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Mister Sandman
Mister Sandman.png
Fallout 4
RequirementsAgility 4
Level 1, 17, and 30
EffectsInstantly kill any sleeping person; sneak attack criticals from silenced weapons do more damage
base id0004b258 (level 1)

001d2490 (level 2)

001d2491 (level 3)

The Mister Sandman perk allows you to instantly kill a sleeping person, and may improve the damage inflicted with silenced weapons.

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Mister Sandman is a perk in Fallout 4.


With the first rank, you are able to automatically kill any sleeping human by activating them while sneaking, and silenced weapons do 15% more damage with sneak attack criticals. The second rank increases this bonus damage to 30% and the third and final rank increases the bonus damage to 50%.

Behind the scenes

  • The "sandman" is a folkloric character who sprinkles sand in the eyes of little children, causing the rubbing of the eyes that is a sign of tiredness.
  • Mister Sandman is also a song, sung by The Chordettes, a mid 1950s - early 1960s Singing Quartet.