How to playThe Pokémon Trading Card Game

If you're interested in getting started with the Pokémon TCG, we've put together a set of easy-to-follow videos that will walk you through the basics of the game. When you're done watching, hopefully you'll be ready to start playing your first Pokémon TCG game!

Play the Pokémon TCG Online

The Pokémon Trading Card Game Online is an online version of the Pokémon TCG! The rules are the same for both the paper and online versions, so the Pokémon TCG Online is a great way to continue the fun when your friends aren’t around or your favorite game store has closed for the evening.

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Pokémon Trading Card Game Card Dex

Keep track of your Pokémon TCG collection with the Pokémon TCG Card Dex app. Available at no cost for iPhone, iPad, and Android devices, this app lets you browse cards from the Sword & Shield expansion and from every expansion in the Pokémon TCG: Sun & Moon Series. And by using your device's camera, you can scan and keep track of which cards are in your collection—right inside the app.

Download the Pokémon TCG Card Dex today!

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