Near Mint

Shows minimal to no wear from shuffling or handling and should have a nearly unmarked surface, crisp corners, and unblemished edges outside of a few minimal flaws. A Near Mint card may have a tiny edge nick or a tiny scratch or two.

Lightly Played

May have minor border or corner wear or just slight scuffs or scratches. There are no major defects. A couple of imperfections, but none should be too severe or at too high a volume. Foils in Lightly Played condition may also have slight fading or signs of wear on the front of the card.


Cards in Played condition exhibit one or more condition issues visible at a casual glance. Cards in a Played condition can have border wear, corner wear, scratching or scuffing, creases or whitening, minor dirt buildup, or any combination of mild examples of these defects.