Reveals Quagsire V as a gym promo

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Pokémon TCG Japan has revealed the pack art and maps for Paradigm Triggerthe last set of the main series of the Sword and Shield time. Paradigm Trigger is slated for release on October 21, 2022 in Japan. So far, we can confirm that this set primarily focuses on Lugia and contains a Lugia VSTAR, with the Galarian Legendaries Regidrago and Regieleki also appearing on the pack art. Regidrago will receive a VSTAR while Regieleki will appear on a VMAX. Along with the main set, there will also be promo packs given out with booster boxes containing more cards, including a Lugia VSTAR with different art. This set, as well as the direct previous Japanese set Incandescent Arcana which focused on Alolan Vulpix, will be the basis for the fourth and final English Sword and Shield set of 2022, which should close the era for international audiences. Along with the release of Paradigm Triggerwe also get a new pack of Gym Promos.

Gym promotional cards. Credit: Pokémon TCG

This is the twelfth set of Gym Promos, and there will be one card per pack, with twelve possible cards that can be drawn. Of these twelve cards, there are seven brand new ones. These new Gym promotions include:

  • An Ultra Rare with a Quagsire V illustrated by PLANETA Igarashi
  • Ponyta illustrated by Eri Yamaki
  • Aerodactyl illustrated by Uta
  • Solo illustrated by Nelnal
  • Pancham illustrated by Misa Tsutsui
  • Galarian Meowth illustrated by OK
  • Peaceful Park Trainer Card illustrated by AYUMI ODASHIMA

These Gym promotions will be given out at Japanese Gym tournaments, where players will also receive a reverse Thorton holo card.

Japanese sets often give us a first taste of what English sets might include, so be sure to keep an eye out for our coverage. You can stay tuned for previews of Paradigm Trigger cards and related products like these Gym Promos, plus updates on everything Pokémon TCG right here at Bleeding Cool.

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