Battle Arena Decks: Rayquaza vs. Keldeo (TCG)

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Battle Arena Decks: Rayquaza vs. Keldeo
Box art
Release date September 21, 2016
Types used DragonWater
Coin BAD Green Rayquaza Coin.png/BAD Blue Blastoise Coin.png

The Battle Arena Decks: Rayquaza vs. Keldeo are a special set of Theme Decks released for the Pokémon Trading Card Game during the XY Series. It was released on September 21, 2016.


Two Mighty Pokémon Battle for Victory!

Rayquaza and Keldeo go head to head in the new Pokémon TCG Battle Arena Decks! These two 60-card decks are ready to play right away, with powerful cards and winning strategies worthy of an ace Trainer! Each deck is led by an exceptional Pokémon-EX and includes 10 foil cards. Let the battle begin!


The Battle Arena Decks: Rayquaza vs. Keldeo are a pair of 60-card Theme Decks that feature two popular Pokémon-EX cards from the Black & White Series. The Rayquaza Deck features the Dragon-type and Dragons Exalted Rayquaza-EX while the Keldeo Deck features the Water-type and in centered around Boundaries Crossed Keldeo-EX. The two decks feature successful strategies from the time they were originally released, including other popular cards—Noble Victories Dynamotor Eelektrik for Rayquaza-EX and Boundaries Crossed Deluge Blastoise for Keldeo-EX. Included with the decks are two exclusive Large Non Holo coins featuring either Rayquaza or Blastoise, one unique deckbox for each deck, two sets of damage counters, a two-player playmat featuring Keldeo and Rayquaza, a code card to unlock both decks and the coins in the Pokémon Trading Card Game Online, and a Quick Guide.

This set of Battle Arena Decks contains exclusive prints of 12 different cards:

Also included are re-releases of Non Holo Boundaries Crossed Blastoise (×2) from the Ice Shock Theme Deck and Non Holo Primal Clash Milotic (×2) from the Ocean's Core Theme Deck.

Deck lists

Rayquaza Deck
No. Card Type Quantity
85/124 RayquazaEX Dragon
40/101 Eelektrik Lightning
38/101 Tynamo Lightning
43/146 Raichu Lightning
42/146 Pikachu Lightning
34/111 Dedenne Lightning
50/99 Zekrom Lightning
23/108 Zapdos Lightning
46/113 Zapdos Lightning
23/113 Victini Fire
15/101 Victini Fire
91/119 AZ Su
92/119 Battle Compressor I
109/113 Bianca Su
137/162 Float Stone I
XY177 Karen Su
76/98 Level Ball I
78/98 Lysandre Su
BW100 N Su
107/124 Pokémon Fan Club Su
134/160 Professor Birch's Observations Su
107/122 Professor Sycamore Su
146/162 Professor's Letter I
111/124 Shauna Su
91/99 Skyarrow Bridge St
148/162 Skyla Su
91/108 Switch I
112/122 Tierno Su
113/124 Ultra Ball I
109/119 VS Seeker I
Fire Energy [Holofoil] Fire E
Lightning Energy [Holofoil] Lightning E
Fire Energy [Non Holofoil] Fire E
Lightning Energy [Non Holofoil] Lightning E

Keldeo Deck
No. Card Type Quantity
49/149 KeldeoEX Water
31/149 Blastoise Water
30/149 Wartortle Water
29/149 Squirtle Water
44/160 Milotic Water
27/124 Feebas Water
33/162 Octillery Water
32/162 Remoraid Water
25/99 Lapras Water
17/108 Articuno Water
24/98 Regice Water
124/160 Archie's Ace in the Hole Su
109/113 Bianca Su
125/160 Dive Ball I
127/160 Escape Rope I
136/162 Fisherman Su
XY177 Karen Su
78/98 Lysandre Su
BW100 N Su
134/160 Professor Birch's Observations Su
107/122 Professor Sycamore Su
146/162 Professor's Letter I
135/160 Rare Candy I
137/160 Rough Seas St
111/124 Shauna Su
148/162 Skyla Su
103/116 Superior Energy Retrieval I
141/160 Teammates Su
112/122 Tierno Su
113/124 Ultra Ball I
109/119 VS Seeker I
Water Energy [Holofoil] Water E
Water Energy [Non Holofoil] Water E

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