Game Theory: Solving Raticate's "DEATH" (Pokemon Red and Blue)

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  • Published: 18 June 2016
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    It's one of the oldest and most infamous creepypastas out there -- that you killed your Rival's Raticate in Pokemon Red and Blue. But are you truly an eleven-year-old with blood on your hands? Unlike most other creepypasta, this Pokemon theory actually HAS evidence that gives us a definitive answer one way or the other, evidence that has gone largely unnoticed for the better part of the last decade. So today's Pokemon Theory is putting this question to rest...pun intended. Should Red be renamed as "Murderer Red?" Let's find out!

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Comments • 30 860

  • ButterFoox
    ButterFoox  4 hours back

    My fever dream had Matpat singing like that!
    It was the prophecy!

    • Christian Schnack Nissen

      What level is Pikachu in the movi ??(´∩。• ᵕ •。∩`)

      • Garrick Chong
        Garrick Chong  5 hours back

        when in a pokeball, a pokemon will be technically frozen and therefore can make it stay alive until the next visit and as such the only reason why Ash's pikachu was in a coma was because it will not enter a pokeball. Atleast that is what i think.

        • sans pro ultimate
          sans pro ultimate  16 hours back

          Ohh I realy miss manga :')

          • Yah Boi
            Yah Boi  1 days back

            Is it just me or does the raticate he uses in this video look shiny

            • Stxrry Rxe Sushi
              Stxrry Rxe Sushi  1 days back

              It's not creepypasta, it's scary spaghetti-

              • incredible beats
                incredible beats  2 days back

                He just put him in the inbox lol

                • catslife is gizmo
                  catslife is gizmo  2 days back

                  wwwhat if it was just traded

                  • Secret Sender
                    Secret Sender  4 days back

                    11:50

                    actually.
                    if you check, Raticate’s speed is a higher number than Exeggcutor.

                    edit: if you can’t see it—
                    Raticate: [speed] 97
                    Exeggcutor: [speed] 55

                    • TikTok sucks 101
                      TikTok sucks 101  5 days back

                      Clefairy be like OH SHOOT A RAT *Proceeds to moon blast raticate* *Raticate dies*

                      • Lilly And friends
                        Lilly And friends  5 days back

                        Starting at 3:24 you can hear the music from the "uh oh stinky" song lol

                        • Ultimate Chungus
                          Ultimate Chungus  5 days back

                          My theory: The Kindergarten Janitor.




                          GET IT?

                          • cats united
                            cats united  6 days back

                            I might be getting a gen 1 game

                            • D5 Mobile Legends
                              D5 Mobile Legends  6 days back

                              Can ghost types die?

                              • Chaos Obligation Gacha

                                Ash had to abuse pikachu just to get it to not suck.. that’s pikachu for you... definitely not a good Pokémon.

                                • Chinchilla General
                                  Chinchilla General  7 days back

                                  In the fifth battle, he could have been looking to save time when adding a new mon to his team. Until gen 7, any Pokemon caught when your team is full will be automatically transferred to the pc

                                  • The Skeleton Dragon
                                    The Skeleton Dragon  1 weeks back

                                    Did you forget to mention that HUMANS will also eat Pokemon? It is stated in the Pokedex that some bass pokemonm (Dunno which) is delicious.

                                    • Jailbreakfan111222
                                      Jailbreakfan111222  1 weeks back

                                      look at theauraguardian's video which was posted before this by about a year was it a reference he didn't mention?

                                      • Luis Eduardo Ruizgodoy Hijuelos

                                        2:32 , actually if u picked charmander , blue would have a arcanine , not gyarados , just saying


                                        _kek_

                                        • The Swag Bros
                                          The Swag Bros  1 weeks back

                                          When I got this in my “up next” it showed TheOdd1sOut’s scams thumbnail

                                          • FlurryFairy
                                            FlurryFairy  1 weeks back

                                            i was confused by this theory because when i was playing pokemon yellow,he never had a raticate..

                                            • cracke Lord 397
                                              cracke Lord 397  2 weeks back

                                              Raticate evolves at level 20 but blues raticate is lvl 16 it's a different pokemon
                                              Me: it's a ditto

                                              • Legendary Father
                                                Legendary Father  2 weeks back

                                                It’s that fuckass’s thought for attacking me when there was no pokemon center nearby.

                                                • The Lonely Mimikyu XXX
                                                  The Lonely Mimikyu XXX  2 weeks back

                                                  ok 2 tihngs:
                                                  1st: 2019 anyone?
                                                  2nd:did anyone notice that the tune of the pokemon theme song matpat was singing in 0:20 is a tune of a real song,i don't know what it's called tho

                                                  • Ezekiel Iñigo Hernandez

                                                    2019 Anyone

                                                    • Ezekiel Iñigo Hernandez

                                                      IT'S KILL OR BE KILLED

                                                      • Tricky Nicky
                                                        Tricky Nicky  2 weeks back

                                                        Reggie next week yay

                                                        • WILLIAM HAMPTON
                                                          WILLIAM HAMPTON  2 weeks back

                                                          but mat pat most of the manga isn't canon their not by the creators of pok'emon
                                                          edit: i think

                                                          • the best channel totally

                                                            I just started playing pokemon quest on the switch and the first boss is a Raticate.....

                                                            • Chips _Ahoy
                                                              Chips _Ahoy  2 weeks back

                                                              Charmanders die when the tail goes out





                                                              Blastoise Fan : Bois put out the candle

                                                              • Phillip Hasselhoffs
                                                                Phillip Hasselhoffs  2 weeks back

                                                                Gary wouldn’t have a Gyarados if he had a Blastoise. He would have an Arcanine instead

                                                                • JJ Masterson
                                                                  JJ Masterson  2 weeks back

                                                                  Or he did something to it like team rocket did to geyavoneys pokemon

                                                                  • Montgomery Montgomery
                                                                    Montgomery Montgomery  2 weeks back

                                                                    I am eating suspicious noodles right now lol

                                                                    • Zodiex a
                                                                      Zodiex a  2 weeks back

                                                                      Its not blue its gary

                                                                      • doedoe elikya
                                                                        doedoe elikya  2 weeks back

                                                                        Raticate did die not cus of the trainer if yuu read the manga😎😎

                                                                        • Owen Duarte
                                                                          Owen Duarte  2 weeks back

                                                                          The trial
                                                                          Judge:okay ask the judges
                                                                          Youngster joey:yep make him got to jail
                                                                          Red:darn it

                                                                          • Owen Duarte
                                                                            Owen Duarte  2 weeks back

                                                                            His name is blue or green in the game and gary in the game jk it dickhead

                                                                            • Risen Warrior
                                                                              Risen Warrior  2 weeks back

                                                                              Grovyle sacrifice anyone?

                                                                              • Hat kid :3
                                                                                Hat kid :3  2 weeks back

                                                                                Myth: We killed blue's Radicate.
                                                                                Fact: Blue has access to the PC just like us.

                                                                                • J Pink
                                                                                  J Pink  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Plot twist: He lost a bet

                                                                                  • First name Last name
                                                                                    First name Last name  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Gary literally says that he caught 40 or 50 different Pokemon when you meet him on the S.S Anne, so he does use the PC.

                                                                                    • J SW
                                                                                      J SW  3 weeks back

                                                                                      But my ivysaur evolved before level 36

                                                                                    • Iggy De Guzman
                                                                                      Iggy De Guzman  3 weeks back

                                                                                      LTS The Raticate commits suicide!!!!!

                                                                                      • Snickers X Snickers
                                                                                        Snickers X Snickers  3 weeks back

                                                                                        Why was he then in the tower that confuses me

                                                                                      • Well Ethan Realino Demetria

                                                                                        and herdier at sun and moon

                                                                                        • A Little Woozy
                                                                                          A Little Woozy  3 weeks back

                                                                                          Why do people constantly bash on Gen 1 Raticate for being useless? Hyper Fang can two-hit KO a lot of Pokémon that are the same level as it and don’t resist it. Plus it has quite a diverse movepool I think, being able to learn Bubble Beam.

                                                                                          • J -Wilk
                                                                                            J -Wilk  3 weeks back

                                                                                            This explains everything except for the empty slot. But there's even an explanation for this that wasn't addressed in the video. When you talk to Gary/Red/Asshat, in the dialogue after you beat him, he admits that he came to the tower to catch a cubone or marowak. By leaving that 5th slot open, it means that if/when he catches one, he doesn't have to go to a PC to retrieve it and play the swap out Pokémon game. Instead, it can stay right in his party where he can train it. So there ya go; every single part of this theory is now closed up.

                                                                                            • JustAnOrange
                                                                                              JustAnOrange  3 weeks back

                                                                                              Nobody
                                                                                              My friend:hey remember lavend-
                                                                                              Me:DU DU DU DU , DU DU DU