Game Theory: Why Flying Pokemon CAN'T FLY!

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The Game Theorists

20 ימים לפני

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Nowadays, Pokemon travel on your journey to becoming the best there ever was has evolved. It used to be your feet and a bike. Now, you you can ride on Pokemon in your party as a travel option. Plus, there are built in game mechanics that are basically Pokemon taxi service. The Gala region has their Flying Taxi that utilize Corviknights to fly you from place to place. Well, that got me thinkin Theorists. Did Pokemon get flying RIGHT? Could a Corviknight, or any flying type, actually carry passengers or even THEMSELF? It's time to find out!
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Lathaniel Jenkins
Lathaniel Jenkins 4 שעות לפני
May not look at this xD pokemon theory:Why is it called``POKEMON``?
Collecter OfSouls
Collecter OfSouls 4 שעות לפני
Can you please do an altos adventure lore video
rd n
rd n 7 שעות לפני
Because they're pokemon. They can fly
Maxter_Zap 10 שעות לפני
My guess is that since the world of pokemon uses different laws of physics, they probably use different mass laws too
watch my video.
watch my video. 11 שעות לפני
Excuse me, did geico just sponsor Game Theory?
Slevin Channel
Slevin Channel 14 שעות לפני
Wrong. All Wrong. You would think Theorists and self-proclaimed Nerds would know that POkemon are NOT just Animals. Its a totally different thing. This is not about Wing Span, DUH. How can someone miss that fact??
Yūreis Adventures
Yūreis Adventures 14 שעות לפני
What if you can fly in Dragon ball? Would that be possible? 🤔
PokeHearts 121
PokeHearts 121 16 שעות לפני
I legit had a geico ad before the video started
Ali Chehab
Ali Chehab 16 שעות לפני
A theory idea : "What kind of paper is Paper Mario made off?"
Ali Chehab
Ali Chehab 16 שעות לפני
Imagine seeing a charizard just swooping down and abducting a kid
Ali Chehab
Ali Chehab 16 שעות לפני
never thought that game theory would be sponsored by frickin' G E I C O
Ali Chehab
Ali Chehab 16 שעות לפני
"and then we'll mention the incredible GIRTH of Hoothoot" - MatPat while writing this episode
Ali Chehab
Ali Chehab 16 שעות לפני
Are you surprised a bird can carry multiple people at once. It's pretty simple when they drink RedBull.
James Eisner
James Eisner 20 שעות לפני
0:50 most retarded kind of advertising in existence. Why "should you call them!" just because there is one available since you pay them when in actuality this shark is fully funktional? No, no you SHOULD NOT CALL THEM IN THIS SITUATION!
krrisin 22 שעות לפני
I think that comparing Pokemon flying types to IRL birds is a bit inaccurate as Scizor's Shield Dex Entry says that "It's muscles are made out of Steel" so i think that most likely CorviKnight also has Steel Muscles and thus would proportionately be able to lift way more as Even Scizor (Sword Entry) can lift its claws which account for ⅓ of it's 260 pound body weight.
FashionablyAlice יום לפני
Finally, a youtube video that answers the eternal question: can a five ounce bird carry a one pound coconut?
Mr.Preston 16
Mr.Preston 16 יום לפני
Next video, Fairy Pokémon aren’t fairies
Yulistias Yenny Hadi
Yulistias Yenny Hadi יום לפני
“Ruining your childhood in 2011” -Mattpat GT
crankpatate יום לפני
Basically just watching the pokemon, which does the taxi service, I'm already questioning, if a thing with such body shape could fly at all.
hello world
hello world 2 ימים לפני
9:44 weel,, i guess now we know why charizard cant learn fly in gen 1
krypticavalanch 2 ימים לפני
a big reason birds can fly is because of the density of the bones/what ever they are of the wings. they are hollow. plus it makes sense that pokemon would use something else to fly. thats why so many flying moves are just air attacks. plus wondering but what about dragons and wyverns? they can fly and their bodies clearly dont support that.
Tanae and Ty
Tanae and Ty 2 ימים לפני
Hey MatPat can you do a theory on how Pokémon trainers know which gender is their Pokémon are?
Alexander Glass
Alexander Glass 2 ימים לפני
Or the poké world has a thicker atmosphere, it would also explain all the anime air time, every thing is just that much more buoyant in that atmosphere.
WinRaa 2 ימים לפני
How do Pokémon even generate the energy required to use their powers? What's in these Poké-Munchies?
G3Gaming 2 ימים לפני
I'm actually pretty sure that Lugia manipulating the air is canon.
RosyKitteh 2 ימים לפני
I always assumed that when your pokemon uses fly to fly you somewhere, both you and your Pokemon are turned into weightless data
DJUNGELSKOG 2 ימים לפני
are we not gonna talk about how furret is 1.8 metres tall?
Mamta,amay Agarwal
Mamta,amay Agarwal 2 ימים לפני
according to science bumblebee also cant fly but they do SOMETIMES science is wrong (not always)
Midori the Festive Gardevoir
Midori the Festive Gardevoir 2 ימים לפני
Trainer with Surf: "I'm King of the World!" Fisherman with dinghy:
06yarbrougha 3 ימים לפני
the laws of science are crushed when considering the in-world evidence of a pidgey's wings able to generate enough buffeting-force to launch enemies from its general area [whirlwind attack] your argument is moot. But as far real-world science (which I know is the point) spot-on and awesome way to teach it MatPat
LennyJames 3 ימים לפני
3 words, *square, cube, law*
Isaac Wilson
Isaac Wilson 3 ימים לפני
Matpat: "Bigger isn't always better, especially when it comes to flying." Russia: "...okay, but did you see our ekranoplane?!?asking it bigger only made it BETTER!"
Isaac Wilson
Isaac Wilson 3 ימים לפני
If you applied your "bird brained" math to actually planes, you'd be SORELY dissapointed about the too; aerodynamics are hard.
Almir Fernandes
Almir Fernandes 3 ימים לפני
Ruined my childhood :)
no name
no name 3 ימים לפני
If you watch generation to you know that the dealer has the legs
Zachary Feryate
Zachary Feryate 3 ימים לפני
y'know matpat, I never came to realize, but theirs a sentimentality to your videos, just so you know, you are very appreicated and sometimes get me through my day, keep on doing what you're doing.
hashtag jay
hashtag jay 3 ימים לפני
pokemon aren’t normal animals though. dumb, but interesting i guessss.
Kaiser00Wilhelm 3 ימים לפני
Power Bank Cinema
Power Bank Cinema 3 ימים לפני
You're making excuses you're ruining lives your whole series is a cancer go to heck and quit ILpost
gator fan
gator fan 3 ימים לפני
If the Pokédex is full of lies, which MattPat covered in a previous Game Theory video, how can it be a reliable and truthful source of information for this Game Theory??
Fetroch 3 ימים לפני
what if the world of Pokemon have much dencer Air like realy much which mean you can fly with more weight on you.
leonard barlow
leonard barlow 3 ימים לפני
I get the science of this video but according to what we know, bees shouldn’t be able to fly. But they do, so makes sense that pokemon would break these “laws” too:
Lemon Power
Lemon Power 4 ימים לפני
DanielaTheDuck 4 ימים לפני
You could save 15% or more- Bruh no I've heard too many of these commercials plz
Witherman180 4 ימים לפני
I like how the title is just like “actually charizard can’t fly” because in gen 1 this was actually true!
Cereal 4 ימים לפני
Ik im late but im hi and i felt the need to say 11:00 yes lugia can control current and air pressure
Void'sHeadWasDropped 4 ימים לפני
What if the planet they are on isnt earth so they weigh less? Would the ratios workmout the same or no? would the Pokemon be able to flap fast enough?
Lord Megatron
Lord Megatron 4 ימים לפני
Mr. Coffee
Mr. Coffee 4 ימים לפני
i had no idea geico sponsored youtube videos
AlphaMonster 4 ימים לפני
Ok but what if all 'flying' types float psychically and just use their wings for direction
Woomvee 4 ימים לפני
7:19 oh hey Edd crouse
Tomato Giraffe
Tomato Giraffe 4 ימים לפני
I would LOVE to see a Game Theory episode about the loftwings in Skyward Sword, based on this video! It would probably be much harder though, seeing as I don't know if their weights were ever recorded...
double demons
double demons 4 ימים לפני
the pokemon universe is the opposite of krypton (the planet) instead of more gravity than earth its less gravity than earth so instead of gaining powers like flight and strength you lose powers
Kesh G
Kesh G 4 ימים לפני
Im curious if a Pterodactyl flew?
Matt Thewhitewolfgamer
Matt Thewhitewolfgamer 5 ימים לפני
Matpat you forgot the gravity of the pokemon world
Matt Thewhitewolfgamer
Matt Thewhitewolfgamer 5 ימים לפני
If you take in the account of the gravity of the pokemon world then the pokemon could more easily fight the effects of the gravity of the pokemon world if the gravity is less
jamcdonald120 5 ימים לפני
1:30 you do know we rode horses for like.... thousands of years?
jamcdonald120 5 ימים לפני
0:30 who the **** are you?
Jason Sadler
Jason Sadler 5 ימים לפני
They also used to say that bees shouldn’t be able to fly. You don’t have a life. I don’t like you leave Pokémon alone. I’m telling my mommy.
Jason Sadler
Jason Sadler 5 ימים לפני
No amount of science will ever convince me Pokémon aren’t an effective means of travel.
Pedro Leon
Pedro Leon 5 ימים לפני
I the pokemon community we call those pidgey clones regional birds
Brick Boss
Brick Boss 5 ימים לפני
So this video is a dragon vs a Bird let that sink in
Caleb Cole
Caleb Cole 5 ימים לפני
Game theory:charzared can’t fly. Gen one fans: we were right all along.
Star Galaxy
Star Galaxy 5 ימים לפני
According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way a Charizard should be able to fly
Choppy Z
Choppy Z 5 ימים לפני
Don't u guys love when u don't pay attention for 5 seconds and u have to re-watch the entire video cuz u didn't understand a thing? 😂
budgies the memeic
budgies the memeic 5 ימים לפני
Glad you shown my kind
hello sir
hello sir 5 ימים לפני
Spec Pec
Spec Pec 5 ימים לפני
✨🥧 🕊 *pie dove* 🕊 🥧✨
Eli_YamGod 5 ימים לפני
I got a pokemon GO ad on a pokemon theory.
JoeBro1211 Savage
JoeBro1211 Savage 5 ימים לפני
MatPat used the saddest hey Arnold episode to make a point...damn
Gustavo Nascimento
Gustavo Nascimento 5 ימים לפני
What are the others 719 codes?
Shalaun Nelson
Shalaun Nelson 5 ימים לפני
Pokemon can breath fire, and shoot water whirlpools, but flying that shouldn't be possible. None of it should be possible matt, normal rules do not apply.
David Jacques
David Jacques 5 ימים לפני
So Charizard not being able to learn Fly in Red & Blue was actually scientifically accurate?
C P T 5 ימים לפני
Finally geico game theory collab
Damian Fuentes
Damian Fuentes 5 ימים לפני
can we get a theory about what is under Mimikyu's cloak
Some Guy
Some Guy 5 ימים לפני
The intro was the best one yet
Eager1One 5 ימים לפני
5:20 laughs in Filipino
Myself Thethird
Myself Thethird 5 ימים לפני
now, lets have a look at water type pokemons... specially the wilds ones. encounter a tentacool *while underwater in the open ocean* ! still needs to teach it dive ...
FutureVegeta 5 ימים לפני
they can do things like create tornados with their wings, I think pokemon shouldn't be compared to animals when seeing what they're capable of.
Brent Dy
Brent Dy 5 ימים לפני
Do brawl stars
Brandon Kohler
Brandon Kohler 5 ימים לפני
What about bees and moths whose bodies are bigger than their wings for most species? Like the bumblebee for one example.
busbeee 6 ימים לפני
noice job on getting a Geico sponsor
Absolute Trash
Absolute Trash 6 ימים לפני
there's a local legend about an Osprey that caught a Sturgeon flew a short distance and dropped it on somebody's roof lul
Mian The fox
Mian The fox 6 ימים לפני
Stormblessed 6 ימים לפני
if it ain't mat pat I don't watch
Gregg Alcantara
Gregg Alcantara 6 ימים לפני
you also shoulnt forget that each game diffrferent universal and mathmatical laws
Sonamykitty UwU
Sonamykitty UwU 6 ימים לפני
Poor pigey
Kevin Hill
Kevin Hill 6 ימים לפני
Did you just see that name Satoshi? It might be a sign. What if Satoshi Nakamoto was a pokemon fan?
WeAreSeven Gamez
WeAreSeven Gamez 6 ימים לפני
Game Theory Idea: How can Mario jump so high?
Crazyy 6 ימים לפני
Next video, Why Ground Pokemon can't walk.
Awesome Sauce
Awesome Sauce 6 ימים לפני
13:00 that reminds me so much of James and the giant peach
Whosthere 6 ימים לפני
Ok, I am only 9 minutes into the video but I had to pause and comment. Are you just completely disregarding training? An average human can deadlift around 335 pounds. The current world record holder can deadlift 1,155 pounds. So if an average bird can lift 15 pounds, what would a trained bird (in a world where training like this does exist) be capable of lifting?
Adpavelka 6 ימים לפני
Density of air can be different, Gravity constant can be different or their muscles can be more effective.
I am amazing
I am amazing 6 ימים לפני
5:36 editing error
Samuel Andrade
Samuel Andrade 6 ימים לפני
thick bird hahahahahaha
Alex 69
Alex 69 6 ימים לפני
I saw petscop finale in the list of episode ideas and it was cut. Does that mean there are no more petscop theories coming?
BITAN DEVI MISRA 7 ימים לפני
Only the ogs notice that he didn't show a meme at the end
Dest royer
Dest royer 7 ימים לפני
Why don't you make a terraria lore video
Jay Smith
Jay Smith 7 ימים לפני
A lot dont have wings ehen hey got also so the wrong math is where?
Jay Smith
Jay Smith 7 ימים לפני
They breath fire but we put the line at being able to fly with a person?
Riley6445 7 ימים לפני
you fools, the physics of flying creatures is different in pokemon B)
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