Sword & Shield – Chilling Reign is the newest enlargement from Pokémon TCG. It focuses on the Legendary Pokémon Galarian Articuno, Galarian Zapdos, Galarian Moltres, Shadow Rider Calyrex, and Ice Rider Calyrex. It continues the Rapid Strike and Single Strike mechanic launched in Battle Styles. Chilling Reign is thought for its inclusion of a lot of Alternate Arts each within the Full Art portion of the set and the Secret Rare portion. These Alternate Arts had been well-liked in the course of the tail finish of the Sun & Moon period with fan-favorite units equivalent to Unified Minds, Cosmic Eclipse, and so forth, however Chilling Reign, Battle Styles, and the upcoming Evolving Skies set have made this fashion of card extra well-liked than ever. This time, we proceed this ongoing collection with a better take a look at the set’s beloved Alternate Art (or Special Art, as some name them) playing cards.
- Galarian Articuno V Alternate Art: This is without doubt one of the must-pulls of Chilling Reign for me… and whereas I’ve pulled lots, this one nonetheless evades me. The paintings is completely lovely, rendered in a fragile and but chilling fashion with colours that would ship a chill down your again. The shine on the orb appears completely gorgeous on the foiled texture.
- Shadow Rider Calyrex V Alternate Art: This one is completed in a method much like the Articuno. It jogs my memory of the second in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone when the characters first spot a centaur. This one positively has that “Guess what we saw walking through the creepy, foggy woods” vibe.
- Galarian Zapdos V Alternate Art: This is an ideal instance of why Alternate Art playing cards are so superior. Compare this cartoony, Loony Tunes-parody fashion to the painterly work on the Articuno Alternate Art. The selection that this brings to the Pokémon TCG is totally gorgeous. The group acknowledges that as properly and turns distinctive artwork like this into chase playing cards. This card is at present the fifth most valued within the set.
With this collection, we are going to highlight all the thrilling pulls from Chilling Reign, which you’ll see as they release by following the set’s Bleeding Cool tag. Next time, the highlight on Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield – Chilling Reign continues with the set’s unimaginable Alternate Arts.