V Battle Deck—Venusaur vs Blastoise (TCG)

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V Battle Deck—Venusaur vs Blastoise
V Battle Deck Venusaur vs Blastoise.jpg
V Battle Deck—Venusaur vs Blastoise
Release date February 5, 2021
Types used GrassWater
Coin VBD Blue Blastoise Coin.png/VBD Green Venusaur Coin.png

The V Battle Deck—Venusaur vs Blastoise is a pair of Theme Decks that were released for the Pokémon Trading Card Game during the Sword & Shield Series. They were released on February 5, 2021.

Description

V Battle Deck—Venusaur vs Blastoise

Two Strong Pokémon V Stand Ready!

Get ready for a major Pokémon battle with a ready-to-play double deck bundle—with extra Trainer cards! The Pokémon TCG: V Battle Deck—Venusuar vs Blastoise includes a deck for you and one for a friend, so you can face off. You can choose either Venusaur V or Blastoise V to lead your team in a heads-up battle against another Trainer. Then, switch up the decks and see what things look like from the other side—can you win with both powerful Pokémon V?

Venusaur V Battle Deck

Hone That Double-Edge—with Venusaur V!

Loaded with skill and sunshine, Venusaur V has razor-sharp foliage and a set of powerful friends, including the darting Yanmega and a swarm of Durant! Bede keeps the Energy moving, Sonia keeps your hand full of options, and Evolution Incense means you can power up your Bench! Indeedee and Eldegoss bring their own attacks to keep the Venusaur V Battle Deck green and strong!

Blastoise V Battle Deck

Fire Up a Torrential Cannon—with Blastoise V!

Put massive water pressure on the field and help Blastoise V keep a swift-running river of power flowing! With Drednaw locking down with Vise Bite, and Volcanion firing up the Dynamite Steam, you’ve got a Water-type deck that knows how to grab and hold and never let go! Sharpedo, Barraskewda, and Cramorant add extra teeth to the Blastoise V Battle Deck!

Information

The V Battle Deck—Venusaur vs Blastoise was the first release in the V Battle Deck product line and were the first to feature the Play Level system, similar to the level system on items manufactured by Wizards of the Coast during their tenure. The V Battle Decks are Play Level 1, indicating they are aimed at beginners to the TCG, and effectively replace the traditional Theme Decks that previously accompanied main expansions.

The V Battle Decks could be purchased individually as the Venusaur V Battle Deck and the Blastoise V Battle Deck or purchased together in the V Battle Deck—Venusaur vs Blastoise. Each deck contains a fixed selection of 60 cards, among which include the eponymous Pokémon as a Pokémon V and some from the Shining Fates expansion ahead of their general release. Each deck also includes a deck box, damage counters, a single-player playmat, a rules booklet, a Quick Guide, three reference cards, a TCGO code card, and an extra-large-sized coin. The combined product includes eight additional Trainer cards and another TCGO code card, packaged within the Venusaur Deck, and another guide referencing these cards, which is packaged in the Blastoise Deck.

Deck lists

Venusaur V Battle Deck
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
SWSH100 VenusaurV Grass
002/072 Yanmega Grass
001/072 Yanma Grass
018/185 Gogoat Grass
017/185 Skiddo Grass
015/072 Eldegoss Grass
014/072 Gossifleur Grass
008/202 Durant Grass
006/192 Heracross Grass
056/072 Indeedee Colorless
157/202 Bede Supporter
158/192 Dan Supporter
163/202 Evolution Incense Item
164/202 Great Ball Item
059/072 Gym Trainer Supporter
165/202 Hop Supporter
175/202 Pokémon Catcher Item
177/202 Potion Item
167/192 Sonia Supporter
183/202 Switch Item
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Trainer cards
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
058/072 Boss's Orders Supporter
179/202 Quick Ball Item
169/202 Marnie Supporter
172/189 Turbo Patch Item

Blastoise V Battle Deck
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
SWSH101 BlastoiseV Water
061/202 Drednaw Water
026/072 Chewtle Water
012/073 Sharpedo Water
011/073 Carvanha Water
053/192 Barraskewda Water
052/192 Arrokuda Water
025/072 Volcanion Water
028/072 Cramorant Water
050/189 Wishiwashi Water
157/202 Bede Supporter
156/192 Capacious Bucket Item
158/192 Dan Supporter
160/202 Energy Retrieval Item
163/202 Evolution Incense Item
164/202 Great Ball Item
059/072 Gym Trainer Supporter
165/202 Hop Supporter
167/192 Sonia Supporter
183/202 Switch Item
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Gallery

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Venusaur V Battle Deck
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Blastoise V Battle Deck
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The Sneak-Peek Tins
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Trivia

  • These decks were the first release for cards from the special Shining Fates expansion.
  • The Non Holo print of Indeedee and the Line Holo print of Boss's Orders are unique to these decks.

In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Deck Combat‑V – Florizarre vs Tortank
Germany Flag.png German V-Kampfdeck Bisaflor vs. Turtok
Italy Flag.png Italian Mazzo Lotte V - Venusaur contro Blastoise
Spain Flag.png Spanish Baraja Combate V: Venusaur vs. Blastoise



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