Wind 100



R - Continuous Combustion 10+
This attack does 50 more damage for each Energy attached to your opponent's Active Pokémon.


RCC - Heat Blast 150


R - Flare 20


RC - Beckoning Wisp
Choose 1 of your opponent's Benched Pokémon and switch it with their Active Pokémon. This attack deals 30 damage to the new Active Pokémon.


R - Fire Spit 10
Flip a coin, if heads this attack does 10 more damage.


G - Healing Essence
Heal all damage from 1 of your Pokémon.


G - Oil Shot 90


G - Sunny Wind 30
Heal 30 damage from this Pokémon.


G - Absorb 10
Heal 10 damage from this Pokémon.

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