| ||Details: EX Emerald is the ninth set in the Pokémon Trading Card Game. It is intended as the companion set for the Pokémon video game of the same name, Pokémon Emerald, released in North America in May 2005. The set's coincided with the release of the videogame in the US and Europe; however, the set was not released in Japan. Instead, Nintendo released six 15-card packs, known as Quick Construction Packs - one pack for each type of Basic Energy. Its symbol is a gemstone, presumably an emerald.