VSTAR Starter Sets (TCG)

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Lucario Darkrai VSTAR Starter Sets.jpg
Collective box art
Release date Japanese: February 25, 2022
Traditional Chinese: March 11, 2022
Coin SLL Gold Lucario Coin.png/SLD Gold Darkrai Coin.png

The Lucario VSTAR Starter Set (Japanese: スターターセットVSTAR ルカリオ) and Darkrai VSTAR Starter Set (Japanese: スターターセットVMAX ダークライ) are a pair of Pokémon Trading Card Game decks that were released in Japan on February 25, 2022 and in Taiwan and Hong Kong on March 11, 2022.


Available alongside the Japanese Battle Region subset were two 60-card pre-constructed starter sets that focused on the Aura Pokémon Lucario and the Mythical Pitch-Black Pokémon Darkrai. Each starter set portrays the titular Pokémon on Pokémon V and Pokémon VSTAR cards and are accompanied by a selection of supporting Trainer cards, Special Energy cards, and other similarly-typed Pokémon. Each set also comes packaged with a sheet containing 36 damage counters and 2 status markers, a player's guide, a coin, a VSTAR marker, and a playmat.

These Starter Sets were also released in Traditional Chinese on March 3rd, 2022 and Korean on May 4th, 2022.

Deck lists

Lucario VSTAR Starter Set
SetSymbolLucario VSTAR Starter Set.png
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
001/021 F Scyther Grass
002/021 F Meditite Fighting
003/021 F Medicham Fighting
004/021 F LucarioV Fighting
005/021 F LucarioVSTAR Fighting
006/021 F Landorus Fighting
007/021 F Rockruff Fighting
008/021 F Falinks Fighting
009/021 F Kleavor Fighting
010/021 D CrobatV Darkness
011/021 F Gutsy Pickaxe I
012/021 D Quick Ball I
013/021 F Ultra Ball I
014/021 F Switch I
015/021 F Choice Belt I
016/021 E Shauna Su
017/021 F Barry Su
018/021 F Cynthia's Ambition Su
019/021 F Professor's Research Su
020/021 F Boss's Orders Su
021/021 F Double Turbo Energy Colorless E
FIG Fighting Energy Fighting E 12×

Darkrai VSTAR Starter Set
SetSymbolDarkrai VSTAR Starter Set.png
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
001/020 D CrobatV Darkness
002/020 F Murkrow Darkness
003/020 F Honchkrow Darkness
004/020 F Hisuian Qwilfish Darkness
005/020 F Hisuian Overqwil Darkness
006/020 F Seviper Darkness
007/020 F DarkraiV Darkness
008/020 F DarkraiVSTAR Darkness
009/020 F Inkay Darkness
010/020 F Hoopa Darkness
011/020 D Quick Ball I
012/020 F Dark Patch I
013/020 F Ultra Ball I
014/020 D Pokégear 3.0 I
015/020 F Switch I
016/020 E Shauna Su
017/020 F Barry Su
018/020 F Cynthia's Ambition Su
019/020 F Professor's Research Su
020/020 F Boss's Orders Su
DAR Darkness Energy Darkness E 16×

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Fusion Arts
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