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Strixhaven Campus
For the set, see Strixhaven: School of Mages.

Strixhaven is a school of magic on the plane of Arcavios.[1][2][3]


The school is the most elite university in the Multiverse. It features five Colleges, which battle it out with their own takes on magic.[4] Each college is named after an elder dragon who founded it. The Five Colleges are:

  • Lorehold ({R}{W}) - Passionate scholars and explorers who dedicate their studies to adventure and discovery. Their motto is "Leave no stone unturned."
  • Prismari ({U}{R}) - Mages who focus on the artistic side, using the elements to express themselves and their emotions. Their motto is "Express yourself with the elements."
  • Quandrix ({G}{U}) - They are mathematician wizards, seeing math and magic as one and the same. Their motto is "Math is magic."
  • Silverquill ({W}{B}) - They specialize in verbal magic, ranging from empowering poetry to biting arcane insults. Their motto is "Sharp style. Sharper wit."
  • Witherbloom ({B}{G}) - They are nature mages, on both sides of the spectrum, either empowering nature or exploiting it. Their motto is "Get your hands dirty."

Notable locations

  • The Biblioplex


  • The name Strixhaven is a combination of "Strix" and "haven". Strixes are magical birds from the mythology of classical antiquity, closely associated with witches. Strix is also a genus of owls.


  1. Mark Rosewater (September 1, 2020). "It may he a bit early to ask, but is Strixhaven the name of the whole plane or just the school?". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  2. Mark Rosewater (September 1, 2020). "Is it on a new plane or one we've visited in a set before?". Blogatog. Tumblr.
  3. Strixhaven Sneak Peek (Video). Weekly MTG. YouTube (February 19, 2021).
  4. The Zendikar Adventuring Party (Video). Magic: The Gathering. YouTube (September 1, 2020).