The Top 10 Most Expensive Pokémon Cards In July 2022

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It may have launched in 1996, but The Pokémon Trading Card Game has experienced a sudden surge in popularity, with 9.1 billion cards sold in fiscal year 2021–2022. As demand for these small cardboard rectangles increases globally, so does their value – with some cards now worth a small fortune.

Want to know what people are willing to pay? We’ve tracked down and ranked the top 10 most expensive Pokémon cards in July 2022 based on our historical sales data.

10. Charizard V

Charizard V

Release: 25th September 2020

Rarity: Secret Rare

English Card Number: 079/073

Type: 🔥 Fire

Set: Champion's Path

Attacks: Claw Slash (80) | Fire Spin (220)

Prices: £247.60 (average) | £1,301.62 (maximum)

In 10th place is the Secret Rare Charizard V card. This one typically sells for around £247, but has sold for over £1,300 previously.

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9. Blaine's Charizard

Rayquaza Gold Star

Release: 16th October 2000

Rarity: Holo Rare

English Card Number: 2/132

Type: 🔥 Fire

Set: Gym Challenge

Attacks: Roaring Flames (20+) | Flame Jet

Prices: £248.95 (average) | £1,360.79 (maximum)

Released in 2000, Blaine's Charizard has sold for over £1,350 in recent times. Note that this card needs to be in mint condition if you plan on selling for this price!

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8. Mudkip Star

Mudkip Star

Release: 1st November 2004

Rarity: Holo Rare (Ultra Rare)

English Card Number: 107/109

Type: 💧 Water

Set: Team Rocket Returns

Attacks: Whirlpool | Spring Back (20+)

Prices: £251.44 (average) | £306.03 (maximum)

If you have the Mudkip Star card laying around, you could be sitting on over £300. Will you keep this one in your collection, sell, or trade?

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7. Pikachu Star

Pikachu Star

Release: 1st May 2006

Rarity: Holo Rare (Ultra Rare)

English Card Number: 104/110

Type: ⚡ Lightning

Set: EX Holon Phantoms

Attacks: Thundershock (10) | Spring Back (20+)

Prices: £267.70 (average) | £772.99 (maximum)

This iconic Holo Rare Pikachu Star Pokémon card from the Holon Phantoms set was released in 2006 and is now worth on average over £260.

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6. Regirock Star

Regirock Star

Release: 1st February 2006

Rarity: Holo Rare (Ultra Rare)

English Card Number: 91/92

Type: 🥊 Fighting

Set: EX Legend Maker

Attacks: Dig Drain (10) | Final Blast (30)

Prices: £335.53 (average) | £834.01 (maximum)

Released in 2006, the Holo Rare Regirock Star Pokémon card has an average sale price of £335.53 – with a highest bid of over £834.

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5. Treecko Star

Treecko Star

Release: 1st November 2004

Rarity: Holo Rare (Ultra Rare)

English Card Number: 109/109

Type: 🍃 Grass

Set: EX Team Rocket Returns

Attacks: Tackle (10) | Spring Back (20+)

Prices: £339.86 (average) | £1,017.09 (maximum)

This rare Treecko Star card comes from the 22nd expansion of the TCG and has sold for over £1,000. Just imagine how many Pokémon cards you could buy with that…

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4. Lucky Stadium

Lucky Stadium

Release: 1st July 1999

Rarity: Promo (WoTC Promo)

English Card Number: 41

Type: ⚙️ Trainer

Set: Wizards Black Star Promos

Prices: £355 (average) | £355 (maximum)

If you were born after 1999, there’s a chance you won’t own the Lucky Stadium promo card. But if you do, congratulations! It’s worth over £350.

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3. Charizard GX

Charizard GX

Release: 4th August 2017

Rarity: Secret Rare (Rare Rainbow)

English Card Number: 150/147

Type: 🔥 Fire

Set: Burning Shadows

Attacks: Wing Attack (70) | Crimson Storm (300) | Raging Out GX

Prices: £478.87 (average) | £8,050 (maximum)

The Charizard GX card is a Secret Rainbow Rare that sells for a pretty penny. It’s been snapped up for £8,050 before now, and has an average sale price of over £478.

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2. Latias Star

Latias Star

Release: 1st February 2005

Rarity: Holo Rare

English Card Number: 105/107

Type: ⬜ Colourless

Set: EX Deoxys

Attacks: Healing Light (10) | Shooting Star (50+)

Prices: £606.45 (average) | £1,019.53 (maximum)

Latias Star is another rare and expensive holo Pokémon card from the EX Deoxys set. Do you have this card in your collection? List it on hoardboard today!

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1. Rayquaza Gold Star

Rayquaza Gold Star

Release: 1st February 2005

Rarity: Holo Rare (Ultra Rare)

English Card Number: 107/107

Type: ⬜ Colourless

Set: EX Deoxys

Attacks: Spiral Rush (30x) | Holy Star

Prices: £948.33 (average) | £2,144.93 (maximum)

This incredibly rare and absolutely stunning Rayquaza Gold Star holo Pokémon card was designed by Masakazu Fukuda and is one of the most expensive Pokémon cards to date.

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