Monday, December 31, 2012

Black & White Pokemon Cards Expansion

The Pokemon card expansion Black & White is the start of expansions that feature Generation V Pokemon. This expansion comes with 94 Generation V Pokemon cards and goes over the original start of the Trading Card Game to attempt to provide enjoyment with beautiful card design and game play for the younger generation players. The design of the Black & White expansion updated the card designs and changing things like going back to using the yellow boarder for the cards. The circle on Pokemon cards that was used to display evolution stage's is on the top left like the start of the Pokemon Trading Card game. The Pokemon hit points have been changed on EX-era cards that adds extra layers on evolution cards which also puts the HP amount and the Pokemon name that returns back to having no graphic in back of it. The weakness, resistances and retreat cost is placed back at the bottom left of the card as well as the poke-dex entry at the bottom right of the card. The retreat cost was modified so it only says retreat without the word cost. The shape of the holographic cards has been changed to a more aggressive cosmetic horizontal pattern. The English cards have been modified to match the Japanese versions numbering system. The game mechanics have been changed in Black & White introducing a new mechanic which merges the active and passive effects of Poke-Powers and Poke-Bodes into one mechanic called Pokemon Powers which was used during the older series of base set up till the Neo series of Pokemon cards. The Pokemon Legend and Pokemon Prime are officially retired which makes Black & White the very first expansion since Skyridge that does not feature the powered versions of Pokemon. Some of the artwork covers the complete card and includes a special holographic effect for super rare cards in the expansion and are inspired by the Pokemon Legend but they still remain the same as their regular rare holographic cards in terms of game play for the Pokemon Trading Card Game.

Some new changes to the rules have effected the game play with the release of Black & White. Some of the things that changed are the mechanics of how certain cards work. Trainer cards are now named Trainer's cards and have been made a change that Stadium cards and Supporter's both fall under Trainer's cards they have the same color designation and have been made so that they can be played during a players first turn. Supporter cards are renamed to support cards and now they must be discarded right after use instead of at the end of a players turn to avoid the confusion between the Pokemon tool cards. The way that Pokemon which are knocked out has changed slightly so that the player which performed the knock out takes one prize card and then the player that had the knocked out Pokemon replaces it with an active Pokemon from the bench which prevents a player from performing the knock out from the selecting card based on the opponent's new active Pokemon.

Error Card Information:
There is a misprint on Maractus from the mcdonalds happy meal expansion that the height is misprinted as 3'07 instead of 3'03 as it should be. The Black & White black star promotion cards have an error that the illistrator that is credited for the artwork is HiRON when it should be 5ban Graphics.

Black & White Pokemon card prices

Symbol Map:
Su- Support cards
I-item Card
- Common
- Uncommon
- Rare
- Rare Holographic
- Ex Holographic
- Ultra Rare Holographic
- Ultra Rare
Non-Standard Cards:
Additional Cards
No. Card name Type Promotion
Crosshatch Holographic Pokémon League Snivy Season (May 2011)
Cosmos Holographic exclusive to Starter Figure Boxes
Cracked Ice Holo exclusive to Evolved Starter Boxes
Cracked Ice Holographic exclusive to Green Tornado theme deck
Non-Holographic exclusive to Green Tornado theme deck
Energy Reverse Holographic exclusive to Double Album Box
Crosshatch Holographic Pokémon League Tepig Season (June 2011)
Cosmos Holographic exclusive to Starter Figure Boxes
Cracked Ice Holographic exclusive to Evolved Starter Boxes
Cracked Ice Holographic exclusive to Red Frenzy theme deck
Non-Holographic exclusive to Red Frenzy theme deck
Energy Reverse Holographic exclusive to Double Album Box
"Black & White" stamp Prerelease promo
Staff "Black & White" stamp Prerelease promo
Crosshatch Holographic Pokémon League Oshawott Season (July 2011)
Cosmos Holographic exclusive to Starter Figure Boxes
Cracked Ice Holographic exclusive to Evolved Starter Boxes
Cracked Ice Holographic exclusive to Blue Assault theme deck
Non-Holographic exclusive to Blue Assault theme deck
Energy Reverse Holographic exclusive to Double Album Box
Crosshatch Holographic Pokémon League Bolt Season (February 2012)
Crosshatch Holographic Pokémon League Insect Season (December 2011)
Cracked Ice Holographic  exclusive to Dragons Exalted Blisters
Cracked Ice Holographic  exclusive to Dark Explorers Blisters
Crosshatch Holographic Pokémon League Quake Season (March 2012)
Cracked Ice Holographic exclusive to Dark Explorers Blisters
Cracked Ice Holographic  exclusive to Dark Explorers Blisters
Cracked Ice Holographic exclusive to Next Destinies Blisters
Cracked Ice Holographic exclusive to Next Destinies Blisters
Cracked Ice Holographic exclusive to Next Destinies Blisters
Cracked Ice Holographic exclusive to Next Destinies Blisters
Crosshatch Holographic Pokémon League Basic Season (November 2011)
Crosshatch Holographic Pokémon League Trio Season (September 2011)
Grass Energy
Crosshatch Holographic Pokémon League Trio Season (September 2011)
Fire Energy
Crosshatch Holographic Pokémon League Basic Season (November 2011)
Water Energy
Crosshatch Holographic Pokémon League Freeze Season (June 2012)
Lightning Energy
Crosshatch Holographic Pokémon League Bolt Season (February 2012)
Psychic Energy
Crosshatch Holographic Pokémon League Insect Season (December 2011)
Fighting Energy
Crosshatch Holographic Pokémon League Quake Season (March 2012)
Darkness Energy
Crosshatch Holographic Pokémon League Legend Season (July 2012)
Metal Energy
Crosshatch Holographic Pokémon League Jet Season (April 2012)

Card lists:
Black & White
No.ImageCard nameTypeRarityPromotion
1/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSnivy
2/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSnivy
3/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngServine
4/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngServine
5/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSerperior
6/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSerperior
7/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPansage
8/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSimisage
9/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPetilil
10/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngLilligant
11/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngMaractus
12/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngMaractus
13/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngDeerling
14/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSawsbuck
15/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngTepig
16/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngTepig
17/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPignite
18/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPignite
19/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngEmboar
20/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngEmboar
21/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPansear
22/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSimisear
23/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngDarumaka
24/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngDarumaka
25/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngDarmanitan
26/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngReshiram
27/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngOshawott
28/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngOshawott
29/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngDewott
30/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngDewott
31/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSamurott
32/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSamurott
33/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPanpour
34/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSimipour
35/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngBasculin
36/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngDucklett
37/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSwanna
38/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngAlomomola
39/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngAlomomola
40/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngBlitzle
41/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngBlitzle
42/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngZebstrika
43/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngZebstrika
44/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngJoltik
45/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngJoltik
46/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngGalvantula
47/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngZekrom
48/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngMunna
49/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngMusharna
50/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngWoobat
51/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSwoobat
52/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngVenipede
53/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngWhirlipede
54/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngScolipede
55/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSolosis
56/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngDuosion
57/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngReuniclus
58/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngTimburr
59/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngTimburr
60/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngGurdurr
61/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngThroh
62/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSawk
63/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSandile
64/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngKrokorok
65/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngKrookodile
66/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPurrloin
67/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngLiepard
68/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngScraggy
69/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngScrafty
70/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngZorua
71/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngZoroark
72/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngVullaby
73/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngMandibuzz
74/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngKlink
75/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngKlang
76/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngKlinklang
77/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPatrat
78/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPatrat
79/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngWatchog
80/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngLillipup
81/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngLillipup
82/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngHerdier
83/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngStoutland
84/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPidove
85/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngTranquill
86/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngUnfezant
87/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngAudino
88/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngMinccino
89/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngCinccino
90/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngBouffalant
91/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngBouffalant
92/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngEnergy RetrievalI
93/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngEnergy SearchI
94/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngEnergy SwitchI
95/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngFull HealI
96/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPlusPowerI
97/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPoke BallI
98/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPokedexI
99/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPokemon CommunicationI
100/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPotionI
101/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngProfessor JuniperSu
102/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngReviveI
103/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSuper Scoop UpI
104/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSwitchI
105/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngGrass EnergyE
106/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngFire EnergyE
107/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngWater EnergyE
108/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngLightning EnergyE
109/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPsychic EnergyE
110/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngFighting EnergyE
111/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngDarkness EnergyE
112/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngMetal EnergyE
113/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngReshiram
114/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngZekrom
115/114TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPikachu
Black Collection
No.ImageCard nameTypeRarityPromotion
001/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSewaddle
002/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSwadloon
003/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngLeavanny
004/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngCottonee
005/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngWhimsicott
006/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngDeerling
007/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSawsbuck
008/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngTepig
009/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPignite
010/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngEmboar
011/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPansear
012/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSimisear
013/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngReshiram
014/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngBasculin
015/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngDucklett
016/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSwanna
017/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngCubchoo
018/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngBeartic
019/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngBlitzle
020/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngZebstrika
021/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngEmolga
022/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngMunna
023/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngMusharna
024/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngWoobat
025/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSwoobat
026/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngGothita
027/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngGothorita
028/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngGothitelle
029/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngRoggenrola
030/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngBoldore
031/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngDrilbur
032/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngExcadrill
033/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSawk
034/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngScraggy
035/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngScrafty
036/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngVullaby
037/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngMandibuzz

038/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngKlink
039/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngKlang
040/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngKlinklang
041/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPidove
042/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngTranquill
043/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngUnfezant
044/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngMinccino
045/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngCinccino
046/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngBouffalant
047/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngTornadus
048/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngEnergy RetrievalG
049/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngCrushing HammerG
050/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPokémon CommunicationG
051/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngMax PotionG
052/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngRecycleG
053/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngProfessor JuniperSu
054/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngTornadus
055/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngReshiram
056/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPikachu

White Collection
No.ImageCard nameTypeRarityPromotion
001/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSnivy
002/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngServine
003/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSerperior
004/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPansage
005/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSimisage
006/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPetilil
007/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngLilligant
008/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngMaractus
009/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngDarumaka
010/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngDarmanitan
011/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngOshawott
012/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngDewott
013/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSamurott
014/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPanpour
015/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSimipour
016/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngAlomomola
017/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngJoltik
018/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngGalvantula
019/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngThundurus
020/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngZekrom
021/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngVenipede
022/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngWhirlipede
023/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngScolipede
024/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSigilyph
025/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSolosis
026/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngDuosion
027/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngReuniclus
028/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngTimburr
029/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngGurdurr
030/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngThroh
031/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngSandile
032/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngKrokorok
033/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngKrookodile
034/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPurrloin
035/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngLiepard

036/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngZorua
037/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngZoroark
038/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngFerroseed
039/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngFerrothorn

040/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPatrat
041/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngWatchog
042/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngLillipup
043/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngHerdier
044/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngStoutland
045/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngAudino
046/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngRufflet
047/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngBraviary
048/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngReviveG
049/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngGreat BallG
050/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngFull HealG
051/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPlusPowerG
052/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPokémon CatcherG
053/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngCherenSu
054/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngThundurus
055/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngZekrom
056/053TCG2 A01 Bulbasaur.pngPikachu