What’s included in Pokemon TCGs Snow Hazard and Clay Burst sets? Release date, Chien-pao ex, Baxcalibur card

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The Pokemon Company has revealed Scarlet & Violet’s next TCG expansions called Snow Hazard and Clay Burst. Here’s everything we know so far about these two upcoming sets.

The Pokemon TCG’s Scarlet & Violet expansions are in full swing following the full release of the Paldea Collection boxes earlier this year.

Following the Paldea Collection boxes’ release, The Pokemon Company has revealed subsequent Scarlet & Violet expansion sets for the TCG, including the Triple Beat subset.

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Now, the next two Scarlet & Violet sets has been revealed in Japan. The Snow Hazard and Clay Burst expansion packs feature two of Paldea’s new Legendary Pokemon as ex cards, as well as some fan-favorite Generation 9 Pokemon included in the set.

Pokemon TCG Snow Hazard and Clay Burst release date

According to the official Japanese product page, both expansion packs will go on sale in Japan on Friday April 14, 2023.

Western TCG fans also learned that the Japanese Snow Hazard and Clay Burst sets will merge with the Japanese Triple Beat set, which is simply one expansion called Paldea Evolved in the West. Paldea Evolved makes up Scarlet & Violet’s second TCG expansion and will release in the West on June 9, 2023.

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The Snow Hazard and Clay Burst packs feature Chien-Pao and Ting-Lu, respectively.

Thankfully, major ex cards featured in the Japanese sets will make their way to the Paldea Evolved expansion overseas, so players don’t have to worry about missing out on some powerful cards.

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What to expect from Pokemon TCGs Snow Hazard and Clay Burst expansions

The two stars of these two expansions are the Chien-Pao and Ting-Lu ex cards. Fans of Pokemon Scarlet & Violet will recognize these two as half of the new Legendary Quartet, called the Treasures of Ruin.

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The Snow Hazard and Clay Burst expansions feature Chien-Pao, Ting-Lu, and Chi-Yu ex cards.

While not shown on the official website, Wo-Chien ex will be part of the Snow Hazard set while Chi-Yu ex will be included in the Clay Burst set.

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The last ex card fans know of is Squawkabilly ex, which features art of the Green Plumage Flying-type Pokemon.

Another notable cards include the full Frigibax line all the way up to Gen 9’s Psuedo-Legendary Baxcalibur. Snow Hazard and Clay Burst also include cards featuring Dudunsparce, Tandemaus, and Maushold.

Finally, fans can expect a few Trainer cards in the form of a Super Rod card, a Charm of Courage card, and Grusha and Iono Supporter cards as well. For a full list of all the revealed cards, interested trainers can check the official product page from Japan.

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