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As well as producing unique or variant cards available at events, [[Nintendo]] has also released several varieties of promotional items in which to deliver special cards. Such mediums include [[Value packs & sets (TCG)|value packs, boxed sets]] and collector tins. The list below focuses on collector tins, each of which contain a promotional card and booster packs from recent Expansions. The items are listed in (roughly) chronological order and contain details of their contents.
 
==EX Series Collector's Tin==
[[Image:EXTin1.jpg|200px|<gallery align="right]]The ''EX Series Collector's Tin'' was released in November 2003 and was the first collector's tin to be released by Nintendo. As the general collector's tin, with a window display and hexagonal design, did not debut until 2006, this collector's tin instead was rectangular and lacked a window.">
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The ''EX Collector's Tin'' was released in November 2003 and was the first collector's tin to be released by Nintendo. As the general collector's tin, with a window display and hexagonal design, did not debut until 2006, this collector's tin instead was rectangular and lacked a window.
 
'''Promo cards:'''
*{{TCG ID|Nintendo Promo|Pikachu|12}} ({{TCG|Nintendo Black Star Promos|Nintendo Promo}} 12012)
*{{TCG ID|Nintendo Promo|Meowth|13}} ({{TCG|Nintendo Black Star Promos|Nintendo Promo}} 13013)
 
'''Contents:'''
*{{TCG|EX Ruby & Sapphire}} booster packs (×3)
 
==EX Deck Tins==
[[Image:EXDeckTin.jpg|200px|<gallery align="right]]The ''EX Deck Tins'' were released in October 2004 and were the first tins to be released in a number of different designs. They were designed to hold a 60-card deck in sleeves as well as other items, such as counters, markers, coins and dice. Their designs were based on Japanese booster pack artwork from {{TCG|EX Sandstorm}} (''Miracle of the Desert''), {{TCG|EX Dragon}} (''Rulers of the Heavens''), {{TCG|EX Team Magma vs Team Aqua}} (''Magma VS Aqua: Two Ambitions'') and {{TCG|EX FireRed & LeafGreen}} (''Flight of Legends'').">
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The ''EX Deck Tins'' were released in October 2004 and were the first tins to be released in a number of different designs. They were designed to hold a 60-card deck in sleeves as well as other items, such as counters, markers, coins and dice. Their designs were based on Japanese booster pack artwork from {{TCG|EX Sandstorm|Miracle of the Desert}}, {{TCG|EX Dragon|Rulers of the Heavens}}, {{TCG|EX Team Magma vs Team Aqua|Magma VS Aqua: Two Ambitions}} and {{TCG|EX FireRed & LeafGreen|Flight of Legends}}.
 
'''Promo cards:'''
*{{TCG ID|Nintendo Promo|Treecko|16}} ({{TCG|Nintendo Black Star Promos|Nintendo Promo}} 16016)
*{{TCG ID|Nintendo Promo|Torchic|17}} ({{TCG|Nintendo Black Star Promos|Nintendo Promo}} 17017)
*{{TCG ID|Nintendo Promo|Mudkip|18}} ({{TCG|Nintendo Black Star Promos|Nintendo Promo}} 18018)
*{{TCG ID|Nintendo Promo|Whismur|19}} ({{TCG|Nintendo Black Star Promos|Nintendo Promo}} 19019)
 
'''Contents:'''
*EX Series random booster packs (×2)
*Sticker sheet matching tin design
 
==EX Collector's Carry Tin==
[[Image:EXCarryTin.jpg|200px|<gallery align="right]]The ''EX Collector's Carry Tin'' was released in 2005 and is a unique item amongst Nintendo’s promotional items. It features a carry handle, a latch and is the largest tin to be released to date. It is the same tin that was used for the Japanese {{TCG|Emerald Gift Set}} in 2004. The tin art features a battle between {{p|Deoxys}} and {{p|Rayquaza}}, as depicted in [[Destiny Deoxys]].">
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The ''EX Collector's Carry Tin'' was released in 2005 and is a unique item amongst Nintendo’s promotional items. It features a carry handle, a latch and is the largest tin to be released to date. It is the same tin that was used for the Japanese {{TCG|Emerald Gift Set}} in 2004. The tin art features a battle between {{p|Deoxys}} and {{p|Rayquaza}}, as depicted in [[Destiny Deoxys]].
 
'''Promo cards:'''
*{{TCG ID|Nintendo Promo|Celebi|29}} ({{TCG|Nintendo Black Star Promos|Nintendo Promo}} 29029)
*{{TCG ID|Nintendo Promo|Suicune|30}} ({{TCG|Nintendo Black Star Promos|Nintendo Promo}} 30030)
 
'''Contents:'''
*EX Series random booster packs (×3)
 
==EX Collector's Tin #2==
[[Image:EXTin2Following the success of their previous collector tins and responding to the feedback from the community, Nintendo released the first wave of new "window tins", in which people could see the promotional card included. The tins feature Japanese art from various sets along the side.jpg|200px|right]]
Following the success of their previous collector tins and responding to the feedback from the community, Nintendo released the first wave of new “window tins”, in which people could see the promotional card included. The tins feature Japanese art from various sets along the side.
 
'''Promo cards:'''
*{{TCG ID|Nintendo Promo|Moltres ex|31}} (''{{TCG|Nintendo Black Star Promos|Nintendo Promo}} 31''031)
*{{TCG ID|Nintendo Promo|Articuno ex|32}} (''{{TCG|Nintendo Black Star Promos|Nintendo Promo}} 32''032)
*{{TCG ID|Nintendo Promo|Zapdos ex|33}} (''{{TCG|Nintendo Black Star Promos|Nintendo Promo}} 33''033)
'''Contents:'''
*[[EX Team Rocket Returns ({{TCG)|EX Team Rocket Returns]]}} Boosterbooster pack (x1×1)
*[[EX Deoxys ({{TCG)|EX Deoxys]]}} Boosterbooster pack (x1×1)
*[[EX Unseen Forces ({{TCG)|EX Unseen Forces]]}} Boosterbooster pack (x1×1)
 
==EXHoliday 2006 Collector's Tin #3Tins==
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These were the first tins to have specifically designed lids to distinguish between each other (the designs also match the card available in the tin). They were also the first to be released under the schedule in which the tins become available nowImage: spring and holiday (autumn), these being the 2006 holiday collector tinsEXTin3.jpg
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These were the first tins to have specifically designed lids to distinguish between each other (the designs also match the card available in the tin). They were also the first to be released under the schedule in which the tins become available now: Spring and "Holiday" (autumn), these being the ''Holiday 2006 Collector's Tins''.
 
'''Promo cards:'''
*{{TCG ID|Nintendo Promo|Kyogre ex|37}} (''{{TCG|Nintendo Black Star Promos|Nintendo Promo}} 37''037)
*{{TCG ID|Nintendo Promo|Groudon ex|38}} (''{{TCG|Nintendo Black Star Promos|Nintendo Promo}} 38''038)
*{{TCG ID|Nintendo Promo|Rayquaza ex|39}} (''{{TCG|Nintendo Black Star Promos|Nintendo Promo}} 39''039)
'''Contents:'''
*[[EX Emerald ({{TCG)|EX Emerald]]}} Boosterbooster packpacks (x2×2)
*[[EX Crystal Guardians ({{TCG)|EX Crystal Guardians]]}} Boosterbooster packpacks (x2×2)
 
==EXSpring 2007 Collector's Tin #4Tins==
[[Image:EXTin4_1.jpg|thumbnail|<gallery align="right|200px|US exclusive Collector Tins]]">
[[Image:EXTin4_2EXTin4_1.jpg|thumbnail|right|200px|EUUS exclusive Collector's Tins]]
AlsoImage:EXTin4_2.jpg|EU known as the ''2007 Springexclusive Collector's Tins'', these are unusual as the tin designs do not match any of the promotional cards included (with the exception of Tyranitar in the UK and Europe), and the promotional cards differ depending on the country the tins were available in.
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Also known as the ''Spring 2007 Collector's Tins'', these are unusual as the tin designs do not match any of the promotional cards included (with the exception of Tyranitar in the UK and Europe), and the promotional cards differ depending on the country the tins were available in.
 
'''Promo cards:'''
*''US Promo cards:''
**{{TCG ID|Diamond & Pearl|Chimchar|76}} (''{{TCG|Diamond & Pearl}}'' 76/130)
**{{TCG ID|Diamond & Pearl|Piplup|93}} (''{{TCG|Diamond & Pearl''}} 93/130)
**{{TCG ID|Diamond & Pearl|Turtwig|103}} (''{{TCG|Diamond & Pearl''}} 103/130)
*''UK/EU Promo cards:''
**{{TCG ID|POP Series 1|Tyranitar ex|17}} (''{{TCG|POP Series 1}}'' 17/17)
**{{TCG ID|POP Series 2|Celebi ex|17}} (''{{TCG|POP Series 2}}'' 17/17)
**{{TCG ID|POP Series 3|Ho-Oh ex|17}} (''{{TCG|POP Series 3}}'' 17/17)
'''Contents:'''
*[[EX Delta Species ({{TCG)|EX Delta Species]]}} Boosterbooster pack (x1×1)
*[[EX Dragon Frontiers ({{TCG)|EX Dragon Frontiers]]}} Boosterbooster pack (x1×1)
*[[EX Power Keepers ({{TCG)|EX Power Keepers]]}} Boosterbooster packpacks (x2×2)
 
==Diamond & Pearl Collector's Tins==
[[Image:DP-Collector-Tin-1.png|250px|<gallery align="right]]Known as the ''Diamond & Pearl Collector's Tins''. For a time, preliminary images of these were displayed as including a regular Torterra, Infernape and Empoleon, all found within the Diamond & Pearl expansion and its {{TCG|Theme Deck|theme decks}}. Nearer their release, however, it was found that they included their {{TCG|Pokémon LV.X}} variants with promotional artwork instead.">
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Known as the ''Diamond & Pearl Collector's Tins''. For a time, preliminary images of these were displayed as including a regular Torterra, Infernape and Empoleon, all found within the Diamond & Pearl expansion and its {{TCG|Theme Deck|theme decks}}. Nearer their release, however, it was found that they included their {{TCG|Pokémon LV.X}} variants with promotional artwork instead.
 
'''Promo cards:'''
*{{TCG ID|DP Promo|Torterra LV.X|09}} (DP09{{TCG|DP Black Star Promos|DP Promo}} 09)
*{{TCG ID|DP Promo|Infernape LV.X|10}} (DP10{{TCG|DP Black Star Promos|DP Promo}} 10)
*{{TCG ID|DP Promo|Empoleon LV.X|11}} (DP11{{TCG|DP Black Star Promos|DP Promo}} 11)
 
'''Contents:'''
*''US Contents:''
 
==Lucario Collector's Tin==
[[Image:Tin<gallery DP Lucario.png|100px|align="right]]The ''Lucario Collector's Tin'' was released in September 2007 as a standalone tin in order to release the Japanese Lucario LV.X promo in English. It was the first Japanese Visual Book promotional card, and the first to be released outside Japan (followed by {{TCG ID|Majestic Dawn|Porygon-Z LV.X|100}} and {{TCG ID|DP Promo|Heatran LV.X|31}}). It is also the first standalone window tin.">
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The ''Lucario Collector's Tin'' was released in September 2007 as a standalone tin in order to release the Japanese Lucario LV.X promo in English. It was the first Japanese Visual Book promotional card, and the first to be released outside Japan (followed by {{TCG ID|Majestic Dawn|Porygon-Z LV.X|100}} and {{TCG ID|DP Promo|Heatran LV.X|31}}). It is also the first standalone window tin.
 
'''Promo card:'''
*{{TCG ID|DP Promo|Lucario LV.X|12}} (DP12{{TCG|DP Black Star Promos|DP Promo}} 12)
 
'''Contents:'''
*{{TCG|Diamond & Pearl}} booster pack (×1)
 
==Spring 2008 Collector's Tins==
[[Image:DP-Collector-Tin-2.png|250px|<gallery align="right]]Known as the ''Diamond & Pearl Spring 2008 Collector's Tins''. These tins include both Dialga LV.X and Palkia LV.X promotional cards as released in Japan, as well as a new Darkrai LV.X promo card not yet released in Japan. This card uses promotional artwork from the release of {{TCG|Secret Wonders|Shining Darkness}} in Japan.">
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Known as the ''Diamond & Pearl Spring 2008 Collector's Tins''. These tins include both Dialga LV.X and Palkia LV.X promotional cards as released in Japan, as well as a new Darkrai LV.X promo card not yet released in Japan. This card uses promotional artwork from the release of {{TCG|Secret Wonders|Shining Darkness}} in Japan.
 
'''Promo cards:'''
*{{TCG ID|DP Promo|Dialga LV.X|17}} (DP17{{TCG|DP Black Star Promos|DP Promo}} 17)
*{{TCG ID|DP Promo|Palkia LV.X|18}} (DP18{{TCG|DP Black Star Promos|DP Promo}} 18)
*{{TCG ID|DP Promo|Darkrai LV.X|19}} (DP19{{TCG|DP Black Star Promos|DP Promo}} 19)
 
'''Contents:'''
*{{TCG|Mysterious Treasures}} booster packspack (×1)
*{{TCG|Secret Wonders}} booster packs (×2)
*{{TCG|Great Encounters}} booster packspack (×1)
 
==Holiday 2008 Collector's Tins==
Instead of releasing three holiday tins, in 2008, The Pokémon Company released two waves of two tins each, thus releasing four holiday tins instead of three.
===Wave 1===
[[Image:DiamondPearlCollectorTin4Wave1.png|200px|<gallery align="right]]The first wave, called the ''Diamond & Pearl Holiday 2008 Collector's Tins Wave 1'', was released on September 17, 2008. These tins include promotional variants, with artwork not released in Japan at the time, of the Mewtwo LV.X and Rhyperior LV.X cards released in {{TCG|Legends Awakened}}.">
Image:DiamondPearlCollectorTin4Wave1.png|Wave 1
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The first wave, called the ''Diamond & Pearl Holiday 2008 Collector's Tins Wave 1'', was released on September 17, 2008. These tins include promotional variants, with artwork not released in Japan at the time, of the Mewtwo LV.X and Rhyperior LV.X cards released in {{TCG|Legends Awakened}}.
 
'''Promo cards:'''
*{{TCG ID|DP Promo|Mewtwo LV.X|28}} (DP28{{TCG|DP Black Star Promos|DP Promo}} 28)
*{{TCG ID|DP Promo|Rhyperior LV.X|29}} (DP29{{TCG|DP Black Star Promos|DP Promo}} 29)
 
'''Contents:'''
 
===Wave 2===
[[Image:DiamondPearlCollectorTin4Wave2.png|200px|<gallery align="right]]The second wave, called the ''Diamond & Pearl Holiday 2008 Collector's Tins Wave 2'', was released on November 5, 2008. These tins include promotional variants of the Heatran LV.X and Regigigas LV.X cards released in {{TCG|Stormfront}}, released on the same day.">
Image:DiamondPearlCollectorTin4Wave2.png|Wave 2
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The second wave, called the ''Diamond & Pearl Holiday 2008 Collector's Tins Wave 2'', was released on November 5, 2008. These tins include promotional variants of the Heatran LV.X and Regigigas LV.X cards released in {{TCG|Stormfront}}, released on the same day. The Regigigas promo has artwork not released in Japan at the time.
 
'''Promo cards:'''
*{{TCG ID|DP Promo|Regigigas LV.X|30}} (DP30{{TCG|DP Black Star Promos|DP Promo}} 30)
*{{TCG ID|DP Promo|Heatran LV.X|31}} (DP31{{TCG|DP Black Star Promos|DP Promo}} 31)
 
'''Contents:'''
*{{TCG|EX Dragon Frontiers}} booster pack (×1)
 
==Spring 2009 Collector's Tins==
Officially<gallery known as the ''2009 Pokémon TCG: Spring Collector's Tins'' and to be released on March 2, 2009, these tins, rather than including cards based entirely on an expansion, are instead based on the three main Legendary Pokémon featured in [[Giratina and the Sky Warrior]]: Dialga, Giratina Origin Forme and Shaymin Sky Forme. All three cards are reprints; however, only the included Dialga LV.X reprint has been released in Japan. Both Giratina LV.X and Shaymin LV.X are to be included in {{TCG|Platinum}}.align="right">
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Known as the ''Spring 2009 Collector's Tins''. These tins were released on March 2, 2009, and rather than including cards based entirely on an expansion, the cards are instead based on the three main Legendary Pokémon featured in ''[[Giratina and the Sky Warrior]]'': Dialga, Giratina Origin Forme and Shaymin Sky Forme. All three cards are reprints; however, both Giratina LV.X and Shaymin LV.X were created with English exclusive artwork at the time.
 
These were also plans for these Collector's Tins to hold a collectible [[Pokémon Trading Figure Game]] figure, but they were pulled before release.
 
'''Promo cards:'''
*{{TCG ID|DP Promo|Dialga LV.X|37}} ({{TCG|DP Black Star Promos|DP Promo}} 37)
*{{TCG ID|DP Promo|Giratina LV.X|38}} ({{TCG|DP Black Star Promos|DP Promo}} 38)
*{{TCG ID|DP Promo|Shaymin LV.X|39}} ({{TCG|DP Black Star Promos|DP Promo}} 39)
'''Contents:'''
*DP Series booster packs (×2)
*{{TCG|Platinum}} booster packs (×2)
 
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