Styles Combine in a New Strategy!
The road ahead reveals limitless potential as the new Fusion Strike style emerges to harness the unbound spirit of Pokémon and Trainers alike! Adaptable new Pokémon V like Genesect V, Hoopa V, and Mew VMAX are eager for battle, while Single Strike and Rapid Strike Pokémon loom large as Rillaboom VMAX, Cinderace VMAX, and Inteleon VMAX appear in their Gigantamax forms. Go with the flow and discover powerful new strategies in Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Fusion Strike!
Fusion Strike is the eighth main Sword & Shield Series expansion of the Pokémon Trading Card Game and was released on November 12, 2021. In Japan, it was released as Fusion Arts on September 24, 2021 and was the eighth expansion of the Pokémon Card Game Sword & Shield Era. Fusion Strike consists of cards sourced from the Japanese Fusion Arts expansion, the High-Class Decks, the Sword & Shield Family Pokémon Card Game set, cards from Eevee Heroes, Skyscraping Perfection, and Blue Sky Stream that were not localized in Evolving Skies, and several S-P Promotional cards. Each Fusion Strike booster pack contains ten cards from the expansion and a basic Energy card. Fusion Strike booster packs were also the first to include a code card for use with the Pokémon Trading Card Game Live. Each Fusion Arts pack contains five cards.
The expansion centers on the New Species Pokémon Mew, which is featured on Pokémon V and Pokémon VMAX cards, and is one of numerous Pokémon to support the Fusion Strike style. Fusion Strike Pokémon are designed to interact with one another, as well as supporting Trainer and Energy cards, to bolster a player's attacking potential while also impeding their opponent.
At 284 cards, Fusion Strike is currently the largest expansion in the following languages: English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese.
The Fusion Arts set are released in Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and Thai only available in unlimited edition. Since the Sun & Moon era, Japanese 1st edition cards are no longer printed. The Fusion Strike set is released in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese, with cards also available as Reverse Holos.