Is the moonstone better than the Phoenix Stone?

By Samantha Highfill
February 12, 2016 at 05:21 PM EST
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From the moment that Stefan gave Elena a necklace in season 1 of The Vampire Diaries, magic has been a part of the TVDOriginals universe. If you count Bonnie’s untapped abilities, it was really a part even before Stefan came to town.

We’ve spent years watching our favorite characters battle magical elements, as well as use them to their advantage — a daylight ring here, en evil talisman there. But which elements are better than others? And which will we always remember fondly?

Good news: We’ve ranked all the big players!