Pokemon TCG Paldea Evolved set: Where to buy, new cards, more

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The next English-language Pokemon TCG expansion is called Paldea Evolved, so here’s everything you need to know about the set including its release date and the new cards you can discover.

With the mainline Pokemon Scarlet & Violet games now out in the wild, the TCG has finally started to release cards surrounding the various creatures that inhabit the Paldea region.

The base Pokemon Scarlet & Violet expansion was released in the West on March 31, 2023, featuring stunning card designs for Koraidon, Miraidon, and Gardevoir just to name a few.

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Now, Western fans are finally able to get their hands on the next Scarlet & Violet TCG set, called Paldea Evolved. Here’s everything TCG trainers need to know about this upcoming set.

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Pokemon TCG Paldea Evolved set release date

The Pokemon TCG: Paldea Evolved set was released in Western markets on June 9, 2023, which means you can purchase your preferred products right now!

Where to buy Pokemon TCG Paldea Evolved cards

There are several Pokemon TCG Paldea Evolved products available to purchase including:

  • Elite Trainer Box (9 packs)
  • Booster Display Box (36 packs)
  • Booster Bundle (6 packs)
  • Tinkatink Blister (3 packs)
  • Varoom Blister (3 packs)
  • Individual Booster Packs
  • Build & Battle Box
  • Build & Battle Stadium

You should be able to find these products at your usual shops, or you can use the buttons below to go direct to Amazon or Best Buy.

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New Pokemon TCG Paldea Evolved cards

There are an estimated 279 cards available in the Paldea Evolved set, which means there’s plenty for you to collect. With so many cards available, we’ve rounded up 10 of the rarest and most valuable Paldea Evolved cards that you should be on the lookout for.

Fans already had a fairly good idea of what cards they could expect from the Paldea Evolved set, thanks to early news from Japan where Paldea Evolved was split into three sets called Triplet Beat, Snow Hazard and Clay Burst.

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The big stars of Triplet Beat were the final evolutions of the Paldean Starter Pokemon, who appeared as ex cards. Now, fans know that Meowscarada ex, Skeledirge ex, and Quaquaval ex will appear in the English-language Paldea Evolved set too.

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Paldea Evolved includes Meowscarada, Skeledirge, and Quaquaval as ex cards.

Additionally, a post on the Pokemon blog noted that Forretress, Slowking, and Dedenne will be included as Tera Pokemon ex.

The Snow Hazard and Clay Burst sets featured Chien-Pao ex and Ting-Lu ex respectively, which will also be part of the Paldea Evolved set. Both Chien-Wo ex and Chi-Yu ex will also be part of the Paldea Evolved set, meaning the full Treasures of Ruin quartet will be represented in the Pokemon TCG.

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All in all, the official blog post revealed that trainers can expect the following from Paldea Evolved:

  • Over 190 cards
  • More than 15 brand-new Pokémon ex: a new take on a returning game mechanic
  • Tera Pokémon ex with a crystalline appearance
  • More than 30 Trainer cards
  • Dozens of Pokémon and Trainer cards with special illustrations

That’s all we know regarding the upcoming set. Stay tuned for more news as The Pokemon Company announces new products.

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