Game Theory: Did Reddit Just SOLVE FNAF?

Feb 20, 2021
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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

    EvanTubeGamingEvanTubeGaming4 days ago
    • I mean Evan made my childhood

      Top KnotchTop Knotch3 days ago
    • EvanTubeGaming huh funny WAIT

      Train guy 1 ATrain guy 1 A3 days ago
    • 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 Sherwood3 days ago
    • @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 Sherwood3 days ago
    • who u?

      Sleepy ElizaSleepy Eliza3 days ago
  • You need to play

    Final Zero ZFinal Zero Z7 minutes ago
  • Duuuuuuuuude hes genious he knows the crying child name is evan?!?!?!

    Juan Miguel KasalaJuan Miguel Kasala19 minutes ago
  • Crying childs names name is chris

    Gacha life legendGacha life legend21 minute ago
  • MatPat and his box. Still on What's in the box is either the agony body or soul of Charlie. This is proved in Silver Eyes. Where Charlie dreams of being in inside the box. (Beginning of the book, where she had a nightmare she was trapped and everytime she tried to reach out she met the edges and transitioned around the edges.

    Ethan BullockEthan Bullock33 minutes ago

    XBeast911XBeast91137 minutes ago
  • Is it just me or cassidy's face creeps me out.

    cookie's showcookie's show44 minutes ago
  • this is tyhe best video ives ever awtache.d hnehe\

    David WaltonDavid Walton48 minutes ago
  • Hey Matpat have you seen that easter egg in ballora gallery

    Rogelio ArreolaRogelio Arreola58 minutes ago
  • Congrats on trending!

    Mr. Train ツMr. Train ツ58 minutes ago

    CopperCopperHour ago

    Game OnGame OnHour ago
  • I would love to be sold for this theory but I always had to doubt it first just in case it had something more. Something deeper than what we see

    guardian of the toastersguardian of the toastersHour ago
  • I swear to god from now on I'm just gonna say Henry's last name is "no last name given"

    French fries GachaFrench fries GachaHour ago
  • Mat pat have you seen the sister location Easter egg in ballora gallery

    TheWhiteWolf 5TheWhiteWolf 5Hour ago
  • imagine scott cawthon be like : write that down.. write that down..

    RizkilfanRizkilfanHour ago
  • On your next video can you make a theory on little nightmares to and why six betrays you

    Jacob PadillaJacob PadillaHour ago
  • Here we go again.

    Jeon JungkookJeon JungkookHour ago
  • For the love of God. STOP.

    Jonkies91Jonkies91Hour ago
  • The crying child’s name is chis afton

    Jocelyn JaralbaJocelyn JaralbaHour ago
  • why is the editing of these things so creepy bruh

    FaeFaeHour ago
  • Caring kids name is is is is even after

    jeric YouTuber vilasjeric YouTuber vilasHour ago
  • I know that this isn't really related to the topic here but I would like to have a theory on little nightmares, especially on the story aspects of it. Now there are many theories in the internet about the story but I would love to see your opinions on it.

    Daniel Josh T. LimosoDaniel Josh T. LimosoHour ago
  • But he said that he only had 3 page numbers. It could possibly be the name "Eva."

    heheeimunknownheheeimunknownHour ago
  • I like chris afton more than Evan afton. :/

    mr. healthy healthy plant.Hour ago
  • I have a friend named evan so does that mean he's the crying child??

    tech still playstech still playsHour ago
  • He didn’t sing the Fred Bear theme song.... *He didn’t sing the Fred Bear theme song*

    ity_bitty_gypsyity_bitty_gypsyHour ago
  • Hey MatPat! You could fullfill your logo by making a new channel called "The Toy Theorists" or something. Just a suggestion.

    Crazyjule24XCrazyjule24XHour ago
  • "FNAF solved!!" Me: *sips tea* ..... Uh huh.

    doorhandledoorhandleHour ago
  • Wait, then this means.. You guys thinking what im thinking?

    ContagiousVortex ProductionsContagiousVortex ProductionsHour ago
  • C.c

    mr. healthy healthy plant.2 hours ago
  • We all know that crying child or cc is Christopher Henry afton

    Wena Rose MarquezWena Rose Marquez2 hours ago
    • @Wena Rose Marquez Yes

      Albino AlienAlbino AlienHour ago
    • Wait really!?

      Wena Rose MarquezWena Rose Marquez2 hours ago
    • No we dont

      Albino AlienAlbino Alien2 hours ago
  • I stayed up all night thinking about this I understand that the people in this video have good guesses but I don’t trust the second one because the crying child can only talk in altered text from the book. If that’s how he can do that the why would he... first off use the magazine but not the text and second why would you use Micheals tallies to find the crying child’s name I just don’t think they fit. I understand why you would think to use the magazine on the foxy grid page because it’s foxy who is holding the grid page but I still don’t understand the tally bit. That is all I have I don’t have anything about how to find the name Also just please ignore me if I’m wrong :]

    Ri _QuartzRi _Quartz2 hours ago
  • Theory William Afton had an other child

  • Uh- yo- I love how scott just ruins the fnaf fandoms dreams by calling our lovely, murderous purple blob Vincent. Ugh. William. And now we're gonna crush out own dreams by accidentally solving our lil crybaby over here, Chris. Evan-

    Tia The WolfTia The Wolf2 hours ago

    ItsQWERTZY016ItsQWERTZY0162 hours ago
  • Random thing but I feel like the foxy pages are relevant to finding his name because Michael was wearing a foxy mask to scare him? Idk, just a small stretch ig

    エースAceエースAce2 hours ago

    Dead InsideDead Inside2 hours ago
  • I saw in Google is said he's name is norman

    Ninja XNinja X2 hours ago
  • I wish he would make a theory on the little nightmares games

    emma montezemma montez2 hours ago
  • You aren't allowed to play with lore. You are my bible for Minecraft & FNAF

    joshua kellyjoshua kelly2 hours ago
  • game theory you herd about fortnite x fnaf is a huge thing becos pepol actualy found in fortnite fiel FOXY FOOSTEPS so is realy posibel like epic games to colaborate with the number 1 game on steam section horror?? make a theory about it end tell us wath you think i think this wi ldestroy the valve VS epic games

    TMstefangaming2MTMstefangaming2M2 hours ago
  • But its a game

    Its S4B1L lolIts S4B1L lol2 hours ago
  • It’s chistopher

    Mrs Krissy FitzyMrs Krissy Fitzy2 hours ago
    • There is no proof, no source, no canon element to prove that his name is Christopher. That is a fan-made name and is not part of the FNAF universe.

      susguy231susguy2312 hours ago

    Seth GrovesSeth Groves3 hours ago
  • When u said cristmas it sounded like 'chris' mas

    wellwhat lolwellwhat lol3 hours ago
  • Matt I think William is the one doing the talking through the fredbear doll ;)

    Joseph HommelJoseph Hommel3 hours ago
  • so I think "Mustard Man" at Willy Afton's house, the one who was kicked out of Jr's, is Willy Afton, why? because EVERY time we see afton, he is always in the shadows, hence the purple figure but in that minigame, he is shown in the light which is why he doesn't appear as a shadow a bit of a stretch, I know but I'd like to believe it

    EXENOXEXENOX3 hours ago
  • My gest crist

    Neil Nixon OmegaNeil Nixon Omega3 hours ago
  • I thought his name was chirs or Christopher Afton

    gacha dummygacha dummy3 hours ago
    • No thats fanmade its non-canon and no proof

      susguy231susguy2312 hours ago
  • ive been playing this game called phantom roe, could you please cover it please?

    IvaIva3 hours ago
  • This must be old... the Morty thing .. I’m not here all the time but I very obviously and reasonably think of Pewdiepie and idk if he made the original jingle but lwiay def isn’t original.

    Em JayEmEm JayEm3 hours ago
  • I think crying child is cassidy 👁👄👁 Now let me tell you why I think that maybe crying child is comunicating with.. crying child. Let me explain First of all, what i think i crying child went through all 5 (and more) nights before the bite. I don't know why he would have been sick or needed an infusion. But I think the reason the crying child sees all those nightmare animatronics is this: 1. Michael. We know michael scared crying child. But at first, when he showed us a headless foxy, it wasn't like he was broken. It looks as if it was empty inside, or so I see. Most likely, William set up the station so he could talk to crying child while he was away. And since the only toy that was constantly next to him was that fredbear plush for this reason, most likely Michael took his other toys and gave them to their friends to put their heads on and scare his little brother together. That's how crying child got a fear for the original animatronics (foxy, chica, freddy, bonnie) 2. Trauma. One of the reasons crying child is afraid of animatronics is because of trauma. Most likely it's because of Elizabeth. Probably when crying child entered the room to go to her sister, Baby then killed Elizabeth. And probably because her job at the time was to kill, she couldn't prosecute that another child had entered the room. That's why we see Nightmare Fredbear and Nightmare with teeth around their bellies. Crying child is afraid that he will be eaten by animatronics like his sister was eaten 3. Antibiotics. We can see that crying child has an infusion by his bed. Obviously he was there for a reason. I don't think it was because of the bite, but crying child may have been ill. And antibiotics, especially the strong ones, can affect the brain, especially in boys (I know from personal experience). His combined fear and trauma plus antibiotics resulted in some hallucinations, these being nightmare animatronics Because of antibiotics and probably because of the disease (where he began to lose blood, that's why we may see blood in his notebook), Cassidy began to have memory loss and dizziness. For this reason he began to ask questions of himself in the future, hoping that he would remember Now some of you may say "but if so, why didn't he write from the beginning 'Your name is ...' or what happened to him?". That's because crying child didn't remeber on that moment. He hopes that after everything is over, he will be able to find out again who he is and what is happening This is my theory that Cassidy is actually crying chil, and that all this time the two souls who owned Golden Freddy were actually one.

    O w OO w O3 hours ago
  • Matpat: makes theory Scott: that’s now part of the lore I’m running out of ideas

    TheGamingParrotTheGamingParrot3 hours ago
  • mat pat: tries for years to solve fnaf reddit: *im bout to end this man's whole career* no seriously fnaf theory vids are so entertaining to watch

    Mango_c00kieMango_c00kie3 hours ago
  • The beginning gave me pennywise vibes

    KeKe OreoKeKe Oreo3 hours ago
  • Hey matpat so in into the pit william lays the children for every to see in the foxy gogogogo minigame in fnaf 2 he does the same thing you maybe saying "but that could be the backroom" it isnt its invisible to the animatronics remember? so this means that the foxy gogogo minigame is a flashback to 1985 i am not really that good of a fnaf theorist but hey maybe we will find out something using this new knowledge?

    Woopy BoiWoopy Boi3 hours ago
  • Okay first off you guys are amazing with game theory second the book will tell and I hope you in joy the fnaf book

    Devin GibsonDevin Gibson3 hours ago
  • Shadow ferrdy is crying child and his name is Chris A F O T O N

    Arnav GantaArnav Ganta3 hours ago
  • Maybe it's a girl ,and it's ava ,but she just have short hair and gender swipe 😅

    APEXAPEX3 hours ago
  • I'm waiting for the day ,a guy will find a small detail somehow somewhere ,and bam ,everything is solved !

    APEXAPEX3 hours ago
  • He used the wrong formula and got the right answer

    Elra SalamancaElra Salamanca3 hours ago

    skalaten dosent know?skalaten dosent know?3 hours ago
    • @Tereza Švábová i don't know i just thought about it

      skalaten dosent know?skalaten dosent know?3 hours ago
    • But why? Nave isn't even a proper name

      Tereza ŠvábováTereza Švábová3 hours ago
  • Can't wait for the 50th+ videos on FNAF lore because Scott JUST WON'T LET THE STORY END AFTER YEARS 🤠

    Laven LofiLaven Lofi3 hours ago
  • There's something that's been bugging me after watching dawko's interview with Scott. Dawko asked Scott which ending of fnaf 3 really happened, he didn't end up answering it but he did say the answer was 'complex." And that really bugs me because how would that be complex? It's either one ending or the other, right? No. I think there's an answer that nobody has thought of. What if both endings happened? This is just an example but what if sister location followed the events of the good ending and fnaf 2 followed the events of the good ending, it's probably not that specifically but I think it's an option worth considering. It would also explain why the franchise is so complicated lore wise. To quote you yourself "How can William afton be experimenting with remnant if he's sealed in a wall?!"

    MorganMorgan3 hours ago
  • The Knight is the Knight no matter what. I still get enraged about that one, sorry -_-

    Maya LeeMaya Lee3 hours ago
  • its noah

    Keanu JaliensKeanu Jaliens3 hours ago
    • Proof?

      Tereza ŠvábováTereza Švábová3 hours ago
  • *sigh* Here we go again...

    My Universe ComicsMy Universe Comics3 hours ago
  • I think it is Christopher afton

    Reading and GamingReading and Gaming3 hours ago
    • Why?

      Tereza ŠvábováTereza Švábová3 hours ago
  • "The one kid to have the first on screen death in the series" Charlotte from fnaf 2 minigame: **sad puppet noises**

    • Rip charlotte

      French fries GachaFrench fries GachaHour ago
  • Hey I think I know why hollow knight is a higher being he is not a higher being he is a part of a higher being the hollow knight has void in him at the start so that's why he use his skills and with the heart of the void he has a God on his side i am referring to the God of void because the hollow knight was made with void but i can be wrong

    Tasha ParmeleeTasha Parmelee3 hours ago
  • The crying child is chris afton

    AmongAmong3 hours ago
  • I'm fine with the name Evan. I'm coming for you game therost🙃😭

    evan trevenaevan trevena3 hours ago
  • its crhis affton.

    Logan HillLogan Hill3 hours ago
    • Why?

      Tereza ŠvábováTereza Švábová3 hours ago
    • learn How to spell.

      •ɢᴀᴍᴇʀ ᴀɪᴀ•シ•ɢᴀᴍᴇʀ ᴀɪᴀ•シ3 hours ago
  • Matpat pleaseeeee do a theory on little nightmaress, theres so many unexplained things in that game i think it'd be cool if u can solve em hehe

    MoemoeeMoemoee3 hours ago
  • Day 1 of asking game theory ro make a video about godzilla nes replay

    Andre GachoAndre Gacho4 hours ago
  • How many "solved" videos can one person possibly make

    CombineCombine4 hours ago
  • I thought it was chris afton welp its evan

    the animator of gamesthe animator of games4 hours ago
    • Wait theres more

      the animator of gamesthe animator of games4 hours ago
  • There is a change that Evan is crying child's name but we're just over thinking everything becouse the fnaf lore is so complex and we have been trying to figure it out for so long that we've forgotten how live

    •Emily•Bemily••Emily•Bemily•4 hours ago
  • Ah yes another unwinable war

    Dylan MDylan M4 hours ago
  • honestly i rather have a name then no name at this point. Also if you watch fnaf gacha you’ll know for some reason everyone calls the crying child chris, it annoys me!

    Hailey DelgadoHailey Delgado4 hours ago
  • the child is me after dropping icecream ;)

    asadjustasadasadjustasad4 hours ago
  • wait i am too

    Evan MurphyEvan Murphy4 hours ago
  • Bruh I ain’t even know fnaf had a Reddit... can someone drop a link to it. It’s COVID, I like fnaf, and have hella time... lmao

    NightmareNightmare4 hours ago
  • Wait its been so long sens i have whatch

    ggbrandon69ggbrandon694 hours ago
  • 6 years since fnaf 4?! Damn I’m old

    Ben WilcoxBen Wilcox4 hours ago
  • Me:*watches the intro* Me:hmmm... there,s nothing good anyways.(actually i am afraid) Matpat:What the?

    AdamworldYTAdamworldYT4 hours ago
  • The crying child's name starts with a c

    mohamed fawzymohamed fawzy4 hours ago
  • 0:37 "open the cabbages"

    Amru MubinaAmru Mubina4 hours ago
  • MandJTV reference :)

    Edu65Edu654 hours ago
  • Plzzz do little nightmares

    Aniyah BellAniyah Bell4 hours ago
  • 2:45 no not really the animatronics took that spot in fnaf 3

    ULTIMATE YOUTUBER and battlebots fightsULTIMATE YOUTUBER and battlebots fights4 hours ago
  • I have a feeling that this after putting all these pieces together and looking in the the survival logbook and fazbear frights blackbird book that the name Evan is going to mean nothing. The only reason I say that is because if crying child died in the bite of 83 and possess Golden Freddy with Cassidy. How is he in the military/army if he is dead? And how could he have a kid if he is dead? But it is very unusual that the fact that Evan says that he has a brother named Michael and looks different, makes me question my thought.

    Shadow BonnieShadow Bonnie4 hours ago
  • I like how he explains the theories so thoroughly that even if you don’t really like fnaf makes you want to listen and wanting for more

    KumaKuma5 hours ago
  • Am i the only one that noticed the MandJtv aspitapy intro??

    I play gamesI play games5 hours ago
  • the name is chris ;-;

    Mohd Irwan Bin AbdullahMohd Irwan Bin Abdullah5 hours ago
  • Well crying child aka Evan or chris possess d shadow freddy

    Kenseigh ArthurKenseigh Arthur5 hours ago
  • Imaginee being named jake

    Jack • 50 years laterJack • 50 years later5 hours ago
  • Anyone else waiting for him to do a little nightmares 2 theory

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    Kenseigh ArthurKenseigh Arthur5 hours ago