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When Freddy Fazbear's was
reopened, the company decided to update everything in the restaurant — new floor plans, technology, more electricity, etc. They spent the most money, however, designing and constructing newer, friendlier versions of the Fazbear Gang, eventually settling on the designs below. The new robots, dubbed "Toy" due to their saccharine appearance, are far more advanced than their predecessors.

Too bad they still want to kill you.

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Toy Animatronics

"The idea at first was to repair them. Um, they even started retrofitting them with some of the newer technology... but they were just so ugly, y'know? And the smells... Uhh, so the company just decided to go in a whole new direction, and make them super kid-friendly!"
Phone Guy
A series of revamped animatronics that appear in Five Nights at Freddy's 2, designed to be more child-friendly in appearance compared to the original group. In contrast to every other animatronic in the series, they all have rosy cheeks, their vivid, saturated suits are made of plastic instead of the electronic-laced foam-like material, and most of their joints are covered by smaller plastic spheres like a posable reference mannequin one might see at an arts and craft store. Parts of the old animatronics were also recycled to build them.

Following The Reveal at the end of the game, all of them are scrapped when the pizzeria's management decides to close the place down and reorganize things following a loss of business from the murders and the paranoia associated with the possible tampering of the facial recognition systems rendering them antagonistic towards all adults. They are dismantled, with parts of them either being used to repair the old animatronics, kept around for spare parts, or otherwise disposed of.

  • Affably Evil: They may try to kill you, but they interact with kids just fine!
  • A.I. Is a Crapshoot: The advertised facial recognition system that was supposed to prevent them from maligning or attacking humans, doesn't. They're just as messed up as their predecessors. Unlike the original group, it's unclear if they're haunted or not.
  • And I Must Scream: These sentient robots are not going to enjoy their destruction. Though, going by their remains in 3, they may have not been scrapped, but merely... put away.
  • Beauty Is Never Tarnished: They're all suspiciously clean as a whistle in the Custom Night, despite The Bite of '87 happening just about half a day before.
  • Big, Thin, Short Trio: Unlike their predecessors, these guys have endoskeletons of noticeably different heights and very different suit sizes. Toy Freddy is the Big, having the bulkiest suit of any animatronic in the series except for possibly Nightmare Fredbear; Toy Chica is the Thin, being around the same height as Toy Freddy and having a suit that's even thinner than Foxy's; and Toy Bonnie is the Short, with his head barely reaching the height of Toy Chica's eyes and having a rather short torso compared to his bandmates (of course, his bunny ears make the fact barely noticeable).
  • Blush Sticker: All of the second generation animatronics have rosy cheeks. Just like The Puppet.
  • Bright Is Not Good: Despite their friendlier and colorful designs, these animatronics are just as dangerous as their drabber predecessors.
  • Demonic Dummy: Their plastic shells, sparkling eyes, vibrant cheeks, and jaws all make them look like ventriloquist's puppets.
  • Doomed by Canon: Following the premature closure of the pizzeria in 1987, the new generation of animatronics were marked for destruction due to their malfunctioning. Although it's implied that they were recycled for parts in order to refurbish the original animatronics, or for use for a later time.
  • Friend to All Children: Thanks to their glitch-ridden facial recognition systems, they take this to its absolute extreme by being protective of children to Knight Templar levels and detesting all adults. If we take the secret minigames in 3, they are trying to cheer up the tormented dead souls of the kids.
  • Gone Horribly Wrong: The Steam page declares that they're able to recognize human beings and not attack them during free-roam mode. This is false, and the problem is that your only defense against the animatronics is to put on a Freddy mask.
  • Haunted Technology: There are multiple things pointing to them also being possessed by dead kids.
  • Heel–Face Turn: If that really is their A.I.s in 3's minigames, then they may be helping the kids get sufficient closure after the death of their killer by re-throwing them the party that they never got to fully enjoy on their last day alive. Many of the people who go with the theory that the Fazbear's Fright guard is the one helping the kids attain salvation believe that they're cooperating with him.
  • Hell Is That Noise: While 1's animatronics had a high-pitched distorted child's scream when they caught you, the Toys will come at you with an ear-scraping mechanical/electronic roar that's either even more or equally startling.
  • Hero Antagonist: Of the Knight Templar variety. As mentioned before, they think that they're protecting children by eliminating potential threats towards them, like criminals and predators, which, unfortunately, ends up meaning "every adult they see" in their eyes.
  • Informed Attribute: The new animatronics are supposed to be able to identify humans with their facial recognition technology, but in truth, their AI at night-time is just as buggy as their predecessors', if not even more due to how they will purposely migrate into areas with noise, because to them, noise means people. They'll also attack you if you're not wearing a mask, so either their facial recognition software is shot or Jeremy Fitzgerald and Fritz Smith have criminal records... In a message given by the Phone Guy, it's revealed that the place is coming under investigation again because the new animatronics act abnormal around adults during work hours.
  • Lighter and Softer: Phone Guy mentions that these new animatronics were designed with a more kid-friendly approach in mind. This especially applies to Foxy, who was considered too scary for the kids, so they gave him a much less threatening design and (possibly) flipped his gender. However...
  • Mama Bear / Papa Wolf: All animatronics are programmed with features like a link to a criminal database and facial recognition systems for the specific purpose of detecting people who might harm the children who visit their pizzeria. The Puppet does this entirely of its own accord due to the soul of the little girl haunting it.
  • Not Quite Dead: Fazbear Entertainment kept most of their shells after they were scrapped, and there's heavy implication that their parts were used to refurbish the original animatronics, with whatever few parts being left behind being kept along with the shells. They may or may not live on in 3's minigames as well.
  • Out of Focus: From Night 3 onwards, the main four are quickly overshadowed by their withered counterparts.
  • Pay Evil unto Evil: They are under the assumption that the people they're going after are registered criminals and that they're protecting children, even more so after their facial recognition software starts acting up.
  • Red Herring: The presence of several action figures of the main four Toys in the post-night minigames in 4 appears to add credence to the theory that the fellow prequel takes place in 1987 as well, and that the incident seen at the end of the main game is The Bite of '87... until Word Of God confirmed that 4 took place in 1983. This, however, means that the Toy animatronics are quite a bit older than they appear to be, having existed for at least four years before the grand reopening of the pizzeria (which supposedly happened only a week prior to the events of 2). However, it's possible that the Toy animatronics were based on the toys.
  • Punch-Clock Villain: From 12 a.m. to 6 a.m., like their predecessors. And in the case of one of them, for a few minutes during a day.
  • Sucksessor: Although it initially appears that they are Superior Successors — being bright, shiny, and new whereas the "old" animatronics are shambling wrecks — 2 is in fact a prequel and they are the ones destined for the scrap heap while their elders will go on to become more intelligent and dangerous. Ultimate Custom Night and Special Delivery reinforce this by giving the Toys unpleasant personalities to contrast their saccharine appearance; Toy Bonnie is made into a smug, popularity-obsessed narcissist, Toy Chica is portrayed as a Cute and Psycho Femme Fatale to go with her sexually-charged design, and Toy Freddy appears as a whiny, selfish, and immature in UCN and an Affably Evil baddie in Special Delivery who is much goofier compared to the original Freddy's more menacing personality.
  • Two Girls to a Team: If you consider Mangle to be a girl, this trope applies to Toy Chica and Mangle in-universe, as long as you don't take JJ into account.
  • Unnecessarily Creepy Robot: In-Universe aversion. While still a bit creepy, they were designed to be cuter and more appealing than the originals. How successful they were is...debatable. However, the Puppet absolutely copyrights this trope.
  • Unscrupulous Hero: Their love for children along with their anti-predator programming compels them to take action against any potential threat to kids in the pizzeria. Unfortunately, their modus operandi is unnecessarily brutal homicide, and in the end, they are fully endorsed in the belief that all adults are criminals.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: The pizzeria is only open for two-ish weeks before it goes under and takes the Toys with them.
  • Wouldn't Hurt a Child: Phone Guy mentions that they get along fine with children during the day, but have a tendency to give nearby adults creepy, animosity-filled glares.

    Toy Freddy 

Toy Freddy

Appearances: Five Nights at Freddy's 2 | Five Nights at Freddy's 3note  | Five Nights At Freddy's 4note  | Ultimate Custom Night | Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted | Five Nights at Freddy's AR: Special Delivery
"Am I invited to this party?"
"That game was totally rigged!"
Toy Freddy
Voiced by: Darren Roebuck

Described as "The New Face of Fun", this new and improved Freddy Fazbear is the star of the show at the reopened Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. Unlike his fellow animatronics, Toy Freddy lacks any significant changes between his Original and Toy iterations apart from the general cutesy redesign, a slightly bigger belly, and a red stripe on his top hat. He's also a lot more proactive and tenacious than Freddy, going after you starting from the first night rather than the third.

  • Acrofatic: Despite his noticeably big belly, he moves about as fast as any of the other animatronics (save for Foxy and the Puppet).
  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: Wears a top hat, bowtie, and buttons.
  • Affably Evil: In Special Delivery, he appears to be a lot friendlier and more whimsical than his portrayal in Ultimate Custom Night.
  • Art Evolution: Toy Freddy's head and body are much flatter and blockier than his predecessor's.
  • Bears Are Bad News: Although he will leave the stage starting from the first night, he's not quite as deadly as his predecessor, but you still don't want to take him lightly.
  • Beary Friendly: Subverted, at least where the player is concerned. He's not a bit nicer than his predecessor is. Played somewhat straight in Special Delivery, however, if his voice lines are any indication.
  • Big Bad: Subverted. Despite being the new face of the pizzeria and the leader of the new generation, he's not really the Big Bad; that role falls to the Puppet.
  • Big Fun: Invoked with Toy Freddy's chubby design In-Universe, as well as his goofy characterization in Ultimate Custom Night and Special Delivery. Posters in 2 even advertise him as "The New Face of Fun".
  • Black Eyes of Evil: He'll lose his blue eyes whenever he's in the hall outside the Office or inside of it checking you out.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: His characterization in Ultimate Custom Night, a surprisingly dangerous animatronic that isn't even that focused on killing the player. He spends the night in his office playing a Game Within a Game, not paying the events around him any mind. If he loses (or, rather, the player lets him lose), then he'll rush towards the player to take his frustration out on them, with nothing they can do to stop him.
  • Controllable Helplessness: In Ultimate Custom Night, if the player sees in the cameras that he's left his Game Within a Game, with a Game Over on the screen, that means he's going to attack them sometime soon, and there's nothing they can do to stop him.
  • Creepy Blue Eyes: Which he actually retains most of the time (unlike his predecessor), including during his killscreen.
  • Demoted to Extra: Gets neither a Phantom nor minigame in 3.
  • Disc-One Final Boss: Early on, you'd think that he's as relevant to the story as his predecessor was to the previous game. That all changes when the first consequences of The Reveal rear their heads on Night 3.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: In Ultimate Custom Night, he’ll go after you just because he lost his Game Within a Game, even going out of his retirement briefly to do so.
  • Fat Bastard: Unlike the original Freddy, Toy Freddy has a much wider torso, and just like the original Freddy, will not hesitate to brutally kill you.
  • Final Boss: A strong contender for the title in Ultimate Custom Night, along with Funtime Foxy and Classic Foxy. To make use of an Easy Level Trick that counters the Prize Corner animatronics, you have to keep the monitor on one camera... which isn't Toy Freddy's, meaning that it's entirely up to luck whether he holds out all night. Funtime Foxy is similar, but the most common 50/20 mode strategy takes him out entirely with the Death Coin, leaving Toy Freddy as your greatest threat.
  • The Generic Guy: All of the other animatronics in 2 have something interesting going on with themnote , and Toy Freddy... doesn't. Outside of being the updated Freddy and the face of the establishment, he has little going for him. Even Scott himself seemingly couldn't find a use for him, and his useage since 2 has been negligable, even when the other Toy animatronics got bigger roles and/or cameos.
    • Thankfully, Ultimate Custom Night has given Toy Freddy more personality, turning him into the Meta Guy.
  • The Heavy: At least for the first two or so nights, being the leader of the Toy Animatronics, until he's usurped by Withered Freddy and his gang on Night 3.
  • The Leader: Of the new generation.
  • Meta Guy: How he acts in Ultimate Custom Night. He doesn't bother the player himself and instead plays...Five Nights at Mr. Hugs. The issue is that he kind of sucks at it and he needs your help to keep playing. In other words, you have to play FNaF in FNaF. Oh, and if he loses, he'll get angry and come get you, and there is NO way to stop him once he's gunning for the office.
  • Out of Focus: In his first game, no less. The lore still seems to primarily center around the Puppet. He's not even that big of a threat to you, as he's only rarely active for the first two nights before being replaced by Withered Freddy. His next appearance puts it further by making him the only animatronic to have no focus at all with his other crew being, at least, related to the minigames. He comes back into focus in Ultimate Custom Night as a serious threat and the resident Meta Guy.
  • Punny Name: Just like the original Freddy Fazbear.
  • Rage Quit: This is what happens if he loses "Five Nights with Mr. Hugs". Unfortunately, the "Rage" part will be directed at you.
  • Retired Monster: Well, according to Scott, anyway. His bio in FFPS's Custom Night even states as such, and that he would rather play his own Five Nights games than bother you. Of course, that doesn't make him any less of a threat, especially if he loses at his game.
  • Simpleton Voice: Speaks with a deep, goofy-sounding voice in Ultimate Custom Night.
  • Sore Loser: As his quote from Ultimate Custom Night seen above will attend to. He also has a number of other excuses, such as the fact he has massive plastic fingers that make it harder to use the controls.
  • Suddenly Voiced: In Ultimate Custom Night and Special Delivery.
    Toy Bonnie 

Toy Bonnie

Appearances: Five Nights at Freddy's 2 | Five Nights at Freddy's 3note  | Five Nights At Freddy's 4note  | Ultimate Custom Night | Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted | Five Nights at Freddy's AR: Special Delivery
"This is my chance to shine, and your chance to fade away!"
Voiced by: Unknown

As the Buster Bunny to the original's Bugs Bunny, Toy Bonnie is the guitarist of the band at the new Freddy Fazbear's Pizza. However, he's gotten the most drastic changes during his toyification process compared to the rest — he's now blue instead of lavender, has large green eyes, a tail that is a bit tricky to spot, a much shorter snout, and is quite short when compared to his friends. Just like his predecessor, though, he's also run out of carrots, and he's the first animatronic in the game to hunt down the night guard.

  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: Wears a bigger and floofier bowtie.
  • Art Evolution: A cuter (or creepier) step up from Bonnie in-universe. Unlike original Bonnie, Toy Bonnie is blue instead of purple, and the only trace of that color he has left is on his eyelids. His lavender highlights are now powder blue and his magenta eyes are now green.
    • In 2, his entrance into the office from the vent is a sliding static image. In Ultimate Custom Night, that same event is animated properly.
  • Demoted to Extra: Just like Toy Freddy, he neither gets a Hallucination nor a minigame based on him. He does get a consolation prize of the RXQ figurine being a recolored Toy Bonnie figurine.
  • Determinator: The very first animatronic to become active in 2, much like the original Bonnie would often do in 1. He makes a beeline for the party rooms once he gets off the stage and never goes past the main hall after he leaves following a failed attempt to suss you out. While simply putting on the Freddy head placates the rest of the Toys who enter the vents' blind spots, this rabbit actually comes out of the vents to investigate you face-to-face.
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: Whoever designed Toy Bonnie probably went a little over the top with the makeup and eyelashes. Nonetheless, his exclusion from the Ladies Night preset for Night 7 implies that he is male like his predecessor.
  • Hair-Raising Hare: He's more cutesy than his predecessor, but don't let that fool you for a minute.
  • Hyperspace Arsenal: Whenever he's in Party Room 3, Toy Bonnie will inexplicably produce his guitar out of nowhere. The only other room he's seen holding it in is the Show Stage — and he's definitely not carrying it on his back.
  • No Sense of Personal Space: He's the only bot that will get up close and personal when you wear the Freddy mask before going away, let alone the only Toy animatronic who does the whole "approach you while the lights flicker" thing. He's joined by Toy Chica in Ultimate Custom Night.
  • The Power of Rock: Just like Old Bonnie, he's the guitarist of the animatronic band. Unlike Bonnie, he'll bring his prop guitar with him, as seen in Party Room 3.
  • Pretty Boy: A Funny Animal animatronic version. You'd be forgiven for thinking he's a girl at first due to the makeup and eyelashes, not to mention his name, but nope, he's a boy.
  • Smug Snake: Toy Bonnie is given this characterization in Special Delivery; a narcissistic, spotlight-hogging jerkass with an obssession for popularity who likes to tout himself as a "superstar" while regarding you with arrogant disdain, giving the impression of a musician going through a bad case of fame-induced dickery. All the more reason to shut him up with a well-placed electric shock.
  • Undercrank: And how in Ultimate Custom Night.
  • The Voiceless: In Ultimate Custom Night, he's the only member of the Toy generation who doesn't get his own voice-acted kill quotes. He was actually meant to be voiced by Stephanie Belinda Quinn, who voiced Dee Dee in the same game, but the lines were scrapped for unknown reasons.
    • Suddenly Voiced: As of Special Delivery, however, he finally speaks for the first time, now with a snarky, high-pitched voice reminiscent of a chipmunk. It is currently unknown who recorded the lines or if they are cut lines originally from UCN.
  • Wide Eyes and Shrunken Irises: Toy Bonnie's irises are notably smaller in his killscreen and whenever he's investigating you in the office. Despite, you know, being a robot. Maybe it's a built-in feature, however... or it could be something else...
  • You Don't Look Like You: In the one minigame he's seen in, he's colored purple instead of blue. The inverse occurs for the original Bonnie in the third game's post-night minigames.

    Toy Chica 

Toy Chica

Appearances: Five Nights at Freddy's 2 | Five Nights at Freddy's 3note  | Five Nights At Freddy's 4note  | Ultimate Custom Night | Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted | Five Nights at Freddy's AR: Special Delivery
"Isn't a good party just to die for?"
"You won't get tired of my voice, will you?"
Toy Chica

Chica's gotten quite the redesign, just like Toy Bonnie. Retaining the same color scheme apart from her new blue eyes, she's now much more feminine-looking — thinner and curvier with longer head tufts, a pair of very short pink shorts resembling panties, and despite still being associated with "Let's Eat!" on the posters throughout the new Freddy's, her bib now reads "Let's Party!" and is decorated with a more predominant triangle pattern. At night, she decides to remove her beak and assume the usual Black Eyes of Evil when she sets off after the night guard.

  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: Like her predecessor, she wears a bib, but unlike the old Chica, she also wears what appear to be pink short shorts.
  • Affably Evil: Like the others.
  • Black Eyes of Crazy/Black Eyes of Evil: Once off "work hours", she removes her eyes, making them darker and creepier, as they're entirely black with beady white lights further inside.
  • Creepy Blue Eyes: Another feature of hers that differs from her predecessor... though she only keeps them while onstage.
  • Cute and Psycho: Well, "cute" is probably subjective, but Ultimate Custom Night shows a real psychotic streak to her.
    Toy Chica: Where's my beak? Lodged in your forehead, of course!
    Toy Chica: Let's go somewhere more... private! (voice drops menacingly) So I can EAT YOU!
  • Easily Detachable Robot Parts: When she's on the prowl, she removes her beak and her external eyes.
  • Everyone Loves Blondes: Her yellow coloration combined with her party-girl design give off this feel.
  • Fan Disservice: Her highly sexualized design just comes off as strange and unnerving. And if that doesn't bother you, she removes her beak and eyes when she's hunting you. The half-lidded eyes she has thereon create a sense of a pseudo-seductive smirk that really doesn't help matters.
  • Evil Laugh: A small giggle, one that plays if she gets you in Ultimate Custom Night.
  • Feathered Fiend: Just like her predecessor. But she doesn't look quite as birdlike when she's hunting you, due to taking her beak off. Which she may lampshade if she gets you in Ultimate Custom Night, claiming that her beak is lodged in your head.
  • Femme Fatale: Ultimate Custom Night runs with her sexually-charged design, with one of her death lines being an innuendo directed at the player, and being one of the more outright psycho animatronics.
  • Game Face: The image that accompanies this article is Chica in her regular state. But when she is hunting Jeremy down... that's a whole different story.
  • Girliness Upgrade: In comparison to the original Chica, who didn't have any Tertiary Sexual Characteristics, she's much more distinctly feminine.
  • Half-Dressed Cartoon Animal: As part of her alarming design, she wears a pair of pink short shorts.
  • Hartman Hips: As part of her feminine build, she has prominent hips of her own. And she's a kid's character, on top of it.
  • Hotter and Sexier: Oh, yeah.
  • Mechanically Unusual Fighter: As of December 2019, she's the only animatronic in Special Delivery who uses the mask mechanic; even Balloon Boy, another of the animatronics from her line, doesn't utilize it.
  • Ms. Fanservice: Toy Chica is without a doubt the most attractive-looking animatronic out of them all, with a curvy figure and an attire that blurs the line between that of a typical Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal and an outright Stripperiffic outfit. Her portrayal in Ultimate Custom Night and Special Delivery acknowledges this while emphasizing it further, portraying her as a Cute and Psycho character with seductive tendencies.
  • Mythology Gag: If you get killed by her in Ultimate Custom Night, she may ask, "You won't get tired of my voice, will you?"
    • Dummied Out files in 2 shows that she was going to slide into the office while the lights flicker just like Toy Bonnie does. She finally gets in on this in Ultimate Custom Night, with a lot of twitching to boot.
  • Naked Apron: Unsettlingly, the pink short shorts and her somewhat pronounced chest give the impression that she's doing a variation of this with her bib. In a restaurant for children.
  • Off-Model: Toy Chica's torso and legs clip into her waist when she's kneeling down in the party rooms, and peering down her endoskeleton neck reveals that her model lacks her endoskeleton arms.
  • Pink Means Feminine: Her pink short shorts, along with her pink cheeks and pink cupcake, as per the original Chica.
  • Promoted to Playable: There's a minigame in FNaF 3 where you play as her delivering cupcakes to children.
  • She's Got Legs: Despite her slimmer, more feminine upper body, her legs are just as thick as her bandmates'.
  • Slasher Smile: When she's active, she takes her beak off for some unknown reason, leaving a gaping hole on her face that, combined with her exposed endoskeleton teeth, happens to look like a big, wide-open smile. The effect is quite freaky, to say the least.
  • Suddenly Voiced: But not that sudden, as her World counterpart was voiced in the game's second update, two years before her canon self got the same voice in Ultimate Custom Night, a fact lampshaded by her repeating her most infamous World line in a more sinister tone.
  • Tertiary Sexual Characteristics: Played very straight this time around, to the point that it's actually kind of unsettling.
  • Toothy Bird: Just like her predecessor, she has teeth in her beak. Unlike her predecessor, though, her endoskeleton's teeth aren't visible... until she takes off the beak before hunting you down, that is.
  • Uncanny Valley Girl: She deliberately cultivates such a persona after she steps off the show stage, removing her beak and eyes to make herself look creepier.
  • You Don't Look Like You: A very small example, but her head piece no longer has eyebrows in 3 (though one could pin this on years of neglect) and her beak has been firmly attached to it.

The Mangle

Appearances: Five Nights at Freddy's 2 | Five Nights at Freddy's 3note  | Five Nights At Freddy's 4note  | Ultimate Custom Night | Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted | Five Nights at Freddy's AR: Special Delivery
"Now I get to play Take-Apart-and-Put-Back-Together! You won't feel a thing..."

"They tried to remake Foxy, ya know? Uh, they thought the first one was too scary, so they redesigned him to be more kid-friendly and put him in Kid's Cove. To keep the toddlers entertained, you know... But kids these days just can't keep their hands to themselves. The staff literally has to put Foxy back together after every shift. So eventually they stopped trying and left him as some 'take apart and put back together' attraction. Now he's just a mess of parts. I think the employees refer to him as just 'The Mangle.'"
Phone Guy
Voiced by: Jena Rundus, Yoon Ho (in UCN anime cutscenes)

Putting it bluntly, Mangle couldn't be any more different from the infamous pirate fox. With a possible Gender Flip (the game gives conflicting evidence, with Phone Guy describing it as a male while it's in the Ladies Night preset for Night 7 and has what appears to be lipstick and nail polish) and a predominantly white and pink color scheme that makes it a friendlier clown-like pirate, Mangle's job is to entertain the toddlers playing at Kid's Cove... or it was, before it started letting them take it apart and rebuild it as an Animalistic Abomination, leading to it being dubbed The Mangle by the pizzeria's apathetic staff.

  • Accessory-Wearing Cartoon Animal: Mangle has a pink bow tie.
  • Adaptational Wimp: A bit of a Zigzagged Trope in Help Wanted's version of Five Nights at Freddy's 2, which implements both Adaptational Wimp AND Adaptational Badass at the same time. In Help Wanted, Mangle no longer hangs out in the office until they inevitably kill you like in the original. Instead, putting on the Freddy mask repels them like it does any other animatronic besides Withered Foxy or the Puppet, and once they are successfully repelled they leave the Office.
    • Adaptational Badass: On the other hand, they no longer give off any static noises, which actually makes them stealthier since you have to actively check the Right Vent instead of just listening for noises like you could in the original. And more significantly, they can attack from either the Right Vent or directly from the Hallway, which is something that they couldn't do in the original.
  • Ambiguous Gender: Phone Guy refers to this iteration of Foxy as "he" like the original, but its use of the color pink and feminine Tertiary Sexual Characteristics appearance in its design, along with its inclusion in the Ladies' Night preset option for Night 7, suggests that it could be a girl... or at least was likely intended to be a girl before the pizzeria's staff began referring to the Mangle as "it". This has caused endless, stubborn debate in the fandom, and Scott — being Scott — proceeded to turn the topic into a Running Gag ever since.
  • Ambiguous Situation: An easy-to-miss detail shows Mangle moving about in the "SAVE THEM" minigame, before most of the other animatronics have had souls placed in them. Seeing as how the "SAVE THEM" victims are possibly meant to possess the Toys, what this means is left for theories.
  • And I Must Scream: During the day, when kids are repeatedly taking it apart.
  • Body Horror: Foxy's damage in the original game is absolutely nothing compared to his new equivalent — Mangle's body is completely... well, mangled, with the limbs and head arranged in places they really shouldn't be, and while the endoskeleton skull looks like it has been snapped in half, further examination reveals it actually has two skulls (notice how both 'halves' have intact jaws and teeth, and in some circumstances, its main head will display two glowing white eyes like the other animatronics, meaning it's just missing an eyeball and that its animatronic eye is still intact). The drawings on the wall suggest that it was the handiwork of kids, which the Phone Guy corroborates.
  • Brain Food: Mangle launches down from the ceiling at Jeremy/Fritz's forehead during its kill screen with its jaws wide open, with the animation cutting out presumably just before it sinks its teeth in. This led a number of people to believe that it was behind The Bite of '87. Since 4 does take place in 1983, they may be right.
  • Bright Is Not Good: White paint job, bloody red victims.
  • Butt-Monkey: Outside of hunting down the night guards, Mangle's life consists of initially being dismantled and repaired on a daily basis by the kids and the staff respectively, then solely by the children alone, and then scrapped alongside the other animatronics (save for Freddy and the gang) due to a murder and birthday party gone horrifically wrong.
  • The Cameo: In 4. If you head into the right room in the second Mini-game, a pile of its parts can be seen next to the bed. Absolutely no reason is given why it's there, nor is it ever brought up in the other night minigames, but the people on the "FNaF 4 takes place in 1987" side of the Fredbear incident debaters believe that it's a sign that backs their theory up. Said theory was later jossed by Word Of God.
  • Ceiling Cling: Most of the time Mangle is seen hanging off the ceiling or walls.
  • Creepy High-Pitched Voice: Ultimate Custom Night reveals that, suitably, its voice box is as mangled as the rest of it, leading to a hazy high-pitched, multi-layered voice.
  • Creator's Apathy: An In-Universe factor with its backstory — Phone Guy states that eventually the staff just stopped trying to repair Mangle day after day and just left it as an attraction the toddlers are meant to reassemble, not even bothering to call it by its real name anymore. By the time Jeremy starts his job, the pizzeria has been open for a single week. Given Fazbear Entertainment's track record, it's more than likely that they just went "fuck it" after a couple of days of being open.
  • Death from Above: In its killscreen, it swings down from the ceiling to take the bite.
  • Determinator: While all the animatronics incorporate this to some degree, it's amazing that it's able to move at all. Not only that, but the way it seems to be assembled differently in various locations suggests it is literally falling apart and putting itself back together again as it crawls towards your office.
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: Mangle's gender is the subject of much debate, but the Phone Guy refers to it as male. If Mangle is indeed male, it falls squarely into this trope even more than Toy Bonnie does, what with its pink coloring, eyelashes, and what appears to be lipstick. But then again, it is in Ladies' Night, alongside Withered Chica and Toy Chica, so...
  • Easily Detachable Robot Parts: So detachable, even toddlers can do it.
  • Enemy Summoner: If Mangle gets into the office, the other animatronics seem to move faster and come into the office more often. Especially noticeable if it doesn't attack right away.
  • Eye Scream: Both of its skulls are missing one of their eyes. You can even see loose wiring on the bare skull from where it's been pulled out. All four of its endoskeleton eyes are intact, however.
  • Foul Fox: Mangle is another fox animatronic, and just like its predecessor Foxy, it seeks to attack and kill the player.
  • Friend to All Children: Mangle has never been aggressive to any children, despite becoming their favorite thing to repeatedly take apart.
  • Gentle Giant: The animatronics are more than capable of killing adults, but it's perfectly fine with letting children go to town on it. It doesn't even become much of a threat until shit hits the fan on Night 4. The same can't be said for whatever happened two and a half days later.
  • Half-Identical Twins: Played with. Due to being dubbed a "Redesign" of Foxy, Mangle has what looks like a Parrot head that's supposedly either male or female, Mangle having the different gender.
  • Hell Is That Noise: You always hear a kind of computer-like sound if you spot it on the monitors. God help you if you hear this sound in your office. If the sound is allowed to go on long enough, it starts to sound disturbingly like radio chatter from emergency responders.
    Man: We got a little boy, missing his frontal lobe.
    Man: Sir, we got a 10-1.
  • Hook Hand: Had one in its teaser trailer with Foxy; however, no such hook appears on it in-game.
  • Irony: It's a redesigned Foxy created to be not scary towards children, but if anything, it's terrified of them.
  • Kid-Appeal Character: Mangle was supposed to be this, but then the kids got a little too close for comfort.
  • Mathematician's Answer: Scott finally caved in and answered whether Mangle was a boy or a girl. His answer? Yes.
  • Monster Clown: Mangle's white face, red/pink makeup, white glove(s), and comically oversized bow tie highly suggest that management attempted to reinvent the Foxy character into something more child-friendly than a pirate, which may explain why Mangle is stationed in Kid's Cove. It's a shame that the kids visiting the pizzeria didn't share this ideal.
  • Multi-Armed and Dangerous: Mangle has two more limbs than it should, one that ends in an extra foot and one that has no appendage attatched to it. The appendage-less limb could possibly be it's tail, as it's un-mangled version in Five Nights at Freddy's World sports one, but that's only guesswork.
  • Names to Run Away From Really Fast: The staff nicknamed it The Mangle due to its, well, mangled appearance.
  • Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: Mangle (like Funtime Foxy) is animatronic pirate fox like her counterpart, but it's even more of a ninja than Foxy and also some sort of eldritch spider clown.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: It's a given due to the fact that it's been reduced to a miraculously functioning amalgamation of animatronic parts, but more specifically, Mangle's head is designed in a similar structure to Foxy's, while the main Toy trio's heads are like Chica's in that their bottom jaws are small and aren't connected to their lower head.
  • Off-Model: When in the vent, Mangle's second head clips through the vent wall.
  • Pink Means Feminine: Its pink coloring is one of the reasons it's gendered as female.
  • Promoted to Playable: Gets its own minigame in 3.
  • Red Right Hand: You'd be hard-pressed to find something about it that is symmetrical.
  • Robot Clown: A Lighter and Softer (In-Universe, at least) version of recurring animatronic Foxy whose bright colors make it resemble a clown. It was set up as an attraction for kids to play with. However, the kids ultimately tore it apart, turning it into a mechanical monstrosity.
  • Scary Teeth: Just like Foxy, and it's another reason to wonder why management's allowing such a hazardous abomination to be used as a toddler's plaything. Its kill screen shows it swinging down from the ceiling to chomp at the screen.
  • Spell My Name with a "The": Subverted. While Phone Guy and the staff refer to it as "the Mangle", the Custom Night screen as well as official merchandise and FNaF World just call it "Mangle".
  • Spider Limbs: Mangle's thin, bony clusters of limbs give it the appearance of this.
  • Suddenly Voiced: In Ultimate Custom Night.
  • Tertiary Sexual Characteristics: Apart from the blush and the eyelashes, Mangle has a feminine color scheme and if you look closely at its feet, it appears to have pink nail polish.
  • Two Beings, One Body: It sports two heads. What the second one is for is unknown.
  • Uncanny Valley Makeup: Sports lipstick, and if you look closely, it appears to have blush as well. In fact, it's caked in so much figurative makeup that it looks like a Monster Clown.
  • The Unfavorite: Kids were absolutely brutal to Mangle, and eventually the staff stopped caring enough to keep up repairs on the poor thing. Some have theorised that it's also a Sucksessor due to Foxy's immense popularity according to the minigames and Phone Guy.
  • We Can Rebuild Him: They put more effort into repairing Mangle than they ever did for the original incarnation, not that it helps. By the end, they simply left it as a take-apart-put-together sort of attraction, with the employees giving it a new nickname to match its state.
  • Who Needs Their Whole Body?: Kids have gone so thoroughly to town on poor Mangle that the only part of it that looks remotely like anything is its head. The rest is just an unintelligible mishmash of mechanical limbs, apart from other odds and ends. If that doesn't sell you, its body seems to randomly shift composition in-between rooms, to the point it almost seems Mangle is falling apart and reassembling in the process of approaching your station.
  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: It was made to make kids happy, and it did — when they started messing it up for fun.
  • You Are Already Dead: If Mangle's lurking on the office's ceiling staring down at you, it's going to kill you the next time you place your monitor down. No, the Freddy mask won't help. Though how long it takes for it to attack is pretty random; sometimes it'll launch the attack immediately, sometimes it can spend more than a minute simply hanging around on the ceiling making noise and watching you check the cameras and put on the mask for the other animatronics. It'll even disappear when another animatronic enters the room and then reappear when they leave. But, like Balloon Boy, once it's in the office, it stays there, so it's only a matter of time before you either meet your fate at its jaws or get so distracted by it that another animatronic gets you. In Help Wanted's version of 2, however, this trope is no longer in effect; Mangle can be warded off by the mask just like any other animatronic that manages to get in.

New Animatronics

    BB/Balloon Boy 

Balloon Boy

Appearances: Five Nights at Freddy's 2 | Five Nights at Freddy's 3note  | Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Simulator note  | Ultimate Custom Night | Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted | Five Nights at Freddy's AR: Special Delivery
Yet another new animatronic, it resembles a small boy holding a balloon and sign. Once he gets into the office, he won't leave, and your lights will stop working...
  • Alliterative Name: If the initials in his name haven't made it obvious enough.
  • Ambiguous Situation: Whatever is going on in his head, there's going to be a big smile on his face and only three phrases for him to use.
  • Balloon of Doom: A creepy animatronic that carries a balloon.
  • Cheerful Child: He sounds quite happy when he says "hi" or "hello," he's always smiling (but that can't be helped since like the puppet, his smile is carved into his face), and his laugh sounds playful. If anything, this just makes him even creepier.
  • Catchphrase: "Hi" or "Hello" followed by laughter.
  • Creepy Child: He has precisely one expression and his blank stare doesn't do him any favors. His broad grin combined with tired eyes isn't exactly a flattering combination.
  • Creepy Good: Despite his appearance and his antagonizing the guard like the other animatronics only wants to protect the kids.
  • Cute, but Cacophonic: His "Hi's", "Hellos", and laughter sounds are adorable on their own, but they're creepy the first time you hear them because the only character who talks to you at that point in the games is Phone Guy. His laughter, however, becomes this once he gets into your office.
  • Dissonant Laughter: Like Freddy, he sometimes will let out a burst of laughter while he's on the move. He laughs at though he were just playing a game rather than disabling your lights, the dissonance comes from the fact that he only ever stares straight ahead rather than paying attention to Jeremy.
  • Enfant Terrible: Not quite as deadly as his buddies, but once he's in your office, the others are going to have a much easier time killing you.
  • Happiness Is Mandatory: All his phrases sound happy and he is only capable of smiling.
  • Hell Is That Noise: His laughter. If you hear it continuously while you're checking the camera, it means you're going down really soon unless the clock is close to 6 AM.
  • Hero Antagonist: BB is on the side of the animatronics who believe you the guard to be an enemy.
  • Homicide Machines: Downplayed in a way that just makes it all worse — although he'll disable your equipment, and he's impossible to shoo out of the office once he's inside, he is the only animatronic that won't attempt to kill you...though that doesn't mean he won't let the other animatronics do it instead.
  • Hyperspace Arsenal: Whenever he's in the air vents, he lacks his balloon and sign (to, you know, actually be able to crawl in them). But if he gets inside your office, he's holding them again. Maybe he puts them in the same area that Toy Bonnie stores his guitar in...
  • Mysterious Past: He is the most out of place of all the animatronics and yet nothing is known about his origins.
  • Non-Standard Character Design: Out of ten animatronics, this is the only one that looks like a human.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: The character's name is the Balloon Boy, but the Custom Night screen oddly abbreviates his name to BB, possibly because his name's too long.
  • Pragmatic Villainy: He doesn't directly attack you. Not because he doesn't want to, because just like the others, he does. However, he's also the weakest of the animatronics, being small and always having an object in each hand (neither of which is much good for bludgeoning), so it's not like he can accomplish much on his own. In some ways, it's both appropriate and ironic — he lacks the proper hands required for humans to grasp things (short arms plus spheres with holes for hands aren't exactly viable for grabbing), so he instead screws over the player through humanity's other biggest asset — ingenuity. His actual attack plan is probably the smartest of the animatronics; all the others rely on entirely brute-force efforts, whereas BB evades the cameras entirely until he reaches the left vent, where the camera is virtually unavoidable and proceeds to shut down one of your main methods of self-defense if he slips past you instead of attacking you directly, leaving you vulnerable to Foxy.
  • Promoted to Playable: You control him in the "BB's Air Adventure" minigame in 3.
  • Robot Clown: A childlike animatronic who looks like a clown due to his red nose and cheeks, big smile, and colorful clothing. He also has the ability to interfere with the protagonist's flash light and vent lights.
  • Robot Kid: Heavily implied. His endoskeleton is never actually seen, and no information on him is given by Phone Guy, but it seems most likely that he's just another animatronic.
  • Haunted Technology: Without altering the battery level, he can make your flashlights and vent lights useless, similar to the phantoms in 3.
  • Spell My Name with an S: The custom night of his debut game refers to Balloon Boy simply by his initials "BB".
  • Support Party Member: Serves as this for the animatronics. He's the only one that doesn't actively try to kill you. However, he'll disable your lights, leaving you wide open for Foxy. In 3, he sort of serves as this for you, or at least his voicebox does, allowing you to lure Springtrap away from your Office.
  • Stationary Enemy: The Freddy Head stops working on BB when he's in the office.
  • Token Human: Until Sister Location, Balloon Boy was the only animatronic to be based on a human.
  • Took a Level in Badass: In Special Delivery, not only is BB actually able to jumpscare you, but he's arguably one of the more challenging animatronics, as his small size requires you to look downwards and scan the floor for the small amount of distortion he produces. He also gets some of the most monstrous looking skins.
  • You Are Already Dead: The only thing left is the waiting game with the mask and the music box the moment he moves in front of the door, because you're doomed to be killed by Foxy if you can't use your flashlight.

    The Puppet, AKA the Marionette 

The Puppet / The Marionette / Charlotte "Charlie" Emily

Appearances: Five Nights at Freddy's 2 | Five Nights at Freddy's 3note  | Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Simulatornote  | Ultimate Custom Night | Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted
"The others are like animals, but I am very aware."
Voiced by: Jena Rundus

A brand new puppet-like animatronic who lives in the Prize Corner and seemingly gives prizes to children. At night, though, she's no give, but all take (your life, that is). But there's a saying you'll treasure whilst dealing with her: "Music Soothes the Savage Beast."

  • Ambiguous Gender:
    • Unlike most other animatronics, the Marionette is most often referred to as an "it" rather than by a gender, like by the Phone Guy when he tells you about it, or the loading screens in FNaF World that also refer to its Phantom counterpart as "it".
    • At least partially subverted in the good ending of Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Simulator, where the Cassette Man confirms the spirit possessing it to be female. Sure enough, its kill quotes from Ultimate Custom Night are from a little girl.
  • Ambiguous Robot: It's hard to say whether she actually is a robot or not. She's generally listed as an animatronic, and Phone Guy indirectly refers to her as one, as well. Add to that, she seems to have an AI, staying put while the music box is active. However, she is particularly slender, so it's debatable as to whether she has her own custom endoskeleton or even no endoskeleton at all.
  • Anti-Villain: Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Simulator confirms that the spirit haunting the Puppet is a protective one who only wants to help the innocent. She helps the other murdered children get their revenge and then frees them once the deed is done. Her flaw is that she kills night guards indiscriminately. Maybe because she never saw the man who snuck up on her and killed her when she was human. It was already implied by the second game as she gave life to other dead children.
  • Arch-Enemy: Could be considered one to William Afton: She's inhabited by the spirit of one of his victims (possibly his first victim), and in retaliation, she sticks the children's souls in the bots in order to get revenge. Everything that she did was in order to kill him... though it went a little beyond that when she tried to kill the other guards, essentially turning into the same thing as the person she was trying to kill: A murderer.
  • Back for the Dead: She appears in Pizzeria Simulator under the guise of Lefty, and is destroyed along with the other surviving animatronics.
  • Behind the Black: The Night 4 cutscene reveals that the Puppet was still around during the events of 1. Not that the player would ever know that. Then, it's possible to see her around in 3 (casting a reflection as if it were real), and she's still active by the time Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Simulator happens.
  • Big Bad: For 2. She's the reason why the children's souls are stuck in the suits to begin with and is implied to be controlling them or at least be the reason why the animatronics are attacking. Though it ultimately turns out that she put the souls into the animatronics in a rather overdone attempt to try and bring justice to William Afton. In terms of gameplay she also the biggest threat, alongside Foxy, and keeping the music box wound is one of the highest priorities in the game.
  • Big Good: In an extremely twisted way only befitting this series. The spirit haunting her is one with a desire to help the innocent, and everything she did, including giving 'life' to the murdered kids, was to bring William Afton to justice. Plus, in 3, the minigames imply that she helped the children move on after their task was complete. Too bad that she also tries to kill all of the nightguards, regardless of whether they were the culprit or not.
  • The Bus Came Back: While the Puppet does appear in 3 and 4 in some fashion (with the latter likely being non-canon entirely), the plot of the games shifted their attention to William Afton and his family. The Puppet's story and origins are further explored in Pizzeria Simulator as well as coming back as Lefty.
  • Character Development: Implied, but noticible. In 2, she's just as hungry for security-guard blood as the others. Then she's implied to be in both 1 and 3's locations, and makes no efforts to attack the nightguard.note  She returns in Pizzeria Simulator, implied to be hunting down Afton still, even if she has to get through a nightguard to do it, though considering who the nightguard there is implied to be, it's difficult to say if she can even kill him or tried to. She simply shushes them rather than taunting or threatening them like the others do. UCN has separate lines for both the Puppet and Lefty, and if you take them as indicators of how she acted in those stages, she became a lot more soft-spoken as Lefty, speaking kindly even to Afton himself, though it still feels like an Implied Death Threat. Meanwhile, the Puppet's lines say she doesn't hate Afton anymore, but she does enjoy seeing him suffer, while vowing to protect the other kids. The novels also imply she became a lot more trusting after the fire, even working with a detective because she sensed he had a good heart. A far cry from the silent Knight Templar she started as.
  • The Chessmaster: She is responsible for the animatronics becoming haunted by the spirits of the murdered children. She also helps the spirits leave the suits once they have taken their revenge.
  • Creepily Long Arms: Nearly as long as her whole body!
  • Came Back Strong: She started out as an ordinary little girl; she's much, much stronger now.
  • A Day in the Limelight: In 2, she shares a few death minigames with some of the other animatronics. Pizzeria Simulator takes this up a notch with the secret Security Puppet minigame, which explains the animatronic's origins as well as the ghost who possesses it.
  • The Dog Was the Mastermind: Not that she was the dog, exactly, but she is explicitly responsible for the animatronics being haunted, and as such most of the events of every game except for 4 and Sister Location.
  • Foil: To Baby. Both are animatronics with Monster Clown designs and their hosts were little girls who were killed directly or indirectly by William Afton. However, the Puppet is very slim, has an androgynous design, and despite her dark color scheme, was designed initially as a security system for the pizzeria to ensure the well-being of the children in the establishment. Baby's body structure is huge compared to the Puppet and has a feminine design, and her initial purpose, down to her design, seems to be entertaining children, but it's all to hide her true purpose: kidnapping and murdering children. Furthermore, during her time as a part of Ennard in Sister Location, Baby wore a human as a meat suit temporarily, while the Puppet wore another animatronic over herself in Pizzeria Simulator. This even extends to their respective hosts: Cassette Man's daughter, Charlie, and William Afton's daughter, Elizabeth. While Charlie still retained her desire to protect and save innocent children and the other victims from William, at worst, she evolved into a Well-Intentioned Extremist Knight Templar due to the many security guards she killed on account of mistaking their identities with her killer. Elizabeth, on the other hand, has been implied to have been corrupted during her time as Circus Baby, and later, as Ennard following her eviction from the entity by the other A.I.s and reformation, resulting in her becoming the argubaly second-most evil animatronic in the franchise who desires to please her "Daddy" by following in his footsteps.
  • Friendly Enemy: Later games paint her a bit as this. In 3, she is seemingly in the building for real, and makes no attempts to attack the night guard, likely because the guy she's after is already there. She returns as Lefty in Pizzeria Simulator, and unlike the other hostiles in that game, she can be safely set out in the area where children are supposedly meant to be, and she only seems to be hunting in there to catch, well, you can guess. She will attack the guard, likely because he's in her way, but she doesn't taunt or threaten him afterwards, simply shushing him, and that's assuming she can even properly kill him at all given who he's implied to be. In the UCN, her lines show that when she finally finds the man she's hunting, she's absolutely sadistic to him, but doesn't seem to outright hate him, while as Lefty she tries to reassure him despite his horrid fate. Make of that what you will.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: Of 1. She doesn't appear and Freddy himself has taken the Big Bad position, but her actions are indirectly responsible for the events of that game, and the rest of the franchise as well.
  • Humanoid Abomination: The post-mortem and post-night minigames really suggest that something is very wrong with this thing.
  • I Have Many Names: Most signs point to it being called the Marionettenote , but it's also been called the Puppet.
  • Kick the Son of a Bitch: She makes no effort to hide how much she enjoys seeing Afton suffer in the UCN, not that she's the only one feeling this way.
  • Knight Templar: The murdered girl haunting it, wishing to help the murdered children, trapped their souls into the animatronics so they could have their revenge. She definitely overdid it, putting them all on a constant security guard-killing rampage. Later games suggest she somewhat got over it, not that that makes her any less dangerous.
  • Lean and Mean: Very slim and your worst enemy. And the one responsible for the animatronics being haunted, and as such a large amount of the game's plot.
  • Leitmotif: Whenever she shows up, there's usually a music box song playing alongside her.
  • Marionette Motion: Is pretty motionless when you play as her in the minigames, although whether she is truly motionless outside of the minigames and how she can be a motionless marionette in the first place (assuming she doesn't use strings both inside and outside the building) is a mystery.
  • Monster Clown: The face of what is at least her mask resembles that of a clown/mime.
  • Monster Progenitor: The "Give Gifts, Give Life" minigame is the first of two times in which the Marionette is playable. She offers gifts to some lifeless children before planting four mascot heads over theirs, sticking their souls inside the suits. Strangely enough, she seems to think of this as a good thing.note  If the game is accurate, it also confirms that she was the first animatronic to start displaying unusual behavior.
  • Music Soothes the Savage Beast: The only way to stop her from attacking you is to routinely wind up the music box in her room. Leave it off for too long and, well...
    • Also part of how she is captured and left calm until night in Pizzeria Simulator, as revealed by Lefty's blueprints.
  • My Greatest Failure: Failing to save the child whom you were specifically (literally, with matching security bracelets to boot) tasked to protect.
  • Mysterious Past: There is very little to discern about the Puppet's past in her debut game or the three games after. The one fleeting hint is in the "Give Cake" minigame, where she was implied to be possessed by one of the Purple Guy's victims (emphasis on implied; we deduce this because the Puppet's jumpscare ends the minigame, like the other animatronics associated with the minigames do. The Puppet is not shown otherwise). We only get her full backstory in Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Simulator. She originally worked as part of the security apparatus at Freddy's and is indeed possessed by one of Mr. Afton's victims, who was also the Cassette Man's daughter.
  • Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: A disturbing mix of Perverse Puppet, Creepy Doll, Demonic Dummy, and Scary Jack-in-the-Box. Or alternatively, a slender long-armed sock monkey clown.
  • Non-Action Big Bad: She actually has quite a bit more to do in the plot, but during gameplay, as long as you keep that music box wound, she won't ever harm you. Let it wind down, and... well, you know what happens.
  • No-Sell: That Freddy mask is not going to keep you safe from her if she decides to hunt you down.
  • No Sense of Personal Space: Putting aside the obvious, the Puppet has a habit of getting up in people's faces, even the ones she isn't hostile to. In the cutscenes, she not only gets up close to Freddy, but follows his movements to keep eye-contact. She does this again with the Nightguard in "3".
  • Non-Standard Character Design: The Marionette looks more like the Slender Man with clown make-up instead of a cartoon animal. She doesn't even seem to be an animatronic like the rest, even lacking a segmented suit... which makes her haunting even more unexplainable, as there is no way for a child to be stuffed into her.[Pizzeria Simulator reveals however the Puppet was near the child's body shortly after the murder which could explain why it happened.
  • Not Quite Dead: She manages to survive being destroyed with the other Toy animatronics long enough to (possibly) make a cameo appearance in 3, before making her way to the pizzeria in Pizzeria Simulator with the guise of Lefty.
  • Only Sane Man: Implied in this line below. Compared to the main 5 in 1. She's the only one to be aware that the security guards they are killing are not the same man clad in purple.
    Marionette: The others are like animals. But I am very aware.
  • Perpetual Smiler: Their mouth is always an exaggerated gaping smile. Justified considering their face is quite literally a mask.
  • Perverse Puppet: Considering what she does to you if you let the music box stops playing... and that she's responsible for the hauntings to begin with. But then, she likely only stuck the children's souls in the suits as a way for them to get revenge on their killer. And in the end, she even helps all of them move on.
  • Power Floats: In the hallway hallucinations and the minigames, the Marionette appears to get around by floating in the air.
    • Averted in Help Wanted's version of 2 where she walks down the hall, showing her legs and body to be flexible.
  • Promoted to Playable: Like several other characters, she's playable in certain minigames from 2, 3, and Pizzeria Simulator.
  • Purple Is Powerful: She has those purple tear marks, and is really supernatural compared to the other animatronics.
  • Remember the New Guy?: The aforementioned nightmare sequence of Freddy seemingly being death glared by the Puppet while he stands on his spots onstage. It's easy to see that the party room is from 1... meaning that the Puppet is still around in that game, albeit off-screen.
  • Retcon:
    • The "SAVE HIM" minigame in 2 implies the child that haunted the Puppet was a young boy, thanks to the mechanical voice spelling out "S-A-V-E 'H-I-M". Pizzeria Simulator reveals more about the incident shown in that minigame... and portrays the victim as a young girl instead. May be averted with the fact that the animatronics apparently can't tell what people look like, given that they're murdering security guards indiscriminately and possibly can't tell the difference between male and female.
    • It also shown in the "Happiest Day" minigame in 3 that the Puppet moved on with the other kids, and yet she is still trapped by the beginning of Pizzeria Simulator. This may be handwaved by the fact that the ending screens, which display the animatronics possessed by the murdered children (even Golden Freddy), do not show the Puppet, hinting that her soul was not yet freed... at the time. Bonus points since her mask falls slower than the others in Happiest Day, implying she isn't gone just yet.
  • Roaring Rampage of Revenge: After William Afton killed Cassette Man's daughter, she haunted the Puppet and went on one against him with her fellow murder victims. She eventually succeeded, though not before potentially killing a lot of other, completely innocent guards.
  • Robot Clown: A mime-like animatronic who is controlled by a music box. She plays with this trope, however, because she seems very different from the other animatronics. Some speculate that she isn't a robot at all, but none know for sure what she really is.
  • Samus Is a Girl: Or at least the ghost haunting the Puppet is one, according to the Cassette Man in Pizzeria Simulator and confirmed in Ultimate Custom Night due to having a female voice.
  • Sir Not-Appearing-in-This-Trailer:
    • Sort of averted, she actually did appear in the trailer — twice in the same scene, in fact... just heavily hidden: once in one of the drawings, and once standing above the camera and obscured by shadows (this image is lit up to make it clearer). That said, if you haven't been paying attention, her role still comes as a surprise and her face is likely the first kill screen you'll see, since you wouldn't know the importance of the music box until afterwards.
    • Similarly, she appears on nothing but a single drawing in 3's trailer, emerging from her box. Look at the Phantom characters for more information.
  • Sole Survivor: She somehow managed to avoid being scrapped unlike the rest of the toy animatronics, survived on to the reopening, and even managed to make it all the way to Fazbear's Fright, thirty years later. Pizzeria Simulator suggests that she survived the fire that ravaged the attraction and lived long enough to be destroyed in Cassette Man's fire along with the other surviving animatronics.
  • Soul Power: She managed to remove the souls of the freshly-slain children and bind them to the animatronics by placing the suits' heads on them. Even before that, the little girl possessing the Puppet was able to possess her without needing to be shoved inside of her, whether thanks to outside aid or some supernatural quality that the Marionette itself has.
  • Start of Darkness: The first inkling we get of the Puppet's backstory is the "SAVE HIM" minigame, where a child is murdered by William Afton outside a Freddy's location before the Puppet jumpscares the player. This gets expanded on in Pizzeria Simulator, where we learn the child was Cassette Man's daughter, was locked out of the restaurant by the other children, died unseen behind the back of the building, and haunted the Puppet when she came out to find her dead body.
  • Stepford Smiler: By design. She's always smiling, yet she has purple tears streaming down her cheeks.
  • Thousand-Yard Stare: When she appears before Freddy in the between-night minigames in 2, all she does is... stare. And stare. And if you try to move Freddy's head, she moves alongside it.
  • Unnecessarily Creepy Robot: While her status as a robot is somewhat debatable, it's almost cartoonish how evil and unnerving this thing looks. How she ever managed to endear herself to children when she looks like a cross between the Slender Man and a crying clown is anyone's guess. Her mask is bad enough, but who thought giving her freakishly long arms and fingers would be a cute idea for a prize-giving mascot?
  • Used to Be a Sweet Kid: If the Cassette Man is to be believed, it was in his daughter's nature to protect the innocent. While she did viciously kill many night guards as the Puppet, the fact that she "gave life" to the five other victims downplays this trope slightly.
  • Villainous Legacy: Regardless what her final fate ended up becoming, The Reveal that 2 is a prequel makes it this in the original game... until it was revealed that she wasn't all that villainous, in the long run.note 
  • Walking Spoiler: Not from a gameplay perspective, but she does have some pretty shocking reveals in her backstory. Being the closest thing the series has to a Big Good (and the daughter of the man who started it all) does that to you.
  • Was Once a Man: The Puppet is possessed by the very first child murdered by William Afton, before the five children at Freddy Fazbear's.
  • Weaksauce Weakness: The origin easter egg minigame in Pizzeria Simulator shows that she is not waterproof, and breaks down in it quickly.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: She gave life to the animatronics so that the spirits of five children could bring the one who killed them to justice. Unfortunately for the night guards, both the Puppet and the animatronics have no qualms about killing others in pursuit of their revenge.
  • White Mask of Doom: With a few touches of makeup.
  • Wouldn't Hurt a Child: While very dangerous to night guards and desiring vengeance on William Afton for murdering her and the other children, the child only wants to protect innocent children from suffering the same fate as they did or helping them avenge themselves on their killer.
  • You Are Already Dead: If you start hearing "Pop Goes The Weasel", start panicking. Same goes for Ultimate Custom Night.
    Bare Endoskeleton/Endo-02 


Appearances: Five Nights at Freddy's 2 | Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted
A random endoskeleton that wanders around and appears in certain rooms and air vents. It is not related to any of the other animatronics, nor is it any of them with their skin completely removed. It is simply an endoskeleton with ears that are pointed like Foxy's, but are in the same position as Freddy's. Its eyes also have the same octagonal dot gleam as the Withered versions of the original animatronics. Code for 2 and later Help Wanted cement its name as Endo-02, the successor to the Endo-01 model that inhabits the first game's animatronics.

Here are the videos where it appears in the Prize Corner and the left air vent.

  • Ascended Extra: Supposedly a halluciation, albiet a helpful one, in 2. It would later appear in Help Wanted in the same role, in both the 2 levels and the Vent Repair levels, and later on in the Halloween DLC as one of the random parts used to build an animatronic. It has more lore relevance in the novels, as the robot Henry builds to kill himself is modelled after Endo-02 in the graphic novel.
  • All Just a Dream: Maybe. If it is a hallucination, it would certainly explain why it doesn't come after you. Though, since it does block animatronics from entering the vent, there's credence that it is, indeed, real.
  • Ambiguous Gender: Although bare endoskeletons don't technically have genders or sexes, we don't even know whose endoskeleton it's supposed to be — though Freddy and Foxy are possible candidates judging by the ears. However, it could belong to one of the females, leaving us to wonder just what the heck this thing is. The closest comparison possible is to Mangle, as the other Toys have slightly different endoskeletons and Help Wanted names one of Endo's poses after Mangle in game files. Of course, considering Mangle's own Ambiguous Gender, that only makes it more complicated.
  • Helpful Mook: It doesn't attack you and indirectly helps you a bit: when it's hanging out in the left vent, it blocks the other animatronics from entering and gives you some breathing room.
  • Homicide Machines: One of the only aversion this series has to offer — it won't harm you in any way. It does have a tendency to show up if The Puppet begins to climb out of its box, however.
  • SkeleBot 9000: Its body, at least, vaguely resemble a human skeleton.
  • Token Good Teammate: While it may or may not be unintentional, it is the only animatronic in the second game that is outright helpful to you (keeping the others out of the vent).
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: It makes no appearance whatsoever in 3 or 4, although it wasn't exactly relevant to the story to begin with (though it DOES turn up in the finale "Thank you" picture). Later returns in Help Wanted as an Easter Egg.
    JJ/Balloon Girl 


Appearances: Five Nights at Freddy's 2 | Ultimate Custom Night

A purple recolor of BB that occasionally appears under your desk when you aren't looking. It was thought by some to be a coloring error or other oversight on Scott's part until its appearance on the "Thank You!" image on Scott's website disproved those theories.

  • Alliterative Name: Just like with BB, the initials in her name made it obvious.
  • All Just a Dream: Maybe. Acts similarly to the Bare Endoskeleton, but with even less effect on gameplay (read: none whatsoever). All she does is creepily show up underneath your desk when you are not looking, and then vanish just as creepily when you look away.
  • Ambiguous Gender: Used to be this up until World. When JJ first appeared in the "Thank You!" image, she was given eyelashes which is as thick as Mangle and Toy Chica's. Later with Update 2, JJ has been given a female voice and was referred to as a "gal" by Adventure Foxy, which comfirmed her gender.
  • Balloon of Doom: As with BB, she carries a balloon to symbolize her creepiness.
  • The Bus Came Back: JJ has been absent in the series for quite a long time since 2. She didn't show up in the "Thank You" until later when her Adventure counterpart appeared and is playable in World, in which that version made a brief appearance in Pizzeria Simulator in the Gravity Vortex minigame. Finally, she appears in Ultimate Custom Night where she functions similarly to BB.
  • Creepy Child: JJ teleports into the room, hides underneath your desk, and just stares at you.
  • Distaff Counterpart: To BB, after the World teasers confirmed JJ to be female.
  • No Name Given: The only reason this character is referred to as "JJ" is because those are the initials given to identify it in the game files. It wasn't until a copyright leak that was dug before the release of World reveals that her full name is JayJay. And no, that's not a joke.
  • Palette Swap: Of BB, with the reddish parts and eyes becoming purple.
  • Pink Means Feminine: JJ features purple and pink highlights in place of the red ones on BB.
  • Purple Is Powerful: Played straight in Ultimate Custom Night, where JJ looks to be significantly more dangerous than Balloon Boy; rather than just disabling your flashlight, she disables your door controls until she leaves.
    RWQFSFASXC/Shadow Bonnie 

RWQFSFASXC / Shadow Bonnie

Appearances: Five Nights at Freddy's 2 | Five Nights at Freddy's 3note  | Ultimate Custom Night | Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wantednote  | Five Nights at Freddy's AR: Special Delivery

RWQFSFASXC, also known as RXQ or Shadow Bonnie, is a completely blackened-out version of Toy Bonnie. The only things that aren't black are its white eyes and teeth, the latter of which it happens to have a full set of (unlike the animatronic it is based on). Occasionally appearing in the office akin to Golden Freddy, looking at it for too long without putting on the Freddy head or looking at the monitor will force the game to close after it fades.

It comes back in 3, though very little information is revealed about it, and returns again for the Ultimate Custom Night. It also returns in Special Delivery when you look for remnants as their shadowy guardian.

  • Animalistic Abomination: Much like Golden Freddy, this thing can fade in and out of existence.
  • The Bus Came Back: RWQFSFASXC has been absent in the series for quite a long time since 3. Finally, it appears in the Ultimate Custom Night as a bonus animatronic.
    • Even more so in Special Delivery, where it appears if the player absorbs too much dark Remnant.
  • By the Lights of Their Eyes: And teeth.
  • The Cameo: It returns in 3 during the minigame after Night 4, but doesn't do anything as it's a hint on how to trigger the next secret minigame. During Night 5 an RXQ figurine appears on the desk, clicking it triggers said minigame.
  • Diabolus ex Nihilo: Unlike many of the other animatronics and antagonists we got no explanation for RXQ’s existence. The Special Delivery hints that it's somehow connected to the "dark Remnant" that serves to summon it if you collect too much, but its true origin is left unknown (and even dark Remnant itself is something of an enigma).
  • The Fourth Wall Will Not Protect You: Just like Golden Freddy and his fellow shadow animatronic, the game is programmed to force quit itself upon staring at RWQFSFASXC for too long.
  • Ghostly Gape: Much like Golden Freddy's.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: Its eyes and teeth are the only things you can make out due to their glow.
  • Hair-Raising Hare: Just like pretty much every other version of Bonnie.
  • The Heartless: Special Delivery and Fazbear Frights both imply that it's an entity of negative emotions, mainly anger and agony. Just whose agony and/or anger caused RWQFSFASXC to be created is unknown. And considering it has glowing white eyes and teeth, it may actually contain a soul.
  • Interface Screw: In Ultimate Custom Night, if RWQFSFASXC enters your office, it turns off all the lights for about 8 seconds, meaning you can no longer see if there are animatronics nearby. The only thing you can see in the darkness are its teeth and eyes until it disappears and the lights turn back on.
  • Mechanically Unusual Fighter: In Special Delivery, not only are its "summoning" mechanics unique, but it's also fought via a unique method. Unlike the other animatronics, who attack randomly or when summoned with a lure, RWQFSFASXC attacks during the Remnant collecting minigame when you absorb too much of the shadowy Remnant. It's also immune to the effects of the Shocker; instead, you have to fight it by shining your flashlight on it.
  • Monochromatic Eyes: The eyes of this "animatronic" are white.
  • Non-Standard Game Over: Staring at it without putting on the Freddy head will shut the game down without warning.
  • Nothing Is Scarier: Nobody knows what it is or what its goal is, and there is literally no information given about it in-game. Its reappearance in 3 does nothing but raise even more questions. Its nature is still entirely mysterious and we'll likely never discover its true identity at this point.
    • In Special Delivery we do see that it is the guardian of the "dark remnant", but it is still unclear what that entails.
  • Offscreen Teleportation: Much like Golden Freddy, it is able to fade in and out of the office.
  • Palette Swap: Mostly of Toy Bonnie: it has a full row of upper teeth, and seems a bit shorter.
  • Promoted to Playable: In 3.
  • Slasher Smile: Its huge grin glows as much as its eyes. Incidentally, unlike Bonnie and Toy Bonnie, it possesses a full set of teeth.
  • The Unpronounceable: "RWQFSFASXC" doesn't exactly roll off the tongue.
  • Villain Teleportation: Like Golden Freddy, it teleports into your office and then fades out of existence. Taken up to eleven in Special Delivery, where its behavior borders on Teleport Spam.
  • Weakened by the Light: In Special Delivery, you beat it by focusing your flashlight beam on it.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Aside from a mini-game in 3, it doesn't appear again after 2 until Ultimate Custom Night. It does appear as a playable character in World, however.
    Shadow Freddy 

Shadow Freddy

Appearances: Five Nights at Freddy's 2 | Five Nights at Freddy's 3

A rare hallucination(?) of a blackened Freddy that appears in the parts/service room. Staring at it too long will close the game, as Golden Freddy did in the first. Whether it and Golden Freddy are the one and the same is not clear, but it is in a similar position and they share a model.

It reappears in the third game in two different places: It appears in all of the intermission minigames, leading Freddy and company to the walled-off room (or near it, since they can't enter), where William dismantles them.note  A strange purple-colored Freddy like it sometimes appears DIRECTLY in your office... but doesn't do anything, and disappears again.

In the fourth game, there is a black counterpart to Fredbear known as Nightmare, but its nature and possible link to Shadow Freddy are just as hard to guess due to its similar Easter Egg nature in-game with little involvement in the plot.

Video of it in action.

  • Ambiguously Evil: It isn't made very clear whether or not he was helping William or his victims.
  • Ascended Extra: In 3.
  • Animalistic Abomination: Same deal as RWQFSFASXC/Shadow Bonnie, and to a limited extent Golden Freddy.
  • Bears Are Bad News: Definitely one of the most bizarre ones out there.
  • By the Lights of Their Eyes: Its eyes and teeth glow in contrast to the blackened body it has. The eyes are also staring right into the camera, even with the "dead Wall Slump" camera angle.
  • Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Disappears from the franchise after World, and, unlike RWQFSFASXC, it doesn't appear in Ultimate Custom Night.
  • Diabolus ex Nihilo: Similar to RWQFSFASXC above.
  • The Dog Was the Mastermind: While not exactly a mastermind, it turns out to be one of the main reasons why Springtrap was created.
  • The Dragon: To William during 3's minigames. Although considering it indirectly caused him to perish, and we never see William directly interacting with it, its help is either not be as genuine as it appears to be, or is just instead helping his victims getting into getting to their killer.
  • The Fourth Wall Will Not Protect You: As with RWQFSFASXC and Golden Freddy, the game will intentionally close itself if you stare at it for too long. Unlike Golden Freddy, this is not done with a Jump Scare.
  • The Heartless: Like RWQFSFASXC, just what kind of negative emotion created Shadow Freddy is unknown. However, it is believed to be connected to William's evil due to its mannerisms.
  • Non-Standard Game Over: It causes the game to shut down if stared at for too long, as with RWQFSFASXC. The fact that Golden Freddy no longer does this at the time suggests that they may not be the same entity, which is further enforced with the minigames in 3.
  • Nothing Is Scarier: Like Golden Freddy, no info is given at all, even in-game, as to why it exists. And much like RWQFSFASXC, its reappearance in 3 just raises more questions, and even when Golden Freddy possibly gets some mysteries solved in 4, we still have no clue what the hell this thing is. Shadow Freddy remains completely unexplained, even forgotten. As such, it's almost certain we'll never know what he really was.
  • Palette Swap: Of Golden Freddy.
  • Put on a Bus: Vanished after 3 if you don't count Nightmare in 4 as his counterpart. It doesn't even return for Ultimate Custom Night. It does have plenty of merchandise, however.
  • Purple Is Powerful: If you look closely, you'll see that Shadow Freddy isn't pitch-black like RWQFSFASXC is, but is actually a very dark shade of purple. This is made more noticeable in 3 and World.
  • Real After All: Its appearance in the post-night minigames in 3 aside, it can be seen casting a reflection on the floor in the Parts/Service Room in 2. Look at the picture above.
  • Wall Slump: Appears this way in the first game. Shares this characteristic with Spring Bonnie, its minigame co-star in 3. Whether this implies any connection between it and Afton in the minigames is unknown.
  • What Happened to the Mouse?: Like with RWQFSFASXC, it isn't referenced in 4. It also took some time until its Adventure form was put into the FNaF World teaser image. However, Nightmare may be connected to it.




Appearances: Five Nights at Freddy's 2 | Five Nights at Freddy's 3 | Ultimate Custom Night
Not your typical haunted art display.
The paper-plate characters based off of Freddy, Bonnie, and BB. One would think that these are just regular paper plates made by children, but they sometimes move around when you aren't looking.

Three of them appear as a playable character in Five Nights at Freddy's World, collectively referred to as "Paperpals".

  • All Just a Dream: Maybe. They have the same effect on gameplay as JJ (read: none whatsoever). In the second game, the BB Paperpal can creepily show up in the office when you aren't looking, but it stays there for the rest of the night instead of vanishing. Similarly, the Freddy and Bonnie Paperpal can move around in the third game and has the same effect.
  • The Cameo: In the left-hand halls in Ultimate Custom Night.
  • Promoted to Playable: In World.