Game Theory: Mario Odyssey's Big LIE.. Power Moons have NO POWER!

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  • Published: 16 February 2019
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    In Super Mario Odyssey, Mario and Cappy collect Power Moons to fuel up their airship. Power Moons are new for Mario Odyssey and they're the only real source of power we see in any of the worlds we travel to, so I had to ask... are these Power Moons actually that strong? I've decided to figure out just how powerful they actually are. Is this the biggest lie in all of Mario canon? Well I'm about to tell you!

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Comments • 9 152

  • Zack Aryan666
    Zack Aryan666  10 hours back

    if you think about it, burning about 3 cups of high calorie food hundreds of times can make a good amount of energy.

    • fostmango
      fostmango  1 days back

      How much power it sure did have the power to make me click

      • Garnet Wins
        Garnet Wins  2 days back

        15:45
        Unsubscribed

        • stargxzer
          stargxzer  2 days back

          Make book theory

        • Ev an
          Ev an  3 days back

          For the grand stars to allow for space travel, it’s not guaranteed to be a massive amount, but I think it will be humongous.

          • Julian Williams
            Julian Williams  3 days back

            I just followed

            • Isi
              Isi  3 days back

              The translation factor from calorie (cal) to Joule (J) is 4.1..... Note that the energy of food is shown in kcal (KILO calorie) wich means 1000 cal.

              • Vinh P
                Vinh P  4 days back

                So the power moons have no power but do?

                • Apex octane
                  Apex octane  5 days back

                  Mat pat doesn’t understand what a little bit over ten minutes means

                  • jo hampson
                    jo hampson  5 days back

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                    • VaultBoi 4321
                      VaultBoi 4321  6 days back

                      NOOOO STOP MATPAT :0

                      • Shmeegan02
                        Shmeegan02  6 days back

                        I feel may pat before he did youtube was probably going to be a science teacher

                        • Ethin Gainey
                          Ethin Gainey  1 weeks back

                          I’m in 5th grade and my brain hurts talking about the element table (I’m sorry if that is not what it is called)

                          • Isi
                            Isi  3 days back

                            It is called the periodic table of chemical elements, often shortened to periodic table.

                        • Justin Adrain
                          Justin Adrain  1 weeks back

                          Why tiktok

                          • Sunshine Gamer
                            Sunshine Gamer  1 weeks back

                            you just earned one unsubsribbe for teamiong up with a dead trend

                            • Jeremy Portillo Lima
                              Jeremy Portillo Lima  1 weeks back

                              if the power moons are made of helium and it powers the oddessy ballon...

                              • Balkanski yt master
                                Balkanski yt master  2 weeks back

                                So I need to eat moons to stay alive

                                • Ghost of Hollonest
                                  Ghost of Hollonest  2 weeks back

                                  I’m taking physical science and it’s cool to look back on this

                                  • Lucian Rodriguez
                                    Lucian Rodriguez  2 weeks back

                                    1 like on this comment=1 prayer for matpat

                                    • James Dinius
                                      James Dinius  2 weeks back

                                      OK, your saying these moons are weak, but lets put it in another perspective. The explosive energy of TNT is 4 kJ per gram, or 4 MJ per kilogram. These moons are 1.7 MJ or a little less than half a kilogram of TNT.

                                      • // Lavender //
                                        // Lavender //  2 weeks back

                                        Pauline’s a mayor now she used to be his girlfriend and now she’s helping him save his new one?

                                        • RITZ_YT
                                          RITZ_YT  2 weeks back

                                          I mean, you could have just seen the Chrysler building in both along with the Brooklyn bridge

                                          • Katie B.
                                            Katie B.  3 weeks back

                                            I love watching y’all so mush and I hope you reach over 1000000 subs! 😋

                                            • Crimson Nigtmare
                                              Crimson Nigtmare  3 weeks back

                                              sub to matpat people

                                              • Dexter Gertiser
                                                Dexter Gertiser  3 weeks back

                                                Wait, what about THUAMP

                                                • Enda Elvan
                                                  Enda Elvan  4 weeks back

                                                  Isn’t it called metro city?

                                                  • Janelle Mix
                                                    Janelle Mix  4 weeks back

                                                    You knew Polleen Mario's old girl friend

                                                    • Puppet gamer Georgia and Friends

                                                      Matpat. WHITCH NEW YORK/ NEW DONK DO U MEAN CITY OR STATE BOI?

                                                      • Patricia Romero
                                                        Patricia Romero  1 months back

                                                        I was eating go gurt while watching this

                                                        • Mernerner
                                                          Mernerner  1 months back

                                                          😵

                                                          • Ya boi
                                                            Ya boi  1 months back

                                                            10:03 A REAL DRUMROLL

                                                            • Kristy DeFillippo
                                                              Kristy DeFillippo  1 months back

                                                              OVER 9000!!!!!

                                                              • Damyen Hockman
                                                                Damyen Hockman  1 months back

                                                                But how much helium III is in the moons? If you find the mass of the moons, assuming they're made of almost entirely helium III, you multiply that by the efficiency of mass to energy conversion in a fusion reaction, 42% if I recall, and find the full potential of the moons.

                                                                • Blue Wolves
                                                                  Blue Wolves  1 months back

                                                                  I made it to the end of super Mario Odyssey and I never seen the power plant I’m going back to new donk city and looking for it

                                                                  • Laalaa
                                                                    Laalaa  1 months back

                                                                    I can't touch a coin. I'm broke.

                                                                    • Party the mad wolf gamer l with friends l AND PLUSH

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                                                                      • Party the mad wolf gamer l with friends l AND PLUSH

                                                                        Whyyyyyy btw I am the infinite dodger in my universe

                                                                        • shan paulter
                                                                          shan paulter  2 months back

                                                                          TIK TOK IS SPYWARE

                                                                          • Maxwell Hayden
                                                                            Maxwell Hayden  2 months back

                                                                            I think the power moons may have a wattage relative to where they are found, which would explain the color differentials between moons, those with a color such as pinkish would be less powerful than a blue one, just like in tiers of heat to fire color or heat to star color irl

                                                                            • Confused person With a cat profile picture.

                                                                              Where I’m from a penny is not worth anything so does that count as touching a coin?

                                                                              • NotYourAverageJoe
                                                                                NotYourAverageJoe  2 months back

                                                                                This is mind blowing

                                                                                • Ethan Manzi
                                                                                  Ethan Manzi  2 months back

                                                                                  ... The fact that you mentioned TikTok makes it hard for me to want to watch more videos for today. -Shudders-

                                                                                  • Awsome Connie And Shadow Freddy

                                                                                    MatPat: Put in 15,000 Snickers bars into the Oddysey ship, kids, we're going to the moon!
                                                                                    Me: XD

                                                                                    • Saleh Nassar
                                                                                      Saleh Nassar  2 months back

                                                                                      Nobody
                                                                                      Literally Nobody
                                                                                      Mat pat: let me tell you how your favorite plumber is technically a serial killer sociopath

                                                                                      • Hudson Hailey
                                                                                        Hudson Hailey  2 months back

                                                                                        You should do a theory on why proxi flies into link at the start of hyrule warriors (I haven’t finished the game yet, so just ignore this if it is already answered)

                                                                                        • Malcolm S
                                                                                          Malcolm S  2 months back

                                                                                          its because shes part of the aspect of twilight and saves link from death after he loses to ganon the first time around at the end of the game

                                                                                      • Ironic Dutch Moonshade
                                                                                        Ironic Dutch Moonshade  2 months back

                                                                                        I'm getting flashbacks (pun intended) to CW's The Flash, where in the first season they call something with 6.7 tera electronvolt of energy "unstoppable" even though 6.7 tera electronvolt equals 0.00000107 Joules.

                                                                                        • Danny Pace
                                                                                          Danny Pace  2 months back

                                                                                          is it just me, or do you guys and gals check to see if youre subscribed every time he says to?