Pokémon Sword and Shield’s final TCG expansion has been revealed

The final Pokemon Sword and Shield TCG expansion, Silver Tempest, has been unveiled.

In November, the set will conclude this Sword and Shield era of the game. The game will launch just before Pokemon Scarlet and Pokemon Violet launch on November 18.

The final expansion will bring with it more Radiant Pokemon–such as Radiant Jirachi and Radiant Alakazam–which are Shiny Pokemon, illustrated in etched artwork.


Lugia VSTAR and Regidrago VSTAR as well as The first VSTAR Pokemon from the Pokemon TCG that is not yet believed to fully evolve Alolan Vulpix, have also been confirmed as part of the set.

The Pokemon Company has also unveiled the exclusive Sword & Shield-Silver-Torn Pokemon center elite Trainer Box that will be available for purchase for a short time prior to the launch.


  • 10 Pokemon TCG: Sword & Shield–Silver Tempest booster packs
    • Each booster pack comes with 10 cards as well as either one basic Energy or a VSTAR marker. The cards are different per pack.
  • 65 card sleeves with Alolan Vulpix
  • 65 card sleeves that feature Lugia
  • 45 Pokemon TCG Energy cards
  • Guide for the player to Sword & Shield — Silver Tempest expansion
  • 6 damage-counter dice
  • 1 competition-legal coin-flip die
  • 1 metallic Pokemon coin with Alolan Vulpix
  • 2 condition marker markers made of acrylic
  • 1 VSTAR marker made of acrylic
  • A collector’s box that can hold everything, with four separators to help keep it all organized
  • A code card to play Pokemon Trading Card Game Live

The Pokemon 2023 World Championships will be held in Yokohama, Japan, it was revealed.

At the end of the ceremony for the 2022 World Cup in London, the announcement was made that the 2022 World Championships will be held in Japan as the first.

Up until 2022, the competition did not have a venue out of North America, but this year’s World Championships took place in the UK.