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Silumgar's Scorn
Silumgar's Scorn BlueBlue (2)
Instant

As an additional cost to cast Silumgar's Scorn, you may reveal a Dragon card from your hand.

Counter target spell unless its controller pays 1. If you revealed a Dragon card or controlled a Dragon as you cast Silumgar's Scorn, counter that spell instead.

Dragons of Tarkir (Uncommon)
Skittering Crustacean
Skittering Crustacean 2Blue (3)
Creature — Crab (2/3)

6Blue: Monstrosity 4. (If this creature isn't monstrous, put four +1/+1 counters on it and it becomes monstrous.)

As long as Skittering Crustacean is monstrous, it has hexproof. (It can't be the target of spells or abilities your opponents control.)

Conspiracy: Take the Crown (Common)
Skullmane Baku
Skullmane Baku 3BlackBlack (5)
Creature — Spirit (2/1)

Whenever you cast a Spirit or Arcane spell, you may put a ki counter on Skullmane Baku.

1, Tap, Remove X ki counters from Skullmane Baku: Target creature gets -X/-X until end of turn.

Betrayers of Kamigawa (Common)
Slaughter Games
Slaughter Games 2BlackRed (4)
Sorcery

Slaughter Games can't be countered by spells or abilities.

Name a nonland card. Search target opponent's graveyard, hand, and library for any number of cards with that name and exile them. Then that player shuffles his or her library.

Return to Ravnica (Rare)
Soratami Savant
Soratami Savant 2BlueBlue (4)
Creature — Moonfolk Wizard (2/2)

Flying

3, Return a land you control to its owner's hand: Counter target spell unless its controller pays 3.

Champions of Kamigawa (Uncommon)
Soul Manipulation
Soul Manipulation 1BlueBlack (3)
Instant

Choose one or both —

• Counter target creature spell.

• Return target creature card from your graveyard to your hand.

Commander 2013 Edition (Common)
Other Versions
Alara Reborn (Common)
Soulsworn Jury
Soulsworn Jury 2White (3)
Creature — Spirit (1/4)

Defender (This creature can't attack.)

1Blue, Sacrifice Soulsworn Jury: Counter target creature spell.

Dissension (Common)
Spell Blast
Spell Blast Variable ColorlessBlue (1)
Instant

Counter target spell with converted mana cost X. (For example, if that spell's mana cost is 3BlueBlue, X is 5.)

Tempest Remastered (Common)
Other Versions
Magic 2014 Core Set (Uncommon)Classic Sixth Edition (Common)Tempest (Common)Fifth Edition (Common)Fourth Edition (Common)Revised Edition (Common)Unlimited Edition (Common)Limited Edition Beta (Common)Limited Edition Alpha (Common)
Spell Burst
Spell Burst Variable ColorlessBlue (1)
Instant

Buyback 3 (You may pay an additional 3 as you cast this spell. If you do, put this card into your hand as it resolves.)

Counter target spell with converted mana cost X.

Time Spiral (Uncommon)
Spell Contortion
Spell Contortion 2Blue (3)
Instant

Multikicker 1Blue (You may pay an additional 1Blue any number of times as you cast this spell.)

Counter target spell unless its controller pays 2. Draw a card for each time Spell Contortion was kicked.

Worldwake (Uncommon)
Spell Counter
Spell Counter 2BlueBlue (4)
Instant

Counter target spell.

Gotcha Whenever an opponent says "Spell" or "Counter," you may say "Gotcha" If you do, return Spell Counter from your graveyard to your hand.

Unhinged (Uncommon)
Spell Crumple
Spell Crumple 1BlueBlue (3)
Instant

Counter target spell. If that spell is countered this way, put it on the bottom of its owner's library instead of into that player's graveyard. Put Spell Crumple on the bottom of its owner's library.

Magic: The Gathering-Commander (Uncommon)
Spell Pierce
Spell Pierce Blue (1)
Instant

Counter target noncreature spell unless its controller pays 2.

Zendikar (Common)
Spell Rupture
Spell Rupture 1Blue (2)
Instant

Counter target spell unless its controller pays Variable Colorless, where X is the greatest power among creatures you control.

Gatecrash (Common)
Spell Shrivel
Spell Shrivel 2Blue (3)
Instant

Devoid (This card has no color.)

Counter target spell unless its controller pays 4. If that spell is countered this way, exile it instead of putting it into its owner's graveyard.

Battle for Zendikar (Common)
Spell Snare
Spell Snare Blue (1)
Instant

Counter target spell with converted mana cost 2.

Modern Masters (Uncommon)
Other Versions
Dissension (Uncommon)
Spell Snip
Spell Snip 2Blue (3)
Instant

Counter target spell unless its controller pays 1.

Cycling 2 (2, Discard this card: Draw a card.)

Shards of Alara (Common)
Spell Syphon
Spell Syphon 1Blue (2)
Instant

Counter target spell unless its controller pays 1 for each blue permanent you control.

Shadowmoor (Common)
Spelljack
Spelljack 3BlueBlueBlue (6)
Instant

Counter target spell. If that spell is countered this way, exile it instead of putting it into its owner's graveyard. You may play it without paying its mana cost for as long as it remains exiled. (If it has X in its mana cost, X is 0.)

Judgment (Rare)
Spellshift
Spellshift 3Blue (4)
Instant

Counter target instant or sorcery spell. Its controller reveals cards from the top of his or her library until he or she reveals an instant or sorcery card. That player may cast that card without paying its mana cost. Then he or she shuffles his or her library.

Planar Chaos (Rare)
Spellstutter Sprite
Spellstutter Sprite 1Blue (2)
Creature — Faerie Wizard (1/1)

Flash

Flying

When Spellstutter Sprite enters the battlefield, counter target spell with converted mana cost X or less, where X is the number of Faeries you control.

Modern Masters (Common)
Other Versions
Lorwyn (Common)
Sphinx-Bone Wand
Sphinx-Bone Wand 7 (7)
Artifact

Whenever you cast an instant or sorcery spell, you may put a charge counter on Sphinx-Bone Wand. If you do, Sphinx-Bone Wand deals damage equal to the number of charge counters on it to target creature or player.

Duel Decks: Izzet vs. Golgari (Rare)
Other Versions
Rise of the Eldrazi (Rare)
Spiketail Drake
Spiketail Drake 3BlueBlue (5)
Creature — Drake (3/3)

Flying

Sacrifice Spiketail Drake: Counter target spell unless its controller pays 3.

Prophecy (Uncommon)
Spiketail Drakeling
Spiketail Drakeling 1BlueBlue (3)
Creature — Drake (2/2)

Flying

Sacrifice Spiketail Drakeling: Counter target spell unless its controller pays 2.

Time Spiral (Common)
Spiketail Hatchling
Spiketail Hatchling 1Blue (2)
Creature — Drake (1/1)

Flying (This creature can't be blocked except by creatures with flying or reach.)

Sacrifice Spiketail Hatchling: Counter target spell unless its controller pays 1.

Tenth Edition (Uncommon)
Other Versions
Eighth Edition (Uncommon)Prophecy (Common)
Spite // Malice (Spite)
Spite // Malice (Spite) 3Blue (4)
Instant

Counter target noncreature spell.

Duel Decks: Ajani vs. Nicol Bolas (Uncommon)
Other Versions
Invasion (Uncommon)Invasion (Uncommon)
Split Decision
Split Decision 1Blue (2)
Instant

Will of the council — Choose target instant or sorcery spell. Starting with you, each player votes for denial or duplication. If denial gets more votes, counter the spell. If duplication gets more votes or the vote is tied, copy the spell. You may choose new targets for the copy.

Magic: The Gathering—Conspiracy (Uncommon)
Statute of Denial
Statute of Denial 2BlueBlue (4)
Instant

Counter target spell. If you control a blue creature, draw a card, then discard a card.

Magic 2015 Core Set (Common)
Staunch-Hearted Warrior
Staunch-Hearted Warrior 3Green (4)
Creature — Human Warrior (2/2)

Heroic — Whenever you cast a spell that targets Staunch-Hearted Warrior, put two +1/+1 counters on Staunch-Hearted Warrior.

Theros (Common)
Steel Sabotage
Steel Sabotage Blue (1)
Instant

Choose one —

• Counter target artifact spell.

• Return target artifact to its owner's hand.

Mirrodin Besieged (Common)
Stoic Rebuttal
Stoic Rebuttal 1BlueBlue (3)
Instant

Metalcraft — Stoic Rebuttal costs 1 less to cast if you control three or more artifacts.

Counter target spell.

Modern Masters 2015 Edition (Common)
Other Versions
Scars of Mirrodin (Common)
Stratus Dancer
Stratus Dancer 1Blue (2)
Creature — Djinn Monk (2/1)

Flying

Megamorph 1Blue (You may cast this card face down as a 2/2 creature for 3. Turn it face up any time for its megamorph cost and put a +1/+1 counter on it.)

When Stratus Dancer is turned face up, counter target instant or sorcery spell.

Dragons of Tarkir (Rare)
Strength of the Tajuru
Strength of the Tajuru Variable ColorlessGreenGreen (2)
Instant

Multikicker 1 (You may pay an additional 1 any number of times as you cast this spell.)

Choose target creature, then choose another target creature for each time Strength of the Tajuru was kicked. Put X +1/+1 counters on each of them.

Worldwake (Rare)
Stromgald Cabal
Stromgald Cabal 1BlackBlack (3)
Creature — Human Knight (2/2)

Tap, Pay 1 life: Counter target white spell.

Masters Edition II (Rare)
Other Versions
Classic Sixth Edition (Rare)Fifth Edition (Rare)Ice Age (Rare)
Stronghold Biologist
Stronghold Biologist 2Blue (3)
Creature — Human Spellshaper (1/1)

BlueBlue, Tap, Discard a card: Counter target creature spell.

Nemesis (Uncommon)
Stronghold Machinist
Stronghold Machinist 2Blue (3)
Creature — Human Spellshaper (1/1)

BlueBlue, Tap, Discard a card: Counter target noncreature spell.

Nemesis (Uncommon)
Stubborn Denial
Stubborn Denial Blue (1)
Instant

Counter target noncreature spell unless its controller pays 1.

Ferocious — If you control a creature with power 4 or greater, counter that spell instead.

Khans of Tarkir (Uncommon)
Sturdy Hatchling
Sturdy Hatchling 3Green or Blue (4)
Creature — Elemental (6/6)

Sturdy Hatchling enters the battlefield with four -1/-1 counters on it.

Green or Blue: Sturdy Hatchling gains shroud until end of turn. (It can't be the target of spells or abilities.)

Whenever you cast a green spell, remove a -1/-1 counter from Sturdy Hatchling.

Whenever you cast a blue spell, remove a -1/-1 counter from Sturdy Hatchling.

Eventide (Uncommon)
Stymied Hopes
Stymied Hopes 1Blue (2)
Instant

Counter target spell unless its controller pays 1. Scry 1. (Look at the top card of your library. You may put that card on the bottom of your library.)

Theros (Common)
Suffocating Blast
Suffocating Blast 1BlueBlueRed (4)
Instant

Counter target spell and Suffocating Blast deals 3 damage to target creature.

Apocalypse (Rare)
Summoner's Bane
Summoner's Bane 2BlueBlue (4)
Instant

Counter target creature spell. Create a 2/2 blue Illusion creature token.

Duel Decks: Jace vs. Vraska (Uncommon)
Other Versions
Zendikar (Uncommon)
Sunken Field
Sunken Field 1Blue (2)
Enchantment — Aura

Enchant land

Enchanted land has "Tap: Counter target spell unless its controller pays 1."

Prophecy (Uncommon)
Swan Song
Swan Song Blue (1)
Instant

Counter target enchantment, instant, or sorcery spell. Its controller creates a 2/2 blue Bird creature token with flying.

Commander 2016 (Rare)
Other Versions
Theros (Rare)
Syncopate
Syncopate Variable ColorlessBlue (1)
Instant

Counter target spell unless its controller pays Variable Colorless. If that spell is countered this way, exile it instead of putting it into its owner's graveyard.

Return to Ravnica (Uncommon)
Other Versions
Odyssey (Common)
Tears of Valakut
Tears of Valakut 1Red (2)
Instant

Tears of Valakut can't be countered by spells or abilities.

Tears of Valakut deals 5 damage to target creature with flying.

Oath of the Gatewatch (Uncommon)
Teferi's Care
Teferi's Care 2White (3)
Enchantment

White, Sacrifice an enchantment: Destroy target enchantment.

3BlueBlue: Counter target enchantment spell.

Invasion (Uncommon)
Teferi's Response
Teferi's Response 1Blue (2)
Instant

Counter target spell or ability an opponent controls that targets a land you control. If a permanent's ability is countered this way, destroy that permanent.

Draw two cards.

Invasion (Rare)
Temur Charm
Temur Charm GreenBlueRed (3)
Instant

Choose one —

• Target creature you control gets +1/+1 until end of turn. It fights target creature you don't control.

• Counter target spell unless its controller pays 3.

• Creatures with power 3 or less can't block this turn.

Khans of Tarkir (Uncommon)
Thassa's Rebuff
Thassa's Rebuff 1Blue (2)
Instant

Counter target spell unless its controller pays Variable Colorless, where X is your devotion to blue. (Each Blue in the mana costs of permanents you control counts toward your devotion to blue.)

Born of the Gods (Uncommon)
Thoughtbind
Thoughtbind 2Blue (3)
Instant

Counter target spell with converted mana cost 4 or less.

Champions of Kamigawa (Common)
Thrull Parasite
Thrull Parasite Black (1)
Creature — Thrull (1/1)

Extort (Whenever you cast a spell, you may pay White or Black. If you do, each opponent loses 1 life and you gain that much life.)

Tap, Pay 2 life: Remove a counter from target nonland permanent.

Gatecrash (Uncommon)
Thrull Wizard
Thrull Wizard 2Black (3)
Creature — Thrull Wizard (1/1)

1Black: Counter target black spell unless that spell's controller pays Black or 3.

Fallen Empires (Uncommon)
Thrun, the Last Troll
Thrun, the Last Troll 2GreenGreen (4)
Legendary Creature — Troll Shaman (4/4)

Thrun, the Last Troll can't be countered.

Hexproof (This creature can't be the target of spells or abilities your opponents control.)

1Green: Regenerate Thrun.

Mirrodin Besieged (Mythic Rare)
Thwart
Thwart 2BlueBlue (4)
Instant

You may return three Islands you control to their owner's hand rather than pay Thwart's mana cost.

Counter target spell.

Mercadian Masques (Uncommon)
Tidal Control
Tidal Control 1BlueBlue (3)
Enchantment

Cumulative upkeep 2 (At the beginning of your upkeep, put an age counter on this permanent, then sacrifice it unless you pay its upkeep cost for each age counter on it.)

Pay 2 life or 2: Counter target red or green spell. Any player may activate this ability.

Alliances (Rare)
Trap Essence
Trap Essence GreenBlueRed (3)
Instant

Counter target creature spell. Put two +1/+1 counters on up to one target creature.

Khans of Tarkir (Rare)
Traumatic Visions
Traumatic Visions 3BlueBlue (5)
Instant

Counter target spell.

Basic landcycling 1Blue (1Blue, Discard this card: Search your library for a basic land card, reveal it, and put it into your hand. Then shuffle your library.)

Conspiracy: Take the Crown (Common)
Other Versions
Duel Decks: Speed vs. Cunning (Common)Modern Masters (Common)Conflux (Common)
Trial // Error (Trial)
Trial // Error (Trial) WhiteBlue (2)
Instant

Return all creatures blocking or blocked by target creature to their owner's hand.

Commander 2016 (Uncommon)
Other Versions
Dissension (Uncommon)
Trickbind
Trickbind 1Blue (2)
Instant

Split second (As long as this spell is on the stack, players can't cast spells or activate abilities that aren't mana abilities.)

Counter target activated or triggered ability. If a permanent's ability is countered this way, activated abilities of that permanent can't be activated this turn. (Mana abilities can't be targeted.)

Time Spiral (Rare)
Turn Aside
Turn Aside Blue (1)
Instant

Counter target spell that targets a permanent you control.

Eldritch Moon (Common)
Other Versions
Scars of Mirrodin (Common)
Ulamog's Nullifier
Ulamog's Nullifier 2BlueBlack (4)
Creature — Eldrazi Processor (2/3)

Devoid (This card has no color.)

Flash

Flying

When Ulamog's Nullifier enters the battlefield, you may put two cards your opponents own from exile into their owners' graveyards. If you do, counter target spell.

Battle for Zendikar (Uncommon)
Undermine
Undermine BlueBlueBlack (3)
Instant

Counter target spell. Its controller loses 3 life.

Duel Decks: Ajani vs. Nicol Bolas (Rare)
Other Versions
Invasion (Rare)
Unified Will
Unified Will 1Blue (2)
Instant

Counter target spell if you control more creatures than that spell's controller.

Rise of the Eldrazi (Uncommon)
Unyaro Griffin
Unyaro Griffin 3White (4)
Creature — Griffin (2/2)

Flying

Sacrifice Unyaro Griffin: Counter target red instant or sorcery spell.

Classic Sixth Edition (Uncommon)
Other Versions
Mirage (Uncommon)
Urza's Rage
Urza's Rage 2Red (3)
Instant

Kicker 8Red (You may pay an additional 8Red as you cast this spell.)

Urza's Rage can't be countered by spells or abilities.

Urza's Rage deals 3 damage to target creature or player. If Urza's Rage was kicked, instead it deals 10 damage to that creature or player and the damage can't be prevented.

Commander 2015 (Rare)
Other Versions
Duel Decks: Phyrexia vs. the Coalition (Mythic Rare)Invasion (Rare)
Vex
Vex 2Blue (3)
Instant

Counter target spell. That spell's controller may draw a card.

Darksteel (Common)
Vexing Shusher
Vexing Shusher Red or GreenRed or Green (2)
Creature — Goblin Shaman (2/2)

Vexing Shusher can't be countered.

Red or Green: Target spell can't be countered by spells or abilities.

Shadowmoor (Rare)
Vigilant Martyr
Vigilant Martyr White (1)
Creature — Human Cleric (1/1)

Sacrifice Vigilant Martyr: Regenerate target creature.

WhiteWhite, Tap, Sacrifice Vigilant Martyr: Counter target spell that targets an enchantment.

Mirage (Uncommon)
Vodalian Mage
Vodalian Mage 2Blue (3)
Creature — Merfolk Wizard (1/1)

Blue, Tap: Counter target spell unless its controller pays 1.

Fallen Empires (Common)
Other Versions
Fallen Empires (Common)Fallen Empires (Common)
Void Shatter
Void Shatter 1BlueBlue (3)
Instant

Devoid (This card has no color.)

Counter target spell. If that spell is countered this way, exile it instead of putting it into its owner's graveyard.

Oath of the Gatewatch (Uncommon)
Voidmage Apprentice
Voidmage Apprentice 1Blue (2)
Creature — Human Wizard (1/1)

Morph 2BlueBlue (You may cast this card face down as a 2/2 creature for 3. Turn it face up any time for its morph cost.)

When Voidmage Apprentice is turned face up, counter target spell.

Duel Decks Anthology, Jace vs. Chandra (Common)
Other Versions
Duel Decks: Jace vs. Chandra (Common)Legions (Common)
Voidmage Husher
Voidmage Husher 3Blue (4)
Creature — Human Wizard (2/2)

Flash (You may cast this spell any time you could cast an instant.)

When Voidmage Husher enters the battlefield, counter target activated ability. (Mana abilities can't be targeted.)

Whenever you cast a spell, you may return Voidmage Husher to its owner's hand.

Time Spiral (Uncommon)
Voidmage Prodigy
Voidmage Prodigy BlueBlue (2)
Creature — Human Wizard (2/1)

BlueBlue, Sacrifice a Wizard: Counter target spell.

Morph Blue (You may cast this card face down as a 2/2 creature for 3. Turn it face up any time for its morph cost.)

Time Spiral "Timeshifted" (Special)
Other Versions
Onslaught (Rare)
Voidslime
Voidslime GreenBlueBlue (3)
Instant

Counter target spell, activated ability, or triggered ability. (Mana abilities can't be targeted.)

Dissension (Rare)
Warping Wail
Warping Wail 1Colorless (2)
Instant

(Colorless represents colorless mana.)

Choose one —

• Exile target creature with power or toughness 1 or less.

• Counter target sorcery spell.

• Create a 1/1 colorless Eldrazi Scion creature token. It has "Sacrifice this creature: Add Colorless to your mana pool."

Oath of the Gatewatch (Uncommon)
War-Wing Siren
War-Wing Siren 2Blue (3)
Creature — Siren Soldier (1/3)

Flying

Heroic — Whenever you cast a spell that targets War-Wing Siren, put a +1/+1 counter on War-Wing Siren.

Journey into Nyx (Common)
Waxmane Baku
Waxmane Baku 2White (3)
Creature — Spirit (2/2)

Whenever you cast a Spirit or Arcane spell, you may put a ki counter on Waxmane Baku.

1, Remove X ki counters from Waxmane Baku: Tap X target creatures.

Modern Masters 2015 Edition (Common)
Other Versions
Betrayers of Kamigawa (Common)
Who/What/When/Where/Why
Who/What/When/Where/Why (0)
Instant

Who

oXoW

Instant

Target player gains X life.

-----

What

o2oR

Instant

Destroy target artifact.

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When

o2oU

Instant

Counter target creature spell.

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Where

o3oB

Instant

Destroy target land.

-----

Why

o1oG

Instant

Destroy target enchantment.

Unhinged (Rare)
Wingsteed Rider
Wingsteed Rider 1WhiteWhite (3)
Creature — Human Knight (2/2)

Flying

Heroic — Whenever you cast a spell that targets Wingsteed Rider, put a +1/+1 counter on Wingsteed Rider.

Theros (Common)
Witchstalker
Witchstalker 1GreenGreen (3)
Creature — Wolf (3/3)

Hexproof (This creature can't be the target of spells or abilities your opponents control.)

Whenever an opponent casts a blue or black spell during your turn, put a +1/+1 counter on Witchstalker.

Magic 2014 Core Set (Rare)
Withering Boon
Withering Boon 1Black (2)
Instant

As an additional cost to cast Withering Boon, pay 3 life.

Counter target creature spell.

Mirage (Uncommon)
Wizard Replica
Wizard Replica 3 (3)
Artifact Creature — Wizard (1/3)

Flying

Blue, Sacrifice Wizard Replica: Counter target spell unless its controller pays 2.

Planechase (Common)
Other Versions
Mirrodin (Common)
Wreak Havoc
Wreak Havoc 2RedGreen (4)
Sorcery

Wreak Havoc can't be countered by spells or abilities.

Destroy target artifact or land.

Guildpact (Uncommon)
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