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This is a list of cheats in The Sims 4 that allow you to get money, prevent death, and

adjust your Skill and Career levels. Much more can be done with testingcheats and
cheats that were not officially released by Maxis. Here's everything you need to know to
cheat in The Sims 4. Look to the bottom of the list for expansion-specific information (at
the moment only Get to Work). We're also updated with more official cheats from EA,
including MoveObjects!
Open the Cheat Console by pressing Control + Shift + C. From there,
you can type commands. Press enter to activate the cheat, then
press control + shift + c again to close the cheat console. Some of
these may require testingcheats on, so just do that anyway. For
many cheats, you must also use testingcheats on or they won't

Here's a quick list of the main cheats you need:

Type kaching or rosebud - Gives the family $1000 each time you type
Type Motherlode - Gives the family $50,000 each time you type it.

Sim Stuck? Type Resetsim Firstname Lastname - to reset a stuck

Sim back to the home lot and resume your game.

Type death.toggle true/false Use false to disable death. You will

need to do this every time you load your game. Without true/false it does not
say death is off/on, just that it's toggled.. It's safer to just use death.toggle

hideheadlineeffects on/off toggle between showing headline effects

over Sims. This is good for taking screenshots or making movies.

freerealestate on/off - Makes homes free when typed while shopping

for a house - this can let you live in a mansion without needing to afford it.
This is a helpful cheat when you're Moving a Sim out of the house and want
that Sim to live in a better home.

households.autopay_bills - Annoying bills will trouble you no longer.

sims.remove_all_buffs will remove all moodlets from your Sim. Those

from high needs and environment will come back up, so you can effectively
remove negative moodlets with this one.

fps on/off - display frames per second. Good for tuning graphical
settings for optimal performance.

hovereffects on/off - enable/disable the outline effect when mousing

over an object/sim.

fullscreen - type this to toggle between fullscreen and windowed

mode - you can even adjust window size! Great for checking guides while
you play.

bb.moveobjects - the Move Objects cheat returned in a Patch. Type

this, then use 9 and 0 to adjust the item being 'held'. With this, you have
powerful creative control over objects and can place them without constraint.
It allows for some super cool looks, so experiment with this one if you love

bb.showhiddenobjects (Buydebug Cheat) - After typing this, look

to the top right of the list for 'Filter Objects'. You can see Content there.
Under Content will be Debug. Then, when going to a category, you will see
only the Debug objects. By doing this, you can build things like ponds on
your lot, objects created by skills, and other debug objects. An easy way to
see everything under build mode is to go to objects by function and select
Show All on that dropdown. To find Ponds for fishing holes, type fishing in the
search box.

bb.enablefreebuild - Allows you to build on otherwise locked lots,

such as the new Active Careers' Science Lab, Police Station, and Hospital

bb.ignoregameplayunlocksentitlement - to make that one more

readable, it's spelling ignore gameplay unlocks entitlement. This allows you
to ignore the restrictions placed on certain objects and the styled rooms that
come with career promotions.

sims.give_satisfaction_points x - to give you satisfaction to spend

at the Rewards Store. For example, if you wanted 30,000 points you would
type: sims.give_satisfaction_points 30000 - note the lack of a comma.
Requires testingcheats on to be enabled or it won't work.
Build Mode Cheats
We've got build mode cheats listed above, but you can learn a lot
more about using them by visiting the Building Cheats page.
Pregnancy and Multiple Birth Cheats
You can use relationship cheats to Try for Baby quickly, and follow
up with a cheat once the Sim is pregnant in order to force the Sim

into labor. You can also cheat to get twins, triplets, quadruplets, or
more! Find this near the end of the Pregnancy Guide.
Cheats to Make a Sim a Ghost
Head to the Ghosts guide for Cheats to turn a Sim into a ghost of
any kind, based on the death type. You can also skip Ambrosia or
the Book of Life and make a Sim who's died back into a normal Sim
by removing this ghost trait once they've been added back to your

Testing Cheats
To enable Testing Cheats, type testingcheats on. To disable them,
type testingcheats off. The console will say, "Cheats Enabled". If it
does not, you can try other options: testingcheats 1, testingcheats
true, and testingcheats yes all work to enable the cheats. You must
do this every time you load an area until a bug is fixed. Here are the
things you can do with testingcheats - note that this command is
also necessary for the extra cheats further down.
Shift-Click the Mailbox to access the ability to stop need decay for
your current household or the entire neighborhood (effectively
make everyone happy). Disable Need Decay will make needs stop
falling; re-enabling them is as simple as selecting Enable Need
Decay. Make Happy will then fill needs to the maximum. You can do
this on an individual Sim level by Shift-Clicking Your Sims. This will
let you select to make only that Sim's needs static or make them

happy by filling all needs. You are also able to completely redesign a
Sim by shift-clicking them and selecting Modify in CAS. This takes
you to Create-A-Sim where you can make the Sim look however you
want, but not change their gender or traits.
To fully edit a Sim in Create-a-Sim, type cas.fulleditmode with
Testing Cheats On. This will let you change the gender, traits,
everything, and is much more powerful than the scaled down
version you get without typing this cheat. Thanks Pokeh321 for
giving me this information.
Shift-Clicking NPC Sims At the moment, this one seems to have
disappeared. When it's working, it will allow you to add them to
your household or reset them if they get stuck. You should also be
able to enable/disable need decay and make them happy if you so
choose - good if your Sim's date has to leave due to being tired! You
can also Edit them in CAS if you like.
Shift-Clicking the Ground will allow you to Teleport anywhere you
could walk in the neighborhood. Shift-Clicking Objects allows you to
reset them, should something get stuck or broken.
Shift-Clicking Objects, for those that can get dirty, allows you to
either make them dirty or clean - all objectcs can be reset, as well.

Customize the size of Items - Enlarge or Shrink - This only works

while in build mode, as changing object size requires you to be able
to fit it somewhere. Take the object you want to change size of and
Press Shift + ] to make it bigger. You can shrink objects down to one
tile by using Shift + [ or using Control + Z to undo your changes.
Press this too much and it will grow enormously. The controls for
this are a little wonky, so experimentation is recommended. I press
control + ] then move the object to see the change. This is
necessary. Thankfully, if you go overboard like in the picture above
you can always undo it and shrink the object down to a size you like.


Powerful Hidden Cheats
With the permission of TwistedMexi, a Simmer who took the time to

look into The Sims 4's source code and find all the developer cheats,
I am listing the cheats that help with Sims 4's Skills, Careers, and
other common things here. You can find a full list of cheats
TwistedMexi has discovered here. The Wiki is being updated with
newly discovered cheats, so you might find something that helps
you a lot there.
Testingcheats on should be enabled, as some cheats will not work
without it. Skill/Career cheats affect the selected Sim.
Money X - Type Money 50000 or 1000000, whatever you like, and
your family will have that amount exactly. This can be used to
subtract funds, because it sets the money to whatever amount you
Satisfaction/Aspiration Cheats - Type
aspirations.complete_current_milestone and you will get all the
satisfaction from completing that milestone and move on to the
next, one stage closer to the special trait you get for completing the
aspiration. You can do this repeatedly until you have every Reward
trait and gobs of satisfaction. It's listed above but bears repeating
here: sims.give_satisfaction_points gives the selected Sim an
amount of satisfaction equal to what you enter.
sims.give_satisfaction_points 50000 would give you 50k.
Infinite Consumables - One-time use potions can be bought with
satisfaction. You may also milk Cow Plants that have killed Sims to
get a potion that increases a Sim's lifespan. You can make these

consumables infinite by using the

objects.consumables_infinite_toggle Cheat. This can allow you to
always get a particular emotion, or make a Sim immortal with aging
still on.
Remove negative moodlets by typing Sims.remove_all_buffs. This
will take away positive as well, but you can get those back. The link
to TwistedMexican's wiki has a list of all buffs, which can be
added/removed individually.
Careers Cheats - While already in the career you want (via normal
hiring from the phone or computer) and with testingcheats on, type
Careers.promote X - for example careers.promote astronaut would
promote your Sim to the next level in the Astronaut career. Any
Careers that have multiple words should contain no spaces, for
example careers.promote secretagent.
careers.demote X also works, causing a Sim to go back a level. You
cannot use this to go back to the branch choice for a career - if
you're at the first level of a branch, you'll be fired using this. If you
don't know which branch you want, check out the linked Career
guides to see the benefits and pay of each. The Careers Guide also
has a table to compare careers.
To quickly get multiple promotions, copy the command below for the
career you're in - just the careers.promote x part - and paste it into
the game's command line with Control - V (Command-V on Mac).

Paste it until you're level 10!

careers.promote astronaut Astronaut

careers.promote athletic Athlete

careers.promote business Business

careers.promote criminal Criminal

careers.promote culinary Culinary

careers.promote detective Detective (Get to Work)

careers.promote doctor Doctor (Get to Work)

careers.promote entertainer Entertainer

careers.promote painter Painter

careers.promote scientist Scientist (Get to Work)

careers.promote secretagent Secret Agent

careers.promote techguru Tech Guru

careers.promote writer Writer

School Cheats - Raise a Sim's grades with careers.promote
gradeschool or careers.promote highschool. You can lower them as
well with careers.demote gradeschool/highschool.
Skill Cheats - Type Stats.set_skill_level major_X with X being the
level of skill you'd like the selected Sim to be. Note the different
syntax for fitness and children's skills in the list below. If you cannot
get skill cheats to work try stats.set_skill_level adultmajor_x. You
can find _ near the backspace key on your keyboard.
With testingcheats on, type Stats.set_skill_level major_handiness 10
- make handiness 10. Note the Major_ before the skill name. If you
did this, you'd see the level 10 popup. If you want to see what
unlocks with each level, read the linked guide or adjust it by 1 each
time so that you can see information on each new level. Here are all

the skills in Sims 4, which you can cheat to max. Beside each,
there's a link to the associated Skill Guide so that you can learn how
to use it!
To max all cheats quickly, copy stats.set_skill_level major_ and paste
it into your command console in-game. Finish the command with the
skill, then the level. This doesn't work for fitness so you need to

copy that line. Remember Photography caps at 5.

Skill_Fitness - stats.set_skill_level skill_fitness x (Guide)

Major_Baking - stats.set_skill_level major_baking x Get to Work (Guide)

Major_Bartending - that is, the Mixology Skill (Guide)

Major_Charisma - (Guide)

Major_Comedy - (Guide)

Minor_Dancing - Get Together Expansion

Major_DJMixing - Get Together

Major_Fishing - (Guide)

Major_Gardening - (Guide)

Major_GourmetCooking - (Guide)

Major_Guitar - (Guide)

Major_Handiness (Guide)

Major_Herbalism - Outdoor Retreat (Guide)

Major_HomestyleCooking - Regular Cooking (Guide)

Major_Logic - (Guide)

Major_Mischief - (Guide)

Major_Painting - (Guide)

Major_Photography - Max 5, Get to Work (Guide)

Major_Piano - (Guide)

Major_Programming - (Guide)

Major_Reaping - not really a thing, but it's there.

Major_RocketScience - (Guide)

Major_VideoGaming - (Guide)

Major_Violin - (Guide)

Major_Wellness - Spa day (Guide)

Major_Writing - (Guide)

Child Skills - (Guide to Children's Skills)

stats.set_Skill_Child_Creativity - so stats.set_skill_level
skill_child_creativity 10



Head to TwistedMexican's wiki to find more. I've only listed common
cheats that I think players would use regularly. If you visit the wiki,
you can find cheats for adding Traits, boosting (or destroying)
relationships, aiding in Sim death, and even how to make a Sim
behave as a maid.


The following are, again, provided by TwistedMexican who kindly
took the time to find these cheats hidden within the game engine.
Here are the most important finds. You can find more on his specific
wiki about GTW.
Retail Perk Cheats
Be sure to include the true at the end of these cheats in order to

unlock the associated perk. This makes perk point cheats

unnecessary, though it does require a bit more typing.


Retail Perk
Register of Tomorrow
Stunning Sign
Provocative Pedestal
Extra Worker Slot 1
Extra Worker Slot 2
Serious Shopper
Slick Salesman
Superfluous Surplus
Cheaper Restocking
My First Simoleon
Fobbs 500
Snazzy Shirt
Faster Checkouts Small
Faster Checkouts Large
Faster Restock Small
Faster Restock Large
Curious Shopper
Sure Sale
Instant Restock

bucks.unlock_perk RegisterMimic true
bucks.unlock_perk SignageMimic true
bucks.unlock_perk PedestalMimic true
bucks.unlock_perk AdditionalWorker_1 true
bucks.unlock_perk AdditionalWorker_2 true
bucks.unlock_perk CustomerPurchaseIntent true
bucks.unlock_perk ImproveManagementSocials true
bucks.unlock_perk ImproveRetailSocials true
bucks.unlock_perk DecreaseRestocking_Temporary true
bucks.unlock_perk DescreaseRestockingCost true
bucks.unlock_perk StorePlacard_1 true
bucks.unlock_perk StorePlacard_2 true
bucks.unlock_perk RetailOutfit true
bucks.unlock_perk CheckoutSpeed_Small true
bucks.unlock_perk CheckoutSpeed_Large true
bucks.unlock_perk RestockSpeed_Small true
bucks.unlock_perk RestockSpeed_Large true
bucks.unlock_perk CustomerBrowseTime true
bucks.unlock_perk SureSaleSocial true
bucks.unlock_perk InstantRestock true

You can find cheats to add specific illnesses to Sims here

(TwistedMexican's Wiki). You can also thank him for finding these by
providing a donation after visiting the wiki.