List of Expansion Sets

Wizards of the Coast Era

Original Series

Image Set Name Set Abbrev. Theme Decks / Special Sets Release Date
Base Set BS 2-Player Starter Set
Blackout
Brushfire
Overgrowth
Zap!
01/09/1999
Jungle JU Power Reserve
Water Blast
06/16/1999
Fossil FO BodyGuard
LockDown
10/10/1999
Base Set 2 B2 2-Player CD-ROM Starter Set
Grass Chopper
Hot Water
Lightning Bug
Psych Out
02/28/2000
Team Rocket TR Devastation
Trouble
04/10/2000
Gym Heroes G1 Brock
Misy
Lt. Surge
Erika
09/14/2000
Gym Challenge G2 Sabrina
Koga
Blaine
Giovanni
10/16/2000

Neo Series

Image Set Name Set Abbrev. Theme Decks / Special Sets Release Date
Neo Genesis N1 Cold Fusion
Hotfoot
12/16/2000
Neo Discovery N2 Brain Wave
Wallop
06/01/2001
Southern Islands SI 09/15/2001
Neo Relevation N3 (None) 09/28/2001
Neo Destiny N4 Dark
Light
02/28/2002

Legendary Collection Series

Image Set Name Set Abbrev. Theme Decks / Special Sets Release Date
Legendary Collection LC Turmoil
Lava
05/24/2002

e-Card Series

Image Set Name Set Abbrev. Theme Decks / Special Sets Release Date
Expedition base set EX Echo
Electric Garden
09/15/2002
Aquapolis AQ Rock Garden
Abyss
01/15/2003
Skyridge SK Eeveelution
Mind Machine
05/12/2003

Nintendo Era

EX Series

Image Set Name Set Abbrev. Theme Decks / Special Sets Release Date
EX Ruby & Sapphire RS Ruby
Sapphire
06/18/2003
EX Sandstorm SS Caravan
Oasis
09/15/2003
EX Dragon DR FireFang
WindBlast
11/24/2003
EX Team Magma vs Team Aqua MA Team Magma
Team Aqua
03/31/2004
EX Hidden Legends HL Forest Guardian
Wish Maker
06/15/2004
EX FireRed & LeafGreen RG FireRed
LeafGreen
09/30/2004
EX Team Rocket Returns RR Jessie
James
11/08/2004
EX Deoxys DX Starcharge
Jetstream
02/15/2005
EX Emerald EM Hydrobloom
Wildfire
05/09/2005
EX Unseen Forces UF Golden Sky
Silvery Ocean
08/24/2005
EX Delta Species DS Breakthrough
Steeplechase
11/08/2005
EX Legend Maker LM Groundbreaker
Shadowquake
02/15/2006
EX Holon Phantoms HP FireMist
FloodRush
05/01/2006
EX Crystal Guardians CG Green Cyclone
Storm Surge
08/30/2006
EX Dragon Frontiers DF Power Wave
Shadow Blaze
11/08/2006
EX Power Keepers PK Dark Blast
Mind Game
02/14/2007

Diamond & Pearl Series

Image Set Name Set Abbrev. Theme Decks / Special Sets Release Date
Diamond & Pearl DP Terra Firma
Inferno Zone
Royal Frost
05/23/2007
Mysterious Treasures MT Armor Fortress
Skull Charge
08/22/2007
Secret Wonders SW Lavaflow
Powerhouse
11/07/2007
Great Encounters GE Eternal Time
Infinite Space
Endless Night
02/13/2008
Majestic Dawn MD Polar Frost
Forest Force
05/21/2008
Legends Awakened LA Metal Surge
Bombardment
08/20/2008
Stormfront SF Raging Sea
Dark Rampage
11/05/2008

Platinum Series

Image Set Name Set Abbrev. Theme Decks / Special Sets Release Date
Platinum PL Rebellion
Flourish
02/11/2009
Rising Rivals RR Drill Point
Cutting Edge
05/20/2009
Supreme Victors SV Ignition
Overflow
08/19/2009
Arceus AR Flamemaster
Stormshaper
11/04/2009
Pokemon Rumble RM 12/02/2009

HeartGold & SoulSilver Series

The HeartGold & SoulSilver Series are the oldest series playable in the Pokemon TCG Online.

This series in addition to Call of Legends and Black & White comprise the Legacy Format.

Image Set Name Set Abbrev. Theme Decks / Special Sets Release Date
HeartGold & SoulSilver Black Star Promos HGSS
HeartGold & SoulSilver HS Growth Clash
Ember Spark
Mind Flood
HS Trainer Kit
02/10/2010
HS Unleashed UL Chaos Control
Steel Sentinel
05/05/2010
HS Undaunted UD Daybreak
Nightfall
08/18/2010
HS Triumphant TM Verdant Frost
Royal Guard
11/03/2010

Call of Legends Series

Image Set Name Set Abbrev. Theme Decks / Special Sets Release Date
Call of Legends CL Retort
Recon
02/09/2011

Black & White Series

The Black & White Series consists of cards that can be played in either the Legacy Format or the Expanded Format. These cards are not playable in the Standard Format.

Image Set Name Set Abbrev. Theme Decks / Special Sets Release Date
BW Black Star Promos BW51+
Black & White base set BLW McDonald’s Collection
Black & White Trainer Kit
Power Play
Toxic Tricks
04/25/2011
Emerging Powers EPO Fast Daze
Furious Knights
08/31/2011
Noble Victories NVI 11/16/2011
Next Destinies NXD Explosive Edge
Voltage Vortex
02/08/2012
Dark Explorers DEX Raiders
Shadows
McDonald’s Collection 2012
05/09/2012
Dragons Exalted DRX DragonSnarl
DragonSpeed
09/15/2012
Dragon Vault DRV 10/05/2012
Boundaries Crossed BCR Ice Shock
Cold Fire
11/07/2012
Plasma Storm PLS Plasma Shadow
Plasma Claw
02/06/2013
Plasma Freeze PLF Frost Ray
Psy Crusher
05/08/2013
Plasma Blast PLB Mind Wipe
Solar Strike
Red Genesect Collection
McDonald’s Collection 2013
08/14/2013
Legendary Treasures LTR 11/06/2013

X & Y

XY Series

The XY Series contains cards in both the Expanded Format and the Standard Format.

Cards from the Kalos Starter Set, XY Base Set, Flashfire, Furious Fists, and Phantom Forces are playable only in the Expanded Format.

Cards from Primal Clash, Double Crisis, Roaring Skies, Ancient Origins, and newer are playable in the Standard Format or Expanded Format.

Image Set Name Set Abbrev. Theme Decks / Special Sets Release Date
XY Black Star Promos XY01+
Kalos Starter Set KSS Chespin Deck
Fennekin Deck
Froakie Deck
11/08/2013
XY Base Set XY Resilient Life
Destruction Rush
XY Trainer Kit
02/05/2014
Flashfire FLF Brilliant Thunder
Mystic Typhoon
McDonald’s Collection 2014
05/07/2014
Furious Fists FFI Dark Hammer
Enchanted Echo
Battle Arena Decks: Xerneas vs Yveltal
08/13/2014
Phantom Forces PHF Burning Winds
Bolt Twister
XY Trainer Kit: Bisharp & Wigglytuff
11/05/2014
Primal Clash PRC Ocean’s Core ()
Earth’s Pulse ()
02/04/2015
Double Crisis DCR Double Crisis XY Trainer Kit: Latias & Latios 03/25/2015
Roaring Skies ROS Aurora Blast ()
Storm Rider ()
05/06/2015
Ancient Origins AOR Stone Heart ()
Iron Tide ()
Battle Arena Decks: Mewtwo vs Darkrai
08/12/2015

XY BREAK Series

Currently all cards from the XY BREAK Series are playable in either the Standard or Expanded Formats.

Image Set Name Set Abbrev. Theme Decks / Special Sets Release Date
BREAKthrough BKT Burning Spark ()
Night Striker ()
McDonald’s Collection 2015
11/04/2015
BREAKpoint BKP Wave Slasher ()
Electric Eye ()
02/03/2016
Generations GEN XY Trainer Kit: Pikachu Libre & Suicune 02/22/2016
Fates Collide FCO Battle Ruler ()
Sky Guardian ()
05/02/2016
Steam Siege STS Gears of Fire ()
Ring of Lightning ()
Battle Arena Decks: Rayquaza vs Keldeo
08/03/2016
Evolutions EVO Pikachu Power ()
Mewtwo Mayhem ()
11/02/2016

Sun & Moon

Sun & Moon Series

The first Sun & Moon expansion set will be released on February 3, 2017.

This set introduces the 7th generation Pokemon from the Alola region as well as Pokemon GX.

Image Set Name Set Abbrev. Theme Decks / Special Sets Release Date
Sun & Moon base set SM1 Forest Shadow ()
Roaring Heat ()
Bright Tide ()
02/03/2017
Guardians Rising GRI Hidden Moon

Steel Sun

05/05/2017
Burning Shadows BUS Luminous Frost

Rock Steady

08/04/2017
Shining Legends Special Set (no Theme Decks) October 2017
Crimson Invasion November 2017

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