Base Set (TCG)
|Cards in set:||102 102|
The Base Set (拡張パック Expansion Pack?) was the first expansion set of the original TCG series. It was released on October 20, 1996 in Japan and January 9, 1999 in the United States. This expansion set contains 102 cards in both Japanese and English.
- The International edition based its numbering system alphabetically, and by descending rarity (from Rare Holo to Common), and card class (Trainer, then Energy). The Japanese edition used the National Pokédex numbers for Pokémon cards, while ordering the set by type, National Pokédex number, and ascending rarity.
- The deck contains 69 Pokémon cards, 26 Trainer cards, and 7 Energy cards.