Pokémon Trading Card Game: Sword & Shield—Evolving Skies Expansion Arrives with Eevee Evolutions and Dragon-Type Pokémon


August 27, 2021—The newest Pokémon Trading Card Game expansion from The Pokémon Company International, Sword & Shield—Evolving Skies, has released at participating retailers around the world.

With Sword & Shield—Evolving Skies, players will be able to enjoy fan-favorite Eevee and all of its Evolutions in the same set. Some Eevee Evolutions will have Battle Styles, including Single Strike Flareon VMAX, Rapid Strike Vaporeon VMAX, Rapid Strike Sylveon VMAX, and Single Strike Umbreon VMAX.
Trainers can also look forward to more strategic gameplay with the addition of Dragon-type Pokémon, such as Rayquaza VMAX and Duraludon VMAX, arriving for the first time in the Sword & Shield Series.
Available in booster packs, special collections, and two versions of the Elite Trainer Box, the expansion includes 15 Pokémon VMAX, 18 Pokémon V plus 33 full-art Pokémon V, 24 Trainer cards plus five full-art Supporter cards, and a new Special Energy card.
In addition, Trainers in the United Kingdom and Ireland can obtain a special code to receive a Dynamax Crystal in their Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield game that will allow them to encounter and battle Gigantamax Duraludon in a Max Raid Battle. Codes will be available at GAME in the United Kingdom and at GameStop in Ireland from 27 August to 27 September 2021, online or in store (no purchase necessary and only while supplies last).