Dissecting Monsters! Could Giant Beasts ACTUALLY Exist? | The SCIENCE of... Dauntless

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Dauntless is a free to play game about hunting giant monsters and believe me when I say that these monsters are EPIC! Can you imagine living in a world where giant Behemoths are casually strolling by on the regular? Think about it! Today, Austin is doing just that. He is going to figure out if these crazy monsters could actually exist and survive in our world! Get your monster hunting gear ready Theorists!
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  1. Cassandra Calder

    Cassandra Calder2 ימים לפני

    "it's on the switch!" *yeets self across room opens shop and downloads game*

  2. Baylor Loney

    Baylor Loney3 ימים לפני

    i *was* always rather fond of respiration.

  3. Incognito Burrito

    Incognito Burrito4 ימים לפני

    Does anyone know the name of the song around 9:24 I’ve been lookin for jt for like and hour now 😫


    LOLZMAN5 ימים לפני

    @Austin about atp its 13 atoms of oxygen as a single atom is not a molecule

  5. RPGKing X

    RPGKing X6 ימים לפני

    Austin: “Giant Beast can actually exist in the real world.” Me: “Narga, you can come out now!”

  6. Mr.Champion

    Mr.Champion6 ימים לפני

    5:05 [insert "assume a spherical cow" joke here]

  7. Urself Boi x3

    Urself Boi x37 ימים לפני

    Thick bone

  8. Crownless Sword King

    Crownless Sword King7 ימים לפני

    It's Monster hunter world!

  9. Jonathan Stanfield

    Jonathan Stanfield9 ימים לפני

    So dauntless is basically a Rip off of monsters hunter. Neat

  10. Charmander Burnz

    Charmander Burnz10 ימים לפני

    All of the comments: monster hunter Me: yes monster hunter plz do it or else I shall unsubscribe

  11. Charmander Burnz

    Charmander Burnz10 ימים לפני

    Austin the science theorist

  12. Thomas Ambalavanar

    Thomas Ambalavanar10 ימים לפני

    Floating islands probably hep with heat dispersion too since there would be basically constant strong winds

  13. Brandon Anonymous

    Brandon Anonymous11 ימים לפני

    Austin the science terrier of Boston... your welcome

  14. Mikee 1234444

    Mikee 123444411 ימים לפני

    While the African Elephant has to worry about over heating to death the Etruscan Shrew has to worry about freezing to death.

  15. eat hot chip and lie

    eat hot chip and lie14 ימים לפני

    The moment he described ether (aether?) I knew it would involve air. Like how insects used to be giant due to increased O2. Then he mentioned the insects and I’m like, yup, aether is some sort of super-oxygen.

  16. Mark Ass Brownie

    Mark Ass Brownie14 ימים לפני

    This is the most interesting ad i have ever watched.

  17. Timothy Scott

    Timothy Scott14 ימים לפני

    Random question Could a giant tree like animal exist?

  18. Caroline Harned

    Caroline Harned15 ימים לפני


  19. Josh Mase

    Josh Mase16 ימים לפני

    In all seriousness, dauntless is what happens when fortnite tries to be monster Hunter imo.

  20. Ryan Yee

    Ryan Yee18 ימים לפני

    This game is a monster hunter world rip off.


    SCODI OFFICER:00119 ימים לפני

    *So....Monster Hunter?*

  22. Random Chiroptera

    Random Chiroptera19 ימים לפני

    How to defeat Tyranny of The Rocket? I'm not really sure, but let's look at all the relatively believable animes that cover sci-fi space flight. Nearly every vessel launches from some kind of guided track, which accelerates them faster than their propulsion engines are capable of from a dead stop. The most logical translation of this launch track is rally in technology.

  23. Glued Blaziken32

    Glued Blaziken3220 ימים לפני

    As Austin was describing elephants evolutions my mind went to dragons sense dragons are large would then in turn produce more heat so I think then dragons spit fire not because of magic but because of all the built up body heat from flying and living

  24. Ahmed Bashary

    Ahmed Bashary21 יום לפני

    The gnasher is a otter.

  25. LycanLink

    LycanLink21 יום לפני

    I already watched and loved this video when it was new, but when I re-watched it just now to show my friend, it was like watching it for the first time all over again, because I didn't retain anything, haha. Anyway, my point is, this video is still awesome, even upon re-watching. I love science so much. :)

  26. ThePumpkinKing 7

    ThePumpkinKing 721 יום לפני

    Austin: because it’s wrong Game developers: I MADE THE GAME GOD D*MMIT!!

  27. HollowAlloy06

    HollowAlloy0622 ימים לפני

    Austin: mentions Kerbal Space Program Me: gets flashbacks to the merry-go-round rocket

  28. gregolonious

    gregolonious23 ימים לפני

    Soooooo.. Judging by this theory, king kong was one of several?

  29. Chikorita2Chante

    Chikorita2Chante25 ימים לפני

    I could've sworn they've talked about the heat thing in giant mammals already on film theory or game theory? Am I crazy?

  30. Kanzler Burce

    Kanzler Burce25 ימים לפני

    The giant insect youre talking about is... mothra

  31. Jade Designs

    Jade Designs26 ימים לפני

    The way he puts it...

  32. Jimbrial Innocent

    Jimbrial Innocent26 ימים לפני

    Behemoths are made of aether.

  33. Jag Cart

    Jag Cart28 ימים לפני

    Austin has Autinsm. hehe

  34. abhiram vishwanath

    abhiram vishwanath28 ימים לפני

    Please tell me im not the only classical musician and twoset fan who keeps getting distracted by austins choice of classical music?!?!? Also does anyone know which bach concerto is at 9:30?

  35. Omnia Autem Mortale

    Omnia Autem Mortaleחודש לפני

    I wonder if this game was in part inspired by Dragon Hunters; with floating islands and giant monsters, it certainly seems so.

  36. The Bit Boy

    The Bit Boyחודש לפני

    I honestly just rewatched this video cause I started playing dauntless on the switch

  37. The Content Table

    The Content Tableחודש לפני

    And coolest of all *respiration*

  38. Cooper Warren

    Cooper Warrenחודש לפני

    OH MY GOD the Skarn is hard when you first try. I scraped by with a D, and the team average was an A.

  39. Lily Emily

    Lily Emilyחודש לפני

    Energy heat weight these are the tryforec of life

  40. Kenny Bicking

    Kenny Bickingחודש לפני

    don't get me wrong I love me some matpat but austin is like the bread and butter.

  41. Echo the silent

    Echo the silentחודש לפני

    This video convinced me to play the game, now I am addicted!!!

  42. Theo Parker

    Theo Parkerחודש לפני

    How come all of Austin's videos have the fast violin music.

  43. Tiny Valkyrie

    Tiny Valkyrieחודש לפני

    It’s because it’s part of what makes an Austin video an Austin video. And it’s free. Pretty much all music over 100 yrs old are in the public domain. Carmen and others clearly fall into that category.

  44. Moo Moo

    Moo Mooחודש לפני

    can you do a vid on MHW?

  45. Kiera Fayd

    Kiera Faydחודש לפני

    I'd be interested in seeing a followup to this, examining how the abilities of some behemoths might work. What would it take for a living creature to generate lightningbolts like Drask or ball lightning like Stormclaw. Electric eels can generate electricity but not enough to arc to creatures that arn't touching them or the water they are in. How about Embermane, what would it take for a creature to be literally on fire at all times but not be burned to death? We have bio-luminescent creatures on earth but could they possibly generate enough coherent light to make a laser beam like Valomyr?

  46. Zero Xp

    Zero Xpחודש לפני

    Why does this remind me of a other game?🤔🤔🤔

  47. Jplsk Kumar

    Jplsk Kumarחודש לפני


  48. olivia n

    olivia nחודש לפני

    As a bio major listening to this while studying for finals, this vid makes me very happy. Scaling? SA to V ratio? Heat regulation? Sufficient resource intake? All things I needed to review today

  49. ChildrenInACan. Org

    ChildrenInACan. Orgחודש לפני

    E no

  50. Who Cares869

    Who Cares869חודש לפני

    Will it be available for mobile in the future because I'm a basic bich that can't afford a computer and console

  51. zaigadeke

    zaigadekeחודש לפני

    Very conspicuous absence of the words "Monster Hunter" anywhere...hmmm

  52. SuperCharged5 -

    SuperCharged5 -חודש לפני

    Austin: And the most important key to this is Ice cream ad plays Me: oh of course

  53. Pushpak Bhole

    Pushpak Bholeחודש לפני

    You should make a video with Kyle from Because Science

  54. J list

    J listחודש לפני

    Austin: "....These baheimiths!" Gore Magala: I'm about to end this man's whole career

  55. J list

    J listחודש לפני

    Dauntless sucks bro it's just monster Hunter with fortnite

  56. Defender of Justice

    Defender of Justiceחודש לפני

    *hears the classic music entrance* me: he's here

  57. TJ Cram

    TJ Cramחודש לפני

    Wish you would've mentioned the carnotaurus, a rather large carnivorous dinosaur that could run at about the speed of a horse, which would've fit almost perfectly with the topic of this video.

  58. iq5ebnjxuqbbfnteiqhtteaequals

    iq5ebnjxuqbbfnteiqhtteaequalsחודש לפני

    It would be cool if dauntless made this cannon

  59. Balikna

    Baliknaחודש לפני

    aight so at a first glance this game kinda looks like monster hunter but with fortnite graphics and smaller swords.

  60. Carl Spncer

    Carl Spncerחודש לפני

    Wouldn't putting the animal in intensive cold help with the heat problems

  61. C-HasArrived Lad's

    C-HasArrived Lad'sחודש לפני

    Austin: Makes an episode about Dauntless Me: Cries in Deviljho