10 Things You May Have Missed in Five Nights at Freddy's 3

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I am still here.

And so are plenty of other things, so move over Springtrap, or at least stay by the door until I'm done. 

Nowadays, the majority of games have hidden goodies and it is just a matter of finding them. Five Night's at Freddy's 3 is no different. Springtrap isn't the only thing that can be easily missed when you're jumping from one camera to another. Five Night's at Freddy's 3 is full of little Easter Eggs that you may have very well missed due to your anxiety, constant rebooting, camera toggling and panic attacks. While the antagonistic animatronic hides in the shadows, Five Night's at Freddy's creator Scott Cawthon, has placed plenty of other not so obvious details in the game that you may have glossed over.


Balloon Boy, Chica, Freddy, Marionette and Foxy aren't the only hallucinations that show up in the game, they're just the only ones that show up in and around the office. Mangle also makes an appearance, particularly on Camera 4 hanging from the ceiling but, you don't have to worry about her showing up anywhere else. You'll still need to act fast though, as Mangle will disable your audio via screeching. 

Static Freddy

We're no stranger to Freddy making unprecedented subliminal appearances in the game so we didn't expect any less in the third installment. Enshrouded by static, Freddy shows up on the first night while you toggle through the camera during the phone call. It's a quick flash but it is undoubtedly him. 


Lurking Springtrap

Springtrap lurking around the office door is really easy to miss because he moves so quick. I've only seen this happen on night 5 during a system error. If you're paying attention, you can see him moving to hide back behind the corner when you take down your left screen. 

Another Glimpse of 'Purple Guy'

Surely you've seen or at least heard of the three random and horrific images of Springtrap trying to pull off his head revealing 'Purple Guy'. If you haven't, that's ok. The random generation doesn't appear in all game plays but, sooner or later you will see Springtrap on the camera's crawling through the vent. Camera 15 gives a good shot of 'Purple Guy's' lower jaw, something that you could have easily missed while panicking to close the vents. 


Paper Plate Bonnie or Crying Child

If you've played Five Nights at Freddy's 2, then you've seen this image before. Known as Paper Plate Bonnie by many, it also happens to greatly resemble the crying child posters seen in the first game. Either way, this image randomly appears in the office so you may or may not have seen it.

Golden Freddy

It wouldn't be a Five Nights at Freddy's game if Golden Freddy didn't make an appearance. Aside from the missing Bonnie, Golden Freddy is the only animatronic in the game who doesn't make an attempt to outright scare you, or crash your system. He simply appears on the far left of the office at will. 


Five Nights at Freddy's 4?

Everyone who defeats the game will get the newspaper clipping that announces that the latest Fazbear franchise has burned to the ground. However, not everyone will play around with contrasts to discover that Springtrap is hiding in the dark just behind the Freddy figurine. This alone has fans convinced that there will be a fourth game. 

Springtrap Poster

Disappearing posters seem to be a trend in the Five Nights at Freddy's games, including this one. It is undoubtedly Springtrap and while it doesn't seem to be tied to anything bad, it is a bit unsettling given that there are no other signs of Springtrap's existence. It makes you wonder if the poster is a hallucination or if the yellow animatronic used to be part of the Freddy gang. You can only get a glimpse of this poster on Camera 10. 


Toy Bonnie

This Easter Egg is a tough one to see if you're playing the game fast and your monitor is dark, but it is there. If you pay attention on the 5th night, you can find a figurine of Toy Bonnie from Five Nights at Freddy's 2 on the far right of the desk. This is the only night that it will show up.


Ironically enough, even with the beheaded Chica shining her light on the wall, the Marionette is an easy thing to miss. We're used to seeing the Marionette from the front, so seeing it from the side might have thrown you for a loop. Whether or not this is a replica isn't clear as the Marionette you see via hallucinations is quite withered. 

Published Mar. 17th 2015


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