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So j was looking on eBay and amazon, looking for rare Pokémon cards and then stumble upon some "shiny" Pokémon cards I know that there are "dark" charizards and things like that, but I wanted to know if the claimed "real shiny Pokémon cards" were actually real. Some help would be great!

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Shiny Pokémon have appeared in the TCG as well, first as Shining Pokémon in Neo Revelation and Neo Destiny, and later as Pokémon Star in EX Team Rocket Returns - EX Power Keepers. Players can only have one Pokémon Star per deck. The Stormfront, Platinum, Supreme Victors and Arceus sets include three cards each with alternate coloration artwork and a reverse holo effect, but are not classified as an entirely separate rarity. Unlike Shining Pokémon and Pokémon Star, these newest alternate coloration cards are not limited by special gameplay and deckbuilding rules, and since the names of the cards are not changed to indicate the alternate coloration, they can be evolved into non-Shiny Stage 1 Pokémon, or, in the case of Shiny evolved Pokémon, from normal Basic Pokémon.

They're legitimate.

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I can back him up on this a youtuber made a video about shinies in the tcg and a shiny charizard was one of those cards.