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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  • guess im the crying child guys

    EvanTubeGamingEvanTubeGaming15 күн мурун
    • WHAT

      J nightJ night3 күн мурун
    • I mean Evan made my childhood

      Top “Bobsy” Knotch catTop “Bobsy” Knotch cat15 күн мурун
    • EvanTubeGaming huh funny WAIT

      Train guy 1 ATrain guy 1 A15 күн мурун
    • 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 SherwoodBettina Sherwood15 күн мурун
    • @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

      Bettina SherwoodBettina Sherwood15 күн мурун
  • imagine the crying child was called freddy

    Sporticus StanzSporticus Stanz35 мүнөт мурун
  • his name is chris athon

    Decortis EllisDecortis Ellis41 мүнөт мурун
  • 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.

    0.obsessiv.00.obsessiv.0Саат мурун
  • As long as there is a name I’m good

    •El & Ellen_productions ••El & Ellen_productions •Саат мурун
  • I think "evan" is named chris

    - Suffering pain苦しみの痛み- Suffering pain苦しみの痛み2 саат мурун
    • I think you forgot that Chris is a fanon name

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs GsgsgsyСаат мурун
  • His name is Chirs so yeah

    Night WolfNight Wolf2 саат мурун
  • 8.3.2021, 14.30

    JpezJpez2 саат мурун
  • Ayyyyy lmao

    luks jutuberluks jutuber2 саат мурун
  • 0:27 Oh... thanks you.

    SpringGamer William AftonSpringGamer William Afton2 саат мурун
  • Maybe Henry is also somehow possessing golden freddy?

    Hecker 99Hecker 992 саат мурун
  • chris afton

    phan panagaophan panagao3 саат мурун
  • Fun fact: *Its C.C Name Is Evan afton or Chris afton its comformed (srry if i spelled that wrong*

    ᴛʜᴇᴍᴀɴʙᴇʜɪɴᴅᴛʜᴇsʟᴀᴜɢʜᴛᴇʀ /ᴡɪʟʟɪᴀᴍ ᴀғᴛᴏɴᴛʜᴇᴍᴀɴʙᴇʜɪɴᴅᴛʜᴇsʟᴀᴜɢʜᴛᴇʀ /ᴡɪʟʟɪᴀᴍ ᴀғᴛᴏɴ3 саат мурун
    • Fun Fact:"Chris" is a fanon name, and that name has never been confirmed

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy3 саат мурун
  • The Crying Child Name is: Sammy

    Tom4MotTom4Mot3 саат мурун
  • What Is happening

    EsteDoesGamingEsteDoesGaming3 саат мурун
  • 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

    Mr Think?Mr Think?4 саат мурун
  • 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.

    PicoPico5 саат мурун
  • Wow! Game Theory is finally doing Game Theories again! What is this? 2014?

    Clutch545Clutch5455 саат мурун
  • Criying child is realy cris

    Faine Jolie AbusFaine Jolie Abus7 саат мурун
  • chris afton+evan afton is Chris Evans??!!! i knew it, marvel was related to FNAF

    Cheryl NgCheryl Ng7 саат мурун
  • What if Scott is Mat

    Donlee TvDonlee Tv7 саат мурун
  • "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"

    Nieve AngelettiNieve Angeletti7 саат мурун
  • 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

    Lex Official MusicLex Official Music8 саат мурун
  • We did we call the crying child chris in the first place, :]?

    Œ WizzoŒ Wizzo8 саат мурун
    • @Mediocre Breakdown both

      LokeypokeyLokeypokey4 саат мурун
    • No, I have no idea where that came from, it’s either a fandom name or us Gacha community randomly made it up :/

      Mediocre BreakdownMediocre Breakdown7 саат мурун
  • wait remember 2014 fnaf 1 night 5 he didnt die that night he just got springlocked on the recording ?

    Hy3b1d Drag0nHy3b1d Drag0n8 саат мурун
  • 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

    Gabriel SteinGabriel Stein8 саат мурун
  • When I saw the name Evan my first thought was Vanoss, this lead to imagining his Owl Character being an animatronic.

    Emperor SnorlaxEmperor Snorlax8 саат мурун
    • That’s terrifying

      Mediocre BreakdownMediocre Breakdown7 саат мурун
  • I am convinced with the name Evan, pretty complex way to get that name and lots of theory stuff.

    Totally Boyfriend from FNF also funkierTotally Boyfriend from FNF also funkier9 саат мурун
  • Other people who don't do theories: *C h r i s*

    Totally Boyfriend from FNF also funkierTotally Boyfriend from FNF also funkier9 саат мурун
  • Thank God finally a name I hate when people say he's Chris Afton it's annoying

    Original RoleplaysOriginal Roleplays10 саат мурун
  • Make a new theory about the new gameplay trailer for fnaf pls

    27hero2727hero2710 саат мурун
  • 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.

    Im AightIm Aight10 саат мурун
  • #dabbingchicas

    Spencer and cooper gamingSpencer and cooper gaming11 саат мурун
  • Idk probably the book is a alternate or sum

    alquacksalquacks11 саат мурун
  • 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.

    Auroura KiddAuroura Kidd11 саат мурун
  • Lmao why is this one episode freaking me out so much?????

    CloudiizCloudiiz11 саат мурун
  • hecc yah I'm sold and I'mma use this to show other people the crying child's name

    Krunchie GoOsEKrunchie GoOsE11 саат мурун
  • 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.

    Melissa E CalhounMelissa E Calhoun12 саат мурун
  • 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.

    _Koala0199 __Koala0199 _12 саат мурун
  • So cutee

    Ankit ShardaAnkit Sharda13 саат мурун
  • 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.

    CuttyKitty37CuttyKitty3713 саат мурун
  • 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 😶

    Madeline ShieldsMadeline Shields13 саат мурун
    • 30+ years have passed from bite 83 to fnaf 9, how can he be gregory?

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy8 саат мурун
  • 00:01 - 0:40 Nightmare fuel

    Abigail TempletonAbigail Templeton14 саат мурун
  • Terrance can is or might be Micheal afton\emily older brother or Terrance micheal afton\Emily himself

    Ethan Pecado de la envidiaEthan Pecado de la envidia14 саат мурун
  • Terrance\Micheal afton\emily

    Ethan Pecado de la envidiaEthan Pecado de la envidia14 саат мурун
  • Terrance afton\emily Clara afton\Mrs.afton

    Ethan Pecado de la envidiaEthan Pecado de la envidia14 саат мурун
  • I have a phew names for you I don't know if they are what you can call "Canon" but here they are

    Ethan Pecado de la envidiaEthan Pecado de la envidia14 саат мурун
    • the same with Mrs. Afton, there are no hints about her, and she is considered a fanon character

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy8 саат мурун
    • why did you decide that fanon names are "canon"? These names were invented by the fans, but definitely not from Scott. There was no word about Terrence and you already attribute him to Michael

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy8 саат мурун
  • 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.

    LemonP!eLemonP!e14 саат мурун
  • Matpat

    Ethan Pecado de la envidiaEthan Pecado de la envidia14 саат мурун
  • what if in f.n.a.f. high toy chica stands for stithwrath because she gathers robotics parts

    jamie sannerjamie sanner14 саат мурун
  • 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

    Gacha Seal !Gacha Seal !14 саат мурун
  • 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

    soul extinguishersoul extinguisher14 саат мурун
  • Happy Child looked kinda cute tho-

    Johannes DyJohannes Dy14 саат мурун
  • The crying kid is Chris sry…

    Søftievibes 1Søftievibes 115 саат мурун
    • Chris is a fan name

      LokeypokeyLokeypokey4 саат мурун
    • No he’s not that’s a fan made name you don’t have any proof that his name is Chris

      Ferli MiFerli Mi14 саат мурун
  • 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

    Painted TrashPainted Trash15 саат мурун
  • Have you considered the name Eva?

    Maverick KillipsMaverick Killips15 саат мурун
  • his name is actually gregory right

    Sedona SwanSedona Swan15 саат мурун
  • 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 .

    Physco MousePhysco Mouse15 саат мурун
    • It's a fan name

      LokeypokeyLokeypokey4 саат мурун

      Gsgsghs GsgsgsyGsgsghs Gsgsgsy8 саат мурун
  • i thought his name was chris but..

    Nicole wattersonNicole watterson15 саат мурун
    • Chris is a fan name

      LokeypokeyLokeypokey4 саат мурун
  • For five whole years I have guessed it would Chris but now I know his name his name is Evan!!!!!!!!!

    Chloe DegazonChloe Degazon15 саат мурун
  • Did anyone think that the intro voice sounded like shaggy

    Lecu The AnimatorLecu The Animator16 саат мурун
  • 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.

    Yep It's KayleeYep It's Kaylee16 саат мурун
  • 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

    K-lou 19kK-lou 19k16 саат мурун
  • 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

    Caleb FitzgeraldCaleb Fitzgerald16 саат мурун
  • 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.

    Jynx KacelynJynx Kacelyn17 саат мурун
  • But I'm pretty sure the crying child's name is Chris

    nicole hamiltonnicole hamilton17 саат мурун
  • So I'm pretty sure the crying child or Chris possesses Shadow Freddy

    nicole hamiltonnicole hamilton17 саат мурун
  • The crying child's name is Chris

    nicole hamiltonnicole hamilton17 саат мурун
    • No

      nothingnothing11 саат мурун
  • Can we please get MatPat to have a voice role in a FNAF game?

    Joseph TappJoseph Tapp17 саат мурун
  • 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

    Jason HattingtonJason Hattington17 саат мурун
  • As soon as i saw the name of the crying child i died laughing as thats my name

    antimatter 17antimatter 1717 саат мурун
  • Until we hear otherwise, I'll consider it as the truth.

    Knight123xKnight123x17 саат мурун
  • 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

    Simon BethkeSimon Bethke17 саат мурун
  • Hello I have a Theory I think that You play as Michael Afton and all the games

    Ultimate WarriorUltimate Warrior18 саат мурун
  • chris idk

    gorgegorge18 саат мурун
  • 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

    ghostee3ghostee318 саат мурун
  • Aspitpiay

    Michael VillaMichael Villa18 саат мурун
  • i say we call him chris and move on

    goth cowboysgoth cowboys18 саат мурун
  • I.. i dunno.. I mean, a pep power called Electric boogaloo is pretty cool..

    Currently Being remadeCurrently Being remade19 саат мурун
  • this is a yearly tradition now huh.

    Chris Is VibingChris Is Vibing19 саат мурун
  • crying childs name is Christopher afton aka chris

    Timiya CookTimiya Cook19 саат мурун
  • ummm

    Evan FuquaEvan Fuqua19 саат мурун
  • What if the name was stevan or steven

    TOXITYTOXITY19 саат мурун

    mochitriaamochitriaa19 саат мурун
  • FNAF is just AOT in a different form

    Jacob WardenJacob Warden20 саат мурун
  • Honestly is MatPat were to become a voice actor, nobody would complain.

    Krazy KupcakesKrazy Kupcakes20 саат мурун
  • Golden Freddy was not finesh like foxy

    Ghost GzmerGhost Gzmer20 саат мурун
  • Bro umm when you don't get sleep don't you go crazy so then that may be why crying child sees nightmare animatronics

    sleepy_deero ØwØsleepy_deero ØwØ20 саат мурун
  • 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

    Luke SummersLuke Summers20 саат мурун
  • In fact. "Crying child's" name is Chris afton and is the son of the purple guy

    jordansstuffjordansstuff20 саат мурун
    • That’s just a theory

      Ferli MiFerli Mi14 саат мурун
  • WAIT! how do we know fredbear was always his name.

    Mr.doge747Mr.doge74721 саат мурун
  • Funny enough my brother named Evan likes to watch your videos and freaked out over this. And fun fact. Evan means Young warrior

    Creepy Wolf DragonCreepy Wolf Dragon21 саат мурун
  • His name is chris

    WishingStarBun playWishingStarBun play21 саат мурун
  • Wait.. was chris just a fan name?! come i never knew this...

    Practical MemezPractical Memez21 саат мурун
  • What if the girl in fazebear frights book 4 is vanny backstory

    Freadbearboi 2020Freadbearboi 202022 саат мурун
  • Honestly, we've ignored Balloon Boy for so long that I actually want a theory on him.

    Henry Entertainment SystemHenry Entertainment System22 саат мурун
  • 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.

    LuigiGaming305LuigiGaming30522 саат мурун
  • i don’t know if you guys saw it but in the word search it said it’s me....

    muffin tuffinmuffin tuffin22 саат мурун
  • Here is a thing that the new security breach does not show who chases you! GLAM ROCK FREDDY!

    andrew woodward Peace warriorandrew woodward Peace warrior22 саат мурун
    • Talking about the new trailer :>

      andrew woodward Peace warriorandrew woodward Peace warrior22 саат мурун
  • I feel bad for whoever’s name is Jake and are watching this

    Madison GalbreathMadison Galbreath23 саат мурун