Pokémon Paldean Fates Release Date, Info & Artwork

Paldean Fates release date

The Pokémon Paldean Fates release date has been announced and will release Worldwide in stages beginning 26th January 2024.  Paldean Fates is the second special expansion set of the Generation IX Series and is designated SV4.5.


What do we know so far about Pokémon Paldean Fates?

This upcoming set will include cards from the Japanese set Shining Treasures ex and is inspired by the previous sets – Hidden Fates 2019 and Shining Fates 2021.

It will contain more than 240 cards including:

130+ Shiny Pokémon –
including Shiny Pikachu, Shiny Ceruledge, Shiny Tinkaton, Shiny Dondozo, Shiny Tatsugiri 
Shiny Tera ex Pokémon –
including Charizard, Forretress and Espathra
11 Shiny Pokémon ex
7 Pokémon ex
3 Tera Pokémon ex
3  Illustration Rare cards featuring Shiny Pokémon
8 Special Illustration rare cards featuring Shiny Pokémon ex or Supporter cards
6 Hyper Rare Pokémon ex

Cards will be numbered – tbc

The set symbol will be

Paldean Fates symbol

See Also: Paldean Fates Card List Prospective


Pokémon Paldean Fates Pack Art

The artwork for the set Booster Packs has been revealed. There are 4 different designs featuring – Ceruledge, Dondozo, Pikachu and Tinkaton.

Paldean Fates Pack Art


Ancient and Future Mechanic

The Ancient and Future mechanics launched in November 2023 with the release of the expansion set Paradox Rift. These new Paradox Pokémon are ancient and futuristic versions of existing Pokémon. 

It has been confirmed that cards from Paldean Fates will include this mechanic, and as with Paradox Rift, these cards will be stamped with either Ancient or Future depending on their type. 

Ancient Mechanic  Future Mechanic

Additionally Ancient cards will feature the lines of sedimentary rock across half of the text part of regular cards, while Future cards will feature a digital code of red and blue squares on a black background in the same position.

Ancient Graphic  Future Graphic


Paldean Fates Release date for Products

An initial list of products for Paldean Fates has been released, showing that products will be released in stages.

Paldean Fates release date – 26th January 2024:

1 x Elite Trainer Box featuring Mimikyu
Pokémon Center Trainer Box featuring Mimikyu
Paldean Fates Tech Sticker Collection featuring Fidough
Paldean Fates Tech Sticker Collection featuring Maschiff
Paldean Fates Tech Sticker Collection featuring Greavard

Paldean Fates Elite Trainer Box

Paldean Fates release date 9th February 2024:

5 Paldean Fates Mini Tins featuring Maushold, Smoliv, Tinkatink, Finizen or Flamigo
3 x Paldean Fates Tins featuring Tera Charizard ex, Great Tusk ex or Iron Treads ex
3 x Paldean Fates Premium Collections featuring Meowscarada ex, Skeledirge ex, or Quaquaval ex


Paldean Fates Releasie date 23rd February 2024:

Paldean Fates Booster Bundle (includes 6 Booster Packs)



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