Aleph-Null

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Item #: SCP-XXXX

Object Class: Safe

Special Containment Procedures: SCP-XXXX is to be kept within a temperature controlled anomalous object storage locker. All testing must be approved by the current head of research for SCP-XXXX. All moving of SCP-XXXX must be done wearing class IV protective clothing. Due to SCP-XXXX's condition, all personnel handling SCP-XXXX must exercise extreme caution to prevent further deterioration.

Description: SCP-XXXX is the designation of a pointed digging shovel with an oak wood handle and an iron blade. SCP-XXXX's blade is heavily rusted, approximately 37% of the shovel blade has rusted off. SCP-XXXX's handle is heavily decomposed and in several spots is held together by ████ brand duct tape. SCP-XXXX's anomalous property appears whenever physical contact is made by any humanoid. Any humanoid making physical will instantaneously experience vivid hallucinations that depict subject being buried alive. During hallucinations subjects will become immobile and will be unresponsive to all physical stimuli. After a varying length of time, subjects will cease responding to any attempts at communication, during the process, the subject's heart rate will become rapid. following this process the subject's heart rate and brain activity stabilizes and remains stable until the subject is terminated from outside causes.

Addendum-XXXX-1:

Interviewed: D-4136

Interviewer: Dr. Omnia

Foreword: Interview was held to determine details of the hallucination caused by SCP-XXXX

<Begin Log>

[Introductions removed]

Dr. Omnia: D-4136, can you please make contact with SCP-XXXX

D-4136: I don't see the importance of an old shovel but okay.

(D-4136 makes physical contact with SCP-XXXX.)

D-4136: Hey, where the hell am I doc!

Dr. Omnia: Stay calm D-4136, all you are experiencing is a hallucination, now, what do you see?

D-4136: Okay, okay, I can't really see anything. The area around me feels, (Pause) earthy? Kind of like soil.

Dr. Omnia: Is there any thing else you notice?

D-4136: (Pause) Yeah, I think I can hear some rain. It's quiet.

D-4136: Hey doc, you said this is fake, right? A hallucination?

Dr. Omnia: Yes, Why do you ask?

D-4136: It's getting a bit hard to breathe, is that normal?

Dr. Omnia: Yes, I suggest you relax.

D-4136: Ha, okay. Huh, it's, uh, getting pretty hard to breathe. When does this thing wear off doc?

Dr. Omnia: Please focus D-4136.

D-4136: What the hell's going on doc?

Dr. Omnia: Can we please end the interview?

<End Log>

Closing Statement: After the interview D-4136 was terminated via gunshot wound to the head.