Relive the Magic with the Pokémon TCG Classic Box Set
The Pokémon Company recently announced the upcoming release of a premium box set called Pokémon TCG Classic during their annual Pokémon Day livestream. This set, Pokemon TCG Classic Box Set, designed to evoke nostalgia and create a timeless Pokémon TCG experience, is slated for release in late 2023 in English and in October 2023 in Japan. The cards resemble the Original Base Set cards, so if you’re interested those you’ll love this article about the variants of the Base Set Charizard! If you can’t wait for the Pokemon TCG Classic Box Set, then you can check out the Celebrations cards here, which are very similar! The set was revealed in an EPIC way by the Pokemon Trading Card Company on Youtube! We have a clip from their introduction of the set here:
A Fusion of Classic and New Cards
The Pokémon TCG Classic Box Set not only brings back the original 150-card Base Set from the late 90s but also introduces never-before-seen cards. The decks feature the iconic Base Set Charizard, Blastoise, and Venusaur as depicted below alongside new additions like Ho-Oh ex and Lugia ex. Each card showcases a unique holofoil pattern distinct from the Celebrations set and new numbering exclusive to this release. You can see the beautiful new cards below. Some of them you will remember for the Base Set, and others are complete new additions. If you prefer the old Unseen Forces Lugia EX, then we have an article about the beautiful card here!
Premium Decks with Kanto First Partner Pokémon
The set offers three pre-constructed decks, each containing 60 cards and focused on the fully evolved Kanto first partner Pokémon: Venusaur, Charizard, and Blastoise. These decks combine the classic cards with newly printed ones, allowing players to create fresh strategies and experience new battle dynamics.
Please note that aside from Basic Energy cards, the cards in these decks are not legal for tournament play. The decks are designed for friendly battles with friends and family.
High-Quality Accessories for a Seamless Experience
The Pokémon TCG Classic Box Set is packed with premium gameplay accessories. It includes a foldable game board with card placement zones and a central compartment for storing up to three decks and a toolbox containing essential battle accessories.
Inside the toolbox, players will find stackable damage counters, three-dimensional Poison and Burn markers, metal orbs as coin replacements, and a unique mechanism for rolling the orbs to determine heads or tails. With these high-quality accessories, players can enjoy a streamlined and immersive gameplay experience.
Pricing and Availability
The Japanese version of the product will cost 35,000 yen (approximately $275) and will be available via lottery starting in February, which unfortunately has happened. English pricing and release information have yet to be announced.
A Timeless Pokémon TCG Experience for All Ages
The Pokémon TCG Classic Box Set offers an unparalleled opportunity for players to relive the excitement of the original Pokémon TCG while exploring new strategies with the introduction of fresh cards. With its premium accessories and blend of classic and new cards, this box set is a perfect gift for both lifelong Pokémon fans and newcomers to the TCG world. Get ready to challenge your friends and family to evergreen battles when the set hits stores in late 2023.
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