GX Starter Decks (TCG)

GXスタートデッキ
GX Starter Decks.jpg
Collective box art
Release date July 13, 2018

The GX Starter Decks (Japanese: GXスタートデッキ GX Start Decks) are a set of Japanese-exclusive Standard Decks for the Pokémon Trading Card Game released on July 13, 2018.

Information

Each 60-card GX Starter Deck focuses on a particular Pokémon-GX and includes Pokémon associated with its type in addition to an assortment of useful Trainer cards and Energy cards. The nine GX Starter Decks available include:

Grass Lurantis-GX Deck (Japanese: GXスタートデッキ 草ラランテス)
Fire Charizard-GX Deck (Japanese: GXスタートデッキ 炎リザードン)
Water Lapras-GX Deck (Japanese: GXスタートデッキ 水ラプラス)
Lightning Raichu-GX Deck (Japanese: GXスタートデッキ 雷ライチュウ)
Psychic Mewtwo-GX Deck (Japanese: GXスタートデッキ 超ミュウツー)
Fighting Lycanroc-GX Deck (Japanese: GXスタートデッキ 闘ルガルガン)
Darkness Yveltal-GX Deck (Japanese: GXスタートデッキ 悪イベルタル)
Metal Metagross-GX Deck (Japanese: GXスタートデッキ 鋼メタグロス)
Fairy Xerneas-GX Deck (Japanese: GXスタートデッキ フェアリーゼルネアス)

Each deck contains a fixed selection of cards, which together form a numbered master set. Each deck also contains 25 damage counters, a pair of Special Condition markers, a GX marker, and a card detailing set-up rules with a QR code for the official Pokémon Card Game website.

The GX Starter Decks were incorporated into a number of launch campaigns offering promotional cards and other merchandise, as well as featuring in Limited format competitions at Premier Events. Together with their price at just ¥500 plus tax, the GX Starter Decks were marketed as an ideal platform for players to get into the TCG.

Set list

GX Starter Decks
No. Mark Card name Type
001/131 A Pinsir   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
002/131 A Ledyba   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
003/131 A Ledian   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
004/131 B Turtwig   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
005/131 B Grotle   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
006/131 B Torterra   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
007/131 A Rowlet   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
008/131 A Fomantis   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
009/131 A Lurantis    [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
010/131 A Tapu Bulu   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
011/131 A Charmander   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
012/131 A Charmeleon   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
013/131 A Charizard    [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
014/131 A Growlithe   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
015/131 A Arcanine   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
016/131 B Heatran   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
017/131 A Pansear   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
018/131 A Simisear   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
019/131 A Heatmor   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
020/131 B Fennekin   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
021/131 B Turtonator   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
022/131 A Horsea   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
023/131 A Lapras    [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
024/131 A Totodile   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
025/131 A Croconaw   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
026/131 A Feraligatr   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
027/131 A Wailmer   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
028/131 A Wailord   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
029/131 A Palkia   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
030/131 A Pyukumuku   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
031/131 A Bruxish   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
032/131 A Pikachu   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
033/131 A Raichu    [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
034/131 A Electabuzz   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
035/131 A Raikou   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
036/131 B Shinx   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
037/131 B Luxio   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
038/131 B Luxray   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
039/131 A Emolga   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
040/131 A Helioptile   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
041/131 A Heliolisk   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
042/131 A Mewtwo    [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
043/131 A Wobbuffet   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
044/131 A Latios   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
045/131 A Gothita   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
046/131 A Gothorita   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
047/131 A Gothitelle   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
048/131 B Espurr   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
049/131 B Meowstic   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
050/131 B Inkay   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
051/131 A Mimikyu   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
052/131 A Cosmog   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
053/131 A Gligar   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
054/131 A Gliscor   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
055/131 A Nosepass   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
056/131 A Solrock   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
057/131 B Riolu   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
058/131 B Hawlucha   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
059/131 A Zygarde   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
060/131 A Rockruff   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
061/131 A Lycanroc    [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
062/131 A Stufful   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
063/131 A Bewear   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
064/131 A Passimian   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
065/131 A Alolan Meowth   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
066/131 A Alolan Persian   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
067/131 B Murkrow   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
068/131 B Honchkrow   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
069/131 A Sneasel   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
070/131 A Spiritomb   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
071/131 A Darkrai   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
072/131 A Scraggy   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
073/131 A Scrafty   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
074/131 A Zorua   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
075/131 B Yveltal    [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
076/131 B Alolan Diglett   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
077/131 B Alolan Dugtrio   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
078/131 B Magnemite   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
079/131 A Skarmory   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
080/131 A Beldum   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
081/131 A Metang   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
082/131 A Metagross    [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
083/131 A Probopass   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
084/131 B Heatran   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
085/131 A Clefairy   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
086/131 A Clefable   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
087/131 A Ralts   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
088/131 B Flabébé   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
089/131 B Floette   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
090/131 B Florges   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
091/131 B Xerneas    [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
092/131 A Diancie   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
093/131 A Cutiefly   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
094/131 A Comfey   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
095/131 A Tapu Lele   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
096/131 B Lickitung   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
097/131 A Chansey   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
098/131 A Kangaskhan   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
099/131 A Rayquaza   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
100/131 A Bouffalant   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
101/131 B Oranguru   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
102/131 A Type: Null   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
103/131 A Type: Null   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
104/131 B Drampa   [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
105/131 A Aqua Patch I [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
106/131 A Energy Switch I [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
107/131 A Potion I [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
108/131 A Crushing Hammer I [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
109/131 A Timer Ball I [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
110/131 A Nest Ball I [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
111/131 A Ultra Ball I [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
112/131 A Rare Candy I [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
113/131 A Switch I [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
114/131 A Pokémon Catcher I [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
115/131 A Ilima Su [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
116/131 A Kiawe Su [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
117/131 B Diantha Su [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
118/131 A Professor Kukui Su [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
119/131 B Judge Su [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
120/131 B Volkner Su [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
121/131 B Gardenia Su [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
122/131 A Hau Su [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
123/131 A Wicke Su [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
124/131 A Pokémon Breeder Su [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
125/131 A Sophocles Su [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
126/131 A Lillie Su [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
127/131 A Altar of the Moone St [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
128/131 A Devoured Field St [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
129/131 A Brooklet Hill St [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
130/131 B Mt. Coronet St [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
131/131 A Double Colorless Energy   E [[Image:Rarity_.png|]] Promotion
 


Deck lists

Grass Lurantis-GX Deck
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
009/131 A Lurantis   
001/131 A Pinsir  
002/131 A Ledyba  
003/131 A Ledian  
004/131 B Turtwig  
005/131 B Grotle  
006/131 B Torterra  
007/131 A Rowlet  
008/131 A Fomantis  
010/131 A Tapu Bulu  
097/131 A Chansey  
121/131 B Gardenia Su
122/131 A Hau Su
123/131 A Wicke Su
124/131 A Pokémon Breeder Su
125/131 A Sophocles Su
126/131 A Lillie Su
107/131 A Potion I
110/131 A Nest Ball I
111/131 A Ultra Ball I
112/131 A Rare Candy I
113/131 A Switch I
114/131 A Pokémon Catcher I
Grass Energy   E 16×
131/131 A Double Colorless Energy   E

Fire Charizard-GX Deck
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
013/131 A Charizard   
011/131 A Charmander  
012/131 A Charmeleon  
014/131 A Growlithe  
015/131 A Arcanine  
016/131 B Heatran  
017/131 A Pansear  
018/131 A Simisear  
019/131 A Heatmor  
020/131 B Fennekin  
021/131 B Turtonator  
096/131 B Lickitung  
116/131 A Kiawe Su
118/131 A Professor Kukui Su
119/131 B Judge Su
122/131 A Hau Su
125/131 A Sophocles Su
126/131 A Lillie Su
109/131 A Timer Ball I
110/131 A Nest Ball I
111/131 A Ultra Ball I
112/131 A Rare Candy I
113/131 A Switch I
114/131 A Pokémon Catcher I
Fire Energy   E 16×
131/131 A Double Colorless Energy   E

Water Lapras-GX Deck
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
023/131 A Lapras   
022/131 A Horsea  
024/131 A Totodile  
025/131 A Croconaw  
026/131 A Feraligatr  
027/131 A Wailmer  
028/131 A Wailord  
029/131 A Palkia  
030/131 A Pyukumuku  
031/131 A Bruxish  
102/131 A Type: Null  
115/131 A Ilima Su
122/131 A Hau Su
124/131 A Pokémon Breeder Su
125/131 A Sophocles Su
126/131 A Lillie Su
105/131 A Aqua Patch I
107/131 A Potion I
110/131 A Nest Ball I
111/131 A Ultra Ball I
112/131 A Rare Candy I
113/131 A Switch I
114/131 A Pokémon Catcher I
Water Energy   E 16×
131/131 A Double Colorless Energy   E


Lightning Raichu-GX Deck
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
033/131 A Raichu   
032/131 A Pikachu  
034/131 A Electabuzz  
035/131 A Raikou  
036/131 B Shinx  
037/131 B Luxio  
038/131 B Luxray  
039/131 A Emolga  
040/131 A Helioptile  
041/131 A Heliolisk  
104/131 B Drampa  
118/131 A Professor Kukui Su
119/131 B Judge Su
120/131 B Volkner Su
122/131 A Hau Su
125/131 A Sophocles Su
126/131 A Lillie Su
108/131 A Crushing Hammer I
110/131 A Nest Ball I
111/131 A Ultra Ball I
112/131 A Rare Candy I
113/131 A Switch I
114/131 A Pokémon Catcher I
Lightning Energy   E 16×
131/131 A Double Colorless Energy   E

Psychic Mewtwo-GX Deck
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
042/131 A Mewtwo   
043/131 A Wobbuffet  
044/131 A Latios  
045/131 A Gothita  
046/131 A Gothorita  
047/131 A Gothitelle  
048/131 B Espurr  
049/131 B Meowstic  
050/131 B Inkay  
051/131 A Mimikyu  
052/131 A Cosmog  
101/131 B Oranguru  
115/131 A Ilima Su
119/131 B Judge Su
122/131 A Hau Su
123/131 A Wicke Su
126/131 A Lillie Su
127/131 A Altar of the Moone St
106/131 A Energy Switch I
110/131 A Nest Ball I
111/131 A Ultra Ball I
112/131 A Rare Candy I
113/131 A Switch I
114/131 A Pokémon Catcher I
Psychic Energy   E 16×
131/131 A Double Colorless Energy   E

Fighting Lycanroc-GX Deck
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
061/131 A Lycanroc   
053/131 A Gligar  
054/131 A Gliscor  
056/131 A Solrock  
057/131 B Riolu  
058/131 B Hawlucha  
059/131 A Zygarde  
060/131 A Rockruff  
062/131 A Stufful  
063/131 A Bewear  
064/131 A Passimian  
100/131 A Bouffalant  
115/131 A Ilima Su
118/131 A Professor Kukui Su
119/131 B Judge Su
122/131 A Hau Su
126/131 A Lillie Su
129/131 A Brooklet Hill St
107/131 A Potion I
108/131 A Crushing Hammer I
110/131 A Nest Ball I
111/131 A Ultra Ball I
113/131 A Switch I
114/131 A Pokémon Catcher I
Fighting Energy   E 16×
131/131 A Double Colorless Energy   E


Darkness Yveltal-GX Deck
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
075/131 B Yveltal   
065/131 A Alolan Meowth  
066/131 A Alolan Persian  
067/131 B Murkrow  
068/131 B Honchkrow  
069/131 A Sneasel  
070/131 A Spiritomb  
071/131 A Darkrai  
072/131 A Scraggy  
073/131 A Scrafty  
074/131 A Zorua  
103/131 A Type: Null  
115/131 A Ilima Su
118/131 A Professor Kukui Su
122/131 A Hau Su
124/131 A Pokémon Breeder Su
126/131 A Lillie Su
128/131 A Devoured Field St
106/131 A Energy Switch I
108/131 A Crushing Hammer I
110/131 A Nest Ball I
111/131 A Ultra Ball I
113/131 A Switch I
114/131 A Pokémon Catcher I
Darkness Energy   E 16×
131/131 A Double Colorless Energy   E

Metal Metagross-GX Deck
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
082/131 A Metagross   
055/131 A Nosepass  
076/131 B Alolan Diglett  
077/131 B Alolan Dugtrio  
078/131 B Magnemite  
079/131 A Skarmory  
080/131 A Beldum  
081/131 A Metang  
083/131 A Probopass  
084/131 B Heatran  
098/131 A Kangaskhan  
122/131 A Hau Su
123/131 A Wicke Su
124/131 A Pokémon Breeder Su
125/131 A Sophocles Su
126/131 A Lillie Su
130/131 B Mt. Coronet St
109/131 A Timer Ball I
110/131 A Nest Ball I
111/131 A Ultra Ball I
112/131 A Rare Candy I
113/131 A Switch I
114/131 A Pokémon Catcher I
Metal Energy   E 16×
131/131 A Double Colorless Energy   E

Fairy Xerneas-GX Deck
No. Mark Card Type Quantity
091/131 B Xerneas   
085/131 A Clefairy  
086/131 A Clefable  
087/131 A Ralts  
088/131 B Flabébé  
089/131 B Floette  
090/131 B Florges  
092/131 A Diancie  
093/131 A Cutiefly  
094/131 A Comfey  
095/131 A Tapu Lele  
099/131 A Rayquaza  
117/131 B Diantha Su
119/131 B Judge Su
122/131 A Hau Su
123/131 A Wicke Su
124/131 A Pokémon Breeder Su
126/131 A Lillie Su
107/131 A Potion I
110/131 A Nest Ball I
111/131 A Ultra Ball I
112/131 A Rare Candy I
113/131 A Switch I
114/131 A Pokémon Catcher I
Fairy Energy   E 16×
131/131 A Double Colorless Energy   E



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Sun & Moon Trainer Kit: Lycanroc & Alolan Raichu
Guardians Rising: Guardians Rising Prerelease KitSteel SunHidden Moon
Lugia Legendary Battle DeckHo-Oh Legendary Battle DeckBattle Arena Decks: Black Kyurem vs White Kyurem
Burning Shadows: Burning Shadows Prerelease KitRock SteadyLuminous Frost
McDonald's Collection 2017Shining Legends
Crimson Invasion: Crimson Invasion Prerelease KitDestruction FangClanging Thunder
Ultra Prism: Ultra Prism Prerelease KitImperial CommandMach Strike
Forbidden Light: Forbidden Light Build & Battle BoxTropical TakedownTwilight Rogue
Sun & Moon Trainer Kit: Alolan Sandslash & Alolan NinetalesMcDonald's Collection 2018
Celestial Storm: Celestial Storm Build & Battle BoxLeaf ChargeHydro Fury
Battle Arena Decks: Mega Charizard X vs Mega BlastoiseDragon Majesty
Lost Thunder: Lost Thunder Build & Battle BoxBlazing VolcanoStorm Caller
Team Up: Team Up Build & Battle BoxRelentless FlameTorrential Cannon
Detective Pikachu
Unbroken Bonds: Unbroken Bonds Build & Battle BoxLightning LoopBattle Mind
Let's Play, Pikachu!Let's Play, Eevee!
Unified Minds: Unified Minds Build & Battle BoxSoaring StormLaser Focus
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Cosmic Eclipse: Cosmic Eclipse Build & Battle BoxTowering HeightsUnseen Depths
Sun & Moon Era
SM-P Promotional cards
Pikachu's New Friends
Collection SunCollection Moon: Sun & Moon Starter SetPremium Trainer Box
Rockruff Full Power DeckTogedemaru DeckTurtonator DeckStrength Expansion Pack Sun & Moon
Islands Await YouAlolan Moonlight: Tapu Bulu-GX Enhanced Starter Set
Facing a New TrialThe Best of XYAsh vs Team Rocket Deck Kit
To Have Seen the Battle RainbowDarkness that Consumes Light
Shining Legends
Awakened HeroesUltradimensional Beasts
GX Battle BoostSolgaleo-GX & Lunala-GX Legendary Starter Set
Ultra SunUltra Moon: Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Premium Trainer Box
Ultra ForceUltra Sun & Ultra Moon Deck Build Boxes
Forbidden Light
Dragon StormChampion Road
Sky-Splitting Charisma
Thunderclap SparkGX Starter DecksFairy Rise
Super-Burst Impact
Dark OrderGX Ultra ShinyEevee-GX Starter Sets
Tag Bolt: Tag Team GX Premium Trainer Box
Night UnisonTrainer Battle DecksFull Metal Wall
Double Blaze: Tag Team GX Deck Build Box
Sun & Moon Family Pokémon Card GameGG EndSky LegendGreat Detective Pikachu
Miracle Twin: Tag Team GX Starter Sets
Remix BoutDream League
Alter Genesis
Tag All StarsExtra Regulation Box