A sleeping character may take only passive actions and is also considered blindedA blinded character is vulnerable and cannot see anything. His result cap with each skill check possessing the Vision tag is reduced by 20 (minimum 0). Further, his targets gain a bonus to Defense, and his opponents gain a +2 bonus with attack checks made against him. Finally, a blinded character’s Speed is reduced to 1/2 standard (rounded down). and helplessA helpless character is vulnerable. Further, attacks targeting him within Melee Range gain a +4 bonus. Finally, he may be targeted with a Coup de Grace action.. A character loses this condition immediately upon being touched, suffering any damage, or making a successful Notice/Awareness check.