In a tweet posted right now, The Pokemon Company gave individuals a sneak-peek at new Lugia and Shining Magikarp playing cards each coming to 25th Anniversary Pokemon TCG packs. These will probably be launched in Japan on October 22, 2021. [Thanks, Hobby Watch!]

Both holographic playing cards will function the 25th Anniversary brand on the appropriate facet, and getting each will imply making a number of purchases. While the brand-new Lugia card could be discovered in Pokemon TCG Sword and Shield Anniversary booster packs, the elusive Shining Magikarp will solely make an look in particular promo booster packs obtainable solely to these buying 4 or extra booster packs.

The Shining Magikarp card is a reprint initially featured in 2001’s Neo Revelation launch. All playing cards in the particular promo booster packs include certainly one of twenty-five traditional playing cards, and all will function a holofoil sample. Special Pikachu playing cards, similar to Birthday Pikachu, and a reprint of the unique Venusaur card, have additionally been introduced in these promo packs.

The Pokemon Trading Card Game was initially launched in Japan on October 20, 1996. As of March 2020, over 30 billion Pokemon playing cards have been offered worldwide.

The first spherical of the 25th Anniversary Pokemon TCG set, Celebrations, will probably be launched in the west on October 8, 2021, with the second spherical set to launch in late October 2021. The Lugia and Shining Magikarp Pokemon TCG playing cards will debut in Japan on October 22, 2021