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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 DreamTraps), is an American gaming YouTuber and Minecraft speedrunner known for his skill at the game Minecraft.

His channel is one of the fastest-growing channels in the history of YouTube, gaining over 10 million subscribers in a little over a year. He is part of the collaborative group "Dream Team" which consists of himself, GeorgeNotFound, and Sapnap.

Personal Life

Dream was born on August 12, 1999. He grew up with a 14-year-old sister nicknamed "Drista" by TommyInnit, a portmanteau of "Dream" and "sista". He also has an older sister and a younger brother.

He was the quarterback of his high school flag football team and recreationally played basketball and soccer. He did not attend a college because he felt that he knew enough about technology to get a job without a degree. He formerly worked for AppleCare.

Dream is about 6'3" (191 centimeters) tall. He has a cat named Patches.


Dream is well-known for his Minecraft videos. Dream's content usually consists of challenge videos. He is also known for his popular Minecraft series "Minecraft Speedrunner VS 1/2/3/4 Hunter(s).", as well as another popular series "Unsolved Mysteries", where he goes in-depth on some in-game mysteries. 


His oldest widely-known video was uploaded on July 13, 2014, titled "1000 subs." During this time, Dream was an administrator on BadBoyHalo's Minecraft and Discord servers. 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.

His first video was uploaded on February 13, 2014. He can be seen showing off a trap with players. The video was uploaded 4 days after he created his channel.

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 also has a relation to Skeppy through BadBoyHalo. He also met GeorgeNotFound on BadBoyHalo's Minecraft server, MunchyMC.

Minecraft Unsolved

The Unsolved series introduces and analyzes strange things within Minecraft. This includes the following videos:

Season 1
  1. Unsolved Mystery of Minecraft Monday
  2. Unsolved Mystery of Sven
  3. Unsolved Mystery of Minecraft Dupe Accounts
  4. Unsolved Mystery of Minecraft's Longest Jump
  5. Unsolved Mystery of Illegal Minecraft Accounts
  6. Unsolved Mystery Of Minecraft Sharks
Season 2
  1. Unsolved Mystery of Herobrine

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. 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

  1. Beating Minecraft, But My Friend Tries To Stop Me
  2. Minecraft Speedrunner VS Someone Trying To Stop Them
  3. Minecraft Speedrunner VS Assassin
  4. Minecraft Speedrunner VS Hunter
  5. Minecraft Speedrunner VS Slayer
  6. Minecraft Speedrunner VS Assassin ft. Notch
  7. Minecraft Speedrunner VS Assassin (Again)
  8. Minecraft Speedrunner VS Full Diamond Juggernaut
  9. Minecraft Speedrunner VS Hunter (Again)
  10. Minecraft Speedrunner VS 2 Hunters
  11. Minecraft Speedrunner VS 3 Hunters
  12. 3 Minecraft Speedrunners VS Hunter ft. MrBeast
  13. Minecraft Speedrunner VS 3 Hunters REMATCH
  14. Minecraft Speedrunner VS 3 Hunters FINALE
  15. Minecraft Speedrunner VS PRO
  16. Minecraft Speedrunner VS 3 Hunters FINALE REMATCH
  17. Minecraft Speedrunner VS 3 Hunters GRAND FINALE
  18. Minecraft Speedrunner VS 4 Hunters
  19. Minecraft Speedrunner VS 4 Hunters REMATCH
  20. Minecraft Survivalist VS 3 Hitmen

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 it's pitch black.
  • 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


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
  • 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
  • MC Championship 11: Team Fuschia Frankensteins
    • Teamed with GeorgeNotFound, Sapnap, and KarlJacobs.
      • Placed 1st individual and the team placed 2nd in the main event.
        • Because the team placed 2nd in the main event they played in the championship game, Dodgebolt, which they won thus winning the whole event.
  • MC Championship 12: Team Pink Parrots

Minecraft Ultimate

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 (Of all time). 

  • MC Ultimate Season 1: Teamed with GeorgeNotFound.
    • He was eliminated early on in the game. Got eliminated by Joko's team due to lag, and a -15% damage nerf.
  • MC Ultimate Season 2-3: 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.



  • Ninja
  • Drista (Drista, on Dream's account)
  • JustVurb (Vurb, on Skeppy's account

Notable Locations

  • Ponk's lemon tree
  • The Socializing Club
  • The Wall
  • L’Manberg (Formerly Manberg)
  • The Giant Ball
  • Holy Land (In Holy Land, you are not allowed to kill other members of the server)
  • The Prime Path
  • Tubbo's secret Bunker
  • The Ninjia Alley way
  • Pogtopia
  • The L'mantree
  • Eret's Castle
  • Community House
  • Community Nether Portal
  • Spawn Area (walled in)


  • Tommy's disc war (Dream vs TommyInnit)
    • TommyInnit allies include Tubbo_ and Sapnap. Tubbo got the final kill.
  • Dream SMP War (Dream Team vs L'manberg)
  • The Manberg Rebellion (TommyInnit, Wilbur Soot, and Technoblade vs Manberg and members)
  • The Pet War (ongoing; mainly Fundy, Sapnap, TommyInnit, & Niki/Nihachu)
  • The Manberg Rebellion
  • The War of the Burning Eiffel Tower
    • Includes The Battle of the Lake/Tower
    • Some reasons for this war include the same reasons as the ongoing Pet War
  • The Manberg vs Pogtopia War


Minecon Live 2020

During Minecon Live 2020, a vote was held in which players could vote on the next mob being added to Minecraft: the three options given were the Glow Squid, the Moobloom, and the Iceologer. Dream urged his Twitter followers to vote for the Glow Squid, tweeting to his fans about following them if they showed him proof of their vote, which he soon deleted. When the Glow Squid ultimately won the vote by a small margin against the Iceologer, this led many people to believe Dream had influenced the outcome of the vote, and that he had manipulated his fans to swing the vote his way. Dream later apologized for the incident in a twitter post and soon made another twitter post to apologize and reflect on all of the controversies he's been in.

The backlash resulted in HelenAngel asking the Twitter community via a poll whether or not votes should be abandoned in future Minecon events, due to their propensity for controversy.


  • He wrote two books years ago and stated that he might write again soon.
  • His favorite bug is the ladybug.
  • His favorite flower is the rose.
  • He is scared of heights.
  • 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 merchandise, 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.
  • He almost met Sapnap in real life 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.
  • According to the Pottermore Sorting Hat Quiz, which he took on one of GeorgeNotFound's streams, his Hogwarts house is Slytherin.
  • He has a PO box that fans can send things to. He did an unboxing video on his DreamXD channel, 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.
    • On October 2, 2020, it was revealed on Dream's Twitter that he never actually met up with them and all his tweets regarding his trip were all a joke.
  • According to his now-deleted Q&A video on his second channel, he is a very sensitive and emotional person.
  • His Twitter account used to be @Dreamwastaken, but it has been changed to @Dream in September of 2020.
  • He once ate cat poop when he was a toddler.[1]
  • He was once taken to the hospital because a frog was stuck in his mouth (his father has a video of the event).
  • Dream showed a picture on Twitter of when he was 10 years old, showing him on top of an alligator. This is one of the few known pictures of Dream.
  • Dream has been nominated for the 2020 tenth annual Streamy Awards in the Gaming and Breakout Creator categories. The Streamy Awards will take place on December 13, 2020.


  • His Minecraft Java IGN is "Dream".
  • His known past IGNs include DreamAF and DeltaNinja.
  • He co-owns and was previously a developer on BadBoyHalo's Minecraft server MunchyMC​​​​.
  • He has a YouTooz collectible figure which is Dream's likeness with a smiley mask falling into water referencing the famous scene of him falling into the void and landing on a dissipating water stream in ‘Minecraft Speedrunner vs. 2 Hunters’.
  • Dream has claimed the world record in Minecraft Any% Random Seed Glitchless for versions 1.9-1.15 three times previously, his most recent time beaten by user Korbanoes.
  • 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 good friends otherwise.
  • On the MrBeast Gaming channel he and Technoblade had a duel for $100,000 to see who was the best Minecraft YouTuber and Techno won, causing a lot of conflict with the YouTuber's fans. Dream and Techno decided to split the money before the duel. It is not known who came up with the idea.
  • 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

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
    • 2 million subscribers: November 13, 2020 (DreamXD)
  • 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
  • 11 million subscribers: October 12, 2020
  • 12 million subscribers: October 30, 2020
  • 13 million subscribers: November 21, 2020

Video View Milestones

  • 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
  • 900 million views: October 6, 2020
  • 1 billion views: October 29, 2020



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