The 27 Rarest Pokemon Cards And What They're Worth, Ranked (2023)

If you were a Pokemon fan back in the 1990s, you probably have a fair few old Pokemon Trading Card Game cards stashed somewhere in the back of your closet. We all had a few Caterpies and Rattattas lying around from this trend, and if you managed to collect a coveted card like a holographic Charizard, you were the talk of the school playground and truly got lucky.

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New Pokemon cards are still being produced to this day, making many of the oldest Pokemon cards even harder to find. As long as Pokemon remains a popular video game franchise, the Pokemon Trading Card Game will keep on producing new types of cards, but none of them can reach the heights of the rarest and most valuable Pokemon cards in the history of the franchise.

Updated October 9, 2022 by Quinton O'Connor: The most expensive 'mon in the Pokemon Trading Card Game world has largely remained unchanged over the past few months, but some have seen a nice rise in auction selling price. We've gone over the ever-expanding TCG scene to see what's different, all in the name of keeping your eyes wide when you read these numbers.

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27 Gold Star POP Series 5 Umbreon: $27,000

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The Japanese version of the Shining Umbreon Pokemon card is pretty highly desired, with its unique coloring and gorgeous frame-piercing artwork making it fittingly beautiful as one of the first shiny Pokemon to appear on a card.

However, its price is so high because of much more than just its looks and popularity. The Shining Umbreon card only saw a very limited release through the Japanese Pokemon Players' Club for hitting the maximum number of experience points through attending organised play events between 2005 and 2006, making it one of the rarest cards out there. In 2020, PWCC Auctions sold a PSA-10 copy of it for $20,000, showing just how in-demand it is. Notably, this card was reprinted for the first time ever in 2021, as part of the 25th Anniversary Celebrations set. Though that version is worth way, way less, it's still the third most valuable card in the expansion.

26 Tamamushi University Magikarp: $66,100

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Produced as a promotion for magazine publisher Shogakukan's Celadon University campaign, this Magikarp card was awarded to those who successfully became "Pokemon Professors". By mailing in the Entrance Test, Professor Test, Super Professor Test, and Hyper Professor Test (all found in different magazines aimed at schoolchildren published by Shogakukan), 1000 Magikarps were up for grabs.

Though so many were printed, only 91 have been identified by the PSA so far. PSA 10-graded cards fetch a much higher price than any other condition, getting $66,100 at auction.

25 Trade Please!: $1900

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It wouldn't be unreasonable to think this was a prank or a fake card, but nope. This is a real card that was part of 1998 promotion for the Pokemon-themed album Trade Please by Suzukisan. By sending in the flier that came with each album, entrants could receive an evolved Kanto starter of their choice (Venusaur, Blastoise, or Charizard) as well as this… uniquetrainer card.

The starter Pokemon that came with are also quite rare and valuable cards, but sites like PSA Card show that the original Trade Please card can reach prices as high as $1900 if it’s been preserved at a high enough quality. This card actually did get a reprint just a few years ago for a similar event in Japan during Pokemon’s 20th Anniversary, but these were printed in much higher amounts and aren’t nearly as high-value.

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These cards were given to employees at The Pokemon Company to celebrate its founder and president Tsunekazu Ishihara's 60th Birthday.

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We don't know exactly how many of these cards were produced, but one specific copy of it fetches a much higher price than the others. In April 2021, Goldin Auctions sold a copy of it that had been signed by Tsunekazu Ishihara himself for an eye-watering $247,230. The wildest thing? It wasn't even PSA 10-graded, and managed to sell for that much with just a nine rating.

23 Misprinted Fossil Krabby: $2,200

While misprints might be irritating for the normal player or casual collector, for the hardcore they can be very big money. If a card runs through the printer wrong, is miscut, has a typo on it, or anything else, it can increase the value significantly. One great example of that is this Fossil Krabby,

The difference between these multiple miscuts and a normal card is that part of a fossil symbol to the bottom-left of its art is missing. This seemingly minor difference has driven up the price of these cards immensely, and despite going for under two dollars in its normal state, Pokemon Prices has the card record of a misprint selling for over $2200 dollars.

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This is undoubtedly one of the most recent rare cards, featuring the Masked Royal character from Pokemon Sun & Moon and released as recently as 2017. This is essentially a promotional card that was given out to players in an invitation-only prerelease in Tokyo for the new Shining Legends set, where only 100 copies were made.

Even though this is a relatively normal card by most standards, this short print run means it’s incredibly hard to get, especially since it was handed out in such a restrictive event. As a result, there are actually preserved tweets of players first opening it in places like Pokeboon, while Japanese trading sites like Miyabi Hobby have past listings of the card at ¥2,000,000, which currently is equal to around $18,000 USD.

21 PSA 10 Charizard Gold Star Delta Species Holo Dragon Frontiers: $25,400

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The first of three Gold Star cards on this list, and surprisingly only one of two Charizards. Dragon Frontiers' Charizard Gold Star was one of the first times it was seen in its iconic black shiny coloring, which alone is usually enough to make a card shoot up in value.

In February of 2021, PWCC Auctions sold a PSA 10-graded Charizard Gold Star for a massive $25,400. Other sales tend to come a bit lower, although copies have sold for as much as $60,000 in unverified Ebay auctions.

20 PSA 10 Base Set Holo Shadowless Charizard: $420,000

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There are a lot of factors that make this card worth so much compared to any other Charizard card. Specifically, the lack of a shadow means it isn't just a first edition, it's the first print run of the first edition. While most base set cards have a shadow on the right side of the art frame, the very first cards Wizards of the Coast printed lacked it, giving them an extra level of value.

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Second, though shadowless Base Set Charizards are fairly common and number in the thousands, a PSA 10-graded one (meaning it is in mint condition) are incredibly rare. Only 56 have ever been identified by PSA.

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These Charizard cards have become one of the prime reasons for the Pokemon Card trend of the past two years, with YouTuber Logan Paul opening one as recently as February 2021 that was estimated by auction site owner Ken Goldin to sell for upwards of $500,000. In auction, it tends to sell for significantly less, though: last year one sold for $264,000 through Heritage Auctions. In March 2022, Charizard broke its own record and sold in a PWCC auction for a new high of $420,000.

19 PSA 10 Holo Rayquaza Gold Star EX Deoxys: $40,400

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If Charizard is the king of Pokemon, Rayquaza is definitely up there in the royal family. It tends to value highly in any set it appears in, but none are as rare as EX Deoxys' Rayquaza Gold Star, which only has 56 verified PSA 10 quality cards in circulation, putting it on par with the famous Holo Base Set Shadowless Charizard.

The PSA values PSA 10-grade Gold Star Rayquazas at an incredibly high $40,400. Auctions can swing wildly either side of that price, too. In 2021 alone, there were three up for sale by Goldin Auctions, with the highest selling for $40,400.

18 PSA 10 Neo Genesis First Edition Holo Lugia: $129,000

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Neo Genesis is effectively the Base Set of the second generation of Pokemon. It was the first time Pokemon from Silver, Gold, or Crystal appeared in the TCG, and it was also marred by many misprints and mistakes in its very first run. Alongside it being the mascot of Pokemon Silver, that's mainly why a mint condition, holo, first edition Lugia from Neo Genesis is so highly desirable. The PSA has only given a PSA10 grade to 43 of these.

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Prices for this card are incredibly unstable, even between cards with the same condition. In November 2020 PWCC sold a copy for $129,000, while less than a year later in September 2021, Goldin sold one for "just" $47,970.

17 PSA 10 Southern Islands Reverse Holo Mew: $5950

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When the second Pokemon movie was released in Japan, the makers of the Trading Card Game decided to release a special edition set of cards to mark this occasion. The Southern Islands card series was born, featuring just two sets of nine cards apiece that were unique to any other set in the game.

Full sets of these cards can sell for a lot (which is annoying considering my dad bought two of them for £20 a piece at the time, and then I lost them because I was seven…), but the absolute highest value is undoubtedly the Southern Islands Mew, which has a rare reverse foil treatment where the frame around the art is the only part that’s shiny. In 2020, PWCC Auctions sold a copy of it for $4,155, and more recent auctions push it up as high as almost $6000. There have only ever been 19 copies given the PSA 10 grade, though other conditions are slightly more common.

16 PSA 10 Torchic Gold Star Holo EX Team Rocket Returns: $50,000

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In the early-to-mid 2000s, popularity in Pokemon was waning. "Pokemania" was on the way out, and that meant a lot of the Pokemon TCG expansions at the time suffered from lower sales and smaller print runs. With Pokemon back on top again now, cards from that era often see higher values than cards older than them. A great example of this is the Gold Star Torchic from EX Team Rocket Returns.

Gold Star Pokemon showcase Pokemon in their shiny forms and have the Pokemon breaking out of the frame as an early example of the many alternate styles the TCG would later experiment with. Why Torchic specifically is worth so much is anyone's guess, but with only 17 verified PSA 10 grade copies out there, the PSA values them at $50,000 each. Actual auction prices are a bit lower though, as in 2020 PWCC Auctions sold a copy for $25,400.

15 PSA 10 Kangaskhan Holo Family Event Trophy Card: $225,000

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Frustratingly for many people, some of the most valuable cards today are those that were given away as cheap, disposable rewards back in the '90s and early '00s. A good example of this is the family event trophy prize Kangaskhan, which was given away to parent/child teams who participated in the 1998 Japanese Mega Battle tournament. An important reason behind its value is the expansion symbol to the bottom right of the art; this logo was only used on the earliest of Japanese cards, making cards with it, like Kangaskhan, exceedingly rare. The PSA has only ever identified 45 copies of the card, and just 11 given the illusive PSA 10 grade.

At auction, Kangaskhan's received between $50,000 and $150,000, for those coveted PSA10-graded copies.

14 PSA 10 Holographic Shadowless First Edition Chansey: $35,000

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Despite not being one of the iconic starters or legendaries, Chansey is still one of the most valuable cards from Pokemon's Base Set. Like every other base set card, the Shadowless version gets a much higher price at auction.

There are 48 PSA 10-graded holo, shadowless Chanseys verified by the PSA. Despite that, they don't tend to fetch as high a price as their slightly more common expansion mates, like Charizard, probably because it is a less popular Pokemon. The last verified auction sale of a PSA 10 Chansey was in 2022, when PWCC Auctions sold one at $36,877.

13 Pikachu Illustrator: $5,275,000

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While Pikachu Illustrator (technically it's "Pokemon Illustrator", but most auctions list it as Pikachu) is often seen as one of the rarest Pokemon cards in existence, there are actually 41 verified copies of it in existence, and only 39 officially distributed.

Identified by the unique fountain pen expansion symbol, and the two stars in the bottom right corner, this card was awarded to winners of a 1998 CoroCoro illustration contest. It's the only card ever printed to replace the "TRAINER" text at the top of the card with "ILLUSTRATOR".

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While many of the cards listed are related to game events and easier to track, perhaps the rarest Pokemon card to ever be sold is the Pokemon Illustrator trainer card. This is hardly a legal card in the game, instead resembling a Trainer support card and being given out as a trophy to winners of an illustration contest at Japan’s CoroCoro convention in 1998.

It's generally considered the Holy Grail of Pokemon cards, and fetches ridiculous prices at auction. In February 2021, Steve Aoki purchased one for $420,000. Just over a year later, influencer and wrestler Logan Paul announced he had 'earned' the world record for the most expensive single Pokemon card sale in history, but buying the only PSA10-graded Pikachu Illustrator for an utterly wild $5,275,000: 131 times more than the previous asking price.

12 Master’s Key: $21,201

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The Master Key is another prize card that's seriously sought after in Pokemon card collector circles. This card was only produced in Japan, and had a very limited release: only 36 actually exist. The Master Key card was handed to those competitive Pokemon players who managed to reach high ranks in the 2010 Japan World Championship held in Honolulu, Hawaii, meaning no new copies can ever come into the market.

However, one copy did sell through PWCC for $21,201. It came in pristine condition, complete in the case and frame it came with.

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In the late 1990s and early 2000s, an annual Pokemon Trading Card Game tournament was held in Honolulu, Hawaii. At the 1999 event, just 12 of these Tropical Mega Battle cards were produced to be distributed to some lucky 50 players who attended the event (who all already had to be regional champions), meaning the remaining number of mint copies is especially low all these years later.

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Showing a Psyduck having a nap in a hammock on a tropical island, this legendary Trainer Card sells for a lot of cash thanks to its rarity. Though it has sold for up to $65,100 at auction, PSA estimates the card is worth vary more than that, at a whopping $147,633.

10 World Championships Sprint Battle Road 2002 No 1. Trainer Promo: $31,000

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No. 1 Trainer promo cards are almost always valuable, thanks to them only being printed in limited quantities and being awarded to finalists in World Championships. What makes the Battle Road Spring 2002 promo special, though, is that every card is unique.

Each one has the name of its owner, and the region they were the champion of, printed in the card's text. As there were seven regions for the tournament, it can be assumed that there were at least seven produced.

It's so rare that PSA doesn't have an appraised value for it, however it has sold at auction in the past for $31,000.

9 1999 Super Secret Battle No. 1 Trainer: $90,000

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These cards were so cool. Awarded to regional champions in 1999, they served as both the prize for winning a regional heat and as the ticket to enter the Super Secret Battle finals held in an undisclosed location in Tokyo on August 22, 1999.

There are estimated to only be seven of these cards in existence, all of which have been graded by the PSA. A PSA 10 copy of the card sold at auction in 2020 for a massive $90,000, but the seller is hoping to get even more for it, as it is now up for offers from a starting price of $198,000.

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Even runners-up get big prizes at World Championships, with all three finalists at Anaheim, California's 2006 championships each receiving a copy of this massively valuable card. Winning the card in 2006 automatically granted entry to the finalist in 2007 as well, bypassing the whole organized points play system they would otherwise need to work through.

In February 2021, PWCC sold a PSA 9-graded copy of the card for $110,100. The fact it wasn't even in pristine, PSA 10 condition and still sold for six figures should go some way to show the value of this card.

FAQs

What is the #1 rarest Pokemon card? ›

The answer to "What's the rarest Pokémon card of all time?" With only seven copies believed to be in existence, the Super Secret Battle No. 1 Trainer is easily one of the rarest Pokémon cards ever made.

What are the rarest Pokemon cards in order? ›

Here are some of the rarest and most expensive Pokémon cards, according to Dicebreaker:
  1. Pikachu Illustrator. ...
  2. 1999 First Edition Shadowless Holographic Charizard #4. ...
  3. Pokémon Blastoise #009/165R Commissioned Presentation Galaxy Star Hologram. ...
  4. Black Star Ishihara Signed GX Promo Card.
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What are the top 10 rarest Pokemon cards? ›

The top 12 most expensive and rare Pokémon cards
  • 1999 Pokemon Base Set Shadowless 1st Edition Holo Blastoise. ...
  • 1999 Pokemon Base Set Shadowless 1st Edition Holo Thick Stamp Chansey. ...
  • 2005 Pokemon EX Deoxys Gold Star Holo Rayquaza. ...
  • 2010 Pokemon Japanese Design Promo 4th Grade Winner Illusion's Zoroark.
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What Pokemon cards are worth more than $100? ›

$100 – $5,000
  • Charizard 100/101, EX Dragon Frontiers.
  • Mew 101/101, EX Dragon Frontiers.
  • Latias 105/107, EX Deoxys.
  • Latios 106/107, EX Deoxys.
  • Rayquaza 107/107, EX Deoxys.
  • Celebi 100/100, EX Crystal Guardians.
  • Gyarados 102/110, EX Holon Phantoms.
  • Mewtwo 103/110, EX Holon Phantoms.
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How do I know if my Pokemon card is rare? ›

The black symbol in the bottom corner of a Pokemon card denotes its rarity: a circle is common, a diamond is uncommon, and a star is rare. Traditionally the star is black, but a card with a star of an alternate color such as white or gold means it's ultra rare.

Which Pokemon cards are worth a lot of money? ›

Some of the most common sets ever produced include Neo-Genesis, Aquapolis, and Sky Ridge. The most valuable cards are mainly from the 1999 1st edition base set, outside of the extremely rare promo and trophy cards. For more detailed information on every Pokémon trading card game set ever created, check out Bulbapedia.

Which Pokémon packs to buy? ›

Best Pokemon card packs to buy in 2023 and where to get them: Crown Zenith, Silver Tempest & more.

How can you tell if a Pokemon card is rare 2022? ›

A circle on the lower right corner means it's a Common card, a diamond means it's an Uncommon card, a star means it's a rare card, and a star with the word “Promo” on top means it's a special promotional card.

What is the rarest Charizard? ›

1 1999 Holographic First Edition ($36,000)

A PSA 10-mint condition version of the 1999 holographic First Edition Base Set Charizard is the actual Holy Grail of Charizard cards and Pokemon cards in general. There is no rarity symbol for "extremely rare," but in terms of tangible cards, this takes the cake.

Are old Pokémon cards worth money? ›

Today, Pokemon cards are more popular than ever, becoming some of the most valued and desired collectibles of all time. Over the past years, people have discovered that those Pokémon cards they are holding onto are worth a pretty penny. Some cards have gone on to be worth hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars.

What is the top 10 best Pokémon? ›

Below, let's rank the top 10 strongest Legendary Pokémon — and you can decide for yourself what it might take to catch 'em all.
  • Giratina.
  • Dialga. ...
  • Palkia. ...
  • Rayquaza. ...
  • Groudon. ...
  • Kyogre. ...
  • Ho-Oh. ...
  • Celebi. The Psychic/Grass-type Pokémon Celebi is both a mythic and legendary Pokémon, like Darkrai. ...

What Pokémon cards sell $900000? ›

A near-mint condition vintage gaming card was sold for $900,000. The Pocket Monsters Japanese promo “Illustrator” holographic Pikachu card was created in 1998 and was only released in Japan.

Which Pokemon card is worth $500? ›

Estimated PSA 10 Gem Mint Value: $500

Growlithe is a fire-type Pokémon that exudes qualities you'd expect from such a canine-like creature.

Is there a Pokemon card that cost 1 million dollars? ›

The highlight of this collection is a rare card that was only sold in Japan and only one of four in existence: a Pokémon Illustrator card valued at more than $1 million. This isn't a fleeting passion of Martinez's as he's been an avid Pokémon card collector since he was six-years-old.

What is a secret rare Pokemon card? ›

A secret card is a card whose collection number is greater than the listed number of cards in the set, for example, numbered 101/100. Secret cards are generally rarer than the other cards in the set, and typically are holofoil cards as well.

How to check Pokemon cards value? ›

The easiest way to get an estimate of the value of Pokemon cards is to see how much they are currently going for on the Pokemon TCG marketplace. Reliable websites include TCGPlayer.com and TrollandToad.com, which are also where collectors can put their cards up for sale should they choose to part ways with them.

Can you show me the rarest Pokemon card? ›

For many collectors, the Pikachu Illustrator card is seen as the rarest Pokemon card in the entire hobby and now has the price to back that up.

Is there a Pokemon card worth 50000? ›

20 EX Team Rocket Returns Gold Star Torchic ($50,000)

A few of the other cards in the set have also sold for high prices over the years, but none have fetched anywhere near as much as the little fire Pokemon.

What Pokemon card is worth $200? ›

6 Mewtwo Base Set Shadowless ($200)

If Pokemon fans were to list and rank the original 151 based on how iconic or notable they are Mewtwo would easily be in the top ten, and possibly the top five, only trailing the starters and Pikachu.

What is the best Pokemon set to start collecting? ›

Elite Trainer Boxes ETBs are the classic starter option! They contain 8 booster packs a set of card sleeves, damage counters and morel! This all comes in a durable box, which can be used to store your cards! The box offers a great mid-way point for those interested in being a player and a collector.

Is it better to buy Pokemon packs or boxes? ›

If you bought 10 packs of Team Up, you would end up with 10 rare cards, 30 uncommon cards, and 60 common cards. While you can buy booster packs individually, they are also commonly sold in a booster box of 36 packs. One of the best reasons to buy booster boxes is to get a better distribution of cards.

Which Pokemon packs have Charizard? ›

Each Pokémon TCG: Sword & Shield Ultra-Premium Collection—Charizard includes: 3 etched foil promo cards: Charizard V, Charizard VMAX, and Charizard VSTAR. 1 playmat featuring Gigantamax Charizard. 65 card sleeves featuring Gigantamax Charizard.

Who to sell Pokemon cards to? ›

The Best Place to Sell Your Pokemon Cards Online: eBay

“The main marketplace is for sure going to be eBay,” Pratte said. “Even if you're someone who just stumbled upon your childhood collection, it's really easy to take a couple of pictures [and] make a decent listing.”

Which new Pokemon cards are worth money? ›

The final 2022 cards of note are the Alternate Art Origin Palkia V and Dialga V, two of Pokémon TCG's Astral Radiance cards still worth the most money. Both currently sit in the $50 to $75 range but have peaked between $100 and $150.

What is the million dollar Charizard? ›

At the PWCC March Premiere Auction, a 1999 Charizard Pokémon card just sold for a record-breaking $420,000, the most a Charizard has ever sold for, and the third highest for any Pokémon card of all time. Why so much? Well, this was a special one, it seems. The most special, in fact.

What is the rarest card in the world? ›

The Shichifukujin Dragon, created to celebrate the opening of the DCI Tournament Center in Tokyo, Japan, is also the only one of its kind in existence. In Japanese mythology, 'Shichifukujin' is the name given to the Seven Deities of Good Fortune.

How many Charizards exist? ›

The first edition set was released in limited quantity with 102 cards total, 16 of them being the rarer, coveted holographic cards. The holographic Charizard card became the most popular for a variety of cultural reasons at the time.

Will Pokemon cards go up in value in 20 years? ›

True collectibles are guaranteed to increase in value

Pokémon cards are collectibles, and many sets went out of print years ago. The inherently limited supply of each card type means that as time goes on and cards become more difficult to obtain, the value will steadily increase.

Who is the 900 Pokémon? ›

Kleavor - #900 - Pokémon GO - Serebii.net.

What is the 1 strongest Pokémon? ›

1. Mewtwo. If one thing is certain, Mewtwo is the champion of Powerful Pokémon. Standing six-foot, seven inches, and 269 pounds, the scientific creation Mewtwo, is the spawn of a pregnant Mew that had its DNA altered.

What are the 3 most popular Pokémon? ›

Most Popular Pokemon
  • Charizard (Gen 1) – 240,700 total monthly searches.
  • Gardevoir (Gen 3) – 158,400 total monthly searches.
  • Sylveon (Gen 6) – 137,300 total monthly searches.
  • Lucario (Gen 4) – 126,200 total monthly searches.
  • Gengar (Gen 1) – 113,500 total monthly searches.
  • Umbreon (Gen 2) – 113,000 total monthly searches.
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What is the biggest Pokémon card collection? ›

Jens Ishøy Prehn and Per Ishøy Nielsen have officially assembled the largest collection of Pokémon cards in the world, consisting of 32,809 different cards. The brothers, now in their thirties, began collecting the cards back in 1999 when they first became available in their home country of Denmark.

Which Pokemon card is worth 500000? ›

Many first edition cards printed throughout the 1990s now fetch hundreds of thousands of dollars, with a recent study showing that the most expensive card available is the ultra-rare Illustrator Pikachu. Only 39 copies of the card exist, with a pristine quality edition being worth over $5 million.

Are all Charizard cards worth money? ›

The low end might be a few hundred, the higher end for the rarest Charizard editions can be tens of thousands, if not over $100K for true perfection. The prices below are estimates and again, it's a wide range. If yours isn't here at all, it may be too common to be worth all that much.

What is the oldest Pokemon card? ›

1998 Pokémon Demo Game Plastic Pack

The 1998 Pokémon Demo Game Pack was the earliest Pokémon card pack to be produced and released in the English Pokémon TCG and served as the first introduction to Pokémon cards in the United States. This Pokémon pack consists of 24 Base Set shadowless cards and an instruction manual.

How much did Logan Paul buy Charizard? ›

Logan Paul breaks down risky move for Pokemon Charizard card that paid off $1 million. Getting that revered gem-mint grade from any card authenticating and grading company is definitely a dream come true for any card collector.

Who owns the rarest Pokemon card? ›

Congratulations to @LoganPaul on achieving his first Guinness World Records title! His PSA 10 Pikachu Illustrator is the most expensive Pokémon card sold in a private auction - $5,275,000 Read more: guinnessworldrecords.com/news/2022/4/lo…

How much did Logan Paul pay for his Pikachu card? ›

There, Paul purchased a PSA Grade 9 Pikachu Illustrator card from Matt Allen. Allen is a prominent sports card collector, ranging from NFL, F1, NBA cards and more, but also dabbles in gaming cards. The transaction cost Paul $1,275,000.

Is there a $1000000 Pokemon card? ›

The highlight of this collection is a rare card that was only sold in Japan and only one of four in existence: a Pokémon Illustrator card valued at more than $1 million. This isn't a fleeting passion of Martinez's as he's been an avid Pokémon card collector since he was six-years-old.

What is the 1 Pokemon card? ›

The first Pokemon card ever made was a Charizard card. It was first released on October 20, 1996. The Pokémon Trading Card Game was first published in October 1996 by Media Factory in Japan. The first US version of the game was published in December 1998.

What is the rarest Pokemon card 2022? ›

#1 Giratina V (Alternate Full Art)

You'll find no card that better highlights the combination of playable power, popularity, and overall aesthetic. Combined with a notably low pull rate, the alternate-art version of Giratina V is the most valuable card released for the Pokémon TCG in 2022.

What Pokemon cards will be worth money in the future? ›

Investing In Pokemon Cards In 2022
  • Pokemon Celebrations Elite Trainer Box.
  • Pokemon Trick or Trade Collection.
  • Pokemon Go Eevee Box.
  • Pokemon Go Pin Collection.
  • Ditto Peeled.
  • Ditto Un-peeled.
  • Radiant Eevee.
  • Special Delivery Charizard.
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