The Sims 4 Cheats

The Essential List of The Sims 4 Cheats

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Sometimes using The Sims 4 Cheats isn’t Cheating, it’s just creating a more interesting game!

Many of us that have been playing games in the Sims Franchise since the beginning can tell you not only the importance of sims 4 cheats, but also tell you all the cheats from previous games!

This is a list of the most essential cheats from The Sims 4.

Sims 4 Cheat Codes

How to Use Sims 4 Cheat Codes

In order to use The Sims 4 Cheats, you’ll first need to pull down the cheats console in the upper left corner. Then, type in your cheat code!

PC cheats: Press Ctrl and Shift and C

Mac cheats: Press Command and Shift and C

PS4 cheats: Press down all four shoulder buttons at the same time

Xbox One cheats: Hold down all four shoulder buttons at once

Testing Cheats

One of the most important cheats is Testing Cheats! This cheat unlocks many additional cheats from the cheats console to shift click options.

CheatDescription
testingcheats [on/off or true/false]Turn on Cheats

Show Me The Simoleons!

Every Sim could use an extra Simoleon or two! Or maybe you need to have a specific amount of Simoleons for a challenge? Then, we have some great cheats for you!

Disclaimer: Money Cheats do not work in real life.

The Essential List of The Sims 4 Cheats
CheatDescription
kachingAdds §1,000 Simoleons to the current household
rosebudAdds §1,000 Simoleons to the current household
motherlodeAdds §50,000 Simoleons to the current household
moneyThe cheat is money then the amount you want to have in total. For example, money 500000 and your current household will have then §500,000.
FreeRealEstate [On/Off]From the map screen, allows you to purchase real estate for free

Build Like a Pro

Customize your building. Access all the extra items in the Build Buy Items. Build on lots that are locked. There are so many cheats to expand upon your building abilities and help you create more unique lots and buildings!

CheatDescription
bb.moveobjects onAllows movement anywhere you want
bb.enablefreebuildEnables build mode on (almost) every lot
bb.showhiddenobjectsUnlocks debug objects
bb.showliveeditobjectsUnlocks Live Edit objects
bb.ignoregameplayunlocksentitlementUnlocks Items locked due to gameplay

Get Creative in Create-a-Sim with Sims 4 Cheats

Create a Sim cheats to unlock more potential for customization or stopping those Occults from constantly moving! Also, don’t forget those badly dressed townie makeovers!

The Essential List of The Sims 4 Cheats
CheatDescription
casclockspeed [0-10]Changes the speed of the Sim’s movement with 0 being frozen
cas.fulleditmode onAllows full control when editing a Sim
cas.unlockbytag [pack abbreviation]Unlock all CAS items by tag

Take Control in Live Mode

Need to alter something in Live Mode? Here are some cheats to customize Live Mode from taking pictures to altering the screen mode.

CheatDescription
headlineeffects [On/Off]Turns on/off anything that is above a sim’s head
hovereffects [On/Off]Turns on/off the hover effect when your mouse is on top of something
fullscreentoggleToggles fullscreen on and off
fps [On/Off]Toggles on and off fps in the corner
resetsim [first name] [last name]Resets a sim

Relationship Sims 4 Cheat Codes

Relationship cheats are more difficult than other cheats. They require typing a Sim’s full name and the other Sim’s full name, a percentage number, and the rest of the cheat.

Sims 4 Cheat Codes
CheatDescription
modifyrelationship [sim 1 first name last name] [sim 2 first name last name] x ltr_friendship_mainChange the relationship between two sims. x is the percentage and goes from -100 to 100
modifyrelationship [sim 1 first name last name] [sim 2 first name last name] x ltr_romance_mainChange the romantic relationship between two sims. x is the percentage and goes from -100 to 100

Customize Your Sim with Traits!

To add Sims 4 traits cheats, type in the traits.equip_trait cheat then the trait that you want to add. The removal trait is similar. traits.remove_trait followed by the trait will remove the trait from the active Sim.

traits.equip_trait
traits.remove_trait

The Essential List of The Sims 4 Cheats

Adult Traits/Teen Traits

Trait NameTrait Cheat Suffix
Activetrait_Active
Adventureoustrait_Adventurous
Ambitioustrait_Ambitious
Animal Enthusiasttrait_AnimalEnthusiast
Art Lovertrait_ArtLover
Bookwormtrait_Bookworm
Brotrait_Bro
Cheerfultrait_Cheerful
Child of the Oceantrait_ChildoftheOcean
Childishtrait_Childish
Clumsytrait_Clumsy
Creativetrait_Creative
Dance Machinetrait_DanceMachine
Dog Lovertrait_DogLover
Eviltrait_Evil
Family Orientedtrait_Familyoriented
Foodietrait_Foodie
Geektrait_Geek
Geniustrait_Genius
Gloomytrait_Gloomy
Gluttontrait_Glutton
Goodtrait_Good
Goofballtrait_Goofball
Green Fiendtrait_GreenFiend
Hates Childrentrait_HatesChildren
High Maintenancetrait_HighMaintenance
Hot Headedtrait_HotHeaded
Insidertrait_Insider
Jealoustrait_Jealous
Kleptomaniatrait_Kleptomaniac
Lactose Intoleranttrait_LactoseIntolerant
Lazytrait_Lazy
Lonertrait_Loner
Loves the Outdoorstrait_LovestheOutdoors
Loyaltrait_Loyal
Makertrait_Maker
Materialistic trait_Materialistic
Meantrait_Mean
Music Lovertrait_MusicLover
Neattrait_Neat
Noncommittaltrait_Noncommittal
Outgoingtrait_Outgoing
Overachievertrait_Overachiever
Paranoidtrait_Paranoid
Party Animaltrait_PartyAnimal
Propertrait_Proper
Recycle Discipletrait_RecycleDisciple
Perfectionisttrait_Perfectionist
Romantictrait_Romantic
Self Absorbedtrait_SelfAbsorbed
Self Assuredtrait_SelfAssured
Slobtrait_Slob
Snobtrait_Snob
Socially Awkwardtrait_SociallyAwkward
Squeamishtrait_Squeamish
Unflirtytrait_Unflirty
Vegetariantrait_Vegetarian

Toddler Traits

Toddler Traits NamesToddler Traits Cheats
Angelictrait_Angelic
Charmertrait_Charmer
Clingytrait_Clingy
Fussytrait_Fussy
Independenttrait_Independent
Inquisitivetrait_Inquisitive
Sillytrait_Silly
Wildtrait_Wild

Help Your Sim Skill Up with Sims 4 Cheats

Sims somehow start out life as a Young Adult with no skills. What were they doing during their childhood?

To add a skill to a sim, you will need to write the following prefix, then type the skill name from below and the level wanted. stats.set_skill_level [Skill Name] X

Important: Not every skill is a 10 level skill.

Sims 4 Cheat Codes

Adult Skills/Teen Skills

Skill NameSkill Cheat
ActingMajor_Acting
FabricationAdultMajor_Fabrication
ArchaeologyMajor_Archaeology
BakingMajor_Baking
BartendingMajor_Bartending
BowlingMajor_Bowling
CookingMajor_HomestyleCooking
CharismaMajor_Charisma
ComedyMajor_Comedy
Dancing (max level 5)Minor_Dancing
DJMajor_DJ
Flower ArrangingAdultMajor_FlowerArranging
HerbalismMajor_Herbalism
FishingMajor_Fishing
FitnessSkill_Fitness
Gardening Major_Gardening
Gourmet CookingMajor_GourmetCooking
GuitarMajor_Guitar
HandinessMajor_Handiness
CookingMajor_HomestyleCooking
LogicMajor_Logic
Media Production (max level 5)Minor_Media
MischiefMajor_Mischief
PaintingMajor_Painting
PhotographyMajor_Photography
PianoMajor_Piano
ProgrammingMajor_Programming
Rocket ScienceMajor_RocketScience
SnowboardingMajor_Snowboarding
SkiingMajor_Skiiing
VetMajor_Vet
Video GamesMajor_VideoGaming
ViolinMajor_Violin
WellnessMajor_Wellness
WritingMajor_Writing

Child Skills

Child SkillDescription
Skill_Child_Creativity [x]Creativity Sill
Skill_Child_Mental [x]Mental Skill
Skill_Child_Motor [x]Motor Skill
Skill_Child_Social [x]Social Skill

Toddler Skills

Toddler SkillDescription
Statistic_Skill_Toddler_Communication [X]Communication Skil
Statistic_skill_toddler_imagination [X]Imagination Skill
Statistic_skill_toddler_movement [X]Movement Skill
Statistic_skill_toddler_thinking [X]Thinking Skill
Statistic_skill_toddler_potty [X]Potty Skill

Fill Your Sim’s Needs with Sims 4 Cheats

What are you supposed to do if your Sim is about to die and there’s no fridge in sight? First thing to remember is to pause. Then, type in the following cheats to protect your Sim from death!

MotiveDescription
fillmotive motive_energyRefills Sim’s Energy Motive
fillmotive motive_funRefills Sim’s Fun Motive
fillmotive motive_hungerRefills Sim’s Hunger Motive
fillmotive motive_hygieneRefills Sim’s Hygiene Motive
fillmotive motive_socialRefills Sim’s Social Motive
sims.fill_all_commoditiesRefills All Sim’s Motives

Get a Leg Up in Their Career

The Essential List of The Sims 4 Cheats

They say you cannot cheat to get ahead in life. Although, this is not the case when you are a Sim!

Career CheatsDescription
aspirations.complete_current_milestoneCompletes the current goal
careers.add_career [career]Adds the career
careers.promote [career]Promotes within Career
careers.retire [career]Retires from Career

Atypical Career Name Cheats

Most career names are the same as they are named in game, but the following list is a list of career names that are different than what is written in the career panel

Career NameCareer Cheat
Freelance Artistadult_freelancer_artist
Freelance Makeradult_freelancer_maker
Freelance Programmeradult_freelancer_agency_programmer
Freelance Writeradult_freelancer_agency_writer
Gardeneradult_gardener
Salarypersoncorporateworker
Scientist (Active)adult_active_scientist
Scout (child/teens)scout

Shift Clicking

Although not a code to type in, with testingcheats on there are many new cheats available! Just shift click these to increase your cheating potential

Mailbox

  • Disable Needs Decay/Enable Needs Decay (Household)
  • Make Happy (All Needs/Buffs are full/positive) (Household)

Sim

  • Modify in CAS (cas.fulleditmode on is necessary to fully edit the sim)
  • Disable Needs Decay/Enable Needs Decay (Individual)
  • Make Happy (All Needs/Buffs are full/positive) (Individual)
  • [NPC] Add to Household
  • Reset Sim

Object

  • Reset Objects (helpful when they’re stuck or bugged)
  • Make objects clean/dirty
  • Set as head

Ground

  • Teleport (teleports your sim to that location)

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