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Description: This article details a topic that is deemed canon to the primary FNaF series' universe.

Not what you were looking for? See Animatronic (disambiguation).

The shadow animatronics are ghost-like entities with an unknown place of origin, whereabouts, and history functions. Shadow Freddy and RWQFSFASXC are the only two recurring animatronics from throughout the series.

Physical Appearance

The shadow animatronics lack solid forms as they appear as shadowy, supernatural specters with forms based on the Fazbear Entertainment animatronics. Most of them have very dark colors, while sporting glowing white eyes and teeth.

Animatronics

RWQFSFASXC

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Main article: RWQFSFASXC

A shadow version of Toy Bonnie. Similar to Golden Freddy, doesn't appear to follow normal laws of physics, appearing and disappearing at will, phasing through various mini games in FNAF3, etc. In Special Delivery, Shadow Bonnie appears when the player collects too much dark Remnant.
The Ultimate Guide, page 281

A shadow counterpart based on Toy Bonnie. He first appeared in Five Nights at Freddy's 2, where he spawns inside the Office.

Shadow Freddy

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Main article: Shadow Freddy

A shadow bear animatronic. Similar to RWQFSFASXC, Shadow Freddy moves mysteriously, seemingly appearing/disappearing at random. Shadow Freddy also appears in 8-bit form in several mini games, guiding players through all the night-end mini games in FNAF3''
The Ultimate Guide, page 282

A shadow counterpart based on the withered Golden Freddy. He first appeared in Five Nights at Freddy's 2, where he spawns in the Parts/Service room.

Shadow Balloon Boy

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A shadow counterpart based on Balloon Boy. Three of them only appear in the BB's Air Adventure minigame from Five Nights at Freddy's 3. They all look the same: dark skin and with gray tears.

Shadow Puppet

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A shadow counterpart based on the Puppet. It only appears in the Mangle's Quest minigame from Five Nights at Freddy's 3. It has a black and somber skin, gray tears and what appears to be its legs, has gray stripes.

Shadow Cupcake

Main article: Shadow Cupcake
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The Shadow Cupcakes are shadow-variant cupcakes with glossy-black eyes who only appear in Five Nights at Freddy's 3. They will only appear on Night 3, and found on CAM 02, CAM 03, CAM 04, and CAM 06.

X.O.R.

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Main article: X.O.R.

A shadow animatronic of Dee Dee, who appears to complicate your night in Ultimate Custom Night.
The Ultimate Guide, page 287

Also known as Shadow Dee Dee, she only appears in Ultimate Custom Night in 50/20 as the alternate form of Dee Dee.

Rarely, she will appear in normal gameplay.

Speculation

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This section archives a lot of theories and speculation, which usually occurs from pre-release media, or just things that are still unknown, so please keep that in mind while reading. The page will continue to be updated with the most accurate information as more solid evidence is supplied.

The following information contains spoilers. To view them, click the [show] tag.

The "otherworld" seen in the third game's Glitched Minigame.

  • It is possible that Shadow Freddy and RWQFSFASXC were created from the agony of the murders (a concept introduced in The Fourth Closet, and expanded upon in 1:35 A.M.), and are modeled after the two springlock suits (Fredbear and Spring Bonnie). Shadow Freddy luring the animatronics into the backroom to be dismantled, as seen in the Five Nights at Freddy's 3 end-of-night minigames, resembles the way in which William Afton murdered his victims. It also explains the connection of RWQFSFASXC to remnant in the AR game (a similar concept).
  • In the Five Nights at Freddy's 3 retro minigames, Shadow BB, Shadow Puppet, and Shadow Cupcake can be only located in secret areas with silhouette objects and multi-colored static skies. This heavily implies that the shadow animatronics inhabit some sort of supernatural otherworld outside of the normal world.
  • It is unknown if the Shadow Remnants are connected to the shadow animatronics in any way.
  • Shadow Freddy and RWQFSFASXC are theorized to be springlocked victims that died in suits, but it is unknown if this is true.

Trivia

Core Series Bots
Classic Animatronics
Freddy FazbearBonnieChicaFoxy
Toy Animatronics
Toy FreddyToy BonnieToy ChicaMangleBalloon BoyJJThe Puppet
Shadow Animatronics
RWQFSFASXCShadow Freddy
Phantom Animatronics
Phantom FreddyPhantom ChicaPhantom FoxyPhantom Balloon BoyPhantom ManglePhantom Puppet
Springlock Hybrids
FredbearSpring Bonnie
Nightmare Animatronics
Nightmare FreddyNightmare BonnieNightmare ChicaNightmare FoxyNightmare FredbearNightmarePlushtrapNightmare Balloon BoyNightmare MangleNightmarionneJack-O-BonnieJack-O-ChicaDreadbearGrimm Foxy
Funtime Animatronics
Circus BabyBalloraFuntime FreddyFuntime FoxyFuntime ChicaBidybabElectrobabMinireenaBonnetLolbitMusic Man
Rockstar Animatronics
Rockstar FreddyRockstar BonnieRockstar ChicaRockstar FoxyLefty
Mediocre Melodies
Happy FrogMr. HippoPigpatchNedd BearOrville Elephant
Glamrock Animatronics
Glamrock FreddyGlamrock ChicaMontgomery GatorRoxanne Wolf
Endoskeletons
Endo-01Endo-02Nightmare EndoYenndoGlamrock Endo
Amalgamations
EnnardMolten FreddyThe Blob
Afton's Incarnations
SpringtrapScraptrapGlitchtrapBurntrap
Animatronic Skins
Arcade Animatronics (8-Bit Baby)Aztec AnimatronicsChocolate AnimatronicsCircus AnimatronicsForest AnimatronicsHeatwave AnimatronicsHoliday AnimatronicsJuly 4th AnimatronicsScary Tales AnimatronicsScreampunk AnimatronicsValentine AnimatronicsWasteland AnimatronicsWicked Tides AnimatronicsWinter Animatronics (Freddy Frostbear)
S.T.A.F.F. Bots
Alien BotsMap BotsMop BotsNightmarionne S.T.A.F.F. BotsParty BotsSecurity Bots
AI Voices
Dread UnitFemale Computer VoiceHandUnitTutorial Unit
Unclassified Animatronics
CupcakesGolden FreddyControl Module AnimatronicsHelpyEl ChipSecurity PuppetDee DeeJuice Fountain ClownsEgg BabyPrize KingBlacklight AnimatronicsHardmode AnimatronicsDaycare AttendantDJ Music ManLil' Music Man
Unclassified Bots
Candy CadetTrash and the GangWet Floor Bot
Non-Robotic Creatures
Old Man ConsequencesPlushBaby
Lists
Animatronics and BotsAnimatronic Delivery CatalogCustom Night Character RosterScrapped Animatronics
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