Special September Set Champion's Path Officially Revealed

Published on 23 July 2020 at 15:25

The much anticipated Sword & Shield 3.5 September Special set, has been finally revealed after months of speculation.

 

It's called Champion's Path. It will release on September 25, 2020. We have updated our Pokémon TCG Autumn 2020 Products Release Guide.

 

Update: Added more Product Images and product descriptions.

 

Set includes:

  • Over 70 cards

  • Cards featuring recently discovered Pokémon from the Galar region

  • 15 awesome Pokémon V and 3 gigantic Pokémon VMAX 

    • 11 Pokémon V plus 4 full-art Pokémon V
  • 19 Trainer cards and a Special Energy card

  • 1 full-art Supporter card

 

As of now:

  • No Amazing Rares from S3a Legendary Heartbeat have been mentioned.
  • Champion's Path booster packs will not be sold separately, so look for them in special collections.
  • Hatterene V is a new unrevealed card (not yet revealed in Japan).
  • Eldegoss V is mentioned, not sure if this is a new card or not.

 

Set Description

In Champion’s Path, Trainers will have the unique ability to “recreate” their journey through the Galar region in the Pokémon TCG by collecting various pins featuring Gym logos as well as foil cards representing the partner Pokémon of each Gym Leader—similar to what they’d experience in the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games. Key highlights from the set include 11 Pokémon V plus four full-art Pokémon V, three Pokémon VMAX, and one full-art Supporter card. Trainers will be able to discover Venusaur, Lucario, and Incineroar as new Pokémon V—plus Gigantamax Pokémon like Drednaw VMAX and Alcremie VMAX.

 

Set Description #2

Embark on an exciting new adventure through the Galar region with the Pokémon TCG: Champion's Path expansion! In this special expansion, you'll encounter the region's many Gym Leaders and the Pokémon partners that battle alongside them. There are powerful Pokémon V like Eldegoss V, Lucario V, Duraludon V, and many others. That's not all, as you'll also find massive Pokémon VMAX, such as Drednaw VMAX and Alcremie VMAX. But you're not the only one on the path to the championship—your rivals are determined to make it to the top as well. Hit the Gyms and blaze your own path with the Pokémon TCG: Champion's Path expansion!


The Champion's Path Elite Trainer Box will contain a Full Art Charizard V Promo. Likely (not confirmed) this will be the limited Japanese Shield Battle Version.

Champion’s Path Elite Trainer Box
Arriving on September 25, 2020, the Champion’s Path Elite Trainer Box features Gigantamax Charizard and comes with a full-art promo card of Charizard V, 10 Champion’s Path booster packs, and various gameplay accessories.

 

Champion’s Path Elite Trainer Box

MSRP: $49.99 USD

Do You Have the Heart of a Champion?

Take the first step to defeating all rivals and proving your worth! Trainers like Bede and Marnie will challenge you throughout your journey in the Galar region, and wild new Pokémon power your strategies to take on mighty Gym Leaders in stadiums packed with cheering fans. Discover Venusaur, Lucario, and Incineroar as new Pokémon V—plus Gigantamax Pokémon like Drednaw VMAX and Alcremie VMAX! Show your skill and mastery with the Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path expansion!

The Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path Elite Trainer Box includes:

  • 10 Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path booster packs
  • 1 full-art promo card featuring Charizard V
  • 65 card sleeves featuring Gigantamax Charizard
  • 45 Pokémon TCG Energy cards
  • A player’s guide to the Champion’s Path expansion
  • A Pokémon TCG rulebook
  • 6 damage-counter dice
  • 1 competition-legal coin-flip die
  • 2 acrylic condition markers
  • A collector’s box to hold everything, with 4 dividers to keep it organized
  • A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

Champion’s Path Pin Collection and Champion’s Path Special Pin Collection
The Champion’s Path Pin Collection includes six versions—each themed after a different Gym Leader in the Galar region with a corresponding pin and foil card. Pin collections based on Milo’s Turffield Gym, Nessa’s Hulbury Gym, and Kabu’s Motostoke Gym will release on September 25, 2020, while pin collections inspired by Opal’s Ballonlea Gym, Piers’ Spikemuth Gym, and Raihan’s Hammerlocke Gym will launch on November 13, 2020.
 
In addition, the Champion’s Path Special Pin Collection comes with two versions representing the Stow-on-Side Gym and Circhester Gym. In each of these pin collections, Trainers will find collector’s pins featuring each Gym’s two logos and two foil cards showcasing the partner Pokémon of both Gym Leaders. The Champion’s Path Special Pin Collection will be available on October 2, 2020.
 
Trainers can choose to represent their favorite Gym Leader or even collect the full lineup.

 

Champion’s Path Pin Collection

MSRP: $14.99 USD

Enter the Stadium—and Meet the Gym Leader!

Many Trainers in the Galar region undertake the Gym Challenge, facing off against exceptional Gym Leaders in stadiums packed with cheering fans. Explore three challenging stops along the way— Opal’s Ballonlea Gym, Piers’s Spikemuth Gym, and Raihan’s Hammerlocke Gym. Earn your Gym badge, add the Gym Leader’s partner Pokémon to your own team, and find more surprises in Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path booster packs! Start your journey and defeat your rivals!

Each Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path Pin Collection includes:

  • 1 foil card featuring the Gym Leader’s partner Pokémon: Alcremie, Galarian Obstagoon, or Duraludon
  • 1 collector’s pin featuring the Gym logo
  • 3 Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path booster packs
  • A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

 

Enter the Stadium—and Meet the Gym Leader!

Many Trainers in the Galar region undertake the Gym Challenge, facing off against exceptional Gym Leaders in stadiums packed with cheering fans. Explore the first three stops along the way—Milo’s Turffield Gym, Nessa’s Hulbury Gym, and Kabu’s Motostoke Gym. Earn your Gym badge, add the Gym Leader’s partner Pokémon to your own team, and find more surprises in Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path booster packs! Start your journey and defeat your rivals!

Each Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path Pin Collection includes:

  • 1 foil card featuring the Gym Leader’s partner Pokémon: Eldegoss, Drednaw, or Centiskorch
  • 1 collector’s pin featuring the Gym logo
  • 3 Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path booster packs
  • A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

 

Champion’s Path Special Pin Collection

MSRP: $24.99 USD

Your Next Challenge: Defeat the Stow-on-Side and Circhester Gyms!

When you visit the Stow-on-Side Gym, you might step into one of two completely different Gyms, each with a different challenge, a different Pokémon type focus, and even a different Gym Leader—and the same goes for the Circhester Gym! In each of these pin collections, you’ll find two collector’s pins featuring both of that Gym’s logos, foil cards featuring the partner Pokémon of both Gym Leaders, and 5 booster packs from the special Champion’s Path expansion. Continue your journey and defeat your rivals!

Each Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path Special Pin Collection includes:

  • 2 foil cards featuring both Gym Leaders’ partner Pokémon: Machamp and Gengar, or Coalossal and Lapras
  • 2 collector’s pins featuring both Gym logos
  • 5 Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path booster packs
  • A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

Champion’s Path Collection—Dubwool V and Champion’s Path Collection—Hatterene V
Trainers can also look forward to the Champion’s Path Collection—Dubwool V on September 25, 2020, and the Champion’s Path Collection—Hatterene V on October 23, 2020. These boxes include a foil promo card and foil oversize card of either Dubwool V or Hatterene V, as well as four Champion’s Path booster packs.

 

Champion’s Path Collection—Dubwool V

MSRP: $19.99 USD

Double Up with Dubwool V!

All that deep, warm wool protects Dubwool V from attacks—but your opponent won’t be safe anywhere! In battle, Dubwool V is relentless and persistent, and not at all a typical fluffy Pokémon. This collection brings the soft and fierce sides of Dubwool V together in both playable and display sizes, together with treasures from the special Champion’s Path expansion.

The Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path Collection—Dubwool V includes:

  • 1 foil promo card featuring Dubwool V
  • 1 foil oversize card featuring Dubwool V
  • 4 Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path booster packs
  • A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

Champion’s Path Collection—Hatterene V

MSRP: $19.99 USD

A Silent Pokémon with Serious Power: Hatterene V!

When you find Hatterene in the Galar region, you won’t hear much—but this Pokémon’s silence speaks louder than most! With its perplexing moves and awesome Psychic-type powers, Hatterene V leaves foes weak and confused, then glides away on its own mysterious errands. Get Hatterene V as a playable foil promo card and a fantastic oversize card, and find more surprises in Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path booster packs!

The Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path Collection—Hatterene V includes:

  • 1 foil card featuring Hatterene V
  • 1 oversize foil card featuring Hatterene V
  • 4 Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path booster packs
  • A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

Champion’s Path Marnie Special Collection
Lastly, the Champion’s Path Marnie Special Collection will be available on October 23, 2020, and comes with two Pokémon V promo cards, eight Champion’s Path booster packs, two collector’s pins, and a Pokémon TCG playmat.

 

Champion’s Path Premium Collection—Marnie

MSRP: $49.99 USD

Challenge Your Rival Marnie!

Team Yell loves her, and her Pokémon put her into the rank of your toughest rivals: it’s Marnie, the veteran Trainer from Spikemuth! With her dangerous Pokémon Morpeko and Grimmsnarl, she is one of your closest rivals in the Galar region, and she isn’t one to back down from a battle. Expand your skills, add both Morpeko V and Grimmsnarl V to your own team, and find more surprises in Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path booster packs! Visit the neon-lit streets and defeat one of your toughest rivals!

The Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path Premium Collection—Marnie includes:

  • 1 foil card featuring Grimmsnarl V
  • 1 foil card featuring Morpeko V
  • 2 collector’s pins featuring Morpeko and Grimmsnarl
  • An awesome Pokémon TCG playmat featuring Marnie with her Pokémon partners
  • 8 Pokémon TCG: Champion’s Path booster packs
  • A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

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David Adamo
19 days ago

the new hatterene v and machamp are all overpowered.

Nathan Kaiser
19 days ago

whats the sets logo on the cards?

Tyler Deeds
18 days ago

Is there a subset to this pack, like Shiny Vault to Hidden Fates?