Top 10 Most Expensive Pokémon Cards

Victory Orb ($15,350)

In 2005, Japan hosted the Battle Road Summer Tournament in nine Japanese cities.

University Magikarp ($50,100)

In 1998, Shogakukan, a Japanese publishing company, conducted a series of tests called the Tamamushi University Hypertest for elementary-school children.

Ishihara GX Promo ($50,500)

The Ishihara GX promo card was given by Pokémon Company President Tsunekazu Ishihara to his employees in celebration of his 60th birthday in 2018.

Tropical Wind ($65,100)

Fans of the Pokémon trading card game are undoubtedly familiar with the Pokémon Tropical Mega Battle, which took place in Honolulu, Hawaii, from 1999 to 2001.

Trophy Pikachu Trainer ($84,000)

The first, second and third place winners were awarded the elusive Trophy Pikachu Trainer card during the first official Pokémon tournament held in Japan in 1997.

No. 1 Trainer ($90,000)

Designed by Hideki Kazam, the Super Secret Battle "Number 1 Trainer" card was awarded to competitors in 1999 during seven regional Pokémon card tournaments in Japan.

1st Edition Neo Genesis Lugia ($130,000)

The first edition Neo Genesis Lugia card is unique in that it was part of a premise set from the Neo Genesis collection, rather than a special release.

Kangaskhan Family Event Trophy ($150,100)

In 1998, Japan held a family Pokémon tournament that allowed kids and their parents to fight other families.

Pikachu Illustrator ($195,000)

The Pikachu Illustrator card is widely considered to be one of the most valuable and rare Pokémon cards available.

1st Edition Charizard Holo "Shadowless" ($220,574)

Perhaps the most famous, "rare" Pokémon card is the first edition Charizard Holo.