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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  • Maeday
    MaedayDzień temu

    Surprisingly my pride and joy of pokemon is not my perfect stat shiny Vespiquen, but my shiny japanese ditto, who has led to me breeding literally all my shiny pokemon, except the ones i got as a surprise in wonder trade. Which is, actually, how I got my ditto to begin with. What are everyone else's favorite shinies?

  • zeotoo
    zeotooDzień temu

    I have a shiny frog it's color white pls tell me how long it will last plsss I don't wana lose albie

  • Amazing Mezmer
    Amazing MezmerDzień temu

    It has always annoyed me that breeding shines doesn’t increase the chance of shiny offspring.

  • DrBugz
    DrBugzDzień temu

    The Scribblenauts animals was a cool thing to see

  • Bacon Eater
    Bacon EaterDzień temu

    Can you edit out that intro please?

  • Sam B.
    Sam B.2 dni temu

    Is there any hidden lore between pokemon go and pokemon coliseum or XD from the gamecube days?

  • Bean Vasquez
    Bean Vasquez2 dni temu

    Can you do a my singing monsters theory about the wubbox

  • Ron Shimo
    Ron Shimo2 dni temu

    Since in real life "shiny" animals are produced by inbreeding, and pokemon shinies are resultant from more variation, does that mean that the shinies are actually the true color of the pokemon and that the normal color we see is actually the old version of a shiny? If that's the case, then shiny breeding is helpful to the survival of the species.

  • discontinued Channel
    discontinued Channel2 dni temu

    I thought it was pigmentation.....

  • Michael Cumpton
    Michael Cumpton2 dni temu

    I once seen a pink sheep in mindcraft.

  • ArTiC Archer
    ArTiC Archer3 dni temu

    I mean there is a chance that breeeding diffrent regions would increase likelyhood of changes in the genes becuase they would be diffrent enough to possibly create mutations but the mutations would be on a very small scale and would take hundreds of generations to really do anything.

  • Brendan McGreal
    Brendan McGreal3 dni temu

    i have a shiny chinchila

  • Drew Yeetz
    Drew Yeetz3 dni temu

    Looks like all our shinies couldn’t clutch the gulag

  • Grim Blob
    Grim Blob3 dni temu


  • Getospongebob
    Getospongebob3 dni temu

    Legendary Pokémon can’t be shiny because there is one legendary of one of they type in every universe

  • Devon Walker
    Devon Walker3 dni temu

    team rocket caused shinies

  • TheJStale
    TheJStale4 dni temu

    This was uploaded on my sister's birthday :)

  • Yersultan Dosymbekov
    Yersultan Dosymbekov5 dni temu

    0:18 sir, Shiny pika is just pika but more yellower

  • Chris The lad
    Chris The lad5 dni temu

    Mat there not some different species there just random things. There basically color defective babies

  • james gossel
    james gossel5 dni temu

    We are all doomed to die.

  • Big Dave
    Big Dave5 dni temu

    Yeah i saw a film about shiny humans once, real wierd some guy tried to axe his family then froze to death in a hedge maze

  • Maarrii94
    Maarrii945 dni temu

    7:56 Hello, Emmy!

  • Shanela Oroza
    Shanela Oroza5 dni temu

    "Shiny" ok bye

  • James W
    James W5 dni temu

    Don't let SupremeRK9S hear you say this. He loves and cares for all his shiny Pokémon.

  • Phalax 98
    Phalax 985 dni temu

    Hey ya know whats the ultamate shiny in minecraft ... a pink sheep, like if you are mind blown

  • Spirit Eclipse
    Spirit Eclipse6 dni temu

    Pandas really went “sweet home alabama”

  • Sheer Heart Attack
    Sheer Heart Attack6 dni temu

    Press F for my shiny duskull.

  • Kornelis Postma
    Kornelis Postma6 dni temu

    okaay i was listening to shiny from moana a sec ago and now u refference it

  • Carmel Broz
    Carmel Broz6 dni temu

    I once saw a albino moth it was bright white like an albino it was weird.

  • Ian NG
    Ian NG6 dni temu

    6:16 the rattata actually has an advantage because it is green while others are purple, meaning it is more camouflaged than normal rattata

  • Ian NG
    Ian NG6 dni temu

    i got a shiny mewtwo in poketwo discord, which is like a 1 in 4096 chance

  • LegendaryKing
    LegendaryKing6 dni temu

    So Shiny Humans are Smurfs?

  • Vickycat
    Vickycat7 dni temu

    5.44 that reminds me of snake in his box during world of light

  • Gabriel Le Pen
    Gabriel Le Pen8 dni temu

    Shiny Hunters: **Cryogenically freezes pokémon**

  • TwistedRap 8910
    TwistedRap 89108 dni temu

    The intro had me VIBING!

  • TheCrazyhusky
    TheCrazyhusky8 dni temu

    But you can continously breed the foreign the Ditto with the offspring to get the shiny. Its a common thing, if the foreign ditto has good IVs and the other pokemon doesn't. if the offspring has better IVs (stats) then you'd breed that offspring with the foreign ditto. Thus you keep using the foreign ditto to breed with its own children to get one with better stats eventually ending up with a decent shiny. so actually its mimics real life.

  • Teirdalin
    Teirdalin8 dni temu

    The shiny song at the start was one of the worst done songs I have ever heard.

  • Nobody
    Nobody8 dni temu

    All Pokemon are some to die but ya know, THIS IS A GAME

  • White pikmin !
    White pikmin !9 dni temu

    C R I N G

  • Diving head first into the toxic Waste
    Diving head first into the toxic Waste9 dni temu

    He did not just say there’s a galarian pikachu.....

  • Super PikaGamer24
    Super PikaGamer249 dni temu

    Ngl intro 10/10

  • Lego god
    Lego god9 dni temu

    What was the change you into a man was always good

  • Crazy cat Beauty
    Crazy cat Beauty10 dni temu

    Pokémon go I have two SHINee’s

  • Great Vaule Doritos _
    Great Vaule Doritos _10 dni temu

    Nice mulan parady

  • Andrew Comparison
    Andrew Comparison10 dni temu


  • Constantine Tang
    Constantine Tang11 dni temu

    I have a blue quaker parrot rather than a normal green and they are kind of common so does that means that shiney animals are not that rare?

  • gator fan
    gator fan11 dni temu

    That intro though.

  • Rajni
    Rajni11 dni temu


  • Ieshia Johnson
    Ieshia Johnson12 dni temu

    You didn't say I can change the language to my Nintendo switch so I changed the my English

  • some random doge
    some random doge12 dni temu

    3:39 hey thats me!

  • Ridwan Ali
    Ridwan Ali12 dni temu

    so pokemon from Alabama are going to be very shiny

  • Itz Techzz
    Itz Techzz12 dni temu

    Big up Tesco

  • Unicorn Bunny Power
    Unicorn Bunny Power12 dni temu

    But humans are animals.

  • ferranto
    ferranto13 dni temu

    was that the stupendium. 8:02/8:09

  • epicrat112 :3
    epicrat112 :313 dni temu

    I have ahiny hunted a ponyta for over a mounth and afyer all that i get a shiny chanesse

  • NightPanda
    NightPanda14 dni temu

    title: doomed to die Ah yes, the floor here is made out floor

  • Juliandro Vasconcelos
    Juliandro Vasconcelos14 dni temu

    Funny fact in Generation 1 you can't get a Pokemon with perfect Genetics that are Shiny, shinies with Perfect DV don't exist there and that make sense.

  • Richard Deanda
    Richard Deanda14 dni temu

    Solid opening

  • FuzzyBooger
    FuzzyBooger14 dni temu

    You have guts to sing for an intro

  • Tenisha H
    Tenisha H14 dni temu

    My mega GX shiny charizard :SAY HELLO TO MY LITTLE FRIEND!!! My giant Pikachu card:ello

  • David Powell
    David Powell14 dni temu

    Once I caught a shiny pikachu and realest it Me now noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

  • David Powell

    David Powell

    14 dni temu

    Also if you have a shiny ditto what ever it turns into s still shiny

  • Khut Khut
    Khut Khut14 dni temu

    Shiny pokemon aren't that great.

  • Marquin Dirk Henson
    Marquin Dirk Henson14 dni temu

    Dark charizard is not shiny it's a female

  • Lolbit The Glitched
    Lolbit The Glitched15 dni temu

    This means the lolbit is a Funtime foxy shiny

  • Alper Yilmaz
    Alper Yilmaz15 dni temu

    4th theory channel name: Meme Theory

  • Eternal D
    Eternal D15 dni temu

    Does this apply to my shiny Gengar, whose technically already dead? Literally a ghost...

  • Hunter Bowser
    Hunter Bowser15 dni temu

    Is your next channel going to be Book theory

  • minecrASH101
    minecrASH10116 dni temu

    I hate how he says "shiny" Your supposed to say it like "shine-eh," not "shine-E"

  • Antic chicken
    Antic chicken16 dni temu

    The definition of cringe

  • --
    --16 dni temu

    ʰᵉ ʰᵉ ʰᵉ

  • Derek Smith
    Derek Smith16 dni temu

    No one talks about his shiny parody

  • Post Tenebras Lux
    Post Tenebras Lux16 dni temu

    That intro made me uncomfortable

  • GecoGamer YT
    GecoGamer YT16 dni temu


  • Cannon Smith
    Cannon Smith17 dni temu

    Does anyone else have no legit shinies in sword?

  • picofriend
    picofriend17 dni temu

    9:07 Alucard... Is that you?

  • Love AidensWorld
    Love AidensWorld17 dni temu

    Not gonna lie intro kinda bangs though

  • Issac D.D
    Issac D.D17 dni temu

    Intro is cringe as always

  • Xophe A'dethri
    Xophe A'dethri17 dni temu

    My LeafGreen shiney Charizard, BurnFlavour, Is quantumly static in a state of [ALIVE]

  • Aaron Maharjan
    Aaron Maharjan17 dni temu

    I have a shiny mewtwo it is my best shiny pokemon

  • sapphire glaceon
    sapphire glaceon17 dni temu

    black charizard does not count anymore due to mega X charizard

  • Mining NatureYT
    Mining NatureYT18 dni temu

    Stupendium Alert: 8:04 (if you dont know what i mean, see my comments on Mat's other Game Theories recently)

  • Insect Cat
    Insect Cat18 dni temu

    The real reason shiny Pokemon are going to die is that they look so similar to the original these days they’ll be killed before the trainer realizes it’s shiny.

  • Vindetta
    Vindetta18 dni temu

    8:05; Stupendium? I recognize those mutton chops anywhere, even in cartoon form.

  • Minato Namikaze
    Minato Namikaze18 dni temu

    Fun fact you can actully get the brown panda in minecraft but’s it’s rare

  • Y e e t bruh
    Y e e t bruh18 dni temu

    The beginning was beautiful

  • We are going to go see you soon I don’t know
    We are going to go see you soon I don’t know18 dni temu

    The quality dropped. This used to be better. Y’all should just quit. Aka you know. What I want to do

  • Sheela John
    Sheela John18 dni temu

    I don't remember about the Shiny Pikachu

  • Taylor Vanhorn
    Taylor Vanhorn19 dni temu

    I actually want a dedicated parody of the Moana song

  • Games O' Plenty
    Games O' Plenty19 dni temu


  • BrontoSmilodon1
    BrontoSmilodon119 dni temu

    5:27 sorry Mat but that theory has now been discredited as the reason zebras have striped patterns is to discourage flies (like the dangerous teetzie) from swarming and biting their skins.

  • Kai-Kai da lemon pie
    Kai-Kai da lemon pie19 dni temu

    my Guiney pig is half-albino she has red eyes and light fur

  • The_Lovre
    The_Lovre19 dni temu

    You are wrong in gen 6 is change to 4000 not 8000 you dummy

  • Eryn Ortiz
    Eryn Ortiz19 dni temu

    My shiny can't die all my shines can't die

  • potato man
    potato man19 dni temu

    the red pikachu made me mad

  • LegitPlays YT
    LegitPlays YT19 dni temu

    Just a little flex i always cought my legendary in a pokeball

  • Big Chungus
    Big Chungus19 dni temu

    Shiny pokemon actually have higher ivs which actually makes them stronger

  • Justin Playz
    Justin Playz19 dni temu

    Gotta catch them all but irl

  • marc trevino
    marc trevino19 dni temu

    There is actually some hope for shinies avoiding grizzly deaths occasionally. White squirrel populations often boom where they occur. They aren't albinos, it's just a coloration variant. There's no consensus on what selects them to thrive, but people think it may be due to all the manmade structures in the suburbs that are lighter in color (sidewalks, fences, houses etc) they can blend better with to avoid predators

  • Bannankev
    Bannankev19 dni temu

    I have chinchillas.... they also have different types and different colors.... kinda like real life Pokémon? No lie they are oldest 9yrs old and the youngest baby of parents is 7yrs. They average about 20 yrs lifespan.

  • Yt. Vlone-chrisz
    Yt. Vlone-chrisz19 dni temu