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Graded Population (POP) for Blaziken VMAX #201. This is the count of cards receiving each grade by PSA. Visualize the distrbution of grades in the chart.The Neo Genesis 1st Edition Holo Lugia #9 Pokémon card is described by auction house PWCC as one of the most difficult Pokémon cards to grade, as the result of a number of errors and misprints that were included in the early runs of the Neo Genesis set for the Pokémon TCG. Later print runs were corrected, but many of the cards from the expansion remain more common in their earlier uncorrected forms.The most recent card to make headlines for pure value, this card sold for nearly a quarter of a million dollars at auction on April 26th 2021. You can find the full details at our story here, but this card depicts Pokémon Company founder and current president Tsunekazu Ishihara, and was given to the company staff as a celebration of the man’s 60th birthday in 2017.

Wondering if you’ve got any rare Pokémon cards in your collection? Or if that 1st Edition card you’ve been keeping in pristine condition is valuable? Then our list of the most expensive Pokémon cards ever will come in handy. From the Holy Grail that’s the Pikachu Illustrator to the Pokémon Snap Chansey card, we’ve got you covered.
One of these cards was sold through the Goldin auction house on March 9th 2023 for a total of $32,520 (£25,874), after an opening bid of just $500 (£397). The quality rating of this particular card was that of Pristine 20, which is the highest-quality rating a BGS grading specialist can give. A total of 67 copies of the Japanese Pokémon XY-P Black Star Promo Pikachu have been graded so far, with this copy fetching the all-time record for the card.What sets the trophy card apart from its commonplace counterparts is the inclusion of the Pocket Monsters Card Game logo – the original Japanese name for the Pokémon TCG – on the card back in addition to the front, marking it out as an extremely rare variant of the original holographic Kangaskhan.Shiny Charizard has been one of the Pokémon card game’s most popular cards since it first released in 1999, so there’s no surprise that 20-plus years later, it remains one of the most sought-after cards for collectors and fans alike.

What is the most expensive Pokémon art?
The most expensive Pokémon card is the Pikachu Illustrator which sold for $5.275 million in July 2021. It’s the true Holy Grail of Pokémon card collecting and only one PSA 10 is known to exist.
As of May 2021, PWCC claims that only 41 Gem Mint 10 condition Neo Genesis 1st Edition Holo Lugia #9 cards have ever been graded by PSA, with just three earning the maximum BGS 10 Pristine rating from grading company Beckett Grading Services. The Lugia’s rarity means that it ranks almost as highly as the legendary first-edition Charizard when it comes to the most valuable Pokémon cards.Adding to the card’s rarity is the fact that each No. 1 Trainer card was customised with the name of the tournament winner printed onto the card, making each card one-of-a-kind. According to auction house Heritage Auctions, the personalised aspect of the cards also mean that they rarely appear at auction, making them an even rarer sight in the world of Pokémon cards. Many of the rarest Pokémon cards date from the trading card game’s early days, with first edition cards released in the 1990s ranking as among the most valuable Pokémon cards today. Lugia is one of the most iconic and popular Pokémon in the entire series, having starred on the front of early Game Boy game Pokémon Silver and its Nintendo DS remake SoulSilver. A legendary bird Pokémon from Gen II, Lugia is one of the most powerful and hard-to-find Pokémon that players can catch in the video games – so it’s only fitting that its Pokémon card is also extremely rare.At the time, auction house PWCC revealed that only 46 copies of the card have ever been graded, with only three ever being publicly sold in the two-plus decades since the card first appeared. The October 2020 auction was the first such sale of a mint condition card. PWCC described the card as the third-rarest Pokémon card in the world, calling it worthy of a museum. Whether it’s in a museum or someone’s collection, it’s undoubtedly one of the rarest Pokémon cards ever made.The Tropical Mega Battle saw 50 players from around the globe take part in a tournament for the trading card game in Honolulu, Hawaii. The only way to participate was to win a battle in your local region and earn an invite, making it an exclusive event for the best Pokémon trainers in the world – and the cards offered as prizes some of the rarest Pokémon cards in existence.YouTuber Logan Paul bought the Illustrator in exchange for a PSA 9 version of the same card, said to be worth $1,275,000, plus an additional $4 million. While he bought it in 2021, the private sale wasn’t announced until he wore it around his neck at the WWE wrestling event WrestleMania in 2022, where he was then given a Guiness World Record for the most expensive Pokémon trading card sold at a private sale.

While Eeveelutions Flareon, Jolteon and Vaporeon could be acquired in the EX Power Keepers set released in 2007 via the Pokémon online store, their psychic and dark elemental siblings Espeon and Umbreon could only be picked up by players who collected enough Pokémon Players Club points. The Espeon 025/PLAY card required 40,000 EXP points earned, while Umbreon 026/PLAY was even most pricey at 70,000 points.
Master’s Key is another rare Pokémon card awarded to participants in a Pokémon TCG tournament. However, unlike No. 1 Trainer and its ilk, this card is a little more recent, being given to competitors in the 2010 Pokémon World Championships held in Hawaii.It’s no surprise it’s so expensive though, it’s one of the rarest cards out there. Pikachu Illustrator was originally given to winners of promo contests held in 1997 and 1998 by Japanese magazine CoroCoro Comic. 39 copies were officially awarded to the winners, while two copies were later rediscovered in 2020 by one of the card game’s co-creators, Yuichi Konno, bringing the total number of Pikachu Illustrator copies in existence to 41.

The Pikachu Illustrator card is extremely rare, with just 23 copies certified by the Professional Sports Authenticator (PSA) and only 39 thought to be in existence. So more of these cards could still be hiding out there waiting to be sold for staggering sums.
The 2002 No. 1 Trainer card was illustrated by Ken Sugimori, best known as being one of the original artists and designers for Pokémon’s first generation of 151 Pokémon. The text on it reads: “The Pokémon Card Game Official Tournament Battle Road Spring 2002 champion is recognised here, and his honour is praised.” Sugimori’s No. 1 Trainer artwork – featuring fan-favourite Pokémon such as Pikachu, Chansey and Marrill – is exclusive to the card, making it especially unique.One of only two such Pokémon cards in existence – making it extremely rare – this Blastoise suddenly became one of the most valuable Pokémon cards of all time after it sold at auction in January 2021 for a whopping $360,000 (£266,000). No Rarity Pokémon cards are among the rarest Pokémon cards in existence, and few come rarer than the Venusaur Pokémon card from the game’s first print run in 1996. Just five copies of the Bulbasaur evolution – famous for appearing on the original video game Pokémon Green – have been graded at a perfect Gem-Mint 10 by PSA, making a flawless copy of the card extremely rare. Thanks to its popularity and rarity, the Pokémon card also fetches a very high price at auction. A first-edition Neo Genesis Lugia graded at PSA 10 reportedly sold in October 2020 for $50,000, with a BGS 10 Pristine copy selling in May 2021 for over $144,000. A legendary price for what is definitely a legendary card, in every sense of the word.A copy of the 2002 Pokémon World Championships No. 1 Trainer card, complete with its original display folder and even the envelope it was delivered in, sold at auction in April 2021 for just over $31,000. While it’s not the absolute rarest of the No. 1 Trainer cards, the card still ranks as one of the most valuable Pokémon cards. While the prices of Pokémon cards have started to drop a bit, these collectibles can still sell for astronomical sums – even with newer cards like the Pokémon anniversary card that recently sold for a record amount at auction. If you’re wondering whether you’re sitting on a goldmine then our list of the top 17 rare and most expensive Pokémon cards is here to help. That makes the card rare, but this specific version is even rarer, as Ishihara actually signed this near-mint card to boost its price even further. The “2017 P.M. SM Black Star #TPCi01 Tsunekazu Ishihara Signed Pokémon GX Promo Card”, to use its full title, is a testament to the raw power apparently held by the Pokémon president. The ability “Red Chanchanko” is in reference to the red vest traditionally worn on 60th birthdays in Japan, and prevents the effect of any attack, ability or trainer card against Ishihara. Meanwhile, its GX move “60 Congratulations”, tells you to flip 60 coins, and take a present for each one. A truly legendary card.Gold Star Pokémon cards are among the most valuable sets of Pokémon cards in existence and command an incredibly high value as a result. The cards are named after the gold star that appears next to the Pokémon’s name at the top of the card, which signifies that the card features alternative-colour artwork different from the common version. Only 27 Gold Star cards were released from 2004 to 2007, making them some of the rarest Pokémon cards available.

Before Paul’s jaw-dropping trade though, the card was still already very valuable, seeing a PSA 9 sell in 2019 for $195,000 and a PSA 7 in 2021 for $375,000, and before his private sale was announced, a PSA 7 in 2022 for $900,000.
It’s unlikely you’ve heard of Super Secret Battle No. 1 Trainer, and extremely unlikely you’ve ever seen a copy in person. When it comes to rare Pokémon cards, there are very few cards rarer than this.Awarded to runners-up
for the first ever tournament held for the Pokémon Trading Card Game, the Bronze Pikachu No. 3 Trainer Trophy card is exceedingly rare due to the fact that there are only four of them in existence. The tournament was held in June 1997 in Chiba, Japan, and saw four Pokémon TCG players who became bronze winners recieving a copy of this extremely rare card as a reward for making it as far as they did in the iconic tournament.

Are alternate art Pokémon cards rare?
See the most sought-after artwork in the Pokémon TCG. Collectors are always looking for the highest rarity cards to add to their binders to show off their luck (or spending power) and alternate-art versions of popular Pokémon are the highest rarity you can get!
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What is Blaziken VMAX alt art worth?
The average value of “Blaziken VMAX Chilling Reign 201/198” is $206.38. Sold comparables range in price from a low of $39.99 to a high of $504.25. Cached
While a number of first-edition cards from the Pokémon TCG’s early days are worth some money – assuming they’re still in good nick – due to their limited availability and age, this specific version of the holographic Charizard absolutely stands out as one of the rarest and most valuable Pokémon cards ever released.The ultra-rare Pokémon card was created in 1998 as a presentation piece by Magic: The Gathering maker Wizards of the Coast to convince Nintendo of Japan executives to allow it to handle the TCG’s English-language release. The game would eventually make its international debut one year later in 1999.

While a No Rarity Venusaur card commands a high price by itself, a copy sold in November 2021 set a new record for the rare Pokémon card by fetching $55,000 at auction. Helping the record sum was the signature of the card’s illustrator Mitsuhiro Arita – the legendary artist behind many Pokémon cards from the last 20-plus years – on the card’s case, making the already rare Pokémon card truly one-of-a-kind.One of these winners was Kaori Someya with their photo of Chansey, and a copy of it sold in December 2022 at auction for $63,000 (£51,590). It isn’t surprising that it sold for so much given that it’s the only one known to still exist, and that it’s in almost perfect condition with a Beckett grade of 8.5.

The Japanese text on the card reads: “We certify that your illustration is an excellent entry in the Pokémon Card Game Illust Contest. Therefore, we state that you are an Officially Authorized Pokémon Card Illustrator and admire your skill.”
The card’s text translates to: “The Pokémon Card Game Official Tournament’s champion is recognised here, and this honour is praised. By presenting this card, you may gain preferential entry into the Secret Super Battle.” The card features the Japanese logo for the “Pocket Monsters Trading Card Game”, along with artwork of original generation Pokémon Mewtwo by illustrator Hideki Kazama.

While two Blastoise ‘Presentation’ cards were produced, this is the only one that has been seen publicly. Even more impressively, it has been graded at a NM/Mint+ 8.5 level by certification website CGC, meaning that the 20-plus-year-old card is in near-perfect condition. The location and state of the other Presentation card remains unknown – meaning that this may well be the only such card of its type left.The first of two rare and valuable Pokémon cards called No. 1 Trainer on this list, this particular card was awarded to winners of the regional Battle Road Spring tournaments held in Japan during early 2002. (Battle Road Summer versions were given out during competitions held later that year.)

Is Blaziken V rare?
Blaziken V – 020/198 – Ultra Rare.
As well as being ridiculously rare, the card is unique in a number of ways. It is the only Pokémon card to say “Illustrator” instead of “Trainer” at the top of the card, and has a one-off pen icon in its bottom-right corner to acknowledge its creation for the design contest. The card’s artwork of Pikachu is by illustrator Atsuko Nishida, the original designer of the fan-favourite Pokémon.

This Charizard comes from the final expansion of the Japanese e-Card Series and is one of the more unique Colourless Crystal Pokémon (that means it doesn’t have a specific energy type). e-Cards are unusual in that to make the most of them you needed an e-Reader peripheral for the Game Boy Advance which let you access information about the card and sometimes access to a couple of minigames.
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This valuable Pokémon card dates from the trading card game’s earliest years, having been given to participants in the 1998 Parent/Child Mega Battle tournament held in Japan. As the name implies, teams were made up of parents and children. Those who achieved a set number of victories during the tournament were awarded this special trophy card – the only time it was ever up for grabs, having never been mass produced – making it one of the rarest promo cards available.
The regional tournaments were held as qualifiers for the Pokémon World Championships, with the small number of No. 1 Trainer cards produced for the few winners making them some of the rarest Pokémon cards in existence.No. 1 Trainer is a holographic promotional card awarded to finalists in the Secret Super Battle tournament held in Tokyo, Japan in 1999. (Making it a different card to the 2002 World Championships No. 1 Trainer listed above, despite the similar name.) To earn a place in the competition’s finals, which were held in a secret location, players had to first win a regional tournament. Their prize was the No. 1 Trainer card, which granted them access to the finals.While the Japanese versions of the cards are the most valuable due to their limited availability, even the English-language versions of the Espeon and Umbreon Gold Star cards fetch a high price. A Gold Star Espeon rated at PSA 10 Gem Mint condition was sold in February 2021 for over $22,000, while an Umbreon graded at an equally perfect condition fetched just over $20,000 at auction in December 2020. PSA values the two cards at $194,209 and $187,277 respectively, easily making them two of the most valuable Pokémon cards around.

Is Pikachu VMAX rare?
Pikachu VMAX – 044/185 – Ultra Rare.
While all of the Gold Star Pokémon cards are rare, only appearing once in approximately every 88 booster packs (or two booster boxes) for certain Pokémon TCG expansions, the very rarest are the ‘Eeveelutions’ – the many evolutions into which basic Gen 1 Pokémon Eevee can evolve. And the rarest of the rarest are the original Japanese-language versions of the cards offered to members of the Pokémon Players Club, who could spend points earned by participating in official organised play and tournaments to obtain exclusive cards.

Both those participating in the trading card game tournament and its video game counterpart received a copy of Master’s Key – the cards were identical, but came presented in a different trophy case frame depending on the category.
A year later, that record was smashed once again by a PSA 10 Charizard sold in March 2022 for $420,000. The price is the most paid to date for a shadowless Charizard, as well as making it the third-highest sum ever paid for any Pokémon card – cementing its place as one of the most valuable Pokémon cards in existence.A PSA 10 version went up for auction at PWCC in October 2022 and sold for $40,800. This isn’t the most a Charizard has sold for, but it is the most expensive e-Card out there. According to the PSA site, there are 134 PSA 10s of this card out there, so it’s not as rare as it might initially sound, but either way, it’s still one of the most valuable out there.

One of these was run by the Nintendo sponsored Japanese TV show 64 Mario Stadium, which ran from 1993 to 2000 and which saw five winners each receiving 15 copies of their winning entry. These were the only copies of these cards made, so they are extremely rare and almost impossible to get hold of.
Since that record-breaking sale, Shadowless Charizard in Gem Mint 10 condition has continued to be one of the most valuable Pokémon cards of all time, with another sale in January 2021 fetching $300,000. Depicted on the card is the beloved Pokémon Pikachu, adorably holding a trophy against a brightly holographic bronze background. The artwork for the card was created by the prolific Pokémon artist Mitsuhiro Arita, who was also responsible for illustrating the artwork for the cards given to both the second and first-place winners of the 1997 tournament. The Japanese Pokémon XY-P Black Star Promo Pikachu card gains its rare status from being included in a one-off event celebrating the franchise’s 20th anniversary. Given to attendees as a memento during the Pokémon 20th Anniversary Festa held during October 2016, this card features a unique image of the iconic starter Pokémon for the very first generation of Japanese Pokémon video games – Pokémon Red, Blue and Green.

The most expensive Pokémon card is the Pikachu Illustrator which sold for $5.275 million in July 2021. It’s the true Holy Grail of Pokémon card collecting and only one PSA 10 is known to exist. This particular Tropical Mega Battle promo card, the 1999 Japanese-language copy of Tropical Wind, has sold at auction for as much as $65,100 in PSA Gem Mint 10 condition, with the most recent record-breaking sale taking place in October 2020. PSA estimates its value to be as high as $148,482, making the ultra-rare card a contender for one of the most expensive Pokémon cards ever made. What sets the card apart is the lack of a shadow underneath the fire-breathing dragon Pokémon. This was a printing error that was corrected for most of the cards printed, which makes the shadowless card all the rarer. According to auction house Iconic Auctions, the rare card is “the Holy Grail of Pokémon cards, the most iconic and important card to both the Pokémon franchise and its die hard fans”.Just one of these extraordinary cards were sold during a recent auction held on April 21st 2023 by auction house, Heritage, for a total of $300,000 (£238,692). The card – which was graded at a near mint condition by PSA quality raters – was eventually sold after over 50 bids, making it one of the most expensive Pokémon cards ever featured within a public auction. Who knows if we’ll see the other three cards up for sell in the near future?To promote the release of Pokémon Snap on the Nintendo 64, two contests were run which saw players submitting their favourite snaps from the game, with hopes of their photos made into official Pokémon cards.Depicting Squirtle, Bulbasaur, Charmander and Pikachu, the Japanese Pokémon XY-P Black Star Promo Pikachu card displays a full holographic art and the logo for the 20th Anniversary event it was gifted for. The translation of the text reveals two attacks – Mega Thunderbolt, which deals out 120 damage, at the cost of discarded all energy cards attached to it, and a fun novelty attack that sees players clapping their hands to draw a card.

Following the sale of a PSA 7 card in June 2020 for $35,000, a copy of Kangaskhan-Holo #115 graded at Gem Mint 10 by PSA was sold on eBay in October for over $150,000, making the already rare card one of the most valuable Pokémon cards sold in recent years.
Only 12 Tropical Wind cards were produced as promo cards for the 1999 Tropical Mega Battle, a precursor to the Pokémon World Championships, making it one of the most valuable Pokémon sets around.

And following Paul’s record purchase of the Pikachu Illustrator, another copy of the card sold for $672,000 in October 2022, being sold by Pokémon fan and NFL star, Blake Martinez.
While the first edition stamp on cards is highly sought-after in the English edition of the Pokémon card game, the rarest Japanese Pokémon cards are instead identified by their lack of a stamp. Specifically, a missing black star in the bottom-right of a Japanese-language card is what’s known as ‘No Rarity’ – meaning that the card is missing the common symbol used to signify a Pokémon card’s rarity.

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How much does a Blaziken V full art cost?
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Are full art Pokémon rare?
Though each of these three types of cards are highly sought after, one must be the most valuable of all. Technically, Full Arts and VMAXs can be Secret Rares, and most VMAXs are either Full Arts or Alt Arts.
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Is Blaziken VMAX rare?
Blaziken VMAX – 021/198 – Ultra Rare.
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How much is alternate art blaziken worth?
Blaziken VMAX #201 Pokemon Chilling ReignSale DateTitle▲ ▼ Price2023-06-03Pokemon Chilling Reign 201/198 Blaziken VMAX Alternate Art Secret Rare Card *NM* 201/198 [eBay]$170.002023-06-03Pokémon Sword & Shield Chilling Reign Blaziken Vmax Alt Art 201/198 TCG 9.5 [eBay]$178.56 Cached
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What are the odds of pulling a Vmax alt art?
Pokémon TCG: Astral Radiance Pull RatesCard RarityPull Rate (%)Pull Rate (Per X Packs)Alt-Art Pokémon V0.74%1 in 135 PacksTrainer Gallery12.58%1 in 8 PacksNon-V Pokémon8.48%1 in 12 PacksV, VMAX, or Trainer4.10%1 in 24 Packs
For instance, there are Ultra Rare cards that, in theory, should net a Pokémon TCG collector a good deal of money, like the VMAX Pikachu from Pokémon TCG’s Vivid Voltage expansion. However, TCGPlayer lists its value (at the time of writing) at only $4.75, and its past value has peaked $8.88. In contrast, the Rainbow Rare Full Art (i.e., the Secret Rare) version of the same card is listed at $144.64 on TCGPlayer.

Technically, Full Arts and VMAXs can be Secret Rares, and most VMAXs are either Full Arts or Alt Arts. Still, individually, each of these categories can offer value to Pokémon TCG collectors. VMAX cards feature Pokémon with stats and abilities they may not usually have, like with Fusion Strike’s Mew VMAX, and Secret Rares are usually the most anticipated in the lead-up to any set release because of their mystique.
Fletcher Varnson is a writer for Screen Rant, where he covers video games. He also writes for the Georgia Voice, where he covers LGBTQ+ literature, cinema, and news, has contributed poetry to the film journal Day For Night, and has written the podcast for the Five Points Literary Journal. Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia with 5 brothers and sisters, Fletcher developed a passion for books, movies, and games and their ability to connect people with disparate dispositions from disparate backgrounds. He has a special affinity for the Super Smash Brothers series; despite this, his Yoshi is still quite terrible.With these Pikachu cards, the Secret Rare label brings the value out of its design by making its Full Art and VMAX design even scarcer than it was before. And as has been suggested by the aforementioned list of most valuable Pokémon TCG cards, this pattern generally repeats, meaning Secret Rares are consistently more valuable than other cards in this way.

When it comes to the Pokémon Sun and Moon and Sword and Shield series, Secret Rares are consistently among the highest valued cards. This will likely remain the case going forward as well, unless an even more lucrative classification of card comes to the Pokémon TCG when the Scarlet and Violet sets release. Any list of most expensive cards of the last few years will feature almost entirely Secret Rares, including Screen Rant’s own most valuable Pokémon TCG cards from 2022. The reason for this has much to do with the fact that many cards only become Secret Rares because they are a combination of VMAX and Full Art cards, which makes them rarer and more desirable.
Though Ultra Rares and Full Arts have clear definitions as to what the cards will look like, Secret Rares do not: their only definitive trait is that their card number will lie outside the deck number. The Pokémon TCG thus makes Secret Rares especially desirable cards by combining attributes of VMAX and Full Arts. And in combining them, Secret Rares become more valuable than VMAXs and Full Arts on their own.The value of Pokémon Trading Card Game cards is more important now than ever before. The rise of Pokémon TCG investing in recent years has emphasized singles more than packs or boxes, which used to be the safer, more desirable merchandise for traders. Consequently, investors have focused their attention toward VMAX, Full Art, and Secret Rare cards due to their scarcity and desirability. Though each of these three types of cards are highly sought after, one must be the most valuable of all.

42 Likes, TikTok video from PokéRob (@pokerob_tcg): “The Alt Art Blaziken Vmax has Beautiful Art Work🔥🔥🔥🔥 #pokemon #pokemoncards #pokemontiktok #pokemoncommunity #pokemontcg #blaziken #blazikenvmax #blazikenvmaxaltart”. original sound – PokéRob.1.3K Likes, TikTok video from StixxPicks (@stixxpicks): “REPOST: Insane pull from Chilling Pain #stixxpicks #fyp #pokemon #viral #xyzbca #foryoupage #foryou #fypシ #reseller”. original sound – StixxPicks.522 Likes, TikTok video from LaytonGamingOfficial (@laytongamingofficial): “NASTY Blaziken VMAX Alt-Art pulled from @pokemon #Celebrations! #BOOM #pokemontcg #pokemontiktok #cardcollection #livestream”. original sound – LaytonGamingOfficial.TikTok video from Al (@alyoishere): “Blaziken VMAX Alt Art Hand Drawn #pokemoncards #blaziken #blazikenpokemon #blazikenvmax #blazikenalternateart #blazikenvmaxalternateartsecretrarepull”. original sound – Al.

TikTok video from Salem is a cat ♾🌈 (@dr_balzhu): “yes the starting bid is 1200 if u dont know stuff abt collecting dont pester me abt it. the card is worth around 1500-2000 so 1200 is a very fair starting bid #pokemon #tcg #pokemontcg #chillingreign”. I have a listing for Blaziken Vmax alternate art up on tradera right now if anyone is interested! just search blaziken vmax and it should come up as the first one 🙂 Pokémon (Littleroot Town) – Blue Brew Music.
268 Likes, TikTok video from SuperDuperDani (@superduperdanni): “THATS A SPICY CHICKEN 🔥🐓 Blaziken VMax Alternate Art from the latest Japanese Pokémon card set! #pokemon #pokemoncards #nintendo”. Secret Rare Pokémon Card Incoming!SECRET RARE BLAZIKEN VMAX She Share Story (for Vlog) – 山口夕依.206 Likes, TikTok video from TavoWasTaken (@tavowastaken): “🔥 pulls! This Blaziken Vmax Alternate Art is crazy! Still can’t believe we pulled this LIVE 🔥 #fypシ #tcgpokemon #alternatearts”. Gods Plan Slowed – Payton stan.144 Likes, 25 Comments. TikTok video from Pat Shand (@patshand): “A closer look at the Blaziken VMAX #SecretRare #AlternateArt from #ChillingReign. #pokemonpulls #pokemoncards”. Drive Forever – Tendency Challenge.

56 Likes, TikTok video from SneakyPulls (@sneakypulls): “Happy Easter! #blaziken #pokemon #fyp #chillingreign #pokemoncards #altart”. I surprised my GF with the Blaziken VMAX alt art for Easter | Post-seal | All done!RE-SEALED BLAZIKEN ALT ART Cute easter festival(1224242) – Beemyu.
TikTok video from Tartarus Collectables (@tartaruscollectables): “Blaziken vmax alt art!! First psa slab to the collection personal favourite card if mine blaziken vmax alt art from chillin reign #pokemon #cardcolllector #secretrare #instagram #followforfollow #ebayseller #pokemoncards #pokemontiktok #pokemoncommunity #pokemontcg #pokemonfan #pokemonlegendsarceus #pokemoncollector #pokemoncollection”. maybe – Machine Gun Kelly & Bring Me The Horizon.Sponsored AffiliatesThis site contains links to affiliate websites, and we may receive an affiliate commission for any purchases made on the affiliate website using such links.

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