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Reason: Japanese name
Whether Card Pop! works between different languages
The number of player IDs that can be held before some are overwritten.

The Card Pop! screen

Card Pop! is a multiplayer feature in the video games Pokémon Trading Card Game and Pokémon Card GB2: Here Comes Team GR! that gives both players a random card.

When the Infra-Red Communications Ports of two Game Boy Color systems with the game are connected, each player will receive a random card. A player cannot Card Pop! with the same partner save file again until both players have used the feature with so many others that their partner's ID is overwritten in both save files. If the save file is deleted, all Card Pop! data is deleted, so whether a new save file can Card Pop! with another game's save file is unaffected by the players the previous save file performed Card Pop! with.

Card Pop! is the only way to obtain the two Phantom Cards (Mew and Venusaur in Pokémon Trading Card Game; Lugia and Here Comes Team Rocket! in Pokémon Card GB2).

Like all multiplayer features, Card Pop! is disabled in the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console release of Pokémon Trading Card Game.


Card Pop! cannot be performed between Pokémon Trading Card Game and Pokémon Card GB2: Here Comes Team GR!. Attempting to do so can result in glitches such as a game freeze or a loss of save data in Pokémon Trading Card Game.

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In other languages

Language Title
France Flag.png French Card Pop!
Germany Flag.png German Card Pop!
Italy Flag.png Italian Card Pop!
Spain Flag.png Spanish Card Pop!