Best Cards from the New Japanese Pokemon TCG Eevee Heroes Set

The highly anticipated Japanese Pokemon TCG set Eevee Heroes has just been released into the wild, and the Secret Rares in particular are a must-have for any collection.

Eevee Heroes was released in Japan on May 28 and is expected to be the West’s August 2021 expansion, titled Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield – Evolving Skies.

The set holds 101 cards dedicated to one of the most popular evolution chains in Pokemon, and promises to be a real feast for the eyes in its artistry. 

Sylveon will soon make its Pokémon GO debut!

Sylveon will soon make its Pokémon GO debut!

V and VMAX Cards

Credit: PokeBeach

Starting with the standard Full Arts, the eight Eeveelutions are present and accounted for and will look stunning when displayed together. Flareon, Jolteon, Vaporeon, Umbreon, Leafeon, Espeon, Glaceon, and Sylveon offer colorful designs in their card art, which also harnesses a sense of movement. 

The standard Full Art V and VMAX cards are a pleasure to pull in any packs, but the Eeveelutions have an extra majestic quality to them. 

All eight of the Eeveelutions have received VMAX variants, and Umbreon will likely be the most sought after Pokemon of the set. 

Secret Rares

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The real spectacle of the Eevee Heroes set are the Secret Rares, and PokeBeach recently revealed images of them all. In total, there are 16 Full Art cards dedicated to the chain, and that doesn’t include the VMAX Secret Rares or Alternate Arts. 

Umbreon, Leafeon, Sylveon, and Glaceon will have both Rainbow Rares and Alternate Art cards, which are expected to be Secret Rares in the English set too. 

The aforementioned Alternate Art cards will star all eight Pokemon and are beautifully illustrated to resemble mini paintings, adding to the set’s value and overall impressive design. 

The eight Secret Rares are, of course, the set’s rarest cards, and their quality certainly doesn’t disappoint. Inteleon will also be the set’s Gold card.

Honorable Mentions

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In addition to the 69-card set , the Secret Rares, and the Alternate Arts, there are also Full Art Trainers including Aroma Lady and Gordie. 

Additionally, Pikachu, Raichu, and Entei make an appearance in the set, and who can forget the standard Eevee card that is a must-have to honor the Pokemon that started it all.

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