Zacian V (Sword & Shield 138)

Zacian V  
ザシアンV ZacianV
Metal
ZacianVSwordShield211.jpg
Sword & Shield Secret print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Evolution stage Basic Pokémon
Card name Zacian V
Type Metal
HP 220
weakness
Fire×2
resistance
Grass-30
retreat cost
  
English expansion Sword & Shield
Rarity Ultra-Rare Rare
English card no. 138/202
Japanese expansion Sword
Japanese rarity RR
Japanese card no. 046/060
English expansion Sword & Shield
Rarity Rare Ultra
English card no. 195/202
Japanese expansion Sword
Japanese rarity SR
Japanese card no. 065/060
English expansion Sword & Shield
Rarity Rare Secret
English card no. 211/202
Japanese expansion Sword
Japanese rarity UR
Japanese card no. 073/060
English expansion SWSH Black Star Promos
English card no. SWSH018
Japanese expansion Shiny Star V
Japanese rarity RR
Japanese card no. 137/190
English expansion SWSH Black Star Promos
English card no. SWSH076
Japanese expansion Shiny Star V
Japanese rarity UR
Japanese card no. 329/190
Japanese Deck Kit Zacian & Zamazenta vs Eternatus Special Deck Set
Japanese card no. 016/028
Japanese expansion VMAX Climax
Japanese rarity RR
Japanese card no. 117/184
English expansion Astral Radiance
Rarity TGV
English card no. TG21/TG30
Japanese expansion VMAX Climax
Japanese rarity CSR
Japanese card no. 250/184
Expansion SWSH Black Star Promos
English card no. SWSH292
Japanese Deck Kit Zacian & Zamazenta vs Eternatus Special Deck Set
Japanese card no. 029/028
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Zacian.

ZacianV (Japanese: ザシアンV ZacianV) is a Metal-type Basic Pokémon V card. It was first released as part of the Sword & Shield expansion.

Card text

 
Intrepid Sword
ふとうのつるぎ
 
Once during your turn, you may look at the top 3 cards of your deck and attach any number of   Energy cards you find there to this Pokémon. Put the other cards into your hand. If you use this Ability, your turn ends.
    Brave Blade
ブレイブキャリバー
230
During your next turn, this Pokémon can't attack.
 
V rule
When your Pokémon V is Knocked Out, your opponent takes 2 Prize cards.


Release information

This card was included as a Regular card, a Full Art card, and as a Secret card in the Sword & Shield expansion, first released in the Japanese Sword expansion, each with artwork by 5ban Graphics. A Jumbo version of the Regular print lacking its type, Weakness, Resistance, retreat cost, Ability, Energy cost, and Evolution Stage was available in the Galar Collection from November 15, 2019. It was reprinted as one of the SWSH Black Star Promos with different artwork by the same artist and was available in the Legends of Galar Tins from May 22, 2020. This print has the collection number SWSH018 and was subsequently localized in the Japanese Shiny Star V subset. A gold Full Art SWSH Black Star Promo print with artwork also by 5ban Graphics and the collection number SWSH076 was available in the Sword & Shield Ultra-Premium Collection—Zacian & Zamazenta and Sword & Shield Elite Trainer Box Plus—Zacian from November 20, 2020. This print was also included in the Japanese Shiny Star V subset.

In Japan, the Sword & Shield Regular print was reprinted in the Zacian & Zamazenta vs Eternatus Special Deck Set and the VMAX Climax subset. The Zacian & Zamazenta vs Eternatus Special Deck Set also included a Secret Full Art print depicting the Shiny version of Zacian with artwork once again by 5ban Graphics. A Full Art Secret card with artwork by aoki featuring Hop was included in the Astral Radiance expansion, which was also released in the VMAX Climax subset. The Secret Special Deck Set print was later released outside Asia as a SWSH Black Star Promo with the collection number SWSH292 and was available in the Crown Zenith Premium Figure Collection—Shiny Zacian from May 5, 2023.

Gallery

Sword & Shield Regular print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Sword & Shield Full Art print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Sword & Shield Secret print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
SWSH018 print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
SWSH076 print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Astral Radiance print
Illus. aoki
SWSH292 print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

Origin

This card features Crowned Sword Zacian. Intrepid Sword is an Ability in the Pokémon games that Zacian can have. The Astral Radiance print's illustration depicts Zacian and Hop at the Slumbering Weald altar during the post-game story of Pokémon Shield. The SWSH Black Star Promo print numbered SWSH292 features the Shiny version of Zacian.


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