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Particular Pokémon TCG set Pokémon 151 has been within the wild for a few month now, which means individuals have had time to recover from the preliminary fervour, and the very best playing cards have risen to the floor. A smaller set to gather, however with an ongoing launch schedule for brand new merchandise, this return to the collection’ Kanto roots has confirmed vastly widespread. So, which of your pulls do you have to be double-sleeving, and the way a lot is an excessive amount of for that one lacking card in your grasp set?
Units like 151 all the time really feel extra collectible within the short-term, given the far wider availability of product, and the prolonged launch schedule. Like Crown Zenith firstly of this yr, and different latest specials like Pokémon GO, Celebrations, and Shining Fates, there’s a larger temptation to attempt to full them, one which maybe isn’t so current for the tri-monthly releases of the a lot bigger major units.
Paradox Rift comes out November 3, however with 266 playing cards to gather, fairly grim pull-rates, and a brief launch window, it’ll be too straightforward to have moved on to whichever set comes out subsequent in January. For 151, nonetheless, it’s sticking round for a bit, and has solely 206 playing cards to choose up, the overwhelming majority of them frequent, easy-to-pull playing cards. Of the remaining 44 rarer playing cards, they’re fetching a lot increased costs than we’ve seen in any earlier Scarlet & Violet set, the place the highest 10s have struggled to achieve over $15. So let’s take a look at that are fetching the best costs, and why.
(All costs are appropriate on the time of writing, based mostly available on the market costs given by TCG Participant, however will clearly rapidly change.)