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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.
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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.
   
 
==Card text==
 
==Card text==
 
{{Trainer Text
 
{{Trainer Text
| 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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| effect = The Pokémon Card Game Official Tournament's third place winner is recognized here, and this honor is praised.
 
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==Release information==
 
==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.
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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 Tropical Mega Battle tournaments held in Hawaii in 1999, 2000 and 2001 respectively. The card was never released in English.
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==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.
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This card is one of the rarest cards in the world, with only one copy of the card produced for each tournament, meaning only three exist. The card can still reach sums of $8,000 in auctions.
 
===Origin===
 
===Origin===
   
 
[[Category:Trainer cards]]
 
[[Category:Trainer cards]]
 
[[Category:Promotional cards]]
 
[[Category:Promotional cards]]
[[Category:Illus. by Mitsuhiro Arita]]
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[[Category:Illus. by Ken Sugimori]]
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[[Category:Cards with unknown illustrators]]
 
[[Category:Holographic cards]]
 
[[Category:Holographic cards]]
   

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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TropicalMegaBattleNo3.jpg
Illus. Ken Sugimori/Unknown
Japanese Set Unnumbered Promotional cards
Rarity RareRareH

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 Tropical Mega Battle tournaments held in Hawaii in 1999, 2000 and 2001 respectively. The card was never released in English.

Trivia

This card is one of the rarest cards in the world, with only one copy of the card produced for each tournament, meaning only three exist. The card can still reach sums of $8,000 in auctions.

Origin