SCP-096, also known as Shy Guy, is an SCP foundation object. In the SCP Foundation universe, SCP-096 is a tall, pale humanoid, which reacts with extreme aggression when a person sees its face, chasing and killing any and all people who have seen it. One of the most well-known SCP objects, SCP-096 is a popular subject of memes in the SCP community.


SCP-096 is a creature that originated as a normal human child. Due to being mocked for his appearance, the child developed deep emotional distress and transformed into a monstrous being. SCP-096 has a strong instinct to hide its face to avoid further ridicule when someone sees SCP-096’s face, whether directly or through media, the creature becomes extremely agitated.

It covers its face, screams, cries, and babbles incoherently. After a short period, SCP-096 starts pursuing the person who viewed its face, regardless of any obstacles in its path once SCP-096 reaches its target, it carries out a violent act, completely eliminating the individual. Remarkably, no evidence or traces are left behind after these encounters.

SCP-096 is a tragic entity born from a tormented past, driven by an overwhelming need to protect its face and eliminate those who witness it.


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