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Pokémon Advanced Challenge Trading Cards

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A packet of Pokémon Advanced Challenge Trading Cards

Pokémon Advanced Challenge Trading Cards was a set of Pokémon-themed trading cards manufactured by Topps. There were 90 cards in the set: 89 Pokémon cards and a checklist. Each of these 90 cards also had a foil card version. In addition, there were 28 bonus "chase cards" not included on the checklist: 18 embossed evolution cards and 10 pop-up cards.

Cards were sold in randomly distributed packets of seven. One card in each packet would be a randomly chosen foil card.


Cards in the Pokémon Advanced Challenge series

Chase cards

Embossed evolution cards

There are 18 embossed evolution cards in the set, representing six three-stage evolutionary lines. Each evolution card is die-cut in a way that when the three stages of the evolutionary line are placed together, the shapes of the cards will fit together. Additionally, the image of the Pokémon and the Pokémon logo are embossed.

  1. Bulbasaur
  2. Ivysaur
  3. Venusaur
  4. Lotad
  5. Lombre
  6. Ludicolo
  7. Spheal
  8. Sealeo
  9. Walrein
  10. Slakoth
  11. Vigoroth
  12. Slaking
  13. Trapinch
  14. Vibrava
  15. Flygon
  16. Charmander
  17. Charmeleon
  18. Charizard

Pop-up cards

There are 10 pop-up cards in the set. Each pop-up card has an image of a Pokémon which can be punched out and then propped up using the rest of the card for support.

  1. Absol
  2. Treecko
  3. Combusken
  4. Pikachu
  5. Venusaur
  6. Marshtomp
  7. Mudkip
  8. Charizard
  9. Grovyle
  10. Torchic

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