Top 34 Scariest & Creepiest Magic: The Gathering Artworks Ever

Author Thumbnail Jake Vyper September 03, 2018 14:28 PM

29Cranial Archive

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Cranial Archive by Volkan Braga (Khans of Tarkir) is an amusing gothic blend of beauty, detail, and horror. 

28Spinal Villain

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This Legends card illustrated by Anson Maddocks is one of the scariest-looking monsters we've seen in Magic. Just look at those huge eyes. This is the kind of creature that will give you nightmares. 

27Mindstab Thrull

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Artwork by Mark Tedin (Fallen Empires). Mindstab Thrull may not be as big as Magic's other horrific creatures but it's still made of nightmares. Just look at its deformed body and dreadful face. Now, imagine it scampering in your home late at night. It looks like the creature is also capable of performing deadly surgeries. 

26Ad Nauseam

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Ad Nauseam by Jeremy Jarvis (Shards of Alara). Just look at those arms! They're worn down to points and the ink that he writes on is his blood. Fun fact: There's a Dimir symbol on his head because the card was originally designed for Ravnica but didn't fit. 


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Amnesia (The Dark) by Mark Poole. The full artwork brings out the horrific details. Just look at how slimy those brains look. 

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