Sylveon-GX (Guardians Rising 92)

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Sylveon GX  
ニンフィアGX NymphiaGX
Fairy
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Hidden Fates print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
Evolution stage
133 Stage 1 Pokémon
Evolves from Eevee
Card name Sylveon-GX
Type Fairy
Hit Points 200
weakness
Metal×2
resistance
Darkness-20
retreat cost
  
English expansion Guardians Rising
Rarity Ultra-Rare Rare
English card no. 92/145
Japanese expansion Strength Expansion Pack Sun & Moon
Japanese rarity RR
Japanese card no. 040/051
English expansion Guardians Rising
Rarity Rare Ultra
English card no. 140/145
Japanese expansion Strength Expansion Pack Sun & Moon
Japanese rarity SR
Japanese card no. 057/051
English expansion Guardians Rising
Rarity Rare Secret
English card no. 158/145
Japanese expansion Strength Expansion Pack Sun & Moon
Japanese rarity HR
Japanese card no. 064/051
Japanese expansion GX Battle Boost
Japanese rarity RR
Japanese card no. 073/114
English expansion Yellow A Alternate cards
English card no. 92a/145
Japanese expansion SM-P Promotional cards
Japanese card no. 323/SM-P
English expansion Hidden Fates
Rarity Rare Ultra
English card no. SV76/SV94
Japanese expansion GX Ultra Shiny
Japanese rarity SSR
Japanese card no. 238/150
For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Sylveon.

SylveonGX (Japanese: ニンフィアGX NymphiaGX) is a Fairy-type Stage 1 Pokémon-GX card. It was first released as part of the Guardians Rising expansion.

Card text

Fairy Magical Ribbon
マジカルリボン
Search your deck for up to 3 cards and put them into your hand. Then, shuffle your deck.
FairyColorlessColorless Fairy Wind
ようせいのかぜ
110
FairyColorlessColorless Plea-GX
プリエールGX
Put 2 of your opponent's Benched Pokémon and all cards attached to them into your opponent's hand. (You can't use more than 1 GX attack in a game.)
700
When your Pokémon-GX 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 Guardians Rising expansion, first released in the Japanese Strength Expansion Pack Sun & Moon, each with artwork by 5ban Graphics. The Regular print was reprinted in the Japanese GX Battle Boost subset. It was reprinted again with new artwork by the same artist as a Yellow A Alternate card, released in the Evolution Celebrations Tins on September 21, 2018. In Japan, this print was released as one of the SM-P Promotional cards and was 1 of 6 possible prizes players could redeem for 8 Play Points at the 2019 Champion's League Certified Tournament, held at Makuhari Messe, Chiba on February 17, 2019. Play Points could be earned by participating in side events, which required Play Tickets to enter; 1 Play Ticket was distributed with the purchase of every 2 packs of Full Metal Wall from vendors. Details of these side events are as follows:

Battle area:

  • Construction Gunslinger Battle – A single battle with guidance from staff if necessary. Victorious players can go on to challenge a further opponent. 2 Play Tickets per entry, 1 Play Point for participation, with an additional 2 Play Points awarded for a win, and 3 points for 2 wins.
  • Seize the Chance! Last Chance Battle! – Another Construction Gunslinger Battle held later in the day with double points on offer. 4 Play Tickets per entry, 2 Play Points for participation, with an additional 4 Play Points awarded for a win, and 6 points for 2 wins.
  • Construction 3 on 3 Gunslinger Battle – A single 3-player team battle. Victorious teams can go on to challenge another team. 6 Play Tickets per team, 2 Play Points for each participant, with an additional 2 Play Points awarded for a win, and 3 points for 2 wins.

Amusement area:

  • Venue Stamp Rally – Entrants receive a sheet to fill with 5 stamps dotted around the venue hall. 1 Play Ticket per entry, 1 Play Point awarded per completed sheet, limited to 1 per person.
  • Find Pikachu – A card hit game that challenges participants to find a Pikachu card amongst other cards when arranged. 1 Play Ticket per entry, 1 Play Point awarded for finding the Pikachu card.

The SM-P Promotional print was also available at the final Champion's League meeting of the 2018-2019 season, held in Kyoto at the Kyoto Pulse Plaza on April 14, 2019. As part of a change to Play Point redemption rules in the Champion's League, each subsequent point bracket included prizes from the preceding bracket. This saw an increase in the number of points necessary to earn the top bracket prizes but also meant players would receive a full prize suite upon reaching the requisite amount. This card was 1 of 6 Pokémon-GX cards that could be redeemed for 14 Play Points at the Kyoto venue. Eligible events included the official Champion's League 2019 tournament, the 4-League Battle, and the Elementary School and Below Limited Battle. 2 Play Points were awarded to Junior League competitors for participating in the official Champion's League 2019 tournament and 6 Play Points were awarded to Senior and Master League competitors who participated in at least 3 qualifying round matches. A further 4 Play Points were awarded to Junior League competitors who achieved 2 consecutive wins at the First Stage during the qualifying round and 8 Play Points to Senior and Master League competitors who achieved 5 or more wins in the qualifying round. 8 Play Points were also awarded to Junior League competitors who reached the single-elimination finals. 2 Play Points were awarded for participating in each of the corner events. Participation points could be earned twice per entrant in the Elementary School and Below Limited Battle, with 2 more Play Points available to those who won a match. In the 4-League Battle, 2 more Play Points were awarded for 1 win, 4 points for 2 wins, and 6 points for a maximum of 3 wins.

The domestic 2018-2019 season culminated in the 2019 Pokémon Japan Championships, held at the Makuhari Messe convention center, Chiba on June 8 and 9, 2019. This card was 1 of 6 Pokémon-GX cards players could select to redeem for 8 Play Points. Points could be earned by taking part in any of the following events:

  • Pokémon Japan Championships 2019 – The main event comprising qualifying rounds followed by single-elimination rounds. 2 Play Points were awarded for participation. 6 Play Points were awarded to Junior competitors advancing to the Second Stage during the first phase of the qualifying round, with an additional 6 Play Points on offer to those who progressed the second phase of the qualifying round. 12 Play Points were awarded to Senior and Master competitors achieving 5 or more wins in the qualifying round.
  • Special Cup – A side event played over a maximum of 6 rounds of Swiss, followed by top 4 single-elimination. 2 Play Points were awarded for participation, with an additional 4 Play Points awarded for a win, 6 points for 2 wins, 8 points for 3 wins, 10 points for 4 wins, and 12 points for 5 wins.
  • 4-player League Battle – A round-robin side event with groups of 4 people, with different regulation tiers available. 2 Play Points were awarded for participation, with 2 additional Play Points awarded for a win, 3 points for 2 wins, and 4 points for 3 wins.
  • 3 on 3 Battle – Teams of 3 people battle other teams in single matches. Teams with the highest number of wins per round stay on to challenge other teams. 2 Play Points were awarded for participation, with 2 additional Play Points awarded to teams that won a match.

The SM-P Promotional print was available once more in the final Sun & Moon Era Champion's League meeting hosted at the start of the 2019-2020 season: the 2020 Tokyo Champion's League, held at the Tokyo International Exhibition Center, Tokyo on September 22, 2019. It was 1 of 6 cards competitors could redeem in the 14 and 20-Play Point prize packages. Play Points could only be exchanged once per meeting. Eligible events included the official Champion's League 2020 tournament, the 4-League Battle, the 3 on 3 Battle, and the Shield Battle. 2 Play Points were awarded to Junior League competitors for participating in the official Champion's League 2020 tournament and 6 Play Points were awarded to Senior, Master, and Open League competitors who participated in at least 3 qualifying round matches. A further 4 Play Points were awarded to Junior League competitors who achieved 2 consecutive wins at the First Stage during the qualifying round and 8 Play Points to Senior, Master, and Open League competitors who achieved 5 or more wins in the qualifying round. 8 Play Points were also awarded to Junior League competitors who reached the single-elimination finals. 2 Play Points were awarded for participating in either the 4-League Battle or 3 on 3 Battle, while 4 Play Points were awarded for participating in the Shield Battle. 2 Play Points were awarded per win in any of these 3 events.

The SM-P Promotional print features the Championship Series 2019 logo on the right edge of the illustration.

A Shiny version of the Full Art print was included in the Hidden Fates expansion, first released in the Japanese GX Ultra Shiny subset.

Gallery

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Regular print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
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Full Art print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
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Secret print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
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Yellow A Alternate art print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
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Hidden Fates print
Illus. 5ban Graphics
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Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
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Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori
RioluDiamondPearl61.jpg
Diamond & Pearl print
Illus. Ken Sugimori


Trivia

Origin

Fairy Wind is a move in the Pokémon games that Sylveon can learn. The Hidden Fates print features the Shiny version of Sylveon.


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