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Random Construction Starter Deck (TCG)

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ランダム構築スターター スタンダードデッキ
Package art
Expansion Space-Time Creation
Release date November 25, 2006 (Early release)
November 30, 2006 (General release)
Types used Random
Coin DPRD Silver Dialga Coin.png/DPRD Silver Palkia Coin.png

The Random Construction Starter Deck (Japanese: ランダム構築スターター スタンダードデッキ Random Construction Starter Standard Deck) is a Japanese-exclusive introductory Starter Deck that was released alongside the Space-Time Creation expansion of the Pokémon Trading Card Game.


This Starter Deck is unusual as it contains a random assortment of cards, whereas regular Standard Decks contain the same pre-selected cards. This trend has been used in Japan with every first expansion in a new Generation and during transitional eras. Exceptions to this include Generation III, where it was implemented in part via half decks alongside Flight of Legends; and Generation V, where it was not implemented at all. The deck can contain any of the cards found in both the Dialga and Palkia boosters that make up the expansion (including Pokémon LV.X).

This deck is similar to English releases such as the 2-Player Starter Set and 2-Player CD-ROM Starter Set, designed to introduce players to the Generation IV cards found in the main expansion.

Like others, the Random Construction Starter Deck also includes a rulebook, damage counters, a custom coin, and card list.


The majority of cards found in this deck have Rarity symbols, with the exception of the cards that also appear in the Entry Pack, released just before the deck and the main expansion.

Deck list

Random Construction Starter Deck
SetSymbolSpace-Time Creation.png
No. Card Type Quantity
Random assortment of any cards 15×
Random assortment of Basic Pokémon 15×
Random assortment of Trainer cards 15×
Random assortment of Energy cards 15×

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