Game Theory: The Murky History of Minecraft's Underwater Gods

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The world of Minecraft is vast and pretty well explored... except for one place. You see, we've covered a LOT of Minecraft on this channel, and in doing research for all of that I've noticed that one place remains mostly undiscovered - or at least un-theorized! The underwater biome of Minecraft is FULL of weird creatures and tons of interesting lore, if you know where to look. Spoiler alert, I do! Today we are diving into old Gods, ancient ruins, and more! Get your scuba gear ready, Theorists!
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Writers: Matthew Patrick
Editors: Danial "BanditRants" Keristoufi, Josh Langman, Tyler Mascola, and Koen Verhagen
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  1. tudi boi

    tudi boi46 minuten geleden

    1:14 in Romania it is named "hopa,mitica!"

  2. Hadiya Waheed

    Hadiya WaheedUur geleden

    13:18 I live in Pakistan....OF COURSE! I KNOW WHAT THAT IS!! we can find it! Everywhere in my city broo

  3. Raed Khanani

    Raed KhananiUur geleden

    7:58 looks like a command block

  4. Alice The Magical Elf

    Alice The Magical ElfUur geleden


  5. Freddie JAG

    Freddie JAG2 uur geleden

    Err, Matt. Could we talk about those fossil structures? Nobody has ever discussed the mysteries, the possibilities and the theories about what these ancient animals are, where did they come from, and how did these prehistoric beasts became extinct?

  6. Araf Ezaz

    Araf Ezaz3 uur geleden

    Me: gets paranoid from mat's theory when younger Mat: Says 13+ Me who just turned 13, this is gonna end well

  7. Rae Kim

    Rae Kim5 uur geleden

    ocean monuments are sometimes called sea temples by other players

  8. The Heartless Hero 2077

    The Heartless Hero 20775 uur geleden

    *Mat Pat* = When it comes to religion, 23 is a big deal. *666* = Am I a joke to you?

  9. gamer777

    gamer7775 uur geleden

    wait so a zombie can turn a villager into a zombie villager and i think both when they die under water they both can become water zombies so does that mean until they water zombie villagers become a thing that some one point in time water zombies were villagers

  10. Maharani Ratna

    Maharani Ratna6 uur geleden

    This video describes my religion. Thanks!!

  11. Sage Salamander

    Sage Salamander8 uur geleden

    it's weird that matpat is more familiar with Islam than me, a muslim, although I am only twelve...

  12. Buildbustr789

    Buildbustr7899 uur geleden

    I can’t buy the winter merchandise because I live in Australia and here it is summer when it’s winter for you and vise versa.

  13. Batfan1939

    Batfan19399 uur geleden

    Ironically, most of the big words could totally show up in the middle of an episode, and nobody would bat an eye.

  14. Craftynono

    Craftynono11 uur geleden

    There are TOO MANY similarities between the Minecraft guardians and the BOTW guardians.

  15. Lisa Rose

    Lisa Rose11 uur geleden

    So uh... the time was 10:23pm when i paused the video.... I'll just leave that there...

  16. Ben 11178

    Ben 1117811 uur geleden

    Huh...23 is special? born on march 23rd..huh

  17. Roonie

    Roonie12 uur geleden

    I love the underwater depths I always wanna find the ocean monuments and see dolphins and turtles

  18. Tristan Day

    Tristan Day12 uur geleden

    6:13 "If you drop a cow, it drops you like cow flesh" boutta get dropped by that cow

  19. WorldWalker128

    WorldWalker12812 uur geleden

    So minecraft is encouraging me to loot the most sacred artifact of the Muslim religion. Nope, someone else crazier than me can try that.

  20. Marshall West

    Marshall West12 uur geleden

    The guardians are Muslims. Book it

  21. anis bowl

    anis bowl12 uur geleden

    Ahh matpat my middleschool social studies teacher at 6th hour

  22. BlueShadows

    BlueShadows13 uur geleden

    The accent

  23. Hyuna'sHoe

    Hyuna'sHoe13 uur geleden

    Beef? Never heard of it. Cow flesh is where it’s at

  24. Omega Gamer

    Omega Gamer13 uur geleden

    Hey matpat the video is great but in Islam we Muslims have to to to the makka if we could it's not like praying but never the less the video is great

  25. Pvzx

    Pvzx14 uur geleden

    Matpat you forgot one of the most important numbers it’s the answer to life the universe and everything! 42 that’s what you forgot

  26. C A C T U S.

    C A C T U S.14 uur geleden

    So basically it’s Oceanainian. The Minecraft religion.

  27. Rhinodog75

    Rhinodog7514 uur geleden

    It’s funny cuz I know all about the ancient civilizations you mentioned. (We’re currently learning about Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, in fact we just tested on it today. We already did Greece, Rome, Egypt, and Mesopotamia.) 😋

  28. Luna Opal Vlogs and more

    Luna Opal Vlogs and more14 uur geleden

    Does mat pat just own those 2 people who are always in his videos *i mean the picture of the guy and girl*?

  29. •ᴗ• {liam} •ᴗ•

    •ᴗ• {liam} •ᴗ•15 uur geleden

    yoooooooo can we do husks next???

  30. Little Finger

    Little Finger15 uur geleden

    In real life Lung Fish can live on land and can still breath without suffocating and amphibians are an actual thing IRL. But I agree Matt someone had to create the Mineshafts and Strongholds and so Steve could be like the Fallout character, hes just waking up from a Coma while the rest of society has fallen and nature has reclaimed the planet. Matt on a side note I think your 100% right about the religious factor. After watching your video I realized if the temples are under water... could that mean the Great Flood happened? Like the biblical flood that all three dominate modern religions have in their holy books? Perhaps ancient Steve's angered the gods and so they flooded the planet? Or Perhaps the gods started over and created a new Adam, male OC and Eve Female OC.

  31. Chug Mom

    Chug Mom15 uur geleden

    My class is learning this in geography right now, no memory refresher needed

  32. Elias Naef

    Elias Naef15 uur geleden

    i am muslim. my religion is islam!

  33. Weebus Opus

    Weebus Opus16 uur geleden

    I just cared about Greek history cuz... Percy jackson

  34. Margaret Loi

    Margaret Loi16 uur geleden

    i feel like a theory talking about the wake up steve theory would be really interesting to watch

  35. Braydon B

    Braydon B17 uur geleden

    Or the 23 pillars are just how it is built because of the dimensions of it? It's like saying that the desert temples are all the same size or that the original villager huts are all the same dimensions

  36. Arcticwolf UwU

    Arcticwolf UwU17 uur geleden

    " The only mobs that can life indefinantly on land " *COUGH* turtles *COUGH*

  37. c0rrupted_memes

    c0rrupted_memes18 uur geleden

    Bro I’m actually a Muslim and all of that was right

  38. Rayan Khan

    Rayan Khan19 uur geleden

    Matpat I am a Islamic Muslim and every single thing you said about Islam is true

  39. Wait a Seungminute

    Wait a Seungminute20 uur geleden

    6:14 - is no one gonna talk about dropping the cow?? 😂

  40. Amber Miller

    Amber Miller21 uur geleden

    Sorry 23? I was born on the 23 of the 12th month 2003. 23122003, two 3s, three 2s, two 0s and one 1. Dont tell me its not a coincidence