Pokémon TCG: XY-BREAKthrough arrives November 4 with new evolution mode

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November 4th marks the release of the next Pokémon Trading Card Game booster pack,  XY—BREAKthrough. Featuring over 160 new cards, the set introduces a brand-new evolutionary mode known as ‘BREAK Evolution’. It allows certain Pokémon to increase their HP and gain either a new attack or ability while still keeping its existing attacks. With this new mode of evolution, players can harness each Pokémon’s strengths and abilities to create a brand new battling options for their decks.

  • New BREAK Evolution game mechanic—When a Pokémon evolves into a Pokémon BREAK, it gets an HP boost and a new attack or Ability, but it also gets to keep its existing attacks! Pokémon BREAK cards have a landscape design, unique foil pattern, and uniquely rendered art.
  • 6 new Pokémon BREAK including Chesnaught BREAK and Zoroark BREAK
  • 8 new Pokémon-EX including 4 new Mega Evolution Pokémon, plus 20 Trainer cards, including 2 full-art rare Ultra Trainer cards

Each booster pack of Pokémon TCG: XY—BREAKthrough contains 10 cards each and will retail for $3.99 each. There will also be two new theme decks featuring 60-card (59 standard cards and 1 special foil card), pre-constructed decks designed to introduce players to the Pokémon TCG.

Each pack also contains a download code to unlock a virtual pack for the Pokémon TCG online game.

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