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Calvin
"May the better player, uh... win?"
Calvin.png
Art from PTCGO
Gender Male
Eye color Blue
Hair color Red
Hometown Chicago
Region USA
Relatives Penelope (sister)
Trainer class Trading Card Game Player

Calvin is a regular at the Game Store in Pokémon Trading Card Game Online. He can be faced in the game's tutorials and two of the three leagues in the Trainer Challenge for a total of two matches.

Contents

Official Bio

"Don't let Calvin's demeanor fool you. His sister Penelope placed 3rd last year; and she's taught him all her tricks. Besides playing the Pokémon TCG, his favorite things are reading, poetry, and playing Cribbage. Don't count him out just because he's new to the game!"

League appearances

Gold League

Calvin is faced in the third round of the Gold League, and can be challenged after defeating Mick for the first time. He uses a Water Water deck. After defeating Calvin, players move on to face Ali.

Platinum League

Calvin is faced in the fifth round of the Platinum League, and can be challenged after defeating Mick for the first time in the Platinum League. After defeating Calvin, players move on to face Kendall.


Calvin's decks

Calvin's XY Water deck

Easy deck

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Alomomola Water Common
Amaura Water Uncommon
Clauncher Water Common
Clawitzer Water Rare Holo
Corsola Water Uncommon
Buizel Water Common
Floatzel Water Rare
Kyogre Water Rare
Luvdisc Water Uncommon
Manaphy Water Rare Holo
Dive Ball I Uncommon
Enhanced Hammer I Uncommon
Sail Fossil I Uncommon
Trainers' Mail I Uncommon
Hard Charm I Uncommon
Fossil Researcher Su Uncommon
Professor Birch's Observations Su Uncommon
25× Water Energy Water E

Medium deck

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Alomomola Water Common
Amaura Water Uncommon
Aurorus Water Rare
Clauncher Water Common
Clawitzer Water Rare Holo
Corsola Water Uncommon
Buizel Water Common
Floatzel Water Rare
Kyogre Water Rare
Luvdisc Water Uncommon
Manaphy Water Rare Holo
Dive Ball I Uncommon
Enhanced Hammer I Uncommon
Sail Fossil I Uncommon
Trainers' Mail I Uncommon
Hard Charm I Uncommon
Fossil Researcher Su Uncommon
Professor Birch's Observations Su Uncommon
24× Water Energy Water E

Hard deck

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Amaura Water Uncommon
Aurorus Water Rare
Clauncher Water Common
Clawitzer Water Rare Holo
Corsola Water Uncommon
Buizel Water Common
Floatzel Water Rare
Kyogre Water Rare
Manaphy Water Rare Holo
Dive Ball I Uncommon
Enhanced Hammer I Uncommon
Sail Fossil I Uncommon
Trainers' Mail I Uncommon
Hard Charm I Uncommon
Fossil Researcher Su Uncommon
Professor Birch's Observations Su Uncommon
24× Water Energy Water E


Calvin's Tutorial deck

(Despite being a 20-card match, Calvin will only use the cards below)

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Panpour Water Common
Squirtle Water Common
Rattata Colorless Common
Ether I Uncommon
Potion I
Professor's Letter I Uncommon
Water Energy Water E

Calvin's Retired decks

Calvin's Early XY era decks

Easy deck (List missing 4 cards)

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Basculin Water Uncommon
Eevee Colorless Common
Vaporeon Water Uncommon
Lapras Water Rare
Panpour Water Common
Simipour Water Rare
Squirtle Water Common
Wartortle Water Uncommon
Spheal Water Common
Sealeo Water Uncommon
Great Ball I Uncommon
Potion I
Ether I Uncommon
Professor's Letter I Uncommon
Roller Skates I Uncommon
Pokémon Communication I Uncommon
Pokémon Center St Uncommon
Cheren Su Uncommon
Cilan Su Uncommon
13× Water Energy Water E

Medium deck (List missing 11 cards)

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Basculin Water Uncommon
Eevee Colorless Common
Vaporeon Water Uncommon
Panpour Water Common
Simipour Water Rare
Lapras Water Rare
Squirtle Water Common
Wartortle Water Uncommon
Spheal Water Common
Sealeo Water Uncommon
Great Ball I Uncommon
Potion I
Ether I Uncommon
Professor's Letter I Uncommon
Roller Skates I Uncommon
Pokémon Communication I Uncommon
Pokémon Center St Uncommon
Cheren Su Uncommon
Cilan Su Uncommon
13× Water Energy Water E

Hard deck (List missing 5 cards)

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Basculin Water Uncommon
Eevee Colorless Common
Vaporeon Water Uncommon
Panpour Water Common
Simipour Water Rare
Lapras Water Rare
Squirtle Water Common
Wartortle Water Uncommon
Spheal Water Common
Sealeo Water Uncommon
Great Ball I Uncommon
Potion I
Ether I Uncommon
Professor's Letter I Uncommon
Roller Skates I Uncommon
Pokémon Communication I Uncommon
Pokémon Center St Uncommon
Cheren Su Uncommon
Cilan Su Uncommon
16× Water Energy Water E


Calvin's Black & White era decks

Gold League (List missing 30 cards)

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Basculin Water Uncommon
Eevee Colorless Common
Vaporeon Water Uncommon
Lapras Water Rare
Panpour Water Common
Simipour Water Rare
Squirtle Water Common
Wartortle Water Uncommon
Pokémon Communication I Uncommon
Random Receiver I Uncommon
Switch I Uncommon
Pokémon Center St Uncommon
Cheren Su Uncommon
Professor Juniper Su Uncommon
Water Energy Water E

Platinum League (List missing 25 cards)

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Basculin Water Uncommon
Eevee Colorless Common
Vaporeon Water Uncommon
Lapras Water Rare
Squirtle Water Common
Wartortle Water Uncommon
Spheal Water Common
Sealeo Water Uncommon
Panpour Water Common
Simipour Water Rare
Energy Search I Uncommon
Energy Switch I Uncommon
Great Ball I Uncommon
Pokémon Communication I Uncommon
Random Receiver I Uncommon
Ultra Ball I Uncommon
Cheren Su Uncommon
Professor Juniper Su Uncommon
11× Water Energy Water E


Calvin's initial decks

Gold League / Diamond League

Calvin used the same list as the Basic Blue deck (before card unlocks) in Gold and Diamond League.

Platinum League

Calvin used Ali's Gold League deck in Platinum League.


Calvin's Early Tutorial deck

(Despite being a 20-card match, Calvin would only use the cards below)

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Eevee Colorless Common
Panpour Water Common
Squirtle Water Common
Ether I Uncommon
Potion I
Professor's Letter I Uncommon
Water Energy Water E


Quotes

  • Gold League, before a game: "Um… Are you new too?"
  • Platinum League, before a game: "Oh, <player>! Sorry I was so shy...you know. Before."

Retired quotes

  • Match setup:
    • "So... This is the first League I've played in. Take it easy on me, OK?"
    • "You've done well to get this far, <player>. Let's have a SPIRITED match! Heya! Ya know, I'm the odds-on favorite in this matchup!"
  • Player loss:
    • "Glug, glug... You just got DUNKED by my Water deck! Would you like to play again?"
    • "Don't feel bad. Everyone's nerves get to them sometimes. Mine get to me a LOT! Want to give it another go?"
  • Player win:
    • "Um... Good win. Still... If I can't beat you, my sister Penelope will!"
    • "That was nerve-wracking, huh? But you kept it together and played well! Good game! You might even become Champion!"


Game Store Players
Employees ZachElla
Professor Professor Holly
League contestants MickCalvinAliGraysonJujiKendallTysonPenelope
CammieLoganNathanBrittneyRikaOtisDaniel

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