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|April 18, 2009
The Collection Packs (Japanese: コレクションパック Collection Pack) are a Japanese-exclusive series of three 12-card sets (see Half Deck) for the Pokémon Trading Card Game that were designed to give players the opportunity to use previously rare Promotional cards.
Each of the packs contain twelve cards, six of which are Holofoil, and each one focusing on a specific Pokémon LV.X card. All of the cards except the Pokémon LV.X were previously released as Promotional cards in Japan, the majority of which are part of the DP-P Promotional cards collection. They also include cards from the Pokémon Fan Club that were awarded over the course of the 2007-2008 season. Each pack also contains the rare Time-Space Distortion Trainer card.
- The featured Pokémon LV.X cards previously had English-exclusive artwork; Mewtwo and Regigigas released in the 2008 Holiday Collector's Tins, and Shaymin in the 2009 Spring Collector's Tins (released a month prior).
- Several cards from each pack that were Holofoil for their original promotional release are not Holofoil in the Collection Packs, as to further differentiate the two versions. Similarly, some promotional cards that were previously non-Holofoil are Holofoil in the Collection Packs.