An unnamed protagonist appears in Five Nights At Freddy's 4. He is controlled by the player, they have little-to-no detailed information and were never actually seen in the game, except for one child in the end of night minigames.


The Protagonist resides in their bedroom and must look after the nightmare animatronics from his surroundings to survive in all seven nights, from 12 to 6AM. He has fair hearing, especially when considering Nightmare Bonnie and Nightmare Chica's quiet breathing.

On the first four nights, he faces Nightmare Freddy, Nightmare Bonnie, Nightmare Chica and Nightmare Foxy. He also could play against Plushtrap in the "Fun with Plushtrap" minigame, to save two hours. From Night 5, he was left facing Nightmare Fredbear. On Night 6, he faced the core four animatronics until 4 AM, where Nightmare Fredbear replaced them. On Night 7, or "Nightmare" the protagonist was left facing the animatronics, this time being replaced by Nightmare at 4 AM.


  • In Five Nights At Freddy's: Sister Location the Breaker Room's map reveals that the Five Nights at Freddy's 4 locations (the house during main gameplay, end-of-night minigame areas, and Plushtrap's hallway) are separated in different places. This may suggest that there are multiple protagonists.
  • In the Survival Logbook, when the owner, Michael Afton, was asked what "recent dreams" he had, he drew a image of Nightmare Fredbear, heavily implying that he is the protagonist of FNaF 4.
    • If Michael is also Mike Schmidt, this might also explain why the animatronics behaviour parallels FNaF 1, as well as the Phone Guy call from FNaF 1 being played as ambience.


            FNAF Logo Heroes

Five Nights at Freddy's
Mike Schmidt | Phone Guy | The Missing Children

Five Nights at Freddy's 2
Jeremy Fitzgerald | Phone Guy | Fritz Smith | The Missing Children
The Puppet | Bare Endoskeleton

Five Nights at Freddy's 3
Security Guard | Phone Guy | Phone Dude | The Missing Children
Phantom Animatronics
Phantom Puppet

Five Nights at Freddy's 4
Protagonist | Crying Child

FNaF World
Playable Characters
Freddy Fazbear | Bonnie the Bunny | Chica the Chicken | Foxy the Pirate | Golden Freddy | Toy Freddy | Toy Bonnie | Springtrap | Fredbear | Purpleguy | Animdude
Non-Playable Characters
Circus Baby

Five Nights at Freddy's: Sister Location
Michael Afton | Elizabeth Afton
Circus Baby

Freddy Fazbear's Pizzeria Simulator
Michael Afton | Henry Emily
Circus Baby | Lefty | Rockstar Foxy

Ultimate Custom Night
Customizable Characters
Circus Baby | The Puppet | Rockstar Foxy | Phone Guy
The One You Should Not Have Killed

Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted
Tape Girl | Phone Guy | Phone Dude
The Puppet | Circus Baby

Five Nights at Freddy's AR: Special Delivery
Circus Baby

Freddy in Space 2
Freddy Fazbear | Bonnie the Bunny | Chica the Chicken | Foxy the Pirate

Five Nights at Freddy's: The Novel Series
Henry Emily | Aunt Jen | John | Jessica | Michael Brooks | Carlton Burke | Lamar | Marla

Charlotte Emily | Circus Baby | Bonnie the Bunny (Novels) | Golden Freddy (Novels)

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