The Pokémon Company International announced that a new special expansion for the bestselling Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG), Scarlet & Violet—Paldean Fates, will be available beginning Jan. 26, 2024, at participating retailers worldwide.
Taking inspiration from the popular Hidden Fates and Shining Fates expansions, the Scarlet & Violet—Paldean Fates expansion marks the return of Shiny Pokémon to the Pokémon TCG, featuring Pokémon from the Paldea region. Trainers can collect and battle with more than 130 Shiny Pokémon, including Shiny Pikachu, Shiny Ceruledge, Shiny Tinkaton, Shiny Dondozo, Shiny Tatsugiri and more. In addition, the expansion introduces Shiny Tera Pokémon ex — featuring Charizard, Forretress and Espathra — as well as more Ancient and Future Pokémon ex.
Select Shiny Pokémon in Scarlet & Violet—Paldean Fates will be showcased in fun full-art styles, revealing a new side to fan-favorite Pokémon in their Shiny forms. Furthermore, select Pokémon ex will appear on hyper rare cards, featuring a new and unique raised foil effect.
Noteworthy cards from the expansion include:
- 11 Shiny Pokémon ex
- Seven Pokémon ex and three Tera Pokémon ex
- Three illustration rare cards featuring Shiny Pokémon
- Eight special illustration rare cards featuring Shiny Pokémon ex or Supporter cards
- Six hyper rare Pokémon ex
FULL-ART CORE LANDS
Explore the inner core of The Lost Caverns of Ixalan with the full-art lands. Each of the five basic lands explores the beauty of the plane and its inhabitants.
Treasure Trove Box Toppers
Treasure Trove Box Toppers are featured in every booster display within The Lost Caverns of Ixalan, with non-foil Box Toppers available in Draft and Set Booster displays and traditional foil Box Toppers available in Collector Booster displays.
There are a total of 20 borderless cards within the Treasure Trove promotion, 19 of which are reprints from outside the plane of Ixalan that we believe will help you on your journey with the last being a special card from within the main set, the treasure of all treasures on the plane of Ixalan—Chimil, The Inner Sun.
- There are 8 uncommon, 7 rare, 5 mythic rare Treasure Trove cards.
- Treasure Trove Box Toppers do not introduce new format legality for any reprints, and all cards are printed with the LCC set code.
Special Guests are borderless reprints of fan-favorite cards that will appear in non-foil in the slot where cards from The List can also appear in Set Boosters. In Collector Boosters, these appear in traditional foil.
The Lost Caverns of Ixalan features 18 total reprints from throughout Magic's history—each available with exclusive and unique borderless artwork.
Future iterations of the Special Guests program may vary in execution.
JURASSIC WORLD™ COLLECTION
The Jurassic World series joins Magic: The Gathering as a Universes Beyond booster-insert release in The Lost Cavern of Ixalan Set and Collector Boosters. Find your favorite moments from all the Jurassic Park and Jurassic World movies, from the original Jurassic Park (1993) to the recently released Jurassic World: Dominion (2022).
There are a total of 26 REX cards within The Lost Caverns of Ixalan—20 are mechanically new designs exclusive to this product, and each new card is a rare.
There are also 6 lands in the Jurassic World Collection, a cycle of 5 basic lands and a Command Tower, that allow you to curate your deck for the ultimate Jurassic World experience.
Each of the basic lands in the set are double-faced cards, giving you the choice of displaying dinosaurs before and after they break free!
All 26 cards are rares within boosters and are available in 1 in 12 Set Boosters, with 1 in every Collector Booster. Non-foil versions can be found replacing a common or uncommon within Set Boosters and in a dedicated slot in both non-foil and traditional foil in Collector boosters.
There are also 2 Jurassic World Collection tokens that are available in non-foil in Set Boosters and traditional foil in Collector Boosters at standard token rarity.
All Jurassic World Collection cards are Eternal legal (Legacy, Vintage, and Commander).
Additionally, each The Lost Caverns of Ixalan Bundle will include one non-foil card from Jurassic World Collection and the Bundle: Gift Edition will include one traditional foil card from Jurassic World Collection. (Bundle promos are one of 20 mechanically unique designs.)
NEON INK CARDS
Cosmium is a source of power for the underground civilizations of Ixalan, and after several spelunking efforts to make it back from the deepest cave on the plane, we're happy to share that we've collected a small amount to serve as a taste of Ixalan's power!