Pokémon Scarlet and Violet – The New Pokémon TCG Has Arrived

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A new evolution has come to the World of Pokémon—enter the realm of Pokémon Scarlet and Violet! In Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, Trainers embark on a treasure hunt through the Paldea with a new generation of Pokemon.

What is Pokémon Scarlet and Violet?

Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet are the first open-world RPG in the Pokémon franchise. Scarlet and Violet offer many hallmarks for maximum enjoyment – you can meet and team up with other Trainers while you battle, train, and trade Pokémon. Immerse yourself in a new kind of Pokémon evolution with Pokémon Scarlet and Violet!

Experience a new style of Pokémon adventure in a world where you are free to explore at your leisure and not in an order dictated by the traditional story. Journey to a realm where you can hone your skills as a Pokémon Trainer. Meet various Trainers and Pokémon, and explore the world of Pokémon the way you want it to! So many discoveries, unfamiliar locations, and new stories are waiting for you in Paldea.

What is the Difference between Pokémon Scarlet and Violet?

The basic differences between Pokémon Scarlet and Pokemon Pokémon Violet are the colour and theme. However, both of them basically play out the same game structure. Other Pokemon Scarlet and Violet differences you can find are:

  • their professors
  • time
  • academies and school uniform
  • exclusive Pokémon and legendaries


For first time in the Pokémon series, these new generation games have version-exclusive professors. For Pokémon Scarlet, the prof is named Sada; while in Pokémon Violet, it is Turo. These 2 professors make up the thematic differences between the versions.


Pokémon Scarlet embodies the past (with its prehistoric setting), while Pokémon Violet embodies the future (with its futuristic theme).

Academies and School Uniform

The school in Pokémon Scarlet is named Naranja Academy, and in Pokémon Violet, it is Uva Academy. School uniform is red in Scarlet and (of course) violet in Violet. There are differences too in their respective school badges.

Exclusive Pokémon and Legendaries

From Koraidon and Miraidon which make up the box art, to the established dragons like Larvitar and Bagon and their evolutions, each version has a small pool of exclusive Pokémon and legendaries to discover. Both also include a range of future or past varieties that you can find only when you reach the end game.

Pokémon TCG Scarlet and Violet

With the new Pokémon Scarlet and Violet series, the Pokemon Trading Card Game follows suit, taking its own new adjustments to card aesthetic, pack contents, and other hallmarks. It’s more fun for PTCG players!

Prehistoric Power: Charge into battle with the raw ancient power of Koraidon ex and its Dino Cry Ability. It can be difficult to get Energy into the discard pile in order to use this Ability, but Revavroom's Rumbling Engine Ability is a great way to do that while also drawing cards! Ordinarily, Koraidon's Rampaging Fang attack would be difficult to use for 3 and 1 Energy, but with Revavroom discarding Energy and Koraidon ex accelerating that same Energy, it will be ready to go in no time.

Futuristic Flash: Set up in a flash with the Legendary Pokémon Miraidon making its Pokémon TCG debut as Miraidon ex. Miraidon ex's Tandem Unit Ability allows you to search your deck for up to two Basic Pokémon and put them onto your Bench. To really get your game plan up and running, charge up attackers like Magnezone ex and Miraidon ex by using the powerful Item card Electric Generator—this Item card lets you look at the top five cards of your deck and attach up to two Basic Energy cards to your Benched Pokémon any way you like.

Have a look at these Pokemon TCG Scarlet and Violet items available at Mr Toys!

• Pokemon TCG Scarlet and Violet 1 Booster

Pokémon ex originally debuted almost 20 years ago in EX Ruby & Sapphire and were a mainstay in the Pokémon TCG until EX Power Keepers in 2007. Now they're back in Scarlet & Violet, and while they may look a bit different, they maintain the essence of the original mechanic—powerful two-Prize Pokémon that can also evolve from one-Prize Pokémon. Pokémon ex look similar to the more recent Pokémon-EX from the Black & White Series and the XY Series, but Pokémon-EX were almost always Basic Pokémon, while Pokémon ex can appear at any stage of Evolution!

• Pokémon TCG Scarlet & Violet 1 Blister

Bonds made with Pokémon can last a lifetime! In this series of cards, artist Jiro Sasumo illustrates the familial bond between a woman and her lifelong Pokémon partner. The family moves into a household, and Ralts accompanies its Trainer and her spouse as they grow together in an ever-changing home. From newlyweds building a home to elderly people spending their days knitting, Ralts grows and evolves alongside them from Ralts to Kirlia, and finally Gardevoir.

• Pokémon TCG Scarlet & Violet Elite Trainer Box

Set out for a journey in the Paldea region with the Pokémon Trading Card Game: Scarlet & Violet expansion! This Elite Trainer Box lets you start off your Scarlet & Violet collection in style with loads of cards and useful accessories. There are two versions of the set to choose from—one features Koraidon while the other stars Miraidon.

Inside the box, you'll find nine booster packs from the expansion along with a beautiful full-art foil promo card featuring either Koraidon or Miraidon. To keep your cards protected, you'll also get a set of 65 card sleeves that showcase your chosen Legendary Pokémon. A selection of Energy cards, dice, and condition markers let you dive into a match in style, and you can store everything in the sturdy collector's box. Add some Paldea power to your deck with the Pokémon TCG: Scarlet & Violet Elite Trainer Box!

• Pokemon TCG: Scarlet & Violet 3-Pack Blisters

Pokémon ex are not only powerful, they grant flexibility. Since Pokémon ex can evolve from Pokémon that only give up one Prize card, they provide an extra layer to deck building and how you approach your game-winning strategy! If you need high HP and sheer power, Lechonk can evolve into Oinkologne ex. However, if you need to avoid giving up more than one Prize card, you also have the option of evolving Lechonk into Oinkologne.

• Pokémon TCG: Scarlet & Violet Booster Bundle

Begin a new adventure with Pokémon ex and set out for a journey in the Paldea region! Meet first partners Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly—explore the power of the Legendary Pokémon Koraidon and Miraidon as Pokémon ex. Other Pokémon ex evolve their way into battle—including Arcanine and Gyarados with a dazzling new look. Even more Pokémon appear as illustration rare cards with amazing artwork—discover them all in the Pokémon TCG: Scarlet & Violet expansion!

  • Includes six booster packs from the Pokémon TCG: Scarlet & Violet expansion
  • Each booster pack contains 10 cards and 1 Basic Energy. Cards vary by pack.

• Pokémon TCG: Scarlet & Violet Build & Battle Box

Each Build & Battle Box includes four Scarlet & Violet booster packs and a 40-card ready-to-play deck featuring key cards from the new set, as well as one of four unique foil promo cards to boost your deck. Depending on which promo card you get, you could add the high-energy Quaquaval, electrifying Pawmot, scrappy Hawlucha, or rambunctious Revavroom. Whichever promo you do end up with, it will certainly shape your release strategy!

Want to see more Pokémon Trading Card Game options? Check our Mr Toys’ Pokémon TCG range here!

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