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| Pokémon Unofficial Card Collector's Guide
|| January 2000
|| Publications International Ltd
|| Mike Searle & Tom Slizewski
The Pokémon Unofficial Card Collector's Guide is a book primarily concerning the cards of the Base Set to the Gym Challenge expansions of the Pokémon TCG. The book is written by Mike Searle and Tom Slizewski and was published by Publications International Ltd in January 2000. It contains a detailed rundown on all the cards in eight expansions, starting with Base Set and going through the Gym Challenge sets and including the Promotional cards, listing their price in both English and Japanese when applicable in all editions. Each card is given a 'Power Rating', and a 'Collectibility Rating' from 1 to 5.
The Pokémon craze is sweeping the world!
These funny-looking creatures have captured the imagination of children everywhere, making the collectible Pokémon cards an incredibly hot commodity. People love to play card games with them, but even more, they love to collect them.
This awesome collector's guide gives you all the information you need on common, uncommon, rare, and ultra-rare holofoil cards. It also includes exclusive power and collectibility ratings—find out how valuable your cards are as collectibles and how powerful they are during play.
Also included are card collecting and trading hints, tips to tell if a card is authentic, specifics about which edition a card is, and lots more. Pokémon Unofficial Card Collector's Guide is a must-have for Pokémon fans of all ages!
The Pokémon Phenomenon
At the beginning of the book, the authors give an in-depth and detailed foreword about Pokémon, its history, details about the Trading Card Game, and the terminology of the game.
This section lists all the cards in the Base Set expansion in alphabetical order
This section lists all the cards in the Jungle expansion in alphabetical order.
This section lists all the cards in the Fossil expansion in alphabetical order.
Team Rocket Expansion
This section lists all the cards in the Team Rocket expansion in alphabetical order.
Gym Leaders Preconstructed Decks
This section lists all the cards in the Gym Boosters decks expansion in alphabetical order.
Gym Leaders Expansion 1
This section lists all the cards in the Gym Heroes expansion in alphabetical order.
Gym Leaders Expansion 2: The Challenge from the Darkness
This section lists all the cards in the Gym Challenge expansion in alphabetical order.
This section lists all the known Promotional cards in alphabetical order.
Pokémon by Pokémon Number
This section lists all first generation Pokémon according to their Pokémon PokéDex number. It also lists Togepi, Marill (as Pikablu), Slowking (as King Slowpoke), and Ledyba (as Lady-Ba). The erroneous naming is due to the English names not yet being revealed at the time of print.