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jtrans=No.3 Trainer |
 
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caption=Illus. [[Ken Sugimori]] |
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caption=Illus. [[Mitsuhiro Arita]] |
 
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'''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. This page uses the English equivalents of Japanese names.
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'''No.3 Trainer''' (Japanese: '''No.トレーナー''' ''No.3 Trainer'') is a [[Trainer (TCG)|Trainer]]. It was released as a promotional card in Japan only. This page uses the English equivalents of Japanese names.
   
==Card text (2000 print)==
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==Card text==
 
{{Trainer Text
 
{{Trainer Text
| effect = The Pokémon Card Game Official Tournament's "★Neo Spring Road Battle" third place winner is recognized here, and this honor is praised.
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| effect = The Pokémon Card Game Official Tournament's third place winner is recognized here, and this honor is praised. By presenting this card, you may gain preferential entry into the Pokémon Card Game Official Tournament.
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==Card text (2001 print)==
 
{{Trainer Text
 
| effect = The Pokémon Card Game Official Tournament's "World Championship Secret Super Battle" third place winner is recognized here, and this honor is praised.
 
|}}
 
==Card text (2002 print)==
 
{{Trainer Text
 
| effect = The Pokémon Card Game Official Tournament's "Spring Battle Road 2002" third place winner is recognized here, and this honor is praised.
 
 
|}}
 
|}}
   
 
==Release information==
 
==Release information==
This card was released as a promotional card. In Japan, it was awarded to the third place winners of the Neo Spring Road in 2000. The card was reprinted in 2001, awarded to the third place winners of World Championship Secret Super Battle. The card was reprinted onto the e-Series design in 2002 and came in two versions, depicting either a male or female trainer. These versions were awarded to the third place winners of the Spring Battle Road in 2002.
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This card was released as a promotional card. In Japan, it was awarded to the third place winners of the first, second and third Official Pokémon Card Game Tournaments held in 1997, 1998 and 1999 respectively. The card was never released in English.
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Unlike previous tournament winner cards, the trophy cards produced between 2000 and 2002 had the name of the winner and the region in which the tournament was held. It is debated that this makes them rarer than those released in 1997-1999, as each one is unique.
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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 over the course of 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.
*The 2002 print features both male and female trainer versions, taking inspiration from the choice first given to players with the release of [[Pokémon Crystal]].
 
*The double star rarity was no longer used with the 2002 print.
 
 
===Origin===
 
===Origin===
   
 
[[Category:Trainer cards]]
 
[[Category:Trainer cards]]
 
[[Category:Promotional cards]]
 
[[Category:Promotional cards]]
[[Category:Illus. by Ken Sugimori]]
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[[Category:Illus. by Mitsuhiro Arita]]
[[Category:Unreleased cards]]
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[[Category:Holographic cards]]
   
 
[[ja:No.3トレーナー]]
 
[[ja:No.3トレーナー]]

Revision as of 10:21, 29 December 2008

JPCardback.jpg This article is about a Japanese Pokémon Trading Card Game card which has not yet been officially released in English and, hence, may not be released outside of Japan. As such, this article may contain translated Japanese terms instead of English terms. TCG Card Back Japanese.jpg

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No.3トレーナー No.3 Trainer
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Illus. Mitsuhiro Arita
Japanese Set Unnumbered Promotional cards
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No.3 Trainer (Japanese: No.3トレーナー No.3 Trainer) is a Trainer. It was released as a promotional card in Japan only. This page uses the English equivalents of Japanese names.

Card text

Template:Trainer Text

Release information

This card was released as a promotional card. In Japan, it was awarded to the third place winners of the first, second and third Official Pokémon Card Game Tournaments held in 1997, 1998 and 1999 respectively. 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 over the course of 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