Base Set 2 (TCG)

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Cards in set 130
Set number 4
Release date February 24, 2000
Theme Decks

Grass Chopper (FightingGrass)
Hot Water (FireWater)
Lightning Bug (LightningGrass)
Psych Out (PsychicWater)

Base Set 2 is the name given to the fourth main expansion of cards of the Pokémon Trading Card Game. The set continues to feature Generation I Pokémon in the card game. It does not have a main expansion as a Japanese equivalent.


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Base Set 2 is the name given to the fourth main expansion of the Pokémon Trading Card Game. It does not have a main expansion as a Japanese equivalent. It is based on Pokémon Red and Blue, featuring Generation I Pokémon. It was released on February 24, 2000. Base Set 2 is composed of reprints of the Base Set and Jungle expansions.

Base Set 2 was the first English expansion to use the Cosmos Holofoil.

Additional cards
No. Image Card name Type Promotion
63/130   Wartortle   Top Deck Magazine W Promo

Set list

Base Set 2
No. Image Card name Type Rarity
1/130   Alakazam     Promotion
2/130   Blastoise     Promotion
3/130   Chansey     Promotion
4/130   Charizard     Promotion
5/130   Clefable     Promotion
6/130   Clefairy     Promotion
7/130   Gyarados     Promotion
8/130   Hitmonchan     Promotion
9/130   Magneton     Promotion
10/130   Mewtwo     Promotion
11/130   Nidoking     Promotion
12/130   Nidoqueen     Promotion
13/130   Ninetales     Promotion
14/130   Pidgeot     Promotion
15/130   Poliwrath     Promotion
16/130   Raichu     Promotion
17/130   Scyther     Promotion
18/130   Venusaur     Promotion
19/130   Wigglytuff     Promotion
20/130   Zapdos     Promotion
21/130   Beedrill     Promotion
22/130   Dragonair     Promotion
23/130   Dugtrio     Promotion
24/130   Electabuzz     Promotion
25/130   Electrode     Promotion
26/130   Kangaskhan     Promotion
27/130   Mr. Mime     Promotion
28/130   Pidgeotto     Promotion
29/130   Pinsir     Promotion
30/130   Snorlax     Promotion
31/130   Venomoth     Promotion
32/130   Victreebel     Promotion
33/130   Arcanine     Promotion
34/130   Butterfree     Promotion
35/130   Charmeleon     Promotion
36/130   Dewgong     Promotion
37/130   Dodrio     Promotion
38/130   Dratini     Promotion
39/130   Exeggutor     Promotion
40/130   Farfetch'd     Promotion
41/130   Fearow     Promotion
42/130   Growlithe     Promotion
43/130   Haunter     Promotion
44/130   Ivysaur     Promotion
45/130   Jynx     Promotion
46/130   Kadabra     Promotion
47/130   Kakuna     Promotion
48/130   Lickitung     Promotion
49/130   Machoke     Promotion
50/130   Magikarp     Promotion
51/130   Magmar     Promotion
52/130   Marowak     Promotion
53/130   Nidorina     Promotion
54/130   Nidorino     Promotion
55/130   Parasect     Promotion
56/130   Persian     Promotion
57/130   Poliwhirl     Promotion
58/130   Raticate     Promotion
59/130   Rhydon     Promotion
60/130   Seaking     Promotion
61/130   Seel     Promotion
62/130   Tauros     Promotion
63/130   Wartortle     Promotion
64/130   Weepinbell     Promotion
65/130   Abra     Promotion
66/130   Bellsprout     Promotion
67/130   Bulbasaur     Promotion
68/130   Caterpie     Promotion
69/130   Charmander     Promotion
70/130   Cubone     Promotion
71/130   Diglett     Promotion
72/130   Doduo     Promotion
73/130   Drowzee     Promotion
74/130   Exeggcute     Promotion
75/130   Gastly     Promotion
76/130   Goldeen     Promotion
77/130   Jigglypuff     Promotion
78/130   Machop     Promotion
79/130   Magnemite     Promotion
80/130   Meowth     Promotion
81/130   Metapod     Promotion
82/130   Nidoran♀     Promotion
83/130   Nidoran♂     Promotion
84/130   Onix     Promotion
85/130   Paras     Promotion
86/130   Pidgey     Promotion
87/130   Pikachu     Promotion
88/130   Poliwag     Promotion
89/130   Rattata     Promotion
90/130   Rhyhorn     Promotion
91/130   Sandshrew     Promotion
92/130   Spearow     Promotion
93/130   Squirtle     Promotion
94/130   Starmie     Promotion
95/130   Staryu     Promotion
96/130   Tangela     Promotion
97/130   Venonat     Promotion
98/130   Voltorb     Promotion
99/130   Vulpix     Promotion
100/130   Weedle     Promotion
101/130   Computer Search T   Promotion
102/130   Imposter Professor Oak T   Promotion
103/130   Item Finder T   Promotion
104/130   Lass T   Promotion
105/130   Pokémon Breeder T   Promotion
106/130   Pokémon Trader T   Promotion
107/130   Scoop Up T   Promotion
108/130   Super Energy Removal T   Promotion
109/130   Defender T   Promotion
110/130   Energy Retrieval T   Promotion
111/130   Full Heal T   Promotion
112/130   Maintenance T   Promotion
113/130   PlusPower T   Promotion
114/130   Pokémon Center T   Promotion
115/130   Pokédex T   Promotion
116/130   Professor Oak T   Promotion
117/130   Super Potion T   Promotion
118/130   Bill T   Promotion
119/130   Energy Removal T   Promotion
120/130   Gust of Wind T   Promotion
121/130   Poké Ball T   Promotion
122/130   Potion T   Promotion
123/130   Switch T   Promotion
124/130   Double Colorless Energy   E   Promotion
125/130   Fighting Energy   E Promotion
126/130   Fire Energy   E Promotion
127/130   Grass Energy   E Promotion
128/130   Lightning Energy   E Promotion
129/130   Psychic Energy   E Promotion
130/130   Water Energy   E Promotion

Languages this set is released in

The Base Set 2 was only released in English, without any 1st edition print run.


English Pidgeot pack
English Raichu pack
English Gyarados pack
English Mewtwo pack
English Base Set 2 booster box
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Pokémon Trading Card Game expansions and releases
Bold indicates a main expansion. Italics indicate a special set. Releases that are entirely composed of prints from other releases are small.
Original Series
Wizards Black Star Promos
Pokémon Demo GameTrainer Deck ATrainer Deck B
Base Set: 2-Player Starter SetOvergrowthZap!BrushfireBlackout
Jungle: Power ReserveWater Blast
Fossil: BodyGuardLockDown
Base Set 2: 2-Player CD-ROM Starter SetGrass ChopperHot WaterLightning BugPsych Out
Team Rocket: DevastationTrouble
Gym Heroes: BrockMistyLt. SurgeErika
Pikachu World Collection 2000
Gym Challenge: SabrinaKogaBlaineGiovanni
Original Era
Unnumbered Promotional cards
Expansion Pack: Starter Deck
Pokémon Jungle
Mystery of the Fossils
Rocket Gang
Expansion Sheet 1Nivi City GymHanada City GymExpansion Sheet 2Kuchiba City GymTamamushi City Gym
Leaders' Stadium
Expansion Sheet 3Quick Starter Gift SetYamabuki City GymGuren Town Gym
Challenge from the Darkness
Southern IslandsIntro Pack