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The Sims 4 cheats

To open the cheat window in The Sims 4 To open, you have to press the following keys on your keyboard at the same time:

[Ctrl] + [Shift] + [C]

An input line appears in the top left, in which you can enter the following cheat codes. By pressing the [ENTER] key, you activate the entered cheat.

The cheats listed here also work on the console. How to open the cheat window on the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One:

Playstation 4: Press R1 + R2 + L1 + L2 at the same time
Xbox One: Press LB + LT + RB + RT at the same time

General cheats for The Sims 4

Cheat codeeffect
helpLists all cheat codes
Death.toggle falsePrevents the active Sims from dying
resetSim [first name] [last name]Resets the named Sim (enter first name and surname without brackets)
sims.give_satisfaction_points [x]Replace [x] with the number of happiness points you want your Sim to receive. Testing cheats must be active (see below)
ui.toggle_silence_phoneSwitches the mobile phone to silent or on again
aspirations.complete_current_milestoneThe current level of aspiration is completed
households.autopay_billsInvoices are paid automatically
sims.fill_all_commoditiesAll Sims' needs are met
stats.fill_commodities_householdThe needs of all Sims in the household are met
headline Effects offThe plumbob, speech and thought bubbles over the ledge are hidden
headline Effects onThe plumbob, speech and thought bubbles over the ledge are displayed

Money cheats

Cheat codeeffect
kachingIncreases the family account by 1,000 §
rosebudIncreases the family account by 1,000 §
motherlodeIncreases the family account by 50,000§
money [number]Sets the household account to the specified value (activate testingcheats true beforehand)
FreeRealEstate [on / off]At on all residential properties can be purchased free of charge
sims.modify_funds +/- [amount]The corresponding amount will be added to or deducted from the family account

Cheats for the purchase and build mode

Cheat codeeffect
bb.moveobjectsObjects can be placed freely and close to one another. With the keys 0-9 you can raise and lower the objects
CTRL `Pressing these buttons at the same time enlarges the selected object
CTRL [Pressing these buttons at the same time reduces the selected object
object.setasheadAfter activating the testing cheats and this cheat click while holding down the shift key and select "Set as head". Then the active Sim wears this object on their head.
bb.ignoregameplayunlocksentitlementUnlocks all career reward items
bb.enablefreebuildEnables buy and build mode on hidden lots
bb.showhiddenobjectsUnlocks invisible objects
bb.showliveeditobjectsUnlocks decorative objects from non-editable areas of the game world

Graphics cheats

Cheat codeeffect
fullscreenActivates or deactivates full screen mode
headline effects [on / off]Fades in off remove all thought bubbles, the Sims crystal and similar things from the Sims. on shows this again

Career cheat codes

In order to be able to use these cheats, you have to activate the cheat in advance.

Cheat codeeffect
careers.add_career [career]The active Sim has a career (see below)
careers.promote [career]The active Sim is promoted in the career (see below)
careers.demote [career]The active Sim will be demoted in the career (see below)
careers.remove_career [career]The active Sim ends the career (see below)

Names for adult careers

Use the following names for the individual careers in order to be able to use the career cheats correctly. Just replace with the respective name. For example, this becomes. The corresponding Sim will then be promoted in the athlete career.

Titles for teenage careers

Use the following names for the individual careers in order to be able to use the career cheats correctly. Just replace with the respective name. For example, this becomes. The corresponding Sim will then be promoted in the athlete career.

Cheat skills

In order to be able to use these cheats, you have to activate the cheat in advance.

Cheat codeeffect
stats.set_skill_level [ability] [1-10]Sets the active Sim's ability to the specified level (1-10)

Adult skills

Use the following names for each skill. Just replace the cheat mentioned above with the respective name. For example, this causes the active Sim to acquire the Charisma skill at level 5.

Skills for children

Use the following names for each skill. Just replace the cheat mentioned above with the respective name. For example, this causes the active Sim to acquire motor skills at level 5.

Skills for toddlers

Use the following names for each skill. Just replace the cheat mentioned above with the respective name. For example, this will cause the active Sim to achieve level 5 communication skills.

Cheating ghosts

Cheat codeeffect
traits.equip_trait cowplantTransforms the Sim into a ghost that has been eaten by a cow plant (not possible with children)
traits.equip_trait drownTurns the Sim into a drowned ghost
traits.equip_trait electrocutionTransforms the Sim into a ghost who was electrocuted
traits.equip_trait embarrassmentTransforms the Sim into a ghost who died of a great embarrassment (not possible with children)
traits.equip_trait Ghost_FrozenTransforms the Sim into a ghost who died from freezing to death
traits.equip_trait hungerTransforms the Sim into a ghost who died of starvation
traits.equip_trait laughTurns the Sim into a ghost who died from laughing fits (not possible with children)
traits.equip_trait oldageTransforms the Sim into a ghost who died of old age (only possible for seniors)
traits.equip_trait Ghost_OverheatTransforms the Sim into a ghost who died from heat
traits.equip_trait exhaustTransforms the Sim into a ghost who died of overexertion (only possible for seniors)
traits.equip_trait steamTurns the Sim into a ghost who died in a sauna
To undo one of these cheats, use the command "traits.remove_trait" followed by the type of death instead of "traits.equip_trait".

Cheats for The Sims 4: Seasons

Cheat codeeffect
seasons.advance_seasonChanges to the next season
seasons.set_season [1-4]The season changes in all worlds according to the specified number (1 = spring | 2 = summer | 3 = autumn | 4 = winter)
weather.summon_lightning_strikeLightning strikes the neighborhood
weather.lightning_strike_objectLightning strikes a random object

Cheats for The Sims 4: Realm of Magic

Cheat codeeffect
traits.equip_trait trait_Occult_WitchOccultTurns the Sim into a magician
traits.remove_trait trait_Occult_WitchOccultTurns a mage back into a normal Sim
stats.set_stat rankedStatistic_WitchOccult_WitchXP [number]Replace [number] with a number (maximum 2850) to add your Sim a corresponding number of experience points as a magician. You can see how much experience points your Sims need for the individual ranks here:

50 XP: Apprentice
350 XP: Newbie
850 XP: Assistant
1550 EP: Initiate
2350 EP: Master
2850 EP: virtuoso

Cheats for The Sims 4: Living Sustainably

In order to be able to use these cheats, you have to activate the cheat in advance.

Cheat codeeffect
eco_footprint.set_eco_footprint_state 0The neighborhood receives a green ecological footprint
eco_footprint.set_eco_footprint_state 1The neighborhood receives a neutral ecological footprint
eco_footprint.set_eco_footprint_state 2The neighborhood gets an industrial ecological footprint

All-rounder cheat (testingcheats true)

Cheat codeeffect
testingcheats [true / false]true activates further cheat options, false deactivates this again
cas.fulleditmodeThis entry in the cheat console switches all possibilities in the Create a Sim-Mode free while playing. You can also change the appearance of your Sims afterwards.
Hold down the [Shift] key and click on a SimSelect one of these options:
Reset Sim - Reset Sim
Add to family - Adds the Sim to the current family
Change needs> meet needs - Put all needs in the green area
Change needs> Activate reduction of needs - Activates that needs decrease
Change needs> Deactivate reduction of needs - Freezes needs
Modify in CAS - Allows you to edit the SIM in the CAS
Click on an object while holding down the [Shift] keyReset object - Resets object
Hold down the [Shift] key and click on an object that can get dirtyGet dirty - Makes the object dirty
Hold down the [Shift] key and click on an object that is dirtyClean - Make the object clean
Hold down the [Shift] key and click on the floorTeleport over here - Teleports the active Sim to this location

Get to work: cheat trade advantages

Cheat codeeffect
bucks.unlock_perk StorePlacard_1 trueBadge "My first Simoleon"
bucks.unlock_perk PedestalMimic trueProvocative display table
bucks.unlock_perk SignageMimic trueShield of amazement
bucks.unlock_perk RetailOutfit trueSmart shirt
bucks.unlock_perk RegisterMimic trueTomorrow's till
bucks.unlock_perk DecreaseRestocking_Temporary trueExcess excess
bucks.unlock_perk AdditionalWorker_1 trueAdditional employee No. 1
bucks.unlock_perk RestockSpeed_Small trueRefill faster (low)