Pokémon Trading Card Game is a two-player trading card game based on the popular franchise. Players select Pokémon, who have various types and abilities, and try to defeat the opponent's Pokémon. Trainer cards provide various supporting and disrupting effects. Energy cards are this game's resource ...

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Pokemon damage multiplied

When a pokemon card says 20x the number of energy do you do 20 damage if there is no energy on a pokemon or would it be zero? Mewtwo for example, is it 20 plus the number of energies?
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Ursaring Adrenalash clarification

Move Adrenalash says add 50 damage on next turn. Does that mean every other turn or every next turn while he's active?
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Is there fan-made version of gbc-version exclusive pokemon cards?

Are somewhere on Internet available fan-made versions of cards which are exclusive to Pokemon Trading Card Game for GBC? I mean fake cards, which are looking as real-game cards. It doesn't have to be ...
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Can my opponent really have no benched pokemon, even with a Pyroar?

My opponent has a Pyroar and when it's in play he doesn't place any other pokemon on his bench so I can't have him switch out. Is that allowed?
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Is there any complete downloadable Pokémon TCG text database?

I'm aware those guys have such a database, but I couldn't find any way to download it. Not even access it by an API. Is there any one of those available for download?
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What is the maximum allowed number of repeats in a Pokemon deck?

I've realised that, when playing Pokemon, the trick to winning is to evolve your Pokemon. This takes a bit of luck, in that you have to have the first level Pokemon on the table, then you have to ...
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What energy type does poison use and does it stack?

I am new to Pokemon but not TCGs in general. I have a Skrelp (Psychic Type) which has a Spit Poison ability (also Psychic Energy) that it used on Honedge which has a resistance -20 to Psychic ...
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Why are the old Pokémon TCG sets not allowed in modern tournaments?

I've heard that the Pokémon TCG cards from the old sets, like base, jungle, fossile etc, aren't allowed in tournaments anymore. Why are they forbidden? The old cards seem to be consistently weaker, so ...
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Best way to get into Pokemon?

So I'd like to introduce my son to a basic card game like Pokemon since he loves the creatures, etc. When I go to a store and look at all the 'starter' decks, and packs, etc I'm a little confused. ...
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House rules to improve Pokemon Master Trainer

This past week's game of the week was the '99 (first) version of the Pokemon Master Trainer board game. It was not the strategic challenge that I am used to, does anyone have any knowledge of ...
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What are the differences within/between Pokemon series?

My kids are getting interested in Pokemon TCG, so I'm trying to figure out the different series and sets. I played Magic the Gathering for a little while, which has helped me understand some of the ...
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What card game is popular today, fun for kids, and is a worthy investment at a reasonable cost to my wallet? [closed]

So my son, who is 8 years old, is just noticing his friends getting into card games like Pokemon. I collected sports cards when I was his age and still do. I never got into the card games like ...
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How do I build a Pokémon TCG deck? [closed]

It's a bit hard to build a deck. There's so many cards I can barely think of an idea, or how I'm supposed to build one! Could anyone lend me a hand on this?
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Is there a complete database of Pokémon data?

I'm looking for a database (in whatever format) that contains all official Pokémon data (~PokéDex). A good example is the data serebii.net has, but the owner of the site doesn't seem to be eager to ...
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What is a good Pokemon deck ratio?

My son really likes Pokémon, and owns a lot of cards. He mostly plays the video games and reads the books, but wants to build a Pokemon deck to play as well. We understand the basic rules. I know ...