Sinistea (Sword & Shield 89)

ヤバチャ Yabacha
Illus. Saya Tsuruta
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Sinistea
Type Psychic
HP 30
retreat cost
English expansion Sword & Shield
Rarity Common
English card no. 089/202
Japanese expansion Sword
Japanese rarity C
Japanese card no. 027/060
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Sinistea.

Sinistea (Japanese: ヤバチャ Yabacha) is a Psychic-type Basic Pokémon card. It is part of the Sword & Shield expansion.

Card text

Each player draws 2 cards.

Pokédex data

Sinistea - Black Tea Pokémon
No. Height Weight
854 4" (0.1 m) 0.4 lbs. (0.2 kg)
Pokédex entry
This Pokémon is said to have been born when a lonely spirit possessed a cold, leftover cup of tea.
残され 冷えきった 紅茶に さみしがりやな 魂が 宿り ポケモンに なったと いわれている。

Release information

This card was included in the Sword & Shield expansion, first released in the Japanese Sword expansion. A version of this card, featuring a Pikachu jack-o'-lantern stamp in the bottom right corner of the artwork, was available in the Trick or Trade BOOster Bundle from September 1, 2023.



Teatime is a move in the Pokémon games that Sinistea cannot learn until it evolves into Polteageist. This card's Pokédex entry comes from Pokémon Sword.

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