Primordial Arts (ATCG)

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Primordial Arts
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Cards in set ---
Set number 5
Release date May 19, 2023
Theme Decks

V Starter Deck (All types)

Sword & Shield: Primordial Arts (Chinese: 剑 & 盾 洪荒演武 Sword & Shield Primordial Arts) is the name given to the third Simplified Chinese Pokémon Trading Card Game set in the Sword and Shield Era, and fifth overall set.

Information

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The set was released on November 17, 2023 and consists of 2 subsets: Overgrow (Chinese: ) and Torrent (Chinese: ), with each subset covering specific types of Pokémon cards. The Overgrow subset was assigned expansion mark CS3a, has Gigantamax Venusaur as its cover Pokémon, and features Single Strike Pokémon. The Torrent subset was assigned expansion mark CS3b, has Gigantamax Blastoise as its cover Pokémon, and features Rapid Strike Pokémon.

As with all other Asian-exclusive sets, Primordial Arts contains a large selection of cards in an effort to catch up with Japanese and international releases, with cards sourced from all remaining Sword & Shield through Fusion Strike. However, this set also includes Reverse Type Holofoil prints of all Common, Uncommon and Rare cards, which are exclusive to Simplified Chinese sets. Another feature exclusive to the Simplified Chinese cards is that all Holofoil cards including Reverse Holofoil have an English Pokémon logo embossed at the bottom left corner of the card under Expansion and Regulation Marks as proof of authenticity.[1] Secret cards feature an additional watermark with larger Pokémon logo and a latent image of Poké Ball, which is printed inside the card's rule box or on the right of the rarity symbol if the card doesn't have a rule box.

This set comes in two different types of packs:

  • 5-card booster packs include 5 cards per pack with one card guaranteed to be either Reverse Holofoil or has a rarity of Rare or above. Each 5-card booster box includes 30 booster packs.
  • 25-card booster packs include 25 cards per pack with one guaranteed Pokémon card. Each 25-card booster box includes 24 booster packs.

Set lists

Overgrow
No. Mark Card name Type Rarity
001/125   Venusaur      Promotion
002/125   Venusaur      Promotion
003/125   Bellsprout     Promotion
004/125   Weepinbell     Promotion
005/125   Victreebel     Promotion
006/125   Heracross     Promotion
007/125   Celebi      Promotion
008/125   Celebi      Promotion
009/125   Seedot     Promotion
010/125   Cacnea     Promotion
011/125   Cacturne     Promotion
012/125   Snover     Promotion
013/125   Abomasnow     Promotion
014/125   Scatterbug     Promotion
015/125   Spewpa     Promotion
016/125   Vivillon     Promotion
017/125   Zarude     Promotion
018/125   Entei     Promotion
019/125   Salandit     Promotion
020/125   Salazzle     Promotion
021/125   Scorbunny     Promotion
022/125   Raboot     Promotion
023/125   Cinderace     Promotion
024/125   Psyduck     Promotion
025/125   Golduck     Promotion
026/125   Alomomola     Promotion
027/125   Tympole     Promotion
028/125   Electabuzz     Promotion
029/125   Electivire     Promotion
030/125   Mareep     Promotion
031/125   Flaaffy     Promotion
032/125   Ampharos     Promotion
033/125   Emolga     Promotion
034/125   Tapu Koko      Promotion
035/125   Tapu Koko      Promotion
036/125   Yamper     Promotion
037/125   Boltund     Promotion
038/125   Galarian Rapidash      Promotion
039/125   Gastly     Promotion
040/125   Haunter     Promotion
041/125   Gengar     Promotion
042/125   Shuppet     Promotion
043/125   Banette     Promotion
044/125   Chimeco     Promotion
045/125   Cresselia     Promotion
046/125   Golett     Promotion
047/125   Golurk     Promotion
048/125   Espurr     Promotion
049/125   Meowstic     Promotion
050/125   Swirlix     Promotion
051/125   Slurpuff     Promotion
052/125   Cutiefly     Promotion
053/125   Ribombee     Promotion
054/125   Shadow Rider Calyrex      Promotion
055/125   Shadow Rider Calyrex      Promotion
056/125   Mankey     Promotion
057/125   Primeape     Promotion
058/125   Galarian Farfetch'd     Promotion
059/125   Galarian Sirfetch'd     Promotion
060/125   Galarian Zapdos      Promotion
061/125   Palpitoad     Promotion
062/125   Seismitoad     Promotion
063/125   Rockruff     Promotion
064/125   Lycanroc     Promotion
065/125   Rolycoly     Promotion
066/125   Carkol     Promotion
067/125   Coalossal     Promotion
068/125   Clobbopus     Promotion
069/125   Graploct     Promotion
070/125   Stonjourner     Promotion
071/125   Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
072/125   Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
073/125   Zubat     Promotion
074/125   Golbat     Promotion
075/125   Crobat     Promotion
076/125   Koffing     Promotion
077/125   Weezing     Promotion
078/125   Galarian Weezing     Promotion
079/125   Murkrow     Promotion
080/125   Honchkrow     Promotion
081/125   Galarian Slowking      Promotion
082/125   Galarian Slowking      Promotion
083/125   Qwilfish     Promotion
084/125   Houndour     Promotion
085/125   Houndoom     Promotion
086/125   Tyranitar      Promotion
087/125   Nuzleaf     Promotion
088/125   Shiftry     Promotion
089/125   Seviper     Promotion
090/125   Liepard      Promotion
091/125   Morpeko     Promotion
092/125   Mawile     Promotion
093/125   Bronzor     Promotion
094/125   Bronzong     Promotion
095/125   Cobalion     Promotion
096/125   Tauros     Promotion
097/125   Blissey      Promotion
098/125   Lillipup     Promotion
099/125   Herdier     Promotion
100/125   Stoutland     Promotion
101/125   Tornadus      Promotion
102/125   Tornadus      Promotion
103/125   Fletchling     Promotion
104/125   Fletchinder     Promotion
105/125   Talonflame     Promotion
106/125   Welcoming Lantern I   Promotion
107/125   Urn of Vitality I   Promotion
108/125   Camping Gear I   Promotion
109/125   Fog Crystal I   Promotion
110/125   Single Strike Scroll of Scorn PT   Promotion
111/125   Single Strike Scroll of Piercing PT   Promotion
112/125   Exp. Share PT   Promotion
113/125   Weeding Gloves PT   Promotion
114/125   Crushing Gloves PT   Promotion
115/125   Flannery Su   Promotion
116/125   Karen's Conviction Su   Promotion
117/125   Agatha Su   Promotion
118/125   Bruno Su   Promotion
119/125   Peonia Su   Promotion
120/125   Phoebe Su   Promotion
121/125   Single Strike Style Mustard Su   Promotion
122/125   Cheryl Su   Promotion
123/125   Tower of Darkness St   Promotion
124/125   Old Cemetery St   Promotion
125/125   Single Strike Energy   E   Promotion
126/125   Abomasnow     Promotion
127/125   Banette     Promotion
128/125   Rockruff     Promotion
129/125   Bronzong     Promotion
130/125   Venusaur      Promotion
131/125   Celebi      Promotion
132/125   Celebi      Promotion
133/125   Tapu Koko      Promotion
134/125   Galarian Rapidash      Promotion
135/125   Galarian Rapidash      Promotion
136/125   Shadow Rider Calyrex      Promotion
137/125   Shadow Rider Calyrex      Promotion
138/125   Galarian Zapdos      Promotion
139/125   Galarian Zapdos      Promotion
140/125   Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
141/125   Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
142/125   Tyranitar      Promotion
143/125   Tyranitar      Promotion
144/125   Liepard      Promotion
145/125   Blissey      Promotion
146/125   Blissey      Promotion
147/125   Flannery Su   Promotion
148/125   Karen's Conviction Su   Promotion
149/125   Agatha Su   Promotion
150/125   Bruno Su   Promotion
151/125   Peonia Su   Promotion
152/125   Phoebe Su   Promotion
153/125   Single Strike Style Mustard Su   Promotion
154/125   Cheryl Su   Promotion
155/125   Shadow Rider Calyrex      Promotion
156/125   Shadow Rider Calyrex      Promotion
157/125   Galarian Zapdos      Promotion
158/125   Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
159/125   Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
160/125   Blissey      Promotion
161/125   Venusaur      Promotion
162/125   Celebi      Promotion
163/125   Tapu Koko      Promotion
164/125   Shadow Rider Calyrex      Promotion
165/125   Shadow Rider Calyrex      Promotion
166/125   Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
167/125   Single Strike Urshifu      Promotion
168/125   Tornadus      Promotion
169/125   Flannery Su   Promotion
170/125   Karen's Conviction Su   Promotion
171/125   Agatha Su   Promotion
172/125   Bruno Su   Promotion
173/125   Peonia Su   Promotion
174/125   Phoebe Su   Promotion
175/125   Single Strike Style Mustard Su   Promotion
176/125   Cheryl Su   Promotion
177/125   Cresselia     Promotion
0178/125   Houndoom     Promotion
179/125   Bronzong     Promotion
180/125   Welcoming Lantern I   Promotion
181/125   Urn of Vitality I   Promotion
182/125   Fog Crystal I   Promotion
183/125   Exp. Share PT   Promotion
184/125   Single Strike Energy   E   Promotion


 

Torrent
No. Mark Card name Type Rarity
001/122   Cherubi     Promotion
002/122   Cherrim     Promotion
003/122   Carnivine     Promotion
004/122   Petilil     Promotion

{{Setlist/entry|005/122|E|Lilligant|Grass||U}

006/122   Dwebble     Promotion
007/122   Crustle     Promotion
008/122   Deerling     Promotion
009/122   Sawsbuck     Promotion
010/122   Bounsweet     Promotion
011/122   Steene     Promotion
012/122   Tsareena     Promotion
013/122   Tapu Bulu     Promotion
014/122   Grookey     Promotion
015/122   Thwackey     Promotion
016/122   Rillaboom     Promotion
017/122   Blipbug     Promotion
018/122   Flapple      Promotion
019/122   Flapple      Promotion
020/122   Blaziken      Promotion
021/122   Blaziken      Promotion
022/122   Heatmor     Promotion
023/122   Litleo     Promotion
024/122   Pyroar     Promotion
025/122   Blastoise      Promotion
026/122   Blastoise      Promotion
027/122   Tentacool     Promotion
028/122   Tentacruel     Promotion
029/122   Horsea     Promotion
030/122   Seadra     Promotion
031/122   Kingdra     Promotion

{{Setlist/entry|032/122|E|[[Galarian Mr. Mime (Primordial Arts Torrent 32})|Galarian Mr. Mime]]

033/122   Galarian Mr. Rime     Promotion
034/122   Lapras     Promotion
035/122   Remoraid     Promotion
036/122   Octillery     Promotion
037/122   Carvanha     Promotion
038/122   Sharpedo     Promotion
039/122   Snorunt     Promotion
040/122   Froslass     Promotion
041/122   Frillish     Promotion
042/122   Jellicent     Promotion
043/122   Tapu Fini     Promotion
044/122   Ice Rider Calyrex      Promotion
045/122   Ice Rider Calyrex      Promotion
036/122   Chinchou     Promotion
047/122   Lanturn     Promotion
048/122   Shinx     Promotion
049/122   Luxio     Promotion
050/122   Luxray     Promotion
051/122   Pachirisu     Promotion
052/122   Blitzle     Promotion
053/122   Zebstrika     Promotion
054/122   Thundurus     Promotion
055/122   Zeraora      Promotion
056/122   Drowzee     Promotion
057/122   Hypno     Promotion
058/122   Galarian Articuno      Promotion
059/122   Ralts     Promotion
060/122   Kirlia     Promotion
061/122   Gardevoir     Promotion
062/122   Sableye     Promotion
063/122   Baltoy     Promotion
064/122   Claydol     Promotion
065/122   Necrozma      Promotion
066/122   Dottler     Promotion
067/122   Orbeetle     Promotion
068/122   Diglett     Promotion
069/122   Dugtrio     Promotion
070/122   Onix     Promotion
071/122   Cubone     Promotion
072/122   Marowak     Promotion
073/122   Gallade     Promotion
074/122   Roggenrola     Promotion
075/122   Boldore     Promotion
076/122   Gigalith     Promotion
077/122   Mienfoo     Promotion
078/122   Mienshao     Promotion


 

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References


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