Pokemon Card Price Guide

Use the Mavin price guide to look up what your Pokemon cards are worth. Mavin shows you what it SOLD for and what it’s currently SELLING for.

You’ll need these details:

  1. Enter the card name. Printed at the top of the card.
  2. Enter the card number. Printed at the bottom of the card… a number like “101/108” or “SM12”.
  3. There might be a few different variations of your card… for example shiny foil cards vs. non-foil cards. You can refine your results by picking a few comparable cards. This will give you an accurate estimate of your Pokemon card is worth.

For example Charizard 101/108

The card name is printed at the top of the Pokemon card. In this example “M Charizard EX”. To search Mavin I’d drop the “M” and “EX” and just search for Charizard.
Finding Pokemon card name to look up value.

The card number is printed at the bottom as a fraction. In this example I’d enter 101/108.
Using the Pokemon card number to look up value.

Video of me looking up Pokemon cards values:

If you get too many results that include cards NOT like yours, use the checkboxes to pick the ones just like yours. Choosing a few comparable items by using the checkboxes gives you a much more accurate estimate of your Pokemon card’s value.

Using checkboxes to look up Pokemon card's value.

What to do next:

Once you’ve searched mavin.io and figured out the value of your Pokemon cards, you have several options:

If your Pokemon cards are valuable… You could hold onto the cards and “collect” them, as most collectors do, and hope they appreciate in value over time. It may be a good investment to get them professionally graded by PSA, this will dramatically increase their value.

You could sell your Pokemon cards to a local card shop, knowing full well their value (because you searched for them on Mavin right?). But remember, dealers purchase collections at wholesale prices. They need to make a profit after all, and selling a large collection takes a considerable amount of time and resources… so don’t expect (or demand) to get 100% of what you’d get online.

Selling your Pokemon cards online will get you the best price, but it can be time consuming: taking pictures, writing descriptions, responding to customers, packing, shipping, returns… it’s a lot of work. If you have the time and patience, selling them online is a great way to make money. Read our guide to selling on eBay.

If your Pokemon cards worthless… your cards don’t have to be valuable to still be enjoyed. There’s probably a friend, a kid you know, or even a stranger who would love to have them. Give them away to someone who will enjoy them! Or sell them for a fraction of what you originally paid for them by dumping them on Craigslist. If you do give them away to someone who doesn’t play, teach them a game or two so they get the hang of it… or at least print out the instructions/rules for them! Current Pokemon trading card game rulebook.

11 thoughts on “Pokemon Card Price Guide”

    1. Dawn – Yes, they probably are worth something, especially if they’re 15 years old. Search https://mavin.io for something like “Pokemon Expedition Unopened Pack” or whatever the name of the edition is. Look through the results to choose a few comparables using the checkboxes… this will give you an average price of what your pack is worth. Good luck!

  1. I have the full jungle set, including all holograms from the 90s and in perfect condition. They have been in card protectors all this time. Is there a way to find out what the full set is worth without having to look up each card individually?

  2. Thank you for the information I read your info.and I am very please with the step ny step you details, becsuse I do have a lot of Pokemon cards that was handed down to me and i am getting ready to sell.
    Thk you!

    1. Linda, it’s possible you have fake Pokemon cards… you can read this article about how to spot fake Pokemon cards. On rare occasions Pokemon cards have been released with errors. They’re quickly corrected, not a lot of cards get out… so these cards can be valuable… but if you have a bunch of them with misspelling it’s likely you have a bunch of fake Pokemon cards.

  3. I have three hundred and fifty pokemon cards 2007/2008 That I will like to sell.
    It is greatly important that I sell these pokemon cards since I am trying to hire a lawyer for my son who was illegally detained. Can you tell me what is my first step for selling pokemon cards? Or a dealer who may be interested.
    I have been reading questions and answers on your site. Still I do not have a clear sense of direction on how to sell and get a fair price. I really need to sell these pokemon cards. I had reached out before but no good leads.

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