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Box Topper (TCG)

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A box topper is a special card included inside sealed booster boxes as an incentive for buying an entire box of booster packs. They were first introduced in the Legendary Collection, where they were oversized, reverse-holographic versions of cards within the set. Starting in EX Dragon, box toppers became standard size, and not copied from other cards within their set. These standard size box toppers (along with the secret insert cards, such as Celebi ex in EX Unseen Forces) have a set number which exceeds the size of the set (e.g. "98/97") and always have a Rare Holo rarity. The inclusion of box toppers ceased after the release of EX Holon Phantoms.

Standard size box toppers

Name Type Set(s) Set No.
Charmander Fire EX Dragon
EX FireRed & LeafGreen
Charmeleon Fire EX Dragon
EX Team Rocket Returns
Charizard Fire EX Dragon 100/97
Absol Darkness EX Team Magma vs Team Aqua 96/95
Groudon Fighting EX Hidden Legends 102/101
Rocket's Raikou ex Darkness EX Deoxys 108/107
Farfetch'd Colorless EX Emerald 107/106
Rocket's Persian ex Darkness EX Unseen Forces 116/115
Azumarill Water EX Delta Species 114/113
Pikachu δ Metal EX Legend Maker 93/92
Mew Psychic EX Holon Phantoms 111/110

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