Game Theory: Is A Shield Your BEST Weapon? (Assassin's Creed Valhalla)

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I am super excited for Assassin's Creed Valhalla. This brand new world looks AMAZING! Plus, the footage shows so many cool weapons and abilities. In fact, one that caught my eye is the dual wielding. You are able to dual wield a wide variety of weapons. So many in fact, that I want to know what the STRONGEST way to fight would be. What do you use? Theorists, pick up your weapons of choice and get ready for a battle to the best combo!
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Juke 3 timer siden
why are you always wrong on medieval stuff
Pan Core
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Dont hunt bunnies..... they deserve cuddles and love >:,(
Ragnar Baratheon
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Tiny Easter egg with the bunny (pun intended) @12:17 MatPat used the shriek of the Streamer girl from The Last of us
Saurabh Singh Makrahi
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aah..ure a wily drengir 😁⛏️
Lukas Reimer
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Victor Kordun
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my response to dual wielding is to spin around like a human tornado, but you will get dizzy easly
Hazim Fadhilah
Hazim Fadhilah 21 time siden
"Is dual-wielding shields a good idea?" Marjoram from steambot chronicles: Well yes but actually no
Udon't Sayxxx
Udon't Sayxxx 22 timer siden
matpat making a medieval video because of sponsor but doesn't consult the medieval yt community yep stupid
aviator61727 Dag siden
Matt, stop making statements about historical clearly don't know anything.
honilock Dag siden
There's a huge world that's explorable with longships, an upgradable settlement, you go on raids with your crew and destroy fortresses... Yeah definitely hasn't any resemblance to a certain 7 year old game... It's fake Black Flag. My oh my, even Game theory is sold out now? Is anything pure still today?
Blixer corruptor
Blixer corruptor Dag siden
Ive been watching vids for a few months now and im really questioning why sometimes austin becoems the host and matpat becomes host. Could someone explain to me the role switch times?
Jovica Materic
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Hiccup from how to train your dragons is a more intimidating sounding Viking.
Gerald Hendrix
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I think Ethan (Crankgameplays) is better at math than you are at history. I'm surprised you didn't use Vegetales as a source.
Arch_Ang0L Dag siden
The Templar’s don’t exist yet in eivor’s time. They’re the order of the ancients.
Kabiyul Haque
Kabiyul Haque Dag siden
5:54 Who else got the refrence?
Temblor, James Ronald
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Somehow watching this vid made my brain desynchronized
butbututuplays YT ciasico
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Vanessa is dual wielding a shield doe
joka-kun 2 dager siden
Their is no war in ba sing se.
Haben Teame
Haben Teame 2 dager siden
Love this video
Lumeo 2 dager siden
waht about captain america and his dual shields?
Kenny Sundwall
Kenny Sundwall 2 dager siden
Matt you really need to start communicating with the historical NOpost community
GuyInBacon ?
GuyInBacon ? 2 dager siden
You: any weapon is better then fists! Jackie Chan: am I a joke to you?
Alexander Stevens
Alexander Stevens 2 dager siden
"for ritual purposes" anyone else catch that
Spam Lord 35
Spam Lord 35 2 dager siden
5:28 Roman punch, Roman strike, Roman stab, Roman kick, Roman kills, Roman cries because peacekeeper left him and took the kids. If you know, you know.
Spam Lord 35
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@Sir Ragno indeed
Sir Ragno
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André Luis
André Luis 2 dager siden
Matpat: *makes video talking about historical weaponry* NOpost history nerds: "How many times do we have to teach you this lesson, old man?"
Nationalist Joe
Nationalist Joe 3 dager siden
"It is sad to see something you love die. It is far worse when its instead becomes a bloated corpse, slowly decaying in its own festering entropy while making vain attempts to pull itself out of the disgusting sludge of what remains of its life. Everything dies in time, and its life should not be extended beyond its natural end as this will only cause great suffering not only to it, but everything around it as well." My exact thoughts on this channel
DamsAreBiotic 3 dager siden
Captain America would like to know your location
Jason Beasy
Jason Beasy 3 dager siden
i agree with what you said about duel wielding but there is a non defensive option for duel wielding and that is the fact that you can attack faster by attacking right after your previous attack without bringing your blade back up to attack quicker
André Luis
André Luis 2 dager siden
Not really no. The idea that dual wielding makes you faster is a myth.
Senyo Tamaki
Senyo Tamaki 3 dager siden
He is 2nd the person from odyssey is way stronger
FR0ST - 3 dager siden
Matpat:Dual wielding is awful Zoro (op) : "laughing" with third sword
johnson che
johnson che 3 dager siden
um, why does matpat do this to all his sponsors, they're helping him and he's destroying them, seems like bad business to sponsor matpat, especially u diet coke
Magni Walter but not Walter Magni
Magni Walter but not Walter Magni 3 dager siden
Masochism, just, masochism
Adam S.
Adam S. 3 dager siden
Remember when MatPat did actual research? Sigh, me too.
Creeeamy 4 dager siden
Matpat: Makes another I'll informed history theory Skall, Metatron, Shadiversity: How many times do we have to teach you this lesson old man!?
Nick K
Nick K 4 dager siden
Matpat. There are so many people you can fact check with. People who know much more than you. Stop thinking Ubisoft cares about historical accuracy, and fact check. They don't care about their own workers, why should they care about anything other than selling copies.
LANDYN YOUNG 4 dager siden
Mat: I wouldn’t dual wield shields ever! Captain America in one comic: That hurts man, that hurts.
Leo Scotton
Leo Scotton 4 dager siden
Targe’s are Scottish
THE REAL MAZE 4 dager siden
Mat Pat: Eivor is the strongest Assassin we've ever seen in the franchise Alexios: you better be joking..
Josh Jones
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Kolbe Le
Kolbe Le 4 dager siden
Assassin: *Duel wields shields* Captain America: *Breaths heavily *
PsYChomETry 5 dager siden
This Video: Exists Captain America: Allow me to introduce myself
Jon Oman
Jon Oman 5 dager siden
Axe and hammer , best combo in game. The flail is n at though.
Sans Gaming
Sans Gaming 5 dager siden
Matpat: what universe is using duel shields useful Disney: hm maybe I can
Featherflame 5 dager siden
This just reminds me of the broom incident in AC 2... Impractical weapons, but real funny
Amilkratos Romero
Amilkratos Romero 5 dager siden
And as always, Religion is the real root of Evil...
Sumbul’s Kitchen
Sumbul’s Kitchen 5 dager siden
That ba seng sai reference was so random lmao.
hola:p :3
hola:p :3 5 dager siden
Wow he talks fast
MStretch 5 dager siden
Another case of game theory doing the minimum amount of research to get by. Sadly this is filled with inaccurate info which is becoming a noticeable trend in the last year.
Stone Cold Steve Autism
Stone Cold Steve Autism 5 dager siden
Oh matt pat opening his lid about a subject he has no idea about. What else is new?
J.S. Bach
J.S. Bach 6 dager siden
Who researched this? I think it’s time we start holding these video essays to undergrad level research papers. Cite your sources!
Big Moe
Big Moe 6 dager siden
Capcom: A Sword And Shield Combo you say?
D.A.R.K 6 dager siden
The Rising of the Shield Assassin
Josh Lincoln
Josh Lincoln 6 dager siden
Awesome that you remembered that fighting with weapons exists outside of Europe and Japan (why do so many forget when talking about this 😑) but I do feel the need to mention the one martial art whose foundational training centres of dual-wielding - Eskrima. It is based on fighting efficiently with two weapons and has historical precedent of being really effective. Yes, you mostly see dual sticks, but many of the techniques can translate to sword fighting. P.S Chinese martial arts also have shuangdao and shuangjian (dual sabres and swords), and dual knives and dear-horn knives and wind-and-fire wheels and double chain whip and twin maces and on and on and on. Korean swordfighting has dual-sword styles; nguni stick fighting uses dual-weapons; kalaripayattu uses dual swords of several different varieties; you can see dual-swords represented in martial dances from the caucasus region... So many people see sword and shield/dagger and stop at that, thinking that everything else must be ineffective. But if you learn about martial arts from outside Europe and Japan, take the time to train in the techniques that involve dual wielding, and use the right kind of weapon, you can actually become a really efficient fighter.
RAGING BULL 6 dager siden
I played call of duty. I now plan on commanding US troops if WW3 happens
Victor Nguyen
Victor Nguyen 6 dager siden
Can you just stop talking about historically dependant topics? There are so many misconceptions, and you can't call this "science and logic" when it's so contrived.
Timotheuster 6 dager siden
Hiccup from HTTYD: “Aside from the dragon, yeah my shield is my best weapon.”
William Russell
William Russell 6 dager siden
Where are the venerable saints of HEMA when you need em
10 cent gamer
10 cent gamer 7 dager siden
5:24 very clever subliminal messaging Mr. Pat!
futurelolfo gaming
futurelolfo gaming 7 dager siden
Re ust me event hough how hard you try you can never find information about Krabi krabong cause I am Thai and my parents Are too they know what it is bot the history is a myth
Barely Awesome
Barely Awesome 7 dager siden
Vanilla YT
Vanilla YT 7 dager siden
HEY MATPAT! So I have an idea for your fourth channel (to complete the little circle thing in all of your channel logos, food theory being the third one). It could be Life Theory, involving things in the real world. Things like “why do people enjoy __ so much?” You could get I to more science and math stuff, because both science and math are part of real life. Personally, if you did make this, I would love for you to explain why schools teach us stuff we might not even need in the real world. I think that’s a question we all want the answer to. Well, I doubt you’ll actually be reading this comment, but I’m gonna do my best to get it in your sight.
Daytona Jones
Daytona Jones 7 dager siden
My favorite youtuber just shouted out my second favorite NOpostr
NitroxFTW 7 dager siden
Just use two weapons you'd normally use with one hand.
The GFL 7 dager siden
Wait is this destroying Captain America's entire career?
Johndoezerss 7 dager siden
this is past matpat someones using a animus. There is no cringy intro bit
TequaTheG0at r6
TequaTheG0at r6 7 dager siden
The fact he watches cory is so cool
The Bear Geek
The Bear Geek 7 dager siden
Male Eivor's voice is PERFECT P E R F E C T
Lux Invicta
Lux Invicta 7 dager siden
There is an actual dual wielding martial arts. In the Philippines they call it Arnis, Eskrima, or Kali. They can interchange between dual wielding weapons, to knife, to kick-boxing, to Jiujutsu, in a one fight without ever changing the stances or encumbrance. You can check it and I'm so amazed. The story goes is that the Filipinos used it against the Spaniards, and when the Spaniards conquered them, they banned the use of weapons and the martial arts because of its deadliness, so the Filipinos practiced it without weapons to conceal it as if it was just a cultural tradition and dancing (Like yaw-yan but yaw-yan is later version).
Jasper Jessee
Jasper Jessee 8 dager siden
a theory idea black bears are just emo pandas
David Wells
David Wells 8 dager siden
Yeah, I enjoyed the military history aspect of this. It gives me an excuse to watch a video like this in my Military History class, play the video game, and bring in my axe and hook sword replicas. So great.
tufrabza 8 dager siden
Love getting my learn on. Dual shields? Awesome I recall that in Dark Souls... not a good idea because... how about shields with spikes? ok, can work, but not overall great.. fuuu. Lantern shield had tons of armaments... ohhh So THAT's why the ffxi lantern shield had a bonus to attack... >.>;
Annaconda MC
Annaconda MC 8 dager siden
Mat there is a world with a super human dual wielding a shield *shield
Annaconda MC
Annaconda MC 8 dager siden
Mat there is a world with a super human dual wielding a shield *shield
The MLP Connoisseur
The MLP Connoisseur 8 dager siden
What if it was a spike sheildn
Luke Fairrington
Luke Fairrington 8 dager siden
It’s weird hearing so many people pronounce Valhalla wrong
The MLP Connoisseur
The MLP Connoisseur 8 dager siden
Shield Knight anyone?
hyper venom
hyper venom 8 dager siden
Mat pat cap in inifinty war used duel shields in wakanda
Podgester 8 dager siden
I agree with the voice acting opinion very much
unreal 8 dager siden
Just a note: During editing when you where talking about the 2 swords technique, the eyes looked towards the one used for defending when you said attacking and vice versa. Just a small editing error.
Kiwi Spartan
Kiwi Spartan 9 dager siden
Shovel is a weapon [Happy Krieg noises]
Lindsay Newton
Lindsay Newton 9 dager siden
Lindsay Newton
Lindsay Newton 9 dager siden
Lindsay Newton
Lindsay Newton 9 dager siden
AdR929 9 dager siden
wow...after years since the For Honor video, i thought he'd have learned to do more than 5 minutes of research to form a proper informed historically accurate video...glad i was wrong -_- Dumbass
Arrow8D 9 dager siden
locas316 7 dager siden
yea who made the outro music its awesome
delta wolf
delta wolf 10 dager siden
Wow I was playing this game when I watched this
fishpop 10 dager siden
In terms of dual wielding axes in fiction; the Act Zaku Commander Type does it. For shields; the Thunderbolt GM (Pronounced Jim in this context, not Gee-emm) mounts its shields on sub arms installed on its backpack. Its super prototype counterpart wields FOUR shields, one on each arm and the other two are mounted on sub-arms just like the GM.
fishpop 10 dager siden
I completely forgot that one guy in Avatar used hook swords... That weapon always makes me think of Kabal from Mortal Kombat.
Beth Tenorio
Beth Tenorio 10 dager siden
So that means zoro's third sword style has offense and 2 defence weapons
Beth Tenorio
Beth Tenorio 9 dager siden
@Siege Master ik
Siege Master
Siege Master 9 dager siden
Uhh... Thats from an anime bruh!
•RainyRoad• 10 dager siden
This is true until you become bayblade
Dennis Hårdén
Dennis Hårdén 10 dager siden
Vikings did become christians. The big kicker was the genocide that was the St Brices day massacre when every dane was brutally slaughtered despite peace treaties, which the brits still celebrate. And the viking shields were made to be used for punching but not straight on, they tilted the shield upward and outward and hit with the edge. Very effective.
The lancer from timeline 100
The lancer from timeline 100 10 dager siden
Game theory: is a shield your best weapon? Splendid screen demoknights: *alcoholic yes*
justin hudd
justin hudd 10 dager siden
Look up Dueling Shields
Alexander Nicholson
Alexander Nicholson 10 dager siden
Eivor says himself that he does not believe in delaying death so therefore he wouldn't care as much about defence and would focus more on offence
Daniel Mah
Daniel Mah 10 dager siden
What about lightsaber combat?
Khorne Berzerker
Khorne Berzerker 10 dager siden
Mat: "Just cause you can dual wield things doesn't mean you should." Me: *remembers a video I saw of a guy dual wielding Barrett .50 cal sniper rifles* "No, you definitely should."
John DoDo Doe
John DoDo Doe 5 dager siden
Definitely an assassin weapon...
Stary Verse
Stary Verse 10 dager siden
Ah yes the history community has been angered, oh boy this ought to be interesting. On the upside looks like most of the comments are sophisticated and not insense, angry, "I lost my temper" rambling.
David Werner
David Werner 10 dager siden
What about triple weilding?
Claymore Roomba
Claymore Roomba 11 dager siden
Matpat: ODIN IS WITH US!! *tears vocal chords*
Tyro 11 dager siden
Mate mate mate much effort would it have taken to send a 1-2 line email to the people who are replying to this video. It's one thing to make a mistake and have people offer to help you not do it again, but then to not learn from your mistakes....that's no bueno
the epic Memer
the epic Memer 11 dager siden
Pretty sure Edward dual wielded swords
BobTheTrollKing 11 dager siden
This video reminds me of the old "How do I get to Ironforge? Go to Durotar?" and wait for people to tell me the right answer.
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