Top 10 Most Expensive And Rare Pokémon Cards

10. Ex Deoxys GOLD STAR HOLO Rayquaza Pokémon Emerald's Game Boy Advance edition features the legendary monster Rayquaza, a potent character that has long been a favorite of players. 

9. EX Dragon Frontiers GOLD STAR HOLO Charizard This particular variation is different from the more popular "base" (the very first cards released) Charizards in a few significant ways, the artwork being the most noticeable.

8. 1998 Japanese Promo Card - Tamamushi University Magikarp Trophy Only participants in a two-day tournament in Osaka, Japan were eligible to get this unexpectedly amazing Magikarp promo card, and only those who triumphed in at least one combat.

7. 2006 - World Championships Promo No. 2 Trainer This Pokémon World Championship promo card is one of the most difficult to locate and is yet another uncommon tournament card. In 2006, during a three-day tournament conducted in California, it's thought that just three were truly awarded.

6. 2000 - Neo Genesis 1st Edition Holographic Lugia This first-edition Lugia card is a near-perfect illustration of a very well-liked card. This legendary Gen II Pokémon is well-known for appearing on the cover of Pokémon: Silver. Folks.

5. Japanese Promo Card - Family Event Trophy - Holo Kangaskhan This Kangaskhan, one of the rarest Pokémon cards in existence, was exclusively distributed to the victors of the Parent/Child Mega Battle tournament that took place in Japan in 1998.

4. Black Star Ishihara Signed GX Promo Card In April 2021, this incredibly unique TCG card sold for $247,230. It actually has Tsunekazu Ishihara's artwork, the CEO and President of The Pokemon Company, which was a gift to staff members at his 60th birthday celebration.

3. Backless Blastoise” - Commissioned Presentation Galaxy Star Hologram It's not your typical Blastoise Pokémon card. This one is very significant because there is no printing on the side that is opposite the artwork, giving rise to the name "Backless Blastoise."

2. 1st Edition Charizard, Holographic – SGC GOLD LABEL PRISTINE 10 It is a first edition shadowless holographic Charizard card. Due to the absence of drop shadows behind the picture or text on very early cards, their rarity and price skyrocketed.

1. Japanese Promo Card - HOLO - Illustrator Pikachu - PSA 7 NRMT This card was created for the Japanese magazine CoroCoro Comic competitions in 1997 and 1998, whose winners received it. In this card, the word "trainer" has been changed to "Illustrator," and in contrast to previous cards, the bottom bears a pen icon. This is the most expensive Pokémon card in existence, with just about 40 cards known to exist.

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