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Valla affected by Sleep.

Sleep icon.pngSleep is a debuff effect that Stuns the target. Sleep is removed with the first damage taken after 0.5 seconds. Damage over Time effects applied before that point do not interrupt Sleep.


  • Ana's ability, "Sleep Dart", puts the first enemy Hero hit to Sleep for 3 seconds.
  • Deckard's level 10 heroic ability, "Stay Awhile and Listen", puts enemy Heroes in its area of effect to Sleep for up to 3 seconds while Channeling the ability, and for 2 seconds after.
  • Malfurion's level 1 talent, "Emerald Dreams", adds an additional effect to his "Entangling Roots" ability, putting enemy Heroes to Sleep for 2 seconds after the Root expires.
  • Mal'Ganis' ability, "Night Rush", puts enemy Heroes to Sleep for 2.5 seconds when he passes through them.
    • His level 13 talent, "Deep Sleep", increases the Sleep duration to 3.25 seconds.
  • Mal'Ganis' level 20 talent, "Seeker Swarm", upgrades "Carrion Swarm" to send out bats that Sleep nearby enemy heroes for 2.5 seconds after "Carrion Swarm" expires.
Attack_ Attack damage icon.png Basic Attack (Attack range icon.png Attack RangeAttack speed icon.png Attack Speed) • Ability (Resource (Unitstatus icon mana.png Mana) Spell power icon.png Spell PowerCooldown)
Defense_ Unitstatus icon health.png HealthHealth RegenerationHealing (Healing modifierLifesteal) • ShieldPhysical armor icon.png Armor
Utility_ Move speed icon.png Movement speed
Buffs_ Absorbing icon.png AbsorbingEvade (Parry) • HealingInvulnerable icon.png InvulnerableProtected icon.png ProtectedStasis icon.png StasisStealthShieldsUnkillable icon.png UnkillableUnstoppable icon.png UnstoppableUntargetable
Debuffs_ Attack SlowBlinded icon.png BlindCrowd controlDamage over TimeKnockbackRevealed Icon.png RevealedRooted icon.png RootSilenced icon.png Silence (Feared icon.png FearMindcontrol icon.png Mind ControlPolymorphed icon.png PolymorphTaunted icon.png Taunt) • SlowStunned icon.png Stun (Sleep icon.png Sleep) • Stopped icon.png Time Stopped