For other uses, see Hand of Sleep.

Hand of Sleep is a Destruction spell in The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind that temporarily reduces an adversary's Fatigue. The lost Fatigue is returned at the end of the spell's duration.



This spell is known exclusively by Melvure Rindu, a Witchhunter who resides at the Hall of Justice in Vivec.


This spell is not available for purchase in Morrowind or expansion packs. Although not intended for use by the Nerevarine, it can be acquired on the PC by using the console command:
Player -> AddSpell "hand of sleep"


  • This spell lessens victim's effectiveness in combat and ability to flee.
  • It is also occasionally used to trap doors or chests.


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