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
Assistant Editor: AlyssaBeCrazy
Sound Editor: Yosi Berman

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  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="13">0:13</a>

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  • my man has more Islamic knowledge than me and I'm a muslim.

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  • I think that the reason the eyes are red is because it's using redstone to power the laser

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  • How do they retract their spikes?

  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="715">11:55</a> If mat Pat just knew the future...

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  • People: SEproject rots your brain/video games make you dumber MatPat: hold my beer

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  • Minecraft has some wild lore, I’m discovering something new about it every day.

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  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="342">5:42</a> Genius (not) me: "Oho, thank you i will use this quote at school and make a different creature :v"

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  • Can anyone try to see if they can really see heat by looking at the pov of guardians? Im not on java so I can't do that

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  • You never got back to the sponges

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  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="374">6:14</a> *if you drop a cow it drops you cow flesh*

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  • YAAAAAAHHHHHSSSSSS bernie YAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHSSSSSSS psst watch this for an explanation

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  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="466">7:46</a> Could that be a command block?

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  • I hate that i cant plat minecraft just because i cost money

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  • Do more theory’s on the end!!!! I know it’s not TOTALLY necessary but soooo interesting

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  • You are wrong the pyramids aren’t completely smooth they have stair stones that aren’t smooth.

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  • Btw I don’t know why only creepers can’t see you when you use a invisibility position for some reason every other mob sees you when you use a invisibility position I know it’s a stupid feature but hey mojang wont fix it tho they only care about the most important glitches that make the game bad and all they care about is fixing them tho.

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  • I wonder why there’s no block that looks like the skin of the elder guardian like there is for the duardians.

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  • The inside of the guardian looks like a command block

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  • Are they just zombies in water? Yes.its a drowned zombie.keep a zombie in water and itll transform

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  • I was watching this on May the 23

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  • Wait people thought the guardians were fish? iit's always been obvious that it was a Machine kind of like Golems but for underwater temples

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  • Mat pat: the number 23 is very important and pops up a lot in our day to day lives Me: looks at the time The time: *<a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="443">7:23</a>*

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  • Lesson of the day: guardians are holy

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  • In my opinion if the guardians are machines-like creatures maybe the golden box is the computer core that controlls them

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  • wow it's uh... May 23rd today... interesting..

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  • i watched this on may 23rd

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  • 23 Good 13 bad

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  • I want school to be like this lol 🤣🤣🤣

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  • Can we talk about how the cunduit has a pulsing sound and whenever the drowned are nearby they get killed?

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  • i am Muslim and <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="816">13:36</a> is kind of wrong because we don't think Allah is there or lives there , in the ka'bah

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  • while he was talking about the number 23,,, it was <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="155">2:35</a>

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  • Theroy time: mincraft takes place in ancient mesopotamia

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  • Weren’t guardians added before ocean temples? Because I left Minecraft in 2014, came back, and that seems new to me. Or it’s the fact I was seven when I left and just don’t remember

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  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="207">3:27</a> I’m like yes. I know this because I tried drowning a zombie they turned into the drowned.

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  • Huh never thought about that

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  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="460">7:40</a> and the Elder Guardians have a Command Block built INSIDE THEM and it is set to ”mining fatigue” so they activate that and the player gets mining fatigue.

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  • I Muslim and it is Ramadan this month

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  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="374">6:14</a> ''if you drop a cow'' WHAT!!!!!

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  • The 23 part was crazy to me, because my lucky number is 23. I never actually realized how apparently special it was, I just love the number 23 for some reason. I’m not religious at all though.

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  • Please press this ---------><a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="780">13:00</a>

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  • The beginning escalates very quickly

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  • this is the best intro i've ever seen

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  • My birthday is 23 february 2010.

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  • Quick fact check: the day the Quran was revealed is kept a mystery and is known as Laylat al qadr.

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  • the intro is hilarious! Especially <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="14">0:14</a>!

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  • the orange of the guardians are a apart of pumpkins because the old civilization created them with the thought that pumkins=life, with iron golems and snow people

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  • 23 has a 2 in the tens place and a 3 in the ones place Most Minecraft items can be a max of 64 of them in a stack 64 has 6 in the tens place and 4 in the ones place 3x2=6 2x2=4 *yes me has big brain*

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  • Lazarbeam

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  • Weird coincidence (<a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="700">11:40</a> ?) My name is Mia. M=13 I=9 A=1 13+9+1=23 And usually for some reason, name wise at least in most cases, I associate with the number 2 or 3. If you use my first and last initial (2 things, both associate with 3) it does a thingy. Mia has 3 letters, last initial is C which is three, 2 sets of 3. I know this is probably dumb and it’s weird manipulation of numbers but ha know ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ It’d be funny if I was born on the 23rd but nah, close though

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  • I have the combat Minecraft book and it says that guardians protect the gold so yes, if they’re man made than they were made to protect the gold.

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  • What about 21

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  • if you drop a cow

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  • Hey game theory so my theory is that the drowns are the ones who refused to go to the end the ones who thought that it was a bad idea so they lived there collecting Nautilus shells under water and breeding turtles to get scutes and craft them in to helmets that they enchanted to breath under water but some forgot to enchant their helmets soon they died but the hearts of the sea was some how able to revive them

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  • Identify the puffier fish the only fish in the game that has spikes and the gaurdens have that to so I think it’s puffer fish dna

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  • Wow, matpat explained Islam better than my religion teacher :)

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  • If the monument wasn't originally underwater, Then why are guardians built to swim?

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  • Yes. Ocean monument islamic im too Like if you Are a muslim hehe

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  • MatPat: 23 has a magical or mystical significance Me: i was born on the 23rd of January.

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  • Plot twist the god in minecraft turns out to be notch himself

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  • I just killed 3 elder guardians...

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  • Nico Nico nii.....

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  • MatPat: in MineCraft, there is so much more than what meets the eye- ^continues to talk about ancient builders and cults^ notch and jeb: 👁 👄 👁

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  • 🕋 your very kind even im islamic🇵🇰

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  • Dolphins can suffocate on the ground

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  • Lasers occlude in water more likely using sonar for defense and sensing.

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  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="460">7:40</a> is me or does it look like a command block

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  • Coincidence? I THINK NOT! *Mojang don’t do coincidences*

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  • 2 things, first, you said that guardians drop sponges, so the sponge room is a graveyard, and Minecraft may be set in Mesopotamia.

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  • I am firin the the lazar

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  • These were the days where the virus was not so serious

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  • mojang: *goddammit matpat stop figuring it out*

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  • matpat: you drop a cow it drops you cow flesh me: seems liget

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  • "in the meantime remember , that's just a theory, a game theory "

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  • There's actually an obamium skin lol.

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  • Aight but, there are multiple Ocean monuments. How u explain that?

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