Pokémon TCG News Weekly Roundup - Week 38 - 2019

Published on 22 September 2019 at 16:58

Starting from today, I will make a weekly roundup of all the Pokémon TCG news that is published each week. I will give a small summary of each day and include hyperlinks to read the articles in full detail if you want to.

This week was packed with major news, especially today on Sunday. 


Product images added of the Pokémon TCG: Collector Chest (Fall 2019).

Features promo cards of the Mewtwo Strikes Back Evolution movie. 



No news. 


The Pokémon Company is releasing Pokémon TCG for Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Their first set will release on October 11, 2019.


Product images of the Pokémon TCG: Hidden Fates Ultra-Premium Collection were revealed. 

Features a Shiny Rayquaza Card Holder. 


SM12a TAG TEAM GX Tag All Stars was officially revealed with more info.

Wishiwashi GX, Togepi & Cleffa & Igglybuff GX and Trevenant & Dusknoir GX have been officially revealed. Along with that Misty & Lorelei Tag Team, Whimsicott and Flareon.

Tag All Stars October Merchandise line-up revealed

Features many new TCG merchandise including a new Eeveelutions "Dash Eevee" set illustrated by Naoki Saito. 

Gardevoir from the Illustration Grand Prix to be released as a free promo card.

Given out if you buy 5 packs at Pokémon Center stores.

Hidden Fates Elite Trainer Box was released on Friday

Features 10 Hidden Fates Packs and includes the Special Art Promo of Moltres & Zapdos & Articuno GX.


No news.


New Upcoming Rule to be added in Japan to Pokémon TCG, New Japanese Standard Format announced

There will be a new rule that states: You can’t play supporters on your first turn going first.

Cards with the regulation mark A will rotate out. This could mean we could get global rotations in the future.


More Starter V5 Deck info has been revealed

Marnie and Professor Magnolia get a Supporter card, along with a new Rayquaza card and new cards of Grookey, Sobble and Scorbunny.


SM12a Tag All Stars SR cards revealed, Supporter Full Art Promo Cards and Special Arts revealed of Umbreon & Darkrai and Espeon & Deoxys

  • Misty & Lorelei SR and Erika SR from SM12a Tag All stars has been revealed.
  • Umbreon & Darkrai and Espeon & Deoxys GX Special Art SR cards from SM12 Tag All Stars has been revealed.
  • Mimikyu and Jolteon have been partially revealed from the set.
  • Guzma, Acerola and Lillie Full Art cards are not in Tag All Stars. They are from upcoming promo packs that will be distributed at limited Extended/Expanded events in Japan.
  • There will be a Gold Mewtwo & Mew GX.
  • Also a Hau reprint promo card will be available, you will get this if you participate on the earlier mentioned Expanded events. 
  • 1 Shiny Energy will be an SR card alongside the guaranteed (GX or Supporter) SR card you could get in your box of Tag All Stars.

That was it for this week, thank you for reading! 


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