Press release

14/03/2018

STEP INTO THE FORBIDDEN LIGHT THIS MAY WITH THE LATEST EXPANSION OF THE POKÉMON TRADING CARD GAME

The Pokémon Company International today announced Sun & Moon—Forbidden Light, a brand-new expansion for the Pokémon Trading Card Game, launching across the UK on 4 May 2018.  

London—14 March 2018—The Pokémon Company International today announced Sun & Moon—Forbidden Light, a brand-new expansion for the Pokémon Trading Card Game, launching across the UK on 4 May 2018.
 
Building on the story of Sun & Moon—Ultra Prism, this latest expansion showcases the mysterious power of Necrozma, who has absorbed a Legendary Pokémon and taken on a luminous new form as Ultra Necrozma-GX. Drawn to this new light, other Pokémon, including Lucario-GX, Greninja-GX, Zygarde-GX, Yveltal-GX, Volcanion Prism Star and Arceus Prism Star, must decide whether to welcome it or resist it.
 
The Sun & Moon—Forbidden Light expansion will feature:

  • Over 130 cards, including:
    • 5 new Prism Star cards
    • 8 Pokémon-GX
    • 6 Ultra Beasts
    • 15 Trainer cards
    • 2 Special Energy cards
 
  • Each booster pack will include:
    • 10 cards from the expansion, including at least 1 rare card, plus 1 basic Energy card

 
For the opportunity to try out Sun & Moon—Forbidden Light ahead of launch, head to one of the many Prerelease tournaments taking place around the UK from 21–29 April 2018. Find your nearest participating independent retailer by visiting pokemon.co.uk/locator.
 
For information about the Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon Series and products, visit pokemon.co.uk/TCG.
 
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About Pokémon
The Pokémon Company International, a subsidiary of The Pokémon Company in Japan, manages the property outside of Asia and is responsible for brand management, licensing, marketing, the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the animated TV series, home entertainment and the official Pokémon website. Pokémon was launched in Japan in 1996 and today is one of the most popular children’s entertainment properties in the world. For more information, please visit www.pokemon.co.uk.
 
 

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