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.
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
One of the most important cheats is Testing Cheats! This cheat unlocks many additional cheats from the cheats console to shift click options.
|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.
|kaching||Adds §1,000 Simoleons to the current household|
|rosebud||Adds §1,000 Simoleons to the current household|
|motherlode||Adds §50,000 Simoleons to the current household|
|money||The 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!
|bb.moveobjects on||Allows movement anywhere you want|
|bb.enablefreebuild||Enables build mode on (almost) every lot|
|bb.showhiddenobjects||Unlocks debug objects|
|bb.showliveeditobjects||Unlocks Live Edit objects|
|bb.ignoregameplayunlocksentitlement||Unlocks 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!
|casclockspeed [0-10]||Changes the speed of the Sim’s movement with 0 being frozen|
|cas.fulleditmode on||Allows 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.
|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|
|fullscreentoggle||Toggles 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.
|modifyrelationship [sim 1 first name last name] [sim 2 first name last name] x ltr_friendship_main||Change 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_main||Change 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.
Adult Traits/Teen Traits
|Trait Name||Trait Cheat Suffix|
|Child of the Ocean||trait_ChildoftheOcean|
|Loves the Outdoors||trait_LovestheOutdoors|
|Toddler Traits Names||Toddler Traits Cheats|
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.
Adult Skills/Teen Skills
|Skill Name||Skill Cheat|
|Dancing (max level 5)||Minor_Dancing|
|Media Production (max level 5)||Minor_Media|
|Skill_Child_Creativity [x]||Creativity Sill|
|Skill_Child_Mental [x]||Mental Skill|
|Skill_Child_Motor [x]||Motor Skill|
|Skill_Child_Social [x]||Social Skill|
|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!
|fillmotive motive_energy||Refills Sim’s Energy Motive|
|fillmotive motive_fun||Refills Sim’s Fun Motive|
|fillmotive motive_hunger||Refills Sim’s Hunger Motive|
|fillmotive motive_hygiene||Refills Sim’s Hygiene Motive|
|fillmotive motive_social||Refills Sim’s Social Motive|
|sims.fill_all_commodities||Refills All Sim’s Motives|
Get a Leg Up in Their Career
They say you cannot cheat to get ahead in life. Although, this is not the case when you are a Sim!
|aspirations.complete_current_milestone||Completes 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 Name||Career Cheat|
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
- Disable Needs Decay/Enable Needs Decay (Household)
- Make Happy (All Needs/Buffs are full/positive) (Household)
- 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
- Reset Objects (helpful when they’re stuck or bugged)
- Make objects clean/dirty
- Set as head
- Teleport (teleports your sim to that location)
Want More Sims 4 Cheat Codes?
Check out these other The Sims 4 cheat overviews!
Base Game Cheat Lists
Expansion Packs Cheat Lists
- The Sims 4 Cottage Living Cheats
- The Sims 4 High School Years Cheats Guide
- The Sims 4 Snowy Escape Cheats
- The Sims 4 Discover University Cheats
- The Sims 4 Island Living Cheats
- The Sims 4 Get Famous Cheats
- The Sims 4 Seasons Cheats and how to use them
- Cats & Dogs Cheats
Game Packs Cheat Lists
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- Cheats for The Sims 4 Werewolves
- The Sims 4 Jungle Adventure Cheats And How To Use Them
- The Sims 4 Jungle Adventure Cheats (Skeletons, Skills, Death, Collectibles)
- Parenthood: Traits, Phases and Character Value Cheats