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No.3 Trainer (Pokémon Card Game Official Tournament promo)

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{{TrainercardInfobox |
title=No. 3 Trainer |
jname=No.3トレーナー |
jtrans=No.3 Trainer |
image=100_T_NO3TRAINER1.jpg |
caption=Illus. [[K.Mitsuhiro HoshibaArita]] |
type=Trainer |
}}
| {{TCG|No.3 Trainer}}
|-
!Japanese Set
| {{TCG|MiscellaneousUnnumbered Promotional cards}}
|-
!Rarity
| {{rar|Rare}}{{rar|Rare}}H
|}
 
'''No. 3 Trainer''' (Japanese: '''No.3トレーナー''' ''No.3 Trainer'') is a [[Trainer (TCG)|Trainer]]. It was released as a promotional card, awardedin toJapan thoseonly. whoThis camepage third inuses the WorldEnglish equivalents of Japanese Championshipsnames.
 
==Card text (2004 print)==
{{Trainer Text
| effect = IfThe youPokémon wonCard thisGame cardOfficial atTournament's thethird 2004place Pokémonwinner Tradingis Cardrecognized Gamehere, Worldand Championshipsthis honor is praised. By presenting this card, you may returngain topreferential battleentry into the bestPokémon Card Game inOfficial 2005Tournament.
'''CONGRATULATIONS!'''
|}}
==Card text (2005 print)==
{{Trainer Text
| effect = If you won this card at the 2005 Pokémon Trading Card Game World Championships, you may return to battle the best in 2006.
'''CONGRATULATIONS!'''
|}}
==Card text (2006 print)==
{{Trainer Text
| effect = If you won this card at the 2006 Pokémon Trading Card Game World Championships, you may return to battle the best in 2007.
'''CONGRATULATIONS!'''
|}}
==Card text (2007 print)==
{{Trainer Text
| effect = If you won this card at the 2007 Pokémon Trading Card Game World Championships, you may return to battle the best in 2008.
'''CONGRATULATIONS!'''
|}}
==Card text (2008 print)==
{{Trainer Text
| effect = If you won this card at the 2008 Pokémon Trading Card Game World Championships, you may return to battle the best in 2009.
'''CONGRATULATIONS!'''
|}}
 
==Release information==
This card was released as a promotional card. ItIn Japan, it was awarded to those who camethe third inplace eachwinners age bracket inof the World Championships. It was first, awardedsecond inand 2004third whenOfficial [[Pokémon OrganizedCard Play]]Game hostedTournaments theheld firstin Pokémon1997, TCG1998 Worldand Championships1999 underrespectively. [[Nintendo]],The andcard haswas beennever awardedreleased at every Worlds tournamentin sinceEnglish.
 
==Trivia==
*TheThis illustrationcard takesis inspirationalso frompopularly known as the first''Pikachu {{TCGTrophy ID|Tournament|No.3'' Trainer|promo}}card, producedin reference to the illustration. It is one of the rarest cards in Japanthe world, with only one copy of the card produced over the course of three years, meaning only three exist. At the height of the Pokémon phenomenon in 1997the West, featuringauctions {{p|Pikachu}}of clutchingthis acard bronzesaw trophyit reach roughly $8,000.
*The card is the same in each year; the only difference is the logo of the Worlds tournament it was awarded in and the year in the text.
*The card is only printed in English, making it one of the rarest English cards in existence. There are only three copies of each annual version produced.
===Origin===
 
{{Project TCGDex notice}}
 
[[Category:Trainer cards]]
[[Category:Promotional cards]]
[[Category:Illus. by K.Mitsuhiro HoshibaArita]]
[[Category:Holographic cards]]
 
[[ja:No.3トレーナー]]
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