Pokémon TCG: Black & White—Dark Explorers (Japanese: ダークラッシュDark Rush) is the name given to the fifth main expansion of cards from the Black & White Series of the Pokémon Trading Card Game. It is the fourth main expansion from the BW Era of the Pokémon Card Game in Japan. The set continues to feature Generation V Pokémon and Pokémon-EX in the card game.
What's out there in the darkness, waiting to be discovered? Play the Pokémon Trading Card Game: Black & White—Dark Explorers expansion and find them all! In addition to more Pokémon-EX like Tornadus-EX, Raikou-EX, and Groudon-EX, the shadows are filled with other exceptional surprises, like Darkrai-EX and a host of Trainer cards that will knock your opponent's lights out! When you play Black & White—Dark Explorers, you'll not only explore the darkness, you'll rule it!
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Dark Explorers is the name given to the fifth main expansion of the Black & White Series of the Pokémon Trading Card Game. In Japan, it was released as Dark Rush, the fourth expansion in the Pokémon Card Game BW Era. It is based on Pokémon Black and White, featuring Generation V Pokémon. The English expansion was released on May 9, 2012, while the Japanese expansion was released on December 16, 2011.
Starting from this expansion, Secret cards could feature Item cards. These cards have a Holofoil Poké Ball in the middle of the attack box.
Vanillite and Vanillish, and Ducklett and Swanna were misplaced in the card order. Vanillite (#582) and Vanillish (#583) were placed before Ducklett (#580) and Swanna (#581).
The Dark Rush set is released in Japanese and Korean. The Japanese set is only available in 1st edition, and the Korean set is only available in unlimited edition. The Dark Explorers set is released in English, German, French, Italian, and Portuguese, with cards also available as Reverse Holos (with the exception of the Portuguese set, which lacked Reverse Holos).