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

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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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  1. Golden rohan

    Golden rohan5 oy oldin

    "You still have more, matpat."

  2. April Willis

    April Willis19 kun oldin

    Fanf music start mat pat thats just a theory a game theory

  3. boba tea

    boba teaOy oldin


  4. minecraft68

    minecraft68Oy oldin

    Theres always more

  5. KB Reynolds

    KB Reynolds2 oy oldin

    Guys listen up I'ma tell y'all something oily black tears what does that sound like? The dead kids in fnaf 3 I'm not making a

  6. Sakura Blood

    Sakura Blood2 oy oldin

    @the dot giver .

  7. Bryce Khyler Vendiola

    Bryce Khyler Vendiola3 soat oldin

    Every time i hear your theory about fnaf it makes me very confused

  8. just animates

    just animates6 soat oldin


  9. Nivan Jeffries

    Nivan Jeffries7 soat oldin

    What if Old Man Consequences is meant to be Crying Child trying to convince Cassidy to let them both move on?

  10. mila drawss

    mila drawss8 soat oldin


  11. Youssef Ben Amor

    Youssef Ben Amor13 soat oldin

    Purple guy can t be alive because he stayed in speingtrap for 30 years inside a n empty room

  12. Michael Jackson Videos

    Michael Jackson Videos14 soat oldin

    I’m kinda new to the FNaF franchise but I think Spingtrap used to be SpingBonnie and Golden Freddy used to be Fredbear.


    CHIRAG CHAKRABORTY15 soat oldin

    Hey i just have something to say- I don't think its William in hell because why would he have spring trap and scrap trap as options? also Micheal is the one who actually gets the full view of each of the characters but then again doesn't explain why fnaf 4 characters are there and how William or Michael are able to know how they look

  14. Dyllan Rodriguez

    Dyllan Rodriguez20 soat oldin

    Wait I’m confused about the audible thing, I have some of the books on there and I don’t have the sound effects.

  15. DoggoOnGfuel

    DoggoOnGfuel20 soat oldin

    0:21 I love how it’s just a pic of B U R N T anakin skywalker

  16. Eke Laura

    Eke Laura23 soat oldin

    man y’all the devil works hard but scott and his team works much harder

  17. Hadley Hamilton

    Hadley HamiltonKun oldin

    Glitchtrap is the only “animatronic” that genuinely scares me and makes me feel terribly uncomfortable every time I see it

  18. Swag Master822

    Swag Master822Kun oldin

    Ok who's here after the new FNAF trailer was released an alligator mask and the new animatronic Montgomery Gator.

  19. lupe Gallegos

    lupe GallegosKun oldin

    7:02 where in the story is the qoute acatuly where are all the quotes

  20. lupe Gallegos

    lupe GallegosKun oldin

    I have bunny call

  21. Lan Mu

    Lan MuKun oldin

    You can pohto shop golden freedy tho

  22. Fox_box72

    Fox_box72Kun oldin

    I always come back wait no no noo fuuuuuuuuuuuu

  23. iffybadge 3004

    iffybadge 3004Kun oldin

    The seventh book better be a choose your own adventure to emulate the custom night

  24. Tuan Le

    Tuan LeKun oldin

    The apathetic barge selectively grease because twig alarmingly level against a tasteless rocket. flawless, knowledgeable purple

  25. Fishy Boi

    Fishy BoiKun oldin

    andrew was the kid in the aligator mask that the puppet tried to realease

  26. Franklin Eleanor

    Franklin EleanorKun oldin

    The slim bill surgically handle because wallet predictably park until a boorish coffee. mean, devilish geography

  27. cheese time

    cheese timeKun oldin

    I know who the gator spiriti from fnaf security breach its andrew the mask it's a gator

  28. Kylie Viguella

    Kylie ViguellaKun oldin

    Imagine sharing a body with a person that hates your father and actively torments him. I wonder if Crying Child sees what Cassidy does to his father.

  29. Annika Choi

    Annika Choi2 kun oldin

    Something tells me the alligator mask that Andrew wears has a connection to the gator animatronic from security breach, Montgomery.

  30. Alexia Desalles

    Alexia Desalles2 kun oldin

    6:15 I love it

  31. GewoonBastiaan

    GewoonBastiaan2 kun oldin

    I did *NOT* appreciate that intro

  32. Brian Turley

    Brian Turley2 kun oldin

    i want to now efre feg a bawt fredy tis to hard uhhh why why!! gosh dagit sum times ti can be a noen hh

  33. Gacha Angel

    Gacha Angel2 kun oldin

    You have a son!?!?!?

  34. Ally Cam

    Ally Cam3 kun oldin

    ............remember the day when all we worried about is how many fingers the animatronics had???? Wow we’re old now.

  35. So confused

    So confused3 kun oldin

    I still love how in UNC the person who’s main line is “I always come back” only comes once per round. almost like it’s mocking him

  36. arisalyia

    arisalyia3 kun oldin

    I hate Cassidy's picture. I never got over how creepy it was.

  37. le monk

    le monkKun oldin


  38. Massiel Rodriguez

    Massiel Rodriguez3 kun oldin

    6:10 spoiler afton comes back

  39. Nemanja Kostadinovic

    Nemanja Kostadinovic3 kun oldin

    10:25 wait, my favorite meme is uvolved with my favorite game? *All stars music starts but with freddys head instead of shreks head*


    ROMEL LOZANO3 kun oldin

    dude i just relized that andrew could be monty the alligator

  41. art animator

    art animator3 kun oldin

    who saw andrew's mask in afton's brain

  42. Mr Codwarguy

    Mr Codwarguy3 kun oldin

    'wearing an aligator mask...' New fnaf game: has a animatronic which is a animatronic YOUR WRONG HES NOT GOLDEN FREDDY, HES THE NEW ANIMATRONIC IN SECURITY BREACH

  43. Turg Turg

    Turg Turg3 kun oldin

    I have something to add. so Andrew has an alligator mask and what does animal mask bring to mind? The happiest day minigame wat happened at the end of the happiest day minigame? The souls left and the masks were left behind but Andrew in the man in room 1280 still has a mask he refused to go on. idk why I did this I just thought it was cool.

  44. human being

    human being3 kun oldin

    alligator mask what if this child is connected to security breach as the new alligator animatronic just a theory of mine don't be mad if its wrong

  45. jigbigking

    jigbigking3 kun oldin

    Hey Mat you must watch those Fnaf VHS tapes and i think its more helpful but *CREEPY* but It doesn't scare me. Also in in 8:32 its said "Ackerman" Wait... Ackerman from attack on titan?

  46. That one gamer

    That one gamer4 kun oldin

    So is the fnaf 5 the last canon game?

  47. That one gamer

    That one gamer4 kun oldin

    So who is the crying child Mike or evan?

  48. Vera Niculescu

    Vera Niculescu4 kun oldin

    Bruh. The game is coming out for the ps5 😅😅😅

  49. Michael lavin

    Michael lavin3 kun oldin

    And ps4

  50. Deku

    Deku4 kun oldin

    its great how he goes to fnaf 1 7 FReaKING years ago its just amazing on how much peoples childhoods hes been in i know for a fact hes been in mine

  51. R B

    R B4 kun oldin

    Ya should make a fnaf lore book of all your theories so far.........just an idea........

  52. M1A1 Abrams

    M1A1 Abrams4 kun oldin

    It ok I'll click no matter the thumbnail

  53. Susanna Hoo

    Susanna Hoo4 kun oldin

    So, I've been watching these fnaf videos a lot lately, and just wondering, have you ever like, tried to solve the identity of phone guy? If yes, what video? I'd like to watch that

  54. i cant think of a name

    i cant think of a name3 kun oldin

    Phone Guy is just a random employee.

  55. nootmare

    nootmare4 kun oldin

    you: theres not just 1 soul there is 2 you mean 3 crying child posses golden freddy

  56. nootmare

    nootmare4 kun oldin

    someone in my chat in discord say that u steal theries but i was like if it was a app idk i would never knew things u talk about if u never post these

  57. Alejandro Canto

    Alejandro Canto4 kun oldin

    he atak he protek and he always comes bak

  58. Jayson Shocks

    Jayson Shocks4 kun oldin

    That line from Henry was sick and you can’t tell me otherwise

  59. Yugoslav Ball

    Yugoslav Ball4 kun oldin

    scott adding new thing to lore bc he knows if someone knows everything about lore,no one never care fnaf more


    YOUSI TORNADO4 kun oldin

    MatPat: WE SOLVED GOLDEN FREDDY! Me: ahhh yes that line

  61. Dexthedoge

    Dexthedoge5 kun oldin

    7:47 maybe ties in with monty?

  62. Matias Gutierrez

    Matias Gutierrez5 kun oldin

    soul but

  63. BS KartXS

    BS KartXS5 kun oldin

    Allah rızası için Türkçe altyazı ekleyin

  64. Gh Fg

    Gh Fg5 kun oldin

    Thank you. I benefited from this video

  65. Groot044

    Groot0446 kun oldin


  66. The Gongoozler

    The Gongoozler6 kun oldin

    How many solve cards do you have man?

  67. SparKzZ

    SparKzZ6 kun oldin

    Just wait till security breach

  68. Brandon Hiatt

    Brandon Hiatt6 kun oldin

    After watching the latest fnaf security breach trailer i started watching MatPats fnaf theory videos and in this video at 7:45 caught my attention especially that alligator mask line because it's weird how they had to especially point out it's an alligator mask like it was suppose to be a wink towards something like it's trying to imply that this took place during or after Fnaf Security Breach because timeline wise it should make since Montgomery the alligator is the latest and newest animatronic and through out fnaf history their has never been an alligator base animatronic that means that in the games purple guy is still alive that means counting Glitchtrap which is a part if his soul their are 2 William Aftons now and maybe that's why at the end of the newest trailer it shows a clawed purple arm maybe its not Glithtrap getting a body but William Afton getting a prosthetic body or suit to help him move and kill with glitchtrap/vanny maybe instead of getting animatronics to help him kill kids he'll probably thanos it as in "Fine I'll do it myself" or "If you want it done right you do it yourself".

  69. Lil Pinky

    Lil Pinky6 kun oldin

    I got a game theory I think I know who the crying child it could be Andrew and I think that he could be possessing the animatronic that in the new fnaf game Gator.


    GRACE CHANG6 kun oldin

    We haven’t solved it completely I noted it on another video that Cassidy is actually possessed by the marionette so how did it get into golden Freddy? So that could mean that the marionette could have Cassidy soul still could be in it’s body other than golden Freddy

  71. Kali Sepko

    Kali Sepko6 kun oldin

    im watching this while im in the basement and i keep getting this feeling like someone is watching me. I and very scared but i want to stay in the basement

  72. Jack Kenny

    Jack Kenny6 kun oldin

    Idk if I wrote this already but my theory is this: Remember how in The Fourth Closet William Afton is pulled into a furnace and presumably burned alive. But what if the man here is afton?

  73. 0_dark_blood_0

    0_dark_blood_06 kun oldin

    When ever matpat says it’s finished Scott “ha you thought”

  74. Tyler Dang

    Tyler Dang7 kun oldin

    Maybe the crying child is the one in control and Cassidy is more mad that he/she is not in control and that might be why you are able to control how hard the characters can be. Thank you for coming to my Ty Talk.😅

  75. Bullet bill !

    Bullet bill !7 kun oldin

    That green alligator mask could be the spirit who imbodies Montgomery gator.

  76. Ray Cornish

    Ray Cornish7 kun oldin

    the mouthless cartoon type of characters he uses, the noses look like wittle mouths nd I just 🥺🥺🥺🥺 the amOUNT OF SEROTONIN I GET FROM THEM IS CONCERNING-

  77. Pepper Cat Gaming

    Pepper Cat Gaming7 kun oldin

    13:31 but doesn’t it say in the book “I can’t see”?

  78. The Italian Mexican

    The Italian Mexican7 kun oldin

    Another thing to note is that in the games, Micheal is said to look like William, so while CC is saying “It’s Me” to his brother, Golden Freddy is attacking him because Cassidy thinks that Micheal is William.

  79. Timothy Dodd

    Timothy Dodd7 kun oldin

    So I tend to make connections between things I see or hear that no one else sees, but did anyone else besides me think of Darkiplier when Golden Freddy’s eyes lit up red and blue in this video? Because... you know... Darkiplier is two souls... one of them’s blue, and... the other’s red and stuff...? Anyone?

  80. Endozo Kirk

    Endozo Kirk7 kun oldin

    13:05 2 spirits 1 book, 2 spirits 1 animatronic, 2 girls 1 cup ;)

  81. :-\

    :-\7 kun oldin

    you realise eveyones just giving random theories cos they want clout and for their comments to be showed in a video

  82. Christina Pratt

    Christina Pratt7 kun oldin

    I watch your videos at night 😭 gotta stop with the scary intros 🤧🤧

  83. Adamsometimes Draws

    Adamsometimes Draws8 kun oldin

    Liberal skeleton war but with robots and agony

  84. Chibi Cthulhu

    Chibi Cthulhu8 kun oldin

    It’s really sad to think about the crying child being forced by Cassidy to try and kill his brother if that’s the case.

  85. Dead_Meme_Queen

    Dead_Meme_Queen8 kun oldin

    that clicking noise in the background thoughout the whole damn video is driving me n u t s

  86. Shorpho

    Shorpho8 kun oldin

    "hE aTtAc" "hE pRotEc" " hE aLwAyS cOmE bAcc "

  87. Max the leafy boi

    Max the leafy boi8 kun oldin

    he protecc he atacc but most importantly he always come bacc

  88. Jodie Hobbs

    Jodie Hobbs8 kun oldin

    He protecc He attacc *I ALWAYS COME BACC*

  89. Masquerade13

    Masquerade139 kun oldin

    My evidence of the hand NOT being glitchtrap: 6:56

  90. Chunky

    Chunky9 kun oldin

    Hey there is one thing that you have been missing through out your theories where is golden freddy through out the franchise because there isn't a single word of what has happened to the suit since the bite and we know he hasn't been destroyed so what has happened to him

  91. SockNoises

    SockNoises9 kun oldin

    You said that the animatronics are either possessed by souls OR agony, so then why is Golden Freddy twitching according to all cutscenes? (mainly referencing 9800 cutscene UCN) you also said that there could be more than just 2 souls in Golden Freddy, so what if, just throwing this out here, Golden Freddy isn’t actually twitching, but there is a soul controlling each moving part and they’re just trying to become in sync or something in that category...also, I’m questioning why in FNAF 2 when Golden Freddy jumpscares, there are no eyes (white dots) seen, yet in the 9800 UCN cutscene there are eyes, (white dots) and it’s even more odd since it’s farther away. That I have no possibly explanation for (none with logic at least) but yeah that’s a thing. :>

  92. KateSinging InTheSnow

    KateSinging InTheSnow9 kun oldin

    Ok so you inspired me to look at my fnaf book "the freddy files" and this may not be important at all but the beginning picture for chapter 2, it has a picture of the puppet giving a present to a little kid with red hair and freckles. You mentioned in an earlier video that Fritz, the one who posseses foxy, has freckles. Well in the background of this image, there are 5-7 normal foxys, and 2-3 funtime foxys in the background. Idk maybe this means absolutely nothing but I thought it'd be interesting to point out Edit, it also mentions foxy twice on the page next to it

  93. kaitlyn mcsweeney

    kaitlyn mcsweeney9 kun oldin

    Any chance someone is going to work on explaining why we are collecting remnant during Special Delivery and sending out random endoskeletons to collect pieces for more on and on and on?? Are we sending the StitchWraith out or something? If it is designed by FazBear Entertainment, is FazBear as a company aware of remnant and using it, or are they unaware of what we're using their tech to do?

  94. Derek Sheehy-Deleon

    Derek Sheehy-Deleon9 kun oldin

    im just waiting for him to make another time line after he get the lord of the first 6 games and all the books

  95. Andy Jr

    Andy Jr9 kun oldin

    I'm 10 and my name is Andrew

  96. Deku.

    Deku.9 kun oldin

    The man in the room? Oh, that was me. Vaccine shots.

  97. Creative Engineer

    Creative Engineer9 kun oldin

    William Afton : Finally dies His body : TACTICAL NUKE INCOMING

  98. Ricardo Mejia Salas

    Ricardo Mejia Salas9 kun oldin


  99. Under_Scor

    Under_Scor9 kun oldin

    Hold on I have to cough (cough cough it's me cough cough)

  100. Sonia Mahakur

    Sonia Mahakur10 kun oldin

    Matpat:- "I always comeback"

  101. johan Parra

    johan Parra10 kun oldin

    Mappa the kid had all alligator mask read what if what if he is the the kids are that’s in a hobbyist day in for Fnaf three

  102. Guesty Man

    Guesty Man10 kun oldin

    You have a CHILD???

  103. GalaxyWolf Gaming

    GalaxyWolf Gaming10 kun oldin

    hold up so theirs a boy wearing an aligator mask right well if you go back to fnaf 4 in the party room were all the kids wore animal masks one was wearing a green mask, you could say it was an aligator mask coincidence *I THINK NOT* their just might be two upset souls mattpat heres your job take care of it lol

  104. Andrew Massengale

    Andrew Massengale10 kun oldin

    ya seems like something id do

  105. Andrew Massengale

    Andrew Massengale10 kun oldin

    get it cuz im andrew ha ha or something...

  106. ItsMelmy

    ItsMelmy10 kun oldin

    I was the 4000th Comment!

  107. Naruto uchiha

    Naruto uchiha10 kun oldin

    Ok hear me out what if springtrap isn’t who you think he is he is really someone else

  108. 2028 Maximus Battaglia

    2028 Maximus Battaglia10 kun oldin

    golden fredy is a fanaf horcrucs destroy it with the thearoy sword!

  109. Mr FBI

    Mr FBI10 kun oldin

    The truth is Golden freddy has Cassidy, Evan and Kelsey. It matches up since he tries to lure people into the animatronic, giving us a peaceful brother, a vengeful spirit and a murderer

  110. Mr FBI

    Mr FBI7 kun oldin

    @Diggo OMCF still tho Kelsey's body isn't in it. He escaped at the cost of luring others to the suit

  111. Diggo OMCF

    Diggo OMCF7 kun oldin

    But kelsey wasn't canon cuz the fazbear fright books aren't canon?

  112. Preston Gibbs

    Preston Gibbs10 kun oldin

    Bro that is crazy

  113. soupinfested guy

    soupinfested guy10 kun oldin

    @Preston Gibbs stfu

  114. Preston Gibbs

    Preston Gibbs10 kun oldin

    I understand a little though

  115. Preston Gibbs

    Preston Gibbs10 kun oldin

    This is a lot for me to understand