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The '''[[Indigo Plateau]]''' serves as the capital for the [[Pokémon League]]. It is the final destination for [[Pokémon Trainer]]s competing in [[Indigo League|Indigo]] or [[Johto League]] [[Pokémon League#Competitions against the Elite Four|competitions]] against the [[Elite Four]]. This is the where the powerful [[Elite Four]] battle against {{pkmn|Trainer}}s in a final showdown of becoming a master Pokémon trainer, who may be challenged after defeating of all eight [[Gym Leaders]] of each respective [[region]]. In the anime, it is also the location of the [[Indigo Plateau Conference]], [[Grand Festival|Kanto Grand Festival]] and the Pokémon League Village.
'''[[Charizard (Base Set 4)|Charizard]]''' is a {{ct|Fire}} Stage 2 Pokémon card. It is part of the {{TCG|Base Set}} and the {{TCG|Stormfront}} expansion. This card was released as a promotional card with different artwork by [[Ken Sugimori]]. In Japan, it was available through the "Please Trade" Campaign that ran from February to July in 1998. This variant card was never released in English. Later, this Japanese print was released as part of the "Pokémon Best Collection" CD. A jumbo English version was released in Japan as a free insert in the April 2000 [[CoroCoro]] magazine. This card was also reprinted in the {{TCG|Base Set 2}} and {{TCG|Legendary Collection}} reprint sets, which were only released outside of Japan. The latter set included a few minor wording tweaks. A non-holographic version of the card was released in the latter set's {{TCG|Lava}} theme deck. A {{TCG|Retro card|special reprint}} with redrawn art by Mitsuhiro Arita was released in the {{TCG|Stormfront}} set.
 
   
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The Indigo Plateau is located just north of {{ka|Victory Road}}, and east of [[Mt. Silver]]. In [[Generation I]] and {{gen|III}}, the only way to reach the Indigo Plateau is by going through {{rt|23|Kanto}}; however, in [[Generation II]] and {{gen|IV}}, the Indigo Plateau can be reached by going through {{rt|26|Kanto}}. In order to reach Indigo Plateau by foot, Trainers must venture through {{ka|Victory Road}}, a lengthy cave acting as a final test for Trainers.
This card was once the most sought-after card in the entire Pokémon TCG. Various versions of this card have been sold anywhere starting at $30, with the original 1st Edition Wizard of the Coast version selling for an average of $150, and even for more during the height of its popularity.
 
   
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Indigo Plateau

The Indigo Plateau serves as the capital for the Pokémon League. It is the final destination for Pokémon Trainers competing in Indigo or Johto League competitions against the Elite Four. This is the where the powerful Elite Four battle against Trainers in a final showdown of becoming a master Pokémon trainer, who may be challenged after defeating of all eight Gym Leaders of each respective region. In the anime, it is also the location of the Indigo Plateau Conference, Kanto Grand Festival and the Pokémon League Village.

The Indigo Plateau is located just north of Victory Road, and east of Mt. Silver. In Generation I and III, the only way to reach the Indigo Plateau is by going through Route 23; however, in Generation II and IV, the Indigo Plateau can be reached by going through Route 26. In order to reach Indigo Plateau by foot, Trainers must venture through Victory Road, a lengthy cave acting as a final test for Trainers.

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