Game Theory: Your Shiny Pokemon is DOOMED to Die!
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We all love when a shiny version of our favorite Pokemon shows up, right? It is a welcome surprise to any video or card game! Except, those shinies are not as great as we all think. Don't get me wrong, they LOOK amazing but they are lacking one very important thing in the Pokemon universe. That thing, Theorists, is POWER! Shines are WEAK! Not only that, but they are DOOMED! Why? You will have to watch to find out!
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Writers: Matthew Patrick and Justin Kuiper
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  • Don Perera
    Don Perera

    The singing cringe...

  • Gabe The Ghazt
    Gabe The Ghazt

    game theory: shinys are really really rare me who caught a shiny zubat at the start of pokemon eevee: damn i should buy lottery tickets

  • Michael Lyle
    Michael Lyle

    So what you’re saying is that if we wanted the game to be more biologically accurate, the method to increase chances of shinies should have come from you taking two eggs from your daycare pair, breeding them with each other, rinse and repeat until a shiny was hatched.

  • Michael Lyle
    Michael Lyle

    Why don’t we elaborate a little here Matt: LEGITIMATE shinies are really rare. Thanks to the growing trend of Pokémon generated by third party softwares because the players don’t want to put in the actual time and effort for that shiny or that perfect IV competitive mon, the internet is full of shinies these days. No joke, I even get a ISdowns ad for a service (can’t recall if it’s a website or an app) these days that generates pokemon and sends it to your game. So having a shiny isn’t even impressive anymore because even if you’re a Puritan who hunkered down and did the work to get yourself a shiny, the internet will always look at your accomplishment with the lingering doubt that you just cheated like everyone else. When everyone is shiny, no one is shiny anymore

  • Gore Obsessed
    Gore Obsessed

    Lol now that's a reference

  • adam oconnor
    adam oconnor

    did you know theres a real pikachu its a mix of a rat a duck for the colour and an electric eal it was made in a lab and a real cat dog

  • Dagurtheone

    i want to know what that fourth quadrant will be! TELL US THE BETA/ALPHA STRUCTURE OF IT! (whichever one comes first, in a little while, at least.)

  • Josh Willis
    Josh Willis

    The cringiness of his openings are just

  • Onix #95
    Onix #95

    Shiny hunters: WHY ARE ALL MY GUYS DEAD?

  • tommoore2012

    One time when I was at a strip club one of the dancers had a ball python with her that had a good amount of it’s body covered in white scales. Much more strangely though was that the snake was showing no signs of stress or discomfort from the bright flashing lights or the loud music. It was behaving exactly the same way I saw other ball pythons behave when their relaxing in their enclosure when I worked at Petco years ago.

  • Aulia Gamez
    Aulia Gamez

    Gives a whole new meaning to shiny”hunter”

  • Brendan Burke
    Brendan Burke


  • ItsPrince Playz
    ItsPrince Playz

    I learn more here than I do at school!!!

  • TheMindBoggler

    When i played Pokémon emerald for the first time. I hadn’t gotten to the first town yet and had gone thru all my pokeballs. Can you guess what i encountered directly after i ran out? A shiny pidgey. No joke.

  • colosine

    You forgot about the shiny charm being used with the mesudo method for best chance to breed a shiny

  • Digital Fungus
    Digital Fungus

    Love the tesco reference but very english

  • ItsNateTime

    What Masuda said would happen: "Players from the US or Great Britain can interact with the Japanese or Chinese groups of players and have fun!" What actually happened: "Hey Alexa, change my region to Asia"

  • Jaran Kennedy
    Jaran Kennedy

    .... Flight of the conchords?

  • Dylan Brewer
    Dylan Brewer

    I've seen a "Blue person" a few times before. There's an area in the state next to mine that people set up shop in and sell all kinds of things. She has a spot that she's probably been using for a long time there.

  • Omar Covarrubias
    Omar Covarrubias

    Holy sh** I have a ton of foreign shiny dittos in my pokemon home and now i will use them to hatch eggs lmao


    I like this lol

  • • Bumble Bee •
    • Bumble Bee •

    No wonder Crayola put blue in their colors of the world.

  • Fredosie S
    Fredosie S

    Mat:and there are badgers that have a white back Me who once saw one of those and passed it of as albino 😬


    "My pokemon are shiny "

  • Johnnyblox _7255
    Johnnyblox _7255

    Im sending this to my bio teacher

  • Tin Can't
    Tin Can't

    As someone in the reptile community the rare ball python thing is 100% true. They are line bread in captivity and aren't that hard to find captive breed, so they must not be expensive right? Nope! People will spend thousands for pi-balds.


    and i also have A TRADE SHINY UMBREON IN THE BANNED POKEMON GAME/Fake pokemon game


    shiny pokemon are just albios of a diffrent color in pokemon-_-

  • Bra Zill
    Bra Zill

    Good reference

  • Melody Fuller
    Melody Fuller

    I once saw a white catfish

  • Ieshia Johnson
    Ieshia Johnson

    Well that's no problem for me because I want to make friends over the whole entire Earth cell no stopping me

  • Star Girl
    Star Girl

    Matpat “all your shinies are doomed to die Me “ahhahaha yeah yeah heah”

  • nickyboi augmentol
    nickyboi augmentol

    I only subscribed to correct an error in your video. Zebras are striped to help keep bugs like flies and mosquitoes off of them.

  • Jay Rizuri
    Jay Rizuri


  • boxingman channel
    boxingman channel

    wait a minute, I think i have seen that white snake before.

  • MrMetsMan

    A shiny I found was doomed to die a tragic death when I thought snorlax's Snore would put it to sleep...

  • Prejudiced Pizza
    Prejudiced Pizza

    What an opening to come back to after a year xD

  • SamLes Creations
    SamLes Creations

    Lololololol 10/10 intro

  • QueenRatMan

    ive been watching this channel for 4 years and i just realized that in the end of the intro on the middle bottom it says “ruining your childhood since 2011”

  • Antthraxx

    @9:40 i thought you were choping your Weed down

  • Mack. H.
    Mack. H.

    5:28 Was I the only person that realized this lion was from the game Scribblenauts???

  • Neon Kirby kid
    Neon Kirby kid

    Pls just don’t be tru

  • Joey Flvkko
    Joey Flvkko

    Man talk about cringe 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️

  • The talentless Bug boi
    The talentless Bug boi

    4:18 my albino snake was blind

  • Rollinontheboard


  • Arιa Soc
    Arιa Soc

    Yeah, and humans purposely breed albino snakes for profit. Its the same with dogs and cats with scrunched up faces and munchkin cats. Short legs in a cat is a genetic disorder but it was considered "cute" so they continued doing it

  • Wesley Damen
    Wesley Damen

    Meanwhile the fugates somewhere: im blue da be de da be dai

  • Junior Writer
    Junior Writer

    SO we were learning science about genetics. and I showed my teacher the video to be like hey look genetics in a game theory And she said she'd watch it and that alone gives so many happi chemicals. Thanks! Edit: SHE LIKED IT TOO MUCH AND WANTS TO SHARE IT IN THE CLASS AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH. Well. Thanks again I suppose ;w;

    • Junior Writer
      Junior Writer

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      Monu Singh

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    • Dylan Brewer
      Dylan Brewer

      That's awesome.

  • Juliet Schwab
    Juliet Schwab

    I liek the blue joke

  • Bionicle Prime
    Bionicle Prime

    Never forget the shiny pokemon that got away. My case a weedle and tauros.

  • Thomas Brock
    Thomas Brock

    I just realized that the neighbor is in the intro

  • Alexandra Pacanins Colban
    Alexandra Pacanins Colban

    Heyo! Zoologist/Biologist here! The zebra stripes fact is not found in any scientific literature. In fact there have been many studies concluding the stripes are more likely to be used for countering flies in the hot savannah environment. Please fix it this or do some more in depth research!

  • Ravenous Rex
    Ravenous Rex

    I breed for a chance to get an all best shiny Pokemon. That requires a lot of inbreeding lol

  • louise grisolia
    louise grisolia

    im patiently waiting for when matpat writes a musical

  • Elijah Brown
    Elijah Brown

    I live in Kentucky so uuuuh


    any of ya’ll need a japanese excadrill? cuz i have one

  • Maximum

    human shiny aye???

  • ChasingDeathbeds

    I have insanely good luck in finding shiny Pokémon, to the point the first Pokémon I saw & caught in PokemonX was a shiny Zigzagoon I SADLY killed multiple shiny Druddigon in Pokémon Ruby....before I knew shiny Pokémon were an actual thing......I don’t deserve my shiny luck😭 I found a shiny Karrablast just trying to show my brother where to catch it I went through a flower patch & said “please don’t let me catch a shiny fairy Pokémon here, please” & found a shiny Flabebe... I caught 2 shiny Pokémon in a month timeframe on PokémonGo--Psyduck & Wooper & this is barely scratching the surface on the shinies I’ve caught I was legit making my way through a shiny Pokédex before the games’ data corrupted & the game became a plastic paper weight

  • Doctor Cat
    Doctor Cat

    ThE SuN iS a DEdLeY LaSEr

  • SmaugSlayr 28
    SmaugSlayr 28

    Me, watching this while shiny hunting: 😐

  • Huck L. Berry
    Huck L. Berry

    humon smurf

  • SplayKey

    Human shinny's

  • Sebbie

    6 ten second quick skips is enough to skip the intro, if you were wondering

  • Orange Juixce
    Orange Juixce


  • Cristobal salgado
    Cristobal salgado

    I have 11 shiny :(

  • Dr. John H. Watson
    Dr. John H. Watson

    me going hahahaha and my french fiend going hon hon hon after watching this vid

  • DimApple05

    Slow Claps for the Intro

  • camron reynosa
    camron reynosa

    6:40 Thats not entire true in pokemon is a correct statement for every pokemom game except the origional gold silver and crystal. In gold silver and crystal pokemon who pass on the full IV stat to their offspring have a higher chance of producing a shiny if that offspring ends up with all 5 stats at full iv. So if both parents have a majority of there stats at full IV (when caught) they are much more likely to produce a shiny. Keep in mind the idea of IV in the gen 1 and 2 games was just the initial starting point of a system called DV but essentially did what IV do in gen 3 and up. Only using the term IV for simplicity sake.

  • Opposinn Dog
    Opposinn Dog

    me who finally got a shiny jolteon:

  • Gamerkid_5 YT
    Gamerkid_5 YT

    please make the shiny pokemon song a full song

  • Andrew Brost
    Andrew Brost

    There inbread

  • Andrew Brost
    Andrew Brost

    Now I know where willy Wonka got the blue umpa loompas

  • Colin Gulas
    Colin Gulas

    But hey that’s just a theory a film NO NO NO what it’s game theory oh but hey that’s just a theory a game theory

  • Pajaro Chango
    Pajaro Chango

    Competitive players after noticing they have been shiny hunting to get worse pokemon: *My disappointment is immeasurable and my day is ruined*

  • Blake James
    Blake James

    Who else is singing sweet home Alabama when he said pandas have less ways to breed with diffrent genes

  • TheMagnificentBlue13 Plays
    TheMagnificentBlue13 Plays

    The intro is oddly perfect

  • Large Marge
    Large Marge

    so that zubat i accidentally killed was dying anyways

  • Sleepy Moons
    Sleepy Moons

    Oh no literally almost all my Pokémon are shiny!

  • Yummy Mustard Aka The Best Condiment
    Yummy Mustard Aka The Best Condiment

    .... wait so why will they die again?

  • Ryaquaza 1
    Ryaquaza 1

    I’m just gonna point this out here, ‘albinoism’ in reptiles, especially snakes isn’t the same as albinoism in mammals, in reality all those albino snakes you see are actually amelistic (they are missing certain pigments not all of them) as such show similar levels of sun/heat of their normal counterparts. They are very different genes at play here and I really don’t think you researched this well Ever wondered why albino burmese pythons are yellow and not pinkish? Well that’s why

  • Feodoralove The cat
    Feodoralove The cat

    I have a purple ponyta witch i evolved into a rapadash

  • kayley chen
    kayley chen

    great song!

  • Zoon 303
    Zoon 303

    Do you know you should have a a music theory

  • lubloxawsome gamer
    lubloxawsome gamer

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO my poor shiny garchomp that is 100% different than a regular garchomp

  • Win Mart
    Win Mart

    I got 18 shiny

  • Josie Parker
    Josie Parker

    this video reminded me how sad i am about HOW endangered white lions are. (Fortunately there are enough of them to be considered a separate species from regular lions.

  • Last Land
    Last Land

    Of you're playing a nuzlocke there's a chance theyre gonna die

  • 5AM

    mattpat AND tamatoa? my two favourite things!

  • Blue flares
    Blue flares

    No flex, but I have 203 shinies in Pokémon go and don’t like suggesting if I didn’t catch them, they died

  • Mr De Games
    Mr De Games

    Funny story: when i was new to pokemon The CARDS i had a rainbow bird forgot what it was called but anyway i thought it was usless so i traded it for a mega 😂 then i realised my mistake but same thing happened to another person 2 months later but i traded my mega for that same card

  • Moo Kid
    Moo Kid

    i only have one shiny and its a ponyta in pokemon quest

  • Angela Shepherd
    Angela Shepherd

    could be Argyria from colodial silver cause that cures alot of stuff

  • Green OwO
    Green OwO

    Not my shiny Pidgeot 🥺

  • Colten Pearson
    Colten Pearson

    intro: cringe content: good

  • Atanas 18
    Atanas 18

    The most entertaining intro ever

  • Robert Steinberger
    Robert Steinberger

    That intro was truly bad.

  • Maaviah animation's
    Maaviah animation's


  • Rani Bermudo
    Rani Bermudo

    My albino rabbit died because it was squished 😔

  • Erin Timbermist
    Erin Timbermist


    • lubloxawsome gamer
      lubloxawsome gamer

      S h i n y

  • Irodoku Puzzle
    Irodoku Puzzle

    TODAY I LEARNED: Albino are human shinnies

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