Game Theory: Did Reddit Just SOLVE FNAF?


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You may be thinking, "Hey MatPat, don't we already know everything about Crying Child?" No, Theorists, we do NOT and you proved it! "Crying Child" is what we've referred to the victim of the Bite of '83 as since the beginning but that child has a name! A name I have figured out! This is one of the oldest mysteries of the franchise and I am sure that we've cracked it wide open! Theorists, no FNAF mystery will go unsolved as long as I am on the case.
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  • EvanTubeGaming
    EvanTubeGamingVor 14 Tage

    guess im the crying child guys

  • J night

    J night

    Vor 2 Tage


  • Top “Bobsy” Knotch cat

    Top “Bobsy” Knotch cat

    Vor 14 Tage

    I mean Evan made my childhood

  • Train guy 1 A

    Train guy 1 A

    Vor 14 Tage

    EvanTubeGaming huh funny WAIT

  • Bettina Sherwood

    Bettina Sherwood

    Vor 14 Tage

    if anyone remembered the bite of 83 FAN animation they didnt contain the voice lines of the accual fnaf actors also they didnt sound british

  • Bettina Sherwood

    Bettina Sherwood

    Vor 14 Tage

    @Jasmin Batajoy no that was never a name confirmed by scot that was the name of fans also gacha steros deciding to give him a name simular to c.c. scot never said his name was cgris. end of story

  • Jacob Warden
    Jacob WardenVor 5 Minuten

    FNAF is just AOT in a different form

  • Krazy Kupcakes
    Krazy KupcakesVor 8 Minuten

    Honestly is MatPat were to become a voice actor, nobody would complain.

  • Ghost Gzmer
    Ghost GzmerVor 18 Minuten

    Golden Freddy was not finesh like foxy

  • sleepy_deero ØwØ
    sleepy_deero ØwØVor 24 Minuten

    Bro umm when you don't get sleep don't you go crazy so then that may be why crying child sees nightmare animatronics

  • Luke Summers
    Luke SummersVor 31 Minute

    ok, if we are talking security breach theories, I've got one that is based SOLEY on the two trailers, so keep in mind, some of this is DEFINITELY not true, but just pieces mashed together: the first is that the animatronics do want to help Gregory, but don't know it yet, they are being manipulated, which could be signified by that incessant clicking throughout the trailer, Vanny is using them to catch Gregory. Vannessa knows something is off and is on the hunt. she is surprised to discover Gregory on a lift going down, hence that scene where we get a good look at her. Gregory is traversing the pizza plex looking for help, but is met by animatronics that are evil at each turn. he seeks out help in Moondrop (we will call him that for now) who seems to be the only one who is not granting instant death. he is the same animatronic as Sunny (temporary name) Sunny's face actually can change colors, allowing him to appear as the sun and moon. he is more friendly as the sun but odder as the moon, and more creepy. eventually, Gregory does meet Vannessa, who opts to help him. running from Vanny, they are confronted by still controlled animatronics. other trailers have helped us to theorize that the animatronics may be helping Gregory, which this trailer may still support. Gregory is confused and scared, so any animatronic running up to him could be attempting to catch him, or they may be relieved to see him in a sense, but are enthusiastic and scare him. while there are only 1 true animatronic for each of the band, they each have their own sort of room to chill in and relax, or meet fans, then go on stage later, Gregory recognizes this and checks regularly to make sure they are all still there, only to find Roxanne is missing, she had just left her room and noticed Gregory. I'm almost done. Montgomery (forgive the spelling) may be good at the point where he busts a fence open. the key factor that helps determine this is that he opens it rather than knocks it down. and as for the hand there at the end? two theories: 1) its nightmare's hand 2) it is Glitchtrap (stick with me here) If we follow Matpat's lore for fnaf, then Glitchtrap has never had an actual body or animatronic suit. Glitchtrap is so evil that his endo reflects it, so even before his suit has formed, his endo begins to lose it. Glitchtrap's corrupted endo was discovered, and quickly secured under the pizzaplex. now it is trying to escape, this may also be the same moment where Glitchtrap is speaking to Vanny in the begging. Thats my big theory. pleases tell me what you think

  • jordansstuff
    jordansstuffVor 40 Minuten

    In fact. "Crying child's" name is Chris afton and is the son of the purple guy

  • Mr.doge747
    Mr.doge747Vor Stunde

    WAIT! how do we know fredbear was always his name.

  • Creepy Wolf Dragon
    Creepy Wolf DragonVor Stunde

    Funny enough my brother named Evan likes to watch your videos and freaked out over this. And fun fact. Evan means Young warrior

  • WishingStarBun play
    WishingStarBun playVor Stunde

    His name is chris

  • Practical Memez
    Practical MemezVor Stunde

    Wait.. was chris just a fan name?! come i never knew this...

  • Freadbearboi 2020
    Freadbearboi 2020Vor Stunde

    What if the girl in fazebear frights book 4 is vanny backstory

  • Henry Entertainment System
    Henry Entertainment SystemVor 2 Stunden

    Honestly, we've ignored Balloon Boy for so long that I actually want a theory on him.

  • LuigiGaming305
    LuigiGaming305Vor 2 Stunden

    Weird thought, but Ive been rewatching these theories, and I was wondering “How come Mike cannot die” then I came up with something which is highly unlikely, maybe he cannot die for the same reason William can’t, if Cassidy is keeping William alive what if the crying child is keeping his brother Micheal alive. There isn’t any evidence for this, its just some crazy thought.

  • muffin tuffin
    muffin tuffinVor 2 Stunden

    i don’t know if you guys saw it but in the word search it said it’s me....

  • andrew woodward Peace warrior
    andrew woodward Peace warriorVor 2 Stunden

    Here is a thing that the new security breach does not show who chases you! GLAM ROCK FREDDY!

  • andrew woodward Peace warrior

    andrew woodward Peace warrior

    Vor 2 Stunden

    Talking about the new trailer :>

  • Madison Galbreath
    Madison GalbreathVor 3 Stunden

    I feel bad for whoever’s name is Jake and are watching this

  • Huggo Dv
    Huggo DvVor 3 Stunden


  • Sahara Thapa
    Sahara ThapaVor 3 Stunden

    cris is the crying cild

  • Pepe Lagarto
    Pepe LagartoVor 3 Stunden

    I think Mrs. Afton's name is clara

  • vlogger 4 life
    vlogger 4 lifeVor 3 Stunden

    Its probably not right but i think the people who killed the crying child where the original 4 anamatronics because of their masks

  • Pepe Lagarto
    Pepe LagartoVor 3 Stunden

    2:40 save him minigame

    DANIEL_R3Vor 3 Stunden

    In the image with the grave stones. There is w mystery grave in the background. Why??

  • Alice Wagner
    Alice WagnerVor 4 Stunden

    The CRYING CHILD LITERALLY HAS HIE BIRTHDAY THERE Micheal afton said fredbear wants a big kiss meaning he didn't want to kill him he didn't know I could tell because would his brother kill him? No hey that was a theroy a game theroy HAHA

  • FomHax GT
    FomHax GTVor 4 Stunden

    How long you edit these

    ITZ ROBYVor 5 Stunden

    I have exams so I couldn’t watch it the time it released :(

  • Cinnamon
    CinnamonVor 5 Stunden

    Where do I get this book?

  • Flamingo
    FlamingoVor 5 Stunden

    uhhh matpat, in the fnaf security breach gameplay trailer, we see gregory looking into some cameras and he has the same shirt as him, he has the white line on the shirt, and he could be the crying child. THE SILLY FNAF BOOK HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH IT!! He Is Not Evan, He Is Gregory. We Might Also Play As Him Again Because In The Trailer, The Person You Are Playing As In The Trailer Is SUPER SMALL. So There. Make Sure You Make Another Video About This, Or Else, HE WILL DESTROY YOUR SOUL!! ;) (P.S I'm Not Flamingo)

  • Drow ._.

    Drow ._.

    Vor 2 Stunden

    i think you was real flamingo but you are fake

  • D14m0nD Gamer
    D14m0nD GamerVor 6 Stunden

    I mean his death wasn't really on screen, since we saw it on a mini game instead having it animated by Scott, tbh, Scott should make a FNaF history gallery in Security and Breach when you complete the game and should the minigames should be found as real scenes. Who agrees?

  • Fresh Memes18
    Fresh Memes18Vor 6 Stunden

    My Brothers Name is evan😂

  • Anglerfish
    AnglerfishVor 6 Stunden

    Mickey mouse eat some cheese

  • geometry dash plays
    geometry dash playsVor 7 Stunden

    Wait so I was the crying child because my name is Evan

  • Daijia M.
    Daijia M.Vor 8 Stunden

    I could be wrong but you guys don’t really focus on sister location too much . That’s my favorite one of all of them & everytime I watch my favorite DEnewssers play it, it seems as if there’s a point to the game you guys are missing . What if the whole time sister location held LOTS of secrets 😭

  • andrei farcasanu
    andrei farcasanuVor 8 Stunden

    The crying child posses shadow freddy

  • Ferral Fennin
    Ferral FenninVor 8 Stunden

    this is what happens when someone else besides Matpatt makes a Fnaf theory, he gets all defensive, like an animal trying to assert dominance.

  • Matthew Galdones
    Matthew GaldonesVor 9 Stunden

    I worked in fazbear once

  • Crystal Hayes
    Crystal HayesVor 9 Stunden

    Cries Afon is the name of the crying child

  • Akira Leelarapin
    Akira LeelarapinVor 9 Stunden

    At this point I can’t even keep up with this series anymore.

  • Barylyn Dodge
    Barylyn DodgeVor 10 Stunden

    Bruh. What if the crying child never died? Like idk. But it seems like EVAN may be the person with the 'missing frontal lobe' as you've stated or something.. And went on to live and had a child or something.? Like, I've somehow noticed how we don't really know who the child that was mentioned in the bite of 87 is or something but ehhhh. Lol

  • Alex Nel
    Alex NelVor 10 Stunden

    Chris Afton i

  • Syeda Fatima Asim
    Syeda Fatima AsimVor 10 Stunden

    whoa evan -didnt everyone know that the crying childs name is "CHRIS AFTON£ right

  • Senpao


    Vor 9 Stunden

    How, where is the evidence on it

  • glitch tale
    glitch taleVor 10 Stunden

    It's christ afton

  • Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Vor 9 Stunden

    No,it's not

  • AshAttackers
    AshAttackersVor 10 Stunden

    well, since you didn't check, I will put the interesting part of the description here You may be thinking, "Hey MatPat, don't we already know everything about Crying Child?" No, Theorists, we do NOT and you proved it! "Crying Child" is what we've referred to the victim of the Bite of '83 as since the beginning but that child has a name! A name I have figured out! This is one of the oldest mysteries of the franchise and I am sure that we've cracked it wide open! Theorists, no FNAF mystery will go unsolved as long as I am on the case.

  • James Sellman
    James SellmanVor 11 Stunden

    Mario is absolutely a villain, he just "saves the kingdom" for his own selfish ends.

  • Vibe Officer
    Vibe OfficerVor 11 Stunden

    BARACK OBAMA!!!!!!!!!.....think about it????

  • Adam Adam
    Adam AdamVor 12 Stunden

    He looks like an Evan.

  • Hey Now
    Hey NowVor 12 Stunden

    This theory sounds plausible.

    INSANIACHAN邪悪なキツネVor 12 Stunden

    Then why not do this with fnaf sister location? In the background I remember this, there’s numbers being said by baby in the background. Then pls someone do that,

  • Baby Yoda
    Baby YodaVor 12 Stunden

    Matpatt: I’ve did it I’ve solved fnaf! Reddit: are I sure bout that

  • Garen Nishanian
    Garen NishanianVor 12 Stunden

    Hey i just had a thought if the purple man is a killer then why did he make it so eazy to find him out well i have the answer ok sister location at the end we see enard get inside of mike and use him as a vessle but here is where the purple guy comes into play bacicly fazbearz entertainment knew that the purple guy was experamenting with life and death and he was able to make sentiant robots so they knew that mike had ennard in him and he was reeking havic on the world so purple guy made the robots sentiant with one goal kill mike then comes fnaf 1 and 2 those were the two attempts to kill mike but they never succeeded and we can skip fnaf 3 but in fnaf four is where it gets juicey so the mini games arnt the crying childs games there michals they are flashbacks of the most traic moment of his life then we see the actuall gameplay where hes fighting the nightmares and this is when those scenes in sister location that showed mike walking and day by day mike had to fight the nighmares in his mind forever traped until ennard comes out of him and then he gets revived and lives on and also ennard lives on as well. (side note the purple man was betrayed by the spirits and was made into springtrap). But matpat if you see this just think why did the purple guy make it so ovious for us the therists and fazbearz entertainment and that was my thery on fnaf i hope matpat sees this and mentions a video about it. BUT HEY THATS JUST A THEORY, A GAME THEORY THANKS FOR READING.

  • That one gamer
    That one gamerVor 13 Stunden

    This messes with the whole timeline You NEED to make a updated fnaf timeline Matt

  • nothing
    nothingVor 13 Stunden

    Gacha player bi like : hes naMe Is CHriS

  • Edward Yohan Fernandez
    Edward Yohan FernandezVor 13 Stunden

    Matpat doesnt have any video ideas anymore lol

  • Myah ;-;
    Myah ;-;Vor 13 Stunden

    I watched all of the fnaf theories in 2 weeks....i have too much time on my hands

  • You Are Entitled to End your life
    You Are Entitled to End your lifeVor 14 Stunden

    "Did Reddit Just solve fnaf" Like before *This is all but temporary*

  • sanaturnn
    sanaturnnVor 14 Stunden

    honestly game theory is even helping anymore.

  • Cece Collins
    Cece CollinsVor 14 Stunden

    Wait i though the name was Chris?? IM CONFUSED

  • Laiza Ramos Pamias
    Laiza Ramos PamiasVor 14 Stunden

    i know the crying childs name its chris i think i saw it idk ok :

  • The Egg
    The EggVor 14 Stunden

    Alternate Title: *so much FNaF later*

  • Doctor Vane
    Doctor VaneVor 14 Stunden

    Also the book does say tally up ur score

  • Christina Elder
    Christina ElderVor 15 Stunden

    Tell me why the only thing I can think about while watching the intro is “why does he sound like pennywise”😂😂😂

  • Chloe Cauchon
    Chloe CauchonVor 15 Stunden

    Ok Matt it’s time to get ahead on Scott and solve security breach Go Go Go!!!!!!!

  • Levi with V
    Levi with VVor 15 Stunden

    There's something I'm wondering 'bout... (sorry, just went on a fnaf game theory marathon and I'm puzzled) If Michael is Will Afton's son, but there was a theory about crying child being Henry's son... (fnaf 4 child, happening in Henry's house, keeping his son away from animatronics and watching him through camera's after his daughter died and became the puppet -yeah, I know, summary) How are they even brother?

  • Scott Cotton

    Scott Cotton

    Vor 14 Stunden

    The theory was wrong

  • Alexis Sharp-edmondson
    Alexis Sharp-edmondsonVor 15 Stunden

    It is Chris Afton

  • MacGamer Media
    MacGamer MediaVor 16 Stunden

    2:50 Yeah actually you did, it’s Devon.

  • Lord _
    Lord _Vor 16 Stunden

    Could somehow, SOMEHOW, The crying child (Evan) BE the father of Jake?

  • SHI
    SHIVor 16 Stunden

    I am reborn

  • Ducky_animations Memes
    Ducky_animations MemesVor 16 Stunden

    W a I T Is Cassidy the yellow words saying I Will put you back together?

  • Mega_Rage124 _
    Mega_Rage124 _Vor 16 Stunden

    Was anyone upset he didn’t do the jingle for psychic friend Fred bear😂

  • Smalls Gamer
    Smalls GamerVor 16 Stunden

    Hey Matpat there's a new trailer for fnaf security breach

  • vudx
    vudxVor 16 Stunden

    why would evan be writing in the book though? shouldnt it be the crying child, not his father?

  • electric josh
    electric joshVor 16 Stunden

    Matpat, this is the 5th year you solved FNAF

    ASEANVor 16 Stunden

    How come Cassidy looks like one of my classmates who bullies me 🤔

  • Jasper Barley
    Jasper BarleyVor 17 Stunden

    I swear to god, the lore is more complicated than the 41st millennium.

  • kk Ingram
    kk IngramVor 17 Stunden

    Springtarp is coming back

  • Jonnha Lopez
    Jonnha LopezVor 17 Stunden

    WAIT the gachas call him chris

  • Martin Atze Jensen
    Martin Atze JensenVor 17 Stunden

    Wow, I actually got an ad that was slightly relevant for me. I don't think that has ever happened before.

  • Sam Wright
    Sam WrightVor 17 Stunden

    I was reading the third fazbear frights book, and I noticed a small but consistent detail. In the last story, titled the new kid. *spoilers ahead* when Kelsey gets into the Freddy suit, he tries to dance in it. The book notes that Kelsey specifically put both his arms out to the side before the spring traps snapped shut. At first I thought it was something oddly specific to point out. But in fnaf 2? I believe.. the 8 bit minigames.. when afton goes into the spring Bonnie suit, his arms go straight out to the sides before the spring traps snapped shut too. It got me thinking... I wonder if it means anything...

  • Mister K
    Mister KVor 17 Stunden

    The night guard you play as in fnaf help wanted is vanny because isn’t it suspicious how we suddenly hear vanny speaking when we put on the mask also vanny is the only one with the mask this might be right it might not

  • Ashley Samaya J.
    Ashley Samaya J.Vor 17 Stunden

    Oh my god finally, no more Chris, Norman, and even CC... Finally a name...

  • Bastian R V
    Bastian R VVor 18 Stunden

    Crying child's name is Chris

  • Senpao


    Vor 9 Stunden


  • Cristopher Gonzalez
    Cristopher GonzalezVor 18 Stunden

    Isn't C.C. real name is Christopher afton

  • Senpao


    Vor 9 Stunden

    Where is the evidence

  • Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Vor 18 Stunden

    this is a fanon name

  • Mylz Whitford
    Mylz WhitfordVor 18 Stunden

    lets just call him Danial

  • Yanis Gaming champion
    Yanis Gaming championVor 18 Stunden

    I think michal because you said the crying child died and that he is in fnaf 6 and 5

  • Orxy :D
    Orxy :DVor 19 Stunden

    You know Henry was creating Baby/Elizabeth Afton in fnaf world because he was trying to hide it from you

  • Kylie Dunbar
    Kylie DunbarVor 19 Stunden

    I’m very impressed

  • Michelle Tremblay
    Michelle TremblayVor 19 Stunden

    No the foxy masked guy is not real he is being controlled by William bc he but robot parts in him the masked guy was supposed to scare ze cryin child from animatronics but went to far and accidentally killed him

  • The Great Shedinja
    The Great ShedinjaVor 19 Stunden

    I do feel like that’s a really solid theory, especially since it makes sense for Cassidy to be talking to SOMEONE when she asks those questions. And the answers to those questions do make sense to be the Crying Child honestly.

  • Izabella Allen
    Izabella AllenVor 19 Stunden

    I am so ready for the new game and to see your theory on it

  • Diggo Whoa
    Diggo WhoaVor 19 Stunden

    I swear to god is I see "what we missed" on a fnaf thumbnail again...

  • The short 1
    The short 1Vor 19 Stunden

    My name is jay so the start scared me lol

  • Javiera Silva
    Javiera SilvaVor 19 Stunden

    are you going to offer operator varsity jackets again? i want one so baaadly :(

  • Timothy Stout
    Timothy StoutVor 19 Stunden

    and people think the crying child’s name is Chris but its actually Evan lol

  • Candice Alvarado
    Candice AlvaradoVor 20 Stunden

    Theory: remember in the first trailer of security breach and you know how we all saw the moon dude? What if, that was the parts of ballora since she was scooped?

  • 3D Boy
    3D BoyVor 20 Stunden

    I figured out the crying child’s name Ok in Security breach Trailer the second trailer When Gregory is looking at the monitors If you light it up the video There is two stripes The crying child has two stripes on his shirt So he name is Gregory

  • 3D Boy

    3D Boy

    Vor 3 Stunden

    @Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy well your true

  • Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Vor 18 Stunden

    an interesting theory, but if you take the fact that 30+ years have passed since the bite, then you can understand that it is not true

  • Blazing Beard
    Blazing BeardVor 20 Stunden

    You know, I'm kinda surprised we never got any game theories about Little Nightmares, specifically its lore

  • Eric
    EricVor 20 Stunden

    A lot of theory’s are so hard to track my brain is scrambling Anybody want eggs

  • Alani Creer
    Alani CreerVor 20 Stunden

    i love matpat, but i lowkey feel like this is a miss. I think alot of people are falling into scott cawthons traps :/

  • JJ Bigs
    JJ BigsVor 21 Stunde

    Wait I have a little theory but I’m not sure if it’s not completely right So remember back in Fnaf 2 the Foxy Go Go Go minigame? Then when foxy sees five dead children in a room. Maybe when Ozzy found dead’s kids in the dining area MAYBE those are the same dead kids back in the Foxy Go Go Go minigame? Just a little theory

  • Jordan Bonner
    Jordan BonnerVor 21 Stunde