Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield—Lost Origin (Japanese: ロストアビスLost Abyss) is the name given to the eleventh main expansion of cards from the Sword & Shield Series of the Pokémon Trading Card Game (the Sword & Shield Era in Japan). The expansion reintroduces cards that interact with the Lost Zone.
Lost Origin is the eleventh main Sword & Shield Series expansion of the Pokémon Trading Card Game andwas released on September 9, 2022. In Japan, it was released as Lost Abyss on July 15, 2022 and is the eleventh expansion of the Pokémon Card Game Sword & Shield Era. Lost Origin consists of cards sourced from the Japanese Lost Abyss expansion, the Dark Phantasma subset, the VSTAR & VMAX High-Class Decks, cards from the Time Gazer, Space Juggler and Battle Region expansions that were not localized in Astral Radiance, and some remaining cards from the VMAX Climax subset.
The Renegade Pokémon Giratina is one of the focal Pokémon of the expansion, appearing in its Origin Forme. Giratina V and Giratina VSTAR are among several cards to have attacks or Abilities that interact with the Lost Zone, a mechanic that last appeared in the Cosmic Eclipse expansion of the Sun & Moon Series. These cards can be identified by a "shadowy aura"—purple, pink, and turquoise-colored wisps that surround the Pokémon in the regular prints of Pokémon V and Pokémon VSTAR and the illustration window on regular prints of other cards. Lost Origin features more Hisuian Pokémon, including Hisuian Zoroark VSTAR and Hisuian Goodra VSTAR, as well as more Radiant Pokémon such as Radiant Gardevoir. It also features another Trainer Gallery subset that contains primarily Full Art reprints that depict a Pokémon alongside a Trainer.
Lost Origin is available in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Portuguese. Lost Abyss will be available in Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Thai, and Indonesian. Each Lost Origin booster pack contains ten cards from the expansion, a code card for use with the Pokémon Trading Card Game Live, and either a basic Energy card or a VSTAR marker card. Each Lost Abyss pack contains five cards from the expansion.