Ink-Eyes, Servant of Oni

Legendary Creature — Rat Ninja

Ninjutsu (, Return an unblocked attacker you control to hand: Put this card onto the battlefield from your hand tapped and attacking.)

Whenever Ink-Eyes, Servant of Oni deals combat damage to a player, you may put target creature card from that player's graveyard onto the battlefield under your control.

: Regenerate Ink-Eyes.

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Ink-Eyes, Servant of Oni Discussion

Shana42 on Meren commander

2 days ago

My favorite creature that I have never been able to fit into a deck is Ink-Eyes, Servant of Oni. I kinda want to put her in the deck but I don't know if she would be useful unless I find a way to get her back in my hand consistently

SpammyV on Pattern Recognition #24 - Ninjutsu

2 weeks ago

I'm a big Kamigawa fan, and even though I understand why we're never getting a return to Kamigawa outside of casual supplements it still makes me sad. My Ninja deck was probably the first deck I ever built, and I still try to find space in my Commander decks for Ink-Eyes, Servant of Oni, Sakashima's Student, and Silent-Blade Oni.

On the plus side Ninja of the Deep Hours shows up pretty often in mono-blue Pauper decks, since Faerie Miscreant and Spellstutter Sprite will usually be unblocked and are things you would want to recast.

GamingApostle on NINJAS

1 month ago

Applesauce_Magician Hey thanks! You can take 40$ off by replacing Sakashima's Student with Ink-Eyes, Servant of Oni.

Optimator on Uptown Rats

1 month ago

Also, many games I couldn't get to six or even five mana. No Ratcatcher, no Ink-Eyes, Servant of Oni. You need more ramp. You can't abuse the untapping cards without more mana too. Get more ramp. Or throw in a land or two. Finally, I feel like you somehow need more rats--I know all the good ones are in. I felt like a lot of times I didn't have the rats to sacrifice for Marrow's ability.

Profet93 on Playgroup Competiveness

2 months ago

Haha I'm glad to know I have a previous life twin Argeaux.

I came up with a list of potential commanders organized by the Multiplayer Tier List

Tier 2

Thada Adel, Acquisitor - Can steal artifacts which is nice (Sol ring!). Is mono blue so I have a lot of cards for it. Seems cool.

The Mimeoplasm - One of the first decks I tried to make but failed due to the mana base. I am willing to make this again with a cheaper (slower) mana base. Can be fun because he changes depending on who I am up against

Tier 3

Thassa, God of the Sea - The second deck I tried to make but failed because it sucked. I LOVE Thassa, but I feel there is no real direction for this deck and there is no chance in hell of it ever winning anything. Mono blue aggro anyone? lol

Xenagos, God of Revels - Ramp into fattiest and beat face. Simple linear strategy, has artifact enchantment and creature hate.

Gonti, Lord of Luxury - Seems fun because I can grab different stuff depending on who I'm up against. Mono black is also my favorite in EDH

Tier 4

Ashling, the Extinguisher - Again, I love mono black. Add some unblockable and possibly some equipments and watch hell unleash

Cao Cao, Lord of Wei - Mono black, what a surprise. Opponents love drawing, so we should make them discard! On the fence about this one because he's useless if the opponent has no cards in hand

Ink-Eyes, Servant of Oni - I love the artwork and graveyard plunging seems fun!

Rosheen Meanderer - Green ramp with X red damage. Simple yet fun

Thoughts on this list?

Blobby_Bobby on Uptown Rats

2 months ago

Vampiric Rites Is OK for card draw. Especially if we're balls deep in tokens.Death Denied could be good if having too few cards in hand is an issue. Get the rats wiped, cast this, next turn throw out all those rats again with their low CMC.Swarmyard is super pricey, so it may be a "down the line" kind of card, but it's so flavorful and really damn handy. Especially with the enormous target Marrow-Gnawer is going to have on his face. Empty the Catacombs is similar to Death Denied except it helps your opponents too. Maybe throw a Bojuka Bog and hope the two shall meet.Soul Foundry looks like it could have a ton of potential. Who needs cards in hand when you can just keep producing some kind of super rat, maybe one with an ETB effect? Hell, if Marrow-Gnawer gets put down hard you could use the untap effects to untap Soul Foundry too.Lab Rats is fun and funny, but 5 mana for a 1/1 rat doesn't seem the best use of deck space, you know? If we're looking to trim that looks like one to go.

Stop me if this is blasphemous, but maybe if we're looking to trim, the really basic, 1/1 for 1 mana or 2/2 for 2 mana rats could go? I know it's fewer rats, but hopefully Marrow-Gnawer is picking up the slack on that. Though it is good to get some rats out early. But there could be other cheap rats that have effects on them that could take priority. Just a thought.

I also figured Ink-Eyes, Servant of Oni was a no-brainer, considering you already have her and she kicks ass on like 3 levels (Rat, regenerates, steals from graveyards). I mean, she's her own Beacon of Unrest if she can hit, if only there were some way to give her Fear... cough Marrow-Gnawer cough

Maybe I'm ignorant, so stop me if I'm wrong, but I'm not enamored with Hecatomb 4 creatures is a lot, I know we'll have rat swarms, but every 4 rats can produce 4 more rats next turn if things are going as intended.

I'll give it some more eyeballing later, but my last thought is a lot of those untappers cost 3 mana a pop, I wonder if they could be replaced with an artifact tutor to just get the 1,000-year elixir and call it good? Though that, of course, means only 1 untap a turn.Again, I'll keep noodling it.

and NO FUCKING Black Cat

Not. Cool.

Snacrifice on Leovold's Embargo

2 months ago

With things like Villainous Wealth and Ink-Eyes, Servant of Oni, you might enjoy Stolen Goods and Praetor's Grasp

Instead of Deepfathom Skulker requiring you to run wastes, you should try Coastal Piracy or Bident of Thassa since you have Rogue's Passage for unblockable anyway. It's ability is neat, but you could just sub something else in for Dauthi Embrace.

Since you have recur, spellshapers like Bog Witch turn any card in hand into a Dark ritual, or Greel, Mind Raker, Greenseeker, or even Overtaker for ray of command on a stick.

Looks like a neat deck though! I like it.

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