After I become able to form sentences again, we continued with the rest of the cards. The third pack started off the same way as the first. Then it happened again: a second Charizard sat in my shaking hands. The fourth and final pack yielded the same result. Unbelievable. Within in the span of 5 minutes, I had become the proud and incredulous owner of three Charizard cards.
For those lucky and chosen few, this meant getting your hands on a Charizard card. Shiny, beautiful and worth not nearly as much as we thought it would be 17 years later, this glorified piece of cardboard was the life goal of every eight-year-old. Of course, it was impossibly rare, and it was possible to open 50 packs of cards without spotting the fire-breathing bastard.
It wasn't enough for his son to have just one Charizard card. Because, dammit, why can't his family have the best? We weren't one of those families where things dropped into our laps, if wanted something we would work and make it happen ourselves.
In a video for Pokémon’s 20th anniversary, English grime rapper explains that he wanted nothing more as a child than to obtain the ultimate card from the original 151 — a holographic Charizard card.
Charizard Pokemon Card 1st Edition Pokemon base set 1 single 1st
Charizard's , which as part of the , was widely regarded at the height of popularity of Pokémon as the best card ever. This was because of its powerful attack, Fire Spin, and useful Pokémon Power, Energy Burn, which allowed it to convert any Energy attached to it to Energy. needed four Fire Energy and could deal 100 damage, knocking out the majority of Pokémon cards. In addition, it had the highest HP then, at 120. Individual Charizard cards were sold up to as much as $150. First edition cards of this dwarfed this price at one point breaking the $1000 US price point. This Charizard card was reprinted in 's and sets, and released again with updated artwork in the expansion.
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