Magic: The Gathering/statistics and trivia

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This is a list of Magic: The Gathering statistical facts and trivia, updated January 12, 2015

Totals

  • Total cards: 19,989 (as of 1/14/2018)[1]
  • White cards: 3506[2]
  • Blue cards: 3469[3]
  • Black cards: 3519[4]
  • Red cards: 3492[5]
  • Green cards: 3496[6]
  • Colorless cards: 2507[7]
  • Multicolored cards: 1673[8]

Total creatures

  • Total creatures: 9331[9]
  • White creatures: 1577[10]
  • Blue creatures: 1459[11]
  • Black creatures: 1574[12]
  • Red creatures: 1565[13]
  • Green creatures: 1704[14]
  • Colorless creatures: 434[15]
  • Multicolored: 835[16]

Total enchantments

  • Total enchantments: 1864[17]
  • White enchantments: 487[18]
  • Blue enchantments: 427[19]
  • Black enchantments: 388[20]
  • Red enchantments: 346[21]
  • Green enchantments: 384[22]
  • Multicolored enchantments: 146[23]

Total instants

  • Total instants: 1752[24]
  • White instants: 445[25]
  • Blue instants: 517[26]
  • Black instants: 298[27]
  • Red instants: 394[28]
  • Green instants: 315[29]
  • Multicolored instants: 170[30]

Total sorceries

  • Total sorceries: 1506[31]
  • White sorceries: 207[32]
  • Blue sorceries: 290[33]
  • Black sorceries: 468[34]
  • Red sorceries: 408[35]
  • Green sorceries: 326[36]
  • Multicolored sorceries: 142[37]

Total lands

  • Total lands: 484[38]
  • Basic lands: 11
  • Non-Basic lands: 474

Total artifacts

Total colored artifacts

Total colorless non-artifacts (colorless cards)

  • Total colorless nonartifact: 13[52]
    • Total colorless nonartifact creature: 9[53]

Total tribal

  • Total tribal: 50 [55]
  • Tribal instants: 20 [56]
  • Tribal sorceries: 16 [57]
  • Tribal enchantments: 13 [58]
  • Tribal artifact: 5 [59]

Total planeswalkers

  • Total planeswalkers: 103[60]

Most

Fewest

Rarest

By card types

B.F.M. (Big Furry Monster)

Overall

Highest

Lowest

Artifacts

Highest

Lowest

Enchantments

Highest

Lowest

Instants and sorceries

Highest

Hidetsugu's Second Rite is also capable of dealing 10 damage to a target player. Sorin's Vengeance also deals 10 damage and you gain 10 life.

Lowest

Creatures

Highest

Lowest

Same name

The following cards share their name with a set:

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

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