While the Pokémon TCG has yet to release hi-res images of the Sword & Shield – Evolving Skies pre-release promos, the Build & Battle Boxes in which these promos are included have been released. As a result, images of these cards are now available online for collectors to observe and then, of course, begin chasing.
The SWSH Black Star Promos available in the Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield – Evolving Skies Build & Battle Boxes include:
- Galarian Articuno
- Galarian Zapdos
- Galarian Moltres
One of each of these stamped pre-release holographic cards are available in every Build & Battle Box. Collecting the full set is a common goal for Pokémon TCG fans, and this can end up feeling a bit like a lottery. When you're picking up a Build & Battle Box, there is no way to know what promo will be inside. I know from personal experience that, in my effort to chase down the Sword & Shield – Vivid Voltage Charizard pre-release promo, that I opened far too many boxes and encounters far too many Donphan.
Best of luck to everyone search for these. We are now a little under two weeks away from the wide release of Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield – Evolving Skies. August 27th will see the release of this Eeveelution and Dragon-themed set in a slew of products including:
- Sword & Shield – Evolving Skies Booster Boxes
- Sword & Shield – Evolving Skies Booster Packs
- Sword & Shield – Evolving Skies Sleeves Booster Packs
- Sword & Shield – Evolving Skies Elite Trainer Box: Glaceon, Vaporeon, Sylveon, Espeon design
- Sword & Shield – Evolving Skies Elite Trainer Box: Flareon, Jolteon, Umbreon, Leafeon design
- Sword & Shield – Evolving Skies 3-Pack Blister with Umbreon Promo
- Sword & Shield – Evolving Skies 3-Pack Blister with Eiscue Promo
- Sword & Shield – Evolving Skies 1-Pack Blister with Eevee Promo
- Sword & Shield – Evolving Skies 1-Pack Blister with Galarian Slowpoke Promo
There will be another wave of Evolving Skies products in September featuring Vaporeon V, Jolteon V, and Flareon V tins.