Cards in Near Mint/Mint condition show minimal to no wear from shuffling or general play. A card graded in Near Mint/Mint condition is generally indistinguishable from cards in an unsleeved deck of other Near Mint/Mint cards. As shown on the pictures these cards are good or almost as good as fresh from the pack cards.
Cards in Near Mint/Mint condition show minimal to no wear from shuffling or general play.
A card graded in Near Mint/Mint condition is generally indistinguishable from cards in an unsleeved deck of other Near Mint/Mint cards.
Cards in Slightly Played condition show minor play wear and minor marks, cards in this grade include cards with border wear, minor corner wear, minor binder bending. Signed cards by the artist or Richard Garfield, or bearing a pro tour stamp, are graded as Slightly Played condition, otherwise they would be Near Mint or Slightly Played. Foils in this condition will generally have some clouding or wear on the front of the card. Sleeves may or may not be needed to play these cards in a tournament.
Minor border wear.
Minor border wear
Scratches visible on the card back.
Cards in Moderately Played condition show moderate wear, but are still legal for tournament play if sleeved. Cards in this grading will show Moderately play wears, Moderate Bents in the corners and on the sides of the card, inking along the borders.
Moderate corner wear.
Moderate corner wear
Moderate whitening on the back of the card.
A moderate amount of scratching.
Cards in Heavily Played condition show extreme wear, and may not be legal for tournament play, even in a sleeve. These cards are in the worst condition you can imagine. We do occasionally sell Heavily Played cards. Heavily Played cards include cards that have writing on the back, major creasing, folding, major water damage, major whitening, major border wear, major inking , tearing, chunks missing out of the card, cards that have been washed by the washing Machine, etc. Heavily Played cards are any cards that grade worse than Moderately Played.
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