This card was made available as both a regular card and Jumbo card in the English Mega Swampert-EX Premium Collection, officially released on November 4, 2015. In Japan, this card was awarded to those who accumulated 9 Play Points by participating in various events leading up to the start of and during the Rayquaza Mega Battle. Eligible events included the qualifying phases of the tournament: the Rayquaza Gym Battle, the Rayquaza Pokémon Center Battle, and the Rayquaza Mega Battle Last Challenge qualifier; and side events at the tournament itself: the 3 on 3 Battle and the Knockout Battle. Five Play Points were awarded for participating in the qualifying events, and 2 for the tournament side events. 2 Play Points were awarded for a win in any of the side events, with a further 3 Play Points awarded for a 3-match winning streak in the 3 on 3 Battle.
The Rayquaza Gym Battle was held between March 1 and March 25, 2015 at participating Pokémon Card Gym venues. The Rayquaza Pokémon Center Battle was held at participating Pokémon Centers across two periods for different age categories: between March 28 and April 4, 2015 (all ages), and between March 29 and April 5, 2015 (elementary school students). The Rayquaza Mega Battle and Last Challenge qualifier were held at the Nagoya Trade & Industry Center, Nagoya on May 5, 2015; at Makuhari Messe, Chiba on May 9 and 10, 2015; at the Sapporo Factory, Sapporo on May 23 and 24, 2015; and at Intex Osaka, Osaka on May 31, 2015.