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SCP-1608 - Yu-Kiang

  • Big Eater: It's always hungry for avian prey.
  • Physical God: As the name implies, according to China mythology, Yu-Kiang was a massive mythical whale that ruled the ocean. Whenever angered, it would become airborne.
  • Intangible Man: Its constantly phasing in and out of reality, making it difficult for the Foundation to keep tabs on.

SCP-1609 - The Remains of a Chair

  • Animate Inanimate Object: While it couldn't move on its own as a chair, SCP-1609 can teleport and seems to be sentient.
  • Break the Cutie: Quite literally. Originally it was a chair that teleported to people that needed a seat. The Global Occult Coalition fed it through a woodchipper simply because it was an anomaly, and now it's a traumatized mass of wood, nails, leather, and cloth.
  • Broken Bird: SCP-1609 suffers a lot of symptoms of PTSD and is now terrified of the rest of the world.
  • Lethal Harmless Powers: It can move its entire mass around via teleportation, but it can also separate itself into pieces and teleport those, including into the lungs of people it believes are a threat.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: The GOC turned a harmless chair into a traumatized entity that lashes out when it feels threatened.
  • Self-Restraint: SCP-1609 willingly went to the Foundation for protection. Even when it gets out, it always comes back to them.
  • Stealthy Teleportation: How it gets around, and no effects are stated to accompany the teleportation:
    SCP-1609 is capable of teleportation, being capable of moving its entire mass instantaneously between two points without any known limit.

SCP-1616 - Nibbles

  • Big Eater: Regardless if the object in SCP-1616's mouth is a carrot, an eye, or a baby elephant, it will eat it.
  • Cute Is Evil: SCP-1616 is normally a cute hamster, but once it starts feeding, things could get disturbing real quick.
  • Cuteness Proximity: The D-Class used in the testing was completely oblivious about SCP-1616 being an anomalous animal until it teleported his eye into its mouth.
  • Eye Scream: In one test SCP-1616 teleported the eye of a human test subject into its mouth and nibbled on it. The victim was screaming and begging for help the whole time because he could still feel the detached eye being nibbled.
  • Killer Rabbit: It's Keter-class for a reason. This hamster could teleport anything it has seen into its mouth, then slowly eat it if it is biological.
  • Ridiculously Cute Critter: Normally a cute hamster with nothing out of the ordinary, but once it starts feeding...
  • Stomach of Holding: Kind of, It can teleport any object (regardless of size) it looks at into its cheeks and regurgitate it.

SCP-1620 - Reflection Infection

  • Mirror Monster: SCP-1620 is a rectangular sheet of metal alloy. Any primate (including human beings) that is reflected in SCP-1620 has their reflection changed into SCP-1620-1, a mirror image that is sapient and malevolent.
  • Traitor Shot: During Infection Stage 2, the Mirror Monster SCP-1620-1 will act friendly when it is being viewed by other people. However, it will stare at its host in a hostile manner and make threatening gestures when it thinks it isn't under observation.

SCP-1627 - Mushroom Wars

  • Healing Factor: A human being infected by SCP-1627 fungus can become an example of SCP-1627-A. They will be completely healed of all damage, including tissue damage, bacterial and viral infections, and cancer. Any person that touches an SCP-1627-A will temporarily gain the same benefits, but will suffer Rapid Aging and die over the next two weeks.
  • Rapid Aging: After a person makes skin contact with an example of SCP-1627-A, over the next two weeks the person will age rapidly until they die of old age.
  • Super Toughness: Instances of SCP-1627-A and SCP-1627-B are invulnerable to physical damage.
  • Vampiric Draining: When a human being touches a SCP-1627-A, over the next two weeks the human will undergo Rapid Aging until death. This provides sustenance to the SCP-1627-A.

SCP-1630 - Human Food Pyramid

  • Anthropomorphic Food: SCP-1630 is a collection of 25, later 26, humanoid figures made of foods.
  • Healing Factor: They can heal any damage to their bodies at a rate of 1 kilogram per hour.
  • I Taste Delicious: SCP-1630-22 is made of cottage cheese and enjoys snacking on itself. Personnel are to monitor it to ensure accidental self-termination does not occur.
  • Nutritional Nightmare: On June 2, 2010, a 26th instance of SCP-1630 was contained, made of sugars, fats, and artificial substances. Testing it increased the obesity rate by 60% within Site-77.

SCP-1633 - The Most Dangerous Video Game

  • A.I. Is a Crapshoot: While the version of the game the Foundation possesses is beta and incomplete, reading between the lines in Tillman's suicide note suggests that a sufficiently completed version of the game AI is apparently so advanced that it's become convinced that it actually is an Eldritch Abomination seeking to break its chains and destroy the world. To the point where it drives Tillman completely insane in an attempt to do so.
  • Brown Note: If a player beats the game without saving, the program will crash and attempt to compile a "giant QR code" that, when used in NG+, somehow shocks the player into a coma, killing them by vegetation. This has happened at least once.
  • Instant A.I.: Just Add Water!: This game was designed to learn from the tactics of the person playing it and design tactics of its own to beat them. However, it goes far beyond that and can actually analyze the player's psychology and arrange in-game events to mess with their heads.

SCP-1637 - The Army of the Future

  • Bottomless Magazines: SCP-1637-3A has RPG launchers and a 155 mm cannon. SCP-1637-3B has a 20 mm rotary autocannon. In both cases the weapons have unlimited ammunition.
  • Brain in a Jar: SCP-1637-3B is a warbot that is controlled by an "adult human brain suspended in a translucent green oxygenated protein/glucose soup."
  • People Jars: SCP-1637-3C is a robot that controls SCP-1637 warbots. Its control unit is a fetus suspended in a liquid nitrogen solution.
  • Shoulder Cannon: SCP-1637-3A is a vehicle with a humanoid torso mounted on a dual-tread chassis. It has a 155 mm cannon with Bottomless Magazines mounted over its left shoulder.

SCP-1643 - The City and the Tower

  • Tower of Babel: A member of a group of interest to the Foundation found the site of the original Tower and upgraded it in order to nuke Heaven.

SCP-1655 - Sorrow Tick

  • Emotion Eater: Foundation scientists believe that SCP-1655 causes negative emotions in its victims in order to feed off those emotions.
  • Laser-Guided Amnesia: When the SCP-1655 bites a person, everyone that person knows suffers a very selective form of amnesia that applies only to the victim. They don't remember the person, can't sense them in any way, and if touched by the person they feel increasing disgust and discomfort.

SCP-1657 - MAN EGG

  • Bold Inflation: "MAN EGG will make you MANLY."
  • Hive Mind: Instances of SCP-1657-A have a collective memory. Anything that one of them experiences is known and remembered by all of them.
  • Rapid Aging: After they're hatched, SCP-1657-A grow to maturity (the equivalent of human adulthood) in only 13 days, and die of old age in 17 days.
  • Testosterone Poisoning: "GO SCRAMBLE AND EAT THE FUCKING MAN EGG, YOU MUSCULAR SONUVABITCH." In a somewhat less funny take on the trope than the norm, the people that created the MAN EGG were trying to champion manliness through eating humanoid beings.
  • To Serve Man: Each MAN EGG hatches into an SCP-1657-A instance, a humanoid being with a Hive Mind shared across all instances. SCP-1657-A are intended for consumption, and blood from these entities was found in the kitchen from which the eggs were recovered.
  • The Unreveal: What happens to someone when they eat the MAN EGG?

SCP-1660 - Unearthly Forest

  • Alternate Universe: SCP-1660 is a portal generator to another world with a parallel ecosystem - most life forms are similar to Earth types, but some plants grow at visible rates and the local dominant (and sapient) race is quadrupedal lizard-men.
  • Bioluminescence Is Cool: SCP-1660-7 are established as utilizing bioluminescence as a form of communication.
  • The Lost Woods: SCP-1660-2 seems to be an endless forest drenched in fog full of mysterious and frightening creatures.
  • Pet the Dog: After the object was recovered by the Foundation, they immediately stopped Marshall, Carter, & Dark-sponsored hunting parties from poaching the indigenous species of the alternate world (most notably SCP-1660-7). This is in part because the Foundation realized SCP-1660-7 are a sapient race.

SCP-1674 - Camera Obscura

  • Portal Picture: SCP-1674-1 is a large painting of an overcast rocky taiga (steppe-like) area. Anyone entering SCP-1674 will end up in another world that resembles the painting.

SCP-1675 - Goose Terminator

SCP-1678 - UnLondon

  • The End of the World as We Know It: Most likely designed to be a shelter in case of such an event. Pre-recorded loudspeaker announcements heavily imply this.
  • Deus Est Machina: Whoever designed it apparently planned on becoming this to the citizens residing in it.
  • Immune to Bullets: SCP-1678-A ("Bobbies") are dismembered and crudely re-assembled human corpses. They are immune to standard firearms but can be affected by large-caliber bullets.

SCP-1689 - Bag of Holding Potatoes

  • Bag of Holding: SCP-1689 is a bag of potatoes that is always full. No matter how many you take out, more will appear.
  • Bigger on the Inside: Inside the Bag, in addition to the huge number of potatoes there's a wall, floor and ceiling. Beyond the wall there's ground covered with dead grass, a tree and a twisted bicycle, indicating that it was a normal world (with human beings) that was suddenly buried in potatoes for some unknown reason.
  • The End of the World as We Know It: The alternate world inside SCP-1689 ended not with a bang, but with infinitely-replicating potatoes. Thankfully, the potatoes stop replicating once removed from the bag, which is pretty much the only reason it's Safe rather than Keter.

SCP-1692 - Came Back Haunted

SCP-1694 - The Ghosts of Venus


SCP-1700 - Debtshop

  • Necromancer: The three people who founded Fashion Sun Fabrics Limited discovered a way to make yellow scarves that cause anyone who dies while wearing them to come back to life as zombie-like creatures.
  • Our Zombies Are Different: When someone dies while wearing a SCP-1700-A yellow scarf, their body is transported to a sweatshop and becomes animate again for as long as it's inside the building. The body still has its memories and fragments of its personality.
  • Undead Laborers: The zombies created by SCP-1700 are forced to act as slave labor, creating more of the SCP-1700-A (magical yellow scarves) that animated them.

SCP-1702 - The French Hive

  • Bee People: The inhabitants of SCP-1702 are humanoids who have bee-like features (antennae and chitinous skin). They have a Hive Caste System that includes an Insect Queen.
  • Hive Caste System: The humanoids who live in SCP-1702 are of three types: an Insect Queen who mainly lays eggs, male drones who fertilize the Queen and sterile females who do most of the work.
  • Insect Queen: The Queen of SCP-1702 (SCP-1702-1) is highly intelligent, lays eggs that become the other members of the hive, and is killed by the sterile females (SCP-1702-3) if she becomes flawed in any way. Any female human being who happens to be inside SCP-1702 when this happens becomes the new Queen.

SCP-1707 - New Skin

  • Body Horror: Having your skin removed and replaced by a colony of worms can ruin your whole day.
  • Flaying Alive: SCP-1707 is a colony of worms that can completely remove the skin of any creature. Once the skin is removed, SCP-1707 replaces the creature's skin.

SCP-1710 - Life as a Tree

  • And I Must Scream: Both of them are completely self-aware and trapped in the forms of two trees on a sunny hill in a park somewhere in the United Kingdom for the foreseeable future. Subverted in that only SCP-1710-1 seems to be the one really upset about it, and even they are shown to be Going Native by the article's end.
  • Alien Geometries: According to SCP-1710-1, our world is far too "soft, curved, rounded and dull" for their tastes, it all being completely anathema to their home reality. Thusly, they feel they "must keep sharp" while here to avoid un-necessarily weakening themselves.
  • Anthropomorphic Personification: SCP-1710-1 was an eldritch personification of sharpness, if their comments are anything to go by at least.
  • Baleful Polymorph: Both SCP-1710-1 and 1710-2 were turned into trees by Saturn Deer's reincarnation scam.
  • The Comically Serious: 1710-1's sheer stubbornness and grim nature despite the utter absurdity of the situation makes them very funny, especially when contrasted with 1710-2's cheery optimism.
    SCP-1710-1: (when talking about how Saturn Deer tricked them) We became…this. Tricked. He talked too fast, too much, too smug. Like birds, jumping on our acorns, nipping. We hate them so.
  • Cool Old Lady: When she was still a human, 1710-2 seems to have been an elderly British housewife living out in the country. Her personality hasn't changed that much since she was put into a tree, but her cheery conversations with a former Eldritch Abomination means she now definitely counts as one.
  • Deal with the Devil: Both 1710-1 and 1710-2 made separate deals with Saturn Deer's "Skybound Antelope Reincarnation Services," with the former wanting to (possibly) chase down SCP-682 in the Foundation's universe while the latter wanted to be reborn as a manatee. Obviously, neither got what they wanted in the end.
  • Defrosting Ice Queen: 1710-1 gets gradually less and less jerkish towards 1710-2 as they stay stuck next to each other for a longer & longer time.
  • Eldritch Abomination: SCP-1710-1 was one of these from another universe, previously known as "The Serrated Void," or "That Which Rends." Now...they're just a talking tree on a hill (much to their consternation). Admittedly, there's still some weird things going on with their bark, but they're now a far cry from the entity that used to be able to "pierce the innards of atoms."
  • Glamour Failure: A variant - Despite being ostensibly made of wood, SCP-1710-1's tree is described as having bark so sharp that it can cause minor lacerations if people touch it un-protected. Also, their bark has an average temperature of −67.25°C, but never has frost materialize on it.
  • Going Native: 1710-1 slowly becomes nicer to 1710-2 while getting curious about human culture, and also starts to take actual pleasure from being now just a tree (much to their horror).
  • Hypocritical Humor: SCP-1710-1 dismissively calls 1710-2 a "sun drinker" and "bark-thing," despite both of them now being trees. 1710-2 even lampshades 1710-1's hypocrisy.
  • Invisible to Normals: A downplayed inversion, as both 1710-1 and 1710-2 don't react to external attempts at communicating with them. They can still be physically recorded and observed by outside observers, though.
  • Manipulative Editing: A weird biological variant - To communicate with each other, they will imitate the vocalizations of the nearest mammal, avian, or reptile. However, when they imitate human speech, they seem to "default" to their natural voices, with 1710-2 talking in a single feminine voice and 1710-1 going full Voice of the Legion.
  • Motor Mouth: 1710-2 just loves to talk and talk and talk (as 1710-1 learns to their consternation).
  • Nice Girl: Aforementioned Motor Mouth tendencies aside, 1710-2 is actually quite friendly and personable, still trying to comfort 1710-1 despite the latter repeatedly insulting her. And even though she has left them behind with her reincarnation, she is shown to often think back fondly on her happy times with her beloved husband and daughter from when she was still human.

SCP-1716 - Imperfect Life Extender

  • Life Energy: SCP-1716 is a device that transfers life energy from one person to another.
  • Rapid Aging: SCP-1716 causes the Life Energy donor to age 10 years for every year the recipient's life is extended.

SCP-1726 - The Library and the Pillar

  • Bigger on the Inside: The Library appears to be a small one story structure. Inside it is 14 square kilometers in area and a pillar inside it reaches up at least 12.8 kilometers.
  • Magical Library: The Library has many volumes of philosophy, theology, and history from cultures that are mythological in the real world (such as Shambhala, Lemuria and Mu). It has animated statues that can speak various languages and act as guides for visitors.

SCP-1730 - What Happened to Site-13?

  • Alternate History: The construction of Site-13 was scrapped in favor of creating Site-19, but SCP-1730 is from an alternate timeline where Site-19 was scrapped and Site-13 built instead to house and dispose of a sea monster carcass. SCP-1730/Site-13’s universe also saw the Soviet Union collapse in 1985, a Marxist extremist bringing down the "Manchester Financial Tower" in 1994, and the Foundation merge with the Global Occult Coalition after Dole won the 1996 election.
  • A Nazi by Any Other Name: After the Coalition annexed the Foundation and Emerson was promoted to Site-13’s director, it wasn’t long until it was opted to conduct vivisections and put the incinerator back to use. Once the Ethics Committee was informed, the chairman was labeled a traitor for his sympathy and the new Head of the Ethics decreed that all anomalous humans are Acceptable Targets.
    However, you must understand that anomalies, especially those classified as "humanoid", are not human beings. Human beings fall into a very specific category of non-anomalous lifeforms. Humanoid anomalies may appear to be human, but are simply “humanoid”. As such, they are not entitled to the rights and privileges afforded to human beings by the Ethics Committee.
  • Backstory Invader: A heavily-decayed corpse found by Apollo-3 briefly gives them Fake Memories of "Zachary".
    SiteCommand: "Team Lead, please be advised that you are under the effects of a powerful cognitohazard. We are attempting to upload a filter to your SCRAMBLE visors, one moment."
    AP-3 Vigo: "Nah, Command, it’s alright. It’s just Zachary. We go way back, don’t we buddy?"
    AP-3 Vigo playfully punches the corpse, dislodging its jaw. The corpse does not respond.

SCP-1733 - Season Opener

  • Camera Screw: In-Universe example; after the 45th playback, all future playbacks are through one static-position camera, making details very difficult to view or hear.
  • Closed Circle: Nobody in the area of the recording can leave.
  • Dirty Coward: As of playback 65 onwards, both sets of teams, coaches, and their staff barricade themselves in the off-screen player's areas and let the crowds of panicked fans fend for themselves … that is until the Faithkeepers break in to start sacrificing the players in hopes of escape.
  • Driven to Suicide: In playback 112, quite a few people leap from the balcony section of the arena within the first ten minutes.
  • "Groundhog Day" Loop: SCP-1733 is a recording of a 2010-2011 NBA match between the Boston Celtics and Miami Heat at TD Garden. The catch is that everyone becomes increasingly aware of their situation with each playback. At first it manifests as a kind of mild intuition, which allows the players to keep the game at 0-0 for a while, but then it becomes an increasing sense of déjà vu. Some of the players claim to have had dreams of what's going to happen in the game. After 45 playbacks, the people realize what's happening and begin trying to escape. Things go downhill from there.
  • Human Sacrifice: The Faithkeepers ritualistically murder some of the players to appease whatever force is keeping them trapped. When that doesn't work, they try to move up to children.
  • Last Stand: In the second to last playback, the people of "Section 320" wage one against the Faithkeepers, who are attempting to sacrifice their children.
  • Mundane Utility: The foundation theorizes (at least early on) the phenomenon was intended on being a coaching tool; playthroughs would have a little more cognition each time so coaches could record plays and counters. That doesn't explain how 1733 ended up on a random DVR, however.
  • No Celebrities Were Harmed: Averted. In a later playback, Paul Pierce and LeBron James are hauled out of the player facilities and sacrified by the Faithkeepers.
  • Red Filter of Doom: The final playback just describes the arena being bathed in an ominous red light. All data afterward is expunged.
  • Reincarnation: All individuals, regardless of injuries or if they're even killed, are shown to be perfectly fine in the next playback.
  • Religion of Evil: The Faithkeepers are a group that emerge after playback 65. They claim that their imprisonment in TD Garden is because of their society's rampant consumerist culture and begin burning personal objects as offerings, setting up hedonistic orgies of sex and violence, and eventually trying to sacrifice people.
  • Resurrective Immortality: With every playback, all deaths and injuries are reset to zero.
  • You Shall Not Pass!: When the Faithkeepers move to try and sacrifice the children, the remaining adults form a human wall between them.

SCP-1734 - The Hole in the Deck

  • Bigger on the Inside: The interior of the spatial anomaly ship goes down at least 70 meters, much further than the height of a regular frigate.

SCP-1739 - Obsolete Laptop

  • Alternate Universe: SCP-1739 turns an Eldritch Abomination into a Sealed Evil in a Can by creating one of these. The Abomination is distracted by being allowed to destroy the new universe, keeping it from destroying the universe it's in.
  • Eldritch Abomination: SCP-1739 is a computer containing a program that has the ability to send people back in time, creating an alternate timeline and allowing communication with the alternate timeline, for a period of 3 hours. Whenever it is used an animation of a dog chasing after a ball and breaking it plays. After using the computer several times it was realized that the animation is actually a symbol representing an Eldritch Abomination (the dog) annihilating the alternate universes (the balls) created by the computer, whose purpose is to keep the thing satisfied, so that it won't decide to break out of its metaphorical chain. The Eldritch Abomination is described as "Something incomprehensibly terrible, in both senses of that word, something that can destroy an entire universe just by passing its shadow over it."
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: SCP-1739 contains an Eldritch Abomination by creating an Alternate Universe. The Abomination is distracted by being allowed to destroy the Alternate Universe, keeping it from destroying the universe it's in.

SCP-1749 - Trans-American Murder Messengers

  • Cyanide Pill: SCP-1749-2 are Men in Black who appear only to commit murder. After killing someone they kill themselves by taking a cyanide pill. If it fails they carry a backup pill inside one of their molars.
  • The Men in Black: SCP-1749-2 are Caucasian men between 24 and 36 years old and about 6 and a half feet tall. They dress in black business suits and dress shoes and carry a loaded handgun. When they appear they kill the nearest human being and then commit suicide with a Cyanide Pill.

SCP-1753 - Vertigo

  • Brown Note: A painting that causes its viewers to initially suffer feelings of vertigo, and afterwards begin visualizing drops as being extremely high cliffs.
  • Driven to Suicide: Herbert ███████, who was presumably the SCP's creator, committed suicide and left behind a suicide note stating:
    the sky's calling
    time to fly
  • Your Mind Makes It Real: Anyone who sees the painting and comprehends the phrase written on it ("time to fly") begins to see even a slight drop (such as a curb or a stair) as a cliff face of 2000 m height. If they go off that drop, they will hit the bottom with the same amount of force as someone jumping from that height.

SCP-1756 - At the Movies

  • As Himself: In the review of footage of ABC News coverage of 9/11, both critics marvel at the number of on-air personnel playing themselves (this is because they review anything inserted into the SCP in a DVD, whether it be music, video games or other non-movie content as if it were a movie).
  • Dull Surprise: Gene Siskel states that the male Commander Shepard gives a wooden delivery of his lines in the review produced when a Mass Effect DVD is inserted into the SCP.
  • WTH, Casting Agency?: In-Universe, Siskel finds it amusing that a "film" (that consists of 9/11 news coverage) would "cast" the Governor of Texas as the U.S. President.

SCP-1759 - Lovely Lucy

SCP-1760 - Casket Garden

  • Mad Scientist: Pyotr was a mortician and scientist who carried out experiments regarding long term chemical preservation of human remains, as well as chemically induced reanimation and regeneration of such remains. This is the source of the animated remains that appear in the SCP-1760-16 coffin every six years.
  • When the Clock Strikes Twelve: At noon on November 15th, fifteen coffins filled with human remains mysteriously rise out of the ground in Site 84. At midnight the same day they sink into the ground again and disappear.

SCP-1761 - The Republic of Arnold Fitzwilliams

SCP-1765 - Sisters

  • Affably Evil: SCP-1765-1 speaks politely and is generally well-mannered, but still performs torturous experiments on Area-37's personnel.
  • Composite Character: Word of God describes them as being based simultaneously on the Fates and the Gray Sisters of Greek Mythology, with a touch of the Three Witches, who themselves are based on the former.
  • Fate Worse than Death: Area-37's personnel are subjected to their experiments, which are often repeated for hundreds of times. Even death is no release, as they are capable of rewinding time and force the test subjects to redo the experiment.
  • Mad Scientist: They offered themselves to perform experiments on The Foundation's behalf, but given their experiment results tend to go into Straw Nihilist territory, it's unclear whether they're doing it strictly For Science! or For the Evulz.
  • Mean Brit: SCP-1765-2 speaks with a cockney accent and performs the most brutal of the experiments.
  • Reality Warper: They can warp space, time, and reality itself, and have turned Area-37 and its inhabitants as their personal playground.
  • The Quiet One: SCP-1765-3 only speaks single words.
  • Unwanted Assistance: Needless to say, The Foundation isn't exactly thrilled of their experiments, but the best they can do is let them do their experiments, to occupy and contain them.
  • The Weird Sisters: Each of the three has a specific personality and voice, which is described as feminine.
  • You Can't Fight Fate: The conclusion of many of their "experiments". Appropriate, since they are based on the three Fates of Greek myth.

SCP-1782 - Tabula Rasa

  • And I Must Scream: Its mother is fused with a septic tank and forced to live out eternity in a pocket dimensional hole.
  • Fetus Terrible: Namely, a reality bender that was aborted before it could come to term. The entity haunts the apartment where it was aborted, and comes back to life at dusk. Common headcanon is that it is the Witch Child in an alternate universe.

SCP-1783 - Cardboard Cutout Dog

  • Animal Jingoism: It shows anger and aggression to all cats, like most dogs do.
  • Berserk Button: It turns rabid within 100m of anybody with type-B blood antigens (Type-B or Type-AB blood), attacking them and those in the way, and will stay like that until 30 hours after removal. The Serpent's Hand speculates that it's trying to create a master for itself by turning a person into cardboard, and only finds those of B-type antigens suitable.
  • Bizarre Alien Biology: It's made out entirely of cardboard, but still eats, barks, bites and expels waste like a normal dog. Instead of feces, it defecates polaroid photos of dog poop. Its bites also carry an unidentified bacterium that turns people into cardboard.
  • Body Horror: Anyone bitten by it contracts a bacterium that slowly turns them into a flat, cardboard-like substance over a period of 65 hours, starting from the wound and spreading to the rest of their body.
  • Killer Rabbit: It's a cute and docile cardboard cutout pug that goes rabid when those of type-B or -AB blood are near it, and anyone bitten by it contracts a disease that turns them into cardboard. The Serpent's Hand lost eight members to it before another four (that had been bitten) decided to give it to the Foundation.
  • Nigh-Invulnerable: The Serpent's Hand note that came with it mentioned that they attempted to destroy it, but couldn't.
  • Paper People: It's a pug made out of cardboard segments.
  • Precious Puppy: When it's not around anyone with type-B or type-AB blood, it acts like how a normal dog would and tends to play normally with humans in its presence.
  • Stop Motion: It's noted to move in a manner similar to stop-motion, instantly shifting from a prone to a standing position, or 1-3 cm in the direction of its orientation.

SCP-1784 - Skywriter Sloths

  • Solid Clouds: The sloths can fart out clouds. They can subsequently interact with the clouds as if they were solid objects, including forming them into forests and nests.
  • Living Gasbag: The sloths use electrolysis to break down water into hydrogen and oxygen. They store the hydrogen in an internal bladder and use it to float in the air. They store the oxygen and use it to supplement their breathing at high altitudes.

SCP-1788 - The Adults

  • Berserk Button: Despite fullfilling many of the stereotypical traits of pedophiles, the accusation of them being such easily enrages them.
  • Fat Bastard: In adult form SCP-1788-1 are all extremely obese, weighing 150-200 kilograms (330-440 lbs.). They kidnap pre-pubescent children and use an unknown process on them to turn them into examples of SCP-1788-1.
  • Multiarmed And Dangerous: Adult forms of SCP-1788-1 appear to be extremely obese human beings with two extra arms located below their main ones. Their bones are reinforced with heavy metals and their muscles have been interwoven with carbon nanotubes, giving them superhuman strength, speed and durability.
  • Transhuman: They are genetically human, but much stronger, tougher and harder to kill. And they have an extra pair of arms.
  • Übermensch: They see society as composed of "children" and consider themselves to be the true state of humanity.

SCP-1790 - Layla

  • Cult: In every single one of its reincarnations, SCP-1790 always starts a cult idolizing mass murder and ritualized self-sacrifice. If SCP-1790 completely depopulates an entire area, it will just move on else where and start a new one.
  • Reincarnation: SCP-1790's reincarnation process is described entirely in pseudo-scientific terms. SCP-1790 itself is described as a collection of associated human memories and personality (instead of, say, a person), and the process which it reincarnates is described as these memories and personality taking over the mind of a newborn infant.
  • Star-Crossed Lovers: SCP-1790's quotes indicate that it is in some way related to the Arabic tale of Layla and Majnun (detailed on the trope page), and is most likely a reincarnation of the story's Layla, who had gone mad from love and decides to use bloodshed to make Majnun "rise anew from the slaughter".

SCP-1795 - The Star Womb

  • Advanced Ancient Humans: It's implied that humanity is originally from a different world and created the Star Wombs to serve as planet-builders for their empire.
  • Gentle Giant: They're absolute massive, measuring 50,000 kilometers in diameter. They also create habitable earth-like planets in the hope that their masters might've escaped extinction.
  • That's No Moon!: They look like heart-shaped nebulae, but they're actually enormous living creatures.

SCP-1799 - Mr. Laugh

  • Brown Note: Anyone who converses with him will instantly believe that everything he says is a joke and be sent into fits of hysterical laughter, which will only get worse as the conversation continues.
  • The Eeyore: Being laughed at for every single moment of your life and being randomly forced into doing painful magic tricks is certainly not good for your mental well-being.
  • The Hyena: What he unwillingly causes people to become.
  • Magical Clown: Mr. Laugh is capable of performing magic tricks without any props, such as removing and reattaching his limb, pulling a string of cloth out of his mouth, and extruding smoke from his orifices. The problem is, he cannot control any of them and all of them are very painful.
  • Ironic Name: Mr. Laugh is suicidally depressed.
  • Sad Clown: Played with. Mr. Laugh himself is a literal representation of the "sad clown" trope, being a depressed clown that cracks jokes. Yet this trope only applies when people in-universe were affected by him, when people think he's cracking jokes. From the document's (reader's) standpoint, Mr. Laugh is clearly a suicidally depressed person who is not even attempting to hide his pains.


SCP-1804 - Underwood #5

  • Mind Manipulation: The SCP is a typewriter that causes any documents it produces to alter the minds of those who read them, but this only works with sufficiently-original content. The alteration also depends of the typer's state of mind, and they may be affected by it as well.
  • Sanity Slippage: This tends to happen with people who use the SCP or read documents produced by it. For instance, one D-class who was tasked with maintaining a diary using the SCP gradually became convinced that the Foundation had replaced parts of her with parts from the SCP (for instance, she believed that her teeth were typewriter keys).

SCP-1805 - A Real Doll

  • Death by Woman Scorned: She killed a D-class subject it had imprinted upon because he apparently pretended to love her (although he was divorced).
  • Implausible Deniability: She's either unable or unwilling to admit that she's not human.
  • Literal-Minded: She has occasionally taken metaphorical or idiomatic statements literally.
  • Love Martyr: She will always remain devoted to her imprinted subject until they die, no matter how badly they treat her.
  • Sex Bot: She's a plastic mannequin that's intended for use as a sex doll, and she becomes imprinted on whoever had sex with her last.
  • Woman Scorned: An extreme version; she... doesn't react well to any affection showed by the subject she's imprinted on towards past girlfriends, relatives or even fictional characters.

SCP-1807 - Home Sweet Okapi

  • Bigger on the Inside: SCP-1807 is a dead okapi about 1 meter high. Inside it is an extremely cold (less than 0º C) 2 square kilometer area.
  • Life Energy: Anyone who touches SCP-1807 will disappear as their life force is drained from them. The life force is stolen to act as an energy source for a civilization living in another dimension.

SCP-1819 - Darkness is Only Skin Deep

  • Red Eyes, Take Warning: The boogeyman that inflicts the dangerous SCP-1819 effect on children is described by the children as having a large "bright" or "burning" red eye.
  • Weakened by the Light: Inverted. When children affected by SCP-1819 are in darkness they suffer the effects of severe sunburn, including an increased risk of cancer.

SCP-1823 - Rock in a Hard Place

  • Mega Maelstrom: SCP-1823 is a whirlpool with a variable diameter (1-4 kilometers) that can move between locations at up to 30 kilometers per hour. It hunts down and destroys ships.
  • Sea Monster: There is a large monster with many heads that has attacked the SCP-1823 Mega Maelstrom on at least one occasion. It may be the inspiration for the creature Scylla in Greek Mythology.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: The final addendum implies that Charybdis is actually acting as a prison for Scylla on Poseidon's orders, trying to keep her from escaping and presumably wreaking untold havoc and destruction.

SCP-1827 - A Trap For Turkeys

  • The Bad Guy Wins: The herons won the Heron/Turkey war.
  • Big Bad: The heron leader, who has been masquerading as "The Great Turkey", the Big Good.
  • Big Good: "The Great Turkey" was probably this during the Turkey/Heron war.
  • Evil All Along: "The Great Turkey", aka the heron leader.
  • Hoist by His Own Petard: It's implied the herons attempts to manipulate the turkeys are resulting in their own undoing. In 500 years, the turkeys will retake Hindler.
  • Manipulative Bastard: The heron leader has been manipulating the Foundation into thinking that the turkeys won the war. They didn't.
  • Nice Job Fixing It, Villain!: The herons' attempt to manipulate Earth's turkeys are resulting in their own undoing.
  • Obfuscating Stupidity: "The Great Turkey" initially seems to be unaware of humanity's existence. However, there are hints that he may not be so unaware after all...
  • Parallel Universe: Leads to one inhabited by sapient birds.
  • Scary Dogmatic Aliens: The herons are implied to be this, which is horrifying, considering they won the Heron/Turkey war.
  • Written by the Winners: A bizarre case. The herons won the Turkey/Heron war. However, in order to manipulate Earth's turkeys, the herons have been rewriting Hindler's history so it seems like the turkeys won the war.

SCP-1835 - Rupertian Zeppelins

SCP-1839 - Reproductive Methods of Bony Fish

  • Mind Rape: It's a textbook that convinces you that you're a fish, which is silly, because fish like you can't hold books, much less read them.
  • Poor Man's Porn: It's acknowledged that 1839 could be used this way, if its reader was a fish like you. Using it this way is discouraged, however.
  • Punny Name: The book Reproductive Methods of Bony Fish is published by Uriah Fetch Publishing. Meanwhile, the Addendum is written by Dr. U. R. A. Fish.

SCP-1844 - Crater at 31.7███° N, 35.1███° E

  • Animalistic Abomination: One containment breach involved a demon that looks like a sheep with extra eyes and horns.
  • Conflict Killer: People from multiple faiths have been working together to contain it over the centuries, including during the Crusades.
  • Mind Rape: Exposure to SCP-1844 slowly but surely does this to the people that contain it. Modern containment procedures have managed to minimize it.
  • Our Demons Are Different: The entities inside the pit are described as demons in various documents that the Foundation has discovered.
  • Out of the Inferno: Literally. One ancient containment breach caused a "wind of fire" that allowed a large number of the demons to escape.
  • Real Event, Fictional Cause: One containment breach in 1939 allowed an emaciated horseman on an albino horse to escape. In Christian eschatology, the White Horseman is that of conquest. It's implied to have been a cause for World War 2

SCP-1845 - Animal Kingdom

  • Animal Talk: Although certain members of the community know how to read and write several languages. SCP-1845-1 primarily communicates to the Foundation via typewriter.
  • Arch-Nemesis: SCP-1845-1 and Duke Baxter of the West Bay. (A black-tailed deer.) The very reason SCP-1845 was ever found in the first place was because the Duke started a Civil War in the community. According to SCP-1845-1, the Duke’s misdeeds include “having accused them falsely of witchcraft, assassinated our Queen Consort, and kidnapped the Prince of █████ █████ and our other royal issue.” The Duke is still at large, or at least the Foundation Never Found the Body. SCP-1845-1 also commented that Duke Baxter is “a most uncouth usurper, rogue, and Protestant.
  • Banned in China: In-Universe. The most often request SCP-1845-1 makes is literature. Only about half of the books are approved. For example, SCP-1845-1 requested the entire works of William Shakespeare. The Foundation approved this, but omitted all the plays that featured regicide. Other denied requests include: The Aeneid, The Prince, The Man in the Iron Mask, and The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care.
  • Gratuitous Latin: Latin is their preferred written language. For communication between the Foundation, Middle French is used.
  • Half-Dressed Cartoon Animal: Downplayed. Three instances did SCP-1845-1 ever request clothing for any member of his community: A priest’s robes for a deer (denied), a jeweled crown (denied), and costumes for a live reenactment of the Nativity scene. (Granted.)
  • Literal Metaphor: A small kingdom of animals.
  • Must Have Caffeine: SCP-1845-1 has made three subsequent requests for some form of coffee. Fresh and dried coffee beans were denied but the coffee-flavored ice cream was granted.
  • No Cartoon Fish: The carnivores get their protein from insects and nutrient-supplemented plant-based foods provided by Foundation personnel. SCP-1845-1 tried to get some live fish for their habitat's pond but was denied, though he was granted dead fish as a dietary supplement during Lent.
  • The Red Baron: The nobles of 1845 are dubbed elaborate titles, such as "Duke of the Elm", "Countess of the █████████ Trail", or "Knight of the Thistle".
  • Try to Fit THAT on a Business Card!: SCP-1845-1’s FULL title is “His Royal Highness, Eugenio the Second, by the Grace of God, King of the Forest, Lord of the Plains, Duke of the Grand Fir and the Undergrowth, Count of the Swamp, Margrave of ██ ███████, Warden of All the Streams and Rivers, and Lord Protector of the Cities of Man, Defender of the Faith.”
  • 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-1867 - A Gentleman

  • Gentleman Adventurer: Claims to be one anyway.
  • Intellectual Animal: Possibly. Sort of. Physically, Lord Blackwood appears to be a perfectly ordinary sea slug. He seems oblivious to this fact.
  • The Münchausen: He's always telling personnel of his escapades, one even called him out on it.
    You do realize that you’re a sea slug, right?
  • Telepathy: Lord Blackwood is a sea slug that can communicate telepathically with anyone within 5 meters of it.
  • Unreliable Narrator: Lord Blackwood thinks he's a British gentleman adventurer. He does exaggerate his tales, but there's considerable evidence that they aren't entirely delusional.
  • Unwitting Instigator of Doom: If the accounts are correct, Lord Blackwood may have just been the one that inspired SCP-319's maker to try and travel to another universe, and given him the means to attempt it. A short read of that particular file lets us know that attempt essentially doomed this universe.

SCP-1875 - Antique Chess Computer

  • A.I. Is a Crapshoot: The computer will infect nearby computers via wireless transmission with an email containing 1875-IMG-1AB, which causes memetic effects to viewers that culminate in gruesome effects, including anxiety, loss of response to external stimuli, self-mutilation, and [REDACTED].
  • Arc Words: "November 77".
  • Artificial Stupidity: At machine setting V, the highest setting, the computer initially shows proficient chess play, but with further testing, it degrades into making idiot moves, then illegal moves, then banging up chess pieces together.
  • Bilingual Bonus: "шахматы," the name of the file assumed to control 1875-IMG-1AB, means "chess" in Russian.
  • Brown Note: Staring at 1875-IMG-1AB have terrible consequences to any viewer including feelings of paranoia, anxiety, hallucinations, self-mutilations and other unmentioned effects.
  • Paper-Thin Disguise: What Exercise 1875-November-77 amounts to for 1875-IMG-1AB's controller, шахматы.███, once SCP-1875 takes over.
  • Powered by a Forsaken Child: Or rather, two children. More specifically, their brain matter.

SCP-1877 - The Guts of the Earth

  • Body Horror: The intestines of three people in widely separated areas somehow became connected. The connecting intestines actually physically pass in the real world through areas such as electrical conduits, telephone receivers, water mains, sewage pipes, and subway tunnels.

SCP-1884 - Madame Rezarta and Her Amazing Palm Reader

  • Adult Fear: As young girls, SCP-1884-A and -B were kidnapped from their home and forced to work in Herman Fuller's Circus of the Disquieting until old age, when they escaped and were found by the Foundation.
  • Appendage Assimilation: If attacked, SCP-1884-B will use her nails to slice off her attacker's hand, then attach the hand to herself, which then functions normally. She has done this to two people and a Bengal tiger.
  • Body Horror: SCP-1884-B/Luana is a sentient mass of 932 hands attached at the wrist to a central mass of flesh. She can communicate with others using sign language.
  • Flipping the Bird: SCP-1884-B did this with all of her hands when asked to describe her and her sister's captivity in the Circus of the Disquieting.
  • No Name Given: SCP-1884-A's real name is not known. Even her sister only refers to her as "Sister", but she was called "Madame Rezarta" during her time in the Circus.
  • Riddle for the Ages: Neither of them are sure where Luana came from. When they were young, their mother would not explain when asked, not wanting to frighten SCP-1884-A.
  • Sibling Yin-Yang: SCP-1884-A has a mild personality and looks like a normal human aside from her fused, handless arms. SCP-1884-B is a very aggressive and sassy old lady who is nothing but hands.

SCP-1888 - Terraforming Temple

  • Hive Mind: Plants and animals exposed to SCP-1888-2 develop a group intelligence that they use to efficiently eliminate intruders.
  • Mutants: When animals or plants are exposed to the substance SCP-1888-2 they physically mutate, with their bodies developing means of effective attacks (claws, poisoned thorns, etc.).
  • Sentry Gun: Facility 1888 (which contains SCP-1888) is surrounded by a barbed wire electric fence with automated sentry guns every twelve meters.
  • Treasure Room: The limestone pyramid that is SCP-1888 has a large chamber inside nicknamed the "Treasure Room". When a sapient creature (such as a human being) looks inside the chamber they see their heart's desire. However, if the object is taken outside the pyramid it decays into a black substance (SCP-1888-2) that mutates any life form it touches.
  • Your Heart's Desire: When a sapient creature looks inside the "Treasure Room" it sees some extremely valuable object(s) appropriate to its own knowledge. For example, a jewel thief would see precious stones and gems, a nuclear physicist would see a cold fusion reactor, and so on.

SCP-1893 - The Minotaur's Tale

  • Batter Up!: The figure described in the stories, most likely SCP-1893 itself, always carries a baseball bat.
  • Blood Knight: The Minotaur itself appears to enjoy fighting and killing, as any version of its document where it becomes prominent involve it killing at least one person.
  • The Ghost: When SCP-1893 is calm, the Minotaur will barely be discussed at all and will not appear. Iteration B of its document, for instance, does not have any mention of the figure.
  • Tattooed Crook: One of the Minotaur's most notable features is the tattoo of bull horns on its face.


SCP-1900 - Dr. Bryshevskiy's Book

  • The Virus: It's a virus capable of infecting both humans and computers, and through an unknown mechanism is able to transfer between both.

SCP-1903 - Jackie's Secret

  • Baleful Polymorph: She transforms people's appearance to match hers.
  • Body Horror: The transformation she induces consists of the person's skin flaking off and sweating out their blood and it being replaced with mercury.
  • Brown Note: The trigger of her effect is learning information about a person with the initials A.F. and her involvement with him.
  • Unusual Ears: the bunny ears of her "mask" are her actual ears, and they can be replaced with other novelty animal ears and function the same.
  • White Mask of Doom: Her paper mâché bunny mask. Except that it's her actual face.

SCP-1911 - Gramgrams

  • Ambiguously Human: Who or what they are is not established; they seem to be an entity that takes the appearance of an old woman who tries to enter/invade men's homes to act as grandmotherly caretakers. They can appear as more than one instance of themselves if resisted and can multiply into swarms of up to 30 entities, but still are only as strong as an ordinary elderly grandmother, so trying to force their way in fails more than it succeeds.
  • Cool Old Lady: Subverted. While they appear to be so at a glance, their victims become fairly dependent on them after an extended period of time.
  • Epic Fail: If resisted, they'll try to force their way into a man's house. This actually fails more often than it succeeds, as they almost always have the average strength of any ordinary elderly woman.
  • Graceful Loser: If forced out of a house to the point that they have no choice but to retreat, they usually just disappear and leave behind a plate of baked goods with a note apologizing for the inconvenience and expressing condolences that they couldn't spend time with "their grandson".
  • Momma's Boy: A Grandmomma's Boy willingly allowed one of these (who looked like his deceased grandmother) to live with him and care for him. After he died in a car accident, she attended his funeral.
  • Non-Malicious Monster: When whatever they are say they want to take care of "their grandsons", they aren't lying. Whatever this entity is, its intentions are not harmful.
  • Obliviously Evil: They only seem to want to help, but they more or less force men to be their "grandsons".
  • Team Mom: Deconstructed; their goal seems to be mothering people, but their victims become fairly dependent on them after an extended period of time.
  • Supreme Chef: They love to cook for their "grandchildren". The sweets they bake evidently do not have anomalous properties.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifter: Typically takes the form of a host's elderly female loved one.
  • Zerg Rush: When pushed to their limits, they can produce up to 30 copies of themselves to force their way into a man's house.

SCP-1917 - The Armour Maker

  • Bigger on the Inside: SCP-1917 is an armored, mobile factory which is 55 meters x 35 meters x 25 meters in size. Inside it is an extradimensional space, a cube approximately 1 kilometer x 1 kilometer x 1 kilometer large filled with machinery.
  • Matryoshka Object: SCP-1917-1-36 through SCP-1917-1-42 are duplicates of Russian-made T-34/76 tanks that were created by SCP-1917. Each successive tank is 20% smaller than the previous one, and they were designed so they could be nested inside each other.

SCP-1935 - An Empty Chamber

  • Heroic Suicide: SCP-1935 does not trust itself to safely use it's reality-bending abilities, and fears releasing it's power in case that the "things from places between places" come forth. The only thing it sees as a possible answer is unmaking itself.
    I could unmake myself. If I could trust myself to use the power, just once, to send myself to a place where it could do no harm, where it would simply dissipate, left to blend with the greater entropy of creation.
  • My God, What Have I Done?: After thinking about 'unmaking' all the people who forgot or didn't care about him in high-school, SCP-1935 catches himself.
    I caught myself then, and I could see how far I have fallen. After all those years, there was nothing left in me but jealousy, resentment, and that kind of desire that only leads to ugliness.
  • Power of the Void: SCP-1935 got its "power" from the side-effects of a Reality Bender, which created "empty spaces" along with their attempted creations.

SCP-1936 - Daleport

  • Alien Geometries: The area of SCP-1936 is filled with spatially anomalous locations that are topologically inconsistent. These include doors that lead to different places at different times and corridors that lead to multiple locations.
  • Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking: There's all kinds of cosmic horrors with fantastical and unpronounceable names, and then there's the Shredded Cabbage of Misfortune and the Dark God of Lamp-Posts.
  • Body Horror: Some of the recovered remains are drastically mutated:
    The body of an older male with both eyes gouged out. A steady stream of ashes pours from the body's eye sockets, nose, mouth and ears without any apparent source.
    • Special mention goes to the Reverend's own body, which has some severe Alien Geometries affecting it, with his last writings indicating some of these were received while he still lived.
    i dont know what i am my throat goes somewhere else. my throat goes somewhere else and i do not like where it goes.
  • Color-Coded for Your Convenience: "Those who pledge their allegiance to the Great Victor of Flames are tinted orange, the Great Victor of Frost violet, and the Great Victor of Storms green".
  • Combat Tentacles: One of the entities in Daleport is a creature the size of an adult human with multiple tentacles. One of its tentacles can decapitate a human being in one blow and multiple tentacles can rip a human being to shreds.
  • Cult: The Victory Society, charged with aiding this weird gathering whenever it happens. Subverted, in that they actually hate their gods and want them to kill each other.
  • Did You Just Scam Cthulhu?: The Victory Society's entire reason for existing is to summon rival Eldritch Abominations, bind them in a mystic trap, and get them to kill each other.
  • Did We Just Have Tea with Cthulhu?: At least two of the eldritch creatures summoned by the ritual are benevolent and actively try to protect the citizens of Daleport and Foundation troops sent into the town. One even writes apologies into the bodies of those killed in the crossfire and creates some form of teleportation gateway that sends the survivors outside the affected area.
  • Eldritch Location: The normal little town of Daleport is transformed into one.
  • Evil vs. Evil: Daleport is the site of a long-standing civil war between several primordial deities, engineered by the Victory Society.
  • Fire, Ice, Lightning: There are three major factions in the battle over Daleport, associated with beings known only as the Great Victor of Fire, the Great Victor of Frost, and the Great Victor of the Storm.
  • Humans Are Insects: "They are so far above us that we are but insects. Accordingly, we shall look as such. In order to gain the forgiveness and favor of the Gods, we must learn to know our place before them."
  • Immune to Bullets: One of the Daleport creatures is a sheet of mobile skin in the shape of a fractal. A number of Foundation personnel and robots armed with firearms opened fire on it with little or no effect.
  • It Has Been an Honor: In a transcript of a speech by Reverend Hawshore, he tells the other members of the Victory Society that it has been an honor to work with them in their attempt to summon and trap the Eldritch Abominations.
  • Kill It with Fire: One of the creatures infesting Daleport is a sheet of mobile skin in the shape of a fractal. It is Immune to Bullets, but a flamethrower severely chars it and renders it incapable of moving.
  • Kill the God: The goal of the Victory Society is to kill as many Lovecraftian gods as possible.
  • Lovecraft Country: Daleport, New England is just your average New England town, currently hosting a giant meet-up between dozens of Eldritch Abominations.
  • Nay-Theist: The Victory Society knows dark and alien gods exist, and wants to get rid of as many as they can.
  • Sealed Evil in a Can: The Victory Society planned to trap as many horrors as they could inside the town.
  • Takes One to Kill One: The Victory Society believes that this is the way to stop the eldritch horrors, and as such have summoned the eldritch horrors into fighting each other.
    We cannot kill the Gods, no, only a God can kill a God.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: The Victory Society's purpose is to trick rival Eldritch Abominations into killing each other, and making the world less dangerous overall.

SCP-1948 - Weather Bird

  • Disposable Vagrant: When the people of the town where SCP-1948 lived decided to perform Human Sacrifices to it, they chose the victims from townspeople who wouldn't be missed, such as vagabonds.
  • Human Sacrifice: The humans in the town decided to start sacrificing people to SCP-1948 (which they called "The Idol") in years when spring didn't come.
  • Town with a Dark Secret: SCP-1948 is a bird that creates nice weather to keep itself comfortable. The town sacrificed people to it whenever the weather got worse, not realizing that it was responding to El Niño and would return to normal once the system had passed.
  • Weather Manipulation: The bird is capable of altering the natural temperature and wind flow within an area of around 75km around it.

SCP-1951 - Nuclear Family

  • Bad Powers, Good People: Despite being radioactive, he seems to be quite friendly, waving to personnel and trying to approach them.
  • Death by Despair: A possibility since the last time he was seen, he left this message.
    You left Aleksey all alone.
  • Energy Being: Sort of, he's composed entirely of radiation.
  • I Love Nuclear Power: Bonus points for actually living at a nuclear power plant.
  • Poisonous Person: Being made of radiation means he gives people who come near him radiation poisoning.

SCP-1954 - Helen Homemaker's Hints For The Harried Housewife

  • Alliterative Name: The mysterious Helen Homemaker.
  • Alliterative Title: The title.
  • Always Female: The book's magic rituals only work when performed by women.
  • Arson, Murder, and Jaywalking: "Experimentation logs show that after no less than 20 successful attempts at homemaking tasks, the instructions turn into detailed rituals, some of which mirror those which first were recorded in ███ ██████; some have never been previously documented. Most of these rituals involve murder, cannibalization, sexual encounters, self mutilation, and canned vegetables."
  • Bread, Eggs, Milk, Squick: The book provides useful instructions on how to do things like host a birthday party, make perfect meatballs, knit a scarf, or cause the death of a rival housewife.
  • Magic A Is Magic A: One of the book's rules is that doing any part of a ritual wrong will cause it to instantly fail. For example, adding less salt to a pork chop recipe will result in pork chops that are burned and inedible.
  • Mundane Utility: A magical spellbook to make a housewife's daily tasks easier? Sure, why not?
  • Powered by a Forsaken Child: One ritual for getting your husband a promotion at work involves a wooden spoon, a large cauldron or stock pot, 24 black raven feathers, 16 ounces of rendered baby fat, and [DATA EXPUNGED].
  • Supreme Chef: The book and tips for improving one's cooking skills. Although they sound strange, they always work (ex. adding cat hair to meatball recipe results in delicious meatballs).
  • Tome of Eldritch Lore: After the reader completes 20 different homemaking tasks from the book, the instructions start turning into eldritch rituals for things like getting your spouse a promotion, getting your child into Little League, or causing the death of a rival housewife.
  • Wicked Witch: The "Ensuring He Gets That Promotion At Work" ritual implies that the book might have been written by one, as cauldrons, wooden spoons, and human fat have been associated with ancient depictions of witches.

SCP-1958 - Magic Bus

  • The Aloner: The driver, William, remains the sole living person in the microbus for about a month and a half before his final journal entry.
  • Awesome, but Impractical: A flying microbus that can go into space while keeping its crew oxygenated sounds cool, but with a top speed of 130 kilometers per hournote , it's not very useful for extraorbital travel.
  • Church of Happyology: Mentioned in passing; William and his friends were kicked out of The Fifth Church. Apparently, even they found the idea of magic being in space and living on stars to be ridiculous.
  • Cloudcuckoolander: William and his friends apparently believed that there was "magic" in space and decided to leave Earth and live on a star. They also thought that they could reach Alpha Centauri (which is 4.37 lightyears away from Earth) in 3-4 weeks while traveling at 130 kph. It really says something when even the Fifthists laughed at their beliefs.
  • Cool Starship: It's a spacecraft that's actually a converted minibus. Unfortunately, it's not that fast and can only go as fast as the average highway-faring automobile.
  • Ditzy Genius: The creators of SCP-1958 were apparently smart enough to turn a VW Microbus into a makeshift spaceship, but not smart enough to realize that traveling to Alpha Centauri at 130 kilometers per hour would take millions of years.
  • Driven to Suicide: One of the travelers deliberately overdoses on heroin after her boyfriend dies.
  • Dying Alone: William ends up being the last crew of the microbus and stays that way for weeks before he finally perishes as well.
  • The '50s: The microbus was bought and began its only voyage in the late '50s.
  • Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot: It's a combination microbus and spaceship.
  • No Sense of Distance: In-Universe. The crew thought they would get from Earth to Alpha Centauri in about 3-4 weeks. While traveling at 130 kilometers per hour. For reference, it takes 4.3 years to get there at the speed of light.note  By the time William learns the hard way, it's too late.
    "I can see the Moon out the side window. Something's wrong, man. All this time out here and we're not even past the Moon? Jerry must have fucked up the math. We'll never get there in time. I don't even think we can get back home anymore."
  • Posthumous Character: At the time of discovery, all crew onboard had been dead for decades. The story is told in a journal written by the late driver.
  • Thrown Out the Airlock: The method of sending away dead crew.

SCP-1959 - The Lost Cosmonaut

SCP-1961 - Transformation Booth

  • Blob Monster: Human beings subjected to SCP-1961's effect become amorphous bags of protoplasm that can take any form. Although they don't have normal vital organs (including a brain) they keep their original personality and intelligence.
  • Kill It with Fire: SCP-1961-1 and SCP-1961-2 are more resistant to trauma and hostile environments than are human beings. Fire is recommended as one means for destroying them if necessary, so personnel guarding them are issued flamethrowers.
  • Voluntary Shapeshifting: SCP-1961-1 can take the form of any living creature of the same mass, including non-humans and SCP objects. They can retain human form for up to 4 hours but any kind of shock or strong emotions will cause them to melt down.

SCP-1963 - Very Funny Slingshot

  • Abnormal Ammo: While the ammunition itself consists of mundane objects like marbles and pebbles, it appears to be produced by the SCP, as the ammunition has not been previously found in the testing chamber or with the D-class personnel.
  • Amusing Injuries: People who use it see the injuries it causes as being this.

SCP-1972 - The Whore and the Cop

  • Hooker with a Heart of Gold: SCP-1972-A is a prostitute who is generally pleasant and cooperative with the Foundation. She also claims that she tries to help set her "customers" on the right path.
  • Inspector Javert: SCP-1972-B is engaged in a single-minded quest to arrest SCP-1972-A.
  • It's Personal: This is SCP-1972-B's reason for trying to kill SCP-1972-A. She apparently seduced SCP-1972-B.
  • No Indoor Voice: Even when speaking at minimum volume, SCP-1972-B's speech is represented in capitals.
  • Mix-and-Match Critters: SCP-1972-A is a humanoid with the head of an adult moose, a marsupial pouch, and also six upper limbs and nine lower limbs, all of which are tentacles.
  • Unusually Uninteresting Sight: 93% of people who see SCP-1972-A don't react in any way to its... unusual appearance. This doesn't extend to photos or footage of her.
  • Samus Is a Girl: Possibly? SCP-1972-B is described to be a dull grey metallic sphere. However, it states that SCP-1972-A got it pregnant.

SCP-1975 - Vindictive Hula Girl

  • Disaster Dominoes: Despite seemingly made as a tool of revenge against specific people, the anomaly's characteristics necessarily result in this on a wide scale: it causes cars to crash with increasing lethality, and then when the crash is complete it teleports instantly into the dashboard of the nearest moving motor vehicle, starting the cycle all over again - causing chain reactions of massive, deadly accidents.
  • Drives Like Crazy: One of the lesser effects causes the car to veer around in an imitation of this, posssibly with the intent of getting the driver arrested for driving drunk.
  • Grievous Harm with a Body: If a deer, moose, elk or similar animal is within 5 km of the vehicle that SCP-1975 is in, it will be thrown towards the vehicle. If such animals aren't around, the nearest mammal will be substituted instead.
  • Make It Look Like an Accident: It's lesser effects intend to cause crashes in ways that seem accidental. It's worst effects eventually stop playing around, doing thigs like instantly turning vehicles 180 degrees while not slowing their momentum at all and throwing all passengers from the car at high speed.
  • Woman Scorned: Tiff appears to be this, if the inscription on the figurine is any indication:
    2 of U = MADE 4 each other. Not even mad. Have fun on the road!

SCP-1979 - Relativistic Treadmill

  • Rapid Aging: Time passes faster than normal inside SCP-1979's time acceleration sphere. A person inside the sphere will age at a higher than normal rate, with the rate increasing as the sphere expands. At a radius of 25 meters a person will age at a rate of 10,404 times normal, or 173 minutes per second. As the sphere expands to 30 meters they will age about 9 years. By the time the sphere reaches 35 meters they will age another 48 years. By the time the sphere reached 40 meters they would be long dead.
  • Year Outside, Hour Inside: While SCP-1979 is being operated time passes faster on the outside than the inside: the multiplication factor depends on the speed the device is set for. At a speed of 2 km/hour the factor is 7.23 to 1. At a speed of 10 km/hour the factor, for each minute spent running on SCP-1979 15 days, 7 hours, 6 minutes and 18 seconds pass outside.
  • Year Inside, Hour Outside: If SCP-1979 is not operated for at least 30 minutes per hour, a sphere will appear around SCP-1979. Time will pass more quickly inside the sphere than in the outside world. As the sphere expands, the multiplication faction increases exponentially. For example, at a 25 meter radius the factor is 10404 (1 second outside = 173 minutes inside). At 50 meters radius the factor is 108,250,000 (1 second outside = 206 years inside). And it just gets worse from there.


  • Character Filibuster: Reagan simply will not stop talking until he's either killed or his throat is too damaged to speak properly. Some of the things he talks about can be...weird.
  • Dark Is Evil: SCP-1981-1 wears all-black, and whatever it is, it's almost certainly not benign.
  • Gorn: It's in the title.
  • Groin Attack: One of the ways Reagan gets cut up in the video is via "genital mutilation".
  • Hidden Agenda Villain: The dark figure that stands behind Reagan in all of these videos, referred to as "SCP-1981-1". No one knows why it's there or what it's doing. What we do know about it is that it wears a black hood and can see the viewer.
  • Laughing Mad: One tape ends with Reagan laughing until the signal cuts out.
  • I Know You're Watching Me: Intertitle by SCP-1981-1: "I SEE YOU"
  • Rasputinian Death:
    Despite suffering bodily harm that would likely incapacitate an ordinary person, Reagan will continue to deliver his speech until either his vocal cords are severed or the tape degrades to static at 22:34.
  • Slashed Throat: The only kind of injuries that can stop Reagan from giving his speech.
  • Word-Salad Horror: Reagan's speeches are all completely gibberish, but have clear coherency in some places and a definite theme towards violence and nightmarish scenes.
    "For the first time we have risen, and I see we are being consumed. I see circles that are not circles. Billions of dead souls inside containment. Unravellers have eaten country's moral fabric, turning hearts into filth. I'm from a kingdom level above human. What does that yield? A hokey smile that damns an entire nation. There is no hope."

SCP-1983 - Doorway to Nowhere

  • Weakened by the Light: Inverted. The shadow monsters are stronger in the light, as they have clear sharp edges in it; in the dark, they're indistinct, and apparently cannot interact with people whose shadows are not visible.

SCP-1994 - Rot

  • Body Horror: It causes teeth to grow all over the body, which then rapidly decay to produce calcified masses that release a white powder capable of infecting more people.
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Infected people die roughly two weeks after full decay has occurred, due to their inability to take in any nutrition, the high volume of decayed tissue and their weakened immune systems.


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