A new special anniversary set of Pokemon TCG cards has been announced called Pokemon TCG: Celebrations. This year Pokemon is celebrating 25 years and they have already released a ton of special limited edition products to celebrate and now this new Pokemon TCG set is the latest to join the lineup.
Earlier this year we had two other Pokemon TCG products released for the anniversary: The Pokemon McDonalds 25th Anniversary Set, which included 25 reprinted cards in both normal and holo forms.
They also released and continuing to release the First Partner Pack cards, which are gigantic versions of the starter Pokemon from each region (and Pikachu!).
Pokemon TCG: Celebrations is a new set that will contain fan favorite cards including Base Set Charizard, Umbreon Gold Star and Tapu Lele-GX.
The set will come in Booster Packs that contain four cards where all of them will be holographic.
The total amount of cards to collect hasn't been announced, but there will be at least a subset of 25 cards "that are close remakes of iconic cards from the history of the Pokémon TCG".
Pokemon TCG: Celebrations will go on sale October 8th, 2021.
The Booster Packs for Celebrations will be included in special edition products of Pokemon, including an Elite Trainer Box and other special collection boxes.
Read the full press release below:
The Pokémon Company International Unveils the Pokémon Trading Card Game: Celebrations Collection Commemorating 25 Years of the Brand
New Expansion to Deliver Diverse Product Lineup Featuring Fan-Favorite Pokémon and Remakes of Classic Pokémon TCG Cards
Bellevue, Wash.—June 24, 2021—In celebration of Pokémon’s 25th anniversary, The Pokémon Company International announced the highly-anticipated Pokémon Trading Card Game: Celebrations collection, which will showcase beloved characters from the Pokémon franchise, as well as popular card artwork and gameplay mechanics spanning the history of the Pokémon TCG. With nine different products, Celebrations will have something for everyone when the expansion launches starting on Oct. 8, 2021, at participating retailers around the world.
“The Pokémon Trading Card Game has always been an iconic pillar of the Pokémon brand, and it’s been a joy to see the community continue to grow while bonding with family and friends over a common love of the Pokémon TCG,” said Barry Sams, vice president of the Pokémon Trading Card Game at The Pokémon Company International. “We look forward to commemorating this milestone with a new collection of products that Trainers of all types and ages will enjoy as they celebrate 25 years of Pokémon.”
Each Celebrations booster pack will contain four uniquely designed cards—all with foil treatments and a 25th anniversary logo—that feature characters from all regions of the Pokémon universe, from Pikachu to Zamazenta plus familiar faces like Professor Oak. In addition, Celebrations will introduce a special subset of 25 cards that are close remakes of iconic cards from the history of the Pokémon TCG, including Base Set Charizard, Umbreon ☆, and Tapu Lele-GX.
The full Celebrations lineup will include the following, with many of these products including promo cards that combine recently-discovered Pokémon with popular forms from previous Pokémon TCG sets, such as Light Pokémon, Delta Species (δ) Pokémon, and Pokémon Star.
- Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Collection—Dragapult Prime (available on Oct. 8, 2021)
- Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Collections—Lance’s Charizard V and Dark Sylveon V (available on Oct. 8, 2021)
- Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Deluxe Pin Collection (available on Oct. 8, 2021)
- Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Elite Trainer Box (available on Oct. 8, 2021)
- Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Mini Tins (available on Oct. 8, 2021)
- Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Special Collection—Pikachu V-UNION (available on Oct. 8, 2021)
- Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Premium Figure Collection—Pikachu VMAX (available on Oct. 22, 2021)
- Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Ultra-Premium Collection (available on Oct. 22, 2021)
- Pokémon TCG: Celebrations Collector Chest (available in October 2021)
For additional information about the Pokémon TCG, visit Pokemon.com/TCG. To learn more about Pokémon’s 25th anniversary, visit Pokemon.com/25.
Pokemon TCG have already released both Battle Styles set and Chilling Reign. We still have Pokemon TCG: Evolving Skies set to be released in August too, so Pokemon TCG fans will need to start saving!