Pokémon VS (TCG)

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ポケモンカード★VS SetSymbolVS.png
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Cards in set 151
Set number 11
Release date July 19, 2001

Pokémon VS (Japanese: ポケモンカード★VS Pokémon Card★VS) is the only main expansion of cards from the VS Era of the Pokémon Card Game in Japan. It does not have a main expansion as an English equivalent.


Pokémon Card★VS is the only expansion in the Pokémon Card Game VS Era. It was released on July 19, 2001.

Pokémon Card★VS introduced the classification of Special Conditions, which saved the need to reference a number of them in attack or Pokémon Power. Burned was also added as a Special Condition. It also introduced Technical Machine cards, which allow the Pokémon they are attached to use an attack as specified on the card (a reference to the TM in the core series games).

Pokémon Card★VS was also the first Japanese expansion to utilize a numbering system. The Pokémon were ordered by the sequence in which players encounter the Gym Leaders in Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal Versions, then followed by the sequence in which players battle the Johto Elite Four, then Team Rocket, and the Champion.

Pokémon Card★VS also introduced an updated card design, which included numerous changes. Firstly, the left and bottom borders have been increased in size. The artwork window is rounded on the left. The Pokémon's species, height and weight were moved to the left, next to its Trainer's headshot. It lacked the Pokédex entry and the Weakness and Resistance was moved to the right, with the Retreat Cost on the left. The illustrator was moved to the center on the bottom of the card. The set symbol was located on the bottom left of the card. Lastly, the back of the card was changed from the "Pocket Monsters Card Game" to the "Pokémon" design used in international prints.

This was the first Japanese expansion to include Secret cards and the first to release 1st Edition prints.

Each booster pack contained 30 cards instead of the usual 10; 12 Pokémon (11 Non Holo and 1 Holo), 4 Trainer cards, 2 Technical Machine, 11 Basic Energy cards, and 1 Holo Special Energy card. Each booster pack cost ¥690 instead of ¥300.

A Psychic/Fighting booster pack contained a Holofoil Pokémon, a Holofoil Special Energy, 6 Fighting Energy, 5 Psychic Energy, 4 Fighting-type Pokémon, 4 Psychic-type Pokémon, 3 Colorless-type Pokémon, 4 Trainer cards, and 2 Technical Machine.

A Water/Fire booster pack contained a Holofoil Pokémon, a Holofoil Special Energy, 6 Water Energy, 5 Fire Energy, 5 Water-type Pokémon, 3 Fire-type Pokémon, 3 Colorless-type Pokémon, 4 Trainer cards, and 2 Technical Machine.

A Grass/Lightning booster pack contained a Holofoil Pokémon, a Holofoil Special Energy, 6 Grass Energy, 5 Lightning Energy, 5 Grass-type Pokémon, 3 Lightning-type Pokémon, 3 Colorless-type Pokémon, 4 Trainer cards, and 2 Technical Machine.

There were three random Half Decks released; Fighting & Psychic, Water & Fire, and Grass & Lightning. Each Half Deck contained a random assortment of Pokémon that were exclusive to its type and Colorless-type Pokémon.

Except for Brock, each Owner's cards were illustrated by the same artist; Atsuko Nishida (Falkner), Kyoko Umemoto (Bugsy), Miki Tanaka (Whitney), Naoyo Kimura (Morty), Yukiko Baba (Jasmine), Masako Yamashita (Chuck), Mitsuhiro Arita (Pryce), Shin-ichi Yoshida (Clair), Etsuya Hattori (Lt. Surge), Asuka Iwashita (Sabrina), Satoshi Ohta (Misty), Motofumi Fujiwara (Erika), Tomokazu Komiya (Janine), Kimiya Masago (Blaine), Kagemaru Himeno (Will), Toshinao Aoki (Koga), Yuka Morii (Bruno), Hajime Kusajima (Karen), Hironobu Yoshida (Rocket), and Aya Kusube (Lance). "Big Mama" Tagawa illustrated all of the Technical Machine Trainer cards.

Set list

Pokémon Card★VS
No. Image Card name Type Rarity
001/141   Falkner's Pidgeot     Promotion
002/141   Falkner's Fearow     Promotion
003/141   Falkner's Farfetch'd     Promotion
004/141   Falkner's Dodrio     Promotion
005/141   Falkner's Togetic     Promotion
006/141   Falkner's Delibird     Promotion
007/141   Falkner's Skarmory     Promotion
008/141   Bugsy's Butterfree     Promotion
009/141   Bugsy's Beedrill     Promotion
010/141   Bugsy's Pinsir     Promotion
011/141   Bugsy's Ledian     Promotion
012/141   Bugsy's Yanma     Promotion
013/141   Bugsy's Scizor     Promotion
014/141   Whitney's Clefable     Promotion
015/141   Whitney's Wigglytuff     Promotion
016/141   Whitney's Persian     Promotion
017/141   Whitney's Lickitung     Promotion
018/141   Whitney's Furret     Promotion
019/141   Whitney's Miltank     Promotion
020/141   Morty's Ninetales     Promotion
021/141   Morty's Gengar     Promotion
022/141   Morty's Hypno     Promotion
023/141   Morty's Marowak     Promotion
024/141   Morty's Noctowl     Promotion
025/141   Morty's Murkrow     Promotion
026/141   Morty's Misdreavus     Promotion
027/141   Jasmine's Raichu     Promotion
028/141   Jasmine's Magneton     Promotion
029/141   Jasmine's Electabuzz     Promotion
030/141   Jasmine's Jolteon     Promotion
031/141   Jasmine's Ampharos     Promotion
032/141   Jasmine's Steelix     Promotion
033/141   Chuck's Primeape     Promotion
034/141   Chuck's Poliwrath     Promotion
035/141   Chuck's Rhydon     Promotion
036/141   Chuck's Tauros     Promotion
037/141   Chuck's Granbull     Promotion
038/141   Chuck's Donphan     Promotion
039/141   Pryce's Dewgong     Promotion
040/141   Pryce's Cloyster     Promotion
041/141   Pryce's Lapras     Promotion
042/141   Pryce's Articuno     Promotion
043/141   Pryce's Sneasel     Promotion
044/141   Pryce's Piloswine     Promotion
045/141   Pryce's Delibird     Promotion
046/141   Clair's Blastoise     Promotion
047/141   Clair's Jynx     Promotion
048/141   Clair's Gyarados     Promotion
049/141   Clair's Dragonite     Promotion
050/141   Clair's Politoed     Promotion
051/141   Clair's Mantine     Promotion
052/141   Clair's Kingdra     Promotion
053/141   Lt. Surge's Raichu     Promotion
054/141   Lt. Surge's Lanturn     Promotion
055/141   Sabrina's Xatu     Promotion
056/141   Sabrina's Espeon     Promotion
057/141   Misty's Lapras     Promotion
058/141   Misty's Quagsire     Promotion
059/141   Erika's Bellossom     Promotion
060/141   Erika's Jumpluff     Promotion
061/141   Janine's Beedrill     Promotion
062/141   Janine's Arbok     Promotion
063/141   Janine's Venomoth     Promotion
064/141   Janine's Weezing     Promotion
065/141   Janine's Ariados     Promotion
066/141   Janine's Crobat     Promotion
067/141   Janine's Shuckle     Promotion
068/141   Brock's Omastar     Promotion
069/141   Brock's Kabutops     Promotion
070/141   Blaine's Typhlosion     Promotion
071/141   Blaine's Magcargo     Promotion
072/141   Will's Slowbro     Promotion
073/141   Will's Exeggutor     Promotion
074/141   Will's Jynx     Promotion
075/141   Will's Xatu     Promotion
076/141   Will's Espeon     Promotion
077/141   Will's Slowking     Promotion
078/141   Will's Girafarig     Promotion
079/141   Koga's Crobat     Promotion
080/141   Koga's Forretress     Promotion
081/141   Bruno's Machamp     Promotion
082/141   Bruno's Hitmonlee     Promotion
083/141   Bruno's Hitmonchan     Promotion
084/141   Bruno's Steelix     Promotion
085/141   Bruno's Ursaring     Promotion
086/141   Bruno's Hitmontop     Promotion
087/141   Karen's Rapidash     Promotion
088/141   Karen's Magmar     Promotion
089/141   Karen's Flareon     Promotion
090/141   Karen's Tyranitar     Promotion
091/141   Karen's Umbreon     Promotion
092/141   Karen's Houndoom     Promotion
093/141   Rocket's Wobbuffet     Promotion
094/141   Rocket's Raikou     Promotion
095/141   Rocket's Entei     Promotion
096/141   Rocket's Suicune     Promotion
097/141   Lance's Charizard     Promotion
098/141   Lance's Gyarados     Promotion
099/141   Lance's Aerodactyl     Promotion
100/141   Lance's Dragonite     Promotion
101/141   Lance's Ampharos     Promotion
102/141   Lance's Kingdra     Promotion
103/141   Falkner's TM 01 T [TM]   Promotion
104/141   Falkner's TM 02 T [TM]   Promotion
105/141   Bugsy's TM 01 T [TM]   Promotion
106/141   Bugsy's TM 02 T [TM]   Promotion
107/141   Whitney's TM 01 T [TM]   Promotion
108/141   Whitney's TM 02 T [TM]   Promotion
109/141   Morty's TM 01 T [TM]   Promotion
110/141   Morty's TM 02 T [TM]   Promotion
111/141   Jasmine's TM 01 T [TM]   Promotion
112/141   Jasmine's TM 02 T [TM]   Promotion
113/141   Chuck's TM 01 T [TM]   Promotion
114/141   Chuck's TM 02 T [TM]   Promotion
115/141   Pryce's TM 01 T [TM]   Promotion
116/141   Pryce's TM 02 T [TM]   Promotion
117/141   Clair's TM 01 T [TM]   Promotion
118/141   Clair's TM 02 T [TM]   Promotion
119/141   Janine's TM 01 T [TM]   Promotion
120/141   Janine's TM 02 T [TM]   Promotion
121/141   Will's TM 01 T [TM]   Promotion
122/141   Will's TM 02 T [TM]   Promotion
123/141   Bruno's TM 01 T [TM]   Promotion
124/141   Bruno's TM 02 T [TM]   Promotion
125/141   Karen's TM 01 T [TM]   Promotion
126/141   Karen's TM 02 T [TM]   Promotion
127/141   Rocket's TM 01 T [TM]   Promotion
128/141   Lance's TM 01 T [TM]   Promotion
129/141   Lance's TM 02 T [TM]   Promotion
130/141   Potion T   Promotion
131/141   Moo-Moo Milk T   Promotion
132/141   Full Heal T   Promotion
133/141   Pokémon Reverse T   Promotion
134/141   Switch T   Promotion
135/141   Warp Point T   Promotion
136/141   Super Scoop Up T   Promotion
137/141   Energy Flow T   Promotion
138/141   Energy Charge T   Promotion
139/141   Energy Ark T   Promotion
140/141   Energy Restore T   Promotion
141/141   Master Ball T   Promotion
142/141   Rocket's Tyranitar     Promotion
  Grass Energy   E Promotion
  Fire Energy   E Promotion
  Water Energy   E Promotion
  Lightning Energy   E Promotion
  Psychic Energy   E Promotion
  Fighting Energy   E Promotion
  Darkness Energy   E Promotion
  Metal Energy   E Promotion
  Rainbow Energy   E Promotion


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Water/Fire pack
Grass/Lightning pack
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Languages this set is released in

The Pokémon VS set is released exclusively in Japanese, only available in 1st edition (with the exception of the Pryce's Lapras, of which the unlimited edition version was an insert in a magazine).

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