The Sims 3: Skills

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Skills

skillGardeningGuitarHandyLogic
1Learn 2 new songs
2Get ‘Weed’ interactionLearn 2 new songs
3Get ‘Fertilize’ interactionLearn 2 new songsSelf-cleaning upgradeCan search galaxy with telescope
4Learn 2 new songs
5Can plant uncommon seedsLearn 3 new songs
Get ‘perform’ interaction
– Can tutor children/teens
– Can talk about celestial objects
6Can revive dying plantsLearn 1 new songUnbreakable upgrade
7Can plant rare seedsLearn 1 new song
8Get opportunity from bistroLearn 1 new song
9Get opportunity from bistroLearn 1 new song
10Get opportunity from bistroLearn 1 new song25% cheaper objectsCan tutor adults and elders

For more info on Handy skill, check the Upgrade infopage.

skillPaintingWritingAthleticCharisma
1Can write Fiction/Non-Fiction– Don’t Break a Sweat: Work out without losing hygiene.
– Can jog
– Can give Friendly greet.
– Can give Charming Introduction
2Can write Trashy novelCan give Amusing Greet
3Can write Drama/Childrens book*– Good Pace: Work out longer before getting tired.
– Get “Pumped Up” moodlet
– Can give Interesting Greet.
– Obtain “Get to Know” social (for learning traits)
4Can give Flirty Greet
5– Get ‘Practice’ interaction.
– Can paint Still-Life
Can write Humor– Push Yourself: Work out longer, but get sore faster.
– Can run faster
– Can give Affectionate Greet.
– “Smooth Recovery” social
6Can paint a ‘Brilliant’ paintingCan write HistoricalCan train another SimCan give Funny Greet
7Can paint PortraitQuick Burst: Can work out faster but is fatigued soonerCan give Impressive Greet
8Can paint Memorized sceneCan write MysteryCan give Hilarious Greet
9Can create a ‘Masterpiece’Can give Loving Greet
10Can write RomanceCan give Irresistible Greet

*Must also have level 6 of painting skill.
Note: Good sense of Humor sims can write Humor at level 2. Romantic sims can write Romance at level 5.

skillMartial ArtsPhotographyMixologyPiano, Drums, Bass
1Can sparCan practice making drinks at a barLearn 2 basic new songs
2Can break Foam boardCan take Black & White photosCan serve drinks at low-class barsLearn 2 basic new songs
3Can break Balsa wood boardCan make Party mood drinksLearn 2 basic new songs
4Can enter tournaments, Can break Oak boardCan take Sepiatone photosCan make Skill-gain drinksLearn 2 basic new songs
5Can meditateCan make Romantic mood drinksLearn 3 new compositions, can serenade
6Can break thin stone blockCan try to make new drinks, can rename drinksLearn 1 new composition, get Sweet Move interaction
7Can serve drinks at high-class barsLearn 1 new composition
8Can take Classic Vignette photosLearn 1 new composition
9Can break space rockCan make Crazy mood drinksLearn 1 new composition
10Can take Panorama photosCan rename drinks after certain SimsLearn 1 new composition

 

Hidden Skills

Besides the normal skills like Gardening, Cooking, etc, there are quite a few hidden skills as well. These skills also have levels with their own benefits. The difference is that you cannot check at which level your sim is.
With the following mod, you can show all hidden skills, their level and alter them: linna.modthesims.info

SkillExpansionDescription
ChessWin more games of chess
HackingEasier to hack pc’s
Solo dancingBetter dance moves
HomeworkIncreases school performance
VideogameBetter chance of winning games on game consoles
MoochRecieve larger amounts
FoosballBetter chance of winning with the foosball table
Snake charmingWASim is better at charming snakes and they’re less likely to bite you
TattooAMBGreater succes with making tattoos and bigger pay-offs
ConsignmentAMBMore money from sold items and bigger discounts
StylingAMBBetter at stylist jobs
TrampolineAMBSim can jump higher, falls less and uses more acrobatic moves
GnubbAMBMore chance of victory in a Gnubb game
Arcade MachineLNGet more fun with playing the arcade
ShuffleboardLNBigger relationship boost
DartsLNBigger relationship boost
Bubble barLNGet more bubbles and different shapes
Bar dancingLNMore fun and bigger relationship boost

Note: There is also a hidden Air Guitar skill, but a mod is required to unlock it and at this moment, there is no updated air guitar mod.

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