New Set S12 ‘Paradigm Trigger’ Finally Revealed!

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Pokemon Card Game Japan finally revealed their new upcoming set, S12 ‘Paradigm Trigger’. This set will be released on October 21, 2022, at the price of 165 JPY per Booster Pack (tax included).

 

This set will be having 98 cards before SR, HR, UR, etc.

So far, there are several cards that have been revealed including Lugia VSTAR.

 

The new cards translation can be found here:

Big thanks to our translator Nomad!

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Lugia VSTAR

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CCC - Storm Dive 220

You may discard a Stadium in play.

 

[VSTAR Power] Ability - Star Assemble

Once during your turn, you may put up to 2 Colorless Pokemon that don't have a Rule Box from your discard pile to your Bench. (You can't use more than 1 VSTAR Power in a game.)


Lugia V

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C - Wind Readings

Discard a card from your hand. If you do, draw 3 cards.

 

CCC - Aero Dive 130

You may discard a Stadium in play.


Unown VSTAR

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P - Tri Power 70x

Flip 3 coins. This attack does 70 damage for each heads.

 

[VSTAR Power] CCC - Star Cypher

Until this Pokémon leaves play, it gains an Ability that has the effect "All of your opponent's Pokémon Weakness is now Psychic." (You can't use more than 1 VSTAR Power in a game.)


Unown V

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P - Suspicious Token 30

Your opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Confused.

 

CCC - Victory Sign

If you have exactly 1 Prize card remaining when using this attack, you win this game.


Archeops

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Ability - Primal Turbo

Once during your turn, you may search your deck for up to 2 Special Energy cards and attach them to 1 of your Pokemon. Then, shuffle your deck.


CCC - Speed Wing 120


Archen

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C - Flap 30


CCC - Claw Slash 80


Pikachu

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L - Pikastrike 20+
During your previous turn, if your "Dedenne" used "Dedeshot", this attack deals 180 more damage. 

Togedemaru

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L - Togedash 10
Flip a coin. If heads, during your opponent's next turn, if this Pokemon is knocked out, your opponent does not take a prize card. 

Dedenne

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C - Tail Strike 10
 
L - Dedeshot 60
You can only use this attack if your "Togedemaru" used "Togedash" during your previous turn. The opponent's Active Pokemon is now paralysed. 

Morpeko

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L - Peko Bomber

You can only use this attack if your "Dedenne" used "Dedeshot" during your previous turn, deal 60 damage to each of your opponent's Pokemon. (Don’t apply Weakness and Resistance for Benched Pokémon). 

Beheeyem

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P - Psychic Sphere 30


CC - Psycho Arrow

This attack does 60 damage to 1 of your opponent’s Pokemon. Apply Weakness and Resistance, even for Benched Pokémon.



Elgyem

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P - Headbutt 20 

Medicham

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Ability - Chakra Awakening

If you have exactly 4 cards in hand, this Pokemon’s attacks cost CCC less.


CCC - Eager Kick 80+

If your opponent has a Pokemon VMAX in play, this attack does 90 more damage.


Meditite

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Ability - Yoga Guard

As long as this Pokemon is on your Bench, prevent all damage done to this Pokemon by attacks (both yours and your opponent’s).


CC - Psyshot 20


Earth Tablet

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[VSTAR Power]

The Pokemon V that this card is attached to can use the following VSTAR Power.

 

CCC - Star Gravity

Place damage counters on each of your opponent's Pokemon V until their remaining HP is 100.


Grove Tablet

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[VSTAR Power]

The Pokemon V that this card is attached to can use the following VSTAR Power.

 

Ability - Star Alchemy

During your turn, you can search your deck for any card and add it to your hand. (You can't use more than 1 VSTAR Power in a game.)


We also get the official set artwork which I think is very cool and really depicts the set as a whole.

 

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What do you guys think of the set? We finally have Lugia! It seems to have a great VSTAR Power too if you incorporate it with Archeops. I really hope that this format can bring more diversity to our format. Let’s just see what Pokemon offers us in this set. 

 

What do you guys think? Don’t forget to comment down below!

 

Life is too short to be anything but happy! - Arelios

News Source: 

  • Official YouTube Channel of Pokemon Card Game Japan (【公式】ポケモンカードチャンネル)

  • Official Trainer Website of Pokemon Card Game Japan (pokemon-card.com)


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