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Series I

    Dr Clef's SCP- 001 — The Gate Guardian 

Dr Clef's Proposal - The Gate Guardian

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SCP-001 photographed from the vantage point at Site 0. Note the four flaming "wing" appendages located above and to either side of the figure.
"PREPARE"
Dr. Clef’s proposal for SCP-001, a flaming humanoid figure resembling an angel that is heavily implied to be Archangel Jophiel, the angel who cast Adam and Eve out of Eden.
  • Angelic Abomination: A vastly powerful flaming angel that can destroy anything near it.
  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: It's 700 cubits tall, that's 1,050 feet (or 320 meters).
  • Big Damn Heroes: In SCP-1730, it flies in to clash with the giant black worm monster and SCP-2845, giving the survivors more time to run.
  • Compelling Voice: Issues commands to those who come too close. The most common is "Forget," which results in the person walking away with no memory of the encounter. Supposedly, it gave The Founder the order "Prepare," which he claimed formed the impetus for creating the SCP Foundation.
  • Deader than Dead: Its Flaming Sword can annihilate beings down to the atomic level, meaning that there is practically nothing left of them physically.
  • The Dreaded: When an entity is so powerful that even Able refuses to fight it, you know it counts as this trope.
  • Everyone Has Standards: The Foundation sent a D-Class to approach it, and it commanded the D-Class to leave. After the Foundation ordered him to resume the experiment and he continued to disobey, the Foundation terminated him. SCP-001 immediately destroyed the research staff conducting the experiment. Do not murder a guy following his orders.
  • Flaming Sword: Has a sword that produces heat that is not only hotter than the Sun, but can completely remove whatever it hits from existence.
  • Garden of Eden: What it seems to be protecting.
  • "Instant Death" Radius: Any entity that gets within a 1km radius of it will be immediately struck by its Flaming Sword and instantly obliterated from existence.
  • Light Is Good: Depends on interpretation, but it could lean more toward good due to how it prompted the Founder to create the Foundation and contain so many dangerous entities and anomalies. It also violently terminated the researchers who killed a D-Class who refused to turn back. Its 'rescue' of the survivors in SCP-1730 could be interpreted as genuine concern for their safety unless the Guardian simply wanted a good fight. It will also forcibly order anyone approaching it to turn back instead of destroying them, either because it thinks they are Not Worth Killing or out of a genuine desire to preserve their lives.
  • Masquerade Enforcer: Possibly. It inspired the creation of the SCP. In addition, its actions during the battle at SCP-1730 suggests that it will violently attack any being that threatens to cause a masquerade breach.
  • No Name Given: Actually averted by implication. It's almost undoubtedly Uriel.
  • Our Angels Are Different: Specifically, a fiery Cherub. It's heavily implied if not outright stated to be the Archangel Uriel, or possibly Jophiel, who chased Adam and Eve out of Eden and took up the flaming sword to keep humanity out and implied by The Leak thread to be Dr. Clef (yes, it seems Clef proposed himself).
  • Super Reflexes: It's capable of striking out at intruders in its radius at such a fast speed that it doesn't even appear to have moved.

    SCP- 035 — Possessive Mask 

SCP-035 - Possessive Mask

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A depiction of SCP-035 without its ever-present secretions.
"Touch me my savior, my love, and touch one of the humans. Cure it. Cure it, and let me wear it, my sweet doctor."
SCP-035 appears to be a white porcelain comedic mask, though it occasionally changes to tragedy. Those within its immediate vicinity will feel a strong urge to wear it. The wearer will immediately die and be possessed by the mask. The mask has a sadistic personality and is a master of psychological manipulation. Because of this, 035 is kept inside a glass case away from Foundation personnel.The mask's main weakness is that any body it possesses will soon decompose, as the mask secretes a corrosive slime that decays whatever comes into contact with it.

A list of its appearance can be found here.


  • Abhorrent Admirer: He is a scary-looking Evil Mask with a one-sided attraction to SCP-049. It gets even worse when he becomes obsessed with SCP-6118 instead, who is terrified of him. This is played for horror rather than comedy, as the writer of that story based its behavior on a real life abusive partner that they had.
  • Break Them by Talking: During the boldest escape attempt it's made, it drove several researchers to unintelligible insanity by talking to them about past traumas.
  • The Corruption: Everything around it will decay and distort from its constant sludge or its telepathic whispering, from the specially alloyed containment chamber it is locked in to the minds of personnel assigned to guard it. Even its host bodies are not safe from its corrosive influence (to the entity's chagrin), and they all rot to uselessness after a few hours.
  • Cool Mask: An old style Italian drama mask. Whether it appears as a comedy mask or a tragedy mask to the viewer is random.
  • Covered in Gunge: Constantly emits a corrosive black slime from its eyeholes and mouth.
  • Demonic Possession: What the mask does when put on a wearer (a dummy will do as well as a human body), enabling it to speak and move about. Unfortunately for the mask, its power rapidly burns through hosts (and automatically kills living ones). It seeks to remedy this problem by possessing SCP-682.
  • Evil Mask: As if the corrosive secretion isn't enough, it kills wearers, drives anyone around crazy, and turns the nearby environment into a World Gone Mad.
  • Faux Affably Evil: When in possession of a host, the mask is unfailingly polite and amiable to questioners. That said, like any good Satanic archetype, the mask is also seductive and manipulative, with its eventual goal being to escape from containment (and presumably doing whatever it was doing before the Foundation imprisoned it). It also stops being friendly once it is denied host privileges, and starts trying to corrode or madden its way out.
  • Literally Shattered Lives: In Médecin, Not Medicine, SCP-049 decommissions it by breaking it to pieces.
  • Make Them Rot: The physical danger of the mask and its main offensive ability.
  • Manipulative Bastard: Based on its psychological profile, the mask is skilled at flattery and guile, knowing the human mind inside and out.
  • Mask of Power: It possess anything that has a humanoid shape, including mannequins, corpses, and statues, enabling movement, and also sustains living wearers despite their decaying bodies (albeit not indefinitely).
  • Murderous Mask: Kills anyone who wears it, therefore it seeks the unkillable, likee 682.
  • Our Demons Are Different:
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: The article does not say if the mask has any other name besides its SCP designation. It is also known by its title as one of the lords of Alagada. It wasn't given a name until its appearance in the UnHuman canon, where SCP-049 reveals that its name is Dỳo.
  • Possession Burnout: Anything that wears the mask (including living humanoids) will eventually rot away after some time. Naturally the mask is annoyed by this and wants to find a host that won't wither away.
  • Psychic Powers: He can read minds in order to determine just what to say to break someone. When he doesn't have a host he can compel people to put him on. If he isn't worn for a very long time he steps it up to causing mental damage to people around him.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can; The mask is merely an indestructible container, the evil itself lies within.
  • Single-Target Sexuality: The only creature other than himself that he seems to genuinely care for is SCP-049, whom he is head over heels in love with. Although he later becomes attracted to SCP-6118 instead.
  • Stalker with a Crush: He has been a creepy stalker towards SCP-049 and SCP-6118, both of whom he has had a one-sided attraction to.
  • Villainous Breakdown: After it was denied the privilege of host bodies after an escape attempt, it stopped trying to be nice and started psychologically and physically lashing out at anyone and everyone to try and intimidate the Foundation into getting what it wants. The Foundation refuses to humor it. He also has a major breakdown when SCP-6118 refuses to return his affections, behaving like an emotionally abusive partner.
  • White Mask of Doom: Beneath the black sludge.

    SCP- 053 — The Young Girl 

SCP-053 - The Young Girl

SCP-053 looks and acts no different than a cheerful little girl, but there is something very wrong with her. Anyone over 3 years old who touches her, makes eye contact with her, or stays in her presence for longer than 10 minutes becomes violently paranoid and attempts to kill her. Should they manage to inflict injury, they instantly drop dead of either a heart attack or a seizure, while the injury she sustains heals instantly. Despite the effects she has on the people around her, she continues to maintain the same cheerful behavior, acting like she doesn't even notice them. Strangely, she has the opposite effect on SCP-682 and they get along very well.
  • Abusive Parents: Her father's journal reveals that even her parents were consumed by her Hate Plague and wanted her dead.
  • Admiring the Abomination: Has become very fond of SCP-682, even crying when they were separated. When photographed with a camera that would show what she wished she was doing at that exact moment, it showed her riding on his back through the countryside.
  • Came Back Wrong: The journal listed above implies the Hate Plague started once she survived a would-be fatal playground accident.
  • Conditioned to Accept Horror: Since many attempts on her life are so common due to the Hate Plague, she sees that as a normal part of her life.
  • Creepy Child: Despite being a Cheerful Child, it's clear that there's an inherent wrongness lurking within 053 that makes any human looking at her think she needs to stop existing.
  • The Diaper Change: Certain unruly foot soldiers were once threatened to be put on diaper duty for her.
  • The Fake Cutie: Subverted in the sense that she is genuinely as sweet and innocent as she acts, but played straight in the minds of those subjected to her effects.
  • Fluffy Tamer: An experiment placing 053 in contact with 682 ended with 682 being drawn on with crayons.
  • Good Thing You Can Heal: SCP-053 will regenerate almost instantaneously from any wound, regardless of severity.
  • Hate Plague: Anyone over the age of three who make eye contact with, physically touch, or remain around SCP-053 for longer than 10 minutes will attempt to kill her, after killing or driving off everybody visible to them, then suffer massive heart attacks or seizures. She simply instantaneously heals all the injuries inflicted on her.
  • Horsemen of the Apocalypse: She is Death in the Competitive Eschatology canon.
  • Humanoid Abomination: 053 is actually a sweet child, but with her power and fact that 682 is docile toward her, it's clear that there's something really wrong here. According to Word of God, part of the reason for her Hate Plague is because humans instinctively know what she is and want to dispose of her ASAP.
  • Morality Pet: She's one of the only things that SCP-682 doesn't hate. They get along very well.
  • No Name Given: Actually, her name is mentioned in this recovery log. It's "Abby."
  • Not Allowed to Grow Up: According to Word of God, she's physically incapable of change of any kind.
  • Obliviously Evil: She's completely unaware of the effects she has on other people.
  • Odd Friendship: Played for Horror. SCP-682, who hates everything not it with the passion of a billion suns, is actually friendly with it. This just makes the mystery of her true nature even more frightening.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Here's Gears' own words.
    When I first conceived 053 (no pun intended), I thought of her as unchanging and unchanging. To me, she is something that looks and acts like a little girl. What that is, I have no idea… maybe she's something very, very old, and the reaction people have is some kind of genetic imprinting that says this thing has to die ASAP. Some food for thought…
  • Reincarnation: According to the Those Who Lived On tale series, she's a being from the previous universe reborn as a human.
  • That Thing is Not My Child!: The last entry of her dad's journal reveals this, with the Hate Plague making him disown her.
  • The Undead: It is suggested that the reason why SCP-682 likes her is because she isn't alive in the same way that other people are.
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    SCP- 058 — Heart of Darkness 

SCP-058 - Heart of Darkness

"The sensual violence of lust is all the assurance you will ever need to know the worth of life."
SCP-058 is one of the more bizarre anomalies contained: a cow's heart covered in various appendages that speaks in word salads. These appendages include tentacles that can be used as whips, spiny legs that allow it to move with impressive speed, and a stinger that is loaded with an intensely corrosive acid. With these advantages at its disposal, the heart proves itself as a formidable killing machine.
  • Beware My Stinger Tail: It has a scorpion-like tail.
  • Big Creepy-Crawlies: It's only the size of a bovine heart but it probably still applies.
  • Combat Tentacles: It has four of these, covered with razor sharp spines, and can use them as whips.
  • Evil Brit: Or at least its voice has a British accent.
  • Our Monsters Are Weird: It looks like a heart with appendages that somehow can speak weird/disturbing phrases without a mouth of any sorts. But whatever it is, who can guess?
  • Stealth Pun: It's a literal heart of darkness. i.e. a heart (biological organ) of darkness (evil).
  • Word-Salad Horror: All of what it says is pretty ominous and creepy, but none of it makes sense.

    SCP- 073 — Cain 

SCP-073 - "Cain"

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Cain in SCP-6666
"I was young and jealous. I got older. Time carved its wisdom into me."
The first murderer. The wanderer. The plainswalker. Cain. Cast out of his father's kingdom and with a mark placed on him, Cain has been wandering the Earth for 6,000 years now and has only recently been taken into Foundation custody. As a result of his mark, all plant life in his immediate area will begin to rot and all damage dealt unto him will reflect back onto the attacker. He is functionally immortal, but he can still feel pain. Ironically, Cain is generally friendly and polite to his fellow humans and is the exact opposite of what one would expect of the first murderer.

A list of his appearances can be found here.
  • Adaptational Attractiveness: SCP-073 article does not describe Cain's appearance in detail, but SCP-6666 portrays him as a handsome young man, leading a number of forum commentators to dub this version of the character "Hot Cain."
  • Artificial Limbs: His arms, shoulder blades, legs and spinal cord. He's bordering on Cyborg.
  • Attack Reflector: He has an ability similar to this. When a person inflicts injuries on him, that person receives the injury, leaving Cain unharmed.
  • Been There, Shaped History: In addition to being the first murderer, SCP-343 mentions that Cain was the inventor of writing, which led to the first Canaanite languages - so called because Cain invented them.
  • Blessed with Suck: Although he is invulnerable, he still he feels the pain of all injuries inflicted on him.
  • Cain and Abel: He's the Cain. Notably, 6,000 years of cursed life has reversed his role; he's now more of an Abel than Able himself (see below).
  • Creepy Monotone: He's described as being cold and somewhat mechanical in his speech.
  • Disappeared Dad: Neither him nor Able have said much on where is Adam. However, SCP-2932 (a Thaumiel-class center that is implied to have been the SCP predecessor formed by the Children of the Night) mentions a certain Adam El Asem as being there, a human (or Children of the Sun as also known) with Reality Warper powers. Both he and the Children of the Night hated him; SCP-4840 further reveals that Cain attempted to claim his father's crown, and was exiled and received the Mark of Cain as a punishment.
  • Make Them Rot: He withers all plant matter in a small radius around himself.
  • Mundane Utility: The organization has an immortal, indestructible person with a photographic memory. They decide to use him as a backup data storage system.
  • Mythology Gag: The reason why he's so hesitant to approach The Gate Guardian is because he's (possibly) Archangel Jophiel, the angel who cast his parents out of Eden.
  • Nice Guy: The opposite of what one would expect of someone based on the first murderer.
  • Nigh-Invulnerability: Due to his reflecting back all damage.
  • No-Sell: Any damage done to him will simply appear on the person who attempted to harm him; relates to the Biblical Mark of Cain, which prevented people from killing him.
  • Not So Stoic: It's rare, but things can make him visibly nervous. When he was ordered to approach the Gate Guardian, where despite complying with orders kept urging the Foundation to let him back out. In SCP-6666 he also expresses regret over being estranged from his younger brother Seth, wondering if he is still alive and wishing that he'd had a chance to apologize to him.
  • The Omniscient: He knows a lot about historical events and can speak commonly spoken languages fluently. Having a photographic memory also helps.
  • Photographic Memory: Another of his notable traits, such that the Foundation uses him to back up records.
  • Secret-Keeper: The SCP Foundation is using him as a living data storage system.
  • The Stoic: It's not easy to faze him.
  • Walking Wasteland: Fitting the original curse placed on the biblical Cain. Any and all plant-life is destroyed when he comes into contact with it.

    SCP- 085 — Hand-drawn "Cassy" 

SCP-085 - Hand-drawn "Cassy"

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A static reproduction of "Cassy."
"It's pretty, I guess. Would make a neat exercise track."
SCP-085 is an animated drawing of a woman created using SCP-063 and SCP-914. Named Cassandra (but preferring to be called "Cassy") she is aware of being stuck in the 2-dimensional plane. She can move from a different 2D medium to the other, with only comic books allowing her to communicate in speech bubbles. 085 is friendly and amicable with the Foundation, with the Foundation in return being shockingly protective of Cassy.
  • And I Must Scream: Downplayed. She never seems to make a big deal out of it, but her situation does leave her feeling very lonely.
  • Art Initiates Life: She is an animated drawing.
  • Art Shift: If she transfers on to a painting, her body will take on that painting's style. (In a meta sense, Cassie used to be an anime-styled drawing, until the artist requested it to be taken down.)
  • Awful Truth: She wasn't aware of her true existence until she hopped onto a sheet of documents containing her article entry that a researcher mistakenly left near her. Upon learning that she was created by the Foundation and will likely never able to interact with another of her kind, she's fallen into a mild depression.
  • The Cutie: Admit it. You want to give her a hug.
  • Everyone's Baby Sister: The Foundation in its entirety is startlingly protective of her.
  • Living Drawing: She is a living drawing of a woman who can move from one paper or canvas to another if their surfaces are flush and can interact with drawn objects as if they are real. Unfortunately, characters in those drawings don't animate when she enters them - it's like being surrounded by statues.
  • Medium Awareness: Deconstructed. Her being aware of her medium has led to her having a severe existential crisis.
  • Nice Girl: She's a total sweet heart.
  • Plucky Girl: She's described as amicable and motivated.
  • Speech Bubbles: She can communicate with these if she transfers onto a comic book.
  • Tomboy with a Girly Streak: She wears a summer dress, but also likes exercise and working on cars (see below).
  • Wrench Wench: She assembled a 1964 Ford Mustang from parts she found in a design document; the Foundation then let her use a Norman Rockwell print of a gas station to fuel it up and drive it. In addition, when her picture was taken with SCP-978, her strongest desire was shown to be working on cars as a real human.

    SCP- 105 — Iris Thompson 

SCP-105 - Iris Thompson

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SCP-105-B, Iris' camera.
"You weren't there. I lost friends. All of them."
Iris Thompson is a European female currently detained by the Foundation, who has been locked up for most of her life as SCP-105. The camera she operates (known as SCP 105-B) can show real-time photographs which she, and only she, can manipulate in real time. She joined Mobile Task Force Omega-7 as its second humanoid member, but the amoral things she was forced to do and the traumatizing Able Incident has made her extremely depressed. And yet the Foundation keeps her locked up, even though she poses no threat to them and the world at large.

A list of her appearances can be found here.
  • Broken Bird: It's obvious that her confinement in the Foundation is depressing her. Besides her ability, she's just a normal girl. Her time in Omega-7 and the ensuing Able Incident couldn't have helped either.
  • Clear Their Name: She was accused of murdering her boyfriend.
  • Cool Big Sis: She acted as a sort of surrogate sister for SCP-239 before she was put into a coma.
  • The Dog Bites Back: If she really was the girl used in project LETHE, she eventually got back at the Foundation for their abuse by destroying humanity.
  • Earn Your Happy Ending: If you take Project Isorropía as canon, she went through unjust imprisonment by the Foundation, the Omega-7 disaster, and project LETHE, but ultimately became a Watcher of Alexandria Eternal.
    Iris Thompson is welcomed inside the library as a Watcher of Alexandria Eternal. She is forgiven, but the people she once hated are not.
  • Fish out of Temporal Water: invoked A non-time travel example. Given that she's been locked up for most of her life and only allowed to roam off-site after being press-ganged into Alpha-9, Iris is incredibly behind the times; for instance, just finding film for her camera is a challenge because digital cameras took over in the meantime.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Anomalous or not, Iris is ultimately a not particularly dangerous girl who's kept imprisoned by the Foundation. Working with Omega-7 and later Alpha-9 turned her into a skilled specialist soldier. And if you believe she's Lily from 3002, she eventually destroyed human consciousness entirely.
  • Granola Girl: She shows signs of this considering she prefers healthy food, as seen on her choice of pizza from SCP-458.
  • Hair of Gold, Heart of Gold: Just as sweet as can be, with the hair to match.
  • Head-Turning Beauty: She's often the subject of many personnel and humanoid SCPs' affections in various tales. For better or worse.
  • Magical Camera: She can turn photographs taken by her personal camera (SCP-105-B) into Portal Pictures. It's only limited to the photographs taken by SCP-105-B. The Resurrection canon reveals that she can also manipulate images from other cameras, although by the time she gets to try she's horribly out-of-practice and reports that it feels weird with a digital camera.
  • Motor Mouth: Her interview implies that she can be quite chatty when on a certain subject.
  • Nice Girl: Very nice, which makes her predicament all the more tragic.
  • Odd Friendship: With SCP-073, due to their shared experiences in the Foundation (especially concerning Pandora's Box).
  • Portal Picture: When she manipulates photos taken with her camera, her disembodied hand can be seen in the location depicted.
  • Reluctant Warrior: As a team leader of Last Hope. Iris was never too keen on the whole idea, and only joined them so that they wouldn't grab someone else who had no idea what they were getting into... but when push comes to shove, she can throw down with the Foundation's best, and most definitely has racked up a body count.
  • Shell-Shocked Veteran: In the Resurrection canon (where the Foundation decides to re-form Pandora's Box as MTF Alpha-9 "Last Hope"), they naturally approach Iris to join them, and she understandably doesn't take it well.
    Iris: No. I'm sorry, but I can't do this again. You weren't there. I lost friends. All of them.

    SCP- 166 — Epon 

SCP-166 - Teenage Gaea

SCP-166 also known as Epon is a young lady who happens to be the child of Doctor Clef and a pagan nature goddess. As such, she has the antlers, ears, hooves, and tail of a reindeer, as well as an ability to corrode any and all manmade electronic items within her vicinity. In spite of her pagan origins, she is a devout Catholic, having been adopted and raised in a convent full of nuns.

SCP-166 originally was a Teenage Succubus but the author decided to rewrite it. The original version of SCP-166 also has a sequel, SCP-0166.


  • Adaptational Modesty: Following her rewrite from a succubus to Gaea. The original version of her was permanently naked due to suffering from extremely fragile skin, while the new version of her wears loose fitting cotton clothing.
  • Anti Anti Christ: She's implied to be the daughter of Clef/Satan or a demon. She is also implied to be the granddaughter of the Scarlet King on her mother's side.
  • Blessed with Suck: The original version of SCP-166 had one of the worst possible superpowers. She could make any man that looked at her become obsessed with having sex with her but couldn't turn it off. And being attacked by any man that saw her was made even worse by her having extremely fragile skin. The sequel and the rewritten version also have sucky abilities but not nearly as bad.
  • Child by Rape: SCP-4321 implies she's the result of Lilith sexually assaulting the man who would become Dr. Clef.
  • Green Thumb: She can make plants grow, even in inorganic materials.
  • Horned Humanoid: She possesses reindeer antlers.
  • No Name Given: Her name is not revealed in her SCP document, but several pages have given her the name Epon.
  • Little Bit Beastly: She generally looks human, but has the antlers, hooves and tail of a reindeer.
  • Pious Monster: A pagan demigoddess or a half-demon who's also a devout Catholic.
  • Power Incontinence: All three versions of the character have powers that they can't turn off. The original version involuntarily forced any man that looked at her to have sex with her. The sequel warps reality around her to fit the ideals of Dark Romanticism. And the rewritten version causes abnormal plant growth and unmakes man-made objects around her.
  • Rewrite: SCP-166 used to be a teenaged succubus instead of a teenaged Gaea before the author decided to rewrite it.
  • Succubi and Incubi: The original version of SCP-166 was implied to be a half-demon and could instantly make any man desire her sexually but couldn't turn her ability off.
  • Walking Techbane: She destroys man-made objects around her, with complex inorganic objects being destroyed the quickest.

    SCP- 169 — Leviathan 

SCP-169 - Leviathan

SCP-169, dubbed by many as "The Leviathan", is a titanic aquatic creature currently slumbering on the ocean floor. The Foundation has no methods of containing it due to its immense size, so the best they can hope to do is pray that it never wakes up. If that should fail, then they can only pray it is friendly.

SCP-169 is the main character of the Old Man in the Sea canon.


  • Big Creepy-Crawlies: Described as a massive aquatic arthropod.
  • Eldritch Abomination: A gigantic sea creature that is very old, very big and if or when it wakes up, nothing would be able to stop it. The only containment procedure is basically "Hope it keeps sleeping. And if it wakes up, hope it's friendly."
  • Giant Equals Invincible: Taken to its logical conclusion. There's really nothing the Foundation can do to contain or fight something the size of a continent.
  • Kraken and Leviathan: It's so big that the armored plates that rise above the water make up an entire archipelago.
  • Turtle Island/That's No Moon: SCP-169 is a sea creature 2,000-8,000 kilometers long that has spent at least the last few millennia just below the surface of the ocean. The rock-like plates protruding from it constitute an archipelago of islands.
  • Time Abyss: It is estimated that it is a being from the Precambrian, which ended 635 million years ago.

    SCP- 179 — Sauelsuesor 

SCP-179 - SCP-ES-026 - Sauelsuesor

SCP-179 (or SCP-ES-026) is an immense celestial being who resides in a corner of the solar system. She is particularly fond of the sun, who she refers to as her brother. Communication with her through a satellite leads the Foundation to discover that she is kind and loving towards all life, earthly or otherwise. As per her own words, she acts as a lookout for the planet, pointing out astronomical threats from as far as Neptune.
  • Big Good: On a cosmic level, she and her "brother" (the SUN) are the most benign and helpful superpowered entities which the Foundation has encountered to date. In the universe of the SCP Foundation, that quality is vanishingly rare. Sauelsuesor is not classified Thaumiel for nothing. On the other hand, the Foundation restricts access to her to prevent their enemies of knowing about any potential attacks they may launch.
  • Canon Foreigner: SCP-179 is originally from the Spanish Branch's website, where she is listed as SCP-ES-026.
  • Guardian Entity: For every sapient species living in (or around, or beside, or looking in) Earth's solar system, of which humans are simply one of the most talkative. She points towards incoming or active threats to life in the system, at times growing extra arms to point. When a threat is addressed by the Foundation, she will nod, and then put the arm down.
  • Indo-European Alien Language: Played with. While she can speak in modern French, her name- see below, is composed of Indo European words, albeit ancient ones, despite even the oldest dates for the proto-language being thousands of years younger than she is. Also stretches the definition of alien for reasons further below.
  • Meaningful Name: A rather obscure one; her name means "the sister of the Sun" in what appears to be ancient Indo-European. Some of the additional names listed in the link below also relate to the sun, with references to Amaterasu and Phoebe.
  • Multi-Armed Multitasking: When having to point at multiple objects, more arms will be formed.
  • The Needless: Floats in space just a few thousand miles below Sol, having no need for food, rest, or air.
  • Power of the Sun: Apparentlynote  possesses a metabolism based on the reaction/fusion of solar wind.
  • Power Tattoo: A series of glowing alchemy symbols over her matte black body.
  • Prophet Eyes: According to this tale her eyes are "A moon-silver color"note  and she can detect threats from beyond Neptune to boot.
  • Sensor Character: Sensitive to all forms of electromagnetic radiation, and also capable of detecting specifically harmful objects at astronomical distances.
  • Space Is Slow Motion: Subverted; while she only appears to move once every few weeks, the interview shows that she is capable of moving in real time. And while there's a several minute long break between her lines of dialogue, that's just due to the time delay between Earth and the Sun.
  • Time Abyss: In the discussion, a user calculated her age by comparing the normal rate at which human hair grows to the current length of her hair (which is over 34 kilometers long). They came to the conclusion that she is roughly 22,700 years old, which the author confirmed.
  • Was Once a Man: Formerly a hunter-gatherer woman from prehistoric Earth. She also speaks fluent French.

    SCP- 191 — Cyborg Child 

SCP-191 - Cyborg Child

SCP-191 is a kidnapped little girl who was shoddily turned into a cyborg. She was brought into the Foundation's custody when they and the Global Occult Coalition raided the laboratory of the mad scientist responsible for her condition, who had killed himself to escape custody. Ever since her transformation, she refers to herself as a machine, and is content with not knowing any details about her former life as a human.
  • Back from the Dead: Her lungs, heart, and major blood vessels have been replaced with mechanical parts that can "restart" her bodily system after death.
  • Body Horror: She had plenty of body parts removed (for starters, she lost half her face plus mouth) and replaced with horrific implements, along with weird substitutes to keep the biological systems working.
  • Cybernetics Eat Your Soul: The experiment log (see below) seem to imply that she sees herself as a machine rather than a human being.
  • Cyborg: Hence why she's known as the "Cyborg Child."
  • Electronic Eyes: Her left eye was changed with one that glows red (but can change to green in "data reading" mode) and can see radiation outside the visible spectrum.
  • Flawed Prototype: It's believed that she's simply a testbed for other subjects. Some of her modifications seem to be pointless. She's susceptible to injury and infection, and the modification leave her with impaired motor skills.
  • The Grotesque: Her hideous mechanical form and the fact that she was forcibly altered into said form makes it hard not feel sorry for the poor girl.
  • Robot Girl: An example without the trope's usual sex appeal (helps she's less than 10 years old).
  • Schizo Tech: Along with technology so advanced it made the Foundation keep her, there are serial buses for obsolete interfaces such as Firewire and DIN-8.
  • Shrinking Violet: The experiment log hint that she's this.
  • Sole Survivor: Other subjects were destroyed during the raid on the laboratory of her creator Mad Scientist.
  • The Speechless: Given her mouth and larynx were removed, she cannot speak. "Typing" while connected to a computer is another deal.
  • Technopath: A limited example, as she can connect with electronic equipment and use it.
  • Techno Wizard: Can perform some amazing feats when linked to a computer. She can draw perfect copies of photographs with MS Paint using only the pencil tool, copy and load the contents of a broken game disc onto a console and make a perfect run-through - despite the console being the Wii, which is all about motion control, and she was able to dub the Wiimote controls "despite the fact that it did not make any physical movements consistent."note  and perform impossible video-enhancement techniques (from cop shows) using a normal program. The last one isn't perfect (she made-up license plate numbers for cars she could not identify, and substitutes Foundation staff for individuals she can't make out), but they're good enough that many on-site personnel were unable to tell they were the forgeries.
  • Troubled Fetal Position: Prefers to stay in this position out of comfort, thanks to all the haphazard machinery sticking out of her flesh.

    SCP-231- 7 — The Seventh Bride 

SCP-231 - Special Personnel Requirements

One of the most infamous of all SCPs contained, SCP-231 used to be a group of seven young women who were impregnated with otherworldly horrors by a demonic cult known as the Children of the Scarlet King. A majority of the seven women have died from birthing their demonic spawn, so now only the Seventh Bride remains. As it is believed that the world will end if the seventh woman gives birth, she is regularly subjected to an unspeakable procedure known as "110-Montauk" in an attempt to keep whatever she is pregnant with from being born.
  • And I Must Scream: One of the better examples of why "less" is "more"; she has to be constantly subjected to this, or else the monster fetus inside her will destroy the world.
  • Apocalypse Maiden: Not of her own choice, though; the creepy sex cult that impregnated her put some kind of abomination in her womb that could end the world.
  • Death by Childbirth: Happened to 231-5. Removing the SCP-██ also leads to death, even in a case where SCP-500 was used.
  • Driven to Suicide:
    • 231-3 is stated to have killed herself due to what 110-Montauk causes.
    • When the effectiveness of 110-Montauk was dropping due to 231-7 getting used to the procedure, one researcher proposed that the horror of the torture could be maintained if she was mind-wiped regularly. It worked, and the researcher committed suicide "from heightened emotional stress."
  • The End of the World as We Know It: Assumed to be what will happen if Procedure 110-Montauk is not regularly carried out on SCP-231-7, as each time a member of SCP-231 gives birth, something horrible happens that kills lot of people, and each subsequent birth kills more than the previous.
  • Fetus Terrible: The SCP-██ she carries is some kind of horrific, inhuman... thing that will apparently end the world if not kept in check with Procedure 110-Montauk.
  • Harmful to Minors: Whatever Procedure 110-Montauk is. After all, the poor girl's age can be in the single digits.
  • Horsemen of the Apocalypse: She was supposed to be Conquest in the Competitive Eschatology canon. She quits the job and leaves earth.
  • Meaningful Name: According to Word of God, Procedure 110-Montauk is named after the Montauk Project, which has some nasty implications.
  • Morton's Fork: Regardless if an instance of SCP-231 successfully gives birth, dies, or has the fetus removed through some method, as soon as the fetus exits their body, █████████████ event will initiate, resulting in massive and ever-increasing amounts of casualties and destruction.
  • Noodle Incident: Procedure 110-Montauk. Which is probably for the best, given what we do know about it:
    • One of the girls subjected to it was Driven to Suicide because of it, and Foundation personnel assigned to this SCP had a very high suicide rate before routine memory wipes were implemented.
    • The emotional trauma it causes is absolutely necessary for the procedure to have full effect; even her getting a little used to the procedure could cause it to fail.
    • SCP 1459 absolutely refuses to use the procedure in its games, despite allowing all sorts of horrible demises. It gives a cyanide cookie to the researcher who made the request.
    • The Fetus Terrible that SCP-231 instances give birth to are all designated SCP-██, which implies that the entity is known and contained by the Foundation. The problem is, the Foundation doesn't have two-digit designations; SCPs before 100 are referred to as 001 through 099.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: SCP-231-7 is the can for... whatever End of the World as We Know It entity it is that she carries. And the Foundation has to do some horrible stuff to keep it in there. Trust us, You Do NOT Want To Know.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: The New Job article claims that SCP-231-7 was allowed to give birth by the 05 Council when they found evidence that her child wouldn't destroy the world, but would instead save it from the Scarlet King. As a result she gave birth to SCP-999 who cured her trauma. Afterwards, she was returned to her family; all of them were given class F amnestics; they received new identities and were relocated away from the closest known location of the Scarlet King's cult; and the Foundation's Ethics Committee saw to it that the families of all seven SCP-231s were each given a "seven figure payout" as compensation for the misdeeds done against their daughters.
    • Another tale, called Fear Alone, actually elaborates what Procedure 110-Montauk really is... and it's revealed to be a D-class simply reading 231-7 a bedtime story. It's elaborated by a doctor that the Scarlet King can't register our universe normally, and relies on the belief of others as it's "eyes." Since Procedure-110 Montauk is believed to be something so horrifying it can't be described, the Scarlet King revels in it, thus preventing it from crossing over to our universe.
  • Would Hurt a Child: Kind of; anyone who is assigned for Procedure 110-Montauk needs to be fully willing to do something horrific to a girl... though violent criminals are not to be used to avoid the risk of killing her.

    SCP- 239 — Sigurrós Stefánsdóttir 

SCP-239 - The Witch Child

SCP-239, known by the name of Sigurrós Stefánsdóttir, was once a cheerful little girl who was able to warp reality with surprising ease. The Foundation had convinced her that she was a witch in an effort to control her naivety and thus reel in her immense powers. After a particular incident in which her powers had gone out of control, the Foundation was forced to put her into a permanent, medically induced coma.

A list of her appearances can be found here.


A list of her appearances can be found here.
  • Arch-Enemy: Of Dr Clef. Maybe. It's implied he may have accidentally influenced her into thinking that he might kill her.
  • Charm Person: Her powers can be implemented in this way, converting people into her "friends."
  • Child Mage: One of the ways the Foundation tried to control her was by convincing her that she was actually a Witch, hence why she's known as "The Witch Child," and that she was unable to use her powers without the aid of a specially-created spellbook. This, sadly, no longer works.
  • Cosmic Chess Game: She doesn't play chess, so when SCP-343 challenges her to a cosmic chess game, she turns her side of board into Yu-Gi-Oh!.
  • Creepy Child: Although not malevolent, as only her glowing features, capacity of influencing others, and potentially world wrecking powers make her disturbing.
  • Deconstructed Character Archetype: For the Reality Warper. Even if she is just a sweet little kid, her mere existence offers up so many terrifying possibilities that could go horribly wrong that the "safest" option for the rest of the world to keep her in a perpetual coma-like state. She had to be put permanently into a coma because of problems her unconscious alteration of reality caused (though she can't fully be blamed since she's a child and Dr. Clef's suspicion of her actually ended up sparking the trouble in the first place).
  • Deep Sleep: She's to be kept in a medically induced coma until further notice.
  • The End of the World as We Know It: If she starts becoming malevolent, the Foundation fears her destroying reality is a possibility due to her powers, and one of the reasons why she is still in a coma.
  • God: One of many theories. Of course, it's one of Clef's theories.
  • Glowing Eyes of Doom: Her eyes emit a previously unknown but classified form of radiation. In low concentrations, the waves are harmless, but if concentrated can break down matter on a subatomic level.
  • Goo Goo God Like: She's incredibly powerful and dangerous, but she doesn't even know it.
  • Little Miss Almighty: Deconstructed. She's all powerful but being a child, has little knowledge or control to make herself a Person of Mass Destruction.
  • Meaningful Name: She shares her last name with that of Erla Stefánsdóttir, an Icelandic piano-teacher and self-proclaimed seer who is best known for having frequently given public comments on the huldufólk of Iceland. She also takes her first name from a popular Icelandic Alternative Rock band.
  • Mike Nelson, Destroyer of Worlds: The reason for her Keter classification despite being non-malevolent.
  • Nice Girl: Despite being Keter-class, she wants to be a "good girl" but her power makes her too dangerous and too difficult to control. Just to prove how not evil she is, she brought a dead bird back to life because its chicks were crying for it.
  • Nightmare of Normality: Downplayed, as she was encouraged to think of herself as a witch with a limited number of spells rather than an all-powerful reality-bender.
  • Reality Warper: Whatever she wants becomes reality. For instance, when Clef threatens her after she's seen Sleeping Beauty, he turns into a dragon.
  • Self-Made Orphan: After she was born, she caused an enormous explosion that only she survived, so we can assume that her parents didn't make it.
  • Spell Book: She was given one in an attempt to limit her power to only casting certain spells.
  • Unstable Powered Child: She's a little girl who can't control her reality-warping powers, so the Foundation keeps her in a medically induced coma for her and everyone else's protection.
  • Woobie, Destroyer of Worlds: Depending how you look at her situation and what could happen if she ever wakes up.

    SCP- 321 — Sarah Bright 

SCP-321 - Child of Man

Sarah Bright, the fifth-born child of Foundation researcher Dr. Adam Bright. Initially stillborn, her father utilized several different SCPs to bring her back to life. As a result she has a Healing Factor, but also suffers from gigantism and a severe learning disorder.

    SCP- 343 — "God" 

SCP-343 - "God"

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"God" as he appears in SCP-6666.
"I’m very old now, Doctor. I’m not sure how useful I can be. Sometimes, I look for books, but I can’t remember their names. And they’re just not there anymore."

SCP-343 is a well-spoken Reality Warper who appears as an old man of varying appearance and claims to be the creator of the universe. Being able to teleport seemingly at will makes him unable to be contained by normal means and thus the Foundation leaves him alone and gives him whatever he desires. Has a past history with Dr. Alto Clef, spanning back to his days in the GOC as "Agent Ukulele."

A list of his appearances can be found here.


  • Affably Evil: One perspective of him, anyway. He's affable, but his morality is pretty ambiguous and in the Competitive Eschatology, he's part of the world-ending Big Bad Ensemble.
  • All-Powerful Bystander: This is actually one of the reasons why the article hasn't been deleted, as — unlike the aggressive, demanding reality warpers like 531-D — "God" makes no demands of the staff and poses no (apparent) threat to the world at large.
  • Ambiguously Evil: He is somehow influencing the Foundation into giving him whatever he wants, but we don't know his end goal or if he even has one.
  • Bigger on the Inside: A Foundation Doctor noted that after SCP-343 renovated his cell, it seemed to be many times larger on the inside than when viewed from the outside.
  • Break the Badass: In SCP-6666, he tells Clef of a time when he was still a mortal sorcerer named Methuselah, and how he was captured and tortured by the Children of the Night. He was clearly traumatized by the events, and is still terrified of the Children. He even asks Clef if the Foundation have found any signs of the Children still existing, in which case he intends to flee to another realm immediately.
  • Cool Old Guy: He's rather cheerful and pleasant. Personnel who interact with him tend to feel happier afterwards.
  • Deity of Human Origin: According to Cain in SCP-6666, he was once a mortal sorcerer named Methuselah the Arcanist, though how he became an all-powerful reality warper is unknown.
  • Enemy Mine: Teams up with Clef to stop 239 in "Unfinished Business."
  • Might as Well Not Be in Prison at All: It is absolutely impossible to contain 343; in fact, the only reason he remains in captivity is because he seems to like the Foundation.
  • My Species Doth Protest Too Much: In "Unfinished Business", it's revealed that he's a Type Green, like 239 and 531-D; however, he's also one of the rare few who was able to stop himself from descending into destructive megalomania, hence the reason why Clef hasn't recommended his termination or revealed his true nature. Of course, since there's no canon, the validity of this story is up to you.
  • The Omnipotent: He's described as having apparent omnipotence.
  • The Omniscient: SCP-343 seems to have a knowledge of all topics, allowing him to speak with anyone about anything.
  • Reality Warper: Though he prefers the term "Shaper."
  • Rule of Seven: He's SCP-343, which is 7 cubed. 7 x 7 x 7 is practically the divine version of 666.
  • Sealed Good in a Can: Subverted. Any attempts to seal SCP-343 are basically futile, and he's only there because he wants to be. Also, the "good" part is debatable.
  • Sophisticated as Hell: In SCP-6666, after realizing that Cain told the Foundation who he is, he has some choice words directed at the first son of Adam.
    343: God dammit, Cain. Cain the Wanderer. Plainswalker. Bastard.
  • Super Power Lottery: He's an apparently omnipotent man who is god. Or at least, a Reality Warper that claims to be god.
  • Troll: Though generally benign, he did once delete a doctor's orders just to annoy him.
  • With Great Power Comes Great Insanity: Theorized to be one of the few reality benders to avert this, which is why he's one of the only ones who hasn't been Clefforated.

    SCP- 408 — Illusory Butterflies 

SCP-408 - Illusory Butterflies

SCP-408 is a large swarm of sentient butterflies that are able to take on the form of whatever is in their vicinity. They often utilize this ability to engage Foundation staff in conversation, or protect themselves from potential threats.

    SCP- 423 — Fred 

SCP-423 - Self-Inserting Character

SCP-423, referred to as "Fred", is an entity who exists within textual narratives. While he is normally contained in a journal, where the staff usually have him answer questions, Fred, true to his nickname, will insert himself into nearly any form of literature he is presented with, editing the story so that he becomes a minor character. He has assisted the Foundation with containing other metafictional entities.A list of his appearances can be found here.
  • Art Shift: Besides literature, Fred has also been able to introduce himself into video games (by being exposed to a readout of the code) and musical compositions (which adds extra music to the score in the same style).
  • "Blind Idiot" Translation: When inserted into the German edition of Mein Kampf, Fred's additions are noted to contain a number of grammatical and stylistic mistakes.
  • Continuity Cameo: Fred has gotten himself wrapped up in Murphy Law's anomalous effects. Appears in the epilogue of Type 3043 — FOR MURDER! as "Agent Frederick", a bodyguard for a fictionalized O5-5, and is reported missing in The Foundation Always Rings Twice! apparently having somehow become a part of MTF Iota-10 "Damn Freds." He then reappears in THE MONTAUK FALCON!, revealing that he'd since disappeared into the patasphere to become a mailman and limo driver that checks up on Murphy every once in a while.
  • Coconut Superpowers: In a weird case of this, Fred can only edit the text in a story, so when he was sent into an old issue of X-Men, he took the form of a mutant whose powers, coincidentally, happened to make him invisible and inaudible.
  • Gender Bender: In one case, the Foundation decided to force Fred as a main character by writing a story in a fantasy world where all people were female except for a legendary hero drawn from another world. The only change Fred made was that one of a queen's servants was now named Frederica.
  • Her Code Name Was "Mary Sue": Averted; due to his apparent desire to simply witness literary events in person, Fred typically casts himself as a minor character, and in some cases writes himself out of the story's main drama (such as in 12 Angry Men, where he is a guard "disappointed to be excluded from the jurors' deliberations"). Though he did rewrite an experiment log to describe himself as "ruggedly handsome."
  • Heroic Neutral: Fred generally avoids making himself the central focus of a story, but he is invariably on the same side as sympathetic and heroic characters. There are two times where Fred directly intervenes with text to change its outcome: he modifies a Foundation document to free D-Classes scheduled for termination, and he alters The Monk to stop Ambrosio's attempted rape, causing Ambrosio to be arrested and given a life sentence. Fred notes the latter is uncharacteristic of him, but that he couldn't just stand back and watch it happen.
  • Intrepid Fictioneer: He has the ability to travel between works of fiction.
  • Medium Awareness: He is fully aware that he exists only in text form. Interestingly, this does not extend to mediums outside of literature; he perceives song lyrics the same as poems, and a movie script as a strangely-formatted novel.
  • Might as Well Not Be in Prison at All: He's managed to make appearances in at least two other SCP files, meaning he's not exactly all that well contained. The second of the appearances, in SCP-3143, actually reveals that the Foundation has lost track of him.
  • New Powers as the Plot Demands: Sorta. Fred suddenly gains any powers that'd be considered "normal" for him to be a minor character in a story, and only in that story. If he's in Harry Potter, for instance, he becomes a wizard, and in a story with talking animals, he becomes one of the animals.
  • Nice Guy: Fred is polite, courteous, resists temptation, and criticizes the Foundation for its We Have Reserves attitude toward D-Classes. invoked
  • Noodle Incident: When exposed to Calvin and Hobbes, he modifies strips discussing the Trope Namer to have Calvin mention that a student named Fred witnessed the Noodle Incident. To the great disappointment of the researchers, he can't remember what happened during the incident.
  • Oh, No... Not Again!: His reaction to Atlanta Nightsnote  is "You bastards. I'm not going back in there, you can't make me." Given the book already has a minor character called Frederick note  it ends up intriguing the Foundation.
  • One-Steve Limit: This is averted if Fred's inserted into a story that already has a character named Fred, such as Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, as he will still be called Fred despite multiple characters now having that same name.
  • Reality-Breaking Paradox: An evident risk the Foundation is intent on avoiding. Not only is any attempt to cross 423 with any SCP that exhibits literary manipulation or effects not even considered, but even a proposal to have him enter a perfectly normal book involving a character who can, themselves, enter works of fiction was summarily rejected. That being said, SCP-4028 implies Fred is hardy enough to shrug off their effects (seeing as how he refuses to take SCP-2747 seriously), and he ends up being exposed to Murphy Law's pataphysical effects long enough to run off from the Foundation's custody and start a new life, with neither party worse for wear.
  • Self-Insert Fic: He's a sapient character that automatically adjusts all stories he "enters" to have him featured in some fashion or another, so every story he's been in technically counts as one.

    SCP- 590 — T.J. Bright 

SCP-590 - He Feels Your Pain

The third Bright son, T.J. Bright is a boy designated SCP-590 due to his ability to heal people by touching them. When touched, all of their ailments and injuries are transferred to him. This has left him deeply scarred and with the mental facility of a child.
  • The Ageless: He looks like a 16 year old but he actually is much older.
  • Empathic Healer: When he touches somebody, all of their injuries and disease are transferred to him, hence his nickname "He Feels Your Pain." Didn't end well for him in the long run, though.
  • Fate Worse than Death: What the Foundation (or, to be more accurate, his brother Dr. Bright) ultimately did to him after he cured his stillborn sister; he was reduced to a Manchild who was no longer able to speak and is strapped down to act as nothing more than a disease repository for the Foundation. And it gets worse;, this was actually Dr. Bright's method of being NICE to him, considering the mental pain of healing a stillborn infant before being turned into a Manchild.
  • "It" Is Dehumanizing: Subverted. Even though the Foundation makes it clear that he's not to be given a proper name or be viewed as anything other than a tool, he's continuously referred to as a "he", a treatment uncommon for Series I.
  • Kick the Dog: Pretty much everything that happens to him, including (as the Leak Thread states) being forced by his own father to heal his stillborn sister, SCP-321, which left him bedridden until healing by SCP-500, and, after that came, they had to reduce him to a Manchild so that his mind wouldn't have to comprehend the mental pain he went through.
  • Luke, I Am Your Father: He's Dr. Jack Bright's younger brother.
  • Manchild: He was forcibly turned into one. Although he's a teenager, he now has the mind of a toddler.
  • Middle Child Syndrome: Is the third born of the five Bright children, and not subject to any Parental Favoritism.
  • Odd Name Out: The SCP articles about his brother (SCP-963 — Immortality) and sister (SCP-321 — Child of Man) follow a 3:2:1 pattern, but other numbers like 421 and 842 were already taken by the time of SCP-590 — He Feels Your Pain's publication.
  • The Protagonist: Of Dating Sim The Sisters of Cheyenne Point. Things get better for him there, but, considering that it has so many bad endings, not very.
  • Red Headed Step Child: He has red hair and is basically a guinea pig for the Foundation's experiments at this point.

    SCP- 610 — The Flesh that Hates 

SCP-610 - The Flesh that Hates

One of the most rampant and destructive forces encountered by the Foundation, SCP-610 is an extremely contagious skin disease that mutates those it infects into fleshy, non-humanoid creatures who are strongly hostile to those not infected. The Foundation has currently contained the infected in an isolated village somewhere in Siberia with cooperation by the Russian Government, ensuring that any instances that leave the village are terminated ASAP.

This SCP is one of the things that inspired the Sarkic Cults group of interest, but does not itself have the Sarkic tag since it was written long before they first appeared.


  • Attack of the 50-Foot Whatever: A few of the research teams encounter an absolutely gigantic specimen. Said specimen is responsible for most of their deaths, and is seemingly invulnerable.
  • Body Horror: The infected suffer horrifying transformations. There's a picture of it, too.
  • Combat Tentacles: "SCP-610-L5 - Manned exploration of the Site A tunnels." While the assault team is escaping from the underground church, a tendril emerges from the ground, grabs one of them, and flings them away. The tendril came from a SCP-610 infected creature hiding under the ground.
  • Expy:
    • A virus that horribly mutates infectees. Sound familiar? Just that it lacks the disguising ability that would normally cause paranoia. They also seem to be similar to Necromorphs and the Flood in appearance and variations in mutations. The church-like structure the final exploration team found helps.
    • With the Adytum mythos, the resemblance to the Flood strengthens in some ways; 610 is just a part of a much nastier and widespread whole, with a brilliant, manipulative, well-read, and eternally patient mind at the head ala Gravemind.
  • External Retcon: Another author wrote SCP-610 into the mythos (and modern-day schemes) of Adytum and the Grand Karcist Ion's Sarkic cults, a worldwide Lovecraftian religion of fleshcrafting sorcerers. It is also confirmed that both 610 and Adytum's cults are the FLESH that the Church of the Broken God despises. The loathing is mutual.
  • Forced Transformation: Not only does it turn people into instances of itself with varying mutations, but it can also turn other living creatures and even inanimate objects into instances. They also exhibit some strange uses with their powers, such as one instance seemingly tearing off some of its tendrils and using them as food.
  • Hidden Elf Village: More like a Hidden Abomination Village. Site B is an entire ancient, hidden village completely inhabited by SCP-610 instances, and is where the Foundation discovers signs of the Religion of Evil.
  • Hive Mind:
    • Somewhat. While the different instances for the most part seem to carry some sort of link with each other, such as them shrieking when an orb-like structure they created was destroyed, even though some of the infected were in a different part of town, they also seem to exhibit individual behaviors, such as one instance randomly beating up another instance.
    • Retcons have made the 610 infestation in Baikal one contingent of a global (and extradimensional) whole: The Sarkic cults of Adytum.
  • Human Resources: Every structure, weapon, and tool the contagion uses is made from flesh and/or bone taken from a victim.
  • Kill It with Fire: This is how specimens and infected subjects are terminated. Also seems to be at least partially why it hasn't spread outside of its point of origin, located in Siberia.
  • Our Zombies Are Different: Plague Zombie with the Body Horror value turned up to eleven, with some heavy Religion of Evil elements added on top.
  • Religion of Evil: The final exploration team discovers a church-like structure underground where the surrounding instances seem to be exhibiting strange, trance-like behaviors, and then another outside, complete with a village. The latter of these plays host to a cannibalistic ritual (seemingly led by a "priest" in a hooded cloak), and features a metal Ouroboros symbol. See External Retcon above for how this religion was expanded on.
  • Time Abyss: The aforementioned churches and other structures are centuries, if not millennia old. Since the contagion has been alive and active for centuries, thousands will have died or worse to make up their tunnel network.
  • The Virus: SCP-610 is a skin disease that spreads via body contact. A very horrible skin disease.
  • Viral Transformation: SCP-610 infected will undergo some rather... unpleasant transformation after the disease spreads to the whole body.
  • You Will Be Assimilated: SCP-610 infected are openly aggressive and actively attempt to spread the disease to non-infected.

    SCP-662- 1 — Mr. Deeds 

SCP-662 - Butler's Hand Bell

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An artistic depiction of Deeds with a buck knife and SCP-662.
"My apologies for the delay, finding a way out was troublesome. But not to worry, I’ve brought the tea, just as you asked. I do hope you enjoy it."

SCP-662 appears to be an ordinary silver hand bell. Ringing the bell, however, will end up summoning Mr. Deeds, a British butler who wishes to perform nearly any task the ringer of his bell desires. Deeds can even kill someone with surprising accuracy, should his bell owner ask him to do so. If that isn't enough, Deeds can even be asked to kill himself, which he accepts without question. Should Deeds do so, he returns to life the next time his bell is rung, provided that his corpse is out of the ringer's range of vision.


  • Affably Evil: Whether or not he's "evil" depends on whoever's holding the bell, but he has no qualms committing the most reprehensible acts so long as his summoner requests it, always with an aire of respect and politeness.
  • Battle Butler: Well, Deeds is a butler... and you can send him to kill people.
  • Benevolent Genie: Deeds will always try to fulfill his master's wishes as intended, and if he is incapable of doing so, will politely say so and suggest an alternative.
  • Blue-and-Orange Morality: He always obeys his summoner in the most efficent and polite way possible, regardless of whether his requested assignment is benevolent or not.
  • Decapitation Strike: His role in SCP-5000 is to assassinate the world's leaders using any tools available. He strangely disappears after the first day, implying that he managed to kill all the major heads of state in a single day.
  • Driven to Suicide: The rewrite of his experiement log replaced the Stupid Evil method of torturing him to death in an attempt to extract information from him to the reseacher requesting he kill himself. He does so gladly, saying it was a pleasure to serve Dr. Mirth for the short time he was able.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Deeds refuses to carry out some orders, such as preparing a human flesh sandwich.
  • Fish out of Temporal Water: He doesn't remember exactly when he was born, but believes it wasn't in this era. He recalls seeing the Horse and Buggy, and that bicycles were just becoming a fad with the wealthy, suggesting he's from the late 19th century.
  • Genie in a Bottle: Deeds, with the bell serving as his bottle.
  • Mundane Utility:
    • A number of "experiments" done with this SCP amount to Dr. Mirth getting Deeds to do his own personal errands. The Council had to tell him to knock it off.
    • How the bell itself was found also qualifies. It came to the Foundation's attention when a petty thief was trying to sell it to a pawn shop.
  • My Master, Right or Wrong: His loyalties to whoever holds the bell doesn't seem to make a difference to him, even if that person purposely got him killed last time he did what they asked.
  • Named by Adaptation: Mr. Deeds is not referred to with by an SCP designation in the original entry by Rick Revelry, but Smapti went out of their way to state he is designated SCP-662-1.
  • Nice Guy: He's a friendly fellow who will do anything requested of him to the best of his ability, and the worst he does outside of his job is act uncomfortable when pressed on his origins or how his abilities work.
  • Offscreen Teleportation: He needs to be unobserved to bring back items, and knows if he is being observed. If there are cameras, they simply malfunction for a minute or two, with Deeds not knowing or caring how he got the item.
  • Resurrective Immortality: If he is killed, he will revive the next time the bell is rung.
  • Unexplained Recovery: Whenever Deeds is killed, no matter how severe his injuries, he comes right back once his corpse is out of sight and the bell is rung.
  • A Wizard Did It: Not even Deeds himself is quite sure how he's able to do what he does. Thinking about it too much seems to distress him.

    SCP- 845 — Liquid Polecat 

SCP-845 - Liquid Polecat

SCP-845 is a species of mustelid that is able to convert themselves into a liquid form. The ability to do so manifests when these creatures are hunting, startled, or at play. They have been known to slip inside the canteens of nearby campers, and will often return to solid form and burrow their way out of the body if ingested.
  • Chest Burster: If SCP-845 is swallowed while in liquid form, it will change back into its animal form in the victim's stomach and burrow its way out of the victim's body through the abdomen.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: SCP-845 is a polecat that can change into a light brown liquid similar to water.

    SCP- 846 — Robo-Dude™ 

SCP-846 - Robo-Dude

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SCP-846 in its dormant state.
"ROBO-DUDE IS THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF DR. WONDERTAINMENT."
SCP-846, better known as "Robo-Dude™", is a talking plastic toy robot created by Dr. Wondertainment. It claims to possess 350 "Robo-Accessories™" that can be accessed using voice commands, these "Robo-Accessories™" range from harmless water guns to fully functional firearms to implied mini-nukes.
  • Acid Attack: One of its weapons is an acid sprayer called the "Melt-o-Tron 5000."
  • Beware the Silly Ones: "DO NOT INTIMIDATE ROBO-DUDE." This thing may look like a typical goofy toy, but watch out, it can and will murder you with its weapons if it has the chance.
  • Dance Sensation: Its "ROBO-DANCE", which it will perform without being asked.
  • Fire-Breathing Weapon: Its "Fire Drill", which is essentially a flamethrower.
  • Happy Fun Ball: "DO NOT INTIMIDATE ROBO-DUDE."
  • Hyperspace Arsenal: It's only 20 centimeters/7.8 inches tall, but its body contains enough space to store 350 different "Robo-Accessories™." According to itself, it can do this due to being equipped with something called "Interior Shift."
  • Killer Robot: An example that's meant to be a toy.
  • My Little Panzer: It's a children's toy armed with numerous weapons. And they all work!
  • No Indoor Voice: It always speaks in ALL CAPS, presumably meant to simulate a robotic voice.
  • Nuke 'em: Presumably what its "Atomic Grenade" is. Understandably, the Foundation didn't try to test it.
  • Third-Person Person: It constantly refers to itself as "Robo-Dude™."
  • Zeerust: It closely resembles a 1950s-style toy robot.

    SCP- 990 — Dream Man 

SCP-990 - Dream Man

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Artist's depiction of SCP-990.
"You look afraid. Don't be afraid. This is a dream. The last dream you may ever have, for nightmares are coming."
SCP-990, nicknamed "Dream Man" by the Foundation personnel, is an old gentleman wearing a Cold War era business suit who appears in the dreams of Foundation employees. He warns them about various disasters and tragedies in advance, and it is not clear whether he's responsible for those events he predicts or not.
  • Affably Evil: If he's responsible for the events in his warnings, he's a remarkably sporting and fair creature.
  • Ambiguously Evil: It's unclear whether his predictions of catastrophic events are threats or just helpful warnings.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: He's a Keter-class man wearing a black suit who only shows up in nightmares... and is only classified as Keter because he is absolutely uncontainable and anything he warns about always requires urgent attention. Otherwise, he's a perfectly Nice Guy that tells people about future dangers.
  • Decoy Protagonist: In SCP-001-KLN, he's portrayed as the hero he claims to be, is immune to the effects and malice of the aliens, and helps O5-2 get away from the chaos and relay some information about the aliens' raison-d'etre, suggesting he will be the true protagonist of the Foundation's resistance efforts. However, the aliens somehow find him, and he dies for good the next time O5-2 meets him. In his stead, he's replaced with a separate entity serving as the head honcho's Mouth of Sauron.
  • Destructive Savior: He gives people all the information they need to prevent disasters. If only he could do it without overloading their minds with trauma and putting them to sleep for days, he might actually be the hero he thinks he is.
  • Dreaming of Things to Come: His purpose, more or less, is to clear up the symbolism of prophetic dreams and bluntly tell people what's going to happen. Whether he causes this is unknown.
  • The End of the World as We Know It: Competitive Eschatology canon again. He's a World Ender, one of the deific figures summoned by the Harbringer to end the world. Unlike Yahweh, Fenris, Yaldabaoth, and others, however, he's trying to make sure humanity comes out on top.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: Warns the interviewer about an unknown female SCP that he refers to as "the bad guy." When the interviewer tells him there's no such SCP by that number, he replies that she hasn't been born yet, but ominously adds "She will."
  • Nice Guy: A little morbid and strange to be certain, but he only showed his existence to the Foundation to help them stop a nuclear war and seemed genuinely perturbed when his chosen "prophet" for that died.
  • Noble Demon: If he's responsible for the events in his warnings, he's a remarkably sporting and fair creature.
  • Our Founder: In the Competitive Eschatology canon, he's the founder of the Foundation. It's unknown how or why he became anomalous, if he wasn't to begin with.
  • Rhetorical Question Blunder: He defensively asks if his predictions have caused any harm, clearly expecting to be told "no." At which point a doctor informs him that the last guy to receive one died of shock.
  • The Rival: In Competitive Eschatology, his relations with the current Foundation administrator is... strained.
  • The Men in Black: The most striking feature people remember about him is that he looks like this, with his "Cold War era business suit."
  • Screw Destiny: His ultimate goal, it seems, is to stop a more hostile SCP who hasn't been born yet, and he helps people do this himself.
  • You Can't Fight Fate: Some of the things he warns about happen anyway.

    SCP- 993 — Bobble the Clown 

SCP-993 - Bobble the Clown

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Still image from an episode of SCP-993: 'Bobble's Kitchen Surprise'
"You're very selfish, taking me away from the children like that, you know."
SCP-993 is a television signal presenting a cartoon named "Bobble the Clown", featuring the eponymous character. Bobble's show exhibits him committing various criminal acts like arson, stalking, torture and cannibalism and teach them to his viewer base, which can only be viewed by those under the age of 10. The kids who watchs his show develop schizophrenic and psychotic tendencies, which seems to be Bobble's goal.

A list of his appearances can be found here. For tropes regarding his "show" visit here.
  • Art Evolution: Bobble's initial character image was far more realistic looking, and was later redrawn to make it more clear that he is a cartoon character.
  • Ax-Crazy: Bobble loves murder, torture, arson, cannibalism, and [DATA EXPUNGED].
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: Anyone under 10 who watches the show will regularly do the things he teaches them (arson, cannibalism, etc) until the Foundation erases all memories of the show from the child's mind.
  • Corrupt the Cutie: Kids who watch enough episodes of Bobble's show develop psychotic and schizophrenic tendencies. In Behind the Scenes, he claims that he's "been making little savages for quite a while now."
  • Depraved Kids' Show Host: What else can you call a kid's show host that teaches kids to murder, torture, and stalk people?
  • Eldritch Abomination: A sentient TV show. What's more, it claims to have had attempted existing in previous forms (wrap your head around that one), namely cave paintings. The way it affects the real world is inconsistent and tenuous, able to kidnap people and film them, but not fight back against its containment procedures.
  • Even Evil Has Standards: In the logs accompanying SCP-1730, which take place in an alternate timeline where the Foundation became much more brutal and cruel after fusing with the Global Occult Coalition, even he is horrified by Dr. Emerson's mass slaughter and torture of humanoid SCPs and the brutal experiments he conducted.
    Bobble: How many, hee hee hee, how many entities were swallowed by Site-13? (laughs) You silly silly out of place boy. Silly little boy. Everything made its way into Site-13. If the Foundation could find it and the Coalition could catch it, it was fed into the meat grinder down here. Everything. They mulched us all, if there was nothing to gain. Some got lucky. Bobble got lucky. Stuffed in a funny box and played with. Toyed with. Experimented with. To see what sounds we made when we wanted to die. Others were not so lucky.
  • Faux Affably Evil: Bobble initially acts like a friendly kid show host despite the contents of his show being anything but kid-friendly, but upon his episodes being blocked by the Foundation he has a Villainous Breakdown (represented by the last two episodes being named "Bobble Hates You" and "'[EXPLETIVE] YOU [EXPLETIVE] YOU [EXPLETIVE] YOU'" respectively) in which threateningly stares at the camera and he angrily details methods of breaching several SCPs and killing researchers involved in his containment.
  • Harmful to Minors: Bobble's show teaches children to become murderers, cannibals, and arsonists. Sounds like good, wholesome educational programming.
  • Horsemen of the Apocalypse: He is War in the Competitive Eschatology canon.
  • I Know You're Watching Me: After the Foundation blocked the show's signal, the episode "Bobble Hates You" was aired, which consisted of Bobble sitting on a chair and staring angrily at the viewer for a full half hour. He followed this up with the episode "[EXPLETIVE] YOU [EXPLETIVE] YOU [EXPLETIVE] YOU", where he detailed methods of breaching containment for several particularly dangerous SCPs and murdering researchers involved in getting the show off the air.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: The very first episode detailed has Bobble kidnap some poor citizen, who he later skins, guts and cooks.
  • Immune to Bullets: As shown in Behind the Scenes, where the first thing he says is that bullet can't hurt him, since he isn't real...
  • Invisible to Adults: Anyone at or over the age of 10 who tries to view an episode of Bobble the Clown immediately falls unconscious and stays that way until the program ends. To document Bobble's escapades, the Foundation shows them to children and then doses them with amnestics once they're finished describing what they saw.
  • It Can Think: At first, the SCP just seems like it's a collection of disturbing cartoons with some supernatural phenomena attached. Then the last two observed episodes reveal that it's aware that the Foundation is blocking its signal. And it's pissed.
  • Logical Weakness: He can only affect things through his show, so the Foundation can completely contain him by intercepting the show's signal, hence his 'safe' rating. Bobble can do no more than glare angrily and broadcast an anti-foundation episode (which is also intercepted).
  • Magical Clown: Bobble is implied to be an Eldritch Abomination in the guise of an educational cartoon character.
  • Monster Clown: Bobble himself and he is one of the worst.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: Not surprising, seeing as he's an evil kids' show host and a psychotic Monster Clown.
  • Psycho Knife Nut: At least two episodes feature him carving up victims, one of them a Foundation doctor, with a huge butcher's knife. His current character image shows him wielding a meat cleaver.
  • Pyromaniac: In the episode "Bobble in the Big City," Bobble teaches viewers how to light fires undetected and burns down a large building with numerous people inside before walking away.
  • Really 700 Years Old: He apparently introduced mankind to fire and inspired the Navajo legends of skinwalkers. Or so he says.
  • Skinwalker: Claims that it's one of his previous forms, implying he was the basis of the myth.
  • The Stoner: Giving him SCP-420-J resulted in a new episode of his show being aired called "Bobble Gets Baked", divided into 3 segments — "How To Roll the Perfect Doobie," "How To Make a Bong Out of Found Materials" and "How To Take Over the Regional Black Market Drug Trade With Ruthless Efficiency."
  • Subverted Kids' Show: Bobble the Clown is most definitely NOT a show for kids. It is about a clown teaching the viewer various useful life skills, which all involve violence or other disturbing actions.
  • Villainous Breakdown: The last episode log "'[EXPLETIVE] YOU [EXPLETIVE] YOU [EXPLETIVE] YOU'" comes off like this, where Bobble angrily details methods of breaching containment for several SCPs and murdering researchers involved in his containment.
    "Setting of the episode appears to be Site ██'s video archive, where recordings of SCP-993 are stored. In the episode, Bobble the Clown angrily details methods of breaching containment for several SCPs. Bobble then details methods to murder researchers involved in its containment, showing detailed knowledge of their daily routines and habits. Notably, what appears to be an animated version of Dr. ████ walks past Bobble halfway through the episode. A clock on the wall shows the time as ██:██ PM. Dr. ████ confirms that he was walking past SCP-993's archive at the time."
  • Would Hurt a Child: He brainwashes children into committing horrible acts, including torturing and killing other kids.

Series II

    SCP- 1048 — Builder Bear 

SCP-1048 - Builder Bear

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A picture of SCP-1048.
SCP-1048, also referred to as the Builder Bear, is a hostile Keter-class object that looks like a teddy bear. It tricks humans into thinking it's harmless, but uses anything it can get its hands on in creating malicious copies of itself. These malicious copies manage to brutally murder humans in horrible ways and make no attempt to be friendly with any human it comes across.
  • Alliterative Name: Its nickname, Builder Bear.
  • Animalistic Abomination: Its so-called "family." See Killer Teddy Bear below for more information.
  • Bears Are Bad News: Don't let its appearance fool you. The last thing you want is for this thing to find your soft spot. Its creations are highly dangerous and deserves to be classed as Keter.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: It managed to lull the Foundation into a false sense of security by acting cute and affectionate. Then it began to build its more malicious copies, usually from human body parts.
  • Body Horror: It used a fetus to make a bear, for God's sake!
  • Cute Is Evil: The teddy bears it makes can be made from anything. It decided to make them from human body parts.
  • Faux Affably Evil: It possesses a friendly, amicable personality but in truth is a manipulative sociopath who used its charms to make the Foundation drop its guard. Its creations, on the other hand make no attempt at being friendly.
  • Killer Teddy Bear: SCP-1048 is a cute teddy bear who makes new teddy bears, from things like human ears (SCP-1048-A), an aborted baby (SCP-1048-B) and rusted metal scraps (SCP-1048-C). These creations have killed multiple human beings in horrible ways.
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: One of SCP-1048's creations, SCP-1048-A (a teddy bear made out of human ears) gave off a high-pitched shriek that caused intense pain in the ears and eyes of everyone within 10 meters. All persons within five meters started growing ears all over their bodies and asphyxiated within three minutes due to ears growing inside their mouths and throats.
  • Mook Maker: It makes other versions of itself using whatever it can find. There's three so far, SCP-1048-A (a bear composed entirely of ears), SCP-1048-B (see below) and SCP-1048-C (Which is composed of scrap metal).
  • Sealed Evil in a Teddy Bear: SCP-1048 had always been malicious. It's just that it was playing nice early on to earn the trust of others.
  • The Sociopath: It pretends to be a charming and adorable teddy bear to lull others into a false sense of security but in actual fact is extremely cruel and ruthless in its pursuit to create its copies, even willing to use an aborted fetus that it was heavily implied it took from its pregnant mother.
  • Traumatic C-Section: One of its duplicates, (SCP-1048-B), was made from an 8 month old fetus.
  • Would Hurt a Child: It used a fetus to make a bear.

    SCP- 1057 — The Absence of a Shark 

SCP-1057 - The Absensce of a Shark

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An artistic depiction of SCP-1057 by TheMorbidMemories.
Panic means that the idea of a shark can be more dangerous than an actual shark.
It can even be more dangerous than no shark at all.
SCP-1057 is an animated vacuum of space, five (5) meters long, in the shape of an adult tiger shark that is capable of displacing water by unknown means. Despite this, 1057 functions like a normal tiger shark, but is more dangerous due to being hard to spot.
  • Animalistic Abomination: It's a vacuum shaped like a shark, and it's very aggressive.
  • Anomalous Art: It's a creation of a proponent of Are We Cool Yet?, meaning that it was intended as a work of art. Does't make it any less threatening though.
  • Big Eater: A picture of it was taken with SCP-978, the Desire Camera, while it was eating food. The picture showed it wanting to eat a lot more food.
  • Non-Malicious Monster: It's more dangerous than a normal tiger shark because it's impossible to see, but no more malevolent than one. SCP-978 shows it wanting to eat more food, just like any other shark.
  • The Reveal: The end of the article reveals that this invisible monstrosity was created by Are We Cool Yet?
  • The Shadow Knows: Bright lights in water are the only way of knowing where this thing is.
  • Surreal Horror: An animate, empty space with no mass shaped like a shark that is capable of displacing water and is just as dangerous as an actual shark, if not more.
  • Threatening Shark: Non-traditional example. It's empty space in the SHAPE of a shark, but it's just as dangerous.

    SCP- 1233 — The Lunatic 

SCP-1233 - The Lunatic

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SCP-1233, circa 1986.
"I am the Moon's Champion. I am all Moons' Champion, and they are my companions. No Moon Monster is safe, while I soar the skies!"
SCP-1233, calling himself "Moon Champion", is a humanoid entity of unknown composition, which visually resembles an individual wearing an EMU2-type spacesuit with opaque visor and attached extravehicular propulsion jetpack who dedicated in protecting the "Moon Kingdom" and innocents from the evil "Moon Monsters." He doesn't have the best understanding of Earth, with him collecting dogs as currency and attempting to exchange them at coffee shops being the least strange thing he does.

A list of his appearances can be found here.
  • Ambiguous Gender: While it speaks in a loud, male voice, its featureless visage and the Foundations intent on not gendering the anomalous objects still puts 1233's gender into question.
  • Beyond the Impossible: SCP-1233's physical strength breaks multiple physical laws, such as being able to lift and throw cars without fatigue. SCP-1233's jetpack is, in theory, only supposed to work well in low gravity areas due to it being fueled by nitrogen, though its backpack can propel it to a maximum of 40,500 kilometers per hour.
  • Blue-and-Orange Morality: Played for laughs. SCP-1233 is so unaware and mistaken about how human culture operates that it comes across as a Cloud Cuckoo Lander. Examples include stacking cars on top of each other, ramming food into its visor in an attempt to eat, trying to talk to animals, and even collecting dogs to use as currency to buy more dogs.
  • The Faceless: SCP-1233's face is obscured by its pitch-black visor.
  • Gratuitous Animal Sidekick: In search of one, at least. In its conversation with Parsons, a bakery employee, it stated a desire to befriend a puppy, name her "Moon Pup", and take her on space adventures.
  • Hero of Another Story: According to it, it is the Moon Champion, who came to Earth in an attempt to find able-bodied individuals to fight a war on its planet against the "Moon Monsters."
  • Hero with an F in Good: Has so far been unable to recruit anybody in his fight against the "Moon Monsters."
  • Jet Pack: SCP-1233 has one that propels it with nitrogen.
  • Literal-Minded: When someone by the name of "Godsall" had sarcastically told SCP-1233 that he would go with him to space, it took this as a genuine offer and flew off with him.
  • Living Currency: One of its odd behaviors was collecting dogs and attempting to use them as currency... to buy more dogs.
  • There Was a Door: After its conversation with a bakery employee, it crashes through a concrete wall not 10 feet away from the entrance to the shop.

    SCP- 1370 — Pesterbot 

SCP-1370 - Pesterbot

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SCP-1370 threatening researchers from its case.
"Who dares. All souls will burn. You will feel the sharp sting of my wrath. Identify yourself so that I may sing damnation upon you as you die."
SCP-1370, given the names "Patheticon the Garglemost" and "Pesterbot" by the staff, is best described as an SCP that has "all bark and no bite." It is a bombastic self-aware robot who is hostile to all sapient beings in its immediate surroundings, and will attempt to engage the being in combat. Despite his hammy verbal threats, numerous tests have been done each confirming that SCP-1370 lacks the physical aptitude to cause damage to any living being and even inanimate objects.
  • Absolute Xenophobe: Hates just about everything that is sapient, and some that are not. An offhand comment from the article implies that it tried attacking its own reflection, for crying out loud.
  • Cool, but Inefficient: Looking cool was clearly more of a priority than functionality when it was built. Among other things, its center of gravity is poorly placed that it can barely walk or even balance upright.
  • Doomy Dooms of Doom: "I am Doom-Master Thirteen Seventy Master Of All Doom."
  • Epic Fail: Every single one of his attempts to engage anything in combat results in this. He managed to incapacitate himself while battling a potted plant. His Dance-Off against SCP-846 in "Challenge Accepted" has him fall over no less than 7 times.
  • Evil Tower of Ominousness: His dream, as photographed by SCP-978, includes a clockwork tower reaching towards the full moon.
  • Harmless Villain: If SCP-1370 had its way, it would destroy you and everything you hold dear. Too bad it's physically incapable of harming even a potted plant.
  • I Have Many Names: It tends to use multiples names even within the same would-be Badass Boast.
  • Ineffectual Sympathetic Villain: Poor guy can't even defeat a plant.
  • Killer Robot: That's what he'd like to be. Doesn't work out too well, though.
  • Large Ham: "I am ShivaTron, Despoiler of Mirth." And lots more.
  • Pathetically Weak: Once again: lost to a plant.
  • Perpetual Smiler: Its face is that of an upside-down voltmeter, giving the impression of a permanent friendly smile.
  • Plucky Comic Relief: Being hysterically funny while not having much in the way of creepiness, he is definitely this compared to the majority of SCPs. Probably best shown in SCP-5000, where the only method the Foundation can think of to make him useful is to let him on the public broadcast so that he can rant about his plans to conquer humanity... which was proclaimed to be not actually that bad.
  • Sarcasm-Blind: Foundation personnel poking fun at it managed to convince it to add "Patheticon the Garglemost" and "Pesterbot" to the list of names it refers to itself as, so it's apparently unaware of the stupidity of said names.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: Omnicidal, megalomaniacal... and entirely unable to actually carry out its threats.
  • Sucks at Dancing: In "Challenge Accepted", he met SCP-846 "Robo-Dude" and challenged him to a Dance-Off. Thanks to his poor center of gravity and balance, Pesterbot was terrible at it, falling over no less than seven times.
  • Try to Fit That on a Business Card: His self-appointed titles include, among others, "DoomBot 2000, RoboLord the Destructor, Prime Minister Sinister and Darth Claw Killflex."

    SCP- 1440 — The Old Man From Nowhere 

SCP-1440 - The Old Man From Nowhere

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1440, as he was last seen.
Should you choose to challenge Death to a game of cards for your life, there is one thing you must never do. Win."
SCP-1440 is a wandering old man who once upon a time challenged Death to a game of cards for his life. Surprisingly, the old man won and gained immortality in the process. But Death and his brothers were enraged at their loss, and are making his eternal life a meaningless one for him by destroying everything in his immediate vicinity. This inadvertently makes him a walking harbinger of doom, and he currently stays away from the rest of humanity by any means possible.

    SCP-1471-A — MalO 

SCP-1471 - MalO ver1.0.0

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Last image received by SCP-1471-9405 before being rendered inoperative
SCP-1471 is a free 9.8MB application for mobile devices named "MalO ver1.0.0" that advertises itself as a "social substitute" for socially anxious and awkward people. When installed however, the app will send the downloader pictures of places the downloader frequently visits with a humanoid creature identified as MalO, (designated SCP-1471-A by the Foundation) in the background or foreground. As time goes on, the pictures become more and more recent until the victim can see the creature in real life.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: The... creature it produces is scary, but does not express any hostility toward any of the people who purchase it. The problem is that it won't leave you alone.
  • Deadpan Snarker: An SCP-1471-A instance named Merle who appears in multiple tales was taught sign language by their owner, Dr. Dietrich, and uses it to be sarcastic. Or rude.
  • Harmless Villain: To date, no instance of SCP-1471-A has ever attacked those it was used to test on.note 
  • I Just Want to Have Friends: Invoked, as the app it embodies is meant to alleviate loneliness.
  • Imaginary Friend: The app's description claims that it was made for companionship, and using it for long enough will stick you with SCP-1471-A showing up everywhere in peripheral vision and reflective objects for the user. SCP-1471-A is not stated to appear to anyone other than its designated individual. However, how well it actually works as one depends on the user; the tale linked in the article tells of one user that got accustomed to 1471-A as a companion, while a second user was Driven to Suicide from the thing stalking it everywhere.
  • Mirror Monster: Once it's been used for 90 hours, SCP-1471-A will begin to manifest in reflective objects.
  • Nightmare Face: SCP-1471-A has one. Like a dog's skull with blank white eyes.
  • Non-Malicious Monster: Although its appearance can cause significant psychological distress and has driven at least one person to suicide, it doesn't seem to want to cause any harm. The app's description implies that it exists to keep people from feeling lonely.
  • Not-So-Imaginary Friend: They are capable of affecting things in reality, as demonstrated in some tales and testing logs.
  • Skull for a Head: It looks like a shaggy humanoid with a canine skull for a face. The image that inspired it is actually a picture of a furry wearing a "skullsuit."
  • Stalker Without A Crush: SCP-1471 starts by sending its user pictures of their vicinity with SCP-1471-A near them, getting closer to them over time. Using it for too long results in the user seeing SCP-1471-A everywhere in real life, and it won't go away.
  • The Unintelligible: Nothing SCP-1471-A tries to do to communicate can be understood by the app's user, as it can't make any sound and only makes gestures. The only known method of communicating with it is to teach it sign language, which reveals it to be a Deadpan Snarker.

    SCP- 1845 — Animal Kingdom 

SCP-1845 - Animal Kingdom

SCP-1845 is a large group of seemingly normal animals, however upon closer inspection they are shown to possess near-human intelligence, the ability to construct simple tools, and a system of government modeled on medieval European feudalism with SCP-1845-1, a 3-year old fox, as their monarch. Despite not being able to talk, 1845-1 is able to communicate using a typewriter provided by the Foundation. SCP-1845-1 makes various requests to the Foundation using this typewriter, revealing more knowledge than a fox like him is supposed to have.
  • We Can Rule Together: SCP-1845-1 holds a great amount of respect for O5-█, referring him as "His most serene and glorious Holy Roman Emperor." and expressing the desire for an alliance. Attempts to form this alliance comes in the form of SCP-1845-1’s many, many requests. In chronological order:
    • An audience with O5-█. Denied.
    • A political marriage to his daughter. Denied. Directly afterward: The addition to the habitat of a female fox, "of marriageable age, noble blood, and chastity true." Approval pending (meaning that the Foundation has no way of finding a fox that even meets those qualifications).
    • Permission to send a letter to O5-█, which offered a promise of vassalage and tribute in the form of wool, freshly-picked fruits and berries, and woodcrafts in exchange for release from captivity and military assistance in reclaiming its lands from Duke Baxter. Granted; O5-█ has chosen to take no action on the letter.
  • What Measure Is a Non-Human?: On the Foundation’s shoulders. SCP-1845-1 has made a very long list of requests, with varying degrees of success. This includes wanting to get a member of his community officially ordained as a Roman Catholic Priest and SCP-1845-1 personally attending the next Papal conclave as a voting member. Both were denied.

    SCP- 1959 — The Lost Cosmonaut 

SCP-1959 - The Lost Cosmonaut

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Photograph of SCP-1959 taken at ██/██/2010
"I am a forgotten, lost human, whose efforts will be remembered by no one. That truth reminds me when I am at my most lucid."

SCP-1959 is an indestructible entity that resembles a Soviet space suit containing some hapless Cosmonaut that is currently orbiting the Earth at a reasonably constant speed. The cosmonaut has been battling the suit for forty years now and is keeping it at bay, as the suit crashing into Earth would spell doom for the planet.


Series III

    SCP- 2006 — Too Spooky 

SCP-2006 - Too Spooky

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A screenshot of Ro-Man from "Robot Monster."
"I scare people because it's fun. And, you know, it's what I do. Just like you do doctor-y stuff; I do scary stuff. I'm the best at it! I don't really see what else there is about it."

SCP-2006 is a shapeshifting anomalous entity who wants to strike as much fear into humanity as possible, and takes the form of various movie monsters and villains from the movies it has watched...said movies being low-quality horror and science fiction films that are filled to the brim with Nightmare Retardant. 2006 will Jump Scare those come in contact with it but will be friendly and somewhat cooperative the moment it stops "scaring."


  • Affably Evil: It will attempt to scare the bejeezus out of anyone it comes into contact with, but is otherwise actually pretty friendly and cooperative after it's done scaring.
  • B-Movie: Part of its containment procedures require that SCP-2006 be shown extremely low-quality B-Movies to keep it under the impression that the less than scary content affiliated with them are the pinnacle of nightmare inducing terror.
  • Beware the Silly Ones:
    • A lot of personnel find SCP-2006 to be utterly hilarious and non-threatening (the fact that it is seemingly cooperative helps). But it should be reminded that it is a Keter-class object for a reason, described under Not-So-Harmless Villain below. Also doubles as Beware the Nice Ones, considering how friendly it acts towards the researchers.
    • This story, written by the same author, suggests that SCP-2006 is not only fully aware of what actually frightens the Foundation, it's not even phased by its containment and just humoring them by sticking around.
  • Failed Attempt at Scaring: Its attempts to scare are deliberately made to be Nightmare Retardent, to the point that it has received some mocking from personnel. A Site Director had to provide a reminder that it's only this because SCP has kept it that way, and how dangerous it could be if it ever realized that it wasn't scary and made a concerted effort to figure out what really does scare people.
  • For the Evulz: It pretty much scares people for the fun of it.
  • Harmless Villain: Considering it assumes the forms of creatures like Ro-Man, SCP-2006 is not really all that scary or harmful beyond cheap jump scares. It also often fails to recognize a lot of what really scares people and misses subtle emotional cues. Nevertheless, the personnel are to convince it that it is indeed scary. But...
  • Implacable Man: As the Foundation currently understands 2006, there's no known way to damage it. Combined with its desire to scare people and the off-chance it might find out what really scares people...
  • Jump Scare: How it typically greets personnel.
  • Not-So-Harmless Villain: 2006 is also a Keter-level SCP. As the note from the Site 118 Director points out, it wants to scare and, considering it can shapeshift into seemingly anything and can't be stopped, very bad things will happen if it should ever find out what people are really afraid of.
  • Physical God: According to SCP-4606 "Deimos," another immortal shapeshifting entity with fear-based powers, SCP-2006 is his twin brother Phobos.
  • Sarcasm-Blind: In a sense. It doesn't seem to grasp that the B movies it watches are actually pure schlock, but containment procedures instruct that anyone who comes in contact with it must take acting lessons first, so that they can convincingly pretend to be genuinely frightened by its antics.
  • Shapeshifter: Its true form is a spherical entity, but it has the ability to alter its entire being in any way possible to achieve its goal of scaring people.

    SCP- 2085 — The Black Rabbit Company 

SCP-2085 - The Black Rabbit Company

Researcher ████: Mm. We're getting off topic, I think. You were about to tell me about the aim of your organization?

SCP-2085-A-1: Escape. Until then, direct action towards the destruction of fascism and the dismantling of the capitalist and colonial structures that support it. Everything else is commentary.

SCP-2085 is a militant anarchist organization consisting of six cybernetically-enhanced individuals operating under the name Kuroi Usagi Shidan, or the "Black Rabbit Company." Five of them are Cat Girls, designated SCP-2085-A-1 through -5, and one of them is a heavily scarred and in-poor health adult male designated SCP-2085-B, who is carrying a parasitic entity called SCP-2085-1. All of them escaped from a laboratory long ago and killed their captors and have dedicated their efforts to "direct action towards the destruction of fascism and the dismantling of the capitalist and colonial structures that support it." Naturally, this puts them at odds with the Foundation, whom they view as just another group of fascists out to tyrannize the world

A list of their appearances can be found here.


  • Cat Girl: Five of the six members of SCP-2085 are humans who have undergone genetic and cybernetic enhancements to turn them into cyborg cat girls.
  • Cool People Rebel Against Authority: The Black Rabbit Company vehemently oppose the SCP Foundation, calling them "bootlickers" and generally being uncooperative in interviews, and them being cyborg cat girls being led by a self-proclaimed "Space Wizard" makes them pretty cool, especially considering the awesome anti-authoritarian hijinks they got into across the globe before the Foundation took them into custody. However, this is Deconstructed in regards to how their rebellious, anarchistic personalities makes them pretty grating to interact with—not to mention a quite telling indicator of just how little they understand the Foundation's goals and interests.
  • Cyborg: All of them have cybernetic implants, the cat girls unwillingly, And the guy with them willingly just to fight off the thing within him.
  • Decoy Protagonist: While the Cat Girls are important, it's actually SCP-2085 and 2085-1 that are the real reason for containment.
  • Escaped from the Lab: The Cat Girls that make up most of SCP-2085 were originally created in a laboratory. They managed to kill their creators and escape from it.
  • Mood Whiplash: It's an SCP about cybernetic Cat Girls, until you learn about the guy they're with and the thing that's eating him from the inside.
  • Secret Project Refugee Family: After they Escaped from the Lab, the Cat Girls that make up most of SCP-2085 decided to stick together and form a mercenary group called The Black Rabbit Company.

    SCP-2191- 3 — Klavigar Lovataar 
See Characters.SCP Foundation Groups, under Sarkicism.

    SCP- 2273 — Major Alexei Belitrov 

SCP-2273 - Major Alexei Belitrov, of the Red Army's 22nd Armored Infantry Division

Major Alexei Belitrov is a soldier from an alternate version of Soviet Russia who is bonded with a suit of insect-like living armor, SCP-2273-2. Putting a war he can't return to behind him, Belitrov lives a new live in an Unmasqued World, eventually turning to religion and gaining the title of Father Anvil.

A list of his appearances can be found here.


  • Alternate Universe: SCP-2273 is a soldier from another universe where the U.S. and U.S.S.R. got into a nuclear war.
  • Bigfoot, Sasquatch, and Yeti: SCP-1000 is more numerous in his universe and supplies technology to both sides of the war, hoping they'll wipe each other out.
  • Bio-Armor: SCP-2273-2 is this. Apparently in the universe SCP-2273 is from, instances of SCP-1000 have become known as engineers and are responsible for growing and creating weapons for Americans and Russians alike. SCP-2273-2 is such a weapon.
  • Eagleland: The America from his universe is implied to be a version of "Type 2" that far surpasses any depiction of the country in our own media. To be fair, the only information about Belitrov's version of America is from Belitrov himself, who is a dedicated Soviet Russian citizen and therefore possibly biased towards his motherland, which was in the middle of a bitter war with the U.S., but the fact that the American soldiers that Belitrov's squad surrendered to cold-bloodedly murdered his comrades paints a grim picture of the U.S.A. from his timeline.
  • Outgrown Such Silly Superstitions: Atheism is Russia's official religion in his universe but 2273 finds solace in a Christian/Mekhanic church in the Broken Masquerade setting.
  • Soviet Super Science: Is a Russian Super Soldier.
  • Surrender Backfire: While on a mission inside American territory, SCP-2273 ordered its fellow troops to surrender to the Americans so they could become POWs and not have to fight any more. Instead, the Americans cold-bloodedly murdered the surrendering soldiers but kept SCP-2273 alive for some reason.

    SCP-2317-K — The Devourer of Worlds 

SCP-2317 - A DOOR TO ANOTHER WORLD

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Artistic representation of SCP-2317-K by Zhange
SCP-2317-K is a massive demonic entity which is trapped in a prison in another dimension and bound in seven chains made from the bones of a similar demon, six of which are already broken. It may or may not be the same entity as the Scarlet King, or possibly is an aspect of such. The original version of the SCP-2317 document implied that it is actually not related to the Scarlet King, but in 2018 it was rewritten and now it is implied that it is.
  • Another Dimension: It is a door to one.
  • Anti-Frustration Features: Information omitted from lower security levels is written in blue in the level that it becomes visible, so a reader viewing the document going by increasing security level can easily skip paragraphs that contain redundant information. The exception is the version with O5-level security, which is completely different from any version with less security clearance.
  • Big Red Devil: May or may not be red (Clef said it can be the Scarlet King if the reader wishes to think so), but the Devourer does have the big part, being at least 200 kilometers tall, and it's also got horns resembling tree branches. Though some accounts think his size might be a deterrent...
  • Eldritch Abomination: It contains one. A 200 kilometer tall humanoid entity designated SCP-2317-K, implied to be the Scarlet King himself from SCP-231. The last part you just read is a lie perpetrated by the Foundation. SCP-2317-K is actually named "The ████, Devourer of Worlds" (name redacted intentionally).
  • Empty Promise: Its entire containment procedure is this. In actuality, this is all a ruse; there is no known possible method to prevent it from destroying the entire world once it escapes, which is estimated to happen within roughly 30 years. The suggested method to "handle" 2317 is implemented only to prevent widespread panic within the organization.
  • Facial Horror: SCP-2317-K is specified to not have a lower jaw.
  • Fat Bastard: SCP-2317-K is explicitly described as an obese humanoid-ish entity.
  • Human Resources: More like eldritch resources; the chains that hold the Devourer in place were made using the bones and sinew of another Devourer entity. How it was done and the materials themselves have both been lost to time, meaning it's impossible for the Foundation to fix or replace the chains.
  • Lost Technology: With a touch of Bamboo Technology. SCP-2317-K was originally sealed in 1894 BCE with parts made from a similar being. Both the methods and the materials are lost to time. The Foundation also has no idea how the 19th-century makers of the door made it work.
  • Meaningful Name:
    • Its SCP designation at least. SCP-231-7 and SCP-2317 have many similarities with each other: both are protected by seven seals, six of which have been broken (and both of which are likely to break in the near future.) and will both destroy the world if let loose. Both were even created by the same writer. This trope was invoked by the O5 council. It actually has nothing to do with 231, though events related to the breaking of the chains escalated in a similar manner. It's much, much worse.
    DrClef (its author): It's pretty much an inversion of 231. I left in a lot of the same elements, such as the seven seals, references to a Scarlet King, the idea of a terrible horror that cannot be released, the idea of bad things happening each time a seal is broken, etc.
    However, I'm coming at the horror from a different angle. The original SCP-231 was based on elision and redaction, and was purposely left vague in order to try to get the reader to craft their own ideas regarding its central containment procedure. 2317, on the other hand, is based on revelation. Ominous references are made to its central containment procedure… which, in the end, turns out to basically be walking in a circle, saying a few words, and scattering some holy water and chicken blood… except that the real problem, as revealed in Iteration Six, is that the procedure does nothing.
    In my mind, if SCP-231 and 2317 exist in the same universe, they are unrelated. But people wanted to draw the connection, so I've opened it up if they want to make the links. In my mind, the similarities are because "seven seals" is a traditional way to bind an eldritch entity, and the seals have been wearing off over time and more than one set of seals is down to their last remaining one.
    • The same goes for the name of the devil: Apollyon, the Greek name for Abaddon the Destroyer. I Lied. That's its Object Class. The beast itself is treated as Speak of the Devil (whether saying its true name can summon it or not is unknown), its name intentionally lost to the ages by both the ancient civilization that sealed it and the Foundation themselves.
    • By a Retcon applied in 2018, instead of Object Class: Apollyon, it's "Special Access Designation: CODE NIGHTMARE REGENT RED", the last words being synonyms with the Scarlet King from 231-7, furthering the connection.
  • Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Anything called the Devourer of Worlds is this.
  • Offerings to the Gods: Procedure 220-Calabassas requires this be made to SCP-2317-K in the form of a blood sacrifice. Thankfully, the blood of a single chicken in a fairly simple ritual is all that's required...or not, as the entire procedure is a ruse.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: Reasonable assumption for SCP-2317-K, given the text explicits it being free results in an XK-Class End of the World Scenario.
  • The Password Is Always "Swordfish":
    • Played straight with the lowest security level, according to the access logs for this SCP — Jonathan Vance's password is "password9910" — but higher security levels avert this increasingly.
    • Dr. Crow's password is a short sentence with inconsistent letter repetition. He gets it wrong twice while trying to access the file, almost getting security called on him by accident.
    • Attempting to access the file with O5-level permissions requires two passwords; the first is a series of random phonetic alphabet letters with random capitalization, number replacement, and the word "CASpER", which isn't a phonetic alphabet letter. The second is a semi-lengthy keyphrase, with inconsistent capitalization and punctuation marks near the end.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: As noted above, it's a giant demon trapped in a massive underground cavern, with seven colossal hooks with chains embedded into its back. Six of them have already been broken. The seventh is expected to break sometime in the next 30 to 100 hundred years and the Foundation has no way of repairing them.

    SCP- 2337 — Dr. Spanko 

SCP-2337 - Dr. Spanko

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A still image of SCP-2337.
"Cack! Am christened Herr Doktor Spankoflex. Am colloquially namesplapped with Essy-Pee toothreethree and Steven, am complicate across the state."

"Dr. Spanko" is a sapient male corn crake who is capable of speaking. Spanko's voice is terrifically loud (at a minimum observed volume of 90 dB and can go much higher) and his speech is unintelligible to the point that its mostly gibberish, as he speaks in a very strange dialect of English that sound like word salad. These eccentricities aside, Spanko is generally friendly and cooperative with the Foundation despite being classified as a Euclid.

A list of his appearances can be found here.


  • Been There, Shaped History: According to SCP-4444, Dr. Spanko is responsible for destroying the swing votes in Florida that would've granted Al Gore the Presidency in 2000.
  • Bizarre Taste in Food: Dr. Spanko's taste in drinks is as strange as his speech. His favorite drink is "Moose Juice", a combination of tomato juice, horseradish sauce, Sunny Delight and melted M&Ms. And he can get mildly drunk off of it, despite none of the ingredients being alcoholic.
  • Catchphrase: "And how!", which he says when he's happy or agrees with something.
  • Character Blog: Ask Dr. Spanko.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: Thanks to his only tangential relationship to the English language, virtually everything he says is absurd nonsense. It's also made clear that even when reading in-between the lines, he's pretty "kooky."
  • Does Not Like Spam: When someone asks him where to find a decent coffee machine, he responds that he doesn't like coffee beans because they're "too much crunchy for bitter batter."
  • Face–Heel Turn: Played for Laughs; He goes from helping the Foundation save the world by helping get George W. Bush elected President in SCP-4444 to hindering their attempts at fighting a hostile demon under the White House in SCP-5004 by serving as the FBI informant who helped kick off the Mueller investigation.
  • Funny Animal: Bizarre speech patterns aside, SCP-2337 is quite intelligent for a talking bird.
  • Historical In-Joke: The (in)famous "hanging chad" situation in Florida from during the 2000 U.S. Presidential election is explained here as being due to Dr. Spanko destroying the swing votes that would've given the election to Gore. He's also the anonymous informant who would help later instigate the Mueller investigation.
  • Make Me Wanna Shout: At its quietest his voice is still loud enough to cause hearing damage. When he is angry his voice can become loud enough to create destructive shockwaves and causing things to disintegrate.
  • Nice Guy: Dr. Spanko is generally quite civil and friendly to others, with the main problem being that he's almost completely incomprehensible rather than any malicious actions on his behalf.
  • Nigh-Invulnerable: In this Tale, he becomes the last survivor of an XK-class end-of-the-world scenario set off by SCP-2317-K breaking containment, because for some reason he's unharmed by cyanide gas, nuclear explosions, and radioactive fallout.
  • Noodle Incident: It's considered something of an authority by other SCPs, but the current version of the article doesn't provide any examples of this.
  • No Indoor Voice: Deconstructed. SCP-2337 is unable to talk at a volume below 90 db (approximately the volume of a train whistle), and is apparently able to be much, much louder, to the point that an attempt to make friendly conversation caused eardrum-rupturing blasts of sound.
  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: There is no indication of what, if anything, SCP-2337 is a doctor of.
  • Power Incontinence: As noted above, SCP-2337 takes the concept of having No Indoor Voice to comically absurd levels, and doesn't seem to realize that it's so loud in the first place.
  • Refugee from TV Land: According to the Leak thread, Dr. Spanko is a character in another reality's cartoon.
  • Shaped Like Itself: One of his doctorates is in... "doctorology."
  • Seemingly Profound Fool Downplayed: The Foundation knows he's a gibberish-spouting lunatic, but they think that because other SCPs are familiar with him he's some sort of authority figure, when he only holds as much authority as Mickey Mouse does to humans.
  • Spanner in the Works: He saved the world from an Alien Invasion by Eldritch Abominations through destroying the votes that would've given the 2000 Presidential election to Al Gore (who was possessed by a hostile alien wizard at the time).
  • Terrible Artist: His ask blog includes a picture of himself drawn poorly in MS Paint.
  • Trademark Favorite Food: SCP-2337 loves gummy worms ("Stranglefruits" in Spankospeak) - To the point that when SCP-2317-K breaks containment and destroys human civilization, all he's concerned about is finding the remaining gummy worms in the debris.
  • Verbal Tic: Cack!
  • Wild Card: He goes from aiding the Foundation in SCP-4444 to hindering them in SCP-5004.
  • Word-Salad Humor: Speaks in an utterly incomprehensible dialect of English.
  • Yet Another Christmas Carol: Parodied in "A Cackmas Carol", when the Ghost of Gummy Worms Past appears to punish Dr. Spanko for eating his kin. Spanko happily yells, "Stranglefruits! Am a Cackmas miracules!" and eats him.

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SCP-2521 - ●●|●●●●●|●●|●

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SCP-2521 is a strange entity that kidnaps any person who talks about it and steals any text written about it, so its SCP file only uses pictograms.

A list of it appearances can be found here.


  • Ambiguously Evil: He doesn't seem to be actively malicious for a Keter SCP, but nobody knows what he does to the people that he abducts, and it's probable that his victims are actually being treated well. Considering that a cartoon heart appears over his face in the pictograms before he steals information or people who talk about him, he may do what he does out of love.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: Is on both the giving and receiving end in the dark version of the Keter Duty SCP-001 proposal, he's placed into permanent containment by being exposed to SCP-INTEGER, an Eldritch Abomination who rules over the land of empowered nomenclature. INTEGER abstracts 2521 into the aptly-named "NARCISSIST," which obviously sets him off and gets him to go on a hunt for INTEGER... but since he's not focusing on anything else, that's one less problem the Foundation has to take care of. Two, actually, since INTEGER is apparently in hiding because of this.
  • Horrifying the Horror: According to the dark version of the Keter Duty SCP-001 proposal, he's powerful enough that SCP-INTEGER, the eldritch ruler of the fae forest that must not be named, ran like hell when it tried to attack him with its powers, reducing him to "NARCISSIST" but at the same time describing him for eternity. Based on the nature of the proposal, it's still hiding.
  • Humanoid Abomination: He's just barely humanoid, but looks more like a featureless Living Shadow covered in black tentacles.
  • Idiot Hair: A few bristles stand up on his head, notable enough to be a feature depicted in his pictograms.
  • Intangibility: Can easily phase through any walls, floors, and ceilings at will.
  • Narcissist: One possible interpretation of its motives. That is, it might perceive verbal information about it as its "reflections" while being unable to recognize drawings and photos as being of itself. SCP-INTEGER even calls him such when they meet in the dark version of the Keter Duty SCP-001 proposal, though this comes at the expense of the both of them.
  • Our Ghosts Are Different: SCP-5621 implies it and SCP-1777-1 (a ghost who held onto Excalibur in search of King Arthur's descendants until he found one only for the Foundation to accidentally kill them) are the same kind of entity, an alchemical imprint left behind by the death of its caster and which takes after their cause of death. Who or what could have possibly created something like SCP-2521 and why is never hinted at.
  • Speak of the Devil: If you describe him using words (either spoken or written), he appears and takes away either the speaker or what is written. His infohazard properties don't work on pictograms, symbols or images though.
  • The Spook: Because of his abilities, he cannot be contained or written about and thus little is known about him.
  • Stealthy Teleportation: Uses this ability to appear from nowhere and steal any info, and then takes it back with him.

    SCP- 2408 — Klavigar Orok 
See Characters.SCP Foundation Groups, under Sarkicism.

    SCP- 2721 — Eli and Lyris 

SCP-2721 - Eli and Lyris

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Image from SCP-2721-LORD's blog
SCP-2721 is an alien super weapon consisting of two parts, one biological (SCP-2721-LYRE) and one mechanical (SCP-2721-LORD), designed to collect data about civilizations before destroying them. The biological side, who calls herself Lyris, has apparently malfunctioned and developed emotions (and an obsession with Homestuck). The mechanical side, now named Eli, in trying to undestand its counterpart has gotten involved with Gamers Against Weed and Parawatch, under the screen name "bones." Both of them run blogs on Tumblr.

A list of Eli's appearances can be found here.


Tropes associated with both:
  • Kill Sat: SCP-2721 is a satellite consisting of a mechanical part and a biological part. It is a superweapon capable of wiping out planets.

Tropes associated with Lyris:

  • Alien Arts Are Appreciated: Lyris is a huge fan of Homestuck and strongly identifies with the character Calliope. She even makes fanart.
  • Eldritch Abomination: Lyris is giant fleshy mass covered in eyes. She doesn't like her form and identifies as a transwoman.
  • Organic Technology: That Eli sees Lyris's discovering emotions to be a malfunction implies that she is also of artificial origin.
  • Perception Filter: Lyris is able to generate an Antimemetic SEP field to make it difficult for people to detect them.

Tropes associated with Eli:

  • Alien Among Us: Eli is a member of Parawatch, but they are unaware of its alien nature.
  • "It" Is Dehumanizing: Eli appears to prefer "it" as its personal pronoun, which emphasises how its mind is more alien than Lyris's.
  • No Sense of Humor: Eli does not understand humor at all. It sees jokes as being like lies or frivolous events.
  • Ret-Gone: Eli's weaponry allows it to obliterate things retroactively so it becomes as though they never existed at all, and it is powerful enough to do this to entire civilizations.
  • Sense Loss Sadness: Eli laments that it cannot experience touch, smell, or taste on its blog.
  • The Spock: Eli does not understand emotions and believes that Lyris is malfunctioning.
  • What Is This Thing You Call "Love"?: Eli is confused by Lyris learning how to love and isn't able to return her feelings but it seems like it is slowly starting to get it.

    SCP- 2747 — The Anafabula/The Lady of Black Thorns 

SCP-2747 - As below, so above

But the lady of black thorns was clever, and sealed the king in his own tale, the marks of his liberation becoming those of his demise, and so, too late, he realized that the number seven was never his.
SCP-2747 is a phenomenon where people start talking about nonexistent works of fiction. The fact is that these stories did exist once upon a time, but have been left unfinished or destroyed, with "residue" involving them being left behind.

The destruction of these narratives is linked to a central intelligence that the Foundation has dubbed the "anafabula," which exists outside of the narrative space all SCP articles and tales are set in. It targets works that follow a specific set of criteria, never truly defined but which usually involves incompleteness or audience dissatisfaction, and will eventually close in on the Foundation's narrative if not sated. One of the primary objectives of the Pataphysics Department is to steer the fate of their fictional world away from its hunting grounds to prevent the universe's destruction while also distracting it with lesser narratives, but it — or rather, she — is much, much more cunning and intelligent than what would be expected of a mere force of nature. Indeed, wherever the Department goes, a so-called lady of black thorns is never too far behind...
  • Always a Bigger Fish: SCP-3125 fears her, and in one timeline where SCP-3125 successfully took over reality, that last remaining human deliberately summons her to destroy reality and SCP-3125 with it.
  • Arc Number:
    • The number 7 is used repeatedly in the article. There are seven examples of works affected by SCP-2747 (all of which prominently feature 7), seven footnotes, and seven crosslinks to other SCP's. It's implied that the seventh of all of these things is the "core" that leads to the anomaly. Several of the works feature six of something (characters, settings, etc.), implying a seventh one that is never revealed. The last cited work, ex lux, centers around the concept of interconnected narrative, and the last crosslink leads to Swann's 001 proposal (i.e. the real world). Furthermore, when SCP-2747 confronts Murphy Law/SCP-3143 personally at some unknown point in time, she laments that she still can't kill him, saying that there's seven of a lot of things but only six bullets in her revolver. The ending of SCP-5317 also claims that the Scarlet King's own use of the number is yet another one of the anafabula's schemes.
  • And I Must Scream: The Sarkics, the Church of the Broken God, the Church of the Second Hytoth, the Horizon Initiative, the Fifthist Church, and the Serpent's Hand have all been trapped in an inescapable deathloop by SCP-2747. For every universe where all six exist at the same time with the Scarlet King, they will all perish in an Anti-Climax at his hands, and the universe is subsequently destroyed by SCP-2747 devouring its narrative. Then the world restarts again, everyone none the wiser as the anafabula wins once more. And again, and again, and again.
  • Anti-Climax: Articles outside of SCP-2747's own usually simplify the criteria that was supposed to be in Appendix B to any sufficiently unsatisfying narrative, usually defined objectively by the presence of one of these or some other missing piece. The Foundation eventually grows aware of this, and in the ADMONITION saga, they are directly able to manipulate their own narrative to prevent SCP-2747 from taking an interest in their universe.
  • Butt-Monkey: Fred/SCP-423 and Murphy Law do not take it seriously despite knowing about its existence and abilities, and SCP-2747 cannot even kill Murphy for real, even though it's already made itself a character in his story. The Pataphysics Department also gets it sealed back up fairly often whenever the two appear in the same article with minimal effort.
  • Central Theme: SCP-2747-affected works are either incomplete, or have endings with a lot of uncertainty or incompleteness. The protagonist of Punta de la espira dies no closer to his goal than when he started; the protagonist of Taitoru is literally consumed by her creative block; No Sister of Mine is Unwinnable; the MacGuffin-wielding antagonist of the Scolipendra Wiki never appeared; I/O is described as "never quite touching upon the dreadful center" of its dark themes; the protagonist of Mavigne wakes up just before he can describe the last part of his journey; and the murderer(s) and victim(s) in ex lux are never discovered. And you end the SCP-2747 article on [DATA LOST].
  • Characterization Marches On: While initially introduced as a mindless force of nature, later articles such as Murphy Law's adventures and SCP-5317 would end up creating its modern portrayal as a sapient being with too much power for its own good, similarly to SCP-3125. The primary difference between them, outside of their differing domains, is that SCP-2747 appears to be significantly weaker against civilization than SCP-3125, given how many times it's been re-sealed and pushed back compared to 3125.
  • The Chessmaster: SCP-5317 strongly implies the six GoIs it controls are constantly manipulated across universes into challenging the Scarlet King and then losing. By its own admission, this seems to be narratively unsatisfying, allowing SCP-2747 to destroy the affected universe entirely.
  • Eldritch Abomination: It's described as an "anafabula", or anti-narrative, that feeds upon other narratives. And it works upward, so a Show Within a Show would be destroyed first, followed by the show itself.
  • The Fourth Wall Will Not Protect You: Taken at face value, Appendix B is this. If the Appendix was "lost", that means the anafabula took it. Which means that the SCP Foundation's universe is already on the way to destruction. And so is the universe containing the Foundation's universe.
  • Friendly Enemy: While it's constantly chasing down Murphy Law as the Lady, it doesn't seem to hold anything against him even as he tries to mount a resistance against it. The fact that he's even still alive despite his stories falling apart because of her and one possible explanation as to why may have something to do with their relationship. After all, he's probably the only person in the patasphere that fought back against her instead of running away from her.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: According to SCP-5317, the anafabula is responsible for manipulating the Scarlet King into providing narratives it can eat.
  • It Can Think: Its appearances in other articles indicate it is sapient and smart enough to be The Chessmaster of an extremely elaborate Time Loop Trap, something the Foundation never really catches on to.
  • Leaking Can of Evil: The Foundation stuffs it into the lolFoundation universe in SCP-6747, but the documentation for the associated anomalies still warp at the edges because of its presence. A voice implied to be it or one of its associates also addresses the reader by name if logged into Wikidot, aware that the Foundation has once again shunted one of their responsibilites onto the authors.
  • Leaning on the Fourth Wall:
    • SCP-2747 is never directly observed in action, but its results can be observed as second and third-hand descriptions to a non-existent work. If you replace "work" with "organization", that is exactly what the SCP Wiki looks like.
    • SCP-2747 works are incomplete, or have open-ended endings. The SCP Wiki is never "complete".
    • The Scolipendra Wiki is deduced to be an online collaborative fictional universe belonging to the horror, speculative fiction, and weird fiction genres, and has fanfictions on fanfiction.net. Notice how Scolipendra contains "S", "C", and "P" in order and how the rest of the description falls directly in line with the SCP Wiki.
  • Meaningful Name: "Fabula" is a real term from the Russian formalism school of literary criticism that refers to the chronological arrangement of events within a story. Thus an "anafabula", (using the Greek root "ana-", meaning "up", "against", "back" or "re-") can literally be read to mean "against chronological order", which is exactly what the entity does.
  • Omnicidal Maniac: That's what it is. A force of destruction serves as the antithesis of narratives. Narratives are fundamental parts of existence that contain dimensions and realities along with all entities in it as if they were fictions, and it attempts to devour all narratives by inserting enough manifestations of itself into various narratives. ​
  • Ret-Gone: Has this effect on narratives, including books, music, websites, and video games. References to the narrative exist, but the actual narrative is gone from reality.
  • The Rival: An important part of SCP-3143/Murphy Law's story, and plays this role as an entity that is directly anathema to his actions. Somehow, SCP-2747 has never been able to kill him despite taking on the form of the Lady and erasing parts of his narrative. She personally chalks this up to Murphy somehow beating her at her own game, taking the role of the incomplete seventh icon in her own story.
    there are seven seas, seven continents, and seven wonders in the world. seven days, seven sins, and seven notes in a scale — but only six bullets in my gun. SEE YOU MAGIC NOIR BOY...
  • Samus Is a Girl: Whenever it is given an avatar by a narrative, SCP-2747 often takes on the form of a woman in black attire. She is most often referred to as the Lady of Black Thorns, but the Site-17 Deepwell Catalogue also gives her the title of Queen of the Void.
  • Self-Demonstrating Article: The fictional works affected by SCP-2747 include certain common elements, including dealing with nested metafictions, a sense of incompleteness, a certain amount of missing content, and a lack of a conventional ending, all of which apply to the SCP-2747 article itself. And as a result of compiling all the findings from SCP-2747-affected works into Appendix B, the article itself became affected by SCP-2747, which manifested inside the appendix and ate it. Murphy Law/SCP-3143 and SCP-6747 also exhibit similar narrative patterns, though for unknown reasons SCP-2747's hold on their narratives are severely weakened. Murphy is outright unable to be killed (a case of Beat Them at Their Own Game may be involved, forcing some of the tropes SCP-2747 targets into its own story), and the Foundation in SCP-6747 learned enough from the field of pataphysics to rise from the jaws of defeat.
  • Shout-Out: Evokes Cowboy Bebop when it allows Murphy Law to escape aware that he is somehow out of its reach even as the Lady, saying "see you magic noir boy..."
  • Story-Breaker Power: As an entity that literally destroys stories from reality, the anafabula is considered as one of the most powerful entities in the entire multiverse that could theoretically bring any canon or individual timeline on the wiki to a screeching halt. That being said, the only mention of the full scope of its power is in SCP-5317, where Pierre Maynard/Don Quixote discovers a seal that eventually reveals it is playing the Scarlet King like a fiddle.
  • Time Loop Trap: Trapped the Scarlet King in one and by extension six GoIs directly opposing it. Through its powers, it devours every narrative where the King wins, and the resulting Eternal Recurrence is implied to be of the anafabula's own master plans.

    SCP-2803-A — P. Hudson Gock 

SCP-2803 - TotleighSoft - "Because COMPUTERS!"™

SCP-2803-A or P. Hudson Gock is alien lifeform who came to Earth to form startup videogame company, Totleight Software Company or TotleighSoft, creating games of questionable quality. Why? were for AMERICAN dream! His "employees" are humans enslaved to his will, known as SCP-2803-B. He has manufactured several SCP objects, mainly video games, contained by the Foundation.

A list of their appearances can be found here.


  • Blue-and-Orange Morality: P. Hudson Gock is an alien and does not properly understand human thought patterns. This confusion leaks on to his games, which either have very harmful effects to the human body or are very bizarre in their execution.
  • Pac Man Fever: Some of TotleighSoft's games are very simple and run on now-outdated consoles.
  • You No Take Candle: P. Hudson Gock speaks like this with frequent grammar mistakes, misspellings, and arbitrary words written in ALL-CAPS. Most text written by this company is also like this, suggesting that he writes every line in each game.

    SCP- 2845 — THE DEER 

SCP-2845 - THE DEER

Arriving on Earth from a comet, SCP-2845 is an immensely powerful entity from space resembling a green deer with a human face that can only be contained though a complex set of rituals.

    SCP- 2852 — Cousin Johnny 

SCP-2852 - Cousin Johnny

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SCP-2852 at a Black-Level event.
"I'm the monster that comes out when you think your God takes away the crops. I'm the monster that takes your teeth away when you get old then older. I'm your body's betrayal."

SCP-2852 is a mysterious being that visits important Catholic and Anglican events under the guise of a non-existent middle-aged Caucasian family member named "Cousin Johnny" which will be remembered by all present. The events at which it appears are increasingly nightmarish, disturbing and squicky, ultimately leading to all those attending suffering a terrible fate.

A list of his appearances can be found here.


  • Animal Motif: Cicadas.
  • Backstory Invader: When Cousin Johnny shows up, no one under his spell will find his sudden appearance surprising and will act like he's a part of the family.
  • Black Speech: SCP-2852 instances speak in a "word salad." People under its effect will perceive this as normal speech.
  • The Corrupter: SCP-2852's presence at any event results in the emergence of Cluster B personality disorders, juvenile delinquency, premature deaths, suicides, domestic violence, divorces, disfigurements, sterility, and extreme behavioral changes in the attendees. It's theorized that up to 1/3 of all Catholic and Anglican D-class may have been involved in Black-Level Events.
  • Creepy Uncle: Whenever SCP-2852 manifests at a family gathering, everyone will perceive it as a member of the family, even if they look nothing alike, and will refer to the SCP-2852 instance as "Cousin Johnny," who they will describe as playful and having a crude sense of humor. Of course, it only seems creepy to people who aren't part of the event.
  • From Bad to Worse: The Events at which SCP-2852 appears are increasingly disturbing and severe.
    • Blue-level Events: Baptisms. During the ritual, SCP-2852 will act as a third godparent. The events will proceed like normal until the child is submerged in the water. The child's top layer of skin will slough off in one piece and the godparents will eat it. The rest of the mass will go on like normal and SCP-2852 will exit along with the family.
    • White-level Events: Weddings. SCP-2852 will insert itself as a groomsman and, after the rings have been exchanged, will offer tools to the bride and groom to rip out each others' teeth, after which they'll feed them to each other. The groom will them emit an unknown cicada song loud enough to deafen the bride and everyone at the alter. SCP-2852 will then give a nonsensical speech before giving the newlyweds a gift. This gift is always the same at every White-level event: a cardboard box full of 3.5 kilograms of human hair, 23 human teeth, and 13 dead cicadas.
    • Black-level Events: Funerals. SCP-2852 will take the place of the eulogizer, give a nonsensical speech, then the person closest to the deceased will open the casket and produce a long knife. Two-by-two, the attendants will use the knife to cut their wrists or throats to bleed into the casket. SCP-2852's speech will eventually devolve into a cicada song, which all participants will join in. Once everyone has bled into the coffin, SCP-2852 will walk over and vomit a mixture of blood, wood pulp, and dead cicadas into it as well. The event usually ends once the coffin is lowered into the ground. If there was another gathering afterward, SCP-2852 will vomit the same mixture into a bowl and feed it to children before stripping and allowing the other attendants to feed on its flesh. Black-level events not only have the worst outcomes for participants, but any and all attempts to stop or end them result in those attempting to do so becoming part of the event itself. There's nothing the Foundation can do once a Black-level event starts except watch it happen.
    • All of the SCP-2852's apperances stopped occurring once SCP-3004's influence started affecting humanity, causing Christians to perform even more horrifying rituals.
  • Humanoid Abomination: SCP-2852 instances look human and contain human DNA, but don't have any internal organs, their hair and teeth are made of cicada chitin, their eyes that are not connected to anything, they speak in Word Salad, and they drastically alter the events of family gatherings through their presence alone.
  • Intelligible Unintelligible: People at SCP-2852-affected events will hear its Black Speech as normal language unless warned beforehand.
  • Outside-Context Problem: SCP-2030 is this to 2852, and is apparently able to override his events and turn the incident into one of 2030's messed up "candid camera" events, as detailed in this short story.
  • Religious Horror: SCP-2852 (so far) only appears at gatherings of those of Roman Catholic or Anglican faith.
  • Sterility Plague: SCP-2852 sterilizes most, if not all people at the gatherings, which is odd since it doesn't seem to affect anything related to fertility.
  • The Worf Effect: Even "Cousin Johnny" isn't immune to SCP-2030 which apparently is powerful enough to override Black-level Events and confound 2852 into fleeing the scene.
  • Would Hurt a Child: SCP-2852's effects are most prominent within children.

Series IV

    SCP- 3000 — Anantashesha 

SCP-3000 - Anantashesha

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SCP-3000 is a gigantic eel that exclusively eats humans. Looking at it or being around it for to long causes memory loss and feelings of nihilism.
  • Adaptational Villainy: The mythological Anantashesha is simply Vishnu's bed. Here, it actively eats people and destroys their sanity, though it might just be an anomalous animal operating on pure instinct.
  • Ambiguous Situation: It is unclear if SCP-3000 is the actual deity Anantashesha or merely a powerful being. The doctor who initially thought SCP-3000 was Anantashesha changed his mind immediately before he was consumed by SCP-3000.
  • Animalistic Abomination: It resembles a massive moray eel. However, it is clearly nothing of the kind. It may or may not be a deity, but either way it's a huge serpentine monster that destroys people's minds with its mere presence.
  • Eldritch Abomination: SCP-3000 shows heavy shades of this, given its effect on memory, dreams and cognition. It's implied that looking at the eel makes one realize how insignificant their life is, and that they will return to inert matter and be forgotten in the span of the Time Abyss, in which the eel will continue to live on forever. While it will readily snap up the humans offered to it, it does not digest them. Scans indicate that its insides are full of intact human bodies. Given what it does to peoples' minds, it is entirely possible every human it's eaten are trapped in some And I Must Scream phenomenon, still aware but otherwise with their minds destroyed entirely.
  • Evil Counterpart: According to SCP-4840-A, Anantashesha is the dark counterpart and shadow to the Serpent, each representing one truth of creation; What IS and what IS NOT.
  • Human Sacrifice: The eel may or may not be a god, but the Foundation is sacrificing humans to it anyway for an extremely important asset in preserving their masquerade.
  • Mind Rape: It does this by its sheer presence. People's memories are affected, and they start losing themselves. It gets worse the closer to the eel you get, with the initial dive team eventually having their minds entirely destroyed. Worse, it also can give you the memories of others. One scientist got a nasty shock when he realized his wife and child were actually the relatives of his deceased coworker, while he was single and childless. He still remembered raising the child and being in love with the woman despite never having done so. This drove him mad.
  • Necessarily Evil: Feeding SCP-3000 humans and harvesting the resulting Y-909 is considered this by the Ethics Committee and O5 Council. They are working to minimize human interaction with SCP-3000, but still designate it as a Thaumiel-class entity given the use of Y-909 in amnestics and feed it humans periodically.
  • Nobody Poops: Zig-zagged. A sudden horror comes from the fact that it's stuffed with undigested, decaying prey, but the waste SCP-3000 produces from seemingly breaking down sapience/the soul/some other supernatural facet of the mind (designated Y-909) is necessary for use in amnestics. This is why the Foundation needs to feed it D-class.
  • Sanity Slippage: A side-effect, given the eel's powerful Mind Rape abilities, is that any people in its vicinity will slowly begin to lose touch with reality. It is designated a major cognitohazard.
  • Slippery as an Eel: A gigantic moray eel estimated between 600 and 900 kilometers long, living off of the Ganges delta.
  • To Serve Man: SCP-3000 only eats humans. The Foundation feeds it D-class personnel to harvest Y-909.
  • Unobtanium: The Y-909 compound SCP-3000 produces, which so far has no artificial equal. It is critical to modern amnestics and can only be produced if SCP-3000 is fed humans.

    SCP- 3125 — వ 

SCP-3125 - The Escapee

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SCP-3125 as it appears in SCP-6659.
SCP-3125 or is a sapient idea from another reality that will enslave all humanity by replacing all other thoughts with itself if it manages to fully enter our world. What makes it even more dangerous is that it murders anyone who learns that it exists outside of specially shielded chambers along with their family and colleagues and all memory of their existence to make sure that nobody can stop its arrival.
  • A God Am I: In the Site-17 Deepwell Catalogue, it considers itself humanity's patron deity and actively looks down on all other gods civilization has come to recognize. From the perspective of SCP-6659, humans are its totems of worship that it feeds off of through an unspecified religion (likely Fifthism.), as John Blake from that article says:
    John Blake: The whisper erupts into static and tells me no God I could ever conceive could compare.
  • Alien Geometries: It takes the "form" of an immense, Θ'-dimensional fractal topology, with Θ' being SCP-033, the "missing" integer.
  • All for Nothing: At the end of Five Five Five Five Five, SCP-3125 invades reality, but SCP-2256, the Very Tall Things, are revealed to have survived and completely rout the invasion force by eating the spiders alive.
  • The Assimilator: Any human who it infects has their mind destroyed and replaced with 3125's core ideas, which they become wholly devoted to serving and spreading.
  • Attack Its Weak Point: In the Site-17 Deepwell Catalogue, the greater Foundation discovers it has several fragments that are safe for humans to view. If Project Prometheus goes as planned, SCP-6659 can be used to proverbially shatter SCP-3125 to pieces this way, once tied to a religion.
  • Big Bad: It is the main antagonist of the Antimemetics Division Hub tales and the biggest threat the Division has to deal with.
  • Break Them by Talking: It delivers a particularly scathing speech to Marion in Your Last First Day, taking the opportunity to also slide in a Badass Boast near the end.
    SCP-3125: Your team is dead. Their minds have been pulled out, like eyeballs. They're hollow people, with holes in space where their brains were. The war is over! Finally! It's just you, Marion, a division of one! Dying from mnestic overdose, two hundred metres underground, cared for by no one, known to exist to no one, up against an immortal, unkillable idea. note 
  • Eldritch Abomination: It is a massive, extradimensional meme complex that intersects the entire universe except for its "containment chamber" (actually an area of exclusion). It also hails from a realm where ideas are far more aggressive than those humans are capable of having, making it incredibly dangerous.
  • The End of the World as We Know It: What the results of its arrival will be, since "humanity" as we know it will cease to be as meaningful as a concept. The Foundation has no way to prevent this from happening.
  • Even More Omnipotent: In the Site-17 Deepwell Catalog canon, SCP-3125 is depicted as being the single most powerful entity in the SCP universe by far, infinitely beyond even the Scarlet King and his fellow Old Gods.
  • Giant Spider: While not one itself, 3125 is associated with huge antimemetic spiders that seem to be parts of its greater whole.
  • Greater-Scope Paragon: Believe it or not, SCP-3125 (as well as SCP-682) actually views itself as a savior of humanity by killing the SCP-5000 entity that exists in the human noosphere. Whatever the entity is, it's apparently so terrible that it would be better for us to lose all sense of self or go outright extinct than let it continue to exist.
  • Greater-Scope Villain: According to the tales in the Antimemetics Division Hub (specifically CASE COLOURLESS GREEN, SCP-3125 is responsible for Fifthist Church, as well as a large number of other memetic and interdimensional anomalies.
  • Humanity Is Infectious: How the Foundation plans to defeat it in the ADMONITION saga. If SCP-3125 is so intent on claiming to represent the very humans it plans on subjugating, they'll just make humanity itself a religion that SCP-3125 will end up connecting itself to, and then slowly build up an acquired immunity that will make 3125 appear as if it was never there.
  • Humanoid Abomination: What those possessed by it become. They don't actually look any different, but they cannot be recognized as humans. In the Antimemetics Division tales, it also has an apparent "avatar" that looks like a man in his early twenties. This however is just a A Form You Are Comfortable With since it is not a physical being.
  • It Can Think: While the Foundation is aware SCP-3125 is intelligent, at least two separate timelines demonstrate it is capable of Pragmatic Villainy by forming willing alliances with other major villains that would otherwise be competition to secure its influence — in SCP-4547, part of Mo'ara's fall is caused by SCP-3125 bargaining with fellow Greater-Scope Villain the Scarlet King, and in SCP-6820, it and SCP-682 cooperate long enough for 682 to ascend to godhood.
  • Logical Weakness: It has one crippling flaw: the spiders associated with its physical manifestation are just that — physical. This means that they can be attacked and destroyed by a strong-enough creature covered in antimemetic shielding, like the Very Tall Things.
  • Meaningful Name:
    • Its SCP number (3125 = 55) is very significant. It is strongly implied to be one of the five main deities of the Fifth Church.
    • The entity's true name, వ, is character 3125 in Unicode.
  • Mind Virus: SCP-3125 is a dangerous living idea that infects whoever knows about it into drones who can only think of thinking of and spreading its core concepts to other people.
  • Ret-Gone: Anyone who perceives 3125's true shape is instantly obliterated in this fashion by its defense mechanism, along with "mental bystanders" connected to ideas held by the victim (usually colleagues and family).
  • The Unpronounceable: The entity's name is written as the character "వ," a letter from the Telugu language, which also is character #3125 in Unicode, but doesn't state how to pronounce this, although if the symbol is supposed to be taken literally its name would be Va.
  • You Cannot Grasp the True Form: Once you do, you and every "mental bystander" of yours is gone.

    SCP- 3143 — Murphy Law 

SCP-3143 - Murphy Law in… The Foundation Always Rings Twice!

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Artistic representation
SCP-3143 is a metaphysical entity known as Murphy Law who acts like a parody of a Film Noir protagonist and is able to alter reality into a film noir narrative. Documents he appears in are altered to resemble a film script.

Murphy Law has a hub page here.


  • Affectionate Nickname: SCP-2747 calls him a "magic noir boy," and seemingly doesn't resent him for who he is even though his narrative will never quite be able to be reached by her.
  • Affectionate Parody: Of 1930s-1950s film noir gumshoes.
  • Ambiguously Gay: Law's original author, TheGreatHippo, has stated that they see Law as being homosexual. However, in the actual articles and Tales featuring Law, he's portrayed as being hyper-focused on solving the current case to the point of being completely dismissive of any Fanservice on offer (regardless of what audience it is intended for), to the point where Law comes across as more asexual than anything else.
  • Author Avatar: SCP-3143 ("Murphy Law") is really just a self-insert for his author, Murphy Lawden (designated SCP-3143-A). Except this is just a lie cooked up by the Foundation to deconstruct and contain SCP-3143. Murphy Law doesn't really have an author, as far as anyone can tell.
  • Beat Them at Their Own Game:
    • When Dr. Thaum contains SCP-3143 by deconstructing him, Murphy Law escapes by deconstructing Dr. Thaum—and the baseline reality Foundation to boot.
    • It's implied this is why SCP-2747 hasn't killed Murphy despite erasing one of his stories and burning one of his comics (the last of a group of seven in each, naturally.) Its escapades following Murphy and different Alternate Universe SCP Foundations gave it its own character arc as the Lady of Black Thorns, and she herself suggests Murphy is the unreachable seventh icon of her own story as a result. That being said, it's never stated what the other six icons actually are, and the lines that suggest she can't kill Murphy could just as well be an Implied Death Threat.
  • Brainwashed and Crazy: The ending of SCP-7043 strongly implies that should his narrative abilities be suppressed, the author entity currently writing his story will possess him until Murphy's powers restabilize. Three Overseers learn this the hard way and get shot by 7043's author possessing Murphy for their troubles.
  • Catchphrase: "I'm Murphy Law. I'm who you call when whatever can go wrong... did."
  • Do Not Call Me "Paul": Hates when the Foundation refers to him as "Mr. Lawden", as it reminds him of his confrontation with Dr. Thaum.
  • Epiphanic Prison: All it takes for Murphy to break out of containment is to question the Foundation's narrative. Then they can't stop him from just walking out.
  • Expy: invoked As lampshaded per Word of God, Murphy Law is essentially what would happen if Tracer Bullet ever became a sapient Reality Warper.
  • Film Noir: His aesthetic draws from this, but it's downplayed as he's more on the lighter "hardbitten Anti-Hero with a good-hearted streak" (think Philip Marlowe and his ilk) rather than the darker "doomed Villain Protagonist with a weak will" side of things.
  • Guttural Growler: Described as this, and always in a different way:
    His voice is a harsh growl; as if he just swallowed a fistful of spent cigarette butts and followed it down with a sulfuric acid chaser.
    His voice is a husky snarl; as if he's got a throat stuffed full of sand-paper and rusty nails.
    His voice is a rough growl, as if he'd just ran sandpaper over his vocal cords and cleaned the cuts with rubbing alcohol.
  • Hardboiled Detective: He is a parody of the archetypical hardboiled detective character.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Repeatedly lampshaded, to the point where the Foundation's Pataphysics Department points out how he's ultimately too much of a "white knight" despite his cynical bluster to be properly compared to other Film Noir protagonists.
  • Painting the Medium: Both of the skips he's featured in are written in the style of movie scripts to reflect him as an Affectionate Parody of Film Noir films from The Golden Age of Hollywood.
  • Psychopathic Manchild: As his author has noted, Murphy Law is basically a sentient anomaly with the mentality of a little kid who warps reality to play out the role of a heroic Private Detective.
  • Punny Name: Murphy Law (based on "Murphy's law"). Dr. Thaum even calls him out for having a name "based on an absurdly contrived pun."
  • Noir Episode: Murphy Law warps everything around him into a Film Noir narrative.
  • Reality Warper: SCP-3143 (aka Murphy Law) blurs the line between this and Author Powers. He has the ability to merge multiple layers of fiction and reality into a single narrative, which he then warps into a hardboiled crime story, with himself as the protagonist. When he leaves records of his activities, they always take the form of a Film Noir screenplay. It seems he can override SCP-3043's powers this way, though he needs to follow the "rules" of his own powers/genre to do so.
  • Shut Up, Hannibal!: After Thaum rather brutally deconstructs him as a rather cliched Lighter and Softer parody of a noir detective that waters down the darker edges of noir and who has a rather contrived name in order to contain him, Murphy returns the favour when he reveals he's figured out Thaum's game and deconstructs Thaum in turn: specifically, by pointing out that Thaum is himself just "a spooky ghost story dressed up in a lab-coat, glasses, and a funny little accent" trying to stop people telling stories he doesn't like. But what really disturbs the Foundation is that, while Thaum is fictional, Murphy also accurately deconstructs them, pointing out that the Foundation itself is just a bunch of horror stories dressed up in quasi-scientific formatting and language to try and make them seem more plausible.
  • Steven Ulysses Perhero: "Murphy Law" is the Author Avatar of one Murphy Lawden. Except Murphy Lawden doesn't really exist. That's just a story cooked up by the Foundation.

    SCP-3774- 2432 — Leslie 

SCP-3774 - My Heart DEETs Faster For You

Leslie (designated SCP-3774-2432) is probably the most romantic mosquito you will ever read about.

A list of Leslie's appearances can be found here.


    SCP- 3860 — Vincent Anderson 

SCP-3860 - The Falcon's Landing

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Artistic representation of SCP-3860 by Zhange
Vincent Robert Anderson, cofounder and chief executive officer of Anderson Robotics. Anderson was initially catalogued by the SCP Foundation as Person of Interest PoI-1115 following their discovery of him and his company in 2007, but due to being a Type-Blue humanoid with numerous bodily modifications upon himself, he was eventually given the SCP designation SCP-3860 following his capture by MTF Gamma-13 in 2018, but wasn't fully contained until Operation Falcon Punch in 2024.

A list of Anderson's appearances can be found here.


  • A Birthday, Not a Break: On his fiftieth birthday, Anderson was caught in a sting operation by the SCP Foundation who had the abducted the co-heads of Anderson's R&D team as bait.
  • Arms Dealer: He furthered Anderson Robotics into producing and selling illegal arms, one of his grievances against the FBI.
  • Artificial Limbs: Replaced his arms and legs with mechanical replacements, specifically the prototypes of the Gyrfalcon Series prosthetics.
  • Body Surf: Through business arangements with members from the Church of Maxwellism, Anderson acquired the means to transfer his consciuousness between his original body and one of his android. He would utilize this after he was contained as SCP-3860, as he'd hop into Saker #101 to continue running his company until the android was destroyed in the raid on the AR World Headquarters.
  • Cool Mask: After his modifications left his face more machine than man, Anderson started wearing a Venetian drama mask. By taping on the mask, it would shift between the comedy and tragedy expressions.
  • Creating Life Is Unforeseen: When questioned on SCP-3560, SCP-3860 was surprised to find out that his products have an Artificial Afterlife he presumably made in his own ignorance.
  • Cybernetics Eat Your Soul: Anderson gradually began detaching himself from his morals as he furthered his company and modified his body.
  • Daddy Had a Good Reason for Abandoning You: Excuses the Parental Abandonment of his daughter Erica saying his illegal activities would put her and her mother at risk.
  • Disappeared Dad: Abandoned his wife Jill and their daughter to run Anderson Robotics. He went twenty years without speaking with his ex-wife, and even longer with Erica.
  • Electronic Eyes: Both of his eyes have been replaced with a complex series of optical lenses embedded with numerous thaumatological symbols.
  • Homemade Inventions: Before he took off, Anderson's company started off with him working from his house in Oregon.
  • The Noseless: Replaced his nose with a single grated orifice.
  • Robot Buddy: His first robot, "Benny" the Amur Series Recon Drone prototype. Benny loyally served its creator since the Anderson Robotics' founding until it was destroyed during Operation Falcon Punch.
  • Science Wizard: Anderson pursued a career that utilized his expertise as both a roboticist and a thaumaturgist (or a "Type-Blue entity").
  • Whip It Good: Bulit into his hand was a weapon consisting of a thin prehensile cable he could use to peirce into a person's body to worm around their organs to electrocute them or to find and sever their nerves.

    SCP-3885- 01 — Exploding Zombie Gearheads 

SCP-3885 The High-Octane Full-Throttle Adventures of the Exploding Zombie Gearheads

SCP-3885-01 is the collective designation for a group of zombie-like humanoids living in a town known as Vulture Gulch, or SCP-3885. SCP-3885-01 are extremely strong and durable and are capable of speech but are not very intelligent. They spend most of their time smoking tobacco and attempting to construct crazy vehicles.

The mayor of SCP-3885, Joey Fucknuts, is the main character of a series of tales where he escapes from SCP-3885 to explore the world.


  • Achievements in Ignorance: They manage to set a rock on fire. They consider this a success.
  • Alternate History: The Vulture Gulch Mine they live near is a uranium mine instead of a gold mine. Vulture Gulch was abandoned in 1973 due to buildup of radon gas coming from the mine instead of being abandoned in 1942 as a casualty of the gold rush.
  • Awesome, but Impractical: Most of their vehicle builds look awesome or have over-the-top functions, but tend to break apart easily, explode, or just flat-out cannot work.
  • Bungling Inventor: They're enthusiastic but hopelessly incompetent mechanical engineers who devote their lives to building experimental vehicles that always seem to fail spectacularly.
  • Cool Car: They try to build these, but they're lucky if they just get a pile of useless parts.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: They're known to make threats to get more car parts, but they've never actually hurt anybody, and they're fine with the Foundation sealing them up behind a concrete barrier as long as the Foundation keeps providing them with parts.
  • The Ditz: The spend all of their time building or altering vehicles, which almost always fail because they don't know anything about mechanical engineering. A conversation between two shows that they don't know much about anything else, either.
  • Elemental Punch: Joey is able to perform a highly destructive flaming punch when he is mad enough.
  • Expy: They're based off of the typical villains from Mad Max, though they're more interested in building cars than the Rape, Pillage, and Burn.
  • Incendiary Exponent: They like adding flamethrowers to their cars, which tends to lead to creations that work better as bombs.
  • Made of Iron: Setting yourself on fire or driving your car into another are just fun ways for them to pass the time.
  • Our Zombies Are Different: Despite looking like decayed, desiccated corpses, they somehow are Made of Iron and are extremely strong, but they are also quite stupid.
  • Rule of Cool: Their main goal is to build the coolest vehicles they can think of.
  • Silly Spook: They are zombies that spend all their time smoking tobacco and trying and failing to build vehicles and despite threatening people, they never actually deliberately hurt anyone.
  • Super Strength: They are way stronger than normal humans. They can shape metal using only their fists.
  • The World Is Just Awesome: Joey has this reaction when he successfully builds a plane and gets to see the world outside of Vulture Gulch.

    SCP- 3999 — Researcher Talloran and The Being 

SCP-3999 - I Am At The Center of Everything That Happens To Me

James Martin Talloran, an SCP Foundation researcher that finds themself subjected to the whims of SCP-3999, a sadistic Reality Warper with no consistency, and LordStonefish, a struggling author who couldn't figure what to write.

A list of Researcher Talloran's appearances can be found here.


Tropes associated with Researcher Talloran:

  • Bored with Insanity: Talloran admits that for the first million years or so, he legitimately was broken down several times; it's just that even millions of years of torture eventually becomes nothing new if it goes on for long enough.
    "I am numb to your bullshit, because here's the thing about horror and weirdness: the more you reveal of it, the less effect it has. I am sick of your horror. I am sick of you."
  • Determinator: After millions of years of torture unfolding from his perspective, he not only keeps his sanity, but actively continues to fight against his captor the entire time. In the SCP Foundation universe, where people lose their sanity as a result of being merely tortured by paranormal entities for decades, Talloran's sheer resilience is a remarkable thing in the Foundation universe. Though there's also a deconstruction, see Bored with Insanity above.
  • Did You Just Flip Off Cthulhu?: Talloran brings reality under order for a while, then conducts an interview with SCP-3999 and proceeds to mock it for repeatedly torturing him through exceedingly cruel and stupid methods.
  • Did You Just Punch Out Cthulhu?: Talloran actually overcomes his captor, ending the continuous rewriting of reality, at the cost of his own life.
  • Dude, Not Funny!: Researcher Talloran's view on everything happening to him. He does not appreciate the monkier of "3D printer."
  • Heroic Sacrifice Researcher Talloran succeeds in terminating SCP-3999, but dies doing so.
  • Living Macguffin: Researcher Talloran is heavily connected to SCP-3999. It is indicated SCP-3999 has been tormenting him for (from his perspective) millions of years. And of course, SCP-3999 is the author struggling to find some situation to put Talloran in prior to the SCP-3000 contest.
  • Plot Bunny: SCP-3999 was written because the author just couldn't get the character Talloran out of their head. It gnawed at them until they ended up writing SCP-3999.

Tropes associated with SCP-3999:

  • Author Avatar: SCP-3999 is a representation of LordStonefish as he tries to write SCP-3999.
  • Author Powers: Extensively uses them to torture researcher Talloran.
  • Creator Breakdown: SCP-3999 is the writer going through a breakdown and suffering writer's block as they try to write SCP-3999.invoked
  • Madness Mantra: "Only only only only only only only only only only only ..."
  • Reality Warper: SCP-3999 causes reality to break down and warp into all kinds of different horrifying situations centered around Researcher Talloran.

Series V

Warning: Due to the nature of the article associated with the wandering wood, coupled with the formatting of this site, the entry contains unmarkable spoilers.

    The Nameless Fae 

[REDACTED PER PROTOCOL 4000-ESHU] - Taboo

  • Abusive Precursors: Possibly; if these are the same Fae as spoken of in SCP-1000, then these are the same Fae who tormented the Children of the Night before they were eventually overthrown.
  • Affably Evil: "Evil" is kind of a stretch, but the lagomorphic lorekeeper who Dr. Japers talks to is an extremely polite chap-he also tricks Dr. Japers into letting him steal his name so he can get back to his old home on Earth and reveal the backstory of the garden of bizarre wonders and terrors.
  • Body Horror: Referring to the forest with no name and those who dwell within using a consistent name has resulted in various unpleasant effects, such as the development of feathers and pollen sacs in those affected, as well as becoming fused or switched with the entities that reside in the location where names are forbidden. Possibly subverted, as it also seems like it allows the wood-bound name-thirsty to steal your name and escape with a Perception Filter. The "people" could really be escaped anomalous denizens who have always looked like that.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: Because anything associated with otherworldly can't be referred to by any name, they get other descriptors, which are colored to make it easier for the reader to pick up on what is being referred to; Green is the forest itself, red is the inhabitants therein, and pink is used for any specific individual.
  • The Dog Bites Back: The dwellers in myth inside the forest outside normative space are not happy with the Foundation's attempted genocide and desire vengeance. One of them even manages to successfully escape and enact their revenge by stealing Dr. Japers' name/identity.
  • Eldritch Location: Expeditions into the anomalous location have resulted in vastly different routes each time, with sections of the main road that should overlap or intersect not doing so.
  • Etiquette Nazi: The Foundation has a very specific set of rules for accessing the unnamable land and communicating with the beings living in the woods to be strictly followed; failure to do so leads to bad things happening.
  • The Faceless: A native humanoid entity pictured at the top of the article resembles a young woman with no facial features. The article mentions that despite this, the entity resembles a college student who had accidentally triggered a nomenclative containment breach after receiving a book about the strange place in the chimney from a member of the Wanderer's Library.
  • The Fair Folk: The strange inhabitants of the land beyond the hidden well are its last survivors.
  • Grand Theft Me: Apparently the fate of Dr. Japers on his third expedition to the wood of the strange ones after the rabbit-headed man he had met twice before referred to Japers as "fellow scholar" three times. The identity-stealing entity then leaves the unfortunate doctor now believed to be a rabbit-person to his fate in the realm of the nameless folk and escapes to the outside world. Played with, as the scholar who called the traveler his fellow apparently didn't steal Dr. Japers' body, but rather his identity.
  • Homage: The entire SCP article is one to Alice in Wonderland, complete with a major character that has the head of a rabbit.
  • Horror Hates a Rulebreaker:
    • A very important thing to remember when dealing with these rule-bound woods. First and foremost: No naming things. Don't refer to anything, especially yourself, by a proper name. Don't give anything a nickname. Don't accept any given titles, and if any statement is made referring to you by a nickname or title, ignore it. Descriptions are fine, but each can only be used once before they count as a name.
    • There are several general rules: don't eat anything that you didn't bring with you, don't bring a firearm, enter residences only after knocking at the door, be careful to remember any dreams you might have, always be polite and never lie, only aid natives who appear threatening or hungry, always return favors, never discard a gift, never accept offered lodgings, and never tell anyone where you're going.
    • Procedure 4000-HALLOWAY has three variants, denoted by three sets of calls and responses that must be spoken prior to entry to the place beyond names.
      • Those who get the first variant must never accept or directly handle anything of value, which can mean both currency and useful items.
      • Those who get the second variant must not respond to any affection from native entities.
      • Those who get the third variant must not do anything physically comforting or luxurious; no playing, no drinking anything but water, no smoking, et cetera.
  • Humans Are the Real Monsters: The Gentry's entire hostility is due to the Foundation's own trigger-happiness, and the Brown Note nature of the land whose name was stolen may be in fact a way for the O5 Council to whitewash history.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: The peculiar folk within the mysterious land with no names may be terrifying and alien, but they have every right to be furious at the Foundation for having committed genocide against them.
  • Land of Faerie: To put it as laconically as possible, "Taboo" is a refugee camp inhabited by The Fair Folk, who had fled the Earth when the Foundation committed genocide against them after the "War with the Factory."
  • Meaningful Name: The ritual needed to access the unusual terrain is called "Protocol 4000-Halloway." "Halloway" is a surname derived from the Old English words for "sunken path," which is what most of the land where speech is deadly resembles.
  • Never My Fault: The informative fellow in SCP-6666 recounts the history of the goddess Titania and her Children of the Night to a Foundation researcher. According to it, the Children were created by Titania, but mostly kept to themselves, until they attacked the Fae and nearly wiped them out. The Foundation digs around a bit and discovers that the Children were created by Titania at the behest of the Fae, who were her favored children at the time. After the Children had fulfilled their purpose in destroying Adam el Asem's kingdom, the Fae stuffed them away and ignored them. Eventually, Titania took pity on the Children and turned against the Fae, making the Children of the Night her new favored mortals and aiding them in destroying their former masters. The avian gentleman notably avoids mentioning any part of the story that would imply the Fae are in any way responsible.
  • Painting the Medium: A bit literally, as the nomenclature hazard forces them to identify subjects via color rather than anything resembling a consistent name.
  • The Scottish Trope: The article that won the 4000 contest could very well be called The Scottish SCP if the rule about names hadn't been so strict as to exclude consistent euphemisms.
  • Speak of the Devil: Using any consistent nomenclature for the anomalous forest or its inhabitants in either speech or writing invariably leads to bad results. An associated joke article shows just how infuriating a process it was for researchers to just type up a first sentence.
  • Sophisticated as Hell: The nature of the land that forms the subject of the article leads to a smorgasbord of descriptions ranging from the very verbose to Buffy Speak.
  • Stay on the Path: The only way for visitors to meaningfully traverse the forest hidden behind an old well is to use a well-beaten footpath that will eventually return you to where you started. Temporarily leaving the path is fine, but you will need to return if you actually want to go anywhere.
  • Take Away Their Name: When the forest dwellers had their names stolen after being forced into the nameless woods, they took it upon themselves that any consistent terminology used to describe them would become their new name. Due to this, the Foundation has to constantly use different adjectives and descriptors when referring to the same thing multiple times, and all of the image captions are extremely generic rather than referring to what's being shown as anything unique.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: The Kind Folk understandably want revenge against the Foundation and to get back home to Earth. They are also willing to cause quite a lot of pain getting there.
  • Written by the Winners: According to the gentleman with the leporine visage, many of the faeries had originally fought on the Foundation's side during the war with the Factory, and only some of them later ravaged the early Foundation. The Foundation proceeded to commit genocide against all of them, and this "minor fact" has been omitted by Foundation records.

    SCP- 4028 — Don Quixote 

SCP-4028 - La Historia de Don Quixote de la Mancha


  • Beyond the Impossible: The second iteration of the article depicts Don Quixote as performing multiple tasks which are considered either utterly impossible or insanely difficult, including battling SCP-076 to a standstill and actually slaying SCP-682. Of course, this is played with in that none of it is actually happening; these are simply stories that Quixote inserts into the Foundation database as he continues on his real mission, which is to rescue the real Don Quixote- otherwise known as Dr. Menard- from "captivity" with the Foundation.
  • Black-and-White Insanity: Fred finds out the hard way that Don Quixote is not a man that does "complicated." To him, you're either a paragon of knightly virtue, or you're an obstacle in his way. Pierre Menard, the Foundation's head of the Pataphysics Department and expert on Don Quixote, gives up on containing him because there's no reasoning with the guy. The real reason is that Alfonso has crossed the Despair Event Horizon upon realizing how hollow his life is and doesn't think he's worth "rescuing" by Sancho.
  • Crossover: It's kind of like an SCP Foundation/Don Quixote fanfiction.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: It's Don Quixote, the madman who fights windmills. How dangerous could he be? Well, he's a metafictional anomaly classified as Keter, for starters. When he invades the Foundation's database, he singlehandedly unveils SCP-055, fights Able to a draw, and kills 682 (again, in the database only). To put it in perspective, Fred is more afraid of this guy than he is of SCP-2747, an anomaly that eats narratives.
  • Deliberate Values Dissonance: He inherits the values of Don Quixote, which were deliberately antiquated even at the time. He believes that the benign witchcraft in Harry Potter is Satanic, and seems to have a great dislike for pornography.
  • Deadpan Snarker: Don Quixote's exploits in fictionland are commented on in the footnotes by an individual - Dr. Pierre Menard - who criticizes all of Quixote's actions both as an SCP and in his original story. The footnotes even outright call him an imbecile. This makes sense when it's revealed Menard is the real Don Quixote.
  • Died in Your Arms Tonight: Implied to happen to Sancho in the arms of Dr. Menard / Alonso Quixano at the end of the second iteration. He ultimately lives, as the final iteration mentions two unknown windmill assailants.
  • Fixer Sue: In-universe, this is how he operates: he walks into the story, resolves all problems, and rewrites the narrative to fit with his sense of good storytelling, often sticking on obvious morality parables.
  • The Fourth Wall Will Not Protect You: SCP-4028 is capable of drawing on commonalities between works to basically jump between them; as Fred puts it, "his fourth wall breaks have fourth wall breaks." In the later portions of the second iteration and in the final iteration, SCP-4028 has finally made the jump into the Foundation's reality... although, thankfully, they've contented themselves with assaulting wind turbines.
  • Gary Stu: Invoked in-universe; Don Quixote (or rather, Sancho) is a sentient fictional character with the power to insert himself into other works of literature, where he usually singlehandedly resolves the plot. The second iteration has him do this with the Foundation database itself, inserting stories where he overcomes various anomalies that the real Foundation has struggled with for years.
  • Old Shame:invoked Menard regards his time as Quixote as this, given how thoroughly he criticizes himself in the footnotes. Though in the end, he goes back to tilting at windmills - but with a certain amount of self-awareness.
  • Shout-Out: Dr. Pierre Menard is named after a character from one of Jorge Luis Borges's short stories. Specifically, "Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote", which is about a man trying to recreate Don Quixote's story. This is a clue to Dr. Menard's identity.
  • Tomato Surprise: The fictional character who has been infecting the Foundation database is actually not Don Quixote, but rather Sancho taking on his identity; the true Don Quixote is actually Dr. Pierre Menard, head of the Foundation's Pataphysics Department.
  • Windmill Crusader: The Windmill Crusader. After being "rescued" by Sancho, Menard/Alonso settles down around La Mancha with him and they spend their days attacking windmills, with their "reasoning" being cited in a footnote as "they might be giants." Old habits die hard.

    SCP- 4051 — Rainer Miller 

SCP-4051 - Your Friendly Neighborhood Keter

Designated SCP-4051, Rainer Miller is a young man with the ability to generate portals to a dimension that contains anything he can think of, including abstract things.

A list of his appearances can be found here.


  • Ambiguously Evil: By the end of the article, it's implied a combination of mistreatment and learning the true nature of his powers has lead Rainer to turn against the Foundation
  • Mundane Utility: Upon Foundation request, he used his powers to collect common objects like bleach and books.

    SCP- 4494 — The Spectre 

SCP-4494 - The Spectre

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SCP-4494 immediately prior to demanifestation.
"Denizens of the night! Your time has come, for now you face-THE SPECTER!"
SCP-4494, calling itself The Spectre, is a mysterious entity claiming to be the embodiment of fighting crime who manifests at night to intervene in various law enforcement activities in which the criminal element has the advantage to aid the law enforcement. However should SCP-4494 be somehow be prevented from aiding the law enforcement group, the very concept of fighting crime will start to break down.

A list of his appearances can be found here.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: He is the physical embodiment of fighting crime.
  • Big Damn Heroes: Will only appear in a law enforcement activity where the criminal element has the upper hand to turn the tables on the criminals.
  • Cops Need the Vigilante: When the Foundation has him contained, it results in a series of anomalous events that create an uptick in New York City crime, the Foundation having no choice but to classify him as "Archon" and allows to roam free.
  • The Cowl: The Foundation's take on the classic anti-heroic archetype. He often shows up to help pinned down cops and dresses in all black. While certainly friendly to civilians and law-enforcement, his black shading and violent tendencies towards the criminals he stops qualify him as this.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: He appears almost entirely black, but is a crime fighting vigilante who aids law enforcement agencies in their time of need.
  • Entertainingly Wrong: Thinks that the Foundation is a law enforcement agency, even though some of their more amoral acts (like forcibly applying anesthesia to witnesses of SCPs) are very very illegal.
  • Fanboy: Acts as one to superheroes in general. He acts like a Large Ham while fighting crime and admits to playing superhero video games in his spare time.
  • Good Old Fisticuffs: Uses his fists in addition to firearms when fighting criminals.
  • Humanoid Abomination: He's a Living Shadow that looks like the silhouette of a man in a trenchcoat. He is capable of teleporting to any location on the planet and has hand-to-hand combat skills so impress, he is classified as "Archon" because it would be worse off for the world if they contained him than if he were roaming free. Any documents about him immediately change so that it would be written in a striking font similar to what you would find in a comic book.
  • Nice Guy: He's surprisingly cordial to a group of MTF members he aids despite his terrifying visage.
  • Painting the Medium: One of his anomalous effects is that all mentions of his name can only be spoken or written in a specific way. This effect only stops when he drops his Large Ham character.
  • Shout-Out: He's a big one to The Shadow, down to them being dark vigilantes and the name of two of MTF Sigma-12's members in his log are Allard and Cranston (The Shadow's alter-ego is Kent Allard; in some other stories is Lamont Cranston).
  • Vigilante Man: He's the physical embodiment of fighting crime and he takes the form of a classic vigilante type hero.
  • Two-Fisted Tales: While he certainly qualifies as a Superhero, his hat and Conspicuous Trenchcoat brings to mind older Pulp-heroes.

    SCP- 4768 — Ulysses B. Donkman 

SCP-4768 - The Tall Tales of Ulysses B. Donkman

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SCP-4768 is a man known as Ulysses B. Donkman with the head of a donkey who is a legendary hero in parts of the southern United States, known for pulling off a number of feats. His main ability is perception alteration, which he uses to appear as a normal human.

As list of his appearances can be found here.


  • The Ageless: He does not age and was born sometime in the early 1800's.
  • Faking the Dead: When an assassin is sent after him he uses his abilities to fake his death in order to find out who sent the assassin.
  • Folk Hero: He is a legendary hero in parts of the southern United States. He is the subject of a number of stories about his impossible deeds, which may actually be true if he is a Reality Warper.
  • Glamour Failure: His illusion powers don't effect camera recordings.
  • Good Old Fisticuffs: He usually fights with his bare hands. He pulls out a slingshot if the enemy is too far away.
  • Hammerspace: He can always pull out whatever tool he needs from his jacket.
  • Impossible Shadow Puppets: he displays the ability to do this as a way to communicate when there is a Language Barrier.
  • The Münchausen: He likes to tell Tall Tales about himself and his adventures.
  • Non-Human Head: He has the head of a donkey.
  • Master of Illusion: He can make people see him as an ordinary human and visually alter his environment.
  • Reality Warper: Word of God confirms that he is in fact a reality warper, but he isn't aware that he is one. His abilities are limited by how he thinks that they work.
  • Sibling Rivalry: He has an evil brother named Aloysius.
  • Strong as They Need to Be: Because he isn't aware of his nature as a Reality Warper, he will be just strong and fast enough to solve whatever situation he gets into.

    SCP- 4999 — Somebody to Watch Over Us 

SCP-4999 - Somebody to Watch Over Us

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SCP-4999, circa 1973. Photo taken by professional photographer Gustav Bürger, three minutes before his death.
SCP-4999 is an entity heavily implied to be a Grim Reaper that resembles a well-dressed man. He appears beside those who are dying alone without anyone by their side and comforts them before their inevitable death by offering them one last cigarette.
  • Dark Is Not Evil: Appears dressed in a dark suit and is classed as a Keter, but is actually a calm and soothing presence that helps ease people into death (his Keter class is due to his complete inability to be contained and threat to the Masquerade because he shows up on camera, not any detectable malice).
  • Don't Fear The Reaper: He's a Grim Reaper who specifically materializes for those with no loved ones or other close-by individuals to comfort them as they die. Those he appear to are never seen to recoil from or attempt to resist his touch.
  • Dying Alone: SCP-4999's purpose is to defy this trope. It has a higher chance of appearing to those who are more likely to die alone, including those who have no surviving family/friends, are non-religious, have no current strong emotional connections with others, and/or have little to no fame or fortune to call their own.
  • Even the Loving Hero Has Hated Ones: Downplayed — he is less likely to appear to a dying person who has committed multiple violent crimes. While he doesn't harm them, his lack of presence implies that he feels they don't deserve even the small comfort of not dying alone.
  • Everyone Has Standards: Is notably less likely to appear beside those who have a history of violent crime.
  • Four Is Death: In one story the Small Death from SCP-1440 says that he's their youngest brother, making him literally the fourth death.
  • Good Smoking, Evil Smoking: Whenever he appears to someone who's dying, he'll have a pack of cigarettes on him. He'll then offer the dying person a cigarette, and he'll let them smoke it if they accept it. If they don't, he'll just smoke it himself.
  • The Grim Reaper: SCP-4999 is essentially Death, albeit appearing to help ease those alone and unloved when they die into the afterlife.
  • Nice Guy: The only thing he does is manifest around people who are dying alone and serve as a companion for them before they pass. While he's classed as Keter, that's only because it's impossible to contain him and hide his presence. He's otherwise totally harmless.
  • One Last Smoke: His main interaction with the dying person is to pull out a pack of cigarettes and offer one to them. After the person passes on and he de-manifests, the cigarette (if accepted) will be the only remaining sign of his presence.
  • Sharp-Dressed Man: He always appears dressed in a snappy black business suit.
  • Time Abyss: The Foundation has found records detailing the SCP and figures similar to them going back several thousand years.
  • The Voiceless: He never says a word, simply remaining to silently watch over the dying until they expire, and no one attempts to engage him in conversation.
  • You Are Not Alone: His very purpose is ensuring those with no one to comfort them when they die still have someone.

Series VI

    SCP- 5056 — Phil and Doug 

SCP-5056 - The Constant Companions

SCP-5056-A is a Mirror Monster who follows and constantly needles SCP-5056-B, a janitor named Philip E. Deering, over his failures. SCP-5056-A follows Deering on any reflective surface and if separated will emit a tone of 119 decibels constantly, which can be heard throughout Site-43.

A list of Philip Eugene Deering's appearances can be found here.


  • Eye Scream: Separate SCP-5056-B from -A or threaten SCP-5056-B's life badly enough, it's possible SCP-5056-A will show up in one of your eyes, which can cause severe enough ocular damage that your eye can get injured beyond repair. Dr. Falkirk found this out the hard way whilst testing the necessity of SCP-5056-B in containing SCP-5056-A.
  • Hell Is That Noise: If SCP-5056-B is separated from -A, SCP-5056-A will emit a constant tone of 119 decibels, which can be heard throughout Site-43.
  • Humanoid Abomination: SCP-5056-A is hairless, has matte grey skin, has scars on its "face" that look like a pair of eyes and a mouth, only appears in reflective surfaces, can degrade any optical equipment and media on which it appears, and if it shows up on an eye, serious ocular injury can occur.
  • In-Series Nickname: SCP-5056-B calls -A "Doug".
  • Mascot: Is seen by many of the personnel of Site-43 as an unofficial one for the Site itself, because of the necessity for SCP-5056-B to perform janitorial duties in the commonly-traveled Site sections, combined with the horrific noise that occurs if -A is separated from -B.
  • Mirror Monster: SCP-5056-A can only appear on reflective surfaces, which include mirrors, reflective pipes, lenses, and sometimes eyes. It primarily prefers to show up in glass.
  • Survivor Guilt: SCP-5056-B suffers from guilt over surviving the SCP-5243 containment breach that killed seven other people including his brother. SCP-5056-A needles him about it all the time.
  • You Are Number 6: This is always played straight for SCP-5056-A. For SCP-5056-B, this is only applied within the SCP-5056 documents; the containment procedures explicitly state that SCP-5056-B (Philip E. Deering) mustn't be told of his SCP status.

    SCP- 5242 / SCP-INTEGER — LOGICIAN 

FILESCP-INTEGER

FOR YOUR CRIMES OF NAMING
THAT WHICH OUGHT NOT BE NAMED
YOU MUST ACCEPT THAT REALITY
DOESN'T ALWAYS MAKE SENSE
SCP-INTEGER is a HAZARD ENTITY, able to create new absolute truths in reality as it pleases. It uses this power to force THINGS to oversimplify themselves whenever it is referred to by a name that is not SCP-INTEGER, NAME, BEING, or ENTITY.

In reality, the ENTITY's true identity is LOGICIAN, the king of the place where the Fae have power over names. Though LOGICIAN only gets to affect the Foundation's world for two articles, it is instrumental to the Character Development of its first major victim, Dr. Placeholder McDoctorate.


  • The Assimilator: SCP-INTEGER turns THINGS into instances of SCP-INTEGER-DIGIT, which have similar INFLUENCE.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: COLOR and COLOR denote identifiers concerning SCP-INTEGER and SCP-INTEGER-DIGIT respectively. Additionally, COLOR signifies the DANGER.
  • Cosmic Retcon: SCP-INTEGER retroactively simplifies 'incorrect' designations and classifications of itself and instances of SCP-INTEGER-DIGIT.
  • Disaster Dominoes: When LOGICIAN attacked Dr. Placeholder McDoctorate, it also affected a 4x4 Rubik's Cube in his possession. Though this wasn't its intent, all of Placeholder's counterparts in The Multiverse are so in sync with each other that the infinite set of cubes became the same cube across all universes, designated SCP-6416-CUBE, and the resulting synchronization become SCP-6416 itself. This eventually sets off a chain of predestined events that end in each Placeholder isolating their universe from the rest of reality, a fact that attracts the attention of the RCT-Δt subdivision of the Department of Temporal Anomalies due to said events being illegal per the 1981 Multi-Foundation Coalition Agreement. In one such universe, LOGICIAN reveals it knows about this and would find it more interesting if it changed the ending for the sake of a good story by killing Place and using semiohazards to render its non-existence a universal constant.
  • Do Not Call Me "Paul": LOGICIAN is a valid name for the ENTITY, but it's pretty clear its ego prevents researchers from casually tossing it around anyways.
  • Heart Is an Awesome Power: Played for horror; its weird obssession with names is easy to look past in its own document and is an amusing minor inconvenience in all other universes, but being able to alter the flow of information about reality is much more powerful than just a simple Perception Filter. As SCP-6416's world can attest, this ability has unlimited range and potential, and can seal off entire universes to effectively render them Ret-Gone.
  • It's All About Me: The threat posed by LOGICIAN ultimately traces back to it being a self-centered ruler Drunk On Power. It makes itself known to the Foundation because Place dared to call it by its given name, it kills an alternate Place because it wants to be the star of the show, and it believes the existence of the anomalous justifies its egotistical behavior.
  • Mind Screw: Due to the nature of its HAZARD, SCP-INTEGER poses CHALLENGE to understand and describe correctly.
  • Perception Filter: How it alters reality. A sentient being comprehends reality in the form of information that needs to pass through a metaphysical filter, and LOGICIAN simply warps said filter so that the output is whatever they desire instead of, say, Placeholder McDoctorate's old name.
  • Rage Against the Author: Implied when SCP-6416's world becomes Ret-Gone. Its powers work by distorting the flow of information about reality, it has a Sitcom Arch-Nemesis relationship with the Pataphysics Department, and narratives are in themselves "information about reality."
  • Ret Conjuration: Its semiohazardous abilities have unlimited potential and aren't limited to just abstracting names and words. With enough focus, it was able to forbid The Multiverse from allowing the universe SCP-6416 takes place in to ever exist. After all, if you can't be seen by anyone anywhere at any time, do you even exist to begin with?
  • Small Role, Big Impact: All versions of Dr. Placeholder McDoctorate start their character arcs being attacked by LOGICIAN and their name being changed to what it is now as a result. They eventually become experts in pataphysics and conceptual warfare because of this, culminating in the iteration that appears in the ADMONITION saga.
  • Wham Line: Despite the COLORED terms, SCP-INTEGER doesn't seem to be connected with THE FOREST WITHOUT NAME ...until you read the PARABLE.

Series VII

    SCP- 6382 / PoI- 382 — Thilo Zwist 

SCP-6382 - The Fire Breaks

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A list of his appearances can be found here.
  • The Atoner: His role in creating SCP-5382-C cures is due to him being guilty over creating SCP-5382-A.
  • I Have Many Names: He's employed numerous aliases over the centuries.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: His reaction to creating SCP-5382-A and -B, especially once he realized the extent -A had spread.
  • The Power of Language: He can manipulate languages to create various anomalous effects through both magical and linguistic means.
  • Really 700 Years Old: Born in 1622. He's not unaging - he was 22/23 when he created SCP-5382-A and -B, and had become an old man by the 1990s - but as far as the Foundation is concerned, he's functionally immortal.
  • Sole Survivor: For all intents and purposes, he is the last remaining schriftsteller ("writer") following the massacre of the others in 1645 - while he's taken apprentices, he's almost always regretted it. In SCP-6382, he discovers the others survived the massacre using their powers, and he is not happy to learn this.
    SCP- 6599 — HOGSLICE 

SCP-6599 - HOGSLICE

SCP-6599 is a set of online accounts under the name HOGSLICE that post hostile, argumentive messages on message boards. When another user responds in a provocative manner, SCP-6599-1, an entity resembling that of Scott Rechsteiner, also known as Scott Steiner, will appear and assault the victim to the point of hospitalization before demanifesting.

A list of its appearances can be found here.


  • The Atoner: Seems to genuinely regret its Jerkass behaviour prior to being defeated, although it still retains its bombastic and aggressive speech patterns.
  • Can't Take Criticism: As noted above, even slightly disagreeing with it, even about things that are objectively false, will earn its ire.
  • Disproportionate Retribution: In 40% of cases where users have engaged with SCP-6599 online, an entity will manifest at the user's home and brutally assault them (though it stops at killing them.) A photo of one such incident shows the user's entire house was destroyed.
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Almost anything can make it furious, from discussions about cryptids, fighting beetles, even The Muppets. And God help you if you challenge or criticize it any way.
  • I Just Want to Have Friends: After its defeat, it gives this impression, asking on various subreddits how it can make friends.
  • Internet Jerk: A parody of Internet Tough Guys, except this one can actually make good on its threats.
  • Large Ham: Everything it says is written in ALL CAPS. This even extends to transcripts of its speech.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: SCP-6599-1 looks and sounds identical to pro wrestler Scott Steiner.
  • No-Sell: Manages to shrug off everything the Foundation threw at it to try and capture it, from stun darts to electric shocks. It was only subdued by another SCP, a knife which can banish anything from reality. Even then, it still came back.
  • Serious Business: Absolutely everything. It'll start a fight over whether or not the Muppets are real, or what cryptid people like the most.
  • Sir Swears-a-Lot: Peppers its rants with curses and insults.
  • Testosterone Poisoning: Incredibly aggressive, solves all its problems with violence and mocks other users that it sees as weak.
  • Took a Level in Kindness: After being defeated by Agent Woodcock wielding SCP-5175, it reappears on various self-help and therapy websites genuinely looking to better itself. It is significantly less confrontational, however it still asks for help in over-the-top, furious, swearing rants.
  • Worthy Opponent: Sees Agent Woodcock as this after being defeated by him in a fight.

Series VIII

    SCP- 7000 — Dr. William Wallace Wettle 

SCP-7000 - The Loser

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For the anomaly event, see Recap.SCP Foundation Canons under the multiple canons folder.


SCP-7000, also known as Dr. William Wallace Wettle, is a probability sink concentrating local misfortune on its own person.

A list of his appearances can be found here.


  • Alliterative Name: His names all begin with "W."
  • Born Unlucky: Wettle has been unlucky for as long as he can remember. Not so unlucky as to suffer any mortal injuries, but unlucky enough to constantly suffer mild injuries that have never quite healed by the time he gains a new one.
  • Butt-Monkey: Exaggerated and justified: Not only is he profoundly unlucky, he actually makes everyone nearby more lucky, so he is effectively the most humorously unfortunate person in his immediate area.
  • Cosmic Plaything:
    • It's revealed near the end of the article that Wettle's bad luck is a result of him making a deal as a child with something (God, a reality warper, the universe, etc.) that he would take on everyone else's bad luck so long as his parents didn't die. The SCP-7000-D event was a result of him growing tired of constantly being the butt of the joke and wishing he could be someone important. Upon reaffirming his original deal with whatever entity is watching over him, the event ended.
    • SCP-6306 implies his bad luck extends to causing extranormal events, as he once had a New Years' resolution list that then proceeded to combust for no reason and then spell out "As if you'd fulfill them, anyways" with the ashes. Oh yeah, and he choked on his coffee while trying to put it out, as usual.
  • The Friend Nobody Likes: No one at Site-43 likes Wettle. He's seen as either lazy or a Jerkass amongst his fellow researchers and even his own staff. The only ones who can (somewhat) tolerate him are Dr. Blank and Researcher LeBlanc. This is Subverted come the ending, where he's managed to gain some respect from the Foundation, and even the O5 mildly respect him, accepting the proposal to split the SCP-7000 file and give him the main one.
  • Momma's Boy: The deal he made that gained him his bad luck was due to his fear that his mother would die of cancer.
  • No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: The poor dude just wanted to save his mom.
  • Painting the Medium: Every photo of Wettle in the article has some kind of defect in it to illustrate his unluckiness, whether it's red eyes (as in the picture here), blurry resolution, or just him straight-up not having a good time. The final image is so blurred that it was clearly taken while the focus subjects were moving, and the caption confirms that Wettle himself timed the shot.
  • Throw the Dog a Bone: While he goes back to being a Cosmic Plaything, he also remembers he willingly took on the bad luck to save his mother's life and people close to him are more lucky because of him, causing him to develop some much needed self-respect - and the Foundation knows it too. Before, his weird luck came off as incompetence, so he was The Friend Nobody Likes, but in the ending it's clear even the O5 mildly respect him and contain his anomaly in a way that doesn't force him to be thrown in a cell.
  • Winds of Destiny, Change!: In the inverse of the usual, and not of his own volition, Wettle absorbs the bad luck of everyone he's near. His uncanny ability to give those around him good luck resulted in him being "volunteered" to join in MTF missions during the SCP-7000-D event, as while he was getting multiple injuries the rest of the team was successfully completing each goal.

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