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==Chase cards==
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A packet of cards featuring Mewtwo

Pokémon the First Movie Trading Cards was a set of Pokémon-themed trading cards manufactured by Topps in 1999. There were 72 cards in total: 41 cards featuring scenes from Mewtwo Strikes Back, 18 cards featuring scenes from Pikachu's Vacation, 12 evolution cards, and a checklist. In addition, there were 12 die-cut embossed evolution cards and at least 18 sticker cards, however, these were secret "chase cards" and are not included on the checklist.

Cards were sold in randomly distributed packets of five. One card in each packet, chosen at random, would be a foil card. The foil card could be any of the 71 regular cards.

Cards in the Pokémon the First Movie set

Mewtwo Strikes Back cards

Meowth Times Two, a scene from Mewtwo Strikes Back
  • Legends
  • Awakening
  • Consciousness and Congratulations
  • Leaving the Nest
  • The Proposition
  • Mechanical Mewtwo
  • Bring Out the New Toy
  • Rebellion
  • Ash and Company
  • Battle Before Lunch
  • Donphan
  • The Notorious Team Rocket
  • The Invitation
  • Marina in Chaos
  • The Tempest - a Bad Omen
  • A Call to Arms
  • Underwater Adventure
  • The Temple of Mewtwo
  • The Stairwell
  • The Best of the Best
  • Introductions
  • The Trainer's Failure
  • Meowth Times Two
  • The Story of Mewtwo
  • The Battle of the Champions
  • Round One Equals Defeat
  • Stealing Pokémon
  • The Chase for Pikachu
  • Clones!!!
  • Rescuing Pikachu
  • Reunited!
  • The Battle Renewed
  • Psychic Showdown
  • The Ultimate Match
  • The Fight Rages
  • Ash's Sacrifice
  • The Tears of Pokémon
  • The Rebirth of Ash
  • Farewell
  • Like It Never Happened
  • The Future Looks Bright

Pikachu's Vacation cards

Pikachu's Vacation, the first scene from the Pikachu short of the same name
  • Pikachu's Vacation
  • Don't Cry, Togepi!
  • Looks Like Trouble...
  • Togepi in Trouble
  • Peacemaker Pikachu
  • The Water Race is on!
  • Racing Cheek to Cheek
  • Rest and Relaxation at Last
  • The "Tail" End of the Race
  • Trapped Charizard
  • Everyone...Pull!!!
  • C'mon, We Need Help
  • Teamwork
  • Success
  • Better than Ever
  • Playtime
  • A Great Day
  • New Friends and Farewells

Evolution cards

Evolution card #6: Charizard
File:M01 foil & non-foil card.jpg
A comparaison between a foil card and a non-foil card

Chase cards

Die-cut embossed evolution cards

Die-cut embossed card #4: Charmander

There are 12 die-cut embossed evolution cards in this set. They are the same as the regular evolution cards, but the image of the Pokémon and the Pokémon logo are embossed and the edges of the card are cut in unique ways.

  1. Bulbasaur
  2. Ivysaur
  3. Venusaur
  4. Charizard
  5. Charmeleon
  6. Charizard
  7. Squirtle
  8. Wartortle
  9. Blastoise
  10. Dratini
  11. Dragonair
  12. Dragonite
Sticker card featuring Charmander

Sticker cards

There are at least 18 sticker cards in this set. On the front of the sticker card is a starry pattern with a removable Pokémon sticker on it and the back of each card contains one out of nine pieces to a puzzle forming an image from the movie.


A card mentioning "Pikablu" and "Buru"
  • The cards from Pikachu's Vacation name Marill as "Pikablu" and Snubbull as "Buru". This contradicts later promotional items for the movie, such as the short's novelization, which use the final English names for these Pokémon. The names were later corrected in the 'Topps Black Edition', but spelt Snubbull as "Snubble".
    • "Buru" can be considered a transliteration of Snubbull's Japanese name, ブルー Bull.

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