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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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  • EvanTubeGaming

    guess im the crying child guys

    • Top Knotch
      Top Knotch

      I mean Evan made my childhood

    • Train guy 1 A
      Train guy 1 A

      EvanTubeGaming huh funny WAIT

    • Bettina Sherwood
      Bettina Sherwood

      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 Sherwood
      Bettina Sherwood

      @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

    • Sleepy Eliza
      Sleepy Eliza

      who u?

  • Pillow PawUwU
    Pillow PawUwU

    Hey mat Pat listen the silver eyes takes place in a restaurant in a mall now look at the security breach map a mall.I’m thinking that the silver eyes has a major part in the new game please see this

  • ThickessKing Production
    ThickessKing Production

    And all this time I that the crying child's name was Chris Afton lol 😆 .

  • ella tsumiki
    ella tsumiki

    E V A N

  • TabOut Stories
    TabOut Stories

    Bro I wanna see a Titanfall 2 theory

  • Monke Productions
    Monke Productions

    crying child is William Aftons other son

  • HEY You're That One Dude
    HEY You're That One Dude

    Your still at it...?

  • Butter Fly
    Butter Fly

    Every other FNAF novel: Has a connection to FNAF Blackbird: He’s, well, he’s a little different.

  • Call me gally
    Call me gally

    At this point I just want to know if Scott has had the whole story sorted out from the beginning or he just goes along with it and likes to see us confused.

  • N3XuS47

    In the new security breach gameplay trailer at 0:55 Gregory has 2 lines on his back which is the same to the crying child. Gregory is the crying child

  • Orchid_Chan___

    Did you guys see the Security Breach trailer? Well, the first time that you hear the girls voice she says something about "Gregory." She says this while a boy, with a dark-colored shirt with white stripes is in the frame. hm.

  • Paddy Mc
    Paddy Mc

    Imagine a world, where MatPat ain't selling his soul to Fnaf every month? Imagine. Imagine.

  • The Person In The Corner Of Your Room
    The Person In The Corner Of Your Room

    Three things 1. I have a friend named Evan imma call him Crying Child but he doesn't know fnaf so that will be fun for a while until I break down and explain the whole fnaf lore (that I know) 2. (This is something that my half asleep brain thought of) what if the man who hired Stanley was Micheal? I mean it probably wasn't but um I thought about it and um I mean hes probably not but still 3. HAPPY CHILD LMAOOOO

  • Fire Flames4115
    Fire Flames4115

    When the "evan" showing up on the screen with glitching around... and i turned off the sounds, and play the video.. and it show evan, and I just felt that i hear boss music or somthing lmao

  • R.AnimeSoulsborne

    What if...Henry Emily has been pulling the strings ever since BEFORE William Afton killed the children and BEFORE anyone from HIS or William's familly died, maybe HE made "a deal with the devil" and made HIMSELF and William "immortal",without William knowing and "Mike" or Michael was the only child of William's who inherited the immortaliy, and maybe Henry IS the "owner" of Fazbear Entertainment ,plus, intended the "deaths" of Michael's children to make him feel "Agony" and kill the children to stuff them to the suits on purpose for their souls to make agony, AND, maybe...Henry promised to "put his children backtogether", HE didn't think that William would survive or maybe he isn't alive, maybe not; Btw,Henry probably is the one who created the Stichwraith and is in it, along with the two kids, it's just a theory, a game....oh wait. By "immortality" I mean that his soul can't leave his body. Also I forgot to mention that maybe William has split personalities and glitchtrap is the other personality and the true murderer,plus the deaths of his family drove William insane. PS:Sorry it sounds like a Rick and Morty rant, btw maybe Evan is Henry's second child,not William's, and is forgotten by Henry and did not inherit his immortality like his sibling , or he's just William's kid and became Shadow Freddy and Glitchtrap is Shadow Bonie triying to manifest himself as a shadow but fails unlike Evan who is a "complete soul" and can do it easier, plus, he is part of Golden Freddy, I think? Maybe Henry has a different name and changed it to Henry, maybe he is the game version of Oswald from the books, can't wait for the next video....I hope you make a video explaining Springtrap's many designs.


    when i heard the name honestly it shook me i think it fits

  • ImNotWolfie 123 []they-them[]
    ImNotWolfie 123 []they-them[]


  • That 1 Boi
    That 1 Boi

    So, physic friend Fredbear’s eyes are cameras, right? And Toy Chica has those same eyes. Maybe she’s gathering visual evidence. So, what does that mean for Golden Freddy? Do Evan and Cassidy see through cameras in the animatronics? Maybe the reason Golden Freddy can’t move is because the souls are stuck in a computer, only seeing the outside world via cameras in the head?? But hey, that’s just an idea - a game idea! Thanks for reading.

  • Space Flower Cosplays
    Space Flower Cosplays

    I kinda have a theory that the the crying child is Gregory. Even though- it wouldn't work with the time line

  • William afton
    William afton

    MAT PAT watch the sb trailer btw we can hear your brain melting after it

  • Kings Motor Parts
    Kings Motor Parts

    Wolfy is a furry

  • Claude Herac
    Claude Herac

    I had goosebumps when the name was revealed hahahahahha

  • Jackson Goodman
    Jackson Goodman

    So i dont know if im the only person who relized this but in UCN the medeocore melodies say their voice lines and,well there is lore to that if you listen closley to their creepy voice lines carfully you will here a person whispering what they are saying. Golden freddy poseblly? so i know i cant spell but if whoever reads this comment listen to their voice lines and see if you can hear the whispering alright rember i know all the lore

  • Clunk74

    Matt Pat: This is FNAF! Comments: Matt this is the 4th year you have done FNAF...

  • gordon wilson
    gordon wilson

    yes apsolutely yes

  • xXI care for Myself and my lovleysXx
    xXI care for Myself and my lovleysXx

    Make music theory instead of fitness theory,itd be so cooolll

  • Christine Hill
    Christine Hill

    The moaning camel unequivocally nod because botany globally form till a sharp oboe. pretty, bent vegetarian

  • Professor Lab
    Professor Lab

    My name is jake. this openng is just unsettling lmao

  • *rose The red*
    *rose The red*

    You are such a detective


    is it me or did anyone else think his name was evan..

  • Two Two Twane
    Two Two Twane

    Finally, the end of the playlist, for now

  • Mother _dearest
    Mother _dearest

    Scotts just torturing Matt at this point

  • Ryland Grissman
    Ryland Grissman

    How did u get a picture of 9:34 when its not in the book thing?

  • Brendan Ramirez
    Brendan Ramirez

    I find the line that MatPat brings up at 13:50 to be interesting. Evan notes that Michael is "intense about making money" and in the logbook, Mike draws baskets of money. Might just be another point where Scott wants to hint to us that Evan is crying child's name

  • Binyamin Fass
    Binyamin Fass

    day 2 of saying that party chicka never buned

    • Binyamin Fass
      Binyamin Fass


  • Young Nobi
    Young Nobi

    I just looked up this channel after like two years not being here and we’re still figuring this out

  • TrizixMixture


  • TNTninja

    My FNaF theory(s) MatPat plz look

  • Samantha Alexander
    Samantha Alexander


  • Bryan Blair
    Bryan Blair

    clickbait title

  • Nuclear Nick
    Nuclear Nick

    Crying child is Chris, Mike is well, mike

  • Nuclear Nick
    Nuclear Nick

    In the gameplay trailer there is a ball pit. Sound familiar? An evil bunny, sound familiar? Yes. The book


    OR it is chis


    I think I have the craing child is it normin or it's mike aftin

  • Joshua Balmores
    Joshua Balmores

    it was vanoss(evan) all along

  • Wendigogurt

    May pay is pennywise confirmed

  • Christron the Robot
    Christron the Robot

    I'm so happy that youtube unsubscribed me so that I went a week without knowing there was a new theory.

  • Eloise Murphy
    Eloise Murphy

    i know the name for crying child its chris

  • Cody Wrenn
    Cody Wrenn

    Yo after he solves fnaf he should release a book that explains it all from day one

  • •Chris_Slick•

    The crying child is Chris afton

  • CrazyRick Animations
    CrazyRick Animations

    Matpatt have you ever considered that Vanny and Vanessa are the same people but with completely different minds like for example Vanessa is the night guard trying to protect us and stuff but she doesn’t remember what Vanny does when Vanny takes over and if you look closely in trailer it seems to be that she doesn’t remember what Vanessa does because if she did remember she would have found Gregory by then but she doesn’t which includes her not remembering what happens of the stuff of what Vanessa did and I got another theory about Gregory if you read the Freddy files you could see Evan saying he doesn’t know his name what if crying child is Evan but since he doesn’t know his name he called himself Gregory which may seem more logical

  • sco lo
    sco lo

    I keep saying im done with game theory. The content is garbage. I never played Fnaf. I never liked fnaf. Yet these videos appear in my recommended, and I am dragged in. The need for closure.. it consumes me. I will never escape. :(

  • KaitoPiToo 21
    KaitoPiToo 21

    theory: scott can't write at all and he's made fans to start overthink a little too much

  • Don’t do that 101
    Don’t do that 101

    MatPat: Everyone has a name me: we never found out what JJ stands for

  • foxy_girl

    I mean in a lot of gacha videos say the real name was terrence but a lot of people thought Micheal was the older brother but the older brother in this case might be terrence

  • Mark Long
    Mark Long

    Letting ya know the crying child's name is Christopher Afton

  • • Marshmallow_Bear• {BunBun} UwU
    • Marshmallow_Bear• {BunBun} UwU

    The reason they added 5,3 on the magazine is because if Michael was in a foxy mask at the time foxy is related to Michael and yes even though Michael being the foxy is a old theory it kinda makes sense also considering that the grid has foxy on it

    • • Marshmallow_Bear• {BunBun} UwU
      • Marshmallow_Bear• {BunBun} UwU

      Also knowing that foxy was scaring his brother maybe as foxy in the foxy mask


    Guys the crying child’s name is on here!!!!

  • Casey Gaming
    Casey Gaming

    I think it is evan/Chris/c.c/Christopher/jake/why am I here that I want to die

  • Smiley

    I think.. it’s Gregory. I’ll explain at 10 likes

  • Ethan Johnson
    Ethan Johnson

    Crying child has a name now

  • Nate chaotic
    Nate chaotic

    Well now watch as Garcia tubers decide to give him this name now i bet it will hapenn

  • EvanCanExist

    guess i’m the crying child

  • A random fnaf kid
    A random fnaf kid

    I have a theory that ties back to fnaf vr soz if it’s late but heres how it’s true: The game tester we played as was vanny/vannesa evidence shows in the fnaf minigame from the Halloween update when we get the mask and Put it on we breath slowly and feel safe because of a rabbit in purple glitchtrap knows it’s you and is now in full control of vannesa even more evidence shows as when we here vanny talk to glitchtrap it’s actually us because we’re wearing the mask he can talk and communicate with us dOnT hATe just my theory and now glitchtrap has full control over vanny going into security breach BUT HEY THATS JUST A THEORY A GAME THEORY THANKS FOR LISTENING no full stops no sense

  • Nugget The great
    Nugget The great

    I mean at least his official name isn’t Chris

  • Succcullentt

    Can we just take a moment and realize after years we finally solved what the crying child’s name is but yet we still don’t know how to open or what’s in that box... iykyk

  • no luv xx
    no luv xx

    “...SOLVE FNAF??” no, it can’t end like this...

  • Ava P
    Ava P

    Ok can someone answer why people call the "Crying child" Chris? I don't know where they got that name.

  • gasha RS
    gasha RS

    The book has 5 3! it might be 5! + 3! and that also gives 16,5=N so...

  • Night beast Cherios
    Night beast Cherios

    Maybe the number of books games and side story’s can help with the theory and with every death count as well

    • Night beast Cherios
      Night beast Cherios

      Things may not seem what you think

  • every other person
    every other person

    I'm... Not so sure anymore in one of the newer security breach trailers it has a scene of Gregory standing before A LOT of cameras and Gregory is wearing a shirt that seems to be dark gray or black with light gray stripes I don't have enough evidence to support this theory yet but I should when the next trailer comes out possibly.

  • Fandom Crew
    Fandom Crew

    Hey Matt, I have a friend who came up with a really cool theory about vanny and Vanessa. Here's a link to their post explaining their theory

  • Kewana Foster-Bowman
    Kewana Foster-Bowman

    The crying child name is cris

  • Miranda Condor Arias
    Miranda Condor Arias

    his real name is Chris idk how you got evan

  • Spiro 64
    Spiro 64

    Could Gabriel from security breach be somone were missing like the crying child or even balloon boy. Or somone Maby

  • Chill

    He is just jealous that he didn’t answer the name

  • Cattri

    What if his name Eva? Just a theory

  • Ultimate Dude
    Ultimate Dude

    Is the story where the name Evan is mentioned the only evidence for this? Seems a bit weak tbh

  • Danielle Venis
    Danielle Venis

    I know this isn't the right game but haven't you ever thought of the NEW hello neighbor game and how the guy and girl could have been the same brother and sister from hello neighbor hide and and seek also it would also make sense to sense when the daughter fell from the roof the neighbor could have been bearing the wife before she left the hospital and the daughter was at the hospital and lost her eye from hitting the ground and the brother became more nervous over the years and the sister became more fearless...BUT HEY THATS JUST A THEORY A GAME THEORY

  • Randal Raynes
    Randal Raynes

    I know this sounds a bit far fetched, but it feels like gregori could be such a big lead to finding out so much more about the crying child cause fnaf 4 is a way that the crying child's way of seeing his recovery, meanwhile gregori is stuck in a pizzeria overnight that has animatronics in it. In a state of panic things start to shift around you, scared about being detected, hoping that you're alright, so couldn't the security guard looking for gregori feel to him like something coming after him since he's in a state of fear? Please remember that this isn't solid facts, of course but keep in mind that it could be...

  • SpacePaint

    These fnaf theories are my biggest guilty pleasure. Like what am I watching and why have I spent hours of my life watching and rewatching this playlist to keep up with the ridiculously complicated lore of a game I don’t even play

  • The Rad
    The Rad

    I'm happy w Evan

  • minrcraftboi A8
    minrcraftboi A8

    Ok i think evan is not the name of course i migjt be wrong i was thinking it would be but evan is a father meaning evan is still alive meaning that the crying child did not die but we saw him die in fnaf 4 and it can't be the kid in the hostpital bc his name is not evan so why woulf it connect to a person that a chilf who died and to a father who went to the military still living?

    • minrcraftboi A8
      minrcraftboi A8

      I ment might

  • Brayden D Bothwright
    Brayden D Bothwright

    I still think his name is Chris >:(

  • S U N N Y S I D E
    S U N N Y S I D E

    And now if Evan is the C.C name the WHOLE gacha fnaf community has to change Chris to Evan . And so much Just stick to the goddam lore

  • king eagle
    king eagle

    I just call him jimmy

  • Julia Onlyfans
    Julia Onlyfans

    scot watching this be like: wow you've solved 1 percent. and what if Glitch trap is from multiple realities and Evan Afton or as kids call him Chris Afton he's Glitch trap but for Chris Afton or Evan Afton already knew this would've happened and he didn't want to be forget so he traveled to this universe to make it all happen again what if the Aftons are in different realities too.

  • Audrey AT
    Audrey AT

    I like the name Evan :') it's cute.

  • Abby Torres
    Abby Torres

    The crying child is Chris Afton it’s because Mike had a little brother called Chris and Chris got all the love Michael nothing and it was going to be Chris birthday and Michael will scare him and pull a prank on him to put his head in the animatronic mouth and yeah that is how Chris died he comes out in the nightmare one bc he has nightmares and they are real so after that Elizabeth died of circus baby and then Clara died and then William killed th original fnaf kids and then stuffed them into the suits and then the souls where chasing him and then William found the spring tap suit and went inside and then we got spring locked and that is how he died then Michael got scooped by ennard and then he used circus baby voice bc he can change voices and then Michael got scooped and ennard went inside him and yeah and then if you see security breach if u see the kid you can see the lines in the boy shirt aka as Chris Afton and that is all I have hope this can work☺️

  • Liliara Watson
    Liliara Watson


    • Liliara Watson
      Liliara Watson


  • Photog

    So vanoss is the crying child?

  • Caileigh MacKay
    Caileigh MacKay

    I’m thinking that the crying child is Gregory from the new game, if you look at the shirt you can see that it has the two signature light grey stripes that crying child has, and at the very end of the trailer you can see the hand of one of the nightmare animatronics, and the only one who could see those was crying child, so that’s my main theory right now

  • Bailey Chapman
    Bailey Chapman


  • Wolfy midnight Aquarius
    Wolfy midnight Aquarius

    You should do a Theorist video on why the Afton‘s eyes are each different colors

    • Wolfy midnight Aquarius
      Wolfy midnight Aquarius

      Sorry I meant how William’s eyes are purple

    • Wolfy midnight Aquarius
      Wolfy midnight Aquarius

      Like why Elizabeth‘s eyes are green and balloras eyes are purple and I don’t know this to be a fact but Williams eyes are green and Mike’s are different then both his parents

  • Mauricio Vivas
    Mauricio Vivas

    What if the tally marks are signaling towards the night shifts of every night and we have to look at the order of the tally marks to look specifically each night in an order that could finally give us the answer to this mystery- thank u for reading my Ted talk

  • Jojozilla Dokkan
    Jojozilla Dokkan

    I hope you can do a Easter egg or review on the new trailer for security breach

  • zentalz

    Chris afton

  • Lilly_ Shrimp
    Lilly_ Shrimp

    Me:*sees title* Also me: Why am I not shocked, this is reddit we're talking about.

  • Kirishimas Wife
    Kirishimas Wife

    MATPAT the new security breach trailer cm out it starts out with you seeing vannys face getting closer to the camera then you see the new animatronics I the background you can hear slight music in the background and to me, it sounds like balloras song after you see the animatronics you see someone looking at what seems to be a lot of cameras and if you look at the person very closely you can see he is wearing a black shirt with two white stripes who I think is the crying child and he says a name he says "Gabriele, Gabriele we need to get out of here" which I think he is talking to someone else( i don't know who he is talking to) but I think the crying child never died. what if he was in a coma for all those years Afton was trying to wake him from his coma

  • Mirsada Hodzic
    Mirsada Hodzic

    Your going crazy with your lame theory’s