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This question cannot be asked without giving spoilers, so please don't step forward without truly playing it.

After completing a True Pacifist run and opening the game again

Flowey appears asking for you to leave it as is, to not reset the game, because you, "Player Name", are the only one with the power to do that.

But that confused me a lot, because we

don't name the playable character, but instead the first human to go underground (Chara), who manifests themselves and rules over everything erasing the world in a Genocide Run. But we aren't Chara, because we sell our soul to them to be able to ever play again

So... who is the player really?

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You play as Frisk, the purple and blue striped child of indeterminate race and gender. Frisk is the character who you play as and, unless we really want to get philosophical about things, the player is Frisk.

Chara, the fallen child, or whatever you named them, is not the player. You never control them- all you do is name them.

Naming a character who is not you is nothing unique. You name your rival in the Pokemon series, yet I've never seen anyone get confused and think they're Gary Oak. The only difference is that Undertale misleads you and, in its defense, it never said whose name you were entering.

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Long story short, the player is you, the person sitting in front of the computer. – Karlyr Mar 28 at 14:14
Toby asks you to name the fallen human. This also explain why naming the fallen human "Frisk" brings up hard mode. You get the actual frisk version of the story, which is much more deadlier which would make sense knowing how much the monsters were defensive before the first human came down. – Karlyr Mar 28 at 14:25
"The only difference is that Undertale misleads you and, in its defense, it never said whose name you were entering.", that's the point of my question, Flowey calls us by that name after completing the True Pacifist run, without this I wouldn't be so confused. I edited the question. – DH. Mar 28 at 14:42

Flowey is talking to you, the person playing the game, not a separate character within the game. You have the power to save and load the game, just like Flowey. You have the power to reset it. This is more or less the point of the story; it's a deconstruction of typical save/load mechanics and their implications to the inhabitants of the world, illustrated by someone (Flowey) wielding that kind of power over the world and then of someone else (you) overriding it.

It seems that he's calling you by the name you entered under the assumption that you entered your own name. That was, at one point, Toby Fox's casual recommendation.

Some people say "What am I supposed to name the fallen child?"

Your own name.

This was followed immediately by,

I mean, if you can't think of anything else lol

As for who you're actually naming, you are correct that it is the first fallen human. They are referred to by fans as "Chara", because the name entry screen responds to that name by calling it "true name" and because erasing the name in the save file results in it being filled in with "Chara". Aside from that, the game doesn't acknowledge or imply Chara's name. Presumably, it was discovered by editing the save file or by examining the game's data file.

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The player, aka "Frisk" is the one who is controlling the character, in your case you, in my case me. The game is breaking the fourth wall in a way.

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It's a bit hard to accept that the player is just a omnipresent being... Although that would make more sense to the whole history – DH. Mar 28 at 11:46
And also "Frisk" is also able to control the "SAVE" in the underground. – Ng Young Shung Mar 28 at 11:50

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