Top Ten Strangest Five Nights at Freddy's Theories

The Top Ten

1 When Foxy Jump Scares You In Five Nights at Freddy's 2... He Hugs You!

I believe that foxy is good because as you see in the first game foxy doesn't actually try to kill he is just in the doorway and his jaw is hanging loose which may explain the out of order sign on the curtain on his stage. I don't believe in the second game he's trying to hug you though. He was already out of order when he turned all old and his wires were hanging out in the second game so his programming was obviously all messed up. So if he was originally good in the first game the programming being messed probably just caused him to not be set what he was supposed to do.

This is by far the dumbest theory in FNAF. The dumbest theory: Foxy is a good guy. It's actually not even really a theory! A theory is when people come up with a conclusion due to evidence that points to it. But this has absolutely NO proof that Foxy good. In fact, there's enough evidence to show that Foxy is evil. I've never heard of a hug where you stretch out your arms and open your jaw WIDE open. Just some stupid fangirl of Foxy made this up. This theory needs to die, cause it's NOT true.

Seriously who in the world comes up with these theories but seriously who comes up with these theories. Anyone

He legit doesn't hug you. My theory is that he eats your face off. Seriously. He jumps at your face and GRIPS YOUR FACE! So maybe after he jumpscares you he eats your head. MatPat would be disappointed with this theory, I gotta say. - GameTheorist

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2 Bonnie Caused the Bite of 87 Because His Mouth Is Big

BOY! Bonnie, while my favorite, couldn't cause the bite and he was shut down at that time of the bite

Your sister is stupid. - Nick-brick8

NO. It was probably Freddy, since he's the main character. - GameTheorist

I don't think it was Bonnie, it was most likely Freddy because they had just closed down Fredbear's Family Diner due to the bite of 83 by Golden Freddy. Also, Freddy's mask has a children's handprint on it which is probably most likely from him malfunctioning and biting a child hense when Phone Guy says "The animatronics used to be able to wander around, but then there was the bite of 87. Yeah. It's amazng how a human body can live without the frontal lobe." He says this to us in FNAF 2 I think.

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3 The Endoskeleton Belongs to the "Purple Guy".

Purple guy is a human. I could be wrong though.

He is an animatronic but the endoskeleton isn't his



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4 There Was Actually a Whole Band of Golden Animatronics at Fredbear's Family Diner

My friend told me his theory that the endoskeleton belonged to... A Golden Foxy. Or maybe, it could be A... I actually have no idea.

Well this theory is kinda true...

Me and my friends are working on a theory folder thanks for the theory

Hm... I honestly don't know. - GameTheorist

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5 The Purple Guy Isn't Purple

Maybe he could be purple because he's always in a dark room.

So in the mini games, purple represents shadows, correct? Such as Fazbear's in one scene. So he could just be in shadow. I mean, really, I'd be kind of concerned and not let my child anywhere near someone purple. I'd be calling the ambulance for him.

He's always in the dark, so its pretty obvious he's purple. - RainbowArtist191

William Afton was not purple... but Michael afton was purple. His skin actually rotted, and all I have to say is he looks better than a living zombie, even though he’s just a purple zombie... well, kinda... huh.. what is Michael..?.-.

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6 BB Has a Girl Friend

Wouldn't that be Balloon Girl?

I think that he has a girlfriend and they are balloon girl

I honestly don't know... But it's weird.

The "girlfriend" is probably JJ,the Easter egg in fnaf 2 and the character in the ultimate custom night

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7 Five Nights at Freddy's 4 Will Take Place at the Five Nights at Freddy's 2 Site

It took place in the child's house.

Actually I came up with this theory because it's the only possible place to have the game set. Will Scott Cawthon surprise us with the scene? (We ALL love surprises)

Fnaf 4 is already out

Nope. it takes place in a house. - GameTheorist

8 There's a Reason Behind Night 8

I am very ashamed to admit this, but I thought this theory was true and everyone thought that I was crazy.

Actually I kinda believe it

9 The Mark On Freddie's Face Is His Hand Mark

Freddy tried to bite the child but the child pushed him away (she/he must have pushed him hard) leaving the hand print

What I am trying to say is the the hand print has four fingers and this could have been the time where Freddy is ripping off his own head in the poster... Hmmm

In cannon, Freddy caused the bite of 83 and the child tried to escape, which is why there is a hand pint on his face.

Lots of people say that it’s Freddie’s handprints, because it shows him ripping off his own head in the poster. But, Freddy has 4 fingers, and the handprint has 5.

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10 Bonnie is Elsa from Frozen

I need to kick something, this one is even stupider than "Foxy is Darth Vader"

This would explain why he lets his guitar go when he leaves the stage...

HAHA! Hoo, boy, this is the best one on here!


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The Contenders

11 Fnaf Was Based On a Real Life Incident

Just like the game five people were murdered

The 1993 incident was a shooting, not a guy killing children. - RainbowArtist191

It happened in 1980 at Chucky Cheeses

True asf

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12 Carl Has 2 Counterparts.

What this means is that people have believed that the parrot on Mangle was a cupcake, and the eyes in BB's mouth were also a cupcake. Maybe it could I don't know.

Probably 1 for Nightmare Chica, 1 for Jack-O-Chica. - HistorianaPhilippiniana

Who Carl?

who's carl

13 Homer Simpson is Fredbear

This has to be the weirdest FNAF theory ever. Paws down. I mean, what?! They're yellow and that's it. No more similarities

I don't think so

umm no


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14 Freddy is Gay

Sure, he does hide in the girls bathroom and I heard his chilling gir laugh, but still FREDDY IS A MALE!

The fan fiction told me

Ohhh yeah he is because I saw a fan made drawing of him and Bonnie "kissing" each other. - RainbowArtist191

i agree

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15 Funtime Foxy is Mangle

Nope, mangle and Funtime Foxy are different animatronics

NO THIS IS NOT TRUE. - DragonFire1o

That's not true because mangle dosint have the lines that funtime foxy dus

Yes and no.Funtime foxy looks just like mangle.But where's that weird animatronic on mangle?

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16 Five Nights at Freddy's 4 is Just a Nightmare

This one actually makes sense because or game theory

That is true, guys

Yes! This is the BEST theory ever! - GameTheorist

No its not guys. After the bite of 87, purple guy (the victim's father) built the fnaf 4 location near the sister loction area. HE MADE THE NIGHTMARE ANIMATRONICS TO SCARE THE ROTHER AND MAKE HIM SAY SORRY

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17 Fnaf 1,2 and 3 are just dreams of the fnaf 4 crying child

SO true it makes sense because he is picturing his fathers work place because phone guy sounds EXACTLY the same in 1 and 2

1. At fnaf 4, you hear the alarm clock beeping, and then you play a minigame on the middle of the day.
2. Fnaf 1,2,3 phone guy has the same voice.
3. Before night 1, you see the fnaf 1 plushies. But, they are his friends. Weird
4. Some items on the vision of cameras change every time

18 The Phone Guy is the Purple Guy

Why do you people not Game Theory?

I don't believe this

If he's Purple Guy, WHY IS HE TRYING TO HELP?! - RainbowArtist191

It's probably because he repents now and he's trying to fix his error so it will not fall on others. - HistorianaPhilippiniana

It can't be becuse the same voise is in fnaf when we KNOW that purple guys fricjen dead as the kds are

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19 Foxy is Darth Vader

I love Star Wars and all, but what idiot made this theory? IT MAKES NO SENSE... wait is that what Scott WANTS us to think? -That it is stupid but it really is true? 0-0

The foxy is strong with us

Who made this theory? - Datguyisweird666

Foxy is an animatronic, not a leader for the dark side.

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20 Foxy is phone guy

How is foxy foxy's favorite - Tyoshi

No way. - RainbowArtist191


21 The Puppet is Purple Guy

Not a chance!

No, he's not. he is the first child to die in fanaf

Noo! No! No! Not a chance! Isn't puppet trying to help the children get revenge on purple guy?


22 Freddy is Michael Scott

Da FRICK!? Michael Scott from The Office!?!?! NO!

23 Foxy can sing

Iv'e come up with this theory because in the 2 or 3 night you can someone singing
Dum dum dum.It is unowned yet but could it be foxy

It would be hilarious if this was a reality, though.


24 Chica was a cheerleader

Her arms are stretched out because she is broken.

My life is a lie.

25 Fnaf 4 is a Dream of a Kid in a Coma

This is very true because next to the bed are pills

26 Balloon Boy doesn't have an endoskeleton

This was confirmed, wasn't it? - HistorianaPhilippiniana

Might actually be true becouse I don’t really see ballon boy move much but wheee are his eyes connected to ok um don’t know

27 In FNaF 1, 2 night 6-7 and SL you are playing as Purple Guy

That makes sense

Not true

Because in FNaF:SL in after night 5 ennard wears your skin and in custom night cutscenes we can see how Michael's skin/corpse is roating, after that ennard left the corpse and Michael isn't dead, because Baby's Voice said:"You won't die". But in FNaF 1 and 2 in night 7 you (Purple Guy) are fired because Odor, odor from the roating corpse

28 The Bite of 83 Killed the Crying Child

There were two bites. Bite of 83' and bite of 87'.

Not bite of 87

29 Freddy is Mikes Mom

What! how I mean this is so dumb I don't mean to be some kind of troll but, come on! at least explain a little!

30 Toychica is a Guy

Who is Toychica? Toy Chica is a female, I mean she wears pink panties and has pink cheeks. And she has a curvy body. It's definitely female. So is Toychica a male? Is this even a character?

I don't think any of the animatronics have an assigned gender, they are robots anyway. - GameTheorist

Chica means a girl. Why would it be a guy? And she wears bikini looking bottoms. Why would that be true?

Haha! I think every FNAF player out there know that chica, is in fact, a girl!


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31 Foxy Can Be Warning You of Freddy



Yes. mabe the pirate song is foxy telling you in song... to check the cameras. I KNEW FOXYS A GOOD GUY!

Foxy could be a part-time good guy and bad guy. My theory. enough said. - RainbowArtist191

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32 Endoskeleton is Dead

Well he's a robot. Robots don't have organs or brains, so it would pretty ridiculous that some one said he was dead. - RainbowArtist191

He isn't alive but he's not dead he's a robot

33 You are Golden Freddy


I kinda think Golden Freddy is Fredbear.

What I mean is that you become an animatronic sometime in the future. The Puppet sends animatronic you back in time to get you or something.

34 Fredbear is Nightmare

I will admit, I thought this one up(not really more rather I thought of it, not come up with it) I mean it looks like nightmare fredbear is just nightmare with golden paint on:l I haz a new theory, nightmare likes fredbear dun (please kill me)

35 Springtrap Isn't a Threat

This is true. Springtrap is not a threat. Purple guy's spirit possessing Springtrap is a threat.

ALL the phantoms are hallusinations...

Notice how he doesn't attack you. he just strolls in and looks at you in a neutral manner.

36 Springtrap Doesn't Know You are There

Okay is it just or does he look surprised when he strolls in to the office. Plus he could literally just have learned the error of his ways and tries to save the child of which is just a voice you play to keep him away.
Another thing is he could just not see you when he looks through the window just saying.

37 There's a reason why the Purple Guy killed the children

It seemed that William's children died. In the novel Five Nights at Freddy's: The Silver Eyes, Charlie described him as shy and awkward. When he was wearing a Spring Bonnie suit, he seemed to be loved, so he killed them and trapped them so that he could keep them.

38 The Fnaf Franchise is All a Novel
39 Foxy is a good guy
40 Spider-Man is Foxy

Now don't ruin my brother's childhood. - HistorianaPhilippiniana

What the this is so stupid how could a spidereven bite the metal

Foxy and Spider-Man might be the same person because they are both red. It can also be possible be Iron Man. I don’t know yet. But there is a possibility.

41 Charlie from the Books is the Puppet

This is wrong, because the purple guy murdered the girl who would soon be the puppet OUTSIDE the pizzeria, Charlie was murdered INSIDE.

In the books, she's Henry's daughter. In the true ending of fnaf 6, Henry calls the puppet his daughter.

42 Freddy is a Robot

Good work genius

Nice job. *claps/congratulates sarcastically* - GameTheorist

HE ALREADY IS! - HistorianaPhilippiniana

43 Toy Bonnie is a Girl

It's hard to tell because his face looks like a girl but his body doesn't

Well I think Toy Bonnie is a girl whether Scott says so or not.

I think you Bonnie is a boy


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44 Balloon Boy is a figment of your head

... hi *me* "boy nope! " (swithes camera)

45 Games 1-3 didn't matter, they're a part of the child's nightmare

I'm pretty sure every game of FNAF's Matters... Just maybe not as equally.


It's true guys. True true true true true

46 In Five Nights at Freddy's: Sister Location, you are the Purple Guy's son.

The boy you see in Five Nights at Freddy's 4's mini game, you see a crying boy�"that's you! When they started Circus Baby's Rental and Entertainment, you are an adult by now. Not only your supposed to fix them, but you have another job�"freeing your sister. Your father is the Purple Man, and he wanted you to free her from Circus Baby. Your sister got killed by Circus Baby. At the end of the game, you are now Ennard, an animatronic who was formed by the others.

Here is some proof from the Cutscene:

Mike : "Father. It's me, Michael. I did it. I found it. It was right where you said it would be. They were all there. They didn't recognize me at first but then they thought I was you. And I found her. I put her back together, just like you asked me to. She's free now. But something is wrong with me. I should be dead. But I'm not. I've been living in shadows. There is only one thing left for me to do now. I'm going to come find you. I'm going to come find you."

47 William Afton killed the children to experiment on them.

His own daughter died. He might have committed the murders to experiment on the children's souls so he could find a cure for death, saving his beloved little girl. What he didn't count on was the Marionette stuffing the dead kids in the robots before he could do anything.

48 Costume from Night 4 from FNaF:SL is Ennard's Costume.

First endoskeleton (with blue eyes) it can be from another "Principal" animatronic from Baby's Circus Pizza World, (but he had some malfunctions, so Mr. Afton and Henry put the first endoskeleton in baby and the costume in another place. But Henry suicided and he possed the Endoskeleton wit blue eyes. Before that the Baby with blue eyes killed the Mr. Afton's dauther named "Bite of 83'". And she is posseding Baby animatronic. Afther that Mr. Afton changed the endoskeleton and he builded from this endoskeleton another animatronics: F. Foxy: Legs, F.Freddy:Arms, Baby: chest and ballora: head and lower torso.). The first Endoskeleton have another name because Ennard=Endoskeleton(En)+ Innard(nard). And in Night 1,2 and 3 the mask is in Control Module, but when you are jumpscared by F.Foxy Baby put you in endoskeleton's costume and put the mask, because Baby tell you in N.4 : I put you in an old costume and the mask is opening in 4 parts, like ennard's

49 Funtime Foxy is a newer version of Lolbit

Ok so I’ve thought of this then debunked it becuase they are from the some game.

Evidence: Lolbit is never actually shown in person and his face never opens so this may result in damage or just an older version of FF.

Debunked: They’re from the same game, plus another theory is that Lolbit used to sell merchandise until he started scaring the kids and they shut him down and maybe built Funtime Foxy.

50 Sister Location Adult Theory

So Sister Location is a "strip club for adults" just because it takes place underground. Wow. Whoever made this BS up really needs to stop smoking mushrooms. I don't know of ANYONE who would want to work or own a strip club underground where patrons and workers alike constantly are tense and worrying about floods and cave ins. In fact,NOBODY would even want to go there. They'd rather go to a strip club that's on top of a tall skyscraper. And also-why do some people only care about Ballora's boobs? She's a woman robot. I don't see anyone only caring about the female robots' boobs at the Disney parks, so why start focusing on a fictional animatronic lady? Her boobs aren't even that big.

NANI GA FAKKU? SERIOUSLY? - HistorianaPhilippiniana

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