Strongly Worded

White/Black Silverquill Campus and Inkling Tokens

Killian, Ink Duelist by Ryan Pancoast

What’s black and white and red all over? This deck, after you give your opponent a bloody nose with it! School is in session, and Slythe… er, Silverquill is in fine fettle! They say the pen is mightier than the sword, and Draco… er, Killian and his crew prove them right.

Use Killian’s ability to reduce the casting cost on spells like Rise of Extus, Silverquill Command and Exhilarating Elocution. Pile +1/+1 counters on your creatures, then use Felisa and Fain to turn counters into Inkling tokens. Opponent getting the better of you? Use Inkshield to turn the tide! While they’re wiping the ink out of their eyes, cast Blot Out the Sky and Dramatic Finale for your … well, dramatic finale. Paint it, black!

Creatures (20)

  • 4 Killian, Ink Duelist
  • 1 Fain, the Broker
  • 1 Felisa, Fang of Silverquill
  • 1 Tenured Inkcaster
  • 1 Illuminator Virtuoso
  • 2 Star Pupil
  • 2 Shadewing Laureate
  • 2 Spiteful Squad
  • 2 Professor of Symbology
  • 2 Owlin Shieldmage
  • 2 Eyetwitch

Artifacts (2)

  • 2 Letter of Acceptance

Equipment (2)

  • 2 Poet’s Quill

Enchantments (2)

  • 2 Dramatic Finale

Sorceries (8)

  • 1 Silverquill Command
  • 1 Humiliate
  • 2 Blot Out the Sky
  • 2 Exhilarating Elocution
  • 2 Rise of Extus

Instants (8)

  • 1 Inkshield
  • 1 Show of Confidence
  • 2 Beaming Defiance
  • 2 Vanishing Verse
  • 2 Plumb the Forbidden

Lands (24)

(I like Strixhaven artwork for the basic lands)

  • 4 Silverquill Campus
  • 10 Swamp
  • 10 Plains


  • 2/1 White and Black Inkling with Flying


  • Inkling Summoning

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