The Sims 4: All Skill Cheats for the Base Game and Expansions

The Sims 4 it’s a game that has a long list of cheats, and modifying skills comes in very handy. There are several skills that define each Sim’s abilities, and as new expansions have been released, more skills have been added to the repertoire. If you are looking for a complete list of skill cheats for The Sims 4, welcome to this article!

Before trying any of the tricks in this guide, keep the following points in mind:

  • Save your game first, as cheats can cause some unwanted errors.
  • Open the command console by pressing CTRL + SHIFT + C and activate testingcheats true. You may need to do this process each time you want to activate a cheat from the list.
  • The codes are sensitive to uppercase, lowercase and spaces. Make sure you write them right!
  • The numbers that we indicate at the end of each code correspond to the maximum value that can be assigned to the skill. For example, if you see a 10, it means you can change the value from 1 to 10.

With that being said, now you know what all the skill cheats are!

Exclusive Adult Skills

The skill codes that you will see in the following tables are useful for all Sims who are teenagers, young people, adults or old. If they have not yet reached the stage of adolescence, none of these tricks will work.

Skills related to music and artistic expressions

Code trick effect Do you need expansion?
stats.set_skill_level Major_Guitar 10 Modify Guitar skill No
stats.set_skill_level Major_Piano 10 Modifies Piano skill No
stats.set_skill_level Major_Violin 10 Modify Violin skill No
stats.set_skill_level Major_PipeOrgan 10 Modify Organ skill vampires
stats.set_skill_level Major_Singing 10 Modifies the skill of Singing urbanites
stats.set_skill_level Minor_Dancing 5 Modifies Dance skill Shall we stay?
stats.set_skill_level Major_DJ 10 Modifies the ability of Musical Mixes Shall we stay?
stats.set_skill_level Major_Writing 10 Modifies Writing skill No
stats.set_skill_level Major_Painting 10 Modifies Paint skill No
stats.set_skill_level Major_Photography 10 Modify Photography skill To work!
stats.set_skill_level Major_Acting 10 Modifies Act skill Heading for fame!
stats.set_skill_level Minor_Medium 5 Modifies Multimedia Production skill Heading for fame!

kitchen related skills

Code trick effect Do you need expansion?
stats.set_skill_level Major_Bartending 10 Modifies Bartending skill No
stats.set_skill_level major_GourmetCooking 10 Modifies Gourmet Cooking skill No
stats.set_skill_level Major_HomestyleCooking 10 Modify Cooking skill No
stats.set_skill_level Major_Baking 10 Modify Baking skill To work!

Sports related skills

Code trick effect Do you need expansion?
stats.set_skill_level Skill_Fitness 10 Modifies Physical Exercise skill No
stats.set_skill_level Skill_Hidden_TreadMill 5 Modify Climb skill (hidden skill) Fitness
stats.set_skill_level Skill_Bowling 5 Modify Bowling skill Bowling night
stats.set_skill_level Hidden_Skating 5 Modify Skating skill (hidden skill) The four Seasons

Skills related to technology and science

Code trick effect Do you need expansion?
stats.set_skill_level Major_Programming 10 Modify the Programming skill No
stats.set_skill_level Major_VideoGaming 10 Modifies Video Games skill No
stats.set_skill_level Major_Robotics 10 Modifies Robotics skill college days
stats.set_skill_level Major_RocketScience 10 Modifies Rocket Science skill No

Other skills in The Sims 4

Code trick effect Do you need expansion?
stats.set_skill_level Major_Comedy 10 Modifies Comedy skill No
stats.set_skill_level Major_Charisma 10 Modify Charisma skill No
stats.set_skill_level Major_Logic 10 Modifies Logic skill No
stats.set_skill_level Major_Mischief 10 Modify the skill of Mischief No
stats.set_skill_level Major_Gardening 10 Modifies Gardening skill No
stats.set_skill_level Major_Herbalism 10 Modifies Phytotherapy skill Camping
stats.set_skill_level statistic_skill_AdultMajor_FlowerArranging 10 Modify Flower Arrangement skill The four Seasons
stats.set_skill_level Major_Vet 10 Modify Veterinary skill Dogs and cats
stats.set_skill_level skill_Dog 5 Modifies Training skill Dogs and cats
stats.set_skill_level Major_Fishing 10 Modify Fishing skill No
stats.set_skill_level Major_Parenting 10 Modifies Parental Aptitude skill dads and moms
stats.set_skill_level retail_workethic 5 Modifies Work Ethic skill (employee only) To work!
stats.set_skill_level retail_maintenance 5 Modifies Maintenance skill (employee only) To work!
stats.set_skill_level retail_sales 5 Modify the Sales skill (only in employees) To work!
stats.set_skill_level Major_Handiness 10 Modifies Manual Dexterity skill No
stats.set_skill_level Major_Wellness 10 Modifies Wellness skill Spa day
stats.set_skill_level Major_Archaeology 10 Modify Archeology skill jungle adventure
stats.set_skill_level Minor_LocalCulture 5 Modifies Selvadorada’s Culture skill jungle adventure
stats.set_skill_level Major_ResearchDebate 10 Modifies Research and Debate skill college days
stats.set_skill_level statistic_Skill_Hidden_VampireLore 15 Modifies Vampiric Folklore skill vampires

Kid-only skills

The skill codes below only work on children. That is, once the respective Sims reach adolescence, these cheats will no longer have an effect on them by then or at any later stage. They also don’t work on infants.

Code trick effect Do you need expansion?
stats.set_skill_level Skill_Child_Social 10 Modifies the Social Relationship skill No
stats.set_skill_level Skill_Child_Creativity 10 Modifies Creativity skill No
stats.set_skill_level Skill_Child_Mental 10 Modify Intelligence skill No
stats.set_skill_level Skill_Child_Motor 10 Modifies Motor skill No

Exclusive baby skills

Finally, the following skill codes only work on newborn Sims. Once they are considered children, they will not work!

Code trick effect Do you need expansion?
stats.set_skill_level Skill_Toddler_Communication 5 Modifies Communication skill No
stats.set_skill_level Skill_Toddler_Thinking 5 Modifies Reasoning skill No
stats.set_skill_level Skill_Toddler_Imagination 5 Modifies Imagination skill No
stats.set_skill_level Skill_Toddler_Movement 5 Modify Mobility skill No
stats.set_skill_level Skill_Toddler_Potty 3 Modifies Pee and Poop Control skill No

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