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Overview History Gallery

There's more fantasy and fun where I came from...
Fredbear, Ultimate Custom Night

Fredbear is the precursor to Freddy Fazbear from the Five Nights at Freddy's franchise and a mascot of Fredbear's Family Diner, alongside of Spring Bonnie.

Physical Appearance

Seen physically in Ultimate Custom Night, Fredbear's appearance is similar to Golden Freddy from the first game but his top hat and bow-tie are purple rather than black, and seemingly glow. Curiously, his original eyes are replaced with phantom-esque, tiny-glowing dots.

Upon closer inspection when compared to Freddy, Fredbear has a different model shape. His ears are rounder and less pointy, his tophat is smaller, he has smaller eyebrows, his whiskers are placed in different positions, he's slightly chubbier and he has a different head shape. Seen in his jumpscare, Fredbear is a springlock animatronic having the same body and arms as Spring Bonnie. This makes sense because it is confirmed he is a springlock in Five Nights at Freddy's 3 and Five Nights at Freddy's 4 during the phone calls and mini-games.

In plush form, he resembles a Golden Freddy plush but with purple accessories and buttons.


Like Freddy, Fredbear entertains children and sings on stage with his partner Spring Bonnie. It could be assumed that his personality is similar to Freddy, albeit with minor differences.


  • It's unknown why Fredbear has purple accessories, when Golden Freddy's are black.
    • This could simply be a minor redesign, as Fredbear has a black hat and bow tie in Five Nights at Freddy's 3.
Five Nights at Freddy's 4
  • Fredbear is often mistaken as being an incarnation of Freddy Fazbear. Based on his depiction in Five Night at Freddy's 4, Fredbear and his nightmare counterparts are shown to coexist alongside versions of Freddy Fazbear.
    • During the end-of-night cutscene after Night 3, Fredbear, alongside unknown variants of Freddy Fazbear, Bonnie, Chica and Foxy, appeared in a television program titled "Fredbear and Friends." The exact nature of this program is unknown.
      • The program's date is marked at 1983. This is also the code used to unlock an Easter Egg in Sister Location's Private Room ending.
  • During the end-of-night cutscenes, the picture of Fredbear on the restaurant's outer wall depicts Fredbear with two black buttons. Despite this, his animatronic form within the same cutscene does not have the black buttons.
Ultimate Custom Night
  • Fredbear (along with Trash and the Gang and Helpy) are the only characters in Ultimate Custom Night to have an exclusive jumpscare sound.
  • Interestingly, Fredbear appears to be covered in shadows. This is likely an attempt to hide his full appearance.
    • This isn't necessary, as his hands and legs are off-screen.
  • Fredbear is the only animatronic to have no customizable AI and also cannot be summoned by Dee Dee.
  • Fredbear is the only character that can be summoned by the player.
  • Fredbear has his own mugshot seen in the game's last teaser. However, due to lacking any customizable AI, he does not have a mugshot in-game.
  • Fredbear is voiced by Kellen Goff, who had previously voiced Funtime Freddy and Molten Freddy, the latter also appearing in Ultimate Custom Night.
  • Fredbear's voice lines were originally intended for Freddy Fazbear, as seen on Kellen Goff's second FNaF Show interview.
    • These two voice lines may show evidence that they were for Freddy Fazbear to speak:
      • There was more fantasy and fun where I came from. - Referencing the introductory greeting by Phone Guy on Night 1 of the first Five Nights at Freddy's game.
      • Let's find a suit that's right for you. - Referencing on how the animatronics stuff the player into a spare Freddy suit when getting attacked.
Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted
  • Fredbear's laugh from Ultimate Custom Night is recycled for The Curse of Dreadbear, despite his absence in that game, instead coming from the Halloween themed animatronics, primarily in Danger! Keep Out! and the Corn Maze level of Afraid of the Dark.


Game Title Role Description
Five Nights at Freddy's 2 Cameo Mentioned
Five Nights at Freddy's 3 Cameo Mentioned
Five Nights at Freddy's 4 Cameo Plushie and seen in the minigames
Five Nights at Freddy's: Sister Location Cameo Plushie
Ultimate Custom Night Minor character First physical debut; Enemy-type antagonist
Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted Cameo Laugh reused
Core Series Characters
Standard Animatronics
BonnieChicaFoxyFreddy Fazbear
Mediocre Melodies
Happy FrogMr. HippoNedd BearOrville ElephantPigpatch
Balloon BoyJJMangleToy BonnieToy ChicaToy FreddyThe Puppet
BalloraBidybabBonnetCircus BabyElectrobabFuntime ChicaFuntime FreddyFuntime FoxyLolbitMinireena
LeftyRockstar BonnieRockstar ChicaRockstar FoxyRockstar Freddy
Glamrock ChicaGlamrock FreddyMontgomery GatorRoxanne Wolf
Springlock Hybrids
FredbearSpring Bonnie
Endo-01Endo-02EnnardMolten FreddyYenndo
Dee DeeEl ChipMoon AnimatronicMusic ManSecurity PuppetSun Animatronic
Supernatural Animatronics
Phantom BBPhantom ChicaPhantom FoxyPhantom FreddyPhantom ManglePhantom Puppet
NightmareNightmare Balloon BoyNightmare BonnieNightmare ChicaNightmare EndoNightmare FoxyNightmare FredbearNightmare FreddyNightmare MangleNightmarionnePlushtrapDreadbearGrimm FoxyJack-O-BonnieJack-O-Chica
Animatronic Skins
Arcade AnimatronicsChocolate AnimatronicsCircus AnimatronicsForest AnimatronicsHeatwave AnimatronicsHoliday AnimatronicsWasteland AnimatronicsWinter Animatronics
8-Bit BabyBlacklight AnimatronicsFreddy FrostbearGolden FreddySpringtrapScraptrap
AnimatronicsAnimatronic Delivery CatalogMinor AnimatronicsScrapped Animatronics
AI Voices
Female Computer VoiceHandUnitTutorial Unit
Candy CadetEgg BabyStaff Bots
Security Guards
Fritz SmithJeremy FitzgeraldMichael AftonMike SchmidtVanessaSecurity Guard (FNaF3)
Audio Recorders
HenryPhone DudePhone GuyTape Girl
Other People
CharlotteCrying ChildChild Protagonist(s) (FNaF4)Elizabeth AftonGregoryWilliam AftonTechniciansThe PrincessVanny
Re-animated Objects
PlushBabyTrash and the Gang
GlitchtrapOld Man ConsequencesHelpy
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