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Item #: SCP-XXXX

Object Class: Euclid

Special Containment Procedures: SCP-XXXX is to be kept in a containment room on a pedestal. The door to the room must be made of iron or any other material sufficiently hard enough to resist repeating hits with a blunt object and must be locked at all times. No fewer than four (4) armed guards with a 4 or higher MARS (Mind-Affecting Resistance Scale) score are to be stationed at the door at all times. On-site taskforce Rho-43 (Meddling Mongrels) is assigned to Area-43 with orders to immediately secure SCP-XXXX in case of a containment breach. Taskforce Rho-43 is allowed to use lethal force to suppress the individual SCP-XXXX has taken control of.
All personnel assigned to SCP-XXXX are to be subject of intense psychological evaluation at the end of every month. Should any personnel score unsatisfactory results on the evaluation, they should be transferred from SCP-XXXX.

Description: SCP-XXXX consists of 3 items recovered from a village 300 km North of ██████, Wyoming on 2/12/20██ after Foundation agents embedded into local law enforcement received reports about a number of sightings of "some sort of ghost". Foundation agents arrived at the scene and set up Provisional Area-43, later Area-43.

SCP-XXXX-1 is a black cloak of unknown material resembling silk. It has increased resistance to tearing and penetrating with sharp objects. It has no other properties and has been deemed least worthy of research or further examination.

SCP-XXXX-2 is a hilt of what was a sword. The blade seems to have been torn off in an unknown way prior to discovery and containment by the Foundation. It is grey in color, weighs 500 grams and has a length of 15 centimeters. It has several designs engraved with great precision at what appears to be miniature scale. It is thus theorized that SCP-XXXX-2 is not from Earth.

SCP-XXXX-3 is a mask 25 centimeters in length and 20 in width. These values shift to match the dimensions of the wearer's face. The mask is white in color with the spaces around eyes being coloured dark red. Unlike SCP-XXXX-2 or SCP-XXXX-1, SCP-XXXX-3 affects the user once worn.

SCP-XXXX-4 is the designation for the entity that results after an individual wears SCP-XXXX-3. SCP-XXXX-4 attempts to wear SCP-XXXX-1 almost immediately. Interestingly, SCP-XXXX-4 prioritizes SCP-XXXX-1 over SCP-XXXX-2, and will take any measures to reach SCP-XXXX-1. It will not actively seek to find SCP-XXXX-2 but will take it when easily accessible. Subjects that SCP-XXXX-4 has taken over are essentially deceased and an accelerated decomposition instills. This process is slowed down by SCP-XXXX-1 by at least █ hours. Normal rate of decay with or without SCP-XXXX-1 cannot be determined (see addendum XXXX/a and Incident Log XXXX-D).

Notes: If SCP-XXXX-4 is sighted during a containment breach, subduing of SCP-XXXX-4 is to become the number one priority of all on-site MTF personnel. D-Class personnel on-site are to be made aware of the dangers that SCP-XXXX poses and are to be enlisted in re-containing the SCP.

Addendum XXXX/a: Further research involving SCP-XXXX-1 being kept from SCP-XXXX-4 is strictly forbidden as of ██/█/20██ (see Incident XXXX-D).

Test Log XXXX-A - 21/█/20██

Subject: D-8912 and SCP-XXXX
Procedure: D-8912 entered SCP-XXXX's containment chamber. SCP-XXXX-2 and SCP-XXXX-3 were placed on a pedestal. SCP-XXXX-1 was stored in an adjacent chamber separated by a brick wall.
Results: D-8912 was instructed to wear SCP-XXXX-3, and upon doing so he immediately collapsed and after 5 seconds rose to his feet again as SCP-XXXX-4. It picked up SCP-XXXX-2 and walked towards the wall separating the two rooms. SCP-XXXX-4 then lifted its arms and [REDACTED], upon which the wall collapsed in the areas affected. SCP-XXXX-4 was subdued by use of a Molotov cocktail that forced D-8912's body to expire, upon which SCP-XXXX-2 and SCP-XXXX-3 fell to the ground.
Analysis: Without SCP-XXXX-1, SCP-XXXX-4 appears vulerable, being little more than a human wearing a mask. Its ability to [REDACTED] is most interesting.

Test Log XXXX-B - Date 22/█/20██

Subject: D-7420, SCP-XXXX
Procedure: Only SCP-XXXX-3 was placed on the pedestal, with SCP-XXXX-1 placed in an adjacent chamber separated by a 4 meter thick steel wall and SCP-XXXX-2 placed in another adjacent room separated by another steel wall.
Results: D-7420 was instructed to wear SCP-XXXX-3, and upon doing so he immediately collapsed and after 5 seconds rose to his feet again as SCP-XXXX-4. It turned around, ignoring SCP-XXXX-2's chamber, and walked towards SCP-XXXX-1's chamber's wall where it [REDACTED]. Shortly after, however, D-7420's body expired.
Analysis: Breaking a 4 meter thick steel wall is no easy feat. No reason to test it again with a titanium alloy, the result will probably be the same. Of note is the apparent toll SCP-XXXX-4 takes on host bodies.

Addendum XXXX/b: Head Researcher Hammond's decision not to undergo the same test with titanium walls was overruled by O5-9 on 25/█/20██ at 12:35 AM.

Test Log XXXX-C - Date 5/█/20██

Subject: D-4018, SCP-XXXX, four (4) security personnel armed with conventional weapons
Procedure: SCP-XXXX-3 was left in the SCP-XXXX containment chamber, with SCP-XXXX-1 placed in an adjacent chamber separated by a 4 meter thick titanium alloy wall, SCP-XXXX-2 placed in another adjacent room separated by another titanium alloy wall.
Results: D-4018 was instructed to wear SCP-XXXX-3, and upon doing so he immediately collapsed and after 5 seconds rose to his feet again as SCP-XXXX-4. It turned around, ignoring SCP-XXXX-2's chamber, and walked towards SCP-XXXX-1's chamber's wall, where it was stopped by the four armed guards who ordered it to step back or be shot. When one of the guards pointed his weapon at the entity, it [REDACTED], killing all but one guard who managed to escape the room (see Addendum XXXX/d for an interview with respective guard). SCP-XXXX-4 then proceeded to [REDACTED] the titanium wall. D-4018 was subdued by use of a Molotov cocktail.
Analysis: Most informative test yet. It seems that SCP-XXXX-4 is powerful enough to tear through 4 meter thick titanium alloy walls. Also of note is SCP-XXXX-4's apparent ability to extend the lifetime of its host body by killing beings (comparing the time it took the host's body to expire after he [REDACTED] in the second test and the fact that a Molotov was used to force expiration in this one).

Incident Log XXXX-D - Date ██/█/20██

At 9:00 AM, date ██/█/20██ Researcher Hammond authorized another test with SCP XXXX which involved removing SCP-XXXX-1 from the containment block in Area-43 and placing it in the barracks under armed guard, then proceeding to give SCP-XXXX-3 a host. SCP-XXXX-4 immediately started a rampage in the containment chamber, killing the four armed guards stationed at the door and moved along the corridors until it reached the barracks, where it [REDACTED]. SCP-XXXX-4 was, eventually, re-contained with assistance from MTF Rho 39.
Result: ███ confirmed casualties with █ missing. Establishment of MTF Rho-42 as an on-site taskforce to help contain SCP-XXXX in case of future outbreaks.

Addendum XXXX/c: The things that SCP-XXXX-4 did to reach SCP-XXXX-1 are incredible. Analysis indicates that it is capable of [REDACTED]. Although we mourn the loss of personnel, we have come a great way to understanding SCP-XXXX-4. Or, better yet, understanding the danger SCP-XXXX-4 and by proxy SCP-XXXX poses. Experiments and tests involving SCP-XXXX are to be postponed indefinitely to prevent a possible mass containment breach.

Addendum XXXX/e: Although holding great potential for a breakthrough in understanding SCP-XXXX, it has been agreed by Containment Area-43 Command, SCP-XXXX Head Researcher ████ Hammond and O5-9 that under no circumstance should SCP-XXXX-4 be allowed to wear SCP-XXXX-1 until Containment Area-██ is ready to store SCP-XXXX. The Foundation cannot risk a containment breach near a populated area, especially since we currently don't know how to stop SCP-XXXX-4 while it's wearing SCP-XXXX-1.