Pokémon TCG: Platinum—Rising Rivals (Japanese: 時の果ての絆Bonds to the End of Time) is the name given to the second main expansion of cards from the Platinum Series of the Pokémon Trading Card Game (the DPt Era in Japan). The set continues to feature Generation IV Pokémon, Pokémon LV.X, and Pokémon SP in the card game.
Capture awesome Pokémon LV.X... Challenge Gym Leaders... Rise to the level of the Elite Four... and discover the elite Trainer in yourself! The Pokémon TCG: Platinum—Rising Rivals expansion brings powerful Trainers and amazing Pokémon together in new and exciting ways, expanding your game play strategies. By pitting Trainer against Trainer and Pokémon against Pokémon in battles that will rival even your most exciting encounters, Rising Rivals will raise you to the top of your game!
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Rising Rivals is the name given to the second main expansion of the Platinum Series of the Pokémon Trading Card Game. In Japan, it was released as Bonds to the End of Time, the second expansion in the Pokémon Card Game DPt Era. It is based on Pokémon Platinum, featuring Generation IV Pokémon and the Gym Leaders and Elite Four of the Sinnoh League. The English expansion was released on May 16, 2009, while the Japanese expansion was released on December 26, 2008.
The second and third variants of Pokémon SP introduced were the Pokémon and Pokémon , Pokémon that were owned by the Gym Leaders and Elite Four respectively. The Pokémon are Pokémon that they used in Pokémon Platinum Version.
The Bonds to the End of Time set is only released in Japanese, in both 1st and unlimited edition. The Rising Rivals set is released in English, German, French, and Italian, with cards also available as Reverse Holos.