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Nathan
"Good thing I play hockey. Why?
Cause soon I'll be skating to a victory..."
Nathan.png
Art from PTCGO
Gender Male
Eye color Brown
Hair color Blond
Hometown San Francisco
Winnipeg
Region USA
Relatives Unnamed brother
Trainer class Trading Card Game Player

Nathan is a regular at the Game Store in Pokémon Trading Card Game Online. He can be faced in two of the three leagues in the Trainer Challenge for a total of two matches.

Contents

Official biography

"Nathan is originally from Winnipeg, Canada. When he's not playing Pokémon, you can find him on the ice playing hockey. He also came in 2nd in his school's spelling bee. He loves to trade cards, and he aims to collect one of every card available!"

League appearances

Platinum League

Players face Nathan in the eighth round of the Platinum League, after defeating Penelope. After defeating Nathan, players move on to face Brittney.

City Championship

Players face Nathan in the first round of the City Championship. After defeating Nathan, players move on to face Juji.

Other appearances

Nathan assists plays with opening virtual products or rewards (a copy of the initial message may be subsequently viewed in the "Messages" section of the Social Menu) and with in-game trading with other players.

Nathan's decks

Nathan's Fighting-Grass deck

Easy deck

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Gligar Fighting Common
Gliscor Fighting Uncommon
Nosepass Fighting Common
Shroomish Grass Common
Breloom Fighting Rare
Breloom Grass Rare
Surskit Grass Common
Masquerain Grass Uncommon
Tropius Grass Uncommon
Venonat Grass Common
Venomoth Grass Rare
Acro Bike I Uncommon
Energy Retrieval I Uncommon
Great Ball I Uncommon
Startling Megaphone I Uncommon
Muscle Band I Uncommon
Steven Su Uncommon
Team Flare Grunt Su Uncommon
Teammates Su Uncommon
Trevor Su
11× Fighting Energy Fighting E
10× Grass Energy Grass E

Medium deck

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Gligar Fighting Common
Gliscor Fighting Uncommon
Nosepass Fighting Common
Shroomish Grass Common
Breloom Fighting Rare
Breloom Grass Rare
Surskit Grass Common
Masquerain Grass Uncommon
Tropius Grass Uncommon
Venonat Grass Common
Venomoth Grass Rare
Acro Bike I Uncommon
Energy Retrieval I Uncommon
Great Ball I Uncommon
Startling Megaphone I Uncommon
Muscle Band I Uncommon
Steven Su Uncommon
Team Flare Grunt Su Uncommon
Teammates Su Uncommon
Trevor Su
11× Fighting Energy Fighting E
Grass Energy Grass E

Hard deck

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Gligar Fighting Common
Gliscor Fighting Uncommon
Shroomish Grass Common
Breloom Fighting Rare
Breloom Grass Rare
ChesnaughtEX Grass
Surskit Grass Common
Masquerain Grass Uncommon
Tropius Grass Uncommon
Acro Bike I Uncommon
Energy Retrieval I Uncommon
Great Ball I Uncommon
Startling Megaphone I Uncommon
Muscle Band I Uncommon
Steven Su Uncommon
Team Flare Grunt Su Uncommon
Teammates Su Uncommon
Trevor Su
12× Fighting Energy Fighting E
Grass Energy Grass E


Nathan's Retired Decks

Nathan's Black & White era decks

Platinum League (List missing 42 cards)

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Maractus Grass Uncommon
Scyther Grass Uncommon
Sandile Fighting Common
Krokorok Fighting Uncommon
Energy Search I Common
Great Ball I Uncommon
Poké Ball I Uncommon
Cilan Su Uncommon
Fighting Energy Fighting E
Grass Energy Grass E
Double Colorless Energy Colorless E Uncommon

City Championships

Nathan used a copy of the Red Frenzy deck in City Championships.


Nathan's initial decks

Platinum League / Diamond League

Nathan used Tyson's Gold League deck in both Platinum and Diamond League.

City Championships

Nathan used a list similar to the Red Frenzy deck in City Championships, replacing its Professor Juniper for Poké Ball.

Quotes

  • Platinum League, before a game: "So you won the last League, huh? Good thing I play hockey. Why? Cause soon I'll be skating to a victory."
  • City Championship, before a game: "Hey there, champ! Oh , those guys? They're my brother's friends. I said you guys were good, and they wanted to see for themselves..."

Opening products and rewards

  • "Congratulations! The items below have been added to your collection!"
  • "Congratulations! Here is your Mystery Box Bonus!"
  • "Congratulations! You have redeemed the items shown below. Go to your Collection to open your new products!"

In-game Trade

  • "Hi, I’m Nathan. It looks like you don’t have any trades! Click on the Create Trade button at the top to get started!"
  • Create a new Trade — "What type of trades do you want to create? <Public Trade or Private Trade>"
  • Create a new Trade — "Pick a user to make a private trades with."

Retired quotes

  • Match setup:
    • "Are you prepared to throw down? I'm ready to drop the gloves anytime! Metaphorically speaking, of course."
    • "All right, <player>. You'd better bring your A-game... or else you're gonna get checked to the boards!"
  • Player loss:
    • "What a game! I'm the Wayne Gretzky of Pokémon! And I'm humble, too, eh? Ha-ha. Rematch?"
    • "Oh YEAH! Victory against all odds! Against all comers! That means YOU, champ! Want to try again?"
  • Player win:
    • "Argh! You got me. Well played, my friend. Good luck in the finals, eh? I'm pulling for you."
    • "Pfft, no surprises here. With Daniel and Rika around, I'm a second-stringer. I'll tell you a secret, though: YOU are too..."


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

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