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Keyword Ability
Type Static
Introduced Unstable
Last Used Unstable
Reminder Text Typelink (Damage dealt by this creature also causes you to create that many 1/1 [color] [Type] tokens.)
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Typelink (also called creaturelink) is a keyword ability introduced in Unstable.[1] Damage dealt by a source with this ability causes that source's controller to create that many 1/1 tokens of the same type and color.


Typelink name is a joke variant of Lifelink. It lets you create creature tokens instead of gain life.


Squirrellink is a variant of Typelink in Unstable that lets you create green squirrel tokens.[2]


In, black border, Tana the Bloodsower from Commander 2016 makes a number of saprolings equal to damage she dealt to players.[3] However, the card text makes no use of a keyword.


  • The ability causes the creation of tokens whenever a permanent with typelink deals any damage, not just combat damage.


  1. Mark Rosewater (December 4, 2017). "Unstable Scraps, Part 2". Wizards of the Coast.
  2. Mark Rosewater (November 22, 2017). "Unstable FAQAWASLFAQPAFTIDAWABIAJTBT". Wizards of the Coast.
  3. Mark Rosewater (December 08, 2018). "Green already got creature link in black border.". Blogatog. Tumblr.