Near Mint (NM)
Cards in Near Mint condition show minimal to no wear from shuffling, play, 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, but overall look fresh out of the pack with no major defects or flaws.
The acceptable range of cards within the Near Mint condition include both cards with no imperfections and cards with a few minor imperfections or a single more noticeable imperfection.
LIGHTLY PLAYED (LP)
Cards in Lightly Played condition may have minor border or corner wear, or even just slight scuffs or scratches. There are no major defects, a couple of imperfections are okay, 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.
The acceptable range of cards within the Lightly Played condition include both cards with a handful of minor imperfections and those with a few more noticeable imperfections.
MODERATELY PLAYED (MP)
Cards in Moderately Played condition exhibit one or more condition issues visible at a casual glance. Cards in Moderately 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.
HEAVILY PLAYED (HP)
Cards in Heavily Played condition show a severe amount of wear. Heavily Played condition can include cards that have major creasing, major whitening, major border wear, or any combination of those flaws.