Game Theory: FNAF, We Solved Golden Freddy! (Five Nights At Freddy's)

Sep 12, 2020
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Yes, it's time to talk about FNAF lore... again! Theorists, today we are solving one of the BIGGEST mysteries in the Five Nights At Freddy's universe - Golden Freddy. I know I've talked at length about our favorite golden animatronic bear, but here me out. The newest Fazbear Frights book CONFIRMED it! It's time to uncover the SOULS stuck inside Golden Freddy!
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Writers: Matthew Patrick
Editors: Pedro Freitas, Alex "Sedge" Sedgwick, and Dan "Cybert" Seibert
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  • "You still have more, matpat."

    Golden FreddyGolden Freddy15 days ago

      LT_ sweatytoesLT_ sweatytoes5 days ago
    • hey imagine william commemting here

      Giorno GiovannaGiorno Giovanna8 days ago
    • That New Trailer tho.

      Proftyion / [Ionrenaline]Proftyion / [Ionrenaline]10 days ago
    • Well mat Theres more in the future

      i blog 9393i ow my handi38rjrh Nevarezi blog 9393i ow my handi38rjrh Nevarez10 days ago

      Shadow FreddyShadow Freddy14 days ago
  • I now see stichwraith in my nightmares.

    Decearing AppleDecearing Apple27 minutes ago
  • Jesus christ how many more videos will he make about fnaf?

    SoupSoup49 minutes ago
  • FINALLY! Maybe Gachatubers will stop making shadow freddy the crying child!

    Naomi RiceNaomi RiceHour ago
  • The theory of there being more than one person in golden Freddy is confirmed in UCN. Listen to nightmare fredbears voice in his lines

    Bearded DragonBearded Dragon2 hours ago
  • This ep: We did it! Next one: So... You guys remember last ep right? Well....

    Pastel Pink :3Pastel Pink :33 hours ago
  • I know who killed Henry it wasn’t endo skeleton it was”””

    jakegif 10jakegif 104 hours ago
  • it also makes sense with Golden freddy attacking Michael, since he looks like william, Cassidy sees him as that, and with his brother wanting to find him, cassidy sees him and wants to attack

    mizcsmizcs4 hours ago
  • Wait, wait I have a theory So you must've heard about the Security Breach hype going on especially about the trailer right? Well if you watched the trailer you hear someone named Georgie running away from Vanny, now what if, WHAT IF Georgie was....the crying child! That's a loose connection but what if the crying child is still alive- No that just seems like a bad theory I am sorry...

    Kris GachaKris Gacha5 hours ago
  • I know you probably won’t see this matpat, but i have something that might be important to the ballora story. In help wanted, the same thing happens with Glitchtrap when you collect the cassette tapes. We know that once all have been completed you are allowed to enter the final mini game, and in the end are captured and taken over by glitchtrap. This connection is eerily similar to what happens in the book story. This might be wrong, but i thought it was interesting :) have a lovely day matpat!

    Melodi RosenMelodi Rosen5 hours ago

    Yt SwavesYt Swaves5 hours ago
  • Hey MatPat, here's a question for you: What if FNAF4 was to be played first? As in: what if the whole game series is supposed to be played this way *look below* FNAF 4, 1, 2, 3, Sister Location, 1, 5, 6 AND THEN 7

    Orion Nebula The LastOrion Nebula The Last5 hours ago
  • :< Im scared

    Rebecca YinRebecca Yin5 hours ago
  • If the Bite Victim is talking to Michael Afton saying "IT'S ME", why is he killing his older Brother in FNAF 1?

    Princess Spook123Princess Spook1236 hours ago
  • it was interesting that maybe you could have solved Golden Freddy a while ago. Not judging just making a statement. Love the series though. Can't wait to see more.

    bofooit gojobofooit gojo6 hours ago
  • Chris afton is trying to protect stichwrath from people who would hurt it but is using to much power

    redstone ninjaredstone ninja7 hours ago
    • Read my previous comment

      redstone ninjaredstone ninja6 hours ago
    • No? Chris isnt even a real name for the bite victim in Fnaf 4 And the ones who possessed the stitchwraith are called jake and andrew

      Automatic Bomb 2Automatic Bomb 26 hours ago
  • Also mattpat people call the crying child chris afton younger brother of red head Elizabeth afton and Michael afton aka eggs Benedict

    redstone ninjaredstone ninja7 hours ago
  • But you did this 5 years ago

    redstone ninjaredstone ninja7 hours ago
  • Andrew : Korega..... REQUIEM Da.

    ChirooChiroo7 hours ago
  • Me trying to watch this at 11:40 😰

    Lien SmithLien Smith7 hours ago
  • So basically, Golden Freddy is just a vessel for spirits just like every other animatronic in the series

    Asianeyes007Asianeyes0078 hours ago
    • Technically golden freddy is already a ghost unlike the other ones

      Automatic Bomb 2Automatic Bomb 26 hours ago
  • hey i got a littel theory i dont have full evadence but i kinda think that baby is pigpatch

    Kids CowleyKids Cowley9 hours ago
  • Golden freddy in a nutshell: He attacc He protecc But mostly he want his life bacc .-. Idk if this was already committed....

    MemesByMe !MemesByMe !9 hours ago
  • The 7th book is "the cliffs"

    Gir SirGir Sir9 hours ago
  • There's another fnaf out game theory

    Da DestroyerDa Destroyer9 hours ago
  • Andrew is in the happiest day minigame

    Steven DunaganSteven Dunagan10 hours ago
  • In

    Henry MohanHenry Mohan10 hours ago
  • Planed

    Henry MohanHenry Mohan10 hours ago
  • Wait dude is there any proof if afton played to die omg the spring bonnie?

    Henry MohanHenry Mohan10 hours ago
  • Quick question? If in ultimate custom night we are William afton then how is springtrap there?

    TitansandeaterTitansandeater10 hours ago
    • Because that springtrap is a recreation of the vengeful spirit

      Automatic Bomb 2Automatic Bomb 26 hours ago
    • @Scott Cotton did you see the theory where Matt part thought that the game was a entire dream? That their supports my idea there can’t be two of the main characters?

      TitansandeaterTitansandeater8 hours ago
    • Titansandeater Fighting yourself is one of the most common tropes in fiction. It most definitely does make sense.

      Scott CottonScott Cotton8 hours ago
    • Scott Cotton but thats different William afton is one of the main characters of the timeline and it makes no sense for afton and the springlock suit he was killed in to be there

      TitansandeaterTitansandeater9 hours ago
    • The same way bonnie and withered bonnie are there

      Scott CottonScott Cotton9 hours ago
  • when the new book and game come out : WHY SCOTT WHY!?!?!?!?

    Isaiah tube163Isaiah tube16310 hours ago
  • If you go to Scott's website, there will be a picture of Vanny, then tap and click page source, it shows a conversation between 2 people

    kämîlå Rîvëråkämîlå Rîvërå10 hours ago
  • just had a thought. what if the old man consequences Easter egg in UCN (the one where you drown yourself) was of one of the spirits in Golden Freddy moving on to the after life (namely the crying child) and the one who stayed behind to torment William is Cassidy (i don't know i probably sound stupid)

    Yeetgod405Yeetgod40510 hours ago
  • Theres a random question about fnaf 3 that ive always wanted answered and im super curious about it. Ok so whenever you unlock the happiest day minigame and start walking to the main table with the core 6 spirits, you pass some other tables with a combined 6 other souls sitting there. I really want to know who they are, ive suspected that they were the mediocre melodies but there are a few discrepancies with it, like some of the masks dont line up, and it wouldnt make sense because the mediocre melodies were made of remnant from ennard, ive also heard that they were the glamrock animatronics but that doesnt line up at all. So any ideas?

    CookieDCookieD11 hours ago
  • And I though Five nights at Freddie’s was just a game

    CaaldechCaaldech11 hours ago
  • Who else saw a video of someone brightening the grave ending? Taking from that, I think it was a hint to fnaf vr

    StormyStarStormyStar11 hours ago
  • so uh.. planning on reading that springtrap x oc mpreg _thing_ scott wrote?

    mitspukmitspuk11 hours ago
  • Yin-Yang

    Wiseman108Wiseman10811 hours ago
  • Ok. But you completely ignored a huge flaw that basically collapses the logbook section. If cassidy is talking to Mike's brother, why would Mike draw a picture of nightmare fredbear? He would have no clue. But since it's a flaw you completely gloss over it.

    NotARacoomNotARacoom11 hours ago
    • It isn’t a flaw. Michael had the nightmares

      Scott CottonScott Cotton9 hours ago
  • Matpat nervously looking in his notes for Gregory

    william soliswilliam solis11 hours ago
  • Dear Mr. Matpat,(THIS IS A LORE RELATED QUESTION) I’m sadly using my school account but I hope you read this comment still and hopefully answer, I have question about the series. For a long time now I think you overlooked a small detail or maybe it has no importance at all that has had my attention from day one when I read it. In the book “THE SILVER EYES” there is a small subplot where Jason finds a strange picture in the restaurant, a child’s drawing and in this small subplot he noticed the picture changed and if you want to look back abit in the book but the more significant part of this subplot is in pages 179-184. Where Jason gets all the drawings and has a vision I think or lives through a memory of one of the dead children and watches Springtrap take Sammy. That moment has always confused me and aggravated me because Jason doesn’t tell anyone about it so it is not fleshed out further and it I have been watching these FNAF videos you make since the start and I have also waited since 2016 to see you point it out or anything so I worry that you missed it or that this one moment that has been stuck in my head was just a useless moment that has no importance. I recommend you at least read the pages I mentioned cause I really want to know your thoughts. And I’m sorry if this is just asking for time you don’t have, I’m sure you have a ton of work to do for the rest of the lore and next vids to look back on such old news and minuscule details like this. I hope this is seen by you so I could maybe get some ease. From: a nerdy fan, Shade(basically my real online persona)

    Austin ThibodeauxAustin Thibodeaux11 hours ago
  • Isn’t this the 20th time he’s said “solved”?

    TonsterTonster12 hours ago
  • If I cant have all the games I will have all the books So far I have the first of the trilogy and all the fazbear frights :D

    Shainah YounusShainah Younus12 hours ago
  • Who thinks micheal is purple guy?

    Joy CatenzaJoy Catenza12 hours ago
    • Nobody Michael is purple in the minigames because of remnant

      Automatic Bomb 2Automatic Bomb 26 hours ago
  • I thought there was a jumpscare in the intro

    rainbow tntrainbow tnt12 hours ago
  • I found out mangels gender! In ultimate costume night there’s a preset called ladies night and mange’s in it!

    Rhys DenstedtRhys Denstedt13 hours ago
  • i know who glitchtrap really is

    Zethen SainZethen Sain13 hours ago
  • Matt, there is actually going to be 9 books, just check the fnaf gamepedia. U might think it is inaccurate but is actually quite the opposite.

    Null_PhoenixNull_Phoenix14 hours ago
  • MatPat:WE SOLVED FNAF! *fnaf 4 comes out* MatPat:NOW WE SOVLED FNAF *fnaf sister location comes out* Matpat:OTHER THAN ALMOST EVERYTHING WE SOLVED FNAF *fnaf 6 comes out* Matpat: WHY!!!!!!!!

    I_Am_ RANDOMI_Am_ RANDOM14 hours ago
  • i ject it in wiki

    Axton VaughnAxton Vaughn14 hours ago
    • No, Circus Baby is Elizabeth, William's daughter, the Wiki is not canon and not official

      Sirlei Gonçalves FranciscoSirlei Gonçalves Francisco13 hours ago
  • curcist baby is aftons wife matpat

    Axton VaughnAxton Vaughn14 hours ago
    • No dummy circus baby is possessed by william daughter Elizabeth

      Automatic Bomb 2Automatic Bomb 26 hours ago
  • Garbage content

    ranged fighterranged fighter15 hours ago
    • @ranged fighter Fnaf didnt even die yet lol

      Automatic Bomb 2Automatic Bomb 26 hours ago
    • Why is he still making five nights at Freddie's content. Lol he's just beating a dead horse lol

      ranged fighterranged fighter12 hours ago
    • And why?

      Sirlei Gonçalves FranciscoSirlei Gonçalves Francisco13 hours ago
  • I literally saw the title and said "we've heard that one before" 😭

    Ray of SunshineRay of Sunshine15 hours ago
  • Two box?..

    kdog exekdog exe15 hours ago
  • Please russian sub

    zendos the animatorzendos the animator15 hours ago
  • The sun man from security breach trailer is the stitchrwraith

    whenanimalsderpout thederpkingwhenanimalsderpout thederpking16 hours ago
  • so we gonna talk about in the flesh or not...?

    Maddi KersteterMaddi Kersteter16 hours ago
  • I have been watching u since FNaF 1 the channels massive now I’m currently eleven almost twelve and u were my child hood anyway I love that FNaF started u also keep going u should have more than 1 billion subs

    Chungus PlaysChungus Plays16 hours ago
    • @Umber Gill Stuff like names aren't a good idea to make public and people's location but age is fine

      Burt CurtisBurt Curtis11 hours ago
    • @Burt Curtis I don't care that they are 12, my problem is with the exposition of private info to the world.

      Umber GillUmber Gill12 hours ago
    • @Umber Gill There is literally nothing wrong with that, so what if they are 12? There are millions of people who's age is 12

      Burt CurtisBurt Curtis13 hours ago
    • You shouldn't be putting your age out on the internet

      Umber GillUmber Gill15 hours ago
  • I FORGOT but I feel like 1993 would be an important date considering that the same year in real life a killing happened in a "Chucky cheese"

    Golden PigGolden Pig16 hours ago
  • been a couple years since i’ve been in the fnaf lore loop.. who are half of these people?!

    denasdumbassdenasdumbass16 hours ago
  • Hey mat do you think that’s why the shadow Freddy exists because the shadow Freddy is the bite victim maybe shadow Freddy resembles the dark past of golden Freddy or they found out how to leave the suit

    BigMan DanBigMan Dan16 hours ago
  • I kinda have a Theory what if its the crying child’s agony that is keeping will alive

    Wolf AnimationsWolf Animations17 hours ago
  • Also heres some mangle stuff too

    Cody StallingsCody Stallings18 hours ago
  • swamp thing

    Minh ChâuMinh Châu18 hours ago
  • sir i am begging u to address the springtrap mpreg w the character that hold yr name

    blah blahblah blah18 hours ago
  • My question is does crying child want to hurt his father William afton because Cassidy is trying to torture William in custom night

    gaming with the macgaming with the mac18 hours ago
  • THERES ANOTHER GAME COMING LOOK UP THE TRAILER ITS CALLED: “five nights at freddy’s, security breach”

    Bella LawsonBella Lawson18 hours ago
  • Alligator mask. This could be just a small irrelevant detail but there's an animatronic in the new Security Breach game based off an alligator. Maybe a link?

    Freya MFreya M19 hours ago
  • If you take off spit spring Bonnie's suits you're actually she old man consequences

    John TerryJohn Terry20 hours ago
  • he attac he protec most importantly he always comes bac

    Epic GamerEpic Gamer20 hours ago
  • It’s funny how the series s called five nights at FREDDY’s but it focuses on other characters then the name in the title

    John BravoJohn Bravo21 hour ago
  • Stop making ur theories creepy (⊙_◎)

    a guya guy21 hour ago
  • One particular question tho If Willian Afton is the one starting all of this then... Why isn't no one talking about WHY he started the killing spree? I mean... Mat you already deducted that someone in this Universe (The Main owner of Freddy Fazbear's Pizza) hired a particular developer ( The Rogue DV) to HIDE the current reputation of the franchise. If that's the case then...Why above all of the characters ( Henry, Afton, etc) Why is the Owner doing it now and not when this all happened? And for the current stages of FNAF right now is that the owner itself is continuing this franchise even with its current reputation. Correct me if I'm the wrong one here MatPat but... If William is the murderer and Henry is his old friend Even if William was normal and turned evil for some reason...Why didn't Henry tried to stop him right? he did stop him yes...But it was too late WHY so late. Both of them were driven into madness because of the restaurant itself This specific restaurant is the ONE THING that made both of them turn mad at each other Henry being the mad genius to create futuristic animatronic to replace gaps of his sadness and anger of his mistakes and lost William being the person following Henry's ways of creation. We were missing and almost ignored that one missing thing Mat The one that made the Diner itself The Freddy Family Dinner Freddy's Fazbears Pizza And Fazbears Fright If the owner was self-aware about what was happening in his establishment well... Why even bother keeping it open? What is his/her purpose to keep this Franchise in particular up and running? And why HIDE the bad reputation and bad people that have been in the restaurant itself? This is a slice of the question I have for you Mat I wanna ask why is it being continued even based with its current history And with that...Why is the restaurant weirdly looking for more attention

    AlerMath55AlerMath5521 hour ago
  • But wait how did Andrew connect to golden Freddy if he is in stitch wraith

    Pro StarPlayerPro StarPlayer21 hour ago
    • Andrew exists only in fazbear frights which is a different universe

      Automatic Bomb 2Automatic Bomb 26 hours ago
  • Matpat: Hufff......Pufff.....sol-solved it......Scott: Uhh.....Actually no. Fnaf security breach is coming soo- Matpat: F*** You scott!!!

    Hybo Productions!Hybo Productions!21 hour ago
  • If this is true then that could also mean that old man consequences could also be the second soul in Golden Freddy. Just hear me out, the second soul being more rational is trying to get the vengeful spirit to move on as them bonding with each other while sharing a suit. Thank you for coming to my TED Talk 😘

    Your Best Friend SpinelYour Best Friend Spinel22 hours ago
    • Someone on the Fnaf subreddit thought old man consquences is a egyptian god not a spirit

      Automatic Bomb 2Automatic Bomb 26 hours ago
  • I actually had the theory that two souls possessed Golden Freddy long before it was confirmed. As he had no endoskeleton, in the first game, how was he moving around? Teleportation. How? Multiple souls would be needed for that kind of energy

    I am SpringtrapI am Springtrap22 hours ago
  • Matpat: And another theory done I’m so close to finishing this timeline Scott: *ARE YOU SURE ABOUT THAT*

    Baguetti SpaghettiBaguetti Spaghetti22 hours ago
  • I hope he does a video on the Chica story from Step Closer

    The PuyoPuyo ShowThe PuyoPuyo Show22 hours ago
  • I just realised... you can’t die from overheating in UCN because you are playing as William Afton... he always comes back, no matter how many times he burns.

    Mamamew TheRaniMamamew TheRani22 hours ago
  • Hey matpat! I just realized something! So you know the silver eyes book? Well theres a graphic novel. Cool right? So i have that graphic novel. Nothin special. BUT in the beginning of the book, a girl named Charlie goes to her fathers old house. She goes to her room and she has 3 toys, Theodore the bonnie plush that used to have the ability to talk and strangely said "l...ove...Y... Lie.." that can probably be made out to "Love You, Charlie" or there might be possiblity of Theodore saying something different but only a possibility so it might not be different, Stanly, a spooky looking unicorn, and one special little 'doll' that holds a tray of snacks and comes out a closet, Ella. But its strange that she has three closest one bigger than the other, though they never get mentioned, Though! About Ella, We now know that Charlie has the Ella doll that scientist wanted! Though these toys are only mentioned in the beginning of the story, But thats just a THEORY, a GAME THEORY!!

    Creative Name101Creative Name10123 hours ago
  • In "bunny call," the first story, I made several connections between bob's family and the afton family

    Gage CrowleyGage Crowley23 hours ago
  • See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. These lessons of virtue apply to those that turn a blind eye to evil acts. There isn't a bigger example of this than phone guy.

    Michael RohdeMichael Rohde23 hours ago
  • Scott: kids die ok? Mat pat: why?

    Kristi kNIGHTKristi kNIGHT23 hours ago
  • Cassidy: Can't move because no endoskeleton Employee: Puts endoskeleton in Golden freddy Cassidy: Cassidy swiggity swooty coming for that purple booty

    CrystxlzXCrystxlzX23 hours ago
  • I have a theory what if cassidy is not the one keeping him alive but instead want's to give him a permanent heck but the crying child is keeping his dad alive

    Kat_kitKat_kit23 hours ago
  • Well.... Here go again... : )

    FoxFoxDay ago
  • what about the shadows

    Eli B.Eli B.Day ago
  • Did he- Did he just- Did he just squeeze a meme into the video in the middle of nowhere?

    Breakout_ GamingBreakout_ GamingDay ago
  • Ok mat pat let me ask you this WHO IS THe SPIRIT OF GOLDEN FREDDY who Cassidy or blondie boy now it’s swirly hair what’s next a blue frog ???

    Sid McLeodSid McLeodDay ago
  • i just binge-watched every single one of matpat's fnaf theories this legit took me 12 hours btw MATPAT UR THEORIES ARE AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    These VibesThese VibesDay ago
  • MatPat: "I SOLVED IT!" Scott Cawthon: *Finding more ways to make matpat stay up at night to try to salve more theory's* Everyone: "Oh S*** here we go again..."

    The_AFK_PlayerThe_AFK_PlayerDay ago
    • *solve* (--sorry autocorrect)

      The_AFK_PlayerThe_AFK_PlayerDay ago
  • It feels like everything is coming full circle. Basically the first theory is now back. The very first one.

    Tek WestTek WestDay ago
  • Hey I watched some analysis videos of the security breach trailer and no one mentioned that you can see vannys shadow in this storage like room, just wanted to mention that. Also Sorry if there are mistakes in this sentence I'm German.

    Absolut andiAbsolut andiDay ago
  • ha imagine if i watched this with my mom, "AY SOPSOP NASAN KA YUNG KANIN IS COLD NA, AK PA " for you philipinos uhh leave a translation

    { Vampire Cherri }{ Vampire Cherri }Day ago
  • Matpat: i finally figured out fnaf more me: meh u may figured out golden freddy but i have more

    //DaGa merKev\\//DaGa merKev\\Day ago
  • Matpat: "I finally solved the m-" Security breach: "Who's gonna tell him......."

    Hannah ChildHannah ChildDay ago
  • Theory: There’s this song that kinda relates to afton but it doesn’t ‘can you tell me who i am can you tell where I go I forgotten how to speak I’ve forgotten if I can if ‘ I thought if this isn’t afton then this is Cassidy and c.c and maybe why their talking through the book is because they can’t talk to each other normally

    Eunice BoaduEunice BoaduDay ago
  • You should analize the SB trailer in you next FNaF theory

    Mike plays stuffMike plays stuffDay ago

    Nashrudin E SendadNashrudin E SendadDay ago