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
    EvanTubeGamingAcum 16 Zile

    guess im the crying child guys

  • J night

    J night

    Acum 4 Zile


  • Top “Bobsy” Knotch cat

    Top “Bobsy” Knotch cat

    Acum 15 Zile

    I mean Evan made my childhood

  • Train guy 1 A

    Train guy 1 A

    Acum 15 Zile

    EvanTubeGaming huh funny WAIT

  • Bettina Sherwood

    Bettina Sherwood

    Acum 15 Zile

    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

    Acum 15 Zile

    @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

  • Justin Stuart
    Justin StuartAcum 20 minute

    he sounds like chris griffin at the beginning

  • shrek the allmighty 123
    shrek the allmighty 123Acum 43 minute

    Isn’t it confirmed that his name is Joseph based off of the vhs tapes?

  • lxvanii
    lxvaniiAcum 43 minute

    no its chris

  • soupinfested guy

    soupinfested guy

    Acum 31 minut

    no its not. chris is a name the fnaf fandom made up.

  • The Indie Zone
    The Indie ZoneAcum 46 minute

    Sorry it was Heywood lol🤭

  • The Indie Zone
    The Indie ZoneAcum 53 minute

    Crying child is Micheal Afton it can only make sense as in Sister Location our character dosen’t feel right because “hint” “hint” flashback to Fazbear Frights with Eleanor and the creepy body removal surgery technically it’s just the same as being turned into an anamatronic which we know from fnaf 6 pizza simulator that the minds of the souls of the children go wild and they can’t remember much of anything as Henry says something about you probably don’t even remember your name...Also Foxybro from recent evidence connects him with phone guy because one he liked foxy two we can disprove the William Afton liking foxy because in the twisted series fourth closet he says he hates Henry’s old anamatronics (even though this is a seperate canon) but also that explains why the mask dosen’t work in fnaf 2 because in the cutscene as foxy he witnesses William Afton kill the children because he goes in and out...BUT THE BIG MIKE DROP IS.........Scott Cawthon dosen’t voice the William Afton recording at the beggening of Sister Location I think it was PJ Hollywood I could be wrong on that name...Well if you want to use this you can or just skip it I guess either one👌

  • Mario Boy W
    Mario Boy WAcum oră

    At the ending of the security breach trailer I think the animatronic arm is a nightmare animatronic

  • Ethan Lorne bailey
    Ethan Lorne baileyAcum oră


  • Ethan Lorne bailey

    Ethan Lorne bailey

    Acum oră

    1: page 20 2: page 23 3: page 41 4: page 42 5: page 43 which says 15 6: page 56 7: page 70 8: page 75

  • Existing Person
    Existing PersonAcum oră

    if you add up all of the numbers which were used in finding Cassidy's name and flip them you would get 47 and then you could get the n for evan so i just finished his video where he was stuck at finding Golden Freddy's name there was a part that said self reflection so that is what i did to get 47

  • Emma Lewis
    Emma LewisAcum oră

    Because there is William Afton, purple guy or springtrap, Clara or ballora, Michael/ second purple guy and Elizabeth or Circus baby. That leaves chris/ the main character of fnaf 4... It makes sense to me anyway.

  • Emma Lewis
    Emma LewisAcum oră

    I thought crying child was chris?

  • soupinfested guy

    soupinfested guy

    Acum 30 minute

    chris is a fanmade name

  • Mr Blueberry
    Mr BlueberryAcum oră


  • Mr Blueberry
    Mr BlueberryAcum oră

    But this is like the 7th time he said he solved it sooooo maybe he didn't.

  • Franklin Gignilliat
    Franklin GignilliatAcum 2 ore

    sorry not sold un know why because how else would Evan as in the father be alive... unless... no... that doll is haunted OMG that fits that fits yess i am smurt

  • Deliocache
    DeliocacheAcum 2 ore

    AHA! you mentioned your incorrect theory on hollow knight. That thing is literally held together with strings placed there by someone who doesn't understand whats going on. It has been disproven multiple times and kind of angered the hollow knight community. Bad theory.

  • GoldieEditz
    GoldieEditzAcum 3 ore

    jesus christ scott stop releasing stuff so fast i just finished fetch and im just now starting 1:35 am

  • Matthew The mystery ninja
    Matthew The mystery ninjaAcum 3 ore

    I think Scott cawthon keeps making the games with more lore because he likes mat just explaining all the lore

  • littleskiesYT
    littleskiesYTAcum 3 ore


  • littleskiesYT
    littleskiesYTAcum 3 ore

    I think ik which is the name of the crying child I think its chris

  • Sam Briggs
    Sam BriggsAcum 3 ore

    Chris / Christopher Afton?

  • Sam Briggs

    Sam Briggs

    Acum 4 secunde

    @soupinfested guy oh ok

  • soupinfested guy

    soupinfested guy

    Acum 30 minute

    chris is a fanmade name

  • someone else
    someone elseAcum 4 ore


  • SuperVaIle
    SuperVaIleAcum 4 ore

    First video of "Book Theory": IS SIMON actually a form of PENNYWISE?! | FnaF | Stephen King's IT

  • TheDarkness 1983
    TheDarkness 1983Acum 4 ore

    Ok peeps, I got a theory. So you know the stitch wrath yeah? The stitchwrath could have been “the real jake” doll thing. The “blood” could have been the tomato sauce, and in 1:35 am, the doctor, (forgot his name) took out a doll that he described as “overkill,” with green knees and such, and later on in the teaser, we see that the doll/endo thing becomes the stitch wrath. Well, in “the real jake” story, Margie says herself that, and i quote, “it was turning into a hot mess with all the details she was adding, but...” And in the real jake, we know that the green knees were grass stains. Thats a theory of mine.

  • Kayla Howarth
    Kayla HowarthAcum 4 ore


  • Super Noob
    Super NoobAcum 4 ore

    Kid: I’m scared 😦 help ME HELP ME.......... Me: dude??? DUDE???!!!?! “blood comes from other room” shoot I gotta go “hears Freddy sing” RUN!!

  • Theodore Monk
    Theodore MonkAcum 4 ore

    It was all just a dream.

  • Jeffrey Nunez
    Jeffrey NunezAcum 4 ore

    wait the midnight motorist minigame, at the part where there's human footprints and animatronic footprints that might be crying Childs foot prints with fredbear, idk.

  • Peyton Mcphearson
    Peyton McphearsonAcum 4 ore

    who excited for the movie?

  • Mc Firefox - Build tutorials and more!
    Mc Firefox - Build tutorials and more!Acum 4 ore

    Wow! You really need to work on those scary intros if you want to scare me

  • TheWritist
    TheWritistAcum 4 ore


  • Robbz 102
    Robbz 102Acum 4 ore

    Matt pat did a great opening creepy voice

  • Evan Kauffman
    Evan KauffmanAcum 5 ore

    7:41 *Checks frontal lobe aggressively*

  • Jo Jo
    Jo JoAcum 5 ore

    no is chris

  • Miley Ellis
    Miley EllisAcum 5 ore

    I though the crying childes name was Chris? I'm very confused now

  • Miss Lupus
    Miss LupusAcum 5 ore

    I have a thought. What if old man consequences is telling Cassidy to let go to not only let the purple guy be to burned for his sins, but to also let the crying child's soul rest? Because there is no evidence that the crying child is laid to rest. And if he's still possessing the golden freddy suit, that means he's also in hell with Cassidy and the purple guy. Again, this is just what I've been thinking.

  • Evie Engstrom
    Evie EngstromAcum 5 ore

    I think his name is Chris

  • Emanoil Tushev
    Emanoil TushevAcum 6 ore

    Oh and the book might drop on my birthday on march 12

  • Joel keys 500
    Joel keys 500Acum 6 ore

    This actually proves the theory that the crying child isnt Michael

  • Emanoil Tushev
    Emanoil TushevAcum 6 ore

    I think it's kevin it just get's to me

  • Elyssa Gallego
    Elyssa GallegoAcum 6 ore

    here we all are calling even chris

    ッVOLTIGEAcum 6 ore


  • Logan Fletcher Hall
    Logan Fletcher HallAcum 7 ore


  • C_Human
    C_HumanAcum 7 ore

    i think that there are more secrets in different books Maybe, Perhaps the games?

  • Paigey Boo
    Paigey BooAcum 7 ore

    I think the crying child’s name is Chris AFTON

  • Havoc
    HavocAcum 8 ore

    Wait. youre comparing jakes father to the crying child but its more likely that ''evan'' is actually jake. which would most likely mean his name is. you know. Jake. because he is more similar than Evan. so my conclusion is that the crying child is named Jake

  • Adrian Ramirez
    Adrian RamirezAcum 8 ore

    I have a doubt, Are the VHS tapes canon, because in one of them Afton himself calls the crying child joseph and blames Michael for killing him (aka foxy bro). We also get how Michael trapped and burned springtrap in fnaf 3.

  • Patrik Kollár
    Patrik KollárAcum 8 ore

    Theres a new fnaf security breach trailer where theres a new ending

  • Panda Gay
    Panda GayAcum 8 ore

    So I have idea maybe connecting the talimarks to the number of letters in the alphabet may give us the name idk but I just thought it might help, also have a wonderful day whoever reads this.

  • Driqqo YT
    Driqqo YTAcum 8 ore

    Actually your theories wasn't true of five nights at Freddy's the crying child was the victim of five nights at Freddy's 4 secondly you said that Michael Laughlin wasn't five nights at Freddy's one and five nights at Freddy's 2 and a night guards was actually Jeremy Fletcher and Mike Sherman so it's actually fake

  • Makayla Hart
    Makayla HartAcum 8 ore

    Evan Afton hmmmmmmmm Sounds good

  • Literally a dog
    Literally a dogAcum 8 ore

    Did reddit just solve fnaf?? Me: Did reddit just solve fnaf again??

  • Annette Johnson
    Annette JohnsonAcum 8 ore

    Hey I think the fan name is good (Chris Afton)

  • Mike Oxlong
    Mike OxlongAcum 8 ore

    Better get busy a new trailer exists

  • Eva Stirbu
    Eva StirbuAcum 9 ore

    Is this also from black bird?The name"Jake"on repeat, the cabinet and the mention of stains. A lot of people think that crying child's name is Chris.I have heard that some people think that his name is Evan.Onestly with Chris there isn't much proof.Then agai"Evan" does have some sense but something is missing,something is overlooked.

  • Eva Stirbu

    Eva Stirbu

    Acum 9 ore

    I had a few theorys myself.

  • Hayden Catherine
    Hayden CatherineAcum 9 ore

    MatPats next channel Music theory

  • Joseph Spoto
    Joseph SpotoAcum 9 ore

    I'm sorry I'm used to saying Chris not Evan

  • Joseph Spoto
    Joseph SpotoAcum 9 ore

    I believe Chris is not a part of golden Freddy and he actually still is alive

  • dra dale
    dra daleAcum 9 ore

    7:36 jesus christ i just go scraed since my real name is evan jeeeeeesus

  • Sporticus Stanz
    Sporticus StanzAcum 10 ore

    imagine the crying child was called freddy

  • Decortis Ellis
    Decortis EllisAcum 10 ore

    his name is chris athon

  • 0.obsessiv.0
    0.obsessiv.0Acum 11 ore

    I do love this theory so much but I am in agreement that somethings don’t fit, for example the drawing of nightmare Fredbear is drawn in red ink, the pen that Mike draws in. If this theory is true then is there something else we don’t know about Mike? Is there something we haven’t found that connects Mike to the nightmares of the crying child? I don’t believe that Mike and the crying child are the same person, the conclusion we’ve ended at seems to be the best one...... hold on... Brainwave, you remember Charlie from the books right? Is there a possibility that Mike and whoever the crying child is are similar to Charlie’s four models? They seemed to have been living at the same time but maybe their father lost the older brother after the events of Fnaf 4 too. There’s some holes in the thought that could be filled but it wouldn’t have enough evidence to support it, unless I’m missing something that is. Just some things to think about I guess.

  • •El & Ellen_productions •
    •El & Ellen_productions •Acum 11 ore

    As long as there is a name I’m good

  • - Suffering pain苦しみの痛み
    - Suffering pain苦しみの痛みAcum 12 ore

    I think "evan" is named chris

  • Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Acum 11 ore

    I think you forgot that Chris is a fanon name

  • Night Wolf
    Night WolfAcum 12 ore

    His name is Chirs so yeah

  • Jpez
    JpezAcum 12 ore

    8.3.2021, 14.30

  • luks jutuber
    luks jutuberAcum 12 ore

    Ayyyyy lmao

  • SpringGamer William Afton
    SpringGamer William AftonAcum 12 ore

    0:27 Oh... thanks you.

  • Hecker 99
    Hecker 99Acum 13 ore

    Maybe Henry is also somehow possessing golden freddy?

  • phan panagao
    phan panagaoAcum 13 ore

    chris afton

  • ᴛʜᴇᴍᴀɴʙᴇʜɪɴᴅᴛʜᴇsʟᴀᴜɢʜᴛᴇʀ /ᴡɪʟʟɪᴀᴍ ᴀғᴛᴏɴ
    ᴛʜᴇᴍᴀɴʙᴇʜɪɴᴅᴛʜᴇsʟᴀᴜɢʜᴛᴇʀ /ᴡɪʟʟɪᴀᴍ ᴀғᴛᴏɴAcum 13 ore

    Fun fact: *Its C.C Name Is Evan afton or Chris afton its comformed (srry if i spelled that wrong*

  • Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Acum 13 ore

    Fun Fact:"Chris" is a fanon name, and that name has never been confirmed

  • Tom4Mot
    Tom4MotAcum 14 ore

    The Crying Child Name is: Sammy

  • PlayList Sam

    PlayList Sam

    Acum oră


  • EsteDoesGaming
    EsteDoesGamingAcum 14 ore

    What Is happening

  • Mr Think?
    Mr Think?Acum 14 ore

    Hey matpat I know this dose not matter but you can tell that there are different FNAF locations cuz in fnaf2 and fnaf1 you can see the difference between the heads with freddy whither freddy has more of a tall head and normal freddy has more of a squished head so that kinda proves there was a location before fnaf 2 Love your content hope you see my comment

  • Pico
    PicoAcum 15 ore

    Honestly, I don't agree on most of the new theories, That's because I try to make my own. And seeing probably last mystery of FNaF being solved is quite sad for me, I just can't accept it, I hope there are some secrets in FNaF 1 2 or 3 that haven't been discovered, I don't want to FNaF just end.

  • Clutch545
    Clutch545Acum 15 ore

    Wow! Game Theory is finally doing Game Theories again! What is this? 2014?

  • Faine Jolie Abus
    Faine Jolie AbusAcum 17 ore

    Criying child is realy cris

  • Cheryl Ng
    Cheryl NgAcum 17 ore

    chris afton+evan afton is Chris Evans??!!! i knew it, marvel was related to FNAF

  • Donlee Tv
    Donlee TvAcum 17 ore

    What if Scott is Mat

  • Nieve Angeletti
    Nieve AngelettiAcum 18 ore

    "I won't spoil [The Real Jake] for you, this time!" *Two minutes later* "... and then Jake goes on to possess Simon and his spirit joins Andrew in the Stitchwraith"

  • Lex Official Music
    Lex Official MusicAcum 18 ore

    Because evens brother was wearing a foxy mask on the bite victims bday so I'd make sense that the character his brother killed him as would have the numbers for evens name

  • Œ Wizzo
    ΠWizzoAcum 18 ore

    We did we call the crying child chris in the first place, :]?

  • Lokeypokey


    Acum 14 ore

    @Mediocre Breakdown both

  • Mediocre Breakdown

    Mediocre Breakdown

    Acum 18 ore

    No, I have no idea where that came from, it’s either a fandom name or us Gacha community randomly made it up :/

  • Hy3b1d Drag0n
    Hy3b1d Drag0nAcum 18 ore

    wait remember 2014 fnaf 1 night 5 he didnt die that night he just got springlocked on the recording ?

  • Gabriel Stein
    Gabriel SteinAcum 18 ore

    I just came back to this channel to see if they were still doing FNAF and holy hell the mad lads are still at it

  • Emperor Snorlax
    Emperor SnorlaxAcum 19 ore

    When I saw the name Evan my first thought was Vanoss, this lead to imagining his Owl Character being an animatronic.

  • Mediocre Breakdown

    Mediocre Breakdown

    Acum 18 ore

    That’s terrifying

  • Totally Boyfriend from FNF also funkier
    Totally Boyfriend from FNF also funkierAcum 19 ore

    I am convinced with the name Evan, pretty complex way to get that name and lots of theory stuff.

  • Totally Boyfriend from FNF also funkier
    Totally Boyfriend from FNF also funkierAcum 19 ore

    Other people who don't do theories: *C h r i s*

  • Original Roleplays
    Original RoleplaysAcum 20 ore

    Thank God finally a name I hate when people say he's Chris Afton it's annoying

  • 27hero27
    27hero27Acum 20 ore

    Make a new theory about the new gameplay trailer for fnaf pls

  • Im Aight
    Im AightAcum 20 ore

    If someone has the logbook please try this thank you Try going from the first set of tally marks and the number of the page and put that into the thing with foxy then for the next set of tally’s take that and the number of pages between the tally’s before and put that in with the foxy thing ( idk what to call it). Then keep repeating this and see what you get. This seems pretty simple but this was just what I think because Micheal Afton kinda must know that his brother is there because of the questions that are there and I can’t really think of any other reason why he would put tally marks.

  • Spencer and cooper gaming
    Spencer and cooper gamingAcum 21 oră


  • alquacks
    alquacksAcum 21 oră

    Idk probably the book is a alternate or sum

  • Auroura Kidd
    Auroura KiddAcum 22 ore

    Okay. So I've really been cracking down on trying to figure out crying child's name and I think I might be onto something. In Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Simulator we get "introduced" to an unknown orange character. Many have come to the conclusion that this is Afton. However I think that there is a huge possibility that it isn't Afton, but Henry. My evidence for this claim corresponds with a previous video where you played off of this idea, so I won't go too much into that. The thing that I want to focus on is the identity of the crying child. If we are going off the idea that the orange guy is Henry then that would make Mike and the crying child his children. In the books Charlie had been told growing up that she once had a twin brother named Sammy who was kidnapped and killed by Afton when they were three. However, by the end of the series we learn that she had been lied to the whole time and she was the one who was kidnapped and killed. Because of this reveal many have written of Sammy as a character believing that he was never real to begin with and was made up only to trick Charlie. But what if he was real. What if Sammy is the crying child? Think about it. Charlie died when she was three and was later rebuilt by Henry. On her gravestone is says that she died in 1983, which is when FNAF 4 took place. Maybe that room is empty because she died earlier that year. Like you said in your video, he could've seen the moment when she was killed, which is why he fears the restaurant. The crying child is also shown to look quite similar to the way Charlie is described in the books and the way she is shown in the security puppet minigame. If this is all true, then we know that the crying child died after Charlie, and maybe when Henry rebuilt Charlie he didn't program her to have any memories of her brother because it would've opened that wound and hurt Henry more than it already did. Now I know that there are plenty of holes in this theory but I also think that it could be true.

  • Cloudiiz
    CloudiizAcum 22 ore

    Lmao why is this one episode freaking me out so much?????

  • Krunchie GoOsE
    Krunchie GoOsEAcum 22 ore

    hecc yah I'm sold and I'mma use this to show other people the crying child's name

  • Melissa E Calhoun
    Melissa E CalhounAcum 22 ore

    But what about the other 3 tormenter's names does that have anything to do with this? Because i think its somehow linked again I'm not quite sure but its just a guess. (not speaking of Michael)

  • _Koala0199 _
    _Koala0199 _Acum 22 ore

    I have a theory. It doesn't have much evidence but I believe that Crying Childs name is Gregory. If you look at the new fnaf security breach trailer and look closely at Gregory's shirt when he is looking at the hundreds of computer screens you can see two faint grey lines similar to the crying childs shirt. I don't have much other info but that's what I have. Another person had a theory that Gregory is a robot that has the same characteristics and name as crying child to lure the embodiment of Glitchtrap/William Afton out so they could finally catch him. Also very little evidence.

  • Phan Ninh
    Phan NinhAcum 23 ore

    So cutee

  • CuttyKitty37
    CuttyKitty37Acum 23 ore

    I feel it might be possible that C.C. Simply doesn't remember his name. They are saying that when C.C. was bitten his frontal lobe was damaged. As she of you may know, damage to the frontal lobe results in memory loss, therefore C.C. Forgetting his own name and being unable to answer Cassidy's question.

  • Madeline Shields
    Madeline ShieldsAcum o Zi

    I think the crying child is Gregory from the security breach trailer because you can see the grey striped on the back of his shrit 😶

  • Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Acum 18 ore

    30+ years have passed from bite 83 to fnaf 9, how can he be gregory?

  • Abigail Templeton
    Abigail TempletonAcum o Zi

    00:01 - 0:40 Nightmare fuel