Great Encounters (Pokemon TCG)

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Cards in set 106
Set number 35
Release date February 13, 2008

Diamond & Pearl-Great Encounters is the name given to the fourth expansion of cards of the Diamond & Pearl Series of the Trading Card Game.

Great Encounters' name is based on the Moonlit Pursuit subset of the fourth Japanese DP expansion, beginning its transition into English-language sets. The set contains 100 cards from Moonlit Pursuit/Dawn Dash, with two Dialga, two Palkia and two Darkrai (one of each a LV.X) being held back from Shining Darkness, completing the 106-card set. The cards from Moonlit Pursuit/Dawn Dash that were not included in Great Encounters were later printed in Majestic Dawn.

In order for the fifth Japanese DP set, Cry from the Mysterious/Temple of Anger, to be released closer to the eleventh Pokémon movie (Giratina and the Sky's Bouquet: Shaymin), the set's release was delayed by three months, making a six-month gap between the release of it and the previous set. In order to prevent such a large gap in the English-language releases, Moonlit Pursuit/Dawn Dash was separated between two sets: Great Encounters and Majestic Dawn.

Great Encounters is also the first set to include Darkrai, containing its Moonlit Pursuit card and both its Shining Darkness cards (including the LV.X variant). Cresselia is the only LV.X card in the set to originate from Moonlit Pursuit/Dawn Dash; Darkrai, Dialga and Palkia were held back from Shining Darkness.

Witness Legendary Battles... Experience Great Encounters

Dialga, Palkia, Darkrai. Who will stand victorious? In the Pokémon TCG: Diamond & Pearl-Great Encounters expansion, these three incredible legends come together to battle one another in an epic confrontation that will be a triumph for Trainers everywhere! With more brand-new Pokémon, more Pokémon LV.X, and a titanic clash of some of the most powerful Pokémon ever, Great Encounters is your chance to encounter greatness!

NameSetNumberTypeCard TypeHPRarity
BlazikenGreat Encounters1FireStage 2130Rare Holo
CresseliaGreat Encounters2PsychicBasic80Rare Holo
DarkraiGreat Encounters3DarknessBasic70Rare Holo
DarkraiGreat Encounters4DarknessBasic80Rare Holo
PachirisuGreat Encounters5LightningBasic70Rare Holo
Porygon-ZGreat Encounters6ColorlessStage 2110Rare Holo
RotomGreat Encounters7LightningBasic70Rare Holo
SceptileGreat Encounters8GrassStage 2100Rare Holo
SwampertGreat Encounters9WaterStage 2130Rare Holo
TangrowthGreat Encounters10GrassStage 1110Rare Holo
TogekissGreat Encounters11ColorlessStage 2120Rare Holo
AltariaGreat Encounters12ColorlessStage 180Rare
BeedrillGreat Encounters13GrassStage 2110Rare
ButterfreeGreat Encounters14GrassStage 2120Rare
ClaydolGreat Encounters15FightingStage 180Rare
DialgaGreat Encounters16MetalBasic90Rare
ExploudGreat Encounters17ColorlessStage 2130Rare
HoundoomGreat Encounters18DarknessStage 190Rare
HypnoGreat Encounters19PsychicStage 180Rare
KinglerGreat Encounters20WaterStage 190Rare
LaprasGreat Encounters21WaterBasic80Rare
LatiasGreat Encounters22ColorlessBasic80Rare
LatiosGreat Encounters23ColorlessBasic90Rare
MawileGreat Encounters24MetalBasic70Rare
MiloticGreat Encounters25WaterStage 190Rare
PalkiaGreat Encounters26WaterBasic90Rare
PrimeapeGreat Encounters27FightingStage 190Rare
SlowkingGreat Encounters28PsychicStage 180Rare
Unown HGreat Encounters29PsychicBasic60Rare
WailordGreat Encounters30WaterStage 1200Rare
WeezingGreat Encounters31PsychicStage 180Rare
WigglytuffGreat Encounters32ColorlessStage 190Rare
ArbokGreat Encounters33PsychicStage 180Uncommon
CacturneGreat Encounters34DarknessStage 180Uncommon
CombuskenGreat Encounters35FireStage 180Uncommon
DelibirdGreat Encounters36WaterBasic70Uncommon
FloatzelGreat Encounters37WaterStage 180Uncommon
GorebyssGreat Encounters38WaterStage 180Uncommon
GranbullGreat Encounters39ColorlessStage 190Uncommon
GrovyleGreat Encounters40GrassStage 180Uncommon
HariyamaGreat Encounters41FightingStage 1100Uncommon
HuntailGreat Encounters42WaterStage 190Uncommon
LinooneGreat Encounters43ColorlessStage 180Uncommon
LoudredGreat Encounters44ColorlessStage 180Uncommon
MagcargoGreat Encounters45FireStage 190Uncommon
MarshtompGreat Encounters46WaterStage 190Uncommon
MetapodGreat Encounters47GrassStage 170Uncommon
PelipperGreat Encounters48WaterStage 180Uncommon
Porygon2Great Encounters49ColorlessStage 170Uncommon
PuruglyGreat Encounters50ColorlessStage 190Uncommon
RelicanthGreat Encounters51WaterBasic70Uncommon
SeviperGreat Encounters52PsychicBasic80Uncommon
SkarmoryGreat Encounters53MetalBasic70Uncommon
SlowbroGreat Encounters54WaterStage 180Uncommon
TogeticGreat Encounters55ColorlessStage 170Uncommon
Unown FGreat Encounters56PsychicBasic50Uncommon
Unown GGreat Encounters57PsychicBasic50Uncommon
WailmerGreat Encounters58WaterBasic90Uncommon
ZangooseGreat Encounters59ColorlessBasic70Uncommon
BaltoyGreat Encounters60FightingBasic50Common
BuizelGreat Encounters61WaterBasic60Common
CacneaGreat Encounters62GrassBasic50Common
CaterpieGreat Encounters63GrassBasic40Common
ClamperlGreat Encounters64WaterBasic40Common
DrowzeeGreat Encounters65PsychicBasic60Common
EkansGreat Encounters66PsychicBasic60Common
FeebasGreat Encounters67WaterBasic30Common
GlameowGreat Encounters68ColorlessBasic50Common
HoundourGreat Encounters69FireBasic50Common
IgglybuffGreat Encounters70ColorlessBasic50Common
IllumiseGreat Encounters71GrassBasic70Common
JigglypuffGreat Encounters72ColorlessBasic60Common
KakunaGreat Encounters73GrassStage 180Common
KoffingGreat Encounters74PsychicBasic60Common
KrabbyGreat Encounters75WaterBasic60Common
LunatoneGreat Encounters76FightingBasic60Common
LuvdiscGreat Encounters77WaterBasic60Common
MakuhitaGreat Encounters78FightingBasic60Common
MankeyGreat Encounters79FightingBasic50Common
MudkipGreat Encounters80WaterBasic60Common
PorygonGreat Encounters81ColorlessBasic50Common
SlowpokeGreat Encounters82WaterBasic60Common
SlugmaGreat Encounters83FireBasic60Common
SnubbullGreat Encounters84ColorlessBasic60Common
SolrockGreat Encounters85FightingBasic70Common
SwabluGreat Encounters86ColorlessBasic40Common
TangelaGreat Encounters87GrassBasic70Common
TogepiGreat Encounters88ColorlessBasic50Common
TorchicGreat Encounters89FireBasic50Common
TreeckoGreat Encounters90GrassBasic50Common
Unown LGreat Encounters91PsychicBasic50Common
VolbeatGreat Encounters92GrassBasic70Common
WeedleGreat Encounters93GrassBasic50Common
WhismurGreat Encounters94ColorlessBasic50Common
WingullGreat Encounters95WaterBasic50Common
ZigzagoonGreat Encounters96ColorlessBasic50Common
Amulet CoinGreat Encounters97Item – Pokemon Tool0Uncommon
Felicity’s DrawingGreat Encounters98Supporter0Uncommon
LeftoversGreat Encounters99Item – Pokemon Tool0Uncommon
Moonlight StadiumGreat Encounters100Stadium0Uncommon
Premier BallGreat Encounters101Trainer0Uncommon
Rare CandyGreat Encounters102Trainer0Uncommon
Cresselia LV.XGreat Encounters103PsychicLevel-Up100Rare Holo LV.X
Darkrai LV.XGreat Encounters104DarknessLevel-Up100Rare Holo LV.X
Dialga LV.XGreat Encounters105MetalLevel-Up110Rare Holo LV.X
Palkia LV.XGreat Encounters106WaterLevel-Up120Rare Holo LV.X