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Guilds of Ravnica Removal List


This is a list of all the removal in Guilds of Ravnica, divided into permanent creature removal, temporary creature removal (such as bounce, tap, and falter effects), non-creature removal, and off-battlefield removal (hand, stack, and graveyard).

Permanent Creature Removal

Color Mana Cost Card Rarity Type Oracle Text Notes
Colorless X Chamber Sentry Rare Artifact Creature Chamber Sentry enters the battlefield with a +1/+1 counter on it for each color of mana spent to cast it. {X}, {T}, Remove X +1/+1 counters from Chamber Sentry: It deals X damage to any target. {W}{U}{B}{R}{G}: Return Chamber Sentry from your graveyard to your hand. 0/0
1 Silent Dart Uncommon Artifact {4}, {T}, Sacrifice Silent Dart: It deals 3 damage to target creature.  
White W Righteous Blow Common Instant Righteous Blow deals 2 damage to target attacking or blocking creature.  
W Demotion Uncommon Enchantment Enchant creature Enchanted creature can't block, and its activated abilities can't be activated.  
1W Bounty Agent Rare Creature Vigilance {T}, Sacrifice Bounty Agent: Destroy target legendary permanent that's an artifact, creature, or enchantment. 2/2
RwRw Response // Resurgence Rare Instant Response deals 5 damage to target attacking or blocking creature.  
2W Luminous Bonds Common Enchantment Enchant creature Enchanted creature can't attack or block.  
1WW Citywide Bust Rare Sorcery Destroy all creatures with toughness 4 or greater.  
3W Collar the Culprit Common Instant Destroy target creature with toughness 4 or greater.  
3W Conclave Tribunal Uncommon Enchantment Convoke When Conclave Tribunal enters the battlefield, exile target nonland permanent an opponent controls until Conclave Tribunal leaves the battlefield.  
Blue 3U Capture Sphere Common Enchantment Flash Enchant creature When Capture Sphere enters the battlefield, tap enchanted creature. Enchanted creature doesn't untap during its controller's untap step.  
2UbUb Connive // Concoct Rare Sorcery Gain control of target creature with power 2 or less.  
Black B Dead Weight Common Enchantment Enchant creature Enchanted creature gets -2/-2.  
B Necrotic Wound Uncommon Instant Undergrowth — Target creature gets -X/-X until end of turn, where X is the number of creature cards in your graveyard. If that creature would die this turn, exile it instead.  
1B Severed Strands Common Sorcery As an additional cost to cast this spell, sacrifice a creature. You gain life equal to the sacrificed creature's toughness. Destroy target creature an opponent controls.  
2B Mephitic Vapors Common Sorcery All creatures get -1/-1 until end of turn. Surveil 2.  
2B Plaguecrafter Uncommon Creature When Plaguecrafter enters the battlefield, each player sacrifices a creature or planeswalker. Each player who can't discards a card. 3/2
3B Price of Fame Uncommon Instant This spell costs {2} less to cast if it targets a legendary creature. Destroy target creature. Surveil 2.  
2BB Ritual of Soot Rare Sorcery Destroy all creatures with converted mana cost 3 or less.  
2UbUb Connive // Concoct Rare Sorcery Gain control of target creature with power 2 or less.  
3BB Deadly Visit Common Sorcery Destroy target creature. Surveil 2.  
Red 1R Goblin Cratermaker Uncommon Creature {1}, Sacrifice Goblin Cratermaker: Choose one — • Goblin Cratermaker deals 2 damage to target creature. • Destroy target colorless nonland permanent. 2/2
1R Lava Coil Uncommon Sorcery Lava Coil deals 4 damage to target creature. If that creature would die this turn, exile it instead.  
RwRw Response // Resurgence Rare Instant Response deals 5 damage to target attacking or blocking creature.  
1RR Direct Current Common Sorcery Direct Current deals 2 damage to any target. Jump-start  
3R Cosmotronic Wave Common Sorcery Cosmotronic Wave deals 1 damage to each creature your opponents control. Creatures your opponents control can't block this turn.  
4R Command the Storm Common Instant Command the Storm deals 5 damage to target creature.  
4R Hellkite Whelp Uncommon Creature Flying Whenever Hellkite Whelp attacks, it deals 1 damage to target creature defending player controls. 3/3
4RR Inescapable Blaze Uncommon Instant This spell can't be countered. Inescapable Blaze deals 6 damage to any target.  
Green G Prey Upon Common Sorcery Target creature you control fights target creature you don't control.  
1G Kraul Harpooner Uncommon Creature Reach Undergrowth — When Kraul Harpooner enters the battlefield, choose up to one target creature with flying you don't control. Kraul Harpooner gets +X/+0 until end of turn, where X is the number of creature cards in your graveyard, then you may have Kraul Harpooner fight that creature. 3/2
2G Crushing Canopy Common Instant Choose one — • Destroy target creature with flying. • Destroy target enchantment.  
5G Affectionate Indrik Uncommon Creature When Affectionate Indrik enters the battlefield, you may have it fight target creature you don't control. 4/4
Multi-Color RW Justice Strike Uncommon Instant Target creature deals damage to itself equal to its power.  
BG Assassin's Trophy Rare Instant Destroy target permanent an opponent controls. Its controller may search their library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle their library.  
UR Firemind's Research Rare Enchantment Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery spell, put a charge counter on Firemind's Research. {1}{U}, Remove two charge counters from Firemind's Research: Draw a card. {1}{R}, Remove five charge counters from Firemind's Research: It deals 5 damage to any target.  
1UR Beacon Bolt Uncommon Sorcery Beacon Bolt deals damage to target creature equal to the total number of instant and sorcery cards you own in exile and in your graveyard. Jump-start  
1RW Deafening Clarion Rare Sorcery Choose one or both — • Deafening Clarion deals 3 damage to each creature. • Creatures you control gain lifelink until end of turn.  
2UB Artful Takedown Common Instant Choose one or both — • Tap target creature. • Target creature gets -2/-4 until end of turn.  
2BG Undercity Uprising Common Sorcery Creatures you control gain deathtouch until end of turn. Then target creature you control fights target creature you don't control.  
2BG Status // Statue Uncommon Instant Destroy target artifact, creature, or enchantment.  
2UB Etrata, the Silencer Rare Creature Etrata, the Silencer can't be blocked. Whenever Etrata deals combat damage to a player, exile target creature that player controls and put a hit counter on that card. That player loses the game if they own three or more exiled cards with hit counters on them. Etrata's owner shuffles Etrata into their library. 3/5
2BG Vraska, Golgari Queen Mythic Planeswalker +2: You may sacrifice another permanent. If you do, you gain 1 life and draw a card. −3: Destroy target nonland permanent with converted mana cost 3 or less. −9: You get an emblem with "Whenever a creature you control deals combat damage to a player, that player loses the game."  
2RW Integrity // Intervention Uncommon Instant Intervention deals 3 damage to any target and you gain 3 life.  
XUURR Expansion // Explosion Rare Instant Explosion deals X damage to any target. Target player draws X cards.  
3UR Hypothesizzle Common Instant Draw two cards. Then you may discard a nonland card. When you do, Hypothesizzle deals 4 damage to target creature.  
3UR Ral, Izzet Viceroy Mythic Planeswalker +1: Look at the top two cards of your library. Put one of them into your hand and the other into your graveyard. −3: Ral, Izzet Viceroy deals damage to target creature equal to the total number of instant and sorcery cards you own in exile and in your graveyard. −8: You get an emblem with "Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery spell, this emblem deals 4 damage to any target and you draw two cards."  
4RW Swathcutter Giant Uncommon Creature Vigilance Whenever Swathcutter Giant attacks, it deals 1 damage to each creature defending player controls. 5/5
UUURRR Niv-Mizzet, Parun Rare Creature This spell can't be countered. Flying Whenever you draw a card, Niv-Mizzet, Parun deals 1 damage to any target. Whenever a player casts an instant or sorcery spell, you draw a card. 5/5

Temporary Creature Removal

Color Mana Cost Card Rarity Type Oracle Text Notes
White 4W Intrusive Packbeast Common Creature Vigilance When Intrusive Packbeast enters the battlefield, tap up to two target creatures your opponents control. 3/3
Blue XU Selective Snare Uncommon Sorcery Return X target creatures of the creature type of your choice to their owner's hand.  
1U Unexplained Disappearance Common Instant Return target creature to its owner's hand. Surveil 1.  
4UU Dream Eater Mythic Creature Flash Flying When Dream Eater enters the battlefield, surveil 4. When you do, you may return target nonland permanent an opponent controls to its owner's hand. 4/3
Red 2R Smelt-Ward Minotaur Uncommon Creature Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery spell, target creature an opponent controls can't block this turn. 2/3
3R Cosmotronic Wave Common Sorcery Cosmotronic Wave deals 1 damage to each creature your opponents control. Creatures your opponents control can't block this turn.  
Multi-Color UB House Guildmage Uncommon Creature {1}{U}, {T}: Target creature doesn't untap during its controller's next untap step. {2}{B}, {T}: Surveil 2. 2/2
RW Legion Guildmage Uncommon Creature {5}{R}, {T}: Legion Guildmage deals 3 damage to each opponent. {2}{W}, {T}: Tap another target creature. 2/2
1UR Sonic Assault Common Instant Tap target creature. Sonic Assault deals 2 damage to that creature's controller. Jump-start  
1BG Ochran Assassin Uncommon Creature Deathtouch All creatures able to block Ochran Assassin do so. 1/1
2UB Artful Takedown Common Instant Choose one or both — • Tap target creature. • Target creature gets -2/-4 until end of turn.  
3UB Discovery // Dispersal Uncommon Instant Each opponent returns a nonland permanent they control with the highest converted mana cost among permanents they control to its owner's hand, then discards a card.  

Artifact, Enchantment, and Land Removal

Color Mana Cost Card Rarity Type Oracle Text Notes
White 1W Bounty Agent Rare Creature Vigilance {T}, Sacrifice Bounty Agent: Destroy target legendary permanent that's an artifact, creature, or enchantment. 2/2
3W Conclave Tribunal Uncommon Enchantment Convoke When Conclave Tribunal enters the battlefield, exile target nonland permanent an opponent controls until Conclave Tribunal leaves the battlefield.  
3W Crush Contraband Uncommon Instant Choose one or both — • Exile target artifact. • Exile target enchantment.  
Blue 4UU Dream Eater Mythic Creature Flash Flying When Dream Eater enters the battlefield, surveil 4. When you do, you may return target nonland permanent an opponent controls to its owner's hand. 4/3
Red 1R Goblin Cratermaker Uncommon Creature {1}, Sacrifice Goblin Cratermaker: Choose one — • Goblin Cratermaker deals 2 damage to target creature. • Destroy target colorless nonland permanent. 2/2
Green 2G Crushing Canopy Common Instant Choose one — • Destroy target creature with flying. • Destroy target enchantment.  
2G Sprouting Renewal Uncommon Sorcery Convoke Choose one — • Create a 2/2 green and white Elf Knight creature token with vigilance. • Destroy target artifact or enchantment.  
Multi-Color BG Assassin's Trophy Rare Instant Destroy target permanent an opponent controls. Its controller may search their library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle their library.  
1GW Knight of Autumn Rare Creature When Knight of Autumn enters the battlefield, choose one — • Put two +1/+1 counters on Knight of Autumn. • Destroy target artifact or enchantment. • You gain 4 life. 2/1
2BG Vraska, Golgari Queen Mythic Planeswalker +2: You may sacrifice another permanent. If you do, you gain 1 life and draw a card. −3: Destroy target nonland permanent with converted mana cost 3 or less. −9: You get an emblem with "Whenever a creature you control deals combat damage to a player, that player loses the game."  
2BG Status // Statue Uncommon Instant Destroy target artifact, creature, or enchantment.  
3UB Discovery // Dispersal Uncommon Instant Each opponent returns a nonland permanent they control with the highest converted mana cost among permanents they control to its owner's hand, then discards a card.  

Off-Battlefield Removal

Color Mana Cost Card Rarity Type Oracle Text Notes
Blue 1U Disdainful Stroke Common Instant Counter target spell with converted mana cost 4 or greater.  
1UU Sinister Sabotage Uncommon Instant Counter target spell. Surveil 1.  
2UU Devious Cover-Up Common Instant Counter target spell. If that spell is countered this way, exile it instead of putting it into its owner's graveyard. You may shuffle up to four target cards from your graveyard into your library.  
Black B Vicious Rumors Common Sorcery Vicious Rumors deals 1 damage to each opponent. Each opponent discards a card, then puts the top card of their library into their graveyard. You gain 1 life.  
B Pilfering Imp Uncommon Creature Flying {1}{B}, {T}, Sacrifice Pilfering Imp: Target opponent reveals their hand. You choose a nonland card from it. That player discards that card. Activate this ability only any time you could cast a sorcery. 1/1
1B Burglar Rat Common Creature When Burglar Rat enters the battlefield, each opponent discards a card. 1/1
2B Never Happened Common Sorcery Target opponent reveals their hand. You choose a nonland card from that player's graveyard or hand and exile it.  
1BB Blood Operative Rare Creature Lifelink When Blood Operative enters the battlefield, you may exile target card from a graveyard. Whenever you surveil, if Blood Operative is in your graveyard, you may pay 3 life. If you do, return Blood Operative to your hand. 3/1
Multi-Color UB Thought Erasure Uncommon Sorcery Target opponent reveals their hand. You choose a nonland card from it. That player discards that card. Surveil 1.  
1UB Disinformation Campaign Uncommon Enchantment When Disinformation Campaign enters the battlefield, you draw a card and each opponent discards a card. Whenever you surveil, return Disinformation Campaign to its owner's hand.  
1UR Ionize Rare Instant Counter target spell. Ionize deals 2 damage to that spell's controller.  
1UB Unmoored Ego Rare Sorcery Choose a card name. Search target opponent's graveyard, hand, and library for up to four cards with that name and exile them. That player shuffles their library, then draws a card for each card exiled from their hand this way.  
1UB Mnemonic Betrayal Mythic Sorcery Exile all cards from all opponents' graveyards. You may cast those cards this turn, and you may spend mana as though it were mana of any type to cast those spells. At the beginning of the next end step, if any of those cards remain exiled, return them to their owners' graveyards. Exile Mnemonic Betrayal.  
3UB Discovery // Dispersal Uncommon Instant Each opponent returns a nonland permanent they control with the highest converted mana cost among permanents they control to its owner's hand, then discards a card.  

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