Science Club

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Science Club Emblem in Pokémon Trading Card Game
Science Club Emblem in Pokémon Card GB2: Here Comes Team GR!

The Science Club (Japanese: サイエンスクラブ Science Club) is a group of Trainers who use Grass-type Pokémon in the Pokémon Trading Card Game. It is led by Rick. It appears to be the male counterpart of the Grass Club, because the Science Club has only men and the Grass Club has only women; both clubs use Grass-type cards.

It is likely that the Science Club was created due to the fact that, at the time of the game's release, there were only seven TCG types— one short of the eight that were needed for a game that was like the core series Pokémon games, and, due to the additional double usage of the Fighting-type by both the Fighting Club and Rock Club, the hesitance to use Colorless as a club type.

It should also be noted that even though most of their cards are of the Grass type from the TCG, most of the Pokémon they use are of the Poison type in the main games.

Rick may only be battled after Joseph has been beaten. Players who are able to beat Rick will receive the Science Medal and two booster packs.

Members and Decks

Name Deck
TCG1 ScienceMedal.png TCG1 Rick.png Club Master Rick Wonders of Science Deck
TCG1 Erik.png Club Member Erik Poison Deck
TCG1 David.png Club Member David Lovely Nidoran Deck
TCG1 Joseph.png Club Member Joseph Flyin' Pokémon Deck


Game Lounge Lobby Main Hall
TCG TCG GB Club All Lounge.png TCG GB Club Science Lobby.png TCG GB Science Club.png
GB2 TCG GB2 Club Science Lounge.png TCG GB2 Club Science Lobby.png TCG GB2 Club Science Main.png

TCG Islands
Grass Medal Science Medal Fire Medal Water Medal Lightning Medal Psychic Medal Rock Medal Fighting Medal
TCG Island
Fighting ClubFire ClubGrass ClubLightning Club
Psychic ClubRock ClubScience ClubWater Club
Other locations
AirportChallenge HallMason LaboratoryMr. Ishihara's HousePokémon Dome
GR Island
GR Bases
GR Grass FortGR Lightning FortGR Fire FortGR Water Fort
GR Fighting FortGR Psychic StrongholdColorless AltarGR Castle
Other locations
AirportChallenge HallGame CenterMr. Ishihara's VillaSealed Fort

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