Answers to questions commonly asked about Scryfall:
Scryfall currently indexes Magic cards that someone could obtain, collect, or feasibly build with for official or casual formats.
Scryfall tries our best to input previews within 24 hours.
Scryfall is available on Mastodon, Bluesky, Reddit, and other services
Why don't you just use a translation service or get someone to help?
Why haven't you updated the images?
How does Scryfall decide what price to use?
Scryfall transcribes non-English cards as printed, including all translation errors or omissions.
How does Scryfall decide to support a format?
What can I do if I get locked out?
How can I start over?
You can bring them back by editing a deck
What is the difference between "banned" and "not legal"?
How does Pauper work on Scryfall.
Where does Old School information come from?
Where are the vanguards, planes, schemes, and holiday cards, and celebration cards?
Do you support printing proxies?
What's the maximum number of entries per deck?
The Saved Cards feature was removed on Oct 31, 2019.
When Scryfall performs maintenance on our database, we put the site in read-only mode. You cannot modify your account or deck information during read-only mode.
In Jun 2020, Wizards of the Coast made a decision to ban certain older Magic cards. These cards are presented with content warnings when browsing Scryfall.
In some cases, you may receive access restriction errors when trying to use the Scryfall API or download our static files.
Scryfall is built with Ruby and Postgres, and a lot of image pipelines.