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How could you tell if the Pokemon is shiny in a Pokemon TCG card?

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Besides just looking at it and deciding. Also, does it give any signs of it like a star or something?

asked Jun 28, 2013 by LeDragónTamer

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The Pokemon will have an alternate coloring just like in the video games. You could use a chart of shiny Pokemon compared to regular ones to decide. I know that you said besides looking at it but that's not really hard. Some of them will have a star after their name but others will not so you will pretty much just have to look at it if I am not mistaken.

As you can see here there are no stars on this shiny Duskull (Stormfront SH2).

Here is a list of shiny cards.

answered Jun 28, 2013 by JarJar~
selected Jun 28, 2013 by LeDragónTamer
Are they as rare as in the games?
I'm not sure but the I would guess they are pretty rare.