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Rika
"This is what I live for!"
RikaTCGO.png
Art from PTCGO
Gender Female
Eye color Black
Hair color Black
Hometown San Mateo
Region USA
Trainer class Trading Card Game Player

Rika is a regular at the Game Store in Pokémon Trading Card Game Online. She can be faced in City Championships in the Trainer Challenge for a total of two matches.

Official biography

"Rika is an avid card collector as well as a skilled tournament player. She made World Championships last year, and she likes to analyze games once they're over, always striving to improve. Rika has complete Japanese sets of several expansions, and she writes poetry in her spare time."

League appearances

City Championship

Players face Rika in the fourth round of the City Championship, after defeating Grayson. After defeating Rika, players move on to face Brittney.

Later in the tournament, players face Rika again in the tenth round after defeating Mick. After defeating Rika for the second time, players move on to face Kendall.

Other appearances

Rika assists players with player versus player tournaments in the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online.

Rika's decks

Rika's XY Metal decks

Easy deck

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Bronzor    
Bronzong    
Heatran    
Honedge    
Doublade    
Aegislash    
Jirachi    
Klefki    
Pawniard  
Bisharp  
Skarmory    
Enhanced Hammer I  
Great Ball I  
Super Potion I  
Hard Charm I  
Pokémon Fan Club Su  
Professor Birch's Observations Su  
Shauna Su  
23× Metal Energy   E

Medium deck

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Bronzor    
Bronzong    
Heatran    
Jirachi    
Klefki    
Honedge    
Doublade    
Aegislash    
Skarmory    
Enhanced Hammer I  
Great Ball I  
Super Potion I  
Hard Charm I  
Steel Shelter St  
Pokémon Fan Club Su  
Professor Birch's Observations Su  
Shauna Su  
21× Metal Energy   E
Shield Energy   E  

Hard deck

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Bronzor    
Bronzong    
Heatran    
Jirachi    
Klefki    
Honedge    
Doublade    
Aegislash    
Skarmory    
Enhanced Hammer I  
Great Ball I  
Super Potion I  
VS Seeker I  
Hard Charm I  
Steel Shelter St  
Pokémon Fan Club Su  
Professor Birch's Observations Su  
Shauna Su  
18× Metal Energy   E
Shield Energy   E  

Test Deck Mode

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Bronzor    
Bronzong    
Heatran    
Honedge    
Doublade    
Jirachi    
Klefki    
Pawniard  
Bisharp  
Skarmory    
Enhanced Hammer I  
Great Ball I  
Super Potion I  
Hard Charm I  
Pokémon Fan Club Su  
Professor Birch's Observations Su  
Shauna Su  
24× Metal Energy   E


Rika's retired decks

Rika's Early XY era decks

Easy deck (List missing 10 cards)

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Magmar    
Litwick    
Lampent    
Chandelure    
Pawniard    
Bisharp    
Reshiram    
Roller Skates I  
Full Heal I  
Potion I
Evosoda I  
Great Ball I  
Professor's Letter I  
PlusPower I  
Rocky Helmet I  
Cilan Su  
Cheren Su  
Fire Energy   E
Metal Energy   E
Double Colorless Energy   E  

Medium deck (List missing 58 cards)

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Fire Energy   E
Metal Energy   E

Hard deck (List missing 58 cards)

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Fire Energy   E
Metal Energy   E


Rika's Early Black & White era deck

Quantity Card Type Rarity
...   E
...   E



Rika's initial deck

City Championship #1 / #2 (List missing 14 cards)

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Aron    
Lairon    
Aggron    
Cyndaquil    
Quilava    
Typhlosion    
Eevee    
Flareon    
Onix    
Steelix    
Reshiram    
Energy Retrieval I  
Emcee's Chatter Su  
Interviewer's Questions Su  
Professor Elm's Training Method Su  
Professor Oak's New Theory Su  
Fire Energy   E
Metal Energy   E
Metal Energy (Special)   E  


Quotes

City Championship
  • Before the first game
"<player>, was it? A pleasure to meet you. Your manners are better than those of SOME people around here..."
  • Before the second game
Tournaments
"Welcome to Tournaments. On-Demand Tournaments run daily anytime. Check the tournament info for further details."
  • Entering a tournament
"Select a deck from the below list to use in this tournament."
  • In the middle of a tournament while waiting for other players to finish games
"Some players are still in their games. You can use the rest of the Pokémon TCG Online while they play. We'll let you know when the next round starts."
  • Completing a tournament
"Congratulations! The tournament is over and the prizes have been awarded. Please join us again for more exciting tournaments!"
  • View Rewards
"The reward structure varies per tournament. Some rewards are even unique to a specific event, so it's a good idea to check the reward structure before entering a tournament."
  • When tournaments are not being run due to maintenance
"Sorry, no tournaments are currently being run. Please check the forums for more information."

Retired quotes

  • Match setup:
    • "Focus. Discipline. A little luck. That's all you need to win at Pokémon. Let's see how your skills stack up."
    • "I misjudged you the last time we played. You clearly have the skill to win this tournament. But do you have the fire? The drive? The WILL to prevail?"
  • Player loss:
    • "'ll confess, I'm disappointed. I expected better of a three-time champion. Play again? Strictly for fun, of course."
    • "Mmm. I think I know where you went wrong there. If you want, I can walk you through it. Why don't we play again while we're at it?"
  • Player win:
    • "Capable, polite, AND gracious in victory? Good. I was worried this was a waste of time. May we meet again... in the finals."
    • "One victory is luck. A run of victories is skill. You earned that win, <player>. Good luck. I hope you go the distance..."

Gallery

 
Original design from the
B&W era of the game


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


  This article is part of both Project TCG and Project CharacterDex, Bulbapedia projects that, together, aim to write comprehensive articles on the Pokémon Trading Card Game and on each character found in the Pokémon games respectively.