Aaron (TCG GB)

Aaron
あらいモン Arai Mon
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Aaron's sprite in Pokémon Card GB2
Gender Male
Hometown Unknown
Region Trading Card Game Islands
Generation I
Games Pokémon Trading Card Game;
Pokémon Trading Card Game 2: The Invasion of Team GR!

Aaron (Japanese: あらいモン Arai Mon) is one of Dr. Mason's technicians in the video games Pokémon Trading Card Game and Pokémon Trading Card Game 2: The Invasion of Team GR!.

Pokémon Trading Card Game

Aaron can be dueled to a 4-prize duel at any time in the Mason Laboratory. He plays one of three decks and allows the player to choose which deck he uses. When the player wins a duel against him, he awards the player a Colosseum booster pack containing only Energy cards.

Decks

Lightning & Fire Deck

Main article: Lightning & Fire Deck (TCG)
Quantity Card Type Rarity
Charmander    
Charmeleon    
Charizard    
Growlithe    
Arcanine    
Ponyta    
Rapidash    
Magmar    
Magmar    
Pikachu    
Pikachu    
Raichu    
Magnemite    
Magneton    
Voltorb    
Electrode    
Electrode    
Rattata    
Raticate    
Professor Oak T  
Bill T  
Energy Search T  
Switch T  
PlusPower T  
Defender T  
Potion T  
Double Colorless Energy   E  
10× Fire Energy   E
10× Lightning Energy   E

Water & Fighting Deck

Main article: Water & Fighting Deck (TCG)
Quantity Card Type Rarity
Poliwag    
Poliwhirl    
Poliwrath    
Seel    
Dewgong    
Goldeen    
Seaking    
Staryu    
Starmie    
Sandshrew    
Sandslash    
Machop    
Machoke    
Machamp    
Hitmonchan    
Rhyhorn    
Rhydon    
Professor Oak T  
Bill T  
Energy Search T  
Potion T  
Full Heal T  
Double Colorless Energy   E  
12× Water Energy   E
10× Fighting Energy   E

Grass & Psychic Deck

Main article: Grass & Psychic Deck (TCG)
Quantity Card Type Rarity
Weedle    
Kakuna    
Beedrill    
Nidoran♀    
Nidorina    
Paras    
Parasect    
Exeggcute    
Exeggutor    
Pinsir    
Abra    
Kadabra    
Drowzee    
Hypno    
Jynx    
Farfetch'd    
Tauros    
Bill T  
Energy Search T  
Gust of Wind T  
Potion T  
Full Heal T  
12× Grass Energy   E
12× Psychic Energy   E

Pokémon Trading Card Game 2: The Invasion of Team GR!

Aaron tutors Mark or Mint on how to deal with the main Pokémon Trading Card Game gameplay elements: evolutionary cards, Special Conditions, Pokémon Powers. Aaron's training has three steps. Aaron duels with a different deck and lends the player a different Practice Deck in each step. Aaron gives the player an Energy pack when defeated in step 1, a Beginning Pokémon pack in step 2, and a Legendary Power pack in step 3.

Aaron's Step 1 Deck

Main article: Aaron's Step 1 Deck (TCG)
Quantity Card Type Rarity
Bulbasaur    
Ivysaur    
Diglett    
Dugtrio    
Machop    
Machoke    
Hitmonchan    
Spearow  
Meowth  
Energy Search T  
Professor Oak T  
Potion T  
Switch T  
Bill T  
10× Grass Energy   E
16× Fighting Energy   E

Aaron's Step 2 Deck

Main article: Aaron's Step 2 Deck (TCG)
Quantity Card Type Rarity
Oddish    
Gloom    
Paras    
Parasect    
Grimer    
Gastly    
Haunter    
Jynx  
Rattata    
Raticate    
Kangaskhan    
Energy Search T  
Potion T  
Full Heal T  
Switch T  
Bill T  
Double Colorless Energy   E  
16× Grass Energy   E
10× Psychic Energy   E

Aaron's Step 3 Deck

Main article: Aaron's Step 3 Deck (TCG)
Quantity Card Type Rarity
Pikachu    
Raichu    
Abra    
Kadabra    
Alakazam    
Gastly    
Haunter    
Gengar    
Jynx  
Chansey    
Energy Search T  
Scoop Up T  
Pokémon Center T  
Pokémon Breeder T  
Bill T  
Double Colorless Energy   E  
Lightning Energy   E
18× Psychic Energy   E

After Fort Leader Kamiya has been defeated, the player can challenge Aaron in a classic four prize match. This time the player can use their own deck, Aaron cycles through two deck and gives the player a Present Pack when defeated.

Brick Walk Deck

Main article: Brick Walk Deck (TCG)
Quantity Card Type Rarity
Bellsprout    
Bellsprout    
Weepinbell    
Weepinbell    
Victreebel    
Pinsir    
Poliwag    
Poliwag    
Poliwhirl    
Poliwrath    
Jigglypuff  
Wigglytuff    
Super Potion T  
Potion T  
Professor Oak T  
Full Heal T  
Bill T  
Bill's Teleporter T  
16× Grass Energy   E
10× Water Energy   E

Bench Trap Deck

Main article: Bench Trap Deck (TCG)
Quantity Card Type Rarity
Pikachu    
Raichu    
Voltorb    
Electrode    
Zapdos    
Hitmonlee    
Hitmonchan    
Energy Removal T  
Energy Search T  
Potion T  
Defender T  
Full Heal T  
Bill T  
Rainbow Energy   E  
12× Lightning Energy   E
12× Fighting Energy   E

Quotes

Pokémon Trading Card Game

Mason Laboratory
  • Before battle
"Ho-ho! Won't you duel me to test your deck? If you win, I'll give you a booster pack—but it only contains Energy cards."
No: "It's important to know how your deck performs."
Yes: "Ho-ho! Please choose the deck you wish to duel against."
  • Choosing deck
"Ho-ho! Ok, let's start a 4-prize match!"
  • After duel
"Ho-ho! You win! Here you go, as promised!" (only if player wins)
"Ho-ho! How about it? Did you get a feel for your deck? Ho-ho! Come again. I'll be glad to duel you any time."

Gallery

Sprites

         
Sprite from Pokémon
Trading Card Game
Main sprite from Pokémon
Trading Card Game 2
Win sprite from Pokémon
Trading Card Game 2
Loss sprite from Pokémon
Trading Card Game 2
Overworld sprite from
GB1 and GB2

Names

Language Name Origin
Japanese あらいモン Arai Mon From Koji Arai, the director of both Pokémon TCG games for Game Boy.[1]
English, Italian Aaron
French Gilles
German Adrian
Spanish Aarón


References

  1. Shūsuke Motomiya and One Up (January 29, 1999). Pokémon Card GB Official Guidebook. Media Factory. p. 77. ISBN 488-9918019.


NPCs in the Trading Card Game Islands
Dr. MasonRonaldMr. IshiharaImakuni?SamAaronTap
Club MembersClub MastersGrand MastersTeam Great RocketDungeon MastersGhost Masters


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