Scarlet & Violet - Obsidian Flames Officially Revealed, New Type-shifted Tera Pokémon ex
The next upcoming set of Scarlet & Violet TCG, Obsidian Flames, has been announced for August 11, 2023.
Obsidian Flames in the Pokémon TCG will bring in a new concept called type-shifted Tera Pokémon ex.
This means that certain Tera Pokémon ex cards will have a different Energy type than their usual type. For instance, Charizard ex, which is normally a Fire type, will appear as a Darkness type in this expansion. Similarly, Tyranitar ex, which is typically a Fighting or Darkness type, will be seen as a Lightning type instead.
Charizard ex, Tyranitar ex, Eiscue ex and Vespiquen ex are type-shifted Tera Pokémon ex. Also Dragonite ex, Greedent ex Revavroom ex, Melmetal ex are mentioned.
Also Trainers can play Scarlet & Violet - Obsidian Flames digitally on Pokémon TCG Live app (iOS, Android, macOS, Windows) from August 10, 2023. Logging in grants Battle Pass with new deck: Darkness-type Charizard ex. Crystals earned from quests unlock premium deck: Toedscruel ex. Currently unknown where Toedscruel ex will release in.
Official set description:
Raging Flames Forged in Darkness!
Red-hot embers illuminate the pitch-black night and sparks flare into an inferno as Charizard ex surges forth with newfound powers of darkness! The glittering Terastal phenomenon imbues some Pokémon ex like Tyranitar, Eiscue, and Vespiquen with different types than usual, while Dragonite ex and Greedent ex show mastery of their own inner strengths. Not to be outdone, Revavroom ex, Melmetal ex, and more Pokémon promise to change the course of battle in the Scarlet & Violet—Obsidian Flames expansion!
Obsidian Flames will include:
- Over 190 cards
- 15 Pokémon ex and 6 Tera Pokémon ex
- 12 illustration rare Pokémon
- 6 special illustration rare Pokémon and Supporter cards
- 12 ultra rare full-art etched Pokémon ex and Supporter cards
- 3 hyper rare gold etched cards
Type-shifted Tera Pokémon ex with a crystalline appearance, including a Darkness-type Charizard ex
More than 15 Trainer cards