Evolutions Prerelease Kit (TCG)

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Evolutions Prerelease Kit
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Expansion Evolutions
Types used FireWaterPsychicFighting

The Evolutions Prerelease Kit is a special product given to participants at the start of Prerelease Tournaments for the Evolutions expansion. Prerelease Tournaments for the Evolutions expansion were held on the two weekends prior to the release of the expansion, on October 22-23, 2016 and October 29-30, 2016. Each Kit contains a random set of predetermined cards designed to enhance the experience of the Limited format tournament that follows.

Included in each Prerelease Kit is a 23-card Evolution pack that includes one of the four specially stamped Prerelease cards for the expansion, as well as four booster packs. The Prerelease cards for the Evolutions expansion were Charizard, Gyarados, Mewtwo, and Machamp, with the four different groups of possible Pokémon cards being based on their four types: Fire-type, Water-type, Psychic-type, and Fighting-type.

The Evolutions Prerelease Kits also provided a number of exclusive Non Holofoils of cards only released as Holofoils in the Evolutions booster packs: Ninetales, Poliwrath, Nidoking, Mew, and Hitmonchan. Nidoking and Hitmonchan would later be obtainable in the Mewtwo Mayhem Theme Deck.

Evolution Prerelease Kit structure

Section 1

Each Prerelease Kit included two of the following four different groups of Pokémon cards, with one group always coinciding with the included Prerelease promo.

Charizard Group
No. Card Type Quantity
9/108 Charmander Fire
10/108 Charmeleon Fire
14/108 Vulpix Fire
15/108 Ninetales Fire
17/108 Growlithe Fire
18/108 Arcanine Fire

Gyarados Group
No. Card Type Quantity
23/108 Poliwag Water
24/108 Poliwhirl Water
25/108 Poliwrath Water
33/108 Magikarp Water

Mewtwo Group
No. Card Type Quantity
43/108 Nidoran♂ Psychic
44/108 Nidorino Psychic
45/108 Nidoking Psychic
53/108 Mew Psychic

Machamp Group
No. Card Type Quantity
55/108 Diglett Fighting
56/108 Dugtrio Fighting
57/108 Machop Fighting
58/108 Machoke Fighting
62/108 Hitmonchan Fighting
76/98 Level Ball I

Section 2

Each Prerelease Kit also included an additional random group of predetermined Trainer cards. No matter which group was included, at least one Tierno was provided. Only 3 in any combination of the Supporter cards and 2 in any combination of Item cards were included.

Supporter cards
No. Card Type Quantity
112/122 Tierno Su 1-2×
111/124 Shauna Su 0-2×
134/160 Professor Birch's Observations Su 0-2×

Item cards
No. Card Type Quantity
100/122 Great Ball I 0-2×
146/162 Professor's Letter I 0-2×

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