Most Overpowered Magic: The Gathering Cards

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July 31, 2015 - Think Power Creep has gotten way out of hand? These span the whole of MTG. Don't agree with the list? Vote for an existing item you think should be ranked higher or if you are a logged in, add a new item for others to vote on or create your own version of this list.

The Top Ten

1
Platinum Angel
"You can't loose the game and your opponents can't win the game. " Simply protect it, let it sit there, and you win. Case closed.
Jaces' good ability takes way too long to pull off (12 loyalty)...
Black Lotus is good only on turn 1 and only with the right mix of cards...
Blighted Agent is also "other card dependent" and is too fragile.
Platinum Angel simply has to exist and you win. Turn 1 Llanowar Elves, Turn 2 Tinker = Platinum Angel on 2nd turn.
The only disadvantage of this card is maybe its mana cost and the fact that your opponent/opponents will completely rage when you use this card of over powered awesomeness. Just if you own this card, make sure nobody steels it from you, I learned this personally!
Come on! Ancestrall Recall? Time Walk? CONTRACT FROM BELOW? They are way cheaper cards that basically make it so that YOU WIN THE GAME. I mean, you have no hand, draw contract from below.. DRAW SEVEN CARDS FOR TWO MANA AND AN ANTE CARD! How likely that you are going to lose that ante card if you just have ANOTHER SEVEN CARDS? Plus, since you're playing ante, with contract from below, you're almost guaranteed to win your opponent's ante card. Not as flashy as platinum angel, but incredibly good.
[Newest]I've owned one it is the best card in the game!


2Black Lotus
Wow. Can't believe this isn't at the top already. Such an overpowered card, there is a reason why the original printing is worth several grand.
If you play it right, you can have a turn 1 win.

Kazzong

With a little bit of luck and playing it in the right deck you can win turn 1. Definitely the most broken magic card of all times. Can't see why platinum angel is the top and not this card.
Of course its on this list. While what it does is pretty pathetic, its HOW its used that is the problem. If you draw it early, it effectively puts you ahead Three turns on your Mana Base.

Aigloblam

[Newest]Why isn't this at the to?

3Blighted Agent
Cranial Plating + Cheap Artifacts + Blighted Agent = Kill by 4th turn.

Aigloblam

I have a deck built like this and it takes out Tier 1 decks all the time. It only cost me about 50$ to build

4Avacyn, Angel of Hope
An 8/8 that's indestructible and makes all other creatures you control indestructible too game winning card right there.
8/8 for 8 mana that has flying, vigilance, indestructible, and gives all other permanents you control indestructible is definitely overpowered.
Play it, use it, win with it

5Jace, The Mind Sculpter
4 Abilities instead of 3, Planeswalker so he is harder to deal with than a creature, And if you can keep him alive for 5 turns, its pretty much game over.

Aigloblam

4th? Really!? This is the best card of the world!
4 habilities! And the last hability? GAME OVER-OVER and more OVER!
Come on Jace!
This is so good it is band in its own block. Throw in a soul ring and you can have it out on turn two.

6Emrakul, The Aeons Torn
Emrakul, The Aeons Torn, in my mind is the best creature in the game of Magic. This is because it is a 15/15 with flying and protection from all colored spells.
Because of this, it can only be destroyed by a colorless 15/15 with flying, and there is only one of those, and that would be Emrakul itself.
The most powerful card in MTG at the moment. Yes there are several ways to deal with it, but it still has more abilities than most anything, and gives you an entire extra turn if you hard cast it. In a good Ramp deck, its a killer.

Aigloblam

In my opinion eldrazi decks (good) are the most powerful deck around and they ramp rather well. Meaning this will be out pretty quick and on top of that it has annihilator 6 which means cards like platinum angel and jace will be eaten soon enough (because they are permanents). Also protection from colored spells so he's almost impossible to destroy and even if you do he will be back in the library and by that time your probably already dead.
[Newest]IT can be block by any creature with flying or reach. Protection from color spells only are instants and sorcery. Till a great card though.

7Iona, Shield Of Emeria
Instant death to any Mono deck. Simply find a way to drop it for cheap and you can totally stall out any mono deck that's been made.

Aigloblam

Iona all I need say

8Quicksilver Amulet
Got a 10 cost game changer in your hand on the 5th turn? This will let you drop it in for 4. Definitely overpowered.

Aigloblam

I also had a dragon deck this thing pumped out dragons every turn.
I have this on my dragon deck. Talk about dropping 2 utvara for the cost of one. =)

9Eldrazi Monument
PUT that in a SLIVER DECK
5 drop that gives ALL your creatures Flying, +1/+1, and Indestructible. Its cost of Sacrificing a creature each turn is nothing compared to its ability.

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10Progenitus
Protection from everything, put back into library after death, 10/10, basically and invincible powerhouse
Protection from everything... PROTECTION FROM THE GAME RULES (Smashes opponent's face through table).
"Protection from everything"...

Put this in your sliver deck and win.
[Newest]This should be first

The Contenders

11Forest
All green decks would be screwed without it
Pure awesome, it makes all green decks awesome, it is what makes up everything green.
Without it everything would be black or blue or white, I don't mind red
Why forest when you can have savannah, or taiga, or tropical island, or bayou? Pretty much infinitely better!

12Traumatize
Best milling card ever, an honorable mention is jace memory adept

13Tinker
Makes any Artifact instantly available, and that means any artifact that can win you the game is right there, ready to go. Including this in your deck gives you 8 chances to draw the card you need to win.

Aigloblam

Kill your memnite and drop blightsteel colossus and win the game

14Time Walk
If you play it in the right deck and right way, you can pretty much change the whole game. How many times did you need that one mana? Well with time walk you can do it.
Pay 2 mana for an extra turn? I mean come on!
He is right, I mean come on in a blue white control deck its a huge advantage.

15Phage The Untouchable
With so many ways to get at least one creature though, She can spell disaster for anyone. The only reason she isn't higher on the list is her traitorous ability to kill YOU also.

Aigloblam

Although she has the chance to kill you, it's easy enough to summon her from your hand, then you've basically got deathtouch on both monsters and players.

16Worldspine Wurm
15/15 of course it will make the list and even if you've killed it you have 3 5/5 worm creture tokens to deal with

17Ancestral Recall
Three cards... For one mana. Creatures are good, but jeez this is powerful
1 mana. Draw 3. Instant.
Sure, Black Lotus is expensive as hell and extremely powerful in the early game, but Ancestral Recall is major reason that Blue as a whole got nerfed earlier in MTG's history. Drawing 3 cards for just 1 blue mana at instant speed with no downside is just plain broken, no matter how you look at it.

18Akroma's Memorial
This artifact gives all your creatures flying, first strike, vigilance, trample, haste, pro black and red. Which basically it's saying they get op when that card comes into play. End of story

19Blightsteel Colossus
Forget Blighted Agent. This thing is an 11/11 with infect and trample. If your opponent doesn't block, they automatically lose.
11/11 infect trample and indestructible it's a straight beast
Plus it can be played with cards like Tinker or Quicksilver amulet for a lot cheaper. Use mirrorworks and you have two on the board for 2 or 6 mana.

20Island
Need Islands to play the most of the Other Overpowered cards
Tropical island? Volcanic Island? Tundra? Underground Sea?

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