"Be condemn to the eternal sleep. And thus, the fools shall sleep for eternity"
― Lavinia Reni (Highschool DxD)
"The World doesn't need to move in the right path anymore. It is better off asleep forever in the Infinite Tsukuyomi!!"
― Madara Uchiha (Naruto)
"I wish you unpleasant dreams, mug...courtesy of the Sandman!!"
― Wesley Dodds/Sandman (DC Comics)
"Sweet dreams, ghost boy. "
― Nocturn (Danny Phantom)

The power to cause other beings to fall asleep. Sub-power of Sleep Manipulation. Variation of Consciousness State Inducement and Mental Inducement. Opposite to Awakening and Insomnia Inducement. Not to be confused with Sedative Inducement.

Also Called

  • Sleep Induction
  • The Sleeping Curse/Spell
  • Mental Sedation
  • Eternal Slumber (Solo Leveling)


The user can cause organisms to fall asleep, whether instantaneously or more naturally. The user can make people fall asleep by telling them or put them in a sleep-like trance, making them dream of their greatest fantasies or experience their worst nightmares.




Known Users

See Also: Forced Sleep and Instant Sedation.


  • Gwen Tennyson (Ben 10)
  • Argit (Ben 10)
  • Nemuinas (Ben 10: Omniverse)
    • Pesky Dust
    • Methanosians (Ben 10)
  • Swampfire
  • Oberon (Gargoyles)
  • Charles "Professor X" Xavier (Marvel Comics)
  • Nathan Summers/Cable (Marvel Comics)
  • Jean Grey (Marvel Comics)
  • Emma Frost (Marvel Comics)
  • Nico Minoru (Marvel Comics); via spells
  • The Sandman (Marvel 1602)
  • Patient Zero (Generator Rex)
  • Dream (DC Comics/Vertigo)
  • Eda Clawthorne (The Owl House)
  • Shadow Weaver (She-Ra: Princess of Power)
  • Piff (Winx Club)
  • Daphne (Winx Club)
  • Red Willow (Winx Club)
  • Experiment 360 "Drowsy" (Lilo & Stitch)
  • Sleep Inducement Users (Danny Phantom)
    • Dark Danny/Dan Phantom
    • Nocturn
    • Undergrowth
  • Martian Manhunter (DC Comics)
  • Miss Martian (DC Comics)
  • Black Canary (DC Comics)
  • Inspector Gadget (Inspector Gadget)
  • Eda Clawthorne (The Owl House)
  • Sanderson Mansnoozie/Sandman (Rise of the Guardians)
  • Slyren (Slugterra)
  • King Alfor (Voltron: Legendary Defender)
  • Kaa (The Jungle Book); via Hypnosis
  • Flora, Fauna, Merryweather (Disney's Sleeping Beauty)
  • Sleeping Monster (Boboiboy)
  • Vampirella (Vampirella)
  • DJ Drowsy Drawers (The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants); Via Music Manipulation
  • Chameleon (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir); as long as she possesses the victim's form.
  • Dr. Sylvester Ashling (Epithet Erased)


  • Aureolus Izzard (A Certain Magical Index)
  • Kahono (Black Clover)
  • Eriol (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • The Sleep Card (Cardcaptor Sakura)
  • Snooze Card (Card Captor Sakura: Clear Cards)
  • Rem (Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo)
  • Ichi and Hajime Mikawa (Deadman Wonderland)
  • Enmu (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba)
  • Pajiramon (Digimon)
  • Lalamon (Digimon)
  • Master Roshi (Dragon Ball Z)
  • Mirajane Strauss (Fairy Tail)
  • Mystogan (Fairy Tail)
  • Larcade Dragneel (Fairy Tail); via R.I.P
  • August (Fairy Tail)
  • Belzei (Futari wa Pretty Cure)
  • Juna (Futari wa Pretty Cure)
  • Regine (Futari wa Pretty Cure)
  • Viblis (Futari wa Pretty Cure Max Heart)
  • Urganos (Futari wa Pretty Cure Max Heart)
  • Circulas (Futari wa Pretty Cure Max Heart)
  • Baldez (Futari wa Pretty Cure Max Heart)
  • Emi Yusa (Hataraku Maou-sama)
  • Touya Mochizuki (In Another World With My Smartphone)
  • Silver Chariot Requiem (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part V Golden Wind/Vento Aureo)
  • Enrico Pucci (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Part 6 Stone Ocean); via Whitesnake
  • Yuiyui (Konosuba)
  • Nemuri Kayama/Midnight (My Hero Academia)
  • Kabuto Yakushi (Naruto)
  • Kaguya Ōtsutsuki (Naruto)
  • Madara Uchiha (Naruto) via Infinite Tsukuyomi
  • Himawari Uzumaki (Naruto)
  • Yawning Doll Monster (Nurse Witch Komugi-chan R)
  • Vincent Nightray (Pandora Hearts); via Dormouse
  • Brook (One Piece)
  • Bobbin (One Piece)
  • Pokemon who can use "Sing", "Sleep Powder", "Hypnosis", "Grass Whistle", "Spore", "Dark Void" or "Yawn" (Pokémon)
  • Znake/Ivy (Powerpuff Girls Z)
  • Kagari Hinata (Puella Magi Suzune Magica)
  • Sian (Rave Master)
  • Hypnos (Saint Seiya)
  • Orphée (Saint Seiya)
  • Rezo (Slayers)
  • Males of Comso's species/Metarex commanders (Sonic X); only in first Final Mova transformation and when trapping someone underneath the surface of Planet Aqurius


  • Hypnos (Greek Mythology)
  • The Sandman (Folklore)


  • Rhinosnorus (Power Rangers Samurai)
  • Juliet Van Heusen (Wizards of Waverly Place)
  • Qui Gon Jinn (Star Wars)
  • Kylo Ren (Star Wars)
  • Magic Users (Harry Potter); via Spell Casting
  • The Source of All Evil (Charmed)
  • Savard (Charmed)
  • Hecate (Charmed)
  • Avatars (Charmed)
  • Bacarra (Charmed); via Spell Casting
  • Witches (Charmed); via Spell Casting
  • Sandmen (Charmed); via dream dust
  • Willow Rosenberg (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Amy Madison (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
  • Duna (Ángel o Demonio)
  • Angels (Supernatural)
  • Jessamine Hale (Life and Death)
  • Somnibot (Power Rangers Zeo)
  • Jasper Hale (The Twilight Saga)
  • Maria (Chica Vampiro)
  • Essie Rachimova (Vampire High)
  • Benny Weir (My Babysitter's a Vampire); via Spell Casting
  • Siu May (Mermaid Got Married)
  • Maleficent (Maleficent)
  • Regina Mills/The Evil Queen (Once Upon a Time)
  • Maleficent (Once Upon a Time)
  • Mr. Gold/Rumplestiltskin (Once Upon a Time)
  • Zelena/Wicked Witch of the West (Once Upon a Time)
  • Bao-on (Ultraman Dyna)

Video Games

  • Princess Peach (Super Mario/Super Smash Bros)
  • Princess Diasy (Super Mario/Super Smash Bros)
  • Baku (Yo-kai Watch)
  • Mages specializing in the Entropy tree (Dragon Age)
  • Sloth (Dragon Age)
  • Dyntos (Kid Icarus: Uprising)
  • Characters that can learn "Hypnosis" (Mother)
    • Ninten
    • Ana
    • Ness
    • Kumatora
  • Sleep Dragon (Skylanders Trap Team 3Ds)
  • Dreamcatcher (Skylanders)
  • Alien Hypnos (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Ana (Overwatch); via Sleep Dart
  • Dragonlord (Dragon Quest series)
  • Ralsei (Deltarune) Via. Pacify
  • 8th Herrscher (Honkai Impact 3rd)
  • Zoe, the Aspect of Twilight (League of Legends, Legends of Runeterra)
  • Lillia, the Bashful Bloom (League of Legends)


  • Magickinds (Arkwell Academy series); via the Sleeping Spell
  • Bran Gardiner (Beauchamp Family Series)
  • Blue Bloods (Blue Bloods Series); via the Dormio spell.
  • Vriska Serket (Homestuck)
  • Ankou (Maliki)
  • Nakou (Maliki); via Ankou
  • Nova Jean Artino/Nightmare/Insomnia (Renegades)
  • Somnia (Ordinary Boy)
  • Molly Overbrook (Summer on East End Series)
  • The Wicked Witch of the West (The Wizard of Oz)
  • Coral Wall (Thea Stilton: The Treasure of the Sea)
  • Nettle Grass (Thea Stilton: The Land of Flowers)

Tabletop Games

  • Users of Sleep Magic (AD&D)
  • Eldath (Forgotten Realms)

Web Original

Known Objects

  • Proserpine's Box (Cupid and Psyche)
  • Sand Pouch (DC Comics)
  • Hand of Glory (European Folklore)
  • Goblin Dust (The Life and Times of Juniper Lee)
  • Sleep Wizard Ring (Kamen Rider Wizard)
  • Sleeping Dragon Magisword (Mighty Magiswords)
  • Maleficent's Spinning Wheel (Sleeping Beauty)
  • Poison Apple (Snow White)
  • Ranna (Old Kingdom Series)
  • Sleeping Curse (Once Upon a Time)
  • Sleep Dart (Overwatch)
  • Proserpine's Box (Roman Mythology)
  • Sleeping Dust (Tooth Fairy)
  • Sleeping Gas (Various Media)
  • Imo Gazer (Xiaolin Showdown)
  • Sleepy Splat (PJ Masks)

Known Locations

  • The Empty (Supernatural)



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