Beating the most terrifying game I've ever played

Dipublikasikan tanggal 22 Mei 2022
I'm afraid of the deep. I will beat it though.
Subnautica is fun :)

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  • Hey hey, I'm the one behind the Fish are Friends capsule! I made that as a test when time capsules were first being implemented and playtested, and it's always a treat to see people react to them and what they do with the fish. Glad you enjoyed them!

    • @TikaratheMew how do you feel about seeing your fish friends being eaten without a thought?

    • Yeah enjoyed

    • @RemGremlin i have goofed.

    • @Dr.Light64 you done goofed, he said he made the fish are friends capsule, not the first capsule

    • Mmmmm! Delicious!

  • He literally goes right up to a crabsquid, "oh, these things seem chill." nothing happens. When I went there they sent out a freaking emp, broke my seamoth, and killed me

    • I was trying to get nickel and I tried going out that way rn I have my game off with my prawn suit at 0% battery 500 meters down

    • i dont get why everyone is so afraid of them, they do like 2% of the prawn and seamoth’s hp on a single attack and the emp lasts for like 3 seconds

    • turn your lights off

    • maybe the chillsquid did not like you?

    • Just don't shine lights at them, and if they do turn aggressive, get out and hit them once with your knife and they'll run away

  • Players when starting subnautica: "oh noes, it's getting dark, better hide to my pod and cry till morning" players at the end of subnautica: *spidermanning off reaper leviathans*

    • ok

    • Rodeo on a dragon leviathan is the best bro

    • @Draw nothing is faster than exploding gas bubbles you should try it it's pretty fun, get a lot of exploding gas bubbles and go to whatever you wanna see dead, stasis it and go up to it's head (from behind cause I think hitbox is still active even while in stasis) drop all the bubbles and back off they will explode while the thing is stopped and kill it right away

    • Its literally a rodeo trying to attack leviathan while latches onto it

    • JFJ has joined the chat

  • I dont care what you say this is probably one of the most terrifying games ever made. While also being one of the chillest games

    • @Pixel why are u lying to yourself lol

    • @The Knightikins stop lying to yourself lol

    • @MrSkme This. It's one of the only games where I felt an actual fear of my character dying when I first went exploring because I felt like I WAS the character, and everything else around me seemed like such a genuinely real world.

    • Also one of the most atmospheric games ever

    • the funny thing is that Subnautica was never meant to be scary, it just so happened that the setting of the game ended up being terrifying for players due to the atmosphere and unintentional design.

  • No matter how many times I’ve seen a leviathan they still always scare the crap out of me.

    • when ant screamed i started screaming too jk

    • I stopped being scared after watching somebody play it kill it with the standard knife after trapping it using the habitat builder

    • ok

    • ok

    • just get a seamoth perimeter defense

  • Great editing

  • NO FUCKING WAY THATS MY TIME CAPSULE

    • @Regular Goat I know

    • @か you’re the one who corrected me lol

    • i love how literally everyone is paying respect to you

    • @Regular Goat yea sorry. Btw relax

    • @Yohan nope, he actually made it

  • “What is a wave without the ocean? A beginning without an end. They are different but they go together. Now you go among the stars, and I fall among the sand. We are different but we go together.” Hearing that ending gives me absolute chills to this day. This game is a masterpiece.

    • @Headass Incorrect, it simply means a work of outstanding quality, it has nothing to do with perfection

    • Small ant played the first one but what about below zero?

    • Bot

    • i get no chills i just cry like the fu*kin baby i am to be honest i dont think anybody survived the ending without crying even a little

    • By mom 🥺😢😭🖐️

  • Ant: Is serious but also scared in the game (12:54) Also Ant: “Dragon deez-“

    • Also him eating the fish. I almost started laughing out loud, especially when I saw the comment of the guy who made it.

    • same applies to 23:04

  • Never has any piece of media so accurately captured the utter dread of thalassophobia as well as subnautica. The scariest part about being alone is finding out that you're not.

    • @ruhen shamraaj i was citing a direct quote from the pda, but i didn’t actually know there were 2, thanks for sharing!

    • @ruhen shamraaj no, he was referring to the fact that, lore-wise at least, reaper leviathan roars double as sonar, so that was a literal statement. (In terms of gameplay though it doesn't function like that. I dont recall if the reason was they couldnt get it to work properly, or because they COULD get it to work and decided it would be unfair)

    • “God save you if you heard something wandering nearby, because it sure as hell has heard you”

    • @creb guy There are actually two roars. One it does normally and another, slightly different one once it sees you.

    • "if you cant hear them, fear even more"

  • Never played Subnautica, but seeing SmallAnt play this game is great, especially since he is clearly scared easily by it

    • I doubt that he's being scared easily by this game at all. By that I mean any average gamer will get very scared. Seems like he actually is _less scared_ than many other people I've seen play this game. One person I saw had a crippling fear preventing her from even progressing (which I think she did get over though).

    • @Jhonny Oval Head 8-bitryan's playthrough introduced me to this game, so it will always have special significance to me.

    • nice allay

    • @Joey Gonzales Yeah I agree lol

    • @Jhonny Oval Head oh I actually started looking into buying it, I think I'll wait to experience it myself. Thanks for the suggestions tho

  • that 2-second sand edit at 5:07 was underrated. Such a cool touch but so easy to overlook

    • I noticed and even asked myself if it was not an edit but a game feature

    • for real it was so smooth came looking for this comment

    • IK RIGHT also 29:55

  • This game actually goes from 0 to 100 in a heartbeat, its jarring and your constantly in anticipation of it. The potential this game has to produce severe anxiety is amazing, no other game, even the sequel, is able to do such.

    • it makes you think how much time do you think they put in the map and graphics ALONE.

    • @Issou Lachancla not as good as the first but it's still one of the best story games out there

    • @Issou Lachancla Its focused more on the story rather than survival, that doesnt make it bad. I agree its not as good as the first, but its still a good game.

    • the sequel is trash because you don't feel alone, it's more like an action game

    • He should play the sequel tho

  • Suspense and the alienated nature of the sea life is what makes it so terrifying. Still get those chills.

    • As someone studying to become a marine biologist, I can tell you the stuff that's swimming down in the deep sea of our own planet is sometimes equally if not more alien looking. There might not be any fire spitting or telepathic squid-crustaceans, but we do have giant squid that grows up to 2-13 m (39-43 ft)

    • "Detecting multiple leviathan-class lifeforms in the area. Are you sure whatever you're doing is worth it?"

  • Seeing SmallAnt freak out and scream so much is so weird. Even in stressful challenge he's usually cold and calculated, at most shouting with joy or getting serious. Never have I seen this much fear in his face until this game.

    • @TheAdvertisement yeah but not as stressful as being attacked by a reaper leviathan

    • Lmao same. Seeing smug, over-confident Smallant screech in fear because of some big scary fish or something is immensely funny to me

    • @I forgot Well yeah but that doesn't mean he hasn't been in stressful situations with those happy games.

    • Theres a difference between a cute and happy mario game and a sci fi, horror, exploration, and survival game

    • Subnautica has its own type of horror, at best humbling

  • This video has shown me the 5 stages of Smallant's screams: 1. The Wimper 2. The Scream 3. The Scream, but louder 4. The Jumpscare 5. The Jumpscare, but higher

  • Five words that strike terror into the hearts of any Subnautica fan: Warning: Entering Ecological Dead Zone.

    • @WeirdFlex the ecological dead zone is filled with ghost leviathans. and it's just a dark empty abyss. pretty creepy if you've played the game lol

    • @WeirdFlex Bit of a spoiler here The message is something like "warning, detecting multiple leviathan class lifeforms in this area, are you sure whatever you're doing is worth it?" The dunes biome is filled with Reaper Leviathans

    • I forget why, please explain. I haven't played the game.

    • The message you get when entering the dunes probably causes even more terror

  • I wish he had taken the cyclops down through the lost river. That was my favorite part of the game, really getting to use silent running, emergency speed, and the decoy torpedoes to full effect, and getting to experience some of the damage states of the cyclops where it fills with water. So many cool details in this game.

    • He didn’t even get to experience the best song in the game when your cyclops is in the process of sinking

    • Damm yeah its amazing he got the cyclops into the lava zone without going through the river. Definetly something possible and theres definetly not footage of him taking the cyclops through the river in the video

  • You know Tanner is Canadian when he says thanks anytime the Prawnsuit welcomes him aboard

  • I'm still heartbroken about the fish that Smant ate. They were innocent, and their lives were ruthlessly taken.

    • Ya know that the capsules are randomly placed in everyone’s world, I bet more than 10k of them are eaten

  • 5:07 Something about the added detail of the sand getting squashed and stretched is great.

  • The edits for these videos are wild. Lots of little details that just make the experience a whole lot better, from the little accessibility things like making the dialog boxes or other small details more noticeable to gags like the sand blocks when he crafts glass. Props to the editors as always

  • The Cyclops might be the coolest/most interesting I've ever piloted in a video game.

    • @GiantAlaskanWorm tbf the cyclops would get stuck in 90% of the biomes and would only be viable in the Arctic, Tree Spires and Lilypads honestly Like the seatruck is infinitely smaller and it’ll still get caught on absolutely everything It would’ve been cool to have but it makes sense why it isn’t around

    • ikr, yet they took it off from below zero and we got seatruck instead, which is way less cooler than cyclops ://

  • honestly one of the best games of the decade. i never did get around to playing the sequel, but the original is in a league of it's own. an amazing and unique experience through and through, i always love watching people experience what it has to offer for the first time and i know it's one of those gems of a game that will keep giving to new players forever and ever.

    • @Kai Jamison My first blind playthrough was entirely in VR and, despite the bugs, is still one of my most favorite gaming experiences.

    • @day dreams i did love it. Wish it were longer tho, i beat it in roughly a week and a half.

    • @Levi Lilnoir you're going to love it. one of my favorite gaming experiences and although the game isn't very replayable, that first playthrough was worth it entirely.

    • The sequel is more like a large DLC. It uses the exact same basegame but you're playing on another map.

    • @Lee Alabaster thanks. Im sold. It’s only like 30$ too. Gonna buy it.

  • Wait till he starts modding the game. You can add the gargantuan fossil back into the game as the gargantuan leviathan. I won’t say anymore, but the only way I can describe it is monolith.

    • @day dreams As I recall, the full sized ones already spawn there, detracting from its status as the empty ocean left behind by a super-deadly virus that nearly killed everything on the planet.

    • @missingno miner yeah, that's true. i don't know much about the mod but maybe if they had it spawn in the dead zone it might work? a lot of open empty space so it doesn't clip through walls and stuff, probably will still be buggy but. the lore still won't make sense but oh well lol

    • @ROBIN nothing about its size works in the game, not only is it big to the point of being buggy, it also doesn't work from a lore perspective since it's extinct and most of the super-sized prey it would have eaten when it was around are also extinct or almost extinct, with what prey is still around being restricted to small areas it can't enter.

    • Tbf once you install a mod you know what you're in for, takes away from the surprise factor and the unknown

    • i don't know, i love the idea they have for the mod, but they make it TOO big. it gets to the point where it's really unwieldy and buggy (which ruins immersion), and it loses some of the fear when you just see a mile of body and no face. the perspective almost gets ruined.

  • Watching him learn about Stalkers stealing his camera’s is so funny.

  • “‘Why is it a dead zone?’ Probably because that thing ate everything!” Is my favorite line ever.

  • For anyone who hasn't played subnautica and thinks Smant's overreacting it is the most terrifying thing ever the game makes you feel apart of it when your playing and everything's scary I highly recommend it .

  • From watching LetsPlayers, Speedrunners, and playing it myself I don’t really find it scary anymore. Oh but if you show me a reaper slowly fading into view through the muck I might as well have never been there in the first place

  • I'm yet to find a game more utterly terrifying than subnautica, even though it's not classed as horror

  • *wholesome time capsule about how much the fish means to this person* Ant: 16:21

    • @Amplify nah they are the same words like bigger and uh i forgot what it was?

    • @mr skulliousis There's a slight difference between the meaning of those two words.

    • @Amplify yeah stasis

    • @mr skulliousis "No results found for Racist Rifle Subnautica, do you perhaps mean Stasis Rifle Subnautica?"

    • @Amplify yeah i think thats the name

  • The luck this man had while playing this is INSANE.

    • @kosmos he found everything very early, like the floating island, and the blueprints he got were found quickly for a beginner.

    • What made him lucky?

  • Driving into every creature I see is among my favourite things to do (reapers not included lmao)

    • Leviathans fully included. You just need to drive into them a bit differently

  • This game is the perfect example of a game truly eliciting fears. It's also one of the best games ever made. Loved getting to watch you play this on stream and seeing the highlights here.

  • I have extreme thalassophobia and started playing this game after your last video on it. I really enjoyed Below Zero. Weirdly less terrifying to me for some reason.

    • Yeah that's because Below Zero was like ankle deep.

    • @Ipoxis that's not it

    • I think the reason as to why below zero was less terrifying is because you had the precursor guy with you. Which lended it to being less of an “alone” game

    • @MojoNojo06 it actually has nothing to do with the story. I think it's got something to do with the map layouts of the two games. In the original you can't see anything around you minus the Aurora and some weird clouds, and the biomes are generally a lot flatter. In BZ, you can't even always see above water, and when you can you'll always be able to see some sort of land nearby. I think the more vertical design of BZ also factors into it.

    • @The101 Gamer yeah there’s the Chelicerates, Shadow Leviathans and Ice Worms. But yeah the Ice Worms being on land makes it feel like there’s less, same with the Snowfox vehicle. I wish they would’ve added one more ocean vehicle and one more ocean leviathan

  • Alien: "thanks for the help, but you got everything done right?" Smant: "oh no I forgor to make moon orbit!" Alien: "seems like a you problem so I'mjust gonna leave."

  • Great editing, dude. Devine is adding so much to the experience.

  • 14:03 is actually the edge of the map, it drops down to about 8000 meters. The PDA says its an ecological dead zone, but it's incorrect for obvious reasons. The leviathan is actually there to deter you from going any farther.

    • @WeirdFlex I found this on the subnautica wiki "If the player stays in the Crater Edge for 30 seconds, a second Ghost Leviathan will spawn. Staying in the area for another 30 seconds will spawn a third and final Ghost Leviathan. They will pursue the player until they return to the playable area, upon which all Ghost Leviathans retreat."

    • @WeirdFlex it's the edge of the map, you cant explore 8000 meters down without cheating and even if you do it's a featureless plane

    • Is there anything else or just the leviathan? What if you were to explore down there?

  • Gotta love the editor(s) in this one. So many details! That dream sequence was just gold 👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼

  • Subnautica is fantastic and will always be the game that made me feel lonely, despite playing next to my girlfriend

  • 5:06 That edit to put in Minecraft sand into the crafting there was so clean I almost didn't notice it! 14:00 OH GOD ANT FOUND IT 24:34 Honestly the most perfect way SmallAnt could've encountered one of those lol.

  • I’m honestly impressed by the time and effort you put into these videos, Keep it up!💛

  • "crabsquid. these things seem chill" *internally screaming*

  • Imagine being excited someone found your time capsule, only for them to eat your friends in front of thousands of viewers

  • I get you dude, even going to the beach on a calm day is terrifying, just seeing and feeling how quickly the ground drops off and seeing how far the water goes on for.

  • What I love about this game is how even after exploring everywhere I go, I still feel the same fear of what is around every corner (even though there are very few areas where there are enemies that actually can do damage/attack you)

  • that dream just shows that smallant must stay as a small ant to keep the world intact

  • I like how not many people play subnatica yet whenever someone does it’s reaches trending within the first few hours

  • Finally, I was waiting for this! I never get to see SmallAnt since I don't really watch Twitch anymore, so this is all I've got for Smant playing the game! Also I love when the edit follows the creature that flies across the screen and smant reacts to it, it makes it so much funnier

  • The guy who told you to take care of his fish is gonna be REALLY sad if he watches this video, I hope your happy with yourself. 😤

    • @Jade Kaiser As I went throught my logs I see that I got infected on Day 5, it progressed on Day 25, another update on 69. On day 91 I got "Bacterial infection has spread to the skin and pulmonary system". My logs of exploring island starts on day 107. I managed to get cured at Day 156. I am sure that creatures may get infected by each other (observed it in the fish tank). About me fricking over eating raw fish, my paranoic brain remembered it as connected. I thought green fish looked ugly so I always would catch and eat them so they won't swim around. I saw logs 2 days before infection about fabricator being crucial for correctly preparring food for safe human consumpction so I happened to eat raw fish (probably green one) and than I got infected so I linked those two together

    • @Relys Smith I don't believe you, as there are known triggers you can look up and that is not one of them. Perhaps you just remembered things wrong, perhaps you're making things up. I don't know, but you are wrong either way. Creatures don't start showing infection more as time passes, either. From the very start of the game, some show signs, and some don't.

    • @Jade Kaiser And I believe eating raw fish progress infection story line. I remember eating raw fish by accident in the first 1h of the playthrough and the voice teling me something like "You should have prepared food before eating it. It makes it less likely to couse harm. Self scan is recommended" and thus my infection was revealed to me before even leaving shallow water. I remember how annoyed I was even considering starting over, but I didn't because I just finished collecting a lot of resources into boxes and did small research online if reset is needed, but thankfully I learned this is inevitable. I started this storyline so early and didn't visit island for so long (because of leviatan near) that at some point most creatures was covered in green just like my hands showing late stage of infection

    • @ToyKeeper I saw it but when I saw that comment I already had posted mine

    • The fish capsule person watched this and seemed entertained by it. It sounded like the same time capsule has been present in a bunch of different playthroughs, so losing one for dinner isn't such a bad thing. The comment is by TikaratheMew, and is currently pinned.

  • Five words that strike terror into the hearts of any Subnautica fan: Warning: Entering Ecological Dead Zone.

  • I love how he went from terrified of everything to then riding around a reaper like a cowboy

  • Love chat calling the Eidolon Wyrm a "ghosty boy", true calamity enjoyers know it as Jared

    • Holy crap is that a hectique reference??

  • you know it's a good day when Smant uploads. The effort you put into these videos clearly shows, keep up the great work!

  • The fact ant is able to look a ghost leviathan, warper and a crab squid in the face is amazing. I actively avoid them like the plague, they're so creepy

  • I love Subnautica so much, even all these years later I still enjoy watching folks play it for the first time. Very few games have had as much impact on me as Subnautica.

  • 12:16 Thank you, chat member whose name I cannot read because my internet is garbage, for the message “it finna eat you” Truly inspiring words

  • Now that I watched you complete the game I don't have to. Thank goodness. I couldn't survive 3 in game days. My fear of the ocean was all too real while playing.

  • this editor is a master of subtlety, only adding small gags that build on the ongoing conversation without distracting from the streamer. Excellenté

  • Imagine playing this in VR 👀

  • i was so excited to see your reaction to the cyclops and man i was not dissapointed great content as always

  • We gotta get Salvner to teach Smant to speedrun the game now that he's beaten it.

  • Great vid Smant! You never fail to entertain us!

  • I love how everyone always has the same reaction to learning that the ghost leviathan is a juvenile

  • The minor edits make this video that much better 😊 very entertaining as always Smant!!

  • 15:26 Message: Hello! I can't take my friends with me in the ship so could you care for them? Here is there names and what they eat. Smallant: LMAO! Let me add some soy sauce to this!

  • Got to say, really loving this editing style. Feels really smooth and natural.

  • 12:54 that cutoff is absolutely perfect your editors are insane

  • I suffered through every moment of this with you. I have the same fear as you, but my goodness I praise your bravery. I've tried this three times now, and only once got the seamoth. Great job, much better than I will ever do.

  • I love this game so much, so glad you got to experience it. Watching people play it for the first time is always such a treat.

  • I was so surprised by how far he got in the dead zone without even dying tbh

  • Editing was pristine! Keep up the good work Smallant!

  • God I have never felt so relatable to someone before. I'm so damn terrified of going underwater in Video Games for no reason!

  • This is definitely my all time favourite game!! Glad to see Smant playing it and enjoying it (as well as being terrified lol)

  • 17:56 Smant was literally trying to out-scream the reaper

  • Subnautica is one of my favorite games of all time. I’m not really afraid of the ocean, I just find it beautiful.

  • Small ant thank you for making amazing content that never fails to make me laugh You have kept me going through quarantine for a while now and I wanna thank you for being one of the greatest youtubers out there. Also when is terraria calamity coming?

  • I love watching you play subnautica, it’s so nostalgic for me. It’s an older game but still my favorite I’ve ever played. Also I’m pretty sure subnautica 3 is coming out this year

  • great editing, especially with the sand crafting and the Neptune rocket montage!

  • beautiful editing! you made 40 minutes feel like 3 hours (which is a good thing)

  • The part where the Minecraft sand was animated in the crafting style of Subnautica was so well done wtf

  • That edit at 5:08 was so subtle and well done I love it

  • One of the best games ever made. I strongly recommend the sequel too!

  • Literally my favorite games ever, glad you enjoyed it

  • I'm gonna go on a limb here and say without watching the video. He does beat the most terrifying game.

  • I love how everyone has the same progression in Subnautica, we all start off absolutely terrified and barely want to explore, to using the Prawn Suit to combat Leviathans that we're no longer scared of

  • Man i can't wait to see how well he does in calamity

  • That was a super unnecessary but very well done edit at 5:06

  • As someone who doesnt have the time to watch your full streams i just wanted to thank you for the perfect editing of these videos.

  • I had to beat this game without the beacons, even after dedicating three hours (mid-game) to finding the other half of the blueprint. Couldn't find the compass until after finding the Inactive Lava Zone... And it was actually still pretty fun.

  • This game is the best I’ve played, maybe ever. Great to watch someone else play it

  • I like how you play Subnautica just as I get back into it lol. It’s a very fun game and your commentary makes it very fun to watch as well!

  • The amount of detail in this video (as well as the other Subnautica videos) is 👌 Like the sand going into the crafter at 5:07 is so seamless I was genuinely confused why that sprite was in the game for a second lol

  • Wow great video smallant thanks for being a great streamer and person!

  • The editing in this video was so good XD I'm gladd you're uploading more, I can't really follow along with streams, so I really appreciate these videos :3

  • It still amazes me this game was fully released in January of 2018 4 years ago and still is the second best looking game I've ever played only behind subnautica below zero

  • I literally bought this game cus of smallant i really love your content, keep it up!

  • I've been waiting to see you continue. This is awesome. I want to try this game now

  • your the reason why i gave this game another chance, im in the stage of getting the enzyme stuff, your video was really funny and i enjoyed it keep up the good work!

  • It’s amazing that you managed to get the Cyclops and Prawn blueprints before Moonpool or Modification Station blueprints