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

    EvanTubeGaming11 päivää sitten

    guess im the crying child guys

  2. Top Knotch

    Top Knotch10 päivää sitten

    I mean Evan made my childhood

  3. Train guy 1 A

    Train guy 1 A10 päivää sitten

    EvanTubeGaming huh funny WAIT

  4. Bettina Sherwood

    Bettina Sherwood10 päivää sitten

    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

  5. Bettina Sherwood

    Bettina Sherwood10 päivää sitten

    @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

  6. Sleepy Eliza

    Sleepy Eliza10 päivää sitten

    who u?

  7. Joshua Grainger

    Joshua Grainger10 minuuttia sitten

    I think Chris was the original in the golden freddy suit but then he was kicked out by Cassidy and then shadow Freddy a clone of golden freddy

  8. Princel Panganoron

    Princel Panganoron16 minuuttia sitten

    A lot of people say the crying child is named chris

  9. Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy10 minuuttia sitten

    well then they are wrong, the name "chris" was created by fans and not by Scott

  10. Matthew Whitham

    Matthew Whitham22 minuuttia sitten

    I cant believe Mat is still going on about fnaf theories after 7 years. I'm pretty sure the only reason new stuff comes out is so he can talk about it at this point.

  11. Callie H

    Callie H35 minuuttia sitten

    Me: fingers crossed for the name Chris matpat: Evan me:nooo

  12. DeenMachine29

    DeenMachine2937 minuuttia sitten

    In the middle of nowhere all of this exited and still does

  13. DeenMachine29

    DeenMachine293 minuuttia sitten


  14. sijawir official

    sijawir official39 minuuttia sitten


  15. madL88p

    madL88pTunti sitten

    MatPat there's a new fnaf game coming i think it's called security breach

  16. Alyas Watson

    Alyas WatsonTunti sitten

    The crying child name is Chris Afton

  17. Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy39 minuuttia sitten

    Chris=fan made name

  18. Cleveland Rock

    Cleveland RockTunti sitten

    Nobody ever seems to remember that Phone Guy still doesn't have a name…

  19. CT 6468

    CT 64682 tuntia sitten

    Bruh you missed a great pun at the end "evidence" cmon matpat the dudes name is evan why not use "evendence?"

  20. slop pop

    slop pop2 tuntia sitten

    the books out

  21. Mina

    Mina2 tuntia sitten

    I think that William after the death of his children tried till other children in the hopes of bringing them back to life

  22. Rory pay attention To your Mum

    Rory pay attention To your Mum2 tuntia sitten

    Or is Jac the crying child because the hospital things in his room please try to fit this in your it is a good example for it

  23. slop pop

    slop pop2 tuntia sitten

    the start sound like pennywise

  24. Hikari

    Hikari2 tuntia sitten

    So uhh hm. Just gonna leave this and patiently wait for MatPats insane theories for the new game that's gonna be released

  25. Aiden Biller

    Aiden Biller2 tuntia sitten

    Here's a theory: Fnaf is just a game and you all are crazy

  26. Snowstriker05

    Snowstriker052 tuntia sitten

    Matpat pg. 95 was G it was 94 that was N

  27. Xxhoney_bearxX

    Xxhoney_bearxX3 tuntia sitten

    I thought his name was chris???

  28. Cole Milwee

    Cole Milwee3 tuntia sitten

    good video :)

  29. Yeroc 64

    Yeroc 643 tuntia sitten

    2:06 why W H Y

  30. Tymek95

    Tymek954 tuntia sitten

    Eva... Evan... Could it be, that the crying child is a girl? We had the same problem with "the one you should have not killed". Scot said that it dosent need to be clear from the beginng, it should be know as a little girl or a little boy. So MY theory is that if the crying child is Eva That means that its a GIRL (Ps: Im from poland

  31. Vinnie Stevenson

    Vinnie Stevenson4 tuntia sitten

    Wait, Evan Afton, shorten that to EA, Electronic Arts, EA sports fnaf is the game (kinda rolls of the tongue). EA sports owns FNAF.

  32. M I M I C Y O U

    M I M I C Y O U4 tuntia sitten

    I just realised from ur cult of glitchtrap the dlc for fnaf vr, the curse of dreadbear, if the clown picture thing is real and the banner with Its me written on it is also real, it could be the crying child. Maybe they split up later on?

  33. Eren Jane Ricarte

    Eren Jane Ricarte6 tuntia sitten

    Come on matpat do a theory on fnaf security breach trailer

  34. 6V

    6V6 tuntia sitten

    Just give a male child a female name. Its that simple, as that happens in real life. Edit: I mean Eva, take out the N.

  35. Lucas Ventura

    Lucas Ventura6 tuntia sitten

    did you see the new security breach gameplay trailer from play station

  36. Skittle Bunny

    Skittle Bunny6 tuntia sitten

    Good god fnaf 4 was 6 years ago??? Jesus im old...

  37. Itz_Bøba FNaF

    Itz_Bøba FNaF6 tuntia sitten

    MatPat is taking too long lets motivate him with a control shock

  38. Jamie Hall

    Jamie Hall6 tuntia sitten

    Do very little nightmares

  39. SeTRo Sprayz

    SeTRo Sprayz6 tuntia sitten

    I was thinking and what if it was all a dream and that's why so much stuff keep switching up and is so confusing I mean we already seen a kid in his room with his bed

  40. Bryana Totherow

    Bryana Totherow6 tuntia sitten

    In the Security Breach trailer it says “Gregory we’ll find a way to get you out” or something and Gregory was probably the boy in the shot which looks like C.C . I personally think his name is Gregory but that could be aswell.

  41. the skeleton shadow

    the skeleton shadow7 tuntia sitten

    Why don't you guys just start asking Scott Hill might leave you a hint or something

  42. Joey _The Tiny

    Joey _The Tiny7 tuntia sitten

    Either I’m over thinking or what. BUT. The most recent trailer of security breach mentions the boy named “Gregory.” Also notice how the aesthetic of the new game gives off an 80’s vibe if the crying child was the first bite victim in the 80’s does that make this crying child’s name “Gregory” I could be wrong based on the time line and characters. I haven’t done all the research but it hit me weird the time zones at least. It just is a bit weird how security breach looks like the 80’s but the first few games don’t have the same technology as the others. I don’t know 🤷🏻‍♂️

  43. Cruz Crane

    Cruz Crane7 tuntia sitten

    I thought it was "The Bite of 87" not 83

  44. derin

    derin7 tuntia sitten

    0:36 if i were jake: geez fine

  45. fouoii gyhh

    fouoii gyhh7 tuntia sitten

    Can I just say Gregory could be a recreation of crying child (or the same person) what I mean by this is Gregory could be the crying child PUT BACK TOGETHER

  46. 中国語凯撒巴伐利亚

    中国語凯撒巴伐利亚8 tuntia sitten

    who's reddit

  47. Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy38 minuuttia sitten

    @fouoii gyhh Chris=fan made name

  48. Attack Helicopter

    Attack HelicopterTunti sitten

    @fouoii gyhh boi its not

  49. fouoii gyhh

    fouoii gyhh7 tuntia sitten

    Boi his name is chris

  50. Evan Karr

    Evan Karr8 tuntia sitten

    i don’t like this

  51. Fathoudini 123

    Fathoudini 1238 tuntia sitten

    Ok,so mini theory,the tallies r all the nights Michael has survived,before being scooped. He was filling out the book as he went along,maybe while his popcorn was cooking or somtheing,and with the one set of tallies that only has 4 marks,it's at this point where he was scooped,and stuffed with some endo spaghetti,so he wasn't able to "finish" those tallies(note that this includes the games 1-7). Before u say that there was 2 games after that,he just didn't make that last tally because he didn't see it as him finishing the night, ennard was calling the shots so to speak,And yes,I know that this has nothing to do with the crying child's name,but,it's just something that makes sense to me. But,hey,that's just a theory,a game Theory! Please like so matpat might see this

  52. Lord beerme or us

    Lord beerme or us9 tuntia sitten

    What if the spirit of Cassidy can go back and forth to Golden Freddy and psychic friend fredbear

  53. 日 MilkyChan 日

    日 MilkyChan 日9 tuntia sitten

    *Matpat I can’t eat Lemons*

  54. Khanh Pham

    Khanh Pham9 tuntia sitten

    I think crying child is Gregory

  55. OracleZAN

    OracleZAN9 tuntia sitten

    His name is Chris Afton

  56. Attack Helicopter

    Attack HelicopterTunti sitten

    @OracleZAN what lore movies

  57. Echo CT-21-0408

    Echo CT-21-04087 tuntia sitten

    Dude that’s not canon

  58. OracleZAN

    OracleZAN7 tuntia sitten

    @Echo CT-21-0408 yeah the lore movies the crying child in the bite of 83 iris says wow Chris is the birthday party so boring that even the birthday boy falls asleep

  59. Echo CT-21-0408

    Echo CT-21-04088 tuntia sitten

    Any Evidence

  60. Bryan Beckert

    Bryan Beckert9 tuntia sitten

    i thank c.c name is chris

  61. Warcrime Klee

    Warcrime Klee4 tuntia sitten

    It isnt

  62. Awesome Evan

    Awesome Evan9 tuntia sitten

    LOOK AT ME!!!!! id want to die from fred bear

  63. RedHood777

    RedHood7779 tuntia sitten

    Why doesn't the Dad just call every night

  64. Cat Smith

    Cat Smith9 tuntia sitten

    mat when r u gonna talk abt the new security breach trailer

  65. Bacon Fellow

    Bacon Fellow9 tuntia sitten

    Reddit is da smart bois

  66. Roopnarine Deonarine

    Roopnarine Deonarine10 tuntia sitten

    The security breach triallier is out so why don't you make a video on that

  67. Wario Lande

    Wario Lande10 tuntia sitten

    why do you talk during the video, its distracting no offence...

  68. Phoenix Dawn

    Phoenix Dawn10 tuntia sitten

    I'm sorry but..... *inserts vauge joke about a random musical*

  69. Tabitha The Galaxy Cat

    Tabitha The Galaxy Cat10 tuntia sitten

    His name is chris

  70. Echo CT-21-0408

    Echo CT-21-04088 tuntia sitten

    Is there evidence

  71. Tabitha The Galaxy Cat

    Tabitha The Galaxy Cat10 tuntia sitten

    Boi his name is chris

  72. Warcrime Klee

    Warcrime Klee4 tuntia sitten

    No its not

  73. Pedro Carlson

    Pedro Carlson10 tuntia sitten

    also btw mangles name is maddie

  74. Warcrime Klee

    Warcrime Klee4 tuntia sitten

    Never has been stated

  75. Pedro Carlson

    Pedro Carlson10 tuntia sitten

    You should check out scottworld the channel.

  76. Warcrime Klee

    Warcrime Klee4 tuntia sitten

    Nope that is garbage

  77. Jax the animator

    Jax the animator10 tuntia sitten

    I now want game theory to review my fnaf lore vids because I hid some stuff in them :)

  78. Billy Cabana

    Billy Cabana10 tuntia sitten

    What if old man consequences could also be in the timeline of fanf

  79. Kalyb Olson

    Kalyb Olson10 tuntia sitten

    When the video about the new security trailer coming

  80. Andrew Manning

    Andrew Manning10 tuntia sitten

    What an intro that was amazing

  81. Martinez Fam

    Martinez Fam11 tuntia sitten

    I’m sold! Also I don’t think I’m ever going to get used to Chris/Evan having a kid and being in the army....


    I SAY LET IT DIE11 tuntia sitten

    If i'm being honest I WANT to believe that Evan is his real name but it just has a rope that is not connected to the thing it really should be connected to Like Theres a rope here ___ and it connects to this at the moment ( ) when it really should connect to something very close but just not reachable

  83. It’s Kate

    It’s Kate11 tuntia sitten

    It seems the the likeliest answer, and the evidence is there, but Scott always has to throw something out there that really jots our brain

  84. TØWER Games

    TØWER Games11 tuntia sitten

    When your name is Evan then matpat says no. I cry

  85. Fabiana Morales

    Fabiana Morales11 tuntia sitten

    What if the crying child was cassidy

  86. Warcrime Klee

    Warcrime Klee4 tuntia sitten

    They are confirmed to be different characters

  87. DOOG

    DOOG11 tuntia sitten

    Bro, this is the 10th "Solve FNAF". I know its your money cow but holy poop stop milking it.

  88. Minionmatronic SCT

    Minionmatronic SCT11 tuntia sitten

    Did anyone else notice the MORTY theme song in this video has the same jingle as hololive Coco’s shitpost review intro

  89. Lord Skeletor

    Lord Skeletor11 tuntia sitten

    2:38 the first onscreen death was Charlie in fnaf 2

  90. Lord Skeletor

    Lord Skeletor10 tuntia sitten

    @King Cin Charlie's death literally happens in the Freddy minigame

  91. King Cin

    King Cin10 tuntia sitten

    He means while playing the game we never actually see with our eyes someone dying right then and there, the rest was just hinted at or simply told to us

  92. anonymous the mystery

    anonymous the mystery11 tuntia sitten


  93. Leticia cat

    Leticia cat12 tuntia sitten


  94. Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy

    Gsgsghs Gsgsgsy35 minuuttia sitten

    Chris=fan made name,stop spreading false information!

  95. Attack Helicopter

    Attack HelicopterTunti sitten

    @Leticia cat lol your a gacha

  96. Leticia cat

    Leticia cat11 tuntia sitten


  97. Mariska Lippett

    Mariska Lippett12 tuntia sitten

    I have a theory that fnaf 6 girl is the girl from fnaf 4 room empty room by mangle?this can be proven by how he can get closest to foxy as he is like a fox nightmare or not and fnaf 6 girl who is sad about her dog and will afton leading her to see mangle (to my belief) and that house is the afton and she kept mangle and messed up his parts since mangles part are across the room. Do you agree????

  98. Antiques History and Conspiracy's

    Antiques History and Conspiracy's12 tuntia sitten

    How many fnaf videos this guy got yet?

  99. the zombie slayer TTV

    the zombie slayer TTV12 tuntia sitten

    what if its all fake its all in a book and we are the ones reading it all the charitchers are fake includding the secirity guard

  100. Thebest Fishy 2211

    Thebest Fishy 221112 tuntia sitten

    Fnaf YES

  101. Gaming N’ Fun

    Gaming N’ Fun12 tuntia sitten

    #Mordy I think you should Taco abowt fnaf and see if there is a third brother sorry if you have already done this one but if you didn’t please if you like this one try to do it someday

  102. Ryan McGrath

    Ryan McGrath12 tuntia sitten

    I was watching one of your older theory’s on fnaf 4 and noticed that golden freddy was in the intro for fanf 4 when the four is rising so that might be a hint to you playing as who posses golden Freddy

  103. Endercreep003

    Endercreep00313 tuntia sitten

    Keep your eyes on shadow Freddy 👀

  104. Fahrenheit

    Fahrenheit13 tuntia sitten

    3:22 M o n i k a PS: Is it possible there are multiple versions of the book and we were not aware of this?

  105. dragomofice 99

    dragomofice 9913 tuntia sitten

    Crying child's name real is Michael Afton /Mike afton

  106. Warcrime Klee

    Warcrime Klee4 tuntia sitten

    Thats the older brother name

  107. TunSplowsion

    TunSplowsion13 tuntia sitten

    Matpat sounds so much like a detective in this video lol

  108. Samantha Bertrand

    Samantha Bertrand13 tuntia sitten

  109. CookieLord

    CookieLord13 tuntia sitten

    5:42 I laughed way too hard at this

  110. King Cin

    King Cin10 tuntia sitten

    Really? That part scared me lol

  111. Couchpotato:D

    Couchpotato:D13 tuntia sitten

    Fun fact: Scott revealed that the Crying Child's name is Evan. ( I heard it from somewhere it might not be correct- )

  112. HopelessSimp

    HopelessSimp13 tuntia sitten

    You got YIAY, LWIAY, ASPITPIAY, and.... MORTY

  113. Silver Quest

    Silver Quest13 tuntia sitten

    Random theory I have: Micheal afton was some sort of attempt by William to gain immortality. That's why he looks just like him and he can't die. He was either experimented on or created by William. So that he could gain immortality for himself in some way

  114. Annie x Tokyo

    Annie x Tokyo13 tuntia sitten

    Hmm. I feel like there's an element missing, but I'm not sure what. But the fact that "Jake's" dad's name is Evan is kinda weird. If the child's name is Evan and his brother is Michael and adult Evan describes Michael (in a way) as his brother, would one of them be fake just like the two Jakes? Just thinking about it kind of makes sense to me. I don't know, what do you think MatPat?

  115. XxMidnightoceanxX

    XxMidnightoceanxX13 tuntia sitten

    Theory! (Please no Hate i’m not sure on this theory to. Also sorry for bad grammar and spelling!) So you all know UCN. Maybe after the fire William was left at the fnaf 6 ruins.Then started to have those nightmares from Cassidy. (UCN) Then MAYBE Fazbear Entertainment was going to all of the previous locations. To take and scan all the remaining circuit boards. Because they are creating a VR game. Fazbear entertainment did say in the intro of Five nights at Freddy’s VR, “we have recreated many of these completely fictitious scenarios(lies) that you've been fed over the last several years, into a hilarious VR Game in the hopes that we can finally move past these childish ghost stories.” Obviously they were trying to cover up what really happened and during the process when they were scanning all the robot circuit boards and import them into the game. They probably came across Scraptrap, and took his Circuit board. In Fazbear frights black bird. During the Stichwraith story, where William was trying to drag Andrew back down with him and not let his soul rest. That showed us that a small part of William was in the robot the Stichwraith. So maybe, parts of William are in different places at once. An example of this is, maybe part of his soul is in Springtrap. Another in Scraptrap. So on. Maybe part of his soul was in that circuit board when Fazbear entertainment took it. That chould explain how William became glichtrap. The last part in the Stichwraith story, Afton became that huge robot field will agony. At the end of the security breach trailer (new one I think.) shows a robotic hand with claws on it but mostly purple. Maybe that in security breach William gets out of Glitchtrap, witht he help of Vanny. He probably got out from different robots filled with agony and soul energy. All being compressed or put together with William mainly in control. That’s probably how that happened. If you want to use the theory PLEASE credit me!! Thanks!

  116. kgomez

    kgomez13 tuntia sitten

    Whar if Evan stand fr something


    JJDABEAST14 tuntia sitten

    Hey could you guys do a fazbear frights book timeline

  118. onidub

    onidub14 tuntia sitten

    Im waiting for the security breach theroys

  119. Sucumfrunce12

    Sucumfrunce1214 tuntia sitten


  120. Sucumfrunce12

    Sucumfrunce1214 tuntia sitten


  121. River O'Neal

    River O'Neal14 tuntia sitten

    morty intro:* exists * mandjtv: *he cannot keep getting away with this*

  122. nancy lupian

    nancy lupian14 tuntia sitten

    I like train

  123. Prince_currly

    Prince_currly14 tuntia sitten

    Idk if this sounds dumb but what if they worked it out backwards?

  124. NintenShibe

    NintenShibe14 tuntia sitten

    crying child did not have his weetabix

  125. Violet Nights

    Violet Nights14 tuntia sitten

    I just remembered the infamous “I'll put you back together.” line, what if the reason William/Glitchtrap is so eager to get Gregory to him is because Gregory is a robot recreation of the crying child. After all, they do have a very similar design. This means he was literally PUT BACK TOGETHER; however, the animatronics are trying to save him due to at least having some kind of knowledge as to who William is and what he does (kill children if that wasn't obvious). This could also mean that the crying child's name is possibly Gregory or at least a middle name, I think this could at least be one of or at least a possible reason as to why Vanny wants him.

  126. King Cin

    King Cin11 tuntia sitten

    I personally do like the idea, but from the information, we have now it doesn't really fit with the story for these reasons. Yes, they do certainly have similar designs if you glance over them. They both have brown hair, but if you really look, you can see that the crying child is iconic for not only his tears but for his brown hair and *black and grey striped shirt,* whereas when we see Gregory, he yes has brown hair, but his shirt is-... Now that is when it hit me. Rewatching the teaser trailers and looking at the design of Gregory, I noticed something. The shirt was blue, yes. That was the thing I thought would debunk this theory but, we have seen on multiple occasions in which different colours were used on the pallet because of different lighting situations, but the shirt was an exact match aside from the blue tint and the fold on the top of the shirt, and I'm not only going based off that. In the teaser, we can hear Gregory crying softly. And what is the crying child known for? Well, it's in the name, he's always crying when we see him. Speaking of his name, we obviously found his name to be Evan and I've gotten somewhat comfortable with the name Evan because when we found the name Cassidy, it worked better cause in *Gaelic* it translated to Curly haired which worked in that case, now the name Evan translated to Gaelic means Youth, youth being crying *Child.* But that doesn't fully mean the idea is therefore debunked. We learned that Circus baby's real name was Charlotte, Chica's name was Susie, So maybe the bot's name was Gregory but it was based on Evan, but it was named differently because nothing could fully replace his child since the child's true spirit was still alive, but wound up in a whole different entity. But something that didn't make sense whatsoever was if we are to believe that Gregory was an Animatronic that was built to be in place of Evan/crying child, then why is Vanny's task to kill/take *HIM* From what we know Vanny was to choose a child target for Afton/Springtrap/Golden Bonnie/Purpleguy/Glitchtrap so why did she go and choose him if he isn't even a human? That question can only be answered by she either didn't want to truly take the life of a helpless child, or she just didn't know. Both are truly possible, but I see the first idea makes more sense because her just simply *Not knowing* just seems too vague and just doesn't satisfy me compared to the content Scott Cawthon would usually include. But the fact that she knows and she just doesn't want to take the life of a child seems more interesting but still somewhat strange. Another thing that makes me sort of touchy on the subject of Gregory being an Animatronic is if it's true we need to find out the identity of him. Right now we're using the fact that Evan/crying child's Soul is in Golden Freddy with Cassidy, so now we need to find out who exactly is in Gregory causing him to have consciousness. I do really love this idea though, we just need more information on Gregory for this and I'm excited to see what's in store for that when the 'Security breach' comes out!! Also, if you actually read my paragraph thanks and props to you!

  127. Princess Jazmin

    Princess Jazmin15 tuntia sitten

    Evan Hanson !?


    MADELEINE GARCIA15 tuntia sitten

    Don't know if I'm being stupid or not but I thought mike had a little brother named chris which is the crying child I haven't played the games so this is what I got from youtube I also think Mike has a sister named elizabeth

  129. guilherme cunha

    guilherme cunha15 tuntia sitten