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Statistics and trivia
 

This is a list of Magic: The Gathering statistical facts and trivia.

Totals[edit | edit source]

As of the release of Ikoria: Lair of Behemoths:

Total {W} {U} {B} {R} {G} {C} {M}[1]
All cards[2] 20,311 3,119 3,053 3,010 3,095 3,078 2,782 2,174
Artifacts[3] 2,078 35 42 19 12 8 1,907 55
Creatures[4] 10,889 1,820 1,590 1,777 1,753 1,904 684 1,361
Enchantments[5] 2,526 559 510 438 388 420 14 197
Instants[6] 2,519 489 605 333 440 364 21 267
Sorceries[7] 2,265 248 345 556 488 380 15 233

Most[edit | edit source]

Fewest[edit | edit source]

Rarest[edit | edit source]

Highest[edit | edit source]

B.F.M. (Big Furry Monster)

Lowest[edit | edit source]

Sets named after cards[edit | edit source]

The following sets share their name with cards:

Set Card (First Release) Notes
Apocalypse Apocalypse (Tempest)
Coldsnap Cold Snap (Ice Age)
Conflux Conflux (Conflux) Card in set of the same name
Conspiracy Conspiracy (Mercadian Masques)
Future Sight Future Sight (Onslaught)
Hour of Devastation Hour of Devastation (Hour of Devastation) Card in set of the same name
Mirrodin Besieged Mirrodin Besieged (Modern Horizons) Card released after the set
Morningtide Morningtide (Torment)
Onslaught Onslaught (Exodus)
Planar Chaos Planar Chaos (Judgment)
Prophecy Prophecy (Homelands)
Time Spiral Time Spiral (Urza's Saga)
Visions Visions (Legends)
Torment Torment (Stronghold)
Weatherlight Weatherlight (Dominaria) Card released after the set

Identical card names and creature types[edit | edit source]

This is a list of creatures whose name and creature type(s) are identical.[24]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. {M} = Total - {W} - {U} - {B} - {R} - {G} - {C}
  2. All cards (WUBRGC). Retrieved from Scryfall on 2019-11-09.
  3. All artifacts (WUBRGC). Retrieved from Scryfall on 2019-11-08.
  4. All creatures (WUBRGC). Retrieved from Scryfall on 2019-11-08.
  5. All enchantments (WUBRGC). Retrieved from Scryfall on 2019-11-08.
  6. All instants (WUBRGC). Retrieved from Scryfall on 2019-11-08.
  7. All sorceries (WUBRGC). Retrieved from Scryfall on 2019-11-08.
  8. All lands. Retrieved from Scryfall on 2019-11-08.
  9. All basic lands. Retrieved from Scryfall on 2019-11-08.
  10. All snow lands. Retrieved from Scryfall on 2019-11-08.
  11. All tribal cards. Retrieved from Scryfall on 2019-11-08.
  12. All planeswalkers. Retrieved from Scryfall on 2019-11-08.
  13. Creatures with flying. Retrieved from Scryfall on 2020-06-15.
  14. All Human cards. Retrieved from Scryfall on 2018-11-05.
  15. Unique Cards. Magic Librarities. Retrieved on 2020-03-26.
  16. 1996 World Champion. Magic Librarities Forum. Retrieved on 2020-03-26.
  17. Various. Magic: The Gathering#Second market, Wikipedia.org (last modified 21:03, 14 April 2007)
  18. Seth Quillen (January 19, 2005). "Magic: the Gathering is growing around the world", Utah State University - Hard News Cafe: "...its most expensive card, the coveted Beta Black Lotus card is worth $22,000 alone."
  19. According to various sources: Yahoo! Answers StarCityGames.com Forum
  20. StarCityGames.com - Black Lotus information and rulings.
  21. Monty Ashley (September 14, 2011). "World Records". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  22. Diego Fumagalli (June 13, 2017). "(Nearly) 25 Years of Magic in Graphics". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  23. Blake Rasmussen (September 8, 2015). "Size Matters". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.
  24. Wizards of the Coast (October, 2008). "Ask Wizards - October, 2008". magicthegathering.com. Wizards of the Coast.