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Tyranitar Half Deck
TyranitarHalfDeck.jpg
Packaging for the Half deck
Expansion Pokémon VS
Release date August 2001 (English)
July 7, 2001 (Japanese)
Types used GrassFireWaterLightningPsychicFightingColorless and possibly Darkness
Coin VS Aqua Celebi Coin.png

The Tyranitar Half Deck (Japanese: リーダーズポケモン 劇場限定版 Leaders Pokémon Theater Limited Edition) is a special Half Deck that complements the Pokémon VS expansion of cards. It consists of Owner's Pokémon that were featured in the main expansion.

Information

In August 2001, this Half Deck was released during the 2001 Tropical Mega Battle to each player in his or her native language. Rocket's Tyranitar was replaced by the P Promotional print of Tropical Wind. The cards were produced by MEDIAFACTORY, the company that produced the cards in Japanese, instead of by Wizards of the Coast, technically causing them to be unofficially released in English. In addition, they retained Japanese placings and font styles. During the three rounds at the Tropical Mega Battle, it was revealed that one of the cards has a misprint on it, as compared to the other countries' versions. This caused the first round had to be replayed.

Like many other Half Decks, the Tyranitar Half Deck also includes a rulebook, damage counters, status counters, and a custom coin featuring Celebi.

Deck lists

Tropical Mega Battle Release
No. Card Type Quantity
Janine's Beedrill Grass
Bugsy's Yanma Grass
Karen's Rapidash Fire
Pryce's Cloyster Water
Clair's Mantine Water
Jasmine's Raichu Lightning
Morty's Hypno Psychic
Will's Girafarig Psychic
Bruno's Hitmonchan Fighting
Chuck's Donphan Fighting
Falkner's Fearow Colorless
Whitney's Furret Colorless
Tropical Breeze T
Energy Ark T
Super Scoop Up T
Switch T
Potion T
Grass Energy Grass E
Fire Energy Fire E
Water Energy Water E
Lightning Energy Lightning E
Psychic Energy Psychic E
Fighting Energy Fighting E

Japanese Release
No. Card Type Quantity
Janine's Beedrill Grass
Bugsy's Yanma Grass
Karen's Rapidash Fire
Pryce's Cloyster Water
Clair's Mantine Water
Jasmine's Raichu Lightning
Morty's Hypno Psychic
Will's Girafarig Psychic
Bruno's Hitmonchan Fighting
Chuck's Donphan Fighting
Falkner's Fearow Colorless
Whitney's Furret Colorless
Rocket's Tyranitar Darkness
Energy Ark T
Super Scoop Up T
Switch T
Potion T
Darkness Energy Darkness E
Grass Energy Grass E
Fire Energy Fire E
Water Energy Water E
Lightning Energy Lightning E
Psychic Energy Psychic E
Fighting Energy Fighting E



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