A board wipe, also known as a board sweep, is an instant or sorcery spell that destroys or exiles all permanents of a certain type. Board wipes are most often found in white, but exist in other colors as well. With a few exceptions, board wipes are usually printed with a rarity of rare. Board wipes have existed since Alpha, with Wrath of God appearing in every core set until Tenth Edition.
Examples of board wipes include: