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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  1. EvanTubeGaming

    EvanTubeGaming15 dagar sedan

    guess im the crying child guys

  2. J night

    J night3 dagar sedan


  3. Top “Bobsy” Knotch cat

    Top “Bobsy” Knotch cat14 dagar sedan

    I mean Evan made my childhood

  4. Train guy 1 A

    Train guy 1 A14 dagar sedan

    EvanTubeGaming huh funny WAIT

  5. Bettina Sherwood

    Bettina Sherwood14 dagar sedan

    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

  6. Bettina Sherwood

    Bettina Sherwood14 dagar sedan

    @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

  7. Melissa E Calhoun

    Melissa E Calhoun7 sekunder sedan

    But what about the 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.

  8. _Koala0199 _

    _Koala0199 _8 minuter sedan

    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.

  9. Ankit Sharda

    Ankit Sharda46 minuter sedan

    So cutee

  10. CuttyKitty37

    CuttyKitty3751 minut sedan

    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.

  11. Madeline Shields

    Madeline ShieldsTimme sedan

    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 😶

  12. Abigail Templeton

    Abigail TempletonTimme sedan

    00:01 - 0:40 Nightmare fuel

  13. Ethan Pecado de la envidia

    Ethan Pecado de la envidiaTimme sedan

    Terrance can is or might be Micheal afton\emily older brother or Terrance micheal afton\Emily himself

  14. Ethan Pecado de la envidia

    Ethan Pecado de la envidiaTimme sedan

    Terrance\Micheal afton\emily

  15. Ethan Pecado de la envidia

    Ethan Pecado de la envidiaTimme sedan

    Terrance afton\emily Clara afton\Mrs.afton

  16. Ethan Pecado de la envidia

    Ethan Pecado de la envidiaTimme sedan

    I have a phew names for you I don't know if they are what you can call "Canon" but here they are

  17. LemonP!e

    LemonP!eTimme sedan

    I do want to point the meaning of the name Evan. It's a name related to the word Eoghan in Gaelic which means "youth" or "young warrior". I felt like since the name of Cassidy had a meaning I just thought maybe the name Evan would too. Idk just a little thing I wanted to point out.

  18. Ethan Pecado de la envidia

    Ethan Pecado de la envidiaTimme sedan


  19. jamie sanner

    jamie sanner2 timmar sedan

    what if in f.n.a.f. high toy chica stands for stithwrath because she gathers robotics parts

  20. Gacha Seal !

    Gacha Seal !2 timmar sedan

    First of all there’s William afton the Clara afton and them michale afton and Elizabeth afton and the crying child ? Well his name is Chris you can research it. His name is Chris afton

  21. soul extinguisher

    soul extinguisher2 timmar sedan

    maybe the night guard (vanessa) for the new game is the biological mother of the "crying child". because the crying child's sister has green eyes and ballora has pink/purple eyes, if the eye color remains when you posses an animatronics. also if William worked at Freddy's while he was normal, than he would influence his wife to do the same after she left him, (she left him because of the killings) possible theory? idk, we will just wait and see

  22. Johannes Dy

    Johannes Dy2 timmar sedan

    Happy Child looked kinda cute tho-

  23. Søftievibes 1

    Søftievibes 12 timmar sedan

    The crying kid is Chris sry…

  24. Ferli Mi

    Ferli Mi2 timmar sedan

    No he’s not that’s a fan made name you don’t have any proof that his name is Chris

  25. Painted Trash

    Painted Trash2 timmar sedan

    But like... They took the pieces we had left to put the name of a broken child together The response and pages numbers only gave us 3 letters. "Eva" Tallying up the score and just getting N by coincidence..? Seems too big of a coincidence to NOT be his name

  26. Maverick Killips

    Maverick Killips2 timmar sedan

    Have you considered the name Eva?

  27. Sedona Swan

    Sedona Swan2 timmar sedan

    his name is actually gregory right

  28. Physco Mouse

    Physco Mouse2 timmar sedan

    its CHRIS (im like 3 minutes into the video) but i thought everyone knew his name wad chris, or maybe thats a fan made name cause people are tired of calling him the crying child you know what ima just watch the video .

  29. Nicole watterson

    Nicole watterson3 timmar sedan

    i thought his name was chris but..

  30. Chloe Degazon

    Chloe Degazon3 timmar sedan

    For five whole years I have guessed it would Chris but now I know his name his name is Evan!!!!!!!!!

  31. Lecu The Animator

    Lecu The Animator3 timmar sedan

    Did anyone think that the intro voice sounded like shaggy

  32. Yep It's Kaylee

    Yep It's Kaylee3 timmar sedan

    Dude sometimes people call him Chris for no reason, so I think a more logical reason for the name Evan is more profitable for theorists.

  33. K-lou 19k

    K-lou 19k3 timmar sedan

    Have we ever had the crying child's gender confirmed? If not the crying child might be a girl and her name might be eva

  34. Caleb Fitzgerald

    Caleb Fitzgerald4 timmar sedan

    Oh matpat us theorists have a request: do you have any say on the links between the gameplay trailer from security breach to the books and FNaF 4

  35. Jynx Kacelyn

    Jynx Kacelyn4 timmar sedan

    I'm PARTLY sold on this theory. Whole there is enough evidence to say that The Crying Child's name is Evan. However, what if we had one more peice of evidence to conclude it? After all. We could say that the alphabet was put incorrectly into the Foxy Grid (not saying it is or isn't but its a possibility). One more piece of evidence could tie this up.

  36. nicole hamilton

    nicole hamilton4 timmar sedan

    But I'm pretty sure the crying child's name is Chris

  37. nicole hamilton

    nicole hamilton4 timmar sedan

    So I'm pretty sure the crying child or Chris possesses Shadow Freddy

  38. nicole hamilton

    nicole hamilton4 timmar sedan

    The crying child's name is Chris

  39. Joseph Tapp

    Joseph Tapp4 timmar sedan

    Can we please get MatPat to have a voice role in a FNAF game?

  40. Jason Hattington

    Jason Hattington5 timmar sedan

    i was still playing hollow knight and had not watched the knight unmasked video until i was done with the game but well ig i saw a moth boss thing and the little ghost is the king welp i see no point to beating the game lol jk but still kinda got spoiled when i wanted see some fnaf T-T

  41. antimatter 17

    antimatter 175 timmar sedan

    As soon as i saw the name of the crying child i died laughing as thats my name

  42. Knight123x

    Knight123x5 timmar sedan

    Until we hear otherwise, I'll consider it as the truth.

  43. Simon Bethke

    Simon Bethke5 timmar sedan

    i don;t think the name is right only because the proscess to find the name does seem farfetched and theres some unknown cariables (Tallies and the numbers on the book) But I would have to get one myself to see it is definetly believable because scott loves to keep the confusion and I geuss I'm unalive until someone takes me XD

  44. Ultimate Warrior

    Ultimate Warrior6 timmar sedan

    Hello I have a Theory I think that You play as Michael Afton and all the games

  45. gorge

    gorge6 timmar sedan

    chris idk

  46. ghostee3

    ghostee36 timmar sedan

    lol anyone else noticed when he said: "we know the puppet is charlie" and he put charlie and the puppet on top of each other- it kinda looked like dream- 2:12

  47. Michael Villa

    Michael Villa6 timmar sedan


  48. goth cowboys

    goth cowboys6 timmar sedan

    i say we call him chris and move on

  49. Currently Being remade

    Currently Being remade6 timmar sedan

    I.. i dunno.. I mean, a pep power called Electric boogaloo is pretty cool..

  50. Chris Is Vibing

    Chris Is Vibing7 timmar sedan

    this is a yearly tradition now huh.

  51. Timiya Cook

    Timiya Cook7 timmar sedan

    crying childs name is Christopher afton aka chris

  52. Evan Fuqua

    Evan Fuqua7 timmar sedan


  53. TOXITY

    TOXITY7 timmar sedan

    What if the name was stevan or steven

  54. mochitriaa

    mochitriaa7 timmar sedan


  55. Jacob Warden

    Jacob Warden7 timmar sedan

    FNAF is just AOT in a different form

  56. Krazy Kupcakes

    Krazy Kupcakes7 timmar sedan

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

  57. Ghost Gzmer

    Ghost Gzmer7 timmar sedan

    Golden Freddy was not finesh like foxy

  58. sleepy_deero ØwØ

    sleepy_deero ØwØ8 timmar sedan

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

  59. Luke Summers

    Luke Summers8 timmar sedan

    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

  60. jordansstuff

    jordansstuff8 timmar sedan

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

  61. Ferli Mi

    Ferli Mi2 timmar sedan

    That’s just a theory

  62. Mr.doge747

    Mr.doge7479 timmar sedan

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

  63. Creepy Wolf Dragon

    Creepy Wolf Dragon9 timmar sedan

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

  64. WishingStarBun play

    WishingStarBun play9 timmar sedan

    His name is chris

  65. Practical Memez

    Practical Memez9 timmar sedan

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

  66. Freadbearboi 2020

    Freadbearboi 20209 timmar sedan

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

  67. Henry Entertainment System

    Henry Entertainment System9 timmar sedan

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

  68. LuigiGaming305

    LuigiGaming3059 timmar sedan

    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.

  69. muffin tuffin

    muffin tuffin10 timmar sedan

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

  70. andrew woodward Peace warrior

    andrew woodward Peace warrior10 timmar sedan

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

  71. andrew woodward Peace warrior

    andrew woodward Peace warrior10 timmar sedan

    Talking about the new trailer :>

  72. Madison Galbreath

    Madison Galbreath10 timmar sedan

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

  73. Huggo Dv

    Huggo Dv11 timmar sedan


  74. Sahara Thapa

    Sahara Thapa11 timmar sedan

    cris is the crying cild

  75. Pepe Lagarto

    Pepe Lagarto11 timmar sedan

    I think Mrs. Afton's name is clara

  76. vlogger 4 life

    vlogger 4 life11 timmar sedan

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

  77. Pepe Lagarto

    Pepe Lagarto11 timmar sedan

    2:40 save him minigame

  78. DANIEL_R3

    DANIEL_R311 timmar sedan

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

  79. Alice Wagner

    Alice Wagner11 timmar sedan

    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

  80. FomHax GT

    FomHax GT12 timmar sedan

    How long you edit these

  81. ITZ ROBY

    ITZ ROBY12 timmar sedan

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

  82. Cinnamon

    Cinnamon12 timmar sedan

    Where do I get this book?

  83. Flamingo

    Flamingo13 timmar sedan

    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)

  84. Drow ._.

    Drow ._.9 timmar sedan

    i think you was real flamingo but you are fake

  85. D14m0nD Gamer

    D14m0nD Gamer13 timmar sedan

    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?

  86. Fresh Memes18

    Fresh Memes1814 timmar sedan

    My Brothers Name is evan😂

  87. Anglerfish

    Anglerfish14 timmar sedan

    Mickey mouse eat some cheese

  88. geometry dash plays

    geometry dash plays15 timmar sedan

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

  89. Daijia M.

    Daijia M.15 timmar sedan

    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 SEtoosers 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 😭

  90. andrei farcasanu

    andrei farcasanu16 timmar sedan

    The crying child posses shadow freddy

  91. Ferral Fennin

    Ferral Fennin16 timmar sedan

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

  92. Matthew Galdones

    Matthew Galdones16 timmar sedan

    I worked in fazbear once

  93. Crystal Hayes

    Crystal Hayes17 timmar sedan

    Cries Afon is the name of the crying child

  94. Akira Leelarapin

    Akira Leelarapin17 timmar sedan

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

  95. Barylyn Dodge

    Barylyn Dodge17 timmar sedan

    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

  96. Alex Nel

    Alex Nel17 timmar sedan

    Chris Afton i

  97. Syeda Fatima Asim

    Syeda Fatima Asim17 timmar sedan

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

  98. Senpao

    Senpao16 timmar sedan

    How, where is the evidence on it

  99. glitch tale

    glitch tale17 timmar sedan

    It's christ afton

  100. Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy16 timmar sedan

    No,it's not

  101. AshAttackers

    AshAttackers18 timmar sedan

    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.

  102. James Sellman

    James Sellman18 timmar sedan

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

  103. Vibe Officer

    Vibe Officer19 timmar sedan

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

  104. Adam Adam

    Adam Adam19 timmar sedan

    He looks like an Evan.

  105. Hey Now

    Hey Now20 timmar sedan

    This theory sounds plausible.

  106. INSANIACHAN邪悪なキツネ

    INSANIACHAN邪悪なキツネ20 timmar sedan

    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,

  107. Baby Yoda

    Baby Yoda20 timmar sedan

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

  108. Garen Nishanian

    Garen Nishanian20 timmar sedan

    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.

  109. That one gamer

    That one gamer20 timmar sedan

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

  110. nothing

    nothing20 timmar sedan

    Gacha player bi like : hes naMe Is CHriS

  111. Edward Yohan Fernandez

    Edward Yohan Fernandez21 timme sedan

    Matpat doesnt have any video ideas anymore lol