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This article is about the status effect. For the sleep emote, see Emotes.

Overview[]

Sleep is a Status Effect, like disorient, or knockback and is found in Control powersets. An enemy under the affects of a sleep power will fall asleep. A player or critter who is asleep is immobilized and unable to use any powers. Breakfree inspirations and domination can be used to escape. Sleep effects end early if the victim suffers damage, gets healed, or gets affected by a Knockdown/up/back or Repel effect.

Falling under the Sleep effect, even for a fraction of a second, will detoggle all powers.

Magnitude, Resistance, Protection[]

All status effects work the same way. The target has both Resistance and Protection. In order for the attack to take effect, it must have a big enough Magnitude to overcome the Protection. Once the Protection is overcome, the duration of the effect depends on the target's Resistance. Attacks can stack in order to overcome a target's Protection.

PVE: Minions have a Protection of 1. Lts are 2. Bosses are 4. Elite Bosses are 6. The Purple Triangles of Doom on an Archvillain or Hero add 50 while they are up.

PVP: Players have a Protection of 2. Scrapper and Tanker defenses add 16 to that number.

Powers That Cause Sleep[]

There are a few sleep-inducing powers scattered among the primaries and secondaries for scrappers, brutes, stalkers, defenders, controllers, tankers, blasters, and dominators.

Illusions Blind.png Blind Ranged +Special Area of Effect(Sleep) Mag ???
The second power in the Illusion Control powerset.
Ninjitsu BlindingPowder.png Blinding Powder Ranged Cone (Sleep Mag 1) -Accuracy, Confuse (Mag 1), -Perception.
This power will reliabily either confuse or sleep minion and underling targets when it hits, this power will stack with other player's sleeps/confuses. This power is availible to Stalkers from the Ninjitsu secondary.
ElectricMelee TargetedMinorDmg.png Charged Brawl Melee Foe: Sleep Mag 2
This power is found in the Electrical Melee powerset available to Brutes. As well as in the Blaster Electricity Manipulation secondary.
IceFormation FlashFreeze.png Flash Freeze Ranged Targeted Area of Effect Foe: Sleep Mag ???
This power is found in the Ice Control powerset available to Controllers and Dominators.
IceManipulation FrozenAura.png Frozen Aura Point Blank Area of Effect Mag 2?
The final power in the Ice Manipulation powerset. Only works on minions and underlings.
IcyOnslaught FrozenAura.png Frozen Aura Point Blank Area of Effect Mag 2
The final power in the Ice Melee powerset. Only works on minions and underlings.
ElectricMelee TargetedModerateDmg.png Havoc Punch Melee Foe: Sleep Mag 2
This power is found in the Electrical Melee powerset available to Brutes, as well as in the Blaster Electricity Manipulation secondary.
ElectricMelee ConeModerateDmg.png Jacobs Ladder Melee (Cone) Foe: Sleep Mag 2
This power is found in the Electrical Melee powerset available to Brutes.
MentalControl MassHypnosis.png Mass Hypnosis Ranged (Targeted Area of Effect) Foe: Sleep Mag ???
The fifth power in the Mind Control powerset.
MentalControl Hypnotize.png Mesmerize Ranged Foe: Sleep Mag ???
The first power in the Mind Control powerset.
Poison Trap.png Poison Trap Trap Placed Area of Effect Foe: Sleep Mag ???
This power is found in the Poison powerset available to Masterminds.
TrickArrow DebuffDamage.png Poison Gas Arrow Ranged Targeted Area of Effect Foe: Sleep Mag 2
This power is found in the Trick Arrow powerset available to Defenders, Controllers, and Masterminds.
EarthGrasp SaltPillars.png Salt Crystals PBAoE Foe: Sleep (Mag 3), -DEF
This power is found in the Earth Control powerset available to Controllers and the Earth Mastery powerset available to Tankers.
SonicBlast Sleep.png Siren's Song Cone Blast Foe: Sleep Mag 2
This power is found in the Sonic Attack powerset available to Defenders, Corruptors, and Blasters.
MunitionsMastery SleepGrenade.png Sleep Grenade Ranged Targeted Area of Effect Foe: Sleep Mag 3
This power is found in the Munitions Mastery Ancillary Power Pool available to Blasters.
Temporary TargetedSleep.png Tranq Dart Ranged Foe: Sleep Mag ???
This power is an Origin Powers given to characters with Science origins.
This article is currently a work in progress. As such, it may contain some editing notes in addition to information. Please be patient, it is being worked on and will be in a finished state before long!

Powers That Protect Against Sleep[]

Poison Antidote.png Antidote Click, Ally +Resistance
Part of the Poison powerset available to Masterminds. Provides resistance to Disorient, Hold, Sleep, Immobilize, Slow, Cold, and Toxic.
SonicDebuff Dispel.png Clarity Ranged Resistance+Free, Ally
Part of the Sonic Resonance powerset available to Controllers, Corruptors, and Defenders. Frees an ally from and provides resistance to Disorient, Hold, Sleep, Fear, Confusion, and Immobilize. Also increases Perception.
Empathy MindWall.png Clear Mind Ranged Resistance+Free, Ally
Part of the Empathy powerset available to Controllers and Defenders. Frees an ally from and provides resistance to Disorient, Hold, Sleep, Fear, Confusion, and Immobilize. Also increases Perception.
EnergyAura Entropy.png Entropy Shield Toggle Resistance, Self
Part of the Energy Aura powerset available to Brutes and Stalkers. Provides resistance to Knockback, Repel, Disorient, Hold, Sleep, Immobilize, Teleport, and DeBuff Defense.
Fitness Health.png Health Auto: Self +Resistance (Sleep)
Part of the Fitness power pool available to all archetypes. Provides resistance to Sleep.
Willpower IndomitableWill.png Indomitable Will Self +Resist(Disorient, Hold, Sleep, Fear, Confusion, Knockback) +Defense(Psionics)
Part of the Willpower powerset available to Brutes, Scrappers, Stalkers, and Tankers. Provides defense to Psionic damage and resistance to Disorient, Hold, Sleep, Fear, Confusion, Knockback.
PsionicMastery IndomitableWill.png Indomitable Will Resistance, Self
Part of the Psionic Mastery Ancillary pool available to Controllers. Provides defense to Psionic damage and resistance to Sleep, Fear, Hold, and Disorient.
Ninjitsu KujInRin.png Kuji-In Rin Toggle Resistance, Self
Part of the Ninjitsu powerset available to Stalkers. Provides resistance to Sleep, Fear, Hold, Immobilize, Confuse, and Disorient.
StormSummoning O2Boost.png 02 Boost Heal, Ranged Resistance+Free, Ally
Part of the Storm Summoning powerset available to Controllers and Defenders. Provides resistance to Sleep, Disorient, and Endurance Drain.
DarkArmor ObsidianShield.png Obsidian Shield Toggle Resistance, Self
Part of the Dark Armor powerset available to Brutes, Scrappers, and Stalkers. Provides resistance to Psionic damage, Sleep, Fear, Hold, and Disorient.
FlamingShield PlasmaSheild.png Plasma Shield Toggle Resistance, Self
Part of the Fiery Aura powerset available to Tankers and Brutes. Provides resistance to Sleep and Hold effects.
SuperReflexes PracticedBrawler.png Practiced Brawler Toggle Resistance, Self
Part of the Super Reflexes powerset available to Scrappers and Stalkers. Provides resistance to Knockback, Disorient, Hold, Sleep, and Immobilize effects.
ElectricArmor SelfBuffDefense.png Power Surge Click Resistance, Self
Part of the Electric Armor powerset available to Brutes. Provides resistance to Disorient, Sleep, Hold, Immobilize, Knockback, End Drain, Recovery DeBuff, and Enemy Teleportation.
StoneArmor Rooted.png Rooted Click Resistance, Self
Part of the Stone Armor powerset available to Brutes. Provides resistance to Knockback, Sleep, Hold, Disorient and Endurance Drain effects, increases Regeneration, but reduces speed and prevents super speed, jumping and flight.
ElectricArmor SelfResistMez.png Static Shield Toggle Resistance, Self
Part of the Electric Armor powerset available to Brutes. Provides resistance to Hold, Sleep, and Disorient effects as well as Endurance Drain, Recovery DeBuffs and enemy Teleportation.
Medicine Stimulant.png Stimulant Ranged Resistance+Free, Ally
Second power in the Medicine pool. Frees an ally from and provides resistance to Immobilize, Sleep, Disorient, Hold, Fear, and Confuse.
Willpower StrengthOfWill.png Strength of Will Self +Resist (Disorient, Sleep, Hold, Immobilize, Knockback, All Damage)
Final power of the Willpower powerset available to Brutes, Scrappers, Stalkers, and Tankers. Provides resistance to Disorient, Sleep, Hold, Immobilize, Knockback, and All Damage
Invulnerability Unstoppable.png Unstoppable Click Resistance, Self
Part of the Invulnerability powerset available to Tankers, Brutes, and Scrappers. Provides resistance to Disorient, Sleep, Hold, Immobilize, and Knockback.
Invulnerability UnyeildlingStance.png Unyielding Toggle Resistance, Self
Part of the Invulnerability powerset available to Tankers, Brutes, and Scrappers. Provides resistance to Disorient, Hold, Sleep, Slow, and Knockback.
Leadership Vengence.png Vengeance Click, Ally +Resistance
Part of the Leadership power pool available to all archetypes. Provides resistance to Disorient, Hold, Immobilize, Sleep, Confuse, Taunt, and Knockback.
IceArmor WetIce.png Wet Ice Toggle Resistance, Self
Part of the Ice Armor powerset available to Tankers. Provides resistance to Defense Debuffs, Disorient, Immobilization, Hold, Sleep, Slow and Knockback effects.
Temporary CryoniteArmor.png Sleep Resistance (Empowerment) Resistance, Self
You have minor resistance to Sleep effects for the next 1 hour.
This article is currently a work in progress. As such, it may contain some editing notes in addition to information. Please be patient, it is being worked on and will be in a finished state before long!

Inspirations That Protect Against Sleep[]

Inspiration resist sleep hold Lvl 1.png Break Free Resistance+Free, Self
This inspiration frees from and provides resistance to sleep, hold, immobilization, disorient, fear, confuse, knockback, repel, taunt, and placate.
Inspiration resist sleep hold Lvl 2.png Emerge Resistance+Free, Self
This inspiration frees from and provides resistance to sleep, hold, immobilization, disorient, fear, confuse, knockback, repel, taunt, and placate.
Inspiration resist sleep hold Lvl 3.png Escape Resistance+Free, Self
This inspiration frees from and provides resistance to sleep, hold, immobilization, disorient, fear, confuse, knockback, repel, taunt, and placate.
Inspiration Mes Protect Lvl 2.png Strength of Will Resistance, Self
This inspiration provides resistance to sleep, hold, immobilization, disorient, fear, confuse, knockback, repel, taunt, and placate.
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