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

    EvanTubeGaming13 dögum síðan

    guess im the crying child guys

  2. J night

    J nightDegi Síðan síðan


  3. Top Knotch

    Top Knotch12 dögum síðan

    I mean Evan made my childhood

  4. Train guy 1 A

    Train guy 1 A12 dögum síðan

    EvanTubeGaming huh funny WAIT

  5. Bettina Sherwood

    Bettina Sherwood12 dögum síðan

    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 Sherwood12 dögum síðan

    @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. gaming guy

    gaming guy15 mínútum síðan

    I thought crying child is Micheal

  8. emma gordon

    emma gordon20 mínútum síðan


  9. Not Laylah

    Not Laylah21 mínútu síðan

    This will be the last fnaf video on the channel

  10. meteverz15

    meteverz1525 mínútum síðan

    I forget about the theory that crying child is possessing shadow freddy and name chris

  11. Emma Chota

    Emma ChotaKlukkustund síðan

    Matpat I have a theory, i hope you put into consideration. I just watched all the security breach trailers and I just wanna say this. I don't think the crying child is Evan I think he is Gregory from the new fnaf game or is at least a possible friend of Gregory. Here's why, in the trailer there is a scene of a child in front monitors. If you turn the brightness up a little he has a striped shirt, and Vanny/Vanessa calls out Gregory. Another reason is because in another scene Vanny says," I'll put you back to bed". Didn't the crying child is from fnaf four that took place in a bedroom. Another thing I'll let you figure out is take a close look at the security guard for the new game, i hope she will look a little furmiliar.

  12. Random Guy

    Random GuyKlukkustund síðan

    What if Scott didn’t name the crying child and now he’s gonna see this and name him Evan Lol

  13. peach_ fox

    peach_ foxKlukkustund síðan

    Theory time for morty ok so I do believe that in the new fnaf game play at the end you see a hand witch you see a purple light and rotten skin/ raisin skin the fingers have pointy fingers made if metal i think because of the rotten skin this may be mike the glowing .ight matches to sl ending he has glowing purple eyes and for the fingers it could be part of the theory ether he's a robot or it resembles what was inside of him before but some might say this is william but that not true william is glitchtrap meaning he would have a soft yellow green suit with round fingers this would prove the theory of each game revolves around micheal a this is just my theory also pleas make a theory on the new game play video thx

  14. Sofia Rojas

    Sofia RojasKlukkustund síðan

    There is a new trailer, sir, SiR, PlEase, PlEAsE COVEr It D:

  15. F34R LIONN 2

    F34R LIONN 2Klukkustund síðan

    0:19 ayo?

  16. Squirrel Warlord

    Squirrel Warlord2 klukkustundum síðan

    Flowey? Why are you opening a fnaf video get back to your own game

  17. Tenya Iida

    Tenya Iida2 klukkustundum síðan

    Im not sure but i think hiis name is "Chris"

  18. Ollie-pop M

    Ollie-pop M2 klukkustundum síðan

    The crying child's name is actually is chris trust me please.

  19. TheReal CryingChild

    TheReal CryingChild2 klukkustundum síðan


  20. Jazon

    Jazon2 klukkustundum síðan

    i feel like at this point even Scott has zero clues on wtf is going on

  21. Shanea Green

    Shanea Green2 klukkustundum síðan

    Lol this is all wrong crying child’s name is cross aften it says it on the bite of 83 yall look realy dum

  22. Shanea Green

    Shanea Green2 klukkustundum síðan

    Cris I meant

  23. izuku midoriya

    izuku midoriya3 klukkustundum síðan

    His name is chris afton

  24. Steve F

    Steve F3 klukkustundum síðan

    The crying child’s name is Steve. Check again.

  25. Tobekers

    Tobekers3 klukkustundum síðan

    You haven't really looked at fnaf 3 to much?

  26. Tobekers

    Tobekers3 klukkustundum síðan

    Did you ever think that blue and red make purple and purple guy can be mad and sad

  27. Tobekers

    Tobekers3 klukkustundum síðan

    Can you put the numbers from the mini game in fnaf?

  28. The one emo kid in the back Onyx

    The one emo kid in the back Onyx3 klukkustundum síðan

    Hi recently I’ve been watching your fnaf theory videos and you go into detail about the purple telephone a lot saying how it was something the two afton sons would be aware of but there’s something that you didn’t mention or did in a earlier video but wouldn’t that give you also the answer to who the phone guy is

  29. Tims X

    Tims X3 klukkustundum síðan

    I think those in-game Scott's games, mentioned in fnaf VR, are the secret minigames in fnaf games, like Mangle's quest and give life.

  30. Alexia Fudge

    Alexia Fudge3 klukkustundum síðan

    I think crying child's name is Chris (just guessing)

  31. Alexia Fudge

    Alexia Fudge3 klukkustundum síðan


  32. Exposur3ツ

    Exposur3ツ3 klukkustundum síðan

    You know my names Jake and that intro Is just horrifying

  33. Chunkens

    Chunkens3 klukkustundum síðan

    Maybe his name is eva and begame transgender

  34. Fulvia Gomez

    Fulvia Gomez4 klukkustundum síðan

    so 1 it was mike now it Evan irony get it

  35. Marc Bou Saleh

    Marc Bou Saleh4 klukkustundum síðan

    This got boring honestly

  36. Zero898

    Zero8984 klukkustundum síðan

    Yo Matpat could Maria Rodriguez from step closer be Cassidy's older sister before you guys come at me saying that's an awful theory just hear me out. Maria is a girl who is Pete's age who we know is the counterpart of Michael Afton (foxybro) and She has black hair and lips that were glossy red. She also has bright green eyes with long eyelashes and a few freckles on her nose and who also is an older sister to her younger sister. And we know that Cassidy has black hair as well and she is most likely Evan Afton's age or at least near to his age (crying child's name not 100% confirmed) so could it be that maria is Cassidy's older sister and that Cassidy's full name is Cassidy Rodriguez. Obviously this is just a theory a game theory! But it could be true you never know.

  37. Chris Ortiz

    Chris Ortiz4 klukkustundum síðan

    you were in random encounters song

  38. Chris Ortiz

    Chris Ortiz4 klukkustundum síðan

    Do you guys remember when he was in a song in Freddy Fazbear's baby I love you

  39. Caleb Sanders

    Caleb Sanders4 klukkustundum síðan

  40. Chaos VxOv

    Chaos VxOv5 klukkustundum síðan

    His name cant be Evan. In the book Evan is a grown man and in the games the crying child/(Evan?) died due to the bite.

  41. AngerOwl29

    AngerOwl295 klukkustundum síðan

    Why did i think his name was Jake this entire time? Who even is Jake? Anyway I'm still convinced that Scott doesn't actually have the story planned, he just adds tidbits of random stuff for the fans to "decode" and uses what he likes best to create more lore

  42. FarrellWolf

    FarrellWolf5 klukkustundum síðan

    Matt your forgetting that we are talking about the serious game that had us put a number into a wall, so I don't think its a stretch at all.

  43. something original

    something original5 klukkustundum síðan

    Matpat:*has been trying to solve fnaf for years now* Reddit:*supposedly solves fnaf Matpat:*visible Anger*

  44. blue

    blue6 klukkustundum síðan

    When the closet opened in the black i saw fnad 1 golden freddie junpscare

  45. blue

    blue6 klukkustundum síðan


  46. Soul

    Soul6 klukkustundum síðan

    Hey can anyone explain this to me why does Micheal have the memorys of Elizabeth's voice lines was he there when she was asking William? I'm really confused

  47. Samantha Trujillo

    Samantha Trujillo6 klukkustundum síðan

    it's c.c

  48. Litzamary Benítez

    Litzamary Benítez7 klukkustundum síðan

    Evan could be the criyng child

  49. Anita Paniagua

    Anita Paniagua7 klukkustundum síðan

    The binding of the crying child

  50. Daisy Lewis-Gist

    Daisy Lewis-Gist7 klukkustundum síðan

    a new fnaf Comercial came out like 6 days ago and it said the name Gregory Idk if this is important but the security officer is a female and not one of the aftons

  51. nyctophiliq

    nyctophiliq7 klukkustundum síðan

    cc your name is evan :)

  52. Gage Ebert

    Gage Ebert7 klukkustundum síðan

    I have no words

  53. Gage Ebert

    Gage Ebert7 klukkustundum síðan


  54. TyrantBoi09

    TyrantBoi097 klukkustundum síðan

    Dude idk why but everytime i watch a fnaf theory i get goosebumps.

  55. Malik Narayanin

    Malik Narayanin7 klukkustundum síðan

    We need a full recap of the lore, Mat. most of us can't keep up with all the changes and updates to the lore.

  56. K.R.J random channel

    K.R.J random channel8 klukkustundum síðan

    So, black bird is a same story, different version sort of thing? Also, my Theory is that golden Freddy isn't the only shared animatronic I think there is 2 soals in circus baby, as one minute she wants to help, next she kidnapped you, perhaps the green eyed girl from fnaf 4

  57. Henry games

    Henry games8 klukkustundum síðan

    13:32 and why is this surprising I’m just saying like there is billions of people and who knows how many people are named Evan but..

  58. jade espinal

    jade espinal8 klukkustundum síðan

    with the gacha i have been watching,his name is chris

  59. Henry games

    Henry games8 klukkustundum síðan

    For a second I thought his name was Eva lol

  60. Henry games

    Henry games8 klukkustundum síðan

    Evan afton.. has a nice ring to it

  61. Love- Unicorn

    Love- Unicorn8 klukkustundum síðan

    One theory is that the crying child is name Chirs lol might not true

  62. Eri Chan

    Eri Chan8 klukkustundum síðan

    Everyone: WHO IS DA CRYING CHILD? Gacha community: Chris, duh.

  63. Brooken_VOID

    Brooken_VOID8 klukkustundum síðan

    do security breech plz

  64. Alexandru Dumitru

    Alexandru Dumitru8 klukkustundum síðan

    New throri. Loock at the trailer and you will see spring trap animatronic parts and dere are burnd. vany tries to pice wiliam afton back thogeter


    SABERTOOTH MAX GAMING9 klukkustundum síðan

    It's a stretch and you have to close your eyes hear and there but it dose make sense and would make the story of the black bird revelent so I am sold

  66. Jake Mahaffy

    Jake Mahaffy9 klukkustundum síðan

    Dude I start the video and he’s screaming my name over and over super creepy🤣

  67. Jaycen Taylor

    Jaycen Taylor9 klukkustundum síðan

    the 7th fazbear frights book is out now :)

  68. Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy8 klukkustundum síðan

    hi, can i ask you something?

  69. Bubbly Llama

    Bubbly Llama9 klukkustundum síðan

    MatPat can u do a recap video😭

  70. Scarlett Frye Hall

    Scarlett Frye Hall9 klukkustundum síðan

    C.C Or the crrying child name is sopposed to be Chris

  71. Warcrime Klee

    Warcrime Klee9 klukkustundum síðan

    You have a Gacha life pfp of course you would say that

  72. Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy9 klukkustundum síðan

    no, this is not a canon name. Please do not spread false information

  73. Luke Carlson

    Luke Carlson9 klukkustundum síðan

    By the way, I want the next channel to be book theory

  74. Cuyo Historiador

    Cuyo Historiador9 klukkustundum síðan

    We need this people in the police department for solving crimes

  75. Cuyo Historiador

    Cuyo Historiador9 klukkustundum síðan

    @Charming nowhere to hide what answer? I was just saying that this kind Is solving and logic would ve very useful in real crimes.... Maybe

  76. Charming nowhere to hide

    Charming nowhere to hide9 klukkustundum síðan

    fnaf is based on a true story, figure out the true story then you'll have your answer

  77. cartoon play

    cartoon play9 klukkustundum síðan

    do you know that golden freddy is a ghost ?

  78. Charming nowhere to hide

    Charming nowhere to hide9 klukkustundum síðan

    I’m not certain about Evan, but I am certain that this title crossed the clickbait line. Come on, Matpat.

  79. cryin chile

    cryin chile9 klukkustundum síðan

    What if gregory is the crying child I mean the plushie said "I will put you back together" and what if gregory is a robot that is luring afton to his death

  80. cryin chile

    cryin chile4 klukkustundum síðan

    @Warcrime Klee Ik but what if he got put back together as a robot like charlie in the book series

  81. Warcrime Klee

    Warcrime Klee8 klukkustundum síðan

    Gregory is completely unrelated to the bite victim Bite victim died over 40 or 50 years ago

  82. 22wwddews Sup

    22wwddews Sup9 klukkustundum síðan

    It’s Gregory that’s his name

  83. Stavros Petro

    Stavros Petro9 klukkustundum síðan

    I thought "why when you use in unc the death coin on golden freddy you get jumpscared by fredbear" after Mat's theory that he found that golden freddy has two souls I thought "If the crying child got killed by fredbear that means you get jumpscared by the crying child not by Cassidy"

  84. AntiTeo Sensai

    AntiTeo Sensai10 klukkustundum síðan

    At this point I think the books are just telling the same story , but in a alternate universe , but most of the events play out the same

  85. Aimee O'Brien

    Aimee O'Brien11 klukkustundum síðan

    Theory of mine: GlitchTrap is posessing Vanny and her eyes flow red Vanny is controlling the others but not Glamrock freddy since his eyes aren't red so he is helping Gregory (Who we play as) To escape or survive Vansessa who is probably Vanny can't control herself so she switches from time to time to confuse Gregory so The other animatronics follow Vanny or Glitchtraps command thats why MontGomory Gator said that because Glitchtrap made him say that when they catch gregory they will bring it to Vanny so Vanny can give it to glitch trap to kill and most obviously stuff into another suit. (If you steal this make sure to Credit me for making it!) UHM THIS IS A SECURITY BREACH THOERY MADE BY ME

  86. Joy JohnsonI3lu

    Joy JohnsonI3lu11 klukkustundum síðan

    *O P E N T H E C A B I N E T , J A K E*


    PARA LACI11 klukkustundum síðan

    no hes neme is chris ok

  88. Warcrime Klee

    Warcrime Klee8 klukkustundum síðan

    Chris is a stupid fanmade name

  89. Calleighs fnaf corner

    Calleighs fnaf corner11 klukkustundum síðan

    I’m confused because everyone keeps saying “the crying child’s name is Christopher afton” but it doesn’t make sense

  90. Warcrime Klee

    Warcrime Klee8 klukkustundum síðan

    Chris is nothing more than a stupid fanmade names

  91. Isaac YoUTuBe aNTi123

    Isaac YoUTuBe aNTi12311 klukkustundum síðan

    CC name is Chris dum dum

  92. Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy9 klukkustundum síðan

    "Chris" is a fan-made name dum dum

  93. Le renard orange mais pas roux

    Le renard orange mais pas roux12 klukkustundum síðan

    Imagine if ballon boy was the awnser to fnaf

  94. Channing Pennartz

    Channing Pennartz12 klukkustundum síðan

    i searched it and it said chris afton

  95. a Thing

    a Thing12 klukkustundum síðan

    I made a little mini theory of my own if you want ultimate custom night and jump scared by or if you even can jump scare you the voices of him will be Henry Mike help have you considered that that was William Afton in hell crying for help think about it we know that Mike is William Afton son and Henry is his work partner so it makes sense if William Afton is old man consequences stuck in HE double hockey sticks or in some kind of a bit video game or some torture by the one you should not have killed I have full evidence it’s a literally everywhere to the screams of help you wouldn’t said it yourself William Afton is like Separated so technically that could be a piece of William Afton stuck in some kind of video game or torture or whatever for naff can give us so that’s my little mini theory

  96. Smartboi87

    Smartboi8712 klukkustundum síðan

    Dude how long have you been at this for?

  97. hyphae

    hyphae13 klukkustundum síðan

    but that would mean that C.C survived the bite if he had a son-

  98. Matt

    Matt13 klukkustundum síðan

    I’m not certain about Evan, but I am certain that this title crossed the clickbait line. Come on, Matpat.

  99. Foreign

    Foreign14 klukkustundum síðan

    fnaf is based on a true story, figure out the true story then you'll have your answer

  100. Mochi Who

    Mochi Who15 klukkustundum síðan

    I feel that the name "Evan" goes along with the crying child's name very well but we have to think about the con's of this theory, now the evidence about the Jake story is heavily helpful in a way seeing that Jake's father name is Evan and he has a brother named Michael, but we also have to think about Jake's father more, if he is the crying child in a different universe then that would throw everything and I mean everything we've learned so far except from Scott's proven evidence out of the window. My first reason for saying this is that if it somehow does have something to due with all the evidence it would be illogical, I say this because how could the crying child be in the military if he literally has the front part of he's brain chomped off I mean you couldn't say surgery because how would they be able to attach all those nerves together again, also why would the military recruit someone with that serious of an injury without first having heavy precautions that would be set. That's just what i came up with for right now and im heavily sure there are many whole's in this Con theory but this is just something i came up with watching this video but pretty solid evidence i can't wait for for the next video. 😄

  101. Undo 001

    Undo 00116 klukkustundum síðan

    2:07 Relatable

  102. Vusumuzi Ncube

    Vusumuzi Ncube16 klukkustundum síðan

    Hers a theory. So Micheal has an older brother which died named Terrance Afton. So if you go to the place where most FNAF videos are made which is Gacha club, the story consists mostly on micheal. Now the theory the reason why micheal bullied CC with the FOXY mask was to tell him secratly that MICHEAL is NIGHTMARE FOXY. this has a connection with his dead brother.

  103. Vusumuzi Ncube

    Vusumuzi Ncube6 klukkustundum síðan

    Thanks for the information

  104. Vusumuzi Ncube

    Vusumuzi Ncube6 klukkustundum síðan


  105. Warcrime Klee

    Warcrime Klee7 klukkustundum síðan

    @Vusumuzi Ncube Thats only fanmade Nowhere in fnaf the name terrence exists

  106. Vusumuzi Ncube

    Vusumuzi Ncube7 klukkustundum síðan

    OK so I did a quick surch which is Micheal is Terrance. Full name MICHAEL TERRANCE AFTON. but I don't think it's official

  107. Warcrime Klee

    Warcrime Klee8 klukkustundum síðan

    Ew gacha life Get out

  108. Shark Shrek

    Shark Shrek16 klukkustundum síðan

    Matpat you made a mistake for the ultimate custom night theory and it was including what nightmarionne said even tho she isn't canon

  109. Charlotte Wade

    Charlotte Wade17 klukkustundum síðan

    Its crish

  110. Cadence Perkins

    Cadence Perkins17 klukkustundum síðan

    Fazbear frights 7 came out I think

  111. 3.0L TFSI Supercharged DOHC V-6

    3.0L TFSI Supercharged DOHC V-617 klukkustundum síðan

    dude i think you can just assume the answer to anything involving solving fnaf is 'no they didnt' now

  112. FNAF GAMER 1987

    FNAF GAMER 198717 klukkustundum síðan

    Isn't golden Freddy still alive?

  113. Lextra

    Lextra17 klukkustundum síðan

    have you ever considered that golden freddy is fredbear, 'cause if you use the death coin on him in ultimate custom night you get jumpscared by fredbear?

  114. Karleigh Chelf

    Karleigh Chelf17 klukkustundum síðan

    Ok, so I have this theory. Basically, William only wanted daughters. So when Mike was born, William was upset since he wanted a daughter. He decided to torment Mike for the rest of his life. Then Elizabeth was born. William was so happy he made her a whole robot (but William being William had to make it a murder machine) So eventually William wanted another daughter, so when Crying Child was born William just completely snapped, and made the Nightmare animatronics to torment him. And William went so insane that he built a whole fake version of his own house. And every night William would take the poor cyring child to that place. That's really it. I know it's all over the place but I could be on to something I don't know.


    [GACHAJEON THESIMP]18 klukkustundum síðan

    when the gacha says C.C OR EVAN'S name is CHRIS:

  116. Laurent Morel-à-l'Huissier

    Laurent Morel-à-l'Huissier18 klukkustundum síðan

    This is cool

  117. Stephens gaming clips

    Stephens gaming clips19 klukkustundum síðan


  118. Aza Adama

    Aza Adama19 klukkustundum síðan

    Crying child name is Christopher/chris

  119. Warcrime Klee

    Warcrime Klee8 klukkustundum síðan


  120. Dab Squad Leader

    Dab Squad Leader19 klukkustundum síðan

    Uh Matt, I’m not sure if you knew but the name of Jake’s father in Blackbird is Evan. I don’t think that’s a coincidence

  121. krisp

    krisp20 klukkustundum síðan

    Can mat like make a 78 hour long fnaf theory recap vid

  122. Dante Von Crowlley

    Dante Von Crowlley20 klukkustundum síðan

    *Can they solve Fate universe?*

  123. mr fastlane

    mr fastlane20 klukkustundum síðan

    Look carefully at the sercurty breach trailer

  124. AlicetheNeko

    AlicetheNeko20 klukkustundum síðan

    Hey MatPat, I took a look at the most recent image on Scott's website and upon closer inspection, there is something shown on the bottom right-hand tv screen. I'm not exactly sure what it looks like, but it could be some sort of face looking directly at the camera which could be referring to security tv screens. That could possibly confirm that it is in a mall and if it is a face, it could be Glitchtrap overlooking Vanny. I know that may be a stretch, but it could be possible. There was something on the left side of the tv screen, that if you look very closely, resembles an eye. Something is telling me, whatever is showing on that screen could be important. Not to mention, in a few other screens, there's a purplish color, specifically on the tv screen to the left. Another thing, looking at the conversation and those last two lines "have you selected one?" and "I have." could be hinting towards the possibility that Vanny has chosen a victim and that victim is Gregory. I think the second Security Breach trailer made that clear. I may be reading too much into this, but it's something for you to think on.