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―Dream's intro

Clay (born: August 12, 1999 (1999-08-12) [age 21]), better known online as Dream (also known as DreamWasTaken, formerly known as DreamTraps), is an American gaming YouTuber and Minecraft speedrunner who formerly held the record in RSG Minecraft Java version 1.15 for one month.

He is renowned in the Minecraft community for being a skilled player and is often touted as one of the greatest players of the game. He is one of the fastest growing channels in the history of YouTube, gaining over 10 million subscribers in little over a year. He is known to conceal his face, which is often covered with a simple white mask.


Dream is well-known for his skill at Minecraft. He has creative ways that he relays his challenges and speedruns. Dream's content usually consists of challenge videos, such as "Minecraft, But Item Drops Are Multiplied Every Time..." and his popular minecraft series "Minecraft speedrunner VS 1/2/3/4 Speedrunners/Speedrunner." with a total of 190 million views as of September 29th 2020.


His oldest widely-known video was uploaded on July 13, 2014, titled "1000 subs." During this time Dream was an admin on BadBoyHalo's Minecraft and Discord servers for a while. The dream was stuck on about 1K subscribers until his breakthrough in 2019. He started uploading more consistently after uploading the video "this cursed Minecraft video will trigger you..." on July 5, 2019. He initially gained attention after organizing a project to find PewDiePie 's Minecraft world seed. He is also known for his distinct wheezing laugh. Dream often collaborates with GeorgeNotFound , Sapnap , and BadBoyHalo . He met Sapnap in 2013. He also has a relation to Skeppy through BadBoyHalo. He also met GeorgeNotFound on BadBoyHalos's minecraft server MunchyMC.

Minecraft Unsolved

The Unsolved series introduces and analyzes strange things within Minecraft. This includes videos like "Unsolved Mystery of Minecraft Monday," "Unsolved Mystery of Minecraft's Longest Jump", "Unsolved Mystery of Herobrine", "Unsolved Mystery of the Minecraft Shark" and "Unsolved Mystery of Sven," PewDiePie's Minecraft dog.

Minecraft Challenges

Dream is known for the Minecraft survival challenges series in which he attempts to beat the game in survival mode with some type of challenge in place, usually making the game more difficult. He is usually joined by his friends, which include GeorgeNotFound, Sapnap, BadBoyHalo and Antfrost, Dream and George code all the plugins for their challenge videos. On occasion, Dream features well-known people and influencers in his Minecraft Manhunt series, including NotchMrBeast , and friendly speedrunning rival IlluminaHD. His Manhunt videos are often said to be directly inspired by the original Minecraft Manhunt video made by British youtuber Wilbur Soot.

Minecraft Manhunt

Survival Challenges

  • Minecraft, but we can only see one chunk
  • Minecraft, but mobs rise every minute
  • Minecraft but speed rises every second
  • Minecraft, but mobs are controlled by a player
  • Minecraft, but the world is controlled by a player
  • Minecraft but a black hole grows every second
  • Minecraft, but item drops multiply
  • Minecraft, but gravity switches every minute
  • Minecraft, but XRAY is always on (4-parter)
  • Minecraft, but the Ender Dragon is our pet
  • If I pick up an item, the video ends
  • Getting shocked each time I take damage (Streamed on Twitch)

Other Challenges

  • Last to leave the circle wins $1000.00 - DNP*
  • Minecraft Death Swap
  • Minecraft Death Swap Two
  • Minecraft Block Shuffle
  • Minecraft Ultimate Tag
  • Minecraft Death Swap Three

*DNP = Did Not Participate


These are the events Dream has been in.

Minecraft Championship

Minecraft Championship is a Minecraft Tournament for YouTubers and Streamers run by the Noxcrew, in which 10 teams of four compete in a series of 8 minigames decided by the participants. A point multiplier makes each game worth more as each round passes, incentivizing teams to vote for games they might be bad at early on in the event. In the end, the two teams with the most points face off in a round of ‘Dodgebolt’ to decide the winner of the tournament. This makes it possible for a team to win despite potentially having fewer points than the runner-up.

  • MC Championship 1-5: Did not Participate
  • MC Championship 6: Team Lime Llamas.
    • Teamed with GeorgeNotFound, Mefs, and TheEret.
      • Placed 3rd individual and his team placed 3rd overall. 
  • MC Championship 7: Team Purple Pandas
    • Teamed with GeorgeNotFound, Sapnap, and Sylvee.
      • Placed 3rd individual and his team placed 4th overall.
  • MC Championship 8: Team Pink Parrots
    • Teamed with Technoblade, KingBurren, and Michaelmcchill.
      • Placed 2nd individual and team placed 2nd in the main event.
        • Because team placed 2nd in the main event they played in the championship game, dodgebolt, which they won thus winning the whole event.
      • They were the lowest-scoring team in MCC history to win the event.
  • MC Championship 9: Team Lime Llamas
    • Teamed with Fundy, Tubbo, and Sylvee.
      • Placed 13th individual and his team placed 6th overall.
  • MC Championship 10: Team Red Rabbits

Minecraft Ultimate Hunger Games

MC Ultimate is a Minecraft Hunger Games event for 250+ streamers. Organized by Pikaclicks, or Noah, it is known as the largest hunger games event held in the MC Community. 

  • MC Ultimate Season 1: Teamed with GeorgeNotFound.
    • He was eliminated early on in the game.
    • His team had a -15% damage nerf.
  • MC Ultimate Season 2: Did not participate.

Dream SMP

The Dream SMP is a Minecraft SMP server created and played on by the Dream Team and various YouTubers and streamers. The SMP is mainly played during live streams either on Twitch or YouTube by a majority of the members.


Notable locations

  • Ponk's lemon tree
  • The Socializing Club
  • The Wall
  • Manberg (Formerly L'Manberg)
  • The Giant Ball
  • Holy Land (In Holy Land, you are not allowed to kill other members of the server)


  • Tommy's disc war (Dream vs TommyInnit)
  • Dream SMP War (Dream Team vs L'manberg)
  • The Manberg Rebellion (TommyInnit, Wilbur Soot, and Technoblade vs Manberg
  • L'manberg Civil War

Dream’s YouTooz


  • His Minecraft Java IGN is "Dream".
  • His Minecraft name before Dream was DeltaNinja.
  • He co-owns and was previously a developer on BadBoyHalo's Minecraft server MunchyMC​​​​.
  • He has a YouTooz collectable figure which is Dream's likeness with a smiley mask falling into water referencing the famous scene him falling into the void and landing on a dissipating water stream in ‘Minecraft Speedrunner vs. 2 Hunters’.
  • He held the "Minecraft 1.9-1.15 Random Seed Any% Glitchless" speedrunning world record until August 17, 2020, when it was beaten by user Korbanoes.
  • He used to work for AppleCare.
  • He has a cat named Patches. 
  • He is around 6'2" to 6'3".
  • He has a younger sister (13), an older sister, and a younger brother.
  • His IGN used to be DreamOnPvP and DreamTraps.
  • According to his Twitter and on a stream, he has dirty blonde hair, green eyes, and freckles. He also stated that he doesn't wear glasses. 
    • On his Instagram, he posted pictures of him wearing merch, in which he showed his hair. His hair is short and appears to be dark brown in specific lighting and when wet.
      • However, Dream's hair is dirty blonde, leading to the speculation that the person in that photo is GeorgeNotFound and not actually Dream.
  • According to the Pottermore Sorting Hat Quiz, which he took on one of GeorgeNotFound's streams, his Hogwarts house is Slytherin.
  • He didn't go to college because he already obtained a wide amount of tech certifications and didn't think it was necessary.
  • He wrote two books years ago and stated that he might write again soon.
  • His favourite bug is the ladybug.
  • His favourite flower is the rose.
  • According to his now-deleted Q&A video on his second channel, he is a very sensitive and emotional person.
  • He was the quarterback on his high school flag football team and recreationally played basketball and soccer.
  • He almost met Sapnap IRL three times when they were in the same cities. The first time, they didn't meet because Dream was scared of Sapnap's mom.
  • When he was 13 and Sapnap was 12, he blocked Sapnap on Skype over a Minecraft game, due to a misunderstanding of the rules.
  • He is scared of heights.
  • His Twitter account used to be @Dreamwastaken, but he changed it to just @Dream in September 2020.
  • He has a PO box that fans can send things to. He did an unboxing video on DreamXD opening things he received from it.
  • He met his friend and fellow YouTuber, GeorgeNotFound, in person for the first time on July 13, 2020, along with Wilbur Soot. It has been confirmed that there will be a vlog made of this meetup which will be released on GeorgeNotFound's channel. Wilbur said that Clay was shorter than he expected.
  • It has been confirmed that he came to the UK by private jet after spending more than 14 days self-isolating so as to not infect anyone inside of the UK.
  • He has appeared in the Minecraft Championships along with his friends GeorgeNotFound and Sapnap.
  • He has a friendly rivalry with the famous Minecraft Youtuber Technoblade. They both compete for being the "best" player in Minecraft, but they are pretty good friends otherwise.
  • He used to be a developer on Skeppy's server, InvadedLands.
  • He and his friends started a war with L'manberg, which both claim they won. Skeppy commented on this saying Dream was definitely in the wrong though, and the war should not have happened.

Channel Milestones

These are all the subscriber and views milestones he has hit.

Subscriber Milestones

Note: The following dates are according to SocialBlade. Dates may vary by ~1 day (2 days if you live outside of North America) due to differences in time zones.

  • 1,000 subscribers: July 13, 2014
    • 1,000 subscribers: August 30, 2019 (DreamXD)
  • 10,000 subscribers: July 17, 2019
    • 10,000 subscribers: November 28, 2019 (Dream Team)
    • 10,000 subscribers: January 6, 2020 (DreamXD)
  • 50,000 subscribers: July 27, 2019
    • 50,000 subscribers: January 23, 2020 (Dream Team)
    • 50,000 subscribers: March 12, 2020 (Dream Tech)
    • 50,000 subscribers: April 4, 2020 (DreamXD)
  • 100,000 subscribers: August 22, 2019
    • 100,000 subscribers: April 17, 2020 (DreamXD)
    • 100,000 subscribers: May 2, 2020 (Dream Team)
    • 100,000 subscribers: July 7, 2020 (Dream Tech)
  • 200,000 subscribers: October 2, 2019
    • 200,000 subscribers: May 17, 2020 (Dream XD)
    • 200,000 subscribers: May 21, 2020 (Dream Team)
  • 300,000 subscribers: October 22, 2019
    • 300,000 subscribers: May 29, 2020 (Dream Team)
    • 300,000 subscribers: May 30, 2020 (DreamXD)
  • 400,000 subscribers: November 1, 2019
    • 400,000 subscribers: June 9, 2020 (DreamXD)
    • 400,000 subscribers: June 20, 2020 (Dream Team)
  • 500,000 subscribers: November 6, 2019
    • 500,000 subscribers: June 30, 2020 (DreamXD)
    • 500,000 subscribers: July 9, 2020 (Dream Team)
  • 600,000 subscribers: November 7, 2019
    • 600,000 subscribers: July 11, 2020 (DreamXD)
    • 600,000 subscribers: July 24, 2020 (Dream Team)
  • 700,000 subscribers: November 8, 2019
    • 700,000 subscribers: July 21, 2020 (DreamXD)
    • 700,000 subscribers: August 5, 2020 (Dream Team)
  • 800,000 subscribers: November 10, 2019
    • 800,000 subscribers: July 26, 2020 (DreamXD)
    • 800,000 subscribers: August 13, 2020 (Dream Team)
  • 900,000 subscribers: November 18, 2019
    • 900,000 subscribers: August 1, 2020 (DreamXD)
    • 900,000 subscribers: August 23, 2020 (Dream Team)
  • 1 million subscribers: December 20, 2019
    • 1 million subscribers: August 7, 2020 (DreamXD)
    • 1 million subscribers: September 4, 2020 (Dream Team)
  • 2 million subscribers: March 26, 2020
  • 3 million subscribers: May 29, 2020
  • 4 million subscribers: June 29, 2020
  • 5 million subscribers: July 17, 2020
  • 6 million subscribers: July 29, 2020
  • 7 million subscribers: August 10, 2020
  • 8 million subscribers: August 20, 2020
  • 9 million subscribers: September 5, 2020
  • 10 million subscribers: September 16, 2020

Views Milestones

Note: The following dates are according to SocialBlade. Dates may vary by ~1 day (2 days if you live outside of North America) due to differences in time zones.

  • 100 Million Views: January 26, 2020
  • 200 Million Views: May 22, 2020
  • 300 Million Views: June 16, 2020
  • 400 Million Views: July 4, 2020
  • 500 Million Views: July 25, 2020
  • 600 Million Views: August 8, 2020
  • 700 Million Views: August 25, 2020
  • 800 Million Views: September 11, 2020



  • Dream (Primary Channel)
  • DreamXD (Secondary Channel mostly revolving on content from Dream Channel)
  • Dream Team (Challenge Channel with GeorgeNotFound and Sapnap)
  • Dream Tech (Inactive Channel for technology)
  • DreamOnPVP (Old Channel)


This page was made on November 23, 2019 by Cluckster.

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