Difference between revisions of "No.3 Trainer (Pokémon Card Game Official Tournament promo)"

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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.
 
'''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==
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==Card text (2000 print)==
 
{{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 Secret Super Battle.
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| 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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==Card text (2001 print)==
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{{Trainer Text
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| effect = The Pokémon Card Game Official Tournament's "World Championship Secret Super Battle" third place winner is recognized here, and this honor is praised.
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|}}
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==Card text (2002 print)==
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{{Trainer Text
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| effect = The Pokémon Card Game Official Tournament's "Spring Battle Road 2002" 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 Super Secret Battle tournament held in 1999. 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 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.
 
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
This card is one of the rarest cards in the world, though the exact number in existence remains unknown, due to the nature of the tournament in which it was won. It is estimated that between one and three copies exist.
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*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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*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]].
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*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:Cards with unknown illustrators]]
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[[Category:Illus. by Ken Sugimori]]
[[Category:Holographic cards]]
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[[Category:Unreleased 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
Trainer
No3Trainer00.jpg
Illus. Ken Sugimori
Japanese Set Unnumbered Promotional cards
Rarity RareRare

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 (2000 print)

Template:Trainer Text

Card text (2001 print)

Template:Trainer Text

Card text (2002 print)

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 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.

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.
  • 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