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Church-like structure formerly located at the site of SCP-XXXX’s discovery

Item #: SCP-XXXX

Object Class: Safe Keter

Special Containment Procedures: All SCP-XXXX-1 and SCP-XXXX-2 instances are to be stored within Standard Safe-Class Containment Lockers at Site-66. All SCP-XXXX-4 instances are to be kept individually within Humanoid Containment Suites, and are to be attended to regularly by on-site personnel. All developmental milestones and abnormal traits or behaviors exhibited by SCP-XXXX-4 instances are to be recorded.

UPDATE: The previously stated containment procedures are currently no longer relevant. Provisional procedures involve continued investigation into the location and possible recontainment of SCP-XXXX and all its affiliated anomalies. Until containment is reestablished, Woodbridge Center Mall is to be monitored at all times for signs of anomalous activity.

Description: SCP-XXXX designates several anomalous phenomena surrounding a set of 107 wooden idols, designated SCP-XXXX-1. All SCP-XXXX-1 instances were procured from ██████ New York City Auction House in 2002. SCP-XXXX-1’s origins are unknown, although their initial discovery has been traced to a clay quarry in Woodbridge, New Jersey, between 1965 and 1970. Woodbridge Center Mall has since been built at this location, making archeological investigation difficult. However, eyewitness reports and photographic evidence indicate that a dilapidated church-like structure had been present at the location prior the the mall’s construction. Other reports suggest that a family had inhabited this structure prior to its demolition, and that this family had partaken in ritualistic and possibly occult activities1, though this has not been confirmed.

SCP-XXXX-1 instances range from between 8 and 23 cm in length and crudely resemble armless human females. SCP-XXXX-1 instances vary in appearance, with the only shared attributes being abnormally pronounced breasts and genitals. Each SCP-XXXX-1 instance has a hole approximately 0.5 cm in depth located at the top of the head.

SCP-XXXX-2 are 5 mason jars, each filled with a brown, viscous fluid. All SCP-XXXX-2 instances appeared spontaneously within SCP-XXXX-1’s storage unit 4 days after SCP-XXXX-1’s initial containment. Chemical analysis of the fluids within each SCP-XXXX-2 instance has revealed them to be a mixture of various crushed herbs, pine resin, and human seminal fluid, as well as several unknown compounds. Each SCP-XXXX-2 instance has an identifying label etched in its lid. These labels are as follows:

SCP-XXXX-2-1: Seed of Servitude
SCP-XXXX-2-2: Seed of Strength
SCP-XXXX-2-3: Seed of Judgement
SCP-XXXX-2-4: Seed of Penance
SCP-XXXX-2-5: Seed of Love

If fluid from an SCP-XXXX-2 instance is poured into the top of an SCP-XXXX-1 instance, several anomalous events will occur. Firstly, the facial structure and features of the SCP-XXXX-1 instance will change to resemble that of the nearest fertile biological female. Shortly thereafter, said female will enter an altered state of consciousness, designated a Zeta State, lasting between 2 and 6 hours. During a Zeta State, subjects report being unable to move, yet fully aware of their surroundings in a manner akin to sleep paralysis.

While in a Zeta State, subjects universally encounter an entity resembling an adult caucasian male dressed in tattered clerical attire, hereafter designated SCP-XXXX-3. Information about SCP-XXXX-3 is limited, as it can only be perceived by individuals in a Zeta State. Subjects report SCP-XXXX-3 approaching them and engaging in several ritualistic and disturbing behaviors. Details of these behaviors vary between subjects, but themes such as self-mutilation and cannibalism are consistently present (see Addendum XXXX.1 for more information).

Upon the conclusion of a Zeta State, the subject will awaken, having suffered no physical harm. At this point, a fertilized ovum will be present within the subject’s uterus2. This will occur regardless of the subject’s stage in the menstrual cycle at the time or the prior use of birth control. The ovum will proceed to gestate rapidly over the course of 2 months before being born.

Offspring produced in this way, designated SCP-XXXX-4, share 50% of their DNA with each other, and are almost always biologically female. Several birth defects have been observed in SCP-XXXX-4 instances, including those that would normally be fatal (see Addendum XXXX.1 for more information). Despite these defects, most SCP-XXXX-4 instances develop physically and mentally at a normal rate for a human infant.

The oldest SCP-XXXX-4 instance within Foundation containment prior to Incident 07/12/05 was 3.5 years old. Details of SCP-XXXX-4 development beyond this age are therefore unknown.

Addendum XXXX.1: Experiment Log

Experiment XXXX-A

Subject: D-2247

Procedure: SCP-XXXX-2-1 was applied to an SCP-XXXX-1 instance.

Zeta State Report: SCP-XXXX-3 appeared to D-2247, and proceeded to tear three of its fingernails from its right hand (no bleeding was observed during this process. SCP-XXXX-3 then placed one fingernail over each of the subject’s eyelids, and one fingernail on the subject’s tongue. SCP-XXXX-3 then clawed at the palm of its right hand, causing a viscous orange substance to flow from the wound. SCP-XXXX-3 continued clawing at its palm for several minutes, until it had amassed a sizeable amount of skin flakes and flesh. SCP-XXXX-3 then rubbed this mixture along the subject’s naval region, forming the shape of a cross. No foreign organic matter was found on D-2247’s person during or after the Zeta State.

Birth Report: SCP-XXXX-4 instance was born female. The instance lacked discernable arms and displayed complete syndactyly in both feet. SCP-XXXX-4 instance did not cry during birth, instead appearing to laugh throughout the process, but otherwise displayed no unusual behavior.

Experiment XXXX-B

Subject: D-5490

Procedure: SCP-XXXX-2-2 was applied to an SCP-XXXX-1 instance.

Zeta State Report: SCP-XXXX-3 appeared to D-5490, it’s hand and fingernails showing no signs of damage. SCP-XXXX-3 removed its teeth by hand over the course of several minutes before placing them individually in the subject’s mouth. SCP-XXXX-3 then used its fingernails to carve a triangular slab of skin from each of its thighs. SCP-XXXX-3 then placed one of these slabs over each of the subjects breasts, then proceeded to regurgitate a viscous orange fluid into the subject’s eyes until the end of the Zeta State.

Birth Report: SCP-XXXX-4 instance was born female. The instance displayed acute hyperdontia, microcephaly, as well as meromelia and complete syndactyly in its left hand. The instance weighed 8.24 kg, far heavier than the average newborn, and was able to walk effectively within 6 hours of birth.

Experiment XXXX-C

Subject: D-7584

Procedure: SCP-XXXX-2-3 was applied to an SCP-XXXX-1 instance.

Zeta State Report: SCP-XXXX-3 displayed no signs of damage from previous appearances. SCP-XXXX-3 removed both of its eyes, placing one in each of D-7584’s palms. SCP-XXXX-3 then stood over the subject and allowed a significant amount of orange fluid to drain from its eye sockets and onto the subject’s torso. SCP-XXXX-3 released a high-pitched scream during the entirety of this process. The eyes in D-7584’s palms remained active during this time, darting around the room for several minutes before eventually liquifying and being absorbed into the subject’s skin. At this time, fluid ceased flowing from the eye sockets of SCP-XXXX-3, and the Zeta State concluded.

Birth Report: SCP-XXXX-4 instance was born female. The instance displayed complete muteness3, acute macrocephaly, Dolichostenomelia, and partial polydactyly4. Several Foundation personnel developed mild rashes after making physical contact with the instance.

Experiment XXXX-D

Subject: D-9359

Procedure: SCP-XXXX-2-4 was applied to an SCP-XXXX-1 instance.

Zeta State Report: SCP-XXXX-3 tore into its chest cavity and removed one of its ribs, which was serrated at one end. SCP-XXXX-3 then used the rib to create a vertical incision along the subject’s abdomen5. SCP-XXXX-3 then removed an organ resembling a human heart from its chest cavity, and consumed approximately half of it. The remaining half, which was dripping with orange fluid and appeared to contain black oblong seeds, was force-fed to the subject. Upon the complete consumption of the organ, the Zeta State ceased.

Birth Report: SCP-XXXX-4 instance was born female, although it lacked any discernible genitalia. The instance was externally calcified, but still performed standard metabolic functions internally, with the exception of greatly decreased neurological activity. The umbilical cord could not be severed through any available means, and the placenta was not delivered, leaving the instance permanently attached to D-9359. Surgical removal of the placenta was considered, but maintaining attachment was ultimately deemed the best method of preserving the SCP-XXXX-4 instance in its living state.

Experiment XXXX-E

Subject: D-3405

Procedure: SCP-XXXX-2-5 was applied to an SCP-XXXX-1 instance.

Zeta State Report: SCP-XXXX-3 presented itself to D-3405 and smiled. SCP-XXXX-3 then removed a necklace from around its neck. The necklace was silver in color and had a crucifix design hanging from its center. SCP-XXXX-3 then placed the necklace on the subject’s naval, where it melted and dissolved into the subject’s skin. Shortly after the complete disappearance of the necklace, SCP-XXXX-3 began to slowly disintegrate into a viscous orange puddle. The Zeta State ended shortly thereafter

Birth Report: SCP-XXXX-4 instance was born male. The instance displayed no physical abnormalities. A silver necklace with a crucifix design was around the instance’s neck at birth.

Addendum XXXX.1: Incident Report 07/12/05