What is Luminous Energy? Info & Gallery


What is Luminous Energy?

Luminous Energy is a Special Energy that is used in the Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG). It has only been released once – in the Paldea Evolved Set of 2023, when one card was released.  

See also: What are Special Energy Cards?


The Luminous Energy card provides one of any Energy. The card design features the rainbow energy symbol.

Rainbow Energy Symbol 2023 

In the Pokémon TCG, a player can only use an Attack Move if the specified number of Energy are attached. This specified number generally includes one or more Energy that corresponds to the Pokémon type, and / or a number of Colorless Energy. Luminous Energy Cards provide one of any type of Energy.


Luminous Energy Card Text:

The text on the card reads: 

‘As long as this card is attached to a Pokémon, it provides every type of Energy but only 1 at a time.

If the Pokémon this card is attached to has any other Special Energy attached, this card provides Colorless Energy instead.’


Timeline of Luminous Energy Cards:

To date Luminous Energy has been included in 2 different expansion sets. They have always been part of the set and have card numbers. The cards released are listed in order of release. (scroll to bottom for gallery view).

191/193 Luminous EnergySV Paldea Evolved
First Released 2023
Card Number –

226/167 Luminous EnergySV Twilight Masquerade
First Released 2024
Card Number –


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