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Special Conditions - A Pokémon TCG Podcast

Dec 13, 2021

Special Conditions Podcast 

Recording Date - 12/8/2021

Publish Date - 12/13/2021


This week brings us some of the best cards that we have even seen! Behold the amazing art of VMAX Climax! WIth some of the most incredible Character and Pokémon illustrations we have ever seen, it looks like there will be plenty to chase. You better believe that people will be going insane looking for Leon and Charizard.


For Card of the Week we go back in time a bit to take a look at Flygon EX from Dragon Frontiers. Along with Flygon from Holon Phantoms, these two Delta Species made an impact on their meta by their use of their fantastic PokéBODY and PokéPOWER abilities!


We look at Starly for this week’s featured art! With some interesting designs and backgrounds, Starly really comes to life and offers a few different design looks. We don’t even need to look that far back, as all of our choices today are from the last 5 years.


Finally we have a discussion on Card Grading and the reasoning that collectors love it so much. Whether it is for financial gain or to protect and catalog the card, there is plenty to discuss around grading. We would like to hear why you do or do not consider grading when it comes to your card collection. DO you car which grading house you use? Are you grading simply as a precursor to sell? Let us know!


Card of the Week - Flygon EX - 

Flygon EX from Dragon Frontiers -

Flygon from Holon Phantoms - 


VMAX Climax - 


Art of the Week - Starly

Starly from Crimson Invasion - 

Starly from Darkness Ablaze - 

Starly from BREAK Through -


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Music provided by GameChops and licensed through Creative Commons




Intro Music

Trapped In A Pokéball

Dj CUTMAN and Belthesar

GameChops - Ultraball


Break Music

He Walk - Furret / Accumula Town Remix 

Dj Cutman


TN Comics Break Music

Battle with Gladion (Electro House Remix)


GameChops - Ultraball 


Outro Music

Kanto Trainer Battle


GameChops - Ultraball



Adam Tuttle

Ken Pescatore



Ken Pescatore


Executive Producer

Tish Smith


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