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|“||Reminder to all staff: SCP-999 is not to consume caffeinated soft drinks of any kind. Last week someone gave SCP-999 a can of cola along with its usual breakfast- Not only was it literally bouncing off the walls for half an hour, the carbonation make SCP-999 visibly queasy afterwards, and it refused to move or eat the rest of the day. SCP-999 has thankfully recovered since, but the staff member in question has been reprimanded.||„|
|~ Dr. ████████|
SCP-999, also known as "The Tickle Monster", is a Safe-class SCP under the SCP Foundation's containment. It is known for its adorable appearance and friendly attitude.
It is one of the most friendly SCP's in the Foundation.
SCP-999 appears to be a large gelatinous mass of orange slime weighing about 120 lbs(54.4kg), with a consistency similar to that of peanut butter, which shows great affection towards people. It has been shown to slither towards the nearest person and leaping upon them, hugging them with a pair of pseudopods, while nuzzling the person's face with a third one, all while emitting high pitched gurgling and cooing noises.
SCP-999's slime releases pleasant smells depending on the person, which have been told to smell of chocolate, fresh laundry, bacon, roses, and Play-Doh.
SCP-999 has a major interest in people that are unhappy or hurt in any way. People that have depression, after interacting with SCP-999, are cured of their problems, obtaining a positive view on life.
SCP-999 seems to love all creatures, and is a very playful being. SCP-999 has a diet consisting of sweets and candy, with its favorite being Necco Wafers. It has been confirmed, that the creature is willing to save others at all costs, even jumping to take a bullet for someone. When physically interacting with SCP-999's slime, the person or creature will begin to feel a tingling, almost tickle like feeling, and will experience a state of euphoria.
The only time 999 became hostile was when confronting its clone SCP-E-999-A who was created when the Foundation personnel put some of 999's biomass inside SCP-914 on the very fine setting and surprisingly was hostile to everyone. To the Foundation much bigger surprise, 999 itself also became hostile and attacked its doppelganger, engulfing it inside itself like it did with its food essentially eating E-999-A. Afterwards 999 returned to its usual behavior.
SCP-999 was conceived by the Seventh Bride (SCP-231-7), who had been impregnated by the Scarlet King. The SCP Foundation performed the Procedure 110-Montauk to prevent the Seventh Bride from giving birth to SCP-999 until the O5 stopped the Procedure 110-Montauk and allowed the birth of SCP-999.
Dr. Collingwood was instructed to protect SCP-999 so he can "overthrow the Scarlet King not by force, but with light and love and laughter that can brighten the blackest of hearts."
Collingwood would later state that "999 is not, in reality, a safe class SCP. It is Thaumiel. It is the best and the only weapon we have against some of the most powerful hostile entities known to exist."
Abilities & Powers
999 has the ability to make anyone in his presence happy. He can even cure mental disorders like depression and PTSD and can pacify serial killers. Even 682 is not immune to his effects and broke down laughing when it touched him. The Foundation believes he will grow to pacify even his father, the Scarlet King.
Note that 999's touch did not stop 682 from going on its typical killing sprees, it was simply more happy when doing it. Thus, SCP-053 (The Young Girl) remains the only one who can truly soothe 682's anger, though it is unknown what the effect on 682 would be if both were to be in its presence at the same time.
An event report also establishes that allowing 999 to consume a caffeinated drink provides 999 with great speed and the ability to literally bounce off walls similar to Flubber, though this causes him discomfort for the rest of the day after the effects wear off.
- Although it stated that SCP-999 would be the one to bring down its father, in the tale "When We Came Home", the Scarlet King is instead killed by seven warriors (one of them being 999's mother) each wielding the evil god's spears, while 999 itself isn't even mentioned.
- Before birthing 999, SCP-231-7 stated that the child would be an Apollyon level SCP. However that turned out to be the case in this canon.
- When D-77544 looked to SCP-999 through some glasses which let their wearer know how much costs the objects the wearer sees, he said that 999 was too pure to have a price.
- The author of SCP-999 stated in a comment of a video that 999's least favorite candies are those heart-shaped candies with messages on them.
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