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'''Monster Collection''' (Japanese: '''モンスターコレクション''') is a line of collectible [[Pokémon]] figures produced by [[Takara Tomy]] in Japan. Also known as simply 'Tomy Figures', they are standard PVC models of each Pokémon. There is at least one of every Pokémon, except fifth generation Pokémon which are still in production.
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[[File:Monster Collection logo.png|thumb|250px|right|''Monster Collection'' fifth generation logo]]
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'''Monster Collection''' (Japanese: '''モンスターコレクション''' ''Monster Collection'') is a line of collectible [[Pokémon]] figures produced by [[Takara Tomy]] in Japan. Also known as simply 'Tomy Figures', they are standard PVC models of each Pokémon. There is at least one of every Pokémon, except while the newest line is still in production.
 
[[File:New Pikachu MC.png|thumb|130px|right|Pikachu ''Monster Collection'' figure]]
 
[[File:New Pikachu MC.png|thumb|130px|right|Pikachu ''Monster Collection'' figure]]
In Japan, they can be purchased at many stores, and of course the [[Pokémon Center (store)|Pokémon Center]] itself sells all of the current figures for 294 Yen. The USA [[Pokémon Center (store)|Pokémon Center]] also sells them at $4.95 each, but does not stock many and mainly has the fourth generation Pokémon available rather than old generations. They also offer special 'Bundles' of them as well.
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In Japan, Monster Collection figures can be purchased at many stores, including [[Pokémon Center (store)|Pokémon Center]]s where all of the current figures are sold for ¥294 each. The USA [[Pokémon Center (store)|Pokémon Center]] may also sell a selection of Monster Collection figures. They also offer special 'Bundles' of them as well.
   
The [[Hasbro]] equivalents that were sold worldwide were known as '''[[Battle Figures]]'''.
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The [[Hasbro]] equivalents that were sold worldwide were known as [[Battle Figures]].
   
==Sets==
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==Main sets==
Each new '''Monster Collection''' set coincides with a new [[generation]] of Pokémon, and so will be named accordingly.
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Each new '''Monster Collection''' set coincides with a new [[generation]] of Pokémon, and so is named accordingly here.
   
===First Generation===
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===First Generation - released 1998===
<gallery>
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{{main|MC First Generation}}
File:MC01 Charizard.jpg|01 {{p|Charizard}}
 
File:MC02 Venusaur.jpg|02 {{p|Venusaur}}
 
File:MC03 Blastoise.jpg|03 {{p|Blastoise}}
 
File:MC04 Nidoking.jpg|04 {{p|Nidoking}}
 
File:MC05 Clefairy.jpg|05 {{p|Clefairy}}
 
File:MC06 Pikachu.jpg|06 {{p|Pikachu}}
 
File:MC07 Moltres.jpg|07 {{p|Moltres}}
 
File:MC08 Articuno.jpg|08 {{p|Articuno}}
 
File:MC09 Zapdos.jpg|09 {{p|Zapdos}}
 
File:MC10 Dragonite.jpg|10 {{p|Dragonite}}
 
File:MC11 Gyarados.jpg|11 {{p|Gyarados}}
 
File:MC12 Mewtwo.jpg|12 {{p|Mewtwo}}
 
File:MC13 Snorlax.jpg|13 {{p|Snorlax}}
 
File:MC14 Electabuzz.jpg|14 {{p|Electabuzz}}
 
File:MC15 Lapras.jpg|15 {{p|Lapras}}
 
File:MC16 Squirtle.jpg|16 {{p|Squirtle}}
 
File:MC17 Raichu.jpg|17 {{p|Raichu}}
 
File:MC19 Mew.jpg|19 {{p|Mew}}
 
File:MC20 Vulpix.jpg|20 {{p|Vulpix}}
 
File:MC21 Jigglypuff.jpg|21 {{p|Jigglypuff}}
 
File:MC22 Charmander.jpg|22 {{p|Charmander}}
 
File:MC23 Flareon.jpg|23 {{p|Flareon}}
 
File:MC24 Poliwhirl.jpg|24 {{p|Poliwhirl}}
 
File:MC25 Chansey.jpg|25 {{p|Chansey}}
 
File:MC26 Porygon.jpg|26 {{p|Porygon}}
 
File:MC28 Wigglytuff.jpg|28 {{p|Wigglytuff}}
 
File:MC29 Abra.jpg|29 {{p|Abra}}
 
File:MC30 Meowth.jpg|30 {{p|Meowth}}
 
File:MC31 Clefable.jpg|31 {{p|Clefable}} and a [[Poké Doll]]
 
File:MC32 Cubone.jpg|32 {{p|Cubone}} and a [[Thick Club]]
 
File:MC33 Farfetch'd.jpg|33 {{p|Farfetch'd}} and a [[Stat-enhancing_item#Stick|Stick]]
 
File:MC34 Scyther.jpg|34 {{p|Scyther}} and a [[Poké Ball]]
 
File:MC35 Vaporeon.jpg|35 {{p|Vaporeon}} and a [[Great Ball|Super Ball]]
 
File:MC36 Jolteon.jpg|36 {{p|Jolteon}} and a [[Master Ball]]
 
File:MC37 Omastar.jpg|37 {{p|Omastar}} and a [[Helix Fossil]]
 
File:MC38 Kabutops.jpg|38 {{p|Kabutops}} and a [[Dome Fossil]]
 
File:MC40 Metapod Butterfree.jpg|40 {{p|Metapod}} and {{p|Butterfree}}
 
File:MC41 Kakuna Beedrill.jpg|41 {{p|Kakuna}} and {{p|Beedrill}}
 
File:MC42 Geodude Golem.jpg|42 {{p|Geodude}} and {{p|Golem}}
 
File:MC43 Psyduck Golduck.jpg|43 {{p|Psyduck}} and {{p|Golduck}}
 
File:MC44 Seel Dewgong.jpg|44 {{p|Seel}} and {{p|Dewgong}}
 
File:MC46 Rattata Raticate.jpg|46 {{p|Rattata}} and {{p|Raticate}}
 
File:MC47 Slowpoke Slowbro.jpg|47 {{p|Slowpoke}} and {{p|Slowbro}}
 
File:MC48 Growlithe Arcanine.jpg|48 {{p|Growlithe}} and {{p|Arcanine}}
 
File:MC49 Horsea Seadra.jpg|49 {{p|Horsea}} and {{p|Seadra}}
 
File:MC50 Poliwag Poliwrath.jpg|50 {{p|Poliwag}} and {{p|Poliwrath}}
 
File:MC51 Venonat Venomoth.jpg|51 {{p|Venonat}} and {{p|Venomoth}}
 
File:MC52 Hitmonchan Hitmonlee.jpg|52 {{p|Hitmonchan}} and {{p|Hitmonlee}}
 
File:MC53 Gloom Vileplume.jpg|53 {{p|Gloom}} and {{p|Vileplume}}
 
File:MC54 Mankey Primeape.jpg|54 {{p|Mankey}} and {{p|Primeape}}
 
File:MC55 Machop Machamp.jpg|55 {{p|Machop}} and {{p|Machamp}}
 
File:MC56 Pidgey Pidgeot.jpg|56 {{p|Pidgey}} and {{p|Pidgeot}}
 
File:MC57 Ekans Arbok.jpg|57 {{p|Ekans}} and {{p|Arbok}}
 
File:MC59 Drowzee Hypno.jpg|59 {{p|Drowzee}} and {{p|Hypno}}
 
File:MC60 Jynx Mr. Mime.jpg|60 {{p|Jynx}} and {{p|Mr. Mime}}
 
File:MC85 Snubbull.jpg|85 {{p|Snubbull}}
 
</gallery>
 
   
 
===Second Generation - released 2004===
 
===Second Generation - released 2004===
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{{main|MC Second Generation}}
<gallery>
 
File:010 MCII.jpg|010 {{p|Caterpie}}
 
File:013 MCII.jpg|013 {{p|Weedle}}
 
File:017 MCII.jpg|017 {{p|Pidgey}}
 
File:021 MCII.jpg|021 {{p|Spearow}}
 
File:032 MCII.jpg|032 {{p|Nidoran}}
 
File:035 MCII.jpg|035 {{p|Clefairy}}
 
File:044 MCII.jpg|044 {{p|Gloom}}
 
File:048 MCII.jpg|048 {{p|Venonat}}
 
File:072 MCII.jpg|072 {{p|Tentacool}}
 
File:073 MCII.jpg|073 {{p|Tentacruel}}
 
File:075 MCII.jpg|075 {{p|Graveler}}
 
File:079 MCII.jpg|079 {{p|Slowpoke}}
 
File:080 MCII.jpg|080 {{p|Slowbro}}
 
File:084 MCII.jpg|084 {{p|Doduo}}
 
File:086 MCII.jpg|086 {{p|Seel}}
 
File:097 MCII.jpg|097 {{p|Hypno}}
 
File:102 MCII.jpg|102 {{p|Exeggcute}}
 
File:113 MCII.jpg|113 {{p|Chansey}}
 
File:115 MCII.jpg|115 {{p|Kangaskhan}}
 
File:138 MCII.jpg|138 {{p|Omanyte}}
 
File:140 MCII.jpg|140 {{p|Kabuto}}
 
File:163 MCII.jpg|163 {{p|Hoothoot}}
 
File:170 MCII.jpg|170 {{p|Chinchou}}
 
File:173 MCII.jpg|173 {{p|Cleffa}}
 
File:180 MCII.jpg|180 {{p|Flaaffy}}
 
File:184 MCII.jpg|184 {{p|Azumarill}}
 
File:188 MCII.jpg|188 {{p|Skiploom}}
 
File:189 MCII.jpg|189 {{p|Jumpluff}}
 
File:191 MCII.jpg|191 {{p|Sunkern}}
 
File:192 MCII.jpg|192 {{p|Sunflora}}
 
File:198 MCII.jpg|198 {{p|Murkrow}}
 
File:199 MCII.jpg|199 {{p|Slowking}}
 
File:211 MCII.jpg|211 {{p|Qwilfish}}
 
File:217 MCII.jpg|217 {{p|Ursaring}}
 
File:220 MCII.jpg|220 {{p|Swinub}}
 
File:223 MCII.jpg|223 {{p|Remoraid}}
 
File:236 MCII.jpg|236 {{p|Tyrogue}}
 
File:238 MCII.jpg|238 {{p|Smoochum}}
 
File:240 MCII.jpg|240 {{p|Magby}}
 
File:241 MCII.jpg|241 {{p|Miltank}}
 
File:MC Stantler second gen.jpg|234 {{p|Stantler}}
 
File:244 MCII.jpg|244 {{p|Entei}}
 
</gallery>
 
   
 
===Third Generation - released 2005===
 
===Third Generation - released 2005===
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{{main|MC Third Generation}}
 
The third generation packaging is the only series thus far to be packaged in a box rather than just a blister pack. It contains information on the Pokémon at the side of the box, with the same picture on the other side as well. The number is on the bottom right of the package.
 
The third generation packaging is the only series thus far to be packaged in a box rather than just a blister pack. It contains information on the Pokémon at the side of the box, with the same picture on the other side as well. The number is on the bottom right of the package.
<gallery>
 
File:004 MCIII.jpg|004 {{p|Torchic}}
 
File:MCAG-005.jpg|005 {{p|Combusken}}
 
File:MCAG-272.jpg|272 {{p|Ludicolo}}
 
File:MCAG-274.jpg|274 {{p|Nuzleaf}}
 
File:MCAG-282.jpg|282 {{p|Gardevoir}}
 
File:MCAG-289.jpg|289 {{p|Slaking}}
 
File:MCAG-303.png|303 {{p|Mawile}}
 
File:MCAG-308.jpg|308 {{p|Medicham}}
 
File:MCAG-321.jpg|321 {{p|Wailord}}
 
File:MCAG-379.jpg|379 {{p|Registeel}}
 
File:MCAG-386.jpg|386 {{p|Deoxys}}
 
File:MCAG-458.jpg|458 {{p|Mantyke}}
 
</gallery>
 
   
 
===Fourth Generation===
 
===Fourth Generation===
 
{{main|MC Fourth Generation}}
 
{{main|MC Fourth Generation}}
The fourth generation packaging reverts back to the previous generation packaging. The top of the packaging is red, with a Poké Ball on the top left. Behind the Pokémon is a white background with a faint background effect. On the left side is a black column with the text 'Pocket Monsters' on it using the background coloring. The number is on a black and white sticker on the front of the box.
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The fourth generation packaging reverts to the previous generation packaging. The top of the packaging is red, with a {{i|Poké Ball}} on the top left. Behind the Pokémon is a white background with a faint background effect. On the left side is a black column with the text 'Pocket Monsters' on it using the background coloring. The number is on a black and white sticker on the front of the box.
   
 
===Fifth Generation===
 
===Fifth Generation===
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{{main|MC Fifth Generation}}
 
The fifth generation packaging is similar to last generation's packaging but yellow. The right side of the packaging is black with a Poké Ball at the side right side of the logo in the middle.
 
The fifth generation packaging is similar to last generation's packaging but yellow. The right side of the packaging is black with a Poké Ball at the side right side of the logo in the middle.
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===Sixth Generation===
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{{main|MC Sixth Generation}}
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===Special releases===
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A variety of figures have been released promotionally and thus have not been sold in stores. These are generally to promote movies or other events.
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
File:Archeops MC-031.jpg|M-031 {{p|Archeops}}
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File:MC Special Red Gyarados.jpg|[[Red Gyarados]]
File:Piplup MC-117.jpg|M-117 {{p|Piplup}}
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File:MC Special Ho-Oh.jpg|{{p|Ho-Oh}}
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File:MC Special Lugia.jpg|{{p|Lugia}}
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File:MC Movie Zorua.jpg|{{p|Zorua}}
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File:MC Movie Zoroark.jpg|{{p|Zoroark}}
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File:MC Movie Arceus.jpg|{{p|Arceus}}
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File:MC Movie Celebi.jpg|{{p|Celebi}}
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File:MC Movie Zekrom.jpg|{{p|Zekrom}}
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File:MC Movie Palkia clear.jpg|Clear {{p|Palkia}}
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File:MC Movie Pichu clear.jpg|Clear {{p|Pichu}}
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File:MC Movie Regigigas clear.jpg|Clear {{p|Regigigas}}
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File:MC Movie Reshiram clear.jpg|Clear {{p|Reshiram}}
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File:MC Movie Victini clear.jpg|Clear {{p|Victini}}
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File:MC Movie Arceus clear.jpg|Clear {{p|Arceus}}
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File:MC Movie Zorua clear.jpg|Clear {{p|Zorua}}
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File:MC Movie Zoroark clear.jpg|Clear {{p|Zoroark}}
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File:MC Special Slowking.jpg|{{p|Slowking}}
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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==Moncolle plus==
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{{main|Moncolle plus}}
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Moncolle plus is a special line of Monster Collection figures released in June 2009 that can be trained to grow stronger thanks to the electronics they contain. The figures communicate with a number of related toys that can view their data, increase their abilities, and conduct battles between figures.
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==Moncollé Get==
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{{main|Moncollé Get}}
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Moncollé Get is a special line of collectible figures sold as blind purchases. The base of these figures features a Special [[QR Code]] that can be read by the Pokémon games and a bar code that can be read by other Tomy toys.
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==Moncollé-EX==
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{{main|Moncollé-EX}}
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Moncollé-EX is a line of figures that were released concurrently with the [[Pokémon Sun and Moon]] games.
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.takaratomy.co.jp/products/moncolle/index.html Takara Tomy Pokémon ''Diamond & Pearl'' series ''Monster Collection'' Site (Japanese)]
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*[http://takaratomy.co.jp/products/pokemon/moncolle/museum/index50-150.html Takara Tomy Pokémon ''Diamond & Pearl'' series ''Monster Collection'' Site (Japanese)]
 
*[http://takaratomy.co.jp/products/pokemon/moncolle/index.html Takara Tomy Pokémon ''Best Wishes!'' series ''Monster Collection'' Site (Japanese)]
 
*[http://takaratomy.co.jp/products/pokemon/moncolle/index.html Takara Tomy Pokémon ''Best Wishes!'' series ''Monster Collection'' Site (Japanese)]
 
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Monster Collection fifth generation logo

Monster Collection (Japanese: モンスターコレクション Monster Collection) is a line of collectible Pokémon figures produced by Takara Tomy in Japan. Also known as simply 'Tomy Figures', they are standard PVC models of each Pokémon. There is at least one of every Pokémon, except while the newest line is still in production.

Pikachu Monster Collection figure

In Japan, Monster Collection figures can be purchased at many stores, including Pokémon Centers where all of the current figures are sold for ¥294 each. The USA Pokémon Center may also sell a selection of Monster Collection figures. They also offer special 'Bundles' of them as well.

The Hasbro equivalents that were sold worldwide were known as Battle Figures.

Main sets

Each new Monster Collection set coincides with a new generation of Pokémon, and so is named accordingly here.

First Generation - released 1998

Main article: MC First Generation

Second Generation - released 2004

Main article: MC Second Generation

Third Generation - released 2005

Main article: MC Third Generation

The third generation packaging is the only series thus far to be packaged in a box rather than just a blister pack. It contains information on the Pokémon at the side of the box, with the same picture on the other side as well. The number is on the bottom right of the package.

Fourth Generation

Main article: MC Fourth Generation

The fourth generation packaging reverts to the previous generation packaging. The top of the packaging is red, with a Poké Ball on the top left. Behind the Pokémon is a white background with a faint background effect. On the left side is a black column with the text 'Pocket Monsters' on it using the background coloring. The number is on a black and white sticker on the front of the box.

Fifth Generation

Main article: MC Fifth Generation

The fifth generation packaging is similar to last generation's packaging but yellow. The right side of the packaging is black with a Poké Ball at the side right side of the logo in the middle.

Sixth Generation

Main article: MC Sixth Generation

Special releases

A variety of figures have been released promotionally and thus have not been sold in stores. These are generally to promote movies or other events.

Moncolle plus

Main article: Moncolle plus

Moncolle plus is a special line of Monster Collection figures released in June 2009 that can be trained to grow stronger thanks to the electronics they contain. The figures communicate with a number of related toys that can view their data, increase their abilities, and conduct battles between figures.

Moncollé Get

Main article: Moncollé Get

Moncollé Get is a special line of collectible figures sold as blind purchases. The base of these figures features a Special QR Code that can be read by the Pokémon games and a bar code that can be read by other Tomy toys.

Moncollé-EX

Main article: Moncollé-EX

Moncollé-EX is a line of figures that were released concurrently with the Pokémon Sun and Moon games.

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