Pokémon Crown Zenith SWSH12.5 is a special expansion set in the Sword and Shield series and will release on 20th January 2023. As a special set booster packs will only be available in Elite Trainer Boxes and special collection boxes. It has been announced that Pokémon Crown Zenith will release in phases from January to May 2023.
What do we know so far about Pokémon Crown Zenith?
This special expansion set will comprise cards from the Japanese set VSTAR Universe (which releases December 2022) and cards that were cut from earlier sets. It is believed that Crown Zenith will include the Art Rare and Special Art Rare cards that are expected to be in VSTAR Universe.
The set will include around 160 cards before Secret Rares. It will also include a 70 card Galarian Gallery. All cards will be marked with the Crown Zenith symbol:
The Pokemon Crown Zenith expansion will definitely contain:
Over 160 cards
3 brand-new Radiant Pokémon
5 colossal Pokémon VMAX
8 shining Pokémon VSTAR
17 powerful Pokémon V
70 cards with special artwork in the Galarian Gallery
Crown Zenith Pack Art
The pack art for the new set has been released. It will feature the set mascot Lucario.
What Pokémon Crown Zenith Products will be released?
Pokémon Crown Zenith will launch on 20th January 2023. The following products will release between January and May 2023.
Crown Zenith Elite Trainer Box: Includes 10 Crown Zenith booster packs, one special art card featuring Lucario VSTAR and various gameplay accessories.
Crown Zenith Mini Tins: Includes two Crown Zenith booster packs and one sticker sheet.
Crown Zenith Special Collection – Pikachu VMAX : Includes five Crown Zenith booster packs, one etched promo card and one oversize promo card featuring Pikachu VMAX and one foil promo card featuring Pikachu V.
Crown Zenith Collection – Regieleki V or Regidrago V: Includes four Crown Zenith booster packs, one promo card and oversize card featuring Regieleki V or Regidrago V and one non-V foil promo card.
Crown Zenith Tins: Includes five Crown Zenith booster packs and one full art promo card featuring Galarian Articuno, Galarian Zapdos or Galarian Moltres.
Crown Zenith Pin Collection – Rillaboom, Cinderace or Inteleon: Includes three Crown Zenith booster packs; one promo card featuring Rillaboom, Cinderace or Inteleon; and one corresponding pin.
Crown Zenith Premium Playmat Collection – Morpeko V-UNION: Includes five Crown Zenith booster packs, four Morpeko V-UNION cards, one Professor Burnet card, one playmat and one oversize card.
Crown Zenith Premium Figure Collection —Shiny Zacian or Shiny Zamazenta: Includes 11 Crown Zenith booster packs; one etched promo card featuring either Shiny Zacian V or Shiny Zamazenta V; one corresponding Shiny figure and a Shiny pin; and one set of card sleeves.