What do the symbols on the Pokemon cards mean?
A tiny symbol on the bottom right-hand corner will let you know the rarity of a card. A circle on your card means it's common, a diamond indicates that your card is uncommon, and a star means it's rare. For example, hologram cards will always have stars on them.
What does a promo Pokemon card mean?
Exclusive cards for promotional events such as tournaments, special events or through Pokémon-related merchandise. These all have a black star with the word "PROMO" written across it where the expansion symbol would normally occur, giving them their name as Black Star Promos.
What are Pokemon cards called?
The Pokémon Trading Card Game (ポケモンカードゲーム, Pokemon Kādo Gēmu, "Pokémon Card Game"), abbreviated to PTCG or Pokémon TCG, is a collectible card game, based on Nintendo's Pokémon franchise of video games and anime, first published in October 1996 by Media Factory in Japan.
What does GX stand for on a Pokemon card?
GX is a type of Pokémon card exclusive to the Pokémon TCG expansions released in the 7th Generation. It was meant to be a replacement for Mega Evo cards. GX cards are special card which have a special, incredibly powerful movethat can be used only once by that Pokémon in the entire match.