Special Set Shining Fates Officially Revealed, Includes Shiny Charizard VMAX

Published on 3 December 2020 at 15:21

The Pokémon Company International has officially revealed the much anticipated Sword & Shield 4.5 Special set after much speculation, and it's called Shining Fates! And it includes Shiny Charizard VMAX!


This set will release on February 19, 2021. The Shiny Vault subset will make a return and it will contain 122 Shiny Vault cards included with the 72 cards in the main set.

Shiny V and VMAX cards, like Shiny Charizard VMAX will be included in this set. Shiny Charizard V was already released in Champion's Path before.

 

Update: Removed references to the 25th anniversary. There is no official mention of this Special Set being a Pokémon 25th anniversary set. The real 25th Anniversary set will come in October 2021.

Update 2: Added product images of the Shining Fates Mini Tin and Shining Fates Premium Collection—Shiny Crobat VMAX / Shiny Dragapult VMAX.

Update 3 (13-1-2021): Shiny Charizard VMAX from Shining Fates has been officially revealed on The Official Pokémon YouTube channel. Image has been added.

The set includes:

  • Over 190 cards
  • More than 100 Shiny Pokémon
  • More than 30 Pokémon V and Pokémon VMAX
  • 9 Shiny Pokémon V 
  • 7 Shiny Pokémon VMAX
  • 3 Amazing Pokémon

Shining Fates cards were already leaked before and will largely consist of the Japanese set S4a Shiny Star V. Many fans call it the successor to the very popular Hidden Fates set from 2019. Amazing Rare cards of Yveltal, Kyogre and Reshiram will also be included in this set.



Along with the set information, product images of Shining Fates also have been revealed. Revealing the Pack arts, Shining Fates Elite Trainer Box, Shining Fates Tin, Shining Fates Premium Collections, Shining Fates Mini Tins, Shining Fates Pikachu V Box and the Shining Fates Mad Party Pin Collection.

  • Shiny Eldegoss V, Shiny Boltund V and Shiny Cramorant V from S4a Shiny Star V, will be promo's in the Shining Fates Tin.
  • Eevee VMAX from the Japanese 'V Starter Deck Battle Get Eevee' event will be the Shining Fates Elite Trainer Box Promo card.
  • Pikachu V from the Japanese Pika Pika! Pikachu! Promo Card Campaign, will be in the Shining Fates Pikachu V Box.
  • Bunnelby, Dedenne, Galarian Mr. Rime and Polteageist (with the Mad Party Attack) will be featured as promo's in the Shining Fates Mad Party Pin Collection.
  • Shiny Crobat V / VMAX and Shiny Dragapult V / VMAX from S4a Shiny Star V, will be available as promo cards featured as two boxes in the Shining Fates Premium Collection—Shiny Crobat VMAX / Shiny Dragapult VMAX.
  • The Shining Fates Mini Tins will come with collectable art cards of Reshiram, Zarude, Celebi, Manaphy and Kyogre.

 

Shining Fates will release on February 19, 2021, just over 1 week before the 25th anniversary of Pokémon on February 27, 2021.  

 

If you want to see the all upcoming products coming this Winter, we have created a Pokémon TCG Winter 2020/2021 Products Release Guide.


Set Description


Reveal a Shining Destiny!

 

Shiny Pokemon are so extraordinary that they're almost never seen, and Trainers who catch them are considered quite lucky...and yet they can be yours in the Pokémon TCG: Shining Fates expansion! More than 100 Shiny Pokémon appear on beautiful etched cards—alongwide more than 30 Pokémon V and Pokémon VMAX, including the spectacular Shiny Charizard in its Gigantamax form! Seize your destiny and expand your collection with the Shining Fates expansion!


Set Description #2:

Shiny Pokémon are so extraordinary that they're almost never seen, and Trainers who catch them are considered quite lucky…and yet they can be yours in the Pokémon TCG: Shining Fates expansion. Celebrate the Galar region and the incredible Pokémon that live and battle there with beautifully etched cards—including the spectacular Shiny Charizard in its Gigantamax form. Seize your destiny and expand your collection with the Shining Fates expansion.

Shining Fates booster packs will not be sold separately, so look for them in special collections.


Shining Fates Elite Trainer Box

 

Available February 19, 2021: Includes 10 Shining Fates booster packs, one foil promo card featuring Eevee VMAX, and various gameplay accessories

MSRP: $49.99

 

The Pokémon TCG: Shining Fates Elite Trainer Box includes:

  • 10 Pokémon TCG: Shining Fates booster packs
  • 1 foil promo card featuring Eevee VMAX
  • 65 card sleeves features Gigantamax Eevee
  • 45 Pokémon TCG Energy cards
  • A player's guide to the Shining Fates 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

Shining Fates Tin

 

Available February 19, 2021: Includes six Shining Fates booster packs and one foil promo card featuring Eldegoss V, Boltund V, or Cramorant V

MSRP: $29.99


Bold, Bright, and Shiny Pokémon!


The Shiny Vault is full of distinctively colored Pokémon, Choose the fluffy power of Eldegoss V, the lightning strikes of Boltund V or the watery missiles of Cramorant V in the Pokémon Trading Card Game: Shining Fates Tin. Each of these fantastic tins contains a super-powerful (and Shiny) Pokémon V. with the tricks, the looks, and the sheer bravado to take you to the top in your next Pokémon battle!


In this tin, you'll find:

  • 1 of 3 foil cards featuring a Shiny Pokémon V: Eldegoss V, Boltund V or Cramorant V!
  • 6 Pokémon TCG: Shining Fates booster packs
  • A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

Shining Fates Collection—Pikachu V

 

Available February 19, 2021: Includes four Shining Fates booster packs, as well as one foil promo card and one foil oversize promo card featuring Pikachu V

MSRP: $19.99

 

Get Charged Up—with Pikachu V!

 

It's easy to get excited about Pikachu V—and this collection features Pokémon TCG:  Shining Fates booster packs and two versions of Pikachu, the famous little Pokémon that always does its best! It's time to spin, charge and electrify your collection with a super-powered  Pikachu V.

 

The Pokémon TCG: Shining Fates Collection—Pikachu V includes:

  • 1 foil promo card featuring Pikachu V
  • 1 foil oversize card featuring Pikachu V
  • 4 Pokémon TCG: Shining Fates booster packs
  • A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

Shining Fates Mad Party Pin Collections

 

Available February 19, 2021: Includes three Shining Fates booster packs; one foil promo card featuring Bunnelby, Dedenne, Galarian Mr. Rime, or Polteageist; and one corresponding pin

MSRP: $14.99

 

Throw a Mad Party with the Help of Pokémon!


Nothing brightens a day like a proper Mad Party! Share a spot of tea with these four Pokémon, and throw a party like no other with this collection featuring Pokémon TCG: Shining Fates booster packs and a cool collector's pin!


Each Pokémon TCG: Shining Fates Mad Party Pin Collection includes:

  • 1 of 4 foil promo cards: Bunnelby, Dedenne, Galarian Mr. Rime, or Polteageist
  • 1 bright enamel pin matching the star Pokémon
  • 3 Pokémon TCG: Shining Fates booster packs
  • A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

Shining Fates Mini Tin

Available March 5, 2021: Includes two Shining Fates booster packs and one metallic coin

MSRP: $8.99

 

  • 2 Pokémon TCG: Shining Fates booster packs
  • 1 metallic Pokémon coin
  • A Pokémon art card showing the art from this Mini Tin—you can collect all 5!

Shining Fates Premium Collection—Shiny Crobat VMAX / Shiny Dragapult VMAX

Available March 5, 2021: Includes seven Shining Fates booster packs; one foil promo card featuring either Shiny Crobat V or Shiny Dragapult V; one foil promo card and one foil oversize promo card featuring either Shiny Crobat VMAX or Shiny Dragapult VMAX; and one corresponding metallic coin

MSRP: $39.99


Discover a Shiny Pokemon VMAX in These Shining Fates Premium Collections!

Crobat VWAX or Dragapult VMAX swoops down from the sky with no warning to add a serious edge to your Pokémon TCG team—as an etched foil card in its Shiny color variation! What's more, you'll find helpful allies, skilled Trainers, and other treasures in Pokémon TCG: Shining Fates booster packs. Embrace the speed and daring of these Shiny Pokémon VMAX, strike hard, and make your next Pokémon battle one for the ages!


Each Pokémon TCG: Shining Fates Premium Collection includes:

  • 1 of 2 etched promo cards featuring Shiny Crobat V or Shiny Dragapult V
  • 1 of 2 etched promo cards featuring Shiny Crobat VMAX or Shiny Dragapult VMAX
  • 1 of 2 oversize cards featuring Shiny Crobat VMAX or Shiny Dragapult VMAX
  • 1 of 2 metallic coins featuring Crobat or Dragapult
  • 7 Pokémon TCG: Shining Fates booster packs
  • A code card for the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online

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