Item #: SCP-XXXX

Object Class: Keter

Special Containment Procedures: Due to the possibility of an immense amount of SCP-XXXX-2 instances on every available site SCP-XXXX to be relocated to the uninhabited island in the bay of [REDACTED]. Walls of the containment chamber of SCP-XXXX to be coated with special heat-resistant formula. Human interaction with SCP-XXXX is prohibited at all times. Every 26 days after any activation event D-Class to be introduced to the containment chamber and expired via [DATA REDACTED]. As of XX-XX-XXXX all testing on SCP-XXXX to be discontinued.

All instances of SCP-XXXX-1-A to be housed on Site-17 in a standard humanoid containment chamber equipped with a ventilation system. Under no circumstances SCP-XXXX-1-A to be exposed to the existence of SCP-XXXX-3 and to any of the instances of SCP-XXXX-1-B. SCP-XXXX-1-A to undergo psychiatric evaluation on a bi-weekly basis. Personnel should prevent all suicide attempts of SCP-XXXX-1-A. In case of an instance of SCP-XXXX-1-A dying, all containment cells belonging to other SCP-XXXX-1-A's to be immediately filled with sleeping gas.

All SCP-XXXX-1-B instances to be monitored by MTF-Lambda-84("Dragon Slayers") at all times. All MTF-Lambda-84 to have skills in at least two of the following: archery, swordsmanship, lethal martial arts, lance throwing

Description: SCP-XXXX is a lantern with two irremovable candles inside. SCP-XXXX is made from materials of unknown composition. SCP-XXXX visual expertise concluded that it is approximately from the 18th-century era. SCP-XXXX anomalous properties activate after any human interaction with it or every 26 days 2 hours and 55 seconds after the last activation event. Human beings who have interacted with SCP-XXXX will cause nearby SCP-XXXX-1 to activate causing λ-XXXX-1 activation event. In the event where no human being has interacted with SCP-XXXX for 26 days 2 hours and 55 seconds lantern will start collecting all nearby instances of SCP-XXXX-1 without activating them. In the event where no SCP-XXXX-1 instances are present one of the carvings on the SCP-XXXX will become covered in red colored substance following candles inside SCP-XXXX will start emitting an extreme heat and smoke of unknown composition. Every an hour after the activation event additional carvings on the SCP-XXXX will become covered in red colored substance with the increase in the temperature it emits by tenfold. Peaking temperature was determined to be at least [REDACTED] at three out of seven carvings filled with substance. SCP-XXXX will become passive once an instance of SCP-XXXX-1 comes in contact with it.