Facing a New Trial (TCG)

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Facing a New Trial
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Cards in set 66
Release date April 21, 2017

Facing a New Trial (Japanese: 強化拡張パック 新たなる試練の向こう Strength Expansion Pack Facing a New Trial) is the name given to the second subset from the Sun & Moon Era of the Pokémon Card Game in Japan.


Facing a New Trial is a subset in the Pokémon Card Game Sun & Moon Era in Japan. It was released on April 21, 2017. It was considered as an enhancement of the second main expansion, Islands Await You and Alolan Moonlight, providing new prints of Pokémon already included in the second expansion. All the cards included within the subset were Mirror Holofoil.

Set list

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No. Mark Card name Type Rarity
001/049 A Bellsprout Grass Promotion
002/049 A Weepinbell Grass Promotion
003/049 A Victreebel Grass Promotion
004/049 A Ledyba Grass Promotion
005/049 A Ledian Grass Promotion
006/049 A Tapu Bulu Grass Promotion
007/049 A Tapu BuluGX Grass RR Promotion
008/049 A Salandit Fire Promotion
009/049 A Salazzle Fire Promotion
010/049 A SalazzleGX Fire RR Promotion
011/049 A Alolan Sandshrew Water Promotion
012/049 A Alolan Sandslash Water Promotion
013/049 A Alolan Vulpix Water Promotion
014/049 A Alolan Ninetales Water Promotion
015/049 A Wailmer Water Promotion
016/049 A Wailord Water Promotion
017/049 A Wishiwashi Water Promotion
018/049 A Tapu FiniGX Water RR Promotion
019/049 A Electabuzz Lightning Promotion
020/049 A Electivire Lightning Promotion
021/049 A Tapu Koko Lightning Promotion
022/049 A Slowpoke Psychic Promotion
023/049 A Slowking Psychic Promotion
024/049 A Trubbish Psychic Promotion
025/049 A Garbodor Psychic Promotion
026/049 A Tapu Lele Psychic Promotion
027/049 A Machop Fighting Promotion
028/049 A Machoke Fighting Promotion
029/049 A MachampGX Fighting RR Promotion
030/049 A Lunatone Fighting Promotion
031/049 A Solrock Fighting Promotion
032/049 A Rockruff Fighting Promotion
033/049 A Lycanroc Fighting Promotion
034/049 A LycanrocGX Fighting RR Promotion
035/049 A Murkrow Darkness Promotion
036/049 A Honchkrow Darkness Promotion
037/049 A Sneasel Darkness Promotion
038/049 A Weavile Darkness Promotion
039/049 A Sableye Darkness Promotion
040/049 A DarkraiGX Darkness RR Promotion
041/049 A Cottonee Fairy Promotion
042/049 A Whimsicott Fairy Promotion
043/049 A Komala Colorless Promotion
044/049 A Escape Rope I Promotion
045/049 A Weakness Policy I Promotion
046/049 A Wishful Baton I Promotion
047/049 A Acerola Su Promotion
048/049 A Sophocles Su Promotion
049/049 A Olivia Su Promotion
050/049 A Tapu BuluGX Grass SR Promotion
051/049 A SalazzleGX Fire SR Promotion
052/049 A Tapu FiniGX Water SR Promotion
053/049 A MachampGX Fighting SR Promotion
054/049 A LycanrocGX Fighting SR Promotion
055/049 A DarkraiGX Darkness SR Promotion
056/049 A Acerola Su SR Promotion
057/049 A Sophocles Su SR Promotion
058/049 A Tapu BuluGX Grass HR Promotion
059/049 A SalazzleGX Fire HR Promotion
060/049 A Tapu FiniGX Water HR Promotion
061/049 A MachampGX Fighting HR Promotion
062/049 A LycanrocGX Fighting HR Promotion
063/049 A DarkraiGX Darkness HR Promotion
064/049 A Choice Band I UR Promotion
065/049 A Multi Switch I UR Promotion
066/049 Darkness Energy Darkness E UR Promotion
Darkness Energy Darkness E Promotion
Fighting Energy Fighting E Promotion
Lightning Energy Lightning E Promotion
Water Energy Water E Promotion


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Pokémon Trading Card Game expansions and releases
Bold indicates a main expansion. Italics indicate a special set. Releases that are entirely composed of prints from other releases are small.
Sun & Moon Series
SM Black Star Promos
Sun & Moon: Forest ShadowRoaring HeatBright TideSun & Moon Prerelease Kit
Sun & Moon Trainer Kit: Lycanroc & Alolan Raichu
Guardians Rising: Guardians Rising Prerelease KitSteel SunHidden Moon
Lugia Legendary Battle DeckHo-Oh Legendary Battle DeckBattle Arena Decks: Black Kyurem vs. White Kyurem
Burning Shadows: Burning Shadows Prerelease KitRock SteadyLuminous Frost
McDonald's Collection 2017Shining Legends
Crimson Invasion: Crimson Invasion Prerelease KitDestruction FangClanging Thunder
Ultra Prism: Ultra Prism Prerelease KitImperial CommandMach Strike
Forbidden Light: Forbidden Light Build & Battle BoxTropical TakedownTwilight Rogue
Sun & Moon Trainer Kit: Alolan Sandslash & Alolan NinetalesMcDonald's Collection 2018
Celestial Storm: Celestial Storm Build & Battle BoxLeaf ChargeHydro Fury
Battle Arena Decks—Mega Charizard X vs. Mega BlastoiseDragon Majesty
Lost Thunder: Lost Thunder Build & Battle BoxBlazing VolcanoStorm Caller
Team Up: Team Up Build & Battle BoxRelentless FlameTorrential Cannon
Detective Pikachu
Unbroken Bonds: Unbroken Bonds Build & Battle BoxLightning LoopBattle Mind
Let's Play, Pikachu!Let's Play, Eevee!
Unified Minds: Unified Minds Build & Battle BoxSoaring StormLaser Focus
Hidden FatesMcDonald's Collection 2019Battle Arena Decks—Rayquaza-GX vs. Ultra Necrozma-GX
Cosmic Eclipse: Cosmic Eclipse Build & Battle BoxTowering HeightsUnseen Depths
Sun & Moon Era
SM-P Promotional cards
Pikachu's New Friends
Collection SunCollection Moon: Sun & Moon Starter SetPremium Trainer Box
Rockruff Full Power DeckTogedemaru DeckTurtonator DeckStrength Expansion Pack Sun & Moon
Islands Await YouAlolan Moonlight: Tapu Bulu-GX Enhanced Starter Set
Facing a New TrialThe Best of XYAsh vs Team Rocket Deck Kit
To Have Seen the Battle RainbowDarkness that Consumes Light
Shining Legends
Awakened HeroesUltradimensional Beasts
GX Battle BoostSolgaleo-GX & Lunala-GX Legendary Starter Set
Ultra SunUltra Moon: Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Premium Trainer Box
Ultra ForceUltra Sun & Ultra Moon Deck Build Boxes
Forbidden Light
Dragon StormChampion Road
Sky-Splitting Charisma
Thunderclap SparkGX Starter DecksFairy Rise
Super-Burst Impact
Dark OrderGX Ultra ShinyEevee-GX Starter Sets
Tag Bolt: Tag Team GX Premium Trainer Box
Night UnisonTrainer Battle DecksFull Metal Wall
Double Blaze: Tag Team GX Deck Build Box
Sun & Moon Family Pokémon Card GameGG EndSky LegendGreat Detective Pikachu
Miracle Twin: Tag Team GX Starter Sets
Remix BoutDream League
Alter Genesis
Tag All StarsExtra Regulation Box