|“||Playing as a child whose role is yet unknown, you must safeguard yourself until 6am...||”|
— The Steam description describing one of the protagonists, Five Nights at Freddy's 4.
The Protagonist is an unnamed child that appears in Five Nights at Freddy's 4.
The protagonist hides 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.
This 8-bit child protagonist appears in the end-of-night minigames. He lives in the house with his family, consisting of his cruel big brother and unseen parents. Unlike other protagonists of the game, his physical appearance is fully viewed. He has a fairly light skin tone with his face constantly stained with tears. He wears a black shirt with two lone gray stripes on it, and blue short trousers, an outfit which he wears for 6 days straight. He has constant black eyes and dark brown hair.
- 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 and end-of-night minigame areas, are separated in different places, suggesting that there at least two protagonists.