Trainer Deck A (TCG)

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Trainer Deck A
Trainer Deck A Brocks.png
Box art
Expansion Base Set
Types used Fighting

The Trainer Deck A, also known as Brock's Deck, is a playing deck of Pokémon Trading Card Game cards produced for use with the Pokémon League, Pewter City Season. Unlike all other Preconstructed Theme Decks, Trainer Deck A was not sold publicly.


All of the cards found within the deck were early printings of the Base Set expansion meant to be used to help league leaders get knowledge out about the Pokémon Trading Card Game. This deck was distributed to prototype Pokémon Leagues before the TCG officially launched in North America. They were not issued to very many leagues and only for a limited time.


Training decks are designed as tools for the Gym Leader to use to enhance the experience of the League Participants.

These decks will allow players to experience the fun of playing against some of the greatest Gym Leaders from season to season as they work to become the greatest Pokémon trainers in the world.

This box contains 60 ready-to-play tradable game cards for use with the Pokémon League.

Deck list

Quantity Card Type Rarity
Machop Fighting Common
Machoke Fighting Uncommon
Machamp Fighting Rare
Onix Fighting Common
Sandshrew Fighting Common
Rattata Colorless Common
Raticate Colorless Common
Defender T Uncommon
Super Potion T Uncommon
Potion T Common
Switch T Common
27× Fighting Energy Fighting E


  • Every card in Trainer Deck A is exclusive to this deck in that it had a unique red border and red lettering on the back of each card.
    • Additionally, the Non-Holofoil version of Machamp is exclusive to this deck as it is also the only non-1st Edition Machamp.

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Pokémon Trading Card Game expansions and releases
Bold indicates a main expansion. Italics indicate a special set. Releases that are entirely composed of prints from other releases are small.
Original Series
Wizards Black Star Promos
Trainer Deck ATrainer Deck B
Base Set: 2-Player Starter SetOvergrowthZap!BrushfireBlackout
Jungle: Power ReserveWater Blast
Fossil: BodyGuardLockDown
Base Set 2: 2-Player CD-ROM Starter SetGrass ChopperHot WaterLightning BugPsych Out
Team Rocket: DevastationTrouble
Gym Heroes: BrockMistyLt. SurgeErika
Gym Challenge: SabrinaKogaBlaineGiovanni
Original Era
Unnumbered Promotional cards
Expansion Pack: Starter Deck
Pokémon Jungle
Mystery of the Fossils
Rocket Gang
Expansion Sheet 1Nivi City GymHanada City GymExpansion Sheet 2Kuchiba City GymTamamushi City Gym
Leaders' Stadium
Expansion Sheet 3Quick Starter Gift SetYamabuki City GymGuren Town Gym
Challenge from the Darkness
Southern IslandsIntro Pack