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SCP-040, known under the alias "Evolution's Child" is a Euclid-class, human SCP contained within the SCP Foundation.
SCP-040 is a young girl approximately 8 years in age and standing 1 meter (approx. 3 Feet and 3 inches) in height. She possesses numerous abnormal physical aspects, such as skin that is sensitive to light and brittle to physical contact, naturally pink hair which can fall out easily, and green-yellow heterochromia (different colored irises in eyes), in which the yellow eye has a black sclera, and is completely blind.
Powers and Abilities
SCP-040 property involves the manipulation of matter of living organisms, which she can use to create new, unique organisms (dubbed SCP-040-1 by the Foundation). However, SCP-040 can't create said organisms with microscopic life and has difficulty with doing this with plant-based life. SCP-040 is capable of creating instances of SCP-040-1 with dead organisms, but must do so whilst combining living ones simultaneously. Once modified, SCP-040 can not further modify instances of SCP-040-1. Test revealed that as she grows older her powers would increase, but she lacks total control over her powers as when she begins manipulating matter she would it unconsciously.
SCP-040 is shown to behave normally for an individual of her age group, showing slightly above-average intelligence; she is cooperative with Foundation personnel.
Instances of SCP-040-1 are shown to have behavioral aspects of normal household pets such as dogs and cats, but show loyalty to SCP-040, regardless of the material's original ownership. Appearances vary amongst said organisms, with some retaining pre-modified aspects, but most bear little to no resemblances to their original forms.
Under its standard containment procedures, most instances of SCP-040-1 created by SCP-040 are to be destroyed following creation and/or experimentation. However, under an agreement with the Foundation, SCP-040 is allowed to keep three instances as a form of company (and to an extant, as pets):
- SCP-040-1a: A polymorphic, symbiotic organism capable or changing shape, size, color, and texture. It appears to consist of material from outerwear clothing (likely a jacket or coat) and sends most of its time absorbing nutrients from SCP-040. It was found alongside SCP-040 upon her containment. Its genetics are equivalent to that of a domestic house cat.
- SCP-040-1c: A spherical organism that is capable of flight via bladders filled with helium, similar to balloons. It has 11 tentacle-like appendages and can use its respiratory system to create musical vocalizations.
- SCP-040-1j: A large, four-legged organism made of thick blue and pink fur. It has no eyes and a large mouth with blunt teeth. It is capable of climbing up vertical surfaces (such as walls) and is often used by SCP-040 as a form of transportation.
- SCP-1490, a boy around 040's age who is capable of manipulating the bodies of humans he touches, is speculated to have some connection to 040.
- One thread discussed using her to depower SCP-239. They concluded that if they did, SCP-040 would realize that the foundation is prepared to do the same to her.
- An unnamed agent after being exposed to SCP-028 got SCP-150 and broke inside 040's cell. She mutated him, turning the agent into SCP-151-D.