Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Darkness Ablaze Expansion Now Available

The Pokémon Company International today released Sword & Shield—Darkness Ablaze, the latest expansion of the popular Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG), at participating retailers across the globe. Trainers now have the opportunity to add fan-favorite Pokémon Charizard and the powerful Legendary Pokémon Eternatus to their decks with Charizard VMAX and Eternatus VMAX.

Sword & Shield—Darkness Ablaze brings the fan-favorite Pokémon Charizard in its Gigantamax form—as originally seen in the Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield video games—to the Pokémon TCG as Charizard VMAX. The expansion also debuts the Legendary Pokémon Eternatus VMAX in its special Eternamax form alongside other popular and collectible cards, such as Grimmsnarl VMAX, Butterfree VMAX, Centiskorch VMAX, and more.

The full Sword & Shield—Darkness Ablaze expansion includes:

  • Seven Pokémon VMAX
  • 14 powerful Pokémon V—plus nine full-art Pokémon V
  • 17 Trainer cards and four full-art Supporter cards
  • Three new Special Energy cards