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Pokémon TCG: Crown Zenith Expansion Releases with Special Illustrations and Galarian Gallery Subset

Pokemon TCG Crown Zenith

The Pokémon Company International has released the latest expansion in the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG), Crown Zenith, available worldwide starting now at participating retailers including Pokémon Center, the premier online destination for official Pokémon merchandise in the US, Canada and the UK.


The Crown Zenith expansion features new art styles and unique illustrations with a focus on alternate art cards, including the first-ever special art Pokémon VSTAR.


Crown Zenith also introduces a Galarian Gallery subset of 70 cards spotlighting Pokémon, Pokémon V, Pokémon VMAX, Pokémon VSTAR and Supporter cards. These cards feature special illustrations that allow fans to discover the uniqueness of each Pokémon or character. Included in the Galarian Gallery are Mewtwo VSTAR, Darkrai VSTAR and Hisuian Zoroark VSTAR.


A new linked illustration feature also offers Trainers a chance to collect and connect nine different Galarian Gallery cards to reveal a larger image.


The following Crown Zenith products are now available:


-Crown Zenith Pokémon Center Elite Trainer Box Plus (exclusively at Pokémon Center in the US, Canada and the UK): Includes 12 Crown Zenith booster packs, one etched foil promo card featuring Lucario VSTAR, one metal coin featuring Lucario and various gameplay accessories

– Crown Zenith Elite Trainer Box: Includes 10 Crown Zenith booster packs, one etched special art card featuring Lucario VSTAR and various gameplay accessories.


– Crown Zenith Collection — Regieleki V or Regidrago V: Includes four Crown Zenith booster packs, one promo card and oversize card featuring Regieleki V or Regidrago V, and one additional foil promo card.


In addition, Trainers can look forward to the following products launching in the future:


-Crown Zenith Mini Tins (available Feb. 17, 2023): Includes two Crown Zenith booster packs, one art card and one sticker sheet.


-Crown Zenith Special Collection — Pikachu VMAX (available Feb. 17, 2023): Includes five Crown Zenith booster packs, one etched promo card and one oversize promo card featuring Pikachu VMAX and one foil promo card featuring Pikachu V.


-Crown Zenith Tins (available March 17, 2023): Includes five Crown Zenith booster packs and one full art promo card featuring Galarian Articuno, Galarian Zapdos or Galarian Moltres.


-Crown Zenith Pin Collection — Rillaboom, Cinderace or Inteleon (available April 14, 2023): Includes three Crown Zenith booster packs; one promo card featuring Rillaboom, Cinderace or Inteleon; and one corresponding pin.


-Crown Zenith Premium Playmat Collection — Morpeko V-UNION (available April 14, 2023): Includes five Crown Zenith booster packs, four etched Morpeko V-UNION cards, one Professor Burnet card, one playmat and one oversize card.


-Crown Zenith Premium Figure Collection — Shiny Zacian or Shiny Zamazenta (available May 5, 2023): Includes 11 Crown Zenith booster packs; one etched promo card featuring either Shiny Zacian V or Shiny Zamazenta V; one corresponding Shiny figure and a Shiny pin; and one set of card sleeves