Pokémon-e Starter Deck (TCG)

Pokémon-e Starter Deck
Expansion Base Expansion Pack
Release date December 1, 2001
Types used Random
Coin EXBS Pink Blissey Coin.png

The Pokémon-e Starter Deck (Japanese: スターターパック Starter Pack) is a Japanese-exclusive introductory Half Deck Starter Deck released for the Pokémon Trading Card Game alongside the Base Expansion Pack.


The Pokémon-e Starter Deck contains 30 cards, 12 of which are random. This is atypical of Full Decks and Half Decks, which contain a fixed selection of cards. The Half Deck includes 9 cards from a set of 29 that can only be found in the Starter Deck, 8 cards sourced from the first 32 cards found in Base Expansion Pack, and 13 Energy cards. All of the Pokémon exclusive to the Half Deck feature the evolutionary families of the Generation I and II starter Pokémon, and only one complete family is included in any one Half Deck. The five Trainer cards are always the same, as are 12 of the Basic Energy cards, with the thirteenth determined by the type of the evolutionary family included.

All Pokémon and Trainer cards feature the Base Expansion Pack expansion symbol, but only those that can be found in the main expansion have a Rarity symbol.

The Starter Deck also comes with a rulebook, damage counters, status counters, and a custom coin.

Deck list

Pokémon-e Starter Deck
No. Card Type Quantity
Any one evolutionary family
001/029 Bulbasaur  
002/029 Bulbasaur  
003/029 Ivysaur  
004/029 Venusaur  
005/029 Chikorita  
006/029 Chikorita  
007/029 Bayleef  
008/029 Meganium  
009/029 Charmander  
010/029 Charmander  
011/029 Charmeleon  
012/029 Charizard  
013/029 Cyndaquil  
014/029 Cyndaquil  
015/029 Quilava  
016/029 Typhlosion  
017/029 Squirtle  
018/029 Squirtle  
019/029 Wartortle  
020/029 Blastoise  
021/029 Totodile  
022/029 Totodile  
023/029 Croconaw  
024/029 Feraligatr  
Five Trainer cards
025/029 Potion T
026/029 Full Heal T
027/029 Switch T
028/029 Energy Search T
029/029 Moo-Moo Milk T
Eight random cards
001/128 Koffing  
002/128 Hoppip  
003/128 Caterpie  
004/128 Ekans  
005/128 Oddish  
006/128 Vulpix  
007/128 Ponyta  
008/128 Poliwag  
009/128 Shellder  
010/128 Krabby  
011/128 Goldeen  
012/128 Magikarp  
013/128 Marill  
014/128 Qwilfish  
015/128 Corsola  
016/128 Pikachu  
017/128 Mareep  
018/128 Abra  
019/128 Gastly  
020/128 Diglett  
021/128 Machop  
022/128 Geodude  
023/128 Cubone  
024/128 Larvitar  
025/128 Pidgey  
026/128 Rattata  
027/128 Spearow  
028/128 Clefairy  
029/128 Meowth  
030/128 Tauros  
031/128 Dratini  
032/128 Houndour  
Thirteen Energy cards
Grass Energy   E 2×
Fire Energy   E 2×
Water Energy   E 2×
Lightning Energy   E
Psychic Energy   E
Fighting Energy   E

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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.
e-Card Series
Sample Set
Expedition Base Set: Box TopperEchoElectric Garden
Best of Game
Aquapolis: Rock GardenAbyss
Skyridge: EeveelutionMind Machine
e-Card Era
P Promotional cardsJ Promotional cardsT Promotional cards
Base Expansion Pack: Pokémon-e Starter Deck
McDonald's Pokémon-e Minimum Pack
The Town on No Map
Wind from the Sea
Theater Limited VS Pack
Split Earth
Mysterious Mountains