Top 10 Most Valuable Magic the Gathering Cards in the Classic Sixth Edition

Released in April 1999, the Classic Sixth Edition had new reprints from expansion sets through the Weatherlight expansion. With 350 total cards in the set (110 Rare, 110 Uncommon, 110 Common, 20 Basic Land), this core set brought many rules changes. Here’s a list of the top 10 most valuable cards of the Classic Sixth Edition.

8 (tied). Archangel

High Price Value: $5.99

Rarity: Rare

Cost: 5WW

Card Type: Creature – Angel

Power/Toughness: 5/5

Card Text: Flying. Attacking doesn’t cause Archangel to tap.

8 (tied). Howling Mine

High Price Value: $5.99

Rarity: Rare

Cost: 2

Card Type: Artifact

Card Text: At the beginning of each player’s draw step, if Howling Mine is untapped, that player draws an additional card.

8 (tied). Perish

High Price Value: $5.99

Rarity: Uncommon

Cost: 2B

Card Type: Sorcery

Card Text: Destroy all green creatures. They can’t be regenerated.

7. Armageddon

High Price Value: $7.49

Rarity: Rare

Cost: 3W

Card Type: Sorcery

Card Text: Destroy all lands.

6. Zombie Master

High Price Value: $7.99

Rarity: Rare

Cost: 1BB

Card Type: Creature – Lord

Power/Toughness: 2/3

Card Text: All Zombies gain “B: Regenerate this creature” and swampwalk. (They’re unblockable if defending player controls a swamp.)

4 (tied). Desertion

High Price Value: $8.78

Rarity: Rare

Cost: 3UU

Card Type: Instant

Card Text: Counter target spell. If it’s an artifact or creature card, put it into play under your control instead of into its owner’s graveyard.

4 (tied). Lord of Atlantis

High Price Value: $8.78

Rarity: Rare

Cost: UU

Card Type: Creature – Lord

Power/Toughness: 2/2

Card Text: All Merfolk get +1/+1 and gain islandwalk. (They’re unblockable if defending player controls and island.)

3. Birds of Paradise

High Price Value: $8.99

Rarity: Rare

Cost: G

Card Type: Creature – Mana Birds

Power/Toughness: 0/1

Card Text: Flying. T: Add one mana of any color to your mana pool. Play this ability as an interrupt.

2. Enlightened Tutor

High Price Value: $16.48

Rarity: Uncommon

Cost: W

Card Type: Instant

Card Text: Search your library for an artifact or enchantment card and reveal that card. Shuffle your library, then put the card on top of it.

1. Vampiric Tutor

High Price Value: $19.99

Rarity: Rare

Cost: B

Card Type: Instant

Card Text: Search your library for a card, then shuffle your library and put that card on top of it. You lose 2 life.

Note: Prices as of June 21, 2011

Source:

http://magic.tcgplayer.com/db/price_guide.asp?setname=Classic%20Sixth%20Edition