Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon—Burning Shadows (Japanese: 闘う虹を見たかTo Have Seen the Battle Rainbow and 光を喰らう闇Darkness that Consumes Light) is the name given to the third main expansion of cards from the Sun & Moon Series of the Pokémon Trading Card Game (the Sun & Moon Era in Japan). The set continues to feature Generation VII and Pokémon-GX in the card game, with a focus on the Rainbow Pokémon, Ho-Oh and the Prism Pokémon, Necrozma.
Fiery Battles and Deep Shadows!
What strange fires lurk in the shadows? Minions of Team Skull and a cavalcade of new Pokémon stand ready to battle in the dark of night and in the blazing sun! Slug it out with new titans like Necrozma-GX, Marshadow-GX, and Tapu Fini-GX, or battle with trusty allies from Machamp-GX and Charizard-GX to Darkrai-GX and Ho-Oh-GX. Fight for what's right with the Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon—Burning Shadows expansion!
Burning Shadows is the name given to the third main expansion of the Sun & Moon Series of the Pokémon Trading Card Game. In Japan, it was released as the To Have Seen the Battle Rainbow · Darkness that Consumes Light dual sets that make up the third expansion block in the Pokémon Card Game Sun & Moon Era. The two subsets tie in with the 20th Pokémon movie, featuring key Pokémon that appear in it, such as Ho-Oh and Marshadow. The English expansion was released on August 4, 2017 while the Japanese subsets were released on June 16, 2017.
Burning Shadows contains over 140 cards, including 12 new Pokémon-GX and several Pokémon native to the Alola region. The Japanese equivalent To Have Seen the Battle Rainbow and Darkness that Consumes Light feature Ho-Oh and Necrozma, respectively, with each subset containing 64 cards (including Secret cards). The English release contains 169 cards, bringing together the release of the two Japanese subsets and the Facing a New Trial subset.
Upon purchasing a booster box of either subset in Japan, patrons received an exclusive SM-P Promo card based on which booster box they purchase. Lucario was handed out for To Have Seen the Battle Rainbow while Porygon-Z was handed out for Darkness that Consumes Light.