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Kaladesh Removal List


This is a list of all the removal in Kaladesh, 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
Colorless 2 Fireforger's Puzzleknot Common Artifact When Fireforger's Puzzleknot enters the battlefield, it deals 1 damage to target creature or player. {2}{R}, Sacrifice Fireforger's Puzzleknot: It deals 1 damage to target creature or player.
3 Dynavolt Tower Rare Artifact Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery spell, you get {e}{e} (two energy counters). {T}, Pay {e}{e}{e}{e}{e}: Dynavolt Tower deals 3 damage to target creature or player.
5 Ballista Charger Uncommon Artifact Whenever Ballista Charger attacks, it deals 1 damage to target creature or player. Crew 3 (Tap any number of creatures you control with total power 3 or more: This Vehicle becomes an artifact creature until end of turn.)
5 Skysovereign, Consul Flagship Mythic Artifact Flying. Whenever Skysovereign, Consul Flagship enters the battlefield or attacks, it deals 3 damage to target creature or planeswalker an opponent controls. Crew 3 (Tap any number of creatures you control with total power 3 or more: This Vehicle becomes an artifact creature until end of turn.)
White 1W Impeccable Timing Common Instant Impeccable Timing deals 3 damage to target attacking or blocking creature.
2W Fairgrounds Warden Uncommon Creature When Fairgrounds Warden enters the battlefield, exile target creature an opponent controls until Fairgrounds Warden leaves the battlefield.
2W Revoke Privileges Common Enchantment Enchant creature. Enchanted creature can't attack, block, or crew Vehicles.
2W Skywhaler's Shot Uncommon Instant Destroy target creature with power 3 or greater. Scry 1.
3W Captured by the Consulate Rare Enchantment Enchant creature you don't control. Enchanted creature can't attack. Whenever an opponent casts a spell, if it has a single target, change the target to enchanted creature if able.
3WW Cataclysmic Gearhulk Mythic Artifact Creature Vigilance. When Cataclysmic Gearhulk enters the battlefield, each player chooses an artifact, a creature, an enchantment, and a planeswalker from among the nonland permanents he or she controls, then sacrifices the rest.
3WW Fumigate Rare Sorcery Destroy all creatures. You gain 1 life for each creature destroyed this way.
Blue 1U Aether Meltdown Uncommon Enchantment Flash (You may cast this spell any time you could cast an instant.) Enchant creature or Vehicle. When Aether Meltdown enters the battlefield, you get {e}{e} (two energy counters). Enchanted permanent gets -4/-0.
3U Malfunction Common Enchantment Enchant artifact or creature. When Malfunction enters the battlefield, tap enchanted permanent. Enchanted permanent doesn't untap during its controller's untap step.
3UU Confiscation Coup Rare Sorcery Choose target artifact or creature. You get {e}{e}{e}{e} (four energy counters), then you may pay an amount of {e} equal to that permanent's converted mana cost. If you do, gain control of it.
4U Shrewd Negotiation Uncommon Sorcery Exchange control of target artifact you control and target artifact or creature you don't control.
Black 1B Die Young Common Sorcery Choose target creature. You get {e}{e} (two energy counters), then you may pay any amount of {e}. The creature gets -1/-1 until end of turn for each {e} paid this way.
1B Subtle Strike Common Instant Choose one or both — • Target creature gets -1/-1 until end of turn. • Put a +1/+1 counter on target creature.
1B Underhanded Designs Uncommon Enchantment Whenever an artifact enters the battlefield under your control, you may pay {1}. If you do, each opponent loses 1 life and you gain 1 life. {1}{B}, Sacrifice Underhanded Designs: Destroy target creature. Activate this ability only if you control two or more artifacts.
1BB Essence Extraction Uncommon Instant Essence Extraction deals 3 damage to target creature and you gain 3 life.
2B Make Obsolete Uncommon Instant Creatures your opponents control get -1/-1 until end of turn.
4B Eliminate the Competition Rare Sorcery As an additional cost to cast Eliminate the Competition, sacrifice X creatures. Destroy X target creatures.
3BB Tidy Conclusion Common Instant Destroy target creature. You gain 1 life for each artifact you control.
3BBB Demon of Dark Schemes Mythic Creature Flying. When Demon of Dark Schemes enters the battlefield, all other creatures get -2/-2 until end of turn. Whenever another creature dies, you get {e} (an energy counter). {2}{B}, Pay {e}{e}{e}{e}: Put target creature card from a graveyard onto the battlefield under your control tapped.
4BB Noxious Gearhulk Mythic Artifact Creature Menace. When Noxious Gearhulk enters the battlefield, you may destroy another target creature. If a creature is destroyed this way, you gain life equal to its toughness.
Red R Spark of Creativity Uncommon Sorcery Choose target creature. Exile the top card of your library. You may have Spark of Creativity deal damage to that creature equal to the exiled card's converted mana cost. If you don't, you may play that card until end of turn.
1R Chandra's Pyrohelix Common Instant Chandra's Pyrohelix deals 2 damage divided as you choose among one or two target creatures and/or players.
1R Harnessed Lightning Uncommon Instant Choose target creature. You get {e}{e}{e} (three energy counters), then you may pay any amount of {e}. Harnessed Lightning deals that much damage to that creature.
2R Aethertorch Renegade Uncommon Creature When Aethertorch Renegade enters the battlefield, you get {e}{e}{e}{e} (four energy counters). {T}, Pay {e}{e}: Aethertorch Renegade deals 1 damage to target creature. {T}, Pay {e}{e}{e}{e}{e}{e}{e}{e}: Aethertorch Renegade deals 6 damage to target player.
2R Welding Sparks Common Instant Welding Sparks deals X damage to target creature, where X is 3 plus the number of artifacts you control.
2RR Chandra, Torch of Defiance Mythic Planeswalker +1: Exile the top card of your library. You may cast that card. If you don't, Chandra, Torch of Defiance deals 2 damage to each opponent. +1: Add {R}{R} to your mana pool. −3: Chandra, Torch of Defiance deals 4 damage to target creature. −7: You get an emblem with "Whenever you cast a spell, this emblem deals 5 damage to target creature or player."
2RR Fateful Showdown Rare Instant Fateful Showdown deals damage to target creature or player equal to the number of cards in your hand. Discard all the cards in your hand, then draw that many cards.
3R Furious Reprisal Uncommon Sorcery Furious Reprisal deals 2 damage to each of two target creatures and/or players.
2RR Incendiary Sabotage Uncommon Instant As an additional cost to cast Incendiary Sabotage, sacrifice an artifact. Incendiary Sabotage deals 3 damage to each creature.
Green G Take Down Common Sorcery Choose one — • Take Down deals 4 damage to target creature with flying. • Take Down deals 1 damage to each creature with flying.
1G Nature's Way Uncommon Sorcery Target creature you control gains vigilance and trample until end of turn. It deals damage equal to its power to target creature you don't control.
3G Hunt the Weak Common Sorcery Put a +1/+1 counter on target creature you control. Then that creature fights target creature you don't control. (Each deals damage equal to its power to the other.)
Multi-Color 1BR Unlicensed Disintegration Uncommon Instant Destroy target creature. If you control an artifact, Unlicensed Disintegration deals 3 damage to that creature's controller.
2BG Hazardous Conditions Uncommon Sorcery Creatures with no counters on them get -2/-2 until end of turn.

Temporary Creature Removal

Color Mana Cost Card Rarity Type Oracle Text
Colorless 3 Deadlock Trap Rare Artifact Deadlock Trap enters the battlefield tapped. When Deadlock Trap enters the battlefield, you get {e}{e} (two energy counters). {T}, Pay {e}: Tap target creature or planeswalker. Its activated abilities can't be activated this turn.
White W Authority of the Consuls Rare Enchantment Creatures your opponents control enter the battlefield tapped. Whenever a creature enters the battlefield under an opponent's control, you gain 1 life.
1W Pressure Point Common Instant Tap target creature. Draw a card.
2WW Aetherstorm Roc Rare Creature Flying. Whenever Aetherstorm Roc or another creature enters the battlefield under your control, you get {e} (an energy counter). Whenever Aetherstorm Roc attacks, you may pay {e}{e}. If you do, put a +1/+1 counter on it and tap up to one target creature defending player controls.
Blue U Select for Inspection Common Instant Return target tapped creature to its owner's hand. Scry 1. (Look at the top card of your library. You may put that card on the bottom of your library.)
2U Aether Tradewinds Common Instant Return target permanent you control and target permanent you don't control to their owners' hands.
2U Janjeet Sentry Uncommon Creature When Janjeet Sentry enters the battlefield, you get {e}{e} (two energy counters). {T}, Pay {e}{e}: You may tap or untap target artifact or creature.
5UU Aethersquall Ancient Rare Creature Flying. At the beginning of your upkeep, you get {e}{e}{e} (three energy counters). Pay {e}{e}{e}{e}{e}{e}{e}{e}: Return all other creatures to their owners' hands. Activate this ability only any time you could cast a sorcery.
Red R Renegade Tactics Common Sorcery Target creature can't block this turn. Draw a card.
1RR Hijack Common Sorcery Gain control of target artifact or creature until end of turn. Untap it. It gains haste until end of turn.
2R Pia Nalaar Rare Creature When Pia Nalaar enters the battlefield, create a 1/1 colorless Thopter artifact creature token with flying. {1}{R}: Target artifact creature gets +1/+0 until end of turn. {1}, Sacrifice an artifact: Target creature can't block this turn.
3R Maulfist Doorbuster Uncommon Creature When Maulfist Doorbuster enters the battlefield, you get {e}{e} (two energy counters). Whenever Maulfist Doorbuster attacks, you may pay {e}. If you do, target creature can't block this turn.
Multi-Color 2WU Dovin Baan Mythic Planeswalker +1: Until your next turn, up to one target creature gets -3/-0 and its activated abilities can't be activated. −1: You gain 2 life and draw a card. −7: You get an emblem with "Your opponents can't untap more than two permanents during their untap steps."

Non-Creature Removal

Color Mana Cost Card Rarity Type Oracle Text
Colorless 3 Deadlock Trap Rare Artifact Deadlock Trap enters the battlefield tapped. When Deadlock Trap enters the battlefield, you get {e}{e} (two energy counters). {T}, Pay {e}: Tap target creature or planeswalker. Its activated abilities can't be activated this turn.
White W Fragmentize Common Sorcery Destroy target artifact or enchantment with converted mana cost 4 or less.
3WW Cataclysmic Gearhulk Mythic Artifact Creature Vigilance. When Cataclysmic Gearhulk enters the battlefield, each player chooses an artifact, a creature, an enchantment, and a planeswalker from among the nonland permanents he or she controls, then sacrifices the rest.
Blue 1U Aether Meltdown Uncommon Enchantment Flash (You may cast this spell any time you could cast an instant.) Enchant creature or Vehicle. When Aether Meltdown enters the battlefield, you get {e}{e} (two energy counters). Enchanted permanent gets -4/-0.
2U Aether Tradewinds Common Instant Return target permanent you control and target permanent you don't control to their owners' hands.
2U Janjeet Sentry Uncommon Creature When Janjeet Sentry enters the battlefield, you get {e}{e} (two energy counters). {T}, Pay {e}{e}: You may tap or untap target artifact or creature.
3U Malfunction Common Enchantment Enchant artifact or creature. When Malfunction enters the battlefield, tap enchanted permanent. Enchanted permanent doesn't untap during its controller's untap step.
3UU Confiscation Coup Rare Sorcery Choose target artifact or creature. You get {e}{e}{e}{e} (four energy counters), then you may pay an amount of {e} equal to that permanent's converted mana cost. If you do, gain control of it.
4U Shrewd Negotiation Uncommon Sorcery Exchange control of target artifact you control and target artifact or creature you don't control.
Red R Ruinous Gremlin Common Creature {2}{R}, Sacrifice Ruinous Gremlin: Destroy target artifact.
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.
Green 2G Appetite for the Unnatural Common Instant Destroy target artifact or enchantment. You gain 2 life.
2GG Creeping Mold Uncommon Sorcery Destroy target artifact, enchantment, or land.

Off Battlefield Removal

Color Mana Cost Card Rarity Type Oracle Text
White 3W Captured by the Consulate Rare Enchantment Enchant creature you don't control. Enchanted creature can't attack. Whenever an opponent casts a spell, if it has a single target, change the target to enchanted creature if able.
Blue U Ceremonious Rejection Uncommon Instant Counter target colorless spell.
1U Revolutionary Rebuff Common Instant Counter target nonartifact spell unless its controller pays {2}.
1UU Disappearing Act Uncommon Instant As an additional cost to cast Disappearing Act, return a permanent you control to its owner's hand. Counter target spell.
2UU Failed Inspection Common Instant Counter target spell. Draw a card, then discard a card.
2UU Insidious Will Rare Instant Choose one — • Counter target spell. • You may choose new targets for target spell. • Copy target instant or sorcery spell. You may choose new targets for the copy.
Black B Harsh Scrutiny Uncommon Sorcery Target opponent reveals his or her hand. You choose a creature card from it. That player discards that card. Scry 1.
1BB Lost Legacy Rare Sorcery Name a nonartifact, nonland card. Search target player's graveyard, hand, and library for any number of cards with that name and exile them. That player shuffles his or her library, then draws a card for each card exiled from hand this way.
2B Mind Rot Common Sorcery Target player discards two cards.

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