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Theros: Beyond Death Instant-Speed Tricks


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

Color Mana Cost Card Rarity Type Oracle Text Notes
White Karametra's Blessing Common Instant Target creature gets +2/+2 until end of turn. If it's an enchanted creature or enchantment creature, it also gains hexproof and indestructible until end of turn. (It can't be the target of spells or abilities your opponents control. Damage and effects that say "destroy" don't destroy it.)  
Flicker of Fate Common Instant Exile target creature or enchantment, then return it to the battlefield under its owner's control.  
Indomitable Will Common Enchantment Flash Enchant creature Enchanted creature gets +1/+2.  
Phalanx Tactics Uncommon Instant Target creature you control gets +2/+1 until end of turn. Each other creature you control gets +1/+1 until end of turn.  
Heliod's Intervention Rare Instant Choose one — • Destroy X target artifacts and/or enchantments. • Target player gains twice X life.  
Omen of the Sun Common Enchantment Flash When Omen of the Sun enters the battlefield, create two 1/1 white Human Soldier creature tokens and you gain 2 life. {2}{W}, Sacrifice Omen of the Sun: Scry 2.  
Triumphant Surge Common Instant Destroy target creature with power 4 or greater. You gain 3 life.  
Blue Chain to Memory Common Instant Target creature gets -4/-0 until end of turn. Scry 2.  
Stern Dismissal Common Instant Return target creature or enchantment an opponent controls to its owner's hand.  
Omen of the Sea Common Enchantment Flash When Omen of the Sea enters the battlefield, scry 2, then draw a card. {2}{U}, Sacrifice Omen of the Sea: Scry 2.  
Riptide Turtle Common Creature Flash Defender 0/5
Starlit Mantle Common Enchantment Flash Enchant creature you control When Starlit Mantle enters the battlefield, enchanted creature gains hexproof until end of turn. (It can't be the target of spells or abilities your opponents control.) Enchanted creature gets +1/+1.  
Glimpse of Freedom Uncommon Instant Draw a card. Escape—{2}{U}, Exile five other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)  
Threnody Singer Uncommon Creature Flash Flying When Threnody Singer enters the battlefield, target creature an opponent controls gets -X/-0 until end of turn, where X is your devotion to blue. (Each {U} in the mana costs of permanents you control counts towards your devotion to blue.) 1/3
Thassa's Intervention Rare Instant Choose one- • Look at the top X cards of your library. Put up to two of them into your hand and the rest on the bottom of your library in a random order. • Counter target spell unless its controller pays twice {X}.  
Deny the Divine Common Instant Counter target creature or enchantment spell. If that spell is countered this way, exile it instead of putting it into its owner's graveyard.  
Thirst for Meaning Common Instant Draw three cards. Then discard two cards unless you discard an enchantment card.  
Vexing Gull Common Creature Flash Flying 2/2
Whirlwind Denial Uncommon Instant For each spell and ability your opponents control, counter it unless its controller pays {4}.  
Memory Drain Common Instant Counter target spell. Scry 2.  
Ashiok's Erasure Rare Enchantment Flash When Ashiok's Erasure enters the battlefield, exile target spell. Your opponents can't cast spells with the same name as the exiled card. When Ashiok's Erasure leaves the battlefield, return the exiled card to its owner's hand.  
Thryx, the Sudden Storm Rare Creature Flash Flying Spells you cast with converted mana cost 5 or greater cost {1} less to cast and can't be countered. 4/5
Black Omen of the Dead Common Enchantment Flash When Omen of the Dead enters the battlefield, return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand. {2}{B}, Sacrifice Omen of the Dead: Scry 2.  
Cling to Dust Uncommon Instant Exile target card from a graveyard. If it was a creature card, you gain 3 life. Otherwise, you draw a card. Escape—{3}{B}, Exile five other cards from your graveyard. (You may cast this card from your graveyard for its escape cost.)  
Erebos's Intervention Rare Instant Choose one — • Target creature gets -X/-X until end of turn. You gain X life. • Exile up to twice X target cards from graveyards.  
 -  Drag to the Underworld Uncommon Instant This spell costs {X} less to cast, where X is your devotion to black. (Each {B} in the mana costs of permanents you control counts toward your devotion to black.) Destroy target creature.  
Pharika's Libation Common Instant Choose one — • Target opponent sacrifices a creature. • Target opponent sacrifices an enchantment.  
Minion's Return Uncommon Enchantment Flash Enchant creature When enchanted creature dies, return that card to the battlefield under your control.  
Eat to Extinction Rare Instant Exile target creature or planeswalker. Look at the top card of your library. You may put that card into your graveyard.  
Final Death Common Instant Exile target creature.  
Red Infuriate Common Instant Target creature gets +3/+2 until end of turn.  
Omen of the Forge Common Enchantment Flash When Omen of the Forge enters the battlefield, it deals 2 damage to any target. {2}{R}, Sacrifice Omen of the Forge: Scry 2.  
Thrill of Possibility Common Instant As an additional cost to cast this spell, discard a card. Draw two cards.  
Aspect of Manticore Common Enchantment Flash Enchant creature When Aspect of Manticore enters the battlefield, enchanted creature gains first strike until end of turn. Enchanted creature gets +2/+0.  
Final Flare Common Instant As an additional cost to cast this spell, sacrifice a creature or enchantment. Final Flare deals 5 damage to target creature.  
Fateful End Uncommon Instant Fateful End deals 3 damage to any target. Scry 1.  
Green Mystic Repeal Uncommon Instant Put target enchantment on the bottom of its owner's library.  
Gift of Strength Common Instant Target creature gets +3/+3 and gains reach until end of turn.  
Plummet Common Instant Destroy target creature with flying.  
Return to Nature Common Instant Choose one — • Destroy target artifact. • Destroy target enchantment. • Exile target card from a graveyard.  
Omen of the Hunt Common Enchantment Flash When Omen of the Hunt enters the battlefield, you may search your library for a basic land card, put it onto the battlefield tapped, then shuffle your library. {2}{G}, Sacrifice Omen of the Hunt: Scry 2.  
Inspire Awe Common Instant Prevent all combat damage that would be dealt this turn except by enchanted creatures and enchantment creatures. Scry 2.  


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