Pokemon Radiant Cards were first introduced to us in the Astral Radiance set, they have a unique holographic pattern (similar to x pattern) and as for playability aspect you may use only 1 of them in your deck while playing.
All the pokemons on the radiant cards are shiny pokemon, so they will sparkle and have a little bit of texture on them.
List of Every Pokemon Radiant Card
There are a total of 16 radiant pokemon cards available to collect, below you can see the full list of every radiant pokemon you can collect:
|Pokemon Set||Pokemon Name||Set Number||Poekmon Type|
|Astral Radiance||Radiant Heatran||027/189||Fire|
|Astral Radiance||Radiant Greninja||046/189||Water|
|Astral Radiance||Radiant Hawlucha||081/189||Fighting|
|Pokémon GO||Radiant Venusaur||004/078||Grass|
|Pokémon GO||Radiant Charizard||011/078||Fire|
|Pokémon GO||Radiant Blastoise||018/078||Water|
|SWSH Black Star Promos||Radiant Eevee||SWSH230||Normal|
|Lost Origin||Radiant Gardevoir||069/196||Psychic|
|Lost Origin||Radiant Hisuian Sneasler||123/196||Dark|
|Lost Origin||Radiant Steelix||124/196||Metal|
|Silver Tempest||Radiant Tsareena||016/195||Grass|
|Silver Tempest||Radiant Alakazam||059/195||Psychic|
|Silver Tempest||Radiant Jirachi||120/195||Metal|
|Crown Zenith||Radiant Charizard||020/159||Fire|
|Crown Zenith||Radiant Charjabug||051/159||Lightning|
|Crown Zenith||Radiant Eternatus||105/159||Dragon|
Pokemon Radiant Design and Playability
Each radiant pokemon will always be a basic pokemon, so you can play with it as you please. Due to their strong and unique abilities you may only put 1 radiant pokemon in your playable deck.
As far as design goes, the radiant cards have a slight visible texture on the cards that gives them a prestigious feeling, the holo pattern is very similar to pixelated in the shape of an X.
Overall, they are a nice addition to the pokemon card designs.
How To Get Pokemon Radiant Cards
Except for the pokemon radiant Eevee that you get in a special collection box, the rest of the pokemon radiant cards are available to get in various pokemon sets (Astral Radiance, Pokémon GO, Lost Origin, Silver Tempest, Crown Zenith).
When opening a pokemon pack of the selected sets mentioned above you have the chance to get a radiant card. The pokemon Radiant cards are replacing the spot of which you can get a reverse holo card, and in terms of pull rate statistics they are easy to get.
In sealed booster boxes of Astral radiance, Lost Origin and Silver Tempest you can expect to pull between 2-3 radiant cards per box.
You can only place 1 radiant pokemon in each playable deck.
Nope, on average you will be able to pull between 2-3 radiant pokemons in every booster box you open.
No, you can only pick 1 radiant pokemon that will be playable in each deck.