Battle Styles Build & Battle Box (TCG)

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Battle Styles Build & Battle Box
SWSH5 Build Battle Box.jpg
Box art
Expansion Battle Styles
Types used GrassWaterFightingDarknessMetal

The Battle Styles Build & Battle Box was a limited product that could be purchased in advance of the general release of the Battle Styles expansion. Retailers in the Prerelease Program could begin selling these boxes from March 6, 2021. Included in each Build & Battle Box was a 23-card Evolution pack that comprised one of four specially stamped Prerelease cards and predetermined groups of Pokémon cards. The Prerelease cards for the Battle Styles expansion were Cherrim, Octillery, Houndoom, and Bronzong. Each box also came with four Battle Styles booster packs.

Build & Battle Boxes could include exclusive Non Holofoil versions of Holofoil cards from the Battle Styles expansion: Cherrim, Tapu Bulu, Octillery, Crobat, and Houndoom. They could also provide a re-release of Non Holofoil Sword & Shield Professor's Research originally from the Sword & Shield Build & Battle Box.

Box structure

Section 1

Each box included two of the following four different groups of Pokémon cards, with one group always coinciding with the Prerelease promo.

Cherrim group
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
007/163 E Cherubi Grass
008/163 E Cherrim Grass
016/163 E Tapu Bulu Grass
119/163 E Drampa Colorless
129/163 E Level Ball I


Octillery group
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
036/163 E Remoraid Water
037/163 E Octillery Water
076/163 E Mienfoo Fighting
077/163 E Mienshao Fighting
128/163 E Korrina's Focus Su
140/163 E Rapid Strike Energy Fighting E

Houndoom group
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
095/163 E Houndour Darkness
096/163 E Houndoom Darkness
084/163 E Stonjourner Fighting
121/163 E Bruno Su
141/163 E Single Strike Energy Fighting E


Bronzong group
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
101/163 E Bronzor Metal
089/163 E Zubat Darkness
090/163 E Golbat Darkness
091/163 E Crobat Darkness
120/163 E Indeedee Colorless
179/202 D Quick Ball I


Section 2

Each box also included four random Supporter cards from the following (five if the Cherrim group was enclosed), with no more than two copies of a particular card.

Supporter cards
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
165/202 D Hop Su 0-2×
178/202 D Professor's Research Su 0-2×
158/192 D Dan Su 0-2×
167/192 D Sonia Su 0-2×
179/185 D Allister Su 0-2×
184/185 D Opal Su 0-2×



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