The Optimal Team Comp

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  • TierZoo
    TierZoo  Year ago +1691

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    • Kyriakos Pan
      Kyriakos Pan 3 months ago

      What if the human had a shotgun?
      Would he then be on S tier alongside with the rats?

    • Meta Breakers
      Meta Breakers 5 months ago

      SootHouse needed this video.

    • Jeremy Snead
      Jeremy Snead 5 months ago

      There is *video of a greyhound and teria killing over 100 rats in twenty minutes

    • Jeremy Snead
      Jeremy Snead 5 months ago

      You forget that rifles have a vast assortment of amo from slugs to birds hot, high velocity rounds to piercing.

    • Zachary Szombathy
      Zachary Szombathy 8 months ago

      TierZoo do a scorpion video

  • MunsonMAN
    MunsonMAN 7 hours ago

    Lol humans can snipe from shelter, wear protective armor. Gtfo

    • breloommaster12
      breloommaster12 5 hours ago

      If the hunter somehow is given equipment which can fend off attacks from 50 eagles, why not argue the VIP also has armour to protect against at least one rifle shot (making it so that the first shot never kills AND gives away the hunter's position)? You can't just add additional variables without applying then to both human parties.
      Heck, it's already generous to assume the hunter even has enough ammo to deal with 50 eagles, not to mention other factors like whether he can even reload effectively while being swarmed, much less take out the VIP.

  • Wincent Ivan
    Wincent Ivan 9 hours ago

    If the rats can be those like in the plague game. Hell, they are unstoppable

  • Dee Jay
    Dee Jay Day ago

    Promo plug

  • David Mendez
    David Mendez Day ago

    False the human can’t shoot

  • Ryan Lockwood
    Ryan Lockwood Day ago

    The human is the obvious option. 1 vs 1 human is hard enough, much less 1 vs 1 + all others. For that reason alone it makes the decision easy lol.

    • BATMAN
      BATMAN 11 hours ago

      I'd choose human and rats , rats distract the hawks so the human can shoot them , and the rats will kill all those ground units easily

  • Leo
    Leo 2 days ago +1

    of course strength in numbers Nice video

  • Yangster Supreme
    Yangster Supreme 2 days ago

    Rats and wolves. Wolves have the pack hunting ability and can easily gang up on an enemy and take them down. And the rats have such a huge group size that they'll be unstoppable

  • Kyle Hankins
    Kyle Hankins 2 days ago

    I think you need to take the eagles intelligence into account, they aren't dumb but as I see it the only thing on the list that has the intelligence to perform target prioritization is the human. The eagles would probably just attack the first thing they see

  • Superkylej
    Superkylej 2 days ago

    Wouldn’t the human provide a bonus for the team by being able to train them. Wolves might be the easiest to train but humans can, in time train everything on the list. With the ability to train and communicate in some way across species i think that a human teammate would be important. Once trained having a human coordinate the movements of his animal teammates means they could employ strategies that wouldn’t be possible otherwise. The only way i see a human not being useful on the team is if you yourself count as a part of the team effectively giving you 3 units on the field.

  • ItsMinarmy
    ItsMinarmy 2 days ago

    Human and crocs

  • Ahmad Faris
    Ahmad Faris 3 days ago

    1 human and 3 bears.

  • Mr. Roombastic
    Mr. Roombastic 3 days ago

    0:35 obviously the rats and the eagles lmfao

    • Mr. Roombastic
      Mr. Roombastic 3 days ago

      5:09 I FUCKING CALLES IT HAHAHAHA. Eagles, and rats

    • Mr. Roombastic
      Mr. Roombastic 3 days ago

      4:38 fucking called it. You arent stopping 10k rats. Like you know how many that is?

  • Omega Alpha
    Omega Alpha 3 days ago

    Hmmm... Human is a x-factor, that's side effect of high intelligence. He or she can get mental, and just shoot you died instead of helping you.

  • YouNeedHealing
    YouNeedHealing 3 days ago

    1000 rats can kill anything if they spec into the disease trees
    1 human is pretty much a freebie
    they're pathetic alone

  • 2004 Subaru Outback
    2004 Subaru Outback 3 days ago

    *uses rats to form giant rat suit*

  • Carson Case
    Carson Case 4 days ago

    "If we were to flip the script and say choose two and send them on a mission to eliminate the VP Cattle would be a lot higher on the list". That is the script though

  • BigPapaDave
    BigPapaDave 5 days ago

    Haven't watched the vid yet but my chose is wolves and another human with a gun

  • tallswede80
    tallswede80 5 days ago +2

    the human can wear a motorcycle helmet.

  • Oshe Shango
    Oshe Shango 5 days ago +1

    200 rats are capable of eating you alive.

  • Thijmen Stolwijk
    Thijmen Stolwijk 6 days ago +1

    Okay hear me out: airdropping 100 rats with the eagles after taking the sniper

  • Laura Garnham
    Laura Garnham 6 days ago

    You pick my choices :) I choose eagles as they are the only ones that can attack from the air and rats because of the numbers, they would just swarm all over everything destroying it.

  • Devine Rentals LTD
    Devine Rentals LTD 6 days ago +3

    use the 50 eagles to lift the hunter into the air and he can shot the rest from in the air, he just needs enough ammo

    • Mr438IB
      Mr438IB 14 hours ago

      Great idea actually

  • best gameplay
    best gameplay 6 days ago +1

    i would say a bunch of humans would make the best team

  • Jacob Burke
    Jacob Burke 7 days ago

    What's the song in the beginning?

  • Constantine Ergius
    Constantine Ergius 7 days ago +1

    THat moment you realize you are also the sniper yourself

  • exadorlion
    exadorlion 7 days ago +1


  • Larbear 25
    Larbear 25 7 days ago +1

    If the original picture had a more accurate number of animals per choice this could have been better. Not bad in the 1st place by any means

  • Adam Desseyn
    Adam Desseyn 8 days ago +1

    Tier Zoo? What show was that clip with the gorilla and the cheetah from? I've been looking for it for years!

  • Diderpderp
    Diderpderp 8 days ago

    Zergling Rush is such a lazy strat though

  • 10,000 subscribers without any videos

    15 wolves deter 4 lions?

    Lol no

  • Edward Izquierdo
    Edward Izquierdo 8 days ago

    I knew it, but for a different reason in the beginning; throw enough shit at the wall, eventually some of it will stick.

  • Tletna
    Tletna 8 days ago

    While numbers-wise, the rats seem to be the obvious choice - I think people are forgetting how little an average rat weighs and how weak it is compared to all the other choices on the list. Any of the larger animals (especially the bull) could just wade through the sea of rats pretty easily. It might die later on from blood loss or disease but it would be able to charge through the rats easily to either attack the vip or if defending, help the vip escape. While the human seems like the weakest choice (for defense) at first glance, it is assumed it only has the bolt action rifle and doesn't take into account its ability to store other items or camo. Any of the groups with smaller numbers lose to the human whether the human is attacking or defending (unless terrain allows for stealth or some other advantage) and with enough distance and sunlight the human would actually kill the vip (if vip is not hidden behind a shield or camo) before the birds of prey even get to the human or success attack its eyes (which can be shielded with goggles/armor etc). So, I see having the human as A tier (on average since we don't know the full scenario) seems appropriate, though I would put it higher for some cases and lower for any up close situations where tactics and gears are less helpful. If choices not taken are not then attackers, the human drops in overall value. But, if the choice not taken does become an enemy, that requires us to take the human. This is probably why rats were S tier because while they're not as great a choice for defense as some say, for offense they're unstoppable just due to sheer numbers (unless again the vip is allowed to use the bulls or a vehicle to escape).

  • Lil Dino
    Lil Dino 8 days ago

    Humans and eagles are the best option just be on a platform with the other human and have him kill everything but the rats and have the eagles destroy the fucking rats

  • James Smith
    James Smith 8 days ago

    Unfortunately peeps seem to forget humanity's most op power, [meta hack]. This makes several ridiculously powerful tech trees become available, like deforestation, climate change, artificial ice age (nuclear winter), server expansion and creation, genetic engineering, artificial flight, the list goes on and on. You don't even need two picks, one modestly well leveled and equipped human will always win. Hackers always win against non cheating players, sad but true.

  • Masters Degree
    Masters Degree 9 days ago

    I chose the rats and the eagles I was right😀

  • Kristin
    Kristin 9 days ago +1

    Let me just say, even if it was 1000 or even just 500 rats, clearly the person designing this challenge has never met a rat. How big do you think a rat is? They're bigger than that. Buck fancy/brown rats top out at a whooping TWO POUNDS. That is the size of A SMALL DOG! Tierzoo has said before rodents aren't designed for combat but I call bullshit, especially against soft bodied animals like humans. Rats have massive teeth that not only inflict large wounds, their uneven teeth makes sure it HURTS and doesn't heal easily. Combined with their claws, which are placed like finger nails on top of the toe so THEY DON'T WEAR DOWN, rats are perfectly designed to fend off aggressors or harass a bigger target. They regularly kill their predators, and form colonies to practice alloparenting, which means if there's even one female left alive, they Will. Not. Stop. Breeding. Rats are unstoppable machines

  • Fred Derf
    Fred Derf 9 days ago +1

    To make a truly well reasoned choice you would have to know the design of the playing field and the rules of the game. Given the lack of that info I'd go with the human and wolves. The human simply over powers all other classes with its use of weapons, particularly its access to ranged weapons, combine that with its ability to craft armour and make defensible bases and their choice is a no brainer. The wolf class is the only class that has the intelligence and cooperative playing style to work with the human in defense of the primary.10,000 rats might seem like a good choice at first blush but they are just as likely, if not more likely, to attack the primary than to defend it. Plus, unless the rats are attacking en-masse (which is not a typical attack pattern for them) the wolves can easily dispatch them and if they do attack en masse the wolves can simply flee to the safety of the defensible base made by the human.

    • Fred Derf
      Fred Derf 7 days ago

      ​@Asger Lakkenborg You're presuming the rats will make a coordinated attack en masse, that's not how rats act. I'm presuming that all the payers in the game will act within their normal character and abilities. So you don't have to worry about 10,000 rats attacking at once and the wolves would be easily able to handle the rats solo or in small groups. Not to mention that the human would be able to build a fortification against them making them even less of a threat.
      See the discussion thread started by Dr. Alias, the first message of which reads "But, what if the eagles team kill? Ten thousand rats sounds like a lottery prize to a eagle"

    • Asger Lakkenborg
      Asger Lakkenborg 7 days ago

      15 wolves and 1 human cannot possibly defend you against ten THOUSAND rats.
      Including yourself as a combatant, that is 10.000/17 = 588 (ish) rats *per combatant* on your side.
      Every single wolf in the pack needs to personally kill 588 rats before it goes down. You need to personally kill 588 rats before you go down. The human needs to personally kill 588 rats before they go down.
      That battle is hopeless before you even get to fight any of the other animals.

  • VVeremoose
    VVeremoose 9 days ago

    The human can deal with the animals from range too while the rats screen for him.
    In fact, I'd say that the rats can't deal with the crocs, so you'd need something to handle them. The eagles won't be able to kill the VIP very quickly at all. Presumably the human can use the rifle as a defensive staff/club to deal with eagles.

  • Ron Miel
    Ron Miel 9 days ago

    If you happen to start on a remote rocky island you just need eagles. The crocs can't climb and the rest would drown.

  • CauseThisIsThriller
    CauseThisIsThriller 9 days ago +3

    I can't help but notice the rat has about 10x as much defense as a human.

  • Meshakhad
    Meshakhad 9 days ago

    Given that the human is apparently a hunter, I’d pick them along with the rats. Human hunters have high stealth, especially against sight-based classes like eagles. I wouldn’t count on the eagles to be able to take down the human before he takes down the VIP, and he’d be a hard counter against most of the others.

  • Alex A
    Alex A 10 days ago

    10,000 rats
    The whole of Europe: *chuckles im in danger*

  • Kritverma Mahabharat
    Kritverma Mahabharat 10 days ago

    He said 15 wolves vs 4 male lions and wolves would win : 😬 even 15 wolves would be scared to face a lion .

  • Trump killed Han Solo
    Trump killed Han Solo 10 days ago +1

    A shot to a Grizzly Bear would just anger it

  • Mr Infinity
    Mr Infinity 10 days ago +1

    How few of rats would be needed to be balanced? Like only 5000? 2000? Idk

  • Mason Silvers
    Mason Silvers 10 days ago

    the human has to be on your side.
    if not, he could snipe you or roll you over with a tank
    or just bomb you.

  • Spencer Holden
    Spencer Holden 10 days ago

    I should my sister that image and after five minutes she chose the rats and eagles.

  • James Daubert
    James Daubert 10 days ago

    Again 4:58

  • Ceanu Ceanu Ceanu Ceanu Ceanu Ceanu

    I dunno man, the rats may be able to overpower everything due to their sheer number but most rat mains I've encountered are rather cowardly. The lion's roar ability has a high intimidation factor enough to break their will and rout their numbers thus eliminating the rat group. The wolves might also fall prey to the roar. While they might not retreat, they would receive a massive fear debuff along with most of the high int players except the humans. Now for this I suggest taking the human. The fear debuff will cause the other players to hesitate thus giving the human more time to fire his deadly rounds and, if the situation allows it, the human (which seems to be from the hunter archetype) may be able to lay some traps to assist the lions in taking down the lower int players.

  • frozen doge
    frozen doge 11 days ago +5

    I chose saltwater crocodile and the birds
    Also if i could choose 3 i would add wolves

    • madridista sejati
      madridista sejati 8 days ago

      That's kinda nice combo, but it lack of mobility on land will be annoying, i think wolves are better on this. And yeah, eagle still the best choice.

    • Mr. Gigan
      Mr. Gigan 10 days ago


  • Carlo Magno Romano
    Carlo Magno Romano 11 days ago

    x10000 rats seems good

  • philippe Hellegers
    philippe Hellegers 11 days ago +1

    I'd pick the human over the eagles cause he'll find you before the eagles find him

  • Gigifabulous
    Gigifabulous 11 days ago +4

    I knew birds would be helpful. Flight and sight is a dangerous combo.

  • Dimitri Kotronis
    Dimitri Kotronis 11 days ago

    Wolves aren't actually that trainable, dogs are, but less capable at problem solving on their own without humans, Wolves haven't unlocked the ability to play as a support class to humans, but have unlocked the problem solving perk

  • Chris Silva
    Chris Silva 11 days ago

    Us rat mains are proud of this

  • Charlie Shek
    Charlie Shek 11 days ago

    You should do a plant tier

  • Karthus
    Karthus 13 days ago

    it was pretty obvious... there are far too many rats for anything to deal with them, and the only things that the rats can't kill on their own are the eagles...

  • Evil Anvil
    Evil Anvil 13 days ago +19

    I know I'm a year late

    but those Gorillas just look amazing

  • southernstyleman
    southernstyleman 13 days ago

    I feel there are two viable options. Human and eagles or rats and eagles. The eagles would easily grief the rats and make it near impossible for them to get close as they would take out multiple at a time and each would need to take out 200 which is not many especially if the rats are also having to search for the vip. The human could then focus on the others and could easily pick them off one by one. The only issue would be the wolves and even then the eagles should be able to grief them fairly easily.

  • DemonicKiller63
    DemonicKiller63 13 days ago

    If infinite ammo is able to be used themln humans would beat anything else.

  • GreenLantern506
    GreenLantern506 13 days ago

    I think the armor that a crocodile has is too strong for eagles or rats to pierce it.

  • Visionz_ Cloud
    Visionz_ Cloud 14 days ago

    Yah the rats have a lot but your basically just feedin the enemy ult charge

  • saieed ali
    saieed ali 14 days ago

    my one question is how would eagles and rats kill a croc in water. You did say playing field and i think the person that made this wanted the crocs to be in the water.

  • Ananya Asiwal
    Ananya Asiwal 14 days ago

    Chose rats and eagles

  • Tim N
    Tim N 15 days ago

    I know I’m late to this but it’s new to me.
    Just need the human and the eagles. Assuming we have access to mid level human perks/abilities you would simply need a flamethrower. Cover the ground in a way that the slow burning fuel launched from the flamethrower creates a burning barrier wide enough that land animals can’t cross it. Leave one small section open for the attacking animals to enter and as they funnel in the opening left intentionally you crispy them up something fierce. The eagles were chosen simply because they can cross over the barrier to attack from multiple directions so I’d rather not deal with them. Since they’re not needed they can just watch and provide morale support.

    • Orginal Name
      Orginal Name 13 days ago

      your not allowed to pick the humans gear like the playing field

  • arnespon1
    arnespon1 16 days ago +1

    Id take the bear no discusend hands off bears wold have no problems to win and or proteckt me

  • Pheonix NinjaJA
    Pheonix NinjaJA 17 days ago

    You could only have 1 eagle not 50 so it would probably die

  • Lionplayz 613
    Lionplayz 613 17 days ago

    Ha little did they know the one human was a Florida man

  • Tylr
    Tylr 17 days ago

    Yeah, all those videos of people getting run down by rats is really scary. Eagles and wolves. Any of the low population larger creatures are done in by team up and harassment. Rats are killed with hit and run.

  • Cristian A
    Cristian A 18 days ago

    How much ammo does my AR human have? Because if he has unlimited ammo, then I just need 25 eagles to carry a tree branch with me on it and 25 to carry my AR human... Then my AR human can just kill everyone including the rats from the sky while I sleep on my flying branch lol... If the eagles need a rest then we can just fly away and neither the rats nor anyone would ever catch up... Rest for 8 hours and then we go back to the battlefield to kill everyone else hahah

  • Via
    Via 19 days ago

    If you google 10,000 rats you will def realise that rats and eagles outnumber everyone ten times so they win just on numbers.

  • Jay_Fire44
    Jay_Fire44 19 days ago

    Opinion tho

  • Viddu :D
    Viddu :D 21 day ago

    Wolves are huge as shit and pack animals

  • flash 98449
    flash 98449 22 days ago

    *Human uses 20mm vulcan cannon, it is very effective*