Darkness Ablaze Build & Battle Box (TCG)

Darkness Ablaze Build & Battle Box
Box art
Expansion Darkness Ablaze
Types used GrassLightningDarknessWaterColorless

The Darkness Ablaze Build & Battle Box is a special product given to participants at the start of Prerelease Tournaments for the Darkness Ablaze expansion. These tournaments were set to be held on the two weekends prior to the release of the expansion: August 1-2, and August 8-9, 2020, but due the COVID-19 pandemic all events were cancelled. Select retailers still received the boxes and were allowed to begin selling them August, 2020. Each box contains a random set of predetermined cards designed to enhance the experience of the Limited format events in which they were initially distributed.

Included in each Build & Battle Box is a 23-card Evolution pack that includes one of four specially stamped Prerelease cards for the expansion, as well as four booster packs. The Prerelease cards for the Darkness Ablaze expansion are Decidueye, Arctozolt, Hydreigon, and Kangaskhan, with each containing a group of Pokémon cards that are focused around the following types respectively: Grass-type, Lightning-type, Darkness-type, Water-type, and Colorless-type.

The Build & Battle Box included exclusive Non Holofoil versions of Holofoil cards from the Rebel Clash expansion:

Box structure

Section 1

Each Build & Battle Box included two of the following four different groups of Pokémon cards, with one group always coinciding with the included Prerelease promo.

Decidueye group
No. Card Type Quantity
12/189 Dartrix  
11/189 Rowlet  
149/189 Swanna  
148/189 Ducklett  
179/202 Quick Ball I
159/189 Bird Keeper Su

Arctozolt group
No. Card Type Quantity
65/189 Dracozolt  
61/189 Tapu Koko  
167/189 Rare Fossil I
163/202 Evolution Incense I
163/189 Kabu Su

Kangaskhan group
No. Card Type Quantity
133/189 Kangaskhan  
47/189 Vanilluxe  
46/189 Vanillish  
45/189 Vanillite  
166/189 Pokémon Breeder's Nurturing Su

Hydreigon group
No. Card Type Quantity
110/189 Hydreigon  
109/189 Zweilous  
108/189 Deino  
105/189 Darkrai  
159/189 Bird Keeper Su

Section 2

Each Build & Battle Box also included an additional random group of 4 of the following Supporter cards, with no more than 2 copies of a particular Supporter.

Supporter cards
No. Card Type Quantity
165/202 Hop Su 0-2×
178/202 Professor's Research Su 0-2×
158/192 Dan Su 0-2×
161/192 Milo Su 0-2×
167/192 Sonia Su 0-2×

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