Game Theory: Minecraft and The Power of The Dead

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I've covered some of Minecraft's dark secrets when it comes to souls. Today, we are diving even further into the mystery that is the Nether and what powers it. Theorists, has Minecraft learned to harness the power of the dead? It's time to find out!
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  1. Bonk Honk

    Bonk Honk

    18 daqiqa oldin

    Imagine if MatPat did a theory on Ranboo, like maybe trying to work out what his other half is? That would be cool ngl

  2. glitchy gacha

    glitchy gacha

    18 daqiqa oldin

    This man needs to stop the puns

  3. It'sHighNoon


    20 daqiqa oldin

    Yo I saw a thing on TikTok about a movie called hero mode are you really in it or was it an edit ???

  4. rare games

    rare games

    31 daqiqa oldin

    netherland wow lol *KAAS* that was cheese

  5. manya bend

    manya bend

    35 daqiqa oldin

    I am not smart but isn't the sun just ball heat nether blocked off but on the inside it's pretty hot can't it use that btw it's technically not blocked off since bedrock gets heat that and that transfers to the netherrack soo it is not blocked off

  6. The EmojiMator

    The EmojiMator

    38 daqiqa oldin

    Here is another game theory. The illagers have already successfully created life... They created you. It's why the ancient people escaped, because of all the mobs. But that you can kill them. That you are so strong that u can carry stacks of gold in ur LITERAL POCKETS. If you can kill the ender dragon, can carry A TON of weight and kill the wither. But the ancient people couldn't which probably were in the hundreds. You aren't normal. You can even not die! You can just respawn! You are a creation made by the illagers. Illagers attack you, because they can't control you. They are scared of you. But hey... That's just a theory. *A FANMADE GAME THEORY* Aaaaaaand, done.

  7. E To Dizzy

    E To Dizzy

    39 daqiqa oldin

    New Name?

  8. Josh Bosch

    Josh Bosch

    42 daqiqa oldin

    have you ever seen a torch? it kind of burns infinitely, believe it or not energy is kind of irrelevant in minecraft

  9. the lamb sauce

    the lamb sauce

    48 daqiqa oldin

    Theory idea: is pop fizz'z potions science

  10. Francis Mackay

    Francis Mackay

    56 daqiqa oldin

    Matpat make a theory of the plants of plants vs zombies

  11. Twilight Envoy

    Twilight Envoy

    57 daqiqa oldin

    matpat please make a theory about world of tanks, or world of tanks blitz, to see if the powerfulness of famous tanks and stuff is identical/similar to real life. Or about the radio sound quality is identical/similar. Please, its an original idea no one has done it before.

  12. Lord Reptile Stormblade

    Lord Reptile Stormblade

    Soat oldin

    considering that the "Underworld" is a reference to any form of "Hell" more often then simply being underground, you could still call the Nether "The Underworld" since it would in this case be an ethereal plane of existence that normally only the dead can explore unless magic or divinity is involved, and in this case it is since your only way to reach the Nether is through a magic portal. if your thinking Underworld as in Underground then you'd be wrong, but if your thinking Underworld as in Hell then your right.

  13. myles sauvola

    myles sauvola

    Soat oldin

    i would like to see you in DREAM SMP it would be cool

  14. sokin jon

    sokin jon

    Soat oldin

    Oh that’s easy, the lava would provide a basis for- “SOULS” Uhuh. Yep. Sure.

  15. AmericanProud


    2 soat oldin

    Couldn't the shroom light and glow stone fill in for the sun in the nether like how you can use the to replace the sun if you have a underground farm.

  16. AmericanProud


    2 soat oldin

    What's the feed ratio for humans Asking for a friend...

    • sokin jon

      sokin jon

      Soat oldin

      In the fnaf lore when William is in his coma how is springtrap in there :/

  17. Maiden Heaven

    Maiden Heaven

    2 soat oldin

    Please do a theory about genshin impact:>

  18. ruv 4458

    ruv 4458

    2 soat oldin

    disc 11 and 13 are connected to the cave noises



    3 soat oldin

    Matpat does this mean that when you make a Wither thousands of souls make that wither come to life

  20. Hinth Darkshot

    Hinth Darkshot

    3 soat oldin

    Remember the LAPIS thing? Yeah, the ocean temple symbol on the front made of Dark Prismarine is the alchemist symbol for LAPIS.

  21. DarkBuilder


    3 soat oldin

    Ok now im just confused. If the nether is another dimension, why have I seen OFFICIAL ARTWORK pointing DIRECTLY to the nether being the UNDERWORLD?

  22. K W

    K W

    3 soat oldin

    I don’t know how you and the theorist team come up with these Minecraft theories, because, well, it’s Minecraft, but really enjoy watching them. Thanks guys.

  23. HDK-gamer


    4 soat oldin

    What if the mushrooms use heat energy?

  24. mr butter yt

    mr butter yt

    4 soat oldin

    My bday is mother's day.and one of my early bday wishes is matpat does a my singing monsters theory

  25. Collecter OfSouls

    Collecter OfSouls

    4 soat oldin

    Can you get us lore about altos adventure

  26. RainbowKitten X

    RainbowKitten X

    4 soat oldin

    Hi matpat how are you doing. I LOVE these videos of minecraft lore

  27. roblox boi24

    roblox boi24

    4 soat oldin

    Fnf lore please

  28. Nesh


    5 soat oldin

    You gotta make a new binding of isaac vid, the lore developed so much and last month a new "the end" ending came out

  29. Brent Dy

    Brent Dy

    5 soat oldin

    Do Brawl stars

  30. Nina Hester Little

    Nina Hester Little

    5 soat oldin

    That Netherlands joke was funny.

  31. Right Burst

    Right Burst

    5 soat oldin

    Will you please make a video about plants versus zombies please

  32. Pamela Boazman

    Pamela Boazman

    5 soat oldin

    In the fnaf lore when William is in his coma how is springtrap in there :/



    6 soat oldin

    You should do a call of duty series

  34. Ekliim


    6 soat oldin

    The overworld is the equivalent of earth. The nether is the equivalent of hell. The end is the equivalent of heaven

  35. Bryan King

    Bryan King

    6 soat oldin

    Theory idea: in Minecraft what does those big bones in the nether belong to

  36. JCSans the gamer2

    JCSans the gamer2

    6 soat oldin

    This man adds more lore in the game than the game itself

  37. cottenpeak 4

    cottenpeak 4

    6 soat oldin

    MatPat, I know that this is late, but if the crying child is the protagonist of security breach, then how did he get bit at Fredbear's Diner? Think about that for a sec.

  38. Turna


    6 soat oldin

    The fun guy

  39. DaPug170


    6 soat oldin

    Matpat teaches me more math,literature, science,history and mythology than school

  40. Mason Brantley

    Mason Brantley

    8 soat oldin

    There is an actual THEROY about whole ecosystems under the surface the plants get their energy from their planets core

  41. Gãçhã Pøtãtøēs

    Gãçhã Pøtãtøēs

    8 soat oldin

    I don't know if this is how it works cause I've never done this😅 but I think you should check out the game Go Home scary japanese game I think it has alot of lore in it and also great video!

  42. Mason Brantley

    Mason Brantley

    8 soat oldin

    What about the lava lava can be a good source of light

  43. Xtilitykit


    8 soat oldin

    Mad pat...did you know...there are...4 dimensions in minecraft? Well, if you didn't know about it (you probably do) it was a April fools prank...but its the dimension....its mixed with other dimensions and mobs its like a void or limbo or.... I don't know a place for souls that found there way to the after life

  44. Evan Dorsey

    Evan Dorsey

    8 soat oldin

    Wait how can spring trap and mr Afton be in ultimate custom night and you play as William afton when spring trap and mr afton when that are William

  45. Wisdom Pen

    Wisdom Pen

    8 soat oldin

    Matpat: TO DEFEAT ENTROPY WE NEED THE POWER OF SOULS! Me: I swear if he asks me to make a contract and become a magical girl I am out of here! Matpat: /人◕ ‿‿ ◕人\

  46. Mc Dirt block

    Mc Dirt block

    8 soat oldin


  47. Randomstuffme


    8 soat oldin

    Can you do the binding of Isaac repentance

  48. Shrimp The Cybop

    Shrimp The Cybop

    8 soat oldin

    can u do an episode on the game my singing monsters lore upvote if u agree

  49. Henry Zheng

    Henry Zheng

    8 soat oldin

    I noticed that you can fit a beacon at the top of a desert temple. Maybe that's what desert temples were used for?

  50. Adam Shayan

    Adam Shayan

    9 soat oldin


  51. Sharkie


    9 soat oldin

    I understand nothing MatPat is saying but it’s really interesting

  52. Zakiah Camacho

    Zakiah Camacho

    9 soat oldin

    Bro matpat you made 1 FATAL mistake

  53. Kenneth Smith

    Kenneth Smith

    9 soat oldin

    E A R M O U T H

  54. Travis Arellano

    Travis Arellano

    9 soat oldin

    i relly want to see a binding of issic there is a new games and dlc c

  55. MrC The Gamer

    MrC The Gamer

    9 soat oldin

    I sya after seeing it and i believe it be an awesome theory is the Resident evil 7 and Village connection ^^

  56. h dog

    h dog

    9 soat oldin

    Hey mat if u could get out to me that'll be great here's a fact that's confused me 4 years how would William Afton be wearing a spring lock suit but in the fnaf sis location him not wearing it cause we play as him so he was in the suit now he has gotten out of the suit with no marks or bruises

  57. Bucket man

    Bucket man

    9 soat oldin

    Game theory idea: when’re is San Andreas in GTA 5 where given clues in the game when Trevor said on the Canadian border

  58. Katana studios

    Katana studios

    10 soat oldin

    Guess what Deep dive disagrees that the Enderman or actually engine builders he only agrees that there were ancient builders

  59. Random Videos

    Random Videos

    10 soat oldin

    Dear Game Theory, I've discovered something in FNAF ultimate custom night, if you look at the secret character Shadow Bonnie you can hear letters I don't know if I'm overthinking this but please check it out. These are the letters that I have found so far E A _ E T H E O

  60. Obsidian Reborn

    Obsidian Reborn

    10 soat oldin

    Theory: To possibly help according to this amazing theory is that the nether is possibly bringing the dead to the over world to kill the main character (you) and if you die, your soul gets to go to the nether that feeds on it.

  61. Hi everyone my name is kermit

    Hi everyone my name is kermit

    10 soat oldin

    Speaking of minecraft lore, one little minecraft fact that may or may not be coincidential: An entire beacon pyramid fits perfectly in the top of a desert pyramid

  62. usual1ty


    10 soat oldin

    I only see void.

  63. Stankoman


    10 soat oldin

    The nether could get it's energy from the overworld, hinting why the ruined portals are there.

  64. eran ronen

    eran ronen

    10 soat oldin

    Also sooo were playing doom

  65. HellGamer 32

    HellGamer 32

    10 soat oldin

    Can you Guys make a Video Guid how to great the perfekt entety? Good Videos

  66. eran ronen

    eran ronen

    10 soat oldin

    Destiny 2 theory pls

  67. Aaron Godwin

    Aaron Godwin

    10 soat oldin

    Theory idea how was Steve born I mean all the ancestors were being enderman you don’t see any more people like Steve

  68. Snowowlmv3


    11 soat oldin

    Ed Crouse

  69. ZombieHacker456


    11 soat oldin

    You should make a fortnite video about the Islanders addicted to slurp

  70. duenasedith23


    11 soat oldin

    I’m gonna go back all the way to disc 11 to tell you something and do you know when the screech makes it Cut off that screech reminds me of the weather The three headed monster so maybe that’s the reason why everyone went underground to go to the end

  71. Birdies


    11 soat oldin

    hey matt could you do a theory on splatoon 3

  72. Wolvercraft


    11 soat oldin

    wouldn't the nether get its energy from geothermal not souls theres lava everywhere and that gives off heat that the fungus could get and the lava can get the heat from the core of the world or what ever place it is

  73. um otaku qualquer

    um otaku qualquer

    11 soat oldin

    mat aperently you dont know this but there is a enchantmet that makes you faster in soul sand when you run whith a item enchanted with it you can see souls wich aparently seems that you are using their souls to go faster

  74. Gamer Guy

    Gamer Guy

    11 soat oldin

    PLEEEAAAASEE do a theory on "Who exactly is Infinite and The Phantom Ruby" from Sonic Forces

  75. Jara Mohamm

    Jara Mohamm

    11 soat oldin

    can you make another dream smp theorie on what's going on and what you think is going to happen?

  76. Digital4Life


    12 soat oldin

    I always thought the nether was powered by thermal energy. Since, you know, there is fire literally everywhere

  77. Keil Delasan

    Keil Delasan

    12 soat oldin

    Matpat's really into dad's jokes "A-nether dive"

  78. Stefanhell


    12 soat oldin

    new theory sport theory idk if is good

  79. Rat Man

    Rat Man

    12 soat oldin

    It would be awesome if matpat started doing valorant theories the game has so much mystery behind it. Like this if u agree

  80. Ally Senussi

    Ally Senussi

    12 soat oldin

    Wow from fnaf lore to somehow soul sand is super bad. I matpat your so creative and diverse. Hope you get more subs

  81. Natalie Duck

    Natalie Duck

    12 soat oldin

    Could it be possible that phantoms are a hallucination from sleep deprivation? I was watching the theory of "death by nightmare" when I started thinking how much could apply to phantoms. Phantoms only spawn when a player doesn't sleep for over 3 days, usually around the time that someone in real life would start hallucinating after not getting sleep. The damage they do could be the body being tricked that it got hurt or them hurting themselves.

  82. sury figueroa

    sury figueroa

    12 soat oldin

    Make a herobrine theory

  83. Rachael Versaw

    Rachael Versaw

    13 soat oldin

    So cool to learn about the botany stuff in this video! ☺

  84. Eagle X

    Eagle X

    13 soat oldin

    I just saw this go read the end of the game aftet you beat the game make a theory of what you are because You Are Not Human!!!!!

  85. Chanin Vichaita

    Chanin Vichaita

    13 soat oldin

    Do a theory on the blazes or the ghast. If your done with the nether then do a theory on the phantoms mob.

  86. boot leg

    boot leg

    13 soat oldin

    i am already using earbudsyou are sponsered by

  87. Tammy Delacruz

    Tammy Delacruz

    13 soat oldin

    Hear me out, A Splatoon 3 theory would be nice, “ITS BEEN SO LONG, SINCE THE LAST IVE SEEN A SPLATOON THEORY!” Okay, okay, laughs aside, please do a Splatoon 3 theory. I don’t want a shoutout or anything. I just wanna see a Splatoon 3 theory.

  88. Folk Rocket

    Folk Rocket

    13 soat oldin

    happy our country finally got an update a year ago, it was way too hellish now we have some weird trees idk how our country was so rich with only lava and stuff

  89. Elijah Carvalho

    Elijah Carvalho

    13 soat oldin

    Hey could you do an episode on scp 4335 by the way in Minecraft

  90. kinghd 794

    kinghd 794

    13 soat oldin

    But the Sun is a DEADLY LAZER

  91. Ktc moon

    Ktc moon

    13 soat oldin

    Ok ok I have to say something, MATPAT YOU NEED TO DO A THEORY ON RANBOO! He took things from FNAF and gravity falls, you would be the perfect person to do a theory on him

  92. hunting your bonez

    hunting your bonez

    14 soat oldin

    I appreciate he puts the advert at the end of the video

  93. Aidan N

    Aidan N

    14 soat oldin

    I need a theory on ghast. Why are they always crying? Why are they in the nether? What are they?

  94. TheBigYeeter1


    14 soat oldin

    Hey MatPat, when's crow pt. 2 coming out?

  95. ok 33 LoL ok 33

    ok 33 LoL ok 33

    14 soat oldin

    I know you

  96. Tree


    14 soat oldin

    A some energy may be created with geothermal, maybe so much of it, its too hot for water

  97. Tree


    14 soat oldin

    who else thought he was gonna say at the end, a new channel is starting, MUSIC THEORY.

  98. Trollge


    14 soat oldin

    5:00 Did that once, even tho Calories was a good dog

  99. Boosharoo Jack

    Boosharoo Jack

    14 soat oldin

    New theory enderman aren’t ancient but they gave birth and now the player is the first human

  100. alessandro romeo

    alessandro romeo

    14 soat oldin

    Make a fnf theory