Sims 4 Cheats: All Base Game and Expansion Pack Cheat Codes

March 4, 2024 • Shannon Flynn


Whether you want to make Sims 4 easier or more exciting, cheat codes are the way to go. Unfortunately, there are almost too many sims cheats to count. Luckily for you, we rounded up all the base game and expansion pack cheat codes in one place. 

Why Should You Enable Sims Cheats?

The Sims 4 is a popular title. In fact, more than 10,000 people are actively playing it at any given time. With so much time sank into the game, most narratives, gameplay mysteries and secret events are no longer hidden. If you want to add some spice to your game or expand your playstyle, cheats are a must.

How Do You Enable Cheats on Sims 4? 

You enable cheats in Sims 4 by opening the console. On PC, you press Ctrl + Shift + C. If you’re on Xbox or PlayStation, simultaneously hold all four of your controller’s shoulder buttons down. Type testingcheats true and hit enter to enable sims cheats. 

For most sims cheats, you type a command into the console. However, some are more direct. On PC, press shift and click on an object. Xbox users hit A and B simultaneously and PlayStation users hit X and O simultaneously. You select an option from the list that appears.  

What Are All the Cheat Codes for Sims 4? 

There are numerous base game sims cheats you can experiment with. Here’s a quick tip before you get started — if you see a bolded word or phrase, replace it with whatever it describes. For example, # represents a number and firstname lastname represents a sim’s full name. 

User Interface

“headlineeffects off” makes your sim’s plumbob disappear

“headlineeffects on” makes your sim’s plumbob reappear

“hovereffects off” disables outlining on objects

“hovereffects on” enables outlining on objects

“fps on” displays a frames-per-second counter on your screen

“fps off” makes the frames-per-second counter disappear 


“kaching” gives you 1,000 simoleons 

“rosebud” gives you 1,000 simoleons

“motherlode” gives you 50,000 simoleons

“money #” gives you however many simoleons you want

Build Mode

“bb.enablefreebuild” lets you build on any lot

“modebb.moveobjects” lets you place objects anywhere, even if they overlap

“bb.showhiddenobjects” gives you access to hidden build-mode objects

“bb.ignoregameplayunlocksentitlement” unlocks all career reward objects

“FreeRealEstate on” enables free real estate

“FreeRealEstate off” disables free real estate


“sims.aspirations.complete_current_milestone” completes your sim’s current milestone

“sims.give_satisfaction_points #” gives your sim satisfaction points

“sims.remove_all_buffs” removes all moodlets

“sims.add_buff_buff name” replaces your sim’s current moodlet buff

“sims.remove_buff_buff name” disables a specific moodlet buff

“stats.set_skill_level_skill name #” sets your sim’s skill level

“stats.set_skill_level skill_child_skill name #” sets a child’s skill level

“sims.fill_all_commodities” fulfills all of your sim’s needs




“modifyrelationship firstname lastname yourfirstname yourlastname # LTR_friendship_main”

“modifyrelationship firstname lastname yourfirstname yourlastname # LTR_romance_main”


“resetsim firstname lastname” resets a specific sim

“household.autopay_bills true” enables weekly bills

“household.autopay_bills false” disables weekly bills

“autopay_bills true” enables autopay

“autopay_bills false” disables autopay

“death.toggle true” disables death

“death.toggle false” enables death 

What Are the Expansion Pack Sims 4 Cheats?

Expansion packs add traits and gameplay mechanics, so they have unique cheat codes. 

Get to Work

“bucks.unlock_perk perk true” gives you a perk

“traits.equip_trait trait_doctor_sicknessresistant” gives the sickness resistant trait

“traits.remove_trait trait_doctor_sicknessresistant” removes the sickness resistant trait

“stats.set_skill_level major_logic #” sets your skill level


“seasons.set_season #” choosing 0-4 changes the season

“stats.set_skill_level adultmajor_flowerarranging #” sets flower arranging level

“stats.set_skill_level hidden_skating #” sets skating level

“weather.summon_lightning_strike” summons a random lightning strike

“sims.get_sim_id_by_name firstname lastname” gives a sim’s ID number

“weather.lightning_strike_object sim’s ID number” strikes a specific sim with lightning

“weather.lightning_strike_here coordinates” strikes a specific place with lightning

“weather.start_weather_event weather_sunny_burning”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_sunny_hot”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_sunny_warm”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_heatwave”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_rain_heavy_warm”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_rain_heavy_cold”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_rain_heavy_cool”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_rain_storm_warm”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_rain_storm_cold”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_rain_light_warm”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_rain_light_cold”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_rain_light_cool”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_sunshower_hot”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_sunshower_warm”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_sunshower_cool”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_sunsnow”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_cloudy_hot”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_cloudy_warm”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_cloudy_freezing”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_cloudy_cold”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_cloudy_cool”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_partycloudy_hot”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_partlycloudy_warm”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_cloudy_drylightning”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_partycloudy_freezing”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_partycloudy_cold”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_partycloudy_cool”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_snow_storm”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_snow_thundersnow”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_snow_heavy_freezing”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_snow_light_freezing”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_windy_burning”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_windy_hot”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_windy_warm”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_windy_cold”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_windy_cool”

“weather.start_weather_event weather_windy_freezing”

City Living

“traits.equip_trait hometurf” gives the home turf trait

“traits.equip_trait spicehound” gives the spice hound trait

“traits.equip_trait intheknow” gives the in the know trait

“traits.equip_trait chopstick savvy” gives the savvy trait

“traits.equip_trait trait_hidden_career_critic_thrifty” gives a career trait

Growing Together

“traits.equip_trait infant_unhappy” gives infants the unhappy childhood trait

“traits.equip_trait infant_happy” gives infants the happy childhood trait

“traits.equip_trait trait_top_notch_toddler” gives child sims the top notch trait

“traits.equip_trait headstrong” gives the headstrong bonus trait

“traits.equip_trait highselfesteem” gives high self esteem

Get Famous

“stats.set_skill_level major_acting #” sets acting level

“stats.set_skill_level minor_mediaproduction #” sets media production level

“famepoints #” gives you fame points

“sims.get_sim_id_by_name firstname lastname” to get a sim’s ID number

“bucks.unlock_perk perk true 61441 Sim’s ID number” gives your sim a perk

Cats and Dogs

“stats.set_skill_level skill_dog #” skill level training

“bucks.unlock_perk perk true” gives you a perk

“bucks.unlock_perk vetperks_perk true” gives you a perk

“bucks.unlock_perk unlockcasitem true” gives you the vet career outfit

“modifyrelationship firstname lastname petfirstname petlastname # LTR_simtopet_friendship_main” sets your relationship level with an animal

Island Living

“traits.equip_trait trait_friendofthesea” gives the friend of the sea trait

“traits.equip_trait trait_childoftheocean” gives the child of the ocean trait

“traits.equip_trait trait_islandancestors” gives the island ancestors trait

“traits.equip_trait trait_naturalspeaker” gives the natural speaker trait

“volcanic_eruption small” causes a small volcanic eruption 

“volcanic_eruption large” causes a large volcanic eruption 

Eco Lifestyle

“eco_footprint.set_eco_footprint_state #” choosing 0-2 changes the pollution level

Shift-click on fabricator: “Give Bits and Pieces”

Shift-click on sim: “Give Bucks” then “Recycle Bits”

Shift-click on sim: “Give Bucks” then “Recycle Pieces”

Shift-click on sim: “Cheat Eco Lifestyle NPC Role Behavior”

Shift-click on community board: “Give Influence”

Shift-click on community board: “Instant Enact Community Space Project”

Shift-click on community board: “Instant Enact Neighborhood Action Plan”

High School Years

“stats.set_skill_level adultminor_entrepreneur #” sets entrepreneur skill level

“traits.equip_trait overachiever” gives the overachiever bonus trait

“traits.equip_trait partyanimal” gives the party animal bonus trait

“traits.equip_trait sociallyawkward” gives the socially awkward bonus trait 

“careers.promote teen_career path” promotes your sim

“careers.demote teen_career path” demotes your sim

“careers.add_career careers_Volunteer_HSTeam_club” makes your sim join a club

“careers.remove_career careers_Volunteer_HSTeam_club” makes your sim leave a club

“traits.equip_trait trait_hsexit_graduate_valedictorian” makes your sim the valedictorian 

“traits.equip_trait trait_hsexit_graduate_honors” makes your sim graduate with honors

“traits.equip_trait trait_hsexit_graduate_early” makes your sim graduate early 

“traits.equip_trait trait_hsexit_earnedGED” gives your sim their GED

“traits.equip_trait trait_hsexit_dropout” makes your sim drop out

“traits.equip_trait trait_hsexit_expelled” gets your sim expelled

“modifyrelationship firstname lastname otherfirstname otherlastname100sentimenttrack_close_ST_trusting” adds the trusting sentiment

“modifyrelationship firstname lastname otherfirstname otherlastname100sentimenttrack_crush_LT_trusting” adds the trusting sentiment

“modifyrelationship firstname lastname otherfirstname otherlastname100sentimenttrack_hurt_ST_suspicious” adds the hurt sentiment 

“modifyrelationship firstname lastname otherfirstname otherlastname100sentimenttrack_needsdistance_ST-friend” adds the creeped out sentiment

“modifyrelationship firstname lastname otherfirstname otherlastname100sentimenttrack_rejected_ST_friend” adds the rejected sentiment

“modifyrelationship firstname lastname otherfirstname otherlastname100sentimenttrack_close_ST_hsprom_skippingpromtogether” skips sims’ prom

Discover University 

“university.graduate” finishes university 

“university.finish_term” finishes a term 

“university.award_all_degrees” gives all degrees 

“traits.equip_trait trait_university_degreeBA” makes your sim graduate with a BA

“traits.equip_trait trait_university_degreeBAhonors” makes your sim graduate with honors

“traits.equip_trait trait_university_degreeBS” makes your sim graduate with a BS

“traits.equip_trait trait_university_degreeBShonors” makes your sim graduate with honors

“traits.equip_trait trait_humanoid_robots_maintrait”

“traits.remove_trait trait_humanoid_robots_maintrait”

“traits.equip_trait trait_hidden_professorNPC_isclassprofessorNPC” makes a sim a professor

“careers.promote careers_adult_education” 

“careers.promote careers_adult_career

“careers.promote careers_volunteer_part-time job

“stats.set_skill_level major_major

“loot.apply_to_sim loot_organization_joinorquit_society firstname lastname” 

“stats.set_stat rankedstatistic_collegeorganization_progress_society #

Snowy Escape

“traits.equip_trait trait_excursion_mountaineer_rank#” 

“traits.equip_trait trait_survivalinstict”

“traits.equip_trait trait_worldlyknowledge”

“traits.equip_trait trait_adventurous”

“traits.equip_trait trait_lifestyles_sedentary”

“traits.equip_trait trait_lifestyles_indoorsy”

“traits.equip_trait trait_lifestyles_outdoorsy”

“traits.equip_trait trait_lifestyles_frequenttraveler”

“traits.equip_trait trait_lifestyles_adrenalineseeker”

“traits.equip_trait trait_lifestyles_energetic”

“traits.equip_trait trait_lifestyles_coffeefanatic”

“traits.equip_trait trait_lifestyles_closeknit”

“traits.equip_trait trait_lifestyles_healthfoodnut”

“traits.equip_trait trait_lifestyles_junkfooddevourer”

“traits.equip_trait trait_lifestyles_hungryforlove”

“traits.equip_trait trait_lifestyles_noneedforromance”

“traits.equip_trait trait_lifestyles_techie”

“traits.equip_trait trait_lifestyles_technaphobe”

“traits.equip_trait trait_lifestyles_networker”

“traits.equip_trait trait_lifestyles_workaholic”

“traits.equip_trait trait_corporateworker_charismaticcrooner”

“traits.equip_trait trait_corporateworker_legendarystamina”

“stats.set_skill_level major_rockclimbing #” sets rock climbing level

“stats.set_skill_level major_snowboarding #” sets snowboarding level

“stats.set_skill_level major_skiing #” sets skiing level 

“traits.equip_trait trait_ghost_climbingroute” makes your sim a specific type of ghost

“traits.equip_trait trait_ghost_vendingmachine” makes your sim a specific type of ghost

“situations.excursions.advance_activity” advances your sim to the next excursion stage

Horse Ranch

“stats.set_skill_level AdultMajor_EquestrianSkill #” sets horse riding skill level

“stats.set_skill_level AdultMinor_RanchNectar #” sets nectar making skill level

“stats.set_skill_level Horse_temperament # horse ID number” sets temperament level

“stats.set_skill_level Horse_agility # horse ID number” sets agility level

“stats.set_skill_level Horse_jumping # horse ID number” sets jumping level 

“stats.set_skill_level Horse_endurance # horse ID number” sets endurance level

Cottage Living

“traits.equip_trait trait_animalenthusiast” gives the animal enthusiast trait

“traits.equip_trait trait_lactoseintolerant” gives the lactose intolerance trait

“traits.equip_trait trait_nature_country” gives the nature conservationist reward trait

“stats.set_skill_level skill_crossstitch #” sets cross stitching skill level

Shift-click on the animal shed: “Create Cow”

Shift-click on the animal shed: “Create Llama”

Shift-click on the hen coop: “Create Hen In Coop”

Shift-click on the hen coop: “Create Hatchable Egg”

Shift-click on the hen coop: “Create Egg”

Shift-click on the coop or shed: “Get Special Upgrade Part”

Shift-click on the fridge: “Animal Treats” then “Unlock All Animal Treat Recipes”

Shift-click on the cross stitch kit: Unlock All Locked Patterns

Shift-click on an animal: “Get all Animal Clothes”

For Rent

“bb.increaserentalunitcap on” removes the rental-units-per-lot limit

“bb.increaserentalunitcap off” adds the rental-units-per-lot limit

Have Fun With Your Sims Cheats

These sims cheats can help you guide your game’s narrative or bring chaos to the entire map — it’s up to you to decide. Have fun exploring your options and testing every Sims 4 cheat code to your heart’s content.