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The top 20 most expensive and rare Pokémon cards

If you have any of these rare Pokémon cards in your collection, you just might be able to retire

Everyone has a stack of Pokémon cards hidden away in their childhood bedroom, but not everybody has a card that’s worth several thousand dollars in that collection. To be frank, in this list of the 10 rarest and most expensive Pokémon cards, the odds that you own any of them are slim. Still, we can hope, right?

In this list we’re running through the peak of Pokémon card collecting. Owning even one of these cards in mint condition makes your collection worth more than pretty much all of your friends, which is the most important thing. Just scroll through our list below for some of the most expensive examples from the wide range of Pokémon Trading Card Game collectibles.

For more Pokémon, takes a look at our lists of the best Pokémon games and the best starter Pokémon.