“SCP-076” from The SCP Foundation

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“SCP-076”

The SCP Foundation

FROM: Dr. █████ █. █████
TO: Director ██████ ███, Records and Information Security Administration
SUBJECT: Revision of SCP-076 SCP File

███,

I have to go on record as saying that I seriously object to the proposed revisions of the SCP-076 Special Containment Procedures File. I know that Redact All Important Stuff Already claims it’s a security risk, but you and I both know it’s just top brass trying to sweep their biggest and most embarrassing mistake ever under the damn rug. Omega-Seven happened. It existed. Those people died because you screwed up, and you can’t change that, no matter how hard you try to hide it.

For God’s sake, man, those people guarding him deserve to know exactly what he is and what he did. What WE did. How we fucked up, so they’ll know better.

███

Item#: SCP-076

Object Class: Keter

Special Containment Procedures: Containment Area 25b is to be located 200 m below sea level, tunneled out of solid bedrock in a seismologically stable area. Sole access to the containment facility is to be through a vertical elevator shaft separated every fifty (50) meters with a reinforced blast door, constructed of 20 cm thick titanium shielding. Elevator shaft shall be flooded with seawater when not in use.

Containment Area 25b is to be constructed with the following components:

  • An Outer Security Perimeter against outside threats, staffed by security personnel trained in close quarters combat and counter-intrusion tactics.
  • An Administrative and Support Area consisting of support facilities and living quarters for on-site personnel.
  • A Primary Containment Zone, consisting of a 7 m cube encased in 1.5 m of reinforced titanium. Primary Containment Zone is to be designed to be flooded and drained as needed, and should remain filled with seawater unless access to contents is required.
  • A 150 m “killing corridor” which is to be the sole access to the Primary Containment Zone from the Administration and Support Area (including water, power, drainage, and ventilation lines). The walls and floor of the corridor are to be reinforced in a similar manner to the Primary Containment Zone, with the addition of an electric deterrence system capable of delivering a 20,000 volt shock.

A security station located at the entrance to the killing corridor is to be staffed with no fewer than three (3) armed security personnel on watch at any one point in time. Armament is to include, but not be limited to, at least one (1) ███████ CIW system on a pintle mount with a clear line of sight down the corridor, with a plexiglass screen to protect the operator from thrown weapons.

In the event of a full breach, all on-site staff are to proceed immediately to the closest security station for weapons and armor distribution. Staff will remain at Alert Condition One until SCP-076-2 is confirmed neutralized. Should 90 minutes pass after declaration of full breach without a Stand Down order being given by Level 4 or higher personnel, Final Contingency Measures will be activated, flooding the entire facility in seawater and sealing off the access shaft for a minimum of 24 hours before retrieval is attempted. This will, by necessity, result in the deaths of all on-site staff.

Description: SCP-076 consists of two components: a stone cube (SCP-076-1) and a humanoid entity contained within (SCP-076-2).

SCP-076-1 is a 3 m cube made of black speckled metamorphic stone. All surfaces outside and within SCP-076-1 are covered in deeply engraved patterns corresponding to no known civilizations. Radioisotope analysis indicates that the object is approximately ten thousand (10,000) years old. A door is located on one side, sealed with a lock 0.5 m in width, surrounded by twenty (20) smaller locks in a circular pattern. As of yet, none of the keys have been found, making the door impossible to lock once closed.

Interior temperature is approximately 93 degrees Kelvin, and cannot be altered by any means, internal or external. Directly in the center of the room is a 2.13 m tall stone coffin, held in place and sealed shut by several chains of unknown make and substance, which are attached to the inner corners of SCP-076-1.

SCP-076-2 resembles a lean Semitic human male in his late twenties. Hair is black, eyes are gray, and skin tone is olive. Subject is 1.96 m in height and 81.65 kg in weight. Numerous tattoos depicting arcane and occult iconography are present all over the body (mostly in the form of leering demonic faces) and range from subtle to openly ostentatious. Subject, when encased inside SCP-076-1, is technically dead.

However, occasionally SCP-076-2 will awaken, effectively “reanimating”, complete with all vital processes needed to sustain a living human being. Subject will then attempt to leave SCP-076-1. If successful, subject will enter a trance state and seek out the nearest human being, ignoring all other living things in the process. Upon coming into contact with living humans, SCP-076-2 will enter a rage state in which it attempts to engage and kill all human beings encountered. To date, only the subject’s death has been shown to be effective in ending these rampages.

Terminating SCP-076-2 is often problematic due to its significant physical abilities. Subject has superhuman strength and speed, and although not invulnerable, has shown a remarkable ability to ignore pain and shock, pressing on despite what would be debilitating wounds in normal humans. Prior encounters have shown that SCP-076-2 has the ability to (among other things):

  • Rip through a reinforced steel security door over the course of four (4) minutes of sustained assault.
  • Clear over 64 m of distance in under three (3) seconds.
  • Take multiple .50 caliber BMG rounds to the head and survive for several minutes to continue killing, despite severe damage to the cerebellum.
  • Swat handgun and assault-rifle bullets out of the air with a length of steel rebar.
  • Survive for over one (1) hour deprived of oxygen before finally asphyxiating.
  • SCP-076-2’s most unusual ability, however, is its ability to apparently materialize bladed weapons out of nowhere. Slow-motion video footage reveals that the blades in question are actually pulled from a miniature dimensional rift described as a “small hole in space.” Where this portal leads is unknown, as is how SCP-076-2 is capable of generating said rifts. Footage of the blades in question shows them to be made out of a completely non-reflective black material appearing as a “black void in space.” As the blades rapidly vanish after leaving the subject’s possession, no structural analysis is possible at this time.

SCP-076-2 has effectively been killed several times in various manners, including:

  • Sustained fire from multiple heavy-caliber machine guns.
  • Asphyxiation.
  • Crushed beneath a 13.6 metric tonne piece of elevator equipment for use on SCP-076-1.
  • Cremation through the use of a Thermate-TH3 grenade placed directly inside SCP-076-2’s open chest cavity.
  • During the worst breach to date, Containment Area-25 (which previously housed SCP-076) was forced to detonate its on-site warhead as a last attempt to contain SCP-076-2 while it was attempting escape, resulting in total destruction of the site and all on-site personnel. SCP-076-1 survived.

Upon death, SCP-076-2’s remains will putrefy rapidly, until reduced to dust. SCP-076-1 and the coffin within will then slam shut with great force, and the lock will rotate, sealing it shut. SCP-076-2 will then reform within the coffin, a process taking anywhere from six (6) hours to twenty-five (25) years.

What posthumous analysis of SCP-076-2 exists shows that it has an internal system highly different from our own, documented in [DATA EXPUNGED].

Additional: SCP-076 was found in ████████████, Mongolia, in 18██, by archaeologists from England. All members of the expedition were subsequently killed on the return voyage home. SCP-076 was recovered from the ship █████ ███████ by the ███████ Society (one of the organizations that later merged into the modern Global Occult Coalition) and placed on display in their Inner Sanctum.

SCP-076 remained in storage for ███████ (██) years, until SCP-076-2 became active and escaped on ██-██-████. The reason for SCP-076’s activation is currently unknown, but it was at this point that the keys to the outer shell were lost. A massive manhunt, lasting over three (3) years and ████ ███████, took place until SCP-076-2 was incapacitated by ██████████ ███████, killing it and causing it to reform inside SCP-076-1, by then retrieved and secured by agents of the SCP Foundation.

Subject was in custody for three (3) more years, under constant supervision, and was terminated whenever it became active, although it occasionally was able to escape for short periods of time, often due to security breaches caused by attacks from other organizations. The Foundation’s death toll due to this was [DATA EXPUNGED]

[DATA EXPUNGED]

[DATA EXPUNGED]

After the last incident, the current procedures regarding SCP-076 were implemented, although they are upgraded regularly with the increase in technological standards.

Addendum 076-2: “Project Able” and “Mobile Task Force Omega-7”

CLASSIFIED – EYES ONLY

All information regarding Project Able and Mobile Task Force Omega-7 (“Pandora’s Box”) are classified Q Clearance by order of the O-5 Council. By proceeding, you are acknowledging that you have clearance to view these files, and that you have received Need to Know permission from the appropriate Level 4 or higher authority.

Psychological Profile of Subject SCP-076-2

SCP-076-2 either possesses a mind constructed much differently than our own, or is completely insane, with little empathy or ideas in a way we would understand them. Subject has shown that it is completely disinterested in sex, barely differentiating between genders except as a form of visual identification. Also, while subject has admitted greatly enjoying the act of killing, causing pain (either emotionally or physically) holds no attraction for it.

Intelligence tests have been wildly inconclusive when applied to SCP-076-2, and no accurate result has yet been obtained. This may be due to the alien thought processes of the subject. SCP-076-2 has however, shown that it has great knowledge of human anatomy (although in a highly violent context), military tactics of open warfare, metallurgy, and, strangely enough, the care of livestock. Subject has knowledge of several languages including English, but most notable is its knowledge of several dialects of ancient Sumerian, which seem to be its preferred language.

SCP-076-2 has nothing but contempt for human beings, with one exception: it seems to hold a wary respect for those it acknowledges as its superior. This was discovered when Agent ███████, an agent who had previously had a large amount of experience with SCP-076-2, did not appear once it escaped. Subject seemed distressed, asking several personnel where Agent ███████ was hiding. When it finally did learn of the fate of Agent ███████ (killed as collateral damage in an airstrike intended to halt the advance of SCP-███), SCP-076-2 stopped its rampage and allowed itself to be escorted and restrained.

Subject was then interviewed on the sudden drastic changes in its behavior.

[Begin Log]

Dr. ██████: Why are you so interested in the death of Agent ███████?

SCP-076-2: (Subject begins swearing in ancient Sumerian)

Dr. ██████: Why does his death bother you? You’ve killed many humans before, why is he so- (Is cut off by SCP-076-2)

SCP-076-2: (now speaking in English) Different? Because, unlike you [Sumerian word, untranslated], he was a challenge, a real enemy.

Dr. ██████: Why would that be good for you? Every time you have awoken you’ve tried to escape. He was responsible for apprehending you several times. Surely you must be glad he’s dead?

SCP-076-2: I would hardly expect you to understand. Do you know, he managed to shoot me in the head over ██ times? A man like that deserves to die in combat, so close to his opponent he can feel his breath. Not in some [Sumerian words, untranslated] destruction ordered by cowardly kings and princes safe in their palaces. The rest of you… (SCP-076-2 spits) you disgust me. I don’t even have the urge to strike you down.

(Subject is silent from then on, refusing to speak or respond)

[End Log]

This indicates a possible psychological inlet into SCP-076-2’s mind, and a possible control mechanism. Given the massive drain on resources SCP-076-2 causes due to its escape attempts, and considering the Bowe Commission’s stated desire to weaponize SCP objects for tactical purposes, I recommend that we pursue this course of action as soon as possible.

Dr. P█████ G████

FROM: Dr. █████ █. █████
TO: Dr. P█████ G████
SUBJECT: Project Omega Seven

████,

He said yes.

███

PROJECT PROPOSAL: MOBILE TASK FORCE OMEGA-7 (“PANDORA’S BOX”)

Mission Statement: Support of SCP-076-2 (“Able”) in the field, in high risk tactical situations.

Task Force Organization: Task Force Special Asset “Able,” Task Force Leader ████ ████████████, 10-20 field agents divided into five teams of 3-5 each. Members of the team are to be personally selected from elite field agents by Subject Able himself, in order to maintain a smooth relationship between the Artifact and the mundane elements of the Task Force.

Security Protocol: SCP-076-2 (“Able”) is to wear a device attached to the neck that, if triggered or tampered with, will immediately detonate, terminating SCP-076-2 by way of complete destruction of the spinal cord, trachea and all major blood vessels in the neck. A tracking device has also been attached to SCP-076-2’s person. It is to refrain from killing unless ordered to do so, and is to avoid causing damage to the organization’s facilities.

Armament and Equipment: Team members are to be armed and equipped in accordance with Mobile Task Force doctrine. As Subject Able has shown no inclination to use firearms, or in fact, no understanding of their use or tactical implications, he is instead to be armed with one or more edged melee weapons of his choice.

Addendum: For God’s sake, ████, find these guys something to do. Able’s getting bored, and he’s started putting his team through live fire exercises: they get bullets, he gets training weapons. Have you ever seen someone break a man’s jaw using a Nerf sword? He’s not gonna stop until someone gets killed. – Dr. █████ █. █████

Report by Dr. P█████ G████, Project Omega Seven

In light of SCP-076-2’s proficient use of the Sumerian language, researchers have asked it to translate several documents. While it originally replied with disinterest, it has translated some of the documents it found worthy of its attention. Most of the documents chosen by SCP-076-2 were regarding battles or legendary heroes, one of its favorites in particular being the “Epic of Gilgamesh”.

However, one researcher presented it with the symbol from SCP-073. Upon sight of this, SCP-076-2 became highly enraged, killing several of the researchers before its kill switch could be activated. When revived and questioned about this, SCP-076-2 responded aggressively, and that line of questioning was immediately dropped. It is recommended anything pertaining SCP-073 never be brought to the attention of SCP-076-2 and that the two are never to be in the same facility.

Addendum 076-09: Proposed introduction of SCP-076-2 to SCP-682 put on indefinite hold. Those with Security Clearance level 4 or higher may request access to Contingency 076-2 #3.

Addendum 076-23: Per the request of the Bowe Commission, Mobile Task Force Omega-7 is to be fielded in the ████████ region of ███████████ against [DATA EXPUNGED].

FROM: Dr. █████ █. █████
TO: Dr. P█████ G████, Project Omega Seven
SUBJECT: Don’t do it, P███

████,

For god’s sake, don’t do it. It’s bad enough that they’re trying to weaponize Iris too. Don’t let the military bully us into doing their dirty work against some sand farmers in ██████████.

███

 

FROM: General ██████ Bowe, ████
TO: Dr. P█████ G████, Project Omega Seven
SUBJECT: A Job Well Done

Excellent work, doctor. The mission went exactly as expected. We’ll be calling you again if we need your help.

General ██████ Bowe, ████

 

FROM: Dr. █████ █. █████
TO: Dr. P█████ G████, Project Omega Seven
SUBJECT: I hope you’re fucking proud of yourself, motherfucker.

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because you’re a bigger asshole than this guy.

 

FROM: Dr. P█████ G████, Project Omega Seven
TO: Omega Seven Team
SUBJECT: Reassignment

As of this moment, Dr. █████ █. █████ has been reassigned to SCP-682 as Level 1 personnel.

 

[DATA EXPUNGED]

 

FROM: Dr. P█████ G████, Project Omega Seven
TO: General ██████ Bowe, ████
SUBJECT: Problems

[DATA EXPUNGED]

Despite our best efforts, Subject Able is proving difficult to control. All our attempts to keep him engaged have been more or less unsuccessful.

The problem is, he’s a perfect killing machine, and that’s all he wants to do. Which seems like exactly what we wanted, but the problem is, we can’t seem to turn him off.

[DATA EXPUNGED]

I’m running out of missions to give him, and the ones I’ve got left aren’t engaging him mentally. He’s starting to lash out at the other team members. It’s only a matter of time before something goes wrong. Requesting permission to discontinue the project and neutralize Able temporarily, until we can find something more for him to do.

 

FROM: General ██████ Bowe, ████
TO: Dr. P█████ G████, Project Omega Seven
SUBJECT: Re: Problems

Unacceptable. Neutralizing Subject Able at this point is going to cause us an unacceptable delay. We’ll have another mission for you within a couple of weeks. All you have to do is keep him busy until then. Send him on vacation or something.

 

FROM: Dr. P█████ G████, Project Omega Seven
TO: All Staff
SUBJECT: ALERT

THIS IS AN AUTOMATED ALERT

SCP-076-2 has disabled the explosive collar failsafe and gone out of control. All staff to high alert. Further requests as events warrant.

 

FROM: AUTOMATED DEFENSE SYSTEM, CONTAINMENT AREA-25
TO: All Sites
SUBJECT: FINAL OPTION ENGAGED

THIS IS AN AUTOMATED MESSAGE. DO NOT REPLY

As of ██-██-████, ████:██, Containment Area-25 has engaged its on-site nuclear warhead on ten-minute countdown.

 

FROM: O5 Command
TO: All Sites
SUBJECT: Containment Area 25 Final Option: Response

As of ██-██-████, ████:██, Containment Area-25 has been destroyed by detonation of its on-site nuclear warhead. Sites 67 and 68 are to activate the FEMA protocol and secure the location as soon as possible. Official cover story will be released by RAISA to all personnel once drafted.

Revised Psychological Profile of Subject SCP-076-2

SCP-076-2 either possesses a mind constructed much differently than our own, or is completely insane, with little empathy or ideas in a way we would understand it. Subject has shown that it is completely disinterested in sex, barely differentiating between genders except as a form of visual identification. Also, while subject seems to greatly enjoy the act of killing, causing pain (either emotionally or physically) holds no attraction for it.

Intelligence tests have been wildly inconclusive when applied to SCP-076-2, and no accurate result has yet been obtained. This is due to the fact that no communication is possible with the Subject when in its “rage” state. Subject displays knowledge of several languages including English, but most notable is its knowledge of several dialects of ancient Sumerian, which seem to be its preferred language.

SCP-076-2 has nothing but contempt for human beings and will kill them on sight. No communication is to be attempted with the subject.