Bulbasaur & Friends Deck (TCG)
The Bulbasaur & Friends Deck is a Theme Deck from Pokémon Trading Card Game for the Game Boy Color. There are two versions of the Bulbasaur & Friends Deck. The first one, known in Japanese as (Japanese: フシギダネとともだちデッキ Fushigidane and Friends Deck), is offered to the player by Dr. Mason at the start of the game and is found in the Deck Save machine. It predominantly focuses on , , and type Pokémon. The second one, known in Japanese as (Japanese: フシギダネとなかまのデッキ Fushigidane and Companions Deck), is available from the Auto Deck Machine and predominantly focuses on , , and type Pokémon.
A Grass, Lightning and Psychic Deck: Bulbasaur, Pikachu and Abra
Starter/Deck Save Version
Auto Deck Machine Version
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When starting a new game, before entering the battle against Tech Sam, the game data shows this deck in the player's inventory. As the game doesn't want the casual player to notice this, it's impossible to go to the menu until a player has selected a "& Friends" starting deck, which would overwrite the deck already in the player's inventory. This is probably a design decision based around the fact that the game cannot function without a deck placed in that deck slot, and the player's movement is forced to hide this function.
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