The Lore Of Vanny In Five Nights At Freddy’s Explained

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Vanny Lore FNAF

Vanny is a newer character in the Five Nights At Freddy’s timeline. She is a follower of William Afton after she is brainwashed by Glitchtrap. So far, Vanny has appeared in FNAF Help Wanted and FNAF Security Breach.

Today I want to tell you the lore of Vanny In Five Nights At Freddy’s. As many fans know, the lore of Five Nights At Freddy’s is extremely deep and cryptic. If I missed anything or got anything wrong, let me know on social media!

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Vanny In Five Nights At Freddy’s Help Wanted

Vanny is the player character in FNAF Help Wanted. She is a beta tester for the new game series being created by the newly revamped Fazbear Entertainment. However, this job is not all that it is cracked up to be.

Fazbear Entertainment used old computers and parts to develop the new company and games. During this process, part of William Afton was put into the coding. This created a new computer virus version of William Afton known as Glitchtrap.

As Vanny goes through her beta testing process, she unlocks more and more of the Glitchtrap virus. As the testing is completed, Vanny becomes brainwashed by Glitchtrap to carry out his deeds.

In the Curse Of Dreadbear DLC for Help Wanted, we see Vanny making her signature bunny mask as an homage to William Afton’s Spring Bonnie suit.

When Vanny holds both the mask and a plushie of Glitchtrap, we hear her side of a conversation between her and Glitchtrap. She is now ready to carry out William’s evil deeds.

“Yes I hear you. I know… No, there is no miscommunication. I understand. Yes, I have it, I made it myself. I think you would like it. No, no one suspects anything. Don’t worry, I’ll be ready and I won’t let you down. It will be fun.” – Vanny, Five Nights At Freddy’s Help Wanted

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Vanny In Five Nights At Freddy’s Security Breach

Vanny is the main antagonist in Five Nights At Freddy’s Security Breach. She is murdering children to get enough Remnant to bring William Afton back to life.

However, she meets her match during the events of Security Breach when Gregory begins to pursue her throughout the PIzzaplex. She is eventually able to bring William Afton back to life in a new form known as Burntrap.

Vanny’s story changes at this point depending on what ending of Security Breach you believe is the canon ending. However, due to the fully rendered animation, most people believe that the Burntrap/Blob ending is the canon ending.

In this ending, Burntrap is taken away by The Blob as the Pizzaplex burns and crumbles. Vanny is somewhere in the Pizzaplex, and we do not know her fate. We will have to wait for the Security Breach DLC to come out in early 2023.

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Are Vanny And Vanessa The Same Person?

Vanessa is an employee of Fazbear Entertainment and the night security guard of the Pizzaplex. While it has never been distinctly proven, many people believe that Vanessa and Vanny are the same person. Vanessa is the regular person and Vanny is her Glitchtrap-following alter-ego.

Personally, I believe that Vanny and Vanessa are the same person. However, there is a debate within the Five Nights At Freddy’s community. There is both canon and non-canon evidence for both sides of the argument.

In Security Breach, Glamrock Freddy comments that Vanny seems to be a mashup of ‘Vanessa’ and ‘Bunny’. This was a bit offputting. Such a blatant connection like this is rare in a game full of cryptic lore.

Those who believe Vanny and Vanessa are two different people often point to two pieces of evidence. The first is the inclusion of the VR Sisters in the teaser game Fury’s Rage. People speculate that the VR Sisters are supposed to represent both Vanny and Vanessa.

While this evidence makes sense, there is a common criticism that Fury’s Rage is not meant to be canon to the series. It was just a fun little game to pass the time until Security Breach was released.

The second piece of evidence is the rooftop ending of Five Nights At Freddy’s: Security Breach. In this ending, Glamrock Freddy and Vanny fall off of the roof of the Pizzaplex. Gregory removes Vanny’s mask to reveal what seems to be Vanessa. However, we then get a scene of Vanessa on the roof of the Pizzaplex looking down at Vanny’s body.

While this evidence seems pretty damning, this is Five Nights At Freddy’s we are talking about. In my opinion, it is just as likely that Vanessa’s ghost is in the room. Her soul is trapped in the PIzzaplex after her alter ego of Vanny is killed.

Outside of the evidence presented, I believe Vanny and Vanessa are the same person because it makes the story simpler and flow better. I view the Vanny story in a similar way that I view Fight Club.

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