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Best Magic the Gathering Artwork


We, the owners of have collected over 45,000 artwork ratings over the years by Essential Magic users.  Although 692 out of the 21,000+ cards we have in our database have all perfect scores of "5", here are the ones that received the most number of perfect scores, as of when this article was written:

1. Sheep Token
2. Niv-Mizzet, the Firemind
3. Rakdos the Defiler
4. Korlash, Heir to Blackblade
5. Liliana Vess
6. Serra Avenger
7. Radha, Heir to Keld
8. Hellkite Overlord
9. Divinity of Pride
10.Richard Garfield, Ph.D.
11. Rafiq of the Many
12. Isao, Enlightened Bushi
13. Wild Nacatl
14. Twilight Shepherd
15. Orzhov Guildmage
16. Kitchen Finks
17. Hallowed Fountain
18. Dralnu, Lich Lord
19. Catacomb Dragon
20. Sorin Markov
21. Serra's Sanctum
22. Overgrown Tomb
23. Nightmare Lash
24. Necropotence
25. Myr Battlesphere

Did you guess the Sheep Token?  It's always the sheep.

...and where is Serra?  #80... Serra Angel

Here are some interesting articles about the best Magic the Gathering artwork ever done, according to the writer's unscientific (scoff, scoff) opinions.

What are the worst?  Keep reading...

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