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As of February 1st, 2019...

 

There are 103 Theme Decks that are (or have been) in the game.

78 of them come from released sets, and are currently available from the in-game Shop (starting June 5th, 2018).

The remaining 25 need to be traded for, purchased from a retail store, obtained with a special promo code, or were available as free gifts just by playing the game (therefore not tradable).

Many of the older Basic Decks have been discontinued as giveaways.  Ownership depends on when you started playing.

Sun & Moon Sets  (19, so far)

 

TEU Relentless Flame -- Charizard, Nidoqueen, Rapidash, Farfetch'd
TEU Torrential Cannon -- Blastoise, Pidgeot, Golduck, Farfetch'd
LOT Blazing Volcano -- Entei, Blaziken, Houndoom, Magcargo
LOT Storm Caller -- Raikou, Ampharos, Naganadel, Zebstrika
CES Leaf Charge -- Sceptile, Lanturn, Manectric, Abomasnow (Grass)
CES Hydro Fury -- Swampert, Magcargo, Delcatty, Abomasnow (Water)
FLI Tropical Takedown -- Alolan Exeggutor / A. Raticate / A. Marowak
FLI Twilight Rogue -- Dusknoir / Malamar / Lycanroc / Salazzle
UPR Imperial Command -- Empoleon / Abomasnow / Floatzel
UPR Mach Strike -- Garchomp / Lucario / Gumshoos / Hippowdon
CIN Clanging Thunder -- Kommo-o / Gastrodon / Alolan Raichu
CIN Destruction Fang -- Hydreigon / Houndoom / Salazzle / Mawile
BUS Luminous Frost -- Kingdra / A. Ninetales / Simipour / Heatran
BUS Rock Steady -- Rhyperior / Lucario / Lycanroc / Meowstic
GRI Hidden Moon -- Lunala / Gothorita / Salazzle / Mimikyu
GRI Steel Sun -- Solgaleo / Metang / Swellow / Slowbro
SUM Bright Tide -- Primarina / Cloyster / Lanturn / Golduck
SUM Forest Shadow -- Decidueye / Parasect / Pinsir / Shiinotic
SUM Roaring Heat -- Incineroar / Boldore / Torkoal / Palossand


XY Sets  (24)

EVO Mewtwo Mayhem -- Mewtwo / Nidoking / Machoke / Haunter
EVO Pikachu Power -- Raichu / Beedrill / Electabuzz / Metapod
STS Gears of Fire -- Volcanion / Pyroar / Rapidash / Klink (add "lang")
STS Ring of Lightning -- Ampharos / Hoopa / Drifblim / Galvantula
FCO Battle Ruler -- Serperior / Zygarde / Lucario / Wormadam
FCO Sky Guardian -- Delphox / Lugia / Wigglytuff / Kangaskhan
BKP Electric Eye -- Luxray / Hypno / Electivire / Doublade
BKP Wave Slasher -- Greninja / Cloyster / Kricketune / Lilligant
BKT Burning Spark -- Magnezone / Raichu / Stunfisk / Quilava
BKT Night Striker -- Gengar / Noivern / Zoroark / Ursaring
AOR Iron Tide -- Metagross / Gyarados / Vaporeon / Regice
AOR Stone Heart -- Vileplume / Vespiquen / Regirock / Ariados
ROS Aurora Blast -- Salamence / Pelipper / Articuno / Tranquill
ROS Storm Rider -- Dragonite / Electrode / Zapdos / Exeggutor
PRC Earth's Pulse -- Rhyperior / Groudon / Eelektrik / Groudon
PRC Ocean's Core -- Walrein / Whiscash / Kyogre / Combusken
PHF Bolt Twister -- Feraligatr / Kingler / Galvantula / Jellicent
PHF Burning Winds -- Talonflame / Venomoth / Yanmega / Pyroar
FFI Dark Hammer -- Machamp / Pangoro / Hariyama / Meinfoo
FFI Enchanted Echo -- Victreebel / Sylveon / Leafeon / Clefable
FLF Brilliant Thunder -- Pidgeot / Heliolisk / Rapidash / Luxio
FLF Mystic Typhoon -- Walrein / Meowstic / Dusclops / Milotic
XY Destruction Rush -- Krookodile / Yveltal / Dugtrio / Malamar
XY Resilient Life -- Scolipede / Xerneas / Aromatisse / Mr. Mime


XY Kalos Starter Set  (3)

Chespin Deck -- Chesnaught / Granbull / Snorlax
Fennekin Deck -- Delphox / Mightyena / Furfrou
Froakie Deck -- Greninja / Bisharp / Honedge


Black & White Sets  (21)

PLB Mind Wipe -- Reuniclus / Golurk / Genesect / Musharna / Porygon2
PLB Solar Strike -- Blastoise / Volcarona / Octillery / Ursaring
PLF Frost Ray -- Vanilluxe / Glaceon / Vaporeon / Jolteon / Electrode
PLF Psy Crusher -- Beedrill / Espeon / Leofeon / Cofagrigus / Muk
PLS Plasma Claw -- Infernape / Jellicent / Sharpedo / Druddigon / Simisear
PLS Plasma Shadow -- Giratina / Amoonguss / Kirlia / Weezing / Grotle
BCR Cold Fire -- Samurott / White Kyurem / Darmanitan / Delcatty
BCR Ice Shock -- Blastoise / Black Kyurem / Electrode / Electivire
DRX DragonSnarl -- Hydreigon / Gothitelle / Skuntank / Vigoroth
DRX DragonSpeed -- Garchomp / Walrein / Palpitoad / Marowak / Milotic
DEX Raiders -- Krookodile / Umbreon / Espeon / Sableye / Cofagrigus
DEX Shadows -- Empoleon / Zoroark / Slowbro / Glaceon / Vullaby
NXD Exposive Edge -- Chandelure / Reshiram / Arcanine / Beartic
NXD Voltage Vortex -- Luxray / Zekrom / Weavile / Raichu / Scrafty
NVI Fast Daze -- Leavanny / Volcarona / Accelgor / Simisear / Crustle
NVI Furious Knights -- Eelektross / Escavalier / Stunfisk / Durant
EPO Power Play -- Krookodile / Gigalith / Cinccino / Swanna / Beartic
EPO Toxic Tricks -- Scolipede / Gothitelle / Sigilyph / Darmanitan
BLW Blue Assault -- Samurott / Unfezant / Simipour / Galvantula
BLW Green Tornado -- Serperior / Scolipede / Musharna / Sawsbuck
BLW Red Frenzy -- Emboar / Stoutland / Darmanitan / Simisear


HeartGold & SoulSilver Sets  (11)

CL Recon -- Meganium / Tangrowth / Magmortar / Ninetales
CL Retort -- Ampharos / Lucario / Donphan / Jolteon
TM Royal Guard -- Nidoking / Haunter / Grumpig / Marowak
TM Verdant Frost -- Mamoswine / Weepinbell / Yanmega / Golduck
UD Daybreak -- Bellossom / Espeon / Togekiss / Raticate / Muk
UD Nightfall -- Metagross / Umbreon / Lairon / Skuntank
UL Chaos Control -- Tyranitar / Mismagius / Lucario / Metang
UL Steel Sentinel -- Steelix / Primeape / Roserade / Cherrim
HS Ember Spark -- Typhlosion / Flaaffy / Arcanine / Noctowl
HS Growth Clash -- Meganium / Sandslash / Metapos / Furret
HS Mind Flood -- Feraligatr / Hypno / Exeggutor / Slowbro

 



Not Available from the In-Game Shop  (below)

Later XY Decks  (3 built into the game)

Born of Fire -- Arcanine / Rapidash / Flareon
Crushing Current -- Raichu / Zapdos / Electrode
Hidden Depths -- Gyarados / Seaking / Vaporeon


XY Basic Decks  (4 built into the game, no longer available)

XY Basic Blue -- Greninja / Walrein / Gyarados
XY Basic Green -- Shiftry / Chesnaught / Simisage
XY Basic Red -- Delphox / Magcargo / Rapidash
XY Basic Yellow -- Raichu / Manectric / Druddigon


BW Basic Decks  (4 built into the game, no longer available)

BW Basic Blue -- Samurott / Seismitoad / Lapras
BW Basic Green -- Serperior / Beautify / Yanmega
BW Basic Red -- Emboar / Blaziken / Ninetales

BW Basic Orange -- Gigalith / Conkeldurr / Mienshao

HS Basic Decks  (4 built into the game, no longer available)

Basic Blue -- Feraligatr / Blastoise / Vaporeon
Basic Green -- Meganium / Torterra / Butterfree
Basic Red -- Typhlosion / Magmortar / Flareon
Basic Yellow -- Ampharos / Lanturn / Togekiss


Other Theme Decks  (in-game, from promo codes, etc.)

Mental Might -- Gallade / Miltank (free gift for playing)
Power Relay -- Raichu / Eelektrik (promo code at events)
Rallying Cry -- Exploud / Wigglytuff (online code, available)


Trainer Kits  (7)

SM Alolan Ninetales & Alolan Sandslash  (** See note in post #2)
SM Midnight Surfer -- Lycanroc & Alolan Raichu
XY Swift Current -- Pikachu Libre & Suicune
XY Eon Strike -- Latias & Latios
XY Claw Barrage -- Bisharp & Wigglytuff
XY Mindbind -- Sylveon & Noivern
BW Night Hunter -- Excadrill & Zoroark


NOTE:  One of the Pokémon above (Klink, in STS Gears of Fire) is intentionally misspelled (sp) with the Basic's name, because the censor in this forum is fickle.  Add "lang" to the Basic.  This Pokémon must be a hater, with a name that includes 4 letters that belong to a supremacist group with pointed hats.

EDIT:  Added the two decks from Celestial Storm. Current thru 8/3/2018.

 

EDIT:  Added the two decks from Lost Thunder.  Current thru 11/2/2018.

 

EDIT:  Added the two decks from Team Up.  Current thru 2/1/2019.

 

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RobRatt

With the old decks in the Shop now, I figure that many players might have questions about any other Theme Decks that are (or were) available.  Hopefully, this list (in the original post) will be helpful to at least a few.

 

The built-in decks can vary for players, depending on when they started playing.  New players receive them in the beginning of the Trainer Challenge, and they also get any subsequent versions (which are released later).  Roughly, they quit giving the HS Basic decks after 2013, Basic Orange after 2014, BW Basic decks after 2015, XY Basic decks after 2016, and today's new players receive the 3 Later XY-era decks.

 

I know very little about the playability of the Basic Decks from the HGSS-era.  I've learned that the Basic Orange deck was given as a Daily Login Bonus to new players, and (like Mental Might) it is not playable in the Trainer Challenge.

 

NOTE:  At this time, the latest Trainer Kit (A. Ninetales & A. Sandslash), which was released June 1, 2018, does not appear in the game properly.  Prior to redeeming the code card, it doesn't show as a "Pack" in the Collection, even when "Show Not Owned" is checked.  After redemption it doesn't appear like the rest of them (in Deck Manager or Trainer Challenge).  In fact, even the box, bought from a retail store, doesn't seem to have an "official name" (other than Sun & Moon Trainer Kit).  This is the first Trainer Kit that produced four promos, rather than 60 individually numbered cards.  Those 4 promos do appear in the game, and can be found in Public Offers.

 

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graywh

Except for Basic Orange, I think the HS decks were discontinued in 2013 or earlier.  Basic Orange was discontinued around Aug 2014.

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Pikalover5769

This is awesome! Do you think they can bring back the theme decks that were discontinued so we can purchase them with tokens/gems? This would make me so happy!!! My collection needs them.

 

@Graywh are you staff bro just wondering because maybe you can help :)

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Pikalover5769

@RobRatt just noticed a mistake Basic Orange is a BW series deck NOT a HGSS series deck. I have that one.

 

I'm only missing 8 actually (technically 9 if you count the glitched Alolan Ninetales/Alolan Sandlash Trainer Kit):

 

XY Basic Decks   (4 built into the game, no longer available)

 

XY Basic Blue -- Greninja / Walrein / Gyarados
XY Basic Green -- Shiftry / Chesnaught / Simisage
XY Basic Red -- Delphox / Magcargo / Rapidash

XY Basic Yellow -- Raichu / Manectric / Druddigon

 

And

 

HS Basic Decks   (5 built into the game, no longer available)

 

Basic Blue -- Feraligatr / Blastoise / Vaporeon
Basic Green -- Meganium / Torterra / Butterfree
Basic Red --  Typhlosion / Magmortar / Flareon
Basic Yellow -- Ampharos / Lanturn / Togekiss

 

I hope these become accessible again! Maybe purchasable in the shop or maybe even as a retro prize wheel reward hehe :)

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RobRatt
On ‎6‎/‎6‎/‎2018 at 10:10 AM, graywh said:

Except for Basic Orange, I think the HS decks were discontinued in 2013 or earlier.  Basic Orange was discontinued around Aug 2014.

Thank you for the update.  I've never owned or played those older Basic Decks.

** Modified post #2 accordingly.

On ‎6‎/‎6‎/‎2018 at 11:38 AM, Pikalover5769 said:

@RobRatt just noticed a mistake Basic Orange is a BW series deck NOT a HGSS series deck. I have that one.

Thank you for the correction.

** Modified post #1 accordingly.

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Pikalover5769

Thank you for the update.  I've never owned or played those older Basic Decks.

 

** Modified post #2 accordingly.

 

Thank you for the correction.

 

** Modified post #1 accordingly.

 

Cool yeah just a heads up in game it says BW before Basic Orange like the other BW decks so I think in your post it should say BW Basic Orange -- Gigalith / Conkeldurr / Mienshao like the other BW decks!

 

Sorry I'm just a stickler for format and I hope this post gets a sticky so I feel like everything should be just perfect lol :)

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RobRatt

Cool yeah just a heads up in game it says BW before Basic Orange like the other BW decks so I think in your post it should say BW Basic Orange -- Gigalith / Conkeldurr / Mienshao like the other BW decks!

 

Sorry I'm just a stickler for format and I hope this post gets a sticky so I feel like everything should be just perfect lol :)

You and I think alike.  Thanks again.  I fixed it.

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Pikalover5769

You and I think alike.  Thanks again.  I fixed it.

 

 

Yeah from what I can see from you I think we both are really similar. We both what to help this game be as accessible as possible and we want to provide whatever knowledge we can to the community.

 

I hope we can become better friends and work together to help this game. Not because we are "special", but rather because we just love Pokemon and we will work our hardest to help!!

 

Thanks again for everything ya do RobRatt!

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RobRatt

The next 2 Theme Decks are scheduled for release August 3rd (in Celestial Storm, the next set).  They look promising, but it's a bit premature for complete deck lists.  They're centered around Sceptile & Swampert.
 
This is a rough translation of the Japanese cards, courtesy of PokeBeach...

 

Sceptile – Grass – HP140
Stage 2 – Evolves from Grovyle
 
Ability:  Nature Power
Each of your Pokemon with [G] Energy attached receives no damage from the attacks of your opponent's Ultra Beasts.
 
[G]  Powerful Storm: 20x damage.  This attack does 20 damage times the number of Energy attached to your Pokémon in play.
 
Weakness:  Fire (x2)
Resistance:  none
Retreat:  1

 

Swampert – Water – HP160
Stage 2 – Evolves from Marshtomp
 
Ability:  Power Draw
Once during your turn (before your attack), you may discard a card from your hand, then draw 3 cards.
 
[C][C][C]  Hydro Pump: 80+ damage.  This attack does 20 more damage for each [W] Energy attached to this Pokémon.
 
Weakness:  Grass (x2)
Resistance:  none
Retreat:  3

P.S.  If possible, I'd like to keep this thread on topic (about Theme Deck releases, and those which appear in the game).  Please start a separate discussion (in Player vs. Player, maybe) if you want to talk about overpowered decks, strength comparisons, or other playability issues.

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To keep this list current (Post #1), the two Theme Decks from Celestial Storm have been added, which brings us to 99 Theme Decks in the game.

 

In case anyone hasn't purchased them, here are the deck lists:

 

Leaf Charge (Sceptile)

 

Pokémon - 23

* 1 Dunsparce CES 110
* 1 Furfrou FLI 99
* 1 Oranguru SUM 113
* 2 Snover FLI 3
* 3 Treecko CES 8
* 2 Abomasnow FLI 4
* 2 Grovyle CES 9
* 2 Sceptile CES 10
* 2 Chinchou CES 49
* 3 Electrike CES 51
* 2 Lanturn CES 50
* 2 Manectric CES 52

Trainer Cards - 17

* 2 Copycat CES 127
* 1 Exp. Share SUM 118
* 1 Guzma BUS 115
* 2 Hau CES 132
* 1 Lady FLI 109
* 1 Lillie UPR 125
* 2 Nest Ball SUM 123
* 2 Professor Kukui SUM 128
* 1 Rescue Stretcher GRI 130
* 1 Switch CES 147
* 1 Tate & Liza CES 148
* 1 Timer Ball SUM 134
* 1 Ultra Ball SUM 135

Energy - 20

* 11 Grass Energy
* 9 Lightning Energy

 

 

Hydro Fury (Swampert)

 

Pokémon - 22

* 1 Dunsparce CES 110
* 1 Furfrou FLI 99
* 2 Skitty CES 120
* 2 Delcatty CES 121
* 2 Slugma CES 23
* 1 Magcargo CES 24
* 1 Frost Rotom UPR 41
* 3 Mudkip CES 33
* 3 Snover UPR 37
* 2 Abomasnow UPR 38
* 2 Marshtomp CES 34
* 2 Swampert CES 35

Trainer Cards - 18

* 1 Apricorn Maker CES 124
* 1 Copycat CES 127
* 1 Escape Rope BUS 114
* 2 Hau CES 132
* 1 Lady FLI 109
* 1 Lillie UPR 125
* 1 Lure Ball CES 138
* 1 The Masked Royal CES 139
* 2 Nest Ball SUM 123
* 2 Professor Kukui SUM 128
* 1 Rescue Stretcher GRI 130
* 1 Switch CES 147
* 1 Tate & Liza CES 148
* 1 Timer Ball SUM 134
* 1 Ultra Ball SUM 135

Energy - 20

* 16 Water Energy
* 4 Fire Energy

 

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SuperStone

Well, we clearly need to organize a triple-digits party. ;)

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Player_Jay

Take my upvotes!

 

It is very nice to see them all.

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RobRatt

We're still a month away, but it's nice to have a peek ahead.  The next 2 Theme Decks are scheduled for release November 2nd (in Lost Thunder, the next set).
 
They're centered around Entei (Blazing Volcano) and Raikou (Storm Caller).
 
This is a rough translation of the Japanese cards, courtesy of PokeBeach...

 

Entei – Fire – HP130
Basic Pokemon

 
[R][C]  Fire Fang:  20 damage.  Your opponent’s Active Pokemon is now Burned.
 
[R][R][C]  Eruption:  80+ damage.  Each player discards the top card from their deck.  This attack does 60 more damage for each Energy card discarded.
 
Weakness:  Water (x2)
Resistance:  none
Retreat:  2

 

Raikou – Lightning – HP120
Basic Pokémon

 
[L][C]  Lost Voltage:  30 damage.  If you have any [L] Energy in the Lost Zone, this attack does 90 more damage.
 
Weakness:  Fighting (x2)
Resistance:  Metal (-20)
Retreat:  2

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SonicDream

This is pretty cool. Definitely helps me since i'm trying to collect all Theme Decks.

 

Thank You

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RobRatt

To keep this list current (Post #1), the two Theme Decks from Lost Thunder have been added, which brings us to 101 Theme Decks in the game.

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StreamBomber

Awesome post!

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RobRatt

To keep this list current (Post #1), the two Theme Decks from Team Up have been added, which brings us to 103 Theme Decks in the game.

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