"Yeah, my doctor says it's better for me not to sleep."
― Moe Szyslak (The Simpsons)

The power to lack the need for sleep.

Also Called


The user has no need to sleep, allowing them to continue living through their lives without suffering health decline from sleep deprivation.




  • May cause mental problems.
  • Can still be knocked unconscious.
  • Does not prevent gaining black circles under the eyes.
  • May be unable to sleep, even if desired.
  • May lack the ability to dream in every sense.
  • Might be effected by Coma Inducement.
  • Weak against Omni-Sleep Inducement.

Known Users

See Also: The Sleepless


  • Stan Smith (American Dad); via the CIA pills.
  • Francine Smith (American Dad); via the CIA pills.
  • Dick (American Dad); via the CIA pills.
  • Professor Paradox (Ben 10)
  • Gems (Steven Universe)
  • Jeff Fisher (American Dad)
  • All Characters (Fairly Odd Parents - Beddy Bye)


  • Superman (DC Comics)
  • The Endless (DC/Vertigo Comics)
  • Sprite/Jia Jing (Marvel Comics)
  • Night Man/John Domingo (Malibu/Marvel Comics)


  • Gustav Graves (James Bond)
  • Zao (James Bond)
  • Imhotep (The Mummy)


  • Nova Artino/Insomnia/Nightmare (Renegades)
  • Vampires (Twilight Saga)

Live Television

  • Neil Cuddahy (Mutant X)
  • The Dark One (Once Upon a Time)
    • Rumpelstiltskin
    • Emma Swann
    • Zoso
  • Sam Winchester (Supernatural); while soulless
  • Jem'Hadar (Star Trek)


  • Jean Arkinex (Alderamin On The Sky)
  • Takeru Kusanagi (Anti-Magic Academy 35th Test Platoon); after activating God Eater mode
  • Reine Murasame/Mio Takamiya (Date A Live)
  • Hyakkimaru (Dororo); originally
  • Choco (Last Period)
  • Pu Zhao (The Luminary Sword)
  • Gaara (Naruto)
  • Itachi Uchiha (Naruto)
  • Zetsu (Naruto)
  • Mao (Sekai Maou)
  • Johann George Faust VIII (Shaman King)
  • Angeloids (Sora no Otoshimono); except Chaos
  • Brago (Zatch Bell!)
  • Yuu Otosaka (Charlotte); after stealing this ability
  • Angels (Dragon Ball)


  • Cosmo-Knights (Rifts)

Video Games

  • Wearers of the "All-Night Mask" (The Legend of Zelda)
  • Pokémon with "Insomnia", "Sweet Veil" or "Vital Spirit" (Pokémon)
  • Colette Brunel (Tales of Symphonia)

Web Original


  • Cosmic Powers, Personifications, etc. (Various Media)

Known Objects

  • CIA pills (American Dad - Stan Time)
  • Morpheus pods (Doctor Who)
  • Mayan Sun Amulet (Gargoyles)


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