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Pokemon TCG Temporal Forces Set Preview

March 22, 2024

The second set of 2024 has been announced for the Pokemon TCG: Temporal Forces! This set will reintroduce the ACE SPEC cards that were last seen in the Black and White Pokemon TCG Series.

Pokemon TCG: Temporal Forces is set to release on March 22nd, 2024 and is the 5th main entry set for the Scarlet and Violet Series.

Update: Check out the Temporal Forces Card List now!

We still have Paldean Fates to be released at the end of January 2024 too!

Main Entry sets means a return of Temporal Forces Booster Boxes, allowing you to open up 36 Booster Packs in one go.

Temporal Forces is set to feature the following noteworthy cards:

  • Seven ACE SPEC Trainer and Special Energy cards
  • 13 Pokémon ex and two Tera Pokémon ex
  • 22 illustration rare Pokémon
  • 10 special illustration rare Pokémon and Supporter cards
  • Six hyper rare gold etched cards

ACE SPEC cards will be making a return also. These cards will feature new artwork designs and you'll only be allowed on in your Pokemon TCG Decks!

First introduced in the Black & White Series, ACE SPEC cards will return to the Pokémon TCG in Scarlet & Violet—Temporal Forces, as initially announced during the 2023 Pokémon World Championships. ACE SPEC cards have powerful effects, but each deck will be limited to only one ACE SPEC card. Furthermore, ACE SPEC cards in Scarlet & Violet—Temporal Forces will feature a new eye-catching magenta design and can appear as Trainer or Special Energy cards.

Pokemon TCG: Temporal Forces Booster Box

Booster Box

With the new announcement of Temporal Forces, we've also been treated to a preview of the Temporal Forces products that are going to be released this March.

Booster Packs

A Temporal Forces Booster Box will contain 36 Booster Packs! Booster Boxes tend to be the best value for money when it comes to ripping open lots of packs at once!

Temporal Forces Elite Trainer Box

Elite Trainer Box Elite Trainer Box

Temporal Forces will also be putting out two editions of Elite Trainer Boxes! You will also be able to pick up the exclusive PokemonCenter ETB that contains 11 Booster Packs (compared with the standard 9 in the normal ETB).

ETB Contents

Each ETB comes with the following:

The Pokémon TCG: Scarlet & Violet—Temporal Forces Pokémon Center Elite Trainer Box includes:

  • 11 Pokémon TCG: Scarlet & Violet—Temporal Forces booster packs
    • Each booster pack contains 10 cards and 1 Basic Energy. Cards vary by pack.
  • 1 full-art foil promo card featuring Flutter Mane with a Pokémon Center logo
  • 1 full-art foil promo card featuring Flutter Mane
  • 65 card sleeves featuring Walking Wake
  • 45 Pokémon TCG Energy cards
  • A player’s guide to the Scarlet & Violet—Temporal Forces expansion
  • 6 damage-counter dice
  • 1 competition-legal coin-flip die
  • 2 plastic condition markers
  • A box to hold everything, with 4 dividers to keep it organized
  • A code card for Pokémon Trading Card Game Live

In the standard Elite Trainer Box, you'll only get 9 Booster Packs and 1 full-art promo card.

Flutter ManeIron Thorns

The Promo Card is a Flutter Mane or Iron Thorns card.

Temporal Forces Booster Bundle

Temporal Forces

If you don't want to shell out on a Booster Box, you can also pick up a Booster Bundle. Each Temporal Forces Booster Bundle will contain 6 Booster Packs!

Temporal Forces Card Previews

No card previews have been announced yet for Temporal Forces. You can view our Temporal Forces Card List for when we update the Card Previews!

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