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SCP-073, known by the alias "Cain" is a Euclid-class, cyborg-esque SCP residing within Site-17 of the SCP Foundation.


SCP-073 is a male, cyborg-like entity whose arms, legs, spine, and shoulders are replaced entirely with an unknown metal.  On its forehead is a mysterious symbol of Sumerian origin; when asked about the symbol, SCP-073 will become hestiate and refuse to answer.  Besides these, SCP-073 behaves like a normal human-being, living in a cell complete with everyday furnishings and eating and drinking regularly, though it requires a carnivorous diet.

When SCP-073 is attacked, any damage it substains recoils back on its attacker whilst leaving SCP-073 unharmed, likely a property obtained from its metal composition. As a result, tests to retrieve tissue samples prove fruitless.

Any soil-based life (for example plants) within a 20 meter radius of SCP-073 gradually begins to die.  If it stands on grass, it starts to become barren, leaving nothing but empty dirt and rock.  Meanwhile if SCP-073 touches materials derived from plants (e.g. paper, wood, etc.), it begins to rot or disintegrate.


SCP-073 is described as being polite and helpful amongst Site-17 personnel, although his tone of speech sounds opposite, often cold and mechanical.  Unlike most SCPs, SCP-073 is allowed to freely roam inside Site-17, and as a result, often helps out many Foundation staff.

According to one of the Foundation's addendums on it, SCP-073 claims to have knowledge on the villainous SCP-076-2, possibly information on how to stop it.


During "Incident Zero", an event that nearly led to the destruction of the Universe, SCP-073, alongside SCP-105 teamed up with the Foundation to defeat SCP-076-2. Saving not only countless lives, but also keeping the Universe intact in the process.


  • SCP-073 is located within Site-17, a facility within the Foundation that contains several of the more benevolent human and humanoid SCPs, including SCP-105 and SCP-208.


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Notable SCP Heroes
SCP-040 | SCP-049 | SCP-073 | SCP-085 | SCP-105 | SCP-507 | SCP-999

Dr. Wondertainment | Global Occult Coalition | Horizon Initiative | Prometheus Labs Inc. | SCP Foundation

Safe SCPs
SCP-085 | SCP-105 | SCP-131 | SCP-187 | SCP-208 | SCP-343 | SCP-387 | SCP-492 | SCP-507 | SCP-516 | SCP-590 | SCP-999 | SCP-1005 | SCP-1230-1 | SCP-1867 | SCP-2295 | SCP-2800 | SCP-5094

Euclid SCPs
SCP-049 | SCP-073 | SCP-1471 | SCP-2241 | SCP-2273

Keter SCPs
SCP-990 | SCP-1440 | SCP-2662 | SCP-3002 | SCP-3740 | SCP-4051 | SCP-4343 | SCP-4640 | SCP-4999

Neutralized SCPs

Esoteric SCPs
SCP-040 | SCP-5699

SCP-001 Proposals
SCP-001 (The Gate Guardian) | SCP-001 (Dr. Wondertainment) | SCP-001 (The Broken God)

SCP Gods
Mekhane | Jalakåra | Gate Guardian | SCP-2662 | Nahash | Pangloss

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