Kaladesh Remastered Limited Cheat Sheet: Instants and Tricks to Play Around
Here is our reference guide of all the Instants and cards with Flash in Kaladesh Remastered, if you want to know what card your opponent could have in their hand and be leaving up mana for in limited (sealed and draft). You can view it in a sortable table or grid format, grouped by mana cost. Be sure to check out all our Kaladesh Remastered limited resources here!
|Alley Evasion||C||Instant||Trick||Choose one — |
• Target creature you control gets +1/+2 until end of turn.
• Return target creature you control to its owner’s hand.
|Built to Last||C||Instant||Trick||Target creature gets +2/+2 until end of turn. If it’s an artifact creature, it gains indestructible until end of turn.|
|Impeccable Timing||C||Instant||Removal||Impeccable Timing deals 3 damage to target attacking or blocking creature.|
|Skywhaler's Shot||U||Instant||Removal||Destroy target creature with power 3 or greater. Scry 1.|
|Inspired Charge||C||Instant||Trick||Creatures you control get +2/+1 until end of turn.|
|Ceremonious Rejection||U||Instant||Counter||Counter target colorless spell.|
|Select for Inspection||C||Instant||Bounce||Return target tapped creature to its owner’s hand. Scry 1.|
|Aether Meltdown||U||Aura||Trick||Flash |
Enchant creature or Vehicle
When Aether Meltdown enters the battlefield, you get .
Enchanted permanent gets -4/-0.
|Shielded Aether Thief||U||Creature||0/4||Flash |
Whenever Shielded Aether Thief blocks, you get .
, Pay : Draw a card.
|Revolutionary Rebuff||C||Instant||Counter||Counter target nonartifact spell unless its controller pays .|
|Aether Tradewinds||C||Instant||Bounce||Return target permanent you control and target permanent you don’t control to their owners’ hands.|
|Metallic Rebuke||C||Instant||Counter||Improvise |
Counter target spell unless its controller pays .
|Disallow||R||Instant||Counter||Counter target spell, activated ability, or triggered ability.|
|Whir of Invention||R||Instant||Tutor||Improvise |
Search your library for an artifact card with converted mana cost X or less, put it onto the battlefield, then shuffle your library.
|Glimmer of Genius||U||Instant||Draw||Scry 2, then draw two cards. You get .|
|Illusionist's Stratagem||U||Instant||Trick||Exile up to two target creatures you control, then return those cards to the battlefield under their owner’s control. |
Draw a card.
|Leave in the Dust||C||Instant||Bounce||Return target nonland permanent to its owner’s hand. |
Draw a card.
|Return any number of target nonland, nontoken permanents you control to their owners’ hands. Draw a card for each card returned to your hand this way.|
|Torrential Gearhulk||M||Creature||5/6||Flash |
When Torrential Gearhulk enters the battlefield, you may cast target instant card from your graveyard without paying its mana cost. If that spell would be put into your graveyard this turn, exile it instead.
|Fatal Push||U||Instant||Removal||Destroy target creature if it has converted mana cost 2 or less. |
Revolt — Destroy that creature if it has converted mana cost 4 or less instead if a permanent you controlled left the battlefield this turn.
|Rush of Vitality||C||Instant||Trick|
|Target creature gets +1/+0 and gains lifelink and indestructible until end of turn.|
|Choose one or both — |
• Target creature gets -1/-1 until end of turn.
• Put a +1/+1 counter on target creature.
|Make Obsolete||U||Instant||Removal||Creatures your opponents control get -1/-1 until end of turn.|
|Essence Extraction deals 3 damage to target creature and you gain 3 life.|
|Built to Smash||C||Instant||Trick||Target attacking creature gets +3/+3 until end of turn. If it’s an artifact creature, it gains trample until end of turn.|
|Precise Strike||C||Instant||Trick||Target creature gets +1/+0 and gains first strike until end of turn.|
|Chandra's Pyrohelix||C||Instant||Damage||Chandra’s Pyrohelix deals 2 damage divided as you choose among one or two targets.|
|Harnessed Lightning||U||Instant||Damage||Choose target creature. You get , then you may pay any amount of . Harnessed Lightning deals that much damage to that creature.|
|Invigorated Rampage||U||Instant||Trick||Choose one — |
• Target creature gets +4/+0 and gains trample until end of turn.
• Two target creatures each get +2/+0 and gain trample until end of turn.
|Hungry Flames||U||Instant||Damage||Hungry Flames deals 3 damage to target creature and 2 damage to target player or planeswalker.|
|Welding Sparks||C||Instant||Damage||Welding Sparks deals X damage to target creature, where X is 3 plus the number of artifacts you control.|
|Fateful Showdown||R||Instant||Damage||Fateful Showdown deals damage to any target equal to the number of cards in your hand. Discard all the cards in your hand, then draw that many cards.|
|Blossoming Defense||U||Instant||Trick||Target creature you control gets +2/+2 and gains hexproof until end of turn.|
|Ornamental Courage||C||Instant||Trick||Untap target creature. It gets +1/+3 until end of turn.|
|Commencement of Festivities||C||Instant||Fog||Prevent all combat damage that would be dealt to players this turn.|
|Heroic Intervention||R||Instant||Trick||Permanents you control gain hexproof and indestructible until end of turn.|
|Highspire Infusion||C||Instant||Trick||Target creature gets +3/+3 until end of turn. You get .|
|Appetite for the Unnatural||C||Instant||Removal|
|Destroy target artifact or enchantment. You gain 2 life.|
|Destroy target creature. If you control an artifact, Unlicensed Disintegration deals 3 damage to that creature’s controller.|