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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

      guess im the crying child guys

      1. Top Knotch

        I mean Evan made my childhood

      2. Train guy 1 A

        EvanTubeGaming huh funny WAIT

      3. 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

      4. 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

      5. Sleepy Eliza

        who u?

    2. K Stevens

      dude’s named jake watching that intro: 😳😳😳

    3. zzz kodu

      im taking my theory back

    4. Jisung Wang

      Why is Jake's situation like the Fnaf where the kid's in a room? Also, Evan could be a nickname or a second name.

    5. zzz kodu

      maybe william actually fixed crying child and his actually nichael afton , if you ask from me.

    6. Blue Night Fox

      Hey MatPat you should do a theory on little nightmares 2, explaining why 6 betrayed Mono. I love your videos

    7. Melissa Engasser

      guys the crying child is Michal Afton he literally said it in one of his ultimate custom theorys

    8. L0LZH4X ¿

      4h ¡ 4n0th9r l0r9 d1sc0v9r9d ¡ g00d j0b

    9. Gwen Skyee

      I'm getting goosebumps from this episode✨✨

    10. Game Bear

      13:20 i amediatly thought of the fredbear plush

    11. Blue Plays

      Sometimes i feel like MatPat adds Lore to a random game intended for fun or something and the devs go with it

    12. Psychic

      Guys no

    13. FreddyFrostbearYT


    14. WXO_Foxy_Gamer Studio

      Minecraft theory : why is there a soul sand valley in the nether? Is the Nether the dead remains of a Dragon? There’s Bones in the valley. Why?

    15. Celeus Gigee

      No I think that is just a random link between those two people but you are right a brain tumer the bite that is misteryis but what if... he just told that WHAT IF HE IS THE BITE OF 87 CHILD!

    16. Bailin Archer

      Is it just me or do other people dislike Evans name (no offeense people named evan) it doesn't suit him

      1. •SMoL Jade•

        The name is better than Chris tho

    17. Dex Verse

      I feel like the crying child or Evan possessed Fredbear when, well, being bit by him or after dying from him. He was possessing fredbear even when it became golden freddy. And then Cassidy, being one of the five kids murdered, was put into golden freddy with the crying child.

    18. Beast .B

      The greatest editing in YT history

    19. Brownie_ Luv

      Maybe its chris

      1. Brownie_ Luv

        Oh ok

      2. hola niños

        Lol no

      3. •SMoL Jade•


    20. Mithcal Sn0w

      Book theory

    21. suarkonin10

      Plot twist. Crying Child is a girl called Eva

    22. Avez

      9:49 5 and 3, is there a possibility there's more than just those as the middle is blocked off?

    23. Lokiiz playz

      Can you do one video on Valorant lore pls!

    24. Video games

      Very nice

    25. Bebert D

      Little nightmare ?

    26. ChickenCrimpyy

      Can’t we just go back to when the theory was phone guy was purple guy because it looked like he was holding a phone?

    27. Spinxing


    28. Pizza is the best

      It's actually john cena all along

    29. Cookies n'Cream

      Can you do little nightmares next?

    30. Accidents

      bruh as a guy called Jake that beginning proper freaked me out

    31. Smort Tom

      Ah reddit the usual solving the unsolvable

    32. איתמר קינד

      if the kid on the book and the crying child so the same ' why not call the crying child to - jake?

    33. International Courtyard

      how is the gaster theory complete? how did he talk to sans when he is sans?


      Who remembers when he used to post Blood Brothers songs? Me

    35. Final Zero Z

      You need to play

    36. Juan Miguel Kasala

      Duuuuuuuuude hes genious he knows the crying child name is evan?!?!?!

    37. Gacha life legend

      Crying childs names name is chris

      1. •SMoL Jade•

        @Gacha life legend 😁

      2. Gacha life legend


      3. •SMoL Jade•

        @Gacha life legend no problem

      4. Gacha life legend

        It oki and ty

      5. •SMoL Jade•

        @Gacha life legend and not all on gacha is Canon btw gacha is not always right and i recommend watching kyoniko because her au is close to canon Edit:Sorry my English is bad

    38. Ethan Bullock

      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.

    39. XBeast911


    40. cookie's show

      Is it just me or cassidy's face creeps me out.

    41. David Walton

      this is tyhe best video ives ever awtache.d hnehe\

    42. Rogelio Arreola

      Hey Matpat have you seen that easter egg in ballora gallery

    43. Mr. Train ツ

      Congrats on trending!

    44. Copper


    45. Game On


    46. guardian of the toasters

      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

    47. French fries Gacha

      I swear to god from now on I'm just gonna say Henry's last name is "no last name given"

    48. TheWhiteWolf 5

      Mat pat have you seen the sister location Easter egg in ballora gallery

    49. Rizkilfan

      imagine scott cawthon be like : write that down.. write that down..

    50. Jacob Padilla

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

    51. Jeon Jungkook

      Here we go again.

    52. Jonkies91

      For the love of God. STOP.

    53. Jocelyn Jaralba

      The crying child’s name is chis afton

      1. •SMoL Jade•

        Chris is a fanmade name

    54. Fae

      why is the editing of these things so creepy bruh

    55. jeric YouTuber vilas

      Caring kids name is is is is even after

    56. Daniel Josh T. Limoso

      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.

    57. heheeimunknown

      But he said that he only had 3 page numbers. It could possibly be the name "Eva."

    58. mr. healthy plant.

      I like chris afton more than Evan afton. :/

      1. mr. healthy plant.

        @•SMoL Jade• don't worry

      2. •SMoL Jade•

        @mr. healthy plant. Oh yeah sorry

      3. mr. healthy plant.

        @•SMoL Jade• I never said it's real. So don't correct me.

      4. •SMoL Jade•

        Chris is a fanmade name

    59. tech still plays

      I have a friend named evan so does that mean he's the crying child??

    60. ity_bitty_gypsy

      He didn’t sing the Fred Bear theme song.... *He didn’t sing the Fred Bear theme song*

    61. Crazyjule24X

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

    62. doorhandle

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

    63. ContagiousVortex Productions

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

    64. mr. healthy plant.


    65. Wena Rose Marquez

      We all know that crying child or cc is Christopher Henry afton

      1. Albino Alien

        @Wena Rose Marquez Yes

      2. Wena Rose Marquez

        Wait really!?

      3. Albino Alien

        No we dont

    66. Ri _Quartz

      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 magazine 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 :]


      Theory William Afton had an other child

    68. Tia The Wolf

      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-

    69. ItsQWERTZY016


    70. エースAce

      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

    71. Dead Inside


    72. Ninja X

      I saw in Google is said he's name is norman

    73. emma montez

      I wish he would make a theory on the little nightmares games

    74. joshua kelly

      You aren't allowed to play with lore. You are my bible for Minecraft & FNAF

    75. TMstefangaming2M

      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

    76. Its S4B1L lol

      But its a game

    77. Mrs Krissy Fitzy

      It’s chistopher

      1. susguy231

        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.

    78. Seth Groves


    79. wellwhat lol

      When u said cristmas it sounded like 'chris' mas

    80. Joseph Hommel

      Matt I think William is the one doing the talking through the fredbear doll ;)

    81. EXENOX

      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

    82. Neil Nixon Omega

      My gest crist

    83. gacha dummy

      I thought his name was chirs or Christopher Afton

      1. susguy231

        No thats fanmade its non-canon and no proof

    84. Iva

      ive been playing this game called phantom roe, could you please cover it please?

    85. Em JayEm

      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.

    86. O w O

      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.

      1. •SMoL Jade•

        Cassidy have Curly black hair and crying child have brown hair

    87. TheGamingParrot

      Matpat: makes theory Scott: that’s now part of the lore I’m running out of ideas

    88. Mango_c00kie

      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

    89. KeKe Oreo

      The beginning gave me pennywise vibes

    90. Woopy Boi

      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?

    91. Devin Gibson

      Okay first off you guys are amazing with game theory second the book will tell and I hope you in joy the fnaf book

    92. Arnav Ganta

      Shadow ferrdy is crying child and his name is Chris A F O T O N

      1. •SMoL Jade•

        Sorry for being rude

      2. •SMoL Jade•

        Shadow Freddy is only agony (pain) and CHRIS IS A FANMADE NAME DUMBY

      3. •SMoL Jade•


    93. APEX

      Maybe it's a girl ,and it's ava ,but she just have short hair and gender swipe 😅

    94. APEX

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

    95. Elra Salamanca

      He used the wrong formula and got the right answer

    96. skalaten dosent know?


      1. skalaten dosent know?

        @Tereza Švábová i don't know i just thought about it

      2. Tereza Švábová

        But why? Nave isn't even a proper name

    97. Laven Lofi

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

    98. Morgan

      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?!"

    99. Maya Lee

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

    100. Keanu Jaliens

      its noah

      1. Tereza Švábová