Neo Discovery (TCG)

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Neo Discovery
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Cards in set English: 75
Japanese: 56
Set number English: 9
Japanese: 8
Release date English: June 1, 2001
Japanese: July 7, 2000
Theme Decks

Brain Wave (PsychicWater)
Wallop (GrassFighting)

Gold, Silver, to a New World...
Crossing the Ruins...
Awakening Legends

Neo Discovery (Japanese: 遺跡(いせき)をこえて... Crossing the Ruins...) is the name given to the second main expansion of cards from the Neo Series of the Pokémon Trading Card Game (the neo Era in Japan). The set continues to feature Generation II Pokémon in the card game.


Master the secrets of the Neo Discovery™ set.

What is the relationship between Pokémon and the strange glyphs engraved on the stone walls of the ruins? What new Pokémon will you encounter in the world beyond the forest ruins?


Neo Discovery is the name given to the second main expansion of the Neo Series of the Pokémon Trading Card Game. In Japan, it was released as Crossing the Ruins..., the second expansion in the Pokémon Card Game neo Era. It is based on Pokémon Gold and Silver, featuring Generation II Pokémon, Unown and the Ruins of Alph. The English expansion was released on June 1, 2001, while the Japanese expansion was released on July 7, 2000.

Neo Discovery was expanded again to include Non Holofoil prints of the Rare Holo cards.

Set lists

Neo Discovery
No. Image Card name Type Rarity
1/75   Espeon     Promotion
2/75   Forretress     Promotion
3/75   Hitmontop     Promotion
4/75   Houndoom     Promotion
5/75   Houndour     Promotion
6/75   Kabutops     Promotion
7/75   Magnemite     Promotion
8/75   Politoed     Promotion
9/75   Poliwrath     Promotion
10/75   Scizor     Promotion
11/75   Smeargle     Promotion
12/75   Tyranitar     Promotion
13/75   Umbreon     Promotion
14/75   Unown A     Promotion
15/75   Ursaring     Promotion
16/75   Wobbuffet     Promotion
17/75   Yanma     Promotion
18/75   Beedrill     Promotion
19/75   Butterfree     Promotion
20/75   Espeon     Promotion
21/75   Forretress     Promotion
22/75   Hitmontop     Promotion
23/75   Houndoom     Promotion
24/75   Houndour     Promotion
25/75   Kabutops     Promotion
26/75   Magnemite     Promotion
27/75   Politoed     Promotion
28/75   Poliwrath     Promotion
29/75   Scizor     Promotion
30/75   Smeargle     Promotion
31/75   Tyranitar     Promotion
32/75   Umbreon     Promotion
33/75   Unown A     Promotion
34/75   Ursaring     Promotion
35/75   Wobbuffet     Promotion
36/75   Yanma     Promotion
37/75   Corsola     Promotion
38/75   Eevee     Promotion
39/75   Houndour     Promotion
40/75   Igglybuff     Promotion
41/75   Kakuna     Promotion
42/75   Metapod     Promotion
43/75   Omastar     Promotion
44/75   Poliwhirl     Promotion
45/75   Pupitar     Promotion
46/75   Scyther     Promotion
47/75   Unown D     Promotion
48/75   Unown F     Promotion
49/75   Unown M     Promotion
50/75   Unown N     Promotion
51/75   Unown U     Promotion
52/75   Xatu     Promotion
53/75   Caterpie     Promotion
54/75   Dunsparce     Promotion
55/75   Hoppip     Promotion
56/75   Kabuto     Promotion
57/75   Larvitar     Promotion
58/75   Mareep     Promotion
59/75   Natu     Promotion
60/75   Omanyte     Promotion
61/75   Pineco     Promotion
62/75   Poliwag     Promotion
63/75   Sentret     Promotion
64/75   Spinarak     Promotion
65/75   Teddiursa     Promotion
66/75   Tyrogue     Promotion
67/75   Unown E     Promotion
68/75   Unown I     Promotion
69/75   Unown O     Promotion
70/75   Weedle     Promotion
71/75   Wooper     Promotion
72/75   Fossil Egg T   Promotion
73/75   Hyper Devolution Spray T   Promotion
74/75   Ruin Wall T   Promotion
75/75   Energy Ark T   Promotion

Crossing the Ruins...
No. Image Card name Type Rarity
  Caterpie     Promotion
  Weedle     Promotion
  Spinarak     Promotion
  Hoppip     Promotion
  Pineco     Promotion
  Metapod     Promotion
  Kakuna     Promotion
  Scyther     Promotion
  Butterfree     Promotion
  Beedrill     Promotion
  Yanma     Promotion
  Houndour     Promotion
  Poliwag     Promotion
  Kabuto     Promotion
  Wooper     Promotion
  Poliwhirl     Promotion
  Corsola     Promotion
  Kabutops     Promotion
  Politoed     Promotion
  Mareep     Promotion
  Dark Raichu     Promotion
  Natu     Promotion
  Unown I     Promotion
  Xatu     Promotion
  Unown D     Promotion
  Unown F     Promotion
  Unown M     Promotion
  Unown U     Promotion
  Espeon     Promotion
  Unown A     Promotion
  Wobbuffet     Promotion
  Omanyte     Promotion
  Tyrogue     Promotion
  Larvitar     Promotion
  Omastar     Promotion
  Pupitar     Promotion
  Poliwrath     Promotion
  Hitmontop     Promotion
  Houndour     Promotion
  Umbreon     Promotion
  Houndoom     Promotion
  Tyranitar     Promotion
  Magnemite     Promotion
  Forretress     Promotion
  Scizor     Promotion
  Sentret     Promotion
  Dunsparce     Promotion
  Teddiursa     Promotion
  Eevee     Promotion
  Igglybuff     Promotion
  Ursaring     Promotion
  Smeargle     Promotion
  Energy Ark T   Promotion
  Ruin Wall [Kabuto]
Ruin Wall [Aerodactyl]
T   Promotion
  Fossil Egg T   Promotion
  Hyper Devolution Spray T   Promotion


English Xatu pack
English Umbreon pack
English Scizor pack
English Smeargle pack
Crossing the Ruins... pack
English Neo Discovery
booster box
Japanese Crossing the Ruins...
booster box
The Sneak-Peek Tins
The Sneak-Peek Tins
The Sneak-Peek Tins
The Sneak-Peek Tins
The Sneak-Peek Tins
The Sneak-Peek Tins
The Sneak-Peek Tins
The Sneak-Peek Tins
The Sneak-Peek Tins
The Sneak-Peek Tins
The Sneak-Peek Tins
The Sneak-Peek Tins
The Sneak-Peek Tins

Languages this set is released in

The Crossing the Ruins... set is released in Japanese, all cards with rarity symbols. The Neo Discovery set is released in English, German, French, and Italian, in both 1st and unlimited edition.

In other languages

Language Title
  French Neo Discovery
  German Neo Entdeckung
  Italian Neo Discovery

External links

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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.
Neo Series
Neo Genesis: HotfootCold Fusion
Neo Discovery: Brain WaveWallop
Southern Islands
Tyranitar Half Deck
Neo Revelation
Neo Destiny: DarkLight
Legendary Collection Series
Legendary Collection: LavaTurmoil
Neo Era
Gold, Silver, to a New World...: Neo Starter Deck
Crossing the Ruins...
Awakening Legends
Darkness, and to Light...
Intro Pack Neo
VS Era
Leaders Pokémon Theater Limited Edition
Pokémon VS
Application Pack
Web Era
Pokémon Web