V Starter Sets (TCG)

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スターターセットV
V Starter Sets.jpg
Collective box art
Release date November 29, 2019
Coin SA Silver Grookey Coin.png/SA Silver Scorbunny Coin.png/SA Silver Sobble Coin.png/
SA Silver Morpeko Coin.png/SA Silver Stonjourner Coin.png

The V Starter Sets (Japanese: スターターセットV Starter Set V) are a collection of five Japanese-exclusive Standard Decks for the Pokémon Trading Card Game released on November 29, 2019. Together, they are the first card release of the Japanese Sword & Shield Era.

Information

Following the worldwide release of Pokémon Sword and Shield two weeks prior were five 60-card pre-constructed starter sets focusing on five of the eleven Types in the Pokémon Trading Card Game. These sets include:

V Starter Set Grass (Japanese: スターターセットV 草)
V Starter Set Fire (Japanese: スターターセットV 炎)
V Starter Set Water (Japanese: スターターセットV 水)
V Starter Set Lightning (Japanese: スターターセットV 雷)
V Starter Set Fighting (Japanese: スターターセットV 闘)

Each starter set premiers one Pokémon V for each of the featured five types and contains a fixed selection of cards. The decks include a number of basic Trainer cards to start out the new Generation of the Trading Card Game, plus supporting basic Energy cards. Every set also comes packaged with a sheet containing 44 damage counters and 2 status markers, a play guide, a coin, and a playmat.

Customers who purchased any two of the five V Starter Sets at participating retailers received a sealed pack of two copies of S-P Promo Rayquaza until supplies were exhausted. The decks were also the focus of several Limited format events held early in the Sword & Shield Era, the first of which was the Pokémon V Start Battle ~Get Wooloo~, where participants could earn a Wooloo promotional card. Another of these was the Pokémon Card Challenge, held in and around Tokyo on the weekend of December 14 and 15, 2019. Participants of these events could earn themselves Meowth V and Meowth VMAX promotional cards. The Meowth V and Meowth VMAX cards could be earned again in V Deck Battle side events held at Champion's League 2020 venues.

Three related deluxe products were also made available from the same day. One of these was the Toys "R" Us Limited Triple V Starter Set (Japanese: トイザらス限定 トリプルスターターセットV), which could only be purchased at participating Toys "R" Us stores. It includes 1 copy of the Grass, Fire, and Water V Starter Sets, plus an exclusive deck box featuring Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble. The second was an enhanced version of the V Starter Set Fire: the V Starter Set Fire 7-Eleven Limited Special Set (Japanese: セブン-イレブン限定スペシャルセット スターターセットV炎), which was only available from participating 7-Eleven stores. This version includes a limited design card box and set of sleeves. The third product was the V5 Starter Set Complete Battle Box (Japanese: スターターセットV5 コンプリートバトルボックス), which contains all five V Starter Sets, their respective deck coins, and an exclusive playmat.

Deck lists

V Starter Set Grass
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No. Mark Card Type Quantity
001/023 D CelebiV Grass
002/023 D Roselia Grass
003/023 D Cottonee Grass
004/023 D Whimsicott Grass
005/023 D Durant Grass
006/023 D Grookey Grass
007/023 D Thwackey Grass
008/023 D Rillaboom Grass
009/023 D Blipbug Grass
010/023 D Snorlax Colorless
011/023 D Energy Search I
012/023 D Potion I
013/023 D Quick Ball I
014/023 D Great Ball I
015/023 D Pokégear 3.0 I
016/023 D Switch I
017/023 D Pokémon Catcher I
018/023 D Big Charm I
019/023 D Professor's Research Su
020/023 D Poké Kid Su
021/023 D Pokémon Center Lady Su
022/023 D Hop Su
023/023 D Marnie Su
Grass Energy Grass E 18×

V Starter Set Fire
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No. Mark Card Type Quantity
001/023 D Vulpix Fire
002/023 D Ninetales Fire
003/023 D VictiniV Fire
004/023 D Heatmor Fire
005/023 D Turtonator Fire
006/023 D Scorbunny Fire
007/023 D Raboot Fire
008/023 D Cinderace Fire
009/023 D Sizzlipede Fire
010/023 D Minccino Colorless
011/023 D Energy Search I
012/023 D Crushing Hammer I
013/023 D Evolution Incense I
014/023 D Great Ball I
015/023 D Rare Candy I
016/023 D Pokégear 3.0 I
017/023 D Switch I
018/023 D Pokémon Catcher I
019/023 D Vitality Band I
020/023 D Professor's Research Su
021/023 D Poké Kid Su
022/023 D Hop Su
023/023 D Marnie Su
Fire Energy Fire E 18×


V Starter Set Water
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No. Mark Card Type Quantity
001/023 D Shellder Water
002/023 D Cloyster Water
003/023 D Krabby Water
004/023 D Goldeen Water
005/023 D Lapras Water
006/023 D KeldeoV Water
007/023 D Sobble Water
008/023 D Drizzile Water
009/023 D Inteleon Water
010/023 D Cramorant Water
011/023 D Energy Switch I
012/023 D Energy Search I
013/023 D Crushing Hammer I
014/023 D Evolution Incense I
015/023 D Great Ball I
016/023 D Pokégear 3.0 I
017/023 D Switch I
018/023 D Pokémon Catcher I
019/023 D Team Yell Grunt Su
020/023 D Professor's Research Su
021/023 D Poké Kid Su
022/023 D Hop Su
023/023 D Marnie Su
Water Energy Water E 18×

V Starter Set Lightning
VStarterSetLightningSetSymbol.png
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
001/024 D Pikachu Lightning
002/024 D Raichu Lightning
003/024 D Chinchou Lightning
004/024 D Joltik Lightning
005/024 D Galvantula Lightning
006/024 D Tapu KokoV Lightning
007/024 D Yamper Lightning
008/024 D Boltund Lightning
009/024 D Morpeko Lightning
010/024 D Drampa Colorless
011/024 D Wooloo Colorless
012/024 D Energy Retrieval I
013/024 D Energy Search I
014/024 D Great Ball I
015/024 D Pokégear 3.0 I
016/024 D Switch I
017/024 D Pokémon Catcher I
018/024 D Rotom Bike I
019/024 D Vitality Band I
020/024 D Professor's Research Su
021/024 D Bede Su
022/024 D Poké Kid Su
023/024 D Hop Su
024/024 D Marnie Su
Lightning Energy Lightning E 18×


V Starter Set Fighting
VStarterSetFightingSetSymbol.png
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
001/024 D Diglett Fighting
002/024 D Dugtrio Fighting
003/024 D Rhyhorn Fighting
004/024 D Baltoy Fighting
005/024 D RegirockV Fighting
006/024 D Mudbray Fighting
007/024 D Mudsdale Fighting
008/024 D Silicobra Fighting
009/024 D Sandaconda Fighting
010/024 D Clobbopus Fighting
011/024 D Stonjourner Fighting
012/024 D Energy Search I
013/024 D Quick Ball I
014/024 D Great Ball I
015/024 D Pal Pad I
016/024 D Pokégear 3.0 I
017/024 D Switch I
018/024 D Pokémon Catcher I
019/024 D Sitrus Berry I
020/024 D Professor's Research Su
021/024 D Poké Kid Su
022/024 D Pokémon Center Lady Su
023/024 D Hop Su
024/024 D Marnie Su
Fighting Energy Fighting E 18×

Product images

Toys R Us Limited Triple V Starter Set.jpg
Toys "R" Us Limited Triple V
Starter Set
V Starter Set Fire 7-Eleven Limited Special Set.jpg
V Starter Set Fire 7-Eleven Limited
Special Set
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V5 Starter Set Complete
Battle Box
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V5 Starter Set Complete
Battle Box contents
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The Sneak-Peek Tins
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The Sneak-Peek Tins
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The Sneak-Peek Tins
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The Sneak-Peek Tins
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The Sneak-Peek Tins
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The Sneak-Peek Tins
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The Sneak-Peek Tins




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