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Item #: SCP-XXXX

Object Class: Euclid

Special Containment Procedures: SCP-XXXX is to be kept in a standard humanoid containment chamber with a fail-secure electromagnetic lock. No furniture is to be placed within SCP-XXXX's containment chamber. SCP-XXXX is to be provided with one small padlock for entertainment purposes. Access to SCP-XXXX is to be denied to anyone with Level 2 or lower clearance. Knowledge of the location of SCP-XXXX may only be shared with those appointed to it. Unauthorized personnel who locate SCP-XXXX's containment cell are to be administered Class A amnestics.

Until more is known about the purpose of SCP-XXXX, it is to be contained in a classified location known only to those with Security Clearance 3-XXXX, away from any Foundation facilities. This location is to be secured with a fail-secure electromagnetic lock. The location is to have no exits aside from the one secured in the aforementioned manner. SCP-XXXX is to be provided with several small padlocks for the purpose of distraction. Unauthorized personnel and civilians who locate SCP-XXXX are to be administered Class A amnestics.

Description: SCP-XXXX is a 5cm tall keychain resembling an anthropomorphic, pink member of the family Leporidae.1 The object is composed of cotton and cloth. Other than two small eyes composed of plastic, the object has no facial features. SCP-XXXX is sentient and is capable of movement. It acts in a similar manner to a curious child, and it appears to enjoy using its effect.

SCP-XXXX can open certain locks if brought within 2cm of the locking mechanism. SCP-XXXX can only unlock locks that require a key or keycard. SCP-XXXX cannot open other doors locked electromagnetically or with a passcode.

SCP-XXXX was brought into Foundation custody after being discovered struggling to escape a small cardboard box near the investigation of an anomalous event on ██/██/████2. No attempts to track down the object's creator or distributor have succeeded.

Incident XXXX-A: On ██/██/████, SCP-XXXX began scratching at the walls of its containment chamber with its ring. This scratching persisted for several days. Dr. Samuel Johnson hypothesized that SCP-XXXX was attempting to communicate, and was granted permission to give the object a block of clay. The following is a transcript of the events that followed.


Addendum XXXX-01: The following is a note from Dr. Johnson:

I am sure that, after looking through this document, you have a few questions. Why don't we just lock this thing in a safe and call it a day? Why would this "magic man" make something so useless? Why does this primarily ineffective keychain get treated like a major threat? I am here to answer these questions.

The reason we give it so much room and several padlocks is because we have no idea whether or not this object is capable of learning. What if it figured out how to unlock a new type of lock? What if this thing was loose in one of our Sites, or worse, one of our Areas? As Foundation scientists, we have a duty to ensure that every possible outcome is accounted for, including the unlikely. We cannot afford to wait until SCP-XXXX causes a containment breach before we come up with proper containment procedures.

As for the "magic man's" purpose in creating this, there are two possibilities: either he does not fully understand the measures we take to contain anomalous objects, or he is using this to track down the locations of our facilities. If it was the former, the object can be returned to an empty humanoid containment cell, and the original containment procedures can be reinstated. If it was the latter, I fear even the current procedures may not be enough. Whoever this "magic man" is, he would have already learned the location of Site-██. He could already be planning a containment breach.

Request to move all objects currently contained within Site-██ to a temporary location until the purpose of SCP-XXXX is determined. -Dr. Johnson, ██/██/████

Request approved. -O5-██, ██/██/████