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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?

  • Jesus Ramirez
    Jesus Ramirez

    I don't know if you know this but if you play fnaf 1 the main menu background music sound like SL main menu background music

  • Crafted Jan
    Crafted Jan

    Will you make a new theory about the new security breach trailer? Pls make one

  • The_Brodydotjpeg

    5 years and we get the name Evan like broh you choose the name Evan

  • The Grounds
    The Grounds

    I can't think about this it's hurting my head I honestly don't know what to say about this?

  • Cute Coconut
    Cute Coconut

    This is just a guess but chris would be a pretty name for the crying child. But that also is a good theory

  • MrBulletBandit

    Little nightmares 2 theory

  • MrBulletBandit

    Theory on little nightmares 2 please

  • joezilla0325 j
    joezilla0325 j

    Theory: Gregary is the crying child he has the same shirt same pants and he seems to have the same hair

  • Fallon Duplex
    Fallon Duplex

    Hey love the video but he is not crying child but a Afton

  • King jr. Billy
    King jr. Billy

    You missed that the fazbear coin in help wanted it says 1983 that confirms the first freddy fazbear's pizza opened in 1983 also confirmed that the crying child died first and JR's is just a regular restaurant heres why Whu would they make JR's at the same time as freddy fazbear's pizza

  • ItsNuked

    Dude. Little nightmares. PLEASE

  • Colony Of Oranges
    Colony Of Oranges


  • connor hume
    connor hume

    I don’t know if anyone has said this before but I have a theory. Freddy Fasbear’s actually sells you cardboard but they use the mind altering sound disks to make you think that you are eating pizza when you actually are eating cardboard which explains the bad cardboard like taste of their pizza.


    RSwill *3:18** Copyright Claim.exe stopped working, we will be back to claim the song in **3:29**, oh wait just missed it, you survived once again MatPat*

  • Existinghere

    Weird fact, but the fandom has all agreed on calling the crying child Chris. I don't know where they got it from or how but that's what has happen, I've also looked it up and it seems that after Elizabeth their was another child, one that died young, the story went like this; Chris was having his birthday at the pizzeria and Michael and his friends were joking around and put Chris in the mouth of the animatronic, then the animatronic bit down and killed Chris instantly, Chris was only 6. That's from what heard :/

  • The unskilled
    The unskilled

    You needa do a little nightmares one

  • Yniahc

    If the crying child is the one who alters the text, doesn't that mean that the crying child is the one altering the letters in the word search too for exampel "it's me" or " what is your name"

  • Flamingo

    if u guys have seen the new trailer theres gregory and if u take a hard look u can see grey stripes on a black shirt soooo idk bro kinda sus to me

  • Mïlky møø Gamër
    Mïlky møø Gamër

    Matpat please pin this its really important and some fnaf fans don't know this!!! This link has a fnaf security breach trailer some people don't know about (at 50:43 in the link -_- it show the trailer!) Please look at it and pin me it's for all the people to know!!!

    • Mïlky møø Gamër
      Mïlky møø Gamër

      If you see this, THANKS 🙂

  • lEvBox2

    * looks at the title * ... It’s been how many times now?

  • Leafgreen 25
    Leafgreen 25


  • Somon_Gamez

    Theory: well I don’t have any books but maybe if the crying child’s name is the boy name of Cassidy there link from some way but I don’t know why but this is a theory this might not be true so another’s theory is maybe all the names of the family connects to something to the crying child’s name but this is just a theory a game theory

  • Ur_only_hope __yt?
    Ur_only_hope __yt?

    He's here he's there he's evry where who ya gonna call

  • Marcel Schlecht Voorhies
    Marcel Schlecht Voorhies

    I got a theory for new game and yes it is part your theory way back and I am taking. About Fnaf security breach hope you are proud of me i am doing for you matpat hope your fans are confused what I say

  • Zero Rothus
    Zero Rothus

    His name is Gregory we will see him in security breach

  • Bex

    please please do a theory on little nightmares and its sequel

  • Cypriano Martinez
    Cypriano Martinez


  • Mr Gubz
    Mr Gubz


  • Xavier Wolfgang
    Xavier Wolfgang

    For me, I need more evidence for Evan to be the crying child but I consider it a possibility maybe security breach will give us the answer

  • Ruining your Favorite Fandom sense 1983
    Ruining your Favorite Fandom sense 1983

    Me:WHY IS THERE RED BLOOD?! ITS PINK- Also me:I've been watching to much Danganronpa-- God-

  • Mis Purple
    Mis Purple

    So I'm a person who watches the gacha side of RSwill most of the time and it has fandoms one of them being FNaF and they would always call the crying child either C.C. for abbreviation or Chris because it starts with C so I let it slide but then a few people started also calling him Evan before this video came out so I don't know if they saw the post or they found out them selves but now I know why people are now doing that.

  • Minecraft Endermen
    Minecraft Endermen

    There's an official fnaf coloring book.

  • Big Techs
    Big Techs

    The name is good, but we be 100% sure until we get some real proof.

  • Mokuu

    TGT: "Yeah we solved it" Reddit: "ARE you sure about that?"

  • Ryan Bigelow
    Ryan Bigelow

    What if Gregory is the crying child Henry before he died built him back to just like Charlie and Henry

    • OofBaconHair

      i dont think so

  • Lil Reyes
    Lil Reyes

    So the purple guy isn't the phone guy?

  • Lil- -Angel
    Lil- -Angel

    It’s was William who had the first on screen death lol

  • Tina S
    Tina S

    The crying child is chris Afton

  • Jayjay Gaming
    Jayjay Gaming

    Now, all we have to do is figure out who is the mother(s) of the children, and her(or their) name(s). (The parentheses show that it isn’t unheard of for Evan, Micheal and Elizabeth to have different mothers.)

  • KingPancake38

    brain cancer? head bite? the person with the brain tumour is the crying child?!

  • Rebecca Peck
    Rebecca Peck

    What if the reason it doesn't quite seem right is because the story that you suggested stands out. Maybe it's a way to connect them to each other.

  • Deliscum

    When the trailer came out and I'm thinking its Gregory even tho I might be wrong bc I'm dumb and havent been caught up on the theories and characger names

  • Larenzsiderulesandwins Cookie
    Larenzsiderulesandwins Cookie

    Is it wrong to be a kid who loves game theory lol

  • Luna Night
    Luna Night

    Am I the only one that thinks since crying child is bite of 83 victim and you play as Mike and he's I'm guessing not afraid of them trying to kill him could he be bite of 87 victim I could be totally wrong but I think there might be a possibility

  • Story Reaper#000
    Story Reaper#000

    Why does the intro sound like pennywise

  • KoroBaigle

    My god that goes deep

  • Daniel Seifert
    Daniel Seifert

    Black bird connects to the first book series in silver eyes

  • mark williams
    mark williams

    You should do a theroy on phone guy.

  • Cheese Meister
    Cheese Meister

    So I have watched the trailer for security breach and the end scene with the "nightmare hand" has intrigued me. I'm not 100% sure of this and some of my facts may be off but this is my theory; I believe that the animatronic hand that we saw at the end of the trailer is either Michael or the crying child "Evan". As we know, the Nightmare animatronic is just as its name states, a nightmare, and the only characters that I can remember knowing about this is the crying child and Michael. Although at the end of pizzeria simulator we know that michael burned down with the building along with Scrap baby, Molten Freddy, Puppet, and William, but we also know that part of William lives on through Glitch trap/Vanny. This means that it wouldn't go so far as to say that parts from the other animatronics could have been used, and I know that Michael wasn't an animatronic but that doesn't exclude him from this. We know that Michael was scooped in sister location and Ennard used him as a meat suit, but also that even after Ennard left Michael, he continued to live on as a "Zombie". We can't just deny that fact that there could have been some animatronic parts still inside of Michael and I am going as far to say that he partially bonded with these parts. Since we know that at least a remnant of a soul, much like the horcruxes from Harry Potter, can stay with the parts even after the main soul has moved on. Since this hand is so far similar to Nightmare, we can guess that whoever built it knew what it looked like, and going to the Survival Logbook knowing that Michael's writing is in red pen, and there is the picture of Nightmare in the book drawn in this red pen(I don't know what page, sorry). But this thus tells us that Michael did in fact know what nightmare looks like, which brings me to the theory that the hand we see is an animatronic of sorts built and housing the soul of Michael. This is just a bit and those of you who know more about the lore and such can expand or deny this but I thought it was worth sharing.

  • Ducky_animations Memes
    Ducky_animations Memes

    H m m m m What if his name is Jake?

  • Maria G
    Maria G

    His name is Evan? I thought his name was Chris 🤣

  • Kim Brozek
    Kim Brozek

    Cris afton

  • V BOY
    V BOY

    Matpat: makes fnaf theory Scott 5 days later: im about to end this mans pacience

  • Catrin SomeOne
    Catrin SomeOne


  • Finesse

    Can you do little nightmares 2 plssssss

  • Bluemoon edits H
    Bluemoon edits H

    And I thought it was chris😮😅

  • Yeet Death
    Yeet Death

    In the trailer Gregory is wearing a striped shirt just like the crying child. I’m assuming that crying child is Gregory

  • jayce zepkoski
    jayce zepkoski

    i did research and I was looking at one of the newest trailers for security breach and what I noticed was the child Gregory in the trailer he is wearing the same shirt as the crying child so my simple theory is that Gregory is the crying child 📈

  • Chronova

    His name is Gregory if you watch the new fnaf trailer the kid has the same shirt as the crying child

  • captain Cat
    captain Cat

    Hey, mat pat there's not really been seen animatronic called "shadow Freddy" in Fnaf 2. I think you can use your big brain to find why and who is that animatronic it could be a mind trick that mike thought of when he remembered the bite, or it could be a soul screaming to mike that's it him. Well, I'll leave it to you, good luck mat.

  • Luke Leung
    Luke Leung

    There is an new fang coming soon!!!

  • we like fortnite
    we like fortnite

    You should watch the new trailer

  • DigiFuse101

    i did it, started from the first fnaf video all the way to here, all caught up

  • M Thompson
    M Thompson

    What if in the new game security breach, Gregory is the real world crying child. We did see the fanf 4 house in the background is help wanted. 🤔

  • Isabella Negrete
    Isabella Negrete

    i’m so excited for him to make a video about the new trailer for security breach

  • SJ the awesome person
    SJ the awesome person

    Now let's hope that Evan(C.C.) x Cassidy doesn't exist-

  • Sigrid Söderström Fawcus
    Sigrid Söderström Fawcus

    I think I have a theory. Now, this might be random, but, in the Security breach trailer there is a part where you can hear balloras music playing, and a few people thinks that you hear her music bc ballora, or ennard are going to appear in the new game , but I dont think so. Here’s why We all remember ”fazbears fright book 4 dance with me”. In the end of that story Kasey gives the ballora glasses to the kid she stole them from. And I just found that so random. Why would she give the little kid the glasses when Kasey knew that something (clearly) was wrong with them. Well, we all kinda thought that when ballora were close enough she would be able to kill Kasey (while she was wearing the glasses) but what if the case was that if ballora got to close, she could posses Kasey. Now that might be a random stab, but we have before talked about the fact that glitchtrap/William afton might have a cult made out of people he have possesed. What if he made those glases so kids could get possesed (or something idrk XD) And Fnaf SB is alot about possession. The trailer (kinda) shows that everyone except gr Freddy is going to be possesed and are going to try to kill gregory. And what if ”dance with me” is Also about possession. Its so random I know, but I really think it means something Please like this, cuz it feels important :)

  • Alt Locker Main
    Alt Locker Main

    Ethan might be the crying child real name but Scott is messing with us by saying Evan my theory just a terrible Theory

  • Denton Bramble
    Denton Bramble

    purple guy is innocent

  • Akram Azimulla
    Akram Azimulla

    Hol up. In the book, it mentions an arcade and pizza. This possibly could be a Freddy's but its not really important to the story

  • Jo Momma
    Jo Momma


    • Scott Cotton
      Scott Cotton

      They’re very clearly different colours

  • mr good content
    mr good content

    Hey the security breach trailer just came out you should see it

  • Gianna naSK
    Gianna naSK

    I feel like Evan is very important but I feel like its not the crying child's name.

  • Bernny Tapia
    Bernny Tapia

    jesus christ stop making me wait so long for a theory :C

  • Dane Mendez
    Dane Mendez

    Have you seen the new security breach trailer?

  • Winter sucks toes
    Winter sucks toes


  • Winter sucks toes
    Winter sucks toes


  • Bugz

    everytime i see a fnaf video i sigh dramaticaly and go get my brother

  • Ásafe Silva
    Ásafe Silva

    MatPat could play Pennywise no problem

  • tem is a person
    tem is a person

    Random mini theories about fnaf: I went back and listened to the voice lines from custom night. In lefty's voice lines he sounds a little like the puppet, but he says to wierd things. He says " there's room for one more" and asks you to "come inside" with him. Another thing I found is that if you go through ALL of mr rambling hippo's lines you find a couple of strange things. It seems as if whoever possesses the purple hippo knew rather person who is inside Orville the elephant in real life. He also wasn't a child, he seemed like and old man for obvious reasons. Also he mentioned a father and his child feeding the ducks bread that killed the ducks, and frozen, dead pigeons. I thought that maybe the dad might have been Afton, but that is kind of a stretch. But it seems like the mediocre melody characters were real people who afton killed, but the hippo and elephant WEREN'T KIDS.

  • bigballer brandilyn
    bigballer brandilyn

    matpat could tell me that the crying childs name was actually crying child and i would be sold

  • Adira

    Make a theory one little nightmare 1 and 2 tell us why Mona got betrayed by six

  • Katsuki Bakugo
    Katsuki Bakugo

    If you think about it foxy was blocking the cover with his hook so if ya think about it he could be covering up another number

  • branson j mullins
    branson j mullins

    It’s so odd to me how (as of right now) I don’t think anyone tried flipping the letters to get “nave” I mean it is a word as the dictionary tells me: “the central part of a church building, intended to accommodate most of congregation. In traditional Western churches it is rectangular, separated from the chancel by a step or rail, and from adjacent aisles by pillars”. It just seems odd to me how you can flip Evan around and make it into a word. I did absolutely no investigation on this I just flipped it around and searched it. If anyone would like to investigate and get the right answer, atleast give me some credit.

  • Panda! at the disco
    Panda! at the disco

    0:00 - 0:41 not matpat sounding pennywise ✋

  • Zouaouu Ahcen
    Zouaouu Ahcen

    Scott you twisted basterd This is a joke

  • Cat

    Well there’s going to be a fnaf 8 called Security breach

  • Tanya Feddern-Bekcan
    Tanya Feddern-Bekcan

    Hey Game Theory! MAJOR THEORY HERE ON THE TRAILOR FOR SECURITY BREACH! So in the trailer you can see a kid looking on tvs or camera room, if you brighten it up you can see 2 stripes on his t shirt, sounds like he's still alive?🧐

  • Kaylaraela

    Right answer, wrong formula lol

  • Jnonymous


  • Kevin Salcido
    Kevin Salcido

    3:14 pewdiepie reference?!

  • Chase Grimm
    Chase Grimm

    Look at the back at 2:21 It's another grave

  • Ally Boulter
    Ally Boulter

    ok but in the new fnaf trailer we can see gregory with a black a grey striped shirt could gregory be crying child but that would mess up the time line

  • Breannah Arnel
    Breannah Arnel

    yes can someone explain why i’ve been calling him “chris” for like a year? i never questioned it i just accepted it

  • ultimate strike
    ultimate strike

    What about Norman room files in the fnaf 4 game files

  • Daniel Aguirre
    Daniel Aguirre

    You mean 83 yeah I think the name is Aiden

  • Ivanova

    i’m so confused where the name chris came from

  • Surprisingly Set apart
    Surprisingly Set apart

    I agree.👌

  • D.M. Serpa
    D.M. Serpa

    Don't you think that Jake's story may be some sort of alternate timeline thing that showcases what would've happened if "Evan" never died in the Bite Of '83? Maybe that story is trying to show a bittersweet yet haunting ending (Jake's spirit passing on to the Stitchwraith) as some sort of poetic connection. Jake died alone because of his family issues, and "Evan" was killed in '83 due to issues with his brother. Maybe the mention of Jake's uncle Michael was Scott's way of sneakily showing the connection. I'm actually sold on the Crying Child's name being Evan. It means we have all the names of the Afton family: William, Hannah, Michael, Evan, and Elizabeth.

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