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Ixalan Removal List


This is a list of all the removal in Ixalan, 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
Lands   Spitfire Bastion Rare Land {T}: Add {R} to your mana pool. {2}{R}, {T}: Spitfire Bastion deals 3 damage to target creature or player.
Colorless 2 Elaborate Firecannon Uncommon Artifact Elaborate Firecannon doesn't untap during your untap step. {4}, {T}: Elaborate Firecannon deals 2 damage to target creature or player. At the beginning of your upkeep, you may discard a card. If you do, untap Elaborate Firecannon.
2 Sorcerous Spyglass Rare Artifact As Sorcerous Spyglass enters the battlefield, look at an opponent's hand, then choose any card name. Activated abilities of sources with the chosen name can't be activated unless they're mana abilities.
White W Slash of Talons Common Instant Slash of Talons deals 2 damage to target attacking or blocking creature.
1W Tocatli Honor Guard Rare Creature Creatures entering the battlefield don't cause abilities to trigger.
2W Legion's Judgment Common Sorcery Destroy target creature with power 4 or greater.
3W Pious Interdiction Common Enchantment Enchant creature When Pious Interdiction enters the battlefield, you gain 2 life. Enchanted creature can't attack or block.
3W Ixalan's Binding Uncommon Enchantment When Ixalan's Binding enters the battlefield, exile target nonland permanent an opponent controls until Ixalan's Binding leaves the battlefield. Your opponents can't cast spells with the same name as the exiled card.
3W Steadfast Armasaur Uncommon Creature Vigilance {1}{W}, {T}: Steadfast Armasaur deals damage equal to its toughness to target creature blocking or blocked by it.
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.
5WWW Wakening Sun's Avatar Mythic Creature When Wakening Sun's Avatar enters the battlefield, if you cast it from your hand, destroy all non-Dinosaur creatures.
Blue XUU Entrancing Melody Rare Sorcery Gain control of target creature with converted mana cost X.
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.
BB Walk the Plank Uncommon Sorcery Destroy target non-Merfolk creature.
2B Vanquish the Weak Common Instant Destroy target creature with power 3 or less.
3B Fathom Fleet Cutthroat Common Creature When Fathom Fleet Cutthroat enters the battlefield, destroy target creature an opponent controls that was dealt damage this turn.
3B Lurking Chupacabra Uncommon Creature Whenever a creature you control explores, target creature an opponent controls gets -2/-2 until end of turn.
2BB Vraska's Contempt Rare Instant Exile target creature or planeswalker. You gain 2 life.
3BB Contract Killing Common Sorcery Destroy target creature. Create two colorless Treasure artifact tokens with "{T}, Sacrifice this artifact: Add one mana of any color to your mana pool."
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.
R Fire Shrine Keeper Common Creature Menace {7}{R}, {T}, Sacrifice Fire Shrine Keeper: It deals 3 damage to each of up to two target creatures.
1R Lightning Strike Uncommon Instant Lightning Strike deals 3 damage to target creature or player.
1R Makeshift Munitions Uncommon Enchantment {1}, Sacrifice an artifact or creature: Makeshift Munitions deals 1 damage to target creature or player.
1RR Firecannon Blast Common Sorcery Firecannon Blast deals 3 damage to target creature. Raid — Firecannon Blast deals 6 damage to that creature instead if you attacked with a creature this turn.
2R Fiery Cannonade Uncommon Instant Fiery Cannonade deals 2 damage to each non-Pirate creature.
1RR Repeating Barrage Rare Sorcery Repeating Barrage deals 3 damage to target creature or player. Raid — {3}{R}{R}: Return Repeating Barrage from your graveyard to your hand. Activate this ability only if you attacked with a creature this turn.
4R Storm Fleet Pyromancer Common Creature Raid — When Storm Fleet Pyromancer enters the battlefield, if you attacked with a creature this turn, Storm Fleet Pyromancer deals 2 damage to target creature or player.
4R Unfriendly Fire Common Instant Unfriendly Fire deals 4 damage to target creature or player.
4R Storm Fleet Arsonist Uncommon Creature Raid — When Storm Fleet Arsonist enters the battlefield, if you attacked with a creature this turn, target opponent sacrifices a permanent.
3RRR Burning Sun's Avatar Rare Creature When Burning Sun's Avatar enters the battlefield, it deals 3 damage to target opponent and 3 damage to up to one target creature.
5RR Angrath's Marauders Rare Creature If a source you control would deal damage to a permanent or player, it deals double that damage to that permanent or player instead.
5RR Star of Extinction Mythic Sorcery Destroy target land. Star of Extinction deals 20 damage to each creature and each planeswalker.
Green 1G Pounce Common Instant Target creature you control fights target creature you don't control.
2G Crushing Canopy Common Instant Choose one — • Destroy target creature with flying. • Destroy target enchantment.
2G Atzocan Archer Uncommon Creature Reach When Atzocan Archer enters the battlefield, you may have it fight another target creature.
2G Savage Stomp Uncommon Sorcery Savage Stomp costs {2} less to cast if it targets a Dinosaur you control. Put a +1/+1 counter on target creature you control. Then that creature fights target creature you don't control.
3G Emergent Growth Uncommon Sorcery Target creature gets +5/+5 until end of turn and must be blocked this turn if able.
Multi-Color 2UB Hostage Taker Rare Creature When Hostage Taker enters the battlefield, exile another target creature or artifact until Hostage Taker leaves the battlefield. You may cast that card for as long as it remains exiled, and you may spend mana as though it were mana of any type to cast that spell.
1UBR Admiral Beckett Brass Mythic Creature Other Pirates you control get +1/+1. At the beginning of your end step, gain control of target nonland permanent controlled by a player who was dealt combat damage by three or more Pirates this turn.
3RG Raging Swordtooth Uncommon Creature Trample When Raging Swordtooth enters the battlefield, it deals 1 damage to each other creature.
3RW Huatli, Warrior Poet Mythic Planeswalker +2: You gain life equal to the greatest power among creatures you control. 0: Create a 3/3 green Dinosaur creature token with trample. −X: Huatli, Warrior Poet deals X damage divided as you choose among any number of target creatures. Creatures dealt damage this way can't block this turn.
3WB Vona, Butcher of Magan Mythic Creature Vigilance, lifelink {T}, Pay 7 life: Destroy target nonland permanent. Activate this ability only during your turn.
4BG Vraska, Relic Seeker Mythic Planeswalker +2: Create a 2/2 black Pirate creature token with menace. −3: Destroy target artifact, creature, or enchantment. Create a colorless Treasure artifact token with "{T}, Sacrifice this artifact: Add one mana of any color to your mana pool." −10: Target player's life total becomes 1.

Temporary Creature Removal

Color Mana Cost Card Rarity Type Oracle Text
Lands   Spires of Orazca Rare Land {T}: Add {C} to your mana pool. {T}: Untap target attacking creature an opponent controls and remove it from combat.
White 2W Territorial Hammerskull Common Creature Whenever Territorial Hammerskull attacks, tap target creature an opponent controls.
2W Kinjalli's Sunwing Rare Creature Flying Creatures your opponents control enter the battlefield tapped.
Blue 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.
2U Watertrap Weaver Common Creature When Watertrap Weaver enters the battlefield, tap target creature an opponent controls. That creature doesn't untap during its controller's next untap step.
3U Run Aground Common Instant Put target artifact or creature on top of its owner's library.
2UU Tempest Caller Uncommon Creature When Tempest Caller enters the battlefield, tap all creatures target opponent controls.
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.
4UU River's Rebuke Rare Sorcery Return all nonland permanents target player controls to their owner's hand.
Red 1RR Hijack Common Sorcery Gain control of target artifact or creature until end of turn. Untap it. It gains haste until end of turn.
3R Captivating Crew Rare Creature {3}{R}: Gain control of target creature an opponent controls until end of turn. Untap that creature. It gains haste until end of turn. Activate this ability only any time you could cast a sorcery.

Non-Creature Removal

Color Mana Cost Card Rarity Type Oracle Text
Colorless 2 Sorcerous Spyglass Rare Artifact As Sorcerous Spyglass enters the battlefield, look at an opponent's hand, then choose any card name. Activated abilities of sources with the chosen name can't be activated unless they're mana abilities.
White W Demystify Common Instant Destroy target enchantment.
3W Ixalan's Binding Uncommon Enchantment When Ixalan's Binding enters the battlefield, exile target nonland permanent an opponent controls until Ixalan's Binding leaves the battlefield. Your opponents can't cast spells with the same name as the exiled card.
Blue 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.
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.
4UU River's Rebuke Rare Sorcery Return all nonland permanents target player controls to their owner's hand.
Black 4B Spreading Rot Common Sorcery Destroy target land. Its controller loses 2 life.
Red 1RR Hijack Common Sorcery Gain control of target artifact or creature until end of turn. Untap it. It gains haste until end of turn.
3R Demolish Common Sorcery Destroy target artifact or land.
4R Storm Fleet Arsonist Uncommon Creature Raid — When Storm Fleet Arsonist enters the battlefield, if you attacked with a creature this turn, target opponent sacrifices a permanent.
Green 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.
Multi-Color 2UB Hostage Taker Rare Creature When Hostage Taker enters the battlefield, exile another target creature or artifact until Hostage Taker leaves the battlefield. You may cast that card for as long as it remains exiled, and you may spend mana as though it were mana of any type to cast that spell.
1UBR Admiral Beckett Brass Mythic Creature Other Pirates you control get +1/+1. At the beginning of your end step, gain control of target nonland permanent controlled by a player who was dealt combat damage by three or more Pirates this turn.
3WB Vona, Butcher of Magan Mythic Creature Vigilance, lifelink {T}, Pay 7 life: Destroy target nonland permanent. Activate this ability only during your turn.
4BG Vraska, Relic Seeker Mythic Planeswalker +2: Create a 2/2 black Pirate creature token with menace. −3: Destroy target artifact, creature, or enchantment. Create a colorless Treasure artifact token with "{T}, Sacrifice this artifact: Add one mana of any color to your mana pool." −10: Target player's life total becomes 1.

Off-Battlefield Removal

Color Mana Cost Card Rarity Type Oracle Text
Colorless 1 Sentinel Totem Uncommon Artifact When Sentinel Totem enters the battlefield, scry 1. {T}, Exile Sentinel Totem: Exile all cards from all graveyards.
3 Fell Flagship Rare Artifact Pirates you control get +1/+0. Whenever Fell Flagship deals combat damage to a player, that player discards a card. Crew 3
White 1W Ashes of the Abhorrent Rare Enchantment Players can't cast spells from graveyards or activate abilities of cards in graveyards. Whenever a creature dies, you gain 1 life.
Blue U Spell Pierce Common Instant Counter target noncreature spell unless its controller pays {2}.
U Siren Stormtamer Uncommon Creature Flying {U}, Sacrifice Siren Stormtamer: Counter target spell or ability that targets you or a creature you control.
1UU Cancel Common Instant Counter target spell.
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}.
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 Duress Common Sorcery Target opponent reveals his or her hand. You choose a noncreature, nonland card from it. That player discards that card.
B Deadeye Tracker Rare Creature {1}{B}, {T}: Exile two target cards from an opponent's graveyard. Deadeye Tracker explores.
1B Kitesail Freebooter Uncommon Creature Flying When Kitesail Freebooter enters the battlefield, target opponent reveals his or her hand. You choose a noncreature, nonland card from it. Exile that card until Kitesail Freebooter leaves the battlefield.
2B Deadeye Tormentor Common Creature Raid — When Deadeye Tormentor enters the battlefield, if you attacked with a creature this turn, target opponent discards a card.
2B Heartless Pillage Uncommon Sorcery Target opponent discards two cards. Raid — If you attacked with a creature this turn, create a colorless Treasure artifact token with "{T}, Sacrifice this artifact: Add one mana of any color to your mana pool."
3B Raiders' Wake Uncommon Enchantment Whenever an opponent discards a card, that player loses 2 life. Raid — At the beginning of your end step, if you attacked with a creature this turn, target opponent discards a card.
5BB Boneyard Parley Mythic Sorcery Exile up to five target creature cards from graveyards. An opponent separates those cards into two piles. Put all cards from the pile of your choice onto the battlefield under your control and the rest into their owners' graveyards.
Green 2G Deathgorge Scavenger Rare Creature Whenever Deathgorge Scavenger enters the battlefield or attacks, you may exile target card from a graveyard. If a creature card is exiled this way, you gain 2 life. If a noncreature card is exiled this way, Deathgorge Scavenger gets +1/+1 until end of turn.

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