Item #: ●●|●●●●●|●●|●

Object Class: Keter

Laconic Containment Procedures: ●●|●●●●●|●●|● may not be spoken of or written about except with pictographs. Information regarding ●●|●●●●●|●●|● requires Level 4 clearance.

Laconic Description: ●●|●●●●●|●●|● is a humanoid composed of black tentacles and standing 2.25 meters in height. Each of its arms terminates in four prehensile tentacle-like appendages covered in an adhesive substance. ●●|●●●●●|●●|● can teleport, phase through solid matter at will, and cannot understand picture-based information. Word-based communication about the entity catches its attention, driving it to appear and steal the information's source. Notably, it is depicted as affectionate rather than hostile, hinting that it might be "collecting" said people and things out of appreciation.

Due to its infohazardous properties, the file for ●●|●●●●●|●●|● is written entirely in pictograms. Even its article number is in dots and lines, represented as "●●|●●●●●|●●|●" instead of "SCP-2521."

Additional Context: SCP-2521 was originally written for the Short Works Contest in 2015. Part of the challenge was to write a successful mainlist article of 500 words or less. It won the contest for LurkD thanks to its unique format and clever execution.

The article has gained tremendous clout on the wiki, being the second-highest rated SCP of all time, surpassed only by SCP-173.

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