Are you interested in the Pokemon Trading Card Game? Do you want to become the very best, like no one ever was? Well, you’re in the right place! Here you will find a series of short videos, straight from the Pokemon Company, explaining how to play the game.
The first video in the series shows you the various parts of a Pokemon card. See it here:
Next up is how to set up to play. This video explains your deck, your hand, your bench, and your prize cards.
The third lesson is on attacking, retreating and evolving your Pokemon cards.
Trainer cards are next. This video will tell you about the additional cards in your hand that will help you during battle.
Finally, you can learn about various Pokemon abilities, and how to win the game.
So there you go, there are the basics of playing the Pokemon Trading Card Game. You can build your own deck from the sets currently in rotation. The sets that are legal for the 2020 Pokemon TCG Championship Series season are:
- Sun & Moon: Ultra Prism
- Sun & Moon: Forbidden Light
- Sun & Moon: Celestial Storm
- Sun & Moon: Lost Thunder
- Dragon Majesty
- Detective Pikachu
- Sun & Moon: Team Up
- Sun & Moon: Unbroken Bonds
- Sun & Moon: Unified Minds
- Hidden Fates (some Shiny Vault cards are not eligible for standard decks, but can be used in the Expanded format)
- Sun & Moon: Cosmic Eclipse
Why not find a Pokemon TCG event or league near you, you can find the event locator here, build your deck and find new friends to battle against!
The Pokemon TCG is also available in an online format, check out this link for more information!