Battle Styles (TCG)

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Battle Styles
一撃マスター • 連撃マスター
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Cards in set English: 183
Japanese: 182
Set number English: 87
Japanese: 80
Release date English: March 19, 2021
Japanese: January 22, 2021
Theme Decks None
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Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Battle Styles (Japanese: 一撃マスター Single Strike Master and 連撃マスター Rapid Strike Master) is the name given to the fifth main expansion of cards from the Sword & Shield Series of the Pokémon Trading Card Game (the Sword & Shield Era in Japan). The set continues to feature Generation VIII, Pokémon V and Pokémon VMAX in the card game.

Description

Choose Your Battle Style Wisely!

Be a titan full of power, or strike with impossible speed—it all depends on your martial mastery! Channel the power of Pokémon V like Mimikyu V, Tyranitar V, Empoleon V, and more. You’ll also find a handful of impressive Pokémon VMAX, including Gigantamax Urshifu in both Single Strike and Rapid Strike styles! Unleash epic smashups with the Sword & Shield—Battle Styles expansion!

Information

Battle Styles is the name given to the fifth main expansion of the Sword & Shield Series of the Pokémon Trading Card Game. In Japan, it was released as the Single Strike Master · Rapid Strike Master dual sets that make up the fifth expansion block in the Pokémon Card Game Sword & Shield Era. It is based on Pokémon Sword and Shield and The Isle of Armor Expansion Pass, featuring Generation VIII Pokémon and the Wushu Pokémon Urshifu in both of its forms. The Japanese expansion was released on January 22, 2021, and the English expansion was released on March 19, 2021.

The Battle Styles expansion is the first expansion to feature two new variants of cards: Single Strike and Rapid Strike. Single Strike cards deliver powerful, hard-hitting attacks that can Knock Out an opponent in a single blow. Rapid Strike cards use sneaky, and technical attacks.

Single Strike Master (Chinese: 一撃大師 Single Strike Master, Thai: มาสเตอร์จู่โจมครั้งเดียว Single Strike Master, Korean: 일격마스터 Single Strike Master) and Rapid Strike Master (Chinese: 連擊大師 Continuous Strike Master, Thai: มาสเตอร์จู่โจมต่อเนื่อง Continuous Strike Master, Korean: 연격마스터 Continuous Strike Master) were released on January 29, 2021 in Taiwan and Hong Kong, February 24, 2021 in South Korea, March 26, 2021 in Thailand and May 21, 2021 in Indonesia. The Traditional Chinese and Thai sets contain the same cards and feature the same numbering as the Japanese release, while the Korean set contains the same cards but has some of the cards numbered differently.

Additional cards
No. Image Card name Type Promotion
008/163   Cherrim   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Non Holo Battle Styles Build & Battle Box exclusive
016/163   Tapu Bulu   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Non Holo Battle Styles Build & Battle Box exclusive
023/163   Tepig   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Cosmos Holo Spring 2021 Collector Chest exclusive
037/163   Octillery   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Non Holo Battle Styles Build & Battle Box exclusive
046/163   Shinx   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Cosmos Holo Spring 2021 Collector Chest exclusive
082/163   Sandaconda   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Cosmos Holo "Gamestop" stamp gift with purchase exclusive (various countries)
082/163   Sandaconda   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Cosmos Holo "EB Games" stamp gift with purchase exclusive (Canada)
091/163   Crobat   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Non Holo Battle Styles Build & Battle Box exclusive
096/163   Houndoom   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Non Holo Battle Styles Build & Battle Box exclusive
 


Set lists

Battle Styles
No. Mark Card name Type Rarity
001/163 E Bellsprout     Promotion
002/163 E Weepinbell     Promotion
003/163 E Victreebel     Promotion
004/163 E Cacnea     Promotion
005/163 E Cacturne     Promotion
006/163 E Kricketune      Promotion
007/163 E Cherubi     Promotion
008/163 E Cherrim     Promotion
009/163 E Carnivine     Promotion
010/163 E Durant     Promotion
011/163 E Scatterbug     Promotion
012/163 E Spewpa     Promotion
013/163 E Vivillon     Promotion
014/163 E Fomantis     Promotion
015/163 E Lurantis     Promotion
016/163 E Tapu Bulu     Promotion
017/163 E Blipbug     Promotion
018/163 E Flapple      Promotion
019/163 E Flapple      Promotion
020/163 E Entei     Promotion
021/163 E Victini      Promotion
022/163 E Victini      Promotion
023/163 E Tepig     Promotion
024/163 E Pignite     Promotion
025/163 E Emboar     Promotion
026/163 E Heatmor     Promotion
027/163 E Salandit     Promotion
028/163 E Salazzle     Promotion
029/163 E Sizzlipede     Promotion
030/163 E Centiskorch     Promotion
031/163 E Horsea     Promotion
032/163 E Seadra     Promotion
033/163 E Kingdra     Promotion
034/163 E Galarian Mr. Mime     Promotion
035/163 E Galarian Mr. Rime     Promotion
036/163 E Remoraid     Promotion
037/163 E Octillery     Promotion
038/163 E Corphish     Promotion
039/163 E Crawdaunt     Promotion
040/163 E Empoleon      Promotion
041/163 E Frillish     Promotion
042/163 E Jellicent     Promotion
043/163 E Bruxish     Promotion
044/163 E Electabuzz     Promotion
045/163 E Electivire     Promotion
046/163 E Shinx     Promotion
047/163 E Luxio     Promotion
048/163 E Luxray     Promotion
049/163 E Pachirisu     Promotion
050/163 E Tapu Koko      Promotion
051/163 E Tapu Koko      Promotion
052/163 E Yamper     Promotion
053/163 E Boltund     Promotion
054/163 E Galarian Slowpoke     Promotion
055/163 E Spoink     Promotion
056/163 E Grumpig     Promotion
057/163 E Baltoy     Promotion
058/163 E Claydol     Promotion
059/163 E Chimecho     Promotion
060/163 E Espurr     Promotion
061/163 E Meowstic     Promotion
062/163 E Mimikyu      Promotion
063/163 E Necrozma      Promotion
064/163 E Dottler     Promotion
065/163 E Orbeetle     Promotion
066/163 E Mankey     Promotion
067/163 E Primeape     Promotion
068/163 E Onix     Promotion
069/163 E Cubone     Promotion
070/163 E Marowak     Promotion
071/163 E Gligar     Promotion
072/163 E Gliscor     Promotion
073/163 E Timburr     Promotion
074/163 E Gurdurr     Promotion
075/163 E Conkeldurr     Promotion
076/163 E Mienfoo     Promotion
077/163 E Mienshao     Promotion
078/163 E Rolycoly     Promotion
079/163 E Carkol     Promotion
080/163 E Coalossal     Promotion
081/163 E Silicobra     Promotion
082/163 E Sandaconda     Promotion
083/163 E Falinks     Promotion
084/163 E Stonjourner     Promotion
085/163 E Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
086/163 E Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
087/163 E Rapid Strike Urshifu      Promotion
088/163 E Rapid Strike Urshifu      Promotion
089/163 E Zubat     Promotion
090/163 E Golbat     Promotion
091/163 E Crobat     Promotion
092/163 E Galarian Slowbro     Promotion
093/163 E Murkrow     Promotion
094/163 E Honchkrow     Promotion
095/163 E Houndour     Promotion
096/163 E Houndoom     Promotion
097/163 E Tyranitar      Promotion
098/163 E Morpeko     Promotion
099/163 E Steelix     Promotion
100/163 E Mawile     Promotion
101/163 E Bronzor     Promotion
102/163 E Bronzong     Promotion
103/163 E Pawniard     Promotion
104/163 E Bisharp     Promotion
105/163 E Honedge     Promotion
106/163 E Doublade     Promotion
107/163 E Aegislash     Promotion
108/163 E Aegislash     Promotion
109/163 E Corviknight      Promotion
110/163 E Corviknight      Promotion
111/163 E Spearow     Promotion
112/163 E Fearow     Promotion
113/163 E Lickitung     Promotion
114/163 E Lickilicky     Promotion
115/163 E Glameow     Promotion
116/163 E Purugly     Promotion
117/163 E Stoutland      Promotion
118/163 E Bouffalant     Promotion
119/163 E Drampa     Promotion
120/163 E Indeedee     Promotion
121/163 E Bruno Su   Promotion
122/163 E Camping Gear I   Promotion
123/163 E Cheryl Su   Promotion
124/163 E Energy Recycler I   Promotion
125/163 E Escape Rope I   Promotion
126/163 E Exp. Share I   Promotion
127/163 E Fan of Waves I   Promotion
128/163 E Korrina's Focus Su   Promotion
129/163 E Level Ball I   Promotion
130/163 E Phoebe Su   Promotion
131/163 E Rapid Strike Scroll of Swirls I   Promotion
132/163 E Rapid Strike Style Mustard Su   Promotion
133/163 E Single Strike Scroll of Scorn I   Promotion
134/163 E Single Strike Style Mustard Su   Promotion
135/163 D Sordward and Shielbert Su   Promotion
136/163 E Tool Jammer I   Promotion
137/163 E Tower of Darkness St   Promotion
138/163 E Tower of Waters St   Promotion
139/163 E Urn of Vitality I   Promotion
140/163 E Rapid Strike Energy   E   Promotion
141/163 E Single Strike Energy   E   Promotion
142/163 E Kricketune      Promotion
143/163 E Flapple      Promotion
144/163 E Victini      Promotion
145/163 E Empoleon      Promotion
146/163 E Empoleon      Promotion
147/163 E Tapu Koko      Promotion
148/163 E Mimikyu      Promotion
149/163 E Necrozma      Promotion
150/163 E Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
151/163 E Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
152/163 E Rapid Strike Urshifu      Promotion
153/163 E Rapid Strike Urshifu      Promotion
154/163 E Tyranitar      Promotion
155/163 E Tyranitar      Promotion
156/163 E Corviknight      Promotion
157/163 E Stoutland      Promotion
158/163 E Bruno Su   Promotion
159/163 E Cheryl Su   Promotion
160/163 E Korrina's Focus Su   Promotion
161/163 E Phoebe Su   Promotion
162/163 E Rapid Strike Style Mustard Su   Promotion
163/163 E Single Strike Style Mustard Su   Promotion
164/163 E Flapple      Promotion
165/163 E Victini      Promotion
166/163 E Tapu Koko      Promotion
167/163 E Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
168/163 E Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
169/163 E Rapid Strike Urshifu      Promotion
170/163 E Rapid Strike Urshifu      Promotion
171/163 E Corviknight      Promotion
172/163 E Bruno Su   Promotion
173/163 E Cheryl Su   Promotion
174/163 E Korrina's Focus Su   Promotion
175/163 E Phoebe Su   Promotion
176/163 E Rapid Strike Style Mustard Su   Promotion
177/163 E Single Strike Style Mustard Su   Promotion
178/163 E Octillery     Promotion
179/163 E Houndoom     Promotion
180/163 E Exp. Share I   Promotion
181/163 E Level Ball I   Promotion
182/163 E Rapid Strike Energy   E   Promotion
183/163 E Single Strike Energy   E   Promotion
 

Single Strike Master
No. Mark Card name Type Rarity
001/070 E Cacnea     Promotion
002/070 E Cacturne     Promotion
003/070 E Durant     Promotion
004/070 E Scatterbug     Promotion
005/070 E Spewpa     Promotion
006/070 E Vivillon     Promotion
007/070 E Flapple      Promotion
008/070 E Flapple      Promotion
009/070 E Entei     Promotion
010/070 E Tepig     Promotion
011/070 E Pignite     Promotion
012/070 E Emboar     Promotion
013/070 E Salandit     Promotion
014/070 E Salazzle     Promotion
015/070 E Electabuzz     Promotion
016/070 E Electivire     Promotion
017/070 E Tapu Koko      Promotion
018/070 E Tapu Koko      Promotion
019/070 E Yamper     Promotion
020/070 E Boltund     Promotion
021/070 E Galarian Slowpoke     Promotion
022/070 E Spoink     Promotion
023/070 E Grumpig     Promotion
024/070 E Chimecho     Promotion
025/070 E Espurr     Promotion
026/070 E Meowstic     Promotion
027/070 E Mimikyu      Promotion
028/070 E Mankey     Promotion
029/070 E Primeape     Promotion
030/070 E Gligar     Promotion
031/070 E Gliscor     Promotion
032/070 E Rolycoly     Promotion
033/070 E Carkol     Promotion
034/070 E Coalossal     Promotion
035/070 E Stonjourner     Promotion
036/070 E Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
037/070 E Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
038/070 E Zubat     Promotion
039/070 E Golbat     Promotion
040/070 E Crobat     Promotion
041/070 E Galarian Slowbro     Promotion
042/070 E Murkrow     Promotion
043/070 E Honchkrow     Promotion
044/070 E Houndour     Promotion
045/070 E Houndoom     Promotion
046/070 E Tyranitar      Promotion
047/070 E Morpeko     Promotion
048/070 E Mawile     Promotion
049/070 E Bronzor     Promotion
050/070 E Bronzong     Promotion
051/070 E Honedge     Promotion
052/070 E Doublade     Promotion
053/070 E Aegislash     Promotion
054/070 E Aegislash     Promotion
055/070 E Spearow     Promotion
056/070 E Fearow     Promotion
057/070 E Lickitung     Promotion
058/070 E Lickilicky     Promotion
059/070 E Stoutland      Promotion
060/070 E Drampa     Promotion
061/070 E Escape Rope I   Promotion
062/070 E Urn of Vitality I   Promotion
063/070 E Camping Gear I   Promotion
064/070 E Single Strike Scroll of Scorn I   Promotion
065/070 E Exp. Share I   Promotion
066/070 E Bruno Su   Promotion
067/070 E Phoebe Su   Promotion
068/070 E Single Strike Style Mustard Su   Promotion
069/070 E Tower of Darkness St   Promotion
070/070 E Single Strike Energy   E   Promotion
071/070 E Flapple      Promotion
072/070 E Tapu Koko      Promotion
073/070 E Mimikyu      Promotion
074/070 E Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
075/070 E Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
076/070 E Tyranitar      Promotion
077/070 E Tyranitar      Promotion
078/070 E Stoutland      Promotion
079/070 E Bruno Su   Promotion
080/070 E Phoebe Su   Promotion
081/070 E Single Strike Style Mustard Su   Promotion
082/070 E Flapple      Promotion
083/070 E Tapu Koko      Promotion
084/070 E Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
085/070 E Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
086/070 E Bruno Su   Promotion
087/070 E Phoebe Su   Promotion
088/070 E Single Strike Style Mustard Su   Promotion
089/070 E Houndoom     Promotion
090/070 E Exp. Share I   Promotion
091/070 E Single Strike Energy   E   Promotion
 


Rapid Strike Master
No. Mark Card name Type Rarity
001/070 E Bellsprout     Promotion
002/070 E Weepinbell     Promotion
003/070 E Victreebel     Promotion
004/070 E Kricketune      Promotion
005/070 E Cherubi     Promotion
006/070 E Cherrim     Promotion
007/070 E Carnivine     Promotion
008/070 E Fomantis     Promotion
009/070 E Lurantis     Promotion
010/070 E Tapu Bulu     Promotion
011/070 E Blipbug     Promotion
012/070 E Victini      Promotion
013/070 E Victini      Promotion
014/070 E Heatmor     Promotion
015/070 E Sizzlipede     Promotion
016/070 E Centiskorch     Promotion
017/070 E Horsea     Promotion
018/070 E Seadra     Promotion
019/070 E Kingdra     Promotion
020/070 E Galarian Mr. Mime     Promotion
021/070 E Galarian Mr. Rime     Promotion
022/070 E Remoraid     Promotion
023/070 E Octillery     Promotion
024/070 E Corphish     Promotion
025/070 E Crawdaunt     Promotion
026/070 E Empoleon      Promotion
027/070 E Frillish     Promotion
028/070 E Jellicent     Promotion
029/070 E Bruxish     Promotion
030/070 E Shinx     Promotion
031/070 E Luxio     Promotion
032/070 E Luxray     Promotion
033/070 E Pachirisu     Promotion
034/070 E Baltoy     Promotion
035/070 E Claydol     Promotion
036/070 E Necrozma      Promotion
037/070 E Dottler     Promotion
038/070 E Orbeetle     Promotion
039/070 E Onix     Promotion
040/070 E Cubone     Promotion
041/070 E Marowak     Promotion
042/070 E Timburr     Promotion
043/070 E Gurdurr     Promotion
044/070 E Conkeldurr     Promotion
045/070 E Mienfoo     Promotion
046/070 E Mienshao     Promotion
047/070 E Silicobra     Promotion
048/070 E Sandaconda     Promotion
049/070 E Falinks     Promotion
050/070 E Rapid Strike Urshifu      Promotion
051/070 E Rapid Strike Urshifu      Promotion
052/070 E Steelix     Promotion
053/070 E Pawniard     Promotion
054/070 E Bisharp     Promotion
055/070 E Corviknight      Promotion
056/070 E Corviknight      Promotion
057/070 E Glameow     Promotion
058/070 E Purugly     Promotion
059/070 E Bouffalant     Promotion
060/070 E Indeedee     Promotion
061/070 E Fan of Waves I   Promotion
062/070 E Energy Recycler I   Promotion
063/070 E Level Ball I   Promotion
064/070 E Tool Jammer I   Promotion
065/070 E Rapid Strike Scroll of Swirls I   Promotion
066/070 E Korrina's Focus Su   Promotion
067/070 E Rapid Strike Style Mustard Su   Promotion
068/070 E Cheryl Su   Promotion
069/070 E Tower of Waters St   Promotion
070/070 E Rapid Strike Energy   E   Promotion
071/070 E Kricketune      Promotion
072/070 E Victini      Promotion
073/070 E Empoleon      Promotion
074/070 E Empoleon      Promotion
075/070 E Necrozma      Promotion
076/070 E Rapid Strike Urshifu      Promotion
077/070 E Rapid Strike Urshifu      Promotion
078/070 E Corviknight      Promotion
079/070 E Korrina's Focus Su   Promotion
080/070 E Rapid Strike Style Mustard Su   Promotion
081/070 E Cheryl Su   Promotion
082/070 E Victini      Promotion
083/070 E Rapid Strike Urshifu      Promotion
084/070 E Rapid Strike Urshifu      Promotion
085/070 E Corviknight      Promotion
086/070 E Korrina's Focus Su   Promotion
087/070 E Rapid Strike Style Mustard Su   Promotion
088/070 E Cheryl Su   Promotion
089/070 E Octillery     Promotion
090/070 E Level Ball I   Promotion
091/070 E Rapid Strike Energy   E   Promotion
 

Pack artwork

English Empoleon booster
English Tyranitar booster
English Single Strike Urshifu booster
English Rapid Strike Urshifu booster
Japanese Single Strike Master pack
Japanese Rapid Strike Master pack
Japanese Single Strike Master Booster Box
Japanese Rapid Strike Master Booster Box
Chinese Single Strike Master pack
Chinese Rapid Strike Master pack
The Sneak-Peek Tins
The Sneak-Peek Tins


In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 一撃大師 Yātgīk Daaihsī
連撃大師 Lìhngīk Daaihsī
Mandarin 一撃大師 Yījí Dàshī
連撃大師 Liánjí Dàshī
  French Styles de Combat
  German Kampfstile
  Indonesian Master Serangan Tunggal
Master Serangan Beruntun
  Italian Stili di Lotta
  Korean 일격마스터 Ilgyeok Maseuteo
연격마스터 Yeongyeok Maseuteo
  Brazilian Portuguese Estilos de Batalha
  Spanish Estilos de Combate
  Thai มาสเตอร์จู่โจมครั้งเดียว Mattoe Chuchom Khrangdiao
มาสเตอร์จู่โจมต่อเนื่อง Mattoe Chuchom Tonueang



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