S5 Single Strike Master / Rapid Strike Master Officially Revealed

Published on 15 December 2020 at 13:59


The next Japanese set S5I Single Strike Master / S5R Rapid Strike Master has been officially revealed.

This is the first set of year 2 of Sword & Shield TCG. Just like the Japanese S1H / S1W Sword & Shield (base set) dual set of last year, this will be a dual set in Japan too. 

Update: The international version of this set also has been revealed later today, called Sword & Shield - Battle Styles.

The Rapid Strike and Single Strike mechanic has been introduced in the Pokémon TCG. Rapid Strike and Single Strike Urshifu V / VMAX have been revealed. Many new Rapid Strike / Single Strike cards such as Tyranitar V and Empoleon V, have also been revealed als new V cards with the new Rapid Strike /  Single Strike mechanic. 

  • Each set will contain 70 cards + secret cards (SR or better).
  • It will release on January 22, 2021. 
  • Price: 4950 yen

Card translations come from ToineLay, which we thank very much.


Single Strike Urshifu V

(Single Strike)


[F] Laser Focus
Search your deck for up to 2 Fighting Energy and attach them to this Pokémon. Then Shuffle your deck.


[F][C][C] Impact Blow 180
During your next turn, this Pokémon can't use Impact Blow.


Single-Strike Urshifu VMAX

(Single Strike)


[C][C][C] Beatdown 100


[F][F][F][C] G-MAX One Blow 270
Discard all Energy from this Pokémon. This attack's damage isn't affected by any effects on your opponent's Active Pokémon.


Tyranitar V

(Single Strike)


[D][C][C] Cragalanche 60
Discard the top 2 cards of your opponent's deck.


[D][D][C][C] Single Strike Crush 240
Discard the top 4 cards of your deck.


Emboar

(Single-Strike)


Ability: Fighting Fury Stance
Your Single Strike Pokémon's attacks do 30 more damage to your opponent's Active Pokémon (before applying Weakness and Resistance).


[R][R][C][C] Heat Crash 130


ToineLay: Translator's note: the ability stacks!


Houndoom

(Single Strike)

 

Ability: Single Strike Roar
Once during your turn, you may search your deck for a Single Strike Energy card and attach it to 1 of your Single Strike Pokémon. Then, shuffle your deck. If you attached Energy to Pokémon in this way, put 2 damage counters on that pokemon.

 

[D][C] Darkness Fang 50


Mustard - Single Strike Stance

(Supporter) (Single Strike)


You can only play this card if it is the only card in your hand.
Search your deck for a Single Strike Pokémon and put it onto your bench. Then draw 5 cards.

ToineLay: Translator's note: it doesn't specify Basic Pokémon


Pot of Vitality

(Item) (Single Strike)


Shuffle up to 2 Single Strike Energy cards from your discard pile into your deck.


Single Strike Scroll - Scroll of Fury

(Pokémon Tool) (Single Strike)


The Single Strike Pokémon this card is attached to can use the attack on this card.


[F] Furious Rage 10+
This attacks does 10 more damage for each damage counter on this Pokémon.


Tower of Darkness

(Stadium) (Single Strike)


Once during their turn, each player may discard a Single Strike card from their hand and draw 2 cards.


Single-Strike Energy

(Single Strike)

 

This card can only be attached to a Single Strike Pokémon. While attached to a Pokémon , this card provides one Dark or Fighting Energy. Attacks from the Pokémon this card is attached to deal 20 more damage to your opponent's Active Pokémon .

 

The card also specifies that it gets discarded as soon as it's not on a Single Strike Pokémon anymore.


Rapid Strike Urshifu V

(Rapid Strike)

 

[F] Strafe 30
You may switch this Pokémon with 1 of your Benched Pokémon.

 

[F][F][C] Hundred Furious Blows 150


Rapid Strike Urshifu VMAX

(Rapid Strike)


[F] Gale Thrust 30+
If this Pokémon moved from your Bench to the Active Spot this turn, this attack does 120 more damage.

 

[F][F][C] G-MAX Rapid Flow
Discard all Energy from this Pokémon. This attack does 120 damage to 2 of your opponent's Pokémon. (Don't apply Weakness and Resistance for Benched Pokémon.)


Empoleon V

(Rapid Strike)

 

Ability: Emperor's Eyes
As long as this Pokemon is in the Active Spot, your opponent's Basic Pokémon in play have no Abilities, except for Pokemon with a Rule box (Pokémon V, Pokemon GX etc. have Rule Boxes).

 

[W][C][C] Swirling Slice 130

Move an Energy from this Pokémon to 1 of your Benched Pokémon.

 


Octillery

(Rapid Strike)

 

Ability: Rapid Strike Search
Once during your turn, you may search tour deck for a Rapid Strike card, reveali it, and put it into your hand.
Then shufle your deck. You can't use more than 1 Rapid Strike Search ability each turn.

 

[W][C][C] Waterfall 50


Mienshao

(Rapid Strike)

 

[C] Pound 20


[F][C] Spinning Whip 90
Your opponent's Active Pokémon is now Confused. Shuffle this Pokémon and all attached cards into your deck.


Mustard - Rapid Strike Stance

(Supporter) (Rapid Strike)


You can only play this card if it is the only card in your hand.
Put a Rapid Strike Pokémon from your discard pile onto your Bench, then draw 5 cards.


ToineLay: As for the other one, it doesn't specify Basic Pokémon ;)


Fan of Waves

(Item) (Rapid Strike)

 

Choose a Special Energy attached to one of your opponent's Pokémon and put it back at the bottom of their deck.


Rapid Strike Scroll - Scroll of Whirlpools

(Pokémon Tool) (Rapid Strike)


The Rapid Strike Pokémon this card is attached to can use the attack on this card.


[F][C][C] Null Whirlpool
This attack does 30 damage to each of your opponent's Pokémon.


Tower of Water

(Stadium) (Rapid Strike)

 

The Retreat Cost of both player's Rapid Strike Pokémon is 2 less.

 

 

 


Rapid Strike Energy

(Rapid Strike)


This card can only be attached to a Rapid Strike Pokémon.
While attached to a Pokémon, this card provides 2 Water and Fighting Energy at the same time.


Promotion Campaigns

S5 2BOX purchase campaign

Starting from January 22, 2021: If you buy 2 boxes (60 packs) of S5, you will recieve this Honey SR 157/S-P promo card. While supplies last

Honey (Supporter)

 

Draw a card for each of your opponent's V Pokémon in play.


Ichigeki / Rengeki Start Dash Campaign

Starting from January 22, 2021: If you purchase 1 S5 (Rapid Strike Master or Single Strike Master) box, you will get based Cinderace V (Single Strike) or Rillaboom V (Rapid Strike).\

 

You will also get 1 exchange ticket to get Cinderace VMAX (Single Strike) or Rillaboom VMAX (Rapid Strike) (these are being showcased in their Gigantamax forms instead of regular their Dynamax forms) if you buy 10 packs of future subset packs. You can obtain these VMAX promo's later this year in March 19, 2021. While supplies last.


Cinderace V

(Single Strike)

 

[C][C] Flare 50

 

[R][C][C][C] Full-power Shot 210

This Pokémon can't attack during your next turn.


Rillaboom V

(Rapid Strike)

 

[G][C][C] Drain Punch 60

Heal 30 damage from this Pokémon.

 

[G][C][C][C] Drum Rush 160


Also Premium Trainer Boxes RENGEKI (RAPID STRIKE) / ICHIGEKI (SINGLE STRIKE) of each set will release too on on January 22, 2021:

 

Product details:

  • Cards: Promo Card of Rapid Strike Urshifu V or Single Strike Urshifu V, 157 cards  reprinted normal 48 cards, energy card 108 cards)
  • Pokemon coins: 1 card, acrylic damage counter 1 set (100: 6, 50: 8, 10:20)
  • Premium Marker Poison / Burn 1 each
  • Damage counter Case x 1,
  • Expansion Pack "Single Strike Master or Rapid Strike Master" x 15 Packs

 

  • Price: 4950 yen
  • Release date January 22, 2021. 

Single Strike Urshifu V

(Single Strike)


[F] Low Kick 30


[F][F][F][F] Stout Knuckle 180
This attack's damage is not affected by Resistance.


Rapid Strike Urshifu V

(Rapid Strike)


[F][C] Rotating Kick 40


[F][F][C] Sonic Speed Combo 90
this attack does 20 damage to 2 of your opponent's Benched Pokémon.


Deck Sleeves / Deck Box Gigantamax Urshifu Single Strike Master / Rapid Strike Master

 

Deck Sleeves
Price: 792 yen
Release date: January 22, 2021
64 sleeves

 

Deck Box
Price: 398 yen
Release date: January 22, 2021


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Mythological658
7 months ago

Can Inteleon get some respect?