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How much does it cost to complete Pokemon TCG: Paldea Evolved Master Set?

January 9, 2024

Paldea Evolved is the second set in the new Scarlet and Violet Pokemon TCG Series and this breakdown will show you how much it costs to complete the master set.

Whether you're buying boosters or single Pokemon TCG cards, it can get very expensive if you want to complete a set. Paldea Evolved has over 200 unique cards, and getting some of the rarest can be tricky!

Pokemon TCG Paldea Evolved Rarity Breakdown

Before we check the total cost, it's a good idea to take a look at how many rare cards we are going to need to purchase. In Pokemon TCG, the most expensive cards are usually the holo and secret rare cards and these are the ones that are going to cost us the most money.

There are a total of 455 cards in Pokemon TCG Paldea Evolved, including 176 Reverse Cards.

If you're looking to complete the Paldea Evolved Master Set, you're going to have to collect every reverse card as well! The prices on reverse cards usually less than $1 each, but when there are hundreds to collect, it soon adds up!

Rarity Total Amount
Hyper Rare 9
Special Illustration Rare 15
Double Rare Holo 17
Rare Holo 25
Ultra Rare 26
Illustration Rare 36
Uncommon 70
Common 81
Reverse Cards 176



Pokemon TCG Paldea Evolved Master Set Cost


Below we've estimated the total cost of collecting the master set of Pokemon TCG Paldea Evolved when you buy each card separately. A Master Set refers to collecting all cards available in the set, including the reverse cards.

The prices of each card are based on third-party marketplace data and are subject to change over time. The price of this set was calculated on 9th January 2024


$747.87 is the cost it takes to complete a Paldea Evolved Master Set when buying each card individually based on the prices of 3rd party marketplaces. Don't forget to factor in shipping costs too!

Let's look at the rarity cost breakdown (includes reverse cards)...

Rarity Total Cost
Hyper Rare $69.74
Special Illustration Rare $242.12
Double Rare Holo $20.36
Rare Holo $7.14
Ultra Rare $98.12
Illustration Rare $271.83
Uncommon $25.25
Common $13.31



Pokemon TCG Paldea Evolved Most Expensive Cards

The most expensive cards in Paldea Evolved set at the time of writing this article (9th January 2024) are below. For the most up-to-date price, check out the Paldea Evolved Set List




Special Illustration Rare




Illustration Rare




Ultra Rare




Illustration Rare

Squawkabilly EX

Squawkabilly EX


Special Illustration Rare

Chien-Pao EX

Chien-Pao EX


Special Illustration Rare

Super Rod

Super Rod


Hyper Rare




Illustration Rare

Chi-Yu EX

Chi-Yu EX


Special Illustration Rare

Tinkaton EX

Tinkaton EX


Special Illustration Rare

Now let's look at the most expensive cards from Paldea Evolved by rarity...

Card Rarity Cost
Super Rod Hyper Rare $17.12 (Holo)
Iono Special Illustration Rare $91.19 (Holo)
Squawkabilly EX Double Rare Holo $5.31 (Holo)
Boss's Orders Rare Holo $0.41 (Reverse)
Iono Ultra Rare $34.16 (Holo)
Magikarp Illustration Rare $63.46 (Holo)
Iono Uncommon $3.28 (Normal)
Super Rod Common $0.52 (Reverse)


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