The winter holidays are approaching and it’s getting colder and darker outside. Thankfully, trading card fans are happy to be warm and cozy indoors with their collections! And if you have someone you want to gift some trading cards to (or if you need ideas to put on your own list), we have a few suggestions that should make any trading card collector happy this holiday season.
Paradox Rift Elite Trainer Box
Give a Pokémon fan a jumpstart into the game’s most recent set with the Paradox Rift Elite Trainer Box. With a full-art foil promo card, exclusive card sleeves, nine Paradox Rift booster packs, and other accessories to help play the game, this bundle is a great way to upgrade the way you play. Choose between the Roaring Moon and Iron Valiant sets!
2022 Battle Academy
If your favourite Pokémon fan is just getting into the game, the 2022 Battle Academy is one of the best places to start. The box includes three ready-to-play decks, each one with an exclusive card featuring a popular Pokémon (Pikachu, Eevee, and Cinderace). Also included are two additional promo cards featuring Galarian Obstagoon, a game board, three deck boxes, damage counters, a rulebook, and an exclusive coin depicting the three featured Pokémon. With everything you need to play at an affordable price, you’ll be having wild Pokémon battles in no time!
151 Ultimate Premium Collection
The 151 set celebrates the entire roster of Pokémon from the original Red & Blue Pokémon games, and this special 151 Ultra Premium Collection features the most mysterious Pokémon of them all: Mew. Included inside is a Mew ex etched foil promo card, a Mewtwo full-art foil promo card, a Mew ex etched metal card, as well as an exclusive playmat, deck box, and metallic coin. Also included are sixteen 151 booster packs to bulk up your OG roster. There is no bigger gift for a Pokémon fan than this incredible collection!
2023-24 Upper Deck Series 1 Tin
This hockey season has plenty of rookies to be excited about and the 2023-24 Upper Deck Series 1 tin presents them in a manner worthy of the holiday. Every tin contains eight packs, each of which may contain an exclusive Connor Bedard NHL Draft card. As for the Young Guns line-up, some of the big names potentially inside include Matthew Knies, Luke Hughes, and Devon Levi.
2021-22 Upper Deck Series 2 Blaster Box
Stuff a stocking with the NHL superstars of tomorrow with a 2021-22 Upper Deck Series 2 blaster box! With some of the year’s top rookies potentially inside—including Mason McTavish, Quinton Byfield, Lucas Raymond, and Moritz Seider—there’s a lot to be happy about when you discover a blaster box or two on Christmas morning.
2022-23 Stature Hobby Box
Known for glitz, glam, and plenty of foiling, a 2022-23 Stature hobby box is a classy gift for the hockey fan in your life. With eight high-quality cards inside, 22-23 Stature gives you a chance of snagging autographs from last year’s top rookies, including Matty Beniers, Owen Power, and Juraj Slafkobsky. But there are plenty of veteran and alumni autographs to look out for as well, including Alex Ovechkin, Auston Matthews, Teemu Selanne, Jarome Iginla, and Wayne Gretzky. With an autograph line-up as dazzling as the cards themselves, every hockey fan would be thrilled to find this under the tree.
Magic: The Gathering
The Lost Caverns of Ixalan Bundle
Dig beneath the surface and discover the secrets of ancient civilizations in Magic: The Gathering’s most recent release, The Lost Caverns of Ixalan! With the Lost Caverns of Ixalan Bundle, you get eight booster packs, a traditional foil alt-art promo card, forty basic Land cards (twenty foil and twenty non-foil), a Spindown Life Counter, and a card storage box. Best of all, the past comes back to life with an included Jurassic World Collection card!
2023 Starter Kit
If you’re looking to help someone get into Magic: The Gathering, the 2023 Starter Kit is an easy and affordable way to do it. With two ready-to-play decks included (as well as other goodies!), players can be up and running before the Christmas turkey is even in the oven. And both decks are unlockable on the MTG Arena digital game as well!
Commander Masters Set Booster Box
If you want to make a big splash with the Magic: The Gathering fan in your life, there are few better ways to do it than giving them a Commander Masters set booster box. Commander is the most popular format in Magic and a big box like this will get you powered up with handy reprints chosen especially for use in Commander. Whether you’re giving this to a seasoned vet or a new player, Commander Masters will keep them happy throughout the holidays and beyond.
2021-22 Prizm Basketball Blaster Box
A great way to bring a smile to any hoops fan’s face is a 2021-22 Prizm Basketball blaster box. Each box contains six packs of shiny foil cards and the possibility of pulling a top rookie like Cade Cunningham, Jalen Green, and Toronto Raptors star Scottie Barnes. There’s nothing like ripping packs while watching NBA action on Christmas day!
2022 Chronicles Football Blaster Box
Looking for something for a NFL fanatic? A 2022 Panini Chronicles Football blaster box will provide plenty of fun as they uncover some of the biggest names in football. There’s even a chance to find some of the season’s best rookies, including 49ers QB Brock Purdy. And at this price, it’s a great item to contribute to your Christmas party’s gift swap!
2023 Topps Baseball Series 2 Hobby Box
The next MLB season doesn’t start for another few months, so help out your fellow baseball fans by getting them a 2023 Topps Baseball Series 2 hobby box. Loaded with twentyfour packs, you’ll get plenty of exclusive parallels and inserts, as well as a shot at nabbing a high-value rookie card, like Anthony Volpe, Corbin Carroll, or Jordan Walker. It’s an automatic hit!
2021-22 Mosaic Soccer Road to the World Cup Blaster Box
Relive the hype and excitement of the 2022 FIFA World Cup with a 2021-22 Panini Mosaic Soccer Road to the World Cup blaster box. With eight packs crammed inside, you can give a big footie fan the chance to pull autographs from some of the game’s biggest stars, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Jr., and David Beckham.
25th Anniversary Tin: Dueling Heroes
This year, Yu-Gi-Oh! celebrated its 25th anniversary. The Dueling Heroes 25th Anniversary Tin is a commemorative tin, and as special as the outside is, what’s inside is even better. Plenty of rare cards, an exclusive Quarter Century Secret Rare variant card, and three mega packs with cards from four different expansions. That’s a lot of Yu-Gi-Oh! stuffed into one tin! And it’s the perfect stocking stuffer for anyone who loves to duel.
Valiant Smashers Booster Box
Valiant Smashers is the latest expansion to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TCG and brings 2023 to a triumphant end. Each Valiant Smashers booster box contains twenty-four packs and the set introduces three new archetypes to the game: Memento, Centur-Ion, and Caalmonica. With plenty of packs to open and Collector’s Rares to hunt for, this box will give a Yu-Gi-Oh! fan a lot to be excited about this season.
Flesh and Blood
Monarch Blitz Deck Set
If you know someone who’s itching to try a new card game, Flesh and Blood’s Monarch Blitz Deck set is the perfect holiday gift. With four ready-to-play decks, it’s a great way to introduce a friend to the game with enough variety to keep you playing throughout the winter.
Bright Lights Booster Box
Delve into a bustling Cyberpunk world in Flesh and Blood’s latest expansion set Bright Lights. With a Bright Lights booster box, you get twenty-four packs that’ll take your game to the next step with the first-ever equipment pieces that commence the game within your deck. Upgrade your heroes and weapons, and dive into the next evolution of Flesh and Blood.
We hope you found this list of gift ideas helpful. Of course, Zephyr Epic has plenty more available, so be sure to check out what other amazing trading cards we have in stock! We’re sure you’ll find just the right thing to make this holiday extra special.
From all of us at Zephyr Epic, have a safe and happy holiday season this year. And please share what trading cards are on your wishlist in the comments!