Grand Rush set 5 (Ga-Olé)

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Pokémon Ga-Olé sets


The fifth set in the Pokémon Ga-Olé Grand Rush series was released on June 8, 2020. It features 66 standard disks and 3 secret disks. It is the twentieth and final set overall.


The fifth and final set in the Grand Rush series introduced Generation VIII Pokémon to Pokémon Ga-Olé: the Galar starters Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble and their evolutionary families. The Kalos starters and their evolutions were also featured for the first time since the inaugural set. The final forms of each of these families can Combo Rush with one another, one of the central mechanics of the series. Grade 4 versions of Gardevoir and Gallade can also Combo Rush with each other as can the Swords of Justice Cobalion, Terrakion, and Virizion. Grade 5 Pokémon supporting the Double Rush mechanic included two Mewtwo with the ability to Mega Evolve into Mega Mewtwo X and Mega Mewtwo Y, the Primal forms of Groudon and Kyogre, the Black and White forms of Kyurem, and the Alpha Pokémon Arceus. Most courses in this set featured the Ultra Beast Appears! icon, indicating players could randomly encounter Ultra Beasts Guzzlord and Naganadel during gameplay, which also have the Double Rush ability.

All disks in this set feature a Meteor Mark (Japanese: ながれぼしマーク), indicating they could be used with Pokémon Ga-Olé's successor, Pokémon Mezastar. Grade 1, 2, and 3 Pokémon could be scanned on Pokémon Mezastar machines to provide an attack increase, whereas Grade 4 and 5 Pokémon could be scanned and added to a player's Support Pokémon roster. A special Grade 4 Zeraora disk with a collection number of "XXX" was later available on a final limited course from July 22, 2020. If scanned on a Pokémon Mezastar machine, Zeraora would also unleash a War Cry and summon two stronger opponents alongside the Boss Pokémon during a battle.

Due to the restrictions imposed in Japan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the release of this set was pushed back from April 23, 2020 to June 8. As a result, Trainer and Battle Mode and all regular courses and were available to play immediately upon its eventual release. Promotional material included in the June 2020 issue of CoroCoro Ichiban! revealed the intended release dates for non-launch courses: the Black Kyurem & White Kyurem Double Rush Course was originally planned to begin April 30, the Its Z-Move! Zygarde Course was originally planned to begin May 7, and the Arceus Double Rush Course was originally planned to begin May 14. Each of these courses were also scheduled to end on July 1, but these were extended until Pokémon Ga-Olé machines began to be retired in early September.

As the final Pokémon Ga-Olé set, the lineup for Trainer and Battle Mode consisted entirely of Battle Leaders. The first four Trainers previously featured as the final opponents in previous sets and returned in this set with strong teams. Of note were Racto's team, all of which could Mega Evolve, and Emako's team, all of which could use Z-Moves. Karimi, previously featured as the opponent in CoroCoro Dream Fight! Rayquaza Super Challenge events, could be challenged upon defeating the other four Battle Leaders. Promotional Xerneas or Yveltal disks could be dispensed for an additional ¥100 following a battle with Karimi, with 'WINNER' versions available to those who successfully defeated his team. Xerneas and Yveltal are also able to Combo Rush with each another.

Aerodactyl and Togekiss were added as Support Pokémon from this set. Players registering a Ga-Olé Pass for the first time would automatically receive Aerodactyl as a Support Pokémon as part of the Pokémon Ga-Olé Welcome Campaign.

Course summary

Standard courses
Mega Evolution! Mewtwo Double Rush Course
メガシンカ! ミュウツー ダブルラッシュコース
Playable at set launch
Primal Reversion! Kyogre & Groudon Double Rush Course
ゲンシカイキ! カイオーガ・グラードン ダブルラッシュコース
Playable at set launch
Gather! Journey Partners Course
Playable at set launch
Black Kyurem & White Kyurem Double Rush Course
ブラックキュレム・ホワイトキュレム ダブルラッシュコース
Playable at set launch
Its Z-Move! Zygarde Course
Playable at set launch
Arceus Double Rush Course
アルセウス ダブルラッシュコース
Playable at set launch
Limited course
  Available at participating stores as part of the Black Mega Gardevoir Campaign, which ran from June 17 until July 8, 2016
Special Black Kyurem & White Kyurem Double Rush Course
とくべつブラックキュレム・ホワイトキュレム ダブルラッシュコース
Playable from July 22, 2020 on select units

Trainer and Battle mode opponents

Battle Leader Tanze
Difficulty: ★★★☆☆
  Drum Beating
   Leech Seed
  Pyro Ball
   Leech Seed
  Snipe Shot
   Leech Seed
   Leech Seed
Battle Leader Takade
Difficulty: ★★★☆☆
   Leech Seed
  Brick Break
   Leech Seed
  Water Shuriken
   Leech Seed
  Darkest Lariat
   Leech Seed
Battle Leader Racto
Difficulty: ★★★★☆
   Leech Seed
   Leech Seed
  Meteor Mash
   Leech Seed
  Mega Punch
   Leech Seed
Battle Leader Emako
Difficulty: ★★★★☆
  Giga Impact
   Leech Seed
  Cross Chop
   Leech Seed
  Rock Wrecker
   Leech Seed
  Dragon Rush
   Leech Seed
Battle Leader Karimi
Difficulty: ★★★★★
   Leech Seed
  Clanging Scales
   Leech Seed
   Leech Seed
  Oblivion Wing
   Leech Seed

Set list

Disk No. Name Type Grade
GR5-001 Grookey    
GR5-002 Thwackey    
GR5-003 Rillaboom    
GR5-004 Rillaboom    
GR5-005 Scorbunny    
GR5-006 Raboot    
GR5-007 Cinderace    
GR5-008 Cinderace    
GR5-009 Sobble    
GR5-010 Drizzile    
GR5-011 Inteleon    
GR5-012 Inteleon    
GR5-013 Chespin    
GR5-014 Quilladin    
GR5-015 Chesnaught     
GR5-016 Chesnaught     
GR5-017 Fennekin    
GR5-018 Braixen    
GR5-019 Delphox     
GR5-020 Delphox     
GR5-021 Froakie    
GR5-022 Frogadier    
GR5-023 Greninja     
GR5-024 Greninja     
GR5-025 Hoothoot     
GR5-026 Noctowl     
GR5-027 Noctowl     
GR5-028 Cottonee     
GR5-029 Whimsicott     
GR5-030 Whimsicott     
GR5-031 Sylveon    
GR5-032 Ralts     
GR5-033 Kirlia     
GR5-034 Gardevoir     
GR5-035 Gardevoir     
GR5-036 Ralts     
GR5-037 Kirlia     
GR5-038 Gallade     
GR5-039 Gallade     
GR5-040 Cobalion     
GR5-041 Terrakion     
GR5-042 Virizion     
GR5-043 Pikachu    
GR5-044 Pikachu    
GR5-045 Pikachu    
GR5-046 Riolu    
GR5-047 Lucario     
GR5-048 Lucario     
GR5-049 Lucario     
GR5-050 Kangaskhan    
GR5-051 Kangaskhan    
GR5-052 Beldum     
GR5-053 Metang     
GR5-054 Metagross     
GR5-055 Metagross     
GR5-056 Celebi     
GR5-057 Mewtwo    
GR5-058 Mewtwo    
GR5-059 Primal Kyogre    
GR5-060 Primal Groudon     
GR5-061 Arceus    
GR5-062 White Kyurem     
GR5-063 Black Kyurem     
GR5-064 Zygarde     
GR5-065 Guzzlord     
GR5-066 Naganadel     
GR5-XXX Zeraora    
GR5-027★ Noctowl     
GR5-030★ Whimsicott     

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