VMax Pokemon cards are a derivation of V cards both of which were introduced in the Pokemon TCG in 2019 with the introduction of the new era of Pokemon cards: Sword & Shield. Similar to GX and EX cards of previous generations these cards are considered basic and can be played without any prior evolution to it.
There’s no point in trying to hide it, everyone who has ever collected Pokemon cards has thought if not googled the same thing: “how can I get some Pokemon cards for free?”. Chances are, that exact thought and/or Google search is what brought you here today.
Of course, are thousands of one-of-a-kind Pokemon either because they are incredibly miscut which would technically be the “most rare” Pokemon cards. However, there is no realistic way we can track down every error and miscut card that random people around the world have pulled, so, for this list, the first 90 cards will be the most valuable cards according to TCGPlayer.
First Edition Pokemon cards are vintage Pokemon cards that were included in the first print run of their designated set. This was a feature that continued to be printed on cards during Wizards of the Coast’s management of Pokemon card printing from 1999 to 2003.
If you were born in the 90s and over, there’s a very good chance that at some point in your life you opened a pack of Pokemon cards or at least got your hands on some Pokemon cards. In your little child brain, you probably had no idea that in years to come that these very same cards that you were haphazardly trading with your friends in the playground would be worth quite a bit of money.
If you’ve browsed Pokemon cards on eBay or Amazon before, there’s a good chance you’ve come across what are known as metal Pokemon cards. We think it’s just worth saying immediately that if you are a parent looking to buy Pokemon cards for your kids who’ve asked for Pokemon cards, this probably isn’t what they’re looking for.
While some cards may be promotional cards for the 25th anniversary of Pokemon, more often than not, people are referring to the Pokemon set “Celebrations” released in 2021 when talking about the 25th anniversary as indicated by the little Pikachu logo with a 25 on its face on all of the cards from the set.
A legendary Pokemon, in the context of the whole of Pokemon, not just the TCG, is an extremely rare and equally as powerful Pokemon. They are often sported on the front of their designated game’s cover and are only obtainable once in their games (excluding through trading).
If you’ve watched even a bit of Pokemon TCG content then you’ve seen that there is a specific way everyone opens a pack. From how they open the wrapper of the card to how they shuffle the cards afterward, there is clearly an order. Sometimes they’re going so fast you may not even be able to understand the reason for this, but not to worry, because there is a reason for this.
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