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

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'''No.3 Trainer''' can refer to many different promotional cards, all awarded to the winners of different tournaments. They are all {{TCG Unreleased|Trainer}} cards and only a few copies of each card have been released in the world. They are considered the rarest of all cards.
{{TrainercardInfobox |
cardname=No.3 Trainer |
jname=No.3トレーナー |
jtrans=No.3 Trainer |
image=100_T_NO3TRAINER1.jpg |
caption=Illus. [[Mitsuhiro Arita]] |
class=Trainer |
}}
{{TrainercardInfobox/Expansion|class=Trainer|jpexpansion={{TCG|Unnumbered Promotional cards}}|rarity={{rar|Rare}}{{rar|Rare Holo}}|name={{TCG|No.3 Trainer}}}}
{{TrainercardInfobox/Footer}}
 
'''==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 in Japan only.==
The following is a list of cards named '''No.3 Trainer'''.
{| {{bluetable}}
|- style="background: #DDDDFF;"
!Name
!Tournament
!Years
!Rarity
!Set
|-
| rowspan=3 | {{TCG ID|Tournament|No.3 Trainer|promo}} || rowspan=2 | Official Pokémon Card Game Tournament || 1997 || rowspan=3 | {{rar|Rare}}{{rar|Rare Holo}} || rowspan=3 | {{TCG|Unnumbered Promotional cards}} (no English release)
|-
| 1998
|-
| Blastoise Mega Battle || 1999
|-
| {{TCG ID|Secret Super Battle|No.3 Trainer|promo}} || Super Secret Battle tournament || 1999 || {{rar|Rare}}{{rar|Rare Holo}} || {{TCG|Unnumbered Promotional cards}} (no English release)
|-
| rowspan=3 | {{TCG ID|Tropical Mega Battle|No.3 Trainer|promo}} || rowspan=3 | Tropical Mega Battle tournament || 1999 || rowspan=3 | {{rar|Rare}}{{rar|Rare Holo}} || rowspan=3 | {{TCG|Unnumbered Promotional cards}} (no English release)
|-
| 2000
|-
| 2001
|-
| rowspan=4 | {{TCG ID|Tournament promo|No.3 Trainer|00}} || Neo Spring Road || rowspan=2 | 2000 || rowspan=3 | {{rar|Rare}}{{rar|Rare}} || rowspan=4 | {{TCG|Unnumbered Promotional cards}} (no English release)
|-
| Neo Summer Road
|-
| World Championship Secret Super Battle || 2001
|-
| Spring Battle Road || 2002 || --
|-
| rowspan=5 | {{TCG ID|Worlds 2004|No. 3 Trainer|promo}} || rowspan=5 | Pokémon TCG World Championships || 2004 || rowspan=5 | (H) || rowspan=5 | {{TCG|Miscellaneous Promotional cards}}
|-
| 2005
|-
| 2006
|-
| 2007
|-
| 2008
|}
 
==Card[[Category:Disambiguation textpages (Firstfor Officialtrading Tournament print)==cards]]
{{Trainer Text
| effect = The Pokémon Card Game Official Tournament's third place winner is recognized here, and this honor is praised.<br>By presenting this card, you may gain preferential entry into the Pokémon Card Game Official Tournament.
|}}
 
==Card text (Second Official Tournament print)==
{{Trainer Text
| effect = The Pokémon Card Game Official Tournament's third place winner is recognized here, and this honor is praised.<br>This proves that the one who possesses this card participated in the Best in Japan Final Battles of the First Pokémon Card Game Tournament.
|}}
 
==Card text (Blastoise Mega Battle print)==
{{Trainer Text
| effect = The Pokémon Card Game Official Tournament's third place winner is recognized here, and this honor is praised.<br>This proves that the one who possesses this card participated in the Best in Japan Final Battles of the Second Pokémon Card Game Tournament.
|}}
 
==Release information==
This card was released as a promotional card. In Japan, it was awarded to the third place winners of the First and Second Official Pokémon Card Game Tournaments held in 1997 and 1998 respectively. Another version was also awarded to the third place winners of the Blastoise Mega Battle in 1999. The card was never released in English.
 
==Trivia==
This card is also popularly known as the ''Pikachu Trophy No.3'' card, in reference to the illustration. It is one of the rarest cards in the world, with only one copy of the card produced each year for three years, meaning only three exist. At the height of the Pokémon phenomenon in the West, auctions of this card saw it reach roughly $8,000.
===Origin===
 
{{Project TCGDex notice}}
 
[[Category:Trainer cards]]
[[Category:Promotional cards]]
[[Category:Illus. by Mitsuhiro Arita]]
[[Category:Holographic cards]]
 
[[ja:No.3トレーナー]]