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Game Theory: The Secret Identity of Hollow Knight's Hero (Hollow Knight)

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A game that grabbed my attention recently is Hollow Knight, the indie darling about insect creatures in masks being terrorized by a creature corrupted by Randiance. This game is LOADED with theory material but what grabbed my attention most was the character we play as - the Knight. There is so much we don't know but the clues are EVERYWHERE! Today Loyal Theorists, we are unmasking the secret identity of the Knight or Hollow Knight!
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Credits:
Writers: Matthew Patrick
Researcher: Alan Baker
Editors: Alex "Sedge" Sedgwick, BanditRants, and Tyler Mascola
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Sources:
MossBag's Hollow Knight video, irmys.info/more/hZNocHqof7Npm6Q/fy-lm-h-y.html
www.reddit.com/r/gaming/comments/6rvds8/we_are_team_cherry_the_developers_of_hollow/dl8567s/?context=8&depth=9
hollowknight.fandom.com/wiki/Royal_Retainer

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  1. The Game Theorists

    The Game Theorists

    پیش سال

    The below comment is from the channel Sumwan who did an incredible job critiquing this episode. Unfortunately, the comment got lost (IRmys has an algorithm that is constantly "turning over" comments on high-view videos) and despite digging around for hours looking for it, I couldn't find the original. But the work that she put in was SO thorough that I wanted to make sure it got seen, so here it is! ***Original Text from Sumwan*** I've seen this claim many times and it really does not make any sense. Not only does it contradict evidence in the game but it is very misleading. I'll go through the points one by one and explain why: 6:35 “We too might be in the ranks of a higher being” The Knight is the child of the Pale King and the White Lady, who are both higher beings. It makes sense that the Knight is able to read these higher being tablets. This doesn't mean that the Pale King IS the Knight. 7:20 “Does it really sound like we're just some failed experiment cast into the depths of this world?” No, it doesn't sound like that. The Vessels are the children of the Pale King and the White Lady who are born from eggs in the Abyss, which gave them a Shade. The Vessels are not just “failed experiments”. 8:12 “This poem is addressed to the Pale King” It literally says “elegy for HALLOWNEST”. This poem is about Hallownest. “Under palest watch” refers to the Pale King, but the “you”, is most definitely Hallownest. 8:30 “In the beginning of the game's lore, all bugs were basically a hive mind controlled by the moth god Radiance” This information is not supported by anything. Only the Radiance's descendants, the moth tribe, worshipped her. Nowhere is it stated that the Radiance controlled everything else. The Mantis Tribe, the Mosskin, Deepnest, and the Hive were all separate tribes and already had minds before the Pale King. 8:51 “This isn't just a poem about the Pale King, it is directed TO the Pale King” It is about Hallownest and it is direct to Hallownest (elegy for Hallownest). 8:55 “What do we see appear on screen just moments later? Our Knight” After the poem we see THE HOLLOW KNIGHT, not the Knight. The Knight scene appears after we see the Radiance break out of the Hollow Knight. Team Cherry is NOT drawing a parallel between the Knight and the Pale King. The poem is about Hallownest. It is FOR Hallownest. And the scene with the Knight does not appear right after the poem. 10:27 “Elderbug says we are seeking our dreams in perhaps a very literal sense.” The context of this sentence matters. Elderbug is talking about how all the previous travellers went down into Hallownest to follow their dreams. He does not actually know if the Knight has any “dreams” themselves. 11:00 “Elderbug wondering if he's seen a ghost is another potentially clever play on words” No it's not. Elderbug is just referring to how he thought maybe he didn't see anyone pass him because the Knight left so quickly. This dialogue has no other meaning besides that. 11:36 “White Lady: Is it more than simply a Vessel? I almost feel like I'm once again in the presence of my beloved Wyrm” The White Lady only says this because the Knight is wearing the Kingsoul. The Kingsoul reminds her of the Pale King, not the Knight themselves. Also, the White Lady literally calls the Knight her spawn when they visit her with Grimmchild equipped: “Success then for the scarlet heart, and irony, to use my spawn to grow its own.” Are you saying that the White Lady gave birth to her own husband? 11:46 “Your noble bearing reminds me of our dear King” No surprise there since the Knight is the child of the Pale King. 12:05 “The bugs in White Palace bowing as you approach them is just screaming that you're the king” White Palace is a whole other issue, but this is really not concrete evidence. Also their dream nail dialogue makes no sense if it refers to the Knight. 12:19 “10/10 Royal Retainers can't be wrong. You are royalty” You're actually right there. The Knight IS royalty, since they're the child of the King. Not because they ARE the King. 13:28 “This line of “more transformation” seems to imply that the Pale King's death would only lead to yet another form” Not really. Bardoon says that the Pale King's death in Kingdom's Edge was not an actual death, but that it was more like a transformation. This does not mean that the Pale King can transform again after he became his bug shape. A caterpillar transforming into a butterfly also cannot transform into another being again. 13:49 “It's an ancient force that opposes the blinding light of [the Radiance]” Not just the Radiance's light, but the Pale King's too. He is referred to as a light in multiple places: The Seer: “But another light appeared in our world... A wyrm that took the form of a king.” The Pale King calls himself a light in the throne room lore tablet: “No blazing kin. Only one light shall shine against the dark.” As does the Teacher’s Archives lore tablet: “-KINGLIGHT-EM-GROWTH-INKIND-FLOW-ALLTHINK-ENFIELD” Other bugs talk about the Pale King emanating light: “Though even its pure aura is no match for the light of our dear King.” (Eternal Emilitia) “I've heard he was a glorious bug to behold, bright and radiant in visage, so much so it hurt to look at him.” (Last/Old Stag) “That lingering power alone was beacon enough to draw Us to Hallownest. How bright it must have been to mortal bug stood before it.” (Godseeker) 14:45 “The Pale King used Void to fight time itself. He wants to use the Void to attain eternal life. He births himself as a Void-based creature” Not literally time. Time here is capitalized, and it is more likely to just refer to the Radiance. Locking up the Radiance is generally seen as being what has caused the Kingdom to remain in a stasis: “Bear witness to the last and only civilisation, the eternal Kingdom. Hallownest”” “Eternity in promise and charge in progeny cursed.” “Now this Kingdom's stasis becomes the Wyrm's legacy.” “Though this hive exists within Hallownest, we play no part in its attempt at perpetuation.” It is not literally time. He is a higher being, he does not need to use the Void to “achieve eternal life”. Not to mention that the Void opposes his own powers too (see previous point). 15:25 “It seems to suggest that this egg [in White Palace] is where version 1.0 of the Pale King hatched into its upgraded form” It does not. The Pale King became his current bug form in the Cast-Off shell. The Wanderer's Journal even mentions that too on page 111: “Deep within the maw of the [Cast-Off Shell], a pale, broken egg of some sort hints at such a rebirth.” Not only that, but the egg of the Knight in the Abyss would be DEADLY for the Pale King. Void opposes his power, it would simply kill him if he were to become corrupted by the Void like the eggs of the Vessels were. 15:40 “Elsewhere in White Palace there is a nursery playing this song on the music box (shade theme). The sound that accompanies our Knight's past life coincides with the same sound from a nursery housed in the Pale King's palace.” Yes, this is true, but not because of the reason you're describing. It's because the Hollow Knight grew up in White Palace (see Path of Pain scene). This nursery was probably for them. And since the Hollow Knight is a Vessel too, it makes sense that the Shade theme place for that area. 16:21 “The existence of a connection between our Knight and the Pale King seems undeniable” Yes, it is undeniable. The Knight is the child of the Pale King. 18:13 “In cut dialogue that was datamined from the game, it shows that the Hollow Knight says “father”. Cut dialogue is not evidence. The "Father?" is cut dream nail dialogue. It was cut for a reason. We don't know when this line was written, in which context it would be used exactly, maybe the Hollow Knight's fight was different at the time, etc. 19:20 “Losing his memory helps make him purely hollow” It does not. Quirrel lost his memory and this does not happen to him. Not to mention that the Knight is not hollow. There are multiple places where the Knight is said to have a will: Steel Soul Jinn: "...It refuses to trade...? It has a will... all Its own." Void Heart description: "Unifies the void under the bearer's will." Description of a pure Vessel: "No will to break." Lastly I'm going to address some fundamental problems with this entire theory that you did not address or seem to have forgotten about. The most obvious evidence that contradicts that the Pale King is the Knight is that the Knight and the Pale King are both seen at the same time. This is during the Birthplace memory cutscene where the Hollow Knight is led out of the Abyss by the Pale King. This is a memory of the Knight themselves since the Knight dreamnails their own reflection to access this memory. Furthermore, the achievement for acquiring Void Heart also says: "Remember the past and unite the Abyss" This supports the fact that it is the Knight’s memory. Therefore, the Pale King cannot be the Knight, since they were alive at the same time. Secondly, the Knight is the child of the Pale King, not a transformation. The lore tablet to the right of the throne in White Palace says that the Vessels are the progeny of the Pale King, and the Pale King also says that the Vessels are "born of God and Void", the God obviously referring to him and the White Lady who are both higher beings. Since the Knight is the child of the Pale King (and the White Lady), the Pale King cannot BE the Knight. None of the points that were brought up align with the evidence that is in the game, and it even contradicts it in various places. To put it quite simply, the Knight is NOT the Pale King.

    • BeakBoi _

      BeakBoi _

      پیش روز

      @Ezergile Chimekazikura He also mentioned it in his Reddit solved Fnaf. He admitted used bias but said - Hollow knight is not that important which is just insulting.

    • Logan McKay

      Logan McKay

      پیش 3 روز

      you could have just linked the vid

    • DOMING_ FILMS

      DOMING_ FILMS

      پیش 7 روز

      Haha big text go brrr

    • whisp

      whisp

      پیش 8 روز

      @Chase Langlands but those are two different things Hollow knight is a game with no correlation to atla Atla is a show with no correlation to hollow knight

    • BoniThe ChubbyPotato

      BoniThe ChubbyPotato

      پیش 8 روز

      @Colin Looby i don't think that anyone is angry about this theory

  2. Anthony Musall

    Anthony Musall

    پیش 13 ساعت

    Don't kill spiders unless you are going to eat them!

  3. le hipster lol

    le hipster lol

    پیش 19 ساعت

    hornet in this video: uses her nail ghost in this video: H A N D S

  4. Astro

    Astro

    پیش 20 ساعت

    the worst part is that MatPat thinks hornet is void

  5. Loi Kids

    Loi Kids

    پیش 20 ساعت

    theme is catchy

  6. fai

    fai

    پیش روز

    2:15 now i wanna see matpat reaction to fischl genshin impact

  7. Aceofheartz Xaver

    Aceofheartz Xaver

    پیش روز

    I'm sorry but the voice u gave the white lady is so....beautiful and magestic

  8. Ninji Inc.

    Ninji Inc.

    پیش روز

    just came back to this due to watching a born of god and meme playlist, and it absolutely deserves to be there

  9. Rafael & Rael Marte

    Rafael & Rael Marte

    پیش روز

    omg i love this game

  10. Oli Herold

    Oli Herold

    پیش 2 روز

    Wait...you’ve been ruining childhoods since 2011? I was born in 2011!

  11. Zertyr

    Zertyr

    پیش 2 روز

    Royal retainers take you as the king, because you took the that item, which marks you as the king

  12. King Tube

    King Tube

    پیش 2 روز

    wow 4 min through and im already seeing why everyone hates the idea. Mat i love the channel but i think u were finally wrong.

  13. Logan McKay

    Logan McKay

    پیش 3 روز

    i think it means also the tablets can be read by anyone but it was made for them

  14. Food Chan

    Food Chan

    پیش 3 روز

    :> this is a really good theory because i like hollow knight but the knight you play as is not the pale king but they are royale there the prince and then the king because the pk died

  15. baby bear

    baby bear

    پیش 4 روز

    That intro is offensive.

  16. Jovanka Herdiatmo

    Jovanka Herdiatmo

    پیش 4 روز

    First theory to make me cry

  17. Pepoman 123

    Pepoman 123

    پیش 4 روز

    0:21 *the entire hollow knight community is typing*

  18. A Hollow knight fan

    A Hollow knight fan

    پیش 4 روز

    When silk song comes out will you make a theory on it

  19. Eleanor Margaret Fudge

    Eleanor Margaret Fudge

    پیش 4 روز

    my take on it is a bit different. so the radience was the first god of hollownest. she created the moths, and in turn they worship her. then the pale king arrived, snatching the attention of all life in hollownest. most turned from the radiance and followed the king. the radiance grew jealous of the pale king, and attempted to shine brighter than the pale king to draw her followers back to her. they resisted her light, and she tried even harder. the light became so strong that to resist was to be consumed by it. therefore the infection was born. the light plagued all who wished not to see it (the moth seer in game worships her still, and is not infected). the pale king thought of a plan to seal away the radiance so he may rule his kingdom of new light in peace. it took much calculating, studying, testing and experimenting to find a way. soul was the key to spells and power. void was the key to sealing the radiance. the first test was the first vessel, and was a failure. the king was determined to succeed and began by producing his own kin, born of god and void, hundreds, thousands, all failures. at last, he succeeded. he made a vessel that was completely empty, nothing but void. before the abyss was seled, the cutscene of birthplace reveals that you are the second-to-last vessel. you lived long enough to see the hollow knight be led away from the abyss, but he looks back at you before leaving. the doors shut and leave you in the darkness. the king had one other child, as a trade for 1 of 3 seals placed at the entrance of the temple, a child for herrah, the beast, to continue her lineage. the other two offered willingly. the knight was sealed away, with the radiance trapped within him. unfortunately, the king made the wrong choice. the vessel shattered, allowing the infection to spread viciously throughout the kingdom. the king, seeing his failure, fled his kingdom and his subjects, hiding from his fatal mistake. left to rot, hollownest's residents became blinded once more, groping about for their king, and few were left to offer sentient conversation. somehow you escape the abyss. in travelling, you are cleaning up the king's mess, meeting another vessel (one full of the radiance), and eventually meeting the child of herrah, one of the last 3 means of protection for the sleepers, who keep the temple sealed. you prove to her your strength, and absorb the sleeper's magic and destroy the seals. you receive the mark of the king to enter the hidden places and discover the grave of your brothers and sisters. when you defeat the hollow knight, you absorb the radiance, and take the knight's place as the vessel. i think the radiance is not the villain. i think there is no villain. the radiance is typically seen as the evil, when really, its all a circle of suffering and pain. the knight arrives to either end it somehow, or to use the powers of that world to escape elsewhere.

  20. Baert Nikias

    Baert Nikias

    پیش 4 روز

    tiny bit tiny tiny bit cringe

  21. tiger kat!

    tiger kat!

    پیش 4 روز

    No

  22. That One Crow

    That One Crow

    پیش 5 روز

    I'm about to get the game, and I have no idea what he's talking about

  23. Matthew Moran

    Matthew Moran

    پیش 5 روز

    there are a lot of problems with this theory but i would just like to point out that while the king is male (he/him), the hollow knight, the knight and the rest of the vessels are canonically genderless (they/them)

  24. destroyer playgames

    destroyer playgames

    پیش 5 روز

    one more thins so wat the pale king thot a od song was good for his dawter hornet

  25. jonah snorlax

    jonah snorlax

    پیش 5 روز

    splish splash your option is trash cretit to ethen russle

  26. destroyer playgames

    destroyer playgames

    پیش 5 روز

    plz mat pat we silk song comes owt plz do a thery

  27. Koleby Bush

    Koleby Bush

    پیش 5 روز

    it a harry potter book

  28. Tri Lightning

    Tri Lightning

    پیش 6 روز

    I for some reason love this is in the hollow knight meme playlist

  29. Odd Otter

    Odd Otter

    پیش 6 روز

    Hm. Fake news from Game Theorists? When did y'all start becoming a parody channel? :)

  30. Rabid Marshmallow

    Rabid Marshmallow

    پیش 6 روز

    Honestly, this theory is what got me into the game. Although the theory is very far off from the truth, it holds a special place in my heart since hollow knight became one of my favorite games.

  31. Pisello

    Pisello

    پیش 6 روز

    Nobody: 9th Grade English teachers:

  32. Chicken Man

    Chicken Man

    پیش 6 روز

    N o

  33. jonah snorlax

    jonah snorlax

    پیش 6 روز

    i think tn this game you are from another race and the king used you as an experimented on you and casted you in the void then you escapet then reterned to holloness and finsh his work and sory for the mis spells i only 9

    • jonah snorlax

      jonah snorlax

      پیش 5 روز

      @Madeline drip understandable have a great day

    • Madeline drip

      Madeline drip

      پیش 5 روز

      @jonah snorlax sorry I used the wrong word

    • jonah snorlax

      jonah snorlax

      پیش 5 روز

      @Madeline drip also this is game not a movie

    • Madeline drip

      Madeline drip

      پیش 6 روز

      @jonah snorlax Okay that makes more sense

    • jonah snorlax

      jonah snorlax

      پیش 6 روز

      sry i ment speises

  34. Jolt [Sharky shakes] :3

    Jolt [Sharky shakes] :3

    پیش 6 روز

    Bad endings in video games be like: 0:16

  35. Yen Hee

    Yen Hee

    پیش 7 روز

    nerd

  36. Joaquin Cruz

    Joaquin Cruz

    پیش 7 روز

    Maybe he is the child of the pale king that's why he was remembered as the pale king and the royale servants bows at him

  37. Dragonkat

    Dragonkat

    پیش 7 روز

    am I the only one who keeps coming back for the scene at the beginning? like I love how hornet's voicelines are used

  38. Ragnarok ChronofinNEW

    Ragnarok ChronofinNEW

    پیش 7 روز

    He ain't that far of the mark though. Yes, we see the king take the vessel in a cutscene, but the thing most people don't remember is when anyone, bug or beast, they lose their memories, never to truly regain them. When the Pale King died, he went into the knight that left hallownest. He guided him back, abs when he stepped back onto hallownests soil, the kings spirit inhabited him. Giving him his Soul and control over it

  39. DOMING_ FILMS

    DOMING_ FILMS

    پیش 7 روز

    Mathew Patrick you must make a theory of little nightmares please

  40. Kewtie

    Kewtie

    پیش 7 روز

    That's so sad!

  41. RPM 490

    RPM 490

    پیش 8 روز

    you play as the son of the king

  42. Lee The magnificent dumbass

    Lee The magnificent dumbass

    پیش 8 روز

    The Hollow Knight- Ah yes, but you see I have been in the fandom for four days. It’s also known as the pure vessel which it evidently isn’t so... y’know

  43. adrian

    adrian

    پیش 8 روز

    So Much Story.

  44. denise nichols

    denise nichols

    پیش 8 روز

    ''look at how huge it is '' that's what she said oooooooooohhhhhhhhhhh

  45. Cupcake Kitten

    Cupcake Kitten

    پیش 8 روز

    I was searching for hollow knight drip, not for this video

  46. The nugget From kindergarten 12&3

    The nugget From kindergarten 12&3

    پیش 8 روز

    Nugget likes the poem at the start it's Very calming :)

  47. dayummm

    dayummm

    پیش 9 روز

    Hollow Knight's Hero's cape kind of reminds me of wings. Maybe it's the Pale King becoming a butterfly :D

  48. Christian Kirbo

    Christian Kirbo

    پیش 9 روز

    Poyo

  49. Jolene Hammell

    Jolene Hammell

    پیش 9 روز

    Hint. It is near what you fear has come.

  50. Freakcord 3

    Freakcord 3

    پیش 9 روز

    It’s dark souls lore dence

  51. DapperDab DucthHound

    DapperDab DucthHound

    پیش 9 روز

    Mat Pat: Kills the Knight and Hornet. Dies.

  52. Sahira Maldonado

    Sahira Maldonado

    پیش 9 روز

    People here: *complaining about how this doesn’t make any sense since The Hollow Knight is the Pale King’s son* Me: *just here cause I was bored*

  53. Trung Nguyen Nguyen Dinh

    Trung Nguyen Nguyen Dinh

    پیش 9 روز

    Even though this was not a good theory, I still have to thank you for introducing me to this masterpiece

  54. AO MING WWR

    AO MING WWR

    پیش 10 روز

    Ghost Vs Dual commander beam Gd

  55. Star Lord

    Star Lord

    پیش 10 روز

    I dont get why people are so mean and keep saying things that have already been said. I like the theory even if its not true

  56. Keoki Cosare

    Keoki Cosare

    پیش 11 روز

    Press F to pay respect to Wyrm

  57. Blue

    Blue

    پیش 11 روز

    Waiting for MatPat to do a theory that Zote the mighty is Sans

  58. Mr_ cy

    Mr_ cy

    پیش 11 روز

    it's ironic that your using the color blue to signify greater thought when it represents lifeblood and was outlawed by the pale king lol

  59. Carolina Pacheco

    Carolina Pacheco

    پیش 11 روز

    I am here for the memes

  60. Jorel Rivas

    Jorel Rivas

    پیش 11 روز

    Ok I got some theory that probably noone might see.... The knight, or player, is young the hollow knight. Then you grow and have to take the infection. Then, another you is born. Except you aren't... Uh.... The hollow knight.

    • Tri Lightning

      Tri Lightning

      پیش 6 روز

      Umm what?

    • j g

      j g

      پیش 8 روز

      This makes no sense whatsoever. How do you battle yourself at the end then lol

    • Gavin Pashak

      Gavin Pashak

      پیش 11 روز

      What

  61. Pogfection

    Pogfection

    پیش 12 روز

    Purple Guy is Phone Guy Sans is Ness The Knight is the Pale King

  62. Pogfection

    Pogfection

    پیش 12 روز

    You get a "You tried" star. By all literal technicalities, you ARE the king, just no the Pale King. If you get the King's Brand, that is.

  63. TaTanisha Goss

    TaTanisha Goss

    پیش 12 روز

    Omg the start lol🤣🤣🤣

    • Gavin Pashak

      Gavin Pashak

      پیش 11 روز

      Hornet do be void

  64. Obi-Wan Kenobi

    Obi-Wan Kenobi

    پیش 12 روز

    Just like your Minecraft lore videos I will now be accepting this as fact

    • Tri Lightning

      Tri Lightning

      پیش 6 روز

      Wait no stop

    • ELECTRO-GAMER

      ELECTRO-GAMER

      پیش 10 روز

      Obi wan you have failed

    • Gavin Pashak

      Gavin Pashak

      پیش 11 روز

      ?

    • Fraxility

      Fraxility

      پیش 12 روز

      Bruh

  65. Octavio Augusto Cruz Cuesta

    Octavio Augusto Cruz Cuesta

    پیش 12 روز

    4:09 nah im good i can wait all the time u want

  66. Aidan Valdivia

    Aidan Valdivia

    پیش 13 روز

    What about the lost kin what happened to him

  67. The Riff Writer

    The Riff Writer

    پیش 13 روز

    You know what phrase I hate? "Over exaggerate". Can you *under* exaggerate?

  68. Doge Pickle

    Doge Pickle

    پیش 14 روز

    I’m new to the hollow knight fandom,I found it my watching animation memes,I just looked it up and it looks really cool,I will probably play it soon :D

  69. Kiano Devanand

    Kiano Devanand

    پیش 15 روز

    how do you use different font on the subtitle ?

  70. TheFamousStacie

    TheFamousStacie

    پیش 15 روز

    The knights name is ghost

  71. Pedro 78099

    Pedro 78099

    پیش 15 روز

    did you happen to play the game? I bet not, because if you played you would know that Knight and the pale King appear in the same scene after you use the dream nail in the egg of the abyss and scale the abyss to leave (I'm sorry for that terrible English that google can't translate right)

  72. peacorptv

    peacorptv

    پیش 15 روز

    And I'll say to you Matpat, you should play Hollow Knight because this question was literally answered in game.

  73. Ultra_Shade45

    Ultra_Shade45

    پیش 16 روز

    This theory is dumber than the player im trapped inside of

  74. W Klemmer

    W Klemmer

    پیش 16 روز

    Don’t worry guys. He just mixed up the lore of hollow knight with dead cells

  75. Donut Dynosaur

    Donut Dynosaur

    پیش 16 روز

    I know people have said everything they needed to say about this theory but I have something to ask, in the memory after you dream nail your reflection at the abyss you see your past self on the edge of the platform while the pale king and the hollow knight is about to head out, in your theory the knight is the pale king but if that's the case why does the knight and the pale king exist at the same time? That's another one for the "you're wrong" list bois

  76. Kylex Channel

    Kylex Channel

    پیش 17 روز

    this is the current most viewed video about hollow knight, and it LITTERALLY IS JUST A THEORY VIDEO AND NOT EVEN A GAMEPLAY NOR ANIMATION VIDEO even tho there are gameplay and animation but by a game theory video?

  77. Azure_D

    Azure_D

    پیش 17 روز

    are we not gonna talk about how hornet is literally killing her relatives in the intro animation?

    • thonk

      thonk

      پیش 16 روز

      She actually does that in the game though. When you find her she's standing over another vessel she killed.

  78. Sawyer Paloci

    Sawyer Paloci

    پیش 17 روز

    this one has a lot of holes

  79. King _

    King _

    پیش 18 روز

    this video: exists mossbag is typing

  80. mrgamepigeon

    mrgamepigeon

    پیش 18 روز

    does this contain major spoilers for Hollow knight?

    • Casey Roy

      Casey Roy

      پیش 18 روز

      Yes and it's also flat out wrong don't touch it

  81. Darkboi

    Darkboi

    پیش 18 روز

    He made a bunch of baby’s then he dropped them In the void so why would he do that No spoilers

    • DeathBySeaToast

      DeathBySeaToast

      پیش 14 روز

      do you not realise how answering that question is itself a spoiler?

    • Casey Roy

      Casey Roy

      پیش 18 روز

      It's because *spoiler*

  82. Elana Swart

    Elana Swart

    پیش 18 روز

    wow that was AWSOME

  83. Elana Swart

    Elana Swart

    پیش 18 روز

    i love hollow knight to but i a have a question, how to you make you character stronger

  84. Pedro Augusto Ferraz de Melo Vieira

    Pedro Augusto Ferraz de Melo Vieira

    پیش 19 روز

    Mat: but hey, that's just a theory, a game theory HK community: no, you're wrong and you should feel bad

  85. Captain Dani

    Captain Dani

    پیش 20 روز

    You can tell the script writers nor matpat have played this game

  86. Ian Sandoval

    Ian Sandoval

    پیش 20 روز

    If you think normal is hard try to beat steel soul 100% where you can’t die or you have restart

    • Madeline drip

      Madeline drip

      پیش 18 روز

      @Ian Sandoval fair enough

    • Ian Sandoval

      Ian Sandoval

      پیش 18 روز

      No duh you got a gun you don’t need to time your attacks you just got to aim and pew boom dead

    • Madeline drip

      Madeline drip

      پیش 19 روز

      It isn't too hard

  87. POtato

    POtato

    پیش 20 روز

    Despite the fact that this is an unpopular theory, I really hope MatPat does more HK theories

    • John joseph Corona

      John joseph Corona

      پیش 15 روز

      he cant make anymore bcuz toxic hk fans and matpat haters will destroy him if he does lol :)

  88. figo agriel meaghan

    figo agriel meaghan

    پیش 21 روز

    This theory is 1 years old and most comment is 5 months old and start trashing the theory.. i didn't follow the hollow knight fandom. Can someone give me the sum?

    • abhijit gaur

      abhijit gaur

      پیش 20 روز

      The knight can't be the Pale King because there's already a plethora of lore and evidence that says otherwise.

    • Madeline drip

      Madeline drip

      پیش 20 روز

      Idk

  89. Corey Vine

    Corey Vine

    پیش 21 روز

    MatPat I have a theory for you and no it’s not a hate comment What if our Hollow Knight the one that we play as was a second son of the Pale King and the Queen?

    • Madeline drip

      Madeline drip

      پیش 21 روز

      1: we aren't hating hating MatPat we just have to debunk a bad theory 2:This is theory has no evidence to back and most likely wouldn't change anything

  90. Karina Leicu

    Karina Leicu

    پیش 21 روز

    Is it just me who finds the shade music creepy?

  91. The Hollow Gamer AU

    The Hollow Gamer AU

    پیش 22 روز

    My favourite game is hollow knight, your theory could be good. But here's the thing, you're a little dumb for saying Hornet is Void. Sorry, but tha'ts the way it is

    • The Hollow Gamer AU

      The Hollow Gamer AU

      پیش 22 روز

      i accidently done tha'ts instead of that's...

  92. Alfieo Owen Unis

    Alfieo Owen Unis

    پیش 22 روز

    Play edf in nintendo switch

  93. Pi Ink

    Pi Ink

    پیش 22 روز

    I love how MatPat keeps saying things like “You are royalty” and “there is a lear connection between you and the king” and all I can think is: uhhhhh.....yeah. You're his CHILD. right?

  94. universe gamer

    universe gamer

    پیش 22 روز

    Achily the fever from the capital the less intelligent they get

  95. Not Me

    Not Me

    پیش 22 روز

    Ignore the entire theory, did Hornet explode into void at the beginning, does MatPat think Hornet is void? This isn't good

  96. Niko

    Niko

    پیش 22 روز

    Several void babies are typing

  97. Senior Pug

    Senior Pug

    پیش 22 روز

    Aerosol naw a few Molotov’s and some kerosene is my preferred method P.S IM NOT A ARSONIST I JUST FIND FIRE A GOOD WAY TO KILL SPIDERS

  98. Cornifer

    Cornifer

    پیش 23 روز

    Um... What did I just walk in on?

    • Doctor When

      Doctor When

      پیش 11 روز

      *calm humming stops*

  99. Jordan Birch

    Jordan Birch

    پیش 23 روز

    I think the vessel cleansing point moss made was pretty good argument but before that I lost him felt like he was stretching to prove you wrong. I play a lot of games where story telling and lore uses a vague formula like how Matt is discussing. I wanna say that I really love both of your guys content and that I've never played the game before but will thanks to both of you I think Matt might of bin on to something but also lost me on a few of his points, one void heart dream had to of bin a voids dream " a reflection of its time with the knights as best" honestly idk how else that dream existed, unless to say player knight has access to all knights memories. I digress just saying not much sense here I see holes in both your theories, maybe getting a bit emotional for this amazing game you love but you got a point by saying he's not right, itching you just didn't know how to go about it and maybe could easily be answered by saying player knight and all knights are linked threw not only a union to make the hollow knights but the union of void as well 🤔 Of course your the most perfect form of pale and void so obviously there be similarities to those who viewed you As for higher being, the one ending does describe you as a God of void does it not? A being of void the pale king only dreamed of? Then obviously his servents would bow 🙇‍♂️ Once again I've watched hours of your content to understand this world I'm falling in love with but havnt played, I think moss and matt did a great job and if anything 👏 thank you both (I left this on both pages)

  100. DiamondHelmet909

    DiamondHelmet909

    پیش 23 روز

    I like how when matpat likes a game he tries to make a theory but he doesn't understand the lore so it ends up being completely incorrect

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