The expansion focuses on the Origin Formes of Legendary Pokémon Dialga and Palkia, which debuted in the core series title Pokémon Legends: Arceus. The two are included as Pokémon V and Pokémon VSTAR cards. The expansion also includes previously unknown Pokémon from the Hisui region, including a number of regional forms. The final evolutions of the Hisui starter Pokémon, Decidueye, Typhlosion, and Samurott, are all depicted on Pokémon V and Pokémon VSTAR cards in their regional forms. Astral Radiance introduces Radiant Pokémon, which function similarly to Shining Pokémon from the Neo Series and Pokémon ☆ from the EX Series. Radiant Pokémon are all Basic Pokémon that portray the Shiny form of a species and have a Rule Box stipulating only one copy can be included in a deck. The expansion also features another Trainer Gallery subset, which comprises more Full Art reprints of a Pokémon alongside a Trainer. Each Astral Radiance booster pack contains ten cards from the expansion, a code card for use with the Pokémon Trading Card Game Live, and either a basic Energy card or a VSTAR marker card. EACH POKÉMON TCG: SWORD & SHIELD—Astral Radiance BUILD & BATTLE BOX INCLUDES: 40-card ready-to-play decks 1 of 4 promo cards 4 Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Astral Radiance booster packs 1 deck-building tip sheet
Get ready to join Palkia & Arceus as masters of time and space in the newest Pokémon set Astral Radiance!
EACH POKÉMON TCG: SWORD & SHIELD—Astral Radiance BUILD & BATTLE BOX INCLUDES: 40-card ready-to-play decks 1 of 4 promo cards 4 Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Astral Radiance booster packs 1 deck-building tip sheet