Grading Conditions

Near Mint (NM): 

A card in Near Mint condition will show little to no wear. It may have a light scratch, small nick, or barely noticeable border wear. A foil card will have little to no clouding and retain most or all of its original gloss. 

Played (PL):

A card in Played condition will show visible, minor wear. It may have mild border or corner wear, minor bending, light scratching, small nicks, light scuffing, or very minor border creasing. A foil card may also have moderate clouding and have lost some of its original gloss.  Played condition will show noticeable issues. It may have border wear, corner wear, scratching or scuffing, creases or whitening, minor dirt buildup or any combination of mild examples of these marks. A foil card may have warping, clouding, scratching, little flaking and minor border wear.

Heavily Played (HP): 

A card in Heavily Played condition will show easily visible, but not extreme wear. It may have extensive border or corner wear, moderate bending, moderate scratching, nicks, scuffing, moderate creasing, moderate whitening, slight inking along the borders, slight tearing along the borders, minor water damage, minor dirt buildup, or slight discoloration. A foil card may also have major clouding and have lost most of its original gloss.

Damaged (D):

A card in Damaged condition will show easily visible, extreme wear. It may have major whitening, heavy inking, major creasing or tearing, extensive water damage, writing on the front or back, missing pieces, extensive dirt buildup, or extreme discoloration. A foil card may also have lost all of its original gloss.

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