POP Series 9 (TCG)

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POP Series 9
SetSymbolPOP Series 1.png
Cards in set 17
Release period March 2009 - September 2009

POP Series 9 is the name given to a special set of cards for the Pokémon Trading Card Game. It was released through Pokémon Organized Play events or affiliated products.


POP Series 9 was the first promotional set of the Pokémon Organized Play program to be released during the PL Series. Similarly to POP Series 6 and POP Series 7, the entire set is comprised of Pokémon. Unlike these previous sets, however, all of the cards except Gible were new for the set.

While the set includes no Trainer cards, many of the cards featured have attack effects that rely on other Pokémon also in the set to be in play, making them somewhat useful in multi-type decks. This comes around from the fact that these cards were released as part of a "Collection Challenge" campaign in Japan, and were likely purposely made to complement each other.

Each pack includes 3 cards; two Pokémon and one basic energy card.


  • The booster pack design features Garchomp.
  • Several Canadian Leagues awarded packs to players at the end of February, earlier than the intended release date.
  • The rare card Rotom also had a holographic version that came in the Rising Rivals Value Pack, and Raichu came in the Supreme Victors Value Pack.
  • The rare cards Regigigas and Manaphy also have a holographic version, both came on Supreme Victors blisters.
  • The uncommon card Lopunny has a holo version that came in the Arceus Blister pack.

Card list

Booster pack
POP Series 9
SetSymbolPOP Series 9.png
No. Image Card name Type Rarity
1/17 TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.png Garchomp Colorless Rare Promotion
2/17 TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.png Manaphy Water Rare Promotion
3/17 TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.png Raichu Lightning Rare Promotion
4/17 TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.png Regigigas Colorless Rare Promotion
5/17 TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.png Rotom Lightning Rare Promotion
6/17 TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.png Buizel Water Uncommon Promotion
7/17 TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.png Croagunk Psychic Uncommon Promotion
8/17 TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.png Gabite Colorless Uncommon Promotion
9/17 TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.png Lopunny Colorless Uncommon Promotion
10/17 TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.png Pachirisu Lightning Uncommon Promotion
11/17 TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.png Pichu Lightning Uncommon Promotion
12/17 TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.png Buneary Colorless Common Promotion
13/17 TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.png Chimchar Fire Common Promotion
14/17 TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.png Gible Colorless Common Promotion
15/17 TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.png Pikachu Lightning Common Promotion
16/17 TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.png Piplup Water Common Promotion
17/17 TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.png Turtwig Grass Common Promotion

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