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Ixalan Instant-Speed Tricks


This is a list of all the instant-speed tricks in Ixalan. Each color is sorted by converted mana cost.

Color Mana Cost Card Rarity Type Oracle Text
White W Demystify Common Instant Destroy target enchantment.
W Slash of Talons Common Instant Slash of Talons deals 2 damage to target attacking or blocking creature.
W Vampire's Zeal Common Instant Target creature gets +2/+2 until end of turn. If it's a Vampire, it gains first strike until end of turn.
W Sheltering Light Uncommon Instant Target creature gains indestructible until end of turn. Scry 1.
XWW Sanguine Sacrament Rare Instant You gain twice X life. Put Sanguine Sacrament on the bottom of its owner's library.
2W Ritual of Rejuvenation Common Instant You gain 4 life. Draw a card.
2W Rallying Roar Uncommon Instant Creatures you control get +1/+1 until end of turn. Untap them.
2WW Settle the Wreckage Rare Instant Exile all attacking creatures target player controls. That player may search his or her library for that many basic land cards, put those cards onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle his or her library.
4W Bright Reprisal Uncommon Instant Destroy target attacking creature. Draw a card.
Blue U Dive Down Common Instant Target creature you control gets +0/+3 and gains hexproof until end of turn.
U Opt Common Instant Scry 1. Draw a card.
U Spell Pierce Common Instant Counter target noncreature spell unless its controller pays {2}.
1U Siren's Ruse Common Instant Exile target creature you control, then return that card to the battlefield under its owner's control. If a Pirate was exiled this way, draw a card.
1U Perilous Voyage Uncommon Instant Return target nonland permanent you don't control to its owner's hand. If its converted mana cost was 2 or less, scry 2.
1UU Cancel Common Instant Counter target spell.
2U Depths of Desire Common Instant Return target creature to its owner's hand. Create a colorless Treasure artifact token with "{T}, Sacrifice this artifact: Add one mana of any color to your mana pool."
2U Lookout's Dispersal Uncommon Instant Lookout's Dispersal costs {1} less to cast if you control a Pirate. Counter target spell unless its controller pays {4}.
3U Run Aground Common Instant Put target artifact or creature on top of its owner's library.
2UU Dreamcaller Siren Rare Creature Flash Flying Dreamcaller Siren can block only creatures with flying. When Dreamcaller Siren enters the battlefield, if you control another Pirate, tap up to two target nonland permanents.
4U Wind Strider Common Creature Flash Flying
3UU Spell Swindle Rare Instant Counter target spell. Create X colorless Treasure artifact tokens, where X is that spell's converted mana cost. They have "{T}, Sacrifice this artifact: Add one mana of any color to your mana pool."
Black B Skulduggery Common Instant Until end of turn, target creature you control gets +1/+1 and target creature an opponent controls gets -1/-1.
1B Costly Plunder Common Instant As an additional cost to cast Costly Plunder, sacrifice an artifact or creature. Draw two cards.
1B Bloodcrazed Paladin Rare Creature Flash Bloodcrazed Paladin enters the battlefield with a +1/+1 counter on it for each creature that died this turn.
2B Vanquish the Weak Common Instant Destroy target creature with power 3 or less.
2BB Vraska's Contempt Rare Instant Exile target creature or planeswalker. You gain 2 life.
4B Dark Nourishment Uncommon Instant Dark Nourishment deals 3 damage to target creature or player. You gain 3 life.
Red R Dual Shot Common Instant Dual Shot deals 1 damage to each of up to two target creatures.
1R Sure Strike Common Instant Target creature gets +3/+0 and gains first strike until end of turn.
1R Lightning Strike Uncommon Instant Lightning Strike deals 3 damage to target creature or player.
2R Dinosaur Stampede Uncommon Instant Attacking creatures get +2/+0 until end of turn. Dinosaurs you control gain trample until end of turn.
2R Fiery Cannonade Uncommon Instant Fiery Cannonade deals 2 damage to each non-Pirate creature.
4R Unfriendly Fire Common Instant Unfriendly Fire deals 4 damage to target creature or player.
Green 1G Pounce Common Instant Target creature you control fights target creature you don't control.
1G River Heralds' Boon Common Instant Put a +1/+1 counter on target creature and a +1/+1 counter on up to one target Merfolk.
1G Verdant Rebirth Uncommon Instant Until end of turn, target creature gains "When this creature dies, return it to its owner's hand." Draw a card.
2G Blinding Fog Common Instant Prevent all damage that would be dealt to creatures this turn. Creatures you control gain hexproof until end of turn.
2G Crash the Ramparts Common Instant Target creature gets +3/+3 and gains trample until end of turn.
2G Crushing Canopy Common Instant Choose one — • Destroy target creature with flying. • Destroy target enchantment.
2GG Slice in Twain Uncommon Instant Destroy target artifact or enchantment. Draw a card.
4G Snapping Sailback Uncommon Creature Flash Enrage — Whenever Snapping Sailback is dealt damage, put a +1/+1 counter on it.

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