Would you like to improve your Sim’s piano skills fast? Well, if so, then piano skill cheats are the gameplay ingredient you are looking for! Continue reading to find out how to activate and use these cheats to turn your Sim into a virtuoso in just a few clicks!
What is the Piano Skill in Sims 4?
The piano skill is one of the major Sims 4 skills from the base game, and one of the four instrument skills featured in the game, along with the guitar, violin, and pipe organ skills. Levleig brings with it different genres Sims can play, including blues, avant-garde, and post-pop songs.
Your Sim may not always be in the mood for learning, despite you wanting them to make quicker progress. Not to mention that, as a major skill, this requires dedicated practice. The better they get, the less out of tune they will sound! Luckily, piano skill cheats can always come to the rescue!
What are the Pros of using Piano Skill Cheats?
This is a key skill requirement for the Entertainer carer and one of the optional instrument skills for Sims who aspire to become Art Critics. Creative folks who dream of becoming songwriters can also benefit from the skill, and earn simoleons from writing and licensing songs. However, they can only do so at higher skill levels.
Luckily, piano skill cheats can come to the rescue in all the above-mentioned scenarios! In the end, playing the piano is a classy hobby, and it’s always nice hearing a talent play some fine tunes at home. Let’s see now how you can activate and use these cheats to instantly turn a beginner into a virtuoso!
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How to enable cheats in Sims 4?
In Sims 4, no chats can be used, unless they are activated first! So, before you start using piano skill cheats, follow these steps first, to enable cheating in your game:
- Launch your game and start playing
- Open the cheat dialogue bar in the upper left corner of your screen. To do that, simultaneously press CTRL+SHIFT+C if you play on PC, COMMAND+SHIFT+C if you play on Mac, or hit all triggers simultaneously if you play on PlayStation or Xbox.
- Type testingcheats true in the dialogue box
- Confirm by pressing Enter to activate the cheat
- You’re all set! You can now start using piano skill cheats. The testingcheats true code needs to be activated only once during gameplay, but needs to be activated every time you launch the game.
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How to level up the Piano skill using cheats?
Did you know that you can skip all levels and max out the piano skill with just one cheat? The piano skill cheat base you will be using is stats.set_skill_level Major_Piano #. The ”#” symbol stands for the piano skill level number. So, to max it out, open the dialogue box as described above and type stats.set_skill_level Major_Piano 10.
This piano skill cheat will instantly max out their piano skill. Of course, you can use the same cheat base to skip to any level you want. So for instance, to get them to level 3 from level 1, just type stats.set_skill_level Major_Piano 3, and your Sim’s piano skill will immediately go from level 1 to level 3. You can use any number from 1 to 10, depending on the skill level you want your Sim to reach.
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How to get your Sim Inspired?
Sometimes, you just want to help your Sim improve the skill faster without skipping levels. The good news is, that you can do so by getting them inspired using mood cheats!
You see, inspired Sims learn faster than non-inspired ones, and their music also sounds better! So, to get your Sim inspired, just type one of these cheats, depending on how long you want them to stay inspired:
- To add an inspired moodlet – sims.add_buff InspiredHigh
- To add an inspired mooodlet that lasts for 12 hours sims.add_buff_e_buff_inspired
Use them as many times as you need during your gameplay! You can easily combine them with the above-mentioned piano skill cheats.
Recap: all piano skill cheats
|testingcheats true||enables cheats|
|stats.set_skill_level Major_Piano 1||reach level 1 of piano skill|
|stats.set_skill_level Major_Piano 2||reach level 2 of piano skill|
|stats.set_skill_level Major_Piano 3||reach level 3 of piano skill|
|stats.set_skill_level Major_Piano 4||reach level 4 of piano skill|
|stats.set_skill_level Major_Piano 5||reach level 5 of piano skill|
|stats.set_skill_level Major_Piano 6||reach level 6 of piano skill|
|stats.set_skill_level Major_Piano 7||reach level 7 of piano skill|
|stats.set_skill_level Major_Piano 8||reach level 8 of piano skill|
|stats.set_skill_level Major_Piano 9||reach level 9 of piano skill|
|stats.set_skill_level Major_Piano 10||reach level 10 of piano skill|
|sims.add_buff InspiredHigh||adds an inspired moodlet|
|sims.add_buff_e_buff_inspired||adds an inspired moodlet for 12 hours|
These were the cheats that can help your Sim improve their piano skills. You can skip levels one by one, help them get in the right mood for practicing, or max the piano skill in one go. Have fun experimenting and happy simming!