ex Special Set (TCG)

If you were looking for the Scarlet ex & Violet ex Special Set, see Scarlet & Violet TCG Era merchandise.
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ex Special Set
Release date Japanese: May 19, 2023
Traditional Chinese: June 2, 2023
Korean: July 7, 2023

The ex Special Set (Japanese: exスペシャルセット) is a exclusive Pokémon Trading Card Game product released on May 19, 2023 in Japan and on June 2, 2023 in Taiwan & Hong Kong. A Korean version was also announced, and available for purchase from July 7, 2023.


The ex Special Set will be the first in the Special Set product line to be released during the Scarlet & Violet Era and the fourth since its inception. Each set will be packaged with four (eight in Korean release) Snow Hazard booster packs, four (eight in Korean release) Clay Burst booster packs, and a 3-card Promo Card Pack not available in any other products. Each Promo Card Pack will include one of three possible evolutionary families: Toedscool (×2) and Toedscruel ex (×1); Pawmi (×1), Pawmo (×1), and Pawmot ex (×1); or Greavard (×2) and Houndstone ex (×1). The available Pokémon ex are new cards, while their prerequisites are Mirror Holofoil reprints from the Violet ex expansion. All cards also have their own collection symbol and collection number.

Card list

ex Special Set
No. Mark Card name Type
001/007   Toedscool     Promotion
002/007   Toedscruel      Promotion
003/007   Pawmi     Promotion
004/007   Pawmo     Promotion
005/007   Pawmot      Promotion
006/007   Greavard     Promotion
007/007   Houndstone      Promotion

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese ex特別組合 ex Special Combination
Mandarin ex特別組合 ex Tèbié Zǔhé
  Korean ex 스페셜 세트 ex Special Set

  This article is part of Project TCG, a Bulbapedia project that aims to report on every aspect of the Pokémon Trading Card Game.

Pokémon Trading Card Game expansions and releases
Bold indicates a main expansion. Italics indicate a special set. Releases that are entirely composed of prints from other releases are small.
Scarlet & Violet Series
SVE Basic EnergiesSVP Black Star Promos
Scarlet & Violet: Scarlet & Violet Build & Battle Box
ex Battle Decks—Ampharos & Lucario
Paldea Evolved: Paldea Evolved Build & Battle Box
ex Battle Decks—Chien-Pao & TinkatonMcDonald's Collection 2023Play! Pokémon Prize Pack Series Three
Obsidian Flames: Obsidian Flames Build & Battle Box
Deluxe Battle Decks—Meowscarada ex & Quaquaval exTrick or Trade 2023151My First Battleex Battle Decks—Greninja & Kangaskhan
Paradox Rift: Paradox Rift Build & Battle Box
Miraidon ex League Battle DeckPokémon Trading Card Game Classic
Scarlet & Violet Era
SV-P Promotional cards
Scarlet exViolet ex: ex Starter SetsPremium Trainer Box ex
Triplet Beatex Starter Set Pikachu ex & Pawmot
Snow HazardClay Burst
ex Special SetPokémon Card 151ex Start Decks
Ruler of the Black Flame: Ruler of the Black Flame Deck Build Box2023 World Championships Yokohama Deck: Pikachu
Raging SurfTerastal Starter Sets
Ancient RoarFuture Flash
Pokémon Card Game ClassicVenusaur & Charizard & Blastoise Special Deck Set ex