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Ultra Beast

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In the TCG
Ultra Beasts were introduced to the [[Pokémon Trading Card Game]] in the {{TCG|Crimson Invasion}} expansion as a classification of {{TCG|Pokémon}} cards. Certain {{TCG|attack}}s, {{TCG|Ability|Abilities}}, {{TCG|Special Energy card}}s, and {{TCG|Trainer card}}s interact specifically with Ultra Beast cards. Unlike the [[core series]] of games, the TCG considers Dusk Mane Necrozma, Dawn Wings Necrozma, and Ultra Necrozma to be Ultra Beasts. Every Ultra Beast card has an attack that affects or is affected by the player or opponent's {{TCG|Prize card}}s. In the case of an [[Pokémon-GX (TCG)|Ultra Beast GX card]], this is always its GX attack. With the exception of Necrozma's forms, each Ultra Beast's GX attack uses its code name. Several of the Ultra Beast-related Trainer cards interact with Prize cards as well. This Prize card motif may be a reference to the Ultra Beasts' [[Ability]] {{a|Beast Boost}} in the core series, as both Beast Boost and Prize cards revolve around knocking out the opponent's Pokémon.
Ultra Beast cards feature a red label saying '''''Ultra Beast''''' positioned below the {{stat|HP}} and {{TCG|type}}. Ultra Beast GX cards have a {{red GX}} graphic instead of the blue {{GX}} graphic depicted on other other Pokémon-GX cards. Additionally, the GX attack bar, effect text and, Pokémon-GX rule box, and outlines for the {{TCG|Full Art card|Full Art}} graphics are colored red rather than blue. This association with the color red may be a reference to the red aura surrounding wild Ultra Beasts in the core series of games.