On 10 May 2019, fans get to watch the much-awaited POKÉMON Detective Pikachu live-action movie. However, as early as 29 March 2019, Detective Pikachu will already start his investigations in the Pokémon Trading Card Game.
This mini-set promotes the live-action movie starring Ryan Reynolds as Pikachu, bringing back Pokémon to theaters in full CGI. With only four cards per booster pack and featuring 26 new cards, availability is limited to promo products called Case Files.
POKÉMON Detective Pikachu is based on the 2016 Nintendo 3DS game of the same name. This particular set features cards with CGI artworks of the Pokémon featured in the movie.
The expansion starts with the Detective Pikachu Case File and Detective Pikachu Special Case File. Both feature the iconic Detective Pikachu promo card plus two Detective Pikachu booster packs and one additional Pokémon TCG booster pack. The Special Case File offers a 4-pocket mini-binder over the metallic coin found in the regular Case File.
For his movie, Pikachu busts out his biggest cases in the Greninja-GX Case File and Charizard-GX Case File. These big promotional boxes contain a promo card of their respective Pokémon in foil and another foil Charizard-GX or Greninja-GX but oversized! The Greninja-GX Case File contains five Detective Pikachu booster packs and two additional Pokémon TCG booster packs, while the Charizard-GX Case File includes four Detective Pikachu booster packs and two additional Pokémon TCG booster packs. Trainers also get a coin of Charizard-GX and a pin of Greninja-GX. All come with codes for their cards in the Online Card Game.
Topping it all off are seven Detective Pikachu booster packs plus two additional Pokémon TCG booster packs available in the Detective Pikachu Collector's Chest. Packaged in a sturdy metal case, trainers also get a notepad and sticker sheet, as well as a collector's pin.
The MSRP of the products vary from approx. 9,99 € (Detective Pikachu Case File) to 24,99 € (Detective Pikachu Collector's Chest). So, get ready for crazy CGI artworks of Jigglypuff, Mr. Mime, Psyduck, and many more bling to celebrate Pokémon coming to Hollywood!