The Ice Age Tier List

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  • Published on Jan 26, 2019
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  • Ca3 SaR
    Ca3 SaR 7 hours ago

    I love humans and am a proud human main

  • Kim Jong Squarepants
    Kim Jong Squarepants 9 hours ago +1

    I'll have to disagree on the chalicothere bit. Chalicotheres were one of the most successful herbivorous mammal lineages of the cenozoic, existing from approximately 42 million years in the eocene to about 781,000 years in the pleistocene, with Nestoritherium (which may have lived alongside gigantopithecus) being the last representative of the family. They had a wide variety of forms, the most abundant being the open browsers that walked on their flat feet, which also included one of the largest members of the family, Moropus Elatus. Moropus elatus was 8 feet tall at the shoulder and when standing on it's two feet (which is possible), it would have been around 13-15ft tall, a height rivaling or exceeding that of the giant short faced bear. When angered, a large male Moropus could quite easily kill a Amphicyon or even a Dinohyus using its sharp claws, if I ever ran into a Moropus, I'd probably shit myself, considering they were also probably territorial creatures like the rhinos they are related to. Judging by the size of the hind limbs of many chalicothere species, which is larger than the ground sloths, they would probably have been nimble creatures to an extent where some of them can run at decent speeds, suggesting that their mobility was greater than that of the ground sloths. Judging by their horse shaped head, their intelligence would have been roughly the same as their horse relatives, suggesting that chalicotheres were quite able to deal with certain complex situations. Their diet would have also varied as suggested by the chalicotheres being split in to two species. Not only that but the chalicotheres were found across Europe, Asia, Africa and North America suggesting they were also adapted to a wide range of habitats. In conclusion, despite the chalicotheres may not have had the sophisticated defense mechanism of the ground sloths or may not have been as strong as the largest of the ground sloth species, they would still been very adaptable and would have given their predators a tough time. Other than that this was a very good video.

  • Sv notenterteinment
    Sv notenterteinment 19 hours ago

    Hell pig?

  • Perkinator 15
    Perkinator 15 20 hours ago +1

    what show dose he get these clips from I remember watching it when I was like 9

  • Kingston Geldenhuys

    humans arent responsible for the extinction of ice age megafauna, lol

  • Ber Roar
    Ber Roar Day ago

    What's the music at 0:15 ?

  • Linear Wolf
    Linear Wolf Day ago

    Umm can some of the devs tell me how to stop the depression debuff?

  • Scp 173
    Scp 173 Day ago +1

    Y'know, I used to be a Sabretooth Tiger player, and while it is true that the teeth were only used for finishing blows, but because the paws were so strong, only S tiers and Whooly Rhinoceros could compete

  • The one who sucks

    The giant deer’s antlers make them look like dead trees which is a great camouflage tactical from predators

  • Helleuw123
    Helleuw123 2 days ago

    we need more on the cave bear i guess:)

  • Erez Boyarski
    Erez Boyarski 2 days ago

    No wonder Banjo got into ssbu! With stats similar to that only with the intelligence of a human and some added agility from his bird friend. He would clearly be S tier in the meta.

  • Lone Wolf
    Lone Wolf 2 days ago

    Omg! Why didn’t i found this channel before! Its so cool. Gaming terminology on study material is the coolest thing ever. 😍

  • João Pedro Auriemo
    João Pedro Auriemo 2 days ago

    That video of the cave bear in combat inside a cave is really cool

  • Daniel The Walnut
    Daniel The Walnut 2 days ago

    Why would you give that much stats to a scavenger? Trex : Am I a joke to you?

  • Death Breeder
    Death Breeder 2 days ago

    When a guy on youtube explains the Ice Age by telling it through game stats better than a teacher who got a degree in history

  • thaddaeus jones
    thaddaeus jones 3 days ago

    The overwatch elimination animations with sound kill me 😂😂😂

  • King Ghidorah
    King Ghidorah 3 days ago

    Nobody:
    Me with my mum: 7:10

  • Lord Metri
    Lord Metri 3 days ago

    I own and have watched the DVDs for walking with dinosaurs and walking with monsters and I've gotta remind myself to get walking with beasts

  • blarnold03
    blarnold03 3 days ago

    8:02 just saying mate, not a sabretooth I’ve seen that documentary

  • Hiren Walia
    Hiren Walia 3 days ago

    We actually do know why the cave bear went extinct. The reason is because its ankles werent meant for changing direction quickly. Today most herbivores are notorious for changing directions at fast speeds, the cave bear was fast, but it couldnt change directions like the other animals. And just scavenging couldnt support such a big bear.

  • Beast for She
    Beast for She 4 days ago

    you should talk about what a build would need to spec in specifically to outcompete humans!

  • Gandjar Suryana
    Gandjar Suryana 4 days ago

    I wish cave bear was still alive

  • Luciano Martinez
    Luciano Martinez 4 days ago

    8:30 Wait, you’re telling me Sid was more powerful that Diego??? 😂🤣😂

  • Luciano Martinez
    Luciano Martinez 4 days ago

    7:11 When a bunch of Lvl. 10 players try to take on a Lvl. 50 opponent, and he’s just standing there like “Seriously guys?” 😂😂😂

  • Man like Stevie
    Man like Stevie 4 days ago +1

    You really think that humans wiped out over 70% of megafauna?

  • Inspyx
    Inspyx 4 days ago

    Humans should really get banned smfh

  • KraossTTv
    KraossTTv 4 days ago +2

    You should make a video talking about the builds who had a large disadvantage from the very begging beginning (such as the dodo and other animals that are now extinct)

  • Albert Dane
    Albert Dane 4 days ago

    Just saying some of the cave bear vids you did were actually short faced bears and shirt faced bears are bigger and stronger than car bears

  • Ethan Chaney
    Ethan Chaney 4 days ago

    what was that closing tune from???

  • sam garrett
    sam garrett 4 days ago

    Runescape ;)

  • D0CKL3SS Times
    D0CKL3SS Times 4 days ago

    Sid is the superior animal of the ice age..

  • Jhon Candia
    Jhon Candia 4 days ago

    It's interesting to think that the meta is now more balance because of us.

  • Benjamin Aiton H
    Benjamin Aiton H 4 days ago

    How do i knoe what this guy is sayin

  • MLNR
    MLNR 4 days ago

    the video makes me wanna play ark again

  • kris wilkinson
    kris wilkinson 4 days ago

    i guess this has been pointed out, but that is a short faced bear in a lot of those "cave bear" clips and a lot of what you say is about the giant short faced and not the cave bear, which is a different genus

  • Nicolast Da Mem
    Nicolast Da Mem 5 days ago

    All of the past animal where nerf to the ground

  • Splint Cell
    Splint Cell 5 days ago +2

    Cave bears probably died of lack of prey and plants to eat because it lived at the last glacial maximum you can rarely find a edible plant. Or... They become over populated and they self destruct to also lack of food for the current demand.

  • Muhammad al-Haddad
    Muhammad al-Haddad 5 days ago

    Rudy? (Havent watched the video)

  • Lucille Francois
    Lucille Francois 5 days ago

    The irish elk didn’t get broken necks, or worsened balance by their antlers if they lost one. The antlers grew proportionally to the animal itself, making them acceptable to lose.

  • John Li
    John Li 5 days ago +2

    this guy uses runescape music/sounds for his videos, GOLD

  • Shuhrat Kessikbayev
    Shuhrat Kessikbayev 6 days ago +1

    I remember when everyone who were predator mains complained to the devs that Cave Bears were to OP and needed a nerf

  • ItzApiinity
    ItzApiinity 6 days ago

    Is this from a game or wtf. Im so confused

  • pringels2006
    pringels2006 6 days ago

    can you make a game about this plz i would buy it

  • Dr konek
    Dr konek 6 days ago

    2:03 so sad

  • Lunatic Lunala
    Lunatic Lunala 6 days ago

    7:31 that elephant did not have any tusks. they evolved to not have them due to humans

  • Liam Miles
    Liam Miles 6 days ago +1

    Daedon? Was my favorite ice age build.

  • Kaiosaiken
    Kaiosaiken 6 days ago

    I LOVE THE MEGALOCARUS..... but alas, Giant Deer is an F tier :(

  • LordOfThe Flightless

    I mean humans didnt kill everything but k. And just wanna note terror birds had been the absolute top tiers of South America since the end of the Cretaceous expansion.

  • Steve Ranieri
    Steve Ranieri 7 days ago

    I’m sorry but I can’t accept that humans alone made all these animals go extinct. Graham Handcock and Randall Carlson over on the JRE podcast would like to have a word with you buddy XD

  • cnnrmcllstrnovowels
    cnnrmcllstrnovowels 7 days ago

    “side quests” 😂

  • Questions+TrueAnswers=sMorequestions

    Hey man. What music did you use for this video? Ive heard it in other vids on this channel

  • Falcon131169
    Falcon131169 7 days ago

    I heard a rumor that a bunch of human-class hackers are are going to try and patch the woolly mammoth class back into the game. What do you guys think, especially since the game has changed so much since they were patched out?

  • REMS VIRUS
    REMS VIRUS 7 days ago

    What game is this man talking about

  • Joseph Stalin
    Joseph Stalin 7 days ago +2

    I disagree with your assessment of the mammoth. Mammoths were some of the most intelligent creatures, second only to humans. There intelligence can be comparable to a one year old human child. They could live into their 80's and until human hunting, their most common cause of death was OLD AGE. No other creature could fuck with the mammoth, if a child was able to survive, it would become nearly immune from death. Mammoths have a greater advantage than the modern day elephants because they can live both in a temperament climate and under freezing temperatures due to their hair. The elephants were always the last to migrate, along with the humans. Mammoth hair means they have a large variety of diversity should the climate shift one again. S tier in my opinion.

    Just making my case.

  • Jeremiah Andrews
    Jeremiah Andrews 8 days ago

    Dude my tech teacher had nothing left to teach us so they just put walking with dinosaurs on

  • John McConnell
    John McConnell 8 days ago

    Why is he talking like this is in a game

  • kieran walker
    kieran walker 8 days ago +1

    9:55 when you release your pet dino into the wild and one day later this happens

  • Peter Mendel
    Peter Mendel 8 days ago

    Where does the music you used in the outro at 10:29 come from ? I would swear I heard it in some documentary about dinosaurs when I was a kid :)

  • Karlik M
    Karlik M 8 days ago

    Cave bears were so broken holy shit

  • Guts n stuff
    Guts n stuff 8 days ago

    Pfff, i play ark ;))

  • Carlosdoofy
    Carlosdoofy 8 days ago

    what game is this?

  • chum chumlog
    chum chumlog 8 days ago

    Yoooo the ice footage you have of the giant deer you use, I have that on a recorded VHS at home...shit was fire and scared the dick out of me with the "smilodon" parts

  • seph
    seph 8 days ago

    still ignoring the younger dryass metorite and blaming "human activite" then yeh.... how quaint... :D

  • thog
    thog 8 days ago

    Dodo bird?

  • majornewb
    majornewb 8 days ago

    Nice Runescape music lol

  • Sidney Boakye
    Sidney Boakye 8 days ago

    YO! I find it so cool that you're using clips from Dino and Ice Age shows that I used to see all the time.

  • Ra Gyata Akhan
    Ra Gyata Akhan 8 days ago

    How about american lions?

  • Anthony BL
    Anthony BL 8 days ago

    Making documentary interesting

  • Benjamin Chevalier
    Benjamin Chevalier 9 days ago

    8:55 I don't know if it deserves that high stealth rsting

  • Benjamin Chevalier
    Benjamin Chevalier 9 days ago

    *10,000 years from now*
    Alien species: "Humans; were they OP, and how they got banned"

  • Jack K
    Jack K 9 days ago

    When will they nerf humans?

  • Izy Ramille Fancubit

    The animals got smaller because of gravity

  • Daniel Gonzales
    Daniel Gonzales 9 days ago

    I think they should nerf humans. Just make them do more in fighting in the next patch.

  • Albatross flight
    Albatross flight 9 days ago

    2:04 ouch😱

  • Legendary Gojira
    Legendary Gojira 9 days ago +1

    I love how he talks about science and prehistoric animals ant time like it's a video game

    • Metalshyguy 117
      Metalshyguy 117 9 days ago

      Legendary Gojira yeah I think the way he does it is both funny and informative