Game Theory: The Minecraft Warden... SOLVED! w/ Dream

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Whenever something new pops up in the world of Minecraft, you know I have to talk about it! So, what are the Minecraft Wardens? The recent announcement of the Minecraft cave update adds a new mob of big, horned monsters. Design wise, they are pretty scary but how do they change the lore? Well the rest of the update gives us a LOT of clues. From the cave itself to the SOULS we can see in its chest, I think we are in for some SCARY answers!
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  1. Wifies

    Wifies4 oy oldin

    This is literally the collab of the century and I cannot be convinced otherwise

  2. Samantha Mccarthy

    Samantha Mccarthy2 kun oldin


  3. Kartikeyan A

    Kartikeyan A18 kun oldin


  4. ARandomPerson

    ARandomPerson19 kun oldin

    maybe but there's quite a bit of cringe with dream here too

  5. Staunch Malleo

    Staunch Malleo19 kun oldin

    Both are good

  6. Logan Entertainment

    Logan Entertainment20 kun oldin

    Hell yeah.

  7. Sherwin Sicat

    Sherwin Sicat7 daqiqa oldin

    The name warden is like a word not a name hint war den-then then it was war in the minecraft past

  8. MicahElywyn

    MicahElywyn19 daqiqa oldin

    Maaaaatt nooooo, you forgot that you could literally fuse the two ideas together. What if to protect the strongholds the builders made iron golems in there, and they just wandered away. You see evidence of iron golems wandering away from villages, so why not say the same for them wandering away from their strongholds. This would explain why they look like and are as strong as the iron golems, and why they have “souls” in their bodies. Even their names make sense now!

  9. Mr.creptor

    Mr.creptor21 daqiqa oldin


  10. Mr.creptor

    Mr.creptor22 daqiqa oldin

    Favorite channel

  11. FoxenWulf

    FoxenWulf23 daqiqa oldin

    minecraft's obsession with golems

  12. Angela Talamantez

    Angela Talamantez40 daqiqa oldin

    I’m in shock that my two favorite UZnickrs collabed over my favorite video game

  13. Rowan Popplewell

    Rowan PopplewellSoat oldin

    Wait... Do you know how the eyes of ender is how you go to the end? Well, what if those eyes could allow the wardens to travel through dimensions and you had to fight them to get the eyes? Maybe they are called the wardens because the difficulty of finding and killing things that are bigger beef cakes than the golem while they are protecting the stronghold at the same time while being able to retreat by teleporting? So I think that the warden could be much stronger with there eyes because they have "theoretically adapted" to use the soul sand to make plants as echolocation sources... What makes them supposedly stronger with there eyes is that they are smart enough to remember a task they were given eons ago and adapt to fulfill it smartly and slickly. So I combat the wardens would take every body on like Thanos did in infinity war. However this theory is a bit of a stretch so it could be half taken literally....

  14. Proxima Centauri

    Proxima CentauriSoat oldin

    Dude check out SimplySarc's warden theory.

  15. Mr. Animator

    Mr. Animator2 soat oldin

    Wait i think i know why the warden is blind the eye we use is the wardens eye

  16. Noah Clark

    Noah Clark2 soat oldin

    8:36 that is a 4x4 end portal, not a 3x3.

  17. Aileen Ureña

    Aileen Ureña2 soat oldin

    Maybe the skulk crawled to the stronghold and the ancient builder's made a iron golem to and they fused inside the stronghold

  18. vurhur

    vurhur2 soat oldin

    maybe the eye of ender might fit the warden. since he’s blind i can imagine that the eye of ender once was his eye. 👁

  19. Jackie Brockholm

    Jackie Brockholm3 soat oldin

    8:35 that is the wrong amount of frame blocks

  20. Brianna Searles

    Brianna Searles3 soat oldin

    Seriously. William Afton in a Minecraft episode? WE CAN'T GET RID OF THIS MAN!!!!

  21. top of the world gaming

    top of the world gaming3 soat oldin

    Why U have to do jump scare at beginning

  22. shadow eagles eye kackson

    shadow eagles eye kackson4 soat oldin

    Ok what if the warden is an adult sculk sensor or like you said the sculk are hive mind like ants with the warden possibly being the soldier or the queen and the sculks beings soldiers collecting food to feed both the warden and themselves

  23. tyler abdill

    tyler abdill4 soat oldin

    I have to ask why not both theories? the skulk is a semi sentient plant it detects the golem's movement as the builders have them down unground while working on something maybe a mineshaft or stronghold and attaches itself to the golem the builders notice this and think they can use it to improve their guards (currently the golems) so they wrap the golems in skulk and perhaps adding soulsand as an additional power source to deal with the extra mass forming what are now the wardens presumably blind as their eyes got covered in skulk as it kept growing on them

  24. Arihanth Pharshy

    Arihanth Pharshy4 soat oldin

    Me : There are only 8 end portal blocks MatPat : Not anymore 8:36

  25. Malachi Woodward

    Malachi Woodward4 soat oldin

    I love the part where the warden hits the zombie in the air

  26. - Spicy_avocados

    - Spicy_avocados5 soat oldin

    Wait what if you are able to build it like the iron gollums?!

  27. Connie

    Connie5 soat oldin

    Warden = End War i just realized that lol

  28. Stabby

    Stabby5 soat oldin

    Game Theory: This isn’t some video where we say we solved the mystery The title: 👁👄👁

  29. CreeperTube Robbie

    CreeperTube Robbie5 soat oldin

    Hero brine is from the ancient civilization change my minED

  30. Lord of the E

    Lord of the E6 soat oldin

    I like the warden jump scare at the start

  31. Hakiki Bomba

    Hakiki Bomba6 soat oldin

    When someone watches this video: Minecraft is a horror game

  32. Conroy January

    Conroy January6 soat oldin

    8:35 uhh🤨 that's not how you build it

  33. Mr Hen

    Mr Hen6 soat oldin

    8:37 its 3 matpat 3 by 3 not 4 by 4 Cmon your a pro

  34. Rebecca Kim

    Rebecca Kim6 soat oldin

    Me whose the one on bedrock: Bruh I’m on 1.16 T-T

  35. Marcos Blanco2

    Marcos Blanco27 soat oldin

    What if the warden was a mob trying to lead us to the strong hold maybe it well be a character in the story that you can befriend the warden

  36. Jay The Dragon Tamer

    Jay The Dragon Tamer8 soat oldin

    I love that ending, "Wait are we on Game Theory?" Love it!

  37. Mike Mccaskey

    Mike Mccaskey9 soat oldin

    Dream loves to cheat

  38. frank 55

    frank 5510 soat oldin

    The one minecraft theory from matpat that I don't believe because kingbdogz the main guy working on the warden and the deep dark contradicts this entire theory by saying "The warden doesn't necessarily need to be protecting something." And "The name warden does have a meaning but we aren't going to tell you."

  39. JV - 04HK 890186 Herb Campbell PS

    JV - 04HK 890186 Herb Campbell PS11 soat oldin

    But isn't the iron golem the warden of the village

  40. HyperLeah_YT

    HyperLeah_YT12 soat oldin


  41. MD TAURO

    MD TAURO13 soat oldin

    Honestly i think that the Warden is a monster created by the souls of miners that started mining under y0 and couldn't find a way to go back home

  42. CoolManSammy

    CoolManSammy13 soat oldin

    It's a 4x4 End Portal 8:35

  43. H.Y.Tmarkers

    H.Y.Tmarkers14 soat oldin

    ma fav collabouration so far in 2021 :D

  44. Schrank3 bett2

    Schrank3 bett217 soat oldin

    8:35 Definitly an end portal

  45. Epic bruh moment

    Epic bruh moment17 soat oldin

    That’s pretty sad like what if the people who were gonna defeat the ender dragon never came back thus the ender man aka the ancient people never defeated it and the warden just sat there, waiting for them to comeback reference: Ballad the dog. Imagine sitting in a dark spot for years with no one to talk to. So the existing stronghold after years crumbled and became that spawned structure you saw in the trailer. And he’s been guarding that spot for years by those sensors since he’s blind. Who knows maybe Mojang might add a little story to Minecraft

  46. SPC Samhain_

    SPC Samhain_18 soat oldin

    theres a connection between the warden and 9/11...

  47. Unknown

    Unknown18 soat oldin

    How I think the warden works is like a puppet Or a big robot for the souls Like an animatronic suit from Fnaf And what I think is is that when the old builders died they would go into a warden as a plan B so that if their plan to go to the end went south they would still have humans on the overworld in big strong body’s so they could survive attacks they normally would die one hit to And of course the builders got stuck So now it’s the wardens job To try and bring them back home That’s why the look like portal frames Because thats what they are made of Everything in this cave update and end portal frames So that when they get to the end is some way or another The humans (if they were still alive) would use the warden pieces to go home. BUT HEY THATS JUST A THEORY A COMMENTS THEORY THANKS FOR READING

  48. Aquatically

    Aquatically18 soat oldin

    8:32 Wait a minute...

  49. Nathalia Nogueira

    Nathalia Nogueira19 soat oldin


  50. Baldwin James Galingan

    Baldwin James Galingan20 soat oldin

    what if the evything herobrine combine the things the builders evry thing but you the player is the chsen one.

  51. Chorus

    Chorus22 soat oldin

    Theory : Wardens Are Actually Iron Golems Trapped In Caves And Stepping On The Sculks.

  52. Numbertaker

    Numbertaker22 soat oldin

    5:31 power over life and death you say? And who did you Collab with in this video again? All it took was 4 months

  53. Jacob Manger

    Jacob Manger23 soat oldin

    Not the collab we deserved but the collab we needed

  54. Asyrafus Syafie

    Asyrafus SyafieKun oldin

    Maybe in the future the will add drop for the warden or maybe they will add a new weapon

  55. Fake Sasuke

    Fake SasukeKun oldin

    That portal is somehow possible to open?????

  56. mewthepokemon

    mewthepokemonKun oldin


  57. mewthepokemon

    mewthepokemonKun oldin


  58. mewthepokemon

    mewthepokemonKun oldin


  59. David Maugere

    David MaugereKun oldin

    Or maybe made by more artificial memes. Me : Wait what?

  60. blue _phoneix

    blue _phoneixKun oldin

    We want dream to be in more vids pls

  61. Dan

    DanKun oldin

    Ah so this is why you didn't take a side in the other Dream video. Nice.

  62. Misheel bayaraa :D

    Misheel bayaraa :DKun oldin

    Awh the good old THE GAME THEORY And the dreaaaammmm

  63. mario contreras

    mario contrerasKun oldin

    then the pilegers got togethr from difrent vilages and started billding posts so they can see what the villagers are doing they billt wepens and the anchend bilders whanted to proteck the villagers and they won the batel but the wore never ended that is why they disidet to to the end

  64. mario contreras

    mario contrerasKun oldin

    ok i have a theri look how dreem seed that the skulk might of taken over and how game thirie sed it is a kre ashon what is they are both right like the anchent bilders disided to put the skulk on the iron golem sense he is week and the worden whas the end resolt of that expirament then when they disided to go to the end they also made a dragon to proteck them if some one maneged to get in but the dragon whanted to there leader sense the dragon is more srtonger than the anchent bilders so they had to werk for it and they also had to make a sistom to get the dragon back if it ever died that is why it hase lived for so long and the vilagers whanted to copi the anchent bilders magic but ended up to be a mistake because it ternd them in to pilagers they had ti kik oute the infeckted so they can live in peace

  65. PilviGamer !

    PilviGamer !Kun oldin

    the beginning was actually scary. I got scared of the junpscare ._.

  66. Pink Sheep

    Pink SheepKun oldin

    wait if there was builders that crated the wither dose that mean as a player we also made the wither soooooo are we the player also one of those builders

  67. shoto todoroki

    shoto todorokiKun oldin

    How could those builders have made the portal is the portal Frames were made of end stone?

  68. Abbass Lakkiss

    Abbass LakkissKun oldin

    Can you guys help me to get the minecraft 1.17 in the betA pls

  69. Random Kittys

    Random KittysKun oldin

    Summer of 2021: yea yea cavesand cliffs Autunm/fall 2021: Are you sure about that-?

  70. MexLuigi

    MexLuigiKun oldin

    title: WARDEN SOLVED matpat 10 minutes in: "so this isn't one of those days where we get to say we Solved the mystery"

  71. Harriboh 3105

    Harriboh 3105Kun oldin

    How many times did they say soul in this videos

  72. Boaz Krebs

    Boaz KrebsKun oldin

    8:34 am i the only one suffering from the fact that that end portal is too big? my OCD has a hard time handling this ¦(

  73. Ramiza Kanlic

    Ramiza KanlicKun oldin


  74. Leana Kang

    Leana KangKun oldin

    Honestly I thought the thing in the Warden’s chest was it’s heart.

  75. killerninja 2549

    killerninja 2549Kun oldin

    Lorecrefat ep 100000000000000

  76. Nastya von Haranni

    Nastya von HaranniKun oldin

    I love the end,it´s so funny with George and Sapnap xD (I´m German lol)

  77. Colton Chavis

    Colton ChavisKun oldin

    Bruh why did you have to jump scare me like that

  78. NuggetPlayz

    NuggetPlayzKun oldin

    No one: Not anyone: Not even anyone: Me: waiting for Dream

  79. Baller Bros Media

    Baller Bros MediaKun oldin

    This video was so well edited and taught me so many thing it deserves a like and a sub!

  80. JJx Plxyz

    JJx PlxyzKun oldin

    6:30 the man behind the slaughter 😥

  81. Calico

    Calico2 kun oldin

    well i do believe that if you take matpats side of the theory and look into it more ive come up with a couple more things. since the theory is going that apparently builders made their way to the end in hopes of fleeing the overworld, and being curious got them stuck there i believe that the end had done other things with the soul. hear me out we see with soul sand there are faces presumably the souls, they appear to look surprised and that of the sort so we can presume they were stuck there, not trying to be but were stuck after an attempt. now in the warder we see that there are two(?) souls, those in which seem to be either trapped in the warden or the ones controlling it. now back to the soul sand, the souls, if you stretch this theory far enough presumably are the ones slowing down the player, since your soul holds the weight of regret and such the souls trapped in that perpetual stare of suffering would be still alive, since theyre souls. if its multiple souls to make up soul sand then whos to say that multiple builders werent fused into one vessel, therefore making the warden? the name "warden" would fit, too. since endermen are presumably those who came of fruition by being trapped in the end, i have more to add to this theory by proposing that if the endermen are seen in the overworld too, we can presume that that is the same thing with the warden. they were the keeper of the end because it became their home (hence their patterns.) and then managed to escape. now as far out as this theory is, its fun to theorize on a game with no seeable lore. a game in which cannot truly end.

  82. Robster A lobster

    Robster A lobster2 kun oldin

    What if the ancient builders wanted a protectors like you said but they need better ones for there stronghold as it was being used like a bunker to protect and they made them stronger by making the smarter they swap a block in the recipe to make an iron golem with soul sand containing human souls and an end portal block and it’s smarter so the ancient race go through the portal and the creatures wait for them to return but they don’t as we know it is a one way trip the creatures become dormant and the scull grows over the dormant creatures it grows over there eye and make ms it blind they grow in the creatures and finally after growing on the creatures they become one with it and wake it up were they made them blind they add things that can hear controlling the creatures the scull exported with them and that’s how we find them in the caves

  83. ඞ Frostypop ඞ

    ඞ Frostypop ඞ2 kun oldin

    I originally thought the stuff in the wardens chest was it’s heart

  84. beast slayer123

    beast slayer1232 kun oldin

    What if herobrine is one of the old builders left behind, because they didn’t like him

  85. Jack Brannan

    Jack Brannan2 kun oldin

    8:35 that portal is so triggering

  86. Evan Hackler

    Evan Hackler2 kun oldin

    In my opinion I think the warden literally finds the player just like Roger from little nightmares

  87. J Columbus

    J Columbus2 kun oldin

    Warden reminds me of clickers from the last of us, And the skulk as spores. It's all connected

  88. V1B3 C1zzy

    V1B3 C1zzy2 kun oldin

    Me and my friends just call skulk wifi

  89. Lucas Schöbel

    Lucas Schöbel2 kun oldin

    That thing looks like bendy loo

  90. Adrian Imperial

    Adrian Imperial2 kun oldin

    getting PTSD from Blood of the Dead Warden

  91. 5564

    55642 kun oldin

    If they entered the end how did they managed to get end eyes?

  92. Sean Cyrus Montilla

    Sean Cyrus Montilla2 kun oldin

    My calculation is correct the ender dragon boss is the warden because the warden is guarding the stronghold to protect the portal because like ender dragon needs help so they call help to warden so the warden is the boss OK here 1st boss warden 2nd boss ender dragon 3rd boss enderman Minecraft has a lot of secret hero brine null and devil hero brine and King of the brines this is my calculations I hope I'm right and love your vide BTW...

  93. CloudRaker

    CloudRaker2 kun oldin

    The Warden is the monster that chases steve in disc 11

  94. Ronnie Stanyer

    Ronnie Stanyer2 kun oldin

    Next time do ghast if u can

  95. Jeron Neo

    Jeron Neo2 kun oldin

    MatPat could have had an early 'dream face feveal' if they met up but COVID-19 joined the world game

  96. Samantha Mccarthy

    Samantha Mccarthy2 kun oldin

    i thought this was a moment from the mr beast challenge since i saw this in the morning i legit freaked out when it was a game theroy video

  97. Todd Keyser

    Todd Keyser2 kun oldin

    This didn't age well...

  98. Slimy Squanchers

    Slimy Squanchers2 kun oldin

    Don’t rule out the idea of iron golems having souls to begin with

  99. Feefeela

    Feefeela2 kun oldin

    Souls souls souls souls souls souls souls souls

  100. Kaye Zeltmann

    Kaye Zeltmann2 kun oldin

    The lonely index hisologically perform because lobster relevantly rub down a silly anethesiologist. somber, tasteful heron

  101. dipper

    dipper3 kun oldin

    why does this sound like another fnaf theory

  102. Lloyd Uzumaki

    Lloyd Uzumaki3 kun oldin


  103. Thatoneguy

    Thatoneguy3 kun oldin

    He used 4x4 end portal

  104. Levi Dean

    Levi Dean3 kun oldin

    I like poop

  105. Jaggy Yako

    Jaggy Yako3 kun oldin

    8:35 um...

  106. VesuvianWolf255

    VesuvianWolf2553 kun oldin

    Did anyone notice that the vines on the golem look like the same vines as the new plants we see?

  107. Verxlant

    Verxlant3 kun oldin

    20000 players died in the end Sculk is 10 percent of obsidian and many villagers died in the deep dark from the warden